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  • We went over the road that our tank Commander had blown, the three craters in the mountain-side were still there, but the German engineers had bridged them, so that transport could cross.

    John Keay

  • That tiny breath traveled up the mountain-side—hit the pine trees like a gale—and the monastery began to unravel as if it was made of dry sand.

    Agent Q, or The Smell Of Danger!

  • While Ricketts was occupying the enemy's attention, Crook, again moving unobserved into the dense timber on the eastern face of Little North Mountain, conducted his command south in two parallel columns until he gained the rear of the enemy's works, when, marching his divisions by the left flank, he led them in an easterly direction down the mountain-side.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • It was a cul-de-sac, and at the end of it, just as on his previous visit, there stood a stone mosque, whose roof leaned back at a steep angle against the mountain-side.

    In The Time Of Light

  • That tiny breath traveled up the mountain-side—hit the pine trees like a gale—and the monastery began to unravel as if it was made of dry sand.

    Agent Q, or The Smell Of Danger!

  • Up here all was strangely peaceful; the mountain-side and the glacier united in a great flat terrace -- a plain, one might call it -- without disturbance of any kind.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • The mountain-side along which we were advancing gradually narrowed between vast fissures above and vaster fissures below, and finally passed by a very narrow bridge -- hardly broader than the sledges -- into the glacier.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • The mountain-side ran smooth and even under the lofty summit-like a gabled church tower -- of Mount Don Pedro Christophersen, and followed the direction of the glacier.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • The first part of the work was easy, as the ground rose gradually with smooth snow-slopes below the mountain-side.

    The South Pole~ The First Account

  • The hollow between the two mountains, which was filled by the Heiberg Glacier, grew narrower and narrower towards the end, and, although appearances were still very pleasant, I expected to find some disturbance when we arrived at the point where the mountain-side passed into the glacier.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

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