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a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships

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In two hours' time they were standing out towards Bishop Lighthouse.
There was a great indenture in the rocks up which the sea came hissing; to the left, round the corner, the lighthouse.
He did not see her in the body; he seemed curiously to see her as a shape of light, the light itself; he seemed, simplified and exhausted as he was, to be like one of those lost birds fascinated by the lighthouse and held to the glass by the splendor of the blaze.
Outside the harbour on this side there rises for about half a mile a great reef, the sharp of which runs straight out from behind the south lighthouse.
Rose was ready for anything, and enjoyed her visit to the lighthouse on the Point very much, especially climbing up the narrow stairs and going inside the great lantern.
The Government don't give lighthouse keepers such luxuries.
Its lighthouse beacon flared through the mist like a baleful star, and was answered by another in the far horizon.
I could make out the Selby Smelter on the Contra Costa shore and the Mare Island lighthouse.
He is going in a Government vessel to inspect the lighthouses on the North of Scotland, and on the Orkney and Shetland Islands--and, having noticed how worn and ill my poor boy looks, he most kindly invites George to be his guest on the voyage.
Many monasteries were founded which became, as it were, the lighthouses of learning and religion.
The biggest lighthouse in Azerbaijan is the Absheron lighthouse, located in the territory of Gurgen settlement.
Lighthouse enthusiasts are invited to serve this summer as volunteer lighthouse keepers at the Tawas Point Lighthouse, located in Tawas Point State Park in East Tawas.
whose brand logo depicts a lighthouse lantern--celebrated National Lighthouse Day (Aug.
The Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act is designed to conserve and protect federally-owned lighthouses that have significant heritage value.
TIt took a century before authorities allowed the construction of a Mersey lighthouse to help protect seafarers and improve safety at sea.