She heard the gurgling water before the creek came into view.
On the way across the open water, they saw several dolphins.
The water felt delightful.
Bonus points are given for resiliency, low water requirements, and appearance.
Another instant and I shall never again see the sun, this water, that gorge!...
Where does all the rain water go?
Why, the water streams from them!
The water is so transparent that the bottom can easily be discerned at the depth of twenty-five or thirty feet.
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.
Water was dripping from the trees, and the grass was wet.
Moreover, in summer, Walden never becomes so warm as most water which is exposed to the sun, on account of its depth.
Alarmed at Denisov's condition, Rostov suggested that he should undress, drink some water, and send for the doctor.
He remembered the expression Dolokhov's face assumed in his moments of cruelty, as when tying the policeman to the bear and dropping them into the water, or when he challenged a man to a duel without any reason, or shot a post-boy's horse with a pistol.
He grabbed the towel and turned the cold water on.
Water isn't scarce either; we have had the same amount forever.
To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.
Rostov, smoking his pipe and turning his head about as the water trickled down his neck, listened inattentively, with an occasional glance at Ilyin, who was pressing close to him.
I help mother and teacher water them every night before supper.
She spelled "water" several times.
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.
When such holes freeze, and a rain succeeds, and finally a new freezing forms a fresh smooth ice over all, it is beautifully mottled internally by dark figures, shaped somewhat like a spider's web, what you may call ice rosettes, produced by the channels worn by the water flowing from all sides to a centre.
The servants were bringing in jugs and basins, hot water for shaving, and their well- brushed clothes.
"Makarka" (their name for Makarin) "will go through fire and water for you for nothing.
"I only ran out to get some water," said Mishka.
Half an hour later, her eyes swollen and her chest sore from sobbing, she turned her face up to the warm water in the shower.
Barely visible a half mile or more across the water were a few other camps.
But this I know, I love to play In the meadow, among the hay-- Up the water, and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.
The water laves the shore as it did a thousand years ago.
His white breast, the stillness of the air, and the smoothness of the water were all against him.
Were there no natural advantages--no water privileges, forsooth?
It was dusty and so hot that on passing near water one longed to bathe.
He tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
The water was cool and had a metallic taste.
I've left ample stores of food and water for you.
From our standpoint, the plant wastes all the rest of its energy on riotous living: growing roots and leaves, soaking up water, separating carbon molecules from oxygen ones.
The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.
The surrounding hills rise abruptly from the water to the height of forty to eighty feet, though on the southeast and east they attain to about one hundred and one hundred and fifty feet respectively, within a quarter and a third of a mile.
A field of water betrays the spirit that is in the air.
He rounded this water with his hand, deepened and clarified it in his thought, and in his will bequeathed it to Concord.
As near as he could remember, it stood twelve or fifteen rods from the shore, where the water was thirty or forty feet deep.
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
When I went to get a pail of water early in the morning I frequently saw this stately bird sailing out of my cove within a few rods.
I could commonly hear the splash of the water when he came up, and so also detected him.
Though completely waterlogged and almost as heavy as lead, they not only burned long, but made a very hot fire; nay, I thought that they burned better for the soaking, as if the pitch, being confined by the water, burned longer, as in a lamp.
Sometimes, however, he will run upon a wall many rods, and then leap off far to one side, and he appears to know that water will not retain his scent.
I fathomed it easily with a cod-line and a stone weighing about a pound and a half, and could tell accurately when the stone left the bottom, by having to pull so much harder before the water got underneath to help me.
William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!
Cape becomes bar, and plain shoal, and valley and gorge deep water and channel.
In proportion as the mouth of the cove was wider compared with its length, the water over the bar was deeper compared with that in the basin.
It was a small cavity under ten feet of water; but I think that I can warrant the pond not to need soldering till they find a worse leak than that.
This was somewhat like cutting a hole in the bottom of a ship to let the water out.
Like the water, the Walden ice, seen near at hand, has a green tint, but at a distance is beautifully blue, and you can easily tell it from the white ice of the river, or the merely greenish ice of some ponds, a quarter of a mile off.
I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue.
Perhaps the blue color of water and ice is due to the light and air they contain, and the most transparent is the bluest.
Why is it that a bucket of water soon becomes putrid, but frozen remains sweet forever?
I meet his servant come to draw water for his master, and our buckets as it were grate together in the same well.
The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.
It indicates better than any water hereabouts the absolute progress of the season, being least affected by transient changes of temperature.
A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º.
This difference of three and a half degrees between the temperature of the deep water and the shallow in the latter pond, and the fact that a great proportion of it is comparatively shallow, show why it should break up so much sooner than Walden.
