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  • Cattle-breeding affords employment for many of the inhabitants.

  • I had the previous winter made a small quantity of lime by burning the shells of the Unio fluviatilis, which our river affords, for the sake of the experiment; so that I knew where my materials came from.

  • A steam railway ferry connects it with the island railway on Riigen, and so with Sassnitz, whence a regular steamboat mail service affords communication with Trelleborg in Sweden.

  • This affords an example of a principle which had been stated by Hess in a very general form under the name of the Law of Constant Heat Sums - namely, that the thermal effect of a given chemical action is the same, independently of the character and number of the stages in which it takes place.

  • The hyposulphite experiment here again affords an excellent illustration.

  • Lake Manitoba also affords opportunity for inland shipping.

  • To obtain a larger heating surface than a pipe affords, radiators are connected with the pipes where desired, and the water passing through them warms the surrounding air.

  • As the deed was not destroyed, but is in existence now, it is to be presumed that the terms of it were, riot fulfilled; but the fact that such a contract should have been drawn up by Napier himself affords a singular illustration of the state of society and the kind of events in the midst of which logarithms had their birth.

  • An opening in the south jetty affords an entrance into Agha harbour, constructed in Agha Bay.

  • It is dominated, on the seaward side, by four hills, and approached by a narrow entrance, with forts on either hand; a breakwater affords shelter on the east, and on the west is the Arsenal Basin, often regarded as the original harbour of the Carthaginians and Romans.

  • The port is sheltered by hills and affords good anchorage.

  • The Great Southern railway has a line to the seaward end of the pier, and affords direct communication with the interior of the colony.

  • Biagio], from which the city took its name and which, though shallower than that of the Hypsas, still affords a sufficient obstacle to attack, and the two unite a little way to the south of the town; at the mouth was the ancient harbour, small and now abandoned.

  • Each of these affords animal, vegetable or mixed diet.

  • The line, which affords through communication from Europe by way of the Trans-Siberian system, enters Manchuria near a station of that name in the north-west corner of the country, passes Khailar, and runs south-east, near Tsitsihar, to Harbin.

  • The idea which has long prevailed that Baal was properly a sky-god affords no explanation of the local character of the many baals; on the other hand, on the theory of a higher development where the gods become heavenly or astral beings, the fact that ruder conceptions of nature were still retained (often in the unofficial but more popular forms of cult) is more intelligible.

  • This channel affords 20 ft.

  • It affords nearly 60 sq.

  • The country to the east and south-east of the Aravallis affords a striking contrast to the sandy plains on the north-west of the range, and is blessed with fertile lands, hill-ranges and long stretches of forest, where fuel and fodder are abundant.

  • She learned it gladly when she discovered that she could herself read what she had written; and this still affords her constant pleasure.

  • You will export such articles as the country affords, purely native products, much ice and pine timber and a little granite, always in native bottoms.

  • It is wonderful how rapidly yet perfectly the sand organizes itself as it flows, using the best material its mass affords to form the sharp edges of its channel.

  • Discussions and questions of that kind, which are like the question of how to get the greatest gratification from one's dinner, did not then and do not now exist for those for whom the purpose of a dinner is the nourishment it affords; and the purpose of marriage is the family.

  • The river Awe, issuing from the north-western horn of the loch, affords excellent trout and salmon fishing.

  • The neutralization of acids by bases affords many illustrations, known even before the atomic theory, of the truth of the statement.

  • these two elements are associated with a third, sometimes affords a very good test for the theory.

  • When overtaken by a dust-storm it falls on its knees, and stretching its neck along the sand, closes its nostrils and remains thus motionless till the atmosphere clears; and in this position it affords some shelter to its driver, who, wrapping his face in his mantle, crouches behind his beast.

  • Lecky, 4 whether such a philosophy affords a basis for natural theology at all; but the attempt is made.

  • The railway system belongs to the northern section of the State railways, and affords communication with Germany via Winschoten.

  • A great deal of work still remains to be done in this department, which at the present time affords one of the most promising fields of anatomical investigation.

  • Anything short of this is merely descriptive and empirical, and affords no rational basis for inquiry into the mode in which the distribution of plant-life has been brought about.

  • The boreal is cold, the austral warm, and the tropical affords conditions of heat and moisture to which the vegetation of the others would be intolerant.

  • Whilst the type of syrinx affords no help in classification, it is very different with its muscles.

  • The Consolatio affords conclusive proof that the author was not a practical believer in Christianity.

  • It would be practically impossible for a line thus used by different carriers to be operated either with safety, or with economy, or with the advantage to the public which a centralized management affords.

  • It has generally come to be that of Germany and, so far as the finances of the countries allow, of Austria and Russia; British India also affords not a few examples of the same method.

  • Kelp and upland geese abound, the latter being edible; and their shooting affords some sport.

  • To the fisherman in India the mahseer affords the same kind of sport as the salmon in the British Isles, and it rivals that fish as regards size, strength and activity.

  • This peak is situated on the threefold boundary of Carinthia, Carniola and Styria, and affords a magnificent view of the whole Alpine neighbouring region.

  • The San Miguel river, which flows near, affords a means of transportation, and the town has considerable commerce.

  • m.), the only completely protected anchorage for large vessels which the island affords.

  • On the southern border, the Mississippi Sound affords safe navigation for small coasting vessels, and from Gulfport (13 m.

  • In tropical countries ants sometimes make their nests in the hollow thorns of trees or on leaves; species with this habit are believed to make a return to the tree for the shelter that it affords by protecting it from the ravages of other insects, including their own leaf-cutting relations.

  • Of all the Asiatic ranges the Himalayan is, geologically, the best known; and the evidence which it affords shows clearly that the folds to which it owes its elevation were produced by an overthrust from the north.

  • Finally, this region affords us representatives of the order Edentata, in the shape of several species of Manis, or scaly ant-eater.

  • The small family of Scopelidae affords the gelatinous Harpodon, or bumalo.

  • The circus of Seven Dials, east of Shaftesbury Avenue, affords a typical name in connexion with the lowest aspect of life in London.

  • The chief and almost the only use of dung, he thinks, is to divide the earth, to dissolve " this terrestrial matter, which affords nutriment to the mouths of vegetable roots "; and this can be done more completely by tillage.

  • During the growing season the field affords striking evidence of the influence of different manurial dressings.

  • The opportunities which rotation cropping affords for the cleaning of the land from weeds is another distinct element of advantage.

  • The number of " agricultural labourers and shepherds," which affords a more precise index, declined in a still more marked degree.

  • Adam Smith had invariably associated the general principles of the subject with their applications, and in treating those applications had perpetually appealed to other and often far larger considerations than pure political economy affords.

  • k, 1, p, J affords a means of test ing the conclusion that we have in Lankester's 4 capito-pedal bodies the rudimentary ctenidia.

  • The demonstration which it affords of the extreme shortening of the Euthyneurous visceral nerve-loop is most instructive and valuable for comparison with and explanation of the condition of the nervous centres in Cephalopoda, as also of some Opisthobranchia.

  • One tripod thus affords a firm base of support while the legs of the other tripod are brought forward to their new positions.

  • - The nervous system is ectodermal in origin, and is developed and segmented to a large extent in connexion with the outer part of the body, so that it affords important evidence as to the segmentation thereof.

  • of Maseru, the right bank of the Caledon, and affords a ready means of transport for the cereals raised on the left or Basuto side of the river.

  • A simple equation like this, therefore, when properly interpreted, affords a large amount of information.

  • Instead of shading lines following the greatest slopes, lines following the contours and varying in their thickness and in their intervals apart, according to the slope of the ground to be represented, may be employed' This method affords a ready and expeditious means of sketching the ground, if the draughtsman limits himself to characteristically indicating its features by what have been called " form lines."

  • It is claimed for this method that it affords a means of giving a graphic representation of Alpine districts where other methods of shading fail.

  • A hypsographical map affords the readiest solution of this question.

