C. Baber, who, in 1877-1878, unravelled the geographic mysteries of the western provinces of the Celestial empire.
Sophocles describes in his Oedipus Tyrannus how Oedipus was resolved to pursue to the end the mystery of the death of Laius, and thus unravelled the dark tale, and in horror put out his own eyes.
Curnock having unravelled the difficult cipher and shorthand in which Wesley's early diaries were kept.
When carefully dissected and unravelled each is found to consist of a thick tube, about 5 in.
The motor nerves of the arteries, of the bladder and rectal sphincters, and also of the bronchi, are paralysed by atropine, but the nervous arrangements of those organs are highly complex and until they are further unravelled by physiologists, pharmacology will be unable to give much information which might be of great value in the employment of atropine.
The natural history of Sokotra, unravelled by the study of its geology and biology, has been summarized by Professor Balfour as follows: "During the Carboniferous epoch there was in the region of Sokotra a shallow sea, in which was deposited, on the top of the fundamental gneisses of this spot, ...
The whole tangled skein of Italian politics, in that involved and stormy period, is unravelled with a patience and an insight that are above praise.