Usage examples for floe

  1. Northmour and his guests, I was now persuaded, would come ashore as soon as there was water on the floe. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  2. He moved over the floe cautiously, feeling the darkness. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré
  3. So he rose some ninety feet, and finally arrived at the underside of the ice floe. – Seed of the Arctic Ice by H. G. Winter
  4. I reckon he used his best jedgment 'bout puttin' back after me on the floe. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  5. It was a piece of an ice- floe melted down to a fragment, but still big enough to sink a ship, and floating lower than any raft, right in our way, as if ambushed among the waves with murderous intent. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  6. Without another word, both children tried to pole back, but they were working against the current that had begun to take hold of the ice- floe and raft. – Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne
  7. There's no hope that I can see of getting off this floe. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  8. There for hours they lay and talked of many things: Of the land to which the ice- floe might eventually bring them, the people who would be living there, and the things they would have to eat. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  9. He's as ugly- tempered as a spearfish, as vicious as a man- eatin' shark, as tricky as a moray, an' about as relentless as a closin' ice- floe. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. I see you have some reason to be secret, and, you may believe me, your secret is as safe with me as if I were in Graden Floe. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  11. He tells of a bear, which from one ice- floe to another came toward us, till she was ready to come aboard the ship. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  12. At night we lay to at a floe. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  13. On one occasion the floe happened to strike the main floe. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  14. There is always, as we have said, a large quantity of floe and pack- ice in the polar seas, which becomes incorporated with the new ice of the succeeding winter; and not infrequently whale and discovery ships get frozen into the pack, and remain there as firmly embedded as if they lay high and dry on land. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  15. I have heard all of that before, but after you pass the southern edge of the floe it is all ice, ice right away. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  16. Pretty soon come big ice- floe. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  17. He turned a bright face on her as he struck out for the edge of the other ice floe. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  18. Towards the end of our day's journey, we landed on the only really level floe we had yet met with. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry