We must reach the upper levels of the pits in advance of the flood
or we shall never reach them.
I found the water was sufficiently shallow for me to wade securely, although the red weed impeded my feet a little; but the flood
evidently got deeper towards the river, and I turned back to Mortlake.
Yes, I was young and unthinking, and when the flood
came, who so pleased as I?
who now beholds Cherube and Seraph rowling in the Flood
With scatter'd Arms and Ensigns, till anon His swift pursuers from Heav'n Gates discern Th' advantage, and descending tread us down Thus drooping, or with linked Thunderbolts Transfix us to the bottom of this Gulfe.
Death loves a coward," said the Bear, and went forward to fight the flood
He had to eat as he had never eaten before, to handle strange tools, to glance surreptitiously about and learn how to accomplish each new thing, to receive the flood
of impressions that was pouring in upon him and being mentally annotated and classified; to be conscious of a yearning for her that perturbed him in the form of a dull, aching restlessness; to feel the prod of desire to win to the walk in life whereon she trod, and to have his mind ever and again straying off in speculation and vague plans of how to reach to her.
of tears, however, left him no resource; so he at once gave him a drubbing, which satisfied even Mrs.
She was knee deep in the water, and about her knees swam scores of big rock rats, squeaking and fighting, scrambling to climb upon her out of the flood
They had two canoes with them, which they had hauled up upon the shore; and as it was then ebb of tide, they seemed to me to wait for the return of the flood
to go away again.
I observed that the flood
of last winter had lodged a great quantity of driftwood against the wooden pier at this end of the bridge.
But they were not able to remain together, for the water tore them apart, and when the flood
was over they both resumed their own shapes again, but the hunter and the hunter's wife found themselves each in a strange country, and neither knew what had become of the other.
Out of the Oakland Estuary I drifted on the last of an early morning ebb, caught the first of the flood
up bay, and raced along with a spanking breeze.