At this point indicated on the planisphere one of these currents
was rolling, the Kuro-Scivo of the Japanese, the Black River, which, leaving the Gulf of Bengal, where it is warmed by the perpendicular rays of a tropical sun, crosses the Straits of Malacca along the coast of Asia, turns into the North Pacific to the Aleutian Islands, carrying with it trunks of camphor-trees and other indigenous productions, and edging the waves of the ocean with the pure indigo of its warm water.
Sam, sliding silently down the surface of the rock, let himself quietly into his skiff, cast loose the fastening, and abandoned himself to the rapid current
, which in that place runs like a mill stream, and soon swept him off from the neighborhood.
Well, you can't work up against this current
In my viewing the sea from that hill where I stood, I perceived a strong, and indeed a most furious current
, which ran to the east, and even came close to the point; and I took the more notice of it because I saw there might be some danger that when I came into it I might be carried out to sea by the strength of it, and not be able to make the island again; and indeed, had I not got first upon this hill, I believe it would have been so; for there was the same current
on the other side the island, only that it set off at a further distance, and I saw there was a strong eddy under the shore; so I had nothing to do but to get out of the first current
, and I should presently be in an eddy.
Does not this stream at our feet run toward the summer, until its waters grow salt, and the current
Pearl resembled the brook, inasmuch as the current
of her life gushed from a well-spring as mysterious, and had flowed through scenes shadowed as heavily with gloom.
As soon as it was good and dark, I shut off the current
from all the fences, and then groped my way out to the embankment bordering our side of the great dynamite ditch.
There are dikes abreast the Schloss Hotel, and the current
is violently swift at that point.
The ferryboat was floating with the current
, and I allowed I'd have a chance to see who was aboard when she come along, because she would come in close, where the bread did.
You see, sir," he went on, "if once we dropped to leeward of the landing-place, it's hard to say where we should get ashore, besides the chance of being boarded by the gigs; whereas, the way we go the current
must slacken, and then we can dodge back along the shore.
It must be seen at once that the proposed uniformity in the VALUE of the current
coin might be destroyed by subjecting that of foreign coin to the different regulations of the different States.
Every word is either current
, or strange, or metaphorical, or ornamental, or newly-coined, or lengthened, or contracted, or altered.