Alex was no ordinary man.
Her mind isn't more logical than the minds of ordinary children.
In 1830 he became ordinary professor.
Under the masonic aprons and insignia he saw the uniforms and decorations at which they aimed in ordinary life.
I didn't get diddly-damn from a one of 'em. This guy Byrne was so ordinary, talking about him put me to sleep.
To all the other prisoners Platon Karataev seemed a most ordinary soldier.
But just to make sure, would you check the date to see if anything out of the ordinary happened that day?
The ordinary embossed book is made with roman letters, both small letters and capitals.
These ordinary ridge beds furnish a good supply towards the end of summer, and in autumn.
"If he is one of the ordinary little staff dandies sent to earn a medal he can get his reward just as well in the rearguard, but if he wishes to stay with me, let him... he'll be of use here if he's a brave officer," thought Bagration.
Ozma has it; for its powers won't work in a common, ordinary country like the United States.
In height it stood about the same as a young individual of the ordinary African elephant when about a year and a half old, the vertical measurement at the shoulder being only 4 ft., or merely a foot higher than a new-born Indian elephant.
On the other hand, the peculiar value to her of language, which ordinary people take for granted as a necessary part of them like their right hand, made her think about language and love it.
The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':
Ordinary observation of the landscape shows that there is another part, highly variable from day to day, and due to suspended matter, much of which is fine enough to scatter light of blue quality.
She has one advantage over ordinary children, that nothing from without distracts her attention from her studies.
There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.
But such ordinary conditions of life were nowhere to be found.
His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.
Ordinary for his licence to serve the cure.
But the ordinary idea of God can scarcely be identified with such a conception.
"But, my dear Monsieur Pierre," said she, "how do you explain the fact of a great man executing a duc--or even an ordinary man who--is innocent and untried?"
The mode of succession of the teeth in the mastodons exhibits so many stages of the process by which the dentition of elephants has been derived from that of more ordinary mammals.
Thus at Ozieri the men wear ordinary jackets and trousers with a velvet waistcoat; the shepherds of the Sulcis wear short black trousers without kilt and heavy black sheepskin coats, and the two rows of waistcoat buttons are generally silver or copper coins.
The creatures had sense enough to reason that way, and the only mistake they made was in supposing the earth people were unable to overcome such ordinary difficulties.
Mademoiselle Bourienne took from her reticule a proclamation (not printed on ordinary Russian paper) of General Rameau's, telling people not to leave their homes and that the French authorities would afford them proper protection.
Both the alb and its name are derived ultimately from the tunica alba, the white tunic, which formed part of the ordinary dress of Roman citizens under the Empire.
The birds did not sing, nor did the cows moo; yet there was more than ordinary activity everywhere.
She is no ordinary child, and people's interest in her education will be no ordinary interest.
The reason that we do not observe this process in ordinary children is, because we seldom observe them at all, and because they are fed from so many sources that the memories are confused and mutually destructive.
I'm not thinking roses, too ordinary for this woman.
In 1844 he was elected ordinary professor of higher mechanics and astronomy, a position which he held till his death on the 26th of September 1868.
His last days and hours passed in an ordinary and simple way.
"Ordinary guy in an ordinary motel," Dean replied as he stepped from the car and looked around.
"Ordinary guy in an ordinary motel," Dean replied as he stepped from the car and looked around.
Are often too rapid to be satisfactorily dealt with by an ordinary [[Table I]].
In England The Largest Values Of A Sufficiently Steady Character To Be Shown Correctly By An Ordinary Electrograph Occur During Winter Fogs.
The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and midsummer.
The former company's lines (of the ordinary gauge) run from Cagliari, past Macomer, to Chilivani (with a branch at Decimomannu for Iglesias and Monteponi).
Gavino to Montevecchio, are sometimes available for ordinary passengers.
Siamese cats may have the tail either straight or kinked, but whether the latter feature belongs of right to the breed, or has been acquired by crossing with the ordinary black and tabby kink-tailed cats of the country, is not known.
I have only ridden a "sociable," which is very different from the ordinary tandem.
By watching them, she learned to treat her pupil as nearly as possible like an ordinary child.
"Well, then, old chap, mon tres honorable Alphonse Karlovich," said Shinshin, laughing ironically and mixing the most ordinary Russian expressions with the choicest French phrases--which was a peculiarity of his speech.
