In one part of the road leading to the church was found the saddle trampled in the dirt; the tracks of horses' hoofs deeply dented in the road, and evidently at furious speed, were traced to the bridge, beyond which, on the bank of a broad part oœ the brook, where the water
ran deep and black, was found the hat of the unfortunate Ichabod, and close beside it a shattered pumpkin.
Would it stand to reason, that such a fish should live and be catched in this here little pond of water
, where it’s hardly deep enough to drown a man, as you’ll find in the wide ocean, where, as every body knows that is, everybody that has followed the seas, whales and grampuses are to be seen, that are as long as one of the pine- trees on yonder mountain?
Arrived at the foot of the mountain, the travellers found a rill of water
oozing out of the earth, and resembling in look and taste, the water
of the Missouri.
But to my surprise I ran against a blank wall before I reached a point where the waters
came to the roof of the corridor.
I always had an idea that Como was a vast basin of water
, like Tahoe, shut in by great mountains.
Little shivers ran over it, and the sun went away and shadows stole across the water
, turning it cold.
Nothing could make me forget what I know," remarked the Scarecrow, gazing into the fountain, "for I cannot drink the Water
of Oblivion or water
of any kind.
grew suddenly lighter, and my spirits rose accordingly.
While waiting for slack water
, in which to lift their heavy nets from the bed of the bay, the Chinese had all gone to sleep below.
The sun-wash was on the crisping water
, and life was big.
Herons and other birds, century after century, have gone on daily devouring fish; they then take flight and go to other waters
, or are blown across the sea; and we have seen that seeds retain their power of germination, when rejected in pellets or in excrement, many hours afterwards.
In the Orinoco it occurs on the rocks periodically washed by the floods, and in those parts alone where the stream is rapid; or, as the Indians say, "the rocks are black where the waters