Our village life would stagnate if it were not for the unexplored forests and meadows which surround it.
All the sluices should be substantially built at first with stones and mortar, to prevent the leakage of water; for, should water from a leak be permitted to find its way into the meadow, that portion of it will stagnate and produce coarse grasses.
Security, or the illusion of security, leads them to stagnate in a relationship.
My feeling is that prices will dip and then stagnate for 5-10 years.
Urine will stagnate there and eventually cause infection.