A few minutes later she was kicking snow around in the chicken yard until the toe of her boot struck something solid.
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.
No yard! but unfenced nature reaching up to your very sills.
The servants ran noisily about the house and yard, shouting and disputing.
The sheds where the corn was stored, the stable where the horses were kept, and the yard where the cows were milked morning and evening were unfailing sources of interest to Martha and me.
He turned the beam around the yard and then shut the door.
A white truck pulled into the yard but Josh didn't look that way.
In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.
Captain Keller met us in the yard and gave me a cheery welcome and a hearty handshake.
Both of them were surprised to see the blue truck parked in the yard when they returned.
The guy ran across the side yard and into a wooded area.
The yard was filling up with vehicles as two police cars and finally an ambulance arrived.
Crunching across the yard to the dairy, she found the stove there burning warm as well.
The angel found his footing and took her hand. They raced through the last of the jungle and across the expanse of grassless yard between the jungle and the palace. The sounds of demons grew louder.
He pulled the truck into the yard, shut off the engine and removed the keys from the ignition.
The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.
As she watched his truck leave the yard, she turned and headed for the shower.
At the outbreak of the Civil War the city was abandoned, and the navy yard was burned by the Federals in April 1861; Norfolk was then occupied until the 9th of May 1862 by Virginia troops, first under General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) and later under General Benjamin Huger (1806-1877).
The largest species is the giant armadillo (Priodon gigas), measuring nearly a yard long, from the forests of Surinam and Brazil; while one of the smallest is Dasypus minutes, a near ally of the larger D.
Teacher and I went to walk in the yard, and I learned about how flowers and trees grow.
Mildred is out in the yard playing, and mother is picking the delicious strawberries.
After dinner I rest for an hour, and Helen plays with her dolls or frolics in the yard with the little darkies, who were her constant companions before I came.
* In this paper Miss Sullivan says: During this winter (1891-92) I went with her into the yard while a light snow was falling, and let her feel the falling flakes.
The legions of these Myrmidons covered all the hills and vales in my wood-yard, and the ground was already strewn with the dead and dying, both red and black.
Walden, being like the rest usually bare of snow, or with only shallow and interrupted drifts on it, was my yard where I could walk freely when the snow was nearly two feet deep on a level elsewhere and the villagers were confined to their streets.
The peasants were briskly carrying out the proprietor's goods and packing them on the carts, and Dron, liberated at Princess Mary's wish from the cupboard where he had been confined, was standing in the yard directing the men.
Well, good-by, General, he added, and rode into the yard past Prince Andrew and Denisov.
Pierre went out into the yard and, covering himself up head and all, lay down in his carriage.
The yard was crowded with peasant carts, some loaded high and already corded up, others still empty.
The voices and footsteps of the many servants and of the peasants who had come with the carts resounded as they shouted to one another in the yard and in the house.
The cart in which the officer lay was turned into the Rostovs' yard, and dozens of carts with wounded men began at the invitation of the townsfolk to turn into the yards and to draw up at the entrances of the houses in Povarskaya Street.
Of track and yard room required to perform a unit of work;, it has diminished journal and rolling friction relatively to thetons hauled, since these elements of train resistance grow relatively less as the load per wheel rises; and finally, it has tended to reduce the labour costs as the train loads have become greater, because no more men are required to handle a heavy train than; a light one.
Gauge, and laid with rails weighing from 50 to 70 lb per yard; a flat-footed 60 lb rail, with the axle load limited to 14 tons, has the advantage for such lines that it permits the employment of a proportion of the locomotives used on main lines.
- A, Section of British Bull-Headed Rail, 90 lb to the yard, showing also chair and fastenings.
The rails, which for heavy main line traffic may weigh as much as too lb per yard, or even more, are rolled in lengths of from 30 to 60 ft., and sleepers are placed under them at intervals of between 2 and 3 ft.
- French Rail, 901 lb to the yard, showing rail joint and seat in the sleeper.
The standard specification adopted by the Pennsylvania railway in 1908 provided that in rails weighing Ioo lb to the yard 41% of the metal should be in the head, 18-6% in the web, and 40-4% in the base, while for 85 lb rails 42.2% was to be in the head, 17-8% in the web and 40.0% in the base.
- American Rail, 90 lb to the yard, showing rail joint.
Such a yard consists essentially of a group..
The first one of the group was made on the boiler fixed in the locomotive yard at Stratford, and the two remaining experiments of the group were made while the engine was working a train between London and March.
Long and weighed 35 lb to the yard, and they were fastened by iron wedges to chairs weighing 15 or 17 lb each.
Long and weighed 36 lb to the yard, manufactured in England, since there were then no mills in America able to roll them.