It advanced from behind the mountains of Jura
, and the thunder burst at once with frightful loudness from various quarters of the heavens.
He slept for a couple of hours, and at last, waking, found his eyes resting upon one of the snow-powdered peaks of the Jura, behind which the sky was just reddening with the dawn.
After breakfast he strolled forth alone into the village and looked at the fountain, the geese, the open barn doors, the brown, bent old women, showing their hugely darned stocking-heels at the ends of their slowly-clicking sabots, and the beautiful view of snowy Alps and purple Jura at either end of the little street.
This is now a very commonly received opinion; and I cannot still avoid the suspicion that it is applicable even to such cases as that of the Jura
I'd better burn the house down, I suppose, than let other people blow themselves up with my gunpowder," she thought as she watched the Demon of the Jura
whisk away, a little black cinder with fiery eyes.
Suzanne tripped with a light foot from the rue du Cours, by the rue de la Porte de Seez and the rue du Bercail, to the rue du Cygne, where, about five years earlier, du Bousquier had bought a little house built of gray Jura
stone, which is something between Breton slate and Norman granite.
The way is hard," came from the daughter, looking straight before her at the Chain of Jura
covered with snow, like a white wall closing the end of the street.
When I was sixteen I was sent to Geneva to complete my course of education; and the change was a very happy one to me, for the first sight of the Alps, with the setting sun on them, as we descended the Jura
, seemed to me like an entrance into heaven; and the three years of my life there were spent in a perpetual sense of exaltation, as if from a draught of delicious wine, at the presence of Nature in all her awful loveliness.
But bosses at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks told customers to go to the Jura
Hotel to eat, drink and be merry - and they would pick up the tab.
Donald Darroch, Jura
community council convener, said: "A distillery has been discussed but it has not formally come to the community council yet.
The newborn canton of Jura
was then paying tribute to the thirst for freedom that its people shared with that of Catalonia.
This high strength seeks further detailed geotechnical investigation of Jura
granitoid to determine their suitability in construction of high load structures such as dams, bridges, high ways, and railway lines.