A Year at the Shore

by Philip Henry Gosse

Publisher: Philip Henry Gosse

Publication Date: May 23, 2015

ISBN: 9786050381856

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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How grandly those heavy waves are rolling in upon this long shingle-beach! Onward they come, with an even deliberate march that tells of power, out of that lowering sky that broods over the southern horizon; onward they come, onward! onward!—each following its precursor in serried ranks, ever coming nearer and nearer, ever looming larger and larger, like the resistless legions of a great invading army, sternly proud in its conscious strength; and ever and anon, as one and another dark billow breaks in a crest of foam, we may fancy we see the standards and ensigns of the threatening host waving here and there above the mass.