He pointed as he walked, indicating the dining room, the library, the reception room, and others, each sounding stuffier than the last and all marked by polished oak double doors.
"I want to live," she said, sounding unconvinced.
I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding-line, and had no way of knowing how near the harbour was.
Toby's description of her as a mega-bitch was sounding more and more accurate.
At the expense of sounding immodest, I must say I am one of those who can attain this state.
Didymus, writing in the year 60, made the first step towards establishing this pleasant-sounding scale upon a mathematical basis, by the discovery of the lesser tone; but unhappily he placed it in a false position below the greater tone.
Betsy asked, sounding disappointed.
How could I decline without sounding like a total turd?
His name is Merrill Cooms, Brennan stated, sounding as if I should know the man.
Both he and Daniel Brennan became sounding boards without being intrusive.
He won't talk about the nightmares; at least to me, but the shrink must be a sounding board.
My call was forwarded to a female with a mature sounding voice.
"No. I'm not holding back," I said, sounding a tad defensive.
"We don't know it's them," Howie cried, sounding anything but convinced.
Dusty's suggestion to bring in every station chief for interrogation was sounding better.
After a nod of her head, Paulette's hand shot up and the auctioneer all but cheered as he looked about for another sucker, his voice sounding like an old Lucky Strike commercial.
"I.m sure he didn.t mean for that to happen," Hannah said, sounding unconvinced.
"There were lots of folks who passed through these doors over the last century," he said, sounding not unlike Rod Sterling.
"They're blonde," Edith said, sounding disappointed.
"I almost feel I'm she," Edith said, sounding embarrassed by her admission.
"Poor Rev. Martin died in a flu epidemic in '04," Fred said, his voice sounding duly respectful.
"Someone has been in my room," Edith said, sounding more perplexed than upset.
It was Jake Weller, sounding annoyed at the world.
"Your home is fine," Fitzgerald answered, sounding irritated as he moved to follow them.
Fine, but if you start sounding suicidal, I'm going to slap you around.
She displayed beautiful intonation and reached the A flat without even a hint of shrillness.
A soft moan sounding nothing like her reached his ears, and then slowly, out from under the cover, emerged a huge wolf with bronze colored fur.
Alarms were sounding, and lights flooded the river and area around it.
"Oh," she said, sounding disappointed.
"I guess it boils down to a case of doing what's right in spite of the consequences," Fred said, sounding like the old philosopher.
As Dean entered the house, Sherlock Holmes was lecturing Watson in a voice sounding very much like Basil Rathbone while a radio across the room was playing soft music.
The newscast gave no details of the shooting and a call to the hospital netted nothing but a tired sounding know-nothing switchboard operator.
Some Chinese sounding herbs were supposed to increase testosterone.
How could she describe it without sounding like she had lost her mind?
Darian growled, sounding more animal than human.
This is sounding more promising all the time.
In April 1849, when the Hungarians had won many successes, after sounding the army, he issued the celebrated declaration of Hungarian independence, in which he declared that "the house of HabsburgLorraine, perjured in the sight of God and man, had forfeited the Hungarian throne."
The western Mediterranean is cut off by a bank crossing the narrow strait between Sicily and Cape Bon, usually known as the Adventure Bank, on which the depth is nowhere 200 fathoms. The mean depth of the western basin is estimated at 881 fathoms, and the deepest sounding recorded is 2040 fathoms. In the eastern Mediterranean the mean depth is nearly the same as in the western basin.
The western trough extends northwards into Davis Strait, forming a depression in the Telegraph plateau; to the south of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia are Sigsbee Deep, Libbey Deep and Suhm Deep, each of small area; north-east of the Bahamas Nares Deep forms the largest and deepest depression in the Atlantic, in which a sounding of 4561 fathoms was obtained (70 m.
C. Ross in the " Erebus " and " Terror " (1839-1843), and the bathymetrical maps published were largely the result of deductions based on one sounding taken -by Ross in 68° 34' S.
