Slanting sentence examples

  • The sole consists of two halves slanting against each other,.

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  • Williams Jackson, Persia, Past and Present.) is of course given to the Persian language (in four columns); the three Susian (Elamitic) columns lie to the left, and the Babylonian text is on a slanting boulder above them; a part of the Babylonian has been destroyed by a torrent, which has made its way over it.

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  • The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.

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  • The stones are cluster set in an oval mounting in slanting rows.

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  • And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozhaysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind.

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  • At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down.

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  • It consists of a large stone chamber which communicates directly with two slightly slanting tubular retorts of iron.

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  • With the exception of this corner, Massachusetts is a part of the slanting upland that includes all of southern New England.

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  • The region was by no means a peneplain before its slanting uplift; its surface then was hilly and in the south mountainous; in its central and still more in its northern part it was overspread with lavas which flowed westward along the broad open valleys from many vents in the eastern part: near the northern end of the range, eruptions have continued in the present cycle, forming many cones and young lava flows.

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  • The bottles, which up till now have been in a horizontal position, are then, in order to prepare them for the next process, namely, that known as disgorging, placed in a slanting position, neck downwards, and are daily shaken very slightly, so that by degrees the sediment works its way on to the cork.

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  • The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.

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  • Thus the base of the gill passes in a slanting direction across the right-hand side of the kidney, the posterior end being dorsal to the apex of the gland, and the anterior end ventral to the right-hand corner.

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  • The sun had risen brightly and its slanting rays struck straight into Napoleon's face as, shading his eyes with his hand, he looked at the fleches.

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  • Higher up the hill, on the very horizon, our guns were visible through the wonderfully clear air, brightly illuminated by slanting morning sunbeams.

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  • It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.

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  • Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner).

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  • Gain the flake crack above and move up (Friend 3½) to flat holds on a slanting broken crack.

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  • They often have a low, slanting forehead, a receding forehead.

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  • Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner ).

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  • It is true that many of these ranges are characterized by the rounded tops and the rather evenly slanting, waste-covered slopes which ncrmally result from the long-continued action of the ordinary agencies of erosion; that they bear little snow in summer and are practically wanting in glaciers; that forests are often scanty on the middle and lower slopes, the mord so because of devastation by fires; and that the general impression of great altitude is much weakened because the mountains are seen from a base which itself is 5000 or 6000 ft.

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  • In October lift all it is desired to save, and lay them close together in a slanting direction, at an angle of about 45 degree, in a warm, mellow soil at the foot of a wall or hedge, where, in hard weather, shelter can easily be given.

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  • In the book, Eclipse, Stephanie Meyer describes Bella's engagement ring in the following manner: "The face was a long oval, set with slanting rows of glittering round stones.

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  • The face was a long oval, set with slanting rows of glittering round stones.

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  • The emphasis tag used to be called the "italic" tag, but some people prefer to use methods other than slanting tags to emphasize the text.

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