Fire shot through her, and the world around her warped and changed like in a dream.
His critical sense was, perhaps, somewhat warped; but his researches are of great value to students.
Selyn was now a part of her world, her warped family.
Maybe there's another reason why I don't talk about it—some warped sense of guilt because I can't imagine any life without you.
His literary style is poor, and his taste and judgment are frequently warped by prejudice, but his two great works and unpublished collections form a priceless source of information on Oxford and her worthies.
Báthory's indisputable genius must have been warped by a strain of madness.
Darian's power had grown; the air of the room shimmered, and light and dark alike warped in the space around Darian.
This was not the only occasion on which Lanfranc allowed his judgment to be warped by considerations of expediency.
Yet, whilst such latent postulates warped his view of things, they did not entirely determine his method.
The king had good intentions, but his mind was warped by Dutch prejudices, and he was ill-advised and acted unadvisedly.
The village rises steeply above a very narrow cove on the north coast, sheltered, but difficult of access, vessels having to be warped into it by means of hawsers.
To ensure this deposition, it is necessary to surround the field to be warped with a strong embankment, in order to retain the water as the tide recedes.
Of silt, and the field which has only one sluice can only be warped every other tide.
We are enabled thus to contrast Tacitus with Josephus, who warped his narrative to do honour to Titus.
Even in Italy, though his general course of action was warped by wrong prepossessions, he in many instances manifested exceptional practical sagacity in dealing with immediate difficulties and emergencies.
Her long reign had not lacked intelligence and even greatness; she alone, amid all these princes, warped by self-indulgence or weakened by discord, had behaved like a statesman, and she alone understood the obligations of the government she had inherited.
As clays they must be sufficiently plastic to be readily moulded, but at the same time possess sufficient stiffness not to contract too strongly in drying, whereby the objects produced would be liable to be warped or cracked before firing.
The roof was the soundest part, though a good deal warped and made brittle by the sun.
Is everyone all right? he thought, stopping for a moment with a sinking heart, and then immediately starting to run along the hall and up the warped steps of the familiar staircase.
The views of Bonaparte were, it appears, also shared by an ornithological amateur of some distinction, John Hogg, who propounded a scheme which, as he subsequently stated (Zoologist, 1850, p. 2797), was founded strictly in accordance with them; but it would seem that, allowing his convictions to be warped by other considerations, he abandoned the original " physiological " basis of his system, so that this, when published in 1846 (Edinb.
Ranke, contemptuous in politics, as in history, of the men who warped facts to support some abstract theory, especially disliked the doctrinaire liberalism so fashionable at the time.
The native archaeologists of the present day hold a recognized position in the scientific world; the patriotic sentiment of former times, which prompted their zeal but occasionally warped their judgment, has been merged in devotion to science for its own sake, and the supervision of excavations, as well as the control of the art-collections, is now in highly competent hands.
Still less was his mind warped by either of the two great systems, the classical and the chemical, which then divided the medical world.
The field or area to be warped must lie below the level of the water in the river at high tide.
At the ebb of the tide the more or less clear water flows back again from the land into the main river with sufficient force to clean out any deposit which may have accumulated in the drain leading to the warped area, thus allowing free access of more warpladen water at the next tide.
The cuesta would be straight from east and west if the slant of the strata were uniformly to the south; but the strata are somewhat warped, and hence the course of the cuesta is strongly convex to the north in the middle, gently convex to the south at either end.
It is true that his view of Greek thought is somewhat warped by Hegelian formalism.
Yet in spite of his searching study of authorities, his keen judgment of men, and his perception of underlying principles of moral law, his view was warped by the heat of faction, which glows beneath his external objectivity.
"You people have such a warped sense of … everything," she said.