calm sea

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  • In the same ship, and nearly about the same time, some of the people were bathing alongside in a calm sea. Cited from The Lieutenant and Commander, by Basil Hall
  • Stephen stood at his post, gazing over the calm sea towards the headland. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • The calm sea conditions are in remarkable contrast to the day of the sinking.
  • During times of calm seas, colonies can be exposed to air and sun for extended periods.
  • It floated away, with its sister boat, on the calm sea that kissed the palace walls. Cited from A Spirit in Prison, by Robert Hichens
  • And now the river opened out wider than before, and I saw through the gloom the calm sea spread out before me. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Jefferies gives us a companion picture of a calm sea in full sunshine. Cited from Nature Mysticism, by J. Edward Mercer
  • Dick looked out on the calm sea, and wondered how anything could have been so awful looking as it seemed the night before. Cited from Menhardoc, by George Manville Fenn
  • Given its limited range, and the need for a calm sea and favourable wind conditions, its usability was limited.
  • I do hate being thanked, and there was nothing in swimming ten yards in a calm sea. Cited from With Wolfe in Canada, by G. A. Henty
  • As predicted by theory, they turned out very "wet" ships even in calm seas.
  • A few years later, its counterpart was ordered: Calm sea.
  • Stronger swimmers can swim out to the rocks, but only in good calm sea conditions.
  • It is also renowned for its calm seas even during stormy weather, thus the English name.
  • Beyond spread the dark steely mirror of the dead-calm sea. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Since the 1990s, it has experienced large-scale development along its of beaches, which have calm seas.
  • Again nature came to his assistance, by giving him fresh breezes from the east, and a calm sea under his bows. Cited from Good Stories for Holidays Frances J. Olcott
  • The sun rose on 20 August on a completely calm sea.
  • It fell down in a storm in 1978, but its base can be seen at low tide and calm sea.
  • As designed, the ships did not handle particularly well, even in calm seas, and their motion was quite stiff.
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