flood-tide

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  • It may have been a little flood-tide, but they know it is going. Cited from Literary Love-Letters, by Robert Herrick
  • She worked her engine up to highest pressure, just as much at flood-tide as at other times. Cited from Sex in Education, by Edward H. Clarke
  • That blessed flood-tide of power may be much more common than it is. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • The flood tide setting in about the time the attack commenced they moved with it up the river. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • And so before his thirtieth year he found himself on the flood-tide of national politics. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • The flood tide setting in about the time the attack commenced, they moved with it up the river. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • The flood-tide runs from west to east at the rate of ten miles an hour, with new and full moon. Cited from From John O'Groats to Land's End, by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • In this region when does the flood tide come? Cited from Elson Grammer School Literature, by Elson, Book 4
  • I cannot say whether the flood-tide falls into the Sound from the north-west, south-west, or south-east. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 16, by Robert Kerr
  • There were large islands off the mouth of the river, and they could not come into the river except at high flood-tide. Cited from Eirik the Red's Saga, by Anonymous
  • In every department, therefore, there was a flood-tide of effort. Cited from For the Sake of the School, by Angela Brazil
  • God's highest ideal for men is frequently expressed under the figure of a river running at flood-tide. Cited from Quiet Talks on Power, by S.D. Gordon
  • He flashed his lantern over the ocean and saw something out over the high flood tide.
  • Through the night he went with the flood tide.
  • The flood tide at this anchorage came from the north-east, one mile per hour. Cited from A Voyage to Terra Australis Volume 2, by Matthew Flinders
  • Any time during flood-tide would do for him, and he had some business that he wanted to attend to as soon as possible. Cited from The Magic Egg and Other Stories, by Stockton
  • We found here the flood-tide setting strongly to the N.W. along the coast. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 16, by Robert Kerr
  • Didn't you hear what the fisherman said, too, that it was a flood tide? Cited from Jeanne Of The Marshes, E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Before me then should have been the Thames, at the top of the flood tide. Cited from London River, by H. M. Tomlinson
  • Now, thank God, her life should never lack anything that a flood-tide of love could bring to it. Cited from Call of the Cumberlands, by Charles Neville Buck
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