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  • The rough sea prevented my uncle from coming on deck to admire these shattered and surf-beaten coasts.

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  • We stood in towards the shore to look for a landing-place, and presently we could see the green tussock-grass on the ledges above the surf-beaten rocks.

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  • The surf-beaten cliffs of Nonamand rose from the ocean; they passed above a grimy fishing village, rode over the first ramparts of the Sgolaphs, flew low over the moors toward the central spine of the continent.

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  • In the north it has been found in the frozen ground of Alaska and Siberia, in the south in the sands on the surf-beaten shores of Tierra del Fuego and in the reefs of the Transvaal, while it is found in numerous places lying between these extremes.

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  • The next morning we came in view of Suakim, the city of white coral, with her surf-beaten opalesque reefs stretching as far as the eye could follow.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 1157, March 5, 1898

  • But it has no natural harbour, and its shore is surf-beaten and for months together exposed to the full fury of the northeast monsoons.

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  • She was lying abreast of Walmer Castle, and was indeed gradually dragging in towards the surf-beaten shore, which, if she struck, not a soul on board probably would have been saved.

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  • For the air was full of the clamorous wailings of the fierce winds whose joy it is to lash the waves into rage and to strew with dead men and broken timber the angry, surf-beaten shore.

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  • The Royal Arch was drifting at night from her anchorage in the Downs, in an easterly gale towards the surf-beaten shore.

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  • They make their way from that dismal surf-beaten shore to the nearest house.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866

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