north-and-south love

north-and-south

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  • Each of these main north-and-south strip divisions was crossed and walled off artificially into communities at odds.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Gregg's skirmishers sighted Federals behind the trees on a hill that overlooked a little north-and-south stream known as Powhite Creek.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • The valley ran roughly north-and-south, and to his right, at the southern end, the commander could see a city, although it was impossible to see anyone moving in it at this distance.

    Despoilers of the Golden Empire

  • If while our suspended magnetic needle is at rest in its characteristic north-and-south direction another magnet is brought near, the suspended magnet is turned; that is, motion is produced (Fig. 225).

    General Science

  • In Red Canyon owing to the east-and-west trend the sun fell to the bottom for many more hours than in Lodore which has a north-and-south trend.

    A Canyon Voyage The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

  • At the bottom of the western slope of this hill we could see the crossing of the north-and-south road, which we knew to be the east boundary of our land; while, stretching straight away before us until lost in the distant wood, lay the well-kept road which for a good mile was our southern boundary.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • North and northwest we could see pleasant lands for at least two miles; directly west, our eyes could not reach beyond our own forest; to the south and southwest, fruitful valleys stretched away to a range of wooded hills four miles distant; but on the east our view was limited by the fringe of woods which lay between us and the north-and-south road.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • It lay to the west of a north-and-south road, abutting on this road for half a mile, while on the south it was bordered for a mile by a gravelled road, and the west line was an ordinary country road.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • The north-and-south road ran level for 150 yards, gradually rose for the next 250, and then continued nearly level for a mile or more.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • Exposition sculpture and architecture, as the joyous Fountain of Energy at the other end of the north-and-south axis begins it.

    The Jewel City

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