Sentence Examples


  • Its waters are lost in the arid stony plateau of the Sorl.
  • His father, Zaccheus Greeley, owned a farm of 50 acres of stony, sterile land, from which a bare support was wrung.
  • He had also proved that the interior of Australia was not a stony desert, like the region visited by Sturt in 1845.
  • Less manure is used in these cellars than we generally see in the mushroom-houses of England, and the surface of each bed is covered with about an inch of fine white stony soil.
  • The chief drawback to farming in the midland and upper districts is the considerable proportion of stony ground, and, in some cases, the lack of running water.