The Taliban are now “closer to the harbor of victory,” he proclaimed in measured rhetoric.
She fears Billy is too enamored with the harbor's exotic cargo, foreign languages and gangs of urchins.
The place was deserted as I strolled around and stood a while watching a yacht sail in toward the harbor.
The151-foot newborn waited in the harbor on her 171-foot pedestal, a huge French flag fluttering over her dark copper face.
He continued to harbor core conservative beliefs, but started to believe they could be achieved “through liberal structures.”
The prince of Byblos sent to me, saying: Betake thyself from my harbor.
Agdaness was a bare waste, and no harbor, and many a ship was lost.
The night was dark, and the wind from shore strong, so that Captain Lane knew she could not enter the harbor.
Also, there was not a single American vessel of war in the harbor.
The mail-boat was now riding at anchor within the harbor of Skeleton Tickle.
"lodging for ships," early 12c., probably from Old English herebeorg "lodgings, quarters," from here "army, host" (see harry) + beorg "refuge, shelter" (related to beorgan "save, preserve;" see bury); perhaps modeled on Old Norse herbergi "room, lodgings, quarters." Sense shifted in Middle English to "refuge, lodgings," then to "place of shelter for ships."
Old English hereborgian, cognate with Old Norse herbergja, Old High German heribergon, Middle Dutch herbergen; see harbor (n.). Figuratively, of thoughts, etc., from late 14c. Related: Harbored; harboring.