Pond Sentence Examples
From the lip of the pond, the panoramic scene was breathtaking.
The pond was my well ready dug.
They looked in the pond and at the flowers, and improved their time.
Walking a path that led to the pond, he found the distinct smell of human.
Josh squatted beside her, eyeing the pond with a sour expression.Advertisement
Large windows framed a picturesque pond, boarded by tall pines.
She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.
Can't you just picture them swimming around on that pond, ducking their heads gracefully to feed.
Remember the picnic beside the pond?
He stooped to rinse his hands in the pond and smiled up at her.Advertisement
The surface of the pond was as smooth as glass, reflecting a small fluffy cloud as it floated across the inky sky.
They raced the horses past the pond and up the hill, slowing when they came to the rocky area.
When a Bob-White quail continued calling from the vicinity of the pond, she headed that way.
They crossed the field, stopping at the pond when Jonathan insisted on watching the wild ducks.
On the west side of the city is Edgewood Park (120 acres); on the north is Beaver Pond Park (loo acres); and East and West Rocks, mentioned above, have been made into suburban parks.Advertisement
Desirous of proving to himself and others that man could be as independent of this kind as the nest-building bird, Thoreau retired to a hut of his own construction on the pine-slope over against the shores of Walden Pond - a but which he built, furnished and kept in order entirely by the labour of his own hands.
Through the centre of the township winds the Aberjona river, which empties into Mystic Pond, in Winchester township, both favourite resorts for canoeing, &c. Wedge Pond and Winter Pond, in the centre of the township, are clear and beautiful sheets of water.
Horn Pond Mountain and Indian Hill are about 320 ft.
This same summer the pond has begun to fall again.
Do n't swim naked in the Palm House Pond - it 's freezing cold.Advertisement
Thrives in open water in deep pond mud, even when exposed in large lakes.
Martha made the call, saying she thought she saw a girl taking a short cut across the pond.
Katie was busy sewing something for her hope chest, so Carmen grabbed her cane pole and some liver from the refrigerator, and strolled down to the pond.
Below, the pond glistened in the evening heat, as if winking up at her.
Simpson, that is my brother, brought me some beautiful pond lilies yesterday--he is a very brother to me.Advertisement
The big oak tree leaned over the pond with outstretched arms, as if ready to capture a catfish.
Beyond the pond was a vivid green line of brush and trees, bordering the creek.
A fish flopped in the pond, probably avoiding a snapping turtle, and water raced over rocks in the creek below.
The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.
She locked the bison out of the pasture surrounding the pond and joined the men by the footbridge.
During an administration of nearly twenty-five years Pond effected a reform of practical astronomy in England comparable to that effected by Bessel in Germany.
In June 1835 Airy was appointed Astronomer Royal in succession to John Pond, and thus commenced that long career of wisely directed and vigorously sustained industry at the national observatory which, even more perhaps than his investigations in abstract science or theoretical astronomy, constitutes his chief title to fame.
In the malarious islet of Asinara a pond of stagnant water was treated with petroleum and all windows were protected with gauze.
To its east is a great pond, the Jakara, 12 m.
It embraces over 10,000 acres, including the Blue Hill reservation (about 5000 acres), the highest land in eastern Massachusetts, a beautiful reservation of forest, crag and pond known as Middlesex Fells, two large beach bath reservations on the harbour at Revere and Hull (Nantasket), and the boating section of the Charles river.
What's so great about this pond?
She sat on her hands staring into the pond.
For a few minutes they walked side-by-side, listening to the cicadas sing in the old oak tree by the pond.
The old Apple tree spread a blanket of shade in the grass beside the pond.
Something buzzed by her head and hit the pond, skipping across the smooth surface.
He skipped a stone across the pond.
So what were you doing down at the pond?
He didn't hunt – that I know of, but we fished sometimes at the pond.
Once across the creek, she pushed her way up the overgrown trail and across the field, pausing to watch a couple of ducks on the pond.
Other names pointing to the existence of pastimes now extinct are found elsewhere in London, as in Balls Pond Road, Islington, where in the 17th century was a proprietary pond for the sport of duck-hunting.
As they retreated, the ice of the Satschan pond was broken up by the French artillery, and many of the fugitives were drowned.
