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But if you tell him afterwards that you pitied him for being overloaded with unwieldy copper discs, and were in the act of replacing them by a silver sixpence of your own, this further explanation, so far from increasing his confidence in your motives, will (strangely enough) actually decrease it.

But do you not see, my dear Professor, that the very richness and variety of your inventive genius throws a doubt upon each explanation when considered in itself?

We who read you in England reach a condition of mind in which it no longer very much matters what explanation you offer, or whether you offer any at all.

The words "England" and "English" as used here require a word of explanation, if only to anticipate the ire of the inevitable Scot.

"My visit requires some explanation, Lord Deppingham.

Observing her look of wonder, Neenah vouchsafed a casual explanation.

This is rather more intelligible; but as to their up-journey I really am puzzled, and shall be glad of any explanation.

The matter is so generally understood with regard to the management of periodical works, that it is hardly necessary for the Editor to say that HE CANNOT UNDERTAKE TO RETURN MANUSCRIPTS; but on one point he wishes to offer a few words of explanation to his correspondents in general, and particularly to those who do not enable him to communicate with them except in print.

He is convinced that the want of specific acknowledgment will only be felt by those who have no idea of the labour and difficulty attendant on the hurried management of such a work, and of the impossibility of sometimes giving an explanation, when there really is one which would quite satisfy the writer, for the delay or non-insertion of his communication.

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In the second I was treated to a torrent of abuse as "the friend of piracy" ("Daily News" leading article), and for some days not a single London paper would print a word of reply or explanation from me.

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she criedfor it seemed to her that there could be only one explanation of Mr. Rymer's behaviour. '

The sole and sufficient explanation ofof the decline during this last year or two is my shocking health.

No explanation of this unusually worded request; and Thomas fell at once into a tremor of anxiety.

We shall be rewarded, if we succeed in giving in mere outline some explanation of the fact, that so much of interest and something of mystery attach themselves throughout the country to his name and genius.

We shall say a word, before we close, of the charge that he surrendered himself too completely to his client; but to a great degree the explanation and the excuse at once lie in this dramatic imagination, which was of the essence of his genius and influence, and through which he lived the life, shared the views, and identified himself with a great actor's realization, in the part of his client.

Occasionally this may have been true; but we see the explanation in the very quality of his genius and temperament, and not in conscious or intentional wrong-doing.

Yet no scientific explanation has been offered to account for the geographical association of kindred species, except the hypothesis of a common origin.

The author's explanation of the manner in which the attraction of the sun changes the position of the moon's orbit is entirely at fault.

Dash, the mark, explanation of LOWTH et

of "Genitives, double," discovered by our grammarians, the true explanation of all such Gentile names, nature and construc.

in, than in Eng. Gerund, Lat., explanation of what form of an Eng. participle corresponds to "Gerund in English," how becomes "a substantive," according to DR.

Methinks, explanation of; the lexicographers on the word.

explanation of other, as "a correlative to each," One and other, frequently used as terms relative and partitive, appar.

Participles, Classes of, named and defined, (See Imperfect Participle and Perfect Part.) Participles, grammarians differ in their opinion with respect to the time and voice of, how have been called and treated by some, explanation of the different, how distinguished from particip.

explanation of component parts of, what these are whether all, can be divided into clauses in what FIVE WAYS, can be analyzed Sentences, simp., punct.

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The consideration of the censers, candlesticks, chalices, and albs took some time, and John was a little aggressive in his explanation of Catholic ceremonial, and its grace and comeliness compared with the stiffness and materialism of the Protestant service.

Sacconi's design, shown opposite page, cut taken from the Illustrirte Zeitung, needs but little explanation.

Hence, as a general rule, there is less difficulty in the explanation of these forms, because even the minute details of the natural object now and then offer points that one can fasten upon.

