The healer stopped to rest and pushed immortal sustenance --small square water and food cubes - -into her mouth.
She popped one of the water cubes into her mouth, head pulsing from a nasty hangover.
They weren't water cubes; they tasted of nothing she could identify.
Her body was weak but working, and there were more of the odd sugar cubes beside her pillow.
She ate two more of the sugar cubes and a water cube, eyes lingering on the bloody mess that was her jumper in the corner.
She reached into her pocket and pulled out one of the three water cubes and the remaining sugary cube.
Gabriel handed her the food and water gummy cubes she'd first had in Hell.
She considered throwing the tasteless food cubes to the trees he warned her against feeding every day.
She pushed herself up, reaching into a pocket for a food and water cube. Gabriel took her arm and pulled her to her feet. She nearly choked on the cubes and swallowed them whole, struggling to keep up with the death-dealer as he darted into the forest.
It pointed to her other hand – the one holding food cubes - then to the trees.
Katie ate her food and water cubes, waiting for Gabriel. She fingered the second necklace he'd given her, not convinced Andre was wrong. The beads felt like plastic, and something about Gabe had changed.
She counted the food and water cubes she had remaining.
The death-dealer faced her then pulled a satchel over his head. He handed it to her. She took it and opened it. There were two small pouches of cubes and nothing else.
Andre's eyes fell to her body. Katie pointed to the dagger, and Andre shook his head. She indicated the satchel next. He nodded. She frowned and pulled out the contents: food and water cubes, holding them up for him.
Katie dumped a few of the cubes into her hand with another look at Andre. She drew a deep breath and tossed the cubes after Gabriel. She stopped walking as the cubes hit the ground behind him.
She reached the place where the food cubes had landed, bending to pick them up in case she needed them later.
More than once someone had purchased frozen colostrum cubes from her to feed a newborn calf.
He bit the words off and his voice became controlled, his eyes like cubes of ice.
He swirled the ice cubes around in his glass.
The "Porisms" quoted are interesting propositions in the theory of numbers, one of which was clearly that the dif f erence between two cubes can be resolved into of two cubes.
The general type of problem is to find two, three or four numbers such that different expressions involving them in the first and second, and sometimes the third, degree are squares, cubes, partly squares and partly cubes, &c. E.g.
Breaks were filled up with cubes obtained from fragments of contemporary mosaics previously demolished.
Other cubes of rock, apparently altars, exist in the neighbourhood.
Vii., 1776), Laplace announced his celebrated conclusion of the invariability of planetary mean motions, carrying the proof as far as the cubes of the eccentricities and inclinations.
It forms colourless, transparent rhombohedra, like those of Iceland spar; the angles are nearly equal to right angles, being 73° 30', so that the crystals look like cubes: hence the name of "cubic saltpetre."
It forms small cubes which melt at a red heat and volatilize readily.
The shops consist of small cubes, open in the front, in which the trader squats cross-legged amidst his wares.
It is easily soluble in water, from which it crystallizes in cubes, and also in alcohol.
The salt crystallizes in cubes of specific gravity 1.995; it melts at about 800° and volatilizes at a bright red heat.