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  • He slowed as he reached an intersection and made his way through the town to the outskirts, where small houses lined the street.

  • He would stay in this holding cell on the outskirts of Hell until Sasha figured out some new grueling punishment.

  • She survived the day of bitching customers and employees alike and arrived late in the evening to Hannah's, a mansion in the outskirts of Annapolis where her sister lived with her fiancée, Giovanni.

  • She agreed to meet him at a highway coffee shop he remembered on the outskirts of Bala Cynwyd, in an hour and a half.

  • It is situated on the right bank of the Maros, on the outskirts of the Transylvanian Erzgebirge or Ore Mountains, and consists of the upper town, or citadel, and the lower town.

  • There is also fine sea-bathing at English Bay on the outskirts of the city.

  • In the outskirts is a village of Africans from the Sudan - a curious remnant of the forces collected by Ali Pasha.

  • It is one of the most frequented watering-places of Europe, lying on the outskirts of the Kaiserwald at an altitude of 2093 ft., and is 40 m.

  • According to Clarendon the latter, though frequently victorious in a charge, dale, subsequently falling upon and defeating the royalist centre, and pursuing the fugitives as far as the outskirts of Leicester.

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

  • It is beautifully situated in the valley of the river Eger, an affluent of the Theiss, and on the eastern outskirts of the Matra mountains.

  • It lies on the south-western outskirts of the Matra mountains, and carries on a brisk trade in the Erlauer wine, which is produced throughout the district.

  • Once strongly fortified, it is now surrounded by wide boulevards, and new quarters have grown up on its outskirts.

  • A line shall then be drawn from the southern outskirts of the town of Tuleplan due E.

  • High plateaus like that of Pamir (the " Roof of the World ") and Armenia, and lofty mountain chains like the snow-clad Caucasus, the Alai, the Tian-shan, the Sayan Mountains, exist only on the outskirts of the empire.

  • Taking their rise on the plateau formation, or in its outskirts, they flow first along lofty longitudinal valleys formerly filled with great lakes, next they cleave their way through the rocky barriers, and finally they enter the lowlands, where they become navigable, and, describing wide curves to avoid here and there the minor plateaus and hilly tracts, they bring into watercommunication with one another places thousands of miles apart.

  • On the outskirts of the lacustrine region, traces of marine deposits, not higher than 200 or perhaps even 150 ft.

  • Russian type has thus been maintained from Novgorod to the Pacific, with but minor differentiations on the outskirts - and this notwithstanding the great variety of races with which the Russians have come into contact.

  • Those of them who lived on the outskirts of the pacified territory adopted a mode of life similar to that of their hereditary opponents, and constituted a peculiar class known as Cossacks, living more by flocks and The h e rds and by marauding expeditions than by a ri y g p ?'

  • It was found that there was not sufficient traffic to support them as purely intra-urban lines, and they have since been extended into the outskirts of London to reach the suburban traffic.

  • The king gave him an annual grant of 1200 gulden (120), considerably enlarging it before the end of the year, and placing a comfortable house in the outskirts of the city at his disposal.

  • But it was Wordsworth, a native of Cumberland, born on the outskirts of the Lake District itself, who really made it a.Mecca for lovers of English poetry.

  • Many industries flourish on the outskirts of the town, including rope and net manufactures, flour mills, saw mills, mining railways, paper mills.

  • In 1903 there was established at Woodbrooke, an estate at Selly Oak on the outskirts of Birmingham, a permanent settlement for men and women, for the study of these questions on modern lines.

  • Kutusov was hovering on the outskirts of the city, his main body at Kaluga, some marches to the S.W., where he was in full communication with the richest portion of the empire; and now news arrived that St.

  • Numerous raised beaches and terraces, containing shells of marine mollusca, &c., occur along the whole coast of Greenland, and indicate that the whole of this large island has been raised, or the sea has sunk, in post-glacial times, after the inland ice covered its now icebare outskirts.

  • On the outskirts there is a hot chalybeate spring.

