We hoisted her in at last, and seeing no more tubs, let draw the foresail, and again stood on.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
They kept up the jumbo sail, as the main jib is called; they reefed the foresail down to its smallest compass.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
He takes a look round; then orders up reefed foresail and the three upper topsails, also reefed.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
But they have contrived to patch up the foresail, and bend on a new jib from some spare canvas found in the stores.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Her foresail was lowered, and then her jib.
"Little Bobtail" by Oliver Optic
The main gaff-topsail was taken in, and then the schooner had only her jib, foresail, and mainsail.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
The set of the foresail pleased him equally well.
"All Adrift" by Oliver Optic
A group of men tailed onto the halyards, hoisting the foresail, staysail and jib.
"Boy Scouts in the North Sea" by G. Harvey Ralphson
The jib and foresail were already set although the tug had not cast off.
"Isle o' Dreams" by Frederick F. Moore
Meantime the pumps reduced the water in the hold two feet, and the ship's head was brought to the eastward with the foresail only.
"Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy" by Anonymous