Cave sentence example
The cave was dark.
The cave was damp and cool, but she was warm and cozy.
The cave closed behind her, startling her.
The opening to the cave was only a narrow hole between two rocks.
Romas rescued me from the cave before you blew up the mines.Advertisement
It was cold in the cave.
He led them through the maze until they emerged into a yawning cave lit by lanterns then continued into another set of halls.
On the right bank, near this bridge, is the cave in which Wallace concealed himself after killing Hezelrig and which still bears his name.
The minute he found her missing from the cave, he'd felt an uneasy, unfamiliar sense of concern.
He walked to the edge of the cave and dived out.Advertisement
I'd rather die than be stuck in a cave.
He lived at Cnossus for periods of nine years, at the end of which he retired into a sacred cave, where he received instruction from Zeus in the legislation which he gave to the island.
Paleolithic man, who made pictures on cave walls.
With the canteens full, they started for the cave entrance and then stopped.
She took three steps away from her cave.Advertisement
She reached out to the cave.
Opposite the entrance, he saw an area that shimmered darker than the rest of the cave.
Cave appears to have been the first 2 The first series of the Gentleman's Magazine or Trader's Monthly Intelligencer, extended from January 1731 to December 1 735, 5 vols.; the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle from January 1736 to December 1807, vols.
A third type of cave passage is found in ancient, fossil remnants, located in the higher beds.
Then he led her into the cave.Advertisement
He lifted her in his arms and she allowed him to carry her deeper into the cave.
The wind still whistled at the mouth of the cave.
He'd cave to Andre's advice and double-check with Darkyn about whether or not his mate owed the Dark One anything – formally or informally.
The dining hall was vacant and massive, a cave converted into a cafeteria.
Jenn drew a knife in case an animal had also taken refuge in the cave.Advertisement
The snow fell in sheets outside the cave.
The curtain of snow parted finally, and Darian's dark form entered the cave.
Demeter, clad in black (hence µEXaiva) in token of mourning for her daughter and wrath with Poseidon, retired into a cave.
Numerous large caves exist in the mountains; among the most remarkable are the famous Idaean cave in Psiloriti, the caves of Melidoni, in Mylopotamo, and Sarchu, in llalevisi, which sheltered hundreds of refugees after the insurrection of 1866, and the Dictaean cave in Lassithi, the birth-place of Zeus.
Candia, the former capital and the see of the archbishop of Crete (pop. in 1900, 22,501), is officially styled Herakleion; it is surrounded by remarkable Venetian fortifications and possesses a museum with a valuable collection of objects found at Cnossus, Phaestus, the Idaean cave and elsewhere.
Although images of the divinities were certainly known, the principal objects of cult in the Minoan age were of the aniconic class; in many cases these were natural objects, such as rocks and mountain peaks, with their cave sanctuaries, like those of Ida or of Dicte.
His last days were spent in a cave in the parish of Sorn, near his birthplace, and there he died in 1686, worn out by hardship and privation.
From these structural and palaeontological evidences, geologists suppose that the formation of the cave was carried on simultaneously with the excavation of the valley; that the small streams, flowing down the upper ramifications of the valley, entered the western opening of the cave, and traversing the fissures in the limestone, escaped by the lower openings in the chief valley; and that the rounded pebbles found in the shingle bed were carried in by these streams. It would be only at times of drought that the cave was frequented by animals, a theory which explains the small quantity of animal remains in the shingle.
As the excavation of the valley proceeded, the level of the stream was lowered and its course diverted; the cave consequently became drier and was far more frequently inhabited by predatory animals.
An extraordinary perfection was at this time attained in many branches of art, notably in the painted pottery, often with polychrome decoration, of a class known as " Kamares " from its first discovery in a cave of that name on' Mount Ida.
Shrines of the Double Axes have been found in the palace of Cnossus itself, at Hagia Triada, and in a small palace at Gournia, and many specimens of the sacred emblem occurred in the Cave Sanctuary of Dicte, the mythical birthplace of the Cretan Zeus.
Milchhdfer (Anfdnge der Kunst) had called attention to certain remarkable examples of archaic Greek bronze-work, and the subsequent discovery of the votive bronzes in the cave of Zeus on Mount Ida, and notably the shields with their fine embossed designs, shows that by the 8th century B.C. Cretan technique in metal not only held its own beside imported Cypro-Phoenician work, but was distinctly ahead of that of the rest of Greece (Halbherr, Bronzi del antro di Zeus Ideo).
Neolithic remains were found in 1882 in the Grotta delle Felci, a cave on the south coast.
A little farther down the river is St Robert's cave, which is supposed to have been the residence of the hermit, and in 1744 was the scene of the murder of Daniel Clarke by Eugene Aram, whose story is told in Lytton's wellknown novel.
Their founder was Johann Conrad Beissel (1690-1768), a native of Eberbach and one of the first emigrants, who, after living as a hermit for several years on Mill Creek, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, founded the sect (1725), then again lived as a hermit in a cave (formerly occupied by another hermit, one Elimelech) on the Cocalico Creek in Pennsylvania, and in 1732-1735 established a semi-monastic community (the "Order of the Solitary") with a convent (the "Sister House") and a monastery (the "Brother House") at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster county, about 55 m.
After having spent forty years in a cave at the foot of mount Sinai, he became abbot of the monastery.
The island first attracted the notice of archaeologists by the remarkable archaic Greek bronzes found in a cave on Mount Ida in 1885, as well as by epigraphic monuments such as the famous law of Gortyna; but the first undoubted Aegean remains reported from it were a few objects extracted from Cnossus by Minos Kalokhairinos of Candia in 1878.
