The sun was westing; the shadows stretched among the evergreen oaks; the outer air was sweet.
In order to move the mountain of flesh a westing purchase and a "handy-billy" (rope and block purchase) had to be rigged.
Since then, and up till noon, I had made 23.7 miles of westing.
Well, this is running your westing down if anybody should ride up in a go-devil and ask you.
Their only occupation was to watch the sun until, by its sinking lower in the sky, they might discover its westing.
Their only occupation was to watch the sun, until, by its sinking lower in the sky, they might discover its westing.
Likewise, if the ship is moving westward, an allowance must be made for the westing of the ship.
The westing we were making brought us among people who are frequently visited by the Mambari as slave-dealers.
Not alone were they nimble because of the westing, but a benignant sun was shining down and limbering their stiff bodies.
And when the sun's westing told us it was time to go home, we went down all the way talking.