Picturesquely sentence example

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  • It is picturesquely situated on the west coast, 150 m.
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  • Three stories tall, the old mill stood picturesquely at the edge of the river, an old metal one-lane bridge at one side beckoned travelers to visit the lush pastures on the other side.
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  • It stood picturesquely against a timbered background of pines.
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  • It is picturesquely situated at the head of the valley of a small tributary of the Derwent, at an elevation exceeding 500 ft., and is almost encircled by sharply rising hills.
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  • It is picturesquely placed on the river Kent, and is irregularly built.
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  • It is most picturesquely situated in the valley under the rocky ridge on which are still the very well preserved remains of the castle of Godfrey of Bouillon, the leader of the first crusade.
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  • Above it are some bare rocky hillocks, picturesquely studded with pagodas.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in the hilly district of the upper valley of the river Aire, the course of which is followed by the Leeds and Liverpool canal.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in a shallow defile of the Chiltern Hills, towards their western face.
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  • The old town is picturesquely situated on a lofty declivity, which includes the most easterly point of land in England.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in Eagle valley, near the east base of the Sierra Nevada, at an elevation of 4720 ft.
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  • The town is picturesquely situated 690 ft.
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  • William Gilpin calls the cypress an architectural tree: "No Italian scene," says he, "is perfect without its tall spiral form, appearing as if it were but a part of the picturesquely disposed edifices which rise from the middle ground against the distant landscape."
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  • Baena is picturesquely situated near the river Marbella, on the slope of a hill crowned with a castle, which formerly belonged to the famous captain Gonzalo de Cordova.
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  • The shores of the lough are studded with country seats lying picturesquely on the well-wooded hill slopes; and nearly 3 m.
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  • The town is built in a picturesquely irregular manner, and a large part of it consists of districts called "parks" occupied by villas and mansions.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on both banks of the Tistedal river at its outflow to the Ide fjord, surrounded by several rocky eminences.
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  • Picturesquely situated on the slope of a hill, the town has remains of ramparts of the 12th and 13th centuries, with ditches hewn in the rock, and several medieval buildings.
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  • The former is most picturesquely situated on the cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
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  • N.W., shows slight remains of the originalAugustinian priory; but the present beautiful gabled building, picturesquely situated, dates mainly from 1618.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on a well-wooded plateau and has a bracing climate.
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  • The collegiate church, standing picturesquely on a cliff above the sea, was founded about 1235, and has a monastic building attached to it.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on both sides of a narrow valley through which the Khunsar River, a stream about 12 ft.
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  • Its ancient castle is picturesquely situated on a lofty porphyry rock, and is memorable as the place from which, in 1455, Kunz von Kaufungen carried off the young princes Albert and Ernest, the founders of the present royal and ducal families of Saxony.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the south bank of the Wharfe, at the foot of the precipitous Chevin Hill, 925 ft.
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  • It is picturesquely situated at the head of the estuary of the river Camel, 7 m.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in the lake country of Indiana on Center, Pike and Winona lakes.
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  • It is very picturesquely situated on the basaltic peninsula of Ramore Head, with a deep bay on either side, and a harbour protected by the natural breakwater known as the Skerries.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in an amphitheatre of sharp, rocky hills.
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  • The latter is picturesquely perched on a hill, at a height of 1942 ft.
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  • Trieste is situated at the northeast angle of the Adriatic Sea, on the Gulf of Trieste, and is picturesquely built on terraces at the foot of the Karst hills.
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  • Freetown is picturesquely situated on a plain, closed in behind by a succession of wooded hills, the Sierra Leone, rising to a height of 1700 ft.
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  • Its name (cathair, stone fortress) implies a high antiquity and the site of the castle, picturesquely placed on an island in the river, was occupied from very early times.
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  • Lebanon, in the 1Vlaronite districts of Kesrawan and Bsherreh, where the gorges are veritable canyons, and the villages are often very picturesquely situated.
