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.
From a little hill called Hutchinson's Hill, you could look over three and a half miles of ground covered with fighting seals; and the surf was dotted all over with the heads of seals hurrying to land and begin their share of the fighting.
To add to the delay he was to be paid for his cargo in seal
There were more seals
than anything else, forming distinct groups, male and female, the father watching over his family, the mother suckling her little ones, some already strong enough to go a few steps.
In the winter Kadlu would follow the seal
to the edge of this land-ice, and spear them as they came up to breathe at their blow-holes.
would burst into the room with a letter which needed explanation in her hand.
But he heard nothing, and so, judging from the impression of the seal
and the lid, he thought there must be something precious inside.
Your Ladyship has the clergyman's written testimony that I handed it to him with the seal
If I give up the public vindication of my innocence, in my own lifetime--if I leave the seal
of the letter unbroken--do you say, as Mr.
May I never shoot a seal
again if that ain't a woman
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed
with my own seal
The night after the funeral, at which he had been sadly affected, Utterson locked the door of his business room, and sitting there by the light of a melancholy candle, drew out and set before him an envelope addressed by the hand and sealed
with the seal
of his dead friend.