shifting sands


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shifting sands

pl
(Geol) → Flugsand m
(Naut) → Treibsand m
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It was a fruitless search, however, in so far as antelope is concerned; but one night as I lay courting sleep at the edge of a little cluster of date-palms that surround an ancient well in the midst of the arid, shifting sands, I suddenly became conscious of a strange sound coming apparently from the earth beneath my head.
I dared not leave the prospector for fear I should never be able to find it again--the shifting sands of the desert would soon cover it, and then my only hope of returning to my Dian and her Pellucidar would be gone forever.
The captain was taking his ease after a long day of weary riding across the shifting sands of the desert.
All occurred in a level area of shifting sand, sixty yards by twenty, situated among some high sand-hillocks, and at the distance of about half a mile from a chain of hills four or five hundred feet in height.
event THEATRE The King Lear Giving a comedic twist to Shakespeare's popular tragedy, acclaimed clown theatre company Shifting Sands sets the action in a pub in the here and now, with the pub landlord as King.
The 24 papers consider such topics as the shifting sands of nursing informatics education: from content to connectivity, competencies related to informatics and information management for practicing nurses and nurse leaders in Brazil and the rest of South America, genetic and genomic competencies for nursing informatics internationally, and integrating health information technology safety into nursing informatics competencies.
Nobody builds on shifting sands and the political scene is too turbulent.
Shifting Sands is the fourth solo piano album by award-winning music artist Lynn Tredeau.
Something is changing Syria is a country like no other, things are always changing there, it's like walking on shifting sands. Everything can change in two hours or two days.
In the shifting sands, he crosses paths with a homicidal drifter called Jack (Oscar Isaac), who latches onto Thomas and secretly follows him back to his life of privilege in Los Angeles.
Maribojoc town mayor Leoncio Evasco, Duterte's national campaign manager, said that the change in the voter preference of Filipinos as reflected in the SWS poll is akin to the shifting sands of Paoay's sand dunes.
The nets are stretched across a large frame and fisherman carry them out into the ebb tide of the hazardous shifting sands and mudbanks, then wait for the fish.