Leaning on it he looked down on the water and on the mailboat clearing the harbourmouth of Kingstown.
Don't you know that it is rather a serious thing to delay a Spanish mailboat?
Wyndham was wanted at home, the ebb tide was running and a mailboat was due to call at Takana lagoon.
The afternoon passed in preparation of monthly reports scheduled to go on the mailboat expected in that evening.
I don't expect him until he calls for his man—the one I've just hove out—when the West-coast mailboat comes in.
You could find a West-coast mailboat goin' home if you went down the creek in the launch.