  • It lies between the river Lea and the western outskirts of Epping Forest.

  • On the other hand, there are on the western outskirts of the plateau a few mountain chains which take a direction at right angles to the above (that is, from north-west to south-east), and parallel to the great line of upheavals in south-west Asia.

  • Iron-ores are known;at several places on the outskirts of the alpine tracts (as about Irkutsk), as well as in the Selenginsk region and in the Altai.

  • Coal occurs in many Jurassic fresh-water;basins, namely, on the outskirts of the Altai, in south Yeniseisk, about Irkutsk, in the Nerchinsk district, at many places in the Maritime province, and on the island of Sakhalin.

  • In West Siberia there exist compact masses of Russians who have lost little of their primitive ethnographical features: but the case is otherwise on the outskirts.

  • The chief grain-producing regions of Siberia are - the Tobol and Ishim region, the Baraba, the region about Tomsk and the outskirts of the Altai.

  • Doncaster lies on the outskirts of a populous district extending up the valley of the Don.

  • The streets leading to the gates of the latter radiate from the outskirts, and not from the centre, of the former.

  • The name (Sp. "tall tree") was derived from a solitary redwood-tree standing in the outskirts of the city.

  • Another line serves the western outskirts (Hammersmith, Richmond, &c.) from the city.

  • The northern, western and eastern outskirts and London south of the Thames are extensively served by trams. On the formation of the London County Council there were thirteen tramway companies in existence.

  • Many widenings and other improvements of existing thoroughfares, and extensions of tramways were proposed, and detailed recommendations were made as regards urban and suburban railways, and the rehousing of the working population on the outskirts of London.

  • Early in March 1895 the insurgents encamped near the outskirts of Lima, and on the 17th, 18th and 19th of March severe fighting took place, ending in the defeat of the troops under General Caceres.

  • The tomb of Jahangir is situated in the _gardens of Shandera on the outskirts of Lahore.

  • On its outskirts pleasant walks and fine trees have replaced the old fortifications.

  • in the upland district; that is to say, the outskirts of the city from north to west.

  • On the western outskirts lies the town of Ringwood.

  • of the canal the Germans had as successive defensive positions the Marquion trench line, running from Oisy by Marquion to the main Hindenburg line near Graincourt; the Marcoing line, covering Cambrai at a distance of some two miles from its outskirts; and the Scheldt canal, from the Sensee at Estrun by the western suburbs of the city to Marcoing, Creveceeur and the south.

  • passed through to continue the advance and carried the line to the outskirts of Marcoing, thus attaining all the corps' objectives for the day.

  • on the left cleared the Marcoing line between the canal and the Bapaume-Cambrai road and pushed on to the outskirts of the city itself.

  • On the outskirts of the town, to the west, in the Bruhl suburb, a stone marks the spot where Hus and Jerome of Prague were burnt to death.

  • On the outskirts of the city, near Eastlake Park, is the Indian Crafts Exhibition, which contains rare collections of aboriginal handiwork, and where Indians may be seen making baskets, pottery and blankets.

  • Outside the Indian districts of the eastern and southern outskirts, the streets are paved with asphalt and stone, lighted with electricity and gas, and served with an efficient street railway service.

  • of underground mains in the city and many miles of overhead wires in its outskirts and suburbs.

  • Thus Josiah Spode the second was born here in 1754, and had a great house at Penkhull, on the western outskirts of Stoke.

  • For the rest of his life Santa-Anna was hanging on the outskirts of Mexico, endeavouring to find an opening to renew his old adventures.

  • The outskirts are richly cultivated with wheat, barley, lucerne and poppies.

  • The church of St Mary the Virgin rises on an eminence on the outskirts of the town.

  • Soc. (1870); Hellwald, Die Russen in Central Asien (1873); Lipsky, Upper Bukhara, in Russian (1902); Skrine and Ross, The Heart of Asia (1899); Lord Ronaldshay, Outskirts of Empire in Asia (1904); and Le Strange, The Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (1905).

