How to use Across in a sentence
Could she make it across the lava field by herself?
A slow smile worked its way across his face and into his eyes.
It was a perfect evening... until something slithered across her foot.
Oh, I'll go across and have a look....
He paced back and forth across the room, deep in thought.Advertisement
And so we are interested in the Italian restaurants people drive across town repeatedly to frequent.
She replaced the receiver and ignored the topaz glare that followed her across the room.
They would find someone to drive the wagon back across the desert.
He nibbled at her shirt and she ran her fingers across his velvety muzzle.
The light was green and she accelerated across the intersection.Advertisement
He pointed across the valley.
Let us go across to Mary's room, he said.
On the way across the open water, they saw several dolphins.
His arms were folded across his chest and his rugged features were drawn into a troubled frown.
Darting across the room, she used the door jam to break her speed as she turned to Brandon's room.Advertisement
He stared across the field.
One day my balloon ran away with me and brought me across the deserts to this beautiful country.
Also there is a bar across the entrance of our every cove, or particular inclination; each is our harbor for a season, in which we are detained and partially land-locked.
If we come across another of the strange fruit we must avoid it.
I only came across Pelageya in Yukhnovo...Advertisement
Gerald was staring across the room.
Yancey strode across the room and opened the door, allowing the man in a black suit to enter.
He half rose, meaning to go round, but the aunt handed him the snuffbox, passing it across Helene's back.
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
Above him there was now nothing but the sky--the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.Advertisement
Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
Emotions of all kinds played across her face as the night progressed.
Noiselessly, skillfully stepping with his little feet in low shoes, Iogel flew first across the hall with Natasha, who, though shy, went on carefully executing her steps.
A deep furrow ran across his forehead, and standing by a window he stared over his spectacles seeing no one.
Xander, however, was a complication she'd never before run across.Advertisement
Andrew threw out his hand and received an ugly gash across the knuckles.
You seemed to be enjoying it when I carried you across the creek.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
She stood and paced, and emotions flew across her face.
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.Advertisement
A smile came from her heart and spread across her mouth.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
Just before him, almost across the middle of the passage on the bare floor, lay a sick man, probably a Cossack to judge by the cut of his hair.
For a moment she watched them gracefully move across the room - totally in sync.Advertisement
She folded her arms across her stomach and walked closer to him so she didn't have to yell.
I don't have the appetite of the beast, he said, lifting his chin to the glowing silver eyes across the corridor.
She wandered through the room, trailing her fingers across the tables.
She stretched again before settling into an awkward stance across from him.
Kiera concentrated on her movements rather than the silent form across from her, intent on not looking like a fool in front of a master warrior.Advertisement
Sliding an arm across the back of Carmen's chair, he leaned close, speaking softly in her ear.
He led her across the wide porch and unlocked the door, flipping on the light.
Brady stirred across the room.
I'd rather see you alive and here than blown to pieces trying to get across the river.
You still want to get across the river?Advertisement
She looked across at him.
Jenn faced him, one cold hand across her mouth to keep any other stupid secrets from spilling out.
The land of the barbarians, his father boomed from across the ship's hull.
The fire provided the only light in the large, airy chamber, its glow and shadows flickering across the room.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.
I thought something was wrong when Brady's men stumbled across one of the devices and returned it to the mountain.
However, she needed to get to the emerops facility in the town and then cross the bridge across the Mississippi.
He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block. He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell. She was curled up on the bed, sobbing. When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why. Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood. The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.
The woman pursed her lips and crossed her arms, eyeing him. "I'll get him," Toby shouted from across the courtyard.
After turning the knob once to confirm it was locked, he paused, somewhat unsteadily, and glanced across the motel parking lot.
A large bath towel was draped across his shoulder.
The man muttered a "No, thanks," released his support and continued on his way to the beach across the road.
Leo thought to himself that with one more drink he'd try to swim across the Chesapeake.
Motel personnel conducted a search and a motel employee later found the Parkside man's clothing and room key on the public beach across the road.
Police Headquarters was located in the center of town between the City Hall and the library, across from a well-kept park that contained the obligatory statue of a civil war hero.
