Happiness Like Water, by Chinelo Okparanta; 208 pp., mariner Books, $15.
“The immediate effort to cover up what had been done suggested that they realized it was a crime,” said mariner.
"A vision of goblins," said the mariner, when he had got his breath.
"He couldna see her bones, nor her his bow-legs," the mariner phrased it.
When Biddle fell, Amos, with the instinct of the mariner, had rushed towards the unmanned helm.
There was no mariner who sailed the seas so insignificant as not to be hailed by Esther.
It is like the point of a compass, the north star that the mariner sees, or the star of the desert.
I have seen a deal of life, and have been a mariner this thirty year or more.
The air became hot, clouds rose rapidly over the sky, and the barometer—that faithful friend of the mariner—fell unusually low.
You rescue the mariner from shipwreck without wetting your feet.