St. Marys

St. Marys

 

a river in North America. The St. Marys River flows out of Lake Superior and empties into Lake Huron in two branches; forms a border between the USA and Canada. It is 112 km long and drains an area of 210,000 sq km. The mean flow rate is 2,120 cu m per sec. The St. Marys River is a link of the Great Lakes waterway system; canals with locks have been built around the rapids. Two cities, both named Sault St. Marie—one in Canada and one in the USA—are situated on the river.

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Granet emerged from the Tregarten Hotel at St. Mary's on the following morning, about half-past eight, and strolled down the narrow strip of lawn which bordered the village street.
Thus it came about that, three days later, I descended from the train at Styles St. Mary, an absurd little station, with no apparent reason for existence, perched up in the midst of green fields and country lanes.
For a moment or two I could see nothing, as the shadow of a cloud obscured St. Mary's Church and all around it.
There's a little village called Glen St. Mary at its head, and Dr.
She stopped like a frightened animal and said, "Does that seem to you so odd?" Her eyes, the hand laid on the mouth, quite haunted him, until they were absorbed into the figure of St. Mary the Virgin, before whom he paused for a moment on the walk home.
They stand together at the spot where the parishes of Westminster St. Mary's is said to meet the parish of Paddington.
As we paid the bucksheesh out to sore-eyed children and brown, buxom girls with repulsively tattooed lips and chins, we filed through the town and by many an exquisite fresco, till we came to a bramble-infested inclosure and a Roman-looking ruin which had been the veritable dwelling of St. Mary Magdalene, the friend and follower of Jesus.
The receivin' hospital went outa commission on the jump, an' the overflow was spilled into St. Mary's Hospital, an' Fabiola, an' I don't know where else.
It is a glimpse which we had of the interior of the old church of St. Mary's, which is at the very point where our car was awaiting us.
Sedley and Company, having established agencies at Oporto, Bordeaux, and St. Mary's, were enabled to offer to their friends and the public generally the finest and most celebrated growths of ports, sherries, and claret wines at reasonable prices and under extraordinary advantages.
The traveller on the prairie is naturally a hunter, on the head waters of the Missouri and Columbia a trapper, and at the Falls of St. Mary a fisherman.
But destroying it would be a crime against God and Art, and may I be spitted on the vane of St. Mary Abbot's if I commit it!"