On ordinary days, after dressing, she received petitioners of various classes, of whom there were always some.
More than once they had beaten him, and more than once they had made him drunk on champagne and Madeira, which he loved; and he knew more than one thing about each of them which would long ago have sent an ordinary man to Siberia.
His pale and mud-stained face--fair and young, with a dimple in the chin and light-blue eyes--was not an enemy's face at all suited to a battlefield, but a most ordinary, homelike face.
The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.
He felt that only in the ordinary conditions of life would he be able to understand himself and all he had seen and felt.
Natasha was evidently pleased to be dealing with new people outside the ordinary routine of her life.
(5) Steps will immediately be taken to re-establish ordinary trading.
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
It was no longer the commander-in-chief speaking but an ordinary old man who wanted to tell his comrades something very important.
I see a force producing effects beyond the scope of ordinary human agencies; I do not understand why this occurs and I talk of genius.
What happened to Howie was no ordinary dream, just as he said.
A toilet kit containing nothing out of the ordinary was on the bathroom counter.
Further, the skin is stated to be much less rough, with fewer cracks, while a more important difference occurs in the trunk, which lacks the transverse ridges so distinctive of the ordinary African elephant, and thereby approximates to the Asiatic species.
Educated at Leipzig and Berlin, he became extraordinary professor in 1883 and ordinary professor in 1892 of Egyptology in the university of Berlin, and in 1885 he was appointed director of the Egyptian department of the royal museum.
In an ordinary climate a building seems to be practically at the earth's potential; near its walls the equipotential surfaces are highly inclined, and near the ridges they may lie very close together.
All three Paris curves show three peaks, the first and third representing the ordinary forenoon and afternoon maxima.
That it established itself in a set of independent tribunals which remained in standing contrast to the ordinary courts for many hundred years.
South of Oristano and west of the districts last described, and traversed by the railway from Oristano to Cagliari, is the Campidano (often divided in ordinary nomenclature into the Campidano of Oristano and the Campidano of Cagliari), a low plain, the watershed of which, near S.
His earlier papers were mostly concerned with crystallography, and the reputation they gained him led to his appointment as Privatdozent at Konigsberg, where in 1828 he became extraordinary, and in 1829 ordinary, professor of mineralogy and physics.
He was then appointed to the ordinary chair of mathematics successively at Basel (1863), Tubingen (1865) and Leipzig (1868).
The ordinary domesticated cats of Europe are, however, mainly of African origin, although they have largely crossed, especially in Germany (and probably also in Great Britain), with the wild cat.
Should this be so, then if the ordinary Malay cats are the descendants of the jungle-cat, we shall have to assign the same ancestry to the Siamese breed.
Such curates, being not removable at the pleasure of the impropriators, but only on due revocation of the licence of the ordinary, came to be entitled perpetual curates.
Kaerst and Beloch continue to give the ordinary chronology untroubled.
On the one hand, he regards him as supreme in power, controlling the destinies of Babylonia and Egypt as well as those of Israel, and as inflexibly just in dealing with ordinary offences against morality.
You could not read Braille; for it is written in dots, not at all like ordinary letters.
If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.
All present were astonished when she appeared not only to hear a whistle, but also an ordinary tone of voice.
She ran her fingers along the lines, finding the words she knew and guessing at the meaning of others, in a way that would convince the most conservative of educators that a little deaf child, if given the opportunity, will learn to read as easily and naturally as ordinary children.
She continued to exercise her vocal organs mechanically, as ordinary children do.
It was evident that the more lifeless he seemed at ordinary times, the more impassioned he became in these moments of almost morbid irritation.
Nothing was stated as to the probability of an increase in the stature of the French Congo animal as it grows older; but even if we allow another foot, its height would be considerably less than half that of a large Central African bull of the ordinary elephant.
In general appearance flying-squirrels resemble ordinary squirrels, although they are even more beautifully [[col]oured.
But it is not so now; the names in ordinary use being King-cheng or King-tu, both signifying "capital."
"I ought to be a fairy," grumbled Jim, as he slowly drew the buggy home; "for to be just an ordinary horse in a fairy country is to be of no account whatever.
The questions put by these two kept the conversation from changing its ordinary character of gossip about the higher government circles.