His voice was gravelly from lack of use, and his arms and legs felt heavy as he tested them.
"You hurt?" he asked in a gravelly growl.
On leaving the hills it enters on a flat country, and extends over a gravelly bed.
"I can't let you do that," he said at last, his gravelly voice tight.
Strong heavy clay soils, sandy and gravelly soils, are almost entirely absent; and the mixture of soil arising from the various stratifications and from the detritus carried down to the plains has created many districts of remarkable richness.