The winter season precluded the front porch rocking chair conferences of last summer and since the past autumn the group's confabs had been replaced with side-of-the-bed meetings in the Deans' quarters.
But if she moved, the car might start rocking again.
The three were once again rocking away on the front porch.
He pulled a rocking chair from the corner to her bed and sat.
Water is poured on the dirt, and the rocking motion imparted to the cradle causes the finer particles to pass through the perforated bottom on to a canvas screen, and thence to the base of the cradle, where the auriferous particles accumulate on transverse bars of wood, called " riffles."
I followed Quinn down to the water's edge as the women waved from whicker rocking chairs on the wide verandah.
A large grey cat was asleep on a rocking chair.
The rocking chairs were back, four in a row, red, green, yellow, and purple, adding a blaze of color against the century-old white building of Bird Song.
Cynthia didn't ask him to join her and he was more than happy to remain rocking a groove in the front porch decking.
She spun, the action rocking her precarious balance, only to come face-to-face with the American nerd.
Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.
Are you going to fill us in or just keep rocking until you wear a hole in the porch?
Cowering in the opposite corner, sat a young lady rocking, with her face in her hands.
Connor mostly paced, nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
The only difference was the boards hammered over each of the windows, and the weapons sitting beside Mrs. Watson's rocking chair and stacked on the couch.
Mrs. Watson only offered a small smile, shoved the robe at her, and resumed her seat on the rocking chair.
Alex sighed and sat down in the rocking chair.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
The current passes through the rocking key K, which, when thrown over to the right, places a in contact with c and b with d, and when thrown over to the left, places a in contact with e and b with f.
M.H.G gagen, gugen, to sway to and fro " (gugen, gagen, the rocking of a cradle), the Swabian gigen, gagen, in the same sense, the Tirolese gaiggern, to sway, doubt, or the old Norse geiga, to go astray or crooked.
The rocking-bar sight, which had been for some time in use in the navy, was introduced.
21 and 22, which show a combined rocking-bar and automatic sight.
The rocking-bar consists of a carrier a fixed to the cradle, a rockingbar d pivoted to the carrier at e, a sight bar f carrying the sights and sighting telescope.
The rocking-bar is moved by a rack g into which a pinion on a cross-spindle j gears; the cross-spindle is moved by means of a worm-wheel into which a worm on the longitudinal FIG.
The automatic sight consists of a bent lever roller cam m, also secured by the bolt e to the carrier; the lower end of the lever carries the cam roller n, which is constrained to move in the cam p by means of the spring in the spring-box g; the rear end of the horizontal arm of the lever is formed into jaws v; the same action of the clutch t which releases the worm and hand-wheel forces a catch on a vertical stem u into the jaws of the lever, and fixes the rocking and sight bars rigidly to it.
In later patterns, the sight is automatic pure and simple, the lever is rigidly attached to the rocking-bar, and the range scale and gear for raising the sights dispensed with, much as shown in fig.
Gun there is a rocking-bar sight on one side and an automatic sight on the other.
Graduated The introduction of trunnionless guns was followed by that of rocking-bar sights (described above).
On the Great Orme are old circular buildings, an ancient fortress, a "rocking-stone" (cryd Tudno) and the 7th-century church of St Tudno, restored.
The placer-miner's cradle and rocking-trough were replaced by puddling troughs stirred by a revolving comb worked by horse power; reservoirs were constructed for the scanty water-supply, bucket elevators were introduced to carry away the tailings; and the natives were confined in compounds.
The displacer (E),which takes its motion through a rod (I) from a rocking lever (F) connected by a short link to the crank-pin, is itself the regenerator, its construction being such that the air passes up and down through it as in one of the original Stirling forms. The cooler is a water vessel (G) through which water circulates from a tank (H).
Both these vessels are mounted on a rocking base, so that the acid can be thoroughly agitated while the machine is being worked.
Other editions are by Hugo (Berlin, 1834), Rocking (Bonn, 1836), containing fragments of the first book of the Institutiones discovered by Endlicher at Vienna in 1835, and in Girard's Textes de droit romain (Paris, 1890).
This disk rotates by rocking on a pair of knife-edges whose bearings are rigidly attached to the frame.
49, on the body in its displaced position have zero moment about J; this is evidently the case, for instance, in the problem of rocking Stones.
Into the " rocker " and the " tom " the miner shovelled dirt, rocking it as he poured in water, catching the gold on riffles set across the bottom of his box; thus imitating in a wooden box the work of nature in the rivers.
But hardly had he done so before he felt the bed rocking backwards and forwards beneath him as if it were breathing heavily and jolting.
Princess Mary was still standing by the cot, gently rocking the baby.
I'm not ready for the rocking chair yet.