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  • It is picturesquely situated among lakes and trees surrounded by barren hills, and possesses, besides its old walls, many interesting buildings, Hindu and Mahommedan, some of them containing records of a great historical importance.
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  • Binghamton is picturesquely situated and has a number of parks, the most attractive of which are Ross Park of ioo acres and Ely Park of 134 acres.
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  • Chaumont is picturesquely situated on an eminence between the rivers Marne and Suize in the angle formed by their confluence.
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  • The town is picturesquely situated on a narrow hill, surrounded by ravines, a narrow neck on the west alone connecting it with the surrounding country.
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  • The town (pop. about 4000) is picturesquely situated on the north side of the bay.
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  • Melfi is picturesquely situated on the lower slopes of Monte Vulture, 1J91 ft.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on an eminence, two sides of which are touched by the river Nene, which here makes a deep bend.
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  • The Aucklands contain two of the finest harbours in the Pacific. Six hundred miles north of Auckland, the volcanic Kermadecs, covering 8208 acres, are picturesquely clothed with vegetation.
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  • Prague, the capital (677,000 inhabitants), is picturesquely situated on the Vltava and justly famous for its architectural beauty.
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  • Wagga-Wagga has a school of art with a library attached, a fine convent picturesquely situated on Mount Erin, a good racecourse and agricultural show-grounds.
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  • It is picturesquely situated in the plain of the Biela, which separates the Erzgebirge from the Bohemian Mittelgebirge, and is a favourite watering-place, containing a large Kurhaus and numerous handsome bathhouses.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on both banks of the Mur,, just where this river enters a broad and fertile valley, and the beauty of its position has given rise to the punning French description, La Ville des graces sur la riviere del' amour.
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  • Beyond these lie the fine Slottskog Park, planted with oaks, and picturesquely broken by rocky hills commanding views of the busy river and the city.
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  • It consists of two quarters, the old town picturesquely situated on the south bank of the Carron and the new on the land between this stream and the Cowie, the two being connected by the bridge which carries the main road from the south to Aberdeen.
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  • It is picturesquely built on an elevated and commanding position, 215 ft.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on an abrupt hill 1480 ft.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the western slope of the Lea valley, with a consider able extension towards the river, mainly consisting of artisans' dwellings (Churchbury, Ponder's End, and Enfield Highway on the Old North Road).
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  • The town is picturesquely situated at the foot of the slopes of the Apennines, and is crowned by a medieval fortress (Rocca), begun by the emperor Frederick I.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on a.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on a height above the right bank of the river Pruth, which is crossed here by two bridges, of which one is a railway bridge.
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  • It stands picturesquely on a sloping site near the southwest extremity of Strangford Lough.
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  • The church of St John is a fine building, Perpendicular and earlier in date, picturesquely placed on an elevation above the town, with a lofty tower and spire.
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  • 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.
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  • Pop. about 20,000, fairly equally divided between Armenian Christians and Moslems. It is picturesquely situated in a theatre of lofty, abrupt rocks, on the right bank of the western Euphrates, which is crossed by a wooden bridge.
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  • It is picturesquely situated partly on the slopes of Castle Hill and Melton Hill, and partly on the banks of Ross Creek, which is spanned by the Victoria Bridge, a swing bridge 550 ft.
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  • It is picturesquely situated at the foot of the Green Mountains, and the summit of the neighbouring Mt.
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  • Kharga town (pop. 1907 census, 5362) is picturesquely situated amid palm groves.
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  • It lies in a hilly district by and above the river Kensey, an affluent of the Tamar, the houses standing picturesquely on the southern slope of the narrow valley, with the keep of the ancient castle crowning the summit.
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  • Hadibu, or Tamarida (pop. about 400) the capital, is picturesquely situated on the north coast at the head of the open bay of Tamarida on a semicircular plain enclosed by spurs of the Haghier mountains.
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  • In this camp life Aurangzeb may be taken as representative of one aspect of the Mogul rule, which has been picturesquely described by European travellers of that day.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the left bank of the Thaya.
