Cattle-breeding affords employment for many of the inhabitants.
The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.
The hyposulphite experiment here again affords an excellent illustration.
Biagio], from which the city took its name and which, though shallower than that of the Hypsas, still affords a sufficient obstacle to attack, and the two unite a little way to the south of the town; at the mouth was the ancient harbour, small and now abandoned.
Lake Manitoba also affords opportunity for inland shipping.
To obtain a larger heating surface than a pipe affords, radiators are connected with the pipes where desired, and the water passing through them warms the surrounding air.
As the deed was not destroyed, but is in existence now, it is to be presumed that the terms of it were, riot fulfilled; but the fact that such a contract should have been drawn up by Napier himself affords a singular illustration of the state of society and the kind of events in the midst of which logarithms had their birth.
A steam railway ferry connects it with the island railway on Riigen, and so with Sassnitz, whence a regular steamboat mail service affords communication with Trelleborg in Sweden.
An opening in the south jetty affords an entrance into Agha harbour, constructed in Agha Bay.
It is dominated, on the seaward side, by four hills, and approached by a narrow entrance, with forts on either hand; a breakwater affords shelter on the east, and on the west is the Arsenal Basin, often regarded as the original harbour of the Carthaginians and Romans.
This affords an example of a principle which had been stated by Hess in a very general form under the name of the Law of Constant Heat Sums - namely, that the thermal effect of a given chemical action is the same, independently of the character and number of the stages in which it takes place.
The country to the east and south-east of the Aravallis affords a striking contrast to the sandy plains on the north-west of the range, and is blessed with fertile lands, hill-ranges and long stretches of forest, where fuel and fodder are abundant.
When overtaken by a dust-storm it falls on its knees, and stretching its neck along the sand, closes its nostrils and remains thus motionless till the atmosphere clears; and in this position it affords some shelter to its driver, who, wrapping his face in his mantle, crouches behind his beast.
Lecky, 4 whether such a philosophy affords a basis for natural theology at all; but the attempt is made.
The railway system belongs to the northern section of the State railways, and affords communication with Germany via Winschoten.
A great deal of work still remains to be done in this department, which at the present time affords one of the most promising fields of anatomical investigation.
Anything short of this is merely descriptive and empirical, and affords no rational basis for inquiry into the mode in which the distribution of plant-life has been brought about.
The boreal is cold, the austral warm, and the tropical affords conditions of heat and moisture to which the vegetation of the others would be intolerant.
Whilst the type of syrinx affords no help in classification, it is very different with its muscles.
Each of these affords animal, vegetable or mixed diet.
The Consolatio affords conclusive proof that the author was not a practical believer in Christianity.
It has generally come to be that of Germany and, so far as the finances of the countries allow, of Austria and Russia; British India also affords not a few examples of the same method.
Kelp and upland geese abound, the latter being edible; and their shooting affords some sport.
To the fisherman in India the mahseer affords the same kind of sport as the salmon in the British Isles, and it rivals that fish as regards size, strength and activity.
This peak is situated on the threefold boundary of Carinthia, Carniola and Styria, and affords a magnificent view of the whole Alpine neighbouring region.
The San Miguel river, which flows near, affords a means of transportation, and the town has considerable commerce.
On the southern border, the Mississippi Sound affords safe navigation for small coasting vessels, and from Gulfport (13 m.
In tropical countries ants sometimes make their nests in the hollow thorns of trees or on leaves; species with this habit are believed to make a return to the tree for the shelter that it affords by protecting it from the ravages of other insects, including their own leaf-cutting relations.
Of all the Asiatic ranges the Himalayan is, geologically, the best known; and the evidence which it affords shows clearly that the folds to which it owes its elevation were produced by an overthrust from the north.
Finally, this region affords us representatives of the order Edentata, in the shape of several species of Manis, or scaly ant-eater.
The small family of Scopelidae affords the gelatinous Harpodon, or bumalo.
