I didn't want to interrupt your reunion.
Moreover, although they interrupt the folding of the zone in which they occur, they do not disturb it: they do not, in fact, rise through the zone, but lie upon it like unconformable masses - in other words, they rest upon a thrust-plane.
His efforts to interrupt the sea communications of the Egyptian forces failed, owing to the enormous disproportion of the two squadrons in the siege and strength of the ships.
Not to interrupt this lover's spat, but I could use a glass of wine.
But I don't want to interrupt you, he added, and was about to go to the drawing room.
God cannot interrupt His own work by miracles; nor can He favour some men above others by revelations which are not granted to all, and with which it is not even possible for all to become acquainted.
Sure. I'm sorry to interrupt you.
After his release Defoe went to Bury St Edmunds, though he did not interrupt either his Review or his occasional pamphlets.
The leaftraces usually interrupt the continuity of the stele of the axis on their departure.
The Federal government now attempted to enlist recruits, ostensibly to protect the western frontier from the Indians, but actually for the suppression of the insurrection; but the plan failed from lack of funds, and the insurgents continued to interrupt the procedure of the courts.
The greatest variety of episodical matter is thus introduced; but the propriety of the occasion and the mode of introduction are such that no complaint can be made; the episodes never entangle, encumber or even unpleasantly interrupt the main narrative.
He entered the university of Upsala in 1867, but was compelled by poverty to interrupt his studies, which were resumed in 1870.
These additions, the secondary character of which is obvious both from the way in which they interrupt the context and also from their contents, are (1), v.
These digressions at times interrupt the symmetry of his plan; but Strabo had all the Greek love of legendary lore, and he discusses the journeyings of Heracles as earnestly as if they were events within recent history.
High, may be that this frictional resistance becomes so great as actually to interrupt the even descent of the charge, parts of which are at times suspended like a ball in the rising jet of a fountain, to fall perhaps with destructive violence when some shifting condition momentarily lessens the friction.
These are special organs which Lent~eIs interrupt the continuity of the impermeable layer of ordinary cork-cells.
It could neither afford to trifle with the sympathies of the French Catholics nor to interrupt the progress of those elements, which would naturally be a thorn in the side of the young German Empire, thus undo Bismarck's work, and restore the Vatican policy to its pristine strength and vigour.
Now, with one brilliant exception - the story of the swimming-match, which is felicitously introduced and finely told - these retrospective passages are brought in more or less awkwardly, interrupt inconveniently the course of the narrative, and are too condensed and allusive in style to make any strong poetic impression.
- These verses, which interrupt the plan of the book, fall into two independent fragments, 1-8 and 9-17, which are inconsistent in their original meaning with each other.
The fruits eaten temperately need not make us ashamed of our appetites, nor interrupt the worthiest pursuits.
(where rapids interrupt the currents) the valleys open out and the rivers wind in tortuous channels often choked by sandbanks.
The town suffered frequently from fire, as in 1702 and 1855, and the broad open spaces (Almenninge) which interrupt the streets are intended as a safeguard against the spread of flames.
"Let the Public Accuser continue," called Ozma from her throne, "and I pray you do not interrupt him."
This unfortunate fete at the ambassador's deprives me of a pleasure, and obliges me to interrupt you.
If it's four and I go five and interrupt someone's conference or walk into a room full of tarantulas, I'm going to go crazy.
Morse showed, by experiments made in 1842 on a canal at Washington, that it was possible to interrupt the metallic electric circuit in two places and yet retain power of electric Morse.
But the assembly, the members of which were nearly the same as those of the congress, refused to interrupt the meeting of the congress, and in the next month the governor sought safety in flight, first to Fort Johnson on the Cape Fear below Wilmington and then to a man-of-war along the coast.
Under the rules adopted, the examination of witnesses is conducted by the president in accordance with the system prevailing in most continental countries; members of the commission may only put questions to witnesses for the eliciting of further information; and they may not interrupt the witness when he is in course of making his statement, but they may ask the president to put any additional questions.
To interrupt her dreams.
In 1854 he became a teacher at a Berlin public school, but this did not interrupt his biblical studies.
Under its provisions it is a punishable offence " to break or injure a submarine cable wilfully or by culpable negligence in such manner as might interrupt or obstruct telegraphic communication either wholly or partially, such punishment being without prejudice to any civil action for damages.
Any contrivance that serves to interrupt radiation, though it may not keep the temperature much above freezing, will be found sufficient.
Two events now occurred which served to cast a gloom over the poet's life and to interrupt his activity, - the outbreak of the Civil War, and the tragic fate of his wife, who, having accidentally allowed her dress to catch fire, was burnt to death in her own house in 1861.
The fifth and sixth volumes of the Origins of Christianity (the Christian Church and Marcus Aurelius) show him reconciled with democracy, confident in the gradual ascent of man, aware that the greatest catastrophes do not really interrupt the sure if imperceptible progress of the world - reconciled also in some measure, if not with the truths, at least with the moral beauties of Catholicism, and with the remembrance of his pious youth.
He was fond of newspapers and works on politics; and this was the only kind of reading that could interrupt his studies in philosophy.
2 ff., interrupt the connexion and must be assigned to the priestly redactor, while in.
[ii.], p. 428 seq.) did not long interrupt his command of the Aegean.
Interpellare, to interrupt), a term meaning, in general, an interruption, more particularly used of a method of procedure adopted in some of the legislative chambers of continental Europe, especially those of France and Italy, and somewhat similar to that of a motion to adjourn the House in the British parliament.
The republic of Venice differed essentially from any other state in Italy; and her history was so separate that, up to this Venice point, it would have been needless to interrupt the narrative by tracing it.
Shut up; I told you not to interrupt... anyway, the damn thing went too fast for the old folks... over two miles an hour, I guess.