His breathing was shallow and fast.
The upper Euphrates consists of two arms, which, rising on the Armenian plateau, and flowing west in long shallow valleys parallel to Mount Taurus, eventually unite and force their way southward through that range to the level of Mesopotamia.
They are fresh, shallow and tideless.
There were tears on her face, and her breathing was shallow and ragged.
Speechless, Katie couldn.t help thinking Gio was as shallow as her sister.
It is exceedingly shallow, however, and is not of much importance as a waterway.
Sometimes, also, when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, I saw a double shadow of myself, one standing on the head of the other, one on the ice, the other on the trees or hillside.
The Bebedero, in San Luis, and Porongos, in Cordoba, and others, are shallow, saline lakes which receive the drainage of a considerable area and have no outlet.
Its proximal end forms a shallow cup for articulation with the outer condyle of the humerus; the distal end bears a knob which fits into the radial carpal.
She walked through shallow stone valleys and hopped across boulders and shale toward the sun, casting frequent looks over her shoulder to make sure she wasn't being stalked by a shape-changing demon with an attitude.
Acquaintances were shallow and many, but if a person had one true friend in a lifetime, they were blessed.
He crossed to it and saw a shallow bowl filled with water.
The first reached the nearby stream and stumbled, falling to his knees in the center of its shallow waters.
Her heartbeat was shallow and fast; her head felt like it was in a clamp.
How could he think she was so shallow - so cheap?
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
They are not like cups between the hills; for this one, which is so unusually deep for its area, appears in a vertical section through its centre not deeper than a shallow plate.
When they stopped beside a wide shallow creek, he crouched with his back to her.
Instincts took her in the direction of the stream, and she reached the top of a shallow ravine in whose valley the stream flowed.
Shadows chased her up the stairs and flew down the halls, coating the floors and walls in shallow, black fog.
Walden, being like the rest usually bare of snow, or with only shallow and interrupted drifts on it, was my yard where I could walk freely when the snow was nearly two feet deep on a level elsewhere and the villagers were confined to their streets.
Deep holes in the ground, rimmed with black, pockmarked the shallow valley.
Dean examined the ground for tracks but the water, which while shallow, in most places covered the width of the narrow passageway and obliterated any footprints.
Scrambling to her feet again, she stumbled to shallow water.
His attention shifted to his mother, whose breathing was shallow enough, he barely heard it with his super sensitive hearing.
It is picturesquely situated in a shallow defile of the Chiltern Hills, towards their western face.
In the northern part of Corrientes there is a large area of swamps and shallow lagoons which are believed to be slowly drying up.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
There was no easy way to the edge of the ravine, and it looked too shallow along most places to make a jump pay off.
It is shallow, and the shores in its vicinity are covered with small timber.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
"Who the hell put a pool here?" he demanded, pulling his right foot out of the shallow end of an in-ground pool.
He trotted up a set of shallow stairs chiseled into the mountain to the helipad where Dan waited.
Instead of retreating into the forest—the way they'd come—he walked behind a boulder and started up a set of long, shallow steps leading up the mountain.
He snatched her before she went under and dragged her back to the shallow waters, carefully maneuvering her upper body onto the small boulder Hilden had placed earlier.
A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
Her left foot found the first shallow step, and she took another step back, her eyes pinned on the second kitten running along the table.
Brandon rolled his eyes before he disappeared down the same shallow hallway Ashley had.
He holds that such philosophy is too shallow for theology.
5 shows the intermediate type again sheathed with a heavy armour to resist wear in the shallow water near shore.
I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is.
Behind the tent and its low, shallow steps was a small group of blond warriors surrounding a fifth man with darker skin and hair.
The lakes of Argentina are exceptionally numerous, although comparatively few are large enough to merit a name on the ordinary general map. They vary from shallow, saline lagoons in the north-western plateaus, to great, picturesque, snow-fed lakes in the Andean foothills of Patagonia.
In length to be met with in the shallow lagoons of the interior of the Northern Territory.
The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.
South of the port is the shallow entrance to the Lagoa do Norte, or Lagoa Mundahu, a salt-water lake extending inland for some miles.
