deluge

Definition: To overwhelm with a flood of water

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A Tale of Two Cities - By Charles Dickens, Frederick S Boas, T. H. Allen
...What private solicitude could rear itself against the deluge of the Year One of Liberty--the deluge rising from below, not falling from above, and with the windows of Heaven shut, not opened 1 There was no pause, no pity, no peace, no interval of relenting rest, no measurement of time ....
Sketches by Boz - By Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank, Frederick Barnard
...What private solicitude could rear itself against the deluge of the Year One of Liberty--the deluge rising from below, not falling from above, and with the windows of Heaven shut, not opened !...
A Daughter of the Land - By Gene Stratton-Porter
...Sunday; then he has threatened me with a ` deluge, ' whatever he means by that . "...
The Mystery of Orcival - By Emile Gaboriau
...the epigram : " After me the deluge . "...
A Library of Famous Fiction - By Harriet Beecher Stowe
...And they aver that these giants were destroyed by the universal deluge ....
The Works of Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
...But when I now learned, that, to weaken the tradition of a deluge, he had denied all petrified shells, and only admitted them as lusus naturcc, he entirely lost my confidence; for my own eyes had, on the Baschberg, plainly enough shown me that I stood on the bottom of an old dried-up sea, among the exuviae of its original inhabitants ....
Author's Digest - By Rossiter Johnson
...The first incarnation of Vishnu, when he took on the form of a fish to save Manu from the deluge ....
The Blood Red Dawn - By Charles Caldwell Dobie
...`` It 's no use, " he announced, lifting himself back into his seat `` I ca n't do anything in this deluge . "...
In Love's Domains - By Marah Ellis Ryan
...`` A drop of dew may drag a deluge down ! "...
... English Prose Fiction, Including Translations ... - By San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco Public Library
..., Jr J' 77-17 Sienkiewicz, H. Children of the soil ... 8572.3 The deluge : an historical novel of Poland, Sweden, and Russia ....