By the time he left the office for the ten-minute walk across the square to the courthouse, he felt comfortable with the progress of the case.
Before leaving, Hunter showed Dean the beach across the road where it was presumed Jeffrey Byrne took his last steps on land.
As Dean looked for a place to park, he noticed a late model Chevrolet with a rental sticker on the rear bumper parked across the street.
There in the blur of a passing auto and mirrored in descending waves of rain was the huddled figure of Cynthia Byrne stumbling across the parking lot toward the road and the beach beyond.
Dean half-felt his way across the parking lot in his bare feet, cursing the pebbles and splashing through ankle-deep puddles at curbside before stumbling into the absolute darkness of the beach-side path.
Don't walk across there.
Across the field, two elk grazed on the hill below the tree line.
Damian sat at the desk, bent over his iPad as he scanned messages and reports from immortals across the globe.
She crossed to it and pushed it open, her attention falling to the slender blonde slung across Jonny's bed.
He strode across the room and down the hallway.
Xander shifted from across the room, his red eyes punctuating the darkness.
When he shifted, Jen leaned away with a coy smile and trailed the finger across his lower abdomen, moving around him.
She shrugged out of her coat without releasing the notebook and sat across from him on the black couch.
She recognized the huge orange cat seated on the chair across from her.
Jenn lay across his bed in the dark, sobbing quietly.
Yully flashed across the screen, identifying who called.
The Other sailed across the orchard and slammed into the hillside and through it.
She clambered forward to drag Darian out of the way of one, only to feel the crushing weight of another as it slammed across her legs.
The messenger rushed across the street to deliver his package to the man on the corner.
My father brought me from across the sea.
She scrunched her head down until her fingertips brushed the rough material across her eyes.
The first three arrows streaked across the arena and implanted themselves in his back.
He broke down and cried quietly for his father and their men, wondering how he could make it across the ocean alone.
She made her way deliberately across the field littered with traps and pits until she reached the small entrance and the waiting guards.
Uneasy, he placed it across the chamber on the table once more.
Too restless to sleep, he tossed the pillow across the bed and snatched another, his gaze settling on the book.
Surprise registered across his chiseled features, and he took a step forward.
He seated himself on a table across the room from the imprisoned man.
My king, if I may ask, why did you kill all those who came with me from across the sea?
Memon snapped into action, moving across the chamber with inhuman speed.
Both cell doors had exploded off the cells and lay crumpled across the room.
Hilden led him across the hall to a smaller group of men.
She fluttered butterfly kisses across his face, thrilled at the heat and strength of his body so near hers.
As dawn broke across the sky, the elder demon who possessed Memon spoke to him.
With feline grace, he strode across the room.
Little feet pounded across the living room into the kitchen and Destiny interrupted them in an excited voice.
Carmen glanced at Alex, but he was watching someone across the room.
Then they waded the horses across and headed for the ruins.
Rob walked gingerly across the rocks, wincing.
Padding barefoot across the footbridge, she joined Alex.
He said nothing as he walked across the gravel and set her down on the porch.
Then she walked across the field to the house.
The door closed behind her and his quick step clipped across the floor.
Pulling a chair out, he sat down and put one foot across his knee.
As Rob crossed the foot bridge across the creek, Alex and Gerald emerged from the barn and started for the house.
It bounced off the wall and hit the floor, parts flying off as it slid across the hardwood floor.
Rob was silent, a large white patch across his nose.
He worked his way across the crowded room and knelt beside Alondra, putting a comforting arm around her shoulders.
He followed the tracks until he lost them across some rocks.
Mr. O'Hara slid a leg over the corner of her desk and folded his arms across his chest.
Memory of the land in Arkansas streaked across her mind like a comet, leaving a trail of questions in its wake.
He moved across the concrete with feline grace and propped himself against a pillar with one broad shoulder.
He threw one long leg across the other and glanced around, absently plucking a package of cigarettes from his shirt pocket.
She shuddered involuntarily as it slowly uncoiled, stretched across the porch and eventually disappeared off the edge into the tall grass.
The deer paused only a second when it saw her, and then bounded across the clearing, its white tail held erect.
As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.
