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  • She finally reached the bottom of the embankment and fell headlong into a bunch of blackberry bushes.
  • Bordeaux led his horse down the embankment and Cassie hesitantly followed.
  • She turned and watched Cade plunge his horse down a steep embankment and turn toward her.
  • Upon the advent of the Left to power, however, he accepted both gift and pension, and worked energetically upon the scheme for the Tiber embankment to prevent the flooding of Rome.
  • The output nf stone from quarries is greatly diminished (from 12,500,000 tons, worth 1/21,920,000, in 1890, to 8,000,000 tons, worth 1/2f 400,000, in 1899), a circumstance probably attributable to the slackening of building enterprise in many cities, and to the decrease in the demand for stone for railway, maritime and river embankment works.

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