You know when you cross that threshold, there's no going back.
Crossing the threshold into the bathroom, she paused to look at herself in the mirror with a grimace.
He stopped at the threshold and asked in Russian whether Drubetskoy lived there.
The Porte de France is the threshold of the ancient city.
As he passes the threshold his future mother-in-law meets him with a tray filled with fruits and rice, which she strews at his feet.
If from habit and tradition he respects a stranger within his threshold, he yet considers it legitimate to warn a neighbour of the prey that is afoot, or even to overtake and plunder his guest after he has quitted his roof.
in 1305 marks the beginning of a new era in the history of the papacy; for this pope, formerly archbishop of Bordeaux, remained in France, without once crossing the threshold of the Eternal City.
She'd almost crossed the threshold where she was his; he felt her body start to arch under the sensations.
of relativity of motion, which is often felt to be a stumbling-block on the very threshold of the subject, is to be judged.
On the threshold of old age the philosopher cast a glance at the days of his childhood.
In the same and the following years he published a collected edition of his Plays for an Irish Theatre, comprising Where There is Nothing, The HourGlass, Cathleen ni Houlihan, The Pot of Broth, The King's Threshold and On Baile's Strand.
Immediately upon stepping over the threshold, Jackson's sense of smell took over.
Seventeen years later, his second son, Henry Fitzmaurice Hallam, was cut off like his brother at the very threshold of what might have been a great career.
In the case of the heart muscle this threshold stimulus evokes a beat as extensive as does the strongest stimulus; that is, the intensity of the stimulus, so long as it is above threshold value, is not a function of the amount of the muscular response.
SERAPHIM, the imaginary supernatural guardians of the threshold of Yahweh's sanctuary, only mentioned in Isa.
At the very threshold of the .Czech renaissance men of science were among the first pioneers of national thought, as for example Dobrovsky the philologist, and in the ensuing generation Purkyne (Purkinje) the physiologist, and Palacky the greatest of Czech historians.
He had hoped to take the babe in his arms for the last time before he went, but now he stood for a few moments irresolute on the threshold looking at them.
Standing within the threshold of the middle ages, he surveyed the kingdom of the modern spirit, and, by his own inexhaustible industry in the field of scholarship and study, he determined what we call the revival of learning.
Fechner's supposition was that the unity of consciousness belongs to the unity of the whole body; that the seat of the soul is the living body; that the soul changes its place as in different parts a process rises above the " threshold of consciousness "; and that soul is not substance but the single psychical life which has its physical manifestation in the single bodily life.
In point of fact, many stimuli are beneath the " threshold " of a man's consciousness.
There were powers protecting the threshold, the door and the hinge: and the duties of the house, the farm, the mill, had each its appointed guardian.
When its remainder after inhibition=O, a presentation is said to be on the threshold of consciousness, for on a small diminution of the inhibition the "effort" will become actual presentation in the same proportion.
The Mantiqueira-Espinhago chain shuts out the streams flowing directly east to the Atlantic, and the boundary ranges on the west shut out the streams that flow into the Tocantins, though their sources are on the actual threshold of the state.
At first she heard only Metivier's voice, then her father's, then both voices began speaking at the same time, the door was flung open, and on the threshold appeared the handsome figure of the terrified Metivier with his shock of black hair, and the prince in his dressing gown and fez, his face distorted with fury and the pupils of his eyes rolled downwards.
But here was twenty-year-old Randy Byrne, at the threshold of life, batting .362 with seventeen home runs, a slew of RBI's, and a glove that could stop a freight train, being offered the world!
But I expect that technology and free enterprise will take us across a threshold where things formerly regarded as scarce will not be so any more.
Suddenly her door opened softly and her old nurse, Praskovya Savishna, who hardly ever came to that room as the old prince had forbidden it, appeared on the threshold with a shawl round her head.
These fjords are very deep; the greatest depth found by Ryder in Scoresby Sound was 300 fathoms, but there are certainly still greater depths; like the Norwegian fjords they have, however, probably all of them, a threshold or sill, with shallow water, near their mouths.
The least stimulus which suffices to excite is known as the stimulus of threshold value.
Exceptional to this general rule, however, is a mood of pessimism which sometimes overtakes youths on the threshold of manhood.
