There, before the colonists came, wide sweeps of dull green bracken or wiry yellow-green tussocks seemed bleak and monotonous enough.
wind (bora), which sweeps down from the Caucasus Mountains with great violence.
By Kepler's second law the radius vector, FP, sweeps over equal areas in equal times.
The coast-line sweeps hence south-eastward to the finer promontory of Flamborough Head, beyond which is the watering-place of Bridlington.
A second tract, of moderate elevation, sweeps round the Baltic, without, however, approaching its shores.