far astern

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  • Next moment the crew saw him far astern with the child in his arms. Cited from The Coxswain's Bride, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He was now far astern, for the vessel had been going rapidly through the water. Cited from Jarwin and Cuffy, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Not till they were far astern did any one venture to speak. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • With morning light the enemy could be seen far astern. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • Try and get the lady as far astern as possible, for there is likely to be some fighting. Cited from Gordon Craig, by Randall Parrish
  • Far astern one other vessel was making towards them. Cited from Vandrad the Viking, by J. Storer Clouston
  • The salmon boat got out its oars and soon left us far astern. Cited from Tales of the Fish Patrol, by Jack London
  • Long before this the ship must have left him far astern, and he must have sunk beneath those heavy waves. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was these combined circumstances which brought them so far astern and to windward. Cited from The Two Admirals, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • By sundown he was as far astern as he had been ahead the evening before. Cited from Sailing Alone Around The World, by Joshua Slocum
  • She leaped forward like a thing of life, rapidly leaving the schooner far astern. Cited from Boy Scouts in Southern Waters, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • "How far astern do you think she is just now, captain?" asked Mrs Henderson. Cited from The Missing Merchantman, by Harry Collingwood
  • "He will heave-to for us, probably, when he finds we are so far astern." Cited from Salt Water, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The other objects of interest and the shipping in the harbor were soon left far astern. Cited from Vellenaux, by Edmund William Forrest
  • My governess days are pretty far astern now, and my line is common sense rather than literary allusions. Cited from Parnassus on Wheels, by Christopher Morley
  • That one occurred here was due to the fact that the speed of the two opponents left the British squadron far astern. Cited from Types of Naval Officers, by A. T. Mahan (AKA: Alfred Thayer Mahan)
  • Another shot was fired from the pursuer, but fell far astern of the flying motor boat. Cited from Boy Scouts in Southern Waters, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • We anxiously watched him till we left the raft to which he still clung far astern. Cited from James Braithwaite, the Supercargo, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • But they were so far astern, that they neither heard nor saw any of our signals, and were not able to come up with us till broad day. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 11, by Robert Kerr
  • Be this as it may, the boats left the brig, and were soon far astern. Cited from Black Ivory, by R.M. Ballantyne
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