Sentence Examples


  • The roof was highpitched and covered with straw, hay, reeds or tiles.
  • The last-named species spends most of its time in water, where it may be observed not infrequently among the reeds with all but its head and horns submerged.
  • The swampy regions of the Nile and of the Eastern province are characterized by an extravagant growth of papyrus and other rushes, of reeds and coarse grass.
  • The land slopes gently and drains into a considerable number of streams, turning the land into a morass of reeds and papyrus.
  • Along this part of its course the river is apt to be choked with reeds and, except where bordered by lines of palm trees, the channel loses itself in lakes and swamps.
 

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