Usage examples for harbour

  1. Then, drawing her grandfather aside, she whispered to him that, when she left her boat at the harbour, Archibius had seen her from his carriage, and instantly stopped it to inform her of his intended visit that evening. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. We did not get clear of our friends till eleven o'clock, when we weighed, and put to sea; but Oedidee did not leave us till we were almost out of the harbour. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  3. They managed to fill in the time very well with lunch, however, and after a little grumbling, Aunt Anne resigned herself to Fate, though she was glad enough when they finally steamed out of the harbour. – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  4. It was beautiful on the harbour; a cool breeze was blowing from the heads. – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  5. There were three great British steamers lying at anchor in Boulogne outer harbour. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. From Polruan the descent to Fowey is very steep, but the view of the harbour from the high land is one of great charm. – The Cornish Riviera by Sidney Heath
  7. Just look at all those men- of- war in the harbour. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  8. Still we might get the wind, and run into an English harbour. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. In a way this may be said to be a moral influence, as a larger mind is less likely to harbour small meannesses. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  10. Looking out upon the harbour and the island beyond he waited and waited in his lodgings for an answer that did not come. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  11. The ships were watched anxiously by thousands of eyes, and boats put out all along the coast to inquire; and within two or three hours the pinnace was back again in Rye harbour, with news that set bells ringing and men shouting. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. We were on board the mail- packet while it was lying here in the harbour. – Pan by Knut Hamsun
  13. " Now I will trouble you to take your ships into the harbour. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  14. The street was very broad, and it wound about from east to west and from west to east, and at last it took them to the tiny harbour. – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  15. I say the " risk" because, going to Klyuevo where there is nothing but a harbour and a watchman's hut, we ran the risk of not finding horses, having to stay on at Klyuevo, and being late for Friday's steamer, which for us would be worse than Igor's death, as we should have to wait till Tuesday. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  16. The next morning the ship entered the harbour of the neighbouring king's magnificent city. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  17. In their rear, moreover, lay the guard of the Boeotians in the harbour. – Hellenica by Xenophon
  18. But, with Blasco Nunez, to suspect was to be convinced; and he ordered De Castro to be placed under arrest, and confined on board of a vessel lying in the harbour. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  19. But with the morning even Riddell could hardly harbour any thoughts outside the event of the day. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. It was yet more important for him to secure the obedience of Hinojosa, the governor of Panama, in the harbour of which city lay Pizarro's navy, consisting of two- and- twenty vessels. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling