The water is not deep enough to drown him yet, if he is not carried away by the backwash.'
The backwash of civilization in the Orient is not our concern.
I must write you of what I have seen, the other side, the backwash.
One seems on the other side of creation's wall—in the backwash of the waters.
Does the Sahib know whither the backwash of the flood had borne me?