The object of the investigation was, in general words, to prepare for an explanation of the questions raised; and even if the results had turned out other than they have, it would have sufficed me to have given an impulse to labors which will testify to the truth of the dead master's words: "Was Du ererbt von deinen Vätern hast, Erwirb es, um es zu besitzen.

These words, embedded in a hopeless mass of unintelligible statements of the physical, metaphysical, and theological philosophies of the day, and unsupported by any explanation, elucidation, or illustration throughout the rest of the three volumes, and only marred by any other single sentence or word to be found in the great book, still do express a distinct conception which forms a most remarkable step toward the kinetic theory of matter.

It is however remarkable that the explanation of the propagation of sound through gases, and even of the positive fluid pressure of a gas against the sides of the containing vessel, according to the kinetic theory of gases, is quite independent of the question whether the ultimate collisional force is attractive or repulsive.

This object is only attainable by the assumption of an elasticity more complex in character, and more difficult of explanation, than the elasticity of gasesthe elasticity of a solid.

All the properties of matter are so connected that we can scarcely imagine one thoroughly explained without our seeing its relation to all the others, without in fact having the explanation of all; and till we have this we cannot tell what we mean by "explaining a property" or "explaining the properties" of matter.

This, of course, is an illustration of the fact, rather than an explanation of its mechanism.

" We will remark, by way of explanation to a part of this conversation, that our Doctor, who was a specimen of life in earnest, made a practice, through the greater part of his pulpit course, of spending every Saturday as a day of fasting and retirement, in preparation for the duties of the Sabbath.

But his attempt seems to us to disclose a more extraordinary insensibility to the real demands of the case, and to what we cannot help calling the pitiable inadequacy of his own explanation, than we could have conceived possible in so keen and practised a mind.

No doubt, for a series of hallucinations, anything will do in the way of explanation.

Such is M. Renan's explanation of the great march and triumph of the Christian Church.

Also an explanation by the authors.

The true and invisible Rosicrucian Order; an interpretation of the Rosicrucian allegory and explanation of the ten Rosicrucian graces.

THE PRECIOUS PROMISE TESTAMENT; all the promises marked in red, authorized or King James version, with complete <pb id='407.png' /> index, explanation, by Joseph Howard Gray.

© on A Hint of an explanation; 14Feb49; A30176. H. Graham Greene (A); 24Mar76; R629307.

The Way to gain abundance; with an explanation of game cycles.

The true and invisible Rosicrucian Order; an interpretation of the Rosicrucian allegory and explanation of the ten Rosicrucian graces.

I don't know them either, dear, but there may be some very simple explanation.

I tried to say some word of explanation to her.

For she now so evidently preferred him to Wedderburn that he felt sure he cared for her, and began reciprocating her attentions by timid marks of personal regard; at one time he even bought a bunch of violets, carried it about in his pocket, and produced it, with a stumbling explanation, withered and dead, in the gallery of old iron.

Well, I don't resort to that explanation now.

Whether the witness overtook or met the defendant mattered nothing to the point at issue; but the squire, having got a satisfactory explanation, turned aside, with an aggravating air of cleverness.

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"That's an ingenious explanation, but it is not the truth, my boy.

In explanation Horace told how they had found the ponies and said they had stayed to quiet them.

As our inscriptions show that Professor Jacobi's explanation of the terms ga[n.]a, kula and ['s]âkhâ [Footnote: S. B. E. vol.

XXII, pp. 290 f.] The resemblance of most of these names is so complete that no explanation is necessary.

Of the Tîrthakaras of the present age or avasarpini in the Bharata-varsha of Jambûdvîpa, however, we are supplied with minute details:their names, parents, stations, reputed ages, complexions, attendants, cognizances (chihna) or characteristics, etc. and these details are useful for the explanation of the iconography we meet with in the shrines of Jaina temples.

A possible explanation of them is contained in an old Latin history of the castle, which goes down to the death of Stephen of England.

Her fuller explanation was that she was becoming known there as the round lady.

