His discovery had left him dumb, his mind confused by a cross-current of emotions.
He staggered like a graceful yacht chopped by a cross-current.
"She won't get lost with one," said Arnold, reassuringly, as they were separated by a cross-current of determined humanity.
The cross-current was strong, and in a minute or two would carry the burning vessel into the wharves and sheds.
There was a cross-current in this strange affair, whose depth and strength I was beginning to gauge with increasing seriousness.
Now he knew what he had done when he snatched Elsie Murray out of her cross-current of life and took her for himself.
Where there can not be such a cross-current, some circulation can be secured by having a window open both top and bottom.