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The churches are numerous and some are particularly handsome; such as the First church, which overlooks the harbour, and is so named from its standing on the site of the church of the original settlers; St Paul's, Knox church and the Roman Catholic cathedral of St Joseph.
Two miles north-east is the famous Silla de Caracas, whose twin summits, like a gigantic old-fashioned saddle (silla), rise to an elevation of 8622 ft.; and the Naiguete, still farther eastward, overlooks the valley from a height of 9186 ft.
The complainer entirely overlooks the fact that this is the kind of music in which such a phrase will certainly be heard again before we have time to forget it; and as a matter of fact the strings promptly repeat it fortissimo in a position which nothing can overpower.
The western side of Table Mountain faces the Atlantic, and is flanked by the hills known as The Twelve Apostles; to the south Hout's Bay Nek connects it with the remainder of the range; on the east the mountain overlooks the Cape Flats.
A system of charges which compels each piece of traffic to pay its share of the charges for track and for stations overlooks the fundamental fact that a very large part of the expenses of a railway - more than half - is not connected either with the cost of moving traffic or of handling traffic at stations, but with the cost of maintaining the property as a whole.Advertisement
Mount Vaea, which overlooks Apia and Vailima, the home of Robert Louis Stevenson, is his burial-place and bears a monument to his memory.
Alora, which is an ancient and picturesque town, with several Moorish ruins, occupies an outlying hill of the Sierra de Tolox, and overlooks a fertile valley where maize, sugar-cane and datepalms are cultivated.
Among secular buildings, there is none more venerable than the Tower of London (q.v.), the moated fortress which overlooks the Thames at the eastern boundary of the City.
As the Hindu Kush strikes westwards, after first rounding the head of an Oxus tributary (the Ab-i-Panja, which Curzon considers to be the true source of the Oxus), it closely overlooks the trough of that glacier-fed stream under its northern spurs, its crest at the nearest point being separated from the river by a distance which cannot much exceed io m.
It overlooks the Jardin de la Isla, a beautiful garden laid out for Philip II.Advertisement
A beautiful terrace called the Prospect adjoins the churchyard and overlooks the river.
Calais, formerly a celebrated fortress, is defended by four forts, not of modern construction, by a citadel built in 1560, which overlooks it on the west, and by batteries.
From the balcony of the town house, which overlooks the square, proclamations were read to the burghers, summoned to the spot by the ringing of the bell in the smalldomed tower.
Among modern writers, James Seth (Ethical Princ., 1894) resumes Aristotle's position, and places Eudaemonism as the mean between the Ethics of Sensibility (hedonism) and the Ethics of Rationality, each of which overlooks the complex character of human life.
The dome-shaped mountain of Javaleon (4715 ft.) overlooks the town from the north-west.Advertisement
But this argument overlooks the fact that Felix had been in some position which might properly be described as that of " judge for this nation " before he became governor of all Palestine in A.D.
They are peculiar in having their altitude dependent on the depth of revived erosion, instead of the amount of faulting, and they are sometimes topographically reversed, in that the revived scarp overlooks a lowland worn on a weak formation in the upheaved fault-block.
The boundary of the province here follows the line of the Safed Koh, which overlooks the Afridi Tirah and the upper Kurram valley.
But even the first part of it overlooks the probability that our author was here only fusing into a fresh form materials often used before in his oral ministry of Christian instruction.
The former, which rises in the Sierra de Merida, which overlooks the Lake of Maracaibo, has 16 large affluents; the latter has its sources near the Colombian city of Pamplona, and they are only separated from the basin of the river Magdalena by the "Oriental" Andean range.Advertisement
In the city are two sanitariums. The city has two parks (one, Ethan Allen Park, is on a bluff in the north-west part of the city, and commands a fine view) and four cemeteries; in Green Mount Cemetery, which overlooks the Winooski valley, is a monument over the grave of Ethan Allen, who lived in Burlington from 1778 until his death.
From the top of the ridge a small citadel overlooks the half-buried ruins.
Bonifacio, which overlooks the straits of that name separating Corsica from Sardinia, occupies a remarkable situation on the summit of a peninsula of white calcareous rock, extending parallel to the coast and enclosing a narrow and secure harbour.
