It is approached by a zigzag path at the side of the cliff, from which a flight of stone xxvII.
The city changed as she wandered the zigzag roads toward its center until she came upon an inner wall - -now open - -leading to stone structures gleaming with gold and silver artwork.
The only difficulty is occasioned by the erratic zigzag current.
The decoration of zigzag lines was probably applied directly after the body of the vase had been blown.
TOpffer, Voyages en zigzag (2 series, 1844 and 1853); Aegid.
A zigzag highway, regarded as a triumph of engineering, winds through the mountain passes between Cettigne and the Austrian seaport of Cattaro; and other good roads give access to the richest parts of the interior.
cubital trunk, and the zigzag course of many of the branches.
Note the zigzag axis (rhachilla) bearing long silky hairs.
The vases are highly polished and of elegant form, with zigzag decoration.
If the box be round, they will seek to lead the eye away from the naked regularity of the circle by a pattern distracting attention, as, for example, by a zigzag breaking the circular outline, and supported by other ornaments.
Only by following at some distance could one cut across the zigzag path of the French.
The vessels of later date which have been found in considerable quantities, principally in the coast towns and islands of the Mediterranean, are amphorae and alabastra, also decorated with zigzag lines.
Obelia forms numerous polyserial stems of the characteristic zigzag pattern growing up from a creeping basal stolon, and buds the medusa of the same name.
The separate nervecentres are, as a rule, placed in communication only by the general nerve-plexus, but in Charybdaea there is a zigzag marginal nerve connecting them up.
Thence the channel turns sharply westward, beginning the great zigzag mentioned.
The " primitive " vessels which have been found in Egypt are small in size and consist of columnar stibium jars, flattened bottles and amphorae, all decorated with zigzag lines, tiny wide-mouthed vases on feet and minute jugs.
a, b, Barren glumes; c, fertile glumes, each enclosing one flower with its pale, d; the zigzag axis (rhachilla) bears long silky hairs.
The campaign was unusually animated - only the Whig campaign for William Henry Harrison in 1840 is comparable to it: there were great torchlight processions of "wide-awake" clubs, which did "railfence," or zigzag, marches, and carried rails in honour of their candidate, the "rail-splitter."
Later we find two periods of zigzag designs in south Germany with an intermediate stage of spirals and wavy lines, while in north and east Germany the so-called string-ornamentation predominates.
In the south the body is slightly cut by women with small flakes of glass or quartz in zigzag or lineal patterns downwards.
In the biserial type the polyps on the two sides of the stem have primitively an alternating, zigzag arrangement; but, by a process of differential growth, quickened in the 1st, 3rd, 5th, &c., members of the stem, and retarded in the 2nd, 4th, 6th, &c., members, the polyps may assume secondarily positions opposite to one another on the two sides of the stem.
After wildly circling about, and reaching a height at which it appears a mere speck, where it winnows a random zigzag course, it abruptly shoots downwards and aslant, and then as abruptly stops to regain its former elevation, and this process it repeats many times.
before emerging into an enormous zigzag trough (the Grand CaÃ±on) which conducts the river past the basalt plateau.
A reeling gait, oscillations of the body which impart a zigzag direction to the walk, difficulty in standing, owing to unsteadiness of limb, are common in cerebellar disease.
(i) In the majority of cases the numbers lie on a continuous (but possibly zigzag) line.
zigzag back down the path to the main road.
zigzag lines outside the school.
The result is a long, continuous zigzag strip.
The first floor on the N side now has big zigzag too.
Communication with the upper town is effected by means of two elevators, a circular tramway, and steep zigzag roads.
Here it bends south again, and with many a zigzag continues its general westerly direction, crossing the arid plains of Bechuana, Bushman and Namaqualands.
The principal river of the province is the Isonzo, which rises in the Triglav, and pursues a strange zigzag course for a distance of 78 m.
The Susquehanna is a wide and shallow stream with a zigzag course and numerous islands, but both the Susquehanna and the Delaware, together with their principal tributaries, flow for the most part transverse to the geological structure, and in the gorges and water-gaps through which they pass ridges in the mountain region, is some of the most picturesque scenery in the state; a number of these gorges, too, have been of great economic importance as passages for railways.
10); they have the body triangular, the waist being very narrow; the legs are two lines linked by a zigzag, as if to expr~ss that they move to and fro.
South of it is the long zigzag range known as Jebel el-Kuds, named from Jerusalem (el-Kuds) the chief town built upon it.
The piping takes a winding or zigzag course, and by the time the outlet is reached, the water it contains has reached a high temperature.
Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
The spreading branches have a tendency to assume a tortuous form, owing to the central shoots becoming abortive, and the growth thus being continued laterally, causing a zigzag development, more exaggerated in old trees and those standing in From Kotschy, op. cit.
The garment (which resembles the Doric irbirXos, but seems to have been rectangular rather than square) is folded over at the top, and the central part is drawn up towards the right shoulder to produce an elaborate system of zigzag folds (Greek Art, fig.
