Nearer at hand glittered golden cornfields interspersed with copses.
The soil, chiefly alluvial, though in some places arenaceous, is generally fertile and well cultivated, but a great portion is covered with forests, interspersed with lakes.
The tail occasionally shows interspersed white hairs, or a white tip."
Richly wooded hollows and extensive plains are interspersed between the hills.
But it is more probable that we have it in the form in which it grew up - a series of observations by the original author with interspersed editorial remarks; and it is better to preserve the existing form as giving a record of the process of growth.
About two-thirds of it is crown property, and is preserved more or less in its natural condition as open woodland interspersed with bogs and heaths.
The Amur skins are paler, but often of a pretty bluish stony tone with many frequently interspersed silvery hairs.
Interspersed between these main geological axes are many other minor ridges, on some of which are peaks of great elevation.
In one of these the poems with which the original is interspersed are rendered into prose, in the other into alliterating verse.
Store fronts interspersed with vacant lots lined one side of the street while the other remained absent of any buildings except a closed gas station and a dollar store.
The time and chat, spent interspersed with interrupting chores, was long overdue.
Its flat-roofed Moorish houses are enclosed by gardens of cactus, dwarf palm, orange and other subtropical plants, interspersed with masses of rock.
It is interspersed with some clay and sand.
In Transylvania the climate bears the extreme characteristics peculiar to mountainous countries interspersed with valleys; whilst the climate of the districts bordering on the Adriatic is modified by the neighbourhood of the sea.
Throughout its course from its confluence with the Arghandab to the ford of Chahar Burjak, where it bends northward, the Helmund valley is a narrow green belt of fertility sunk in the midst of a wide alluvial desert, with many thriving villages interspersed amongst the remains of ancient cities, relics of Kaiani rule.
It is a species of saga, setting forth not only the heavenly beginnings of the Japanese race, but also the story of creation, the succession of the various sovereigns and the salient events of their reigns, the whole interspersed with songs, many of which may be attributed to the 6th century, while some doubtless date from the fourth or even the third.
The city lies in a fertile valley shut in by vine-clad hills, and the picturesque red sandstone buildings of the old town are interspersed with orchards and gardens.
the Mexican " oyamel," or fir (Abies religiose) becomes the principal species, interspersed with evergreen oak, arbutus and elder.
The northern section is more broken and rugged; barren ridges and low rocky mountain-ranges, interspersed with fertile valleys, being its characteristic features.
They may be divided into three classes: the pine lands, which often have a surface of dark vegetable mould, under which is a sandy loam resting on a substratum of clay, marl or limestone - areas of such soil are found throughout the state; the " hammocks," which have soil of similar ingredients and are interspersed with the pine lands - large areas of this soil occur in Levy, Alachua, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Gadsden, Leon, Madison, Jefferson and Jackson counties; and the alluvial swamp lands, chiefly in E.
The eastern pine belt is composed of the long-leaf pine, interspersed with some loblolly.
The favourite haunts of the wild cat are mountain forests where masses or rocks or cliffs are interspersed with trees, the crevices in these rocks or the hollow trunks of trees affording sites for the wild cat's lair, where its young are produced and reared.
Until comparatively recent times the surrounding district was in a state of nature with merely a thin coating of turf interspersed with tufts of heath and dwarf thistles, but bare of trees and shrubs and altogether devoid of the works of man, with the exception of a series of prehistoric barrows of the Bronze Age which, singly and in groups, studded the landscape.
Loblolly pine, cypress, oaks, hickory, ash, pecan, maple, beech and a few other deciduous trees are interspersed among both the long-leaf and the short-leaf pines, and the proportion of deciduous trees increases to the westward.
Alexandria is on a level plain in the centre of the Louisiana long-leaf pine forests, in which pine is interspersed with various hardwoods.
The Operas portuguezas of Antonio Jose da Silva, produced between 1733 and 1741, owe their name to the fact that arias, minuets and modinhas were interspersed with the prose dialogue, and if neither the plots, style, nor language are remarkable, they have a real comic force and a certain originality.
