I can't describe how helpless I felt.
She wouldn't describe him as being tall.
Because its meaning has to be imputed, we have tended to describe it in terms of prior technologies—which, in many cases, understates its potential by many orders of magnitude.
I can't describe how strange this is, Father.
If the word normal could in any manner describe what we were doing, we slowly slipped into a somewhat normal routine.
She wanted to express her feelings for him, but mere words could not describe them.
The present was my next experiment of this kind, which I purpose to describe more at length, for convenience putting the experience of two years into one.
All the historians describe the affair as follows:
I can only describe the mood of our return trip as pensive.
She couldn't describe the sense any other way, just like she couldn't determine why she still felt the connection to his soul.
Beautiful did not describe him.
Anxious would better describe her feelings.
How can this future I describe not be ours?
She wouldn't describe him as being tall.
"I want to be with you," he said in the same tone he used to describe the deficiencies of the beach house's security.
Beyond the introduction of the spider line it is unnecessary to mention the various steps by which the Gascoigne micrometer assumed the modern forms now in use, or to describe in detail the suggestions of Hooke, 4 Wren, Smeaton, Cassini, Bradley, Maskelyne, Herschel, Arago, Pearson, Bessel, Struve, Dawes, &c., or the successive productions of the great artists Ramsden, Troughton, Fraunhofer, Ertel, Simms, Cooke, Grubb, Clarke and Repsold.
Hughes made some remarkable observations and experiments in or between the years 1879 and 1886 though he did not describe them till some twenty years afterwards.
The Temple records describe the innovations he introduced on his return.
She fell in love with a trapper and he took her back to what we all describe as civilization.
"Could you describe Mr. Cleary?" he asked.
How could she describe it without sounding like she had lost her mind?
I can't begin to describe to you what was going through my mind after you fell off that cliff.
Beyond stating that in colour it conforms very closely to the striped phase of domesticated tabby, it will be unnecessary to describe the species.
The term tertia minore, or inferiore, is used by Praetorius to describe a low pitch, often preferred in England and the Netherlands, in Italy and in some parts of Germany.
For a century, from Maximian to Maximus (286-388), it was (except under Julian, who preferred to reside in Paris) the administrative centre from which Gaul, Britain and Spain were ruled, so that the poet Ausonius could describe it as the second metropolis of the empire, or "Rome beyond the Alps."
The apex in this case will describe a circle, or rather a spiral, as it is elongating all the time, pointing to all points of the compass in succession.
Joseph Maxwell, of Bordeaux, has published accounts 8 of raps and movements of objects without contact, witnessed with private and other mediums, which he appears to have observed with care, though he does not describe the conditions sufficiently for others to form any independent judgment about them.
Describe in verse this glad and glorious feast.
After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.
You see, none of my friends describe things to me so vividly and so beautifully as he does....
It never occurred to me that it might be worth while to make my own observations and describe the experiences peculiarly my own.
"Yes, he's... about to be married," I said, at a loss to otherwise describe Howie Abbott.
Can you describe him?
Ridiculous to describe the idle and courteous voluptuary as being a dark and designing scoundrel, capable of murder if it would serve his ambition.
It will be sufficient to describe those forms with which the most important work has been done, or which have survived the tests of time and experience.
The word thane was used in Scotland until the 15th century, to describe an hereditary non-military tenant of the crown.
While it has been customary to describe the Miocene flora of Europe as of a North American type, it would be more accurate to describe the latter as having in great measure preserved its Miocene character.
Taking their origin from a series of lacustrine basins scattered over the plateaus and differing slightly in elevation, the Russian rivers describe immense curves before reaching the sea, and flow with a very gentle gradient, while numerous large tributaries collect their waters from over vast areas.
"Slim" would describe them, if they were anything like the saw-horses I have seen.
It wasn't what she had said, nor would she have used those words to describe her feelings.
The world of many things surrounds us; our notions, by which we manage correctly or incorrectly to describe it, are also ready made.
The system will also look for anything they've written publicly about this place (Yelp, Facebook, personal blog) and which superlatives they used to describe it.
What I describe above is using a new technology to solve an existing problem.
First, this future farm I describe is nothing like what I go out of my way to avoid today.
