Three days ago, two shipwrecks took place upon our ironbound coast.
Ahmad smiled at Daoud and gestured again at the ironbound door.
There, in front of the ironbound box, knelt Pomponio, busily at work on the stout padlock that guarded the treasures within.
Cleverness broke upon him like shipping on an ironbound coast.
A word dropped that I was returning there would bring me, by ironbound custom, an invitation to travel in their company.
Beyond it an ironbound coast runs down four hundred miles southeast to Cape Horn.
An angry roar went up to Heaven, followed by a hail of blows upon the stout, ironbound oak, and an imperious call to open.