But the lowness of stature extends to the lower animals - cattle, horses, donkeys, &c. - and this may indicate that climatic causes have some part in the matter also, though Sergi denies this.
The lowness of the figures regarding women is to be noticed throughout.
Their primary object being the development and peopling of the land, they have naturally been made as cheaply as possible; and as in such cases the cost of the land is inconsiderable, economy has been sought by the use of lighter and rougher permanent way, plant, rolling stock, &c. Such railways are not " light " in the technical sense of having been made under enactments intended to secure permanent lowness of cost as compared with standard lines.
The lowness of the coast causes a series of large lagoons, the chief of which are those of Bages et Sigean, Gruissan, Lapalme and Leucate.
6 in., and this, with the lowness of its freeboard, caused the vessel to be called the "Yankee cheesebox on a raft."
House rent, provisions, clothing, are all very dear, and more than counterbalance the lowness of rates.
Lowness of price has not been the only factor in increasing the rate of consumption.
The rivers are the great highways of communication, but, in consequence of the lowness of the water between October and May, navigation is then only possible for shallow draught stern-wheel steamers and launches.
The rapidity of the tides in this inlet, and the lowness of its shores, which are generally indistinct on account of mist from a moderate offing, render this the most difficult portion of the navigation of the east coast of England.
"Theirs was a crime which it would never have entered into the heart of any man to commit who was not raised above the lowness of the ordinary criminal."