Of her mother little is known save that she lived for some time with her daughter, and that in 1679 she was drowned, apparently when intoxicated, in a pond at Chelsea.
The fields and places of entertainment in Islington were favourite places of resort for the citizens of London in the 17th century and later; the modern Ball's Pond Road recalls the sport of duck-hunting practised here and on other ponds in the parish, and the popularity of the place was increased by the discovery of chalybeate wells.
The township owns and operates its water works; the water supply is obtained from Weymouth Great Pond in the village of South Weymouth.
Rain-water is the best, next to that river or pond water, and last of all that from springs; but a chemical analysis should be made of the last before introducing it, as some spring waters contain mineral ingredients injurious to vegetation.
Top Pond Terry Jones Senior caught lots of roach and a carp of 12lbs on pole and maggot hook bait.
The dead and for the most part unmerchantable wood behind my house, and the driftwood from the pond, have supplied the remainder of my fuel.
I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.
Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.
In the dew pond and mess ponds at travelers hill can be seen the 'Red Swordtail '.
They are beautiful grouped beside a stream or pond where space permits.
Along with Billie Piper's Rose, Doctor Who made waves in Great Britain and then traveled across the great pond to air on the then-Sci-Fi Channel.
For those who have or desire a fish pond feature in their yards, keep the water moving with a power source such as a small motor.
The park provides visitors with sloping walking paths, a professionally designed reflection pond and baseball diamonds.
He showed up suddenly when I was sitting beside the pond.
When they stepped outside, the buffalo were grazing near the pond.
Aaron dismounted and nodded toward the pond.
The bison were grazing all around the pond.
Mens et Pond.
Others are scavengers feeding on decaying organic matter; the pond skaters, for example, live mostly on the juices of dead floating insects.
Cowslips, violets, anemones, buttercups and blood-roots are conspicuous in early spring, the white pond lily and the yellow pond lily in summer, asters and golden-rod in autumn, and besides these there are about 1500 other flowering plants in the state and more than 50 species of ferns.
Others are Sengekontacket Pond on the eastern coast; Lagoon Pond, which is practically an arm of Vineyard Haven Harbor; and, about a mile east of the Harbor, Chappaquonsett Pond.
The first difficulty that presented itself in carrying this out, was that during the months of highest flood the Nile is so charged with alluvial matter that to pond it up then would inevitably lead to a deposit of silt in the reservoir, which would in no great number of years fill it up. It was found, however, that the flood water was comparatively free from deposit by the middle of November, while the river was still so high that, without injuring the irrigation, water might go on being stored up until March.
The water supply of Melrose, like that of Stoneham and of Medford, is derived from the metropolitan reservoir called Spot Pond in Stoneham, immediately west of Melrose.
The familiar duckweed which covers the surface of a pond consists of a tiny green "thalloid" shoot, one, that is, which shows no distinction of parts - stem and leaf, and a simple root growing vertically downwards into the water.
Within its borders are various popular beaches, including Woodmont (incorporated as a borough in 1903), Pond Point, Bay View, Fort Trumbull Beach (where a fortification, named Fort Trumbull, was erected in 1776), Myrtle Beach, Meadow's End, Walnut Beach and Milford Point.
From this court the walls of the Torre de Comares are seen rising over the roof to the north, and reflected in the pond.
On an island in its large pond are situated the agricultural (1902-1904) and the ethnographical museums. It was in this park that the millennium exhibition of 1896 took place.
In the southwest part is Central Park, lying along the shore of Willand's Pond.
In the days of medieval abbeys, when the provident Cistercian monks attached great importance to pond culture, they gave the first place to the tench and bream, the carp still being unknown in the greater part of Europe.
In Snaresbrook is Eagle Pond or Lake, 102 acres in extent.
Anodonta cygnea, the Pond Mussel or Swan Mussel, appears to be entirely without economic importance.
The genital papilla of the female acquires a great development during the breeding season and becomes produced into a tube nearly as long as the fish itself; this acts as an ovipositor by means of which the comparatively few and large eggs (3 millimetres in diameter) are introduced through the gaping valves between the branchiae of pond mussels (Unio and Anodonta), where, after being inseminated, they undergo their development, the fry leaving their host about a month later.
