Those on the schooner could see the gunboat, but the lookout on the cruiser did not see the blockade-runner.
The father, I grieve to add, was suspected by our officers of being a blockade-runner for the Rebels.
No one certainly supposed for a moment that she was an Alexandrian blockade-runner.
A blockade-runner like the Kate, which made forty trips or more, would enrich her owners almost beyond the dreams of avarice.
And now the fort opened fire at the chasing cruisers, from whom the blockade-runner was crawling, being by this time well inshore.
But the blockade-runner can't stand being used for target-practice long.
It promised to be such a night as a blockade-runner would select for getting to sea.
Thereafter followed one of those silences which had become so peculiarly instructive to the blockade-runner.
She took passage upon a blockade-runner which, after pursuit, succeeded in reaching the port of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Swartz, the secret agent, blockade-runner, and "best spy in the Federal army" was before me.