Since pathology is the science of disease, we are met at the very threshold by the question: What is disease?
Great as was the number of pilgrims oversea, it was yet far exceeded by that of the visitants to the "threshold of the apostles," i.e.
In 2009, in the United States of America, the poverty threshold for a single person under sixty-five was about $11,000 a year; the threshold for a family group of four, including two children, was about $22,000 a year.
Tushin appeared at the threshold and made his way timidly from behind the backs of the generals.
She opened the door and stepped across the threshold and onto the cold, damp earthen floor of the passage.
Certain "marmora" in the temple, which might not be approached, especially by women, may perhaps be connected with the threshold which the priests of Dagon would not touch with their feet (1 Sam.
699-753), who stood on the threshold of the middle ages, formulated clearly and precisely his working principle: to put forward nothing of his own, but to present the truth according to the authority of the Bible and of the Fathers of the Church.
threshold of the textual criticism of Homer and accordingly enters into a full discussion, first of the external evidence, then of the indications furnished by the poems. Having satisfied himself that writing was unknown to Homer, he is led to consider the real mode of transmission, and finds this in the Rhapsodists, of whom the Homeridae were an hereditary school.
But in the ordinary skeletal muscles the amount of the muscular contraction is for a short range of quantities of stimulus (of above threshold value) proportioned to the intensity of the stimulus and increases with it.
Edzell is on the threshold of romantic Highland scenery.
In the passage Denisov, with a pipe, was squatting on the threshold facing the quartermaster who was reporting to him.
This per-person threshold actually exceeds the average income of three-quarters of the countries on the planet, including Mexico, Russia, and Brazil, and is about 20 percent higher than the average income of the entire planet.
He'll carry you over the threshold and pretend to fall to the floor.
Denmark, moreover, like Europe in general, was, politically, on the threshold of a transitional period.
Punishment will fall upon an oppressive court, upon those who wear foreign apparel, and who " leap over the threshold " (v.
From this law it follows, for example, that equilibrium is never quite obtained for those presentations which continue above the threshold of consciousness, while the rest 1 Thus, taking the case above supposed, the share of the inhibendum falling to the smaller presentation b is the fourth term of the pro zab portion a+-b: a:: b: a + b; and so b's remainder is b - ad-b - a-f-b' which only =0 when a = oe .
5), and with a supreme significance for the religious life of the people which is expressed in the figure of the living waters issuing from under the threshold of the house (Ezek.
To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.
The resolutions further declare that " this Commonwealth is determined, as it doubts not its co-states are, tamely to submit to undelegated and therefore unlimited powers in no man or body of men on earth," and that " these and successive acts of the same character, unless arrested on the threshold, may tend to drive these states into revolution and blood."
Emotions and volitions, he holds, are not directly self-preservations of the soul, as our presentations are, but variable states of such presentations resulting from their interaction when above the threshold of consciousness.
While Pierre, standing in the middle of the room, was talking to himself in this way, the study door opened and on the threshold appeared the figure of Makar Alexeevich, always so timid before but now quite transformed.
Why do you remain silent when heaven knows who permits herself to interfere, making a scene on the very threshold of a dying man's room?
Replace the threshold or block the drafts with a rolled-up towel.
Different people can tolerate different amounts of itching, and the threshold of tolerance can change due to stress, emotions, and other factors.
An elevated threshold for taste may make food taste bland or boring.
there is a striking similarity of character between the Xerxes of Herodotus and the Ahasuerus of Esther; (3) that certain coincidences in dates and events 'See Trumbull, Threshold Covenant, pp. 46 sqq.; Haddon, Study of Man, pp. 347 sqq.; P. Sartori, Zeitschr.
One smote the threshold with an axe, another with a pestle, the third swept it with a broom - three symbols of culture (for trees were hewn down with the axe, grain pounded with the pestle, and the fruits of the field swept up with the broom) which Silvanus could not endure.
In the hands of the Greeks and of the later Egyptians both astrology and astronomy were carried far beyond the limits attained by the Babylonians, and it is indeed a matter of surprise to observe the harmonious combination of the two fields - a harmony that seems to grow more complete with each age, and that is not broken until we reach the threshold of modern science in the 16th century.
