That look of naughty merriment was likewise reflected in the mirror, with so much breadth and intensity of effect, that it made Hester Prynne feel as if it could not be the image of her own child, but of an imp who was seeking to mould itself into Pearl's shape.
Their only qualification was capacity and willingness for work.
Elongate is not used of actions or abstractions, but only of material objects or extension in space; protract is very rarely used of concrete objects or extension in space; we elongate a line, protract a discussion.
Either his going had been again delayed, or he had yet procured no opportunity of seeing Miss Crawford alone, or he was too happy for letter-writing!
In searching for an answer to this question, he remembered the two things that most profoundly had influenced his own spiritual outlook, his study of the traditions and history of his people, and his religious awakening in 1810.
Gradually they extended their purview of grievances to a criticism of all the affairs of the realm.
This term is from signal processing, where signals of very small amplitude cannot be separated from low-intensity noise in the system.
Some of the areas and isolated pockets of mankind in the Asiatic area may have been under conditions more like those in the European area; some of the African areas are of a more Asiatic and less distinctively African type.
06:006:007 And he said unto the people, Pass on, and compass the city, and let him that is armed pass on before the ark of the LORD.
All this was founded on the breadth and comprehensiveness of Arnold’s character, as well as its striking truth and reality; on the unfeigned regard he had for work of all kinds, and the sense he had of its value, both for the complex aggregate of society and the growth and protection of the individual.
FN44-1} For them alone Gandhi confines his attire to the widely-cartooned loincloth, symbol of his oneness with the downtrodden masses who can afford no more.
In the example of the transmission of light just dealt with, we have seen that the general theory of relativity enables us to derive theoretically the influence of a gravitational field on the course of natural processes, the Iaws of which are already known when a gravitational field is absent.
Not a grave of the murder'd for freedom but grows seed for freedom, in its turn to bear seed, Which the winds carry afar and re-sow, and the rains and the snows nourish.
Foreveryone strives to keep his individuality as apart as possible,wishes to secure the greatest possible fullness of life for himself;but meantime all his efforts result not in attaining fullness oflife but self-destruction, for instead of self-realisation he endsby arriving at complete solitude.
The continent, of which this kingdom is apart, extends itself, as Ihave reason to believe, eastward, to that unknown tract of Americawestward of California; and north, to the Pacific Ocean, which isnot above a hundred and fifty miles from Lagado; where there is agood port, and much commerce with the great island of Luggnagg,situated to the north-west about 29 degrees north latitude, and 140longitude.
He and the engineer accordingly determined upon the following model:—The boat was to measure thirty-five feet on the keel by nine feet beam—with the lines of a racer—and to draw six feet of water, which would be sufficient to prevent her making leeway.
At this discourse Zobeide suppressed her anger, and said to the slaves, "Give them their liberty a while, but remain where you are.
My business habits had one other bright feature, which I called “leaving a Margin.”