The front walk was banked with crimson petunias, the lawn spring-green and the window-boxed geraniums aglow.
Shipton's told them I'm in bed with you against him and if they haven't bought what he said in total, they've sure banked the down payment.
Where surface water is banked up against the land, as by the equatorial and Gulf Stream drift currents, it appears to penetrate to very considerable depths; the escaping stream currents are at first of great vertical thickness and part of the water at their sources has a downward movement.
It is pleasantly situated on rising ground above the small river Cober, which, a little below the town, expands into a picturesque estuary called Looe Pool, the water being banked up by the formation of Looe Bar at the mouth.
By general agreement among the powers the command was entrusted to Codrington, and the allied force consisted of three British, four French and four Russian sail of the line, if the French admiral's flagship the "Sirene" (60), which was technically "a double banked frigate," be included.
In total length; its maximum width is 100 ft., and at the curves it is banked up to a maximum height of 28 ft.
The plateau thus enclosed is partly artificial, and banked up 50 or 60 ft.
The Loup system is remarkable for the even dip of its parallel feeders, which once joined the Platte separately, until the latter banked up its deposits across the mouths of their more sluggish currents.
The soil was deep and fertile, and the towns were surrounded by moats with water brought from rivers or banked-up lakes.