from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tossed by the sea.


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  • For it was here that these two long-ago lovers spent a season of magic before Bernadette's calling led her to a vocation as Mother Superior at Star of the Sea Academy on the sea-tossed Connecticut shore.

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  • SOCRATES: Do you mean that a rhapsode will know better than the pilot what the ruler of a sea-tossed vessel ought to say?

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  • They were rough and sea-tossed, with most of the edges worn off them.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • They were rough and sea-tossed, with most of the edges worn off them.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

  • As Sebastian had surmised, it was nothing more than a vast piece of granite rock, although a faulting of slate had made the landing-place possible, but the island, to the tired and sea-tossed visitors, looked about as welcoming as a prison.

    The Murder of Busy Lizzie

  • Trott's Cove, Scotchman's Head, French Gardens -- traditionary spot where the poor convicts expiated their social crimes -- the little burial-ground nestling in the long grass of a high hill, and consecrated to the repose of many a sea-tossed limb; and two or three miles down the shallow lake, the South-side house and barn, and staff and boats lying on the lake beside the door.

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  • Gradually weariness grew upon me; a numbness, an occasional stupor, fell upon my mind even in the midst of my terrors; until sleep at last supervened, and in my sea-tossed coracle

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  • Gladly did the bluff captain and the jovial planter row ashore from their sea-tossed berths.

    In Ancient Albemarle

  • With that book in the cabin of the _Mayflower_, venerated and obeyed by sea-tossed exiles, was to be born a compact from which should spring

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  • All ended by a never-fading vision appearing to her, -- an empty, sea-tossed wreck, slowly and gently rocked by the silent gray and rose-streaked sea; almost with soft mockery, in the midst of the vast calm of deadened waters.

    Great Sea Stories


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