More immediately efficacious was the innovation made by John Pond (astronomer royal, 1811-1836) of substituting entire circles for quadrants.
At Arlington Heights there are several wellknown sanatoriums. Spy Pond (about loo acres) is one of the prettiest bodies of water in the vicinity of Boston.
Heussler (translated by Pond), The Chemistry of the Terpenes (London, 1904).
No. We were finished with lunch and having a discussion about the pond.
When he reached the waterfall at the base of the storage pond, the mist rose up from the cascade, creating a myriad of icy fingers of crystal in the cold air.
He didn't hunt â€“ that I know of, but we fished sometimes at the pond.
The old Apple tree leaned from its perch on a mound of earth to throw shadows on the pond.
You make a pond aerator with bits lying around the garage.
Another way to help with string algae is to raise your salt level in the pond.
I didn't mention to anybody that there was also a large alligator in the pond!
In this smelly pond 100 feet from my house lived giant amoebas!
If you have a garden pond for newts and other amphibians, do not stock the pond with fish.
This area also allows small amphibians such as frogs and toads to enter the pond easily.
The main defect in prawn aquaculture lies within the pond's waters.
Top Pond Despite the hot weather the pond is still fishing extremely well especially with floating baits.
The first race was held at the more exposed end of the pond in a fresh westerly breeze.
No sample preparation; objects around the house, insects, plants from the garden, larger pond critters readily studied.
Sussex Pond Pudding A Sussex Pond pudding has a steaming suet crust which encases a whole lemon with golden buttery sugar syrup.
One morning three fluffy young cygnets appeared on the pond with their proud parents, but the remaining egg was not forgotten.
On Sunday morning Nathaniel Mason found deceased drowned in a pond by the roadside, Golding said they had parted company in the road.
Do not site your pond too near overhanging trees especially deciduous trees.
A red dragonfly, a darter, zooms around over the pond then rests in the sun on an iris leaf.
This will make rainwater drain away from the pond instead of into it.
Have we imported so much drivel from across the pond that there's nothing left in English hands?
The race to lay new eggs is on, for the pond may only last a matter of a week or two.
Third place came from peg 35 on the field pond, John Sutton claimed this with 45lb 12oz also using the maggot feeder.
Inspired ideas in paving, decking, fencing and walling plus a host of garden accessories from ornaments to wonderful pond ideas.
This deciduous fern makes the perfect addition to moist margins of a pond or stream in sun or partial shade.
We have guides on all areas of keeping fish giving you the help you need to setup and maintain your fish tank or pond.
The site of Harris's notorious mill and mill pond is beyond and partly below the Roman way flyover.
The angling fraternity has a choice of fishing on the village pond, the Trent & Mersey canal or the River Trent.
Mr. Pond had borne an excellent reputation as an astute and honorable business man, successful politician and an exceedingly genial companion.
It has only reached the surface of the pond with its rosette on the water surface in the late autumn for the winter greenery.
I looked up to see a gray heron leaving the side of the pond.
Including 2 good sized adult ghost koi, open to offers as the lot must go due to my pond having.. .
I have a 1200 gallon koi pond, and this year the water has been really dark green.
You could pin the nose on the clown or get your face painted, or simply laze around in the bouncy ball pond.
Pole fished pellet is the top method on Signal Pond with the Top Pond's tench showing a liking for corn or caster.
The lotus Sutra speaks of the pure white lotus rising from the waters of a muddy pond.
Two of these sites are fluctuating meres while the third is a man-made pond.
Vegetation has been cleared to maintain various microhabitats and the pond dredged to allow existing oxygenating plants to dominate.
A quick find and busy hunt around the large pond saw hounds hard at work before catching 1 mink on the bottom island.
We would push him in the pram to the pond down the road to catch minnows.
The pond was an ideal habitat for nesting moorhens, coots and grebes.
A skimmer in the garden pond does not even allow surface pollution to make the water murky.
My pond is small and at times full of algae, with the water looking rather murky.
There is a pond and wildlife area which attracts various species including crested newts.
We then moved to the garden pond and found newts of many types and a huge Great Diving Beetle.
