But they did not intend to fight matters out on high waters.
Ice in the rivers frequently obstructs navigation, and high waters and bad roads sometimes prevent stages from running regularly.
The "high waters" since then have been so insignificant that I have scarcely taken the trouble to notice them.
The high waters had nearly submerged it, but a few slender twigs were seen above their surface.
The high waters shine not, neither do they show their splendour.
Its high waters would put out some of the fires on the lower levels.
The Bridge ther of late tyme,” he proceeds to say, “was very smalle and ille, and at high Waters very hard to come by.
So far only one life had been lost as a direct result of the high waters here.
One thousand persons were driven from their homes at Olean by the high waters of the Canisteo and Hornell.
In the Pittsburgh district 100,000 were idle, the workmen having been driven from the manufacturing plants by high waters.