As a rule, a match consists of 21 points, or 21 ends (or a few more, by agreement).
She struck fire with the third match and tossed it into the stove.
The young lady's relatives ultimately became reconciled to the match, and procured him an appointment as attache to the British legation at Turin.
I will do all I can to arrange the match between them.
As instances of procryptic or celative coloration may be mentioned that of the species of the genus Dolomedes, one of the Lycosidae, which lives amongst reeds and is marked with a pair of longitudinal yellow lines which harmonize with the upright stalks of the vegetation, and Lycosa pitta, which lives on the sand, can scarcely be seen on account of its mottled pattern: Sparassus smargdulus and the species of Pecucetia, which are found amongst grass or low green herbage, are mostly green in colour, and Salticus scenicus is banded with white and black to match the grey tint of the rocks and stone walls on which it hunts its prey.
His brother wasn't sure of anything or anyone else, even if he did match the faces in his thoughts with those around him.
Unwilling to appease the man she didn't like, she made no effort to match his pace.
Sir John Howard, only son of the match between Howard and Mowbray, took service with his cousin the third duke of Norfolk, who had him returned as knight of the shire for Norfolk, where, according to the Paston Letters, this Howard of the Essex branch was regarded by the gentry as a strange man.
Among the former was the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt, 2 and among the latter, Henry Percy, heir of the earl of Northumberland, a marriage with whom, however, was stopped by the king and another match provided for her in the ' See Anne Boleyn, by P. Friedman; The Early Life of Anne Boleyn, by J.
The river furnishes good water-power, and the city has various manufactures, including lumber, paper, wood pulp, match blocks and boxes.
Events had shown that, even after losing half a million of men in Russia, he was a match for her and Prussia combined.
The light cavalry had been much improved and the heavy cavalry on the whole proved a fair match for their opponents.
The crown prince of Sweden (Bernadotte), with his Swedes and various Prussian levies, 135,000 in all, lay in and around Berlin and Stettin; and knowing his former marshal well, Napoleon considered Oudinot a match for him.
Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
Vera's remark was correct, as her remarks always were, but, like most of her observations, it made everyone feel uncomfortable, not only Sonya, Nicholas, and Natasha, but even the old countess, who--dreading this love affair which might hinder Nicholas from making a brilliant match-- blushed like a girl.
Dolokhov was a suitable and in some respects a brilliant match for the dowerless, orphan girl.
"She is a splendid match, a millionairess," said Peronskaya.
Her father objected to this because he wanted a more distinguished and wealthier match for Andrew.
She felt this to be their last hope and that if Nicholas refused the match she had found for him, she would have to abandon the hope of ever getting matters right.
Boris had not succeeded in making a wealthy match in Petersburg, so with the same object in view he came to Moscow.
His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander-in-chief--a post his father had procured for him--and would at last try to make a good match there.
The question was no longer whether this was possible, but only which was the better match and how the matter would be regarded at court.
He attended some lectures somewhere and imagines that the devil is no match for him.
"Do you know, dear boy," began the governor's wife with a serious expression on her kind little face, "that really would be the match for you: would you like me to arrange it?"
I will make a match for you with the princess.
His having encountered her in such exceptional circumstances, and his mother having at one time mentioned her to him as a good match, had drawn his particular attention to her.
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
You look like the poor little match boy.
In match play each space is further marked off from its neighbour by thin string securely fastened flush with the turf.
In Filelfo and Valla Poggio found his match; and Italy was amused for years with the spectacle of their indecent combats.
On reaching the country of the Bebryces, they again landed to get water, and were challenged by the king, Amycus, to match him with a boxer.
Anna Pavlovna had already managed to speak to Lise about the match she contemplated between Anatole and the little princess' sister-in-law.