Usage examples for chasms

  1. Narrow chasms constantly cut their trail. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré
  2. " But urged on by fear and love for their helpless ones, and by parties of distracted women and children sent forward from La Tour- some of whom, in their terror and despair, asserted that the work of blood had already begun- they pressed onward without a moment's pause, springing from rock to rock, sliding down precipices, scaling giddy heights, leaping chasms which at another time they would not have dared to attempt, and tearing through the rushing, roaring mountain torrents already greatly swollen by the rain. – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley