She finally reached the bottom of the embankment and fell headlong into a bunch of blackberry bushes.
Bordeaux led his horse down the embankment and Cassie hesitantly followed.
She turned and watched Cade plunge his horse down a steep embankment and turn toward her.
Where embankment was required drains about 5 yds.
Above sea-level and is defended from inundations by an embankment above the town, called the Murallon.
In consequence of the disastrous flood of 1882, important embankment works were executed along the Adige at a cost of £300,000.
So fierce was the antagonism that the military authorities refused to permit operations of survey in the southern suburb of Tokyo, and the road had to be laid on an embankment constructed in the sea.
A great change in the river's course occurred in 1851, when a breach was made in the north embankment near Kaifengfu in Honan.
Not less remarkable was the palace of Tezcuco, surrounded with its groves and pleasure-gardens; and, though now hardly anything remains of the buildings above ground, the neighbouring hill of Tezcotzinco still has its stone steps and terraces; and the immense embankment carrying the aqueduct-channel of hewn stone which supplied water to basins cut in the solid rock still remains to prove that the chroniclers' descriptions, if highly coloured, were at any rate genuine.
The entrance is protected by forts, while a submarine embankment, 2 m.
A bridge and an embankment connect it with Caprera.
The sumach (Rhus glabra) grew luxuriantly about the house, pushing up through the embankment which I had made, and growing five or six feet the first season.
Suddenly the sound of a firing of cannon was heard from the embankment, to celebrate the signing of peace with the Turks, and the crowd rushed impetuously toward the embankment to watch the firing.