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By Beautiful Sea

March 2023
1min read

Among the multitude lured by the pleasures of the golden strand were artists. They came to paint the sea in all its moods and the people in their seaside humor—carelessly happy, lazily content. From an amplitude of possibilities the following pages present a broad sampling of what American artists have seen by the beautiful sea—and remembered for us with their brushes.

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Stories published from "August 1971"

Authored by: A. Porter S. Sweet

Locomotive whistles had a language all their own

Authored by: Richard M. Ketchum

Warren took the lead in creating the Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Refusing to leave Boston like the other radical leaders, he died in the fighting on Breed's Hill in 1775

Authored by: Charles B. Van Pelt

It was a romance in which the statesman found his Head at war with his Heart

One morning Cadet Johnson Whittaker was found battered and bleeding, trussed to his barracks bed. Who had done it, and why?

Authored by: James Penick

A bitter feud among the bones

Authored by: Earl Clark

The Idaho mine war broke into flame in 1892 and cast a glare with very long shadows

Authored by: Joseph Stanley-brown

One summer brought excitement and glory to the young secretary of a political leader. How could he know that the next one would brim with tragedy?

A Brush with the Law & OTHER OFF-SEASON ADVENTURES, or

Authored by: Gerald Carson

Pilgrims and Puritans, naturally, hated the water, but by the turn of the century certain pleasures had been rediscovered

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