Hill sentence examples

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  • She climbed the hill with dragging steps.

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  • The car spun around at the bottom of the hill, spraying gravel in a wild circle.

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  • We know that a hill is not highest at its narrowest part.

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  • "Around the hill," Leyon repeated.

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  • She reached the top of the hill and gasped.

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  • They half walked; half slid down the sandy hill to join the others.

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  • Slowly she made her way down the hill and into the barn lot.

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  • He turned his mount and started up the hill at a lope.

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  • Leaving her thoughts behind, she started up the hill to meet Alex.

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  • Josh vaulted the fence and raced up the hill, only to stop in surprise as Alex emerged from the trees riding a horse colored enough like Ed to be his twin.

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  • He reached her and turned, walking beside her as they started back up the hill to the house.

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  • Resolved, she trailed her father down the hill, through the people who couldn't see them, and to the awaiting car.

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  • The intensity of her emotion faded as she crested the hill, but it didn't completely disappear.

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  • At the bottom of the hill a sharp turn waited.

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  • The scene from the hill was breathtaking.

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  • The two Pavlograd squadrons, having crossed the bridge, retired up the hill one after the other.

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  • We climbed high hill and teacher fell and hurt her head.

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  • He continued past her, up the hill once more.

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  • Near the top of a hill he saw a little shepherd boy who was lying on the ground while a flock of sheep and lambs were grazing around him.

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  • She hugged herself and treaded to the side of the main road down a small hill to the barracks housing the feds.

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  • There was this bar called Horton's on the Hill where we'd go on Saturday night.

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  • They continued up the hill, past the place where the wild dogs had broken through so long ago, and on toward the spring.

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  • Among the field guns on the brow of the hill the general in command of the rearguard stood with a staff officer, scanning the country through his fieldglass.

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  • He swung the horse around and headed down the hill toward the creek.

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  • Winter was on hill and field.

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  • She stood at the bottom of the hill leading towards the command center.

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  • From the top of the hill where I stood I saw my army surging over a sunlit plain like angry breakers, and as they moved, I saw the green of fields, like the cool hollows between billows.

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  • Ocean surrounded the small island, upon which a fortress sat, several hundred meters away, up a sloping hill on top of solid rock.

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  • The house on the hill caught her eye, immediately transporting her thoughts to another sector of her mind.

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  • While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.

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  • The narrow black highway ribboned smoothly down hill under a canopy of trees.

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  • That's one beaut of a hill.

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  • When having limbered up the only two cannon that remained uninjured out of the four, they began moving down the hill (one shattered gun and one unicorn were left behind), Prince Andrew rode up to Tushin.

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  • Hardly had they reached the bottom of the hill before their pace instinctively changed to a gallop, which grew faster and faster as they drew nearer to our uhlans and the French dragoons who galloped after them.

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  • Her body continued its momentum down the hill and she fell, twisting so that she wouldn't fall on the kid.

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  • Another vehicle came down the hill, a red flashing light attached to the top.

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  • She darted around the apple tree and half skipped, half ran down the hill toward the creek.

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  • On the Poklonny Hill, four miles from the Dorogomilov gate of Moscow, Kutuzov got out of his carriage and sat down on a bench by the roadside.

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  • Her troubled gaze followed her trail back up the hill and she gasped.

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  • Bordeaux helped her down the hill and they joined the Indians.

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  • What if it were his nishani on the hill with his sisters?

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  • Hot, hungry, exhausted, she stopped twice on the trek up the hill to catch her breath.

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  • She ran harder up the hill.

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  • At the foot of the hill lay wasteland over which a few groups of our Cossack scouts were moving.

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  • "Shall I call up our men from beyond the hill?" he called out.

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  • The cavalry regiment, as it descended the hill with its singers, surrounded Pierre's carriage and blocked the road.

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  • My house was on the side of a hill, immediately on the edge of the larger wood, in the midst of a young forest of pitch pines and hickories, and half a dozen rods from the pond, to which a narrow footpath led down the hill.

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  • After a while they were riding around the side of a steep hill through tall grass.

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  • As the patrol car came over the hill, she rolled down her window and waved.

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  • Biking was usually Dean's thinking time, but his brain felt overused lately and had opted for a day off, restricting his thoughts to nothing more pressing than the next hill.

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  • As they started back down the hill, he finally spoke.

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  • On Castle Hill, in the vicinity, are the remains of an earthwork, said to have been raised by Edward the Elder in 924.

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  • Some one balances the toboggan on the very crest of the hill, while we get on, and when we are ready, off we dash down the side of the hill in a headlong rush, and, leaping a projection, plunge into a snow-drift and go swimming far across the pond at a tremendous rate!...

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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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  • The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.

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  • They slid down the hill a ways until they could stand without being seen.

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  • Reluctantly, he walked up the sloping hill and to the door that opened automatically for its master, unlike the portal home.

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  • She feared leaving the injured woman, in case Jade lurked on the other side of the hill or there were animals that might drag her away.

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  • They stopped in the shadow of a hill, and Mansr barked quiet orders at the dozen warriors with them.

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  • Heart pounding, she trotted down the sloping trail, glancing nervously at the hill to make sure she didn't suddenly fall off her path.

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  • It was in the near distance, no more than two hundred meters away, down the hill through a boulder-strewn route.

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  • Some of the more friendly goats had followed her up the hill and they were ranging out ahead.

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  • Prince Eugene of Wurttemberg fired from a hill over the French crowds that were running past, and demanded reinforcements which did not arrive.

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  • He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.

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  • Life in general was going down hill for her then.

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  • He darted up the hill and disappeared from view over the top.

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  • You will follow this path that leads around the hill back toward the encampment.

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  • The hill was wide and her blood thrummed as she moved as fast as she could.

