high, and encircled by a stone balustrade.
The box held a beautiful diamond ring encircled with deep, ruby baguettes.
The fire leaped into life; the flames encircled me so that in a moment my clothes were blazing.
His voice was rough, but the arm that encircled her waist held her gently.
Her arms encircled his neck, and her lips met his eagerly.
Burma proper is encircled on three sides by a wall of mountain ranges.
Its coasts are encircled with coral reefs, extending in some places 3 m.
In place of its ancient fortifications Angouleme is encircled by boulevards known as the Remparts, from which fine views may be obtained in all directions.
in iiog and again by Earl Richard de Clare in 1154 (who also encircled the town with walls), and these privileges were confirmed and extended under succeeding earls palatine and kings of England.
Gmunden was a town encircled with walls already in 1186.
The collar, only worn by the knights grand cross, is of gold, and consists of Hungarian crowns linked together alternately by the monograms of St Stephen, S.S., and the foundress, M.T.; the centre of the collar is formed by a flying lark encircled by the motto Stringit amore.
She encircled his neck with one arm, noting that his breathing didn't seem at all labored as he carried her across the creek.
Warm hands encircled her waist and drew her body against his.
The situation is low and almost encircled by rising ground.
The potato tuber consists mainly of a mass of cells filled with starch and encircled by a thin corky rind.
It is picturesquely situated at the head of the valley of a small tributary of the Derwent, at an elevation exceeding 500 ft., and is almost encircled by sharply rising hills.
The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.
These at first encircled the whole border; but soon it became customary to substitute for them square patches of embroidery or precious fabrics.
The god of a city was originally owner of its land, which encircled it with an inner ring of irrigable arable land and an outer fringe of pasture, and the citizens were his tenants.
from it in the fertile valley of Avellino, of no great elevation, but encircled by high mountains, light frosts are not uncommon as late as June; and 18 m.
On the 26th of December 1076 Boleslaus encircled his own brows with the royal diadem, a striking proof that the Polish kings did not even yet consider their title quite secure.
The Leeward Islands are Tubai or Motuiti, a small uninhabited lagoon island, the most northern of the group; Marua or Maupiti - "Double Mountain," the most western; BolaBola or Bora-Bora; Huaheine; Raiatea or Ulietea (Spanish Princessa), the largest island of this cluster, and Tahaa, which approach each other very closely, and are encircled by one reef.
It is encircled on the N.
Selmeczbanya is encircled by high mountains, notably the isolated peak of the Calvarienberg (2385 ft.) on the S.W., on which are situated a castle and a church, and the Paradiesberg (2400 ft.) on the N.W.
One of these depicts in a rough way lower Babylonia encircled by a " salt water river," Oceanus.
one by which they can most readily be recognized, is presented by groups or systems of rhumb-lines, each group of these lines radiating from a common centre, the central group being generally encircled by eight or sixteen satellite groups.
These last already appear in miniatures of the 9th century; from the II th onwards they predominated; and in the 13th century they ousted all other forms. Originally plain, the crook was from the lath century onwards often made in the form of a snake (5), which in richer staves encircled the Lamb of God or the representation of a figure.
Since the 13th century the snake, under Gothic influence, developed into a boldly designed tendril set with leaves, which usually encircled a figure or group of figures, and the knob dividing shaft and crook into an elegant chapel (6 and 7).
The staff of Armenian bishops is reminiscent of that of the West, from which it is apparently derived; that of the vartapeds is encircled at the upper end by one or two snakes.
Front Street, along the river, is part of a parkway connecting the park system with which the city is encircled.
The pith is encircled by a cylinder of secondary wood, consisting of single or multiple radial rows of tracheids separated by broad medullary rays composed of large parenchymatous cells; the tracheids bear numerous bordered FIG.
Each cone consists of an axis, on which numerous broad and thin bracts are arranged in regular rows; in the axil of each bract occurs a single flower; a male flower is enclosed by two opposite pairs of leaves, forming a perianth surrounding a central sterile ovule encircled by a ring of stamens united below, but free distally as short filaments, each of which terminates in a trilocular anther.
A great military road encircled the Dobrudja hills and skirted the Bulgarian shore of the Danube.
Avignon is still encircled by the ramparts built by the popes in the 14th century, which offer one of the finest examples of medieval fortification in existence.
In the north the Caspian is encircled by the level and swampy lowlands, varying in breadth from io to 30 m., partly under impenetrable jungle, partly under rice, cotton, sugar and other crops.
As a whole, the arable tract is a treeless region, except around the villages, which are encircled by fine mango, pipal, banyan and tamarind trees, and intersected with green shady lanes of bamboo.
There is a botanic garden; and the town, being almost encircled by a river - the Badullaeya - and overshadowed by the Naminacooly Kande range of mountains (highest peak 6680 ft.), is very picturesquely situated.
The telescopic form consists of two or more lifts which slide in one another, and may be described as a single lift holder encircled by other cylinders of slightly larger diameter, but of about the same length.
