How fine it must be galloping over the steppes
on a steppe horse
They resemble the steppes
of Tartary more than any other known portion of Christendom; being, in fact, a vast country, incapable of sustaining a dense population, in the absence of the two great necessaries already named.
Next, having remarked that, though not a master of eloquence, he had always considered that obligations of gentility obliged him to have with me a clear and outspoken explanation, he went on to say that he sought my hand in marriage; that he looked upon it as a duty to restore to me my honour; that he could offer me riches; that, after marriage, he would take me to his country seat in the Steppes
, where we would hunt hares; that he intended never to visit St.
But my heart has gone to the Tartar war, To bleak Kansuh and the steppes
of snow, Calling my husband back to me.
Thus, a few days ago, a German geometrician proposed to send a scientific expedition to the steppes
The party had landed on the border of a region that is, even to this day, less known to the inhabitants of the States than the deserts of Arabia, or the steppes
The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes
of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.
They who have been traveling long on the steppes
of Tartary say, "On re-entering cultivated lands, the agitation, perplexity, and turmoil of civilization oppressed and suffocated us; the air seemed to fail us, and we felt every moment as if about to die of asphyxia.
We can assume that especially in the early years of the Han dynasty, as an overarching social identity was still emerging, the Han elite saw itself as being different from the mobile-pastoralist groups of the steppes
Rising incongruously above the steppes
of southeastern Kazakhstan is a structure as famed for the myths that surround as for the sound it produces — a single, singing dune.
Mining his experiences working as a prison guard in Kazakhstan, Oleg Pavlov completes his Tales from the Last Days trilogy with this surreal story that travels from the steppes
to the land of the dead on the promise of an eternal tooth.
The traditionally free-roaming way of life that the people of the steppes
choose to perpetuate remains in spirit, however, most herdsmen now live in settled villagers rather than maintain a truly nomadic lifestyle