Of Phanerogams, only the Dryas octopetala covers small areas of the debris, interspersed with isolated Cochlearia, &c., and, where a layer of thinner clay has been deposited in sheltered places, the surface is covered with saxifrages, &c.; and a carpet of mosses allows the arctic willow (Salix polaris) to develop. Where a thin sheet of humus, fertilized by lemmings, has accumulated, a few flowering plants appear, but even so their brilliant flowers spring direct from the soil, concealing the developed leaflets, while their horizontally spread roots grow out of proportion; only the Salix lanata rises to 7 or 8 in., sending out roots I in.
The simplest type of ocellus is exemplified by the exumbral ocellus of Aurelia, a simple patch of pigment-cells interspersed with visual cells, the whole on a level with the remaining ectodermal epithelium.
m., and occasionally interspersed with short-leaf pine.
The islands number over eighty, and are interspersed with reefs.
To the south of the Nerbudda the Satpura range stretches across the province, containing the greater part of five districts, its crystalline and sandstone rocks rising in places through the superficial stratum of trap, and with large areas of shallow stony land still covered to a great extent with forest interspersed by black-soil valleys of great fertility.
In some parts it rises into irregular uplands and elevated plains, interspersed with detached rocks of granite; in others it sinks into marshy lowlands, which frequently remain under water during the rainy season.
in width, interspersed with small chambers, all excavated at successive levels, in the they reach seven storeys), and communicate with one another by stairs cut out of the living rock.
In the southern and central portions of the state open rolling prairies interspersed with groves and belts of oak and other deciduous hard-wood timber predominate.
The low ground between the slight hills flanking the Thames valley, and therefore mainly south of the present river, was originally occupied by a shallow lagoon of estuarine character, tidal, and interspersed with marshy tracts and certain islets of relatively firm land.
In the north and west the clay is interspersed with patches of plateau gravel in the direction of Finchley (where boulder clay also appears), Enfield and Barnet; and of Bagshot sands on Hampstead Heath and Harrow Hill.
It may either be interspersed with many smaller meteors in a shower or may be isolated, The latter usually move more slowly and approach rather near to the earth.
Christmas Harbour on the north and Royal Sound on the south are noble harbours, the latter with a labyrinth of islets interspersed over upwards of 20 m.
At Moriah and Port Henry, in Essex county, is a stone known as ophlite marble, a mixture of serpentine, dolomite and calcite interspersed with small flecks of phlogopite.
It is interspersed with many islands, and with its numerous smaller tributaries affords easy and rapid communication.
It is studded with villages, interspersed at greater distances with commercial towns.
The southern division is one mass of rugged granitic sierras, interspersed, however, with sheltered and well-watered valleys, abounding with rich vegetation.
It stretches out in a level plain interspersed with numerous jhils or marshes.
Some Russian sables are of a very dense bluish brown almost a black, which is the origin undoubtedly of the term "sables," while some, from one district in particular, have a quantity of silver hairs, evenly interspersed in the fur, a peculiarity which has nothing to do with age.
Make a timeline of historic events, interspersed with important life events from the birthday man/woman's life.
The average depth varies from 1500 to 2500 fathoms, and from this level innumerable volcanic ridges and peaks rise almost or quite to the surface, their summits for the most part occupied by atolls and reefs of coral formation, while interspersed with these are depressions, mostly of small area, among which the deepest soundings recorded have been obtained.
Ranking during the early centuries of its existence as one of the greatest cities of Islam, Marrakesh has long been in a state of grievous decay, but it is rendered attractive by the exceptional beauty of its situation, the luxuriant groves and gardens by which it is encompassed and interspersed, and the magnificent outlook which it enjoys towards the mountains.
The volume is interspersed, far more extensively and richly than any other treatise on the war, with reproductions of contemporary plans, maps, documents, portraits and prints.
In the Alleghanian Transition zone the chestnut, walnut, oaks and hickories of the South are interspersed among the beech, birch, hemlock and sugar maple of the North.
Roughly speaking, the district consists of a series of parallel ridges, whose summits are depressed into beds or hollows, along which the rivers flow; while between the ridges are low-lying rice lands, interspersed with numerous natural reservoirs.
