This action is obviously much reduced where the rock sides of the valley rise slowly; but in cases where the rock is very steep, the safest course is to face the facts, and not to depend for water-tightness upon the cementing of the masonry to the rock, but rather to provide a vertical key, or dowel joint, of some material like asphalt, which will always remain water-tight.
The safest thing for both of them was for him to keep his distance and remain objective.
The fairway between this bank, which begins to the west of Dumbarton, and the southern shore constitutes the safest anchorage in the upper firth.
Wherever the base of a puddle wall cannot be worked into a continuous bed of clay or shale, or tied into a groove cut in sound rock free from water-hearing fissures, the safest course is to base it on an artificial material at once impermeable and incapable of erosion, interposed between the rock and the puddled clay.
Seven-tenths of all precipitation falls in the growing season, giving the state, especially in the east, a greater amount at this time than many other states whose aggregate yearly rainfall is greater; so that Nebraska has an abundance for the safest cultivation.
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It stands on undulating and easily drained ground, upon a bed of sandstone rock, on a peninsula jutting into one of the deepest, safest and most beautiful harbours in the world; and in addition it lies in the centre of a great carboniferous area.
His voyage was delayed by storms, and he appears to have been perplexed as to the safest route.
He was looked on by the ministerialists as the least unreasonable of his party, and by the "ultras" as the safest of their leaders.
Enclose a commodious basin, forming one of the safest harbours in the colony.
The outer harbour is one of the safest in the kingdom.
As the prevailing winds are westerly, the safest anchorage is on the north-east.
In medicine it is employed as an aperient, and is one of the safest and most innocuous known.
Though small, the harbour is one of the best and safest on the coast, as no river flows into it to fill its anchorage with silt.
It is perhaps safest to say that the science of religions has no data on which to go, in formulating conclusions as to the original form of the objects of religious emotion; in this connexion it must be remembered that not only is it very difficult to get precise information of the subject of the religious ideas of people of low culture, perhaps for the simple reason that the ideas themselves are far from precise, but also that, as has been pointed out above, the conception of spiritual often approximates very closely to that of material.
As regards Mani himself, it is safest to assume that he held both Judaism and Catholic Christianity to be entirely false religions.
In the course of a year the drastic measures of this born ruler made this state the safest country in Europe.
The first is the type of a certain a priori view, then regarded as the safest bulwark against infidelity, of which the main tenets were that the being of God was capable of a priori proof, and that, owing to the finitude of our faculties, the attributes and modes of operation of deity were absolutely incomprehensible.
Ill-disposed as Bernstorff was towards the Jacobins, he now condemned on principle any interference in the domestic affairs of France, and he was persuaded that Denmark's safest policy was to keep clear of every anti-French coalition.
It is therefore safest to rely on the texts collected by Mommsen, cumbered though they are by the various readings given to him by various authorities.
It is probably safest to credit Thales with the bare mechanical conception of a universal material cause, leaving pantheistic ideas to a later period of thought.
4, containing an argument, in the manner of Bishop Butler, to show that adherence to apostolical succession is the safest course; No.
A watchful neutrality, not venturing much beyond defensive alliances and commercial treaties with the maritime powers, was therefore Sweden's safest policy, and this the older Caps had always followed out.
For the safest means of shaking off the yoke of Persia; and in course of time an opportunity had offered of a promising kind.
The Cortes were dissolved, and the federal and constituent Cortes of the republic convened, but they only sat during the summer of 1873, long enough to show their absolute incapacity, and to convince the executive that the safest policy was to suspend the session for several months.
The fort, subsequently rebuilt on the Vauban principle, and a moat, designed to form a semicircle: round the town, and to be connected at both ends with the river, but never completed, combined with the natural position of Calcutta to render it one of the safest places for trade in India during the expiring struggles of the Mogul empire.
And a depth varying from 5 to 10 fathoms, forming one of the safest and most commodious anchorages in the north of Scotland.
The relation of noiimena to phenomena in the Kantian system is a most difficult one; and, in view of the fact that the acutest intellects of Europe have been engaged vainly for more than a century in reconciling the various passages on the subject, the safest conclusion is that they are irreconcilable.
The action of quinine on the temperature is important, for it is the safest of all known antipyretics.
Quinine was the first antipyretic used, and after the introduction of such preparations as antipyrin and acetanilide it may still be said to be the safest, though it is much less powerful.
The harbour, one of the safest for small craft in the west country, is sheltered by two long and massive stone piers.
It will be safest in these circumstances to accept as our guide to the true Laramie flora the carefully compiled " Catalogue " of F.
- Bromide of potassium is the safest and most generally applicable sedative of the nervous system.
Rigid guides connected with the walling of the pit are probably the best and safest, but they have the disadvantage of being liable to distortion, in case of the pit altering its form, owing to irregular movements of the ground, or other causes.
It seems safest to start from the fact that the prophecy is divided into two well-marked sections by ch.
Salicylates are the next safest to quinine of all antipyretics, whilst being much more powerful in all febrile states except malaria.
But spinners do not try always to take the safest course.
The smoothest and safest running is, in fact, attained when a " transition," " easement " or " adjustment " curve is inserted between the tangent and the point of circular curvature.
It is safest therefore to identify these last with the royal palaces destroyed by Alexander.
I've chosen the safest route there is, but you're in danger no matter what route you choose.
"Unless … you can … I mean the safest place is in my—" "On your floor.
It was supposed to be the safest place on the planet.