The sun had set, and the backwater, in deep shadow, was filling with a gentle haze.
Was it the backwater of my disgrace, I wonder, that has overwhelmed poor Gill?'
Then he had seemed to himself in the backwater, out of the throng of existence.
He came to the island, and let his boat slide into the backwater.
The backwater was not a happy place—they would not stay there a ...