After banging a shin on the low stone wall that encircles the flagstone patio, I finally reached the back door.
The stream forms a loop round and almost encircles the castle, from which there are beautiful views of the sinuous valley and the opposite well-wooded heights.
The Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line encircles the two cities, and connects the various trunk lines.
It is built on the slopes of a hill which half encircles the place, and over the celebrated salt-mines of the same name.
Kingdom (io), which emanated from the ninth Sephirah, encircles all the other nine, inasmuch as it is the Shechinah, the divine halo, which encompasses the whole by its all-glorious presence.
As it approaches Bagdad it spreads out in a great marsh, and finally, through the Masudi canal, which encircles western Bagdad, enters the Tigris below the town.
A broad ring of crystalline rocks (Swaziland schists) encircles the Transvaal except on the south, where the Karroo formation extends over the Vaal River.
Howth is connected with the capital by electric tramway, besides the railway, and another tramway encircles the hill.
Long encircles the island.
On the northern side a lofty semicircular cliff, reaching a height of 3714 ft., half encircles the present active cone, and descends in long slopes towards the plains below.
The older walls and towers - there were three ancient lines of fortifications - are in great part destroyed, but a wall built by the French encircles the town.
A Marine Drive encircles the Great Orme.
Above the river (which nearly encircles it), and commands views of some of the most beautiful scenery in the state.
An endless chain B, passing through guides C and D, encircles these pulleys and the single loose pulley E of the lower block, as indicated.
Southward, the Danube encircles a vast fen, tenanted only by waterfowl and herds of half-wild swine, while the plain which extends to the north-east and east only grows fertile at some distance inland.
The slowest speed is given by means of a tangent screw which is carried by a ball-bearing on the flange of the telescope sleeve, whilst its nut is double-jointed to a ring that encircles the flange of the heliometer-tube.