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ravine
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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Definition
a 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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