Boys,” cried the instructor in a louder key, pointing as he spoke, “you see the mainmast there?
This move brought him into a safe place between the mainmast and the mizzen.
Roger saw an Indian run up the shrouds by the mainmast and hitch a tackle.
I pointed him out to Stanley, who was standing near the mainmast.
About the mainmast were huddled the surviving Spaniards, weaponless and broken in courage, a herd of timid, bewildered sheep.
Do you see that little thing on top of the mainmast like a button?
Almost immediately afterwards the mainmast followed, though the foremast still stood, enabling her to continue the action.
He snatched a cross-bow from the rack about the mainmast, fitted a shaft to it and took aim.
The 'Pennsylvania' burned like a volcano for five hours and a half before her mainmast fell.
They crowded to the bulwarks of the waist-deck and swarmed upon the rat-lines of the mainmast.