19 sqq., we read " that the masmasu (priest's magician) is to pass forth to the gateway, sacrifice a sheep in the palace portal, and to smear the threshold and posts of the palace gateway right 'and left with the blood of the lamb."
On the threshold of the romantic movement occurs the name of Jens Baggesen (q.v.; 1764-1826), a man of great genius, whose work was entirely independent of the influences around him.
Through the headphones or earpiece pure sounds in both frequency and intensity are transmitted to the patient and the threshold at which the patient can hear for each frequency is established.
When evaluating infants, rather than testing of threshold levels, the examiner establishes the minimum response level at which the child responds to auditory stimuli.
Research has also shown that these behaviorally inhibited children have a decreased threshold of excitability in the area of the brain called the amygdala.
The patient seems to develop a low threshold for anger and sadness.
Recording of pupillary responses consisted of initially setting the threshold value on the computer with the LED turned off prior to each trial.
Making his approach into Wattisham and with five miles to run to the runway threshold, both engines on the Lightning flamed out.
Every morning on the threshold of sleep and wake, she sneezes violently.
He also raised the stamp duty threshold to £ 125,000 - a move he claimed would help an extra 400,000 homebuyers.
Thereafter, the strobe threshold decays exponentially with time in the absence of suprathreshold NAP pulses.
The work examined how the threshold voltage of diamond surface channel FET was effected by pH.
After about 20 minutes you will arrive adjacent to the threshold of runway 07.
Kazakhstan has crossed the threshold of the third millenium being dedicated to the values and principles of democracy.
Truth, independent of doctrines or time-honored systems, stands at the threshold of history.
Hate mongers often begin by identifying the public 's tolerance threshold.
Pure tone threshold audiometry to evaluate hearing in children who are able to co-operate.
This circuit has a level control and peak display indicator, a variable trigger threshold and trigger indication.
The annual turnover threshold of £ 1 million does not have to come entirely from construction work.
The ventilatory anaerobic threshold was markedly reduced in recipients compared to controls.
One is better served attempting to set a price threshold and then begin the search within that price range.
However, if the temperature exceeds a certain threshold, the plants shrivel and die.
Offering customers free shipping if purchases exceed a specific threshold.
Once you hit the year threshold, go ahead and save for other things, or open up a 401K.
Read all of your 401K statements and take note of your pain threshold.
Install a threshold where the new flooring meets a doorway.
You might need a different threshold option if the laminate adds more height than the previous flooring.
These programs are available to senior citizens, whose income falls below a certain threshold, to pay a reduced amount of taxes.
In some states, the programs are only available to those seniors whose income falls below a certain threshold.
The right gift means it will be appropriate and pleasing to the one who receives it and will add to the memorable experience of saying good-bye to the workplace and crossing the threshold into the life of retirement.
Threshold: This style has a similar wrap style to that of the Catalyst and they're lightweight with adjustable temples.
If you have smaller facial features, this will be a better match for you than the Threshold.
Everyone in the Empire was confused because their existence was now on a deadly threshold of extinction.
Antiepileptic drugs act by either raising the seizure threshold or by limiting the spread of impulses from one nerve to another inside the brain.
Succinimides (ethosuximide, methsuximide, phensuximide) elevate the seizure threshold and make it harder for a nerve impulse to spread from one nerve to another.
In general, the smaller the child, the lower the threshold should be for healthcare intervention if dehydration is suspected.
Threshold of responsiveness: The child's level of sensitivity to such physical stimuli as sounds, smells, and lights.
Their evaluations were based on three measurements: threshold (the amount of stimulation the child requires before responding); latency to respond (how rapidly the child reacts to the stimulus); and intensity of response.
Children with atopic dermatitis often have a lowered threshold of sensitivity to itching, which means that they feel itching sensations more intensely than children without the disorder.
This unusual behavior may be due to a reduced pain threshold.
Inscribed in the stone threshold are the words, "Inquire, Learn, Reflect."
Each woman's threshold for pain is difference, and each baby arrives on its own timetable.
You also have to have a high threshold for discomfort.
If you are on a budget, look for stones just under the carat weight you would like, since crossing that threshold often significantly increases the price.
Even so, the amount is well under the recommended threshold of 10 milligrams a day for those with celiac disease.
But that debt threshold doesn't include other non-variable expenses, such as a car payment, student loans, medical bills, or mortgage.
