A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.
But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.
Often everything in the room was arranged in object sentences.
Although the direct object of Pasteur was to prove a negative, yet it was on these experiments that sterilization as known to us was developed.
The illumination of the field is given by a lamp near the object glass, controlled by a switch near the micrometer.
253) on a like subject, proceed to describe a most ingenious form of " Ghost Micrometer," in which the image of a fine line or lines ruled in (or rather cut through) a silver film deposited on glass is formed at the common focus of an object-glass and eyepiece of a telescope.
The object glass of the micrometer-microscope is placed midway between the plane of the photographic plate and the plane of the micrometer webs.
The object of his surveillance was seated at a back table in the coffee shop, sipping a cup of something with frothy cream atop it.
He might object to you, but I can convince him to take you.
A small, round object twice the size of a dinner plate appeared from the chasm and skimmed over several feet of grass to reach them.
When he didn't object either, she started toward her room.
Vampires heal very quickly, but any foreign object had to be removed or it would be a constant irritant.
"Damian," Jonny said, turning to the White God, "I will not object if you wish to turn her over to them."
Jenn opened her mouth to object when they Traveled elsewhere.
The object of those writings was to establish the all-pervading rule of mechanism.
What, however, with the idealists was an object of thought alone, the absolute, is to Lotze only inadequately definable in rigorous philosophical language; the aspirations of the human heart, the contents of our feelings and desires, the aims of art and the tenets of religious faith must be grasped in order to fill the empty idea of the absolute with meaning.
If that was the object, it was in vain.
Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.
The records of convocation in Chicheley's time are a curious mixture of persecutions for heresy, which largely consisted in attacks on clerical endowments, with negotiations with the ministers of the crown for the object of cutting down to the lowest level the clerical contributions to the public revenues in respect of their endowments.
She keeps her eye on the object, but adds, like Wordsworth, the visionary gleam, and receives from nature but what she herself gives.
All his life long he had been working incessantly with a single object - the regeneration of Russia.
This passing fancy was succeeded by a serious attachment, the object of which was the famous "Cynthia."
The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.
One was that it was lighted from some unseen source; for no sun or moon was in the arched blue sky, although every object was flooded with a clear and perfect light.
People play chess, so that object playing the Grand Master must be a person.
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned to know many things.
I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.
Gradually from naming an object we advance step by step until we have traversed the vast distance between our first stammered syllable and the sweep of thought in a line of Shakespeare.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
Many of my friends would be well pleased if I would take two or even one course a year, but I rather object to spending the rest of my life in college....
The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.
He continued the agitation with the object of attaining both the political and commercial independence of Hungary.
Though he disclaims being a follower of Herbart, his formal definition of philosophy and his conception of the object of metaphysics are similar to those of Herbart, who defines philosophy as an attempt to remodel the notions given by experience.
The first arrival unfastened Dean's helmet, the object of their curiosity.
She was about to object when he released her to signal one of his other men forward.
She was about to object when the disc beneath his feet levitated and launched them into the air.
Yes, but I have to object to Immortal business being carried out in the Sanctuary.
Prince Vasili entered the room with the air of a happy conqueror who has attained the object of his desires.
Trying to convict her, he told her she had worn him out, had caused his quarrel with his son, had harbored nasty suspicions of him, making it the object of her life to poison his existence, and he drove her from his study telling her that if she did not go away it was all the same to him.
To anyone who looks at the field of Borodino without thinking of how the battle was actually fought, this position, protected by the river Kolocha, presents itself as obvious for an army whose object was to prevent an enemy from advancing along the Smolensk road to Moscow.
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.