Sentence Examples

  • Mysticism instinctively recedes from formulas that have become stereotyped and mechanical.
  • As he recedes from us, however, we begin to see that he has a much closer relation to the great Georgian writers than we used to be willing to admit.
  • Here the main chain of the Alps (as marked by watershed) recedes so far to the north that it has never constituted the frontier.
  • As the Hindu Kush gradually recedes from the Ab-i-Panja and turns south-westwards it gains in altitude, and we find prominent peaks on the crest which measure more than 24,000 ft.
  • Here the Western Cordillera recedes, and the important valley of Arequipa, though on its western slope, is 7000 ft.

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