Those on the schooner could see the gunboat, but the lookout on the cruiser did not see the blockade-runner.
A blockade-runner like the Kate, which made forty trips or more, would enrich her owners almost beyond the dreams of avarice.
No one certainly supposed for a moment that she was an Alexandrian blockade-runner.
The father, I grieve to add, was suspected by our officers of being a blockade-runner for the Rebels.
And now the fort opened fire at the chasing cruisers, from whom the blockade-runner was crawling, being by this time well inshore.
But the blockade-runner can't stand being used for target-practice long.
It promised to be such a night as a blockade-runner would select for getting to sea.
Thereafter followed one of those silences which had become so peculiarly instructive to the blockade-runner.
She took passage upon a blockade-runner which, after pursuit, succeeded in reaching the port of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Swartz, the secret agent, blockade-runner, and "best spy in the Federal army" was before me.