As animated, as diversified
, as social, but with circumstances of superiority undescribable.
This country extends for some days' journey along the river, and consists of vast prairies, here and there diversified
by swelling hills, and cut up by ravines, the channels of turbid streams in the rainy seasons, but almost destitute of water during the heats of summer.
Their bed of withered oak leaves was strewn upon the small level space, at the foot of a rock, situated near the summit of one of the gentle swells by which the face of the country is there diversified
The conclusion of her visit, however, was diversified
in a way which she had not at all imagined.
Then the way went by long lines of dark windows diversified
by turreted towers and porches of eccentric shapes, where old stone lions and grotesque monsters bristled outside dens of shadow and snarled at the evening gloom over the escutcheons they held in their grip.
As he trailed, Bert saw ahead of him one of the most attractive little towns in the world--a cluster of steep gables surmounted by a high church tower and diversified
with trees, walled, and with a fine, large gateway opening out upon a tree-lined high road.
He was a strong, well-grown Scotch terrier of the largest size, with bright, intelligent eyes, and a coat of thick curling white hair, diversified
by two light brown patches on his back.
On the other side was the flat, winding coast, composed alternately of yellow sand and bright-green meadow-lands; diversified
at intervals by towns and villages, whose red-tiled roofs and quaint church-steeples rose gayly against the clear blue sky.
There were no trees, no bushes, nothing but a gray sea of moss scarcely diversified
by gray rocks, gray lakelets, and gray streamlets.
The emperor told me that the building of this great empire and the spreading of enlightenment among its diversified
and savage peoples had required all the best efforts of nearly two hundred years.
The windows are, for the same reason, sufficiently diversified
in appearance, being ornamented with every variety of common blind and curtain that can easily be imagined; while every doorway is blocked up, and rendered nearly impassable, by a motley collection of children and porter pots of all sizes, from the baby in arms and the half-pint pot, to the full-grown girl and half-gallon can.
The result of the various, quite unknown, or dimly seen laws of variation is infinitely complex and diversified
Avoiding the temptations of the town, he continued to pass his life in the country, immersed in the usual pursuits of a hearty, active, country gentleman; his occupations being those of farming, and breeding horses and cattle, diversified
with a little hunting and shooting, and enlivened by the occasional companionship of his friends (better friends than those of his youth), and the society of his happy little wife (now cheerful and confiding as heart could wish), and his fine family of stalwart sons and blooming daughters.
I was glad to be in a city so great, so complex and diversified
The hunters, on the other hand, had stronger and more diversified
faces, with hard lines and the marks of the free play of passions.