broad-bottomed love

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  • We stood on a path that sloped down into a wide, broad-bottomed valley wreathed in mist.

    The Substance of a Dream

  • I thought on the day when the bands of Suetonius crossed the Menai strait in their broad-bottomed boats, fell upon the Druids and their followers, who with wild looks and brandished torches lined the shore, slew hundreds with merciless butchery upon the plains, and pursued the remainder to the remotest fastnesses of the isle.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • The dress of the original settlers is handed down inviolate, from father to son: the identical broad-brimmed hat, broad-skirted coat, and broad-bottomed breeches, continue from generation to generation; and several gigantic knee-buckles of massy silver are still in wear, that made gallant display in the days of the patriarchs of Communipaw.

    Washington Irving

  • On the hill-sides I have seen them sloping at an angle of ten degrees with the horizon; but in some of the level, broad-bottomed valleys, the inclination is only just sufficient to be clearly perceived.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • Tied to the pack were a pick and two shovels, a shallow, broad-bottomed iron pan, and a tent and bedroll.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • Virginia ought to have placed by its side one of her own old country-houses, long and low, with attic windows, the roof spreading with unbroken line over a portico the full length of the front, and a broad-bottomed chimney on the outside of each gable.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 101, May, 1876

  • In the early years, the class crews used to row on the lake and sing at sunset, in their heavy, broad-bottomed old tubs; and from these casual summer evenings "Float" has been evolved -- Wellesley's water pageant -- when Lake Waban is dotted with gay craft, and the crews in their slim, modern, eight-oared shells, display their skill.

    The Story of Wellesley

  • We have tried so far as possible to effect a broad-bottomed settlement of the question which should command the assent of people even beyond the great party groupings which support us.

    Liberalism and the Social Problem

  • Day after day the long lines of soldiers hauled on the tow-ropes or pulled at the oars of the broad-bottomed boats.

    The River War An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

  • Broad-fronted, broad-bottomed Teutons, they stand in solid phalanx foursquare to the points of compass; they constitute the modern world, they have earned their vantage-ground, and held it through ages of adverse possession.

    XVIII. English Traits. Result

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