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
Ice has its grain as well as wood, and when a cake begins to rot or "comb," that is, assume the appearance of honeycomb, whatever may be its position, the air cells are at right angles with what was the water surface.
Every morning, generally speaking, the shallow water is being warmed more rapidly than the deep, though it may not be made so warm after all, and every evening it is being cooled more rapidly until the morning.
In the silicious matter which the water deposits is perhaps the bony system, and in the still finer soil and organic matter the fleshy fibre or cellular tissue.
It is glorious to behold this ribbon of water sparkling in the sun, the bare face of the pond full of glee and youth, as if it spoke the joy of the fishes within it, and of the sands on its shore.
Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.
Drain the blood from men's veins and put in water instead, then there will be no more war!
"Get him to his place and give him some water," said Rostov, pointing to the Cossack.
Still laughing and talking, the officers began hurriedly getting ready and again boiled some muddy water in the samovar.
That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
The doctors were of use to Natasha because they kissed and rubbed her bump, assuring her that it would soon pass if only the coachman went to the chemist's in the Arbat and got a powder and some pills in a pretty box for a ruble and seventy kopeks, and if she took those powders in boiled water at intervals of precisely two hours, neither more nor less.
There is no longer the measured quiet sound of throbbing activity, like the sound of boiling water, but diverse discordant sounds of disorder.
No residents were left in Moscow, and the soldiers--like water percolating through sand--spread irresistibly through the city in all directions from the Kremlin into which they had first marched.
"You fellows have no conscience," said he to the valet who was pouring water over his hands.
Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
As soon as Pierre began to say anything that did not fit in with that aim, the channel was removed and the water could flow to waste.
Our luck is like water in a dragnet: you pull at it and it bulges, but when you've drawn it out it's empty!
On the left there was water--a great river--and on the right a porch.
On approaching Tarutino Kutuzov noticed cavalrymen leading their horses to water across the road along which he was driving.
The men sat huddled up trying not to stir, so as to warm the water that had trickled to their bodies and not admit the fresh cold water that was leaking in under their seats, their knees, and at the back of their necks.
Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare.
The saturated road no longer absorbed the water, which ran along the ruts in streams.
And without linking up the events of the day or drawing a conclusion from them, Pierre closed his eyes, seeing a vision of the country in summertime mingled with memories of bathing and of the liquid, vibrating globe, and he sank into water so that it closed over his head.
She did not let go of her mother but struggled tenderly with her, demanded a pillow and hot water, and unfastened and tore open her mother's dress.
When the bridges broke down, unarmed soldiers, people from Moscow and women with children who were with the French transport, all--carried on by vis inertiae-- pressed forward into boats and into the ice-covered water and did not, surrender.
The sweet smell made her mouth water, and her stomach growled in anticipation.
He waded out of the water and laid his socks and shirt on a rock in the sun to dry.
The water wasn't much more than a drip and it took us a long time to fill the canteens.
She stared at the bath water, only mildly aware that it was losing its warmth.
Apparently the water had been shut off up here to keep it from freezing.
It was a weird sensation; I was moving like walking in water but I had no sense of my own body.
Yes, we were as frightened as a kid on a high board, looking at the water below.
If I flushed hundred dollar bills down the toilet, the city of Cleveland would run out of water before I went broke.
Howie and Quinn remained the oil and water of our association although there was no mention of Martha's teenage indiscretion that had caused so much early turmoil.
I pushed the door slowly and found a case of water bottles, bread, peanut butter, crackers, cheese and several sealed containers of fruits and puddings.
The water was cold, and she shook, her arms hugging her knees to her chest.
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
They soon mixed a tub of oatmeal with a little water, and Jim ate it with much relish.
His beautiful clothes were soaked with water, and his fine white collar and ruffles were soiled and dripping.
They let you fall into the water, and you would have been drowned, if it hadn't been for me.
Once that is achieved, the sort of event that will happen is: You will be online to order, say, a replacement water filter, and the suggestion engine will propose that along with the filter, you might like to buy ... a pogo stick.
When we talk about it in terms of scarcity, we usually mean clean water in a certain location is scarce.
And say the net cost to society of having a gallon of polluted water dumped into the river—the cleanup cost, or the economic impact of the gallon of dirty water—is $10.
If you ask it to run your bath, it knows you like the water at 104 degrees.
I push the seed in the ground, water it, and wonder why nothing grew.
Everywhere you go in the United States are water fountains.
Water isn't free; someone is paying a bill to purify the water that comes through that fountain.
Water isn't free; someone is paying a bill to purify the water that comes through that fountain.
I don't recall ever being in a department store, drinking from the water fountain, and having the staff look at me disapprovingly because I was running up the water bill.