  • Though the history of the Congo Free State affords a painful contrast to the philanthropic professions of its founder, in other parts of the continent the establishment of protectorates by Great Britain, France and Germany was followed by strenuous, and largely successful, efforts to put down slave raiding.

  • Vaila (21), in the mouth of the Bay of Walls, affords good pasturage.

  • Indeed it may be said that only on the occasion of their initial performance are they purely instinctive; all subsequent performance being in some degree modified by the experience afforded by previous behaviour of like nature and the results it affords.

  • They enumerate the following primary types of instinctive behaviour: the manner of attacking and capturing a particular kind of prey which alone affords the requisite presentation to sense; the manner of conveying the prey to the nest; the general style and locality of the nest; the method and order of procedure in stocking the nest with food for the unseen young.

  • It affords a point of departure for the interpretation of the genesis of existing instincts.

  • The characteristic feature of the imitative act, at the instinctive level, is that the presentation to sight or hearing calls forth a mode of behaviour of like nature to, or producing like results to, that which affords the stimulus.

  • In recent years the demands of modern travel have led to the establishment of a hotel, which affords comfortable accommodation according to European methods.

  • Through its excellent water communication it affords an outlet for the agricultural produce of the district, and forms an entrepot of trade between Bordeaux and Toulouse.

  • Lake View Park along the lake shore contains only 102 acres, but is a much frequented restingplace near the business centre of the city, and affords pleasant views of the lake and its commerce.

  • It affords facilities for the transport of logs by means of booms above Minneapolis, and is navigable below St Paul; being half a mile broad where it reaches the border of the state at Hastings.

  • The village is the nearest station to Greylock, which can be easily ascended, and affords fine views of the Hoosac and Housatonic valleys, the Berkshire Hills and the Green Mountains; the mountain has been a state timber reservation since 1898.

  • It would appear that while the direct development throws light upon the special plan of organization of the Enteropneusta, the indirect development affords a clue to their possible derivation.

  • The larger part of Amrum consists of a treeless sandy expanse, but a fringe of rich marshes affords good pasture-land.

  • All crude rubber contains more or less proteid, and in the opinion of some technical experts its presence even affords strength to the material, but this cannot be accepted as proved.

  • Tubes are generally made up around mandrels, and allowed throughout the curing to remain imbedded i n p u lverized French chalk, which affords a useful support for many articles that tend to lose their shape during the process.

  • Isatis affords a blue dye, woad.

  • The instrument affords a ready method of transferring liquids.

  • The utility of the river is great in the opportunities for exercise and recreation which it affords to the public, especially to Londoners.

  • The Don affords intercommunication with Goole and the Humber.

  • In one case the hysteresis loss per cubic centimetre per cycle was 16,100 ergs for B =1 5,900, and only 1200 ergs for B = 20,200, the highest induction obtained in the experiment; possibly it would have vanished before B had reached 21,000.2 These experiments prove that actual friction must be almost entirely absent, and, as Baily remarks, the agreement of the results with the previously suggested deduction affords a strong verification of Ewing's form of the molecular theory.

  • The weekly Saturday market is well attended, and affords interesting scenes of modern Welsh agricultural life.

  • Alexander Carlyle, the famous divine (1 77 2-1805), whose Memorials of his Times still affords fascinating reading, ministered for fifty-five years in the parish church, in the graveyard of which lies David Macbeth Moir (1798-1851), who under the pen-name of " Delta " wrote Mansie Wauch, a masterpiece of Scots humour and pathos.

  • This edifice affords accommodation for the lecture rooms in the faculties of arts, law and theology, and for the museums and library.

  • It also affords via Bloemfontein the shortest route (622 m.) between Durban and Kimberley.

  • By means of an Agricultural Bank it affords assistance to farmers.

  • If the public spirit of my countrymen affords me the means of travelling as their missionary, I will be the first ambassador from the people of this country to the nations of the continent.

  • For the medieval history of Hungary the Mdtydskori diplomatikai emlekek (Diplomatic Memorials of the Time of Matthias Corvinus), issued by the academy under the joint editorship of Ivan Nagy and Baron Albert Nyary, affords interesting material.

  • end of the island affords some further protection.

  • Looking at the question then from the point of view of sexual selection it would seem that a stage in the progress of human society is marked by the discovery that concealment affords a greater stimulus than revelation; that the fact is true is obvious, - even to modern eyes a figure partially clad appears far more indecent than a nude.

  • On the other hand, the Prussians were new to the battlefield, and the reaction after the elation of victory was intense; moreover, if what happened at Hiihnerwasser affords a guide, the staff would have required some days to disentangle the units which had fought and to assign them fresh objectives.

  • In the West the period after Galen affords little evidence of anything but a gradual though unvarying decline in Roman medicine.

  • The District Messengers Company affords facilities through local offices for the use of special messengers.

  • This method of mining affords the maximum of safety to the miners.

  • It has an area of upwards of eight acres, is easy of access, and affords anchorage for vessels of every size.

  • The absence of these functions of regeneration and of regulation affords, therefore, corroborative evidence of the highly specialized nature of the Cestode organization.

  • The former commercial importance of the town has disappeared, and the Schlei now affords access to small vessels only.

  • with a substance offering a high resistance to the current passing through it, and (2) those in which the substance to be heated itself affords the resistance to the passage of the current whereby electric energy is converted into heat.

  • But the fact that careful and repeated search for a mass of matter sufficient to produce the desired effect has been in vain, affords additional evidence of its non-existence.

  • They shared the worldly spirit in its various forms, particularly the desire for wealth and the luxuries it affords, and for a place in " good society " - which meant a pagan atmosphere.

  • The southern coast in particular is deeply indented; and there two bold peninsulas, extending for several miles into the sea, form two capacious natural harbours, namely, Deep Water Bay, with the village of Stanley to the east, and Tytam Bay, which has a safe, well-protected entrance showing a depth of 10 to 16 fathoms. An in-shore island on the west coast, called Aberdeen, or Taplishan, affords protection to the Shekpywan or Aberdeen harbour, an inlet provided with a granite graving dock, the caisson gate of which is 60 ft.

  • Most of the modern buildings have been erected after celebrated prototypes of other countries and eras, so that, as has been said by Moriz Carriere, a walk through Munich affords a picture of the architecture and art of two thousand years.

  • It also affords accommodation to more than 300,000 engravings, over 20,000 drawings, and a large collection of vases.

  • The soil is sandy but affords good pasture in some places, and has been farmed with some success; the flora is rich, and includes some rare species.

  • The great bend of the river affords easy irrigation, and the surrounding country is covered by a network of irrigating canals, even the paved streets of the town having streams of cool water running through them.

  • Its harbour affords ample accommodation for the largest fleets, it is a coaling station for the British navy, the headquarters of the British military forces in West Africa, the sea terminus of the railway to the rich oil-palm regions of Mendiland, and a port of call for all steamers serving West Africa.

  • The latter characteristic affords an infallible means for the recognition of these insects, since it at once serves to distinguish them from any blood-sucking flies with which they might otherwise be confused.

  • A canal between Liverpool and Hull affords it water communication with both west and east coasts.

  • The following table affords data for comparing the climatesof Peking, Shanghai, Hakodate, Tokyo and San Francisco:

  • Its position affords the best illustration of the warm climatic influence of the north-eastward Atlantic drift, the mean annual temperature being 36° F.

  • The entrance is easy and safe, and the harbour affords secure anchorage for large vessels, with deep water alongside the iron railway wharf.

  • Snakes are the most stationary of all vertebrates; as long as a locality affords them food and shelter they have no inducement to change it.

  • When a part of the body has found some projection of the ground which affords it a point of support, the ribs are drawn more closely together, on alternate sides, thereby producing alternate bends of the body.

  • His Athenian elegance affords the strongest contrast to the Italian rudeness of Cato's De Re Rustica.

  • The precocious immaturity of Lucan's career affords a marked contrast to the long preparation of Virgil and Horace for their high office.

  • The immorality of Roman society not lvew literary only affords abundant material to the satirist, but deepens the consciousness of moral evil in purer and more thoughtful minds.

