I have decided not to leave a stone unturned this winter, and in fact to throw out my sheet anchor.
The sheet anchor was let go, and alone now kept the brig from destruction.
I should cut away the masts and bring up with my sheet anchor.
His caprices remain the sheet anchor of the would-be virtuoso.
In them stores you can buy anything and buy it cheap—cheapness is Ebenezer's stronghold and job lots is his sheet anchor.
But the doctors stick to calomel as the sheet anchor of their faith.
Digalen a sheet anchor in pneumonia; a strong support to the heart in this deadliest of infectious diseases among adults.
One lives at the East-end, and is sheet anchor to Whittingtonia.
To a sheet anchor a stout hempen cable is generally bent, as lightening the strain at the bow, and being more elastic.
It was his sheet anchor, a refuge from annoyances that would have incisively irritated or crushed another.