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Here the main chain of the Alps (as marked by watershed) recedes so far to the north that it has never constituted the frontier.
Mysticism instinctively recedes from formulas that have become stereotyped and mechanical.
As he recedes from us, however, we begin to see that he has a much closer relation to the great Georgian writers than we used to be willing to admit.
The bathing is good, but the tide recedes with great rapidity and for nearly a mile.
As the Hindu Kush gradually recedes from the Ab-i-Panja and turns south-westwards it gains in altitude, and we find prominent peaks on the crest which measure more than 24,000 ft.