Sentence Examples


  • Its waters are lost in the arid stony plateau of the Sorl.
  • His father, Zaccheus Greeley, owned a farm of 50 acres of stony, sterile land, from which a bare support was wrung.
  • He had also proved that the interior of Australia was not a stony desert, like the region visited by Sturt in 1845.
  • Less manure is used in these cellars than we generally see in the mushroom-houses of England, and the surface of each bed is covered with about an inch of fine white stony soil.
  • On the higher elevations it is generally stony and sterile, but in the valleys and on many of the lower hills, where it consists largely of clay and sand, it is quite productive.