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The grapnel smashed down a steeply sloping roof, followed by an avalanche of broken tiles, jumped the street amidst shrieks and cries, and smashed into a plate-glass window with an immense and sickening,impact.
Electric lights, a shed-covered wharf, mountains of luggage and freight, the noisy toil of 'longshoremen and sailors, the staccato snorts of donkey engines and the whining sheaves as running lines ran through the blocks, a crowd of white-coated stewards carrying hand-baggage, the quartermaster at the gangway foot, the gangway sloping steeply up to the Umatilla's promenade deck, more quartermasters and gold-laced ship's officers at the head of the gangway, and more crowd and confusion blocking the narrow deck-- thus Michael knew, beyond all peradventure, that he had come back to the sea and its ships, where he had first met Steward, where he had been always with Steward, save for the recent nightmare period in the great city.
On either side of this donga the ground slopes steeply down towards its yawning lips, and from its end a man may see the open country.
It descends so steeply over the harbour that part of the bank has fallen away, and some of the graves have been destroyed.
As before, the Pequod steeply leaned over towards the sperm whale's head, now, by the counterpoise of both heads, she regained her own keel, though sorely strained, you may well believe.
On one side, across the channel, stretched the silvery sand shore of the bar; on the other, extended a long, curving beach of red cliffs, rising steeply from the pebbled coves.
The first ascent from the valley was very dangerous; for it was necessary to pass a steeply inclined face of naked rock, by the aid of ropes which we brought with us.
Saxon followed the faint path that led steeply down through the thicket.
The group was climbing on a glacier that sloped steeply.
The Ministry also explains that when alterations are made to the retirement conditions, the retirement age is never steeply raised.
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell steeply by 101.
The 250-meter northern conductor is modeled to be steeply dipping to the west from a depth of 60 meters.