Snow covered his hair, and his skin was cold.
A lock of mousy blonde hair covered her left eye.
He was hot and covered with dust.
He was driving toward Pierre in a covered gig, sitting beside a young surgeon, and on recognizing Pierre he told the Cossack who occupied the driver's seat to pull up.
He covered her hand with his.
The large bed was set in a similar stone bed frame and covered with dark coverings.
The bottom was solid rock covered with fine sand.
Sweat soon covered her, and her chest began to tighten.
The sun knows that you like to see the world covered with beautiful white snow and so he kept back all his brightness, and let the little crystals form in the sky.
The wooden banisters were polished to a high finish, and the hardwood stairs were covered on the walkway with more carpet.
Hadn't they covered this the night they showed him the picture?
Don't come in, Papa! she cried to her father as he opened the door--speaking from under the filmy skirt which still covered her whole face.
Carmen covered her mouth with her hands.
It's hard to tell exactly what happened, because the storm covered any tracks.
Sometimes through the monotonous waves of men, like a fleck of white foam on the waves of the Enns, an officer, in a cloak and with a type of face different from that of the men, squeezed his way along; sometimes like a chip of wood whirling in the river, an hussar on foot, an orderly, or a townsman was carried through the waves of infantry; and sometimes like a log floating down the river, an officers' or company's baggage wagon, piled high, leather covered, and hemmed in on all sides, moved across the bridge.
When the leaves and the trees fell, the water and the soil covered them; and then more trees grew and fell also, and were buried under water and soil.
There is a piazza in front, covered with vines that grow so luxuriantly that you have to part them to see the garden beyond.
The earth is all alive and covered with papillae.
The meaner sort are covered with mats which they make of a kind of bulrush, and are also indifferently tight and warm, but not so good as the former....
He covered his face and wept.
The countess finished her prayers and came to the bed with a stern face, but seeing, that Natasha's head was covered, she smiled in her kind, weak way.
Zakhar held back his horses and turned his face, which was already covered with hoarfrost to his eyebrows.
His lips covered hers in a long warm kiss that left her short of breath.
Dulce's eyes were bloodshot and her cheeks were covered with tears.
He lifted her and carried her to her bedroom, finding a spot on the bed that had avoided being shredded or covered with junk from her dressers.
She curled into a ball and he covered her with his coat.
A spinning wheel stood in one corner, partially covered by a dusty sheet, and beside it, a mahogany rocker with a cobbler seat.
She glanced around, noting several objects covered with cloths, as well as a box that sat on a table beside the door.
Frantically, she grabbed at the five-leaf ivy that covered the ground.
Sunday morning the ground was covered, and Helen and the cook's children and I played snowball.
Round a long table covered with black sat some twelve men in garments like those he had already seen.
Sofia covered the speaker.
It was completely covered with vines, climbing roses and honeysuckles.
After I had recovered from my first experience in the water, I thought it great fun to sit on a big rock in my bathing-suit and feel wave after wave dash against the rock, sending up a shower of spray which quite covered me.
In response to Molly's questions about covered bridges, we drove through two more in the area for her pleasure.
The sulphur-like pollen of the pitch pine soon covered the pond and the stones and rotten wood along the shore, so that you could have collected a barrelful.
Why were you guys covered in seaweed?
I finally succeeded in getting her on the bed and covered her up, and she lay curled up as near the edge of the bed as possible.
There was no way I was going to brief Howie on all that had happened, how his living room is covered in blood and his house has been ransacked; not in his present state of mind.
Its wooden legs moved so fast that their twinkling could scarcely be seen, and although so much smaller than the cab-horse it covered the ground much faster.
Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.
In the tavern, before which stood the doctor's covered cart, there were already some five officers.
Again he covered himself up with his cloak, but now neither the lodge nor his benefactor was there.
The blood drained from her face and goose bumps covered her arms under the sweater.
Here was her round head, covered with pretty curls.
The opening was filled with ferns which completely covered the beds of limestone and in places hid the streams.
Having covered the financial and political factors, let's look at thirteen ways communication and information will help bring about war's demise.
This heap, made in the winter of '46-7 and estimated to contain ten thousand tons, was finally covered with hay and boards; and though it was unroofed the following July, and a part of it carried off, the rest remaining exposed to the sun, it stood over that summer and the next winter, and was not quite melted till September, 1848.
His hand covered hers and he took it in his, kissing it tenderly.
Removing the blood, she found every part of his exposed skin was covered in the colorful tattoos.
Pierre again covered his eyes and thought he would never open them again.
She didn't want to think about it, not when her hands were covered in the blood of her attacker-turned-savior.
The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, the high desk for writing while standing up, on which lay an open exercise book, and the lathe with tools laid ready to hand and shavings scattered around--all indicated continuous, varied, and orderly activity.
It was called "Ivy Green" because the house and the surrounding trees and fences were covered with beautiful English ivy.
Standing before the mirror, as I had seen others do, I anointed mine head with oil and covered my face thickly with powder.
She was covered with dirt – the remains of mud pies I had compelled her to eat, although she had never shown any special liking for them.
Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.
It is frequently covered up by drifts, and, it is said, "sometimes plunges from on wing into the soft snow, where it remains concealed for a day or two."
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.
She rose and smoothed her hair, which was as usual so extremely smooth that it seemed to be made of one piece with her head and covered with varnish.
Among them were grooms leading the Tsar's beautiful relay horses covered with embroidered cloths.
Natasha, after she had pulled him down toward her and covered his face with kisses, holding him tight by the skirt of his coat, sprang away and pranced up and down in one place like a goat and shrieked piercingly.
He covered his face with his hands and remained so for some minutes.
He had just finished dressing for his ride, and wore a blue uniform, opening in front over a white waistcoat so long that it covered his rotund stomach, white leather breeches tightly fitting the fat thighs of his short legs, and Hessian boots.
By the time Achilles has covered the distance that separated him from the tortoise, the tortoise has covered one tenth of that distance ahead of him: when Achilles has covered that tenth, the tortoise has covered another one hundredth, and so on forever.
He felt ashamed, and with one arm covered his legs from which his cloak had in fact slipped.
He wore a snug T-shirt that displayed the roped forearms covered in tattoos.
The heads of the dragonettes were as big as barrels and covered with hard, greenish scales that glittered brightly under the light of the lanterns.
The snow had already covered the ground since the 25th of November, and surrounded me suddenly with the scenery of winter.
She was covered in blood.
He covered Sofia with a comforter and closed the door to his bedroom behind him.
Sometimes, also, when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, I saw a double shadow of myself, one standing on the head of the other, one on the ice, the other on the trees or hillside.
