I followed Quinn down to the water's edge as the women waved from whicker rocking chairs on the wide verandah.
He moved forward until the sound of the sea and the firmness of the sand suggested he was close to the water's edge.
Seen from a distance it appears like a succession of dazzling white terraces rising from the water's edge.
The western shore of the lake is low, and in many places is covered with olive trees to the water's edge.
high and forested to the water's edge.
In the general scheme of attack the landing at this last point was of primary importance; the largest force had been detailed for it, and the troops were for the most part conveyed to the beach in a steamer (the " River Clyde ") which was run ashore; but only some scattered detachments cowering close to the water's edge had established themselves on land by nightfall, and the Allies' position here seemed to be highly critical.
On the 9th of June 1772 the " Gaspee," a British vessel which had been sent over to enforce the acts of trade and navigation, ran aground in Narragansett Bay and was burned to the water's edge by a party of men from Providence.
The whole district, from the water's edge to the loftiest mountain on the eastern boundary, may be regarded as almost unbroken forest.
In the years immediately preceding the Declaration of Independence Maryland pursued much the same course as did other leading colonies in the struggle - a vessel with tea on board was even burned to the water's edge - and yet when it came to the decisive act of declaring independence there was hesitation.
south from the mouth of the Winooski river along the lake shore and gradually rising from the water's edge to a height of 275 ft.; its situation and its cool and equable summer climate have given it a wide reputation as a summer resort, and it is a centre for yachting, canoeing and other aquatic sports.
above sea-level; but partly on a narrow strip of ground which separates this bank from the water's edge.
The site of the old city resembles a whale's back in shape; it slopes gently to its western extremity at Punta Sarandi and to the water's edge on either side.
The imperial palace, founded by Constantine and extended by his successors, occupied the territory which lies to the east of St Sophia and the Hippodrome down to the water's edge.
abseil down dizzying cliff faces over the water's edge.
With all the grace of a stone Buddha, he palms and launches the ball into the meringue at water's edge.
footsat near the water's edge just letting the sea flow over my bare feet.
hesitated an instant at the water's edge it would have been nothing.
If he had hesitated an instant at the water's edge it would have been nothing.
We rented kayaks one night, and as dusk fell we paddled out from the reeds at the water's edge.
lurking in the undergrowth at the water's edge.
Feeding around the water's edge were several heron species, malachite kingfisher and waders including redshank, spotted redshank, marsh sandpiper.
We're surprised to see a sandpiper fly down the canal and land at the water's edge.
We spent ages watching the baby sea lions playing at the water's edge.
Near the water's edge on the eastern shore is a colony of the rare mint pennyroyal.
strapping six-footer left immediately to join a throng of townsfolk already surging down Kirkhill toward the water's edge.
In places the shore of the lake rises abruptly from the water's edge.
Design a mural of a misty pond including frogs and large goldfish, majestic trees, sunshine, clouds, big lily pads and ferns growing along the water's edge.
She's a prolific writer of television scripts and movie screenplays, a voiceover artist, and an actress with a resume featuring roles on shows like Felicity and the television move Christmas at Water's Edge.
One in particular is a television movie called Christmas at Water's Edge starring Keshia Knight Pullium (from The Cosby Show) and Tom Bosley (from Happy Days).
My top ones: The above-mentioned Christmas at Water's Edge since that was the first time I was able to be on a set as an actress and a writer.
You also don't want to venture too far from the water's edge either, as water is a necessary item in your sandcastle building arsenal.
Even if your child can swim well, he or she needs a jacket before getting on a boat or being close to the water's edge.
During the bird nesting season, from late September to mid-February, visitors can also explore the island's historic parade ground and can hike down the Agave Trail to the water's edge.
The city, a summer resort, lies on an undulating hillside, which rises from the water's edge to a height of more than 150 ft., and commands extensive views of the picturesque islands, headlands, and mountains of the Maine coast.
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