So thought the Emperor, and the Russian commanders and people were still more provoked at the thought that our forces were retreating into the depths of the country.
The luring of Napoleon into the depths of the country was not the result of any plan, for no one believed it to be possible; it resulted from a most complex interplay of intrigues, aims, and wishes among those who took part in the war and had no perception whatever of the inevitable, or of the one way of saving Russia.
By removing two stakes there would be left plenty of room for the lion to leap from the pit, which was not of any great depth
The water is so transparent that the bottom can easily be discerned at the depth of twenty-five or thirty feet.
Moreover, in summer, Walden never becomes so warm as most water which is exposed to the sun, on account of its depth.
It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.
So transparent were these waters that the trout with which they abounded could be seen gliding about as if in the air; and their pebbly beds were distinctly visible at the depth of many feet.
These fears increased on the following morning, when a violent snow-storm came on, which soon covered the earth to the depth of several inches.
It was now but 140 degrees, although we had penetrated to a depth of nearly four miles.
About noon, or twelve hours after our start upon this unfortunate journey, we had bored to a depth of eighty-four miles, at which point the mercury registered 153 degrees F.
At the depth of two hundred and forty miles our nostrils were assailed by almost overpowering ammonia fumes, and the temperature had dropped to TEN BELOW ZERO
No," said the Depth
of Degradation, "they have already fallen to me.
We have, therefore, a well of sixty feet in diameter to dig down to a depth of nine hundred feet.
After the sand appeared some compact white clay, resembling the chalk of Great Britain, which extended down to a depth of four feet.
The friend of the anchorite is always the third one: the third one is the cork which preventeth the conversation of the two sinking into the depth