My predecessor declares that the brackishness of its produce has stood in the way of its reputation for holiness. From Wordnik.com. [Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah] Reference
(as Plato speaketh), thereby washing off the brackishness of hearing. From Wordnik.com. [Essays and Miscellanies] Reference
It fixes hominy and shredded chicken in a robust red broth that almost burns with savory brackishness. From Wordnik.com. [Dallas Observer | Complete Issue] Reference
The Salmon is accounted the King of freshwater fish; and is ever bred in rivers relating to the sea, yet so high. or far from it, as admits of no tincture of salt, or brackishness. From Wordnik.com. [The Compleat Angler : or, The Contemplative Man`s Recreation] Reference
The Italian wines and fruits differ no more from our own at the present day than the fruits before the deluge differed from those produced amid that brackishness and foulness made by the sea. From Wordnik.com. [Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II Luther on Sin and the Flood] Reference
Throughout this whole region, the rocky strata are in many places so impregnated with salt, that the springs which rise out of them cannot be used by reason of the brackishness of their waters. From Wordnik.com. [Statistics, Facts, and Dates, for the Sunday Recitations of the Junior Class in the University. 15 p.] Reference
If the earthquake had already been, Nelson must have observed the brackishness of the spring and he would then have preferred to take his water from the usual fresh source which supplied the inhabitants of his day, and, in speaking of "having watered at the fountain of Arethusa," he would be trusting to Lady Hamilton's familiarity with that figure which permits the part to be put for the whole. From Wordnik.com. [Castellinaria and Other Sicilian Diversions] Reference
I'se dry now, and I think that if you had some vater here vid the brackishness taken off vid a little somethin 'good, that it would help me. ". From Wordnik.com. [The Gold Hunters' Adventures Or, Life in Australia] Reference
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