Hundreds of printed reports covered our premises like a winter blizzard making us look as busy as a toy store at Christmas.
She covered her mouth and hurried away.
They reached a second foyer where the man in the trench stood next to a caramel-colored man covered in blood.
The hammock was covered with pine needles, for it had not been used while my teacher was away.
As he came in sight of the rose-bushes that grew near the side of the house, he suddenly clapped his hands, and with a little shout of joy stopped to look at them; they were all covered with lovely rosebuds.
I clapped my chubby hands for joy when I saw that the rose-bushes were covered with lovely buds.
But his most wonderful work is the painting of the trees, which look, after his task is done, as if they were covered with the brightest layers of gold and rubies; and are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
"No it can't be, that would be too extraordinary," and at the very moment she thought this, the face and figure of Prince Andrew, in a fur cloak the deep collar of which covered with snow, appeared on the landing where the footman stood with the candle.
She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
He slipped his arms under the cloak that covered her head, embraced her, pressed her to him, and kissed her on the lips that wore a mustache and had a smell of burnt cork.
His face grew red and was covered with perspiration.
A minute later the old man's large stout figure in full-dress uniform, his chest covered with orders and a scarf drawn round his stomach, waddled out into the porch.
Dolokhov who was in the midst of the crowd forced his way to the edge of the dam, throwing two soldiers off their feet, and ran onto the slippery ice that covered the millpool.
He was being conveyed in a caleche with a raised hood, and was quite covered by an apron.
Their knocking made her heart flip, and she covered her mouth at her gasp.
His thin, worn, sallow face was covered with deep wrinkles, which always looked as clean and well washed as the tips of one's fingers after a Russian bath.
She covered her eyes with one forearm and succumbed to tears.
The moon was covered by clouds, and she crumpled the notes she'd taken.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
He did not see her marble beauty forming a complete whole with her dress, but all the charm of her body only covered by her garments.
"Devil take 'em!" he muttered, while his head was still covered by the shirt.
Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.
This short man had on a white leather apron which covered his chest and part of his legs; he had on a kind of necklace above which rose a high white ruffle, outlining his rather long face which was lit up from below.
"I'll see you later," he added, and summoned de Beausset, who by that time had prepared the surprise, having placed something on the chairs and covered it with a cloth.
When he had finished with the Tartar, whom they covered with an overcoat, the spectacled doctor came up to Prince Andrew, wiping his hands.
The doctor and valet lifted the cloak with which he was covered and, making wry faces at the noisome smell of mortifying flesh that came from the wound, began examining that dreadful place.
She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
Suddenly Natasha bent her head, covered her face with her hands, and began to cry.
Nicholas! and she covered her face with her hands.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
He'd been there long enough that the snow had covered his footprints.
The rails are laid on them, and they are covered with sand, and the cars run smoothly over them.
My rehab wasn't fully covered by insurance and most of the money is in an annuity I draw each month.
White-gray fur covered a body with moth-eaten wings, a hideous face and yellowed fangs.
I have seen our river, when, the landscape being covered with snow, both water and ice were almost as green as grass.
On the way back, we took time to show Molly the West Swanzy covered bridge.
Nauseous from panic, I elbowed my way close enough to see a female figure, her face covered with an oxygen mask.
"Of course she will!" whispered Natasha, but did not finish... suddenly Sonya pushed away the glass she was holding and covered her eyes with her hand.
A board was found, fixed on two saddles and covered with a horsecloth, a small samovar was produced and a cellaret and half a bottle of rum, and having asked Mary Hendrikhovna to preside, they all crowded round her.
When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
Then when the whole field was covered with smoke, two divisions, Campan's and Dessaix's, advanced from the French right, while Murat's troops advanced on Borodino from their left.
Involuntarily he noticed a Georgian or Armenian family consisting of a very handsome old man of Oriental type, wearing a new, cloth- covered, sheepskin coat and new boots, an old woman of similar type, and a young woman.
I saw him lying on a bed," said she, making a gesture with her hand and a lifted finger at each detail, "and that he had his eyes closed and was covered just with a pink quilt, and that his hands were folded," she concluded, convincing herself that the details she had just seen were exactly what she had seen in the mirror.
She not only remembered what she had then said--that he turned to look at her and smiled and was covered with something red--but was firmly convinced that she had then seen and said that he was covered with a pink quilt and that his eyes were closed.
A beard and mustache covered the lower part of his face, and a tangle of hair, infested with lice, curled round his head like a cap.
"There's nothing to be done, we'll have to wake him," said Shcherbinin, rising and going up to the man in the nightcap who lay covered by a greatcoat.
There Platon Karataev was sitting covered up--head and all--with his greatcoat as if it were a vestment, telling the soldiers in his effective and pleasant though now feeble voice a story Pierre knew.
One group of the French stood close to the road, and two of them, one of whom had his face covered with sores, were tearing a piece of raw flesh with their hands.
Government clerks set up their baize- covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms.
He was sitting in his chair, everything from the top of his head to his thighs covered with the newspaper he was holding out to read.
She covered her mouth.
She spoke quickly, hoping that desire could be covered up by a professional front.
Before she could get a word out, Howard covered her mouth with his.
She sank to the bed weakly and covered her face with her hands.
Covered all the bases, did you?
Her skin was already covered with dust.
He had moved to receptors and enkephalins before Martha covered her ears and yelled, You're turn!
They covered a period of twenty years.
The only skin not covered was his face and part of his neck, both of which were channeled and knotted by scars.
Dusty and Darian, both drenched and covered in what looked like seaweed, were in the foyer.
His face was bloodied, and one arm was covered in blood from his shoulder wound.
Do they know what makes you allergic to light and eat raw steaks covered in peanut butter for every meal?
Here she sat, covered in blood, drugged, one day from being all out crazy, then kidnapped—and the sight of the man before her turned her on.
She smiled, and Traci covered her mouth to keep him from hearing her laugh.
His shoes were covered with mud; he had torn his coat on the thorny tree.
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
The legions of these Myrmidons covered all the hills and vales in my wood-yard, and the ground was already strewn with the dead and dying, both red and black.
I could not resist the sight of the grandeur and glory with which he has covered France.
So he painted a beautiful picture which seemed to be covered with a curtain.
The nurse put her down in the bed and covered her.
His body was covered with faded scars that fascinated her, made her want to trace the lengths of them with her fingers then her tongue.
It had to be a dream, except that she remembered the heat of the skin beneath his shirt and tracing the scars she knew covered his body.
It left her on the covered landing where Darkyn first brought her.
She covered her eyes when she saw him take his demon form.
Dean examined the ground for tracks but the water, which while shallow, in most places covered the width of the narrow passageway and obliterated any footprints.
