At that point, everyone was collecting, or trying to.
Sasha had an affinity for collecting the worst of the worst -- creatures whose intentions toward humans and immortals alike were as far from the Immortal Code as could be.
All had been collecting Social Security for a good part of Dean's lifetime.
I am simply collecting on the debt, as is my obligation.
Collecting undestroyed pieces of equipment and tools.
With these terms in mind, consider this observation: For the better part of human history, as people have sought to understand their world, an extensive amount of their time has been spent collecting or retrieving data.
Beside the nurse who was busy collecting equipment, there was a man in a suit standing by the door.
They'll be back to collecting souls by noon, the dealer reported.
Within the week, the death-dealers stuck in the mortal realm could start collecting souls again.
He found the caterer's boxes and set out collecting all the dishes, glasses and silverware.
"I'll start collecting its magic," Yully said.
Oh, he was interested all right - interested in collecting the money offered to keep an eye on her.
Too nervous, Jessi instinctively knelt on the floor beside the overturned box and began collecting the small treasures.
He returned to Basel charged with the task of collecting the opinions of continental reformers on the subject of Henry VIII.'s divorce, and was present at the death of Oecolampadius (Nov.
On her death in 1 754, he occupied himself in collecting together all the letters that had passed between them, which, we are told, he transcribed twice over under the title of "The Picture of Artless Love."
Or early climatologists who made their own daily observations of precipitation and barometric pressure, interpreting as well as collecting readings.
We will be completely insulated from the collecting and researching of data so that we can focus entirely on turning data into knowledge.
The French had attacked the men collecting wood in the copse.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
Jonny started collecting the supplies she'd need, and she watched him, proud.
Dean had to admit—never out loud—that Fred O'Connor was far ahead in this junk collecting game.
Gabriel finished collecting the souls from the bowl then straightened, motioning to Landon.
Pick someone as quick as you and start collecting souls.
He knew he wasn't collecting fast enough, but the amount left him horrified to imagine how many he was missing.
She paused, collecting her thoughts.
The resignation in her tone sounded like a farewell. Gabe studied her, uncertain what could stop Death from doing anything she pleased. She was not only letting him go when she shouldn't, but she was telling him just how much time he had to get Katie out of the underworld. Gabriel knew something was wrong if Death was turning her back on the duty of collecting souls, a duty she normally took such joy in. She'd been unwilling to do that for him when their relationship had been at its peak.
I plan on collecting this time.
I've been collecting vamp magic for tens of thousands of years.
The economy was affected by the establishment of a land tax.
Police.Broadly, the police of France may be divided into two great branchesadministrative police (la police administrative) and judicial police (la police judic-iaire), the former having for its object the maintenance of order, and the latter charged with tracing out offenders, collecting the proofs, and delivering the presumed offenders to the tribunals charged by law with their trial and punishment.
They had been concealed in a cellar to prevent their falling into the hands of the book-collecting princes of Pergamum, and were in a very dilapidated condition.
To remedy this, Murat and other general officers as well as minor agents were sent ahead and instructed to travel through South Germany in plain clothes with a view to collecting information and mastering the topography.
In permanent remuneration of certain services to be rendered to the state, the sovereign assigned to civil or military functionaries territorial regions for the purpose, and with the power, of collecting land taxes imposed by Mussulman and Imperial law, i.e.
Care should be taken in collecting charae to secure, in the case of dioecious species, specimens of both forms, and also to get when possible the roots of those species on which the small granular starchy bodies or gemmae are found, as in C. fragifera.
And though it would be wrong to call Bede a critical historian in the modern sense of the words, he shows a very unusual conscientiousness in collecting his information from the best available sources, and in distinguishing between what he believed to be fact, and what he regarded only as rumour or tradition.
The most earnest and unremitting exertions were made by the persons so associated in investigating facts and collecting evidence, in forming branch committees and procuring petitions, information and support of those who pleaded the cause in parliament.
He chose the legend of Tannhauser, collecting his materials from the ancient Tannhauser-Lied, the Volksbuch, Tieck's poetical Erzahlung, Hoffmann's story of Der Sangerkrieg, and the medieval poem on Der Wartburgkrieg.
The earliest system adopted for the collection of petroleum appears to have consisted in Early skimming the oil from the surface of the water upon Methods which it had accumulated, and Professor Lesley states, that at Paint Creek, in Johnson county, Kentucky, a Mr George and others were in the habit of collecting oil from the sands, " by making shallow canals loo or 200 ft.
The traditional studies of the place, however, disgusted him; and he spent seven years wandering through all the schools of Italy and France and collecting a precious library.
He kept on diligently collecting materials, and as he did so was constrained to modify some of the statements he had published.
The travels of Le Vaillant in South Africa having been completed in 5785, his great Oiseaux d'Afrique began to appear in Paris in 1797; but it is hard to speak properly of this work, for several of the species described in it are certainly not, and never were in his time, inhabitants of that country, though he sometimes gives a long account of the circumstances under which he observed them.1° From travellers who employ themselves in collecting the animals of any distant country the zoologists who stay at home and study those of their own district, be it great or small, are really not so much divided as at first might appear.
Within little more than six weeks Bruce, collecting his adherents in the south-west, passed from Lochmaben to Glasgow and thence to Scone, where he was crowned king of Scotland on the 27th of March 1306.