Sentence Examples with the word preserves

Under the protection of a game commission which was created in 1895, of some game preserves which have been established by this commission, and of various laws affecting wild animals and birds, the numbers of Virginia deer, black bear, rabbits, ruffed grouse, quail and wild turkeys have increased until in some of the wilder sections they are quite plentiful, while the numbers of weasels, minks, lynx and foxes have been diminished.

Despite the ravages of war and internal disturbances it still preserves some memorials of its early grandeur, notably its fine cathedral.

The Altstadt, though several broad streets have been opened through it, still preserves many of its narrow alleys and other medieval features.

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Inheritance preserves what exists, and this can only be modified and added to.

The neighbouring building of the grammar school preserves a Norman door from another church, which formerly stood in the same churchyard with St Peter's.

Accra preserves the distinctions of James Town, Ussher Town and Christiansborg, indicative of its tripartite origin.

The Pacific coast has been defined chiefly by relatively recent crustal deformations, and hence still preserves a greater relief than that of the Atlantic. The minor features of each coast will be mentioned in connexion with the land districts of which the coast-line is only the border.

There is a modern Greek folk-tale which preserves some features of the legend of Theseus and the Minotaur, but for the Minotaur has been substituted a seven-headed snake.

Sadler's Wells theatre, Rosebery Avenue, dating as a place of entertainment from 1683, preserves the name of a fashionable medicinal spring, music room and theatre, the last most notable in its connexion with the names of Joseph Grimaldi the clown and Samuel Phelps.

This last was rebuilt and enlarged in 1843-1844, but preserves the three bays of the Saxon church, with its western narthex, on which was superimposed the Norman tower, which presents its rich front to the street.