Ebbing sentence example

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  • Her strength was quickly ebbing, her madness near.
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  • She doesn't realize her time on this earth is ebbing to a close, perhaps only minutes from now after she answers my questions.
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  • The surface of the peninsula was very hilly and irregular, the shore-line was deeply indented with coves, and there were salt marshes that fringed the neck and the river-channel and were left oozy by the ebbing tides.
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  • Near the mouth, where the lake narrows to a strait, are the rapids which Ossian called the Falls of Lora, the ebbing and flowing tides, as they rush over the rocky bar, creating a roaring noise audible at a considerable distance.
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  • Her whole theology centres in the lines " The love of God flows just as much As that of ebbing self subsides; Our hearts, their scantiness is such, Bear not the conflict of these rival tides."
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  • But the tide of Ottoman dominion was ebbing fast.
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  • The drugs have gone a long way in alleviating the pains, but I still feel my life gradually ebbing away.
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  • The branches as well as the upper parts of the main streams flow through broad and shallow valleys; the middle courses of the main streams wind their way through reed-covered marshes, the water ebbing and flowing with the tide; in their lower courses they become estuarine and the water flows between low banks.
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  • But this wave of the ebbing Moslem tide had less force than the Almorvide, and fell back both sooner and farther than its predecessor.
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  • Our people are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide that will never return.
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  • ebbing tide.
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  • Yours is ebbing, to get into flow; you'll need to talk with your wife.
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  • You are my protector who keeps me safe, inside, From the sand which shifts beneath my feet with every ebbing tide.
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  • Eventually we locked out on a fairly gently ebbing tide at 12.20.
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  • flotsam left by the ebbing tide of paganism.
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  • recedepeople are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide that will never return.
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  • and President and Judge of the same," and gives to him power to take cognizance of "all causes, civil and maritime, also all contracts, complaints, offences or suspected offences, crimes, pleas, debts, exchanges, accounts, policies of assurance, loading of ships, and all other matters and contracts which relate to freight due for the use of ships, transportation, money or bottomry; also all suits civil and maritime between merchants or between proprietors of ships and other vessels for matters in, upon, or by the sea, or public streams, or fresh-water ports, rivers, nooks and places overflown whatsoever within the ebbing and flowing of the sea and high-water mark, or upon any of the shores or banks adjacent from any of the first bridges towards the sea through England and Ireland and the dominions thereof, or elsewhere beyond the seas."
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  • ebbing fast?
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  • ebbing of the tide in vain.
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