swell of the sea

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  • Yet I haven't felt any motion from the swell of the sea. Cited from Facing the Flag, by Jules Verne
  • As he approached, the wind suddenly changed; the consequence of which was that the swell of the sea met him. Cited from The World of Waters, by Mrs. David Osborne
  • From far away, like the swell of the sea on the rocks, came the low mutter of the guns. Cited from Before the Dawn, by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • While he was speaking, the vessel got into the swell of the sea which was dashing on the rocks close at hand. Cited from James Braithwaite, the Supercargo, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The boat rises and falls to the swell of the sea. Cited from Kings, Queens And Pawns, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • As we glide out into the swell of the sea other extraordinary shapes appear, rising from great depths. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • Then, quite without warning, she ceased her work and sat pensively watching through the opening in the rocks the long gray swell of the sea. Cited from Their Mariposa Legend, by Charlotte Herr
  • Our friends peered in every direction, as they rose and sunk on the long, heaving swell of the sea. Cited from Adrift in the Wilds, by Edward S. Ellis
  • So they rowed on over the long swell of the sea eastward, and out into the open sea which we now call the Black Sea. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • The whole surface resembles that of a heavy ground swell of the sea; nearly all the fields declining gently in different directions. Cited from A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, by Elihu Burritt
  • Our owner tells me they do it by the swell of the sea, the direction of which they notice at sunset, and sail by it during the night. Cited from The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russell Wallace V2
  • Now the swell of the sea became heavier. Cited from The Boy Allies Under the Sea, by Robert L. Drake
  • Already Orlando had lost sight of the bark; distance and the swell of the sea completely hid it from his sight. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • As the swell of the sea came in from the eastward, there was a belt of smooth water on the west side of the rock. Cited from The Lighthouse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The turf beneath him heaved and sank as with the deep swell of the sea. Cited from The Hill of Dreams, by Arthur Machen
  • I thought if I waited another four or five hours the swell of the sea would run down with the tide and become calm enough for me to venture out upon my mission. Cited from Jethou, by E. R. Suffling
  • It was full daylight now, and evidently a bright morning, although the swell of the sea remained heavy, and I judged there must be a strong wind. Cited from Wolves of the Sea, by Randall Parrish
  • A somewhat strong swell of the sea would certainly submerge the "Waldeck" in a few moments. Cited from Dick Sand, by Jules Verne
  • Her sails were scarcely filled by the light breeze, and flapped as she lifted to the swell of the sea. Cited from The Ghost Pirates, by William Hope Hodgson
  • So we lay for nearly an hour, our only movement being with the outgoing tide, the sails flapping with the slow swell of the sea. Cited from Captain Mugford, by W.H.G. Kingston
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