He folded his arms across the top of the car door and rested his chin on his arms.
A vine hung across the trail and when she reached to push it away, it fell on her arm.
The wind came suddenly, and with a vengeance, bouncing leaves and small branches across the yard.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
It roared on the tin roof and plunged off the eves, where the wind caught it and drove it across the yard in horizontal sheets.
He threw the towel across his broad shoulders and lowered himself to a bench beside the table.
The window ruptured, spraying glass across the kitchen floor.
He leaned against the counter and folded arms across his chest.
He strode across the room and opened the door, pausing to gaze down at her.
She staggered and wiped an arm across her hot dry forehead.
Justin leaned across the pool and cupped a hand under the stream of water.
He laughed and dropped the towel across her shoulder.
He frowned as he led her across the verandah in a graceful waltz.
He lifted her hand to his lips and brushed his lips across it.
I ran across it one time and thought it described Dad.
He tugged her across the verandah, and Mr. O'Hara stood as they approached, his eyes sparkling with humor.
The emotions flying across his features were too quick for her to follow.
Brandon clutched his hands together across from Jessi, as if wanting to hug his sister but unwilling to make such a gesture.
She hugged the girl and fluttered kisses across her features, until the teen protested loudly enough for Xander to hear.
Xander sat down across from Jule.
He slid his thumb across the screen to unlock it.
Many rules of etiquette govern the proper conduct of the chopsticks; laying them across the bowl is a sign that the guest wishes to leave the table; they are not used during a time of mourning, when food is eaten with the fingers; and various methods of handling them form a secret code of signalling.
Within the city the principal streets have been roughly paved, and iron bars placed across the narrow alleys to prevent the passage of camels.
This volcanic tract extends across the Campagna of Rome, till it rises again in the lofty group of the Alban hills, the highest summit of which, the Monte Cavo, is 3160 ft.
If the coenosteum of Millepora be broken across, each pore-canal (perhaps better termed a polypcanal) is seen to be interrupted by a series of transverse partitions, representing successive periods of growth with separation from the underlying dead portions.
It differs from Limnocodium in having practically no manubrium but a wide mouth two-thirds the diameter of the umbrella across.
One of the most important was the passing of a golden snake under the clothes of the initiated across their bosom and its withdrawal from below - an old rite of adoption.
The antiquity of the town is placed beyond doubt by the Roman bridge across the Esk and the Roman remains found in its vicinity.
The connections of its stele witl that of the parent axis are made across the pericycle of the latter Its cortex is never in connection with the cortex of the parent, but with its pericycle.
Sometimes in such cases the cambium ceases to be active round these bays and joins across the outside of the bay, where it resumes its normal activity, thus isolating a phtoem strand, or, as it is sometimes called, a phloem -island, in the midst of the xylem.
The cells of the staminal hairs of Tradescantia air ginica contain a large sap-cavity across which run, in.
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.
In regard to fencing and precautions at level-crossings, less rigid requirements may be enforced than with standard railways; and in some cases where trains are likely to be few, it has been provided that the normal position of the gates at crossings shall be across the line.
Mr English, one of his secretaries, has furnished a picture of him at this period seated in a study lined on two sides with books and darkened by green screens and curtains of blue muslin, which required readjustment with almost every cloud that passed across the sky.
Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.
But I expect that technology and free enterprise will take us across a threshold where things formerly regarded as scarce will not be so any more.
He was just going to take it when Dolokhov, leaning across, snatched it from his hand and began reading it.
When it came to Natasha's turn to choose a partner, she rose and, tripping rapidly across in her little shoes trimmed with bows, ran timidly to the corner where Denisov sat.
I will tell him myself, and you'll listen at the door, and Natasha ran across the drawing room to the dancing hall, where Denisov was sitting on the same chair by the clavichord with his face in his hands.
At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared.
Again he looked to the right and saw something running toward him across the deserted field.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
A group of bareheaded peasants was approaching across the meadow toward the prince.
Only at the end of it, in front of the almshouse and the lunatic asylum, could be seen some people in white and others like them walking singly across the field shouting and gesticulating.
