It was built on high ground, and the forest sloped downward and away from the fortress.
At last, the tunnel sloped upward and dead-ended at a thick metal door.
Mansr took her a different route than the one she'd used to enter, one that sloped down and then up.
The dome, therefore, sloped inwards i ft.
The district thus occupied sloped towards the sun and was sheltered by the Acropolis from the prevailing northerly winds.
A pit of this character may be sunk into the ground deeper than is indicated in the figure if the subsoil is dry and gravelly, but in the case of a damp subsoil it should rather be more elevated, as the soil could easily be sloped up to meet the retaining wall.
Planted with their broad ends on the deck, a circle of these slabs laced together, mutually sloped towards each other, and at the apex united in a tufted point, where the loose hairy fibres waved to and fro like the top-knot on some old Pottowottamie Sachem's head.