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I would be very much obliged to you to say if Mr. Halse is to pay me for my past attendance at St. Ives about the breakwater.
The eddies beyond the breakwater were a light and delicate mauve and looked nervously alive.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
It is protected by a stupendous granite breakwater, costing many millions and affording a delightful promenade on a fine day.
Still it is surprising what weather some of these little fellows make of it as they round the Breakwater.
Suddenly above the breakwater appeared a black pyramid, growing bigger every moment; then another, then many.
Outside the Breakwater it was very grand, and outside Rame Head grander still, as the rollers came in after a 48 hours' gale.
Topmasts were housed, and they passed into the breakwater ready for the two-miles beat through Cherbourg Roads.
The town is irregularly built on the cliffs to the south of Torbay, and its harbour is sheltered by a breakwater.
This sort of breakwater is a combination of what is called in France épi with what is known in England as "a dam."
The first cross pieces of the breakwater being fixed, Gilliatt mounted upon them and listened once more.

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