foaming torrent

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  • It's sure to be a foaming torrent if I say it shall. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • They were passing now over a high trestle bridge above a foaming torrent. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
  • That storm-burst along the range had turned for twenty-four hours every mountain stream into a foaming torrent for a hundred miles. Cited from Warrior Gap, by Charles King
  • The first object that caught my eye was a woman carrying a child and struggling through the foaming torrent. Cited from Brave and True, by George Manville Fenn
  • In wet weather you would see them foaming torrents. Cited from The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book, by Various
  • So the child rode and ran his best, crossing hills and valleys, broad streams and foaming torrents. Cited from The Silver Crown, by Laura E. Richards
  • The little stream near our dwelling became a foaming torrent. Cited from Stories Worth Rereading, by Various
  • We followed, not venturing to look down into the foaming torrent, rushing impetuously along a hundred feet or more below us. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • But see, there is one poor wretch yet struggling with the foaming torrent. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • First there are a number of little foaming torrents, bursting through rocks about twenty yards above the promontory on which I stood. Cited from Wild Wales by George Borrow
  • He was staring into the wild foaming torrent, when an inequality in the face of the descending cliff caught his eye. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • Mighty streams also are bridged over, and we journey along the bed of water-courses; which in spring are swept by foaming torrents. Cited from Fred Markham in Russia, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • As the fish, when hooked, would often dash down this foaming torrent into the pool below, they gave a tremendous amount of play before they were landed. Cited from A Cotswold Village, by J. Arthur Gibbs
  • The dam was visible a hundred yards or so beyond, and the sunlight was dancing on the foaming torrent that poured through the break. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • Suddenly, when she had reached the middle of the bridge, the plank cracked, gave way entirely, and in an instant she was in the foaming torrent below. Cited from The Old Stone House, by Anne March
  • Upon the morning of the third day, we resumed our journey, following the stream down for a few miles, over thousands of dead animals, which the now foaming torrent could not wash away. Cited from Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet, by Captain Marryat
  • Happy those whom the falling "avalanche" had hurled from the narrow footpath into the foaming torrent! Cited from Andreas Hofer, by Lousia Muhlbach
  • Near by was a foaming torrent, which tumbled into the little lake about one hundred and fifty feet below us, and which, by way of distinction, we have called Island lake. Cited from Exploring Expedition to the Rockies, by Fremont
  • Into this foaming torrent I threw my heavily leaded bait. Cited from A Cotswold Village, by J. Arthur Gibbs
  • Now and then one broke on board and poured in a foaming torrent across the slanted deck; she trembled horribly as she struck the sand. Cited from The Buccaneer Farmer, by Harold Bindloss
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