Sentence Examples with the word shrunken

It issues as a torrent, at the height of 5909 ft., from the great Rhone glacier at the head of the Valais, the recent retreat of this glacier having proved that the river really flows from beneath it, and does not take its rise from the warm springs that are now at some distance from its shrunken snout.

These last possess ovaries like the queen, but shrunken and aborted so as to render the insect normally incapable of eggproduction.

Earlier, the processes of mummification produced a skeleton merely clothed in a dry and shrunken skin.

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Two gates, the one of the time of Edward I., the other erected early in the 15th century, overlook the marshes; a third stands at a considerable distance west of the town, its position pointing the contrast between the extent of the ancient town and that of the shrunken village of to-day.