The-midlands Sentence Examples
As a rule flowers common to all zones are on the coast smaller and with paler colours than they are in the midlands.
There is but one cactus indigenous to Natal; it is found hanging from perpendicular rocks in the midlands.
While maize thrives in every part of the country, wheat, barley and oats - cultivated by the white farmers - flourish only in the midlands and uplands.
Here you find articles in the encylopedia on topics related to the Midlands.
Hollingbourne come Westwell, Eastwell, Boughton Aluph, Godmersham, Chilham Castle, and then at Harbledown, where are the remains of the Hospice of St Nicholas, the road joins Watling Street, by which came the main stream of pilgrims from London, the North and the Midlands.
Canals connect with the great manufacturing district of South Yorkshire, and the Trent opens up wide communications with the Midlands.
The cost of planting and the outlay for manuring and weeding during the years of maturity of the crop, are higher in the Midlands and the yield was estimated by Ellmore at 6 to 10 tons per acre, green, worth from £3, ios.
These, together with pigs, wool, butter, and (in small quantities) cheese, form the staple of a considerable trade with the Midlands and the industrial districts to the south and southwest.
During the middle ages the city developed steadily, and grew to command all the foreign commerce of the midlands and north, but it was not until modern times that Stockholm became the capital of Sweden.
Ice forms about October in the north, in November or December in the midlands and south, and breaks up in May or June and in April respectively.Advertisement
Ice covers the lakes for 100 to 115 days annually in the south, 150 in the midlands and 200 to 220 in the north.
In the midlands the partridge is fairly common, though not readily enduring the harder winters; and ring-doves and stock-doves occur.
The food of the people in the midlands and south is plentiful and good; in the remoter parts of the north an unfavourable summer is followed by a winter of scarcity or even famine; and in these parts meat is little used.
In the midlands and south fine castles and manor houses of the 16th and 17th centuries are fairly numerous, and there are a few remains of previous date.
Thus in Skane nearly 60% of the land is under cultivation; in the midlands about 30%; in the north from 4.5% in xXVi.Advertisement
This last is the staple crop in Norrland, becoming the only grain-crop in the extreme north; in the richer agricultural lands of the midlands and south rye is predominant in the east, oats in the west.
The principal breeds of cattle are the alpine in Norrland, and Ayrshire, short-horn, and red-and-white Swedish in the midlands and south.
Nearly all the ore is magnetite, and in the midlands it is almost wholly free of phosphorus.
Mather conducted an open-air missionary tour in the Midlands and the North with some success.
This coalfield, ministering to the multifarious metal manufactures of Birmingham, constitutes the centre of the Midlands.Advertisement
A wider grouping according to natural characteristics may now be recognized only in the cases of Wales, East Anglia, Wessex and such less definite groups as the Home Counties around London or the Midlands around Birmingham.
The Triassic rocks, red sandstones, marls and conglomerates cover a broad area in the Midlands in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire, whence they may be followed south-westward through Somerset to the coast at Sidmouth, and northward, round either flank of the Pennine Hills, through Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire to Middlesbrough on the one hand, and upon the other through Staffordshire, Cheshire and Lancashire to Carlisle.
The last well-marked lowering of the land took place in the Pleistocene period, when it was accompanied by glacial conditions, through which the greater part of northern England and the Midlands was covered by ice; a state of things which led directly and indirectly to the deposition of those extensive boulder clays, sands and gravels which obscure so much of the older surface of the country in all but the southern counties.
The other most extensive centres of dense population are the coal-mining or manufacturing districts of Northumberland and Durham, of the midlands (parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Leicestershire), and of South Wales and Monmouthshire; and it is in these districts, and others smaller, but of similar character, that the greatest increase of population has been recorded, since the extensive development of 'As in Bartholomew's Survey Atlas of England and Wales (1903).
Serving also Nottingham, Derby, and the principal towns of the midlands and West Riding, and Manchester.Advertisement
The principal line of navigation from the Thames northward to the midlands is that of the Grand Junction, which runs from Brentford, is connected through London with the port of London by the Regent's Canal, and follows closely the main line of the North-Western railway.
Hop-growing extends from Kent into the neighbouring parts of Sussex and Surrey, where, however, it is much less important; it is also practised to a considerable degree in a group of counties of the midlands and west - Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Shropshire.
The rivers of the midlands and east are of little importance to salmon-fishers, though the Trent carries a few, and in modern times attempts have been made to rehabilitate the Thames as a salmon river.
Of the rest of the invaders one section established I petty kingdom in Yorkshire, but those in the Midlands were fubject to no common sovereign but lived in a loose confederacy inder the jarls of the Five Boroughs already named above.
In the rest of the Midlands and in East Anglia they were only a governing oligarchy of scanty numbers.
It was on this fact that the fortune of England was to turn, for in the hour of crisis Harold was to be betrayed by the lords of the Midlands and the North.
They raised an army, which seized the fords of the Severn, in order to prevent de Montfortwho was then at Hereford with the captive kingfrom getting back to London or the Midlands.
The deliberate harrying of the Midlands by Margarets northern levies was a new departure, and one bitterly resented.
Towton, where the Yorkist army was infuriated by the harrying of the Midlands by their enemies in the preceding campaign, was the only fight that ended in a general massacre.
In addition to these there are numerous military airfields within the Midlands.
With seventeen offices, we specialize in the placement of temporary and permanent clerical and accountancy personnel across the Midlands and North of England.
Most retail head offices are sited in London or the south east, with some in the midlands.
After failing to rally the catholic gentry of the Midlands to join him in a rebellion he reached Holbeach House in Staffordshire.
Representing the Midlands The Midlands Region will be represented by John Osborne, who is an assistant greenkeeper at Boston Golf Club in Lincolnshire.
In February 1643, Major-General Thomas Ballard led 6,000 parliamentarians from the Midlands in an assault on Newark.
This rain spread into the Midlands and East Anglia during the morning, then gradually petered out.
John L Richards is perhaps the only true professional toastmaster on the Midlands scene.
The company is located within the heart of the Midlands manufacturing area, supplying tooling to leading presswork companies throughout the country.
I am based in our Manchester office and cover the north of england down to the midlands and north wales.
Local schoolteachers in 1851 seem to have come from the Midlands.
By 1629 Richard Foley had set up the first slitting mill in the Midlands at The Hyde.
G. Jamesoni is a handsome plant, nearly hardy in the southern counties, but too tender for the midlands and the north.