  • Although the value of G in any case cannot be found without that of 0, and although the consideration of the properties of the thermodynamic potential cannot in any case lead to results which are not directly deducible from the two fundamental laws, it affords a convenient method of formal expression in abstract thermodynamics for the condition of equilibrium between different phases, or the criterion of the possibility of a transformation.

  • The prophecy affords an interesting and valuable glimpse of the post-exilic community, with its various currents of thought and life.

  • at highwater springs, and affords a good refuge from the east or southeast gales.

  • The latest edition is Berliner's reprint (1884) of the Editio Sabbioneta (1557) Of all the extant Targums that of Onkelos affords perhaps the most characteristic and consistent example of the exeget i cal methods employed in these works.

  • On the other hand, the version of Onkelos affords just the supplementary material that is required to restore sense to the shorter text.

  • Emigration affords a natural outlet for the superfluous labour force of a country.

  • below Saragossa; the irrigation canal of Tauste skirts the opposite bank for a shorter distance; and the San Carlos or New Canal affords direct communication between Amposta at the head of the delta and the harbour of Los Alfaques.

  • It is connected by a branch line with the main railway of Schleswig, and possesses a good harbour, which affords shelter for a large carrying trade.

  • The battle of Oudenarde was not the greatest of Marlborough's victories, but it affords almost the best illustration of his military character.

  • Each day of the cycle has a particular name, and as it is a usual practice, in mentioning dates, to give the name of the day along with that of the moon and the year, this arrangement affords great facilities in verifying the epochs of Chinese chronology.

  • The order of the Hemiptera affords, ` therefore, some interesting transition stages towards the complete metamorphosis of the higher insects.

  • affords a fine view of the Kyllthal.

  • part of the state, connecting Delaware river and Chesapeake Bay, and thus affords transportation by water from Baltimore to Philadelphia.

  • to), and affords the means of placing the screen s (fig.

  • The arrangement of the isotherms thus affords a basis for valuable deductions as to the direction of ocean currents.

  • The material for filling may be the waste from earlier workings stored in the spoil banks at the surface; where there are blast furnaces in the neighbourhood, granulated slag mixed with earth affords excellent packing.

  • The testimony which it affords to the Ignatian Epistles is so striking that those scholars who regard these letters as spurious are bound to reject the Epistle of Polycarp altogether, or at any rate to look upon it as largely interpolated.

  • By its railway connexions Cape Town affords the quickest means of reaching, from western Europe, every other town in South Africa.

  • Seen from the Adriatic, Monte Corno, as it is someti, mes called, from its resemblance to a horn, affords a magnificent spectacle; the Alpine region beneath its summit is still the home of the wild boar, and here and there are dense woods of beech and pine.

  • Sigurd himself is not mentioned by any contemporary writer; but, apart from the dragon incident, there is nothing in the story which affords sufficient justification for regarding his personality as mythical.

  • The characteristic features of these divisions are very clearly marked, and their difference affords an explanation of the variety and vagueness of meaning attaching to the term "Alexandrian School."

  • The Merrimac, the second stream of the state in volume, runs in a charming valley through the extreme northeast corner, and affords immensely valuable water-power at Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill.

  • The Berkshire district affords an excellent example of the interrelations of topography, soil and population.

  • Mitcham Common covers an area of 480 acres, and affords one of the best golf courses near London.

  • One end of the bar is slotted to take the sliding leaf; this end of the bar is graduated from o° to 6°, and in conjunction with the fore-sight affords a lateral scope of 6° on either side of the normal for picking up an auxiliary mark.

  • But whatever merits they had as clarifiers of turbid water, the advent of bacteriology, and the recognition of the fact that the bacteria of certain diseases may be water-borne, introduced a new criterion of effectiveness, and it was perceived that the removal of solid particles, or even of organic impurities (which were realized to be important not so much because they are dangerous to health per se as because their presence affords grounds for suspecting that the water in which they occur has been exposed to circumstances permitting contamination with infective disease), was not sufficient; the filter must also prevent the passage of pathogenic organisms, and so render the water sterile bacteriologically.

  • affords examples of provision for a regency during both the infancy and incapacity of a king.

  • The harbour was enlarged in 1887, and the bay is easily accessible and affords good anchorage.

  • - The parabola affords a simple example of the use of infinitesimals.

  • Gioja's latest work Filosofia della statistica (2 vols., 1826; p vols., 1829-1830) contains in brief compass the essence of his ideas on human life, and affords the clearest insight into his aim and method in philosophy both theoretical and practical.

  • It affords accommodation for 16,000 men and is well provided with bomb-proof cover.

  • - The Constitution of Athens with its numerous documents affords much valuable knowledge, but does not give the inner history of 411.

  • A government Department of Agriculture, created in 1904, affords help to the farmers in various ways, notably in combatting insect plagues, in experimental farms, and in improving the breed of horses, sheep and cattle.

  • The settlement in the Lake of Moosseedorf, near Bern, affords the most perfect example of a lake dwelling of the Stone age.

  • The concrete not only affords much of the strength to resist compression, but effectively protects the steel from corrosion.

  • The Warren type, either with two sets of bracing bars or with intermediate verticals, affords convenient means of supporting the floor girders.

  • For longer bridges the funicular polygon affords a method of determining maximum bending moments which is perhaps more convenient.

  • The following table affords comparisons in the revenue and expenditure: - The monetary system is similar to that of Holland (the unit being the guilder), but there are also certain silver and copper coins of small value bearing Malay or Javanese inscriptions.

  • It is interspersed with many islands, and with its numerous smaller tributaries affords easy and rapid communication.

  • and affords deep and secure anchorages and ample facilities for loading and unloading large vessels.

  • The power that gall-producers possess of influencing by direct interference the growth of the cells of the plant that affords them the means of subsistence is an art that appears to be widely spread among animals, but is at the same time one of which we have little knowledge.

  • The Vision of Isaiah is important for the knowledge it affords us of 1st-century beliefs in certain circles as to the doctrines of the Trinity, the Incarnation, the Resurrection, the Seven Heavens, &c. The long lost Testament of Hezekiah, which is, in the opinion of R.

  • Among the institutions are the City infirmary (at Hartwell, a suburb), which, besides supporting pauper inmates, affords relief to outdoor poor; the Cincinnati hospital, which is supported by taxation and treats without charge all who are unable to pay; twenty other hospitals, some of which are charitable institutions; a United States marine hospital; the Longview hospital for the insane, at Carthage, Io m.

  • The Samaritan Pentateuch agrees with the Septuagint version in many passages, but its chief importance lies in the proof which it affords as to the substantial agreement of our present text of the Pentateuch, apart from certain intentional changes,' with that which was promulgated by Ezra.

  • Moreover, this theory affords the simplest explanation of its disappearance from Jewish tradition.

  • deep. The district affords frequent evidence of ice activity in the glacial period.

  • It affords a curious example of the effect of doctrinal prepossessions in obscuring the results of historical inquiry.

  • The fact that when the base is io the mantissa of the logarithm is independent of the position of the decimal point in the number affords the chief reason for the choice of io as base.

  • 2 The method consists in the use of the formula sin a sin b=2 {cos(a-b)-cos(a+b)l, by means of which the multiplication of two sines is reduced to the addition or subtraction of two tabular results taken from a table of sines; and, as such products occur in the solution of spherical triangles, the method affords the solution of spherical triangles in certain cases by addition and subtraction only.

  • (-) 5 + &c., in which the series is always convergent, so that the formula affords a method of deducing the logarithm of one number from that of another.

  • The analysis of continental faunas into those inhabiting rivers, lowlands, forests, plains or uplands, affords a key to physiographic conditions all through the Tertiary.

  • In tracing the phylogeny, or ancestral history of organs, palaeontology affords the only absolute criterion on the successive evolution of organs in time as well as of (progressive) evolution in form.

  • - Underlying Biological Principles As They Appear To The Palaeontologist It follows from the above brief summary that palaeontology affords a distinct and highly suggestive field of purely biological research; that is, of the causes of evolution underlying the observable modes which we have been describing.