This was a medley of social, moral and religious reflections interspersed with casual thoughts about persons, events and art.
On the small high island of Florida there is much undulating grass-land interspersed with fine clumps of trees; patches of cultivated land surround its numerous villages, and plantations on the hill-sides testify to the richness of its soil.
It is in prose; but the dialogue, interspersed with songs, is metrical, and is much more extensive than the prose framework.
The priest merely places the Sacrament on the altar, censes it, elevates and breaks the host, and communicates, the prayers and responses interspersed being peculiar to the day.
But the best known road from Kandahar to India is that which stretches across the series of open stony plains interspersed with rocky hills of irregular formation leading to the foot of the Kwaja Amran (Khojak) range, on the far side of which from Kandahar lies the valley of Peshin.
Their geological formation is metamorphic gneiss, veined with felspar and quartz, and interspersed with reddish porphyrite.
In 1897 appeared The Secret Rose, a collection of Irish legends and tales in prose, with poetry interspersed, containing the stories of Hanrahan the Red.
Although the Makhzan is mainly devoted to philosophic meditations, the propensity of Nizämi's genius to purely epic poetry, which was soon to assert itself in a more independent form, makes itself felt even here, all the twenty chapters being interspersed with short tales illustrative of the maxims set forth in each.
Deeper down there are successively strata of polyhalite, MgS04 K2S04.2CaS04.2H20, and anhydrite, CaSO 4, interspersed with regular layers of rock-salt; whilst below the anhydrite we have the main rock-salt deposits.
The lion lives chiefly in sandy plains and rocky places interspersed with dense thorn-thickets, or frequents the low bushes and tall rank grass and reeds that grow along the sides of streams and near the springs where it lies in wait for the larger herbivorous animals on which it feeds.
The claim is, however, unwarranted; Leonardo's chief work on flight, bearing the title Codice sul Volo degli Uccelli e Varie Altre Materie, written in 1505, consists of a short manuscript of twenty-seven small quarto pages, with simple sketch illustrations interspersed in the text.
Even the lesser characters are more pleasing than usual, and some beautiful lyrics are interspersed in the play.
Along the western shore woods and prairies alternate, interspersed with a few high peaks.
This murder was the cause of long and bloody wars, interspersed with truces, between Chilperic and Sigebert.
Interspersed are some questions of pure geometry.
Plot he disregards, and he is fond of throwing his dialogues into regular dramatic form, with by-play prescribed and stage directions interspersed.
His Amphitryons is a free imitation of the Latin, yet thoroughly national in spirit and cast in the popular redondilha; the dialogue is spirited, the situations comic. King Seleucus derives from Plutarch and has a prose prologue of real interest for the history of the stage, while Filodemo is a clever tragi-comedy in verse with prose dialogues interspersed.
Except on the south and east, where the offshoots from the surrounding hills and patches of jungle break up the country, the district consists of open plains of varying degrees of fertility, interspersed with low ranges and isolated heights.
The sporangia (pollen-sacs), which occur on the under-side of the stamens, are often arranged in more or less definite groups or sori, interspersed with hairs (paraphyses); dehiscence takes place along a line marked out by the occurrence of smaller and thinner-walled cells bounded by larger and thickerwalled elements, which form a fairly prominent cap-like " annulus " near the apex of the sporangium, not unlike the annulus characteristic of the Schizaeaceae among ferns.
The bulk of the people of the cities are of Persian and Uzbeg stock, but interspersed with them are Mongol Hazaras and Hindus with Turkoman tribes in the Oxus plains.
1 -8 is a wellconnected whole, while the parallel verses in Jeremiah appear in different order, interspersed with other matter, and in a much less lucid connexion.
wide, and is a frightful series of torrents and whirlpools interspersed with rocks.
The more humid regions have a richer vegetation - dense forest where the rainfall is greatest and variations of temperature least, conditions found chiefly on the tropical coasts, and in the west African equatorial basin with its extension towards the upper Nile; and savanna interspersed with trees on the greater part of the plateaus, passing as the desert regions are appNoached into a scrub vegetation consisting of thorny acacias, &c. Forests also occur on the humid slopes of mountain ranges up to a certain elevation.