Long., in which he recorded a depth exceeding 4000 fathoms. The Scottish Antarctic expedition has shown this sounding to be erroneous; the " Scotia " obtained samples of bottom, in almost the same spot, from a depth of 2660 fathoms. Combining the results of recent soundings, Dr W.
- Single Needle with sounding arrangement.
In 1831 Wheatstone by his " magic lyre" experiment showed that, when the sounding-boards of two musical instruments are connected together by a rod of pine wood, a tune played on one will be faithfully reproduced by the other.
One of the electrodes was attached to a sounding board capable of being vibrated by sound-waves and the other was held either by springs or weights in delicate contact with it.
When the sounding board was spoken to or subjected to sound-waves, the mechanical resistance of the loose electrode, due to its weight, or the spring, or both, served to vary the pressure at the contact, and this gave to the current a form corresponding to the sound-waves, and it was therefore capable of being used as a speaking-telephone transmitter.'
Though these institutions borrowed high-sounding titles from antiquity, they wen in reality imitations of the Lombard civic system.
Actual or projected routes for telegraph cables across the deep sea have also been sounded with extreme accuracy in many cases; but beyond these lines of sounding the vast spaces of the ocean remain unplumbed save for the rare researches of scientific expeditions, such as those of the " Challenger," the " Valdivia," the " Albatross " and the " Scotia."
The outer membranes are spread out between two or more successive bronchial semi-rings, a distance from the trachea which is, in typical cases, devoid of sounding membranes; some Cuculi, Caprimulgi, and some owls.
The case A contains the registering wheelwork and a sounding bell.
When the taking of the Bastille had assured the success of the Revolution, he warned the Assembly of the futility of passing fine-sounding decrees and urged the necessity for acting.
So persistently does the human ear rebel against the division of the tetrachord into two greater tones and a leimma or hemitone, as represented by the fractions 9, 9, 26, that, centuries before the possibility of reconciling the demands of the ear with those of exact science was satisfactorily demonstrated, the Aristoxenian school advocated the use of an empirical scale, sounding pleasant to the sense, in preference to an unpleasing tonality founded upon immutable proportions.
His first work - composed, like all the rest, in Arabic - bears the title Almustalha, ind forms, as is indicated by the word, a criticism and at the same time a supplement to the two works of Yehuda `Ilayyuj on the verbs with weak-sounding and double-sounding roots.
Among other things Hales invented a "sea-gauge" for sounding, and processes for distilling fresh from sea water, for preserving corn from weevils by fumigation with brimstone, and for salting animals whole by passing brine into their arteries.
At any point a sounding line would hang in the line of the radius of curvature of the water surface.
The earliest deep-sea sounding on record is that of cruise in the North Pacific, sounding out lines for a projected Captain Phipps on the 4th of September 1773 in the Norwegian Pacific cable.
He spliced together all the sounding-lines on board, rightly said that since the days of Columbus and Magellan no and with a weight of 1501b attached he found bottom in 683 such revelation regarding the surface of our planet had been fathoms and secured a sample of fine soft blue mud.
The honour of first sounding really oceanic depths belongs to " Egeria," " Waterwitch," " Dart," " Penguin," " Stork," Sir James Clark Ross, who made some excellent measurements and " Investigator."
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
Late in the afternoon, as he was resting in the thick woods south of Walden, he heard the voice of the hounds far over toward Fair Haven still pursuing the fox; and on they came, their hounding cry which made all the woods ring sounding nearer and nearer, now from Well Meadow, now from the Baker Farm.
As I was desirous to recover the long lost bottom of Walden Pond, I surveyed it carefully, before the ice broke up, early in '46, with compass and chain and sounding line.
While that untrained voice, with its incorrect breathing and labored transitions, was sounding, even the connoisseurs said nothing, but only delighted in it and wished to hear it again.
There are no longer sentinels sounding the alarm with their abdomens raised, and ready to die in defense of the hive.
"Great to see you up here, Jennifer!" he said as he recovered, sounding almost as if he meant it.
"I am so sorry," she said, sounding distraught.
You weren't about to take a chance that you lose her, Gabriel said, sounding baffled.