The water at our anchorage being fresh at half-tide, was, no doubt, in favour of this rapid congelation.
The two hours of half-tide were the worst, but the anchors held.
The success of the half-tide lock at Richmond has been beyond all expectation.
As the water left her, she fell over a little, of course; and at half-tide her keel lay high and dry.
When a vessel is to load limestone here, she is grounded on the shore at about half-tide, and loaded when the water recedes.
As we passed it at half-tide we saw the spray tossed up nearly to the shell.
As a mere matter of noise the reef roared its loudest at half-tide.
It is safe enough at high water but very dangerous at half-tide.
Browning's reputation has not yet risen again beyond a half-tide.
For all kinds of sea-fishing the evening is the best, and a half-tide, either rising or falling, is considered most favourable.