  • The most celebrated iron deposit is that, of the Cerro del Mercado, in the outskirts of the city of Durango - a mountain 640 ft.

  • Its proximity to the southern outskirts of Epping Forest has brought it into favour both with residents and with holiday visitors from London.

  • Outside this city proper lay wide outskirts (kablu) which were divided into quarters each with a separate governor (saknu).

  • Mineral Spring Park, containing 63 acres, lies on the outskirts of the city.

  • The Bois de la Cambre (456 acres) on the outskirts of Brussels was formed out of the forest, and beyond it stretches the Foret de Soignies, still so called, to Tervueren, Groenendael, and Argenteuil close to Mont Saint Jean and Waterloo.

  • Waitzenberg), on the outskirts of the Carpathians.

  • The central part of the town is composed of narrow streets, but the outskirts contain numerous fine buildings, and the appearance of the town from the river is attractive.

  • The factories which have been erected in the north of Ireland, on the outskirts of London and elsewhere turn out millions of garments that would, under the old conditions, have been made at home.

  • In its outskirts and the surrounding country are an immense number of xarqueadas (slaughter-houses), with large open yards where the dressed beef, lightly salted, is exposed to the sun and air.

  • It lies on the eastern outskirts of the Forest, near the river Roding.

  • After the cholera epidemic of 1853, which carried off more than 4000 of the inhabitants, the medical association built several ranges of workmen's houses, and their example was followed by various private capitalists, among whom may be mentioned the Classen trustees, whose buildings occupy an open site on the western outskirts of the city.

  • On the outskirts are the Oresund Park, gardens containing iodide and bromide springs, and frequented sea-baths.

  • Riverside park extends along its water front for about 3 m., and on the outskirts of the city lies Cadwalader park (ioo acres), containing a zoological garden.

  • There are fine botanical gardens at Tanglin on the outskirts of the town.

  • In the outskirts are many beautiful villas and gardens.

  • It lies in an extensive valley enclosed on all sides by the outskirts of the Rosalien mountains, a group belonging to the eastern outliers of the Alps.

  • The union held its own, chiefly along the maritime outskirts of the Empire, rather against the will of king and emperor, but nevertheless Rudolph of Habsburg and several of his successors issued new charters to Lubeck.

  • The Maison des Gens d'Armes (15th century), in the eastern outskirts of the town, has a massive tower adorned with medallions and surmounted by two figures of armed men.

  • It is situated on the Latorcza river, and on the outskirts of the East Beskides mountains, where the hills touch the plains.

  • The town lies high and picturesquely, at the northern outskirts of Epping Forest.

  • It is readily accessible from the villages on its outskirts, such as Woodford, Chingford and Loughton, which are served by branches of the Great Eastern railway.

  • Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.

  • It lies on the river Calder, mainly on the north bank, in a pleasant undulating country, towards the eastern outskirts of the great industrial district of the West Riding.

  • Army from Egri Palanka reached the outskirts of the battlefield, the V.

  • Sapundzakis then advanced to the outskirts of the fortress of Yannina (Nov.

  • An attempt of Sigismund to relieve the besieged garrison of the Vysehrad fortress on the outskirts of Prague also failed, as he was again entirely defeated at the battle of the Vysehrad (November I, 1420).

  • After several skirmishes, in all of which the Bohemians were defeated, the imperial forces arrived at the outskirts of Prague on the evening of the 7th of November.

  • Public grounds are few, but on the outskirts of the city are a park and race-course, with the fashionable Marina promenade; while the Mardyke walk, on the west of the island, is pleasantly shaded by a fine avenue, and was the site of the International exhibition held in 1902.

  • The scene of the battle - which was also that of a hard fought engagement in 1859 (see Italian Wars) - was the northern outskirts of the village of Melegnano, on the river Lambro, so m.

  • Etampes is a long straggling town hemmed in between the railway on the north and the Chalouette on the south; the latter is a tributary of the Juine which waters the eastern outskirts of the town.