  • deep. The " sweet veld " is specially suitable to cattle, and the finer shorter grass which succeeds it affords pasturage for sheep.

  • To the west the valley of the Liffey affords pleasant scenery, with the well-known grounds called the "Strawberry Beds" on the north bank.

  • He, moreover, sought in the events of his own life a verification of the theory of planetary influences; and it is to this practice that we owe the summary record of each year's occurrences which, continued almost to his death, affords for his biography a slight but sure foundation.

  • Its inner border affords admirable examples of topographical discordance where it sweeps north-westward square across the trend of the piedmont belt, the ridges and valleys, and the plateau of the Appalachians, which are all terminated by dipping gently beneath the unconformable cover of the coastal The, lain strata.

  • For the exact determination of the last element the census affords no precise data, but affords material for various approximations, based either upon the elimination of the probable progeny of immigrants since 1790; on the known increase of the whites of the South, where the foreign element has always been relatively insignificant; on the percentage of natives having native grandfathers in Massachusetts in 1905; or upon the assumed continuance through the 19th century of the rate of native growth (one-third decennially) known to have prevailed down at least to 1820.

  • In New England, and in the greater states generally, the governorship is still a post of dignity, and affords an opportunity for a display of character and talents.

  • It is chiefly composed of moss and wool, lined internally with grass, wool, feathers, and whatever soft material the locality affords.

  • The theory of centres of similitude and coaxal circles affords elegant demonstrations of the famous problem: To describe a circle to touch three given circles.

  • and affords the largest areas of arable and pasture land in British Columbia.

  • It affords good pasturage and has sandstone quarries.

  • kulthi), which supplies in Madras the place of the chick-pea, affords seed which, when boiled, is extensively employed as a food for horses and cattle in South India, where also it is eaten in curries.

  • Turin has, however, the advantage of being the nearest to the Mont Cenis, while the completion of the line through Cuneo over the Col di Tenda affords direct communication with the French Riviera.

  • The development of the Cephalopoda affords at present no better evidence that the metamerism is secondary.

  • The railway from Porto Alegre to Novo Hamburgo and Taquara (55 m.) affords an outlet for some of the older German colonies.

  • The choir is largely constructed of brick, and thus affords an unusually early example of the use of this material in English ecclesiastical architecture.

  • This district affords striking contrasts of scenery, from the sheltered fields of Miranzai to the barren desolation of the salt mines.

  • The roadstead affords safe anchorage.

  • It enjoys a healthy climate, affords opportunities for boating rare in South Africa, and boasts a golf-links.

  • There are considerable numbers of foreign residents, notably English, attracted by the natural beauty of the place and by the educational facilities it affords.

  • Newton's law of gravitation affords the most notable example of the process of verification of a law of force, and incidentally of the Galileo-Newton theory.

  • The case of electro-magnetic forces between two conductors carrying electric currents affords an example of a statement of motion in terms of force of a highly artificial kind.

  • Practically clocks are regulated by reference to the diurnal rotation of the earth relatively to the stars, which affords a measurement on the repetition principle agreeing with other methods, but more accurate than that given by any existing clock.

  • It is important as an addition to the logic of the subject rather than on account of any practical advantages which it affords for purposes of calculation.

  • The Noctes Atticae is valuable for the insight it affords into the nature of the society and pursuits of those times, and for the numerous excerpts it contains from the works of lost ancient authors.

  • The rough northern districts, where an occasional stream affords irrigation for a fertile soil, are noted for a remarkably uniform, dry, mild and healthful climate.

  • in height and along the foot of this is only a narrow beach, but in front of the city of Erie the shore currents have formed a spit, known as Presque Isle, which affords a good harbour.

  • In addition to the difficulties presented by the Bible as an historical record, and the literary problems which textual and other critics have investigated, the modern freethinker denies that the Christianity of the New Testament or its interpretation by modern theologians affords a coherent theory of human life and duty.

  • Schnepfe), one of the commonest Limicoline birds, in high repute no less for the table than for the sport it affords.

  • Dante refers to the shadowless spectre of Virgil, and the folklore of many European countries affords examples of the prevalence of the superstition that a man must be as careful of his shadow as of his body.

  • A range of low hills affords shelter on the west and south-west; but on every other side there are drained, though still unhealthy, marshes, stretching away to meet the central Walachian plains.

  • 1480) affords an instructive survey of his work, which connects the Paduan school with the Venetian, here particularly well represented by works of Paolo Veronese, Paris Bordone, Gentile Bellini, Cima da Conegliano, Bonifazio, Moroni and Carpaccio.

  • The former connexion between the Arctic and the Alps, which has left such unmistakable traces in the present alpine flora, affords, as regards the fauna also, the only possible explanation of the present geographical distribution of many alpine forms; but it is chiefly among the Invertebrata that we find this collateral testimony to the influence of the glacial period.

  • On the whole, the form of a parallelogram with its longest sides in the proportion of about five to three of the shorter, and running east and west, may be considered the best form, since it affords a greater extent of south wall than any other.

  • 7), the most elegant and ornamental form, is especially adapted for isolated positions; indeed, no other form affords so much roof space for the development of the vines.

  • P. vulgaris, 6 in., affords numerous handsome singleand double-flowered varieties, with various-coloured flowers for the spring flower-beds and borders.

  • Sea-aster flourishes in the Wadden of Friesland and Groningen, the Dollart and the Zeeland estuaries, giving place nearer the shore to sandspurry (Spergularia), or sea-poa or floating meadow grass (Glyceria maritima), which grows up to the dikes, and affords pasture for cattle and sheep. Along the coast of Overysel and in the Biesbosch lake club-rush, or scirpus, is planted in considerable quantities for the hat-making industry, and common sea-wrack (Zostera marina) is found in large patches in the northern half of the Zuider Zee, where it is gathered for trade purposes during the months of June, July and August.

  • 1 Stout, old-fashioned boxcloth is almost the only cloth that (after a soft, heavy lining has been added to it) affords even two Quantities of Fur needed, in Square Feet.

  • The university possesses considerable endowments and has several foundations for the assistance of poor students; the "regent's charity," for instance, founded by Christian, affords free residence and a small allowance to one hundred bursars.

  • This manner of conceiving is absolutely general and distinct, and accordingly affords the possibility of an all-comprehensive and perfect science, the science of discrete quantity.

  • It lies on high, sharply rising ground which affords a view of a large part of the island.

  • In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.

  • The inlet of Bravik affords excellent harbour accommodation, with from 33 ft.

  • The presence of sulphur in rape and other cruciferous oils also affords a ready means for their identification.

  • This temple appears to have suffered very severely from the earthquake, and at present affords little evidence of its original architectural ornament; but we learn from existing remains that its walls were covered with slabs of marble, and that the columns of the portico were of the same material.

  • The eastern portion of the group, called the Gesenke, slopes gently away to the valley of the Oder, which affords an open route for the inter.

  • The island affords pasture for cattle, and a breeding-place for sea-birds.

  • It has been needful to cite so much of the evidence proving that our Homilies and Recognitions are both recensions of a common basis, at first known as the Circuits of Peter and later by titles connecting it rather with Clement, its ostensible author, because it affords data also for the historical problems touching (a) the contents and origin of the primary Clementine work, and (b) the conditions under which our extant recensions of it arose.

  • The Old Head of Kinsale, at the west of the harbour entrance, affords fine views of the coast, and is commonly the first British land sighted by ships bound from New York, &c., to Queenstown.

  • The middle zone of the Cameroon mountain has, however, a temperate climate and affords excellent sites for sanatoria.

  • affords close parallels to all the commandments (except the 7th and the loth), and a comparison of the two leaves no doubt as to which is the more primitive.

  • The Don affords water communication with the Humber.

  • Yet it is but a small fraction of the ulema of the Moslem world that enjoy even such an education as the Azhar affords.

  • The intercalated growing region of Laminaria affords an example of another variety of growth in Phaeophyceae.

