The gentle acolyte was gone, the censer no longer swung, and instead there was a keen critic armed with words as hard as stones.
If Nature had meant man to think, she would not have given him ears; or, at any rate, she would have furnished them with airtight flaps, such as are the enviable possession of the bat.
See now also Albright's remarks on Sabitum in the A. J. S. L. 36, pp.
Allbright's The Shakespearean Stage.
But when Sanballat, the Horonite, and Tobiah, the Ammonite slave, and Geshem the Arabian heard it, they jeered at us and despised us, and said, 'What is this thing that you are doing?
The major part of the wall is well built of rough stones, laid in clay, while the sides of the gateway are faced with carefully cut andesite ashlars of an entirely different style.
It was during this period that a hunter named Guinther discovered anthracite coal in Pennsylvania; that Whitney invented the cotton gin; that Samuel Slater built the first mill for making cotton yarns; that Eli Terry started the manufacture of clocks as a business; that cotton sewing thread was first manufactured in the United States at Pawtucket, R.I.; and that the first turnpike in our country was completed.
Feraulez who had passed through both fortunes and found that encrease of goods was no encrease of appetite to eat, to sleepe or to embrace his wife; and who on the other side felt heavily on his shoulders the importunitie of ordering and directing his Oeconomicall affairs as it doth on mine, determined with himselfe to content a poore young man, his faithfull friend, greedily gaping after riches, and frankly made him a present donation of all his great and excessive riches, always provided hee should undertake to entertaine and find him, honestly and in good sort, as his guest and friend.
Air-balloon of Mongolfier--Arts of weaving and spinning--Arkwright's cotton mills--Invention of letters, figures and crotchets--Mrs.
Yet the brave courtier, in whose beauteous thought Regard of honour harbours more than ought, Doth loath such base condition, to backbite Condition, quality.
You've been trying--all these weeks when I've been down and helpless and couldn't either fight or run away--to make me be a Bentonite, or worse, an abolitionist--trying, haven't you?
Between it and its walk of gneiss occur veins of the minerals so characteristic of the locality, and for which it has become famous--serpentine, asbestos, phlozopite, gurhofite pyrites, biotite, aragonite, dolomite, tremolite, and possibly others in lesser quantity.
He wants Carlos to sign away his birthright in favor of his younger brother, to whom he intends Angelina to be married; but Carlos declines to give his signature, and elopes with Angelina, whom he marries, while Clodio engages his troth to Elvira of Lisbon.--C. Cibber, Love Makes a Man.
SEE Boak, A. E. R. BOATRIGHT, MODY C. Accuracy In thinking.
SEE Wade, Harold H. BOATWRIGHT, MARY ARCHER (GLASS) An adventure in constructive finance.
He thought of no man's pleasant looks or ways, though even upon the corrugated iron of his nature, a woman's beauty had had influence, and he had married Carmen off the comic opera stage, in the City of Mexico, where he had gone to see a great bullfight ten years ago.
It is generally of a flesh red color and often in very perfect crystals, in some instances an inch and a half in length; as its hardness is 6, it can be readily distinguished from calcite, which it much resembles, but which has only a hardness of 3, and dissolves with effervescence in acids.
"We've got lots to do, locating on a good campsite, remember, fellows; those sort of things don't grow on every bush, I tell you; so, come along," and Frank, as he spoke, let out another kink, the popping grew more furious, and away he shot up the road in a little cloud of dust, with Jerry at his rear, ready to take the lead as soon as there was any necessity for choosing at the forks.
Footnote C: Suppose all the Canaanitish nations had abandoned their territory at the tidings of Israel's approach, did God's command require the Israelites to chase them to the ends of the earth and hunt them out, until every Canaanite was destroyed?
Before the day was done, her work she sped, And never went by candlelight to bed: With exercise she sweat ill humours out, Her dancing was not hindered by the gout.
"Yes," I said, "the owl that hoots in Carmelite Street and Printing House Square."