In order to avoid anoxia (oxygen starvation ), it is vitally important that the pond is adequately oxygenated at all times.
Keeping right along the narrow path in trees, we went left, passing a pond on the right.
Further garden areas include a pergola with pleasant seating; a fish pond; an ornamental pond and a Japanese garden.
The program will include a range of events and workshops such as wildlife walks, litter picking and pond dipping.
If you put small log and rubble piles near a pond that will provide hibernation habitat for amphibians.
Now add a bit of pond water or choose an algae by using a pipette.
G4 Pond Sealer A moisture curing single part polyurethane varnish ideal for sealing damp porous surfaces prior to using release agent.
Some overlook the village pond and mill stream, the remainder our courtyard and walled garden.
Let a corner of the garden grow wild or dig a wildlife pond.
An ornamental pond can be found in the center of the garden, close to which is the tea garden.
A clear mountain pool has life, as opposed to a stagnant pond.
Without good pond filtration your pond filtration your pond will sooner or later become a death trap for your fish.
At the heart of the koi pond At the heart of a koi pond is the filtration system.
The main duck pond is situated on the far side of the play area.
Look out for the recently restored dew pond at the top of the reserve.
Water to the mill pond is supplied by two springs.
A post-medieval watercourse or pond in the southern portion of the site was investigated.
This month help to remove invasive reed mace from the pond in Haughton Dale Local Nature reserve.
Behind the pond is a small fenced off nature reserve that is a wildlife refuge on this busy site.
It is somewhat remarkable that Arbon discovered the body of the deceased's brother in a pond at Whepstead some time ago.
Mark out the shape of your pond using a thick rope or hosepipe for smooth curves.
Have you heard the saying, a big fish in a small pond?
This was to prevent any seepage from one pond to the next - which could have occurred with sand.
December 2004 Coy Pond Dredging Coy Pond was cleared of some accumulated silt in December.
Pond House Cottages are on a working smallholding 6 miles South of Cardigan in West Wales, bordering the Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park.
On damper grasslands surrounding the lower pond cowslip, ladies smock & ragged robin occur.
The pond snail has lungs which it fills with gulps of air.
Ornaments include a temple to Surya the sun god, and a snake coiled around a column in the snake coiled around a column in the Snake Pond.
Follow the road round past a pond, then turn left through a parallel bar squeeze stile onto a woodland path.
He has also recently found an extremely rare stonewort in a Worcestershire pond and would like to obtain more records of the group.
We found the name ' Wapping ' by the pond rather strange.
The magician's underwear has just been found in a cardboard suitcase floating in a stagnant pond on the outskirts of Miami.
In the second incident last Tuesday, two swan eggs were destroyed when a dog attacked a nesting swan at Wood Pond.
In the dew pond and mess ponds at travelers hill can be seen the'Red swordtail ' .
Newts will eat tadpoles, but then so do other tadpoles - that's life in the pond!
Green-winged teal, Anas crecca Seven, Little Harbor Pond (23 Jan ); male, Badcox Pond (27 Jan ).
They look terrific in grass at the edge of a pond or equally at home on a patio.
The Great Pond remains a beautifully tranquil spot and is currently home to a pair of swans.
The plan is to use the dumper truck to dig a hole for a pond - maybe we should read lake.
Fish pond The large fish pond is also home to a couple of giant model turtles!
Put the grass turves back around the pond, going right up to the edge.
There is another sturgeon being kept in captivity in a pond by a heavily bearded and formally unqualified naturalist living near Loch Ness.
Apart from making the pond unsightly, algae can pose a threat to fish by robbing the water of oxygen at night.
And so, she rose on a warm updraft and flitted the short distance to the pond.
Pond vac Wanted a used pond vac for a 1,000 gal pond, .. .
Two brave volunteers donned waders and walked the whole perimeter of the pond and dragged out all the debris from the pond.
A koi pond should be able to stand-alone for hours without danger of quick suffocation or toxic waste build up.
However I have a lot of marginal plants around the edge of my pond and also have watercress and mimulus in my vegetable filter.
We will clear a small pond of litter and any overgrowing weeds.
We found a good selection of arable weeds in the balancing pond.
