Then, I saw him standing alone, in a seaman's frock and trousers: a rope in his hand, or slung to his wrist: another round his body: and several of the best men holding, at a little distance, to the latter, which he laid out himself, slack upon the shore
, at his feet.
Together they forced their way through the screening foliage until they could obtain a view of the river, and there, almost to the other shore
, they saw Malbihn's canoes making rapidly for camp.
After breakfast we will go on shore
and choose a post for observation.
For a little distance the water was discernible, glistening, as the glare from the fire danced over its surface, touching it here and there with red quivering streaks; but, at a hundred feet from the shore
, there lay a boundary of impenetrable gloom.
They pitched a tent on shore
, had a boat at their command, and passed their time merrily in rambling about the island, and coasting along the shores
, shooting sealions, seals, foxes, geese, ducks, and penguins.
Clayton did not believe that Black Michael had the slightest intention of notifying the British government of their whereabouts, nor was he any too sure but that some treachery was contemplated for the following day when they should be on shore
with the sailors who would have to accompany them with their belongings.
Upon the shore
behind him a hurried backward glance revealed the presence of the snarling pack.
I ordered sufficient water let into the diving-tanks to lower us about a foot, and then I ran the bow slowly toward the shore
, confident that should we run aground, we still had sufficient lifting force to free us when the water should be pumped out of the tanks; but the bow nosed its way gently into the reeds and touched the shore
with the keel still clear.
On either shore
they occasionally passed a native long-house, and the girl could not help but wonder at the quiet and peace which reigned over these little settlements.
We paddled, and Red-Eye kept as close as he could to us by following along the shore
But the shad fleet had headed over toward the Petaluma shore
in wild flight, and for the rest of the run through San Pablo Bay we saw no more fishermen at all.
demanded Marilla, turning the sorrel mare down the shore