The circus of Seven Dials, east of Shaftesbury Avenue, affords a typical name in connexion with the lowest aspect of life in London.
The chief and almost the only use of dung, he thinks, is to divide the earth, to dissolve " this terrestrial matter, which affords nutriment to the mouths of vegetable roots "; and this can be done more completely by tillage.
During the growing season the field affords striking evidence of the influence of different manurial dressings.
The opportunities which rotation cropping affords for the cleaning of the land from weeds is another distinct element of advantage.
The number of " agricultural labourers and shepherds," which affords a more precise index, declined in a still more marked degree.
K, 1, p, J affords a means of test ing the conclusion that we have in Lankester's 4 capito-pedal bodies the rudimentary ctenidia.
The demonstration which it affords of the extreme shortening of the Euthyneurous visceral nerve-loop is most instructive and valuable for comparison with and explanation of the condition of the nervous centres in Cephalopoda, as also of some Opisthobranchia.
One tripod thus affords a firm base of support while the legs of the other tripod are brought forward to their new positions.
- The nervous system is ectodermal in origin, and is developed and segmented to a large extent in connexion with the outer part of the body, so that it affords important evidence as to the segmentation thereof.
The line, which affords through communication from Europe by way of the Trans-Siberian system, enters Manchuria near a station of that name in the north-west corner of the country, passes Khailar, and runs south-east, near Tsitsihar, to Harbin.
Of Maseru, the right bank of the Caledon, and affords a ready means of transport for the cereals raised on the left or Basuto side of the river.
The idea which has long prevailed that Baal was properly a sky-god affords no explanation of the local character of the many baals; on the other hand, on the theory of a higher development where the gods become heavenly or astral beings, the fact that ruder conceptions of nature were still retained (often in the unofficial but more popular forms of cult) is more intelligible.
The port is sheltered by hills and affords good anchorage.
A simple equation like this, therefore, when properly interpreted, affords a large amount of information.
Instead of shading lines following the greatest slopes, lines following the contours and varying in their thickness and in their intervals apart, according to the slope of the ground to be represented, may be employed' This method affords a ready and expeditious means of sketching the ground, if the draughtsman limits himself to characteristically indicating its features by what have been called " form lines."
It is claimed for this method that it affords a means of giving a graphic representation of Alpine districts where other methods of shading fail.
A hypsographical map affords the readiest solution of this question.
Though the history of the Congo Free State affords a painful contrast to the philanthropic professions of its founder, in other parts of the continent the establishment of protectorates by Great Britain, France and Germany was followed by strenuous, and largely successful, efforts to put down slave raiding.
Vaila (21), in the mouth of the Bay of Walls, affords good pasturage.
They enumerate the following primary types of instinctive behaviour: the manner of attacking and capturing a particular kind of prey which alone affords the requisite presentation to sense; the manner of conveying the prey to the nest; the general style and locality of the nest; the method and order of procedure in stocking the nest with food for the unseen young.
She learned it gladly when she discovered that she could herself read what she had written; and this still affords her constant pleasure.
You will export such articles as the country affords, purely native products, much ice and pine timber and a little granite, always in native bottoms.
It is wonderful how rapidly yet perfectly the sand organizes itself as it flows, using the best material its mass affords to form the sharp edges of its channel.
Discussions and questions of that kind, which are like the question of how to get the greatest gratification from one's dinner, did not then and do not now exist for those for whom the purpose of a dinner is the nourishment it affords; and the purpose of marriage is the family.
The river Awe, issuing from the north-western horn of the loch, affords excellent trout and salmon fishing.
The neutralization of acids by bases affords many illustrations, known even before the atomic theory, of the truth of the statement.
I had the previous winter made a small quantity of lime by burning the shells of the Unio fluviatilis, which our river affords, for the sake of the experiment; so that I knew where my materials came from.
These two elements are associated with a third, sometimes affords a very good test for the theory.