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  • I gaze from my window to the hill as I watch the warm glow from his home and pray he perhaps is thinking of me as I am thinking of him.

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  • Dean jogged up the hill to ice park, hoping to find Penny and Mick, and perhaps Donald Ryland, before confronting Jerome Shipton.

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  • With Alex, the relationship seemed to be either grinding up a long hill or plunging perilously toward the depths of despair.

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  • The days grew warmer, and work on the house on the hill drew to a standstill.

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  • It was in her mind to go back up the hill and check on Alex when she saw Josh pull up at the gate.

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  • The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared.  The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon.  Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do.  Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.

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  • Rhyn crossed his arms, irritated.  Kiki trotted from the patio into the house perched on a hill overlooking Tokyo.  He returned ten minutes later with a small briefcase, a jacket and a hard case for his iPad.  Rhyn opened the portal, and the two strode through it, back to the massive tree where Rhyn had lost Toby in the cold, wet French Alps.

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  • Just facing it, on the crest of the opposite hill, the village of Schon Grabern could be seen, and in three places to left and right the French troops amid the smoke of their campfires, the greater part of whom were evidently in the village itself and behind the hill.

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  • A small but distinctly visible enemy column was moving down the hill, probably to strengthen the front line.

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  • "Yes, we saw from the hill how you took to your heels through the puddles!" said the esaul, screwing up his glittering eyes.

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  • By the time she reached the top of the hill, the muscles in her legs were aching.

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  • Together they watched as Alex put the horse down the hill, his body moving gracefully with the motion of the horse.

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  • He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.

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  • She gripped the steering wheel as the vehicle plunged down a steep hill.

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  • She screamed again as she tumbled down a steep hill.

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  • He nodded and returned his attention to the steep hill.

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  • She maneuvered the sharp turn and started up the hill.

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  • "I've got something I want to show you," he said as they crested a hill.

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  • Her heart in her throat, she raced down the hill.

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  • I had to carry the pail up the hill.

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  • I can see them at the crest of the hill.

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  • He turned and started walking down the hill.

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  • They moved through the people with ease and walked up the low hill.

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  • Her eyes went from the ancient site glowing in the moonlight to her father's form as he walked up the hill.

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  • The chauffeur drove them straight to the hill.

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  • He staggered away from the monument and lightning connecting the woman with the clouds and dropped to his knees on the other side of the hill.

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  • Damian lifted his head, indicating the three forms standing at the top of the hill.

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  • "You have no idea," Damian replied then turned his attention to the figures on the hill.

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  • She possessed an "outie" navel that looked like a cherry tomato had dropped down her too-tight tee shirt and landed on the top of the hill.

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  • Mansr ordered, waving them toward another small trail up a hill.

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  • The warriors gave her no choice but pulled her up the hill.

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  • Tucking the kid under her coat, Carmen started back down the hill.

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  • The log house on the hill?

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  • Instead he mounted his bike and began the long climb up the hill, killing time before his Thursday night date.

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  • He didn't take her up on the hill because he understood.

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  • Watching the house on the hill from the kitchen window, she knew a moment of regret when his lean silhouette disappeared into his house.

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  • Up the hill to the house - across the well maintained lawn to the barn.

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  • She carried her shoes up the hill and stopped under the big oak tree to put them on.

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  • He took her arm and assisted her up the hill.

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  • She turned her back on him, marching down the hill toward her house.

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  • Turning around, she met his startled gaze as she climbed up the hill.

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  • As she walked across the field, a deer came bounding out of the forest on the hill.

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  • They raced the horses past the pond and up the hill, slowing when they came to the rocky area.

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  • No. Do you think it will be alright for Princess to carry me and her foal up that hill?

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  • I didn't realize this hill was so high.

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  • I used to walk up on the hill by myself all the time.

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  • I won't go up on the hill without you.

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  • She was reaching for her phone when she saw Josh coming up the hill.

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  • When he pushed her ahead of him down the hill, she gave him no argument and continued without comment.

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  • She sat down on the window seat and watched as the men walked up the hill with rifles.

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  • Across the field, two elk grazed on the hill below the tree line.

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  • Down the hill, across the creek and across the field to the buffalo shed? the crisp air traced their progress with a wisp of steam.

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  • She glanced back over her shoulder at the log house on the hill.

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  • When the Elk grazed on this hill, they could be seen from the bay window.

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  • Noon found them back on the hill overlooking the old farmstead.

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  • They stopped on the hill and ate the lunch she had packed.

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  • She gazed down the hill at the aging farmstead.

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  • She left the house and walked down the hill to the creek.

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  • As they walked down the hill, Jonathan made a detour to the Oak tree and she called him back.

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  • "The hill protects them from the cold wind," she explained briefly.

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  • Together they slid down the hill on make believe sleighs and waded the creek.

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  • She looked around, astounded by the beauty of the orchard, then realized she'd lose sight of Dustin once he crested the hill in the center of the orchard.

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  • She ran faster to catch up to him and saw the small group at the bottom of the hill.

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  • The marble he saw came into view as he crested the hill in the center of the orchard.

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  • He roused himself and trotted down the hill, towards the obelisk.

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  • A log tripped her, and she rolled partway down the other side of the hill then bounded to her feet.

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  • Struck by the familiarity of the scene, she paused as the fire reached the top of the hill.

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  • She scampered up the small hill toward the light.

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  • I want to bury him up on the hill under that dogwood tree where he used to lay during the summer.

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  • Ed climbed the hill and sure-footed it through the switchbacks to the point where she had to continue on foot.

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  • By the time Carmen retrieved the table cloths from the house, Gerald and Alex had crossed the footbridge and were on the path up the hill to the house.

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  • I still would have fallen down that hill and over the edge.

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  • Alex leaned on the shovel and watched as Sam rode up the hill toward them.

