I have seen our river, when, the landscape being covered with snow, both water and ice were almost as green as grass.
The chasm appeared to Dean to be a hundred feet or more to the river below.
Her anger at him slid away as she huddled against a large river rock, alone.
From the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence ...
To anyone who looks at the field of Borodino without thinking of how the battle was actually fought, this position, protected by the river Kolocha, presents itself as obvious for an army whose object was to prevent an enemy from advancing along the Smolensk road to Moscow.
He did not notice the sound of the bullets whistling from every side, or the projectiles that flew over him, did not see the enemy on the other side of the river, and for a long time did not notice the killed and wounded, though many fell near him.
I crossed the mighty Missouri River, leaving agrarian Nebraska in my rear view window.
The pair drove down Seventh Street, crossed over the Uncompahgre River and followed the dirt road to the small cluster of mobile homes.
If Shipton was far enough over the edge, close enough to the bottom and the river to survive the fall, how could he see you hacking away at his rope?
It climbed gently along the escarpment above the river and was devoid of traffic.
With one last look at the river, she turned away and climbed the bank clumsily before heading towards the road leading from the bridge to her home.
We'll have to risk flying past the river if we want to find her.
All the cities along the Mississippi River had been marked as contaminated to some extent.
Randolph was the smallest of them, so she'd picked this town to cross the River rather than the larger ones south along the Mississippi.
The size of the river made Lana tick off one of her alternatives.
The helo left them at Texarkana, the southernmost point on their map, before missile fire from the other side of the river erupted.
But then again, there are so many refugees trickling into the cities along the river, it's hard to say she's not here.
We formed our own networks along the river and joined forces with the Twelfth Army.
The submarine bumped against the dock on the other side of the river, and the soldier turned it off.
Alarms were sounding, and lights flooded the river and area around it.
If it is necessary, omit one bridge over the river, go round a little there, and throw one arch at least over the darker gulf of ignorance which surrounds us.
I had the previous winter made a small quantity of lime by burning the shells of the Unio fluviatilis, which our river affords, for the sake of the experiment; so that I knew where my materials came from.
Like the water, the Walden ice, seen near at hand, has a green tint, but at a distance is beautifully blue, and you can easily tell it from the white ice of the river, or the merely greenish ice of some ponds, a quarter of a mile off.
When the warmer days come, they who dwell near the river hear the ice crack at night with a startling whoop as loud as artillery, as if its icy fetters were rent from end to end, and within a few days see it rapidly going out.
It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
So energetically do we pursue this aim that after crossing an unfordable river we burn the bridges to separate ourselves from our enemy, who at the moment is not Bonaparte but Buxhowden.
They reached a river that had overflowed its banks and which they had to cross by ferry.
Napoleon looked up and down the river, dismounted, and sat down on a log that lay on the bank.
Armfeldt says our army is cut in half, and Paulucci says we have got the French army between two fires; Michaud says that the worthlessness of the Drissa camp lies in having the river behind it, and Pfuel says that is what constitutes its strength; Toll proposes one plan, Armfeldt another, and they are all good and all bad, and the advantages of any suggestions can be seen only at the moment of trial.
Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.
The officer pointed with his hand to the smoke visible on the left beyond the river, and the same stern and serious expression that Pierre had noticed on many of the faces he had met came into his face.
"Smuggled her via the subs across the river," Mike said.
We're building a bigger battery to store the energy we generate from the river, but … Kelli shrugged.
"I need to cross the river," she told Kelli.
Yes, he writes that the French were beaten at... at... what river is it?
They say the other day Matthew Ivanych Platov drove them into the river Marina and drowned some eighteen thousand in one day.
The case was evidently this: a position was selected along the river Kolocha--which crosses the highroad not at a right angle but at an acute angle--so that the left flank was at Shevardino, the right flank near the village of Novoe, and the center at Borodino at the confluence of the rivers Kolocha and Voyna.
Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
I should like to start from the Moskva River and ride round the whole position.
Moscow seen from the Poklonny Hill lay spaciously spread out with her river, her gardens, and her churches, and she seemed to be living her usual life, her cupolas glittering like stars in the sunlight.
The buildings in Carriage Row, across the river, in the Bazaar and the Povarskoy, as well as the barges on the Moskva River and the timber yards by the Dorogomilov Bridge, were all ablaze.
On the left there was water--a great river--and on the right a porch.