Knoll sentence example

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  • The highest point is a knoll, some 450 ft.
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  • Two officers were standing on the knoll, directing the men.
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  • But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
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  • This attitude was welcome to neither faction, and for some days the position of the new arrivals on the little knoll of Kampala was very precarious.
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  • To the left he saw a sloping descent lit up, and facing it a black knoll that seemed as steep as a wall.
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  • He descended the knoll and began walking up and down before it.
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  • The heavy guns that had been brought from the fortress were placed in position on this hill, and opened fire (7 A.M.) on the knoll, 1400 yds.
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  • The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
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  • I'll go up onto the knoll if I may?
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  • Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
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  • Napoleon, standing on the knoll, looked through a field glass, and in its small circlet saw smoke and men, sometimes his own and sometimes Russians, but when he looked again with the naked eye, he could not tell where what he had seen was.
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  • His house was built on a tree-covered knoll overlooking her farm, but part of Josh's land was visible from their porch.
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  • Every knoll had its redoubt or battery, and the trenches were arranged line behind line, to give supporting, cross and enfilade fire in every direction.
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  • The Black God climbed a wave as he might a grassy knoll and picked his way across the choppy waters near the beach, walking atop the transparent shallows towards the dark depths beneath the black clouds.
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  • Erosional processes have transported small soil particles downslope, while larger rocks and artifacts remained at or near the top of the knoll.
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  • After a couple of miles, a cluster of buildings appears on the hillside ahead, the round knoll bereft of its former crown.
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  • Slate Knoll Self-catering two bedroomed maisonette for up to 4 adults plus children in Keswick town center.
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  • At Hemp Knoll, the bone belt ring was hidden beneath the dead man's right thigh.
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  • I must tell thee about how the day passed at Oak Knoll.
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  • On this knoll there was a white patch that Rostov could not at all make out: was it a glade in the wood lit up by the moon, or some unmelted snow, or some white houses?
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  • I saw them this evening on that knoll; if they had retreated they would have withdrawn from that too....
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  • They rode across that bridge into the village of Borodino and thence turned to the left, passing an enormous number of troops and guns, and came to a high knoll where militiamen were digging.
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  • Having received this order the general passed by Pierre on his way down the knoll.
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  • "Is the general here?" asked the adjutant on reaching the knoll.
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  • He sat silently on a campstool below the knoll, with head bowed and elbows on his knees.
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  • "Ah, here he is, my hero!" said Kutuzov to a portly, handsome, dark- haired general who was just ascending the knoll.
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  • At Hemp Knoll, the bone belt ring was hidden beneath the dead man 's right thigh.
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  • Chic retro designs include wire rod Bertoia chairs by Knoll and steel chairs and barstools of Xavier Pauchard's Marais Collection.
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  • Located near the town of Canyonville, Oregon, in the southern part of Douglas County, is the lovely and affordable manufactured home community of Knoll Terrace.
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  • A knoll above the town is occupied by the half-ruined fort or palace of former governors, built for Mahmud Pasha by a Persian architect and considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Turkey.
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  • I cajoled us on in an anxious bid for a raised knoll where a breeze would ensure midges stayed grounded.
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  • Tomintoul is Tom an t-Sabhail in Gaelic which means the knoll of the barn.
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  • By the time we had reached a small knoll set against the scree we were nicely warmed.
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  • We passed round a knoll to find a group of locals in the field.
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  • You get a good view of the whole complex from the top of the small grassy knoll opposite the abbey entrance.
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  • In late afternoon, we climb to a rocky knoll above the town to enjoy an exquisite sunset on the lake.
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  • Durcott; footpath south of wooded knoll Beyond the environs of the knoll the path comes out into a pasture.
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  • The heritors then decided to build a new Church away from the river on a little knoll where the present Church stands.
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  • By feel I bore a bit left and, getting near I felt, came on a small green knoll.
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  • For many people this was the death knoll of our friendship.
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  • At the base of a limestone knoll at the back of the field there is a cave entrance.
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  • Hmmm, was it cardio, the mysterious shadowy figure on the grass knoll on that fateful day is Dallas, that shot Kennedy?
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  • When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.
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  • That's Semenovsk, yes, there, he pointed to Raevski's knoll.
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  • Telling the groom to follow him with the horses, Pierre went down the street to the knoll from which he had looked at the field of battle the day before.
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  • In line with the knoll on both sides stood other guns which also fired incessantly.
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  • Having reached the knoll, Pierre sat down at one end of a trench surrounding the battery and gazed at what was going on around him with an unconsciously happy smile.
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  • In the midst of this conversation, which was beginning to interest Napoleon, Berthier's eyes turned to look at a general with a suite, who was galloping toward the knoll on a lathering horse.
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  • The Russians stood in serried ranks behind Semenovsk village and its knoll, and their guns boomed incessantly along their line and sent forth clouds of smoke.
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  • Toward two o'clock the regiment, having already lost more than two hundred men, was moved forward into a trampled oatfield in the gap between Semenovsk and the Knoll Battery, where thousands of men perished that day and on which an intense, concentrated fire from several hundred enemy guns was directed between one and two o'clock.
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  • He rode hurriedly from the battlefield and returned to the Shevardino knoll, where he sat on his campstool, his sallow face swollen and heavy, his eyes dim, his nose red, and his voice hoarse, involuntarily listening, with downcast eyes, to the sounds of firing.
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  • The modern stone village stands on a bare rocky knoll, 50oft.
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  • On a knoll above is a ruined fortress formerly occupied by a Kurdish Bey.
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  • From above on the left, bisecting that amphitheater, wound the Smolensk highroad, passing through a village with a white church some five hundred paces in front of the knoll and below it.
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  • The adjutant galloped to Claparede's division and a few minutes later the Young Guards stationed behind the knoll moved forward.
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  • The Russian infantry halted for the guns to prepare the way, and the heavy projectiles both swept the crest of the British knoll and destroyed the camp in rear.
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  • Mounting the steps to the knoll Pierre looked at the scene before him, spellbound by beauty.
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  • Pierre stepped out of his carriage and, passing the toiling militiamen, ascended the knoll from which, according to the doctor, the battlefield could be seen.
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  • So no go on the 'grassy knoll' or Jon Benet Ramsey?
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  • Part of this ridge, called Home Ridge and culminating in a knoll, was occupied by the British, while farther to the south, facing the battleground of Balaklava, a corps under General Bosquet was posted to cover the rear of the besiegers against attacks from the direction of Traktir Bridge.
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  • Pierre pointed to another knoll in the distance with a big tree on it, near a village that lay in a hollow where also some campfires were smoking and something black was visible.
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  • He stood on a knoll in the stubble, holding his whip aloft, and again repeated his long-drawn cry, "A-tu!"
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