As it is, he drinks cognac, hunts wild-boars in the pontine marshes—and paints Samson and Delilah, after models.
They stated their object, which was to drain the pontine Marshes.
Every successive Pope has laboured at the pontine marshes, but in vain.
He rendered his name famous by draining the pontine marshes.
But if you think there is no moral in the foregoing account of the pontine family, you are, Madam, most painfully mistaken.
All strangers at Rome are cautioned not to cross the pontine marshes after the heat of the day is over.
Trajan also began to make roads across the pontine Marshes, and founded several public libraries.
The pontine Marches have long been the worst breeding places for mosquitoes known to a suffering world.
Arbuthnot's visit has quite set me up, like a whiff of London in the pontine marshes of Trieste.
Of the pontine Marshes themselves it is certain that they are not salubrious, and malaria is most prevalent near them.