The wheels, called naoura, are of the most primitive construction, made of rough branches of trees, with palm leaf paddles, rude clay vessels being slung on the outer edge to catch the water, of which they raise a prodigious amount, only a comparatively small part of which, however, is poured into the aqueducts on top of the dams. These latter are exceedingly picturesque, often consisting of a series of well-built Gothic arches, and give a peculiar character to the scenery; but they are also great impediments to navigation.
She shrugged as she placed the toy on top of the magazine.
She hit the soft sand and he was instantly on top of her, wrestling the whip from her hand.
She was tending the mules when she saw a rider on top of a sand dune.
She had large brown eyes with thick black lashes and matching hair that was stacked becomingly on top of her head.