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Suddenly, half-concealed in the tumult of the foaming rollers I made out awash, something enormous, rising and falling - something spread out like a burst of foam, but with a more bluish, more solid look.
One hand, awash, clutched the bottom rung of the ladder.
I do not speak without knowledge who have seen the land from Delhi south awash with blood.
I watched the water rise until the little deck I stood on was awash, and then I clambered once more to the top of the conning-tower.
Joan cried in a low voice, pointing across the narrow stream to a slack eddy where a huge crocodile drifted like a log awash.
If I hadn't a cent, and if I was living a healthy life with all the time in the world to love you and be your husband instead of being awash to my back teeth in business and all the rest--why, you'd marry me.
It was an image, an image of a log awash that was different from any log in that it was alive.
A puff of wind was heeling the boat over till the deck was awash, and he, one hand on tiller and the other on main-sheet, was luffing slightly, at the same time peering ahead to make out the near-lying north shore.
The schooner'll sink no faster when she's awash than she's sinkin' now.
The Reindeer righted very slowly, and when she was on an even keel was so much awash that I doubted if she could be saved.
Under his eyelids burned the brazen glories of the tropic seas, or ached the bitter gales of the North Atlantic or far South Pacific; but his memory of them was of mess-room doors stove in, of decks awash and hatches threatened, of undue coal consumption, of long passages, and of fresh paint-work spoiled by unexpected squalls of rain.
As they headed in for the sandspit, the submerged salmon boat could be seen, gunwales awash and held up from sinking by ropes fast to the schooner and the sloop.