He turned abruptly and left the room.
Sarah abruptly stopped talking and smiled meekly.
He woke abruptly, a smile blossoming on his face.
He pulled back abruptly with shocked eyes.
Fritz shot Davis a warning look and abruptly stood, glaring down at Cassie.
There was nothing unusual in the final epistle to indicate why the correspondence abruptly ended.
She stood abruptly and crossed to the bathroom, wanting to be alone.
Abruptly, the Other disappeared.
The attacker fell into the pit with an abruptly short scream.
She turned abruptly, surprised at the question.
Jim stopped abruptly, being startled and amazed.
Abruptly she opened her eyes and glanced around the porch.
In places the shore of the lake rises abruptly from the water's edge.
He barely noticed it was gone until this morning, when it abruptly reappeared.
"I won't forget it," he spoke softly against her neck, and then abruptly released her.
Cynthia was super pleased to hear her son's voice, but her mood changed abruptly when he blurted out the news.
She glanced around, abruptly aware of the number of looks she received.
"The third, I said the third!" cried the prince abruptly, pushing the letter away, and leaning his elbows on the table he drew toward him the exercise book containing geometrical figures.
Katie heard Deidre's footsteps stop abruptly and turned around. The woman was facing the opposite direction.
The surrounding hills rise abruptly from the water to the height of forty to eighty feet, though on the southeast and east they attain to about one hundred and one hundred and fifty feet respectively, within a quarter and a third of a mile.
"I'm going to wake Molly and come over," she said abruptly and hung up.
He stopped abruptly and turned, his expression clearly startled until he realized it was her.
Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.
"I need some time alone," Jonny said abruptly and rose, facing away from her.
He stopped abruptly and faced her, clutching her shoulders as he shook her slender frame.
Abruptly, he dropped her hand and turned away, marching off to his car.
Alex might not respond, or he might abruptly end the conversation, but he never dominated it.
It is penetrated by numerous spurs of this range, which strike the sea abruptly at right angles to the coast, and in many cases plunge down into it sheer.
Jonathan burst through the door and stopped abruptly on the porch, staring at Josh.
This mountainous tract, which has an average breadth of from 50 to 60 m., is bounded west by the plain of Campania, now called the Terra di Lavoro, and east by the much broader and more extensive tract of Apulia or Puglia, composed partly of level plains, but for the most part of undulating downs, contrasting strongly with the mountain ranges of the Apennines, which rise abruptly above them.
"I did not think of it that way," she said, abruptly dismayed.
Abruptly she understood the warning from Sami and Ledden.
The coast, in fact, rises in some places rather abruptly from the sea.
The latter rise abruptly from the oceanic abysses.
The Arno, which has its source in the Monte Falterona, one of the most elevated summits of the main chain of the Tuscan Apennines, flows nearly south till in the neighborhood of Arezzo it turns abruptly north-west, and pursues that course as far as Pontassieve, where it again makes a sudden bend to the west, and pursues a westerly course thence to the sea, passing through Florence and Pisa.
At a distance from the central core the radiating ridges become less abrupt and descend with a gentle gradient, finally passing somewhat abruptly, at a height of some 7000 ft., into the level plateau.
The most important river of the name is in southern Ireland, rising in the hills on the borders of the counties Cork and Kerry, and flowing nearly due east for the greater part of its course, as far as Cappoquin, where it turns abruptly southward, and discharges through an estuary into Youghal Bay.
It flows east and south in a wide curve, through a broad upper valley past Chippenham and Melksham, after which it turns abruptly west to Bradford-on-Avon, receives the waters of the Frome from the south, and enters the beautiful narrow valley in which lie Bath and Bristol.
This history begins at the time of the council of Clermont, deals with the fortunes of the first crusade and the earlier history of the Latin kingdom of Jerusalem, and ends somewhat abruptly in 11 21.
Then all at once he raised his eyebrows, abruptly touched his horse with his left foot, and galloped on.
Mount Ascutney, one of the Granitic Mountains, rises abruptly from the floor of the Connecticut Valley to a height of 33 20 ft.
"You're the most headstrong person I've ever met," he said forcefully, and abruptly turned away.
An immaculate lawn stopped abruptly at the circle.
On the north both summits are defended by cliffs; on the south the ground slopes away somewhat abruptly from the eastern summit towards the plateau on which the town stood, while the western summit is separated from this plateau by a valley traversed by a branch of the Hypsas [mod.
He rose abruptly, his coffee only half finished, and paid his bill.
