:backbone site: n. A key USENET and email site; one that processes a large amount of third-party traffic, especially if it is the home site of any of the regional coordinators for the USENET maps.
He had lost just as much himself to Blackstone of the Hussars, and Count Punter of the Hanoverian Cavalry.
All through the night he pursued through those enchanted pages the vision of a woman who had the face of Ellen Olenska; but when he woke the next morning, and looked out at the brownstone houses across the street, and thought of his desk in Mr. Letterblair's office, and the family pew in Grace Church, his hour in the park of Skuytercliff became as far outside the pale of probability as the visions of the night.
The man who called himself Snapper was of his own age, with thinning light hair and a scar running from his cheekbone to the point of his jaw.
Dilly Dedalus, loitering by the curbstone, heard the beats of the bell, the cries of the auctioneer within.
Verandahs, sun-bathing nooks, acres of orchard, a eucalypti grove, flagstone paths leading through roses and lilies to quiet arbors, a long flight of stairs ending on an isolated beach and the vast waters!
The gabled brick, tile, and freestone houses had almost dried off for the season their integument of lichen, the streams in the meadows were low, and in the sloping High Street, from the West Gateway to the mediæval cross, and from the mediæval cross to the bridge, that leisurely dusting and sweeping was in progress which usually ushers in an old-fashioned market-day.
Under the guidance of a great demagogue, Pericles, the chief official of the Athenian general assembly, and a politician statesman rather of the calibre of Gladstone or Lincoln in modem history, they were set to the task of rebuilding their city and expanding their commerce.
We saw his gravestone in 1758.
The shirt was sent in early, in a pie, and every time a rat bit Jim he would get up and write a line in his journal whilst the ink was fresh; the pens was made, the inscriptions and so on was all carved on the grindstone; the bed-leg was sawed in two, and we had et up the sawdust, and it give us a most amazing stomach-ache.
Neither is this at all to be wondered at, because nature, in thatcountry, observing the same proportion through all her operations,a hailstone is near eighteen hundred times as large as one inEurope; which I can assert upon experience, having been so curiousas to weigh and measure them.
She clicked something and he heard a blaring ad for Falun Gong start in his headphone and he slipped one off the side of his head.
Here's a marble headstone beautifully crocketed, with medallions beneath of typical subjects; here's the footstone after the same pattern, and here's the coping to enclose the- grave.
Reduction of thyrotropin-releasing hormone concentrations in central nervous system of African lungfish during estivation.
"Here is, clearly, the lower jawbone of a mastodon," I cried, almost as warmly and enthusiastically as my uncle; "here are the molars of the Dinotherium; here is a leg bone which belonged to the Megatherium.
Itis the keystone of the whole edifice, and its fall will bring itall down.
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation - a portion of the electromagnetic energy emitted by the sun and naturally filtered in the upper atmosphere by the ozone layer; UV radiation can be harmful to living organisms and has been linked to increasing rates of skin cancer in humans.
For a young woman to dream that a rhinestone proves to be a diamond, foretells she will be surprised to find that some insignificant act on her part will result in good fortune.
I came to see the tombstone privately -- to see if they had cut the inscription as I wished Mr. Oak, you needn't mind speaking to me, if you wish to, on the matter which is in both our minds at this moment."