Once again, little magic whirlwinds played around the garden, sending the pond into spasms with little waterspouts.
Four years on and the bamboo which we brought from the last house has completely swamped the wisteria at the back of the pond.
There was also a private zoo, and a boating pond that resembled dodgems on water.
The present entrance to the Palacio Arabe, or Casa Real (Moorish palace), is by a small door from which a corridor conducts to the Patio de los Arrayanes (Court of the Myrtles), also called the Patio de la Alberca (Court of the Blessing or Court of the Pond), from the Moorish birka, " pond," or berka, " blessing."
I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.
My house was on the side of a hill, immediately on the edge of the larger wood, in the midst of a young forest of pitch pines and hickories, and half a dozen rods from the pond, to which a narrow footpath led down the hill.
The Fitchburg Railroad touches the pond about a hundred rods south of where I dwell.
I have my horizon bounded by woods all to myself; a distant view of the railroad where it touches the pond on the one hand, and of the fence which skirts the woodland road on the other.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
I am no more lonely than the loon in the pond that laughs so loud, or than Walden Pond itself.
Frequently he would leave his dinner in the bushes, when his dog had caught a woodchuck by the way, and go back a mile and a half to dress it and leave it in the cellar of the house where he boarded, after deliberating first for half an hour whether he could not sink it in the pond safely till nightfall--loving to dwell long upon these themes.
When I was four years old, as I well remember, I was brought from Boston to this my native town, through these very woods and this field, to the pond.
Once in a while we sat together on the pond, he at one end of the boat, and I at the other; but not many words passed between us, for he had grown deaf in his later years, but he occasionally hummed a psalm, which harmonized well enough with my philosophy.
Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
This is particularly distinct to one standing on the middle of the pond in winter, just after a light snow has fallen, appearing as a clear undulating white line, unobscured by weeds and twigs, and very obvious a quarter of a mile off in many places where in summer it is hardly distinguishable close at hand.
The pond rises and falls, but whether regularly or not, and within what period, nobody knows, though, as usual, many pretend to know.
Flint's Pond, a mile eastward, allowing for the disturbance occasioned by its inlets and outlets, and the smaller intermediate ponds also, sympathize with Walden, and recently attained their greatest height at the same time with the latter.
By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.
If the name was not derived from that of some English locality--Saffron Walden, for instance--one might suppose that it was called originally Walled-in Pond.
Whoever camps for a week in summer by the shore of a pond, needs only bury a pail of water a few feet deep in the shade of his camp to be independent of the luxury of ice.
You may see from a boat, in calm weather, near the sandy eastern shore, where the water is eight or ten feet deep, and also in some other parts of the pond, some circular heaps half a dozen feet in diameter by a foot in height, consisting of small stones less than a hen's egg in size, where all around is bare sand.
Standing on the smooth sandy beach at the east end of the pond, in a calm September afternoon, when a slight haze makes the opposite shore-line indistinct, I have seen whence came the expression, "the glassy surface of a lake."
He did not know whose it was; it belonged to the pond.
I have said that Walden has no visible inlet nor outlet, but it is on the one hand distantly and indirectly related to Flint's Pond, which is more elevated, by a chain of small ponds coming from that quarter, and on the other directly and manifestly to Concord River, which is lower, by a similar chain of ponds through which in some other geological period it may have flowed, and by a little digging, which God forbid, it can be made to flow thither again.
Flint's, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
It is by this time mere vegetable mould and undistinguishable pond shore, through which rushes and flags have pushed up.
Since the wood-cutters, and the railroad, and I myself have profaned Walden, perhaps the most attractive, if not the most beautiful, of all our lakes, the gem of the woods, is White Pond;--a poor name from its commonness, whether derived from the remarkable purity of its waters or the color of its sands.
It was even supposed by some that the pond had sunk, and this was one of the primitive forest that formerly stood there.
In the spring of '49 I talked with the man who lives nearest the pond in Sudbury, who told me that it was he who got out this tree ten or fifteen years before.
White Pond and Walden are great crystals on the surface of the earth, Lakes of Light.
Moreover, when at the pond, I wished sometimes to add fish to my fare for variety.
Commonly they did not think that they were lucky, or well paid for their time, unless they got a long string of fish, though they had the opportunity of seeing the pond all the while.