  • Albanian, the only surviving remnant of the ancient Thraco-Illyrian speech, affords an interesting study to philologists.

  • The next table affords a comparison of the numbers of the population as grouped in towns, villages and rural districts, and in the mainland and islands.

  • It is the character as acquired that affords the opportunity for selection, but the quality of responding to the environment so as to produce that character is transmitted.

  • From the Causeway a ladder affords access to the summit of Staffa.

  • As an ornamental feature in landscapes, it is worthy of notice; and the pleasing shelter it affords and the beauty of its blossoms have frequently been alluded to by poets.

  • A columnar cave exists towards the northern side of the island, and on the eastern are the remains of a tower, with several vaulted rooms. Two springs occur and some scanty grass affords subsistence to rabbits, and, on the higher levels, to goats.

  • A military shaft, locally known as the Corkscrew Staircase, affords communication between the barracks and the town.

  • The limestone which underlies almost all the island affords excellent building stone.

  • But the real interest of his work lies, first, in the incidental glimpses it affords all through of the history of his.

  • An orchis found in the mountain yields the dried tuber which affords the nutritious mucilage called salep; a good deal of this goes to India.

  • Pistacia khinjak affords a mastic. The fruit, mixed with its resin, is used for food by the Achakzais in Southern Afghanistan.

  • This gap affords a passage to the winds which elsewhere are barred by the hills of the Ghat chain.

  • vii.) affords at least a partial explanation of the phenomena.

  • The city has always been a great commercial depot; a wharf nearly two miles long affords ample facilities for vessels able to cross the bar of the Peiho, over which there is a depth of water varying from 9 to 12 ft.

  • To the topographer, as to the genealogist, its evidence is of primary importance; for it not only contains the earliest survey of a township or manor, but affords in the majority of cases the clue to its subsequent descent.

  • Certain it is that though the unprejudiced must admit that exclusion has not been at all an unmixed blessing, yet the consensus of opinion is that a large population, non-citizen and non-assimilable, sending - it is said - most of their earnings to China, living in the main meanly at best, and practically without wives, children or homes, is socially and economically a menace outweighing the undoubted convenience of cheaper (and frequently more trustworthy) menial labour than the other population affords.

  • Twinning according to the second law can only be explained by reflection across the plane (roi), not by rotation about an axis; chalcopyrite affords an excellent example of this comparatively rare type of symmetric twinning.

  • of the state affords the most magnificent scenery.

  • His emphasis is his own, and the traditional material affords merely the setting for his thought.

  • The carrying of the alphabet to the Greeks by the Phoenicians at an early period affords no clue to the period when Semitic ingenuity constructed an alphabet out of a heterogeneous multitude of signs.

  • On the left bank are the Lycus (Churuk Su), which flows westwards by Colossae through a broad open valley that affords the only natural approach to the elevated plateau, the Harpasus (Ak Chai), and the Marsyas (China Chai).

  • Hampton Roads at the mouth of the James river, which forms the harbour for the leading ports of the state, Norfolk and Newport News, affords one of the best anchorages of the Atlantic coast.

  • Akbar's method of dealing with what must always be the chief difficulty of one who has to rule widely diverse races, affords perhaps the crowning evidence of his wisdom and moderation.

  • The course of the marriage and birth-rates, set forth above, affords evidence that the control over both has been exercised of recent years to an unprecedented extent, and it will appear from what is stated below, that partly owing to this cause, partly, also, to improved hygienic conditions in western life, there has been an even more pronounced decline in the rate of mortality.

  • A birthrate continuously in excess of the death-rate tends to lower the latter through the supply it affords of people annually reaching the more healthy ages.

  • The return of birthplace which usually forms part of the census inquiry, affords supplementary information on the subject of immigration.

  • The development can be traced in the financial history of England, France and the German states; but the advance in the French financial organization of the r 5th and 16th centuries affords the best illustration.

  • Florence affords an instructive specimen; but the passage from feudalism to the national state under the authority of monarchy made the cities and country districts parts of a larger whole.

  • As a scientific explanation of the myths the theory is of no value, but it affords fine scope for the exercise of Bacon's unrivalled power of detecting analogies in things apparently most dissimilar.

  • Manifold errors also result from the weakness of the senses, which affords scope for mere conjecture; from the influence exercised over the understanding by the will and passions; from the restless desire of the mind to penetrate to the ultimate principles of things; and from the belief that " man is the measure of the universe," whereas, in truth, the world is received by us in a distorted and erroneous manner.

  • Anglicized in spelling and even to some extent changed in sound are Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin); Pembroke (Penfro); Kidwelly (Cydweli); Cardif f (Caerdydd); Llandovery (Llanymddyfri); while Lampeter, in Welsh Llanbedrpont-Stephan, affords an example of a Celtic place-name both Anglicized and abbreviated.

  • It has been found that a tradition, however 5 The " higher criticism " of these writings affords many useful hints and suggestions for that of other composite works, e.g.

  • The population is about 11,000; 8000 being Moslems, the remainder Christians, Jews, &c. It was long regarded as the "Key of Palestine," on account of its commanding position on the shore of the broad plain that joins the inland plain of Esdraelon, and so affords the easiest entrance to the interior of the country.

  • The battle of 1189, fought on the ground to the west of Acre, affords a good example of battles of the Crusades.

  • The skin affords the material for the best shields.

  • The large Gulf of Penas, south of Taytao peninsula, is open to the westerly storms of the Pacific, but it affords entrance to several natural harbours.

  • deep, divides the town and affords communication between the ship canal and a dock or basin, 1082 ft.

  • When the inflammation occurs in soft parts where the surrounding vessels can be readily dilated, heat often affords more relief to the pain than cold, but when the inflammation is in a bone or in unyielding fibrous tissues, cold generally gives more relief.

  • - it affords no practicable outlet for the products of the state.

  • The foreign settlement occupies a position between the native town and the sea, which neither affords a, convenient access for shipping nor allows space for any great extension of area.

  • The optical characters are interesting, because of the striking crossed dispersion of the optic axes, of which phenomenon borax affords the best example.

  • But it gives no completed system of knowledge and in matters of fact affords only probable conclusions.

  • The most constant use of curled maple is for the stocks of fowling-pieces and rifles, as it affords toughness and strength combined with lightness and elegance.

  • On boiling, it yields a purple colour which with sulphate of iron affords a black dye.

  • Tubers are also sometimes formed on aerial branches, as in some Aroids, Begonias, &c. The production of small green tubers on the haulm, in the axils of the leaves of the potato, is not very unfrequent, and affords an interesting proof of the true morphological nature of the underground shoots and tubers.

  • When boiled in water the root affords a dark extractive matter, the quantity of extract yielded by the root being used as a criterion of its quality.

  • Before the town on both banks of the river there is a fortified camp by which bombardment from the neighbouring heights can be hindered and which affords accommodation for to,000 men.

  • Southern Baluchistan affords a most interesting field for the ethnographer.

  • The only other contemporary evidence which affords a glimpse of Juvenal's actual life is contained in three epigrams of Martial.

  • lower than Everest, affords an excellent example in Asiatic geography of a dominating, peakcrowned water-parting or divide.

  • It also affords material evidence of that wrinkling or folding action which accompanied the process of upheaval, when the Central Asian highlands were raised, which is more or less marked throughout the whole of the north-west Indian borderland.

  • His opponents argued, " if all events are foreordained, divination is superfluous "; he replied that both divination and our behaviour under the warnings which it affords are included in the chain of causation.

  • affords an interesting illustration of the manner in which the redactor of P has added later elements to the original code of H.

  • The scientific importance of this step is to be measured by the degree of insight which it affords or promises into the molecular constitution of real bodies by the suggestion of experiments by which we may discriminate between rival molecular theories.

  • [The continued coexistence of various thicknesses, as evidenced by the colours in the same film, affords an instantaneous proof of this conclusion.] The phenomena of very thin liquid films deserve the most careful study, for it is in this way that we are most likely to obtain evidence by which we may test the theories of the molecular structure of liquids.