On East Rock is a monument to the Connecticut soldiers who fell in the War of Independence, the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the Civil War; on the West Rock is a cave, "Judges' Cave," in which the regicides William Goffe and Edward Whalley are said to have concealed themselves when sought for by royal officers in 1661.
Thousands must have joined the Third Crusade in order to escape paying either their taxes or the interest on their debts; and the atmosphere of the gold-digger's camp (or of the cave of Adullam) must have begun more than ever to characterize the crusading armies.
Another cave more to the west was revealed by the demolition of the bastion of Odysseus.
Farther east is an underground passage leading eastward to a cave supposed to be the sanctuary of Aglaurus where the ephebi took the oath; with this passage is connected a secret staircase leading up through a cleft in the rock to the precinct of the Errephori on the Acropolis.
Another choragic monument was that of Thrasyllus, which faced a cave in the Acropolis rock above the Dionysiac theatre.
Neither does he refer in any way to the famous cave in which, according to the Ignatian myth, the Spiritual Exercises were written.
In its neighbourhood was the burial cave of Endymion.
Their place of abode is variously placed in the Strophades, the entrance to the under-world, or a cave in Crete.
Brixham Cave, called also Windmill Hill Cavern, is a wellknown ossiferous cave situated near Brixham, on the brow of a hill composed of Devonian limestone.
Finally, the cave became a resort of bears; the remains of 354 specimens, in all stages of growth, including even sucking cubs, being discovered.
See Sir Joseph Prestwich, Geology (1888); Sir John Evans, Ancient Stone Implements of Great Britain, p. 512; Report on the Cave, Phil.
In the neighbourhood are the cave of Drach, containing several underground lakes, and the caves of Arta, one of the largest and finest groups of stalactite caverns in western Europe.
On the west side of the Bard is the Orkney Man's Cave - a great cavern with fine stalactites and a remarkable echo.
Strabo refers to a great cave in Trachonitis capable of holding 4000 robbers.
The task of maintenance consists almost entirely in closing the gaps which occur when the banks on which the levees are built cave into the river.
They are called from the places in France where the most typical finds of palaeolithic remains have been made - Chellian from Chelles, a few miles east of Paris; Mousterian from the cave of Moustier on the river V ezere, Dordogne; Solutrian from the cave at Solutre near Macon; and Madelenian from the rocky shelter of La Madeleine, Dordogne.
He compares her story with that of Lamia, who, after her children had been slain by Zeus, retired to a lonely cave and carried off and killed the children of others.
Macduff's cave near Kincraig Point is believed traditionally to have been that in which the thane took refuge from Macbeth.
It is a logical consequence that Nergal is pictured also as the deity who presides over the nether-world, and stands at the head of the special pantheon assigned to the government of the dead, who are supposed to be gathered in a large subterranean cave known as Aralu or Irkalla.
The Red beds and Cave sandstones occur along the eastern flanks of the Drakensberg.
The Aggtelek or Baradla cave, in the county of Gomor, is one of the largest in the world.
The Fonacza cave, in the county of Bihar, has also yielded fossils.
No less remarkable are the Okno, Vodi and Demenyfalva caverns in the county of Lipt6, the Veterani in the Banat and the ice cave at Dobsina in Gomor county.
The Mrarrath gazze or Cave of Treasures, translated and edited by C. Bezold (Leipzig, 1883-1888), is akin (as Duval remarks) to the Book of Jubilees.
Mark Twain's boyhood was spent at Hannibal, which is the setting of Life on the Mississippi, Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer; Hannibal Cave, described in Tom Sawyer, extends for miles beneath the river and its bluffs.
Of his astronomical studies he left a proof in the "heliotropion," a cave at Syros which served to determine the annual turning-point of the sun, like the grotto of Posillipo (Posilipo, Posilippo) at Naples, and was one of the sights of the island.
Its name is said to be a corruption of the Latin desertum, " a desert," which was applied to a cave on the seashore occupied by St Serf.
In the cave the saint held his famous colloquy with the devil, in which Satan was worsted and contemptuously dismissed.
It is not desirable to leave large areas standing upon pillars in the mine, and as soon as the work on any level is completed the pillar below should be mined out as far as is safe, and the abandoned portion of the mine allowed to cave in and lessen the weight on the pillars elsewhere.
This is the cheapest of the three caving systems, but is applicable only when the deposit lies between walls of very solid rock, as otherwise wall rock is liable to cave with and become mixed with ore, which adds greatly to the expense of handling.
Spurs of the Chin hills run down the whole length of the Lower Chindwin district, almost to Sagaing, and one hill, Powindaung, is particularly noted on account of its innumerable cave temples, which are said to hold no fewer than 446,444 images of Buddha.
The old castle of the Frasers on Kinnaird Head now contains a lighthouse, and close by is the Wine Tower, with a cave below.
After bidding their family farewell they were carried to the sepulchral cave, nothing but a bowl of milk being left them.
In Teneriffe and Grand Canary the corpse was simply wrapped up in goat and sheep skins, while in other islands a resinous substance was used to preserve the body, which was then placed in a cave difficult of access, or buried under a tumulus.
A cave in the hill is said to have sheltered the dragon which was slain by the hero Siegfried.
Those who would consult him had first to surprise and bind him during his noonday slumber in a cave by the sea, where he was wont to pass the heat of the day surrounded by his seals.
The tradition that Adullam is in the great cave of Khareitun (St Chariton) is probably due to the crusaders.
