the turrets and shadows there That all seem pendulous in air, While from a proud tower in the town Death looks gigantically down.
Bourbon or rye, or cunningly aged blends
, constituted the pre- midday drinking.
Changes of level in the land must also have been highly influential: a narrow isthmus now separates two marine faunas; submerge it, or let it formerly have been submerged, and the two faunas will now blend
or may formerly have blended
: where the sea now extends, land may at a former period have connected islands or possibly even continents together, and thus have allowed terrestrial productions to pass from one to the other.
This talus, although appearing narrow, must be nearly ten miles wide before it blends
into the apparently dead level Pampas.
Time was necessary to blend
the numerous and affluent colonists of the lower province with their new compatriots; but the thinner and more humble population above, was almost immediately swallowed in the vortex which attended the tide of instant emigration.
What I knew before them, blends
with them, too, so curiously.