  • It is now completely destitute of trees, but it abounds with brushwood of lentisk and cistus, and here and there affords a patch of corn-land to the occasional sower from Myconus.

  • This theory, though not yet established, certainly affords the most satisfactory explanation at present available.

  • The case is important, both from a historical and a juridical point of view, and affords a conspicuous example of the value of arbitration as a means of averting war.

  • Assus affords the only harbour on the 50 m.

  • It is served by the Union Pacific, the Colorado & Southern, and the Colorado & North-western railways; the last connects with the neighbouring mining camps, and affords fine views of mountain scenery.

  • The river is important for the transport facilities it affords to the rich agricultural districts of Westphalia.

  • The river Serchio affords water-power for numerous factories.

  • Schleswig-Holstein belongs to the great North-German plain, of the characteristic features of which it affords a faithful reproduction in miniature, down to the continuation of the Baltic ridge or plateau by a range of low wooded hills skirting its eastern coast and culminating in the Bungsberg (538 ft.), a little to the north of Eutin.

  • Sometimes the one partner affords the other merely a convenient means of transport, as in the case of the barnacles which grow on, or of the gulf-weed crab which clings to, the carapace of marine turtles.

  • The Trent itself affords an extensive navigation, from which, at Derwent mouth, the Trent and Mersey Canal runs near Burton and Stafford, and through the Potteries, to the Bridgewater Canal and so to the Mersey.

  • The river Weaver, a tributary of the Mersey, affords a waterway of importance to the salt-producing towns of Cheshire.

  • It is usually the case that the secondary caustic is easier to determine than the caustic, and hence, when determined, it affords a ready means for deducing, the primary caustic. It may be shown by geometrical considerations that the secondary caustic is a curve similar to the first positive pedal of the reflecting curve, of twice the linear dimensions, with respect to the luminous point.

  • The mountain districts are rich in unexploited mineral wealth, and the fertile coast-plain, which produces cotton, rice, cereals, sugar and much fruit, and affords abundant pasturage, is well watered by the rivers that descend from the Taurus range.

  • This succulent berry is in some cases highly perfumed, and affords a delicate fruit for the dessert-table, as in the case of the "granadilla" (P. quadrangularis), P. edulis, P. macrocarpa, and various species of Tacsonia known as "curubas" in Spanish South America; P. laurifolia is the water-lemon, and P. maliformis the sweet calabash of the West Indies.

  • The existence of groups or families of allied languages, each group being evidently descended from a single language, affords one of the principal aids in classifying nations and races.

  • The adoption by one language of words originally belonging to another, proving as it does the fact of intercourse between two races, and even to some extent indicating the results of such intercourse, affords a valuable clue through obscure regions of the history of civilization.

  • Bunch grass is abundant on the hillsides the year round, and affords valuable pasturage.

  • It affords good anchorage, with nearly 7 fathoms of water, and is well sheltered, except from winds which blow from points between south-east and south-west.

  • Pleasure in itself is unqualified, and affords no differentia.

  • Steel is generally used for columns in preference to cast iron, because it affords greater facility for securing satisfactory connexions, because its defects of quality or workmanship are more surely detected by careful test and inspection, and because, on account of its superior elasticity and ductility, its fibre is less liable to fracture from slight deformations.

  • The more, however, the case so intimately associated with the name of Lord Morton is considered, the less convincing is the evidence it affords in favour of "infection."

  • When he did in some measure find himself again, r, he gave to the world his charming Tales of a Wayside Inn (1863), and in 1865 his Household Poems. Among the latter is a poem entitled "The Children's Hour," which affords a glance into the home life of the widowed poet, who had been left with five children - two sons, Ernest and Charles, and three daughters, "Grave Alice, and laughing Allegra, And Edith with golden hair."

  • A raucaria Bidwillii, the occurrence of small foliage-leaves, which have functioned as bud-scales, at intervals on the shoots affords a measure of seasonal growth.

  • Drimys (Magnoliaceae) closely resemble conifers in the homogeneous character of the wood, but in most cases the presence of large spring vessels, wood-fibres and abundant parenchyma affords an obvious distinguishing feature.

  • in diameter, which, though open to the N., affords fair shelter.

  • The neighbourhood affords pasture for large flocks of sheep. On the land known as the Rypes, in the neighbourhood, there is a military camp, with artillery and rifle ranges; hence the name given to the explosive "lyddite."

  • The indigenous fauna, so far as its limited range affords comparison, resembles that of Madagascar.

  • The last named affords a magnificent spectacle from Bogota, its level top which is 5 or 6 m.

  • It has little trade, and the undeveloped, unpopulated state of the country behind it affords no promise of immediate growth.

  • - The colony affords the typical development of the geological succession south of the Zambezi.

  • From Naauwpoort another junction line (69 m.) runs north-west, connecting the Midland with the Western system at De Aar, and affords an alternative route to that via Kimberley from Cape Town to the Transvaal.

  • This, tainting the herbage or stones over which the animal walks, affords the means by which, through the powerfully developed sense of smell, the neighbourhood of other individuals of the species is recognized.

  • The Marina, or esplanade at the south of the town, affords a fine sea front with a view of the bay; near it are beautiful public gardens.

  • As this was sometimes effected by means of the reserved sacrament without any formal reconciliation, even without the presence of bishop or priest, it affords further evidence of the emphasis being laid on contrition and submission to discipline rather than on absolution.

  • The history of Disraelis second administration affords an exact reverse to that of Gladstones first cabinet.

  • The Bayeux tapestry affords, however, valuable contemporary evidence, and there are some facts related by eye-witnesses in the works of William of Poitiers and William of Jumiges.

  • Market-gardening affords occupation to many of the inhabitants, and the cultivation of winter violets is a specialty.

  • This being so, the ordinary analysis of a coal affords but little indication of its value for gas-making purposes, which can only be really satisfactorily arrived at by extended use on a practical scale.

  • The crow-stepped Gothic gable of the south transept affords the main entrance to both churches.

  • The bay affords good anchorage, but only small vessels can come up to the two moles.

  • In 1825 another volcanic eruption took place accompanied by earthquakes, and two hills were thrown up. The port of Naos on the south-east of the island affords safe anchorage.

  • in width, which affords a capacious and safe harbour for large ships; but basaltic cliffs, 1500 ft.

  • In the north and west the Stipa of the Russian steppes supersedes Festuca and affords splendid pasture for the herds of the Kara-Kirghiz.

  • across, and sometimes less than half a mile wide, placed at a point commanding the great waterway between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the position affords immense scope for commercial enterprise and political action in rich and varied regions of the world.

  • The extinct forms cannot be dealt with in detail here; but it may be pointed out that their order of appearance affords a certain amount of direct evidence that the existing Ferns with a single circle of large sporangia in the sorus are relatively primitive.

  • Now, as perception of these atoms and their relations is beyond us, we must be satisfied with inductive presumptions, for which " experimental verification " affords, after all, only conclusions that wider experience may prove to be inadequate.

  • This boundless region affords at the best probabilities, ultimately grounded on moral faith, all beyond lies within the veil.

  • The history of Bohemia affords a parallel to the Greek Amazons.

  • Heather covers large tracts, and also affords pasture for sheep. The development of forest trees is insignificant.

  • above sealevel and near the gorge of Sanagasta, through which a small stream, also called Rioja, flows northward and affords water for the gardens, vineyards and orchards that surround it.

  • The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.

  • long, the longest in Scotland, affords great facilities for travel to the ports of the Firth, the sea lochs on the southern Highland coast and the Crinan Canal.

  • The river Clady, running past the village from the Nacung Loughs, affords salmon and trout fishing.

  • The exalted position occupied by the learned class in ancient Ireland perhaps affords the key to the wonderful outbursts of scholarly activity in Irish monasteries from the 6th to the 9th centuries.

  • A modification in this proposition which may hereafter be accepted involves an extension of our ideas of temperature, and leads us to regard the interior heat of the heavenly bodies as due to a form of molecular activity similar to that of which radium affords so remarkable an instance.

