SPRUIT A watercourse, sometimes dry.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Flowers that I found in no other part of the wood, before the autumn came were blooming along the little watercourse.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
The ground sloped gently down from the terrace, and beyond the Court gardens were the low-lying meadows and shining watercourses.
"A Vanished Hand" by Sarah Doudney
It was still as dark as pitch, but soon they found themselves traveling up a sunken way that was evidently a dry watercourse.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
IT seems to me that the best way to get at the heart of any boy's town is to take its different watercourses and follow them into it.
"A Boy's Town" by W. D. Howells
I ever after gave those inviting-looking spots a wide birth, as I found that they were regular watercourses.
"Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands" by Captain J. Kincaid
An old watercourse, with sheer rock walls that formed the base of the Tooth itself.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
Every old watercourse and even "tow-heads" of dying bushes that they came to did but each give them another disappointment.
"Two Arrows" by William O. Stoddard
The dry watercourse proved unexpectedly good riding for the fleeing railroad men.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
Having gained the watercourse, it was an easy matter for them to continue onward until they reached the vicinity of the two bungalows.
"Dave Porter At Bear Camp" by Edward Stratemeyer
Springs, and small watercourses, are frequent.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
No obsolete watercourses now.
"A Year in the Fields" by John Burroughs
On either side of this watercourse were high walls.
"To Alaska for Gold" by Edward Stratemeyer
The bed of the watercourse was fairly steep.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
The watercourses now became more intricate, growing narrower as I rowed southward.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
We made an entirely new watercourse so that we had ever so much more water for the pond.
"What Happened to Inger Johanne" by Dikken Zwilgmeyer
But the mountain paths were crossed by watercourses, and hemmed in by bogs.
"Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli)" by Julia Ward Howe
My pony had been much interested in the chase, and was nearly following suit by rushing into this watercourse.
"Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa" by Alfred W. Drayson
It was too high for a watercourse.
"Black Amazon of Mars" by Leigh Brackett
By the watercourses of Reuben There were great resolves of heart.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
The wild March rains had fallen fast and long
The snowy mountains of the North among,
Making each vale a watercourse, each hill
Bright with the cascade of some new-made rill.
"The Bridal of Pennacook" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Adversity refines the soul,
Opens the watercourse where roll
The waves of after-joy. It sweeps
The earth's defilements as it flows,
And smooths the grave for sweet repose,
Where the world-wearied pilgrim sleeps.
"Adversity salutary" by John Bowring
And then the hunter's savoury fare at tranquil eventide,
The dappled deer I shot to-day upon the green hill-side:
My feasted hounds are slumbering round beside the watercourse,
And plenty of sweet prairie-grass for thee, my noble horse,--
"Adventure" by Martin Farquhar Tupper