In modern political history the expression "cave of Adullam" (hence "Adullamites") came into common use (being first employed in a speech by John Bright on the 13th of March 1866) with regard to the independent attitude of Robert Lowe (Lord Sherbrooke), Edward Horsman and their Liberal supporters in opposition to the Reform Bill of 1866.
From the same usage is derived the shorter political term "cave" for any body of men who secede from their party on some special subject.
Dr Samuel Jebb included antiquarian notices as well as literary reviews in his Bibliotheca literaria (1722-1724), previously mentioned, but the Gentleman's Magazine, founded in 1731, fully established, through the tact and energy of the publisher Edward Cave, the type of the magazine, from that time so marked a feature of English periodical literature.
The chief feature in the new venture at first consisted of the analysis of the journals, which Cave undertook personally.
In April 1732 the leading metropolitan publishers, jealous of the interloper Cave, started the London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (1732-1784), which had a long and prosperous career.
The new magazine closely copied Cave's title, plan and aspect, and bitter war was long waged between the two.
Cave introduced the practice of giving engravings, maps and portraits, but his greatest success was the addition of Samuel Johnson to the regular staff.
The Gentleman's Magazine was continued by Cave's brother-in-law, David Henry, afterwards by John Nichols and his son.'
Dr. Hovey has proved that the rate of stalagmitic growth in Wyandotte Cave, Indiana, is .0254 cm.
The remains, which include not only the skeleton and skin, but likewise the droppings, were found buried in grass which appears to have been chopped up by man, and it thus seems not only evident that these ground-sloths dwelt in the cave, but that there is a considerable probability of their having been kept there in a semi-domesticated state by the early human inhabitants of Patagonia.
In a cave near Consuelo Cove, southern Patagonia, have been found fragments of the skin and bones of a large ground-sloth, Grypotherium (Neomylodon) listai, associated with human remains.
Among the rocks on the side of the valley opposite the palace he found a cave in which he took up his abode, unknown to all except one friend, Romanus, a monk of a neighbouring monastery, who clothed him in the monastic habit and secretly supplied him with food.
No one who has seen the spot will doubt that the Sacro Speco is indeed the cave wherein Benedict spent the three years of opening manhood in solitary prayer, contemplation and austerity.
He returned to his cave, but disciples flocked to him, and in time he formed twelve monasteries in the neighbourhood, placing twelve monks in each, and himself retaining a general control over all.
Cathedral Park in the southern portion, Spearfish Canon in the north, and the extensive fossil forest at the foot of Mattie's Peak are noteworthy; while the Crystal Cave, near Piedmont, and the Wind Cave, near Hot Springs, are almost unrivalled.
The principal points on the shores are Glengyle, formerly a fastness of the Macgregors, the Trossachs, the Goblins' Cave on Ben Venue, and Stronachlachar (Gaelic, "the mason's nose"), from which there is a ferry to Coilachra on the opposite side.
The dissipation of the dissolved carbon dioxide results in the formation of "fur" in kettles or boilers, and if the solution is falling, as from the roof of a cave, in the formation of stalactites and stalagmites.
Those of the great cave bear (Ursus spelaeus), found abundantly in certain caverns of central Europe and Asia, show that it must have exceeded in size the polar bear of the present day.
These caves or catacombs are the most striking characteristic of the place; the name Pechersk, indeed, is connected with the Russian peshchera, " a cave."
Mark, hunting in the forest, comes upon them sleeping in a cave, and as Tristan, who knows that the king is in the neighbourhood, has placed his sword between them, is convinced of their innocence.
In the cave of Phigalia Demeter was, according to popular tradition, represented with the head and mane of a horse, possibly a relic of the time when a non-specialized cornspirit bore this form.
This the elders of the tribe pick up or pretend to find, and carefully store up in a cleft of the hills or in a cave which no woman may approach.
On the shore of the lake is the stalactite cave of Jobitsinal, of great local celebrity; and in its depths, according to the popular legend, may still be discerned the stone image of a horse that belonged to Cortes.
An isolated portion, divided from the headland by a narrow chasm, is known as the Stack of Noup. Gentleman's Cave, 1 m.
The principal cave, known as the Cueva del Guacharo, extends inward a distance of 2800 ft.
Beside the grotto of the Nativity other traditional sites are shown within the church, such as the Altar of the Magi, the Tomb of Eusebius, the cave wherein Jerome made his translation of the Bible, &c.
The forest is traditionally noted as the retreat of Robin Hood, whose cave is seen at Papplewick near Newstead.
The island is incidentally described with no small variety of detail, picturesque and topographical; the Homeric localities for which counterparts have been sought are Mount Neritos, Mount Neion, the harbour of Phorcys, the town and palace of Odysseus, the fountain of Arethusa, the cave of the Naiads, the stalls of the swineherd Eumaeus, the orchard of Laertes, the Korax or Raven Cliff and the island Asteris, where the suitors lay in ambush for Telemachus.
The expression "Cave Temples" used by Anglo-Indians of such halls is inaccurate.
It is connected with what has long been known as the Bed Quilt Cave.
Marshall, civil engineers, surveyed every part of the cave.
One of the surviving Christian leaders, Pelayo the Goth, took refuge with three hundred followers in the celebrated cave of Covadonga, or Cobadonga, near Cangas de Onis, and from this hiding-place undertook the Christian reconquest of Spain.
The most conspicuous building is the Haram built over the supposed site of the cave of Machpelah.
The cave beneath the platform has probably not been entered for at least 600 years.
