Dean tossed aside the map and papers and flopped down on the living room sofa, startling Mrs. Lincoln.
In the attempt that has been made to map out the land surface of the earth, probable community of origin has been relied upon more than the possession of obvious characters.
I was so busy following the road map I made so many years ago that I didn't notice it was outdated.
She chewed her lip as she watched the micro map multiple routes, gauging how much food and water she'd have to carry to survive.
The railway map of the state thus has roughly the appearance of a gridiron.
He turned to face the map again.
Look it up on a map, Swami.
He knew without Martha's map he'd never remember the various turns he and Cynthia had taken to where the skeleton had reposed for over fifty years.
"Do you have any questions?" he asked, motioning to the map of the forest before her.
I'll draw you a map while you make your phone call.
(For map, see Pacific Ocean.) The principal island is Tahiti.
(alluding to a map of love much in vogue at that time).
One could see that he wished to pass through the rooms as quickly as possible, finish with the bows and greetings, and sit down to business in front of a map, where he would feel at home.
"There are three'" answered a clerk with an accent from a country I couldn't fine on a map and a name tag that said Pual.
After she handed the stub-pencil map back to him, she repeated her question.
Two more turns were negotiated and marked and in spite of their slow progress, according to the map they were nearing their goal.
The helo left them at Texarkana, the southernmost point on their map, before missile fire from the other side of the river erupted.
The small states, Lucca and San Marino, completed the map of Italy.
The problem, then, which plantdistribution presents is twofold: it has first to map out the earths surface into regions or areas of vegetation, and secondly to trace the causes which have brought them about and led to their restriction and to their mutual relations.
From this point of view it is not sufficient, in attempting to map out the earths surface into regions of vegetation, to have regard alone to adaptations to physical conditions.
It is concerned with the land-surface, and this is more symmetrically disposed than would at first sight appear from a glance at a map of the world.
Expect solutions in the future to come from countries you couldn't find on a map today.
"Since Prince Bagration is not coming, we may begin," said Weyrother, hurriedly rising from his seat and going up to the table on which an enormous map of the environs of Brunn was spread out.
Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs.
The position was the more awkward because the Emperor, meditating upon his magnanimous plans, was pacing patiently up and down before the outspread map, occasionally glancing along the road to Moscow from under his lifted hand with a bright and proud smile.
There was a crude map to the Pacific Crest Inn.
Sure. I can compare Martha's drawing with a map and get the location.
She wore those half-stockings that were supposed to be hidden by something far longer than what covered her pudgy legs, which were streaked with the stark blue of veins looking like a map of a very congested and curvy area.
Tell me why you always stare at that map whenever I call.
She stared at the map for a long moment as the awakening demon shifted within her.
It was a detailed map, with the sea painted blue and the land border meticulously drawn.
The problems of geography had been lightened by the destructive criticism of the French cartographer D'Anville (who had purged the map of the world of the last remnants of traditional fact unverified by modern observations) and rendered richer by the dawn of the new era of scientific travel, when Kant brought his logical powers to bear upon them.
The lakes of Argentina are exceptionally numerous, although comparatively few are large enough to merit a name on the ordinary general map. They vary from shallow, saline lagoons in the north-western plateaus, to great, picturesque, snow-fed lakes in the Andean foothills of Patagonia.
Xviii.; Nissardi's map of the Nurra, published by G.
She studied the map Mr. Muldrow had sketched for her.
There was no street sign, but according to the map, it had to be the correct road.
He stared at the map and calculated he'd need a week to bring the armies in the south back to Tiyan.
And I need some time alone with the map to plan.
For people accustomed to think that plans of campaign and battles are made by generals--as any one of us sitting over a map in his study may imagine how he would have arranged things in this or that battle--the questions present themselves: Why did Kutuzov during the retreat not do this or that?
The activity of a commander-in-chief does not at all resemble the activity we imagine to ourselves when we sit at ease in our studies examining some campaign on the map, with a certain number of troops on this and that side in a certain known locality, and begin our plans from some given moment.
But the Austrian general, continuing to read, frowned angrily and jerked his elbows, as if to say: "You can tell me your views later, but now be so good as to look at the map and listen."
"Know that if you stir up Prussia against me, I'll wipe it off the map of Europe!" he declared, his face pale and distorted by anger, and he struck one of his small hands energetically with the other.