Ever more accurate sensors can track the contents of ocean water or assess food safety.
Some one was drawing water and my teacher placed my hand under the spout.
As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.
Every morning after breakfast I prepared his bath, made his cage clean and sweet, filled his cups with fresh seed and water from the well-house, and hung a spray of chickweed in his swing.
The buoyant motion of the water filled me with an exquisite, quivering joy.
Suddenly my ecstasy gave place to terror; for my foot struck against a rock and the next instant there was a rush of water over my head.
I thrust out my hands to grasp some support, I clutched at the water and at the seaweed which the waves tossed in my face.
After I had recovered from my first experience in the water, I thought it great fun to sit on a big rock in my bathing-suit and feel wave after wave dash against the rock, sending up a shower of spray which quite covered me.
Whether it comes from the trees which have been heated by the sun, or from the water, I can never discover.
Then the great actor gave his coat a hitch and his mouth a twitch, and in an instant I was in the village of Falling Water and felt Schneider's shaggy head against my knee.
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.
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....
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.
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?
His highest duty to fodder and water his horses!
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.
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.
He had soaked hemlock leaves in water and drank it, and thought that was better than water in warm weather.
My auxiliaries are the dews and rains which water this dry soil, and what fertility is in the soil itself, which for the most part is lean and effete.
This broad field which I have looked at so long looks not to me as the principal cultivator, but away from me to influences more genial to it, which water and make it green.
I have seen our river, when, the landscape being covered with snow, both water and ice were almost as green as grass.
Yet a single glass of its water held up to the light is as colorless as an equal quantity of air.
The shore is composed of a belt of smooth rounded white stones like paving-stones, excepting one or two short sand beaches, and is so steep that in many places a single leap will carry you into water over your head; and were it not for its remarkable transparency, that would be the last to be seen of its bottom till it rose on the opposite side.
It is a gem of the first water which Concord wears in her coronet.
For four months in the year its water is as cold as it is pure at all times; and I think that it is then as good as any, if not the best, in the town.
In the winter, all water which is exposed to the air is colder than springs and wells which are protected from it.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
Whoever camps for a week in summer by the shore of a pond, needs only bury a pail of water a few feet deep in the shade of his camp to be independent of the luxury of ice.
I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.
You may see from a boat, in calm weather, near the sandy eastern shore, where the water is eight or ten feet deep, and also in some other parts of the pond, some circular heaps half a dozen feet in diameter by a foot in height, consisting of small stones less than a hen's egg in size, where all around is bare sand.
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
The trees have ample room to expand on the water side, and each sends forth its most vigorous branch in that direction.
On land only the grass and trees wave, but the water itself is rippled by the wind.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy bough, and instantly took refuge in the depths.
At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.
It was very clumsy, but lasted a great many years before it became water-logged and perhaps sank to the bottom.
Sometimes it would come floating up to the shore; but when you went toward it, it would go back into deep water and disappear.
When I first paddled a boat on Walden, it was completely surrounded by thick and lofty pine and oak woods, and in some of its coves grape-vines had run over the trees next the water and formed bowers under which a boat could pass.
Though the woodchoppers have laid bare first this shore and then that, and the Irish have built their sties by it, and the railroad has infringed on its border, and the ice-men have skimmed it once, it is itself unchanged, the same water which my youthful eyes fell on; all the change is in me.
These wash back and forth in shallow water on a sandy bottom, and are sometimes cast on the shore.
I have water from the spring, and a loaf of brown bread on the shelf.--Hark!
There's good sport there if the water be not too high.
I had dug out the spring and made a well of clear gray water, where I could dip up a pailful without roiling it, and thither I went for this purpose almost every day in midsummer, when the pond was warmest.
But now the kind October wind rises, rustling the leaves and rippling the surface of the water, so that no loon can be heard or seen, though his foes sweep the pond with spy-glasses, and make the woods resound with their discharges.
First I take an axe and pail and go in search of water, if that be not a dream.
So the hollows about this pond will, sometimes, in the winter, be filled with a greenish water somewhat like its own, but the next day will have frozen blue.
The life in us is like the water in the river.
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.
The fences and gates were new and solid; two fire pumps and a water cart, painted green, stood in a shed; the paths were straight, the bridges were strong and had handrails.
To change the water in this glass.
He gave an angry thrust to his horse, which had grown restive under him, and plunged into the water, heading for the deepest part where the current was swift.
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.
Morel, the orderly, brought some hot water in a saucepan and placed a bottle of claret in it.
Listening to the story of the struggle between love and duty, Pierre saw before his eyes every minutest detail of his last meeting with the object of his love at the Sukharev water tower.
