When I was about your age, I wasn't a lick smarter than you.
Sure. My mind isn't donating any words of wisdom that make a lick of sense.
There isn't a lick of evidence to put Byrne anywhere near that dough.
He also received the first Bruce medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, awarded by the directors of the Berlin, Greenwich, Harvard, Lick, Paris and Yerkes observatories.
They allowed us to grind the spices, pick over the raisins and lick the stirring spoons.
I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.
Each cleansing lick from the doe nearly knocked them off their feet, but they staggered close to her for more nourishment.
They ended up in the living room, watching a baseball game in which neither had a lick of interest.
He admitted none of the mental scenarios circling his tired brain made a lick of sense.
The Maxwells were pursued into Lockerbie and almost exterminated; hence "Lockerbie Lick" became a proverbial expression, signifying an overwhelming defeat.
Through the mountain passes come at times dry winds from the Pacific coast, which lick up the snow in a few hours.
A third type of musk-ox skull is, however, known from North America, namely one from the celebrated Big-Bone Lick, Kentucky, on which the genus and species Bootherium bombifrons was established, which differs from all the others by its small size, convex forehead and rounded horn-cores, the latter being very widely separated, and arising from the sides of the skull.
Roanoke was the town of Big Lick (founded about 1852; incorporated in 1874; pop. in 1880, 669) until 1882, when it received its present name; in 1884 it was chartered as a city.
Form Lampetra, which occurs in ichthyological works of the middle ages; the derivation from lambere petras, to lick stones, is a specimen of etymological ingenuity.
To these springs in prehistoric and historic times came annually great numbers of animals for salt, and in the marshes and swamps around some of them, especially Big Bone Lick (in Boone county, about 20 m.
Several of the Kentucky springs have been somewhat frequented as summer resorts; among these are the Blue Lick in Nicholas county (about 48 m.
Of Somerset) and Paroquet Springs (near Shepherdsville, Bullitt county), which was a well-known resort before the Civil War, and near which, at Bullitt Lick, the first salt works in Kentucky are said to have been erected.
Telescope of the Lick Observatory at Mount Hamilton, California, Grubb suggested that the whole floor, 70 ft.
From a list of systems with determined periods given by Aitken (Lick Observatory Bulletin, No.
Up to 1905, 140 spectroscopic binaries had been discovered; a list of these is given in the Lick Observatory Bulletin, no.
See, Evolution of Stellar Systems, and another list will be found in Lick Observatory Bulletin, No.
The Greek aspirates were not the sounds which we represent by ph, th, ch (Scotch), but corresponded rather to the sound of the final consonants in such words as lip, bit, lick, the breath being audible after the formation of the consonant.
Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.
Such are Pioneer Hall, the home of the Society of California Pioneers (1850), endowed by James Lick; Portsmouth Square, where the flag of the United States was raised on the 8th of July 1846, and where the Committee of Vigilance executed criminals in 1851 and 1856; Union Square, a fashionable shopping centre, decorated with a column raised in honour of the achievements of the United States Navy in the Spanish-American War of 1898;; also the United States Branch Mint, associated with memories of the early mining days (the present mint dates only from 1874).
The building of the California Academy of Sciences (founded 1853, endowed by James Lick with about $600,000) 'was destroyed in 1906.
The California School of Mechanic Arts was endowed by James Lick with $540,000.
James Lick (1796-1876), a cold man with few friends, who gave a great fortune to noble ends; and Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), famous for executing the Sutro Tunnel of the Comstock mines of Virginia City, Nevada, and the donor of various gifts to the city.
There are many mineral springs in the state, and there are famous resorts at French Lick and West Baden in Orange county.
1892, proved representative of a small inner satellite, invisible with less perfect and powerful instruments than the Lick 36-in.
The fine atmosphere of the Lick observatory was well adapted to this work, and a complete photographic map of the moon on a large scale was prepared which exceeded in precision of detail any before produced.
Lick (so called from a French trading post established there) early in 1779, and in the same year a number of settlers from Virginia and South Carolina arrived.
If you've got a lick of real ability—even a chance—shit, you'd be stupid not to grab it!
If the Dawkins group had heard about Martha, none showed a lick of concern.
The 32-year-old detective with bright red crew cut and opened-collar sports shirt looked as if nothing short of a catastrophe would cause him a lick of concern.
He grabbed her and pulled her toward him, not before catching a lick or two solidly on his aching elbow.
Iron ore is found in the state in the coal hills (especially Laurel Hills and Beaver Lick Mountain), but the deposits have not been worked on a large scale.
Sheep, rams, bullocks, fowls are given sacrificial salt to lick, and then sacrificed by the priest and deacon, who has the levitical portions of the victim as his perquisite.
A list of spectroscopic binaries discovered up to 1905 is given in Lick Observatory Bulletin, No.
In the southern and south-central part of the state, particularly in Orange county, there are many mineral springs, of which the best known are those at French Lick and West Baden.
19th century, both the use and the improvement of reflectors were left mainly in British hands; but the gift of the " Crossley " instrument in 1895, to the Lick observatory, and its splendid subsequent performances in nebular photography, brought similar tools of research into extensive use among American astronomers; and they are now, for many of the various purposes of astrophysics, strongly preferred to refractors.
He was the only one up there who had a lick of decency.
Newcomb, Popular Astronomy; Lick Observatory publications.
With a lick of her lips, she flickered her gaze up to his again then down, a smile playing across her face.