  • Two of the greatest battles of the Hussite wars, that of the Zizkov and that of the Vysehrad (both 1420), were fought on the outskirts of Prague, and after the last-named battle the ancient Vysehrad castle was entirely destroyed.

  • On the 8th of November 1520 the Bohemian forces were decisively defeated by the Imperialists on the White Mountain at the outskirts of Prague.

  • A lower wall of wider circuit protects the luxuriant gardens in the outskirts.

  • As it lacks the thick woolly coat of the two Tibetan antelopes known as the chiru and the goa, there can be little doubt that it inhabits a country with a less severe climate than that of the Central Tibetan plateau, and it is probably a native of the more or less wooded districts of comparatively low elevation forming the outskirts of Tibet.

  • CAMBRIDGE, a city and one of the county-seats of Middlesex county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., situated on the Charles river, in the outskirts of Boston, of which it is in effect a part, although under separate government.

  • Louisville has an extensive park system, most of which was acquired after 1889 and is on the outskirts.

  • The outskirts are occupied by melon gardens, vineyards and mulberry plantations.

  • Burial-grounds are equally extensive, and exist in every direction in what were once the outskirts, but are now fast becoming central parts of the city.

  • But the death-rate is still high, due partly to the swampy nature of the outskirts of the city proper, and still more to the mortality among Hindu immigrants from the Madras presidency.

  • He slowed as he reached an intersection and made his way through the town to the outskirts, where small houses lined the street.

  • He would stay in this holding cell on the outskirts of Hell until Sasha figured out some new grueling punishment.

  • She survived the day of bitching customers and employees alike and arrived late in the evening to Hannah's, a mansion in the outskirts of Annapolis where her sister lived with her fiancée, Giovanni.

  • She agreed to meet him at a highway coffee shop he remembered on the outskirts of Bala Cynwyd, in an hour and a half.

  • Elstow Storage Dept, in the outskirts of Bedford, had a massive blaze which took more than twenty-four hours to contain.

  • Cragrats brasserie We have provided 3 chocolate fountains for this wonderful brasserie situated on the outskirts of Holmfirth.

  • As a writer he spent a significant portion of his life in a rural commune on the outskirts of Sheffield.

  • After the start we followed a motorcycle cop at high speed through traffic to the outskirts of town.

  • This 17th Century semi-detached cottage is situated on the outskirts of Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

  • cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Kingsbridge.

  • dovecote cottage A delightfully different semi-detached stone built cottage, in a rural position, on the outskirts of Coldstream.

  • encamped on the outskirts of the city.

  • From the zoo, they'd somehow ended up at an old fairground on the outskirts of the city.

  • I live in Chester and on the outskirts there is a little gold mine just waiting to be opened on an A road.

  • hamlet on the outskirts of Tonbridge.

  • hotel on the outskirts of Derry.

  • hypermarkets on the outskirts of the town which might be useful if you are heading toward home.

  • Story May 13: Councilors are to get the chance to ask searching questions about a controversial incinerator planned for the outskirts of Norwich.

  • Laguna El Portil This is a large lagoon on the outskirts of Huelva where there is a convenient lay-by to park.

  • located on the outskirts of the quiet coastal village of St Cyrus.

  • located in a quiet cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Dalbeattie.

  • maisonette with private garden on the outskirts of Chesham Bucks.

  • I have a large two bedroom maisonette with private garden on the outskirts of Chesham Bucks.

  • mansions on the outskirts disappeared including Southcote Manor and Erleigh Court.

  • In the Persian Gulf lies the massif of Jebel Hafeet, on the outskirts of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.

  • How many people are aware tho, that on the outskirts of Rochdale is a veritable Mecca for pylon enthusiasts?

  • Thetford's little mermaid, a medieval copper alloy figure found on the outskirts of the town.

  • I live in Chester and on the outskirts there is a little gold mine just waiting to be opened on an A road.

  • To try to remedy this, the GLC decided to build a new town on the outskirts of London.

  • new town on the outskirts of London.

  • park on the outskirts of the village and to walk in.

  • parkland on the outskirts of the medieval city of Norwich - a first-class cultural venue.

