Gabriel understood why the old standard was gone.
The standard day is longer than ours, about thirty hours instead of twenty-four, with that divided evenly between day and night.
A large brass vessel used as a standard measure for the lead ore, and dating from the time of Henry VIII., is preserved.
This corresponds to 8.3 kilometres of air at standard pressure.
1 50o), the Dominican inquisitor of Cologne, who with Heinrich Kramer (institor) published M alleus maleficarum or Hexenhammer, the standard textbook on witchcraft, especially in Germany.
The standard work on the subject is Les Stylites (1895), by H.
84, 8.88 and 6.66 standard ohms per statute mile respectively.
In the latter case, which is the standard practice, mechanical vibration of the siphon is substituted in the place of electrification of the ink, so as to eliminate the effect of atmospheric conditions which frequently caused discontinuity in the flow of ink.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
If every job that could be done by a machine was done by a machine tomorrow, the standard of living of virtually everyone on the planet would rise.
In a world without abundance, socialism removes the one reliable creator of abundance—the individual profit motive—and that results in a lower standard of living for everyone.
In essence, they would become like Japan, which exports essentially no food, imports US$44 billion in food annually, but still enjoys a high standard of living.
The access to information that mobile phones are bringing virtually everywhere on the planet is helping people raise their standard of living and will do so even more dramatically in the years to come.
If you knew someone who was a good business partner, was fun to hang out with, but let one of his children starve to death so that he could enjoy a higher standard of living, what would be your opinion of this person?
At last the dreaded hour arrives, and you are a favoured being indeed if you feel prepared, and are able at the right time to call to your standard thoughts that will aid you in that supreme effort.
This was sheer idleness to my fellow-townsmen, no doubt; but if the birds and flowers had tried me by their standard, I should not have been found wanting.
One could already see the soldiers' shaggy caps, distinguish the officers from the men, and see the standard flapping against its staff.
"There we shall encounter difficulties, and there," thought he, "I shall be sent with a brigade or division, and there, standard in hand, I shall go forward and break whatever is in front of me."
Seeing them he kept thinking, "That may be the very standard with which I shall lead the army."
"Hurrah!" shouted Prince Andrew, and, scarcely able to hold up the heavy standard, he ran forward with full confidence that the whole battalion would follow him.
One had saved a standard, another had killed five Frenchmen, a third had loaded five cannon singlehanded.
And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.