It was a boisterous day, half a gale of wind against the flood tide.
A crimson wave flew to her face—a flood tide of humiliation.
It's a flood tide to-day and with the big ground swell she hasn't a chance.
Did it fail him he would be caught by the flood tide some miles from land.
When he closes the lid, the water rises again; then it is flood tide.
The fishing is done ...