There remained a short but muddy and drenching hike, only partially covered by the inadequate umbrella.
They'd traveled several hundred yards when Dean saw it, nearly covered by brush and invisible from all but a few feet away.
They were covered with dust in the storage rooms.
He covered his surprise.
The night was moonless and the dark covered them like a cloak the deeper they descended into the blackness of the gorge.
He'd seen him jogging the highway, his long hair, now covered by a helmet, spilling behind him.
Ten minutes later, Lydia Larkin answered her door dressed in very tight and very small white shorts with a red elastic thing that covered only her breasts and nothing of the acres of skin in the middle.
If there was a tear in her eye, she covered it well.
She blinked back the flood of brightness and covered her eyes as she slumped back on the sofa.
It nearly covered Cynthia's scream as blood spurted from Brandon Westlake's chest.
It was covered in blood.
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
She covered her face with her hands and cried.
Around the farm and at school, he rolled his left sleeve up to make all available use of the deformed appendage, but when he dressed for church he always wanted it covered.
Inside, all the walls and ceilings had been covered with sheetrock.
The hands that still covered the entry sight were bloody.
She covered his hands with hers and looked into his eyes.
He sat a moment longer and then reached out and covered her hand with his.
Because it's more intriguing for men if something is covered.
His reflective gaze covered her absently for a moment and then he looked away.
It will be covered with carpet by next weekend.
She gasped and covered her mouth.
It was old, silver, and covered with Celtic knots.
The bedroom was covered in blood.
One arm locked around her while his other hand covered her mouth.
It was sandpapery, covered by two days of stubble.
Deidre covered her mouth, more confused.
The chunky blocks of the stone walls were decorated with art done by children, and colorful mats covered the floor.
She stood on a covered landing of a fortress made of black stones overlooking a parched desert beneath dual suns too faded to provide anything other than indirect light.
She hesitated, then covered him with a blanket and walked to the guest bathroom.
The sobbing, slender creature tensed and covered his head, as if expecting an attack from above.
Aside from its large, glowing green eyes, the creature appeared near-human with a lean body covered in some sort of leather jumper.
Lankha's hands were covered in what felt like soft, feathery, cool micro-suede.
It covered her by the time he'd finished his sick games with her.
She covered the bite marks self- consciously.
The house was cozy and simple, with creaky wooden floors covered in rugs, a pot-bellied stove still warm, and worn furniture.
She turned slowly and craned her head to confirm the design covered every inch of her exposed neck.
There was a pause, and Katie covered the mouthpiece.
If she looked, she'd be covered in it…
The taste of death was in her mouth and if she looked, she knew her shoes would be covered in blood.
He was weak but alive, his body covered with his blood and hers.
The room was more welcoming than she expected, the stone walls covered and smoothed with Sheetrock painted a light green and edged with pumpkin orange.
The room smelled of vanilla mixed with some other exotic scent, the beds covered in soft white duvets with pumpkin- colored pillows.
Her demon lover was gone and her body covered with a sheet.
His eyes flashed silver, his rugged features covered in a few days' growth.
The lush Scottish Highlands around him were covered in a blanket of snow that stretched for miles, the white world interrupted only by a few narrow roads snaking in different directions.
She still couldn.t watch Ully draw her blood and covered her eyes with one hand.
She tucked the small box into her jeans pocket and covered the bulge with her sweater, ducking into the bathroom to hide it before rejoining Ully for their small lunch.
Snow soon covered her arms as she crossed the roof to gaze into the well-lit courtyard.
Katie covered her head as they trounced over her and rolled to the other side of the chamber, fighting.
Megan.s dark eyes were glowing though her clothing was covered in blood.
The Caribbean air was heavy and her body was soon covered with sweat.
Rhyn snatched a pillow from the bed and covered Jade's head to drown out the madness.
Rhyn flopped onto his back and covered his eyes with one arm.
Evelyn looked defeated, and Kiera expected she had already covered the subject exhaustively.
Evelyn's many history lessons had covered the strange kin of Romas's, explaining they weren't the cousins Romas claimed them to be at the wedding.
"Yes, but-- " One moment she was protesting, the next his warm, soft lips covered hers.
The access pad was useless, the clothing unit jammed, the communication monitor too covered with handprints from her searching to work right.
Waiting until nightfall, he changed into clothing more suited for the Qatwali society and covered his face with a hood to creep into the city.
She crossed to the boxes she had stacked in the corner and covered with a square of cloth.
I believe your regular launch sites have been well covered by the enemy.
They were forced to slow their pace when the trail became covered with slippery shale and the path grew steeper.
Kiera looked around, speechless at the soaring ceilings, the atrium with a waterfall in the foyer, and pristine white walls covered with the multi-colored roping.
She wore those half-stockings that were supposed to be hidden by something far longer than what covered her pudgy legs, which were streaked with the stark blue of veins looking like a map of a very congested and curvy area.
Donnie remained with his father and his new found ice climbing friends while Dean took his wife's hand and strolled further down the snow covered path, away from the edge.
He read the note and was so overcome with grief he covered up what she did, falsely reported her death and gave her a decent burial.
I fear for his reputation if we be discovered but I have never been happier than next to him, beneath the buffalo robe that covered us.
Soon they were snuggled beneath a heavy wool robe, gliding contentedly down the snow covered back roads of the Uncompahgre valley.
Penny laughed, then covered her mouth.
She covered her eyes with her hands and buried her face in his chest with a groan.
She removed his shoes and covered him with a blanket.
Already covered, they'll go to our ski house in Vermont overnight.
Elisabeth had covered him with a blanket and either gone upstairs or home.
He grabbed the blanket from the back of the sofa and covered her.
A hand held mask covered her face.
The warehouse was lit, but metal-framed partitions covered in sheeting formed a maze.
Large chains cemented into the floor covered her.
She glanced down at her clothes, covered with mud, and realized her face was also caked with slime.
She snatched it and swept past him, popping it open as she neared a wall covered in a titanium glass screen.
She covered her mouth, horrified.
Shadows covered half his face, rendering his chiseled features and low brow sinister.
Lana slapped at the water-breather until it covered her mouth and nose then squeezed her eyes closed.
The scent of charred flesh and metal still lingered, and Lana covered her mouth and nose with her hand as she started forward again.
She held up clothing covered in mosquito netting.
Some people dug trenches while others placed pipes in the trenches and covered them again with dirt.
She covered her head as dirt and debris rained over her.
The hand pushing against his side was covered in warm blood, and Lana's panic increased as Brady's body began to relax.
His chest was covered in the same deep scars that lined his face and neck.
She turned to see him motion her towards the jungle surrounding the lake. His clothing was torn, and blood stained his skin. He appeared to have been running; his boots were covered in mud that had splashed to his thighs, and his face was flushed.
