River-bank Sentence Examples
She sat on the river bank across from a series of wide, large steps leading up a hill to the park where the Arch stood, framed against a black sky.
It stands near the river bank on the S.W.
We also saw brown hawkers with their attractive coppery wings hunting along the taller vegetation of the river bank.
All the animals lined up along the river bank.
Garay, when on his way to Santa Fe, was unfortunately murdered by a party of Indians, Minuas (Mimas), three years later, while incautiously sleeping on the river bank near the ruins of San Espiritu.Advertisement
Before we left the road two Rosy Starlings flew into one of the larger acacias along the river bank.
In the park is a red sandstone outcrop with pale bands above the river bank.
The European town is situated at the bottom of a beautiful reach of the Hugli, with clean wide thoroughfares, and many elegant residences along the river-bank.
It thus blocked the road from Germany to Italy, while a great wall was built from the town to the river bank.
The division south of the Ganges comprises portions of Allahabad, Benares and Ghazipur, together with the whole of Mirzapur, and in general features somewhat resembles Bundelkhand, but the lowlands along the river bank are more fertile.Advertisement
Altona carries on an extensive maritime trade with Great Britain, France and America, but it has by no means succeeded in depriving Hamburg of its commercial superiority - indeed, so dependent is it upon its rival that most of its business is transacted on the Hamburg exchange, while the magnificent warehouses on the Altona river bank are to a large extent occupied by the goods of Hamburg merchants.
The borough is built on land which rises gradually from the river-bank for about 4 m.
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.
The new settlement soon extended itself along the river bank to the then village of Kalikata, and by degrees the cluster of neighbouring hamlets grew into the present town.
On the river bank is a temple to Siva, of hexagonal shape, old and going to ruin.Advertisement
The principal public buildings of the city, such as they are, lie in the eastern section along the river bank.
The city extends along the river bank for a distance of more than 3 m., and is connected by a bridge with Hamburg, and with North Augusta, South Carolina, two residential suburbs.
The monastery, rebuilt at the end of the 19th century, forms a lofty mass of buildings on the river bank.
The excavators began by driving a level platform from the river bank towards the acropolis on the line of the two columns.
The principal square is surrounded with pillared porticoes, and has a fountain in the centre; and along the river bank there runs a fine promenade, planted with poplar trees and adorned with statues.Advertisement
The southern districts are occupied by sailors and labourers in the St Katherine and London Docks and the wharves and factories lining the river-bank.
A few of the old mill cottages still survive but the ones on the river bank have long gone.
The Burial Banks The Burial Banks are located on the river bank behind the former Mourne Hospital and are marked by a simple headstone.
This stretch of the river bank is now largely pedestrianized and has been transformed into a thriving public space.
The path soon joins the river bank where you will find quaking grass, betony and common restharrow.Advertisement
They tethered their horses by a small thicket along the river bank.
The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.
A large working population is employed in the Royal Arsenal, which occupies a large area on the river-bank, and includes the Royal Gun Factory, Royal Carriage Department, Royal Laboratory and Building Works Department.
The Lombardy poplar is valuable chiefly as an ornamental tree, its timber being of very inferior quality; its tall, erect growth renders it useful to the landscape-gardener as a relief to the rounded forms of other trees, or in contrast to the horizontal lines of the lake or river-bank where it delights to grow.
The citadel occupies the neck of the peninsula upon which the town stands; along the river bank in a semicircle is the town enceinte, and the suburb of Battant on the right bank of the Doubs is also "regularly" fortified as a bridge-head.
On the north there is a flat tract between Chelsea and Westminster, covering Pimlico, but from Westminster down to the Tower there is a marked slope directly up from the river bank.
It was destroyed at the end of the ith century, but its ruins still extend five miles along the river bank.
Before 1769 Bangkok was nothing but an agricultural village with a fort on the river bank.
The city faces upon a curve in the river bank forming what is called the Bay of Asuncion, and is built on a low sandy plain, rising to pretty hillsides overlooking the bay and the low, wooded country of the Chaco on the opposite shore.'
Among the most prominent are the Houses of Parliament, the great domed Customs House on the river-bank, the Lands Office, the General Post Office, the town halls of Brisbane and South Brisbane, and the opera house.