desolate country

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  • There was no sign of life in all that desolate country. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • For the next two days our route lay over the dreariest and most desolate country. Cited from Vanished Arizona, by Martha Summerhayes
  • He continued to ride through desolate country for several days, living on the game that his rifle brought. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They turned and began a weary walk through the desolate country back to their little tent. Cited from Joy in the Morning, by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
  • He was then left alone and all that day he traveled through a barren and desolate country. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • Yet our modern builders use it, all by itself, in the most desolate country districts. Cited from Ancient Town-Planning, by F. Haverfield
  • The trail led through a wild, desolate country, and gradually they left civilization hundreds of miles behind them. Cited from The Mask, by Arthur Hornblow
  • They were indeed in a wild and desolate country. Cited from Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice, by Victor Appleton
  • Once more we dashed out along the desolate country roads. Cited from The Man with the Clubfoot, by Valentine Williams
  • We were seven miles from anywhere, and surrounded by a desolate country. Cited from Vanished Arizona, by Martha Summerhayes
  • Away to the north the road crosses the desolate country like a pale-green ribbon. Cited from Yorkshire--Coast & Moorland Scenes, by Gordon Home
  • Beyond the last cave we emerged into a desolate country of snow and ice, but found a well-marked trail leading north. Cited from Warlord of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • They rode all night through a most desolate country, wasted by fire and sword in all directions. Cited from Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune, by A. D. Crake
  • In the desolate country there was almost no means of transportation, and men and animals suffered from hunger. Cited from Lives of Girls Who Became Famous, by Sarah Knowles Bolton
  • Seven miles of desolate country could not dampen the spirits of the girls. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville, by Edith Van Dyne
  • They were passing over a desolate country, for they avoided the vicinity of large towns and cities. Cited from Tom Swift & his Air Glider, by Victor Appleton
  • Ginckle advanced slowly, for he had to march through a waste and desolate country. Cited from Orange and Green, by G. A. Henty
  • He was ten years old when the Civil War came to an end, and his early life was therefore cast in a desolate country. Cited from The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • November had arrived, bringing with it the first snow and turning the whole, great, already desolate country into a desert of white. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • It was in a wild and desolate country, and only with the airship could the trail have thus been followed. Cited from Tom Swift & his War Tank, by Victor Appleton
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