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Adelbert Cronkhite, U.S.A., division commander on the front in France.
Back in the 1960s, Walter Cronkite used to end his newscast with the assertion: "and that's the way it is".
Aluminium, the now well-known valuable metal, present in clay, bauxite, and a variety of other mineral substances, is electrolytically deposited from a bath of alumina obtained by dissolving bauxite either in potassium fluoride or in cryolite.
Tis when the sentry sleeps that the enemy laughs, and for thee the Posse might have had us both like daylight owls.'
As compared with the dense diorite which was extensively used by the Incas, the basalt weathers far more rapidly.
As they came abreast of him the foremost a little relaxed his hold, the pursuer grabbed at it, and in an instant the rivalry had flared to rage and a first-class dogfight was in progress.
Another of these crystals, doubly terminated, measures 21/2 inches by 11/12 of an inch, and is filled with large rhombohedral cavities, which formerly contained dolomite.
Though it was accepted as Vergilian by Renaissance readers simply because the manuscripts of the poem and ancient writers, from Lucan and Statius to Martial and Suetonius, all attribute the work to him, recent critics have usually been skeptical or downright recusant.
Dynamite some of their sentimental ideas about it; shake them loose from some of the schoolmasters' niggling rules about it; make them write it themselves; show 'em the big shapes of it; make a piano keyboard something they knew their way about in.
“The Professor” was the title bestowed upon the erudite gentleman who conducted this seminary, and by that title alone was he known throughout the ship.
Judson went on a visit to England in order to expedite matters, and to consult with the officials of the London Missionary Society.
Under which point of view the following passage, so strange in purport, so strange in phrase, seems characteristic enough:-- "The beginning of all Wisdom is to look fixedly on Clothes, or even with armed eyesight, till they become transparent. '
There was a little computation in the corner, converting forty-five degrees Reaumur into degrees Fahrenheit, which made White guess it had been written in the Red Sea.
Felicite, glad to have received it, used it as a new means of conquering her son, after having waited in vain for misery to deliver him up to her, repentant and imploring.
It is notorious, of course, that poets and preachers alike pride themselves upon this method of astonishing; that the former call it, "seeing the infinite in the finite;" the latter--"pressing secular matters into the service of the sanctuary," and other pretty phrases which, for reverence' sake, shall be omitted.
Katherine and Oh-Pshaw were in the midst of tidying up when the Lone Wolf dropped in to return a flashlight she had borrowed the night before.
The lantern is most conveniently swung out upward to the right of the footlight for a dot, to the left for a dash, and raised vertically for front.
He was ready to run all hazards as a chemist might try some new experiment at the risk of a destructive explosion; but being resolved, he took every precaution with admirable foresight.
He was not only drunk that night, but he went off for a fortnight, and was drunk night after night, and came back to find that his master had discharged him in indignation.
HOFRICHTER, RUTH J. Robby kämpft un seine Freiheit.
73 CHAPTER V DEPOT LAYING TO ONE TON CAMP Dogs and Ponies at Work--Stores for Depots--Old Stores at Discovery Hut--To Encourage the Pony--Depot Plans--Pony Snowshoes--Impressions on the March--Further Impressions--Sledging Necessities and Luxuries--A Better Surface--Chaos Without; Comfort Within--After the Blizzard--Marching Routine--The Weakest Ponies Return--Bowers and Cherry-Garrard--Snow Crusts and Blizzards--A Resented Frostbite--One Ton Camp. ...
If we conceive the anthracite cleared of all but its last atoms of oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen, till it has become all but pure carbon, it would become--as it has become in certain rocks of immense antiquity, graphite--what we miscall black-lead.
And I been wearing it to remind me that I particular want to meet up with that same gent before he gets too old for a gunfight!'"
And occasionally the headlight of a switch engine zigzagged across the tracks--I was afraid I'd be caught in the glare-- "Finally, I saw Warren.