“I see something which has a sail, though,” exclaimed bowse.
“No, miss, the cold—the night air may do you harm,” rejoined bowse.
Mrs. bowse, his hard-worked landlady, began by being calmed down by his mere bearing when he came to apply for his room and board.
While the colonel was speaking, bowse again looked at the speronara.
bowse repeated the question, in the lingua Franca of those seas.
“We will not give them time to look into that or anything else,” replied bowse.
"She's just a wonder, that girl," Mrs. bowse said to one boarder after another.
"That's true enough," said Mrs. bowse, looking at him sharply.
A gun-tackle purchase applied to the ends of the truss-pendants, to bowse them taut home to the mast.
It took Mrs. bowse and her boarding-house less than a week definitely to like him.