They belonged to a generation of hard-working people whose priorities were well focused and who steered a steady course in a world far more at ease with itself than in modern times.
He said: ‘The inspector's inquiry did not give us a clear steer , one way or the other.’
Long before she set out for the Ganga, Katrin Simon knew that to steer a course down the great river would be to navigate, not only a geography, but also a mythology.
I think the Pope is trying to steer a course in between and trying to be as fair as he can.
But Ransome was my man - his boy sailors steered their boats as close to the banks as possible and coiled ropes as neatly as interior decorators.
This is a very responsive boat and inexperienced operators will need to be careful not to over trim and steer a boat that responds so quickly.
Cumbria's most popular tourist attraction has a new man at the helm and is looking to steer a course towards future growth.
The ship steered towards the great lighthouse, around whose base, waves boiled white and broke in showers of foam against treacherous dark rocks.
Both heifers and steers showed a significant treatment effect on the severity of abscesses.
Beef cattle sold included steers , heifers not kept for replacements, and market bulls and cows.