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  • It is most picturesquely situated on a high bluff or peninsula, round the base of which flows the river Aar, thus completely cutting off the old town, save to the west.
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  • The town lies high and picturesquely, at the northern outskirts of Epping Forest.
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  • The city is picturesquely situated on bluffs above the river and has two public parks.
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  • The old burg, or castle (Kaiserschloss), is picturesquely placed on a rock on the north side of the town.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the left bank of the Isonzo in a fertile valley, 35 m.
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  • Hornafvan is a straight and sombre trough, flanked by high hills of unbroken slope, but Storaf van and the intervening Uddjaur are broad, throwing off deep irregular inlets, and picturesquely studded with numerous islets.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the side and at the foot of hills overlooking the lake; and Smith's Creek, by which it is traversed, supplies abundant water-power.
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  • In art they are usually represented as richly dressed Asiatics, picturesquely grouped with their griffin foes; the subject is often described by poets from Aeschylus to Milton.
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  • It is crowded picturesquely into several narrow confluent ravines.
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  • Columbia is picturesquely situated on the level top of a bluff overlooking the Congaree, which falls about 36 ft.
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  • It rises picturesquely above the mouth of the river Nid, with a good harbour protected by an island from the open waters of the Skagerrack.
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  • Behind the harbour the houses rise picturesquely on gentle wooded slopes, and numerous villas adorn the vicinity.
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  • Pressburg is picturesquely situated on the left bank of the Danube, at the base of the outlying spurs of the Little Carpathians, in a position of strategical importance near the Porta Hungarica.
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  • The streets in the oldest part of Amsterdam are often narrow and irregular, and the sky-line is picturesquely broken by fantastic gables, roofs and towers.
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  • It is picturesquely situated, and commands a fine view.
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  • The town, which stands picturesquely among wooded hills, is much frequented by visitors in the summer.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the slopes overlooking the West Cleddau river, which is here crossed by two stone bridges.
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  • The city is built picturesquely on the sides of a gulch, down which runs the Missouri & North Arkansas railway.
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  • The only town of any size is the capital, Port Victoria (or Mahe), picturesquely situated at the head of an excellent harbour.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on a peninsula between Holes Bay and the shallow irregular inlet of Poole Harbour.
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  • It is picturesquely situated amid woods, on high hills which furnish a fine view.
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  • There is a botanic garden; and the town, being almost encircled by a river - the Badullaeya - and overshadowed by the Naminacooly Kande range of mountains (highest peak 6680 ft.), is very picturesquely situated.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the river Glan, which is in communication with the Worther-see by the 3 m.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on the slope of a mountain.
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  • The latter, Laurentius Saga Biskups, by his disciple, priest Einar Haflidason, is a charming biography of a good and pious man, whose chequered career in Norway and Iceland is picturesquely told (1324-1331).
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  • It is picturesquely surrounded by luxuriant gardens, and enclosed by walls and towers, which date partly from the Lombard period.
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  • The principal towns are Alagoas, formerly the capital, picturesquely situated on Lake Manguaba, 15 m.
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  • The villages are substantially built of stone, often picturesquely situated on the spurs and crests of the hills, the houses clustering round the dars or towers which dominate the cultivated slopes and valleys.
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  • He was found guilty, and was sentenced to pay a fine of £loo, while his expenses as defendant amounted to about 14,000, a sum that was at once raised by public subscription, a surplus being spent on the purchase of Rednall, a small property picturesquely situated on the Lickey Hills, with a chapel and cemetery, where Newman now lies buried.
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  • It is picturesquely situated on two hills rising from the banks of the river Torridge, 3 m.
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  • Ashbourn Grove, a neat well-built mansion, picturesquely seated on a gentle acclivity, one mile N.E. from Ashbourn, is now unoccupied.
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  • We set off along the picturesquely named Devils Gorge, having already seen nuthatch on the feeders by the visitor center.
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