15),the polyps produce buds right and left alternately, so that the hydranths are arranged in a zigzag fashion, forming a " scorpioid cyme," as in Obelia and Sertularia.
zigzag at r. angles to the wall, i.e. a Late Norman motif.
The Coast Path enters the village via a steep zigzag through someone's garden, dropping steeply to the harbor.
zigzag path crossing a wall then turning left to emerge from the trees via a stile.
zigzag pattern from north to south along the area.
zigzag fashion along a beach.
zigzag route down a cliff several hundred feet.
zigzag course to escape the shots of hunters.
zigzag down to the sea past the beautifully planted cascades.
zigzag down the river.
The western boundary was settled by Anglo-German agreements of 1890 and 1899; it leaves the coast west of the town of Lome and proceeds in a zigzag line to where the Deine river joins the Volta; thence follows the Volta to its junction with the Daka and then the Daka up to the point where 9Ã‚° N.
The Egyptian potteries afforded experience in dealing with vitreous glazes and vitreous colours, and from Egyptian alabaster-quarries veined vessels were wrought, which may well have suggested the decorative arrangement of zigzag lines (see Plate I.
In the Coralline Limestone the following fossils have been noted :- Spondylus, Ostrea, Pecten, Cytherea, Arca, Terebratula, Orthis, Clavagella, Echinus, Cidaris, Nucleolites, Brissus, Spatangus; in the Marl the Nautilus zigzag; in the Yellow, Black and Greensand shells of Lenticulites complanatus, teeth and vertebrae of Squalidae and Cetacea; in the Sandstone Vaginula depressa, Crystallaria, Nodosaria, Brissus, Nucleolites, Pecten burdigallensis, Scalaria, Scutella subrotunda, Spatangus, Nautilus, Ostrea navicularis and Pecten cristatus (see Captain Spratt's work and papers by Lord Ducie and Dr Adams).
The inflorescence or ear consists of a central stalk bent zigzag, forming a series of notches (see fig.
before emerging into an enormous zigzag trough (the Grand CaÃƒ±on) which conducts the river past the basalt plateau.
Turn left down the drive to some houses and then zigzag back down the path to the main road.
On the N side even bays one and two have zigzag at r. angles to the wall, i.e. a Late Norman motif.
The Coast Path enters the village via a steep zigzag through someone 's garden, dropping steeply to the harbor.
Instead, continue on the zigzag path crossing a wall then turning left to emerge from the trees via a stile.
Five 100m long trenches were laid out in zigzag pattern from north to south along the area.
In this way, material moves in a zigzag fashion along a beach.
Please do not enter the school grounds or park on the zigzag lines outside the school.
We had a rough road for the first hour, having to descend by a zigzag route down a cliff several hundred feet.
The deer was obviously moving in a zigzag course to escape the shots of hunters.
Built on a series of terraces beneath St. Boniface Down the town 's roads zigzag down to the sea past the beautifully planted cascades.
Novice: Getting better, can now zigzag down the river.
To make use of the rhythm these geometric shapes create, the shapes were placed in repetitive patterns with an end result of zigzag patterns.
Many New York hiking trails are governed and maintained by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference due to the fact that many of the trails zigzag through both states.
The electrodes are connected to a computer that measures the heart's electrical impulses and records them in a zigzag patter on a moving strip of paper.
During an EKG, small electrode patches are attached to the skin on the chest and connected to a computer that measures the heart's electrical impulses and records them in a zigzag patter on a moving strip of paper.
In addition, the dance is very easy to recognize for outsiders because it is performed in a zigzag pattern of movement instead of most of the other cultural dances of Native American tribes, which are performed in a circle.
If the updo requires a part, using a zigzag or curved part is more unique than a simple straight part.
The vast majority of her hair clips have zigzag edges for a fun touch, and they typically are mounted on bendable or simple snap clips.
An updated take on the look, in the form of face-framing layers or a zigzag part, keeps it fresh.
Another interesting feature is the bottom of the suit done in a zigzag, peek-a-boo style.
The Zigzag: This bikini, available in a micro or hipster, features a rainbow of zigzags against a solid background.
In addition, most are green with red zigzag trim.
Symmetrically offset scatters with similarly-sized stones in a zigzag pattern.
The result is a straight lace with zigzag pattern underneath.
Chevron: A popular Venetian style of bead made by forming a zigzag pattern in a block of glass.
Her Zipper Stripe collection includes a lined demi bra and a low-rise thong, both decorated with contrasting lace trim and zigzag stripes.
Closely allied to the Scotch pine, and perhaps to be regarded as a mere alpine form of that species, is the dwarf P. montana (or P. Pumilio), the " kummholz " or " knieholz " of the Germans - a recumbent bush, generally only a few feet high, but with long zigzag stems, that root occasionally at the knee-like bends where they rest upon the ground.
Over these on each face is a circular opening, with zigzag ornament in two cases, (fn.
The western boundary was settled by Anglo-German agreements of 1890 and 1899; it leaves the coast west of the town of Lome and proceeds in a zigzag line to where the Deine river joins the Volta; thence follows the Volta to its junction with the Daka and then the Daka up to the point where 9° N.
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