But as there were forty or fifty thousand other seals hunting for the same thing each spring, the whistling, bellowing, roaring, and blowing on the beach
was something frightful.
He left me abruptly, and went up the beach
past this group, and I think entered the enclosure.
My hands were tied behind my back; and, clutching a shell in them, I rolled over and over, up the beach
, till I came to the rocks I knew to be there.
There was no way of penetrating the island from our cove, for the walls rose perpendicularly from the beach
, and, on either side of the cove, rose from the deep water.
But I was still on the same beach
, and I saw them distinctly now as soon as I stopped.
I grabbed him by the scruff of the neck, and though he weighed as much as a Shetland pony, I managed to drag him to shore and well up upon the beach
As it was I must have walked for a great distance since I ate four times and slept twice before I reached the sea, but at last I did so, and my pleasure at the sight of it was greatly enhanced by the chance discovery of a hidden canoe among the bushes through which I had stumbled just prior to coming upon the beach
At last she was able to take her eyes from the surf and gaze at the sea-horizon of deepest peacock-blue and piled with cloud-masses, at the curve of the beach
south to the jagged point of rocks, and at the rugged blue mountains seen across soft low hills, landward, up Carmel Valley.
The moment he saw the old rover on the beach
, he ran up to him, the natives following after, and forming a circle round them.
He saw the two whale-boats land on the beach
, and the sick, on stretchers or pick-a-back, groaning and wailing, go by in lugubrious procession.
Billings was satisfied, as were the rest of us, that this was the beach
mentioned by Bowen, and we further found that there was ample room to assemble the sea-plane.
On the beach
, that night at Tulagi, vainly wondering what had become of the whaleboat, Michael had met the squat, thick, hair- grizzled ship's steward.