Sentence Examples with the word boatman

But the captain drove him from the deck, and, wandering on in search of work, he fell in with a canal boatman who engaged him.

But whilst all the organic processes in man go on mechanically, and though by reflex action he may repel attack unconsciously, still the first affirmation of the system was that man was essentially a thinking being; and, while we retain this original dictum, it must not be supposed that the mind is a mere spectator, or like the boatman in the boat.