The patient captain, drooped over the water-jar, was sometimes obliged to speak to the oarsman.
Not a chip of the boat was harmed, nor a hair of any oarsman's head; but the mate for ever sank.
“Feels like towing a whale, sir,” the oarsman behind me panted.
The thought of his prowess as an oarsman had restored Frank's self-respect.
Often one was almost upon the boat before the oarsman was aware.
The oarsman, a man of much intelligence, hit on an explanation.
The oarsman concludes for some reason, generally an irresistible one, to go over backwards, and there catch his crab.
Although the oarsman ignored her approbation he was not unmindful of it.
The problem which an oarsman has to solve is to combine the two actions.
He looked at the oarsman who had spoken and leaped lightly into the boat.