torrent of water

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  • Their blood thou caused to flow like torrents of water through the city's highways. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • The torrent of water passing over the crest of the falls is about deep.
  • But after this long period of quiet, from some source great torrents of water came rolling through the cave. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • The torrents of water ceased -- they had flowed but to set her free. Cited from Wilfrid Cumbermede, by George MacDonald
  • The leak turned into a torrent of water coming out the tunnel.
  • When angered the spirits sometimes break the banks of this lake and allow torrents of water to fall on the earth below. Cited from The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao, by Fay-Cooper Cole
  • But this method was dangerous, and many boats were sunk by the torrent of water.
  • We were surprised at such torrents of water rushing into the Jordan at such a season of the year. Cited from Byeways in Palestine, by James Finn
  • He will blast water from his microphone which will cause a torrent of water, possibly drowning his opponent.
  • That was finally broken by the descent through the skylight of a torrent of water. Cited from The Riddle of the Sands, by Erskine Childers
  • The swing dam proved it's worth by slowing down the torrent of water.
  • All night he and the mate stood on the deck and plunged down the open companion with a torrent of water to hurry them. Cited from Ensign Knightley and Other Stories, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Deborah is atop the hill trying to move rocks in order to build a dam to save their home from the torrent of water.
  • United Utilities still have not to this day accepted responsibility for causing the torrent of water to surge down the river.
  • All of a sudden he finds himself standing on the edge of a vast chasm with a roaring torrent of water rushing below him.
  • A torrent of water began to rush from the pond as if forced out by a hydraulic pump. Cited from Kazan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • The resulting torrent of water destroyed homes, businesses and factories.
  • During the storm scene, Natalie Wood was supposed to run across a bridge which would collapse after she reached the opposite side into the torrent of water beneath.
  • The rain and south wind continued all that day, and torrents of water came rushing down the short, steep streets, effectually washing away everything like snow. Cited from Satanstoe, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Berkley rose, looking upward at the ceiling as the noise grew in volume like a torrent of water flowing over rocks. Cited from Ailsa Paige, by Robert W. Chambers
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