Usage examples for periscope

  1. No; unless the vigilant officer on the bridge should note a thin pole with a hooked end projecting above the surface of the ocean some miles away, and turning his glasses upon it discover that it is the " eye" of a submarine- the periscope- which is protruding above the surface. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  2. Close at hand, perhaps twenty yards away, there stuck up out of the ground a motionless stick with something on the end- the German's periscope. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  3. Three men inside the recess were drinking tea with the calmness born of long custom, while lying on his side, with a periscope to his eye, was Jackson, the subaltern. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  4. I saw her in my periscope list over on her side, and I knew that she had her death- blow. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Yes, he remarked, in answer to my half- spoken question, that is the periscope. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  6. I had been going ahead partially submerged, with about five feet of my periscope showing. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  7. Toward the bow there arose the top of a periscope by which the " Terror" could be guided when beneath the water. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  8. Personally, I am glad to say I have never seen a German's eye through a periscope; but then personally I am inclined to doubt if any one has. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  9. He has given me a glimpse of No- Man's Land, not through a periscope but in a piece of ordinary looking- glass; we are nearing the damaged place where his presence is required and mine emphatically is not. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  10. Presently, probably after a look around, the periscope suddenly disappeared, and we knew it was a real one with a German U- boat on the end of it. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  11. While the daylight lasted, a thousand pairs of eyes swept the horizon, and the intervening spaces of tossing, blue- grey water, for the sight of a sinister periscope, or for the smudge of a friendly cruiser, and when night fell, a thousand pairs of ears listened with strained intentness for the impact of the deadly torpedo or for the signal of the protecting convoy. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  12. If you should be fortunate- or unfortunate enough, as the case might be- to be squatting in a front- line trench this fine morning and looking through a periscope, you wouldn't see much. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  13. Even the periscope may reveal our presence, remarked the captain. – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  14. Looking through the periscope so, it was easy enough to understand the feeling of power which might well come to the master of a submarine in war time. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  15. He stealthily thrust the mirror end of the periscope out of the window and up toward the corresponding window up stairs. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  16. Without awaiting a reply he again turned to the periscope. – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  17. Her officers and men now saw more than the periscope; they saw the vessel itself. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  18. I was glad when I picked up its homely white front in my periscope. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  19. Has he seen our periscope in the second it was exposed, and is he running away from us? – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond