"Either of us could swim ashore with the water-witch in our teeth," laughed the geologist.
When he passes over the spot where the hidden springs of water are, the twig goes down, without any volition of the "water-witch."
The first manœuvre of the water-witch was an attempt to gain the wind of her pursuer.
We have no want of passes, and the Miller's-Maid is just as good a name to hail by, as the 'water-witch.'
The spot where the water-witch had so lately lain, was vacant, and no vestige of her wreck lined the shores of the Cove.
The water-witch was lying in the quarter of the horizon most favorable to being seen.
It is that there was a spell put upon me—by a water-witch that was of my kindred.
The two vessels were not half a mile apart, and now was the moment to show the qualities of the water-witch.
I have long thought that this is the last time the keel of the water-witch will ever plow the American seas.
The profession of a water-witch did not bring enough ducats to the Smith family; so the attempt was made to find hidden treasures.