Never the less he and Martha have four married years under their belts and are expecting their first child.
Like belts and suspenders.
The river banks, however, are fringed with trees, and in the more undulating lands the timber belts vary from a few hundreds of yards to 5 or 10 m.
The Central Mountains and the Morvan also have Pa ~leconsiderable belts of wood.
Its saltest waters are found at the surface in two belts, one extending east and west in the North Atlantic between 20° and 30 N.
In the equatorial region between these belts the salinity is markedly less, especially in the eastern part.
The lagoons are surrounded by dense belts of reeds, and the coast-land is covered with low, impenetrable bush.
Wide areas, giving rise to oceanic depressions and leaving the continents protuberant; the other, folding along comparatively narrow belts, giving rise to mountain ranges.
If the border regions, that is, two narrow belts, on the N.
Nevada, and thence past the Colorado river into Arizona, is one of the richest mineral belts in the world.
Wind is another important factor, as cotton does not do well in localities subject to very high winds; and in exposed situations, otherwise favourable, wind belts have at times to be provided.
The trees in the wooded sections of the province are seen in clumps and belts on the hillsides.
They had nothing to eat themselves, and they were wiser than to think that apologies could supply the place of food to their guests; so they drew their belts tighter and said nothing about it.
In the porch and in the yard the men whom Petya had armed with swords and daggers, with trousers tucked inside their high boots and with belts and girdles tightened, were taking leave of those remaining behind.