“He understands our country,” says one local Moussa supporter, who works on a ferry boat.
For instance, the autumn rains swelling the river necessitate the use of a ferry boat for about two months of the year.
At the time he managed the ferry boat from Hessle to Barton.
They reported the rebel loss very severe, and the captain of the ferry boat confirmed their statements.
"Even if I don't know when I'm on a ferry boat," added Roy with a laugh.
It trotted off presently, in angling gait like a ferry boat making a crossing against an outrunning tide.
A minute later they were in the ferry boat and off to Dartmouth.
So a little of the luggage was collected, to follow them the next day, and they left the fine, new mail ship for the ferry boat.
We thought of crossing to them immediately, by the help of a ferry boat, but our Hindu friends and the boat-men interposed.
I remember sailing about as proud as Punch in an old Itchen ferry boat, with ragged sails and tarred topsides.
(2 Sam. 19:18), some kind of boat for crossing the river which the men of Judah placed at the service of the king. Floats or rafts for this purpose were in use from remote times (Isa. 18:2).