"Ticklish job that, on a falling tide," said the mate, coolly.
They heard a broken grumble like the murmur of a falling tide.
And the desires and aversions are like the rising and falling tide.
"You see that sand bank that the falling tide has exposed," was Frank's reply.
The boat had grounded upon the reef with the falling tide, but with some difficulty was got afloat, when ...