Rumors still abounded concerning Billy's death.
Balloons danced in the warm breeze and red, white, and blue abounded everywhere.
Disappointments abounded as well.
The streams abounded in fish.
The larger animals which abounded in Natal in the first half of the 19th century have been exterminated or driven out of the country.
At this time ignorance and immorality abounded in Wales.
of England, and Lollards abounded in Somerset, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Lincoln and Buckinghamshire.
He abounded in kindliness and generosity, and if there was anything especially difficult for him to endure, it was the sight of human suffering, as was shown on the night at Shiloh, where he lay out of doors in the icy rain rather than stay in a comfortable room where the surgeons were at work.
Poland and Lithuania, however, abounded with superstitions and legends which only awaited the coming poet to put them into verse.
In Athelstan's reign these animals abounded to such an extent in Yorkshire that a retreat was built by one Acehorn, at Flixton, near Filey, wherein travellers might seek refuge if attacked by them.
He had offered himself as a candidate for the office of secretary to the Assembly of Notables which the king had just convened, and to bring his name before the public published another financial work, the Denonciation de 'agiotage, which abounded in such violent diatribes that he not only lost his election, but was obliged to retire to Tongres; and he further injured his prospects by publishing the reports he had sent in during his secret mission at Berlin.
It was accepted as an unquestionable fact by every one who undertook to describe the catacombs, that the Christians of Rome, finding in the labyrinthine mazes of the exhausted arenariae, which abounded in the environs of the city, whence the sand used in building had been extracted, a suitable place for the interment of their martyred brethren, where also the sacred rites accompanying the interment might be celebrated without fear of interruption, took possession of them and used them as cemeteries.
When first entered by white men the Transvaal abounded in big game, the lion, leopard, elephant, giraffe, zebra and rhinoceros being very numerous, while the hippopotamus and crocodile were found in all the rivers.
It formerly abounded in sandalwood, and consists of a central plateau surrounded by a belt of cultivation.
For while the expected " end of the age " delayed, persecutions abounded.
palpalis, although in South Africa there can be no question that the extermination of big game has been followed or accompanied by the disappearance of tsetse from many localities in which they formerly abounded.
limestone, and therefore much less elastic rock, than the Cambrian, pointing to clearer seas in which life abounded.
Beside the expansion of types which abounded in the Cambrian, vertebrate remains (fishes) are found in the Ordovician.
Corals, echinoderms, brachiopods and all groups of molluscs abounded.
All types of life to which shallow, clear sea-water was congenial appear to have abounded in the interior.
A large part of the province was given up to pasture, and the mountains were covered with forests, which abounded in wild boars, bears and wolves.
The wapiti or American elk at one time abounded from Quebec to the Pacific, and as far north as the Peace river, but is now found only in small numbers from Manitoba westwards.
The three southern islands, Kunashiri, Etorofu, and Shikotan, are believed to have belonged to Japan from a remote date, but at the beginning of the 18th century the Russians, having conquered Kamchatka, found their way to the northern part of the Kuriles in pursuit of fur-bearing animals, with which the islands then abounded.
The fellow-countrymen of Stevinus were proud that he wrote in their own dialect, which he thought fitted for a universal language, as no other abounded like Dutch in monosyllabic radical words.
The acacia abounded on the borders of the valley, but the groves were gradually cut down for the use of the carpenter and the charcoal-burner.
The Irish church has paid more reverence to St Patricius than to Palladius (373-463), and the church of St Patricius, himself a figure as important as obscure, certainly abounded in bishops; according to Angus the Culdee there were 1071, but these cannot have been bishops with territorial sees, and the heads of monasteries were more potent personages.
Meanwhile, armed conventicles abounded, and the extreme faction openly denounced and separated themselves from the rapidly growing mass of the Indulged.
All these influences abounded as Luther was growing to manhood and laid their marks upon him.