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  • Within the parish are included the mansions of Burton Closes and Castle Hill.

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  • According to the story, Evander left the Arcadian town of Pallantion about sixty years before the Trojan War and founded Pallanteum or Palatium on the hill afterwards called the Palatine.

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  • south-east of the city on a fine hill, called Little Mountain until Jefferson Italianised the name.

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  • The site of the city was a part of the Castle Hill estate of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), an intimate friend of George Washington.

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  • 433, accepts the name "Rock of Athena" and yet puts the acropolis on the site of the modern town, arguing further that the cathedral hill was an acropolis within an acropolis (II.

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  • The site of the arx of the ancient town is probably to be sought on the hill on which lies the Villa Spada, though no traces of early buildings or defences are to be seen: pre-Roman tombs are to be found in the cliffs to the north.

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  • The later village lay at the foot of the hill on the eastern edge of the high-road, and its curia, with a dedicatory inscription to M.

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  • To the north of the village, which has extended greatly as a residential suburb of the metropolis, is Mill Hill, with a Roman Catholic Missionary College, opened in 1871, with branches at Rosendaal, Holland and Brixen, Austria, and a preparatory school at Freshfield near Liverpool; and a large grammar school founded by Nonconformists in 1807.

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  • It is a hill rising 200 to 300 ft.

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  • are Woolwich and Shooter's Hill Roads, the second representing the old high road through Kent, the Roman Watling Street.

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  • Whilst the heavier troops moved down the Kabul valley to Pencelaotis (Charsadda) under Perdiccas and Hephaestion, Alexander with a body of lighter-armed troops and cavalry pushed up the valleys which join the Kabul from the north - through the regions now known as Bajour, Swat and Buner, inhabited by Indian hill peoples, as fierce then against the western intruder as their Pathan successors are against the British columns.

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  • The exiles dwelt at Tell-abib (" Hill of the flood "), one of the mounds or ruins made by the great floods that devastated the country,1 near the " river " Chebar (Kebar), probably a large canal not far south of the city of Babylon.

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  • It stands on a wooded hill, its botanical gardens commanding a fine view westward of the bay and rock of St Michel.

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  • At the foot of the hill flows the river See, which at high tide is navigable from the sea.

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  • The city is built on a rocky hill rising from the Guayangareo valley, which gives to it a strikingly picturesque appearance.

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  • by N.; and the inland country is hilly, one point, Kaim Hill, being 1270 ft.

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  • The Independencia Park, formerly called Calvario Park, which occupies a hill on the west side of the city, is the largest and most attractive of the public gardens.

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  • P. Hill, "Contributions to the Morphology of the Female Urino-genital Organs in Marsupialia," Proc. Linn.

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  • and 35 ° 15' E., in the hill country of southern Palestine, close to the watershed, at an average altitude of 2500 ft.

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  • The Tell el-Amarna letters show that, long before the invasion by Joshua, it was occupied by the Egyptians, and was probably a stronghold of considerable importance, as it formed a good strategical position in the hill country of southern Palestine.

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  • The exact position of the Jebusite city is unknown; some authorities locate it on the western hill, now known as Zion; some on the eastern hill, afterwards occupied by the Temple and the city of David; while others consider it was a double settlement, one part being on the western, and the, other on the eastern hill, separated from one another by the Tyropoeon valley.

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  • According to his theory, the part of Jerusalem known as Jebus was situated on the western hill, and the outlying fort of Zion on the eastern hill.

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  • He established his royal city on the eastern hill close to the site of the Jebusite Zion, while Jebus, the town on the western side of the Tyropoeon valley, became the civil city, of which Joab, David's leading general, was appointed governor.

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  • Nebuchadrezzar placed in the city a garrison which appears to have been quartered on the western hill, while the eastern hill on which were the Temple and the city of David was left more or less desolate.

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  • Nehemiah mentions a number of places on the eastern hill, including the tomb of David, the positions of which cannot with our present knowledge be fixed with any certainty.

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  • Other writers again have placed the Acra on the eastern side of the hill upon which the church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands, but as this point was probably quite outside the city at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, and is at too great a distance from the Temple, it can hardly be accepted.

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  • The Greeks held out for a considerable time, but had finally to surrender, probably from want of food, to Simon Maccabaeus, who demolished the Acra and cut down the hill upon which it stood so that it might no longer be higher than the Temple, and that there should be no separation between the latter and the city.

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  • of the Temple, on the site of the citadel of the Asmoneans, and constructed a magnificent palace for himself on the western hill, defended by three great towers, which he named Mariamne, Hippicus and Phasaelus.

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  • When Titus and his army withdrew from Jerusalem, the 10th legion was left as a permanent Roman garrison, and a fortified camp for their occupation was established on the western hill.

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  • The exact size of the city is not known, but it probably extended as far as the present north wall of Jerusalem and included the northern part of the western hill.

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  • Bethlen accepted the title but refused to be crowned, and war was resumed, till the defeat of the Czechs at the battle of the White Hill gave a new turn to affairs.

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  • The principal cities and towns are Sydney (pop. 530,000), Newcastle, Broken Hill, Parramatta, Goulburn, Maitland, Bathurst, Orange, Lithgow, Tamworth, Grafton, Wagga and Albury, in New South Wales; Melbourne (pop. 511,900), Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Eaglehawk, Warrnambool, Castlemaine, and Stawell in Victoria; Brisbane (pop. 128,000), Rockhampton, Maryborough, Townsville, Gympie, Ipswich, and Toowoomba in Queensland; Adelaide (pop. about 175,000), Port Adelaide and Port Pirie in South Australia; Perth (pop. 56,000), Fremantle, and Kalgoorlie in Western Australia; and Hobart (pop. 35,500) and Launceston in Tasmania.

