I am going to send you away of my own free will; so go, cut some beams of wood, and make yourself a large raft with an upper deck that it may carry you safely over the sea
. I will put bread, wine, and water on board to save you from starving.
You will not be able, for, if I am not mistaken, ships have floated on these milk seas
for more than forty miles."
Cadiz is in Spain; as far by water, from Joppa, as Jonah could possibly have sailed in those ancient days, when the Atlantic was an almost unknown sea
. Because Joppa, the modern Jaffa, shipmates, is on the most easterly coast of the Mediterranean, the Syrian; and Tarshish or Cadiz more than two thousand miles to the westward from that, just outside the Straits of Gibraltar.
The six boats, spreading out fan-wise from the schooner until the first weather boat and the last lee boat were anywhere from ten to twenty miles apart, cruised along a straight course over the sea
till nightfall or bad weather drove them in.
It is like the message of reprieve from the sentence of sorrow suspended over many a home, even if some of the men in her have been the most homeless mortals that you may find among the wanderers of the sea
They come in the summer months by hundreds and hundreds of thousands out of the cold gray sea
. For Novastoshnah Beach has the finest accommodation for seals of any place in all the world.
The right hemisphere, "dedicated to the ladies," encloses smaller seas
, whose significant names contain every incident of a feminine existence.
All ye who seek forgetting, Leave frowns and fears and fretting, Here by the sea
Are fair and free To give you peace and petting.
Rafael, some Spanish missionaries  encountered "many icebergs, some great, some small, and others middle-sized," in a narrow arm of the sea
, on the 22nd of the month corresponding with our June, and in a latitude corresponding with that of the Lake of Geneva !
All this while the storm increased, and the sea
went very high, though nothing like what I have seen many times since; no, nor what I saw a few days after; but it was enough to affect me then, who was but a young sailor, and had never known anything of the matter.
One day, when a fearful storm raged far and wide, and the Spirits saw great billows rolling like heavy clouds above their heads, and heard the wild winds sounding far away, down through the foaming waves a little child came floating to their home; its eyes were closed as if in sleep, the long hair fell like sea-weed round its pale, cold face, and the little hands still clasped the shells they had been gathering on the beach, when the great waves swept it into the troubled sea
I looked upon the rotting sea
, And drew my eyes away; I looked upon the rotting deck, And there the dead men lay.