The fifty-one treatises of which this encyclopaedia consists are interspersed with apologues in true Oriental style, and the idea of goodness, of moral perfection, is as prominent an end in every discourse as it was in the alleged dream of al-Ma ` mun.
Joseph Bedier thinks that the lays of the Breton minstrels were prose recitals interspersed with short lyrics something after the manner of the cante-fable of Aucassin et Nicolette.
B entirely of radial bands of tracheides interspersed with medullary rays.
The fur is of fine quality, consisting of a short soft whitish grey under-fur, brown at the tips, interspersed with longer, stiffer and thicker hairs, shining, greyish at the base, bright rich brown at the points, especially on the upper-parts and outer surface of the legs; the throat, cheeks, under-parts and inner surface of the legs brownish grey throughout.
The portion of the duchy lying east of the Elbe is mostly a fiat sandy plain, with extensive pine forests, though interspersed, at intervals, by bog-land and rich pastures.
A comic afterpiece always followed the main play, and performances were often interspersed with songs and dances.
The deck itself is interspersed with end grain balsa for additional rigidity and also has substantial plywood pads in way of all deck fittings.
Areas of woodland, mostly newly planted, broadleaf, mixed, interspersed with " wildflower meadows " which are mown.
These floors were made up of heather, straw and peat interspersed with, often discontinuous, ash and grit layers.
grasslands interspersed offering species that are quite restricted in range in Kenya.
All this sounds a bit grim, so to lighten the mood the main story is interspersed with other shorter stories.
There was sporadic gunfire at this stage - bursts of automatic gunfire, from time to time, interspersed with single shots.
It remains grassland interspersed with oak trees, flanked by woodland that has been shaped to enhance its appearance.
FRONT GARDEN: Area of lawn interspersed with well stocked borders.
Open woodland interspersed with small farm plots; also two small pools surrounded by thick cover.
The land consists mainly of primary and secondary forest interspersed with areas of wet savannah.
They gave us a blistering set of Eddie's songs interspersed with other favorites.
interspersed repetitive DNA sequences.
interspersed by periods of bobbing.
interspersed throughout the text.
interspersed throughout the book, bring the ambiance of the Mediterranean into your kitchen.
Idyllic villages are to be found all along the coastline, occasionally interspersed with old settlements.
The preaching is often interspersed by phrases like " the Bible says " to reinforce the message.
interspersed with many anecdotes which made it all the more enjoyable.
interspersed with footage of a mob revolt.
interspersed with clips of Rick playing in a variety of settings.
interspersed with commentary by James Burke from London.
interspersed with humor and topical news.
interspersed with clean patches at varying distances.
jagged peaks interspersed with awe-inspiring glaciers.
The patchwork of scattered cornfields interspersed with the region's crumbling, gray marl ' badlands ' forms a splendid wildlife habitat.
The color scheme is pale pastel interspersed with shots of color.
plainsong interspersed polyphony and Howells other contribution, which while not Col Reg is still great.
poetical pieces are interspersed, which shew a practiced and indeed a skillful hand.
Thrashed guitar riffs are interspersed with some great anguished axe-man breaks, all underpinned with fuzzy bass sounds and a heavy rhythm.
thrashed guitar riffs are interspersed with some great anguished axe-man breaks, all underpinned with fuzzy bass sounds and a heavy rhythm.
slippery slopeed on long, slippery grass slopes, wetly interspersed with little rocky walls and slabs and found no path.
thickets of scrub and brambles, interspersed with open glades.
trill call is an aggressive call and is interspersed with the advertisement call possibly as a means of defending the calling site.
The going low down is quite appalling; grassy tussocks interspersed with boggy holes giving some of the slowest progress imaginable.
He made one attempt to reconcile the disputes between the army and the politicians by a conference, but ended the barren discussion on the relative merits of aristocracies, monarchies and democracies, interspersed with Bible texts, by throwing a cushion at the speaker's head and running downstairs.
