The mountains are a haunt of red deer.
The cave is the haunt of seals and sea birds.
The wild cat may yet be found in the Highlands, and the polecat, ermine and pine marten still exist, the golden eagle and the white-tailed eagle haunt the wilder and more remote mountainous districts, while the other large birds of prey, like the osprey and kite, are becoming scarce.
The true brigands haunt only the most remote and most inaccessible mountains.
It was the favourite haunt of humming-birds and bees.
She'd show that haunt a thing or two.
The Arabic invasion at the end of the 7th century destroyed the Byzantine towns, and the place became the haunt of pirates, protected by the Kasbah (citadel); it was built on the substructions of the Punic, Roman and Byzantine acropolis, and is used by the French for military purposes.
Homer describes it as covering the great meadow (&acobeXos XELµcA;v), the haunt of the dead (Od.
Men come tamely home at night only from the next field or street, where their household echoes haunt, and their life pines because it breathes its own breath over again; their shadows, morning and evening, reach farther than their daily steps.
Apparently this was a favorite haunt for Giddon... and how many others?
Having become a haunt of pirates, and exceedingly injurious to Italian commerce, it was made the object of a crusade proclaimed by Pope Eugenius III.
The Chilean slopes of the Andes appear to be a favourite haunt of the condor, where neighbouring stock-raisers suffer severe losses at times from its attacks.
A species of bristle-tail (Machilis maritima) and quite a number of springtails haunt the sea-coast at or below high-water mark.
Another favourite haunt of mine was the orchard, where the fruit ripened early in July.
As early as the 10th century Sokotra was a haunt of pirates; in the r3th century Abulfeda describes the inhabitants as "Nestorian Christians and pirates" but the island was rather a station of the Indian corsairs who harassed the Arab trade with the Far East.
The king has recourse to his Druid Dalan, who requires a whole year to discover the haunt of the couple.
If you let anything happen to her, I swear to the Original Beings I'll haunt you from the grave for the rest of your life!
The tiger and wild boar haunt the thickets beside the Tarim, wild duck and wild geese throng its waters, and more especially the waters of its marginal and deltaic lakes.
Many curious superstitions survive in the country districts, including the beliefs in witches (feitigeiras, bruxas) and werewolves (lobishomens); in sirens (sereias) which haunt the dangerous coast and lure fishermen to destruction; in fairies (fadas) and in many kinds of enchantment.
Each spirit, as it quits its nanja or natural haunt to enter the mother, drops a churinga, a slab of stone or wood marked with the child's totem and containing its spirit attributes.
The pamphlet begins by re-stating with reference to sight the general theory that perception of an objective world rests upon an instinctive causal postulation, which even when it misleads still remains to haunt us (instead of being, like errors of reason, open to extirpation by evidence), and proceeds to deal with physiological colour, i.e.
Just as in Europe the ghost of a dead person is held to haunt the churchyard or the place of death, although more orthodox ideas may be held and enunciated by the same person as to the nature of a future life, so the savage, more consistently, assigns different abodes to the multiple souls with which he credits man.
The Scots had so handled their enemies that they could not or dared not pursue their advantage; on the other hand, it was long indeed before the memory of Flodden ceased to haunt the Scots and deter them from invading England in force.
p. 205, according to whom the Erinyes were primarily local ancestral ghosts, potent for good or evil after death, earth genii, originally conceived as embodied in the form of snakes, whose primitive haunt and sanctuary was the omphalos at Delphi; E.
The cliffs of Copinshay (10) are a favourite haunt of sea-birds, which are captured by the cragsmen for their feathers and eggs.
The houses which they haunt, and beneath or near which their bodies are buried, are deserted from time to time, especially by a newly-married couple or by women before child-birth.
At the same time one also meets with frank avowals of a superstitious fear lest any irregularity in the performance of the obsequial rites should cause the Fathers to haunt their old home and trouble the peace of their undutiful descendant, or even prematurely draw him after them to the Pitri-loka or world of the Fathers, supposed to be located in the southern region.
The town of Bougie was then the most notorious haunt of these "skimmers of the sea."
9, 7), it was later a haunt of "angels" (Sozomen), and Constantine was obliged to put down the heathenish cultus.
At one time a well-known theatre, it had degenerated into a disreputable haunt where nothing but the lowest melodramas were played.
Leopards still haunt the cane-brakes and thickets along the banks of the rivers; and nilgai and antelopes abound.
Among the Arunta of Central Australia, the ghosts of the dead haunt certain localities, and, entering the bodies of passing women, are constantly reincarnated; the Black-snake clan of the Warramunga tribe embodies the spirits which the original ancestor had deposited by a certain creek.'
The more important of the carnivores which haunt the forests, valleys and mountain slopes are the bear (Ursus arctos), wolf, lynx, wild cat and fox (Vulpes melanotus).
Bard Head (264 ft.), the most southerly point, is a haunt of eagles, at the foot of which is an archway called the Giant's Leg.
