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  • San Rafael Creek, up which we had to go to reach the town and turn over our prisoners to the authorities, ran through wide-stretching marshes, and was difficult to navigate on a falling tide, while at low tide it was impossible to navigate at all.


  • The sun shone upon it, and about it were open, level grass-lands, while to the eastward we saw the dark line of a wide-stretching forest.


  • A narrow space on the right-hand side of the channel was left clear for steamboats, but the rest of the river was covered with the wide-stretching nets.

    Charley's Coup

  • Reclining on her side, she looked out and over the wide-stretching Yukon.


  • We had scarcely filled away, it seemed, when the fog thinned abruptly and we were again in the sunshine, the wide-stretching sea breaking before us to the sky-line.

    Chapter 25

  • "Indeed, sir!" said he, pointing out over the wide-stretching moor.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • The scene looked less harsh in the soft October sunshine than it had in the eager time of early spring, and the one grand charm it possessed in common with all wide-stretching woodless regions — that it filled you with a new consciousness of the overarching sky — had a milder, more soothing influence than usual, on this almost cloudless day.

    Adam Bede

  • It seemed hard to him, or hard rather upon her, that all the wide-stretching solid support of her family should be taken away from her at such a crisis as the present.

    John Caldigate

  • There were liberal, wide-stretching, grassy riverside meadows, with a multitude of small pools, little lakes, rivulets, creeks overgrown at the ends with branches and osiers — a regular Russian scene, such as

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • “Here is Thaouka, and there — the Pampas,” he added, embracing with a passionate gesture the wide-stretching prairies.

    In Search of the Castaways


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