Higher-up sentence example

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  • The air was heavy and fragrant, the wet, solid sand near the ocean welcome after her initial attempt to keep up in the sugary sand higher up the beach.

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  • It couldn't make him hurt any more than he did, legs aching and breath heaving as he struggled higher and higher up the Rockies.

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  • 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.

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  • If we pass a little higher up the scale ot life we meet with forms consisting of two or more cells, each of which contains a similar minute mass of living substance, A study of them shows that each is practically independent of the others; in fact, the connection between them is so slight that they can separate and each becofne free without the slightest disadvantage to another.

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  • But mixed with the oak and chestnut or higher up are considerable hickory, birch and maple; farther up the mountain sides are some hemlock and white pine; and on the swamp lands of the Coastal Plain are much cypress and some cedar, and on the Coastal Plain south of the Neuse there is much long-leaf pine from which resin is obtained.

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  • It was abandoned in the 15th century on account of the inroads of pirates, and the inhabitants took refuge higher up at the two towns of Capri and Anacapri.

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  • The chapel, higher up the bank, a relic of great beauty, was founded in 1446 by William St Clair, 3rd earl of Orkney.

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  • Not many miles distant, higher up the stream, another decisive battle was fought between the same national antagonists, but with a contrary result, on the memorable 3rd of July 1866.

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  • There is a tropical flora in the deep gorges, higher up a sub-tropical, then a temperate, then a sub-arctic flora.

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  • The chief towns in the interior were Amasia, on the Iris, the birthplace of Strabo, the capital of Mithradates the Great, and the burial-place of the earlier kings, whose tombs still exist; Comana, higher up the river, a famous centre of the worship of the goddess Ma (or Cybele); Zela, another great religious centre, refounded by Pompey, now Zilch; Eupatoria, refounded by Pompey as Magnopolis at the junction of the Lycus and Iris; Cabira, Pompey's Diospolis, afterwards Neocaesarea, now Niksar; Sebastopolis on the Scylax, now Sulu Seral; Sebasteia, now Sivas; and Megalopolis, a foundation of Pompey, somewhere in the same district.

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  • On the site of his residence a little higher up to the right of the gate now stands the war office and the offices of the general staff.

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  • In the canyons of the Edwards Plateau grow the pecan, live oak, sycamore, elm, walnut and cypress; on the hilly dissected borders of the same plateau are cedars, dwarf and scrubby oak, and higher up are occasional patches of stunted oak, called "shinneries."

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  • In the 18th century it ranked next to Leith as a port, but the growth of Grangemouth, higher up the firth, seriously affected its shipping trade, which is, however, yet considerable, coal and pig-iron forming the principal exports, and pit props from the Baltic the leading import.

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  • Kashgar passed through a troublous time, and in 1514, on the invasion of the Khan Sultan Said, was destroyed by Mirza Ababakar, who with the aid of ten thousand men built the new fort with massive defences higher up on the banks of the Tuman.

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  • Vidin stands on the site of the Roman town of Bononia in Moesia Superior, not to be confounded with the Pannonian Bononia, which stood higher up the Danube to the north of Sirmium.

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  • Tyndale and his assistant, William Roye, managed, however, to escape higher up the Rhine to Worms, and they succeeded in carrying with them some or all of the sheets which had been printed.

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  • Half a mile higher up the Tarell also falls into the Usk from the south.

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  • They are mostly barren in the littoral region, but extremely fertile higher up the Rion.

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  • Large iron-works have been erected by the Chinese authorities at Hanyang, a couple of miles higher up the river, and at Wuchang there are two official cotton mills.

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  • The original text and arrangements were probably made by the monks of Ettal, a monastery a little higher up the valley; but they were carefully remodelled by the parish priest at the beginning of the present century, when the Oberammergau play obtained exemption from the general suppression of such performances by the Bavarian government.

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  • Along the river front runs a tramway connecting Duke Town with Queen Beach, which is higher up and provided with excellent quay accommodation.

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  • This done, another set of roots higher up the ball must be laid out in the same way, and again another, until the whole of the roots, thus carefully laid, are embedded as firmly as may be in the soil, which may now receive another gentle treading.

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  • Generally the lower valleys of the rivers lie at elevations of 600 to woo ft.; higher up they rise to 2500 or 3000 ft.; the mountain chains rise to 5500 ft.; the volcanoes tower up from 6500 to nearly ro,000 ft.

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  • The choicest varieties of Rhine wine, however, such as Johannisberger and Steinberger, are produced higher up the river, beyond the limits of the Rhine province.

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  • The small force from the French Congo reached its destination, and a body of Abyssinian troops, accompanied by French officers, appeared for a short time a little higher up the river; but the grand political scheme was frustrated by the victorious advance of an AngloEgyptian force under General Kitchener and the resolute attitude of the British government.

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  • He had not proceeded far, however, when a body of Russians moving higher up descended upon the small British corps and scattered it, Cathcart himself being killed.