I had dug out the spring and made a well of clear gray water, where I could dip up a pailful without roiling it, and thither I went for this purpose almost every day in midsummer, when the pond was warmest.
Once I was surprised to see a cat walking along the stony shore of the pond, for they rarely wander so far from home.
In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as usual, to moult and bathe in the pond, making the woods ring with his wild laughter before I had risen.
Some station themselves on this side of the pond, some on that, for the poor bird cannot be omnipresent; if he dive here he must come up there.
But now the kind October wind rises, rustling the leaves and rippling the surface of the water, so that no loon can be heard or seen, though his foes sweep the pond with spy-glasses, and make the woods resound with their discharges.
He led me at once to the widest part of the pond, and could not be driven from it.
It was a pretty game, played on the smooth surface of the pond, a man against a loon.
Though the sky was by this time overcast, the pond was so smooth that I could see where he broke the surface when I did not hear him.
Already, by the first of September, I had seen two or three small maples turned scarlet across the pond, beneath where the white stems of three aspens diverged, at the point of a promontory, next the water.
Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.
The north wind had already begun to cool the pond, though it took many weeks of steady blowing to accomplish it, it is so deep.
Farther in the woods than any of these, where the road approaches nearest to the pond, Wyman the potter squatted, and furnished his townsmen with earthenware, and left descendants to succeed him.
Ay, the deep Walden Pond and cool Brister's Spring--privilege to drink long and healthy draughts at these, all unimproved by these men but to dilute their glass.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
One night in the beginning of winter, before the pond froze over, about nine o'clock, I was startled by the loud honking of a goose, and, stepping to the door, heard the sound of their wings like a tempest in the woods as they flew low over my house.
They passed over the pond toward Fair Haven, seemingly deterred from settling by my light, their commodore honking all the while with a regular beat.
I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
These alders loomed through the mist at regular intervals as you walked half way round the pond.
As I was desirous to recover the long lost bottom of Walden Pond, I surveyed it carefully, before the ice broke up, early in '46, with compass and chain and sounding line.
It is remarkable how long men will believe in the bottomlessness of a pond without taking the trouble to sound it.
I am thankful that this pond was made deep and pure for a symbol.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
Of course, a stream running through, or an island in the pond, would make the problem much more complicated.
What I have observed of the pond is no less true in ethics.
They also showed me in another place what they thought was a "leach-hole," through which the pond leaked out under a hill into a neighboring meadow, pushing me out on a cake of ice to see it.
It was a small cavity under ten feet of water; but I think that I can warrant the pond not to need soldering till they find a worse leak than that.
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
He cuts and saws the solid pond, unroofs the house of fishes, and carts off their very element and air, held fast by chains and stakes like corded wood, through the favoring winter air, to wintry cellars, to underlie the summer there.
They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.
So the hollows about this pond will, sometimes, in the winter, be filled with a greenish water somewhat like its own, but the next day will have frozen blue.
They told me that they had some in the ice-houses at Fresh Pond five years old which was as good as ever.
The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.
This pond has no stream passing through it to melt or wear away the ice.
It commonly opens about the first of April, a week or ten days later than Flint's Pond and Fair Haven, beginning to melt on the north side and in the shallower parts where it began to freeze.
This difference of three and a half degrees between the temperature of the deep water and the shallow in the latter pond, and the fact that a great proportion of it is comparatively shallow, show why it should break up so much sooner than Walden.
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
The phenomena of the year take place every day in a pond on a small scale.
One pleasant morning after a cold night, February 24th, 1850, having gone to Flint's Pond to spend the day, I noticed with surprise, that when I struck the ice with the head of my axe, it resounded like a gong for many rods around, or as if I had struck on a tight drum-head.
In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
The fishermen say that the "thundering of the pond" scares the fishes and prevents their biting.
The largest pond is as sensitive to atmospheric changes as the globule of mercury in its tube.
The ice in the pond at length begins to be honeycombed, and I can set my heel in it as I walk.
Not seeing any ducks, he hid his boat on the north or back side of an island in the pond, and then concealed himself in the bushes on the south side, to await them.
