Morass sentence example
The river flowing into the valley caused a great, muddy morass.
Haneke chronicles a family enslaved to the structures they have created, operating in a morass of emotional vacuity.
The men rode through the morass and up the slope.
A salt morass was on the lower end of the lake.
Its purpose being to lead water from the great morass to the ponds, it should be nearly level with a slight fall northwards.Advertisement
There is a route out of the current morass.
Road to Nirvana, a bizarre indictment of the moral morass of Hollywood, is an absolute riot.
Any nation that continues to plow money into this black morass is very badly letting down the taxpayers who must foot the bill.
Could you spell out what you mean, however, in your reference to an " immigration morass "?
Starting our tour in the southern marshes of the Great Morass, we encountered scores of wetland birds and American wood warblers.Advertisement
Another considerable river flowing into the same great morass is the Atuel, which rises in the Andes not far south of the Diamante.
The so-called Boertanger Morass on the Prussian border was long considered as the natural protection of the eastern frontier, and with the view of preserving its impassable condition neither agriculture nor cattle-rearing might be practised here until 1824, and it was only in 1868 that the building of houses was sanctioned and the work of reclamation begun.
The remainder of the island consists chiefly of low undulating ground, a mixture of pasture and morass, with many shallow freshwater tarns, and small streams running in the valleys.
The land slopes gently to the depression from the south, east and north, and into it drain a considerable number of streams, turning the greater part into a morass of reeds and papyrus.
Edward was moving on Scotland, and on the 22nd of July he found Wallace in force, and in a strong position, guarded by a morass, at Falkirk.Advertisement
It was perhaps hoped that the English cavalry would plunge into the morass, for no serious precautions were taken as to the flanks, but in any case Wallace desired no more than to receive an attack at the halt, trusting wholly to his massed pikes.
The English right wing first appeared, tried the morass in vain, and then set out to turn it by a long detour; the main battle under the king halted in front of it, while the left wing under Antony Bec, bishop of Durham, was able to reach the head of the marsh without much delay.
Ignoring the lesson of Falkirk, the mounted nien rode through the morass and up the slope, which was now crowned by the three great masses of the Scottish pikemen.
The latter, after long baffling the king's attempts to bring him to battle, had taken up a strong position south of the town behind a morass.
Both the Athenaeum and the Working Men's College were in decline and Mander's Art School continued to struggle in a financial morass.Advertisement
Dianna agreed that focusing on the regulatory morass and public acceptability was appropriate.
He travelled on this occasion nearly 2000 m., and discovered that both the Murrumbidgee, carrying with it the waters of the Lachlan morass, and likewise the Darling, from a more northerly region, finally joined another and larger river.
God help those who wander into the great mire now, for even the firm uplands are becoming a morass.
The remainder of the island consists chiefly of pasture and morass.
It was hoped that the cavalry would plunge into the morass.Advertisement
The land slopes gently and drains into a considerable number of streams, turning the land into a morass of reeds and papyrus.