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  • The work was done in the night, and for the rest of the night they travelled for the sea-coast.

    Chapter 15

  • On page 28: “As by means of water-carriage a more extensive market is opened to every sort of industry then what land-carriage alone afford it, so it us upon the sea-coast and along the banks of navigable rivers, that industry of every kind begins to subdivide and improve itself.”

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Heading for the sea-coast, with a haste several sheriff's posses might possibly have explained, and with more nerve than coin of the realm, he succeeded in shipping from a Puget Sound port, and managed to survive the contingent miseries of steerage sea-sickness and steerage grub.

    AT THE RAINBOW'S END

  • The difference between a sea climate and a continental climate has long been understood; it has long been known that the sea has an equalizing effect on the temperature of the air, so that in countries lying near the sea there is not so great a difference between the heat of summer and the cold of winter as on continents far from the sea-coast.

    The South Pole~ Fram Expedition Oceanography

  • According to a report in the 'Terrorism Monitor', a periodical published by the Virginia based Jamestown Foundation, intelligence authorities have revealed that the LeT's marine wing is planning a repeat of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, and is on the look out for an incursion into India via the western sea-coast.

    India News Digest: Rural Largesse Perks Up FMCG Firms

  • Were it not well to include it in your map of sovereignty, and thus touch the middle sea with one hand, while the other rested on the sea-coast of

    Anne of Geierstein

  • To the sandy beach of sea-coast Aulis I came after a voyage through the tides of Euripus, leaving Chalcis on its narrow firth, my city which feedeth the waters of far-famed Arethusa near the sea, that

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • His purpose, he wrote in a journal, was to "chart the sea-coast and to observe the situation of the towns and depth and course of the rivers, and also the harbors, the houses of the people and anything new there might be in that province."

    What He Saw at the Clash of Civilizations

  • Acarnanians on the sea-coast would be unable to assist the inland tribes, and they might easily conquer Acarnania.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The rest of their army disembarked on the side of the island looking towards Malea, and moved on to the lower city of the Cytherians, which is also on the sea-coast; there they found all the inhabitants encamped in force.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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