It is glorious to behold this ribbon of water sparkling in the sun, the bare face of the pond full of glee and youth, as if it spoke the joy of the fishes within it, and of the sands on its shore.
Early in May, the oaks, hickories, maples, and other trees, just putting out amidst the pine woods around the pond, imparted a brightness like sunshine to the landscape, especially in cloudy days, as if the sun were breaking through mists and shining faintly on the hillsides here and there.
On the third or fourth of May I saw a loon in the pond, and during the first week of the month I heard the whip-poor-will, the brown thrasher, the veery, the wood pewee, the chewink, and other birds.
The sulphur-like pollen of the pitch pine soon covered the pond and the stones and rotten wood along the shore, so that you could have collected a barrelful.
Crowds of soldiers from the dam began running onto the frozen pond.
Some domestic serfs Pierre met, in reply to inquiries as to where the prince lived, pointed out a small newly built lodge close to the pond.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
As he crossed the dam Prince Andrew smelled the ooze and freshness of the pond.
Everywhere on the bank, on the dam, and in the pond, there was healthy, white, muscular flesh.
She returned to the garden and sat down on the grass at the foot of the slope by the pond, where no one could see her.
Then it settled back into a gently rippling surface like a vertical fish pond.
Make ripples on the pond to direct the food toward the ducks.
I saw the concentric circles like ripples in a pond.
The pond profile which is best for wildlife is a short of shallow saucer shape with gently shelving sides.
The water leaves Kingfisher pond over a specially constructed silt trap.
Ornaments include a temple to Surya the sun god, and a snake coiled around a column in the Snake Pond.
Also, this year I am doing a project on the spawn in the pond on the March 2004 page.
The best way to stock a pond is to advertize in a local shop for spawn from another garden pond.
The ones looking for contact with nature are invited to spend relaxing hours with fishing-rod on the Vistula riverbank or at the park pond.
The Great Pond on Epsom Common was the largest of the two stew ponds built by the monks in medieval times.
Opposite the park is the lovely Duck Pond where you can take a relaxing stroll around its perimeter.
Take some of your household plants and leave them submerged in the bath or a pond for a year and see how they do.
Technical support is also sought to provide a sustainable water supply (possible suds system) to the pond.
The magician 's underwear has just been found in a cardboard suitcase floating in a stagnant pond on the outskirts of Miami.
Superficially, Ralfs appeared a grave, unapproachable man as he strode around Penwith with his swallow-tailed coat often dripping with pond water.
Newts will eat tadpoles, but then so do other tadpoles - that 's life in the pond !
So I now consider that I have tadpoles in the new pond !
Green-winged teal, Anas crecca Seven, Little Harbor Pond (23 Jan); male, Badcox Pond (27 Jan).
It is a wonderful jumble of trees, plants and vegetables and includes a pond filled with tilapia fish.
Fish pond The large fish pond is also home to a couple of giant model turtles !
Her ears kept flicking and she kept looking at the undergrowth on the other side of the pond.
Pond management and clearance of undergrowth in woodland in the grounds of a Jacobean Mansion with footpaths enabling full access to the public.
Along the track saw Red-crowned Parakeets (tick) and at the Brown Teal pond, 2 Brown Teal (tick) waddled up.
A stone causeway divides the large waterfall pool from the quiet of the waterlily pond.
The actual source of the river is about 1mile west of the westernmost part of the Slaugham Mill Pond.
The substitution of a pond for a wet woodland, is not ' eco '.
Pond skaters, water boatmen and whirligig beetles remain in or on the water.
Castle Park complete with wildfowl pond, bowling green and children 's play ground.
Using zeolite The required amount is simply placed in the filter just before the water is returned to the pond or tank.
If you want a clean, classic and conservative look to your lawn and garden, don't go with a gardener who tries to talk you into digging up a chunk of your yard for a goldfish pond!
These types are mainly used on short trips on the river or relaxing in a pond.
It's like a pebble being dropped into a pond; the ripples get larger and larger, reaching all the way to the other side.
Design a mural of a misty pond including frogs and large goldfish, majestic trees, sunshine, clouds, big lily pads and ferns growing along the water's edge.
The line of furniture was introduced in 2003 with three collections - Lily Pond, Skylands and Turkey Hill.
