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Definitiona deep narrow steep-sided valley — especially one formed by running water
- The weight upon my spirit was sensibly lightened as I plunged yet deeper in the ravine of Arve.Chapter 9 (78% in)
- I passed the bridge of Pelissier, where the ravine, which the river forms, opened before me, and I began to ascend the mountain that overhangs it.Chapter 9 (85% in)
- They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountain-top, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds—they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.Chapter 10 (11% in)
- The path, as you ascend higher, is intersected by ravines of snow, down which stones continually roll from above; one of them is particularly dangerous, as the slightest sound, such as even speaking in a loud voice, produces a concussion of air sufficient to draw destruction upon the head of the speaker.Chapter 10 (23% in)
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