EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VALE
A gift from one who is legging it out of this vale of tears.
The eye could not pierce beyond them, and the imagination was in a manner embosomed in the vale.
The vale of Tempe, Tivoli and Rome are earth and water, rocks and sky.
Above this line, on the sides of the vale, everything is bare and brown and dry.
Yes, that is our dream: to turn all earth into the Vale of Ajalon at our pleasure.
One more cross for poor Tona to drag through this vale of tears!
Far in a vale to the left a cock crew, and was answered from across a stream.
For I will into the vale of Avilion, to heal me of my grievous wound.
The spot chosen for the ceremony was a knoll in the centre of the vale.
Never forget at any moment of your existence to regard it in the light of a vale.
river-land between two ranges of hills, c.1300, from Old French val "valley," from Latin vallem (nominative vallis, valles) "valley." Vale of years "old age" is from "Othello." Vale of tears "this world as a place of trouble" is attested from 1550s.