And these waters I listlessly daily cross, are these the waters he cross'd, As resolute in defeat as other generals in their proudest triumphs?
02:014:029 But the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
The blue water and fairy white boat were the disappointing prospects in the symbol.
The waters flowed over the whole surface of the globe; they boiled; they were volatilized, or turned into vapor; a kind of steam cloud wrapped the whole earth, the globe itself becoming at last nothing but one huge sphere of gas, indescribable in color, between white heat and red, as big and as brilliant as the sun.
The hour is near, When for their stubbornness at Padua’s marsh The water shall be chang’d, that laves Vicena And where Cagnano meets with Sile, one Lords it, and bears his head aloft, for whom The web is now a-warping.
This sudsy water is the only thing that is covering me.”
"I dare not do it; the water is shoal," said the captain. "
But their waters of choice are the Red Sea and the Mediterranean near the Greek Islands or the coast of Syria.
The niece said the same, and, more: "You must know, Master Nicholas"--for that was the name of the barber--"it was often my uncle's way to stay two days and nights together poring over these unholy books of misventures, after which he would fling the book away and snatch up his sword and fall to slashing the walls; and when he was tired out he would say he had killed four giants like four towers; and the sweat that flowed from him when he was weary he said was the blood of the wounds he had received in battle; and then he would drink a great jug of cold water and become calm and quiet, saying that this water was a most precious potion which the sage Esquife, a great magician and friend of his, had brought him.
Well, water under the bridge is that, miss.
I was born free, and that I might live in freedom I chose the solitude of the fields; in the trees of the mountains I find society, the clear waters of the brooks are my mirrors, and to the trees and waters I make known my thoughts and charms.
They ought to, if Laughing Water is Minnehaha in their language.’”
Then I saw the gladdest sight that ever my eyes beheld, for on the right, not ten yards away, the water running from his hair and beard, was Leo.
Truly, this water surrounding me was just a kind of air, denser than the atmosphere on land but almost as transparent.
And when he came to the sea the water was quite dark grey, and rushed far inland, and had an ill smell.
A bridge spanned it midway and from there to its lower end, where an amber-hued belt of sand-hills shut it in from the dark blue gulf beyond, the water was a glory of many shifting hues—the most spiritual shadings of crocus and rose and ethereal green, with other elusive tintings for which no name has ever been found.
Forthe waters remain not formless and invisible, seeing we behold themflowing in so comely a manner.
Water at the ordinary temperature is at once a fluid and a liquid.
01:009:014 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: 01:009:015 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
But Pyraichmes led the Paionians with curving bows, from far away in Amydon, from the broad stream of Axios, Axios whose water is the fairest that floweth over the face of the earth.
"Didn't you know water would be the end of me?"
Water is his true element, and he lives in the sea more than on shore, going constantly from one island to another, even to Crete.”
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!
Water, as everybody knows, is a great conductor of sound.
In fact, water is a better conductor of sound than air, and under the waves noises carry four times as fast.
02:004:009 And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the dry land.
The very oldest rocks must have been formed before there was any sea at all, when the earth was too, hot for a sea, to exist, and when the water that is now sea was an atmosphere of steam mixed with the air.
This is the grass that grows wherever the land is and the water is, This the common air that bathes the globe.