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  • The sea-mist eyes, wide and large, are Robert's, his symmetrical features translated into the feminine, or rather hers into him.

    The Spirit Upwelling

  • Another man loomed up out of the veil of falling snow and drifting sea-mist.

    People of the Dark

  • The wind was in the east, and the weather set fair, and but for the sea-mist the power of the sun would have been enough to dazzle all beholders.

    Springhaven

  • White, wet clouds, which swept by in ghostly fashion, so dank and damp and cold that it needed but little effort of imagination to think that the spirits of those lost at sea were touching their living brethren with the clammy hands of death, and many a one shuddered as the wreaths of sea-mist swept by.

    Dracula

  • Outside, the sea-mist was travelling thicker and thicker inland.

    The Trespasser

  • Like a sea-mist a strange idea wreathed into his mind: was the man not evil at all, but simply off his head, a little mad?

    Greenwitch

  • Like a sea-mist a strange idea wreathed into his mind: was the man not evil at all, but simply off his head, a little mad?

    Greenwitch

  • Like a sea-mist a strange idea wreathed into his mind: was the man not evil at all, but simply off his head, a little mad?

    Greenwitch

  • It seemed to take him an hour to reach the bottom, and by the time that he felt the shingle crunch under his feet his forehead was sticky with sweat as well as with the sea-mist.

    Crime On the Coast

  • When the sea-mist rolled up steadily over Cloom like blown smoke, here opaque, there gossamer-thin, they would sally forth and tramp the spongy moors, the ground sobbing beneath their feet and the mournful calling of the gulls sounding in their heedless ears.

    Secret Bread

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