  • Hotel Receptionist A Hotel Receptionist is required for an extremely reputable company on the outskirts of Exeter.

  • LOCATION Set on the outskirts of the mainly residential village of Loddiswell.

  • The chief and a small retinue met the Ford lorry at the outskirts.

  • Approaching the outskirts of Mo Bay, some good birds were seen by the roadside.

  • roundabout on the outskirts of the town, take the first exit, signed ' Aylesbury ' .

  • Daryl O'Brien's piece of paradise on Brisbane's western outskirts holds sacrosanct the notion of scaling back rather than supersizing.

  • Spacious three bedroomed semi situated in a cul-de-sac position on the outskirts of North Derby.

  • shack on the outskirts of some sprawling city.

  • shantytowns on the outskirts of cities, lack any access to water, electricity, healthcare or education whatsoever.

  • situated on the outskirts of Ashford with a lift to all floors.

  • situated on the outskirts of Cardenden woods near Kirkcaldy, Fife.

  • situated in a quite location on the outskirts of Lelant village.

  • situated in an unrivaled position at the very tip of Lake Windermere, on the outskirts of Ambleside.

  • smelter on the outskirts of Maputo, accounts for almost a third of this growth.

  • stadium on the outskirts of the City and its accessibility has not helped.

  • stannary power bases on the outskirts of Dartmoor.

  • The magician's underwear has just been found in a cardboard suitcase floating in a stagnant pond on the outskirts of Miami.

  • However, the town continues to flourish with modern and highly technological industries sited on the outskirts of the town.

  • Paddington has slowly become more upmarket, thanks to being on the outskirts of area like the ones outlined above.

  • village on the northern outskirts of Cambridge.

  • In an old wine cellar on the outskirts of Carentan was the Regimental dressing station.

  • It is situated on the right bank of the Maros, on the outskirts of the Transylvanian Erzgebirge or Ore Mountains, and consists of the upper town, or citadel, and the lower town.

  • There is also fine sea-bathing at English Bay on the outskirts of the city.

  • In the outskirts is a village of Africans from the Sudan - a curious remnant of the forces collected by Ali Pasha.

  • It is one of the most frequented watering-places of Europe, lying on the outskirts of the Kaiserwald at an altitude of 2093 ft., and is 40 m.

  • According to Clarendon the latter, though frequently victorious in a charge, dale, subsequently falling upon and defeating the royalist centre, and pursuing the fugitives as far as the outskirts of Leicester.

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

  • It is beautifully situated in the valley of the river Eger, an affluent of the Theiss, and on the eastern outskirts of the Matra mountains.

  • It lies on the south-western outskirts of the Matra mountains, and carries on a brisk trade in the Erlauer wine, which is produced throughout the district.

  • Once strongly fortified, it is now surrounded by wide boulevards, and new quarters have grown up on its outskirts.

  • A line shall then be drawn from the southern outskirts of the town of Tuleplan due E.

  • High plateaus like that of Pamir (the " Roof of the World ") and Armenia, and lofty mountain chains like the snow-clad Caucasus, the Alai, the Tian-shan, the Sayan Mountains, exist only on the outskirts of the empire.

  • Taking their rise on the plateau formation, or in its outskirts, they flow first along lofty longitudinal valleys formerly filled with great lakes, next they cleave their way through the rocky barriers, and finally they enter the lowlands, where they become navigable, and, describing wide curves to avoid here and there the minor plateaus and hilly tracts, they bring into watercommunication with one another places thousands of miles apart.

  • On the outskirts of the lacustrine region, traces of marine deposits, not higher than 200 or perhaps even 150 ft.

  • Russian type has thus been maintained from Novgorod to the Pacific, with but minor differentiations on the outskirts - and this notwithstanding the great variety of races with which the Russians have come into contact.

  • Those of them who lived on the outskirts of the pacified territory adopted a mode of life similar to that of their hereditary opponents, and constituted a peculiar class known as Cossacks, living more by flocks and The h e rds and by marauding expeditions than by a ri y g p ?'

