What you must do," said old Sea Catch, after he had heard his son's adventures, "is to grow up and be a big seal like your father, and have a nursery on the beach
, and then they will leave you alone.
For a moment the others stood looking at the little, mean- faced man and the giant lying dead upon the beach
Presently I stood upon the beach
looking out over the wide and lonely sea across whose forbidding bosom no human being had yet ventured, to discover what strange and mysterious lands lay beyond, or what its invisible islands held of riches, wonders, or adventure.
Here I dragged up the dugout, hiding it well within the vegetation, and with some loose rocks built a cairn upon the beach
to mark my cache.
As Nobs and I approached the recumbent figure farther up the beach
, I was appraised by my nose that whether or not, the thing had once been organic and alive, but that for some time it had been dead.
Virginia, deserted by all, even the faithful Sing, who, cheated of his sport on the preceding day, had again gone to the beach
to snare gulls, became restless of the enforced idleness and solitude.
The Jessie was blotted out, and a strange ominous sound arose as multitudinous wavelets struck foaming on the beach
He turned away casually and strolled along the beach
out of the circle of lantern light.
An island it certainly was, one of the Marin group, fringed with a sandy beach
and surrounded by a sea of mud.
We had been out, I should think, more than half an hour, when we overtook a lady walking before us on the beach
Next to the water was a broad beach
of white sand and gravel, and farther back were several rocky hills, while beyond these appeared a strip of green trees that marked the edge of a forest.
of glittering white sand formed a border to these fairy spots.