As they looked down at the river from the hilltop, the children were amazed by the depth of the vale.
She thought of that sad time in her life as a metaphorical vale of tears.
It pursues a winding course in a northerly direction, and after passing the manufacturing town of Hof, flows amid well-wooded hills until it reaches the pleasant vale of Saalberg.
People used to use, "Vale!" to express their farewells, but a simple, "Goodbye!" will suffice now.
The coast is cliff-bound and very beautiful both to the north and to the south, while inland the Esk traverses a lovely wooded vale, surrounded by open, high-lying moors.
It is situated in the narrow vale of the river Creedy near its junction with the Exe, between two steep hills, and is divided into two parts, the east or old town and the west or new town.