He went to one of the great windows, and looked out at the stiffly embanked
river and the formal gardens which lay beyond it.
Fisher had continued his stroll toward the higher embanked
ground of the towing path, and he now swept a long and searching gaze, not toward the island, but toward the distant wooded heights that were the walls of the valley.
After walking a mile or two farther, they found that the shore was beginning to be formally embanked
, so as to form something like a parade; the ugly lamp-posts became less few and far between and more ornamental, though quite equally ugly.
Daisy was strolling along the top of one of those great mounds of ruin that are embanked
with mossy marble and paved with monumental inscriptions.
14 650 cbm) Newly embanked
with wild blocks: approx.
Hinterland polders were embanked
first, and thus, have sunk lower than more seaward polders.
That's why over many centu-Turn to Page 18 From Page 17 ries rivers were dredged and embanked
and kept off their flood plains, or if they flooded, the water was got away as quickly as possible, so that we could take advantage of the accumulated fertility of millennia.
City authorities and, before them, manors and towns and villages, organised themselves to make sure their watercourses were cleaned, deepened and sometimes embanked
to hold whatever water they had to carry away.
And let's not forget how it's been embanked
into the public's consciousness as the soundtrack for those M&S mouth-watering food ads.
Flood risk of natural and embanked
landscapes on the Ganges-Brahmaputra tidal delta plain.
2 D36 kasur a wild tree D37 katil dates packed in a lump D38 kattl beckoning D39 kazab big date bag made of dwarf- palm leaves D40 katum head; point; bank; top D41 kao debt, loan, indebtedness D42 kawar- to poison D43 kawel lower end of embanked
field where water collects D44 kil broadcast D45 kisankur the wild shrub, Peganum harmada D46 kitt- to groan D47 kit untanned sheepskin bag D48 kindaw hill track; end of intestine, tripe D49 kok (2) inner corner of the eye D50 kond- to prick, pierce, stab D51 kor (2) species of acacia tree D52 kos puckered; pucker; rancor D52B kul in small spring DEDR 2569 [section] PEI cakkul 8.
After this, the river was embanked
and the floodplain drained.