Water isn't scarce either; we have had the same amount forever.
One morning I left the cage on the window-seat while I went to fetch water for his bath.
The servants were bringing in jugs and basins, hot water for shaving, and their well- brushed clothes.
Where does all the rain water go?
Everywhere you go in the United States are water fountains.
A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
They soon mixed a tub of oatmeal with a little water, and Jim ate it with much relish.
As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.
I was wont to pity the clumsy Irish laborers who cut ice on the pond, in such mean and ragged clothes, while I shivered in my more tidy and somewhat more fashionable garments, till, one bitter cold day, one who had slipped into the water came to my house to warm him, and I saw him strip off three pairs of pants and two pairs of stockings ere he got down to the skin, though they were dirty and ragged enough, it is true, and that he could afford to refuse the extra garments which I offered him, he had so many intra ones.
Three hundred persons took their seats in the dining room, according to their rank and importance: the more important nearer to the honored guest, as naturally as water flows deepest where the land lies lowest.
He waded out of the water and laid his socks and shirt on a rock in the sun to dry.
I help mother and teacher water them every night before supper.
When you come to Tuscumbia to see me I hope my father will have many sweet apples and juicy peaches and fine pears and delicious grapes and large water melons.
After they had been many weeks on the deep ocean where they could not see trees or flowers or grass, but just water and the beautiful sky, for ships could not sail quickly then because men did not know about engines and steam.
When the leaves and the trees fell, the water and the soil covered them; and then more trees grew and fell also, and were buried under water and soil.
There was a boat floating on the water, and the fragrant lilies were growing all around the boat.
Especially important are such details as her feeling the rush of the water by putting her hand on the window.
It is thrown across the gorge at a height of two hundred and fifty-eight feet above the water and is supported on each bank by towers of solid rock, which are eight hundred feet apart.
Once, while we were out on the water, the sun went down over the rim of the earth, and threw a soft, rosy light over the White City, making it look more than ever like Dreamland....
The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.
She spelled "water" several times.
One day, when I wanted her to bring me some water, she said: Legs very tired.
If she wants water she says, "Give Helen drink water."
But she was surprised that hot water should come out of the ground.
Finally she got up from the table and went through the motion of picking seaweed and shells, and splashing in the water, holding up her skirts higher than was proper under the circumstances.
Boat did glide swiftly and I put hand in water and felt it flowing.
Where did He get the soil, and the water, and the seeds, and the first animals?
The salt water filled my eyes, and took away my breath, and a great wave threw me up on the beach as easily as if I had been a little pebble.
His highest duty to fodder and water his horses!
When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white; and by the time the villagers had broken their fast the morning sun had dried my house sufficiently to allow me to move in again, and my meditations were almost uninterupted.
In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.
When they passed through a village they all rushed to the wells and fought for the water and drank it down to the mud.
He longed to get into that water, however dirty it might be, and he glanced round at the pool from whence came sounds of shrieks and laughter.
One fair-haired young soldier of the third company, whom Prince Andrew knew and who had a strap round the calf of one leg, crossed himself, stepped back to get a good run, and plunged into the water; another, a dark noncommissioned officer who was always shaggy, stood up to his waist in the water joyfully wriggling his muscular figure and snorted with satisfaction as he poured the water over his head with hands blackened to the wrists.
He decided that he would rather wash himself with water in the barn.
They would have had to retire of their own accord, for they had no water for men or horses.
The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.
Occasionally dressers ran out to fetch water, or to point out those who were to be brought in next.
Water was being sprinkled on his face.
Men were supporting him in their arms and offering him a glass of water, but his trembling, swollen lips could not grasp its rim.
Tomorrow after dinner I shall take the Iberian icon of the Mother of God to the wounded in the Catherine Hospital where we will have some water blessed.
As they were going round the Sukharev water tower Natasha, who was inquisitively and alertly scrutinizing the people driving or walking past, suddenly cried out in joyful surprise: