Sentence Examples with the word SAIL

George's brothers knew the master of a trading ship who was getting ready to sail to England.

Uluch Ali then retreated with sail and oar, bringing most of his division off in good order.

Napoleon now modified the simple plan prepared for Latouche Treville, and began laying elaborate plans by which French vessels were to slip out and sail for distant seas, to draw the British fleet after them, and then return to concentrate in the Channel.

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After wintering at Zara the fleet set sail on the 7th of April 1203, and on the 23rd of June anchored in the Bosporus.

An action in the West Indies would have ruined the emperor's plan of concentration, and Villeneuve decided to sail at once for Ferrol.

After six months' stay in Algiers he once again, on the 21st of June 1809, set sail for Marseilles, where he had to undergo a monotonous and inhospitable quarantine in the lazaretto, before his difficulties were over.

But it seems they always give very long notice in these cases, and the ship did not sail for several days.

With unrelaxed nerves, with morning vigor, sail by it, looking another way, tied to the mast like Ulysses.

On the other hand, Haakon IV., king of Norway, at once to restrain the independence of his jarls and to keep in check the ambition of the Scottish kings, set sail in 1263 on a great expedition, which, however, ended disastrously at Largs.

Some weeks after, the Commodore set sail in this impregnable craft for Valparaiso.