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  • Fresh-from-the-belly caviar isn't fishy, but sea-like in flavor, with a texture of cool tapioca.

    The Great California Caviar Rush

  • She hates him, but he has something that Amelia desperately wants--evidence that proves that Camlantis existed and that the Camlantean ruins are buried under one of the sea-like lakes that dot the murderous jungles of Liongeli.

    Books in the Mail (W/E 07/11/2009)

  • Colors ranged from earthy reds, oranges and browns to sea-like blues and greens.

    Showroom Stop: Graeme Black

  • Have knit again, and fleet, threatening most sea-like.

    The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra

  • The mountain is steep, extremely rugged, and broken, and so entirely destitute of trees, and even bushes, that we actually could not make a skewer to stretch out our meat over the fire of thistle-stalks. 61 The strange aspect of this mountain is contrasted by the sea-like plain, which not only abuts against its steep sides, but likewise separates the parallel ranges.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • The common name for the trees — “she” (or “shea” oaks, as the late F. Manson Bailey preferred) — mimics the sound of the wind among the branches, which the slightest zephyr stirs and, the storm lashes into sea-like roar.

    Tropic Days

  • Our tramp is mountainous, there are vast oceans in him, and lakes that are sea-like for size, there are many rivers (veins and arteries) which are fifteen miles across, and of a length so stupendous as to make the Mississippi and the Amazon trifling little Rhode Island brooks by comparison.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • There, from the new bridge across the Clyde, they watched the curious sea-like movement of the river.

    The Underground City

  • Viewed from the harbour, it is a long line of buildings, whose painful whiteness is set off by a sky-like cobalt and a sea-like indigo; behind it lies the flat, here of a bistre-brown, there of a lively tawny; whilst the background is formed by dismal Radhwah,

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Siegmund came bareheaded, his black hair ruffling to the wind, his eyes shining warmer than the sea-like cornflowers rather, his limbs swinging backward and forward like the water.

    The Trespasser

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