Andre didn't return. Katie waited longer, until the chill of the night dried the sweat that'd covered her since they began running earlier.
Katie nodded and sawed at the root, dripped more blood, then sawed again. She forced herself to continue even as she grew tired. Sticky blood covered the hilt of the dagger, her pants, the root, Deidre's shoe and pants leg. Katie kept on, uncertain what might happen if she stopped for a break.
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 corpse was covered with a white sheet, but before pulling the cloth back, the attendant again looked at Cynthia, who nodded.
She covered her ears.
She covered her face.
He covered one ear against Dolly.
He covered one ear to mute the passing traffic.
You don't want to get your hands covered with do-do.
He had covered only 23 miles but each mile had given him a sense of accomplishment that astonished him.
She paused and smiled up at him, one eye almost covered by a wave of gray hair.
Drenched in sweat and covered with dirt, she decided to go swimming in the creek.
The pool was only wide enough for a few strokes, which she covered quickly.
Her head lay on a pillow and a blanket covered her body.
The old house sat quiet, the roof above her bedroom covered with a blue tarp.
Tables were covered with white linen table cloths and adorned with violet colored napkins inside light gray napkin holders.
His hand covered hers gently.
Inside, he flipped on the light and covered her eyes, guiding her a short distance before removing his hands.
She covered his hands with hers and gazed up into those delicious chocolate pools.
His hand covered hers.
The terrain was rough, covered with brush choked ravines and sharp granite bluffs.
His hand covered hers warmly and then he caressed her arm.
The stones were sunk in the sand now, covered by a couple inches of water.
A bird's nest was built on one end and cobwebs covered the window.
The old oak table stood where they had left it, the chairs covered with dust.
He glanced down at Jonathan and covered the boy's eyes.
She covered her face with her hands and started to cry.
She deposited the necklace into it and covered it.
He was covered in sweat, the muscles of his exposed back rippling with his movement.
Jenn covered her head, waiting for the pain.
Jenn covered her ears against the high-pitched wail of magic.
The skies were covered in billowing clouds that pulsed with power.
I don't know what happened next, but when I awoke, I was covered in blood.
It's also covered by the majority of Memon's army.
The majority of the fighting covered two streets to her right.
Destiny covered her ears after the first shot.
The water moved silently over moss and lichen covered slabs of rocks, forming small pools in the low spots.
Brutus was gone forever. .She covered her face and started to cry.
He covered his mouth with a shaking hand, blinking back tears.
On one side was a massive rock cliff covered with green moss.
She covered the receiver and glanced at Clara.
His warm hands covered hers and she could feel the hardness of his chest muscles on her back as he guided her arms in a smooth swing.
They traveled through miles of wild country where the hills were covered with a dense undergrowth of brush.
They had covered more topics tonight than she and Denton had discussed in their entire relationship.
She covered her face with her hands.
He placed the cloak over her body and covered her face, not wanting to get dirt in her dark hair.
It was sensual, dark and cool: black walls and obsidian wood flooring covered by jewel-toned rugs, mahogany California King bed with the finest maroon silk sheets and a dark gray comforter so soft, it was like sleeping in a cloud.
The walls were covered in suede, she realized as she placed a hand against one.
Jessi covered her mouth but ended up faking an outburst of coughs to keep from laughing out loud.
Jessi covered her mouth, willing him not to say anything stupid to her delicate cousin.
She covered her exposed skin with her hands.
She was comfortable with her body, until she strolled onto a beach covered in cheerleaders.
Jessi covered her face with her hands.
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.
It is kept covered, for purposes of preservation, by a layer of earth.
It is covered with numerous large papillae, and forms, like the trunk of the elephant, an admirable organ for the examination and prehension of food.
After being well shaken, the liquid was poured into a sterile glass Petrie dish and covered with a moist and sterile bell-jar.
- A great part of the bottom of the Mediterranean is covered with blue muds, frequently with a yellow upper layer containing a considerable proportion of carbonate of lime, chiefly shells of pelagic Foraminifera.
GALVANIZED IRON, sheet iron having its surface covered with a thin coating of zinc. In spite of the name, galvanic action has often no part in the production of galvanized iron, which is prepared by dipping the iron, properly cleaned and pickled in acid, in a bath of molten zinc. The hotter the zinc the thinner the coating, but as a high temperature of the bath is attended with certain objections, it is a common practice to use a moderate temperature and clear off the excess of zinc by passing the plates between rollers.
Gockel observed similar effects at Freiburg-though he seems doubtful whether the relationship is direct-but the influence of temperature on I + seemed reduced when the ground was covered with snow.
When the ground was covered by snow the mean value of A was only 42, as compared with 81 when there was no snow.
Less manure is used in these cellars than we generally see in the mushroom-houses of England, and the surface of each bed is covered with about an inch of fine white stony soil.
thick is first deposited, and covered with a light dryish earth to the depth of 2 in.; and two similar layers with similar coverings are added, the whole being made narrower as it advances in height.
When the bed is finished, it is covered with straw to protect it from rain, and also from parching influences.
A layer of fine earth is then placed over the whole, and well beaten down, and the surface is covered with a thick coat of straw.
The beds are to be spawned when the heat moderates, and the surface is then covered with a sprinkling of warmed loam, which after a few days is made up to a thickness of 2 in., and well beaten down.
The surface is to be afterwards covered with hay or litter.
The plateau portion of West Virginia is largely covered by hardwood forests, but along the Ohio river and its principal tributaries the valuable timber has been removed and considerable areas have been wholly cleared for farming and pasture lands.
Whether, as alleged by some, Waynflete fled and hid himself during the period covered by the battle of Wakefield and Edward's fist parliament in 1461, is very doubtful.
The joists are covered with a waterproof material such as asphalt, lead, zinc or copper, the three last materials being usually laid upon boarding, which stiffens the structure and forms a good surface to fix the weatherproof covering upon.
These lamps, although shown in the figure, are in reality covered so as not to shine upon the observer's eye.
The tomb proper was no doubt covered with a mound of earth, which has in most cases disappeared.
in diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.
of Iglesias, but has been covered up again (F.
The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.
The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.
from it rises a tall campanile, the inner walls of which have been covered in parts with frescoes of religious subjects, though these are now much defaced.
It was an exciting chase of king by king, in which each covered the ground by incredible exertions, shedding their slower-going followers as they went, past Rhagae (Rai) and the Caspian gates, till early one morning Alexander came in sight of the broken train which still clung to the fallen king.
That to fit the actions and distances covered by Alexander into such a scheme, assuming that he went by Seistan and Kandahar, would involve physical impossibilities has been pointed out by Count Yorck v.
