Yes, yonder was Carrig-a-Rede, and there were the Skerries, so near and yet so far off.
Captain Twinely is coming with us to the Skerries for a pic-nic.
In 1794, Robert Stevenson saw the Skerries lighthouse completed.
You may bother about the skerries that skirt Boston Light if you will.
Then she told him of the ring that he must fetch for her from among the skerries.
This was the ocean beating on the great army of islands, or skerries, that line the west coast of Norway from north to south.
He aye goes back by the strand, and climbs the white rocks opposite the Skerries.
The sails were hoisted and the ship set on fire, and out it flew, with the dying king on board, between the skerries to the sea.
I made no delay there; but taking fresh horses, started for Skerries, where I knew the fishermen of the coast resorted.
And indeed, for a man who has been much tumbled round Orcadian skerries, what scene could be more agreeable to witness?