At the extreme west between the Sark and Esk as far up the latter as its junction with the Liddel, there was a strip of country, a "No man's land," for generations the haunt of outlaws and brigands.
Covered with snow for the greater part of the year, and growing nothing but lichens, mosses and some scanty grass, the South Shetlands are of interest almost solely as a haunt of seals, albatrosses, penguins and other sea-fowl.
Snipe, woodcock, ducks and rails, in vast flocks, haunt the banks of the Drina and Save; while the crane, pelican, wild-swan and wild-goose are fairly plentiful.
Cilicia Trachea became the haunt of pirates, who were subdued by Pompey.
Innumerable aquatic birds haunt the banks of the Save, Danube and Drina, and the lower reaches of the Timok and Morava; among them being pelicans, cranes, grey and white herons, and many other kinds of waders, besides wild geese, ducks, rail and snipe.
These beings modified the face of the country; in Arunta belief rocks and trees arose to mark the places where they finally " went into the ground " (Oknanikilla), and their spirits still haunt certain places such as these; and are reincarnated in native women who pass by.
Bears, mountain lions (pumas), wild cats (lynx) and wolves haunt the more remote fastnesses of the mountains; foxes abound; deer are found in many districts and moose in the north.
The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.
Sometimes, it must be owned, his realism is rather coarse and brutal, but when he paints the forests of Franche-Comte, the "Stag-Fight," "The Wave," or the "Haunt of the Does," he is inimitable.
(a) In Burma, as in many other countries, those who die a violent death are held to haunt the place where they met their fate; consequently when a town is built living men are interred beneath the ramparts and the pillars of the gates.
A favourite haunt used to be the swamp of Azufghur, lying among the sal-forests to the northward of Meerut.
An English fort was built on Bance Island in the Sierra Leone estuary towards the close of the 17th century, but was soon afterwards abandoned, though for a long period the estuary was the haunt of slavers and pirates.
But Johnson had had enough of the patronage of the great to last him all his life, and was not disposed to haunt any other door as he had haunted the door of Chesterfield.
Whales of various species are frequently captured in the bays and sounds; the grampus, dolphin and porpoise haunt the coasts, and seals occasionally bask on the more outlying islets.
Selwood forest was long a favourite haunt of brigands, and even in the 18th century gave shelter to a gang of coiners and highwaymen.
Peebles is a noted haunt of anglers, and the Royal Company of Archers shoot here periodically for the silver arrow given by the burgh.
In its vicinity the praetor's tribunal, removed from the comitium in the 2nd century B.C., held its sittings, which led to the place becoming the haunt of litigants, money-lenders and business people.
Mithradates extended them to a bowshot from the temple in all directions, and Mark Antony imprudently allowed them to take in part of the city, which part thus became free of all law, and a haunt of thieves and villains.
Sicily was a favourite haunt of the two 1 Some, however, regard Proserpina as a native Latin form, not borrowed from the Greek, and connected with proserpere, meaning the goddess who aided the germination of the seed.
The forest of Fontainebleau is one of the most beautiful wooded tracts in France, and for generations it has been the chosen haunt of French landscape painters.
The brown bear continues to haunt the forests of the south, but is becoming rarer; the wolf, the wild boar, and the fox are most common throughout the great plain, as also the hare and several species of Arvicola.
Even in the middle ages, Nero was still the very incarnation of splendid iniquity, while the belief lingered obstinately that he had only disappeared for a time, and as late as the 11th century his restless spirit was supposed to haunt the slopes of the Pincian Hill.
bloodthirsty monsters haunt his nights.
If you fib, it can come back to haunt you.
arid steppe across which Ghengis Khan marched his vast army, was once the haunt of nomadic farmers.
atrocityhen, the evil legacy of past Ira atrocities would still be around to haunt the process!
Ranscombe Farm is one of British botany 's classic sites, and a favorite haunt of wild-plant enthusiasts for hundreds of years.
The second book in the series: ghosts from Hogwarts ' past return to haunt the school corridors.
haunt of smugglers.
hot chocolate from Chocolate Soup - an old haunt from last year.
To the west, of some historical interest, is the Rand Club, haunt of mining magnates past and present.
multipurpose venues which also serves as a fine weekend breakfast haunt.
notorious smugglers haunt.
It is often said that ghostly processions and spectral monks dressed in white habits haunt the track.
repercussions in so many areas continue to haunt us.
Evil spells and brutal reprisals haunt them as they face their most sinister challenge to date.
reputed to haunt the building.
return to haunt me, as long ago I came to terms with the experience.
This was a late Roman burial rite to ensure the dead did not return to haunt the living.
sensate beings, they neither know nor care what arcanum (i.e. mysteries) haunt their innards.
They are not sensate beings, they neither know nor care what arcanum (i.e. mysteries) haunt their innards.
A comfy old slipper of a pub- a Dickensian haunt, with low doors in wooden panels for you to creep through.