Its central tower carries a remarkable twisted spire of wood covered with lead, 230 ft.
A.) Fleche (French for "arrow"), the term generally used in French architecture for a spire, but more especially employed to designate the timber spire covered with lead, which was erected over the intersection of the roofs over nave and transepts; sometimes these were small and unimportant, but in cathedrals they were occasionally of large dimensions, as in the fleche of Notre-Dame, Paris, where it is nearly ioo ft.
A third of the total area is covered with forests of pine and other trees, which have for the most part been made a forest-reserve by the national government.
extent, covered in summer with an exuberant vegetable growth, which dies every year.
Scotland, as the history is fully covered under the separate headings of Church of Scotland, and allied articles.
The walls and ceiling of the fine Romanesque interior are covered with frescoes of 1570, subdued in colour and well suited to the character of the building; those of the octagonal cupola representing the Assumption of the Virgin are by Correggio, but much restored.
14) as fully covered with grey down, relieved by brown, and remain for some time in the nest.
Around the north-west and north shores is a continuous chain of gently sloping sand-hills covered with bush.
The elevated plateaus between these ranges are semiarid and inhospitable, and are covered with extensive saline basins, which become lagoons in the wet season and morasses or dry saltpans in the dry season.
South of the Bermejo the land is more elevated and drier, though large depressions covered with marshy lagoons are to be found, similar to those farther north.
Still farther south and south-west there are open grassy plains and large areas covered with salt-pans.
==Geology== The Pampas of Argentina are generally covered by loess.
The territories of the Gran Chaco, however, are covered with a characteristic tropical vegetation, in which the palm predominates, but intermingled south of the Bermejo with heavy growths of algarrobo, quebracho-colorado, urunday (Astronium fraxinifolium), lapacho (Tecoma curialis) and palosanto (Guayacum officinalis), all esteemed for hardness and fineness of grain.
Owing to the great distances which must be covered, and also to the defective means of communication in sparsely settled districts, the costs of the postal service in Argentina are unavoidably high in relation to the receipts.
The basin of the Garonne occupies south-western France with the exception of the tracts covered by the secondary basins of the Adour, the Aude, the Hrault, the Orb and other smaller rivers, and the lowlying plain of the Landes, which is watered by numerous coast rivers, notably by the Leyre.
of uncultivable area covered by lakes, rivers, towns, &c. Only the roughest estimate is possible as to the sizes of holdings, but in general terms it may be said that about 3 million persons are proprietors of holdings under 25 acres in extent amounting to between 15 and 20% of the cultivated area, the rest being owned by some 750,000 proprietors, of whom 150,000 possess half the area in holdings averaging 400 acres in extent.
in breadth, they covered in 1905 a distance of nearly 24,000 m.
Narrow gauge and normal gauge railways of local interest covered 3905 m.
1 A remarkable series of 14th-century frescoes, in perfect condition, were disclosed in 1909 by the removal of the whitewash which had for centuries covered the interior of this fine church.
Enough of the rocky surface is covered with a thin coating of soil to enable the natives to grow yams, taro, bananas, &c., for their support; cotton thrives well, and has even been exported in small quantities, but there is no space available for its cultivation on any considerable scale.
wide, and is separated from the coast by a part of the mountain chain which extends along almost the entire water front of the republic. It is covered with well-cultivated plantations.
Tail not quite so long as the body, and covered with short hairs.
The village of Siloam has also increased in size, and the western slopes of Olivet are being covered with churches, monasteries and houses.
The soil, chiefly alluvial, though in some places arenaceous, is generally fertile and well cultivated, but a great portion is covered with forests, interspersed with lakes.
The Sassanian kings have covered the face of the rocks in this neighbourhood, and in part even the Achaemenian ruins, with their sculptures and inscriptions, and must themselves have built largely here, although never on the same scale of magnificence as their ancient predecessors.
This fruitful region, however, was covered with villages till the frightful devastations of the 18th century; and even now it is, comparatively speaking, well cultivated.
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.
The Cretaceous sea gradually receded and the plains of the Rolling Downs formation formed on its floor were covered by the sub-aerial and lacustrine deposits of the Desert Sandstone.
Modern naturalists consider that many of the problems of Australia's remarkable fauna and flora can be best explained by the following hypothesis: - The region now covered by the antarctic ice-cap was in early Tertiary times favoured by a mild climate; here lay an antarctic continent or archipelago.
There is also the Moloch horridus of South and Western Australia, covered with tubercles bearing large spines, which give it a very strange aspect.
of country are covered with this species.
Their dwellings for the most part are either bowers, formed of the branches of trees, or hovels of piled logs, loosely covered with grass or bark, which they can erect in an hour, wherever they encamp. But some huts of a more substantial form were seen by Captain Matthew Flinders on the south-east coast in 1799, and by Captain King and Sir T.
At about ten they were covered with blood from head to foot, several elder men bleeding themselves for the purpose.
Among some tribes a circular grave was dug and the body placed in it with its face towards the east, and a high mound covered with bark or thatch raised over it.
The plan of construction shows three parallel walls enclosing two corridors covered with the peculiar pointed arches or vaults characteristic of Palenque.
The country is covered with limestone in many parts, and large isolated bluffs of this formation stand up in the plains both on the eastern and the western slopes.
The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.
Along the shore of Lake Champlain are a few species of maritime plants that remain from the time when portions of western Vermont were covered by the sea, and on the upper slopes of some of the higher mountains are a few Alpine species; these, however, are much less numerous on the Green Mountains of Vermont than on the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Robur than any other species, forming a thick trunk with spreading base and, when growing in glades or other open places, huge spreading boughs, less twisted and gnarled than those of the English oak, and covered with a whitish bark that gives a marked character to the tree.
lyrata, is a large tree, chiefly found on swampy land in the southern states; the lyrate leaves are dilated at the end; the globose acorns are nearly covered by the tuberculated cups.
The shores are covered with coral; earthquakes and tidal waves are frequent, the latter not taking the form of bores, but of a sudden steady rise and equally sudden fall in the level of the sea; the climate is rather tropical than temperate, but sickness is almost unknown among the residents.
The whole of the surrounding country is covered with vineyards, which (with the entertainment of foreign visitors) occupy the inhabitants.
The public buildings are mostly constructed of broken stone and mortar, plastered outside and covered with red tiles, but the common dwellings are generally constructed of tapiarough trellis-work walls filled in with mud.
The greater part of the bottom of the Atlantic is covered by a deposit of Globigerina ooze, roughly the area between l000 and 3000 fathoms, or about 60% of the whole.