  • It was found that there was not sufficient traffic to support them as purely intra-urban lines, and they have since been extended into the outskirts of London to reach the suburban traffic.

  • The king gave him an annual grant of 1200 gulden (120), considerably enlarging it before the end of the year, and placing a comfortable house in the outskirts of the city at his disposal.

  • But it was Wordsworth, a native of Cumberland, born on the outskirts of the Lake District itself, who really made it a.Mecca for lovers of English poetry.

  • Many industries flourish on the outskirts of the town, including rope and net manufactures, flour mills, saw mills, mining railways, paper mills.

  • In 1903 there was established at Woodbrooke, an estate at Selly Oak on the outskirts of Birmingham, a permanent settlement for men and women, for the study of these questions on modern lines.

  • Kutusov was hovering on the outskirts of the city, his main body at Kaluga, some marches to the S.W., where he was in full communication with the richest portion of the empire; and now news arrived that St.

  • Numerous raised beaches and terraces, containing shells of marine mollusca, &c., occur along the whole coast of Greenland, and indicate that the whole of this large island has been raised, or the sea has sunk, in post-glacial times, after the inland ice covered its now icebare outskirts.

  • On the outskirts there is a hot chalybeate spring.

  • It lies between the river Lea and the western outskirts of Epping Forest.

  • On the other hand, there are on the western outskirts of the plateau a few mountain chains which take a direction at right angles to the above (that is, from north-west to south-east), and parallel to the great line of upheavals in south-west Asia.

  • Iron-ores are known;at several places on the outskirts of the alpine tracts (as about Irkutsk), as well as in the Selenginsk region and in the Altai.

  • Coal occurs in many Jurassic fresh-water;basins, namely, on the outskirts of the Altai, in south Yeniseisk, about Irkutsk, in the Nerchinsk district, at many places in the Maritime province, and on the island of Sakhalin.

  • In West Siberia there exist compact masses of Russians who have lost little of their primitive ethnographical features: but the case is otherwise on the outskirts.

  • The chief grain-producing regions of Siberia are - the Tobol and Ishim region, the Baraba, the region about Tomsk and the outskirts of the Altai.

  • On the south-eastern outskirts of Ashford is the populous village of Willesborough (3602).

  • The charm of the Thames is indeed maintained throughout its course; the view of the rich valley from Richmond Hill, of the outskirts of London, is celebrated; the river is practically the only physical attribute to the beauty of the metropolis itself, and the estuary, with its burden of shipping and its industrial activity, is no less admirable.

  • Doncaster lies on the outskirts of a populous district extending up the valley of the Don.

  • The streets leading to the gates of the latter radiate from the outskirts, and not from the centre, of the former.

  • The name (Sp. "tall tree") was derived from a solitary redwood-tree standing in the outskirts of the city.

  • Another line serves the western outskirts (Hammersmith, Richmond, &c.) from the city.

  • The northern, western and eastern outskirts and London south of the Thames are extensively served by trams. On the formation of the London County Council there were thirteen tramway companies in existence.

  • Many widenings and other improvements of existing thoroughfares, and extensions of tramways were proposed, and detailed recommendations were made as regards urban and suburban railways, and the rehousing of the working population on the outskirts of London.

  • Early in March 1895 the insurgents encamped near the outskirts of Lima, and on the 17th, 18th and 19th of March severe fighting took place, ending in the defeat of the troops under General Caceres.

  • The tomb of Jahangir is situated in the _gardens of Shandera on the outskirts of Lahore.

  • On its outskirts pleasant walks and fine trees have replaced the old fortifications.

  • in the upland district; that is to say, the outskirts of the city from north to west.

  • In Kerk Street, on the outskirts of central Johannesburg, is the Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, the headquarters of the vicar apostolic of the Transvaal.

  • On the western outskirts lies the town of Ringwood.

