It lies in the sequestered valley of the river Skell, 3 m.
The village has become a favourite centre for tourists, but preserves its picturesque and sequestered appearance.
To the east and south-east lies the ridge named High Street (2663 ft.), from the Roman road still traceable from south to north along its summit, and sloping east again to the sequestered Hawes Water (103 ft.
Evidences of the change were numerous: Innocent promoted pro-Spanish cardinals; attacked the Barberini, proteges of Mazarin, and sequestered their possessions; aided in quieting an insurrection in Naples, fomented by the duke of Guise; and refused to recognize the independence of Portugal, then at war with Spain.
Children who touch or are touched by one of the many templesnakes are sequestered for a year and learn the songs and dances of the cult.
His petition against the new dean was considered; and early in 1641 Cosin was sequestered from his benefices.
The birthplaces of these persons are still known, and to this day there are sequestered villages, nestling near the western base of the Ghats, which are pointed to as being the ancestral homes of men who two centuries ago had political control over half India.
His fortune was found to amount to a million and a half of talers, and was sequestered but afterwards restored to his family.
The Act by which the great estates were sequestered was unanimously passed by the National Assembly on April 16 1919.
The Schie or Delflands boezem of South Holland is of this kind, and such a boezem is termed besloten or " sequestered," in contradistinction to a " free " boezem.
Except by leave of the bishop or sequestrator, the incumbent of a sequestered benefice cannot be presented.
The earl, having sided with the king in 1642, was declared unfit to sit in the House of Peers, and though, by submission to Parliament, he recovered his estates when they were sequestered later on, he did not sit again till 1660.