Walter, in the other end of the boat, had not noticed the steersman before.
The steersman climbed to the dock, to halt a pace in front of Gerda.
The Crown Prince put down the bouquet, and proceeded to stand near the steersman.
By and by it came to pass that nearly every pilot on the river had a steersman.
The steersman whirled his wheel swiftly in the apparent endeavor to avert a collision.
If there is any doubt the steersman walks down to take a good look first.
At seven o'clock, A.M. of that day, they were aroused from a lethargy by the cheering cry of the steersman, "there's a sail!"
But Cleigh ignored the invitation and stepped over to the steersman.
Apparently his words satisfied the natives, for they turned away, and walked towards the steersman.
“Just so,” said the captain, hastening to the bow to direct the steersman.