The Chinese coast is dangerous, being full of reefs, holms, and shallows.
Jack looked questioningly at the Holms for permission to stage his act.
Then I remembered what (it was reported) he had said on the Holms of Kirkmahoe when he preached there.
Yon Danes are up channel, and, as I believe, lying at anchor by the Holms.
The river was usually half a mile broad or more, and frequently divided by long rows of islands and holms.
Four thousand natives of Polynesian race live on the holms of the "Island Cloud," a couple of hundred on each atoll.
The holms are but partially cultivated, and on the other parts grows rank and weedy grass.
One cannot well overpraise the rural and pastoral beauty of Englandthe beauty of her fields, parks, downs, holms.
The harvesting lands were mostly in the valley crofts, in the hidden "hopes" and broad waterside "holms."
The country thereabouts is not very wild, and there are many cotter houses set about the holms and dotted among the knowes.