I was so looking forward to a nice bath to wash away the stink of that awful hole.
These are generally crowded with bathers and worshippers, who come to wash away their sins in the sacred river Ganges.
But the tongue of land at Allahabad, where the Jumna and the Ganges join, is the true Prayag, the place of pilgrimage, to which hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus repair to wash away their sins in the sacred river.
Copying-ink pencils should not be used, as water will wash away the writing.
Standard fruit trees must be left to take their chance; and, indeed from the lateness of their flowering, they are generally more injured by blight, and by drenching rains, which wash away the pollen of the flowers, than by the direct effects of cold.