The western stretch of the river, opposite the city, breaks into rapids which have a fall of about 116 ft.
I was sometimes tempted to stretch an awning over them and take my seat there.
She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.
With the exception of a stretch of the March, none of the rivers are navigable.
She knelt on the beach area consisting of a stretch of pebbles and dirt.
She leaned against a wall, overlooking a stretch of rocky terrain punctuated with patches of yellow-green grass.
Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.
The cottage was dark, but she saw the lights of another house on down a long stretch of road that hugged a massive hill.
The lake is nowhere of great depth, and about midway numerous mud-banks, marshes, islands and dense growths of aqueous plants stretch across its surface.
Frederick placed judges of his own appointment, with the title of podest, in all the Lombard commu1ies; and this stretch of his authority, while it exacerbated his foes, forced even his friends to join their ranks against him.
A peculiar feature in which tropical Africa stands alone is that at least one-fifth and probably more of the species are common to both sides of the continent and presumably stretch right across it.
From the Khingan ranges to the Pacific, south of the Amur, stretch the rich districts of Manchuria, a province which connects Russia with the Korea by a series of valleys formed by the Sungari and its affluents - a land of hill and plain, forest and swamp, possessing a delightful climate, and vast undeveloped agricultural resources.
But below that city it suddenly widens out, and the width gradually increases through the stretch of 350 m.
At this time the Visigoths who settled in Spain early in the 5th century were menaced by two powerful enemies, the Suevi who had a small kingdom in the north-west of the peninsula, and the Byzantines who had answered Athanagild's appeal for help by taking possession of a stretch of country in the south-east.
The trail was clear and level ahead of her, so she let her long legs stretch out.
Lake Erie sits north of Ohio for a long stretch so to get into Canada going east; he'd enter in New York State, around Niagara Falls.
She leaned back against the bluff for a moment, gathering strength to stretch farther.
Another stretch of marsh usually cuts off the northernmost part of the lake from the central sections.
Before the spark happens lines of electrostatic force stretch from one to the other in curved lines.
The only riverain towns of any importance on this stretch of the river to-day are Samsat, Birejik, Deir, `Ana and Hit.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.
The Trans-Ili Ala-tau and the Kunghei Ala-tau, stretch along the north shore of Lake Issyk-kul, both ranging from io,000 to 15,000 ft.
- From the point of view of apologetics, we may mass together the long stretch of history which covers the period between the disappearance and the re-appearance of free discussion.
Near the Abyssinian frontier are Fazogli (left bank) and Famaka (right bank) on a navigable stretch of the Blue Nile above the rapids at Roseires and close to the Tumat confluence and the gold district of Beni Shangul.
It is still inhabited chiefly by Georgian tribesGurians, Imeretians, Mingrelians, Svanetians - in the basin of the Rion, and by Georgians intermingled with Armenians in the valley of the Kura, while the steppes that stretch away from the lower course of the latter river are ranged over by Turko-Tatars.
These double and triple ranges, which have a general elevation of 8500-10,000 ft., stretch from the south-east angle of the Black Sea, 400 m.
This one guy, I was his cell mate for a few months about the middle of my stretch; he was plain different.
It was four-thirty, and she'd never seen a cop along this stretch leading up to the nearest metro station.
It was not a stretch, not with his muscular body pressed against her and his rugged features so close.
She watched the crimson drop form, stretch, then fall into the fountain.
Somehow, considering Gladys, Effie or Claire seemed to stretch common sense more than an overweight bungee jumper.