It gives a coaling station for his fleet on the shore of your life.
Moreover Singapore, which is the coaling station for all vessels bound to and from China, is but two days distant by steamer.
The Monroe Doctrine, excluding his empire from even a coaling station in this hemisphere, is to the Kaiser a perpetual nightmare.
This is an important military and coaling station, which perhaps explains much.
"And now I can tell you the name of the coaling station and of the protectorate that came afterward," he said.
I would hate to be called a coaling station if I were Port Said, even by me.
Next day this squadron approached Port Stanley, intending, it was said, to occupy it as a coaling station.
Then it became a coaling station, a supply store, a half-way town, and an ocean post-office.
The unregenerated heart has been called a playground, and a coaling station for the headmaster of all villainies.
On our left was a long strip of land—the depot and coaling station of the Vanderbilt Steamship Company.