At last he laid the glasses down, glanced at the compass-card and walked to the cabin skylight which was open.
He bent his eyes on the compass-card, and seemed to be reflecting on the ship's course.
He alleges in proof that the compass-card is emblazoned in the armorial bearings of the city of Amalfi.
Dolores stood on feet as steady as the great, deep eyes that were fixed on the compass-card before her.
The captain stepped to the binnacle, and read the compass-card.
On harbor charts or other small charts, the Variation is shown by the compass-card printed on the chart.
He flew mechanically, his head bent down to stare at the compass-card.
The compass-card spun round like a teetotum, whirling faster and faster.
It is also applied to the undulation of the compass-card when the motion of the vessel is considerable and irregular.
FLY, or compass-card, placed on the magnetic-needle and supported by a pin, whereon it turns freely.