In the shallower tropical waters, especially on the central ridge, considerable areas are covered by Pteropod ooze, a deposit consisting largely of the shells of pelagic molluscs.
The lagoons are surrounded by dense belts of reeds, and the coast-land is covered with low, impenetrable bush.
The last twentyeight years of Bela's reign were mainly devoted to the reconstruction of his realm, which he accomplished with a singleminded thoroughness which has covered his name with glory.
Just as there were supposed to be several Pans and Fauns, so there were many Silenuses, whose father was called Papposilenus ("Daddy Silenus"), represented as completely covered with hair and more animal in appearance.
The whole land is covered with feudal holdings, masters of the levy, police, &c. There is a regular postal system.
coast, enclosed by an amphitheatre of lofty mountains, the slopes of which are covered with villas and gardens.
The central conductor is covered with several continuous coatings of guttapercha, the total weight of which varies between 70 and 650 lb to the mile.
in., with an elongation of at least 5 per cent.), the separate wires being first covered with a firm coating of tape and Chatterton's compound (a FIG.
Sometimes the wires are covered with the compound alone, and the whole cable after being sheathed is finally covered with tarred tape.
The coils are wound with copper wire (covered with silk), 10 mils.
At the receiving station a cylinder - which revolves synchronously with the transmitting cylinder - is covered with a photographic film or paper, upon a point of which a pencil of light from a Nernst lamp is concentrated.
Wehnelt discovered that the same effect could be produced by using instead of a carbon filament a platinum wire covered with the oxides of calcium or barium, which when incandescent have the property of copiously emitting negative ions.
The microphonic portion of the transmitter is contained in a thin cylindrical box or case of brass A, the inner curved surface of which is covered with an insulating layer of paper.
The decision covered also future invention in regard to " every organized system of communication by means of wires according to any preconcerted system of signals."
Throughout this tract the Apennines are generally covered with extensive forests of chestnut, oak and beech; while their upper slopes afford admirable pasturage.
These are the Monte Terminillo, near Leonessa (7278 ft.), and the Monte Velino near the Lake Fucino, rising to 8192 ft., both of which are covered with snow from November till May.
The range is, however, continued through the province now called Calabria, to the southern extremity or toe of Italy, but presents in this part a very much altered character, the broken limestone range which is the true continuation of the chain as far as the neighbourhood of Nicastro and Catanzaro, and keeps close to the west coast, being flanked on the east by a great mass of granitic mountains, rising to about 6000 ft., and covered with vast forests, from which it derives the name of La Sila.
The whole of the great plain of Lombardy is covered by Pleistocene and recent deposits.
High districts covered with oaks and chestnuts succeed to this almost tropical vegetation; a little higher up and we reach the elevated regions of the Pollino and the Sila, covered with firs and pines, and affording rich pastures even in the midst of summer, when heavy dews and light frosts succeed each other in July and August, and snow begins to appear at the end of September or early in October.
The Calabrian Alps, the less rocky sides of the Apulian Murgie and the whole length of the Apennines are covered at different heights, according to their situation.
The increase is partly covered by contravvenzioni, but almost every class of penal offence shows a rise except homicide, and even in that the diminution is slow, 5418 in 1880, 3966 in 1887, 4408 in 1892, 4005 in 1897, 3202 in 1902; and Italy remains, owing to the frequent use of the knife, the European country lit which it is most frequent.
This is considerably in excess of the circulation, 40,404,000, fixed by royal decree of 1900; but the issue of additional notes was allowed, provided they were entirely covered by a metallic reserve, whereas up to the fixed limit a 40% reserve only was necessary.
The country by this time had become thickly covered over with castles, the seats of greater or lesser nobles, all of whom were eager to detach themselves from strict allegiance to the Regno.
A fur- ‘ - ther peculiarity of this type of colony is that theentire coenosarcal complex is covered externally by a common layer of ectoderm; it is not clear how this covering layer is developed.
outer surface of the jellyCartilaginous margin of the like disk; six of these are disk covered by thread perradial, six interradial, cells.
In Hydromedusae the sense-organs are always exposed at the umbrellar margin (hence Gymnophthalmata), while in Scyphomedusae they are covered over by flaps of the umbrellar margin (hence Steganophthalmata).
knob, in which the oto liths are exposed, the second that of a closed vesicle, in which the oto liths are covered over.
covered with sensory ectodermal epithelium an d containing an After 0.
Externally the cordylus is covered.
Thus the gonads are covered over by at least four layers of epithelium, and since these are unnecessary, presenting merely obstacles to the dehiscence of the gonads, they gradually undergo reduction.
41, F, G, H), and consists of the spadix bearing the gonads covered by a single layer of ectoderm (ex.), with or without the addition of an ectotheca.
Trophosome polyps forming branching colonies of which the stem and main branches are thick and composed of a network of anastomosing coenosarcal tubes covered by a common ectoderm and supported by a thick chitinous perisarc; hydranths similar to those of Coryne; gonosome, sessile gonophores.
The float is covered with long tentacles and bears the medusa-buds.
- Portion of cyclosystem is covered by a cap or operthe corallum of A stylus culum.
The nearest approach to the Stylasteridae is perhaps to be found in Ceratella, with its arborescent trophosome formed of .anastomosing coenosarcal tubes supported by a thick perisarc and covered by a common ectoderm.
They may bear accessory filaments or tentilla (f'), covered thickly with batteries of nematocysts, to which these organisms owe their great powers of -offence and defence.
The law includes with clerics, monks, deaconesses, nuns, ascetics; and the word " clerics " covered persons in minor orders, down to doorkeepers.
The gentle lemurs (Hapalemur) have a rounder head, with smaller ears and a shorter muzzle, and also a bare patch covered with spines on the fore-arm.
It is often covered with a white powder easily removed by wiping.
long; it is found in New England and the milder parts of Canada, and is frequently planted in Britain; its growth is extremely rapid in moist land; the buds are covered with a balsamic secretion.
Steps lead from this temple to an enclosed flight of stairs, which in the cold season descend to the water, but in the rains are covered almost to the top. This is the ghat where some 600 helpless people were slain, in spite of a promise of safe-conduct from the Nana.
As a bundle is traced towards its blind termination in the mesophyll the peridesmic stereom first disappears, the sieve-tubes of the phloem are replaced by narrow elongated parenchyma cells, which soon die out, and the bundle ends with a strand of tracheids covered by the phloeotermic sheath.
Throughout the Angiosperms the epidermis of the shoot originates from separate initials, which never divide tangentially, so that the young shoot is covered by a single layer of dividing cells, the dermatogen.
His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.
His survey covered an area 900 m.
It is shallow, and the shores in its vicinity are covered with small timber.
