Main-royal in a sentence

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Shipmate stove me down with a marlin-spike from the main-royal.
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And while I heartily wished the masts and yards, which added so much to the beauty of the ship, and of which I was so proud in port, fifty fathoms beneath the keelson, I hastened with my wonted alacrity aloft, and commenced the work of sending down the main-royal yard.
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In my particular case, feeling compelled to mount aloft, and attain that "bad eminence," the main-royal mast head, while the slender spar was whipping backwards and forwards with every plunge of the ship into a heavy head sea, and the visible effect produced by every vibration causing me to fear an inverted position of my whole internal system, no one can imagine the extent of my sufferings.
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But Stetson's eye was upon me; his voice was heard at times calling out "Main-royal mast head, there!
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At that time we were under courses, topsails, top-gallant-sails, and a main-royal; our fore-royal mast was snugly stowed alongside the long-boat on deck, where, at that tempestuous season, the main one should also have been.
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The order at length was given, "Clew up the main-royal!
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The starboard studding-sails are on the fore-mast, and on both sides of the main-top-gallant and main-royal; but, in going nearly before a wind, there is no advantage derived from the stay-sails, which, accordingly, are not set.
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The captain, aided by the passenger, was lashing the throat of the gaff down to its place, when a heavy bolt of lightning, accompanied at the same instant by a terrific peel of thunder, struck the main-royal mast-head, and leaped down the mast in a lurid current of fire.
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Examples of Main-royal

Example #1
She presently trudged on again with renewed spirits, and in ten minutes more the faint blue smoke from a chimney caught her eye; that was neighbour Gunn's cottage, and their own was close by.
Example #2
Then he went to the mountain to Antony.
Example #3
Seasickness is an unwelcome malady at best.
Example #4
My pride would not allow me to shrink from my duty, and especially a duty like this, which belonged to light hands.
Example #5
They were of a nature that Dante would eagerly have pounced upon to add to the horrors of his Inferno.
Example #6
If he is urged by a sense of duty to arouse himself from this stupor, and occupy himself with labors and cares while weighed down by the heavy load, his condition, although it may command little sympathy from his companions, is truly pitiable.