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  • The Broken Hill lode is the largest yet discovered.

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  • At Broken Hill mines about 11,000 miners are employed.

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  • Deposits have also been found in the New England and southern districts, as well as at Broken Hill, showing that the mineral is widely distributed throughout the state.

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  • The association of this metal with silver in the Broken Hill mines of New South Wales adds very greatly to the value of the product.

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  • Asbestos has been found in New South Wales in the Gundagai Bathurst and Broken Hill districts - in the last-mentioned district in considerable quantities.

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  • at Shooter's Hill to the river level.

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  • Other institutions include the Woolwich polytechnic and the Brook fever hospital, Shooter's Hill.

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  • Behind the Royal Military Academy is a mineral well, the "Shooter's Hill waters" mentioned by Evelyn.

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  • The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.

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  • They consist of a number of circular or rectangular pits sunk from the cap of a hill, and going down to a depth of in some cases as much as 120 ft., until in fact the miners have been stopped by being unable to cope with the quantity of water made when the level of the valley was reached.

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  • Similar outposts were located during the next few years at Sartwell's Fort and Bridgman's Fort in the township of Vernon (Windham county) and at Fort Hill in the township of Putney (N.

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  • The city consists of two parts; the modern French town, built on the level ground by the seashore, and the ancient city of the deys, which climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the kasbah or citadel, 400 ft.

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  • of Naples, situated on a hill 400 ft.

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  • The hill on which Sessa lies is a mass of volcanic tufa.

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  • On Great Blue Hill, the highest (635 ft.

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  • In 1712 the Blue Hill lands were divided between Milton and Braintree, and in 1868 part of Milton was included in the new township of Hyde Park.

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  • On the 22nd of August 1620 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Bourchier, a city merchant of Tower Hill, and of Felstead in Essex; and his father having died in 1617 he settled at Huntingdon and occupied himself in the management of his small estate.

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  • The Scots under Leslie followed him, occupied Doon Hill commanding the town, and seized the passes between Dunbar and Berwick which Cromwell had omitted to secure.

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  • But Leslie descended the hill to complete his triumph, and Cromwell immediately observed the disadvantages of his antagonist's new position, cramped by the hill behind and separated from his left wing.

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  • Faringdon House, close to the church, was built by Henry James Pye (1745-1813), poet laureate from 1790 to 1813, who also caused to be planted the conspicuous group of fir-trees on the hill east of the town called Faringdon Clump, or locally (like other similar groups) the Folly.

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  • When the prisoners were landed a fortnight later Sir George Hill recognized Tone in the French adjutant-general's uniform.

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  • The Adeli and Akposso hill tribes have a dialect of their own.

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  • In the hill country are the government stations of Misahohe and Bismarckburg.

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  • Iap,apeta from the Hebrew "an outlook hill," or rather from the Aramaic form 7734, whence also comes the Assyrian form Samirina.

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  • The hill of Samaria is separated from the surrounding mountains (Amos iii.

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  • beneath the plateau, runs across the plain towards the mountains; it is at this point that the traveller coming from Shechem now ascends the hill to the village of Sebusteh, which occupies only the extreme E.

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  • It is well situated on a hill forming part of the plateau of la Goole, and is known as Dammartin-en-Goole to distinguish it from Dammartin-sousTigeaux, a small commune in the same department.

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  • During the excavations on Chatham Hill after 1758 a number of tumuli containing human remains, pottery, coins, &c., suggestive of an ancient settlement, were found.

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  • Rich Hill >>

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  • The city stands on a hill separated by a little plain from the harbour; towards the north and east it communicates with a fertile valley; on the south and west it is hemmed in by high mountains.

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  • Individual summonses must be sent to the prelates and greater barons, while the lesser barons hill be called together through the sheriffs and bailiffs.

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  • The second epithet designates its position on a hill, but the first is given it from the market granted to the abbots of St Albans to be kept there, by Henry II.

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  • Its eastern side is built into the hill, its longer diameter is 76 yds., and it accommodated seven or eight thousand spectators.

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  • south-east, on the verge of Haddingtonshire, is Carberry Hill, where Mary surrendered to the lords of the Congregation in 1567, the spot being still known as Queen Mary's Mount.

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  • Scarcely a trace of the castle exists, although its site near St Clement's church is locally known as Tower Hill.

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  • Hill on the outskirts, and Victoria Park on Freeman's Bay.

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  • The hill is terraced with former native fortifications.

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  • Hill i has shown that the roothairs of Salicornia possess this property.

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  • The Greek hippodrome was usually set out on the slope of a hill, and the ground taken from one side served to form the embankment on the other side.

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  • Some geographers distinguish a mountain from a hill by origin; thus Professor Seeley says " a mountain implies elevation and a hill implies denudation, but the external forms of both are often identical."

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  • Thence they marched with a strong force towards Edinburgh, meeting the lords on the 15th of June at Carberry Hill.

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  • in average width; at its east end is Munjoy Hill, 160 ft.

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  • above the sea, and its west end Bramhall Hill, 15 ft.

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  • Munjoy Hill commands a fine view of Casco Bay, which is overlooked by other wooded heights.

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  • Bramhall Hill commands an extensive view west and north-west of the bay, the mainland, and the White Mountains some 80 m.

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  • The city's park system includes the Western Promenade, on Bramhall Hill; the Eastern Promenade, on Munjoy Hill; Fort Allen Park, at the south extremity of the latter promenade; Fort Sumner, another small park farther west, on the same hill; Lincoln Park, containing 2 acres of beautiful grounds near the centre of the city; Deering's Oaks (made famous by Longfellow), the principal park (50 acres) on the peninsula, with many fine old trees, pleasant drives, and an artificial pond used for boating; and Monument Square and Boothby Square.