Except such as are of coral formation, the Antilles are hilly, not to say mountainous, their summits rising in places to an elevation of 8000 ft., and nearly all, prior to their occupation by Europeans, were covered with luxuriant forest, which, assisting in the collection and condensation of the clouds brought by the trade winds, ensured its own vitality by precipitating frequent and long-continued rains; upon the fertile soil.
West of the Ain, with the exception of the district covered by the Revermont, the westernmost chain of the Jura, the country is flat, consisting in the north of the south portion of the Bresse, in the south of the marshy Dombes.
It was paved with large flagstones and in the centre was a beautiful kiosk or pavilion, covered with gold and raised over the reservoir of water for ablutions.
The alcoves were white, seemingly of stone or plaster; but the archways were covered with blue varnish or blue tiles, with beautiful inscriptions in white and gold.
high; and this and the shaft below the capital, or about 20 ft., were covered with gold.
Over it rose a dome entirely covered with gold, with two minarets at the sides, likewise gilt all over.
In front of the dome rose two lofty minarets covered with blue tiles.
The surface of the summit (the highest point is variously stated at 3549, 35 82 and 3850 ft.) is broken into small valleys and hills, and is covered with luxuriant vegetation, its flora including the superb orchid Disa grandiflora and the well-known silver tree.
The summit of the mountain is then covered by a whitish-grey cloud, which is being constantly forced down the northern face towards Cape Town, but never reaches the lower slopes.
The valley bed is more or less covered with alluvial soil, and cultivated in places by artificial irrigation.
On either side of the river valley a steppe-like desert, covered in the spring with verdure, the rest of the year barren and brown, stretches away as far as the eye can see.
The region is to-day covered with ruins and ruin mounds.
The mountains are covered with one of the noblest redwood forests of the state - the only one south of San Francisco; two groves, the Sempervirens Park (4000 acres) and the Fremont Grove of Big Trees, 5 m.
The plains are covered by a formation similar to that of the Argentine pampas and by the alluvial deposits of the present rivers.
This outlet having been closed by small stones and sulphate of lime cement, the pit is filled with sulphur ore, which is heaped up considerably beyond the edge of the pit and covered with a layer of burnt-out ore.
Ambones were made of wood or else of costly marbles, and were decorated with mosaics, reliefs, gilding, &c.; sometimes also covered with canopies supported on columns.
THOLOS (06Xos), the term given in Greek architecture to a circular building, with or without a peristyle; the earliest examples are those of the beehive tombs at Mycenae and in other parts of Greece, which were covered by domes built in horizontal courses of masonry.
The Tholos at Epidaurus, built by Polycleitus (c. 400 B.C.), and the Tholos at Olympia, known as the Philippeion, are the most remarkable examples, and in both cases were covered with a sloping roof and not with a dome.
The fore-legs of many male dyticids have the three proximal foot-segments broad and saucer-shaped, and covered with suckers, by means of which they secure a firm hold of their mates.
The downwardly directed head is covered by the pronotum, and J the three terminal FIG.
26, b, c) can be brought close together so as to form a club-like termination; usually the hinder abdominal segments are not covered by the elytra.
During the first part of the Glacial period Russia seems to have been covered by an immense ice-sheet, which extended also over central Germany, and of which the E.
The Ordovician and Silurian systems are widely developed, and it is most probable that, with the exception of the Archean continents of Finland and the S, the sea covered the whole of Russia.
borders of this region, being covered towards the E.
Such being the characters of the Quaternary deposits in Russia, the majority of Russian geologists now adopt the opinion that Russia was covered, as far as the above limits, with an immense ice-sheet which crept over central Russia and central Germany from Scandinavia and N.
The deposits of the Post-Glacial period are represented throughout Russia, Poland and Finland, as also throughout Siberia and Central Asia, by very thick lacustrine deposits, which show that, after the melting of the ice-sheet, the country was covered with immense lakes, connected by broad channels (the fjarden of the Swedes), which later on gave rise to the actual rivers.
But the great lakes which covered the country during the Lacustrine period have disappeared, leaving behind them immense marshes like those of the Pripet and in the N.E.
The distribution of all these is, however, very unequal, and the five following subdivisions may be established: - (T) the tundras; (2) the forest region; (3) the middle region, comprising the surface available for agriculture and partly covered with forests; (4) the black-earth (chernozyom) region; and (5) the steppes.
It is covered with a thick sheet of black earth, a kind of loess, that is mixed with humus.
In the extensive region covered with boulder-clay the black earth appears only in isolated places, and the soil consists for the most part of a sandy clay, containing a much smaller admixture of humus.
On the thick layer of black earth by which the steppe is covered a luxuriant vegetation develops in spring; after the old grass has been burned a bright green prevails over immense stretches, but this rapidly disappears under the burning rays of the sun and the hot E.
These cover a considerable area, as may be seen by the following table for 1904: - The distribution of forests is very unequal, the area covered by them in the various governments varying from 70% of the total area in the Ural governments of Perm and Ufa, and 68% in Olonets and Archangel, down to 2% in the S.E.
can be covered.
The new tsar, Alexander III., was an apt pupil of his tutor Pobedonostsev (q.v.), the celebrated procurator of the Holy Synod, for whom the representative system was a modern lie," and his reign covered a period of frank reaction, during which there was not only no question of affected even the stolid and apparently immovable masses of the peasantry.
For each of these classes a rate-sheet gives the actual ratecharge per unit of weight between the various stations covered by the tariff.
the item " passengers killed " includes those on some electric railways, which presumably are not covered in the statement here given; also passengers in freight trains, &c. Under `' employees " this table includes men in shops, &c., not shown in Table XIV.
broad and 9 long, covered with heath, upon which the ballast was laid.
At intermediate stations the roofs are often carried on brackets fixed to the walls of the station buildings, and project only to the edge of the platforms. At larger stations where both the platforms and the tracks are covered in, there are two broad types of construction, with many intermediate variations: the roof may either be comparatively low, of the " ridge and furrow " pattern, borne on a number of rows of pillars, or it may consist of a single lofty span extending clear across the area from the side walls.
manure, &c., and a covered shed for loading and unloading packages and materials which it is undesirable to expose to the weather.
The principal types to be found in the United Kingdom and on the continent of Europe are open wagons (the lading often protected from the weather by tarpaulin sheets), mineral wagons, covered or box wagons for cotton, grain, &c., sheep and cattle trucks, &c. The principal types of American freight cars are box cars, gondola cars, coal cars, stock cars, tank cars and refrigerator cars, with, as in other countries, various special cars for special purposes.
- Type-Section of Arched Covered Way, Metropolitan District railway, London.
There are broad plains covered with salt and alkali, and others supporting only scattered bunch grass, sage bush, cactus and other arid land plants.
