When at last snow enough fell for the sledges to haul the moss down to the landwash, it was dark all day around the North Cape.
It was a reported lapse in some other portion of Ike's anatomy that had led me to scramble along the landwash to the cottage.
The sea of the night before had smashed the ponderous covering of ice right to the landwash.
At the former place the sea ran high, and the breakers fell with great force close to the landwash and over the promenade.
The sea, rolling in during the previous night, had smashed the ponderous layer of surface ice right up to the landwash.