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Beneath, all seems rifted rocks and endless caverns, and easily accounts for the short and bubbling sea that flows above.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
At that moment the Ajax rose on a mighty wave, which lifted her high toward the sky, in which were now rifted clouds.
THE MOVING PICTURE GIRLS AT SEALAURA LEE HOPE
He had to pick his way with caution across a valley of black rocks, rifted and chasmed by the fury of the waves.
A MAID OF THE SILVER SEAJOHN OXENHAM
Fifteen hundred feet higher up, above the top of the Plattenbergkopf, the ground began to be rifted.
ADVENTURES ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLDMRS. AUBREY LE BLOND
I am sick to death of fine scenery and mountains, 'scarped and jagged and rifted,' and all other kinds.
WINTER EVENING TALESAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
When within a few paces of the tree, its enormous rifted trunk became fully revealed to him; but no one was beside it.
WINDSOR CASTLEWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The pine-trees standing in inky blackness; the rushing water, white with foam; above, the rifted thunder-clouds.
WITH THE WORLD'S GREAT TRAVELLERS, VOLUME 2VARIOUS
Large clumps of trees grow at their base, on their rifted sides, and even on their majestic tops, where the clouds seem to repose.
PAUL AND VIRGINIABERNARDIN DE SAINT PIERRE
That is the sorrow of rifted lives—the dark between, on each side the thoughts that yearn.
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
All along the grim rifted coast the dread marks of fire, and flood, and desolation were visible.
THE LAND OF THORJ. ROSS BROWNE

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