Beneath a street in the town is a curious example of a hermit's cave, excavated in the chalk, and containing rude carvings of the crucifixion and other sacred subjects.
Towards the end of July he took refuge in the cave of Coiraghoth in the Braes of Glenmoriston, and in August he joined Lochiel and Cluny Macpherson, with whom he remained in hiding until the news was brought that two French ships were in waiting for him at the place of his first arrival in Scotland - Lochnanuagh.
In the neighbourhood are the Cave of the Winds, the Grand Caverns, charming glens, mountain lakes and picturesque canyons; and the Garden of the Gods, - approached by a narrow gateway between two tremendous masses of red rock 330 ft.
By another of those many miraculous interpositions which occur in his history he was twice supplied with food and drink, in the strength of which he journeyed forty days and forty nights until he came to Horeb, where he lodged in a cave. ?
A hole "just large enough for a man's body" (Stanley), immediately below the summit of Jebel Musa, is still pointed out by tradition as the cave of Elijah.
Johnson remained in London to drudge for Cave.
In the debates on the Reform Bills submitted to the House of Commons from 1859 to 1867, Bright's was the most influential voice He rebuked Lowe's "Botany Bay view," and described Horsman as retiring to his "cave of Adullam," and hooking in Lowe.
The real state of affairs was disclosed in the report of Mr Stephen Cave, a well-known banker, who was sent by the British government in December 1875 to inquire into the situation.
The Cave report showed that Egypt suffered from the ignorance, dishonesty, waste and extravagance of the East and from the vast expense caused by hasty and inconsiderate endeavours to adopt the civilization of the West.
The Caisse de la Dette, instituted in May 1876 as a result of the Cave mission, led to international control over a large portion of the revenue.
The city is the seat of the Wesleyan female college (1836), which claims to be the first college in the world chartered to grant academic degrees to women; Mercer University (Baptist), which was established in 1833 as Mercer Institute at Penfield, became a university in 1837, was removed to Macon in 1871, and controls Hearn Academy (1839) at Cave Spring and Gibson Mercer Academy (1903) at Bowman; the state academy for the blind (1852), St Stanislaus' College (Jesuit), and Mt de Sales Academy (Roman Catholic) for women.
English local tradition placed Wayland Smith's forge in a cave close to the White Horse in Berkshire.
If a horse to be shod, or any broken tool were left with a sixpenny piece at the entrance of the cave the repairs would presently be executed.
Tiryns was dug again by the German Institute (until 1914), Phylakopi in Melos (1912) and the Kamares Cave in Crete (1913) by the British School at Athens, who also began in 1920 a further excavation on the acropolis of Mycenae.
Sir Arthur Evans conducted supplementary excavations at Cnossos in 1912, and the British School reexamined the Kamares Cave, where the typical Middle Minoan polychrome pottery were first found in Crete, in 1913.
The Kamares Cave was found to be a sanctuary, not a dwelling, but the offerings consisted almost entirely of pottery of M.M.
Among other details, the interior arrangements of the temple were studied, and it was established that there was no natural cave, but an artificial recess in the sanctuary, of which the walls still remain.
Cave in Rock, on the Ohio, in Hardin county, was once the resort of river pirates.
On the north-east coast is a cave with a narrow mouth, opening into a hollow 255 ft.
On the south-east coast is the Clam-shell or Scallop Cave.
On the south-west shore are the Boat Cave and Mackinnon's or the Cormorants' Cave.
Fingal's Cave is, however, the most famous of all.
The cave is the haunt of seals and sea birds.
The play of colour is exquisite, the basalt combining every tint of warm red, brown and rich maroon; sea-weeds and lichens paint the cave green and gold; while the lime that has filtered through has crusted the pillars here and there a pure snow-white.
The floor of the cave is the green sea, out of which the columns rise on either side with a regularity so perfect as to suggest the hand of man rather than the work of Nature.
The murmur of the sea won for the cave a Gaelic name meaning " the Cave of Music."
A columnar cave exists towards the northern side of the island, and on the eastern are the remains of a tower, with several vaulted rooms. Two springs occur and some scanty grass affords subsistence to rabbits, and, on the higher levels, to goats.
The most important data bearing upon the first great period are given elsewhere in this work, and it is proposed to offer here a more general survey.5 To the prehistoric ages belong the palaeolithic and neolithic flints, from the distribution of which an attempt might be made to give a synthetic sketch of early Palestinian man.6 A burial cave at Gezer has revealed the existence of a race of slight build and stature, muscular, with elongated crania, and thick and heavy skull-bones.
Other shrines, such as the alleged tomb of Moses, and the mosque of Hebron over the cave of Machpelah, are the centres of Moslem pilgrimage.
In the so-called " Via Dolorosa " is a cave which was opened and planned about 1870.
During these works some local archaeologists attempted to penetrate the cave but were driven away by the labourers with curses.
At last the hospice was finished and the cave opened for inspection.
A large fire-grate (ab), having a cave (c) to facilitate stoking and stepped back at (d), is bounded on one side by a fire-bridge (e); on the other side of this, separated by an air-channel (g), there is first the proper fluxing bed (h), and behind this the "back-bed "(i) for pre-heating the charge.
It is so called from the Solutre Cave, Macon district, Shone-et-Loire.
The fauna includes the horse, reindeer, mammoth, cave lion, rhinoceros, bear and urus.
Solutrian "finds" have been also made in the caves of Les Eyzies and Laugerie Haute, and in the Lower Beds of Cresswell Cave (Derbyshire).