As soon as a thing was done, a definite goal passed, the teacher did not always look back and describe the way she had come.
I tried to describe to her the appearance of a camel; but, as we were not allowed to touch the animal, I feared that she did not get a correct idea of its shape.
I can't describe the feeling.
The ancient historians all employed one and the same method to describe and seize the apparently elusive--the life of a people.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.
Could you describe him?
She was shocked and disturbed by his announcement but said little, allowing him to describe the happenings without interruption.
We cannot describe in detail the objects of concordatory conventions.
First (a), in the earlier biblical writings which describe the state of affairs under the Hebrew monarchy there is not this fundamental distinction among the Levites, and, although a list of Aaronite high-priests is preserved in a late source, internal details and the evidence of the historical books render its value extremely doubtful (1 Chron.
The precursor of the thegn was the gesith, the companion of the king or great lord, the member of his comitatus, and the word thegn began to be used to describe a military gesith.
And Mauss describe a sacrifice as "a religious act, which, by the consecration of a victim, modifies the moral state of the sacrificer or of certain material objects which he has in view," i.e.
"I simply can't describe 'em," answered the kitten, shuddering.
It was recognized as the flu, although records describe conditions which were highly likely to have been polio.
Words are powerless to describe the desolation of that prison-house, or the joy of the soul that is delivered out of its captivity.
In dealing with this period they sternly condemn the historical personages who, in their opinion, caused what they describe as the reaction.
To seize and put into words, to describe directly the life of humanity or even of a single nation, appears impossible.
As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
We were provided with a database that allowed us to identify various vehicles.
God, I can't even describe Howie... from mentioning it.
I thought I might just as well describe my pet in order to know it--order, vertebrate; division, quadruped; class, mammalia; genus, felinus; species, cat; individual, Tabby.
Can she describe our chubby friend with the mustache?
Dean related the complete happenings to Fred but when he began to describe the scuffle, he remembered the gun.
Of Bacon's demand for observation and collection of facts he is an imitator; and he wishes (in a letter of 1632) that " some one would undertake to give a history of celestial phenomena after the method of Bacon, and describe the sky exactly as it appears at present, without introducing a single hypothesis."
It is loosely used to describe any exalted strain of devotional melody.
He is an especial favourite of Apollo; and later poets even describe him as son of that god.
SPIRITUALISM, a term used by philosophical writers to denote the opposite of materialism, and also used in a narrower sense to describe the belief that the spiritual world manifests itself by producing in the physical world effects inexplicable by the known laws of nature.
When the narratives describe the life of the young David at the court of the first king of the northern kingdom, when the scenes cover the district which he took with the sword, and when the brave Saul is represented in an unfavourable light, one must allow for the popular tendency to idealize great figures, and for the Judaean origin of the compilation.
(Karel Capek, an acclaimed Czech playwright, coined the word to describe the mechanized workers in his play.)
I describe these three situations because each, in its own way, illustrates how I think the future will play out regarding income and wealth.
I think the future I describe is pretty secure.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
It is difficult to describe my emotions when I stood on the point which overhangs the American Falls and felt the air vibrate and the earth tremble.
Long before I learned to do a sum in arithmetic or describe the shape of the earth, Miss Sullivan had taught me to find beauty in the fragrant woods, in every blade of grass, and in the curves and dimples of my baby sister's hand.
The announcement went on to describe what the young boy was wearing and listed a tip line phone number to call with information.
It was difficult to describe the depth of her feelings.
Sitting beside her in the car, I describe what I see from the window--hills and valleys and the rivers; cotton-fields and gardens in which strawberries, peaches, pears, melons, and vegetables are growing; herds of cows and horses feeding in broad meadows, and flocks of sheep on the hillside; the cities with their churches and schools, hotels and warehouses, and the occupations of the busy people.
No, I can't describe it, she had said, flushed and excited.
Seq.) meant to describe the discovery of Deuteronomy is evident from the events which followed; and this identification of the roll, already made by Jerome, Chrysostom and others, has been substantiated by modern literary criticism since De Wette (1805).
To describe ending hunger in the future, I have only these tarnished terms of the present at my disposal.