  • of the canal the Germans had as successive defensive positions the Marquion trench line, running from Oisy by Marquion to the main Hindenburg line near Graincourt; the Marcoing line, covering Cambrai at a distance of some two miles from its outskirts; and the Scheldt canal, from the Sensee at Estrun by the western suburbs of the city to Marcoing, Creveceeur and the south.

  • passed through to continue the advance and carried the line to the outskirts of Marcoing, thus attaining all the corps' objectives for the day.

  • on the left cleared the Marcoing line between the canal and the Bapaume-Cambrai road and pushed on to the outskirts of the city itself.

  • On the outskirts of the town, to the west, in the Bruhl suburb, a stone marks the spot where Hus and Jerome of Prague were burnt to death.

  • On the outskirts of the city, near Eastlake Park, is the Indian Crafts Exhibition, which contains rare collections of aboriginal handiwork, and where Indians may be seen making baskets, pottery and blankets.

  • Outside the Indian districts of the eastern and southern outskirts, the streets are paved with asphalt and stone, lighted with electricity and gas, and served with an efficient street railway service.

  • of underground mains in the city and many miles of overhead wires in its outskirts and suburbs.

  • Thus Josiah Spode the second was born here in 1754, and had a great house at Penkhull, on the western outskirts of Stoke.

  • For the rest of his life Santa-Anna was hanging on the outskirts of Mexico, endeavouring to find an opening to renew his old adventures.

  • The outskirts are richly cultivated with wheat, barley, lucerne and poppies.

  • The church of St Mary the Virgin rises on an eminence on the outskirts of the town.

  • Soc. (1870); Hellwald, Die Russen in Central Asien (1873); Lipsky, Upper Bukhara, in Russian (1902); Skrine and Ross, The Heart of Asia (1899); Lord Ronaldshay, Outskirts of Empire in Asia (1904); and Le Strange, The Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (1905).

  • The most celebrated iron deposit is that, of the Cerro del Mercado, in the outskirts of the city of Durango - a mountain 640 ft.

  • The Americans attempted to check the advance of the British at the river Brandy in their defeat (see Brandywine); and on the 4th of October Washington directed a well-planned attack upon the enemy's camp at Germantown on the outskirts of the city, but failed of success.

  • Its proximity to the southern outskirts of Epping Forest has brought it into favour both with residents and with holiday visitors from London.

  • Outside this city proper lay wide outskirts (kablu) which were divided into quarters each with a separate governor (saknu).

  • Mineral Spring Park, containing 63 acres, lies on the outskirts of the city.

  • The Bois de la Cambre (456 acres) on the outskirts of Brussels was formed out of the forest, and beyond it stretches the Foret de Soignies, still so called, to Tervueren, Groenendael, and Argenteuil close to Mont Saint Jean and Waterloo.

  • Waitzenberg), on the outskirts of the Carpathians.

  • The central part of the town is composed of narrow streets, but the outskirts contain numerous fine buildings, and the appearance of the town from the river is attractive.

  • The factories which have been erected in the north of Ireland, on the outskirts of London and elsewhere turn out millions of garments that would, under the old conditions, have been made at home.

  • In its outskirts and the surrounding country are an immense number of xarqueadas (slaughter-houses), with large open yards where the dressed beef, lightly salted, is exposed to the sun and air.

  • It lies on the eastern outskirts of the Forest, near the river Roding.

  • After the cholera epidemic of 1853, which carried off more than 4000 of the inhabitants, the medical association built several ranges of workmen's houses, and their example was followed by various private capitalists, among whom may be mentioned the Classen trustees, whose buildings occupy an open site on the western outskirts of the city.

  • On the outskirts are the Oresund Park, gardens containing iodide and bromide springs, and frequented sea-baths.

  • Riverside park extends along its water front for about 3 m., and on the outskirts of the city lies Cadwalader park (ioo acres), containing a zoological garden.

  • There are fine botanical gardens at Tanglin on the outskirts of the town.

  • In the outskirts are many beautiful villas and gardens.

  • It lies in an extensive valley enclosed on all sides by the outskirts of the Rosalien mountains, a group belonging to the eastern outliers of the Alps.

