sea-swell

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  • In the mean time the sea swelled, and rose up by degrees. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • In the mean time, the sea swelled and rose up by degrees. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments vol. 1, Anon
  • Can't you almost catch the spray and sea-swell in its dashing measures, boys? Cited from The Junior Classics, Various
  • In the meantime the sea swelled and rose up by degrees. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • That a stone falls to the earth, or the sea swells towards the moon, may to some appear sufficiently explained thereby. Cited from Principles of Human Knowledge, George Berkeley
  • Strachey tells how "the sea swelled above the clouds and gave battle unto heaven." Cited from History of American Literature,Reuben Post Halleck
  • By the end of August open leads were beginning to appear, and sometimes it was possible to discern a sea-swell under the ship.
  • The long sea-swell could be seen breaking over the rocks in the bay, forming a foamy fringe. Cited from The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne
  • It is their opinion that the winds come from the sea, which they base on the fact that the sea swells before the winds begin to blow. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, V5, 1582-83, ed. by Blair/Robertson
  • His heart swelled to that pictured face as the great sea swells to the bending moon. Cited from Scottish Sketches, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Still the sea swelled; and a splendid surf made the evening bath delightful. Cited from Chita: A Memory of Last Island, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • Again there came that sound that was like the report of a distant gun, and the roaring of the sea swelled to tumult. Cited from The Tidal Wave and Other Stories, by Ethel May Dell
  • There was a freshening blow from the southwest, but it would take the yacht half an hour to reach the deep-sea swells outside. Cited from A Splendid Hazard, by Harold MacGrath
  • Hark to the ominous sound; How the far-off gales their battle form, And the great sea-swells feel ground! Cited from World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6, by Various
  • This type of crane vessel was much less sensitive to sea swell, so that it was possible to operate on the North Sea during the winter months.
  • There was by times, a long sea swell, and no sound but the tread of the oar behind like a woman's silken motion. Cited from The Lovely Lady, by Mary Austin
  • The sea swelled and foamed in the harbour, and beat to pieces the vessels riding at anchor. Cited from Candide, by Voltaire
  • This turret system lets the unit rotate to minimize the effects of sea-swell and wind.
  • It sweeps War's lengthening coast, where each sea-swell Is Humans, gasping. Cited from Freedom, Truth and Beauty, by Edward Doyle
  • The immediate answer was a plunge as the whip descended on both horses and the heavy carriage began to sway like a boat in a beam-sea swell. Cited from Winds of the World, by Talbot Mundy
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