Thus a literal translation of the name of this beautiful sheet of water
, used by the tribe that dwelt on its banks, would be "The Tail of the Lake.
This was a long and fatiguing march, through an exceeding fertile country, remarkable for fine springs and streams of water
And Uncle Venner, who had studied the world at street-corners, and other posts equally well adapted for just observation, was as ready to give out his wisdom as a town-pump to give water
He assisted the farmers occasionally in the lighter labors of their farms, helped to make hay, mended the fences, took the horses to water
, drove the cows from pasture, and cut wood for the winter fire.
If such an animal is in existence, if it inhabits the depths of the ocean, if it frequents the strata lying miles below the surface of the water
, it must necessarily possess an organisation the strength of which would defy all comparison.
tasted like a solution of a dozen disagreeable things, and was sufficiently nauseous to have made the fortune of the proprietor, had the spa been situated in the midst of any civilized community.
There was great affectation of stillness during all these manoeuvers, in order, as Richard assured them, “not to frighten the bass, who were running into the shoal waters
, and who would approach the light if not disturbed by the sounds from the fishermen.
Stuart supposed this to be one of the head waters
of the Missouri, and determined to follow its banks.
But Adam did not need it, Nor the plough he would not speed it, Singing:--"Earth and Water
, Air and Fire, What more can mortal man desire?
As the level of the passage rose, so, too, did the waters
rise until it soon became apparent to me, who brought up the rear, that they were gaining rapidly upon us.
On the other side crags and trees and snowy houses were reflected in the lake with a wonderful distinctness, and streams of light from many a distant window shot far abroad over the still waters
Marooners' Rock stood alone in the forbidding waters
as if it were itself marooned.
He too saw the fountain and hastened to drink of its forbidden waters
Why, man, they don't come north of fourteen here in these waters
of the bay contain all manner of fish, wherefore its surface is ploughed by the keels of all manner of fishing boats manned by all manner of fishermen.