She hadn't thought about his feelings or motive to help.
While she despised the man, her feelings still lacked a motive to sever his rope in cold blood and watch him plummet down to the rocks and churning river below.
Not much motive for a skip, either.
Tank into which steam is introduced; this, mixing with the hot water, gives it additional motive power, resulting in a faster circulation.
Cosmological materialism is that form of the doctrine in which the dominant motive is the formation of a comprehensive world-scheme: the Stoics and Epicureans were cosmological materialists.
The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
Steam is an extremely useful motive power for all cranes that are not worked off a central power station.
It is now possible to apply motive power exactly where it is wanted, and to do so economically, so that the crane designer has a perfectly free hand in adding the various motions required by the special circumstances of each case.
This system is more expen sive than the open-circuit system, ®' as the battery is always at work; but it offers some advantages on circuits where there are a number 'a' N% b '.a of intermediate stations, as the ° ° circuit is under a constant electro motive force and has the same resistance no matter which station is sending or receiving.
Yet, if the motive is forbidden us, it is plain from another point of view that good persons ought to be happy.
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In April 1793 he unexpectedly received tidings of the death of Lady Sheffield; and the motive of friendship thus supplied combined with the pressure of public events to urge him homewards.
There was a practical motive for using this weapon.
She wanted to find, and still seeks, some secret motive in our actions.
The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety.
The count had devised this diplomatic ruse (as he afterwards told his daughter) to give the future sisters-in-law an opportunity to talk to one another freely, but another motive was to avoid the danger of encountering the old prince, of whom he was afraid.
The more he realized the absence of all personal motive in that old man--in whom there seemed to remain only the habit of passions, and in place of an intellect (grouping events and drawing conclusions) only the capacity calmly to contemplate the course of events--the more reassured he was that everything would be as it should.
One motive only they all had in common: a desire to get to the place that had been called Moscow, to apply their activities there.