In this paper he made public the results of his discoveries in the cave of Aurignac, where evidence existed of the contemporaneous existence of man and extinct mammals.
The important discoveries in the Madeleine cave and elsewhere were published by Lartet and Christy under the title Reliquiae Aquitanicae, the first part appearing in 1865.
Here in 1856 were discovered in a Quaternary bed in the Feldhofen Cave human remains which have been referred to a type commonly called Neanderthal Man.
In the saint's cave on the shore may be seen the rocky shelf on which he made his bed, but his remains were interred in the hamlet of Clachan, some 2 m.
Even in Upper Egypt a few decades ago, there was a tomb of the Mahommedan sheikh Heridi, who - it is alleged - was transformed into a serpent; in cases of sickness a spotless virgin entered the cave and the serpentoccupant might permit itself to be taken in procession to the patient.
It is famous in Greek mythology; the giants are said to have piled it on Ossa in order to scale Olympus, the abode of the gods; it was the home of the centaurs, especially of Chiron, who had a cave near its summit, and educated many youthful heroes; the ship "Argo" was built from its pine-woods.
Near the town is a curious ancient hermitage cave, in the sandstone.
To this contrast may be ascribed some of the most striking scenes in the cave.
Twig-like projections, to which the term helictite has been applied by the present writer, are met with in certain portions of the cave, and are interesting by their strange and uncouth contortions.
When the cave was first entered, the floor was covered with thousands of tracks of raccoons, wolves and bears-most of them probably made long ago, as impressions made in the tenacious clay that composes most of the cavern floor would remain unchanged for centuries.
She is sometimes represented as the goat which suckled the infant-god in a cave in Crete, sometimes as a nymph of uncertain parentage (daughter of Oceanus, Haemonius, Olen, Melisseus), who brought him up on the milk of a goat.
The second kind are the Idola Specus, idols of the cave, or errors incident to the peculiar mental or bodily constitution of each individual, for according to the state of the individual's mind is his view of things.
Of these the chief are Poole's Hole, a vast stalactite cave, about half a mile distant; Diamond Hill, which owes its name to the quartz crystals which are not uncommon in its rocks; and Chee Tor, a remarkable cliff, on the banks of the Wye, 300 ft.
Nearly 200 years later a herdsman of Ephesus rediscovered the cave on Mount Coelian, and, letting in the light, awoke the inmates, who sent one of their number (Jamblicus) to buy food.
Steamboats run from the mouth of the Green river, near Evansville, Indiana, to the Mammoth Cave landing.
The cave is usually said to have been discovered, in 1809, by a hunter named Hutchins; but the county records, as early as 1797, fixed its entrance as the landmark for a piece of real estate.
This aperture is not the original mouth, the latter being a chasm a quarter of a mile north of it, and leading into what is known as Dixon's cave.
It shows few traces of dynamic disturbance, but has been carved, mainly by erosion since the Miocene epoch, into many caverns, of which the Mammoth Cave is the largest.
The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
The Main Cave, which abruptly ends 4 m.
Among the most surprising features of cave scenery are the vertical shafts that pierce through all levels, from the uppermost galleries, or even from the sink-holes, down to the lowest floor.
This includes Gorin's Dome, which is viewed from a point midway in its side, and also from its top, the cave.
There are some fine stalactites near this pit, and others in the Fairy Grotto and in Pensico Avenue; but, considering the magnitude of Mammoth Cave, its poverty of stalactitic ornamentation is remarkable.
These cave flowers are unfolded by pressure, as if a sheaf were forced through a tight binding, or the crystal fibres curl outward from the centre of the group. Thus spotless arches of 50 ft.
Whenever there is a freshet in Green River the streams in the cave are joined in a continuous body of water, the rise sometimes being 60 ft.
They are navigable from May to October, and furnish interesting features of cave scenery.
An exploring party in 1904 found a curious complex of upper and lower galleries accessible from the most eastern portion of the cave; beyond which another party, in 1905, discovered several large domes previously unknown.
While making a survey exclusively for the cave-owners in 1908, Max Kaemper of Berlin, Germany, forced an opening from the main cave into a remarkable region to which the general name of "Violet City" was given, in honour of Mrs Violet Blair Janin, who owned a third of the Mammoth Cave estate.
All the known forms of plant-life are either fungi or allied to them, and many are only microscopic. The most interesting inhabitants of Mammoth Cave are the blind, wingless grasshoppers, with extremely long antennae; blind, colourless crayfish (Cambarus pellucidus, Telk.); and the blind fish, Amblyopsis spelaeus, colourless and viviparous, from 1 in.
Special studies have been made by Baronius, Miraeus, Labbe, Valesius, Halloix, Scaliger, Ceillier, Cave, Dupin, Pagi, Ittig, Tillemont, Walch, Gibbon, Schroeckh, Lardner.
St Margaret's, in the midst of St Peter's churchyard, built in 1485, and restored in 1865, is situated near the cave in the side of the MOnchsberg, said to have been the hermitage of St Maximus, wh?
On its northern base, close to the lake, Sir Walter Scott placed the Coir-nanUriskin, or "Goblin's Cave."
Immediately to the south of the cave is the dell called Beal(ach)-nam-Bo, or "Cattle Pass," through which were driven to the refuge of the Trossachs the herds lifted by the Highland marauders in their excursions to the lands south of Loch Lomond.
The Corycian cave is on the plateau between Delphi and the summit.,
A chapel in a cave was superseded about 1146 by a wooden church, replaced about 1180 by a stone church, which was pulled down in 1793 to erect the present building.