Nyborg on the east is the port for the steam-ferry to Korsor in Zealand; Svendborg picturesquely overlooks the southern archipelago; Faaborg on the south-west lies on a fjord of the same name; Assens, on the west, a port for the crossing of the Little Belt into Schleswig, still shows traces of the fortifications which were stormed by John of Ranzau in 1 535; Middelfart is a seaside resort near the narrowest reach of the Little Belt; Bogense is a small port on the north coast.
Alhama is finely situated on a ledge of rock which overlooks a deep gorge traversed by the river Marchan or Alhama; while the rugged peaks of the Sierra de Alhama rise behind it to a height of 6800 ft.Advertisement
A lighthouse overlooks the estuary.
Iliniza, which stands west by north of Cotopaxi, has two pyramidal peaks, and is one of the most interesting mountains of the Ecuadorean group. It stands at the western end of the Tiupullo ridge, and overlooks the Quito basin to the north-east.
It overlooks the Quito basin and has been ascended many times.
And if Grote overlooks important agreements he seems also to understate important differences.
Alajuela is built at the southern base of the volcano of Poas (8895 ft.) and overlooks the fertile plateau of San Jose.
The limits of the Biblical Ararat are not known, but they must have included the lofty Armenian plateau which overlooks the plain of the Araxes on the north, and that of Mesopotamia on the south.
A bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln overlooks the lake.
Some ruined gateways belonging to the old city walls are still standing; among them being the tower-gateway called the Dromedary (1540), which overlooks the harbour.
The Chateau Neuf, built in 1563 by the Spaniards, overlooks the old port.
Barnard, who had succeeded as commanderin-chief on the death of General Anson, routed the mutineers with a handful of Europeans and Sikhs, after a severe action at Badliki-Serai, and encamped upon the Ridge that overlooks the city.
The river here is about a mile wide, and a considerable portion of the borough is built on the slope of a hill which rises gently from the river-bank and overlooks beautiful scenery.
Steep towards the west, where it overlooks the low Lias plain as the Oolitic escarpment, the land falls very gently in slopes of Oxford Clay towards the Cretaceous escarpments on the south and east.
A dismantled castle, the Castillo de San Cristobal, overlooks the city, which contains four Moorish towers rising conspicuously above its modern streets.
It overlooks the depression in which is Lake Rudolf and - east of that lake - southern Somaliland.
It forms the southern and residential quarter of Portsmouth, and overlooks Spithead, the inlet of the English Channel between the Isle of Wight and the mainland on the north-east.
Again, when Thessaly, is entered from the south by the pass of Coela, another plain, containing a small lake, which was formerly called Xynias, intervenes, and a line of low hills has to be crossed before the town of Thaumaki is reached, which from its commanding position overlooks the whole of the upper plain.
The drainage of Bajour flows eastwards, starting from the eastern slopes of the dividing ridge which overlooks the Kunar and terminating in the Panjkora river, so that the district lies on a slope tilting gradually downwards from the Kunar ridge to the Panjkora.
From opposite the western end of the falls to Danger Point, which overlooks the entrance of the gorge, the escarpment of the chasm is covered with great trees known as the Rain Forest; looking across the gorge the eastern part of the wall (the Knife Edge) is less densely wooded.
In summer meals can also be taken on the new decked patio area which overlooks the garden.
The decisive action took place on this hill, which overlooks the battlefield.
A large bay window which overlooks our large garden and neighboring farmland.
The rear of the house overlooks the village beck, whilst the front commands glorious views across Wharfedale.
The town overlooks a wide bay of hard golden sand flanked by spectacular cliffs and protected by a breakwater.
We climbed the Moorish castle that overlooks the town only to find that some of it appears to be new.
Some crematoria have a viewing area that overlooks the crematory, where you may witness the committal taking place.
Wide folding doors open into a spacious uPVC conservatory which overlooks the gardens, grounds and landscape view beyond.
Next day we did a tour of the house, which is two thirds completed and overlooks an idyllic creek.
The site overlooks an island dun in Loch an Duin.
Her body was then entombed in a room which now overlooks the car park.
The fort now overlooks a large expanse of grazing marshes to the west which once formed a great inland estuary.
The cottage adjoins the main farmhouse, which overlooks the lake.
From the hide, which overlooks Ormesby Little Broad, we watched the birds including the crested grebe.
This property has a double bedroom with ensuite marble bathroom and overlooks the garden area.
