Sentence Examples with the word on the low

The beauty of the city, clustering on the low ground and rising tier over tier on the hillside, is frequently praised by the ancients and is celebrated on its coins.

Vines are extensively cultivated on the low levels, and a variety of domestic trades are prosecuted in the villages.

Silpius and the city lay mainly on the low ground to the north, fringing the river.

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As technology and the division of labor were applied to virtually every industry, increases of efficiency resulted in dramatically better products, lower prices, and productivity increases that left five-thousand-fold on the low side of average.

After banging a shin on the low stone wall that encircles the flagstone patio, I finally reached the back door.

The long and mobile muzzle of the okapi appears to be adapted for feeding: on the low forest underwood and the swamp-vegetation.

Horticulture and market-gardening are of a high order, and flourish especially on the low fen soil and geest grounds along the foot of the dunes in the provinces of North and South Holland.

Built partly on the low ground along the edge of the bay and partly on the hill to the north (a compact mass of mica schist), the city with its white houses enclosed by white walls runs up along natural ravines to the castle of the Heptapyrgion, or Seven Towers, and is rendered picturesque by numerous domes and minarets and the foliage of elms, cypresses and mulberry trees.

The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.

Closely associated with the effect of continental immobility are the effects dependent on the low specific heat and the opacity of the lands, in contrast with the high specific heat and partial transparence of the ocean waters.