The state of culture reached by Quaternary man is evidenced by the stone implements in the drift-gravels, and other relics of human art in the cave deposits.
That the men of the Quaternary period knew the savage art of producing fire by friction, and roasted the flesh on which they mainly subsisted, is proved by the fragments of charcoal found in the cave deposits, where also occur bone awls and needles, which indicate the wearing of skin clothing, like that of the modern Australians and Fuegians.
The cave is in a rugged region of high limestone hills, in one of which its main entrance is found, 220 ft.
The "Old Cave" contains the saltpetre works, and ends in a remarkable chamber exactly 144 ft.
When Mr Hovey visited this cave in 1855 he found many extinct torches, charcoal embers, poles and pounders, as well as numerous footprints, in the soft nitreous earth of certain avenues, which were left by exploring parties previous to the coming of the white man.
As Wyandotte Cave has no large streams and few pools or springs, its fauna and flora are not extensive.
It is so named from a cave (Le Moustier), on the right bank of the Vezere, an affluent of the Dordogne, above Les Eyzies and Tayac, which has yielded typical palaeolithic implements.
The typical implements are flint points or spear-heads, left smooth and flat on one side, as struck from the cave, pointed and edged from the other side; a scraper treated in the same way, but with edge rather upon the side than at the end, as in the succeeding Solutrian and Madelenian epochs.
To the east of Grammichele a cave shrine of Demeter, with fine votive terra-cottas, has been discovered.
The most remarkable is Marble Cave, a short distance south-east of the centre of Stone county.
Jacob's Cavern (q.v.), near Pineville, McDonald county, disclosed on exploration skeletons of men and animals, rude implements, &c. Crystal Cave, near Joplin, Jasper county, has its entire surface lined with calcite crystals and scalenohedron formations, from I ft.
Knox Cave, in Greene county, and several caverns near Ozark, in Christian county, are also of interest.
Other caves include Fried's Cave, about 6 m.
A true crocodile, Notochampsa, has been discovered in the Red Beds and Cave Sandstone.
Three genera of fossil fishes, Cleithrolepis, Semionotus and Ceratodus, ascend from the Beaufort series into the Cave Sandstone.
Eureka Springs and Wild Cat Cave are of interest to visitors, and attractive scenery is furnished by the river and its bordering bluffs.
There are four distinct strata in the cave.
Above this and below the stalagmite there is in one part of the cave a black band from 2 to 6 in.
While the value of McEnery's discoveries was in dispute the exploration of the cave of Brixham near Torquay in 1858 proved that man was coeval with the extinct mammalia, and in the following year additional proof was offered by the implements that were found in Wookey Hole, Somerset.
In the limestone region of the south there are numerous caves, the most notable being Wyandotte Cave in Crawford county, next to Mammoth Cave the largest in the United States.
At Gezer a pre-Semitic place of worship was found in which three such hearths stood together, and drained into a cave which may reasonably be supposed to have been regarded as the residence of the divinity.
These all lie on to the south of the city, towards the hill called Monte Griffone (Griffon-Greek), and the Giant's Cave, which has furnished rich stores for the palaeontologist.
Burgess has an exhaustive account of the Jain Cave Temples (none older than the 7th century) in Fergusson and Burgess's Cave Temples in India (London, 1880).
On the plateau is a cave about 25 ft.
Cave (Congregationalist) have written Introductions to Theology; Cave's bibliographies are not free from errors.
Another Reform Bill, memorable for driving certain good Liberals into a Cave of Adullam, broke up the new government in a few months; Disraeli contributing to the result by the delivery of opinions not new to him and of lasting worth, though presently to be subordinated to arguments of an inferior order and much less characteristic. "At this rate," he said in 1866,"you will have a parliament that will entirely lose its command over the executive, and it will meet with less consideration and possess less influence."
The spirit is supposed not to leave the body immediately, and a corpse is either buried for a time, and then disinterred and the bones cleaned and deposited in or near the deceased's dwelling or in some distant cave; or the body is exposed on a platform or dried over a fire, and the mummy kept for a few years.
Beneath the oak there appeared the three divine beings, and in the cave of Machpelah the illustrious ancestor and his wife were buried.
The cave of Machpelah became the grave of Isaac, Rebekah and Leah (but not Rachel); and though Jacob ' In 2 Sam.
So in still later tradition, all the sons of Jacob with the exception of Joseph find their last resting-place at Hebron, and in Jewish prayers for the dead it is besought that their souls may be bound up with those of the patriarchs, or that they may go to the cave of Machpelah and thence to the Cherubim.
He dwelt in a cave in the south-west corner of Sicily, and was the owner of large flocks and herds.
Odysseus, having been cast ashore on the coast of Sicily, fell into the hands of Polyphemus, who shut him up with twelve of his companions in his cave, and blocked the entrance with an enormous rock.
The wedding (described in the fine Epithalamium of Catullus) took place in Chiron's cave on Mt Pelion.
Of the old castle, supposed to have been built before the Conquest to command the pass through the valley, there only remains the entrance to a cave beneath, 1so ft.
The most common and consistent tradition connects Homer with the valley of Smyrna and the banks of the Meles; his figure was one of the stock types on Smyrnaean coins, one class of which was called Homerian; the epithet "Melesigenes" was applied to him; the cave where he was wont to compose his poems was shown near the source of the river; his temple, the Homereum, stood on its banks.
The first, who was the most famous, was said to have been inspired by the nymphs of the Corycian cave.
Have you had time to make up your mind to come out of your hermit cave and do some serious fishing?
