Virgil is spoken of in the highest terms in ii.
Next comes China, with the second highest number of hungry people at 130.4 million.
To sing this, Elisabeth would have had to be classically trained, and she would need to sing the highest end of her range if she was indeed a mezzo-soprano.
The highest wisdom has but one science--the science of the whole--the science explaining the whole creation and man's place in it.
At the early age of sixteen he attained one of the highest dignities of the order, being made grand prior of France.
We know that a hill is not highest at its narrowest part.
One of the most essential points in a good micrometer is that all the webs shall be so nearly in the same plane as to be well in focus together under the highest powers used, and at the same time absolutely free from " fiddling."
The history, indeed, of many a word lies hid in its equivocal uses; and it in no way derogates from the dignity of the highest poetry to gain strength and variety from the ingenious application of the same sounds to different senses, any more than from the contrivances of rhythm or the accompaniment of imitative sounds.
The last years of his life were troubled by a new period of storm and stress which called for his highest powers of calculation and self-control.
The whole is still enclosed by the Byzantine walls, which follow the line of the cliffs and are carried along the sea-face; and the upper part of the level, which is separated from the lower by an inner cross wall, forms the castle; while at the highest point, where a sort of neck is formed between the two valleys, is the keep which crowns the whole.
St Elias or Pentedaktylon), the highest mountain ridge in the Peloponnese, separating Laconia from Messenia.
The highest level of the site of the city of Winnipeg is said to have been under 5 ft.
The system is hermetically sealed after being pumped full of water, an expansion chamber in the shape of a pipe of larger dimensions being provided at the top of the system above the highest point of circulation.
The highest chords he strikes are those of reason and self-love.
Every army is composed of lower grades of the service--the rank and file--of whom there are always the greatest number; of the next higher military rank--corporals and noncommissioned officers of whom there are fewer, and of still-higher officers of whom there are still fewer, and so on to the highest military command which is concentrated in one person.
The salter waters apparently tend to make their way westwards close to the African coast, and at the bottom the highest salinities have been observed south of Crete.
The actual highest summit is wholly French and is the loftiest peak in the Alps, and in Europe also, if certain peaks in the Caucasus be excluded.
At this period the preceptors of the tsarevich had the highest opinion of his ability; but, unfortunately, it was not the sort of ability that his father could make use of.
Simple roofs in general use with a double slope are the " coupled rafter roofs," the rafters meeting at the highest point upon a horizontal ridge-piece which stiffens the framework and gives a level ridge-line.
In length, the highest point of which, the Punta della Scomunica, is 1339 ft.
In the third and longest section, the line starts from a pillar erected in the Perez Rosales pass, near Lake Nahuel-Huapi, and follows the water-parting southward to the highest point of Mt.
My cousin built his house on the vertex of the highest hill in the county.
In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.
There Nature has woven a natural selvage, and the eye rises by just gradations from the low shrubs of the shore to the highest trees.
They are the highest reality.
The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in age and character but alike in the social circle to which they belonged.
As regularity is a prime condition facilitating activity, regularity in his household was carried to the highest point of exactitude.
Bilibin's services were valued not only for what he wrote, but also for his skill in dealing and conversing with those in the highest spheres.
"That's our battery," said the staff officer indicating the highest point.
Prince Bagration, having reached the highest point of our right flank, began riding downhill to where the roll of musketry was heard but where on account of the smoke nothing could be seen.
In the highest army circles from midday on the nineteenth, a great, excitedly bustling activity began which lasted till the morning of the twentieth, when the memorable battle of Austerlitz was fought.
"The praise of a great commander is a soldier's highest reward," said Repnin.
Since he had begun to move in the highest circles Boris had made it his habit to watch attentively all that went on around him and to note it down.
He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going.
Prince Andrew was most favorably placed to secure good reception in the highest and most diverse Petersburg circles of the day.
A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.
At that time, as always happens, the highest society that met at court and at the grand balls was divided into several circles, each with its own particular tone.
Had he not seen the possibility of, and passionately desired, the regeneration of the sinful human race, and his own progress to the highest degree of perfection?
Natasha, on the other hand, having put on her best gown, was in the highest spirits.
Boris was now a rich man who had risen to high honors and no longer sought patronage but stood on an equal footing with the highest of those of his own age.
Not only does a good army commander not need any special qualities, on the contrary he needs the absence of the highest and best human attributes--love, poetry, tenderness, and philosophic inquiring doubt.
"Inform the prince and princess that I knew nothing: I acted on the highest instructions--here..." and he handed a paper to Alpatych.
He was a model steward, possessing in the highest degree the faculty of divining the needs and instincts of those he dealt with.
And in spite of all this it is the highest class, respected by everyone.
All the kings, except the Chinese, wear military uniforms, and he who kills most people receives the highest rewards.
Having sat still for a while he touched--himself not knowing why--the thick spot of paint representing the highest light in the portrait, rose, and recalled de Beausset and the officer on duty.
In Petersburg she had enjoyed the special protection of a grandee who occupied one of the highest posts in the Empire.
"Your honor..." replied the shopman in the frieze coat, "your honor, in accord with the proclamation of his highest excellency the count, they desire to serve, not sparing their lives, and it is not any kind of riot, but as his highest excellence said..."
Rostopchin, though he had patriotic sentiments, was a sanguine and impulsive man who had always moved in the highest administrative circles and had no understanding at all of the people he supposed himself to be guiding.
In Petersburg at that time a complicated struggle was being carried on with greater heat than ever in the highest circles, between the parties of Rumyantsev, the French, Marya Fedorovna, the Tsarevich, and others, drowned as usual by the buzzing of the court drones.
Only in the very highest circles were attempts made to keep in mind the difficulties of the actual position.
His curiosity and agitation, like that of the whole crowd, reached the highest pitch at this fifth murder.
Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.
The absence of suffering, the satisfaction of one's needs and consequent freedom in the choice of one's occupation, that is, of one's way of life, now seemed to Pierre to be indubitably man's highest happiness.
And in a history recently written by order of the Highest Authorities it is said that Kutuzov was a cunning court liar, frightened of the name of Napoleon, and that by his blunders at Krasnoe and the Berezina he deprived the Russian army of the glory of complete victory over the French. *
And only that feeling placed him on that highest human pedestal from which he, the commander-in-chief, devoted all his powers not to slaying and destroying men but to saving and showing pity on them.
The contemptuously respectful attitude of the younger men to the old man in his dotage was expressed in the highest degree by the behavior of Chichagov, who knew of the accusations that were being directed against Kutuzov.
Kutuzov had received the Order of St. George of the First Class and the Emperor showed him the highest honors, but everyone knew of the imperial dissatisfaction with him.
Betsy exclaimed as we caught our breath, standing atop the highest point for thirty miles around.
Tim, his government contact and the highest-ranking individual in the PMF, was already on screen when Brady entered the comms center.
It was customary to wear the highest rank, and the VP trumped Mr. Tim twice over.
When the moon is at its highest, see that she's brought to me in the great hall for the ceremony.
The connexion of the Pterobranchia with the Polyzoa is in the highest degree questionable.
In a time of rest, though he could never have been obscure, he would never have attained the highest power.
The result is that no trace of " fiddling " exists, and the movable and fixed webs come sharply together in focus with the highest powers.
The highest point is H.
Elders or bishops, are the highest permanent officers in the Church and are of equal rank; (3) that an outward and visible Church is one in the sense that a smaller part is controlled by a larger and all the parts by the whole.'9 Though Presbyterians are unanimous in adopting the general system of church polity as here outlined, and in claiming New 1 Phil.
Already in 1884 a protocol had been signed between the contending parties, by which it was agreed that the frontier should follow the line where " the highest peaks of the Andine ranges divide the watershed."
Difference of opinion, therefore, arose as to the interpretation of the protocol, the Argentines insisting that the boundary should run from highest peak to highest peak, the Chileans that it should follow the highest points of the watershed.
A trash bag was the highest-tech object Borlaug had.
In the diary that she kept at the Wright-Humason School in New York she wrote on October 18, 1894, "I find that I have four things to learn in my school life here, and indeed, in life--to think clearly without hurry or confusion, to love everybody sincerely, to act in everything with the highest motives, and to trust in dear God unhesitatingly."
Miss Sullivan's talents are of the highest order.
His highest duty to fodder and water his horses!
To co-operate in the highest as well as the lowest sense, means to get our living together.
"The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe," he said.
If there is a God and future life, there is truth and good, and man's highest happiness consists in striving to attain them.
The quarterly conference held four times a century with the highest ranking station commanders was coming up soon, and he had more pressing issues to resolve before it launched.
The highest ranking of his death dealers to defect, Harmony had been Gabriel's lover for months and his second-in-command since he took over the underworld.
I wasn't thinking at my highest level of logic.
The highest-ranking military members and civilian staff members were crammed into the small center, staring at the scene on the screen before them.
The book will contain four essays, all in French, with the general title of Project of a Universal science, capable of raising our nature to its highest perfection; also Dioptrics, Meteors and Geometry, wherein the most curious matters which the author could select as a proof of the universal science which he proposes are explained in such a way that even the unlearned may understand them.'
The sermons of Flechier increased his reputation, which was afterwards raised to the highest pitch by his funeral orations.
You could see which restaurants were rated the highest on Yelp, which ones certain reviewers liked, and so on.
It has one of the highest per-capita incomes in the world, almost no crime, and no public or foreign debt.
Then, again, La Fontaine seldom, if ever, appeals to our highest moral sense.
The highest wisdom is one.
Shifting to his highest gear, Dean raced in pursuit down a long incline.