By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore
by Louis Becke
Publisher: New Amsterdam Book Company 1901
Number of pages: 265
The quaint, old-fashioned little town faces eastward to the blue Pacific, whose billows, when the wind blows from any point between north and east, come tumbling in across the shallow bar in ceaseless lines of foaming white, to meet, when the tide is on the ebb, the swift current of a tidal river as broad as the Thames at Westminster Bridge.
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