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Yet on that foggy morning when Babalatchi, laying aside the cares of state, went to visit his fish-baskets in the Bulangi creek, Maroola had no misgivings, experienced no feelings but those of impatience and longing, when paddling to the east side of the island forming the back-water in question.
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The back-water of the Murray was fast flowing into the lake, which already presented a broad expanse of water to the eye.
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With the river so low as it was now, he could easily stop the back-water, and receive the whole of the current in his dam, and keep it from flowing down his wheel trough, and thus dry the lower channel for perhaps half an hour, which would be ample for my purpose.
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On the east it fronted the Cumberland; to the north it faced Hickman's creek, a small stream which at that time was deep and wide because of the back-water from the river; on the south was another small stream, or rather a ravine, opening into the Cumberland.
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This also was filled with back-water from the river.
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His right extended to the back-water up the ravine opening into the Cumberland south of the village.
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They had to ford or swim over the back-water in the little creek just south of Dover.
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Sherman debarked his troops and started out to accomplish the object of the expedition; but the river was rising so rapidly that the back-water up the small tributaries threatened to cut off the possibility of getting back to the boats, and the expedition had to return without reaching the railroad.
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As a sort of try in a back-water we rowed over one night to an island and pitched tents.
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The life had probably not been of the most vivid order: for long periods, no doubt, it had fallen as noiselessly into the past as the quiet drizzle of autumn fell, hour after hour, into the green fish-pond between the yews; but these back-waters of existence sometimes breed, in their sluggish depths, strange acuities of emotion, and Mary Boyne had felt from the first the occasional brush of an intenser memory.
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I love you a great deal too much to want to lessen you, or drift you into a back-water.
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There is a jam below us in the stream, and we fear back-water.
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They were not, thanks to the forced slowing up, and to the pool of water and mud which formed an arm of the creek, a back-water away from the pull of the current.
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But a race may retain the same traits for a very long time, if it remains in a back-water, and is unaffected by the currents of evolution.
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The wind blew in fitful gusts and veering flaws among the moorlands, making eddies and back-waters of the air, which twirled the fallen petals of the pear and cherry blossoms in the little manse orchard.
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Examples of Back-water

Example #1
He hid his canoe in the bushes and strode rapidly across the islet, pushing with impatience through the twigs of heavy undergrowth intercrossed over his path.
Example #2
It may be supposed that Dain Maroola was not exceptionally delighted with his prospective mother-in- law, nor that he actually approved of that worthy woman's appetite for shining dollars.
Example #3
It was covered with wild fowl of various kinds, and there were several patches of reeds in which they were feeding.
Example #4
We reached our destination at 1 p.m., where we found Mr. Eyre, with eight or nine natives, all, who were then in the neighbourhood.
Example #5
Engineering difficulties there were none; but two or three other things must be heeded.
Example #6
The good miller answered that with all his heart he would do that much to oblige me, and a hundred times more than that; but some little thought and care were needful.