He'd cave to Andre's advice and double-check with Darkyn about whether or not his mate owed the Dark One anything â€“ formally or informally.
His silver eyes flashed from the darkness at the back of the cave, alarming her.
The cliff edge was around ten feet from the cave.
Mansr's small spacecraft dropped from the sky and hovered above him, following as he darted toward the sacred cave.
If the Watchers hadn't needed him alive for some reason, they'd have killed him as he lay helpless and seizing in their cave.
He saw nothing that might indicate a cave similar to where the Watchers entered the mortal world, not even boulders.
When he opened them, he stood in the cold cave where the Watchers entered the world.
The allegory of the cave is supposed to explain this.
Aladdin's cave of CDs As a partner with Greenbelt Festival ICC have been facilitating the music sales venue for Greenbelt.
Night Terrors sees the apes resting uneasily in a cave, some sixth sense alerting them to strange events outside and they remain apprehensive.
The enigmatic Nick Cave treats the audience to his dark, enticing piano balladry.
One of the attractions is Ossian's Cave, associated with the legends of the ancient Scottish bard.
Can put grills on cave entrances to prevent interference to hibernating bats.
The Guide reckoned we saw about 3.5 million Mexican Free-tailed bats exit the Cave in one hour 7.30-8.30pm.
Treat the cave biota with respect, watch out for them, and avoid disturbing them.
Room should always be made for a food blender in the cave rescue kit.
The cave then becomes more sporting with fast flowing water and interesting cascades with apparently bottomless pools at their base.
If a different type of rock overlies a cavernous limestone, then clasts or boulders of both could become mixed in a cave breccia.
Bryan cave llp.
There is a small cafeteria attached to the cave shop.
The dating of stalagmitic calcite therefore provides a valuable method for understanding cave chronologies.
Despite the dry climate there are streams, carving out cave systems & river canyons.
N ever leave litter or spent carbide in a cave - pollution kills cave life.
The main theme will be the evolution from cave cartography to integrated speleological information systems.
Major cave systems probably developed while the post-Variscan cover supported large drainage catchments and concentrated water into a few sinks.
The cave was used as a chapel by the locals who are largely catholic.
We did not descend the cave but all the info we have is here.
This unlocks the door on 3F that leads to Dandelion's bat cave, complete with trot Batmobile.
Stout South seems to be upstream continuation of main cave but no passable connection.
The city of Guadix with the cave dwellings, where people still live today, is 1 hour away.
Location The cave is located on the southern edge of the Vega de Aliseda, slightly to the west of the terminal moraine.
The route to the cave entrance should be clearly marked by cairns, lights etc. in case of fog or darkness.
What fierce exultation, sensual, almost erotic, in violating the virginity of a cave!
The up dip " inlet " coming into the end of the cave has also been partly excavated.
The skeletons of the other two victims, buried in the cave, were not exhumed.
References include such exotica as the Mombassa Times, Kenya and " Is Fingal's Cave artificial?
For those planning a trip to Jamaica, the north coast is by far the best place to stay for cave exploration.
In the Main Bar can be seen a collection of caving cartoons by Jim Eyre, one of the local early cave explorers.
Our next location was the reef facies of Cave Dale.
The region is equally famous for cave diving and includes some of the most extensive submerged networks in Europe.
In the cave were found clay figurines invoking the blessing of children and women pregnant or giving birth.
There is a noticeable absence of formations in this section of the cave, no doubt due to the effect of the seasonal floodwaters.
A possible burial marker was investigated in a section of eroding foreshore near Jonathan's Cave.
To go to the trouble to go there and then only be shown a small section of the cave I find very galling.
All members are welcome; whether to cave, climb, walk or just gawp at the scenery.
Accordingly, this year we took out diving gear in order to try to extend the cave.
Take him to the small dry cave where the insignificant crack is, and when the nasty goblin appears, throw Elrond at him.
The cave itself was located half way up the cliff face of a limestone gorge.
We took shelter from the sun and drank green tea with a local who spoke of cave about 2 days walk south near Laos.
They will have a heroine to send Batman back to his cave for me - won't they?
The formations are magnificent and anyone interested in cave photography should have a heyday in there.
This is the lower jaw of a cave hyena.
The earliest hunters used the cave before the glaciers of the last ice age covered most of Wales.
Infection was our main concern since this could render the hand totally immobile, a daunting prospect five hours into the cave.
At the base of a limestone knoll at the back of the field there is a cave entrance.
Leave the cave and descend the ladder, now head right and cross the bridge goin up.
Coming direct from a cave he found no mosquito larva or sea monsters present.
The cave is entered by a narrow ledge of columns leading into the darkness.
On the 22nd of June a large horse leech was found in a puddle halfway down the cave.
These thermal waters dissolving limestone well had extended the narrow fissures into cave passages through thousands of years.
Nick Cave, because he is my favorite lyricist.
Magusroduced into Rome separately by the Persian magi, Mithraic eucharistic mysteries were celebrated in a cave.
Look for the chapel in a cave up on the left, and crag martins flying around the crags on the right.
The picture painted by these three witnesses was of a home dominated by the matriarch, Mrs Joan Cave.
Since 1931 it has served as a closed monastery for Carmelite nuns, whose garden now includes St Serf's original cave.
During the guided tour in the GuÃ¡charo cave we saw many oilbirds.
This first section of the cave appears very oppressive to some.
The supply of woolen overgarments was also common practice at Mammoth Cave, USA.
Extending this just a little further allows conversations with standing stones, cave paintings, even burning bushes.