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  • The Portland Observatory, on Munjoy Hill, erected in 1807 to detect approaching vessels, rises 222 ft.

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  • The finest residence district is on Bramhall Hill.

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  • established by George Cleeve and Richard Tucker at the foot of Munjoy Hill in 1633 immediately after they had been ejected from land which they had claimed at the mouth of the Spurwink.

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  • Soon the hill at the east end became the property of George Munjoy and that at the west end the property of George Bramhall.

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  • He died on Tower Hill in 1572 for an example to the disloyal counties, protesting innocence and repentance, warning his children in a last letter to discredit all "false bruits" that he was a papist.

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  • of Jerusalem, standing on an isolated hill above a flat corn valley.

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  • The principal spring issues from under a cliff on the south-east side of the hill, and the water runs to a.

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  • The sides of the hill are rocky, and remarkable for the regular stratification of the limestone, which gives the hill at a distance the appearance of being terraced.

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  • Lion's Head ends seaward in Signal Hill (t too ft.).

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  • It is built on the slopes of a hill which half encircles the place, and over the celebrated salt-mines of the same name.

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  • At this point was another passage of the river, defended by the castle which gives its name to the spot, and which stands on a high hill overhanging the right bank, its base washed by an abundant stream, the Sanjeh (Gr.

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  • There are remains of a Moorish fort on the hill commanding the town; and the north gateway - the Puerta del Colegio - is a fine lofty arch, surmounted by an emblematic statue and the city arms. The most prominent buildings are the episcopal palace (1733), with a frontage of a 600 ft.; the town house (1843), containing important archives; and the cathedral, a small Gothic structure built on the site of a former mosque in the 14th century, and enlarged and tastelessly restored in 1829.

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  • The town has three parts: the Upper, built on the sides of a lofty foreland known as North Hill; the Lower; and the Quay Town, with many ancient houses, stretching for about a mile beside the harbour.

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  • The valleys within the hill ranges are fragrant with aromatic shrubs.

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  • deep is dug into the slope of a hill, and the sides are coated with a wall of stone.

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  • There are also a pilgrimage church on a hill 1621 ft.

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  • Its originally Celtic name seems to survive in the names of Wroxeter and the neighbouring hill, Wrekin.

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  • At the battle of the White Hill (1620) the Bohemian Protestants were routed; the Brethren were driven from their homes; the Polish branch wis absorbed in the Reformed Church of Poland; and then many fled, some to England, some to Saxony, and some even to Texas.

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  • Occupying the southern slopes of a hill on the left bank of the Earn, here crossed by a bridge, it practically consists of a main street, with narrower streets branching off at right angles.

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  • Partly owing to this, and partly to ancient feuds whose origin we cannot trace, the Athenian people was split up into three great factions known as the Plain (Pedieis) led by Lycurgus and Miltiades, both of noble families; the Shore (Parali) led by the Alcmaeonidae, represented at this time by Megacles, who was strong in his wealth and by his recent marriage with Agariste, daughter of Cleisthenes of Sicyon; the Hill or Upland (Diacreis, Diacrii) led by Peisistratus, who no doubt owed his influence among these hillmen partly to the possession of large estates at Marathon.

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  • end of the acropolis are extensive remains of the fortifications of Hermocrates across the narrow neck connecting it with the rest of the hill.

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  • The success of the Percies over the Scots at Homildon Hill (Sept.

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  • When an engineer has to construct a railway up a hill having a still steeper slope, he must secure practicable gradients by laying out the line in ascending spirals, if necessary tunnelling into the hill, as on the St Gothard railway, or in a series of zigzags, or he must resort to a rack or a cable railway.

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  • The weight required to cause the downward motion is obtained either by means of the material which has to be transported to the bottom of the hill or by water ballast, while to aid and regulate the motion generally steam or electric motors are arranged to act on the main drums, round which the cable is passed with a sufficient number of turns to prevent slipping.

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  • Sometimes, as on the Central London railway, the acceleration of gravity is also utilized; the different stations stand, as it were, on the top of a hill, so that outgoing trains are aided at the start by having a slope to run down, while incoming ones are checked by the rising gradient they encounter.

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  • Mount Adam, the highest hill in the islands, is 2315 ft.

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  • His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.

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  • On the north of the Tsze-kin ch'eng, and separated from it by a moat, is an artificial mound known as the King shan, or "Prospect Hill."

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  • On the west of Prospect Hill is the Si yuan, or "Western Park," which forms part of the palace grounds.

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  • Hill, Brit.

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  • 21 f.) has left us a description of the town as it existed in the reign of Marcus Aurelius, the agora, the Acropolis, the island of Cranae (Marathonisi) where Paris celebrated his nuptials with Helen, the Migonium or precinct of Aphrodite Migonitis (occupied by the modern town of Marathonisi or Gythium), and the hill Larysium (Koumaro) rising above it.

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  • Ben A'an, an adjoining hill, is 384.3 ft.

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  • Some human bones found on this hill when the town waterworks were built in 1855 have been placed in a chamber in the top of the canopy over the Rock.

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  • Hill (originally called Fort Hill, as it was first used for defensive purposes) contains the graves of several Pilgrims and of many of their descendants.

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  • It is generally applied to the definite unhealthy condition of body known by a variety of names, such as ague, intermittent (and remittent) fever, marsh fever, jungle fever, hill fever, "fever of the country" and "fever and ague."

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  • His brother Domhnall (Donnell) was king of Ailech, a district in Donegal and Derry; the royal palace, the ruined masonry of which is still to be seen, being on the summit of a hill Boo ft.

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  • It is situated in a beautiful country, the buildings extending partly over the hill occupied by the monastery and partly over the valley below.

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  • It occupies a picturesque site on the top of a hill, protected on two sides by deep ravines and steep slopes.

