throw overboard

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  • After every thing peculiar to each class has been thrown overboard, how much is left? Cited from Secret Societies, by David MacDill, Jonathan Blanchard, & Edward Beecher
  • Some say he was in fact thrown overboard at the king's command.
  • They did the same to the captain, who was then thrown overboard though still alive. Cited from The Pirates' Who's Who, by Philip Gosse
  • I'd rather be thrown overboard than fall into the hands of the Japanese! Cited from Banzai!, by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • Some say he was in fact thrown overboard at the King's command.
  • At such a time a person sitting on the raised deck might get thrown overboard. Cited from Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico, by E. L. Kolb
  • You and I may know that to-night England has thrown overboard a national policy. Cited from A Prince of Sinners, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "But we think if he were thrown overboard all would be well." Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • It now occurred to me, it was necessary the bodies should be thrown overboard. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 275
  • He was thrown overboard after complaints that he gave too many orders for a youth.
  • Ten of her guns were thrown overboard in the struggle to save the ship.
  • He may have been killed down there and thrown overboard. Cited from Tom Slade with the Colors, by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • To make sure, he was shot, and thrown overboard; and I took the command. Cited from Mark Seaworth, by William H.G. Kingston
  • "I wish you would speak to the Captain and have those heads thrown overboard." Cited from Roger Willoughby, by William H. G. Kingston
  • At this time, they heard something thrown into the water and assumed that bodies had been thrown overboard.
  • Quite sure; and, moreover, he saw his body thrown overboard with the rest of the dead. Cited from Elster's Folly, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • For no purpose whatever could they move from their terrible position, save for the one purpose of being thrown overboard when dead. Cited from Black Ivory, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • They had been thrown overboard, or put out of the way, they could nowhere be seen. Cited from Tom Cringle's Log, by Michael Scott
  • These were thrown overboard, and then the crew got at the spirit stores and began to drink. Cited from By Sheer Pluck, by G. A. Henty
  • They also threw overboard a beautiful Spanish girl seventeen years old. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 16, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
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