With his head encircled by a coronet of dogs teeth, and covered with a network cap or piece of bark-cloth, the septum of the nose transfixed by a pencil of bone or shell, and perhaps a shell or fibre armlet or two, the Papuan is in complete everyday attire.
It is encircled by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the east is separated from Great Britain by narrow shallow seas, towards the north by the North Channel, the width of which at the narrowest part between the Mull of Cantire (Scotland) and Torr Head is only 132 m.; in the centre by the Irish Sea, 130 m.
encircled by undulating wooded hills.
His ideas of government were those of an absolute monarch, and he probably wished to surround himself with some of the pomp which had encircled the older emperors of Rome.
The terramara, in spite of local differences, is of typical form; it is a settlement, trapezoidal in form, built upon piles on dry land protected by an earthwork strengthened on the inside by buttresses, and encircled by a wide moat supplied with running water.
A monitor measured every heartbeat, and a perpetual sphygmometer encircled his arm.
crinkle paper are encircled by teething rings, some of which have a smiling face or chewy star hanging from them.
A silk cummerbund encircled his slim hips and a tall, sombrero style hat stood high on his head.
encircled the throne.
encircled by spectacular mountains that rise 3,000 feet above the sea.
encircled by lofty boundary walls with graceful turrets.
encircled by a reef which harbors a lagoon of turquoise waters.
encircled by a plastic band, which is tightly wrapped around and cut to make neat easy-to-handle bundles of cartons.
encircled by a ring of fire representing the cycle of time.
The city center was completely encircled with MPH tape, the event being launched by the Lord Mayor.
This part of the sea is almost encircled by steep cliffs.
A brick wall which once encircled the palace is still in place.
Scott's Discovery Hut is now encircled by an American research facility, McMurdo Station.
The fact that we are still encircled by a capitalist world compels us to make concessions in the field of technology, too.
The collar, which is made of gold and has knots and enameled medallions showing a rose encircled by the garter.
When first my true Love to mine arms was given, Ah, then methought that I encircled Heaven.
Each mound was encircled by a carefully built stone revetment.
unceremonious human burials in the fill of the ditch that encircled Vaihingen for a short period during the LBK?
It is encircled by a wall measuring upwards of a mile in circumference, and is prettily planted with trees, on one of which the last emperor of the Ming dynasty (1644), finding escape from the Manchu invaders impossible, hanged himself.
It was a legacy of immense responsibilities and perils, for France was bound in common prudence to endeavour to ruin a power which encircled her on every side save the sea and threatened her independence.
The military badge is a white cross with black and gold edging, resting on a green oak and laurel wreath; the central medallion bears the Prussian Eagle with the arms of Hohenzollern, and is surrounded by a blue fillet with the motto Vom Fels zum Meer; the civil badge is a black eagle, with the head encircled with a blue fillet with the motto.
Could this explain the relatively unceremonious human burials in the fill of the ditch that encircled Vaihingen for a short period during the LBK?
The neckline is encircled with smoke colored topaz stones.
The flowers, produced from July to September, are yellow with a brownish centre encircled by a conspicuous black ring, the centre being orange in the variety aurea.
These include a white gold necklace with a cascade of diamond station pendants falling from a central drop diamond and a tremendous south sea pearl ring encircled by diamonds and white gold.
While the Tao symbol is probably better known as the yin yang symbol, the encircled symbol represents the never-ending energy of chi, which is the concept of infinity.
If you examine the symbol for yin and yang, you'll quickly discover how the white teardrop ascends with the bulb at the top of the encircled pair.
Rings with pave set bands: Elaborate engagement ring designs may include pave bands that are encircled in small diamonds.
Eternity Rings: These narrow bands are entirely encircled by diamonds, similar to a pave setting.
Bezel Settings: Bezel set diamonds are encircled by a small ring of metal, which is then set into the band to create the scatter setting.
When a wedding band is completely encircled by diamonds or other precious gemstones, it is called an eternity band.
The whole ring is encircled with diamonds, creating a never ending loop-an eternity-of diamonds.
A central aquamarine encircled by a sparkling band of chocolate and white diamonds.
The diamond center stone is encircled by a diamond encrusted boxter (aka halo) in a diamond pave mounting that extends to a diamond pave band.
The cuffs are encircled with a woven braid that will look great with her jeans.
The logo of the 1939 military vehicle incorporated the swastika with the now famous "W" in the center.Despite the strange KDF logo, Volkswagen's original logo was just a "W" encircled by the image of a gear.
Another explanation may be given of the sidelong force, arising from the velocity of liquid past a cylinder, which is encircled by a vortex.
These complex organs have apparently arisen by the increase in depth and differentiation of an accessory sucker such as is borne on the phyllidia of the former group. Lastly, the scolex of the more familiar Taeniidae (Tetracotylea) carries a rostellum encircled with hooks and four cup-shaped suckers the margins of which do not project beyond the surface of the body.
Three types of columns are employed: (I) the elongation is simply a straight or bulb tube; (2) the column, properly termed a "dephlegmator," is so constructed that the vapours have to traverse a column of previously condensed vapour; (3) the column is encircled by a jacket through which a liquid circulates at the same temperature as the boiling-point of the most volatile component.
long and 4 broad, and is encircled by the sea on all sides except the south.
The majority are distinguished by the beautiful arrangement of their bright and highly ornamental colours; many species of Elaps have the pattern of the so-called coral-snakes, their body being encircled by black, red and yellow rings - a pattern FIG.
His white beard goes on growing, and when it has thrice encircled the stone table before him the end of the world will come; or, according to another version, Charles will arise and after fighting a great battle on the plain of Wals will reign over a new Germany.
The papal tiara (a Greek word, of Persian origin, for a form of ancient Persian popular head-dress, standing high erect, and worn encircled by a diadem by the kings), the triple crown worn by the popes, has taken various forms since the 9th century.
Attacked in Dauphine and Piedmont at the same time, the Vaudois were hard pressed; but luckily their enemies were encircled by a fog when marching upon their chief refuge in the valley of the Angrogne, and were repulsed with great loss.
The old town, built on and around a rocky hill almost encircled by the river, contains a castle of the 16th century, formerly the residence of the dukes of Nassau-Weilburg, and later of the grand-dukes of Luxemburg.
in area, is encircled by well-defined boundaries, the great river Mekong dividing it clearly from French Laos on the N.
It is encircled by a crenellated and bastioned wall with a fosse, and has four gates, named after Oran, Daia, Mascara and Tlemcen respectively.
The wall is nearly encircled by a stream of water, artificially diverted from the small rivulets which flow through the precincts, furnishing the establishment with an abundant supply in every part, for the irrigation of the gardens and orchards, the sanitary requirements of the brotherhood and for the use of the offices and workshops.
of Elgin, charmingly situated in a secluded valley encircled by firclad heights, lie the picturesque remains of Pluscarden Priory, a Cistercian house founded by Alexander II.
For instance, 237578 w was printed @ 5070 8 3D; and the fact that Stevinus meant those encircled numerals to denote mere exponents is evident from his employing the very same sign for powers of algebraic quantities, e.g.
Gardens of large extent should be encircled by an outer boundary, which is often formed by a sunk wall or ha-ha surrounded by an invisible wire fence to exclude ground game, or consists of a hedge with low wire fence on its inner side.
It has an area of about 1500 acres, is almost encircled by a small stream, the Eloie, and is about 1400 ft.
It is surrounded by a wall and deep dry ditch that can be flooded, and is encircled by orchards and gardens which extend all round for miles and even penetrate the heart of the town.
in the fertile valley of the Cibin (Hungarian, Szeben), encircled on all sides by the Transylvanian Alps.
A golden chain adorned her neck and her arms were encircled with bracelets of pure gold.
The whole region is below sea-level, and save for the gap mentioned is encircled by the Libyan hills.
The Franciscan monastery (1130 ft.) occupies the site of the acropolis, once encircled by a triple wall, of which no traces are now visible.
Thus Palestine lay at the gate of Arabia and Egypt, and at the tail end of a number of small states stretching up into Asia Minor; it was encircled by the famous ancient civilizations of Babylonia,.
It is possible that Judah (under Uzziah and Jotham) had come to an understanding with Assyria; at all events Ahaz was at once encircled by fierce attacks, and was only saved by Tiglath-Pileser's campaign against Philistia, north Israel and Damascus.
Gigantic reeds and grasses occupy the low lands near the banks of the great river; expanses of fertile rice-land come next; a little higher up, dotted with villages encircled by groves of bamboos and fruit trees of great size and beauty, the dark forests succeed, covering the interior table-land and mountains.
27), was encircled by a sequence of Greek towns, designed as a barrier against the barbarians.
It has also been encircled with a strong dam in order to protect it from floods.
The town lies in the midst of orchards and water-meadows, reclaimed from the fens which encircled Glastonbury Tor, a conical height once an island, but now, with the surrounding flats, a peninsula washed on three sides by the river Brue.
She settled into his lap, welcoming the hands that encircled her waist.
Cassie cringed against Bordeaux and clutched the arm that encircled her waist.
Strong arms encircled her waist and moved up, pulling her back against his chest.
He pulled up his knees and encircled them with his arms as he stared at her, his expression somewhere between anger and perplexed.
On the north and east the town is half encircled by the beautiful woods and groves of the Eilenriede and the List which form the public park.
Accordingly, when the city was rebuilt in 370 B.C., the river Ophis was divided into, two branches, which between them encircled the walls; and the walls themselves were constructed to a height of about 3 to 6 feet of stone, the rest being of unbaked brick.
While my days at Radcliffe were still in the future, they were encircled with a halo of romance, which they have lost; but in the transition from romantic to actual I have learned many things I should never have known had I not tried the experiment.
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