Sentence Examples


  • They refused therefore to grant him either subsidies or a levee en masse, and he bad to take what he wanted by force.
  • Of levee on the Mississippi river within the state, and 84 m.
  • For about a century and a half before that time, levee building had been undertaken in a more or less spasmodic and tentative way, first by riparian proprietors, then by local combinations of public and private interests, and finally by the state, acting through levee districts, advised by a Board of Engineers.
  • Levee systems on some of the interior or tributary rivers, aggregating some 602 m., are exclusively built and maintained by the state.
  • Of levee in Arkansas, necessary to its security from overflow.

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