torrent rushed

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  • They came after a while to a gorge, through which a torrent rushed, cutting off their way. Cited from The Texan Star, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The ocean currents in those regions run towards the west, as torrents rushing down a mountain side. Cited from De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2), Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Can the mountain torrent rushing down the valley be stemmed in its onward course? Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • Torrents rushed down the mountains, every footpath had been converted into a stream, and every valley into a morass. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March 1844, Vol. 55
  • Skiffs and rowboats could not live in torrents rushing through the city's principal streets. Cited from True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado, Marshall
  • He at length took his stand among some large rocks, between which the torrent rushed with great rapidity previous to its descent over a fall of sixty feet. Cited from The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • The human torrent rushed along its corridors, committees and commissions sat in its side apartments. Cited from Bolshevism, by John Spargo
  • A huge torrent rushes like an arrow between high precipices, often of massive rock, at other times of loose stone, with but little earth. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 2 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • The country between the two mountain ranges was rich and fruitful, and from the heights waterfalls and torrents rushed into the valley. Cited from Uarda, by Georg Ebers, v8
  • The wide black heavens yawned again, Down came the torrent rushing rain-- The icy river clutched her! Cited from The Poets and Poetry of Cecil County, Maryland, by Various
  • They had already drunk from a little torrent rushing out of a crack in the cliff wall, but even so the food seemed dry and she could scarcely swallow it. Cited from The Beach of Dreams, by H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • The torrent rushed round it -- impatient of the divisions its great roots caused -- eager to undermine and tear it up. Cited from John Halifax, Gentleman, by Mrs. Craik:Dinah Maria
  • For there are no marks of torrents rushing down the hills, as in many countries; and the brooks, if we may judge from their channels, seem never to be greatly increased. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. XV, by Robert Kerr
  • At last, in the spring of 1672, thaw set the ice loose and the torrents rushing. Cited from Canada: the Empire of the North, by Agnes C. Laut
  • In the centre of one of the rapid streams, the buck stood at bay, belly-deep, with the torrent rushing in foam between his legs. Cited from The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • The sun has set, a few clouds appear, and a torrent rushing down a gully and under the edge of the glacier is making a solemn roaring. Cited from Travels in Alaska, by John Muir
  • Between these the black torrent rushed through a channel only a few feet in width so swiftly that, had we attempted to descend by swimming, we should have been dashed to death against the rocks below. Cited from The Rifle Rangers, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Every step now brought the thunder of the torrent rushing through the mountain more clearly to their ears, and they had not progressed more than a mile when they were compelled to shout to make each other hear. Cited from The Gold Hunters, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Pentaur let his guide lead the way; they came, without having occasion to fight, as far as the gorge between the hills, through which a full and foaming mountain torrent rushed to the valley. Cited from Uarda, by Georg Ebers, v9
  • It is a beautiful spot where a foaming mountain torrent rushes out of the jungle in a series of picturesque cascades and loses itself in a living wall of green. Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews