Great-wall Sentence Examples
We may without hesitation follow the opinion of Mommsen, who maintains that the limes was not intended, like Hadrian's Wall between the Tyne and the Solway, and like the great wall of China, to oppose an absolute barrier against incursions from the outside.
Four high roads radiate from Peking, one leading to Urga by way of Shan-hwa Fu, which passes through the Great Wall at Chang-kiu K`ow; another, which enters Mongolia through the.
Ku-pei K`ow to the north-east, and after continuing that course as far as Fung-ning turns in a north-westerly direction to Dolonnor; a third striking due east by way of Tung-chow and Yung-Ong Fu to Shan-hai Kwan, the point where the Great Wall terminates on the coast; and a fourth which trends in a south-westerly direction to Pao-ting Fu and on to Tai-yuen Fu in Shan-si.
It lies at the seaward end of the Great Wall of Trajan, and has evidently been surrounded by fortifications of its own.
Its ramparts are of stone, and its north rampart coincides with the great wall of Hadrian.Advertisement
It thus blocked the road from Germany to Italy, while a great wall was built from the town to the river bank.
To defend this line of communication the Great Wall was extended beyond Su-chow, and the Kia-yu gate, "the door of the empire," was built.
The great wall of Delhi, which was constructed by Shah Jahan, was strengthened by the English by the addition of a ditch and glacis, after Delhi was captured by Lord Lake in 1803; and its strength was turned against the British at the time of the Mutiny.
But her defenses were rock solid, the Great Wall of China against Mongol hordes.
Do you remember the old legend that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from space?Advertisement
These make great wall colors and work as a lovely background to brighter more bold colors.
While warm yellows and terra cottas make great wall colors, blue is better suited to backsplashes and accessories.
Not only can you hang some great wall décor, but shelves, tall bookcases and hanging cubbies can help you keep the floor clutter to a minimum.
On this tour, you will visit the Forbidden City, the Tian'anmen Square, the Great Wall of Mutianyu, Terracotta Warriors, go on the Li River Cruise and many other such attractions.
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The northern face of the mountain, overlooking Table Bay, extends like a great wall some two miles in length, and rises precipitously to a height of over 3500 ft.