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We both felt rather tired and when we reached the field we made at once for a sloping bank over the ridge of which we could see the Dodder.
Well, after dinner Friday we was laying around in the grass at the upper end of the ridge, and got out of tobacco.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
The long white ridge of his spine, with the huge, prominent shoulder blades and jutting ribs and vertebrae, was bare, and Marya Nikolaevna and the waiter were struggling with the sleeve of the night shirt, and could not get the long, limp arm into it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They built their fine homes on Whitehall and Washington streets and along the high ridge of land on which countless generations of moccasined Indian feet had beaten a path called the Peachtree Trail.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The ladders were now applied, and mounted by several men; which the monkey observing, and finding himself almost encompassed, not being able to make speed enough with his three legs, let me drop on a ridge tile, and made his escape.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Massed behind the sort of sloping ridge which the vaulted canal forms at the entrance to the Faubourg du Temple, the soldiers of the attacking column, gravely and thoughtfully, watched this dismal redoubt, this immobility, this passivity, whence sprang death.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
A mile from Gopher Prairie the track mounts a curving low ridge, and she could see the town as a whole.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
It was a large, handsome stone building, standing well on rising ground, and backed by a ridge of high woody hills; and in front, a stream of some natural importance was swelled into greater, but without any artificial appearance.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Though no coward, he has never yet shown any part of him but his back, which rises in a long sharp ridge.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The first, when she stood upon Rainbarrow, had expressed anxiety; the second, on the ridge, had expressed impatience; the present was one of triumphant pleasure.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
I issue out on the sloping height of the ridge, whence wretched Teucrian hands were hurling their ineffectual weapons.