And she sang the low, crooning seal song that all the mother seals sing to their babies:
He paddled and scrambled about by his mother's side, and learned to scuffle out of the way when his father was fighting with another seal, and the two rolled and roared up and down the slippery rocks.
Indeed, there were too many seals
on shore, and we ought not to lay such temptation in this unreflecting fisherman's way.
We waited the whole morning and made the best of it, watching the seals
come up in hundreds to bask upon the sea shore, till at noon the old man of the sea came up too, and when he had found his fat seals
he went over them and counted them.
Its shores, in certain places, and at certain seasons, are covered with seals
, while others are playing about in the water.
Then he would crawl forward inch by inch, and wait till the seal came up to breathe.
The Tununirmiut returned from the yearly salmon-fishing, and made their houses on the early ice to the north of Bylot's Island, ready to go after the seal as soon as the sea froze.
Seal would burst into the room with a letter which needed explanation in her hand.
Seal desisted from their labors, and the old joke about luncheon, which came out regularly at this hour, was repeated with scarcely any variation of words.
And I had to have half a dozen drinks with Pete Holt there and then to seal
He was doing it now, vociferating, bellowing, waving his arms, and cursing like a fiend, and all because of a disagreement with another hunter as to whether a seal
pup knew instinctively how to swim.
Luker has himself personally identified the box, the seal
, and the inscription.
If you do not hear from me, or see me, before that time, break the seal
when the clock strikes, and read the contents.
The doctor opened the seals
with great care, and there fell out the map of an island, with latitude and longitude, soundings, names of hills and bays and inlets, and every particular that would be needed to bring a ship to a safe anchorage upon its shores.
We also found her dressing-case, which we protected by seals
, and took away with us to the Fiscal's office, along with all the other articles that we had discovered in the room.