He has just a week to deliver a huge pile of food to Vincent the bear's cave otherwise Vincent will eat RJ alive.
People have very preconceived ideas about cave diving - it's amazing how damning open-water divers can be about cave diving.
One day Cujo chases a rabbit into a bolt-hole, a cave inhabited by some very sick bats.
In the early 90s the cave rescue team of the Isere region in France (SSSI) also became interested in the problem.
Then, deep inside the cave, disaster strikes when their route back to the surface is blocked by a rockfall.
Shallow pools in the floor wriggled with cave salamanders hiding from our lights under slabs and branches.
Next day, Bill Little and a friend took Norman, Russell (with his corned beef sandwiches) and myself into the cave.
Sherpa party found him shivering over a candle part way out of the cave.
Big dry passages, lots of bats and spiders, we even saw a shrew in the cave.
St Fillan's cave shrine is near Pittenweem harbor.
Once the dust had settled most of the boulder slope was sixty meters lower down the cave.
Enter the cave where you got the slowpokes from the two Rockets.
The Bat Cave is the largest enclosure for endangered bat species in the world.
We explored several hundred meters of new cave, living mostly on spam and reconstituted mashed spud.
The first was Reed's Cave, where, on May 6th, an extension containing many beautiful stalactites was entered.
It is awarded by a panel of three judges picked by BCRA Council for any contribution to cave surveying considered worthy.
The course in cave surveying which was held recently was a splendid thing.
There is also something of a mismatch between the way programmers see a cave survey, and the way cave surveyors see it.
More realistically, the position of any parts of the cave reaching the surface can be compared against a surface survey using theodolites.
They now believe that he was actually buried nearby in a cave under what can still be seen as a small tumulus.
Cave's appears profoundly uninterested in watching his South Bank moment; " I don't put myself through that sort of thing.
They sounded unnatural, like a psychotic symphony playing in a cave.
The attempt by Mrs Cave to suggest that it must be a mistake was in our view a blatant untruth.
The cave can become extremely wet in bad weather!
It includes a virtual environment, ' CAVE ', a fully immersive virtual environment, and a number of virtual workbenches.
They can range from colorful reefs to large pelagic species and from cave systems to sunken wrecks.
In Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire a host of place-names testify to the popularity of the Robin Hood legend - Robin Hood's Bay, Robin Hood's Cave, Robin Hood's Chase, Robin Hood's Cup (a well), Robin Hood's Chair, Robin Hood's Pricks, and many more.
At a later period the fall of angular fragments at the entrance finally closed the cave, and it ceased to be accessible except to a few burrowing animals, whose remains are found above the second and newer stalagmite floor.
Little more than a mile to the west lies the royal and police burgh of Pittenweem (Gaelic, "the hollow of the cave"), a quaint old fishing town (pop. 1863), with the remains of a priory.
Boyd Dawkins and Brinton, that the French cave man came hither by way of Iceland; or with Keane, that two subvarieties, the long-headed Eskimo-Botocudo type and the Mexican roundheaded type, prior to all cultural developments, reached the New World, one by Iceland, the other by Bering Sea; or that Malayoid wanderers were stranded on the coast of South America; or that no breach of continuity has occurred since first the march of tribes began this way - ethnologists agree that the aborigines of the western came from the eastern hemisphere,and there is lacking any biological evidence of Caucasoid or Negroid blood flowing in the veins of Americans before the invasions of historic times.
Of the Karroo System all the groups from the basal Dwyka Conglomerate to the Cave Sandstone of the Stormberg series (see Cape Colony) are represented; but these rocks have not been so minutely subdivided as in the Cape.
Kentucky is noted for its caves, the bestknown of which are Mammoth Cave and Colossal Cavern (qq.v.).
In December 1875 Mr Stephen Cave, M.P., and Colonel (afterwards Sir John) Stokes, R.E., were sent to Egypt to inquire into the financial situation; and Mr Caves report, made public in April 1876, showed that under the existing administration national bankruptcy was inevitable.
Many are the pet names, the poetic epithets bestowed upon it - the harbour of refuge, the cool cave, the island amidst the floods, the place of bliss, emancipation, liberation, safety, the supreme, the transcendent, the uncreated, the tranquil, the home of peace, the calm, the end of suffering, the medicine for all evil, the unshaken, the ambrosia, the immaterial, the imperishable, the abiding, the farther shore, the unending, the bliss of effort, the supreme joy, the ineffable, the detachment, the holy city, and many' others.
When the sea is very smooth visitors may be rowed directly into the cave, but the more usual landing-place is near the Clamshell Cave, where the columns have been worn down until they form a kind of terrace running all the way to Fingal's Cave.
No instrumental survey of the Mammoth Cave has ever been allowed by the management.
His historic cave of Covadonga is only 8 m.
They shouted and threw stones into the cave.
He got down on his hands and knees and crawled into the cave.
Soon, with the gun in one hand, he crept back into the cave.
There was not a sound inside of the cave.
Who does not remember the interest with which, when young, he looked at shelving rocks, or any approach to a cave?
After a bloody defeat, and whilst taking refuge in a dark cave escaping the English army, Robert sat and pondered his campaign.
At the foot of the face is a rubble pile covering a pipe leading to a cave entrance.
We will enter into the dark in a deep sacred cave, and visit the ruins of a healing temple.
Most passages lack the inflow of seepage water, probably vital for the maintenance of cave populations.
The sherpa party found him shivering over a candle part way out of the cave.
St Fillan 's cave shrine is near Pittenweem harbor.<