one that has just crashed and burned: "Uh, oh ... I think the serial board is toast."
When she sang, every note thrilled in his dull soul, and tingled through his huge frame.
He broke the stem of the cycas, which was composed of a glandular tissue containing a certain quantity of farinaceous flour, traversed by ligneous fibres and separated by concentric rings of the same substance.
But when you have got him up here you must tie him up as tight as a log, and sharp, too.
It is easier to take a round peg out of a square hole and put it into a round one than it is to send out for another assortment of pegs.
of Portugal resolved to plant Christianity in the Indian territories subject to his influence, Bobadilla was first selected as his missionary; but being disabled by illness, it was found necessary to make another selection, and Xavier was chosen.
Visible for an instant in the flickering lamplight playing across the rocky chamber walls, Helga watched in shocked fascination as the rock slab toppled slowly outward, as if the mountain above was slowly turning its head to look at her.
Current account balance: $26.67 million (2005) Exports: $5.222 million (2005) Exports - commodities: copra, papayas, fresh and canned citrus fruit, coffee; fish; pearls and pearl shells; clothing Exports - partners: Australia 34%, Japan 27%, NZ 25%, US 8% (2006) Imports: $81.04 million (2005) Imports - commodities: foodstuffs, textiles, fuels, timber, capital goods Imports - partners: NZ 61%, Fiji 19%, US 9%, Australia 6% (2006) Economic aid - recipient: $13.1 million; note - New Zealand continues to furnish the greater part (1995) Debt - external: $141 million (1996 est.)
I rose up, and there was Jackson's Island, about two mile and a half down-stream, heavy-timbered and standing up out of the middle of the river, big and dark and solid, like a steamboat without any lights.
And not only paper, but cotton fibre, linen fibre, wool fibre, woody fibre, and bone, Kemp, flesh, Kemp, hair, Kemp, nails and nerves, Kemp, in fact the whole fabric of a man except the red of his blood and the black pigment of hair, are all made up of transparent, colourless tissue.