Sentence Examples with the word foremast

I confess, that once I stole behind the foremast to try it.

The try-works are planted between the foremast and mainmast, the most roomy part of the deck.

On the quarter-deck, the mates and harpooneers were dancing with the olive-hued girls who had eloped with them from the Polynesian Isles; while suspended in an ornamented boat, firmly secured aloft between the foremast and mainmast, three Long Island negroes, with glittering fiddle-bows of whale ivory, were presiding over the hilarious jig.