P. Marsh in Man and Nature, or Physical Geography as modified by Human Action (London, 1864).
"I can't," Mrs. Marsh sobbed, and leaned against Brandon for support.
She felt deceitful pumping Mrs. Marsh for information about Brandon's plans, but it was the perfect opportunity.
As Chotts; and on the saline soils surrounding the Chotts, a salt marsh formation occurs, with species of Salicornia, some of which are undershrubs.
Mr. Marsh is the one who is responsible.
The name Volsci itself is significant not merely in its suffix; the older form Volusci clearly contains the word meaning "marsh" identical with Gr.
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 smiled at Adrienne.
Finally Mrs. Marsh broke the silence.
Mr. Marsh stared at her, his expression unreadable.
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.
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.
They were placed by Marsh in a distinct subclass of birds,Odontornithes.
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.
Mr. Marsh was in a coma and attached to life support machines.
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.
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.
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.
Helophytes.These are marsh plants which normally have ii, leir roots in soaking soil but whose branches and foliage are more less aerial.
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.
Marsh, who, after 1870, discovered a great number of bird remains in the Cretaceous strata of North America.
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.