He was so fascinated by this and by the creeping danger away to the left that he had no eyes for anything seaward
There was a new heaviness in the atmosphere, little banks of transparent mist were drifting in from seawards
For the moment, only blacks stood about, and their eyes were turned seaward
where the sound of oars out of the darkness warned them to stand ready to receive the next cargo-laden boat.
Half an hour later, Huru-Huru, watching from the seaward
side of the atoll, saw the two boats hoisted in and the Aorai pointing her nose out to sea.
Dead to the outer world, as if she lay already in her grave--insensible to touch, insensible to sound, motionless as stone, cold as stone--Clara stands on the moonlit lawn, facing the seaward
Behind them the green Aunt-hill sloped gently upward to the grove at the top, and all along the seaward
side stood familiar houses, stately, cosy, or picturesque.
A huge sombre cloud, flecked with livid blotches, stretched over the whole seaward
sky-line, with long ragged streamers whirled out in front of it.
He had a tall, rather ungainly figure, somewhat stooped, yet suggestive of great strength and endurance; a clean-shaven face deeply lined and bronzed; a thick mane of iron-gray hair falling quite to his shoulders, and a pair of remarkably blue, deep-set eyes, which sometimes twinkled and sometimes dreamed, and sometimes looked out seaward
with a wistful quest in them, as of one seeking something precious and lost.
The great wave must have travelled slowly, for the inhabitants of Talcahuano had time to run up the hills behind the town; and some sailors pulled out seaward
, trusting successfully to their boat riding securely over the swell, if they could reach it before it broke.
Helen had dropped her hand now, and he had steered her past the whole party to the seaward
side of the house.
I did not wish Maud's spirits to be dampened by such a find, so I turned seaward
again with our boat and skirted the north-eastern point of the island.
Then, with a stick in one hand, and the handbag which was his sole luggage in the other, he left the station and turned seaward