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Which preposition to use with points

For Hercules saw his iron was in the fire, trotted here and trotted there, saying, "Don't deny me; I make a point of the matter.

For, though its ticking indicated most certainly that it was still going, the hands were pointing to a little before the hour of midnight; whereas it was, as well I knew, considerably after that time when I had witnessed the first of the strange happenings I have just described.

There persisted a tiny drip, drip, drip from some point in the darkness.

They are pointed at by the children, who, according as they chance to have been bred on one side or the other say, "There goes a man who never saw Glootin," as they call the earth; or, "There goes a Booblimak," which means a night stroller.

It always, however, appears to occupy nearly the same part of the heavens, when seen from the same point on the moon's surface; but its altitude above the horizon is greater or less, according to the latitude of the place from which it is seen: so that there is not a point of the heavens which the earth may not be seen permanently to occupy, according to the part of the moon from which the planet is viewed.

I think we had all selected the same two points for our "bearings," a rock and a drop of the cliff bolder than the ordinary.

With my pencil I made a rough sketch of the cone and pine tree which I wanted to obtain, and drew his attention to it, when he instantly pointed with his hand to the hills fifteen or twenty miles distant towards the south; and when I expressed my intention of going thither, cheerfully set out to accompany me.

The sun struck off points from the water, animating it with a jewel-dance.

Both he and the nailmaker suffer the evils of poverty of poverty created by themselveswhich, moreover, they can terminate when they please; but they must reach the same point by directly opposite roads.

After gaining a point about halfway to the top, I was suddenly brought to a dead stop, with arms outspread, clinging close to the face of the rock, unable to move hand or foot either up or down.

Camille's portrait appeared in the shop-windows; the illustrated journals depicted him before the redoubt, carried upon the shoulders of two men, his sword pointed towards the enemy, encouraging his soldiers by his voice, gesture, and look, his forehead bound with a handkerchief, and his face bleeding.

Prior to that, writers only voted for the best pitcher and used a formula of one point per vote.

He glanced 'round, with a start, and I pointed toward the thing.

Some of the pages may be to them instructive, and may give them new ideas on such points as the structure of the Hours, the Collects, the Te Deum, the Anthems of the Blessed Virgin, etc. No book is faultless.

After enjoying my surprise for a moment, the Brahmin observed: "We have, while you were asleep, passed the middle point between the earth's and the moon's attraction, and we now gravitate less towards our own planet than her satellite.

The Allies, on the other hand, sought at all times to conserve their forces by intrenching as fast as possible at every point during the period of their retirement.

" "Agreed," said he, and we paddled around the point into a little bay, at the head of which a small, but cold stream entered the lake.

It is all tame and spiritless compared with what may be seen here; it possesses not a tithe of the variety, the bold and grand, the placid and beautiful, all mingled, and changing always, as you pass from point to point along these lakes.

Together they stood silent, and with tense breath Joan pointed over the starlit plain.

He pointed behind the bar, below the moose antlers.

Or if he broke it in the cutting it was a point against him in the contest.

"There go two of the smartest, finest boys that old Gridley ever turned out," citizens would say, pointing after Dave and Dan.

He divided our company into squads of six, not reckoning in either Jacob or me, and these he gave stations at different points within a mile of the settlement, cautioning every one to be on the alert, for now had come the time when it was possible for them to prove the value of the Minute Boys as soldiers.

As we swept around a point near the south shore of the lake, we saw a deer at a quarter of a mile from us, feeding upon the lily pads that grew along the shore.

"Hello, Ruth!" said the young woman, pointing through the window, "dun yo know who yon is?"

"Huh?" "If I could let you have twenty-six hundred seventeen dollars and about fifty cents of it?" He sat well up, the light reflecting in points off his polished glasses.

As a historical record it is one of those volumes which will go further to straighten some disputed points than all of the arguments which could be advanced in good natured disputes which might last for months."

I shouldn't hold out on a point like this.

" We had secured eight beautiful fish when the Doctor and Smith rounded the point above us.

One might think that he went about on unfeeling stalks instead of legs as children walk on stilts, or that a former accident had clipped him off above the knees and that he was now jointed out of wood to a point beyond the biting limit.

But at last the fleet turned back past Gibraltar, and stood on for the Azores, the last landing point before reaching home.

Our guns, which will never fire any more, sit in a neat row, "dressed by the right," along the garden path outside the Villa, their noses pointing across a grass lawn.

The similarity of the Indian languages points without doubt to a common origin, while their variety and immense number are indications of a high antiquity; for who can estimate the succession of years necessary to subdivide a common tongue into so many languages, and to give birth out of a savage or nomadic life to a civilization like that of the Aztecs?

" He pointed under foot.

I have merely kept up the game to this point out of curiosity to see how far yourshall we say knight-errantry?would lead you.

Had the competition and spirit of rivalry been at a lower point among our adventurers than it actually was, greater caution might have been observed.

Even at this height the extent of my survey was so great in comparison to my elevation, that a line drawn from the vessel to the horizon was, though very roughly, almost parallel to the surface; and the horizon therefore seemed to be not very far from my own level, while the point below me, of course, appeared at a vast distance.

Two and two make four, and a straight line is the shortest distance between two points throughout the universe.