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  • But higher up the valley, and especially north of Pegu, the country is drier, and is characterized by a less luxuriant vegetation and a retarded and more scanty rainfall.

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  • Nearly 25 metres higher up still is the lantern, with a gallery 5 metres in diameter.

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  • Donatus, a spacious episcopal palace, and higher up is a tower, the Belvedere, with a fine view.

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  • Three places were affected, namely, Kolobovka, and Krasnoyarsk, in the province of Astrakhan, and Samara, higher up the river.

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  • Corps had been close at hand, on the Stol and higher up the Natisone valley, the inrush of the enemy might have been stemmed.

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  • Rule Vi.-Carrying Press Of Sail-Damage To Or Loss Of Sails Damage to or loss of sails and spars, or either of them, caused by forcing a ship off the ground or by driving her higher up the ground, for the common safety, shall be made good as G.A.; but where a ship is afloat, no loss or damage caused to the ship, cargo and freight, or any of them, by carrying a press of sail, shall be made good as G.A.

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  • Gogol's novel Taras Bulba (1834), was situated a little higher up the river.

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  • Some way farther the Guiers Mort is crossed by the modern bridge of St Bruno, the older bridge of Parant being still visible higher up the stream.

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  • In a bundle examined in the basal portion of a leaf the bulk of the xylem is found to be centrifugal in position, but internally to the protoxylem there is a group of centripetal tracheids; higher up in the petiole the xylem is mainly centripetal, the centrifugal wood being represented by a small arc of tracheids external to the protoxylem and separated from it by a few parenchymatous elements.

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  • All its north-eastern factories, from Balasore, on the Orissa coast, to Patna, in the heart of Behar, belonged to the "Bengal Establishment," and as British conquests crept higher up the rivers, the term came to be applied to the whole of northern India.

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  • Ismail had two sharp encounters, one near Korti, the other higher up the river, and in both fights Ismail was successful.

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  • Passing higher up the geological series, we find but scanty records of the vegetation that existed during the closing ages of the Permian period, and of the plants which witnessed the beginning of the Triassic period we have to be content with the most fragmentary relics.

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  • Hindsight shows, to even we amateurs, that drains have to be improved when you build more houses higher up the hill.

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  • Too many higher up the food chain of People Power seem reticent about making full disclosure.

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  • About 2m higher up is relieving arch of shale blocks on edge.

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  • Fortunately, the massive landslide higher up the valley had been cleared.

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  • On reaching the pitch, which looked dangerously loose at the top, I noticed that the draft was coming from higher up.

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  • It's quite lush at this level but higher up the scenery becomes drab with a number of glacial moraines.

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  • Bass is primal, and it reminds me of a large posterior - but both spirituality and sexuality originate higher up in the body.

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  • Winter wear for boys in the kindergarten was roll-neck blue pullovers, changing to gray shirts with blue ties higher up the school.

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  • On Pen-y-ghent either mat-grass or purple moor-grass dominate the grassland and higher up this contains stiff sedge Carex bigelowii.

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  • The channeled wrack colonizes higher up the shore than the spiral wrack.

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  • Alexander succeeded in taking a part of his forces across the river higher up during a night of torrential rain, and then he fought the fourth and last of his pitched battles in Asia, the one which put to proof more shrewdly than any of the others the quality of the Macedonian army as an instrument of war, and yet again emerged victorious.

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  • The fog lay unbroken like a sea down below, but higher up at the village of Schlappanitz where Napoleon stood with his marshals around him, it was quite light.

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  • The man, a soldier with a sack over his shoulder, stopped, came close up to Dolokhov's horse, touched it with his hand, and explained simply and in a friendly way that the commander and the officers were higher up the hill to the right in the courtyard of the farm, as he called the landowner's house.

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  • Sinuous curves of silver which can be worn on the wrist, or higher up on the arm.

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  • These grasses generally occur slightly higher up the beach profile than the true strandline species.

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  • Her eyebrows are much higher up on her forehead than they should be.

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  • Because E. coli toxins are produced in the large intestine rather than higher up in the digestive system, symptoms typically occur from one to three days after eating contaminated food.

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  • Pull your hair back into a ponytail-at the nape of your neck or higher up the back of your head, if you wish-and secure with a ponytail elastic.

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  • Those relationships may serve you well in the future, whether you want a position higher up on the Target ladder or you decide to seek employment elsewhere.

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  • It's not uncommon for a tanga called "mini" to avoid the string look and to instead have a rectangular strip in back that cuts higher up as it comes to the center.

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  • Just keep in mind that in some southeast Asian cultures, the sarong is usually worn a bit higher up on the waist, but that's only because it can come loose and "slip" down, so you may want to make a note of that.

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  • If you're dating a boss or another person who is higher up the career ladder than you, there could be bouts of favoritism that other coworkers won't appreciate.

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  • Try to curve your back as much as possible higher up rather than in the lower back, and keep pelvis in grounded contact with the floor.

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  • To ensure that your ad not only appears, but appears higher up the page, you are going to have to outbid other people to get the position.

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