He turned and without hesitation, began the short ascent to the mine without even inquiring about directions.
He began first a short ascent, then a drop to a sharp curve he nearly missed, causing him to reduce his speed further.
The temperature was in the high teens but as the sun began its ascent it felt far warmer.
The rotators caught, pulling them out of the spin, slowed their ascent, then gave out once again.
Something else caught, and their ascent stopped suddenly, slamming her against the harness and knocking the breath from her.
To mitigate a steep ascent, a central carriage-way, 200 yds, long, is cut along the main street to a depth of 15 ft., the opposite terraces being connected by a bridge.
The ascent of Ben Ledi is commonly made from the town.
The Ascent of Water in Trees.The supply of water to the peripheral protoplasts of a tree is consequently of the first importance.
During the second stage small increments of magnetizing force are attended by relatively large increments of magnetization, as is indicated by the steep ascent of the curve.
But the routes to be followed were difficult to find in the dark, the ascent was rapid, the ground was much broken, and the enemy opposed a stubborn resistance to the advance, with the result that this was greatly retarded, and that at daybreak the most forward of the columns was not much more than halfway up. The Ottoman staff had, moreover, on the first alarm begun to hurry reinforcements on the Sari Bair from the rear, while the Allied troops were so much exhausted by their nocturnal experiences that all attempts to win the upper ridge failed on the 7th.
The Japanese regard it as a sacred mountain, and numbers of pilgrims make the ascent in midsummer.
The biggest ascent is that from the Kalta-alaghan to the Arka-tagh, namely, nearly 1850 ft.
Having said all of that, government should certainly be watched with a suspicious eye, for it could conceivably delay or derail our ascent to the next golden age.
Since Bishop Brooks died I have read the Bible through; also some philosophical works on religion, among them Swedenborg's "Heaven and Hell" and Drummond's "Ascent of Man," and I have found no creed or system more soul-satisfying than Bishop Brooks's creed of love.
At each ascent or descent of the road the crowds were yet denser and the din of shouting more incessant.