Sentence Examples

  • Of Mas-a-Tierra lies the islet of Santa Clara.
  • The islet in front of the harbour, subsequently known as the Penon, had been occupied by the Spaniards as early as 1302.
  • At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
  • Is the islet of Lampione.
  • The fortress-abbey to which Mont St Michel owes its fame stands upon the more precipitous side of the islet towards the north and west, the sloping portion towards the east and south being occupied by houses.

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