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  • BROKEN HILL, a silver-mining town of Yancowinna county, New South Wales, Australia, 925 m.

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  • In addition Broken Hill is the centre of one of the largest pastoral districts in Australia.

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  • The ruins on the hill, however, are those of a later edifice and are surmounted by a granite obelisk, 65 ft.

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  • Adjoining the town on the south-east is the beautifully-wooded Cluny Hill, a favourite public resort, carrying on its summit the tower, 70 ft.

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  • It lies near the border of Somersetshire, on the southern slope of a hill overlooking the river Yeo, in a fertile, well-wooded district.

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  • It occupies an elevated situation, and a wide view is obtained from Beacon Hill at the southern end of the esplanade.

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  • The palace of Cnossus is on the hill of Kephala about 4 m.

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  • The hill itself, like a Tell of Babylonia, is mainly formed of the debris of human settlements.

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  • The palace was approached from the west by a paved Minoan Way communicating with a considerable building on the opposite hill.

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  • The building on the hill to the W.

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  • On the eastern hill of the acropolis, excavations initiated by F.

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  • - On a low hill crowned by a small church of the above name, about 3 m.

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  • Among the more interesting relics found were ivory figures of Egyptian or strongly Egyptianizing fabric. On an adjacent hill were the remains of what seems to have been in later times a temple of the Dictaean Zeus, and from the occurrence of rich deposits of Minoan vases and sacrificial remains at a lower level, the religious tradition represented by the later temple seems to go back to prehistoric times.

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  • It covers the sides of a long hill, its main avenue being a winding roadway leading to a small palace.

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  • Baena is picturesquely situated near the river Marbella, on the slope of a hill crowned with a castle, which formerly belonged to the famous captain Gonzalo de Cordova.

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  • The restored church of St Michael, formerly a parish church, but standing on a hill about 2 m.

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  • at Chapel Hill, Orange county, in 1900 and again in 1902.

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  • The mining of corundum was begun at Corundum Hill in Macon county in 1871, and from 1880 to 1902 the output was considerable, but with the discovery of the Canadian corundum Scale, 1:2,500,000 English Miles 20 30 4 0 So County Seats e County Boundaries Railitlays Canals Swamps deposits the importance of those of North Carolina greatly declined.

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  • In 1 534 the Saxon lords of Biinau obtained it and introduced the Protestant religion, which was exterminated when, after the battle of the White Hill (1620) the Bunau family was driven out.

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  • It is situated on a lovely wooded hill, and was repaired and in part renovated about 1870 by Nasiru'd-Din Shah.

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  • SHIGNAN and Roshan, two small hill states E.

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  • From the Khingan ranges to the Pacific, south of the Amur, stretch the rich districts of Manchuria, a province which connects Russia with the Korea by a series of valleys formed by the Sungari and its affluents - a land of hill and plain, forest and swamp, possessing a delightful climate, and vast undeveloped agricultural resources.

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  • This race is believed to form the basis of the people of the Indian peninsula, and of some of the hill tribes of central India, to whom the name Dravidian has been given, and by its admixture with the Melanochroic group to have given rise to the ordinary population of the Indian provinces.

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  • He had one daughter, Anne, who married John Damer, son of Lord Milton, and who inherited a life interest in Strawberry Hill under the will of Horace Walpole.

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  • A similar notoriety attached to Saffron Hill on the eastern confines of the borough.

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  • The medieval town occupies a long narrow hill running N.

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  • which must have been the ancient acropolis, but the modern town, like the Roman town before it, extends to the slopes of the hill and to the low ground by the sea.

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  • At the south extremity of the hill, on the site of the bastian of south Caterina, a large terrace, the Passeggiata Umberto Primo, [has been constructed: it is much in use on summer evenings, and has a splendid view.

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  • The northern portion of this, below the castle hill, is the older, while the part near the shore consists mainly of modern buildings of no great interest.

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  • To the east of the castle hill and the Marina is the quarter of Villanova, which contains the church of S.

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  • of Harrodsburg is Pleasant Hill, or Union Village, a summer resort and the home, since early in the 19th century, of a Shaker community.

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  • The plateau-like summit, which originally could be reached only from the south by a steep and narrow path, was rendered almost impregnable to Indian attack by a sheer cliff on the river side of the hill, a deep ravine along its eastern base and steep declivities on the other sides.

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  • 1145, and the hill of Dala is mentioned in the earliest records as the original site of Kano.

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  • His oration in 1825 at the laying of the corner stone of the Bunker Hill monument contained perhaps the clearest statement to be found anywhere of the principles underlying the American War of Independence.

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  • In June 1843, on the occasion of the completion of the Bunker Hill monument, Webster delivered another classic oration.

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  • This was replaced by several castles in succession, of which one - Castle Dounie - was taken by Cromwell and burned by the duke of Cumberland in 1746, the conflagration being witnessed from a neighbouring hill by Simon, Lord Lovat, before his capture on Loch Morar.

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  • To the west lies Muswell Hill, with the grounds and building of the Alexandra Palace, an establishment somewhat similar to the Crystal Palace.

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  • Muswell Hill took name from a holy well, of high repute for curative powers, over which an oratory was erected early in the 12th century, attached to the priory of St John of Jerusalem in Clerkenwell.

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  • There are large prehistoric shell-mounds at Indian Hill, about 20 m.

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  • Hill Burton, selections from his correspondence and a biography, were published by Dr Bowring, in eleven closely printed volumes (1838-1843).

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  • The hill ranges in Bellary are those of Sandur and Kampli to the west, the Lanka Malla to the east and the Copper Mountain (3148 ft.) to the south-west.

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  • of the station, crowns the summit of a hill (1984 ft.), and is surrounded by medieval walls.

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  • A second city named Jezreel lay in the hill country of Judah, somewhere near Hebron (Josh.

