The Gauchos call the former the "Padre del sal," and the latter the "Madre;" they state that these progenitive salts
always occur on the borders of the salinas, when the water begins to evaporate.
He had hobbled down there that morning, he said, to get a smell of the salt
This is a great lake of salt
water, laving the feet of the mountains, but extending far to the west-southwest, into one of those vast and elevated plateaus of land, which range high above the level of the Pacific.
His place of abode was in Staffordshire, on a morsel of freehold land of his own--appropriately called Salt
Travelling hard all night, we found ourselves next morning past the plain; but the road we were in was not more commodious, the points of the rocks pierced our feet; to increase our perplexities we were alarmed with the approach of an armed troop, which our fear immediately suggested to be the Galles, who chiefly beset these passes of the mountains; we put ourselves on the defensive, and expected them, whom, upon a more exact examination, we found to be only a caravan of merchants come as usual to fetch salt
Men shoot us in the water and club us on the land; Men drive us to the Salt
House like silly sheep and tame, And still we sing Lukannon--before the sealers came.
Oh, Agafea Mihalovna," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, kissing the tips of his plump fingers, "what salt
goose, what herb brandy
Be afraid only of the salt
vats and the things men may do with your pretty flesh after you are dead.
If I myself am a grain of the saving salt
which maketh everything in the confection-bowl mix well:--
On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt
Lake, and reaches Salt
Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
The red eastern sky, the northward blackness, the salt
Dead Sea, the stony beach crawling with these foul, slow-stirring monsters, the uniform poisonous-looking green of the lichenous plants, the thin air that hurts one's lungs: all contributed to an appalling effect.
Count," added Mercedes with a supplicating glance, "there is a beautiful Arabian custom, which makes eternal friends of those who have together eaten bread and salt
under the same roof.