You may have noticed that I began my story with a quick, snappy scene of danger and tension-but then quickly moved on to a more boring discussion of my childhood.
There is never a dull moment in the boat while girls are towing it.
It is the most unexciting contest you can imagine.
In the left side, the huddled scrambler remained unmoving.
Tenpence was then reckoned what is called the moderate and reasonable price of a bushel of wheat.
“I give you my word, professor,” Ned Land replied in an unenthusiastic tone. “
When we realize the uninspiring quality of the social atmosphere which made this indifference possible, we are able to account for the failure of Rome during its age of opportunity to develop any physical or chemical science, and as a consequence to gain any increased control over matter.
The bar of deep-red stone beneath, and the bar of pale-red clay above, were noted by the young quarryman, who even in such unpromising subjects found matter for observation and reflection.