  • The kernel of the latter lies in the perfectly valid proof which it affords that the tortoise passes through as many positions as Achilles - a view which embodies an accepted doctrine of modern mathematics.

  • The Speculum affords the most conclusive proof of the spuriousness of another work attributed to Richard and long accepted by the learned world as his.

  • The fact that the physical geography of Africa affords fewer natural obstacles to racial movements on the side most exposed to foreign influence, renders it obvious that the culture most characteristically African must be sought on the other side.

  • The greater part of the Maremma now affords pasture to large herds of horses and half-wild cattle, but on the drier parts corn is grown, the people coming down from the hills to sow and to reap. The hill country just inland, especially near Volterra, has poor soil, largely clayey, and subject to landslips, but is rich in minerals.

  • s The Donatist movement affords a valuable illustration of the new importance which the changed position of the church under Constantine gave to the synodal system of ecclesiastical legislation.

  • If five points be given, Pascal's theorem affords a solution; if five tangents, Brianchon's theorem is employed.

  • NIGER, a great river of West Africa, inferior only to the Congo and Nile among the rivers of the continent, and the only river in Africa which, by means of its tributary the Benue, affords a waterway uninterrupted by rapids, and available for shallow-draught steamers, to the far interior.

  • A northern arm affords ocean-going vessels access to Wari and 675 Sapele.

  • The majority of these theories are too vague to be profitably discussed in an article like the present, but there can be little doubt that the study of thermoelectricity affords one of the most promising roads to the discovery of the true relations between heat and electricity.

  • Immediately to the west of the last-named sierra is the gorge of the Guadalhorce, which affords a passage for the railway from Malaga to Cordova; and beyond that gorge, to the west and south-west, the Serrania do Ronda, a mountain group difficult of access, stretches out its sierras in all direc~ions.

  • He also shows that literature affords no trace of the horse as indigenous to Arabia prior to about the beginning of the 5th century A.D., although references abound in the pre-Islamitic poetry.

  • draught, and the roadstead affords excellent anchorage.

  • The Grand Circus Park of 41 acres, with its trees, flowers and fountains, affords a pleasant resting place in the busiest quarter of the city.

  • focal length assures to the normal-sighted person a X 10 magnification, it affords to the short-sighted individual only X 4.

  • The system of Porro prisms employed affords a convenient method of adapting the ends of the eyepieces to the interpupillary distance.

  • The condenser is constructed of coils like the refrigerator, the cooling water being contained in a tank; frequently, however, a series of open coils is employed, the cooling water falling over the coils into a collecting tray below, and this form is perhaps the most convenient for ordinary use as it affords great facilities for inspection and painting.

  • The correct piecing together of the fragmentary remains is one of the first problems of the palaeobotanist, and the gradual disappearance of superfluous names affords a fair measure of the progress of his science.

  • Lepidocarpon affords a striking instance of homoplastic modification, for there i s no reason to suppose that the Lycopods were on the line of descent of any existing Spermophyta.

  • 6), recorded from several European localities, as well as from North America, Japan, China, Australia, India and Persia, affords an instance of a common type of bipinnate frond similar to Todites Williamsoni, which has been included in the Polypodiaceae; but such meagre evidence of the soral characters as we possess also points to a comparison with the recent fern Todea barbara.

  • This fern-like character affords an interesting survival of the close relationship between Cycads and Ferns.

  • The occasional occurrence of three or even four pollen-sacs on the stamens of the recent species affords a still closer agreement between the extinct and living types.

  • The integument of tailed and tailless batrachians is remarkable for the great abundance of follicular glands, of which there may be two kinds, each having a special secretion, which is always more or less acrid and irritating, and affords a means of defence against the attacks of many carnivorous animals.

  • It lies near the head of a lagoon called Lake King, which is open to the sea, and affords regular communication by water with Melbourne.

  • affords better protection to sellers for use in Private Sales by individual members of the NBA.

  • affords wonderful views across the peaceful Cornish countryside.

  • The EU Habitats and Species Directive affords protection to several animal groups, including cetaceans.

  • Day 1: arrival in Forcalquier, a medieval market town crowned by a citadel which affords sweeping views over the surrounding countryside.

  • The use of a second monitor mounted from the same hub affords the same comfort to the assisting physician.

  • No one can change a character that affords complacency.

  • explicateart affords not only a meaningful, self-directed dance of the eyes, but also a meaningful dance of this emotional explicating process.

  • intermixed with small pastures, distant mountains etc. affords many pleasing points of view.

  • Trimix affords a means of reducing narcosis on dives at greater depths.

  • Must face the the delta queen affords panoramas of.

  • The outrigger affords better leverage than the inrigger, which has rowlocks above the gunwales.

  • The stunning surrounding scenery also affords plenty of incentives to get out in the fresh air.

  • Like to bet theater's seats affords Sunday sept.

  • The church was repaired in 1874 at a cost of £ 530, and affords 400 sittings.

  • subcontracting also affords the business the chance to get the best job possible from the people it hires.

  • theater's seats affords done by our.

  • This too affords a vantage from which the average editor can view what is transpiring in this country.

  • The view from the summit affords a stunning vista across to Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK.

  • woolen cloth affords employment to several persons.

  • But although the crown-green game is of a sporting character, it necessitates the use of bowls of narrow bias and affords but limited scope for the display of skill and science.

  • in height, forms dense miniature thickets on the barren uplands of Kansas and Missouri, and affords abundant sweet acorns; the tree is called by the hunters of the plains the "shin-oak."

  • Moreover, the Babylonian inscriptions mention the Kashshi, an Elamite race, whose name has been equated with the classical KoQaaiot, Kiauuot, and it has been held that this affords a more appropriate explanation of Cush (perhaps rather Kash), the ancestor of (the Babylonian) Nimrod in Gen.

  • Embedded in the incurved margin of the rim which affords a very insecure foothold to insects, are a number of large glands excreting a sweet juice.

  • This presents a strong contrast to the evidence of tradition, which asserts very strongly (I) the identity of the Sabines and Samnites; (2) the conquest of an earlier population by this tribe; and which affords (ci) clear evidence of the identity of the Sabines with the ruling class, i.e.

  • The materia medica of the Chinese at the present date affords an excellent illustration of the changes that have taken place in the use of drugs, and of the theories and superstitions that have guided the selection of these from the earliest ages, inasmuch as it still comprises articles that were formerly used in medicine, but have now been utterly discarded.

  • The numerical predominance of certain families or their absence affords criteria for marking out boundary lines and tracing relationships.

  • knowledge and affords evidence of telepathic communication (see Telepathy) between living persons.

  • Over and above the great advantage arising from the opportunity which the growth of root-crops affords for the cleaning of the land, the benefits of growing the root-crop in rotation are due (1) to the large amount of manure applied for its growth, (2) to the large residue of the manure left in the soil for future crops, (3) to the large amount of matter at once returned as manure again in the leaves, (4) to the large amount of food produced, and (5) to the small proportion of the most important manurial constituents of the roots which is retained by store or fattening animals consuming them, the rest returning as manure again; though, when the roots are consumed for the production of milk, a much larger proportion of the constituents is lost to the manure.

  • A knowledge of the solubility of salts considerably reduces the number of acids likely to be present, and affords evidence of great value to the analyst (see A.

  • Hence, for purposes of psychological interpretation it seems necessary to assume that instinctive behaviour, including the stimulation by which it is initiated and conditioned, affords that naive awareness which forms an integral part of what may be termed the primordial tissue of experience.

  • Below the mountainous region of the headstreams the Juba and its tributaries flow through a country generally arid away from the banks of the streams. The soil is sandy, covered either with thorn-scrub or rank grass, which in the rainy season affords herbage for the herds of cattle, sheep and camels owned by the Boran Gallas and the Somali who inhabit the district.

  • The Semitic world affords many examples of the belief that a man's religion was part of his political connexion and that the change of nationality involved 1 Cp. Rev. xi.

  • The latter affords accommodation to the transatlantic steamers, including the emigrant ships of the HamburgAmerica line, though their " ocean mail boats " generally load and unload at Cuxhaven.

