The dim instrument panel light revealed a strong profile with an aquiline nose and prominent cheekbones.
I was sure dear Brenda would be far more candid with the instrument pressed to her throat.
That and the crampons are the key tools The sinister instrument was serrated on one end of its curved claw, with an adze blade on the other side of the crescent.
Cynthia had given him such an instrument at the time the couple signed papers acquiring Bird Song.
The unearthly shrill of the telephone shattered the scene, once, twice, three times before Dean clawed at the instrument and grumbled something.
As soon as Dean lifted the instrument it fell apart in his hands.
"I've got one of them phone cards," he said, taking the instrument and entering the requisite numbers, then handing the phone back to Dean.
There are sources of uncertainty in the instrument itself.
Sir William Herschel was the first astronomer who measured position angles; the instrument he employed is described in Phil.
I, 2 and 3), used to bolt the head of one of the screws, and the instrument was provided with a slipping piece, giving motion to the micrometer by screws acting on two slides, one in right ascension, the other in declination, so that " either of the, webs can be placed upon either component of a double star with ease and certainty (Mem.
The other parts of the instrument will be readily understood from the figure without further explanation.
She knew the essential conditions of the instrument.
The chief work done in instrumentation in the 17th century is undoubtedly that of the Italian writers for the violin, who developed the technique of that instrument until it proved not only more resourceful but more artistically organized than that ' of the solo voice, which by the time of Handel had become little better than an acrobatic monstrosity.
Bach's conception of the function of an instrument is that it holds a regular part in a polyphonic scheme; and his blending of tones is like the blending of colours in a purely decorative design.
This small instrument impressed me most because it made me think how weary the heroic navigator must have felt as he saw the sand dropping grain by grain while desperate men were plotting against his life.
A knife is an instrument to cut with.
I think the bell is an instrument, too.
"It's not going to be a ghost story?" said he, sitting down beside the princess and hastily adjusting his lorgnette, as if without this instrument he could not begin to speak.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
The melody grew and passed from one instrument to another.
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
They do not see that the role of the natural sciences in this matter is merely to serve as an instrument for the illumination of one side of it.