Bring the outdoors inside with birds, cranes and pond themes.
A mirror surrounded by cotton batting creates the ideal frozen pond for your skating figurines.
If you have a pool, pond, fish tanks or other water features on your property, it's a wonderful way to invite some fresh ocean air into your home and showcase other water related elements you enjoy.
Pond's Clean Sweep Micro Dermabrasion towelettes are infused with cooling cucumber.
Many people like the idea of being a "small fish in a big pond" and so prefer working in large organizations.
The dogs were inside, potted flowers lined the aisles and a pond provided an elegant backdrop to the ceremony that was about to take place.
Add floating lotus flowers to a small lagoon or pond if the pagoda is located near one.
To minimize the work involved, make just one or two fondant frogs and decorate the remaining cupcakes in a set of a dozen with fondant lily pads, pond grass, flies, or other pond imagery.
Mills doesn't believe she's being unreasonable, however, and promises to fight tooth and nail on both sides of the pond for her due.
On Golden Pond (1981) - Hepburn's final Oscar win came in yet another movie adapted from a play.
They are partial to a moist soil, near the margins of a pond or stream.
This is a hardy, moisture-loving plant, and should be grown in rich and moderately stiff loamy soil, and beside a lake or pond where it will never lack moisture.
It dislikes shade, preferring a warm sunny position, being especially happy when planted by the margin of a lake, pond, or stream, where cooling conditions obtain, but where the roots or crowns are not submerged.
Whoever has in his garden a pond or a ditch, or even a thoroughly damp spot, ought to plant this Flag.
In some cases the bog is an extension of a pond or designed to create a pond-like atmosphere without the complications of a body of water.
If you have a water feature or garden pond, then you are sure to need at least one water garden accessory, or maybe even two!
Adding Koi or Goldfish to your pond will not only create a natural enhancement, but possibly add a new hobby to your life as well.
In addition to being a pet, pond fish help to maintain the equilibrium of the water system.
Depending on your garden's central theme, either line the pond with artistic tiles or use broken colored pieces within a concrete base around planters or walkways as an appealing mosaic.
Pond or garden supply stores are a great place to start your hunt, but don't forget to check thrift stores, estate/garage sales, art fairs, and even pet supply houses for more options.
This can be as simple as a small fountain to something as large as a garden pond.
Pond lights can float in your deck fountain or a nearby pond.
Polarized polycarbonate fishing glasses can do a lot for your comfort on those lazy days out by the pond.
The polarized portion of the glasses will allow your view to be clearer, in turn helping you determine the best places to fish once you get to the pond, lake, or wherever you like to fish.
Cool off after a long day in the park in the Fantasia pool, the Mighty Ducks "pond" pool, or the kiddie pool designed just for the youngsters in your party.
As they arch into the sky above the pond, move various leaves that are growing on branches to intercept Hanenbows.
In this offering developed by Sprout Games and published by PopCap Games, you start out as a small fish in a big pond.
They're a big fish, but online casual video games make up an awfully large pond.
Columbia Valley is just one of the AVAs in Washington and Oregon where Duck Pond Cellars owns the vineyards from which they source their wine grapes.
Consistent with other Columbia Valley Chardonnays, Duck Pond Cellars makes several that are both affordable and delicious.
Duck Pond Cellars is normally thought of as an Oregon winery with home base in Dundee, Oregon.
Duck Pond's 2003 Chardonnay is lively with fruit and floral aromas and flavors.
For such affordable prices, you really can't go wrong with any Duck Pond Chardonnay.
In the 1920s, toy manufacturers created larger wooden boats that were exact replicas of pleasure boats and called them pond yachts.
These pond yachts could float in the water and were often used in races across the pond by children in the 1920s and 1930s.
Lake, pond or bay - A good place to have a home as long as you are above the water level.
One of the hottest styles and easiest ways to have a fountain is to use a prefabricated form for a pond or pool.
Incorporating a pond into your garden or backyard landscape creates a lovely water feature that allows you to be creative in its design.
A man-made pond should resemble a natural pond as much as possible with a gentle circular or oval shape.
Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.
Why don't I pack a lunch so we can go down to the pond for a picnic?