  • (1.60 m.) and affords an outlet for a number of inland metre-gauge lines.

  • The account which John of Salisbury gives of it in the first half of the r 2th century, under the presidency of Theodoric and Bernard, affords a very pleasant glimpse into the history of the middle ages.

  • Its position affords the best illustration of the warm climatic influence of the north-eastward Atlantic drift, the mean annual temperature being 36° F.

  • The first league, moreover, in its later period affords the first example in recorded history of self-conscious imperialism in which the subordinate units enjoyed a specified local autonomy with an organized system, financial, military and judicial.

  • The majority of thermodynamical problems may be treated without any reference to entropy, but it affords a convenient method of expression in abstract thermodynamics, especially in the consideration of irreversible processes and in reference to the conditions of equilibrium of heterogeneous systems.

  • This affords a useful criterion (see Energetics) between transformations which are impossible and those which are possible but irreversible.

  • One end of the bar is slotted to take the sliding leaf; this end of the bar is graduated from o° to 6°, and in conjunction with the fore-sight affords a lateral scope of 6° on either side of the normal for picking up an auxiliary mark.

  • The Vale of Glamorgan railway (which is worked by the Barry company and has a junction with the Great Western railway at Bridgend) affords a direct route to Barry from the Llynvi, Ogmore and Garw coalfields.

  • This affords the largest stretch of arable land in eastern Canada, including the southern parts of Ontario and Quebec with an area of some 38,000 sq.

  • When most active, Halemaumau affords a grand spectacle, especially at night: across the crust run glowing cracks, the crust is then broken into cakes, the cakes plunge beneath, lakes of liquid lava are formed, over whose surface play fire-fountains 10 to 50 ft.

  • Fechner (1801-1887) affords a conspicuous instance of the idealistic tendency to mysterize nature in his Panpsychism, or that form of noumenal idealism which holds that the universe is a vast communion of spirits, souls of men, of animals, of plants, of earth and other planets, of the sun, all embraced as different members in the soul of the world, the highest spirit - God, in whom we live and move and have our being; that the bodily and the spiritual, or the physical and the psychical, are everywhere parallel processes which never meet to interact; but that the difference between them is only a difference between the outer and inner aspects of one identical psychophysical process; and yet that both sides are not equally real, because while psychical and physical are identical, the psychical is what a thing really is as seen from within, the physical is what it appears to be to a spectator outside; or spirit is the self-appearance of matter, matter the appearance of one spirit to another.

  • Everything turns, then, on internal criticism of the epistle, working on the distinctive features already noticed, together with such personal allusions as it affords.

  • The disjointed character of the struggle is so obvious from Thucydides himself that historians have come to the conclusion that the idea of treating the whole struggle as a single unit was ex post facto (see Greece: History, § A, " Ancient " ad The book itself affords evidence which goes far to justify this view.

  • The seats generally can be folded back so as to allow the occupant to stand upright or kneel; beneath the seat, especially in monastic churches, is fixed a small bracket, a miserere, which affords a slight rest for the person while standing.

  • Another ritual, fascinating for the glimpse it affords of very old-world thought, is that of the Diipolia, the yearly sacrifice to Zeus Polieus on the Acropolis at Athens.6 In this an ox was slaughtered with ceremonies unique in Greece; the priest who slew him fled and remained in exile for a period, and the axe that was used was tried, condemned and flung into the sea; the hide of the slain ox was stuffed with hay, and this effigy of the ox was yoked to the plough and feigned to be alive.

  • The harbour, with the ceaseless activity of shipping, its calm waters, sheltered by many islands, and its well-wooded shores studded with pleasant watering-places, affords a series of charming views, apart from its claim to be considered one of the finest natural harbours in the kingdom.

  • All portions of the frame are united by hot rivets of mild steel or wrought iron, care being taken that the sum of the sectional areas of rivets affords in each case a sufficient amount of metal for the safe transfer of the stresses.

  • In Godwin's view, reason is the proper motive to acts conducive to general happiness: reason shows me that the happiness of a number of other men is of more value than my own; and the perception of this truth affords me at least some inducement to prefer the former to the latter.

  • The making of morocco leather and other leather-work, such as saddlery, harness and boots and shoes, affords employment to a large number of persons.

  • On several of the hills are quarries of slate of good quality, the working of which affords remunerative employment to many laborers.

  • Like to bet theater 's seats affords sunday sept.

  • Subcontracting also affords the business the chance to get the best job possible from the people it hires.

  • To report million theater 's seats affords done by our.

  • The manufacture of yarn and coarse woolen cloth affords employment to several persons.

  • The study loft affords you a compact desk area underneath your bed area.

  • In the modern world, having a trundle bed, in addition to the bunk beds, affords an additional bed for guests.

  • It's a kind gesture that keeps your loved ones in the loop, so to speak, and it affords you the opportunity to share a bit of your happiness with others.

  • Most comforters will require the bed skirt, which affords you the opportunity to introduce another design element and color or pattern.

  • If you are trying to hold down a job and attend college at the same time, working towards a degree online affords you the luxury of effectively managing both.

  • Ashford University's distance learning program for art history affords working adults the opportunity to complete their undergraduate degree while maintaining their busy schedules.

  • An Alaska cruise affords you unprecedented views of breaching whales, gigantic grizzlies grazing along the shore, and endangered eagles soaring above rugged coastlines.

  • It flowers about the middle of May, just after the foliage unfolds, and affords a charming contrast between tender green leaves and snow-white flowers as large as florins.

  • This is owed to their grace and handsome foliage, which affords the richest of colors, including yellows, purples, and crimsons.

  • Buying wholesale plus size lingerie affords you the opportunity to save money whether you are buying the basic necessities and/or special lingerie that makes you feel sexy and seductive.

  • Overstock: Shopping for a plus size trench coat at Overstock affords you the same benefit of shopping at an outlet mall.

  • Perhaps retirement affords the retiree more time to spend with family and friends, who can sometimes be neglected in the rough and tumble of a career.

  • The Marina District of San Diego features amenities desirable to retirement life and affords a water view.

  • Retirement Office Hours Sign: This sign pokes fun at the flexibility retirement affords.

  • The one-time fee charged for a pass affords access or entrance to over 2,000 federal recreation locations.

  • Soarin' at Epcot is another ride where this trick affords you two great rides right in a row, without any lengthy wait in between.

  • The 3.8-inch screen on the PSP Go is slightly smaller than the 4.3-inch screen you find on the regular PSP, but this affords for a more compact form factor.

  • On the flip side, an unlocked phone affords greater freedom but it can come at a greater up-front cost.

  • Ground chuck is a very good choice for any ground beef recipe that affords the meat a chance to drain the fat while it cooks.

  • If the room dictates that your bed be placed so it's impossible to see who enters the room, place a mirror across from the door or on a wall that affords you a line of sight.

  • Luk (Lu) governs wealth and the power and influence it affords.

  • You'd be surprised at all the options a side bang affords, and the instant drama is well worth the snip!

  • A tankini affords almost as much coverage as a one piece, and can be very flattering to the midsection while providing its wearer with a sense of modesty.

  • A women you affords a designer bag displays her success and fashionable sense.

  • The saving grace on a personal note is the Ox affords you the opportunity to earn money if you're willing to put forth the labor it requires.

  • This type of resume works well for those looking to make a transition to a completely new type of career, because it affords an opportunity to highlight career accomplishments that relate to the job currently being sought.

  • On the other hand, the cost of health insurance for overseas travel is a fraction of this amount, and well worth the financial protection it affords you and your family.

  • What sets The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills apart from the other "Housewives" franchises is the sheer amount of luxury their wealth affords.

  • It affords an individual more protection, but it shows, making it less convenient for daily wear.

  • While freedom of speech protects hate content, this freedom also affords the educated and those who believe in true equality with the same rights and privileges.

  • The restaurant affords local, sustainable and organic products with grass- or vegetarian-fed meats and seafood caught via sustainable means.

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