This remote and arid steppe across which Ghengis Khan marched his vast army, was once the haunt of nomadic farmers.
Violent dreams of missing students and bloodthirsty monsters haunt his nights, as Shiraki learns of the legendary vampires that infest the region.
That part of Virginia beyond the Alleghany mountains was a favourite haunt of the Indians before the first coming of the whites, and there are many Indian mounds, indicative of an early and high cultural development, within the present limits of the state, and especially in the neighbourhood of Moundsville (q.v.).
At one time a wellknown theatre, it had degenerated into a disreputable haunt where nothing but the lowest melodramas were played.
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Our long-term commitment to the EU has been a huge mistake and its repercussions in so many areas continue to haunt us.
The ghost of a butcher who hung himself is reputed to haunt the building.
They wo n't return to haunt me, as long ago I came to terms with the experience.
A regular haunt for all the children to spend their coppers on sherbet dips and gobstoppers !
A ghost is also said to haunt the vicinity wailing like a banshee.
Ball Beauty: OPI nail polish fanatics will likely already be familiar with this haunt, an online beauty supply company specializing in discounted nail, hair and cosmetic products.
It can cause them to make terrible decisions that can haunt them for the rest of their lives.
Apparently, the Andrew Luster case, which bought Chapman his much enjoyed fame, is coming back to haunt him.
Some fear that Joaquin's past battles with addiction have come back to haunt him and he may need another stint in rehab.
Then came their son Redmond and a whole host of drug abuse issues that still haunt him today.
You may want to focus your amateur videos on displaying your unique talents, such as singing, acting, writing, or other skills rather than on something that can haunt you later on.
Another option is to haunt the outlets for custom cabinets that have been returned.
This online haunt has a packed men's section that includes coats at discounted prices.
Swimsuits Just for Us: Specializing in plus size swimwear, this online swimsuit haunt carries an amazing array of swimsuits in size 26.
The age-old dilemma of finding "the perfect dress" for a special occasion is something that will likely haunt women until the end of time.
Find Luigi's painting on the top floor of the mansion in Big Boo's Haunt.
Additionally, not all the poor kids wanted to haunt the thrift and vintage stores either, but rather were interested in clothes that had a modern look.
If you're going on a date or to an informal dinner with friends at a chic little haunt, try something a little different from your usual.
And the costume stores leave in November a wealthy and happy haunt.
Does she talk about a childhood haunt, a bar in her old neighborhood, or a lake where she watched a beautiful sunset?
Posting a vent about a difficult client on your blog or a favorite message board may seem like a great way to blow off steam, but it's important to remember that your words could come back to haunt you.
Your best bet is to visit eBay, the online auction haunt where highly coveted items eventually turn up.
Try not to lose your temper or make snappy remarks because, although he may be attracted to your physically, he'll make a mental note that you were unkind, and that may come back to haunt you.
William Kehoe himself is said to haunt the house, particularly his old study room, while the presences of Annie Kehoe, his wife, and the ghosts of some of their children are believed to make themselves known.
Oliver Cromwell, John Bradshaw and Henry Ireton all reportedly haunt the park.
It is Agnes that is said to haunt the premises.
It is the ghost of his wife that is said to haunt the premises.
Her ghost is reported to especially haunt tables six and eight, and her face occasionally appears in the various mirrors.
Haunt vintage shops and eBay to find the shoes that will elevate you to dizzying new heights.
DSW: The favorite haunt of many a fabulous fashionista, DSW is all about a great deal.
Zappos.com: The online shoe haunt is the place to go if you want to reach a wide selection of shoes and compare every facet of each one, from price to style.
Alan (now deceased, yet periodically returning to the show to haunt his sister) and Monica Quartermaine have strong ties to General Hospital.
The man returned to haunt Greenlee time and time again, even taking her hostage and demanding a million dollar ransom.
Your memo will become a permanent record that may come back to haunt you.
For the man who likes an authentic retro look, haunt vintage shops.
MP3.com - CNET's MP3.com is a favorite haunt of online music fans.
The label that released Cold Harbor - Family Productions - would haunt Joel's career in many ways.
As time goes on and more movies are released, there will be new Halloween thriller music to haunt, and entertain moviegoers for years to come.
Haunt Your Home: This store sells exactly what it says - scary Halloween props and decorations to make your home look haunted.
The program airs like a documentary, but of course this is reality TV so the focus is on the drama that ensues when old high school secrets and emotions come back to haunt the people attending the reunion.
Their meddling with Michael's (Connor Trinneer) DNA created an enemy who would haunt the expedition.
Trips into the Ministry of Magic, a wizard hospital, and the Order's headquarters are added to Rowling's arsenal of locations and secrets haunt the halls in every shadow.
Later romantic ghosts include the hunky, if deceased, Patrick Swayze, in 1990's movie Ghost, and also in 1990, Alan Rickman as a man returned after death to haunt his lover in Truly, Madly, Deeply.
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