This was constructed of a shallow box placed in a vertical position, with metallic front and back and insulating sides.
Of a wholly different character is the Lago di Varese, between the Lago Maggiore and that of Lugano, which is a mere shallow expanse of water, surrounded by hills of very moderate elevation.
Next in size is the Lago Trasimeno, a broad expanse of shallow waters, about 30 m.
But this theism is lifeless - a " pale and shallow deism, which India has often confessed with the lips, but which has never won the homage of her heart.'" The thought of India is upon the side of pantheism.
The external form of the Hydromedusae varies from that of a deep bell or thimble, characteristic of the Anthomedusae, to the shallow saucer-like form characteristic of the Leptomedusae.
The umbrella is shallow and has the margin supported by a rim of thickened ectoderm, as in the Trachomedusae, but not so strongly developed.
It occurs in the Hukawng valley, in the Nangotaimaw hills, where it is irregularly worked in shallow pits.
Been made to arrive at a definite international agreement on this subject, and certain terms suggested by a committee were adopted by the Eighth International Geographical Congress at New York in 1904.4 The forms of the ocean floor include the " shelf," or shallow sea margin, the " depression," a general term applied to all submarine hollows, and the " elevation."
Of Java, from which it is separated by Bali Strait, which is shallow, and scarcely over a mile in width at its narrowest point.
Tertiary Cretaceous Ievel of the Miocene sea, which was very shallow to the N.
This difference of three and a half degrees between the temperature of the deep water and the shallow in the latter pond, and the fact that a great proportion of it is comparatively shallow, show why it should break up so much sooner than Walden.
Tiyan's lands were shallow but extended for great distances along the coast.
Immediately before the Civil War, petroleum was discovered in shallow wells near Parkersburg, and there was a great rush of prospectors and speculators to the Little Kanawha Valley.
He sometimes held the carbon powder against the diaphragm in a small tr ans' shallow cell (from a quarter to half an inch in diameter and about an eighth of an inch deep), and sometimes he used what he describes as a fluff, that is, a little brush of silk fibre with plumbago rubbed into it.
A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
It is much larger, being said to contain one hundred and ninety-seven acres, and is more fertile in fish; but it is comparatively shallow, and not remarkably pure.
But if, using the shortest diameter of Loch Fyne, we apply these proportions to Walden, which, as we have seen, appears already in a vertical section only like a shallow plate, it will appear four times as shallow.
A third curve, from the south-easternmost promontory of the Peloponnese through Cerigo, Crete, Carpathos and Rhodes, marks off the outer deeps of the open Mediterranean from the shallow seas of the archipelago, but the Cretan Sea, in which depths occur over 1000 fathoms, intervenes, north of the line, between it and the Aegean proper.
Vegetation of all sorts acts in a similar way, either in forming soil and assisting in breaking up rocks, in filling up shallow lakes, and even, like the mangrove, in reclaiming wide stretches of land from the sea.
The breathing becomes shallow, the drug killing, like nearly all neurotic poisons (alcohol, morphia, prussic acid, &c.), by paralysis of the respiratory centre, and the patient dying in a state of coma.
I read one or two shallow books of travel in the intervals of my work, till that employment made me ashamed of myself, and I asked where it was then that I lived.
These wash back and forth in shallow water on a sandy bottom, and are sometimes cast on the shore.
But a low and smooth shore proves him shallow on that side.
Every morning, generally speaking, the shallow water is being warmed more rapidly than the deep, though it may not be made so warm after all, and every evening it is being cooled more rapidly until the morning.
She trailed the two couples up shallow stairs and took the seat beside Evelyn not occupied by Romas.
"The nodules, having been imbued with phosphatic matter from their matrix in the London Clay, were dislodged," says Buckland, "by the waters of the seas of the first period, and accumulated by myriads at the bottom of those shallow seas where is now the coast of Suffolk.
Her breathing was shallow, the scent of her blood making him shudder.
62) Shallow calls Bardolph's companions "cavaleros."
The " nardoo " seed, on which the aborigines sometimes contrived to exist, is a creeping plant, growing plentifully in swamps and shallow pools, and belongs to the natural order of Marsileaceae.