Although no goddess is associated with the national god Yahweh, female deities abounded, as is amply shown by the numerous plaques of the great mother-goddess found in course of excavation.
The country on which the battle was fought abounded in strong defensive positions, some of which were famous as battlegrounds of the Seven Years' War.
Tentative essays in criticism and dissertations on the art of poetry abounded.
The same writer states that the country was spacious, populous and hard to be penetrated; that it abounded in dangers; that the paths and roads were beset with difficulties; and that the obstacles to conquest were more than could be expressed.
Jura derived its name from the red deer which once abounded on it.
Much as the decade from 1880 to 1890 abounded with investigations on the reactions of bacteria to heat, so the following decade was remarkable for discoveries regarding the effects of other forms of radiant energy.
Institutions of an educational character abounded.
Though no man was ever more free from anything like the egoism of the intellectual coxcomb, yet he abounded in that active self-confidence and self-assertion which is natural in men who are conscious of great powers, and strenuous in promoting great causes.
Partial anticipations abounded.
The forests abounded in game, the red deer and wild boar were common, whilst wolves ravaged the flocks.
His graves are shown in many places, like those of Osiris, which, says Plutarch, abounded in Egypt.
Born at Germanicia in Syria, and, before he mounted the throne, captain-general of the Anatolian theme, he had come under the influence of the anti-idolatrous sects, such as the Jews, Montanists, Paulicians and Manicheans, which abounded in Asia Minor, but of which he was otherwise no friend.
Fayetteville was where her family had decided she would go to college â€“ close to them and safe, but she longed for those layered mountain ranges where wildlife abounded.
While personality differences abounded, we'd learned to accommodate one another's quirks with no more than a raised eyebrow or occasional huff.
While rumors abounded, there was never an official verdict on the death of Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald.
Where sin abounded, grace did much more abounded, grace did much more abound, to reign in the renewed heart (Rom.
Its name is probably derived from hazel brushwood, which formerly abounded on the hills and glens around it.
mellow vibes abounded.
The ship abounded in cockroaches and more intimate vermin.
Julie and I sat there with a jug of Sangria between us, and mellow vibes abounded.
Monasteries abounded in this neighbourhood from a very early date; Shenout (Sinuthius), the fiery apostle and prophet of the Coptic national church, was a monk of Atrepe (now Suhag), and led the populace to the destruction of the pagan edifices.
It has long been extinct in the British Isles, where it once abounded, but traces have been found of its survival in Chartley Forest, Staffordshire, in an entry of 1683 in an account-book of the steward of the manor, and it possibly remained till much later in the more remote parts of Scotland and Ireland (J.
Until towards the close of the 19th century Bechuanaland abounded in big game, and the Kalahari is still the home of the lion, leopard, hyena, jackal, elephant, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, buffalo, antelope of many species, ostrich and even the giraffe.
These sketches, which abounded in clever picturings of national and individual character, drawn with great satirical humour, were collected in 1837, and published under the title of The Clockmaker, or Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds--think of it!
President Clinton vegetarian diet rumors have abounded for years.
Rumors abounded that he was found passed out in a ditch and even tried to work his southern charms on a few Nicaraguan beauties.
In the last few years of his life his nose was so deformed and misshapen that rumors abounded that it had actually fallen off.
During the initial start-up of Xbox Live, free trial codes abounded to draw in new users.
Rumors have abounded for months about who would appear on the highly coveted cover of SI Swimsuit Edition 2007.
Legends, myths and stories abounded among the locals, but it wasn't until the 1930s that the world paid attention to the Loch Ness Monster.
Disagreements abounded over whether or not humor was appropriate for two characters with such a dramatic origins and history, but the box office decided it must have been the right decision.
Throughout the middle ages the sancta civitas Trevirorum abounded in religious foundations and was a great seat of monastic learning.
Upon the failure of this attempt of his opponents, Desmoulins published a pamphlet, Jean Pierre Brissot demasque, which abounded in the most violent personalities.
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