The car abruptly halted its progress, slinging Lisa against the steering wheel with bone jarring force.
She turned abruptly and asked, fire in her eyes, "What did you say to him about Billy's death?"
Suddenly he stopped in his tracks and abruptly sat on the curb.
A mountain may be described (it cannot be defined) as an elevated region of irregular surface rising comparatively abruptly from lower ground.
She turned abruptly and pulling my head with one hand, kissed me hard on the mouth while her other hand groped between my legs!
It is beautifully situated on a steep eminence rising abruptly from the Blackwater.
" Her liaison with Jules Sandeau, which lasted more than a year, was abruptly terminated by the discovery in their apartment on an unexpected return from Nohant of une blanchisseuse quelconque.
Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag, which is surmounted by a Moorish castle, and rises abruptly in the midst of a fertile and irrigated plain.
The Crati, which flows from Cosenza northwards, and then turns abruptly eastward to enter the same gulf, is the only stream worthy of notice in the rugged peninsula of Calabria; while the arid limestone hills projecting eastwards to Capo di Leuca do not give rise to anything more than a mere streamlet, from the mouth of the Ofanto to the south-eastern extremity of Italy.
Abruptly the scratching sound of the crampons beneath his feet told him he'd reached the first mounds of solid ice.
He released her abruptly and she staggered on the injured leg, nearly falling in the snow again.
She woke abruptly, not knowing what had disturbed her sleep.
The long drive ended abruptly as the brush cleared at the cabin.
Her attention was abruptly brought back to Justin.
The nurse began wheeling his sister down the hall and he turned abruptly to follow.
m.) It is at the southern extremity of Liberia, Cape Palmas, that the West African coast from Morocco to the southernmost extremity of Guinea turns somewhat abruptly eastwards and northwards and faces the Gulf of Guinea.
Dunyasha, her maid, entered the room quickly and abruptly with a frightened look on her face and showing no concern for her mistress.
If I can't today have this child so abruptly placed in police care, I shall drive down the road and find another.
The fact he didn't dismiss me abruptly was more disturbing than if he had.
Geologically considered, the country may be divided into three regions - a central, and the largest, comprising the whole width of the Aravalli system, formed of very old sub-metamorphic and gneissic rocks; an eastern region, with sharply defined boundary, along which the most ancient formations are abruptly replaced by the great basin of the Vindhyan strata, or are overlaid by the still more extensive spread of the Deccan trap, forming the plateau of Malwa; and a western region, of very ill-defined margin, in which, besides some rocks of undetermined age, it is more or less known or suspected that Tertiary and Secondary strata stretch across from Sind, beneath the sands of the desert, towards the flanks of the Aravallis.
It attains its greatest altitude in Kaya Duldul (6500 ft.), which rises abruptly from the bed of the Jihun, and it is crossed by two celebrated passes: - (1) the Amanides Pylae (Baghche Pass), through which ran the road from the Cilician Plain to Apamea-Zeugma, on the Euphrates; (2) the Pylae Syriae or "Syrian Gates" (Beilan Pass), through which passed the great Roman highway from Tarsus to Syria.
The higher mountains rise abruptly from the plains; on their slopes, clothed below almost exclusively with the more tropical forms, a vegetation of a warm temperate character, chiefly evergreen, soon begins to prevail, comprising Magnoliaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, subtropical Rosaceae, rhododendron, oak, Ilex, Symplocos, Lauraceae, Pinus longifolia, with mountain forms of truly tropical orders, palms, Pandanus, Musa, Vitis, Vernonia, and many others.
The coalition formed against Sweden by Johann Reinhold Patkul, which resulted in the outbreak of the Great Northern War (1699), abruptly put an end to Charles XII.'s political apprenticeship, and forced into his hand the sword he was never again to relinquish.
The vomer is broad, abruptly truncated in front, and deeply cleft behind, so as to embrace the rostrum of the sphenoid; the palatals have produced postero-external angles; the maxillo-palatals are slender at their origin, and extend obliquely inwards and forwards over the palatals, ending beneath the vomer in expanded extremities, not united either with one another or with the vomer, nor does the latter unite with the nasal septum, though that is frequently ossified.
Every "line" of its build is designed and eminently adapted for rapid progression through the water; the muscles massed along the vertebral column are enormously developed, especially on the back and the sides of the tail, and impart to the body a certain rigidity which interferes with abruptly sideward motions of the fish.
