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  • The landscape consists for the most part of waste stretches of heath, occasionally slightly overlaid with high fen.
  • For a critical account of the former, the story of which has been overlaid by a mass of legends, see Delbriick, Gesch.
  • These older beds are overlaid, especially in the western part of the country, by a sandstone series which contains thin seams of coal and many remains of plants.
  • Not that all architectural ornament is to be neglected even in the rudest periods; but let our houses first be lined with beauty, where they come in contact with our lives, like the tenement of the shellfish, and not overlaid with it.
  • The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy rupture, for a quarter of a mile on one or both sides, the produce of one spring day.

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