"There never has been such a thing in the world as a white seal."
"I can't help that," said Matkah; "there's going to be now." And she sang the low, crooning seal song that all the mother seals sing to their babies:
A seal did not go very far, for each mouth in the little village had a right to be filled, and neither bone, hide, nor sinew was wasted.
He will bring us the seal again!" Their voices were soon swallowed up by the cold, empty dark, and Kotuko and the girl shouldered close together as they strained on the pulling-rope or humoured the sleigh through the ice in the direction of the Polar Sea.
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.
Seal wandered about with newspaper cuttings, which seemed to her either "quite splendid" or "really too bad for words." She used to paste these into books, or send them to her friends, having first drawn a broad bar in blue pencil down the margin, a proceeding which signified equally and indistinguishably the depths of her reprobation or the heights of her approval.
To punish me, he shut me up in this vase of copper, and he put on the leaden cover his seal
, which is enchantment enough to prevent my coming out.
Moody mentioned just now," he said, "that your Ladyship was called into the next room before you could seal your letter.
"Isabel Miller was of no use in the boudoir, and I told her to seal it for
Nothing was to be seen but a dark and angry sea, and a scowling northern sky; and at night he retired within the jaws of the whale, and nestled disconsolately among seal skins.
Its shores, in certain places, and at certain seasons, are covered with seals, while others are playing about in the water.
And, last and most important of all, he is now aware that the Confession itself has been kept a sealed
secret from him, out of compassionate regard for his own peace of mind, as well as for the memory of the unhappy woman who was once his wife.
orders," the Ancient Mariner went on beamingly.
Daily Muff Potter's gratitude made Tom glad he had spoken; but nightly he wished he had sealed
up his tongue.
There were several kinds of seals
, some stretched on the earth, some on flakes of ice, many going in and out of the sea.