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a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water

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At almost the same instant I thought that I caught the scraping of hide sandals upon the ledge beyond the turn.
And then another savage face appeared, and a third and fourth and fifth, craning their necks over the shoulders of their fellows whom they could not pass upon the narrow ledge.
This ledge formed a flat spot, above which a beautiful cascade, some hundred feet in height, poured down its waters, and beneath, another high cascade fell into the main stream in the valley below.
Altogether, the box was the most ordinary box in the world, with its red hangings, its chairs, its carpet and its ledge covered in red velvet.
Something in this sort of style,' he replied, and at the same moment to my horror he slipped sideways off the rocks and, as I then thought, by good fortune merely, alighted among the spreading branches of a species of palm tree, that shooting its hardy roots along a ledge below, curved its trunk upwards into the air, and presented a thick mass of foliage about twenty feet below the spot where we had thus suddenly been brought to a standstill.
The limb upon which I found myself ascended at a slight angle toward the cliff, and as I followed it I found that it terminated a few feet above a narrow ledge which protruded from the cliff's face at the entrance to a narrow cave.
that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.
The man who lay on the ledge of the grating was even chilled.
The black was standing upon the ledge beside his boat, looking up the river, as though he were awaiting one whom he expected from that direction.
I placed a foot upon the lowest ledge and clambered upward, reaching down and pulling Lys to my side.
He sank down on my ledge bleeding profusely at the mouth.
But I struggled upward, and at last I reached a ledge several feet deep and covered with soft green moss, where I could lie unseen, in the most perfect comfort.
At nine o'clock he stubbed his toe on a rocky ledge, and from sheer weariness and weakness staggered and fell.
Four feet out in the stream, a narrow ledge thrust above the surface of the water.
We have gone through several rounds of purgatory since you left, and I have lately got on to a worse ledge of it than ever.