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  • No gypsy prank had thrust those tiny hoops of gold through the ears; no prairie winds had beaten that skin into wrinkled leather; nor had the snow-drift and mountain-slope put in his walk that reminiscent roll.


  • I came to the cliffs and was somewhat disquieted to note that the illusive moonlight lent them a subtle appearance I had not noticed before -- in the weird light they appeared less like natural cliffs and more like the ruins of cyclopean and Titan-reared battlements jutting from the mountain-slope.

    People of the Dark

  • On this green mountain-slope and pastoral plain, 660

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • The crimson shape left the mountain-slope and came down in a long arching swoop.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • A road now passes through this valley, and, where it crosses the mouth of either of the five valleys rising towards the mountain-slope, it cuts alternately through the two horns of a crescent-shaped wall which bars the lower end of every one of them.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • A glacier, advancing beyond its usual limits and rising against the opposite mountain-slope, dammed up the waters of the torrent and caused a lake to be formed.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • The southern side retains the character of a steep mountain-slope covered with grass and stunted bushes.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • Swift and a broken rock clatters across the steep shelf of the mountain-slope, sudden and swift, and breaks as it clatters down into the hollow breach of the dried water-course; far and away

    Three Poems

  • Time pushed past, divided into even days, along a smooth road that led down the mountain-slope of summer.

    The Path of Life

  • She remained silent, looking fixedly out of the great, plate-glass window, across the glorious sweep of blue mountain-slope and green valley commanded by

    The Bent Twig


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