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  • The Peak District of the north, on the other hand, though inferior in grandeur to the mountainous Lake District, presents some of the finest hill scenery in England, deriving a special beauty from the richly wooded glens and valleys, such as those of Castleton, Glossop, Dovedale and Millersdale.

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  • The Goyt has its source a little farther north, at the base of the same hill, and, taking a N.N.E.

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  • On the west side these extend from Blacklow Hill to Axe Edge; on the east, from Derwent Edge to near Derby; outlying masses form the rough moorland on Kinder Scout and the picturesque tors near Stanton-by-Youlgreave.

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  • On Libby Hill, in the south-eastern part of the city, is a monument to the private soldiers and sailors of the Confederacy.

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  • In 1676, during " Bacon's Rebellion," a party of Virginians under Bacon's command killed about 150 Indians who were defending a fort on a hill a short distance east of the site of Richmond in the " Battle of Bloody Run," so called because the blood of the slain savages is said to have coloured the brook (or " run ") at the base of the hill.

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  • Conveyed to Warwick castle he was beheaded on Blacklow Hill near Warwick on the 9th of June 1312.

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  • At the same time the hill districts and neighbouring deserts afforded pasturage for numerous flocks and herds, and thus admitted of the benefits of a mixed husbandry.

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  • Within its borders are the villages of Cumberland Hill, Diamond Hill, Arnold Mills, Abbott Run, Berkeley, Robin Hollow, Happy Hollow, East Cumberland, and parts of Manville, Ashton, Lonsdale and Valley Falls.

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  • On the one hand there has arisen a school of thinkers of the type of Thomas Hill Green, who have brought to bear on his metaphysical views the idealism of modern German thinkers.

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  • During Kett's rebellion he was allowed to preach in the rebels' camp on Mousehold Hill, but without much effect; and later on he encouraged his chaplain, Alexander Neville, to write his history of the rising.

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  • Quitting Rathlin, he had made a short stay in Arran, and before Edward's death had failed to take Ayr and Turnberry, although he defeated Aymer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, at Loudoun Hill in May 1306.

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  • His camp-followers on the Gillies' Hill appeared over its crest at the critical moment which comes in all battles.

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  • THOMAS HILL GREEN (1836-1882), English philosopher, the most typical English representative of the school of thought called Neo-Kantian, or Neo-Hegelian, was born on the 7th of April 1836 at Birkin, a village in the West Riding of Yorkshire, of which his father was rector.

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  • On the opposite hill on the other side of this road is the famous position of Dargai (see Tirah Campaign).

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  • At the town of Montecatini, on the hill above (951 ft.), the Florentines were defeated by Uguccione della Faggiuola of Pisa in 1315.

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  • A Ragged School was opened on the Castle Hill, which has been the parent of many similar institutions elsewhere, though Guthrie's relation to the movement is best described as that of an apostle rather than a founder.

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  • The executions took place on market days on a hill outside the town, the gibbet somewhat resembling a guillotine.

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  • on the summit of Hogues Hill about 12 m.

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  • In the township are several villages, including Salisbury, Lakeville, Lime Rock, Chapinville and Ore Hill.

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  • Three cemeteries remain intact - King's chapel burying ground, with the graves of John Winthrop and John Cotton; the Old Granary burial ground in the heart of the city, where Samuel Sewall, the parents of Franklin, John Hancock, James Otis and Samuel Adams are buried; and Copp's Hill burial ground, containing the tombs of the Mathers.

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  • It embraces over 10,000 acres, including the Blue Hill reservation (about 5000 acres), the highest land in eastern Massachusetts, a beautiful reservation of forest, crag and pond known as Middlesex Fells, two large beach bath reservations on the harbour at Revere and Hull (Nantasket), and the boating section of the Charles river.

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  • The triple summit of Beacon Hill, of which no trace remains to-day (or possibly a reference to the three hills of the then peninsula, Beacon, Copp's and Fort) led to the adoption of the name Trimountaine for the peninsula,-a name perpetuated variously in present municipal nomenclature as in Tremont; but on the 17th of September 1630, the date adopted for anniversary celebrations, it was ordered that " Trimountaine shall be called Boston," after the borough of that name in Lincolnshire, England, of which several of the leading settlers had formerly been prominent citizens.'

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  • Finally came war, with Lexington and Bunker Hill, and beleaguerinent by the colonial army; until on the 17th of March 1776 the British were compelled by Washington to evacuate the city.

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  • PARANDHAR, a hill fort of British India, in Poona district, Bombay, 4472 ft.

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  • She had an altar on the Aventine hill, near the gate called after her Lavernalis, and a grove on the Via Salaria.

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  • In 1767 he was appointed to the charge of Mill Hill Chapel at Leeds, where he again changed his religious opinions from a loose Arianism to definite Socinianism and wrote many political tracts hostile to the attitude of the government towards the American colonies.

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  • In 1872 he became vicar of St Jude's, Commercial Street, Whitechapel, and in the next year married Henrietta Octavia Rowland, who had been a co-worker with Miss Octavia Hill and was no less ardent a philanthropist than her husband.

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  • Shipley Hall, to the south of Heanor, is a mansion built on a hill, amidst fine gardens.

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  • The result is a great destruction of the humus of the soil, and great leaching and washing, especially in the light loams of the hill country of the United States.

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  • The Witch Hill used to be the place of execution of those poor wretches.

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  • Hutchinson of New York, laid a short line from the Tarr Farm wells to the refinery, which passed over a hill, the oil being moved on the syphon principle, and a year later constructed another three miles long to the railway.

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  • - and, above all, hill crest after hill crest in seeming endless succession.

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  • From early times he was worshipped at Rome on the Quirinal hill, whither, according to tradition, a body of Sabines under Titus Tatius had migrated from Cures and taken up their abode.