People who are living on minimum wage and near the poverty threshold may need more help than a few free samples to get by.
In 2009, the poverty threshold for a single person was $10,830 per year.
It's true that the shoulder blades typically don't have much body fat to cushion the needle, and everyone has a different pain threshold.
Some tattoo artists will break it into two visits, however most will do it all at once, meaning you should have a high threshold for pain or at least be prepared for some extended discomfort.
This may include a high or low threshold for pain.
This crosses the threshold into anaerobic training, i.e. not merely fat-burn training, but it still burns good calories while also buffing up your heart, lungs and stamina.
By purchasing a policy that meets this threshold, you will be able to stay legal without overpaying for coverage.
The option to invest is only available if you maintain a minimum available balance in your HSA deposit account, which exceeds your account's Investment Threshold.
A major medical coverage policy generally kicks in after you have reached a certain threshold of spending.
This threshold, or deductible, is usually several thousand dollars.
Under the Ohio Health Insurance Reinsurance Program, the threshold for making payments to an employer is $15,000.
The maximum payable after the threshold is met is $90,000 per retiree per year.
With so many questions popping into his brain that remain unanswered, and a new brand new kind of enemy at his school, Harry's frustration and anger become volatile substance, thrusting him over the threshold of trouble's door.
It takes lightning reflexes and a high pain threshold.
Facebook offers shorter URLs for fan pages once they pass the threshold of 25 follows.
Damian turned in time to see the vamp Charlie struggling to drag a skinned deer carcass across the threshold.
Reaching down, he lifted her into his arms and crossed the threshold.
prosecution of his literary enterprise; a hermit in his study as long as he chose, he found the most delightful recreation always ready for him at the threshold.
Genuinely dramatic music, even if it seem as purely musical as Mozart's, must always be approached through its drama; and Wagner's masterpieces demand that we shall use this approach; but, as with Mozart, we must not stop on the threshold.
Amongst the most widely distributed of the I E?t Xoirpocs - on the threshold.
His name immediately aroused suspicions, and accordingly it was ordered that a further search should be made by Thomas Knyvett, a Westminster magistrate who, coming with his men at night, discovered the gunpowder and arrested Fawkes on the threshold.
which cannot so continue are very speedily driven beyond the threshold.
What fatal threshold had she unknowingly crossed?
Gerry, the station chief, tripped his wards a moment before the stealthy Guardian crossed the threshold into the ten meter radius around Xander, where he was able to absorb thoughts and manipulate minds.
The term ' alert threshold ' might suggest that alarming health effects might be expected in the general population including asthmatics.
Why, you would not dare to cross the threshold with such blasphemy in your soul!
This would be great for the 400m runner, who has few concerns about aerobic capacity and lactate threshold.
automatic conversion of Orders to Enquiries where orders are in remote delivery zones or over a threshold value.
The dark mark of fate and doom was on the threshold the tall old threshold surmounted by coronets and caned heraldry.
correlation coefficient threshold to include all particles.
decency threshold, the UK minimum wage would be £ 7.32 an hour.
deductible threshold new hotel in.
defiant on the threshold.
In order to improve on this, the threshold extension demodulator was developed.
desirable outcome, a workable threshold was a basic need.
evidential threshold be imposed with no logical defensibility nor any rational expectation of actually meeting such a stringent threshold?
exceeds a certain threshold.
For example, if the photon energy exceeds the bulk absorption threshold, then bulk excitons and/or electron-hole pairs are produced.
exemption threshold were to be set, what level do you consider is appropriate?
The right to bear nuclear weapons could also degenerate into a nuclear free-for-all, which would terrifyingly lower the threshold of accident or use.
Think about what the intensity histogram must look like at the threshold value.
The threshold is being increased by statutory indexation to £ 255,000 for taxable transfers in 2003 - 04.
inheritance tax threshold is set at £ 285,000.
inheritance tax threshold.
inset into the threshold.
To detect simple cycles a threshold is set on the number of consecutive iterations during which the same numbers of elements have moved.
iteration count is compared directly to the threshold value.
lactate threshold or above added up to around 4.5 hours - about 25% of the total training load.
lasee lasing wavelength is 425 nm under pulsed mode with a threshold current of around 750 mA.
masked prime stimuli presented near the threshold of conscious awareness affect responses to subsequent targets.
