Who would have thought he would become attached to a child that was neither his own blood nor male?
The latter, in fact, was a minor court of equity attached to the lord privy seal as the court of chancery was to the chancellor.
S is the head of the micrometer screw proper, s that of the screw moving the slide to which the so-called " fixed web " is attached, s' that of a screw which moves the eyepiece E.
He was attached to the Hohenstaufen by the marriage of his daughter, Elizabeth, with Conrad, son of Frederick II.
The tang of the untainted, fresh and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought, and the shells and pebbles and the seaweed with tiny living creatures attached to it never lost their fascination for me.
He's also my Bory's godfather, she added, as if she attached no importance at all to the fact.
Bakewell is noted for a chalybeate spring, of use in cases of chronic rheumatism, and there are baths attached to it.
While at home Hastings is said to have attached himself to literary society; and it may be inferred from his own letters that he now made the personal acquaintance of Samuel Johnson and Lord Mansfield.
The five fixed webs are attached to the table which is secured to the bottom of the box by the screws p. The three movable webs are attached to the projections XX on the frame aa.
In the apparatus of type B as made by Zeiss there are two microscopes attached to a base-plate, one of which views the spectrum-plate (or other object) to be measured, while the other views a scale that moves with the slide on which the spectrumplate is mounted.
(She used the word "diplomat," which was just then much in vogue among the children, in the special sense they attached to it.)
At the review next day the Emperor asked Prince Andrew where he would like to serve, and Prince Andrew lost his standing in court circles forever by not asking to remain attached to the sovereign's person, but for permission to serve in the army.
Countess Mary wanted to tell him that man does not live by bread alone and that he attached too much importance to these matters.
Quinn was finishing removing the plans and I helped hauling them to the attached garage.
My later proved to be several hours when I opened eyes to a crying wife, white covers, bright lights, stuff attached to me and lots of pain.
I suppose it helps keep the carrier from getting attached to the baby.
The total number of revolutions is read off by a scale attached to the side of the box, but not seen in the figure.
By this screw the whole apparatus is attached to the telescope.
In the middle of this slide a stiffly fitting brass disk is inserted, to which a small turn-table motion may be communicated by an attached arm, acted on by two fine opposing screws accessible to the astronomer; and by their means the " fixed web " may be rendered strictly parallel with the movable one.
The cylinder is rigidly fixed in the studs C, C, and these are attached to the foundation plate f.
Lohengrin's guide (the swan) was originally the little brother who, in one version of "the Seven Swans," was compelled through the destruction of his golden chain to remain in swan form and attached himself to the fortunes of one of his brothers.
The French legend of the knight of the swan is attached to the house of Bouillon, and although William of Tyre refers to it about 1170 as fable, it was incorporated without question by later annalists.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
I was attached; I'm on duty.
In Brunn everybody attached to the court was packing up, and the heavy baggage was already being dispatched to Olmutz.
May I ask to be attached to the first squadron?
She wrote to him formal, monotonous, and dry letters, to which she attached no importance herself, and in the rough copies of which the countess corrected her mistakes in spelling.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
Next day when Denisov had left Pokrovsk, having quite forgotten about this peasant, it was reported to him that Tikhon had attached himself to their party and asked to be allowed to remain with it.
He hadn't thought himself attached to the unique woman he chose as a nishani.
He fingered a heavy strap attached to the head.