To the left the cliff
ran, apparently unbroken, across the head of the broad valley, to be lost in the outlines of what appeared to be a range of mighty mountains that skirted and confined the valley in every direction.
With a large supply of oil from the wells they discovered in Caspak, with plenty of water and ample provisions, there is no reason why they couldn't have negotiated the submerged tunnel beneath the barrier cliffs
and made good their escape."
On a colossal pedestal, the cliff
, - motionless at the extreme edge of the capping rock and sharply outlined against the sky, - was an equestrian statue of impressive dignity.
The momentum of his flying body, added to that of my own, carried the two of us over the cliff
. It was a hideous fall.
By the time we got to stone-throwing, the Fire People had massed thick at the base of the cliff
. Our first volley must have mashed some heads, for when they swerved back from the cliff
three of their number were left upon the ground.
Think ye that ye have heart enough to clamber down this cliff
"Look there!" And I pointed at the base of the cliff
ahead of us, which the receding tide was gradually exposing to our view.
's Holiday" has been the name of it ever sin' I were a boy; that's to say, some said as it was the holiday Old Harry gev him from roasting, like.
The ascent is not steep, the road having been cut with much care on the side of a sandstone cliff
. On the summit an almost level plain extends, which, rising imperceptibly to the westward, at last attains a height of more than 3000 feet.
"I need not say," said our leader, "that on the occasion of my last visit I exhausted every means of climbing the cliff
, and where I failed I do not think that anyone else is likely to succeed, for I am something of a mountaineer.
The coastguard on duty at once made report, and one old fisherman, who for more than half a century has kept watch on weather signs from the East Cliff
, foretold in an emphatic manner the coming of a sudden storm.
If, then, we knew the rate at which the sea commonly wears away a line of cliff
of any given height, we could measure the time requisite to have denuded the Weald.