The buildings in Carriage Row, across the river, in the Bazaar and the Povarskoy, as well as the barges on the Moskva River and the timber yards by the Dorogomilov Bridge, were all ablaze.
There were shelves running across every wall from floor to eye level.
She walked to the music cabinets and ran her hands across the top.
Jackson took a step back in shock, then noticed Connor and Sarah across the room laughing hysterically.
Disappointment flashed across her face.
She captivated him as she glided across the stage.
She slid her hand across Jackson's shoulder.
Elisabeth held the first page in her hand and printed across the top read, 'God's Promise Unfolding'.
Deep emotion flowed across her expression, causing Jackson's eyes to gloss over.
A smile spread across Elisabeth's face as Jackson crooned, "Nice dog."
He pulled a chair out and sent it flying across the room through a wall.
Slithering across the room, she sang in her most sultry voice.
He grinned at the perplexity across Connor's face.
Thoughts cut across his mind like razors.
Within seconds, she had decapitated him and sent the disembodied head soaring across the room.
She strode across the room to the stainless steel sink.
They sprinted across the floor and leaped up to the elevated platforms, poking their soft muzzles into the stanchions to gobble the grain.
As his square toed western boots clicked across the floor, a large belt buckle traced the graceful swing of his stride.
Striding across to her side, he reached for them.
Carmen continued at a snail's pace across the floor.
She left him in the coop with the chicken and marched across the yard to the house, her boots making sucking noises each time she lifted her foot from the mud.
Rubbing the sleep from her eyes, Carmen trudged across the room and drew the curtains back from her window.
Snow had drifted across the steps and onto the porch.
She carefully felt her way down the steps and pushed a trail across the yard to the barn.
Crunching across the yard to the dairy, she found the stove there burning warm as well.
He leaned a shoulder against the wall and folded his arms across his chest.
A light wind whispered across the grass and a cloud drifted over, blocking the sun from her face.
Of course, it did look suspicious, and if she had come across Lori and Alex doing the same thing...
You made your feelings for Alex clear at the wedding - hanging all over each other and making eyes at each other across the room.
It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.
He marched across the floor to the door and opened it.
Josh strolled across the room and glanced down at her - misreading her expression, as usual.
He scraped the toe of his boot across the floor.
A disturbance at the entrance caught their attention and Carmen turned to see Alex striding purposefully across the floor toward them.
She was mostly white with freckles across her haunches and a few spots on her neck and chest.
The massive shepherd mix dog sleeping on her couch rose and trotted across the small apartment to her.
She sat near the door, weapons slung across her back.
Brady stretched a muscular arm across the table beside him to tug the box out of his other uniform.
She jogged across the compound to the area of one of the breaches.
The people were doing whatever it took to survive outside the walls, and they'd run across more men in Western uniforms.
Dan ran ahead of them, Elise behind, and they flew down a deer path to a creek, then darted across rocks to the other bank.
Elise straddled a chair, and Lana sat across from her.
She looked at him hard for a moment before crossing the room to sit on the chair across from him.
She saw smoke moving across the sky a moment before the helicopter rolled and began its sickening maneuvers again.
Her fingers worked across the hard metal seat and under.
Walking across the country seems crazy.
When dawn outlined the boards hammered across the windows, she rose.
When he awoke again, it was to the feeling of a warm breeze across his face.
The emerops facility was across a field and a road then down a few blocks in the ghost town that was the city of Randolph on the eastern shores of the Mississippi.
We planted crops in the field you walked across and a few others down the road.
A couple of hours later, Dan's voice came across his net.
Just please ask Mike to help me get across.
All Mike had to do was get her across the river.
They're prepping to take you across now.
The man who piloted her across the river stayed in the sub, and she and Jack climbed out.
It was still dark, and the moons of the underworld hadn't moved far across the sky. He sat, uneasy with the dream exchange with Death. A small fire burned between him and Katie, whose pale features and shadowed eyes were showing the effects of both her pregnancy and the toll the underworld took on mortals.
He'd spent his life relatively alone, crossing between the underworld and human world as needed. Death had been far from co-dependent, and he'd had free rein. Until two days ago, when he crossed into the underworld with Katie slung across his shoulder. He'd forgotten what it was to have someone completely dependent on him.
