Land-breeze in a sentence

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In a short time the men working together with a will, and the new hands specially distinguishing themselves for their activity in so marked a manner as to call forth the approval of the generally grumbling Mr Tompkins-although, perhaps, he praised them because Tom and Charley had suspected them-the _Muscadine_ had her anchor at the catheads; and, her topsails having been dropped long before, was sailing gaily out of Beyrout harbour, under the influence of the land-breeze that sprang up towards the afternoon, blowing briskly off shore.
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So clear she shone that in imagination one could reach up and run a finger along her hard bright edge; and under moon and stars a land-breeze, virginally cool, played on our two riders' cheeks.
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The smoke of the guns, drifting down on the land-breeze from the summit of Mount Olia, now hid her white sails, now lifted and revealed them in the late afternoon sunshine.
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The smoke, carried down the estuary by the land-breeze, rolled heavily across the middle slopes of Mount Orgullo.
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He was surprised; however, he called the captain, and he immediately ordered the anchor to be got up; and though the tide was not quite down, yet a little land-breeze blowing, we stood out to sea.
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Once, in the old Colonial days, Two hundred years ago and more, A boat sailed down through the winding ways Of Hampton River to that low shore, Full of a goodly company Sailing out on the summer sea, Veering to catch the land-breeze light, With the Boar to left and the Rocks to right.
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A land-breeze fill'd the canvas, and the flood Roar'd as she went against the steady bark That ran with even course her liquid way.
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Long lines of pelicans went clanging out to sea; the hum of the insects hushed, and a thousand birds burst into jubilant song; a thin blue mist crept upward toward the inner downs, and vanished, leaving them to quiver in the burning glare; the land-breeze, which had blown fresh out to sea all night, died away into glassy calm, and the tropic day was begun.
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He looks up; the moon is still bright overhead: but they are away from the shore now, for the wave-crests are dancing white before the land-breeze, high above the boat's side.
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The waves are leaping fierce and high before a furious land-breeze.
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The bay of Santa Marta is rippling before the land-breeze one sheet of living flame.
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However, Amyas contrived, when once the ship was leaping merrily, close-hauled against a fresh land-breeze, to count his little flock, and found out of the forty-four but six seriously wounded, and none killed.
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As evening drew on, the hot land-breeze again blew down the river, which was here of considerable width.
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The cool land-breeze freshened as the sail was hoisted, and then the crew besought the trader not to run down inside the reef.
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The next morning at five we weighed and stood alongshore to the eastward, making use of the sea and land-breezes.
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We found the seabreezes here from the south-south-east to the south-south-west, the land-breezes from the north to the north-east.
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We had but small sea and land-breezes.
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We had sea- and land-breezes; the former between the south-south-east, and the latter from north-east to north-west.
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It was broad daylight by the time we got near the mouth of the harbour, and the land-breeze blowing enabled us to carry out our prizes without difficulty, and with them under convoy we sailed for Lisbon, where a good market could be found for their cargoes.
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The topsails were sheeted home, and with a light land-breeze we stood out of the bay.
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Examples of Land-breeze

Example #1
When she had got a good offing, and the mountains of Lebanon began to sink below the horizon in the distance as she bowled along merrily on her north-western course, a long way to the southward of Cyprus, bearing up direct for the Archipelago, a keen observer on board might have noticed something that looked strange, at all events on the face of it.
Example #2
Charley Onslow, remain aft with me.
Example #3
Once past the elms of Sabines their road lay broad before them, easy to discern; for the moon, well in her third quarter, rode high, with no trace of cloud or mist.
Example #4
They had started thus early because the season was hot and they desired to traverse the open highway and the clearings and to reach the forest before the sun's rays grew ardent.
Example #5
But although blue held the upper heavens-cloudless blue of July-the sunshine that reached the ship was murky, almost copper-coloured; for it pierced through a cloud of denser smoke that rolled continuously along the western horizon from the burning houses of San Sebastian.
Example #6
The men as they descended heard the projectiles fly over their heads, and paused, distinguishing the scream of the shells from the dull hum of the round-shot, to watch the effect of the marksmanship, which was excellent. Northwards, to their right, stretched the blue line of the Bay, where a single ship-of-war tacked lazily and kept a two-miles' offing.