I like the description of a sound in the trees resembling the sea; land and water confounded.

‘There was a sweet sea-like sound in the trees above our heads.’  Tuesday 23rd February 1802.

Source: Dorothy Wordsworth, The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals, ed. and introduction by Pamela Woof (Oxford: Oxford World’s Classics, 2008 (2002)), p. 72

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