The angel looked up at him doubtfully then picked his way across roots to the pocket in the tree trunk. Rhyn scavenged for what dry wood he could find and took the armful back to the tree. Toby was huddled in the small cave, shaking with cold.
Ully called from the cell across the narrow hallway.
A slow smile slid across his face, revealing pointed teeth.
Ully smiled gently at him from across the hall.
The angel found his footing and took her hand. They raced through the last of the jungle and across the expanse of grassless yard between the jungle and the palace. The sounds of demons grew louder.
They gazed at each other, and Gabe shook his head, a smile spreading across his features.
Fred motioned to the telephone across the room.
Dean sped up to 80 miles an hour and turned across three lanes to an exit while the Ford tried vainly, but unsuccessfully, to follow.
When Dean struck out at the alarm clock, he sent it flying across the room.
Dean hadn't given that much thought but he remembered what Vinnie Baratto had said about the Maryland eastern shore and explained it was across the Chesapeake Bay.
Cynthia Byrne's breasts stood firm against the lacy fabric covering them and he draped a towel across her chest as he struggled to unhook her bra from beneath her comatose body.
He then draped a second towel across the lower part of her body and removed her panties, no "Thursday" cotton things, but small and white.
Earlier he'd signed up to take his July vacation in Iowa, biking the 400 miles across that state on a seven-day bike tour known as "RAGBRAI," named for the sponsoring Des Moines Register newspaper.
He thought she would cry but instead she lay back on the grass, arms beneath her head, and after a time, began naming the shapes of the clouds passing across the sky.
She raised on an elbow, a broad smile growing across her face.
Scrawled across the wall in magic marker was his two-word epitaph, Why not?
She comes across like a tough gal but she's really very sweet.
Monica Cutler looked up from her desk, a broad smile spreading across her face, brightening up the bleakness of the cloudy day.
Someone besides Dean and Fred was dogging Byrne across the country.
The phone rang twice and Randy tripped as he dashed across the room to answer.
In a flood of tears and half-controlled sobs she got to her feet, and handkerchief to her face, dashed across the room toward the entrance.
Then she turned toward him and with a lightening swing slapped Dean across the face with a force that shocked him cold.
Vinnie Baratto, the con, recognized that your husband was missing and got it into his head Jeff might have come across the money.
As Dean entered the house, Sherlock Holmes was lecturing Watson in a voice sounding very much like Basil Rathbone while a radio across the room was playing soft music.
There's a Burlington in Colorado, right across the border from Kansas!
Then we played tag across the country chasing Byrne.
It certainly was convenient—in the same building and across the hall from your apartment.
She ran a hand across her expanding stomach.
Up the hill to the house - across the well maintained lawn to the barn.
The rabbit leaped into the air, and bolted across the field, his white tail visible above the tall grass with each bound.
He picked up his luggage and strode across the room.
He was starting the car as she ran across the porch and down the steps.
He nodded, putting an arm across the back of the seat as he backed the car.
The five of them raced across the pasture, toward the buffalo pen.
Across the creek, on the hillside, two elk grazed contentedly.
Once inside, he reached out and took her hand, pulling her across the car seat.
Across from them was the log house — home.
She ran a finger across the top of the potbellied stove and pulled away a sooty finger.
She slapped him before he could get the word out — an open hand across the face as hard as she could hit.
She wandered down stream to the place where they had drug huge slabs of stone to make a walkway across the creek.
Rolling up her pants legs, she waded across the creek.
Once across the creek, she pushed her way up the overgrown trail and across the field, pausing to watch a couple of ducks on the pond.
She left the house and wandered across the field, taking in the beauty of the country.
The ducks flapped their wings and splashed across the pond, finally becoming airborne.
She closed the lid and jerked the suitcase off the bed, hefting it down the hall, across the living room and out the door.
He kept his back to her, his arms across his chest and his face in one hand.
Casper, Random and the foal followed them as they loped across the field to the buffalo shed.
She obliged and he led her across the barn, telling her to stand still for a minute.
He carefully placed the knife across his plate.
