floodtide

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  • The Holy Spirit fell mightily upon many, causing a floodtide of spiritual life to sweep the country. Cited from Sketches of the Covenanters, by J. C. McFeeters
  • Regionalism had already given rise to a floodtide of literature critical of its development or determined to justify it as a necessity for world security.
  • The Royal Iris was temporarily out of control and the floodtide carried her against the warship.
  • The ship and its cargo of grain had floated free in a floodtide before the lifeboat arrived.
  • It is thus that the sea in stormy floodtide overwhelms a rock on the shore. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • The former's rise to power upon the floodtide of popular enthusiasm meant nothing so much as a protest against the cynical corruption of the previous generation. Cited from Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham, by Harold J. Laski
  • His first acting role was in the film Floodtide (1949), a drama set on Clydeside.
  • After leaving us, those coming from the eastward, as the wind was unfavourable for their return, landed at the mouth of the creek and waited for the floodtide. Cited from The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 1 of 2, by John MacGillivray
  • Solemnly ask young men to remember this when temptation and passion strive as a floodtide to move them from the anchorage and peace of self-restraint. Cited from Searchlights on Health, by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
  • She married actor Gordon Jackson in 1951 after having appeared alongside him in the romantic drama Floodtide in 1949.
  • Only let us see to it that our principles -- both civic and religious -- are at work in full vigor on the questions which the floodtide of immigration raises. Cited from Aliens or Americans?, by Howard B. Grose
  • However, the difficulties of the return were nothing; making a slight allowance for the floodtide, which could not yet have turned, I should soon regain the place I had left. Cited from Army Life in a Black Regiment, by T. Higginson
  • Eacott's work Hour Angle works in a similar way to Floodtide, yet its notation is generated by calculating the movement of the sun.
  • In 1949, he starred in the film Floodtide, along with actress Rona Anderson.
  • To return to my personal impressions, it was at Chalons that we left the Paris train -- a town which was just touched by the most forward ripple of the first great German floodtide. Cited from A Visit to Three Fronts, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The first reports from the Shiloh battle-field created profound alarm throughout the entire country, and the wildest exaggerations were spread in a floodtide of vituperation against Grant. Cited from Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Alexander McClure
  • In 1951, she married fellow actor Gordon Jackson, with whom she had appeared in the romantic drama Floodtide (1949).
  • Then Gladys, with a low, faint, shuddering cry, threw herself upon the couch, and gave way to the floodtide of her grief and humiliation and angry pain. Cited from The Guinea Stamp, by Annie S. Swan
  • In the very floodtide of Peter's oaths, the shrill cock-crow is heard, and at the sound the half-finished denial sticks in his throat. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Luke, by Maclaren
  • However, there was no want of enterprising vessels, which, under the favor of the night and the floodtide, passing through the still open bridge in spite of the enemy's fire, threw provisions into the town and returned with the ebb. Cited from Revolt of Netherlands, by F. Schiller, Book IV
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