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"I climbed up on one of the piles," explained Anne wearily, "and Gilbert Blythe came along in Mr.
The victorious raiders collected about the pile of golden ingots which the Abyssinians had uncovered, and there awaited the return of their leader.
Werper had but little ammunition, having been hastily armed by Abdul Mourak from the body of one of the first of the Abyssinians who had fallen in the fight about the pile of ingots, and now he realized that soon he would have used his last bullet, and be at the mercy of the Arab--a mercy with which he was well acquainted.
Opposite it, upon either bank of the river, are tumbled piles of ruins overgrown with vegetation.
Edwards had preceded him; for the sight of the immense piles of fish, that were slowly rolling over on the gravelly beach, had impelled him also to leave the ladies and join the fishermen.
These fish, Bess, which thou seest lying in such piles before thee, and which by to-morrow evening will be rejected food on the meanest table in Templeton, are of a quality and flavor that, in other countries, would make them esteemed a luxury on the tables of princes or epicures.
As the labor of drawing the net had been very great, he directed one party of his men to commence throwing the fish into piles, preparatory to the usual division, while another, under the superintendence of Benjamin, prepared the seine for a second haul.
Wash Williams and George Willard arose from the pile of railroad ties and walked along the tracks toward town.
So that the lofty pile of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed!
It would seem that each separate formation, like the whole pile of formations in any country, has generally been intermittent in its accumulation.
A man must for years examine for himself great piles of superimposed strata, and watch the sea at work grinding down old rocks and making fresh sediment, before he can hope to comprehend anything of the lapse of time, the monuments of which we see around us.
The most skilful geologist, if his attention had been exclusively confined to these large territories, would never have suspected that during the periods which were blank and barren in his own country, great piles of sediment, charged with new and peculiar forms of life, had elsewhere been accumulated.
They may be traced up to a height of between 7000 and 9000 feet, where they become hidden by the irregular piles of debris.
The piling project covered the 107 bored and cast in situ pile anchored more than 1300 m in bed rock upon which the 3 towers of TRI ZEN was founded upon.
Our overall sheet piling requirements will be broken down in to several lots of permanent sheet pile works, for the construction of retaining walls and temporary sheet pile works mainly for the realisation of a cofferdam needed for bridges piling works.