He turned and trudged across the corral, his shoulders were slumped and his walk lacked its usual spring.
For a full minute they exchanged emotions across the corral.
For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.
She raced across the corral and threw herself into his open arms.
Slowly she made her way across the room.
The sun reflected across several large dents in the hood and roof.
She rose and moved the food and wine dishes closer to the edge of the bed then lay across the top.
It's possible, I guess, that someone's run across her and catalogued her.
She hesitated then sat across from him.
He was dressed in jeans and a casual button-down shirt that was snug across his shoulders and chest and loose over his abdomen.
He's trying to capture it, Xander said from across the living area.
The smile she plastered across her face was starting to falter.
Why was she immune to the effect he clearly had on every other woman he ran across?
Jessi said nothing and reached across with her left arm to take the coffee.
She tossed her salad and stood in line to get him his coffee then walked across the parking lot to the Barnes and Noble.
Their leader eyed a family of five walking across the aisle towards their car.
He started the coffeemaker and faced her, folding his arms across his thick chest.
He leaned across the kitchen, trapping her between his two arms.
His other hand slid across her abdomen to rest at her stomach.
Xander watched them both as they sat across from him in the spacious living area.
She stared at the wall across from her, angry and frustrated.
Instead, she grabbed a coffee and sat across the food court, within view.
Jenn appeared in his peripheral then crossed to sit at the bench across from him.
She crossed to the living room and tucked her legs beneath her as she sat across from him in an oversized, worn chair.
Xander winked at the flustered woman across from him.
After all, complete strangers showed up at their apartment and used magic to take them to some place halfway across the country.
Jessi's arm was across his chest, her face nuzzled in the crook of his neck as she slept.
Xander brushed his lips across hers once more then eased off her.
A white desk crammed in a corner was covered with teen magazines, and a box of beads had spilled and scattered a rainbow across the carpet.
She trailed her fingers across it until she felt the cool metal doorknob.
Jessi struggled to keep from running across the road and grabbing her cousin.
His muscular frame was tense, and moonlight played across his chiseled features.
Darian's foot was across the Original Other's neck.
He wanted to hear her whisper his name after they made love and flutter soft kisses with her full lips across his face, the way she had the other night.
Jessi fluttered kisses across his face, ignoring the tears on hers.
She rode across country with her brother, she went out shooting with Deschatres, she sat by the cottage doors on the long summer evenings and heard the flax-dressers tell their tales of witches and warlocks.
The German populations of these lands seem in Roman times to have been scanty, and Roman subjects from the modern Alsace and Lorraine had drifted across the river eastwards.
We know the line of this frontier which ran from the Main across the upland Odenwald to the upper waters of the Neckar and was defended by a chain of forts.
He went with the first rush to Klondike in 1897 and tramped across the States and Canada, being in gaol more than once as a vagabond.
The greater part of the state belongs to the western extension of the Brazilian plateau, across which, between the 14th and 16th parallels, runs the water-shed which separates the drainage basins of the Amazon and La Plata.
The streets of Valletta, paved with stone, run along and across the ridge, and end on each side towards the water in steep flights of steps.
Colonel Goddard with a Bengal army marched across the breadth of the peninsula from the valley of the Ganges to the western sea, and achieved almost without a blow the conquest of Gujarat.
Marble terraces and balustrades surround the tank, and a marble causeway leads across the water to the temple, whose gilded walls, roof, dome and cupolas, with vivid touches of red curtains, are reflected in the still water.
It consists of, first, a strip of mainland along the Bay of Bengal, extending from the An pass, across the main range, to the Ma-i River, and, secondly, the large islands of Ramree and Cheduba, with many others to the south, lying off the coast of Sandoway.
The range of Mount Geraneia extends across the country from east to west, forming a barrier between continental Greece and the Peloponnesus.
The shortest road across this range passes along the eastern side of the mountains, and the most difficult part is the celebrated Scironian rocks, the mythic home of the robber Sciron.
In the spring of 328 Alexander crossed the Hindu Kush into Bactria and followed the retreat of Bessus across the Oxus and into Sogdiana (Bokhara).