This is marked as a repeat if this distance metric falls below a small threshold.
minor ailment can reduce a person's seizure threshold, making seizures more likely.
negligible proportions or no jobs at all falling below this threshold.
More premature neonates are likely to develop a more severe form of disease (' threshold disease ' ).
The costs of compliance in respect of the threshold is likely to be cost neutral in many respects.
nil rate threshold.
The priests shall offer his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate.
Conclusion The Macular Mapping Test is a quick and easy screening method that provides data beyond the detection level of automated threshold perimetry.
Our MMT results also show visual field defects at low contrast levels that were not detected in threshold perimetry.
positronium formation in positron collisions with atoms having zero threshold energy, Nucl.
A threshold is placed on the phone posteriors, and those phones below the threshold are pruned.
preset voltage threshold.
Shadow Chancellor George Osborne said: Ã¢In 1997, just one town had an average house price higher than the inheritance tax threshold.
pupillary responses consisted of initially setting the threshold value on the computer with the LED turned off prior to each trial.
runway threshold, both engines on the Lightning flamed out.
seizure threshold may be lowered by external factors.
Threshold stone at door is weathered 18thC grave slab with flags just inside; then 8 concrete steps up to interior.
The delay on upward crossing of the threshold provides immunity to transients and other interference, thereby preventing spurious triggering of the output relay.
stamp duty threshold to £ 125,000 - a move he claimed would help an extra 400,000 homebuyers.
strobe threshold decays exponentially with time in the absence of suprathreshold NAP pulses.
The award will be based on how much your income exceeds a certain threshold.
I want to cross the threshold of every home.
Somewhere between 80 and 90 %, your individual anaerobic threshold is hiding.
A minimum threshold for paying stamp duty is set by the Government, which may vary over time.
The current value of the adaptive threshold also contributes to the adaptive threshold in adjacent channels.
A user-defined threshold was applied to exclude matches over a certain distance apart.
To include them in the upper threshold, therefore, makes sense.
threshold voltage of diamond surface channel FET was effected by pH.
The criteria used to determine the lactate threshold will affect the threshold value.
IHT would only be payable upon the second death, where the assets exceeded the IHT threshold.
The LSE director gives the impression of having a low boredom threshold.
Here are some key facts: In the 2006/7 financial year, the inheritance tax threshold is set at £ 285,000.
threshold of runway 07.
threshold of the third millenium being dedicated to the values and principles of democracy.
time-honored systems, stands at the threshold of history.
tone threshold audiometry to evaluate hearing in children who are able to co-operate.
This image can be successfully segmented using a single threshold T1.
This circuit has a level control and peak display indicator, a variable trigger threshold and trigger threshold and trigger indication.
turnover threshold of £ 1 million does not have to come entirely from construction work.
ventilatory anaerobic threshold was markedly reduced in recipients compared to controls.
So far as concerns the critical problems which stand at the threshold of our task, it must suffice to say that the main conclusions reached by the school of Kuenen and Wellhausen as to the literary problems of the Old Testament are assumed throughout this sketch of the evolution of Hebrew religion.
23 seems to connect the original of the feast with a threshold covenant (see Trumbull, Threshold Covenant, Philadelphia, 1902); the daubing of the sideposts and lintel with blood at the original Passover, which finds its counterpart in Babylonian custom (Zimmern, Beit.
The worshipper, having first circumambulated the shrine as often as he pleases, keeping it at his right-hand side, steps up to the threshold of the sanctum, and presents his offering of flowers or fruit, which the officiating priest receives; he then prostrates himself, or merely lifts his hands - joined so as to leave a hollow space between the palms - to his forehead, muttering a short prayer, and takes his departure.
A woman rushed out and seeing Prince Andrew stopped, hesitating on the threshold.
He was still lying on the bed as before, but the stern expression of his quiet face made Princess Mary stop short on the threshold.
When Princess Mary returned to her room after her nocturnal talk with Pierre, Natasha met her on the threshold.
The seizure threshold may be lowered by external factors.
Thus the doors of houses are inscribed with sentences from the Koran, or the like, to preserve from the evil eye, or avert the dangers of an unlucky threshold; similar inscriptions may be observed over most shqps, while almost every one carries some charm about his person.
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