Bert found it quite possible to look down and contemplate the wild sub-arctic landscape below, now devoid of any sign of habitation, a land of rocky cliffs and cascades and broad swirling desolate rivers, and of trees and thickets that grew more stunted and scrubby as the day wore on.
They had the appearance of old sea cliffs; here and there were small clumps of conifers, and in two places tall cascades.
From these cases and from these barrels escaped ingots of gold and silver, cascades
of piastres and jewels.
Some came rushing down gullies and ravines; others tumbled in crystal cascades
from inaccessible clefts and rocks, and others winding their way in rapid and pellucid currents across the valley, to throw themselves into the main river.
Manicamp began to scoop up his gold by handfuls, and pour it in cascades
upon his bed.
Of course we drove in the Bois de Boulogne, that limitless park, with its forests, its lakes, its cascades
, and its broad avenues.
which were regarded as wonderful in 1653, are still so, even at the present time; the cascades awakened the admiration of kings and princes; and as for the famous grotto, the theme of so many poetical effusions, the residence of that illustrious nymph of Vaux, whom Pelisson made converse with La Fontaine, we must be spared the description of all its beauties.
The cascades, somewhat rebellious nymphs though they were, poured forth their waters brighter and clearer than crystal: they scattered over the bronze triton and nereids their waves of foam, which glistened like fire in the rays of the sun.
He went up a great many flights of stairs, and he noticed, as he had very seldom noticed, how the carpet became steadily shabbier, until it ceased altogether, how the walls were discolored, sometimes by cascades
of damp, and sometimes by the outlines of picture-frames since removed, how the paper flapped loose at the corners, and a great flake of plaster had fallen from the ceiling.
The pyramid of shimmering glasses, that had never been disturbed, changed to cascades
as heavy bottles were flung into them.
Far below, the river frothed and flowed over pebbly shallows, or broke tumultuously over boulders and cascades
, in its race for the great valley they had left behind.
The curing salt carded out with the rubber profiles is concentrated in the rinsing cascade
, solid particles are filtered out, and the reaction foam (i.