If I hoped to serve my country there and sweep the Confederate cruisers from the Adriatic
, I am afraid my prime intent was to add to her literature and to my own credit.
Waking, on reaching the landing-place, he crossed the Lido, and enjoyed a morning's swim in the Adriatic
I had an arbor arranged and a low table and an armchair put into it; and I carried out books and portfolios (I had always some business of writing in hand), and worked and waited and mused and hoped, while the golden hours elapsed and the plants drank in the light and the inscrutable old palace turned pale and then, as the day waned, began to flush in it and my papers rustled in the wandering breeze of the Adriatic
but hurry straight to the ancient city of the sea, the widowed bride of the Adriatic
Like the refugees and renegades who slunk away in the salt marshes of the Adriatic
and builded the palaces of powerful Venice on her deep-sunk piles, so these wretched hunted blacks builded power until they became masters of the mainland, controlling traffic and trade- routes, compelling the bushmen for ever after to remain in the bush and never to dare attempt the salt-water.
Newman had a great contempt for immorality, and that evening, for a good half hour, as he sat watching the star-sheen on the warm Adriatic
, he felt rebuked and depressed.
In the ninth and tenth centuries they mercilessly ravaged all the coasts not only of the West but of all Europe from the Rhine to the Adriatic
It was quite a walk, by mysterious staircases and corridors, from Mrs General's apartment, --hoodwinked by a narrow side street with a low gloomy bridge in it, and dungeon-like opposite tenements, their walls besmeared with a thousand downward stains and streaks, as if every crazy aperture in them had been weeping tears of rust into the Adriatic
for centuries--to Mr Dorrit's apartment: with a whole English house- front of window, a prospect of beautiful church-domes rising into the blue sky sheer out of the water which reflected them, and a hushed murmur of the Grand Canal laving the doorways below, where his gondolas and gondoliers attended his pleasure, drowsily swinging in a little forest of piles.
With a letter to the relevant commissioners for enlargement and regional policy, Johannes Hahn and Corina Cretu, the Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Giorgos Katrougalos, announced Greece's intention to support the nomination of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia within the European Union Strategy for the Adriatic
and Ionian Region (EUSAIR)," the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
On a cliff top overlooking the Adriatic
Sea, 18-year-old Emmanuel sits on a rock, doing his economics homework in the late afternoon sun.
Smaller fires also have been reported along the Adriatic
Construction began on the 878-km Trans Adriatic
Pipeline (TAP) project, which will transport gas from the Shah Deniz II field in Azerbaijan to Europe.