The victim was often kept in captivity and well fed; to transfer their sins people laid their hands upon him as he was led in procession, his head covered with ashes; on the way to the place of sacrifice were three enclosures, the second open to chiefs and priest only, the third to the officiant and his helper alone; the blood of the victim was offered to the gods.
The extreme frosts and heats of the English climate are unknown, but occasional heavy snow-falls occur, and the sea in shallow inlets is covered with a thin coating of ice.
The low flat country round Baracaldo is covered with maize, pod fruit and vines.
Another of Yung-lo's bells is hung in a Buddhist temple outside the north-west angle of the city wall, and is covered both on the inside and outside with the Chinese texts of the Lankavatara Sutra, and the Saddharma pundarika Sutra.
outside the walls, but this distance has since been covered by an electric tramway.
After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains.
The slopes of the Jura are covered with vineyards.
We have not the slightest reason to think that the radiation from the sun is measurably weaker now than it was a couple of thousand years ago, yet it can be shown that, if the sun were merely radiating heat as simply a hot body, then it would cool some degrees every year, and must have cooled many thousands of degrees within the time covered by historical records.
John's main work was his Ecclesiastical History, which covered more than six centuries, from the time of Julius Caesar to 585.
An amphitheatre is still visible, but the other buildings have in the main been covered up again.
The exterior is covered with black and white marble; the interior is of grey limestone with bands of a dark basaltic stone.
Their history may be divided into three great periods: (1) That covered by the Old Testament to the foundation of Judaism in the Persian age, (2) that of the Greek and Roman domination to the destruction of Jerusalem, and (3) that of the Diaspora or Dispersion to the present day.
high, with hills rising to 600 ft.; their sides are generally steep. The surface is covered with a rich mould unusual in coral islands, mixed towards the sea with sand, and having a substratum of red or blue clay.
The principal groups are for the greater part of the year covered with snow, which remains in the deeper clefts throughout the summer; the intervals between them are filled by connecting chains which sometimes reach the height of 3000 ft.
The forests which once covered the mountains have for the most part disappeared and the slopes are now desolate wastes.
The cypress still grows wild in the higher regions; the lower hills and the valleys, which are extremely fertile, are covered with olive woods.
It stood on the banks of a small loch and was known as the Monastery of the Green Lake from the mass of confervae with which the water was continually covered.
and is made dangerous by the Campeche banks, a northward extension of the peninsula, covered with shifting sands.
It is covered with a layer of thin, dry soil, through the slow weathering of the coral rocks.
There are no public buildings of any importance,, and the only places of interest are the bazars, which extend fully a mile in length, and consist of substantially built ranges of shops covered with roofs.
Originally Mississippi was almost entirely covered with a growth of forest trees of large size, mostly deciduous; and in 1900 about seven-tenths of its area was still classed as timber-land.
The southern part of this region is well populated, and is covered with coffee and sugar plantations.
Below the anther the surface of the column in front is hollowed out into a greenish depression covered with viscid fluid - this is the two united stigmas.
On the west the table-land is prolonged beyond the political limits of Tibet, though with much the same physical features, to about 70°east, beyond which it terminates; and the ranges which are covered with perpetual snow as far west as Samarkand, thence rapidly diminish in height, and terminate in low hills north of Bokhara.
above the sea, and the mountain slopes are densely covered with forest.
above the sea), the country is covered with low mountains, rising to 3000 or 4000 ft.
Sumatra, the largest of the islands, is but thinly peopled; the greater part of the surface is covered with dense forest, the cultivated area being comparatively small, confined to the low lands, and chiefly in the volcanic region near the centre of the island.
The population is small, rude and uncivilized; and the surface is rough and mountainous and generally covered with forest except near the coast, to the alluvial lands on which settlers have been attracted from various surrounding countries.
mountains are said to rise to 20,000 ft., having the appear ance of being permanently covered with snow; the surface seems generally to be clothed with thick wood.
Little is known of the early geological history of Asia beyond the fact that a large part of the continent was covered by the sea during the Cambrian and Ordovician periods.
The greater part of western Asia, including the basin of the Obi, the drainage area of the Aral Sea, together with Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Persia and Arabia, was covered by the sea during the later stages of the Cretaceous period; but a considerable part 3f this region was probably dry land in Jurassic times.
In the summer a great accumulation of solar heat takes place on the dry surface soil, from which it cannot be released upwards by evaporation, as might be the case were the soil moist or covered with vegetation, nor can it be readily conveyed away downwards as happens on the ocean.
In the winter similar consequences ensue, in a negative direction, from the prolonged loss of heat by radiation in the long and clear nights - an effect which is intensified wherever the surface is covered with snow, or the air little charged with vapour.
Jenghiz Khan and Timur covered more ground than Napoleon, and no European has had such an effect on the world as Mahomet.
Below it are covered promenades, and from it steps descend to the lower town, the oldest part of which (the so-called Marina), sloping gradually towards the sea, is probably the nucleus of the Roman municipium, while the quarter of Stampace lies to the west, and beyond it again the suburb of Sant' Avendrace.
About 55% of the whole is under tillage, while 16% consists of meadow and pasture and 21% is covered by forests.
The site is now covered with valonia oaks, and has been much plundered, e.g by Mahommed IV., who took columns to adorn his new Valideh mosque in Stambul; but the circuit of the old walls can be traced, and in several places they are fairly well preserved.
Outside the turreted rampart are a ditch and covered way.
Five well-contrasted types of scenery in Derbyshire are clearly traceable to as many varieties of rock; the bleak dry uplands of the north and east, with deep-cut ravines and swift clear streams, are due to the great mass of Mountain Limestone; round the limestone boundary are the valleys with soft outlines in the Pendleside Shales; these are succeeded by the rugged moorlands, covered with heather and peat, which are due to the Millstone Grit series; eastward lies the Derbyshire Coalfield with its gently moulded grasscovered hills; southward is the more level tract of red Triassic rocks.
East of Bolsover, the Coal Measures are covered uncomformably by the Permian breccias and magnesian limestone.
Much of the Triassic area is covered superficially by glacial drift and alluvium of the Trent.
East of Bolsover, the Coal Measures are covered unconformably by the Permian breccias and magnesian limestone.
Pear trees worked on the quince should have the stock covered up to its junction with the graft.
A space of over 200 acres to the east of the palace is covered by the park, which is traversed by a canal dating from the reign of Henry IV.
The seed appears to have been sometimes ploughed in, and at other times to have been covered by harrowing.
The ordinary country-houses are pitiful cots, built of stone and covered with turfs, having in them but one room, many of them no chimneys, the windows very small holes and not glazed.
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