Tradition avers that but forty days were needed for the completion of the work, six thousand men being employed night and day; guns and troops were hurriedly put in, and all navigation of the Bosporus was stopped.
English criticism avers that he ought to have recognized more fully the system of party government, and to have done more to promote our colonial and commercial development.
An Indian proverb avers that "one native of Bundelkhand commits as much fraud as a hundred Dandis" (weighers of grain, and notorious rogues).
He avers that this " metaphysic of experience " is not idealism, or the tenet that consciousness is the only reality.
9,869 Passo della Duana (Avers Valley to the Val Bregaglia), snow 9,187 Sertig Pass (Davos to Scanfs), foot path.
9,062 Forcella di Prassignola (Avers Valley to Soglio), old paved cattle path.
8,918 Forcella di Lago or Madris Pass (Avers Valley to Chia venna), foot path.
8,793 Forcellina (Avers Valley to the Septimer Pass), foot path.
8,763 Passo di Lei (Avers Valley to Chiavenna), foot path..
8,580 Stallerberg (Avers Valley to Bivio-Stalla), foot path..
7,799 Albula Pass (Bergun to Ponte), carriage road over, rail 7,595 7,582 7,504 Passo di Madesimo or d'Emet (Avers Valley to Madesimo), foot path.
The English translation (1440) of a lost contemporary Latin history of the events avers that Sir Robert Graham rose in parliament, denounced James as a tyrant and called on the barons to seize their king: Graham was taken, was banished from court, was confiscated and fled to the Atholl hills.
A lesson in geometry, given by Ostilio Ricci to the pages of the grand-ducal court, chanced, tradition avers, to have Galileo for an unseen listener; his attention was riveted, his dormant genius was roused, and he threw all his energies into the new pursuit thus unexpectedly presented to him.
While Buchanan represents the pair as indulging in a guilty passion, the French ambassador, du Croc, avers that Mary was never in better repute with her subjects.
It receives a number of mountain torrents during its course, the most important being that from the Avers glen, and the Albula, both on the right, which is itself formed by many mountain streams. (2) The Vorder Rhine rises in the small Toma lake (7691 ft.), S.