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The rapid vehicle once more passed over the draw-bridge and wheeled down the declivity through the town.
St. Ildefonso's gilded pinnacles next presented themselves on the declivity of a beautiful hill.
The tides, as we have noted, tend to drag the particles down the slope, while the waves operate to roll them up the declivity.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Gradually at first, and slowly, the little heap slides down the steep declivity.
Coronado spurred his horse down the rough, disjointed, slippery declivity, and the others followed.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
To our surprise a neatly dressed woman came tripping down the declivity, bringing a basket.
Then the road descends, follows a rapid declivity along the rocks and sharp promontories.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
A moment later they were edging their way down the declivity of what once had been a railroad track, at last to veer.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
On the eastern declivity of the Andes, I have seen some of these trees more than sixty feet high.
On the eastern declivity of the Cordilleras I found no capsicum at a greater height than 4800 feet above the level of the sea.

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