I was less critical than my wife on the slow workings of the law.
It was Blackie Rowland's old workings, back during the war, Roger answered.
The Roman workings too, to judge from similar finds, seem to have been considerable.
3 The Pisan workings are only distinguished from the Roman by the character of the small objects (lamps, coins, &c.) found in them.
The most extensive peat-workings are in the valleys of the Somme; asphalt comes from Seyssel (Am) and Puyde-Dme.
The theist believes that he can further trace many incomplete workings of the monothesitic instinct in the history of religion.
Chalk, from which blanc de Troyes is manufactured, and clay are abundant; and there are peat workings and quarries of building-stone and limestone.
Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.
The workings of this Will are irrational primarily, but, as in its evolution it becomes more rationalized and understands the whole meaning of the Weltschmerz, it ultimately reaches the point at which the desire for existence is gone.
Henceforward it was to be the serious study of the workings of nature in producing the beings we see around us from beings more or less unlike them, that had existed in bygone ages and had been the parents of a varied and varying offspring - our fellow-creatures of to-day.
Mining is carried on only to a small extent for arsenic, although there are traces of former more extensive workings for other metals.
Evidences of ancient workings remain near Holguin and Gibara, and it is possible that some of these workings are still exploitable.
The most promising deposits and the most important workings are in Matanzas and Santa Clara provinces.
Here are kept very complete and curious documents of the Inquisition, showing all its workings from the 15th to the 19th century.
It is natural for a man who does not understand the workings of a machine to imagine that a shaving that has fallen into it by chance and is interfering with its action and tossing about in it is its most important part.