If you are in your late 50s, you are probably too young to remember the high tide of Kennedy-Johnson big government liberalism.
The surge was coming not at high tide as it had during the hurricane, but as the tide was falling.
And while George McGovern lost South Dakota against the 1972 Nixon high tide, as a matter of pride, at least he tried to win it.
The effects could be even greater if the storm hit at high tide.
According to François Dosse, the author of a monumental History of Structuralism, 1966 marked the high tide of this new paradigm.
By this time it was high tide; embroidered coats and silk sashes were lost; many hats, too, had been carried away by the waves.
I had struck him at the high tide of one of these intervals.
The two pilots on the steamer agreed that daylight and high tide were necessary to get the vessel safely out of the river.
It was high tide, you know, and I was swept out so far I should have been drowned but for him.
At high tide of summer Spanish mantillas, Spanish fans, would not be out of place in the open air.
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