The French at Locre and the British at Voormezeele repulsed every attack, thrusting the enemy back whenever he gained a footing in advanced positions, and firmly holding every point around Ypres at the end of the day.

I understand we must watch out for a point opposite an island with big trees.

King Albert of Belgium was constantly in the field during the early engagements of the war, moving from point to point inside the Belgian lines by means of a high-powered automobile, in which he was slightly wounded by the explosion of a shell.

The slaves, too, had heard of Gerrit Smith, the abolitionist, and of Peterboro as one of the safe points en route for Canada.

Passages lead from the water's edge to the Rathaus, by which prisoners came formerly to draw water, and to St. John's Churchyard and other points outside the town.

Provo scored the final eight Utah points down the stretch of the fourth quarter with the team trailing.

Men may oppose one another in some Particulars, but ought not to carry their Hatred to those Qualities which are of so amiable a Nature in themselves, and have nothing to do with the Points in Dispute.

It appears that in years gone by "neither sowing, planting, nor grafting was ever undertaken without a scrupulous attention to the increase or waning of the moon;" and the advice given by Tusser in his "Five Hundred Points of Husbandry" is not forgotten even at the present day: "Sow peas and beans in the wane of the moon, Who soweth them sooner, he soweth too soon,

About six in the morning, Hazard brought a report to Roswell that a margin of open water was beginning to form all along under the cliffs, while there was great danger that the channel which had been cut from the schooner to the nearest point beneath the rocks, in readiness for this very contingency, might be closed by the pressure of the ice without, on that within the cove.

Cut out these points de repรจre and see how effectively the forward movement of the plot is retarded.

And the angel pointed amid all this confusion to a few fragments of a flower-pot, and to a lump of earth which had fallen out, and which was kept together by the roots of a great dried field flower, which was of no use, and had therefore been thrown out into the street.

Austria-Hungary, dissolution; Fourteen Points on subject people.

At the charge up Chapultepec, in which Joseph E. Johnston, George B. McClellan, George E. Pickett, and Thomas J. Jackson participated, Lee bore Scott's orders to all points until from loss of blood by a wound, and from the loss of two nights' sleep at the batteries, he actually fainted away in the discharge of his duty.

He had been drinking at Point aux Pins, six miles above the rapids, with Odabit and some other boon companions, and in this predicament embarked in his canoe, to come to the head of the portage.

The monk's voice pauses like some mournful flute, Whose pondered closes for sheer sorrow fail, And then with hand that seems as it would suit A soft girl best, it is so light and frail, He turns half round, and for a moment mute Points to the goblet, and so ends his tale: "Mine oath is kept, thy lady's last command; 'Tis but a short hour since it left her hand."

Inspector Chippenfield pointed beside the desk where the body had been found.

Domestic life with its purest virtues constituted the strong point amongst the Arabian tribes, where gentleness, free obedience, and forbearance were conspicuous.

C'est que ce n'est point lร  votre รฉtat, dit Mahaud.

I am editing Cue Points for my experiment recording electroencepharogram, and I am planning to send event markers to an EEG amplifier utilizing the Cue Points.

Kitchener is 24-11-6 for 54 points atop the Midwest Division, having lost its most recent game 5-4 in overtime last Sunday to the visiting Windsor Spitfires.

And I did discover a new power in the night; for the machine did point no more directwards unto the Great Redoubt; but was a point unto the Westwards; so that I had knowledge that some Great Power afar in the Darkness of the World did sway upon it; and I had a childlike wonder that this might be, in truth, that same Power of the North, of which the books, and my Memory-Dreams did tell.

From this point up to Calcutta, both banks of the Hoogly are lined with palaces built in the Greco-Italian style, and richly provided with pillars and terraces.

Wilson intended the Fourteen Points as a means toward ending the war and achieving an equitable peace for all the nations.

See the accompanying Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures and Key Performance Indicators for an explanation and calculation of diluted book value per share and return on beginning shareholders' equity attributable to Third Point Re common shareholders.

Tremblingly he advanced up the aisle of the village church, leading his blushing and waddling bride, and took his place, looking like an exclamation point alongside a parenthesis, before the black-robed Priest, who speedily put an end to Miss STUBBS, and presented JACK with a female SPRAT.

Ne vous rincez point la bouche auec du vin, pour le reietter en presence des autres; mais sorty que vous serez de table, accoustumez vous ร  lauer les mains auec les autres.

For me, the definitive point wasAt 04:25 PM 12/5/2002 Thursday, David Wagner wrote: >If we'd like to criticize >this concept, then it would help to have an unambiguous name to use when >referring to this concept.

We continued to steel up the main stream and passed a point whence the direction of the river changed to South-East; and after running five miles farther entered an extensive sheet of water, St. George's Basin, in which were the two large islands of St. Andrew and St. Patrick.

I could have gone further to explain regulatory body, but I was mindful of my choice of Action Points over Narratives.

If a would-be murderer were seeking his victim, and a man who knew this fact were asked to tell of his whereabouts, it would be that man's duty to conceal his knowledge at this point by all legitimate means.

Retournez- vous en, ma fille; nous avons ordre de nous aimer avant qu'on nous marie; n'interrompez point nos fonctions.

Votre savoir, mon camarade, Est d'un succรจs plus gรฉnรฉral; Car s'il n'emporte point le mal, Il emporte au moins le malade.