  • The union held its own, chiefly along the maritime outskirts of the Empire, rather against the will of king and emperor, but nevertheless Rudolph of Habsburg and several of his successors issued new charters to Lubeck.

  • The Maison des Gens d'Armes (15th century), in the eastern outskirts of the town, has a massive tower adorned with medallions and surmounted by two figures of armed men.

  • It is situated on the Latorcza river, and on the outskirts of the East Beskides mountains, where the hills touch the plains.

  • The town lies high and picturesquely, at the northern outskirts of Epping Forest.

  • It is readily accessible from the villages on its outskirts, such as Woodford, Chingford and Loughton, which are served by branches of the Great Eastern railway.

  • Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.

  • It lies on the river Calder, mainly on the north bank, in a pleasant undulating country, towards the eastern outskirts of the great industrial district of the West Riding.

  • Army from Egri Palanka reached the outskirts of the battlefield, the V.

  • Sapundzakis then advanced to the outskirts of the fortress of Yannina (Nov.

  • An attempt of Sigismund to relieve the besieged garrison of the Vysehrad fortress on the outskirts of Prague also failed, as he was again entirely defeated at the battle of the Vysehrad (November I, 1420).

  • After several skirmishes, in all of which the Bohemians were defeated, the imperial forces arrived at the outskirts of Prague on the evening of the 7th of November.

  • Public grounds are few, but on the outskirts of the city are a park and race-course, with the fashionable Marina promenade; while the Mardyke walk, on the west of the island, is pleasantly shaded by a fine avenue, and was the site of the International exhibition held in 1902.

  • The scene of the battle - which was also that of a hard fought engagement in 1859 (see Italian Wars) - was the northern outskirts of the village of Melegnano, on the river Lambro, so m.

  • Etampes is a long straggling town hemmed in between the railway on the north and the Chalouette on the south; the latter is a tributary of the Juine which waters the eastern outskirts of the town.

  • Two of the greatest battles of the Hussite wars, that of the Zizkov and that of the Vysehrad (both 1420), were fought on the outskirts of Prague, and after the last-named battle the ancient Vysehrad castle was entirely destroyed.

  • On the 8th of November 1520 the Bohemian forces were decisively defeated by the Imperialists on the White Mountain at the outskirts of Prague.

  • A lower wall of wider circuit protects the luxuriant gardens in the outskirts.

  • As it lacks the thick woolly coat of the two Tibetan antelopes known as the chiru and the goa, there can be little doubt that it inhabits a country with a less severe climate than that of the Central Tibetan plateau, and it is probably a native of the more or less wooded districts of comparatively low elevation forming the outskirts of Tibet.

  • CAMBRIDGE, a city and one of the county-seats of Middlesex county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., situated on the Charles river, in the outskirts of Boston, of which it is in effect a part, although under separate government.

  • Louisville has an extensive park system, most of which was acquired after 1889 and is on the outskirts.

  • The outskirts are occupied by melon gardens, vineyards and mulberry plantations.

  • Burial-grounds are equally extensive, and exist in every direction in what were once the outskirts, but are now fast becoming central parts of the city.

  • But the death-rate is still high, due partly to the swampy nature of the outskirts of the city proper, and still more to the mortality among Hindu immigrants from the Madras presidency.

  • Men esteem truth remote, in the outskirts of the system, behind the farthest star, before Adam and after the last man.

  • But at that moment the French who were attacking, suddenly and without any apparent reason, ran back and disappeared from the outskirts, and Russian sharpshooters showed themselves in the copse.

  • This detachment halted at the outskirts of a forest, on the path leading from the village of Stromilova to Dmitrovsk.

  • Before they had ridden to the outskirts of the forest Petya had considered he must carry out his instructions strictly and return at once.

  • Hotel Receptionist A Hotel Receptionist is required for an extremely reputable company on the outskirts of Exeter.

  • LOCATION Set on the outskirts of the mainly residential village of Loddiswell.

  • The chief and a small retinue met the Ford lorry at the outskirts.

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