The uprising movement has been interrupted by at least eight long periods of rest, during which the sea ate, deeply back into the land, forming at successive levels the long lines
of cliffs, or escarpments, which separate the different plains as they rise like steps one behind the other.
They entered; behind a glass window, by the light of the cardinal's lantern, which had been placed on the floor in the midst of the gallery, they saw the orange and pomegranate trees of the Castle of Rueil, in long lines
, forming one great alley and two smaller side alleys.
A rollicking wind was scudding across the harbor and the dunes, whipping the water into white-caps and washing the sandshore with long lines
of silvery breakers.
of them poured out of cracks in the walls and descended to join their fellows on the floor.
The Abbot, from his point of vantage, looked down on the two long lines
of faces, placid and sun-browned for the most part, with the large bovine eyes and unlined features which told of their easy, unchanging existence.
As the morning wore on, the tents assumed a gayer and more brilliant appearance, and long lines
of carriages came rolling softly on the turf.
They stand on the mud of pavements, these degraded sea-dogs, with long lines
of railway-trucks clanking their couplings behind their backs, and run malevolent glances over your ship from headgear to taffrail, only wishing to tyrannize over the poor creature under the hypocritical cloak of benevolence and care.
of dull brick houses were only relieved by the coarse glare and tawdry brilliancy of public houses at the corner.
A mass of moonbeams forcing their way through an opening in the clouds, and gliding between the long lines
of falling rain, descended in a golden shower on the ridges of the Hombori Mountains.
The two cavalcades of white and red men, therefore, pushed on together, and presented a wild and picturesque spectacle, as, equipped with various weapons and in various garbs, with trains of pack-horses, they wound in long lines
through the rugged defiles, and up and down the crags and steeps of the mountain.
A glance at the long lines
of heads was apt to make one think it was all gray.
Until the whale fishery rounded Cape Horn, no commerce but colonial, scarcely any intercourse but colonial, was carried on between Europe and the long line
of the opulent Spanish provinces on the Pacific coast.