Usage examples for embark

  1. Whatever career you embark in do so in a more sanguine spirit. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. He then told me he feared he should be arrested whilst going to the port to embark. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. No further protest had been made and not long after the departure of the division which was to climb the rugged pathway that led to the table- land the sailors were ready to embark. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  4. Sometimes it is a penny- dreadful, as when you deliberately leave your luggage on an express train going south, enter another standing upon a side track, and embark for an unknown destination. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  5. The preparations were completed, and the French gentleman and his servant were ready to embark. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  6. Snelling to see our first regiment embark. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  7. They are travelling commissioners of war, of bloodshed and rebellion; and it is all the same in whatever seaport they embark. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  8. I can write no more, my very dear old friend, but only ask you to think of me as ever lovingly yours, W. J. After leaving Geneva James rested at Lamb House for a few days before going to Liverpool to embark. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  9. In short, men, in their senses, do not embark on board a sinking ship. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. Humanly speaking, there seemed to be every reason why she should not embark upon the life of a field officer. – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  11. For these reasons he wished to embark not only alone, but even without any provision for the voyage. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  12. Q. When did you embark on the vessel? – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  13. " That the ship in which they were to embark for France should be ready in three days after their arrival at Tadousac, and a vessel provided for the transport of their goods, etc. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  14. There he turned and dealt the French a blow that closed his own career with glory and gained time for his men to embark in safety. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  15. It is also gratifying to Lieutenant- Colonel Conran to see so few men on the sick list when about to embark, considering the large numbers that were reported sick on their return from the front. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  16. We shall then embark in the first vessel for England. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  17. Should the ship embark you on or about the proper date, you will take on board your depot stores, except one week's provision. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  18. It is no more possible to restrain them than to calm a frightened herd of wild pigs, nor will they embark at all until their frenzy has run its course and died of its own exhaustion. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  19. To embark in traffic must, I think, tend to destroy the usefulness of a missionary, or divert his attention from the great cause in which he is engaged. – Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
  20. He immediately resolved to embark in it, and return home. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various