Still no seahorses, and the youngster’s legs were getting a waterlogged look from so much wading. But it was not lost time, for they found and learned about many other things.
John came along the beach to me, grumbling, “Everything I find, they say it isn’t–and I think it is.”
“Well, never mind,” I consoled. “I don’t suppose anyone will believe that what I have found–is what I think it is.”
“Well, then,” said John happily, “I can say that I found a seahorse–and you can say that you found . . . what were you looking for anyway, Mummy?”
“I don’t really know.”
across, again, along, always, another, away
bay, beach, behind, big, boat
call, came, children, cliff, coast, come, cove
far, feet, find, first, fish, found, four
get, go, going, got, great
hand, head, henry, high, house
indian, inlet, island
last, left, little, long, look, looked
man, might, miles, morning, mountains, must
next, night, north, now
peter, point, place, put
right, rock, round
see, sea, shore, side, small, something, sound, started, still, suddenly, summer, sun
take, things, think, thought, three, tide, time, took, trees, turned, two
water, went, white, wind
The most frequent words in The Curve of Time, according to Amazon.
Blanchet, M. Wylie. The Curve of Time. 2010 ed. Sidney: Whitecap, 2010. Gray’s. 121. Print.
“Seahorse.” Florida Center for Instruction Technology. L. Brent Vaughan. Hill’s Practical Reference Library Volume II. NewYork: Dixon, Hanson and Company, 1906. Online. http://etc.usf.edu/clipart