If we could get a sluice to work, we could make from twelve dollars to sixteen dollars a day each.
"The Cariboo Trail" by Agnes C. Laut
The largest gold is caught near the head of the sluice; and the farther down the sluice, the finer the gold.
"Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining" by John S. Hittell
It almost seemed to me as deadening as the sluice of dreary Styx.
"Nirvana Days" by Cale Young Rice
And it was to accomplish this that France opened the sluices that have deluged the earth with blood!
"A Modern Symposium" by G. Lowes Dickinson
This making alleys low sluice-ways for water is a great mistake in yards and gardens.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
There, after placing his wig upon the ball at the top, he used to sluice his head with its water.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Sujin's work was continued by his successor, who, in 6 A.D., ordered canals and sluices to be dug in more than eight hundred places.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Another cord closes the sluice and everything is stationary.
"A Prince of Good Fellows" by Robert Barr
SLUICE BOXES AND PREPARATIONS FOR WINTER.
"To Alaska for Gold" by Edward Stratemeyer
By means of sluices we obtain partial control of the main stream.
"Lord Stranleigh Abroad" by Robert Barr
Then the attendant turned off the shower and sluiced the patient with powerful streams of water from the hoses.
"A Thought For Tomorrow" by Robert E. Gilbert
Later on, there was a sure-enough fight over a sluice, and the bullets went thick.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Ludwig was pleased with the meadow-valley where he had arranged the trench with sluices.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
Karsten and I build waterworks, you see; we build dams and make sluices and waterfalls.
"What Happened to Inger Johanne" by Dikken Zwilgmeyer
Here, for nearly two miles, she slipped with astonishing good luck down a narrow, sluice-like lane of almost smooth water.
"The Haunters of the Silences" by Charles G. D. Roberts
It sounded as if in the distance water was pouring from an open sluice.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Hooray for a good sluice to-morrow, anyhow.
"Renshaw Fanning's Quest" by Bertram Mitford
Now, however, the quantity of the water is regulated by sluices and the ceremony has fallen into disuse.
"Nooks and Corners of Cornwall" by C. A. Dawson Scott
Then, as if the sluice of some Cyclopean lock had been shut, the mighty mill-race halted and a mountain grew upon the face of the deep.
"The Pursuit" by Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
The rocker period lasted only about a year, and was succeeded by that of the sluice, a sort of magnified rocker, fifty or even a hundred feet long.
"The Life of Bret Harte" by Henry Childs Merwin
To be a bony feed Sourdough
You must, by Yukon Law,
Have killed a moose,
And robbed a sluice,
AND BUNKED UP WITH A SQUAW. . . .
"No Sourdough" by Robert W Service
As waters from her sluices flow'd
Unbounded sorrow from her eyes;
To earth her bended front she bow'd,
And sent her wailings to the skies.
"An Ode - Presented To The King, On His Majesty's Arrival In Holland, After The Queen's Death" by Matthew Prior
And the sea through all its tide-ways
Swept the reeling vessels sideways,
As the leaves are swept through sluices,
When the flood-gates open wide.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XI. -- Bishop Sigurd At " by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The sluice is down, the mill—race still,
Nor in mid—stream nor water's edge
Comes faintest ripple, tiniest rill,
To stir the flag, or sway the sedge.
"The Silent Muse" by Alfred Austin
To me, not much;
But thee, it might indeed enrich: for when,
As often happens, money is at ebb,
Thou couldst unlock thy sluices, make advances,
And take in form of interest all thou wilt.
"Nathan The Wise - Act I" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Not mine betwixt such rivals to decide:
You well deserve the heifer, so does he,
With all who either fear the sweets of love,
Or taste its bitterness. Now, boys, shut off
The sluices, for the fields have drunk their fill.
"Eclogue III " by Virgil
He was born in Sluice Point, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia.
The wind snapping at the sails, the prow sluicing the waves and Hefner Parkway just over there.
JEEPS head down the Big Sluice , the last bone-jarring challenge before arriving at Rubicon Springs.
THE LITTLE SLUICE is being restored to its historical appearance by removing boulders placed by extreme four-wheelers.
In the 1930s this 1927 Whippet Roadster drove through Little Sluice .
Just ask the staffers at the W Hotel next to the World Trade Center site, who saw one bobbing by last October when Sandy sluiced through the streets, onto the sidewalk, and into the lobby.
The Greenbelt Lake sluice gates were closed Wednesday to start refilling the lake, just in time for the three-day 13th Annual Foothills Fall Festival that starts Friday.
High pressure sluice water pump problems.
I am having some problems with a high pressure sluice water pump in the bottom ash system.
Mathiowetz Construction, general contractor for the levee , sought the extension after delivery delays held up the arrival of three sluice gates.
JEEPS head down the Big Sluice, the last bone-jarring challenge before arriving at Rubicon Springs.
A miner, often in a wetsuit underwater, feeds the tube with stream-bottom gravels, which are sucked up and run through a sluice that separates out heavier material – gold, if the miner is fortunate.
Features Jenny Coon Peterson The wind snapping at the sails, the prow sluicing the waves and Hefner Parkway just over there.
Slaves fed sugar cane between three wind-powered rollers and the juice drained down a sluice to a nearby factory for processing.