Sea shore

SEA SHORE, property. That space of land, on the border of the sea, which is alternately covered and left dry, by the rising and falling of the tide or, in other words, that space of land between high and low water mark. Hargr, Tr. 12; 6 Mass. 435, 439; 1 Pick. 180, 182; 5 Day, 22.
     2. Generally, the sea shore belongs to the public. Angell on Tide Wat. 34, 5; 3 Kent's Com. 347.
     3. By the Roman law, the shore included the land as far as the greatest wave extended in winter; est autem littus, maris, quatenus hibernus, fluctus maximus excurrit. Inst. lib. 2, t. 1, s. 3. Littus publicum est eatenus qua maxime fluctus exaestuat. Dig., lib, 50, t. 16, s. 112.
     4. The Civil Code of Louisiana seems to have followed the law of the Institutes and the Digest, for it enacts, art. 442, that the "sea shore is that space, of land over which the waters of the sea are spread in the highest water, during the winter season." Vide. 5 Rob. Adm. R. 182; Dougl. 425; 1 Halst. R. 1; 2 Roll. Ab. 170; Dyer, 326; 5 Co. 107; Bac. Ab., Courts of Admiralty,, A; 1 Am. Law Mag. 76; 16 Pet. R. 234, 367 Ang. on Tide Waters, Index, tit. Shore; 2 Bligh's N, S. 146; 5 M. & W. 327 Merl. Quest. de Droit, mots Rivage de la Mer; Inst. 2, 1, 2; 22 Maine, R. 350. For the law of Mass. vide Dane's Ab. c. 68, a 3, 4.

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I remember, that when a laughing boy," returned the patriarch, with the peculiar recollection of vast age, "I stood upon the sands of the sea shore, and saw a big canoe, with wings whiter than the swan's, and wider than many eagles, come from the rising sun.
Now the people of Pylos were gathered on the sea shore to offer sacrifice of black bulls to Neptune lord of the Earthquake.
Tenders are invited for TTPS Providing sluice gate in the storm water drain leading from 275N Road South drain towards sea and laying of drain pipe near sea shore area.
The steel band on the sea shore entertained the hundreds of spectators and pumped up the competitors.
The CBI, meanwhile, is gearing up for raids on the Sea Shore group of companies.
Piled up upon the sea shore sand The shattered corpses lay.
The Army has asked tourists and beach-goers in Tel Aviv and other cities to leave the sea shore in fear of the continuous missile launching.
Sri Lankans were very successful in combating Tamil separatists by driving them on to the sea shore and giving them the option of being drowned or shot.
Sea Shore Science Michael Glaser will discuss the sea shore and animals who make it their home, 3 p.
EVERYWHERE is so wet at the moment so when the rain stops pouring down it's not a bad time to explore the places that get wet twice a day, the inter-tidal zone at the sea shore.
The men meet near the sea shore to shake hands and then march up to the village square, singing and drumming along the way.
It took them about four hours to locate the victim's body and pull it out of the water, about 200 metres off the sea shore.