The ledge was just wide enough for her foot to fit fully.
Sheer over a rocky ledge of horse-shoe shape.
Dr Jackson in 1903 climbed to the ledge of the rock and was able to collate the lower part of the four large Persian columns; he thus convinced himself that Foy's conjecture of arstam (" righteousness") for Rawlinson's abistam or abastam was correct.
Her fall was brutally interrupted by a rock ledge about five feet down.
The chief are Aysgarth Force, on the main stream, Mill Gill Force on a tributary near Askrigg, and Hardraw Scaur beyond Hawes, the finest of all, which shoots forth over a projecting ledge of limestone so as to leave a clear passage behind it.
As he spoke, he strode from the commo room to the ledge outside.
She swung the boulder up, ducking as it slapped the side of the cliff just short of the ledge and fell back to her.
Horses were moving around on the ledge above, their hooves clicking against the rocks.
Dazed and pained, she couldn't help but wish she'd just jumped off the ledge instead.
If we can talk Rhyn off the ledge, maybe she won't crush us all, Kiki said.
It was a good 15 feet to the bottom from the ledge she was on.
He gave no thought to how he'd reverse the process and return to the ledge above.
As she did every day, she wriggled out onto it and crept the length of the ledge to the neighboring window.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.
Above high water, with a ledge 2 ft.
Two lambs followed their mother as the ewe leaped from one ledge to another.
Above the broad northern valley, at the north extremity of a long ledge, terminating in steep cliffs, forming part of the chain of Mt Gilboa.
Tery was partly cut into the desired shape in the native ledge, broken or prised loose, and afterwards scraped into form.
As regards the teeth, canines are wanting, and the penultimate upper premolar is short, from before backwards, with a distinct ledge on the inner side.
Favoured with a dark and foggy night the party of 150 men and a guide reached the first ledge of rock undiscovered.
Sculptured slabs form balustrades to the steps leading up to the temple, and its exterior is ornamented with figures in stucco, the outer faces of the four pillars in front having life-size figures of women with children in their arms. The small Temple of Beau Relief stands on a narrow ledge of rock against the steep slope of the mountain.
The descent to the lower district is marked by the Barraconda rapids, formed by a ledge of rock stretching across the river.
On a ledge below the crest of the Palisades is the famous duelling ground, where New York citizens and others once settled their quarrels.
The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
The shelves should be of slate a, a, supported by iron uprights b, b, each half having a front ledge of bricks set on edge in cement c, c. The slabs of slate forming the shelves should not be too closely fitted, as a small interval will prevent the accumulation of moisture at the bottom of the bed.
Cattaro occupies a narrow ledge between the Montenegrin Mountains and the Bocche di Cattaro, a winding and beautiful inlet of the Adriatic Sea.
An armadillo stared at them from a rocky ledge as they passed, and a doe and her fawn darted across the trail not more than a hundred yards ahead, disappearing into the brush.
He posed for their cameras and finally leaped from one ledge to another along the face of the cliff until he disappeared over the lip and into the forest above them.
The first ledge rising from the ocean floor has depth averaging 8000 ft.
The outer edge of this ledge is roughly parallel to the coast of Western Australia, and more than 150 m.
The nest, contrary to the habits of most Limicolae, is generally placed under a ledge of rock which shelters the bird from observation,' and therein are laid four eggs, of a light olive-green, closely blotched with brown, and hardly to be mistaken for those of any other bird.
Broad, having at the inner side an upright ledge or flange, 3 in.
A hot-water pipe f should run along both sides of the pathway, close to the front ledge of the lowest beds.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
Gilbert Walmesley, registrar of the ecclesiastical court of the diocese, a man of distinguished parts, learning and know ledge of the world, did himself honour by patronizing the young adventurer, whose repulsive person, unpolished manners and squalid garb moved many of the petty aristocracy of the neighbourhood to laughter or disgust.
Alhama is finely situated on a ledge of rock which overlooks a deep gorge traversed by the river Marchan or Alhama; while the rugged peaks of the Sierra de Alhama rise behind it to a height of 6800 ft.
Apart, change direction eight times in 105 yds., while the distance from the sandy path to the ledge overhead is but 5 ft.
Above the sea, with luxuriantly wooded tops and bald, sheer sides scarred with marks of glacial action; the beachless coast is only a narrow ledge between the mountains and the sea, and unlike the coast of Norway, to which in outline it is not dissimilar, is bold, steep and craggy.
Mingled clay and boulders which have been so much compressed by glacial action as to make the mixture hard and ledge-like.
She looked back toward Andre's apartment, surprised to see two dark forms on the ledge following her.
It only visits the land to deposit its single white egg, which is laid on a rocky ledge, where a shallow nest is made in the turf and lined with a little dried grass.
The nest is of large size, built of sticks, lined with soft material and placed on a ledge of rock - a spot being chosen, and often occupied for many years, which is nearly always difficult of access.
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Above present level, and in the flat ledge which surrounds Muscat harbour.
One of the fault scarps is known as the Hurricane Ledge, and continues as a prominent landmark from a point south of the Grand Canyon in Arizona to the central part of Utah, where it is replaced by other scarps farther east.
She wiped the glass shards from the ledge and carefully stepped out, standing against the outside wall.
This was worse than ledge walking in the hotel; there was no balcony to catch her!
The last thing she saw before she lost consciousness was a rock ledge coming at her.
Her grip tightened on the phone involuntarily and it shot out of her wet hand, bouncing once on the ledge before plunging over the bluff.
Reaching the ledge, Alex released the rope and knelt beside Carmen, frowning.
If the ledge hadn't been there, Carmen would have been killed.
Retrotabulum), a term of ecclesiastical art and architecture, applied in modern English usage to an altar-ledge or shelf, raised slightly above the back of the altar or communion table, on which are placed the cross, ceremonial candlesticks and other ornaments.
Prince Andrew leaned his elbows on the window ledge and his eyes rested on that sky.
He dived off the ledge, and she scampered forward.
Stepping onto the ledge outside, Lana heard the sounds of gun and laser fire too close for her comfort, along with the beat of helicopters in the dark skies.
Opening her eyes, she saw Alex standing on the ledge below her.
Round the Australian Bight it continues parallel to the coast, until south of Spencer Gulf (the basal ledge still averaging 8000 ft.
She pressed the front of her body against the building, dug her fingertips into indents in the stone, and slid her foot along the roughened ledge to the right, stepping slowly and forcing her head up.
Fifty imperials... that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.
The harbour, the largest in Spain after that of Vigo, and the finest on the east coast, is a spacious bay, deep, except near its centre, where there is a ledge of rock barely 5 ft.
To a ledge 12 ft.