He tried to hide it, however, if one really listened, they could ascertain that he came from a different time and place.
Of Venus, but he was also expressly commissioned coox to ascertain " whether the unexplored part of the southern hemisphere be only an immense mass of water, or contain another continent."
It would be particularly interesting to ascertain how the nematocysts of a polyp are related to those possessed by the medusa budded from it, and it is possible that in this manner obscure questions of relationship might be cleared up.
No certain remedy is known for the destruction on a commercial scale of the boll weevil, but every effort has been made in the United States to check the advance of the insect, to ascertain and encourage its natural enemies, and to propagate races of cotton which resist its attacks.
Paraffin wax is tested for melting-point (or setting-point), and the semi-refined product is further examined to ascertain the percentage of oil, water and dirt present.
The second method is still employed in many cases, and we find thus: In cases where the draughtsman has omitted to indicate the scale we can ascertain it by dividing the actual length of a meridian degree by the length of a degree measure upon the map. Thus a degree between 50° and 51° measures 111,226,000 mm.; on the map it is represented by i r r mm.
On the 25th of July 1898 he addressed to the Scottish Catholic bishops a letter, in the course of which he said that "many of the Scottish people who do not agree with us in faith sincerely love the name of Christ and strive to ascertain His doctrine and to imitate His most holy example."
On one occasion he asked the critics to ascertain the brand of whisky favoured by Grant, so that he could send kegs of it to the other generals.
1 Errors no doubt he made, as in the attempt to ascertain the date of the breach of the dam of Marib.
He could not ascertain the truth.
He was told to ascertain the feasibility of recruiting secondary care trusts to participate in the trial.
It was not possible to ascertain compliance with the legislation.
Please ascertain who has responsibility for this footpath.
She was told to ascertain the validity of training certificates or plant licenses.
The answers were ascertained when the time came to draw up Rimer J's order.
You need to ascertain where the value lies, in order to minimize your risk.
You need to ascertain which is suitable for your safe dining.
She usually feels the softest step and throws out her arms to ascertain if any one is near her.
I immediately instituted an inquiry to ascertain the facts in the case.
I first tried to ascertain what had suggested to Helen's mind the particular fancies which made her story seem like a reproduction of one written by Miss Margaret Canby.
I asked Miss Sullivan to go at once to see Mrs. Hopkins and ascertain the facts in the matter.
It is said that Mirabeau took to highway robbery "to ascertain what degree of resolution was necessary in order to place one's self in formal opposition to the most sacred laws of society."
He went up to him, took his hand (a thing he never used to do), and drew it downwards as if wishing to ascertain whether it was firmly fixed on.
Prince Andrew apparently knew this as well as Tikhon; he looked at his watch as if to ascertain whether his father's habits had changed since he was at home last, and, having assured himself that they had not, he turned to his wife.
Valuev was confidentially telling that Uvarov had been sent from Petersburg to ascertain what Moscow was thinking about Austerlitz.
She was expecting Prince Andrew any moment and twice that day sent a manservant to the Vozdvizhenka to ascertain whether he had come.
Berthier approached and suggested that they should ride along the line to ascertain the position of affairs.