Like every other symbol of the order, it is universal and tolerant in its application; and while, as Christian Masons, we cling with unfaltering integrity to that explanation which makes the Scriptures of both dispensations our trestle-board, we permit our Jewish and Mohammedan brethren to content themselves with the books of the Old Testament, or the Koran.

It will, no doubt, be interesting to extend our investigations on this subject, with a particular view to the method in which this symbolism of the world or the universe was developed, in some of its most prominent details; and for this purpose I shall select the mystical explanation of the officers of a lodge, its covering, and a portion of its ornaments.

Everybody who has read a masonic "Monitor" is well acquainted with the usual explanation of this symbol.

Now, this explanation, trite and meagre as it is, may do very well for the exoteric teaching of the order; but the question at this time is, not how it has been explained by modern lecturers and masonic system-makers, but what was the ancient interpretation of the symbol, and how should it be read as a sacred hieroglyphic in reference to the true philosophic system which constitutes the real essence and character of Freemasonry?

The next day her mother-in-law took her to task but Palo gave the same explanation.

At this explanation they had a hearty laugh and went back to the house.

The mother called her daughter in to look but the girl could give no explanation; all she knew was that she had put up cakes and dried rice at starting.

His explanation of Tarleton's defeat at the Cowpens must be accepted with much reserve.

These facts must all be remembered if we wish to get an intelligent explanation of the utter failure of the frontiersmen when, in 1812, they were again pitted against the British and the forest tribes.

Jefferson made himself the especial champion of Wilkinson; nevertheless the General cut a contemptible figure at the trial, for no explanation could make his course square with honorable dealing.

What the trend of his underlying philosophical principal was, his metaphysical explanation of the world, is indicated in almost all the following essays, but chiefly in the "Metaphysics of Love," to which the reader may be referred.

" In spite of De Thou's indorsement of this story, it is doubtful whether its authenticity can be admitted; if the interview between the two kings took place, prudence on the part of the King of Navarre seems to be quite as likely an explanation of the result as hesitation to become a murderer on the part of Francis II.

He had already, in 1784, published an important work in explanation and support of his financial system; the success of the book had been immense; in spite of the prohibition issued, at first, against the sale, but soon tacitly withdrawn, the three volumes had sold, it was said, to the extent of eighty thousand copies.

Mitchell plunged into an explanation of the workings of the tariff and its effect on home prices.

No further explanation was needed.

Mr. Stobell's laughing at it," he continued, as a gasping noise from that gentleman called for explanation, "but it's true all the same.

His belated explanation that he wished Mr. Chalk

The most agreeable explanation of so short a voyage was that, having found the treasure, they had resolved to return home by steamer, leaving the Fair Emily to return at her leisure.

"He was just beginning operations," said Tom in explanation, "when I woke you.

Jim Travers went to bed again as much mystified as ever over the explanation of his imprisonment on board the boat.

This explanation will serve to show why he took the precautions which had excited the impatience of his confederate, Bob.

"I mean," say I, seeing that some explanation is needed, "that I know all about it!I have heard it already!

He looks distressed, but attempts no argument or explanation.

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There was to be a scene of explanation after all.

I am therefore to hear your explanation disposed."

But the latter was prepared, for he had long foreseen that the count would one day be disposed to hear an explanation, as he expressed it.

Nino therefore went home with a heavy heart, longing to explain to Hedwig why he had been tied to the baroness,that it was the price of her silence and of the privilege he had enjoyed of giving lessons to the contessina; but knowing also that all explanation was out of the question for the present.

But though Hedwig saw that her friend was kind and most friendly, she could not forget the words that were in the air when she chanced to enter, nor could she quite accept the plausible explanation of them which the baroness had so readily invented.

Hedwig is a woman, and the principal satisfaction she gathered from Ercole's explanation was the knowledge that her friend the baroness had lied to her in explaining those strange words she had overheard.

Miss Black asked no explanation of the affair; it was dropped, and none of the girls alluded to it by hint or look afterward.