The German effort in the south, below the Pripet marshes, also slackened.
Besides the Dnieper the only navigable stream is its confluent the Pripet.
Along the right bank of the Pripet River the land rises above the level of the water and is fairly thickly populated.
Meanwhile a dialogue is begun through the door in the most beautiful dialect ever spoken from the Pripet to Chertomelik.
Most of them, however, had to retire on foot through the Marshes of the Pripet.