Usage examples for ravine

  1. When they got half way down White Face, Jonathan's foot slipped and he fell into the ravine, breaking his wrist. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. Come on, let's go down to the ravine and read them. – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  3. The first two of the three hills they wanted were shoulder to shoulder, the third was separated from them by a deep ravine. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  4. Directly in their line of route there is a narrow pass, when the road, on entering the hill country, drops sheer down on either side into a deep ravine, and if they could once cross this dangerous point they would be within reach of their allies, the Sicels. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  5. So we again took up the march, now moving down into the ravine. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  6. Then, as they saw nothing of the scout, they mounted their ponies and rode from the ravine. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  7. Camped in a ravine half a mile north of St. Joseph. – Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
  8. The rider, either from dizziness or fear, had fallen at the moment the horse first struck the bank, and from the ravine below there came no sound to tell if yet he lived. – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  9. Horn took his rifle and strode away up the brook to disappear in the green brush of a ravine. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  10. This enabled the enemy to fill up the ravine with fascines sufficient to enable them to pass it, and allowed the rear of their army to make a grand tour by our right to gain the head of the ravine, and take us in flank there. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  11. These open plains extended for about two miles, and we then reached another small ravine, with a rapid stream running through it. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  12. Some one is coming up along the ravine. – Hadda Padda by Godmunder Kamban
  13. Coles had followed me up the northern bank of the ravine, and we thus occupied a good position; the natives had, I suppose, wished to avoid us, for we saw no more of them, but merely heard the sound of their retiring voices as they moved up the centre of the valley. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  14. Will you come to the ravine after lunch, and see what Anna Belle and I have done? – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  15. Down near the bottom of the ravine, and moving among the pieces of meat, was a hideous object- a huge and ill- shaped animal. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  16. He tossed the flower over the edge of the ravine. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  17. At the next stage, called Takahara, we got one horse for the baggage, crossed the river and the ravine, and by a steep climb reached a solitary yadoya with the usual open front and irori, round which a number of people, old and young, were sitting. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)