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 Meanings and Examples of VALLEY
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valley
 n.  a low area of land between hills or mountains
Classic Sentence: (127 in 9 pages)
1  John, cooped up in the valley, and absorbed in his work, had had little chance of learning the news of the outside world during the last twelve years.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  Nor was the fear entirely an illusion, for the barren valley was thickly strewn with trees and boulders which had fallen in a similar manner.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  The animal sprang into the air, tottered for a moment upon the edge of the precipice, and then came crashing down into the valley beneath.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  The valley in which he found himself divided and sub-divided into many gorges, which were so like each other that it was impossible to distinguish one from the other.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
5  And immediately after these came the newer, pinker rows of rather larger houses, plastering the valley: the homes of more modern workmen.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
6  They looked up the shallow valley at the mine, and beyond it, at the black-lidded houses of Tevershall crawling like some serpent up the hill.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
7  She indicated the faint light at the bottom of the valley which Fairway had pointed out; and the two women descended the tumulus.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
8  Far away up the sombre valley of heath, and to the right of Rainbarrow, could indeed be seen the light, small, but steady and persistent as before.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
9  Her course was in the direction of the small undying fire which had drawn the attention of the men on Rainbarrow and of Wildeve in the valley below.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
10  Otherwise the situation was quite open, commanding the whole length of the valley which reached to the river behind Wildeve's house.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
11  Thereupon the contour of a man became dimly visible against the low-reaching sky over the valley, beyond the outer margin of the pool.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  When the boy had reascended to the top of the valley he found the fire to be still burning on the bank, though lower than before.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
13  But on the next, being the day-week of their previous meeting, he saw a female shape floating along the ridge and the outline of a young man ascending from the valley.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
14  Marsh-harriers looked up from the valley by Wildeve's.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
15  She put on her bonnet, and, leaving the house, descended the hill on the side towards Blooms-End, where she walked slowly along the valley for a distance of a mile and a half.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 1 Tidings of the Comer
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  The river meandered gently along the valley floor.
2  The track plunged down into the valley.
3  A fine view of the valley lay before the tourists.
4  The small town lies beyond the next valley.
5  I have only ever seen as far as the next valley, and have no idea what lies beyond.
6  A broken blue line means the course of a waterless valley.
7  The entire valley reverberated with the sound of the temple bells.
8  The sector dam broke and its water drowned the entire valley.
9  Environmental groups are making a stand against the new road through the valley.
10  A broad valley opened up leading to a high, flat plateau of cultivated land.
11  A vast panorama of the valley lay before us.
12  The valley that we are trying to reach lies behind the next hill.
13  The bells of the old temple resounded throughout the valley.
14  Until the great dam was built, the waters of the Nile used to inundate the river valley like clockwork every year.
15  Only on the hills skirting the valley, the trees were somewhat wild again.