The grass was waist-high
and higher, and as she rode along she remembered that Gogoomy was one of a gang of boys that had been detailed to the grass-cutting.
He stood in a mass of weeds that grew waist-high
in the field that ran away from the hillside.
The grain was waist-high
on either side the wagon road, and he sniffed the warm aroma of it with delighted nostrils.
He clutched a tree that yet stood, and clung on, holding the girl and sobbing for air, while the waters of the lagoon washed by knee-high and at times waist-high
Over the edge there peeped a clean-cut, boyish face, which looked keenly about it, and then, with a hand on either side of the aperture, drew itself shoulder-high and waist-high
, until one knee rested upon the edge.
His legs swung like a pendulum as he drew himself up with one arm, then shifted the position of the other hand, and very gradually worked himself waist-high
with the sill.
One driver had to wade through waist-high
water to escape after attempting to drive through a flooded ford in Hampton-in-Arden.
A show source said: "Max and Ale were rehearsing a waist-high
lift when they stumbled and Ale's head hit the ice.
Olivarez said the city rescue team was surprised to learn of waist-high
waters in Gatchalian Subdivision because it had been flood-free for months due to its newly-constructed drainage system.
More than 35,000 people have fled their homes as flood waters rose waist-high
in some places, the reports added.
Some also didn't seem to feel that the recognised conventions of commerce - pay and we'll let you in - applied to them, especially when they realised they could vault the waist-high
turnstiles (unlike the ground-to-ceiling contraptions the Riverside enjoys.
Roofs creaked and collapsed and homeowners toiled to clear waist-high
snowdrifts from their houses yesterday as Buffalo and western New York State were paralysed by historic snowfall levels.