Kyaukpyu contains numerous "mud volcanoes," from which marsh gas is frequently discharged, with occasional issue of flame.
Large stretches of marsh occur on each side of this river, as well as here and there among the hills where inland lakes formerly existed, as, for instance, near Bandung.
Mrs. Marsh glanced doubtfully at Adrienne.
Another stretch of marsh usually cuts off the northernmost part of the lake from the central sections.
Broad, believed to encircle a large portion of the inland country, with drainage at one end by a marsh into Spencer Gulf.
In Colorado and New Mexico Marsh has detected bones of Meleagris, Puffinus, Sula and Uria, all existing genera; but the first is especially suggestive, since it is one of the most characteristic forms of the New World.
Following a long drive that consisted of little more than two ruts worn by vehicle tires, they came to the Marsh ranch.
Mrs. Marsh smiled at Adrienne.
He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.
Mrs. Marsh stopped chopping the lettuce and stared at her.
P. Marsh in Man and Nature, or Physical Geography as modified by Human Action (London, 1864).
Mr. Marsh glared at her for a moment, and then his gaze slowly warmed.
Mr. Marsh was in a coma and attached to life support machines.
Mrs. Marsh turned to Adrienne, and her voice was calm.
The marsh hawk, sailing low over the meadow, is already seeking the first slimy life that awakes.
"Well," Mrs. Marsh said.
Mr. Marsh eyed her frame skeptically.
Finally Mrs. Marsh broke the silence.
Mrs. Marsh eyed her son distastefully and then shifted her attention to her husband.
Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.
Like her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Marsh had the kind of marriage she would like to have some day – happy.
Mrs. Marsh sat in a chair opposite Adrienne, hunched over like an old woman.
If she had come up with Brandon when he asked, she would have been there when Mr. Marsh suffered the heart attack.
Even if Brandon and Mrs. Marsh now despised her, they still needed her support.
Mrs. Marsh was no longer crying.
Mr. Marsh is the one who is responsible.
Mrs. Marsh had found one last reserve of uncontrollable sobs.
On her next visit to the ranch, Adrienne arrived to find Mrs. Marsh busy cooking lunch.
She felt deceitful pumping Mrs. Marsh for information about Brandon's plans, but it was the perfect opportunity.
Apparently Mrs. Marsh had no idea of Brandon's plans for his future.
A peculiar modification of periderm is formed by the phellogen in the submerged organs (roots or stems) of many aquatic or marsh-loving plants.
As Chotts; and on the saline soils surrounding the Chotts, a salt marsh formation occurs, with species of Salicornia, some of which are undershrubs.
The xerophytic characters being present, it is not surprising that many marsh plants, like Juncus effusus and Iris pseudacorus, are able to survive in dry situations, such as banks and even garden rockeries.
They were placed by Marsh in a distinct subclass of birds,Odontornithes.
The peat is different in character from that of northern Europe: cellular plants enter but little into its composition, and it is formed almost entirely of the roots and stems of Empetrum rubrum, a variety of the common crowberry of the Scottish hills with red berries, called by the Falklanders the " diddle-dee " berry; of Myrtus nummularia, a little creeping myrtle whose leaves are used by the shepherds as a substitute for tea; of Caltha appendiculata, a dwarf species of marsh-marigold; and of some sedges and sedge-like plants, such as Astelia pumila, Gaimardia australis and Bostkovia grandif ora.
Mrs. Marsh looked startled.
"I can't," Mrs. Marsh sobbed, and leaned against Brandon for support.
The name Volsci itself is significant not merely in its suffix; the older form Volusci clearly contains the word meaning "marsh" identical with Gr.
Helophytes.These are marsh plants which normally have ii, leir roots in soaking soil but whose branches and foliage are more less aerial.
Marsh, who, after 1870, discovered a great number of bird remains in the Cretaceous strata of North America.
It was not till more than half a century later that an American, Sylvester Marsh, employed the rack system for the purpose of enabling trains to surmount steep slopes on the Mount Washington railway, where the maximum gradient was nearly 1 in 22.
It is generally applied to the definite unhealthy condition of body known by a variety of names, such as ague, intermittent (and remittent) fever, marsh fever, jungle fever, hill fever, "fever of the country" and "fever and ague."
Mr. Marsh proved that he was on no diet.
Mr. and Mrs. Marsh stared at her for a moment and finally Mr. Marsh spoke.
Mr. Marsh stared at her, his expression unreadable.
Mr. Marsh rubbed his jaw and continued to study her thoughtfully.
Mr. Marsh was the undisputed king of the castle, but he obviously acknowledged his wife as the queen.
Brandon nearly choked on his tea, and Mrs. Marsh stared at her plate, not completely hiding a smile.
Officially Mr. Marsh was dead.
A soil may be physically wet; but if the plants absorb the water only with difficulty, as in a salt marsh, then the soil is, as regards plants, physiologically dry.
Mrs. Marsh burst into a fresh bout of tears, and Brandon put an arm around her, his own eyes growing misty.
Mrs. Marsh glared at the papers, as if they were to blame for the situation.
C. Marsh, Odontornithes: A monograph of the Extinct Toothed Birds of North America (New Haven, Conn., 1880); R.
Although there are patches of marsh - generally the swampy bottoms of valleys - the whole surface of Liberia inclines to be hilly or even mountainous at a short distance inland from the coast.
The only stream passing through the district is the Kirni or Saki, which takes its rise in a marsh in the Gurdaspur district, and after traversing part of the district empties itself into the Ravi.
The mountains both in Victoria and New South Wales were snow-capped, and glaciers flowed down their flanks and laid down Carboniferous glacial deposits, which are still preserved in basins that flank the mountain ranges, such as the famous conglomerates of Bacchus Marsh, Heathcote and the Loddon valley in Victoria, and cf Branxton and other localities in New South Wales.
"the mountain-valley marsh district"); and also Magh-uire, or "the country of the waters."
MALARIA, an Italian colloquial word (from mala, bad, and aria, air), introduced into English medical literature by Macculloch (1827) as a substitute for the more restricted terms "marsh miasm" or "paludal poison."