The moist soil encourages luxuriant thickets of willows (Salicineae), surrounded by dense chevaux-de-frise of wormwood and thornbearing Compositae, and interspersed with rich but not extensive prairies, harbouring a great variety of herbaceous plants; while in the deltas of the Black Sea rivers impenetrable beds of reeds (Arundo phragmites) shelter a forest fauna.
The hair much resembles that of a beaver, but is shorter; it consists of a thick soft underfur, interspersed with longer stiff, glistening hairs, which overlie and conceal the former, on the upper surface and sides of the body.
Among Hobbes's papers preserved at Hardwick, where he died, there remains the boy's dictation-book, interspersed with headings, examples, &c. in Hobbes's hand.
Although the Makhzan is mainly devoted to philosophic meditations, the propensity of NizÃmi's genius to purely epic poetry, which was soon to assert itself in a more independent form, makes itself felt even here, all the twenty chapters being interspersed with short tales illustrative of the maxims set forth in each.
Venison kebabs: Skewer cubed venison filet on kebab sticks interspersed with pieces of red and pepper, cherry tomatoes and quartered red onions.
The band will be interspersed with a disco as necessary to allow the players to refuel when needed !
So we embarked on long, slippery grass slopes, wetly interspersed with little rocky walls and slabs and found no path.
The area was characterized by thickets of scrub and brambles, interspersed with open glades.
The trill call is an aggressive call and is interspersed with the advertisement call possibly as a means of defending the calling site.
You can plant cat-repelling herbs around the perimeter of your garden or interspersed with your other flowers or shrubs.
These books are engaging because they are funny but more so because they are written using pictograms, and unique lettering interspersed between the chapters.
You can use contrasting texture interspersed throughout your room to given needed depth to your overall design.
Sure, there are the obvious cool blues and greens, interspersed with bits of yellow and orange.
Most were bit parts in programs such as Charles in Charge, Silver Spoons and Family Ties, interspersed with several TV movies (notably, she portrayed a young Grace Kelly in 1983's Grace Kelly).
They take the form of six diagrammed lines that are interspersed with some numbers, zero through eighteen.
These are sometimes interspersed with other gemstones.
Don't discount the newspaper either, as a number of fun puzzles are often interspersed.
If you have brown or black hair interspersed with gray tones, bleaching is the best way to change the overall hair color, especially if you want to eventually have blonde hair.
The most common way of measuring auditory discrimination with P300 is the oddball paradigm, in which a series of low-frequency auditory stimuli is randomly interspersed with high-frequency stimuli.
Massed negative practice: In this form of behavioral treatment, the child is asked to perform the tic intentionally for specified periods of time interspersed with rest periods.
Crisp white blouses interspersed with an occasional blue, pink, or pale yellow add the appropriate accent without pushing the color envelope.
Common designs include simple crosses or dog tags with a single diamond accent, or thicker chains that have small diamonds interspersed along the entire length.
Other variations include mother-and-child pendants with hearts, designs utilizing gemstones interspersed with diamonds, or hearts with "Mom" or other sentiments woven in either gems or metal.
Hearts: Hearts can be woven into Celtic knot work or interspersed within the knots to add a classic romantic flair to any ring.
Small diamond chips may be interspersed within a knot pattern, or a single gem may be used as a focal point: emeralds are particularly popular.
It features small floral emblems interspersed with the "LV" initials.
Although the show is primarily in English, Spanish is interspersed frequently enough that kids actually begin learning the language.
These haute styles cover uses from office-wear to evening and are interspersed amongst the casual, dress, and aforementioned collections.
These flip flops boast pink and yellow stripes interspersed with hearts.
Blue Mountain has a small number of free printable card projects interspersed with the company's collection of designs for paying members.
It involves short bursts of high intensity (anaerobic) activity interspersed with longer bursts of lower-intensity (aerobic) activity.
Participants performed 8 to 20 repetitions of each exercise, which were interspersed with 30-second to three-minute aerobic intervals.
The scores are interspersed throughout the listing and create nice segues from a batch of song to the next batch of songs.
Interspersed between the glimpses of the past and the walk toward the future are clips from a live performance by Rascal Flatts.
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