Just as in 335 he had crossed the Danube, so he now made one raid across the frontier river, the Jaxartes (Sir Dania), to teach the fear of his name to the outlying peoples of the steppe (summer 328).
When he continued his progress eastwards across the Acesines, Porus was an active ally.
Since then this pest has spread across the African continent and even reached Madagascar.
Two rapid streams, Poesten Kill and Wynants Kill, flowing into the Hudson from the east, through deep ravines, furnish good water-power, which, with that furnished by the state dam across the Hudson here, is utilized for manufacturing purposes.
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.
One of the ancient trade routes across the Sahara - that from Tripoli to Kuka in Bornu - strikes the lake at its northwest corner, but this has lost much of its former importance.
Evidence of this is to be found in the altitudes of the stations on the Buenos Aires and Pacific railway running a little north of west across the pampas to Mendoza.
The three great rivers that form the La Plata system - the Paraguay, Parana and Uruguay - have their sources in the highlands of Brazil and flow southward through a great continental depression, two of them forming eastern boundary lines, and one of them, the Parana, flowing across the eastern part of the republic. The northern part of Argentina, therefore, drains eastward from the mountains to these rivers, except where some great inland depression gives rise to a drainage having no outlet to the sea, and except, also, in the " mesopotamia " region, where small streams flow westward into the Parana and eastward into the Uruguay.
The dictator of Paraguay had quarrelled with Brazil for its intervention in the internal affairs of Uruguay, and he demanded free passage for his troops across refused, and alliance was formed between Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, for joint action against Lopez.
Another shorter valley began near the present Jaffa gate and, taking an easterly direction, joined the Tyropoeon; while a third ravine passed across what is now the northern part of the Haram enclosure and fell into the valley of the Kidron.
He constructed "Morton's Dyke" across the fens from Wisbech to Peterborough, repaired the episcopal palace at Hatfield and the school of canon law and St Mary's Church at Oxford.
But they have been separated by the foundering of the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea, which divided the continent of Australia from the islands of the Australasian festoon; and the foundering of the band across Australia, from the Gulf of Carpentaria, through western Queensland and western New South Wales, to the lower basin of the Murray, has separated the Archean areas of eastern and western Australia.
A narrow Cambrian sea must have extended across central Australia from the Kimberley Goldfield in the north-west, through Tempe Downs and the Macdonnell chain in central Australia, to the South Australian highlands, central Victoria at Mansfield, and northern Tasmania.
The Silurian system was marked by the retreat of the sea from central Australia; but the sea still covered a band across Victoria, from the coast to the Murray basin, passing to the east of Melbourne.
Similar granitic intrusions occurred in New South Wales and Queensland, and built up a mountain chain, which ran north and south across the continent; its worn-down stumps now form the east Australian highlands.
The Cretaceous period was initiated by the subsidence of a large area to the south of the Gulf of Carpentaria, whereby a Lower Cretaceous sea spread southward, across western Queensland, western New South Wales and the north-eastern districts of South Australia.
The sea does not appear to have extended completely across Australia, breaking it into halves, for a projection from the Archean plateau of Western Australia extended as far east as the South Australian highlands, and thence probably continued eastward, till it joined the Victorian highlands.
The supposed continent extended across the south pole, practically joining Australia and South America.
Major Warburton had virtually raced across from the Macdonnell range in South Australia to the headwaters of the Oakover river on the northwest coast, without allowing himself sufficient time to note the characteristics of the country.
After much negotiation the leader, Mr William Lane, a Brisbane journalist, decided on Paraguay, and he tramped across the continent, preaching a new crusade, and gathering in funds and recruits in his progress.
To the placing in quarantine of the vessel which took him to Egypt is due the origin of his great conception of a canal across the isthmus of Suez.
Their land became a recruiting ground for the Roman armies, and a base for expeditions across the Rhine.
This middle kingdom formed a long strip stretching across Europe from the North Sea to Naples, and embraced the whole of the later Netherlands with the exception of the portion on the left bank of the Scheldt, which river was made the boundary of West Francia.
Algiers maintains communication with Marseilles by a quick service of steamers, which run the 497 miles across the Mediterranean in twenty-eight to thirty hours.