Sentence Examples with the word rattler

Commanded by a naval Post-Captain, the Rattler made a rattling voyage of it, and did some service; how much does not appear.

But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons--how many, their mother only knows--and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.