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  • Simultaneously with this work in the north, Tunstall circuit, having thrown off its lethargy at the Wrine Hill camp-meeting on the 23rd of May 1819, was carrying on an aggressive evangelism.

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  • More precisely, however, it was the usual name of that picturesque hill country which is bounded on the N by the Hieromax (Yarmuk), on the W.

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  • They are important ores of silver (the pure chloride contains 75.3% of silver), and have been extensively mined at several places in Chile, also in Mexico, and at Broken Hill in New South Wales.

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  • of Barcelona, on a hill almost surrounded by the river Cardoner, a branch of the Llobregat.

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  • The hill is worked like a mine; pieces cut from it are carved by artists in Cardona into images, crucifixes and many articles of an ornamental kind.

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  • A cavity, a little to the west of the Observatory Hill, is generally supposed to be the ancient Barathron or place of execution.

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  • To the south-east of the Acropolis, beyond the narrow valley of the Ilissus, is the hill Ardettus (436 ft.).

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  • What are perhaps the remains of the UTOa (3avtXuc17, in which the Archon Basileus held his court and the Areopagus Council sat in later times, were brought to light in the winter of 1897-1898, when excavations were carried out on the eastern slope of the " Theseum " hill.

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  • It is now generally agreed that the Agora of classical times covered the low ground between the hill of the " Theseum," the Areopagus and the Pnyx; and Pausanias, in the course of his description, appears to have reached its southern end.

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  • The conspicuous monument which crowns the Museum Hill was erected as the mausoleum of Antiochus Philopappus of Commagene, grandson of Antiochus Epiphanes, in A.D.

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  • The Stadium, in which the Panathenaic Games were held, was first laid out by the orator Lycurgus about 330 B.C. It was an oblong structure filling a natural depression near the left bank of the Ilissus beneath the eastern de clivity of the Ardettus hill, the parallel sides and semicircular end, or acev50vn, around the arena being partially excavated from the adjoining slopes.

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  • rises the hill Gellivara Dundret (2700 ft.), from which the sun is visible at midnight from June 5 to July 11.

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  • With Thomas Hill Green he founded in England a school of orthodox neo-Hegelianism, and through his pupils he exerted a farreaching influence on English philosophy and theology.

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  • No remains of antiquity are to be seen within the city; but at the foot of the hill on the N.

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  • Hill, Cuba and Porto Rico (New York, 1898).

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  • in length, now called Grotta della Pace, through the hill on the north-west side of Lake Avernus.

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  • To the south-east of the lake is the Monte Nuovo, a volcanic hill upheaved in 1538, with a deep extinct crater in the centre.

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  • She left Prague on the 8th of November 1620, after the fatal battle of the White Hill, for Kiistrin, travelling thence to Berlin and Wolfenbiittel, finally with Frederick taking refuge at the Hague with Prince Maurice of Orange.

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  • After the battle of the White Hill, near Prague (1620), the town was deprived of all its privileges, which were, however, in great part restored nine years later.

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  • Bergen Hill, a southerly extension of the Palisades, extends longitudinally through it from north to south.

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  • At the north end this hill rises on the east side precipitously to a height of nearly zoo ft.; on the west and south sides the slope is gradual.

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  • On the crest of the hill is the fine Hudson County Boulevard, about 19 m.

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  • In the hill section are the better residences, most of which are wooden and detached.

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  • On a hill behind the town are the ruins of a medieval castle, but no ancient Greek remains have been discovered, although some travellers have identified the site with that of the classical Pharae or Pherae.

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  • As is shown by its name the province is situated in the centre of the Indian peninsula, comprising a large proportion of the broad belt of hill and plateau country which separates the plains of Hindustan from the Deccan.

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  • Towards the river, though rich in parts, this tract of country is generally wild and desolate, but nearer the base of the hill range there is a large natural basin of fertile land which is highly cultivated.

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  • In this region the sandstone rocks are generally overlaid with heavy black soil formed from the decaying trap, which is principally devoted to the cultivation of the spring crops, wheat and grain, while rice and hill millets are sown in the lighter and more sandy soils.

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  • In the latter are grown wheat and other spring crops, while the lighter kinds of rice and the hill millets are all that the poorer land can bear.

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  • In the Satpura districts the inferior soil was and is principally devoted to hill millets.

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  • He was beheaded on Tower Hill on the 22 nd of June 1535, after saying the Te Deum and the psalm In to Domine speravi.

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  • The hills in the locality range from the adjacent Gallow Hill (832 ft.) to Hartfell (2651 ft.); about 5 m.

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  • The shores of the lough are studded with country seats lying picturesquely on the well-wooded hill slopes; and nearly 3 m.

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  • Fuenterrabia stands on the slope of a hill on the left bank of the river Bidassoa, and near the point where its estuary begins.

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  • Owing to the great number of tribes, sub-tribes and clans of the Kachins, the part of the Kachin hills which has been taken under administration in the Myitkyina and Bhamo districts was divided into 40 Kachin hill tracts (recently reduced to five).

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  • The country within the Kachin hill tracts is roughly estimated at 19,177 sq.

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  • According to the Kachin Hill Tribes Regulation of 1895, administrative responsibility is accepted by the British government on the left bank of the Irrawaddy for the country south of the Nmaikha, and on the right bank for the country south of a line drawn from the confluence of the Malikha and Nmaikha through the northern limit of the Laban district and including the jade mines.

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  • Rauh (fine hill features on a map of the environs of Wangen and Lindau, 1617), FIG.

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  • Even though the hill hachures on the older one-inch maps are not quite satisfactory, this deficiency is in a large measure compensated for by the presence of absolutely trustworthy contours.

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  • It stands at the foot of a hill 425 ft.

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