Overlooks the sophisticated international marina with its many superb restaurants and bars, which can be reached within a 3 minute walk.
The Visitor Center overlooks a small marshland full of reed mace and reed sweet grass.
The dining ´ nook ´ overlooks the pool area, we have a fully fitted kitchen, with a 4 seater breakfast bar.
Available in the delightful orangery, which overlooks a Japanese style garden.
Off the living area the well-equipped kitchen overlooks the paddocks.
The house overlooks picturesque Leith Links where the first rules of golf were put to paper.
If you arrive after a leisurely breakfast, expect to park in the car park on the hill that overlooks the pier.
Other features include a Health Club which overlooks the rooftops of Knightsbridge and comprises a fully equipped gym and a beautiful swimming pool.
Set just outside the charming village of Crantock with its thatched and colorful cottages, the park overlooks secluded Crantock Beach.
Two-seater settee in bay window with roman blinds which overlooks cottages opposite.
The bathroom with a deep soaking tub overlooks the beautiful secluded gardens.
Beneath, a lawned area with shrubs overlooks the valley.
This overlooks any concept of free will or personal volition among users in gaging their level of intoxication.
Tena has 5 large custom made tents, each with a dressing room and open air bathroom that overlooks a water hole.
Take a small step from your bedroom into your private whirlpool, which overlooks your very private pool.
A carved wooden Buddha overlooks the shaded central garden courtyard, which is surrounded by eight rooms with canopy beds and colonial-style interiors.
This theory, plausible and attractive as it is, and fitting in, as it does, with the acknowledged primitive character of the Australian blackfellow, overlooks, nevertheless, the Tasmanian difficulty.
The Dahra range (see Mostaganem) overlooks the sea, and is separated from the Warsenis by the valley of the Shelif (see Atlas Mountains, Sahara and Tuat).
The celebrated hotel de y ule of the 16th century overlooks the Petite Place; its belfry, which contains a fine peal of bells, rises to a height of 240 ft.
He has a charming, romantic house on a mountain called Beinn Bhreagh, which overlooks the Bras d'Or Lake....
The flat overlooks the pool area and the sea but is secluded by trees and the gardens ensuring privacy and shade.
Overlooks the sophisticated international marina with its many superb reataurants and bars,which can be reached within a 3 minute walk.
The dining room overlooks a delightful bird garden and small menagerie which includes miniature wallabies.
Its dunes, overlooks and woodlands offer some of the best cross-country ski conditions in the Midwest.
It winds up at the Lake Michigan and North Bar Lake overlooks.
The mountains make up 2400 square miles that overlooks the Delaware Water Gap and borders Lake Wallenpaupack.
The mountain overlooks Lake Wallenpaupack, has 100 percent snowmaking on all trails, and has been popular with families for over 40 years.
Within the Old San Juan area, the Wyndham Hotel overlooks the harbor and is just steps away from many of the cruise ship docks.
There are walking trails, bridges, scenic overlooks, and historic museums in the region.
One popular feature is the Jungle Beach Playland that overlooks the indoor water park.
Master Chief overlooks a burning city, while eyes overlook him.
The Waterfront Restaurant's elegant dining room overlooks Telegraph Hill and the San Francisco Bay Bridge.
The private events are hosted in the Terrace Room, which overlooks Seal Rock, the coastline and Ocean Beach, and the Pacific Ocean.
You can request a corner room or one with a balcony that overlooks the city.
A big pink "Snoopy" banner overlooks Snoopy and Woodstock floating on the ocean in inner tubes with snacks and a huge frothy drink floating in a dog dish between them.
Artpark is an outdoor amphitheater that overlooks the Niagara River Gorge.
Las Tortugas Restaurant overlooks picturesque tiered pools and offers a wonderful Mexican fusion cuisine which uses live music and entertainment to enhance the dining experience.
The restaurant has an extensive menu of sandwiches and hamburgers and overlooks the rolling hills of the golf course.
Guests can enjoy lunch or brunch on the green house patio, designed to resemble an authentic green house or they can enjoy dinner on the balcony that overlooks the main room.
It overlooks the farmstead, doesn't it?
A hill fortress dominates the town and overlooks the debouchment of the road from Haibak and Kabul into the plains of the Oxus.
The southern margin of this plateau breaks down abruptly toward the south and overlooks the Parana and Paraguay basins from elevations of 2600 to 3000 ft.