His face, having been bathed in cold water, was all aglow, and his eyes were particularly brilliant.
Wherever the ship may go, the rush of water which neither directs nor increases its movement foams ahead of it, and at a distance seems to us not merely to move of itself but to govern the ship's movement also.
Water would have been her choice.
Jonathan helped her feed and water the animals and then she took him to the hospital with her.
She ran the bath water for Destiny and helped her into the tub with her toy before rejoining Alex.
Maybe you are having a little water gain, but you look great.
The morning was getting hot by the time they managed to water the mules and fill their canteens.
They'll have to wait for water, the same as we did.
The wildlife out here depends on the water hole.
About 10 feet back into the cave water oozed from the wall, slowly dripping into a small rock pool.
The night was quiet, no insects chirping, no water gurgling.
He ducked under the water and came up, wiping the water from his eyes and pushing his hair back.
The surface of the water ruptured, spewing a colorful fish into the air.
She quietly crossed to the kitchen and put some water on the stove for coffee.
Cynthia ran water in the pot.
Scraping the left-overs into a bowl, she ran water to wash the dishes.
It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.
After that other people brought water from a brook and sprinkled the earth.
Dorothy and the buggy had floated slowly down stream with the current of the water, and the others made haste to join her.
The old boat creeps over the water no faster than a snail.
He jumped out of the water and shouted again.
Then, make them all soak their fingers in ice water so they are numb and work even slower, creating another thirty jobs for cold-fingered, blindfolded cotton seed removers.
What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?
It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.
Successive nations perchance have drank at, admired, and fathomed it, and passed away, and still its water is green and pellucid as ever.
Instead of the white lily, which requires mud, or the common sweet flag, the blue flag (Iris versicolor) grows thinly in the pure water, rising from the stony bottom all around the shore, where it is visited by hummingbirds in June; and the color both of its bluish blades and its flowers and especially their reflections, is in singular harmony with the glaucous water.
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor; and think of dashing the hopes of a morning with a cup of warm coffee, or of an evening with a dish of tea!
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
Fetching water clear and sweet, Stop, dear maiden, I entreat--
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.
At one point he splashed through a mud puddle, throwing mud and water all over her.
She swished the water around in the bottom, glancing at the water barrel.
They paused at a water hole that bubbled up between some rocks.
They were running low on water, so it was a dry camp.
They emptied all the water into four canteens and took four empty ones with them.
Take a few swallows of water and rest your legs for a minute.
Pouring water from one of the canteens into his hat, he watered the horse.
She turned her back on Bordeaux and pulled her shirt from her pants, unbuttoning it so that the water could reach the sweat stained area under her breasts.
Later, as she soaked in a deliciously warm tub of water, she thought of the twins.
Our case of water bottles, down three from the original two dozen would need to be rationed.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
If you are in a desert dying of thirst, you value the first glass of water very highly, the second glass a bit less, and the 802nd not at all.
One day I happened to spill water on my apron, and I spread it out to dry before the fire which was flickering on the sitting-room hearth.
Some consider blue "to be the color of pure water, whether liquid or solid."
I was surprised to see how thirsty the bricks were which drank up all the moisture in my plaster before I had smoothed it, and how many pailfuls of water it takes to christen a new hearth.
He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society.
I paid the electric and water bill this week.
This is the last water hole for a long time.
I found some water, too.
As they approached, the sound of running water welcomed them.
She pulled the pins from her hair and scrubbed it and then wiped the rivulets of water from her face.
Later, as she was straining the water from the potatoes, Cade wandered in.
Everyone knows water evaporates, rises, then falls to the earth as rain—but no one can even guess how much energy could be captured from this if we only knew how.
No more searching for frozen half-tires in the snow and stomping the water out of them.
They would all get together and wash her old car, winding up in a gleeful water fight.
Lisa tossed Giddon a towel and plunged her hands into the soapy water in the sink.
It was barely enough to water a mule at a time.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
We had no right to challenge his choices in spite of our lives being tied to his as tightly as a water-logged knot.
I've just been paddling to keep my head above water my whole life long and sinking down further with every stroke.
One morning I left the cage on the window-seat while I went to fetch water for his bath.
My stockings and shirt... and the water is running on my seat!
Tears filled her eyes, but she forced the water fight at her car into her mind to push out the other.
It wasn't wise to allow a canteen to go empty in this country, but the water supply was getting low.
The man whom they called Tikhon, having run to the stream, plunged in so that the water splashed in the air, and, having disappeared for an instant, scrambled out on all fours, all black with the wet, and ran on.
In the old days there was a hand pump in the kitchen and no hot water you didn't boil yourself.