Usage examples for shipboard

  1. The activity usual on shipboard gave place to the most wearisome idleness. – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  2. I was on shipboard thirty days or more, In constant fear of sinking all the while, The winds so contrary, such stormy weather! – The Comedies of Terence by Publius Terentius Afer
  3. One cannot be always reading; and, as for study, though I try Spanish and French alternately, I cannot settle to them, and begin to think that life on shipboard is not very favourable for study. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  4. To moderate punishment from one grade to another is among the humane reforms of the age, but to abolish one of severity, which applied so generally to offenses on shipboard, and provide nothing in its stead is to suppose a progress of improvement in every individual among seamen which is not assumed by the Legislature in respect to any other class of men. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. Everything she had taken out on shipboard looked wrinkled and rather haggard. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  6. Trained to shipboard routine and the sudden emergencies of space, they needed but little time to return to full wakefulness. – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  7. All through the story of their three years of wandering among the islands of the South Seas runs the thread of the wife's devotion; of how she took upon herself the fatiguing details of preparations for the voyages, searching for ships and arranging for supplies; of how she walked across an island to get horses and wagon to move the sick man to a more comfortable place; of how she saved his trunk of manuscripts from destruction by fire on shipboard, of how she cheerfully endured a thousand discomforts, hardships, and even dangers for the sake of the slight increase of health and happiness the life brought to the loved one. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  8. She told me how her mother died; how bitterly she mourned her loss, and how her father wept when he came home and heard the news; how she had lived on shipboard ever since; and how sad and lonely she felt in time of storms when she sat alone in the cabin listening to the roar of the winds and waves. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  9. Mike stayed away from Leda Crannon as much as possible; shipboard was no place to try to conduct a romance. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  10. On shipboard at last! – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  11. But the Achaeans, redeeming them at five pounds a man, brought them altogether into one place, and made a present of them to him, as he was just going on shipboard, so that he now sailed away with the fullest satisfaction; his generous actions having procured him as generous returns, worthy a brave man and a lover of his country. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  12. A general massacre of all the Catholics had been arranged by Orange, Horn, and Egmont, to commence as soon as the King should put his foot on shipboard to come to the country. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  13. He was white with fear; but his gray eyes- which on shipboard Blake had never seen other than offensively supercilious- now glinted in a manner that served to alter the American's mood. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  14. On Thursday, June 7, 1610, the cabins were stripped of such things as were of value, and the whole company went on shipboard and started down the river- only to meet, next day, in Hampton Roads, a new expedition headed by the new governor, Lord Delaware, himself! – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  15. When the horses were led on shipboard the boy had come with them, and London was no place to leave him after that. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  16. It proved to be Major O'Dell, the man who had looked after Larry on shipboard. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke