His intimate friend, Governor Letcher, appreciating his gifts, sent him as a colonel of infantry to Harper's Ferry, where the first collision with the Union forces was hourly expected.
Gives the mean diurnal variation for the whole year at a number of stations arranged in order of latitude, the mean from the 24 hourly values being taken as loo.
In the potential curves of the diagram the ordinates represent the hourly values expressed - as in Tables II.
The first line gives the mean value of the potential gradient, the second the mean excess of the largest over the smallest hourly value on individual days.
It will be noticed that the difference between the greatest and least hourly values is, in all but three winter months, actually larger than the mean value of the potential gradient for the day; it bears to the range of the regular diurnal inequality a ratio varying from 2.0 in May to 3.6 in November.
The hourly values are derived from smoothed curves, the object being to get the mean ordinate for a 60-minute period.
At Midsummer The Extreme Hourly Values Were 0.91 And 1.45 For A, 0.94 And 1.60 For A_.
His greatest and least mean hourly values and the hours of their occurrence are as follows: Gockel did not observe between 10 P.M.
It cannot, however, be denied that to live such a life, divine in its powers and human in its sympathies, demands daily and hourly self-sacrifice.
If but 3000 gallons hourly trickle over and through an acre, and if we assume each gallon to contain no more than onetenth of a grain of plant food of the three sorts just named taken together, still the total, during a season including ninety days of actual irrigation, will not be less than 9 lb per acre.
For the year, and sometimes with average hourly velocity of over zoo m.p.h.
And 6 A.M.; The Largest Hourly Value Was, However, Scarcely Double The Least.
Somerset's fall in the following October endangered Hooper's position, and for a time he was in hourly dread of imprisonment and martyrdom, more especially as he had taken a prominent part against Gardiner and Bonner, whose restoration to their sees was now anticipated.
Donne died on the 3 1st of March 1631, after he had lain "fifteen days earnestly expecting his hourly change."
All I can say is that I am not in torture; but I daily and hourly expect it.
No man who has to deal daily and hourly with nature can trouble himself about a priori difficulties.
Quotations arrive hourly in the selling season, and the superintendent keeps in close touch with his agents in the wheat-pits marketing.
His conversion is said to have taken place after an intense mental struggle; he was baptized by sprinkling, and without episcopal confirmation, when in hourly expectation of death; and on his recovery his Christianity retained all the gloomy character of its earliest stages.
" All sense of just proportion is thus lost, and, with these daily, and often hourly, statements of great Allied gains and immense enemy losses, the public can have no true appreciation of the facts or of the gigantic task and heavy sacrifices before them.