Astonished, as if he had been the object of a magic spell, the monk looked into the ferryman's eyes.
The ferryman emerged from the willows and stepped into his boat.
I asked where that could be crossed, but the ferryman of Oxlode did not know.
"Just time to do it by the skin of your teeth, Capt'n," shouted the ferryman.
He whose turn it is among the dwellers on the coast to be ferryman hears at midnight a knocking at his door and a muffled voice.
"And well you may be with the gallows waiting for you at Rennes," growled the ferryman.
In better humor he flung himself down beneath a tree to wait for the ferryman—and went peacefully to sleep.
The ferryman could only talk Dutch, and so Mr. George could not ask him what was to pay.
The ferryman saw the boy struggling with the dog in the water, and started after him with his boat.
Pence Oiler, the ferryman, sat in the corner puffing at a cob pipe.