Sentence Examples


  • From Grimsby to Skegness traces of a submarine forest are visible; but while the sea is encroaching upon some parts of the coast it is receding from others, as shown by Holbeach, which is now 6 m.
  • Such explanation of physical phenomena is the main problem of Descartes, and it goes on encroaching upon territories once supposed proper to the mind.
  • It continued, however, to be governed by native princes until it was absorbed by the encroaching power of Pontus.
  • The sea is encroaching over a considerable extent of coast-line on the North Sea as well as on the English Channel.
  • Owing to climatic causes the tract they occupied was slowly drying up. They were the outposts of civilization towards the encroaching desert, and the Tatar nomadism that advanced with it.