Origin of ebb tide
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It was a difficult task to carry them off at the ebb-tide, and it was not achieved without loss.History of Holland|George Edmundson
The fact too that it was ebb-tide served to increase the obstacles that beset our progress.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
The Janson was hauled well up the dock, and grounded on the ebb-tide.Manuel Pereira|F. C. Adams
Having passed all the dangers, the ebb-tide very soon carried us out of the river into Hanover Bay.
"Come quickly, sir; we must catch the ebb-tide," cried a sailor, pushing me along towards the jetty as he spoke.Tales Of The Trains|Charles James Lever