PASSAGE FROM THE CRUISING GROUND TO THE MARQUESAS--SLEEPY TIMES ABOARD SHIP--SOUTH SEA SCENERY--LAND HO--THE FRENCH SQUADRON DISCOVERED AT ANCHOR IN THE BAY
OF NUKUHEVA--STRANGE PILOT-- ESCORT OF CANOES--A FLOTILLA OF COCOANUTS--SWIMMING VISITORS--THE DOLLY BOARDED BY THEM--STATE OF AFFAIRS THAT ENSUE
They all returned, therefore, to Baker's Bay
in no very good humor.
Shortly after the shock, a great wave was seen from the distance of three or four miles, approaching in the middle of the bay
with a smooth outline; but along the shore it tore up cottages and trees, as it swept onwards with irresistible force.
After a deal of work among the Greek fishermen of the Upper Bay
and rivers, where knives flashed at the beginning of trouble and men permitted themselves to be made prisoners only after a revolver was thrust in their faces, we hailed with delight an expedition to the Lower Bay
against the Chinese shrimp-catchers.
SANDHEADS LIGHT -Green triple vertical marks new private landing-stage for Bay
and Burma traffic only.
These they were waiting to traffic with a resident trader of the Hudson's Bay
Company, who was stationed among them, and with whom they were accustomed to deal.
Then Harmon Gow suggested that Ethan Frome's bay
was still on his legs and that his owner might be glad to drive me over.
As to the seas, they runs more in uppers in the Bay
of Biscay, unless it may be in a sow-wester, when they tumble about quite handsomely; thof it’s not in the narrow sea that you are to look for a swell; just go off the Western Islands, in a westerly blow, keeping the land on your larboard hand, with the ship’s head to the south’ard, and bring to, under a close-reefed topsail; or, mayhap, a reefed foresail, with a fore-topmast-staysail and mizzen staysail to keep her up to the sea, if she will bear it; and ay there for the matter of two watches, if you want to see mountains.
He would make the valley and the bay
And the winds of adventure blew the oyster pirate sloops up and down San Francisco Bay
, from raided oyster-beds and fights at night on shoal and flat, to markets in the morning against city wharves, where peddlers and saloon-keepers came down to buy.
A pretty notion truly," replied the papers in the interest of Florida, "that of Galveston bay
From the deck of our schooner, anchored in the middle of the bay
, he indicated by a theatrical sweep of his arm along the jagged outline of the hills the whole of his domain; and the ample movement seemed to drive back its limits, augmenting it suddenly into something so immense and vague that for a moment it appeared to be bounded only by the sky.