Deep, through which the water rushes at the rate of 4 to 5 m.
It is by this time mere vegetable mould and undistinguishable pond shore, through which rushes and flags have pushed up.
The French battalion rushes to the bridgehead, spikes the guns, and the bridge is taken!
Towards the foothills of the Caucasus they are clothed with thick forests, while in the west they merge into the steppes of south Russia or end in marshy ground, choked with reeds and rushes, in the delta of the Kuban.
A violent current, starting from the Straits of Gibraltar, rushes eastward along the shore, and, hurled back from the headlands, is deflected to the west.