Topography And Antiquities The Attic plain, -ro ircSlov, slopes gently towards the coast of the Saronic Gulf on the south-west; on the east it is overlooked by Mount Hymettus (3369 ft.); on the north-east by Pentelicus or Brilessus (3635 ft.) from which, in ancient and modern times, an immense quantity of the finest marble has been quarried; on the north-west by Parnes (4636 ft.), a continuation of the Boeotian Cithaeron, and on the west by Aegaleus (1532 ft.), which descends abruptly to the bay of Salamis.
Dean wanted to question him further, but he abruptly turned on his heels and walked away.
She turned away from him abruptly.
"I have to go somewhere," he said abruptly.
Jackson headed to the foyer, then stopped abruptly.
Upon seeing the wolf, they both stopped abruptly.
Just … I think I need some sleep, Lana said, standing abruptly.
Winston rose and steered Dean out to the porch abruptly.
He dropped her feet to the ground abruptly.
"Why did you come to me, Hilden?" he asked abruptly.
1 Fortified with remarkable powers, some of which far exceed the known tolerance of Persian kings, he began wide-sweeping marriage reforms; but the record ceases abruptly (vii.-x.).
The western part of the range, which received the name of Paropamisus Mons from the ancients, diminishes in height west of the 65th meridian and constitutes the northern face of the Afghan and Persian plateau, rising abruptly from the plains of the Turkoman desert, which lies between the Oxus and the Caspian.
Those of the Indian region abruptly disappear at, and many Australian forms reach but do not pass, the line above spoken of.
The fort rises from a huge mass of granite rock, which with a circumference of nearly 2 m., juts up abruptly to a height of 450 ft.
Towards the centre the almost treeless plain presents a monotonous aspect, broken only by a few rocky elevations that rise abruptly from the black soil.
He wrote the book at different times between 1170 and 1183, when it abruptly ends, and its author as abruptly disappears from sight.
on El Yunque Peak in the northeast corner, traverses the island from west to east and descends abruptly to the sea at each end.
The inscriptional records cease abruptly in the 12th century, and no more is known of the country until the rise of the Gond dynasties from the 14th to the 16th centuries.
Rheinhessen is separated from Starkenburg by the Rhine, and has that river as its northern as well as its eastern frontier, though it extends across it at the north-east corner, where the Rhine, on receiving the Main, changes its course abruptly from south to west.
To these stormy periods we may safely assign the alterations which may be traced in the staircases, which a.re sometimes abruptly cut off, leaving a gap requiring a ladder, and the formation of secret passages communicating with the arenariae, and through them with the open country.
The western portions of the range rise abruptly from the ocean, forming a bold and beautiful coast.
In 1847 Thoreau left Walden Lake abruptly, and for a time occupied himself with lead-pencil making, the parental trade.
The sides of the triangle slope down abruptly towards the west, more gradually towards the east; at the base stands the cone of Ayala Hill, the last outpost of the Rudnik Mountains, which extend far away to the south; and, at the apex, a cliff of Tertiary chalk, 200 ft.
The plateau breaks down abruptly toward the sea, and slopes gradually some hundreds of feet toward the south and west.
It breaks down less abruptly toward the Atlantic, the slopes in Bahia being long and gradual.
The southern margin of this plateau breaks down abruptly toward the south and overlooks the Parana and Paraguay basins from elevations of 2600 to 3000 ft.
high, jebels Mokram and Kassala, rise abruptly from the plain some 3 m.
The question of light or darkness then depends upon whether the series begins or ends abruptly.
Their railway communication ended abruptly at the Austrian frontier; the roads were few and bad, the country sparsely cultivated and inhospitable, and the troops suffered severely.
On the west side the mountains present many pointed and conical summits; on the east the cliffs rise abruptly r000 to 2000 ft.
South of the Thames a broken amphitheatre of low hills, approaching the river near Greenwich and Woolwich on the east and Putney and Richmond on the west, encloses a tract flatter than that to the north, and rises more abruptly in the southern districts of Streatham, Norwood and Forest Hill.
Joseph changed the subject abruptly.
The transmission could abruptly shift into neutral, potentially leading to an accident.
Take your resting heart rate on days that you are not awakened abruptly.
The spring and summer campaigns were abruptly canceled.
The fortifications consist of the upper fortress, on a lofty serpentine rock rising abruptly from the plain on three sides, and of the lower fortress at the northern base of the rock.
It is difficult to follow its progrees clearly, and the account ceases abruptly in vi.
It ends abruptly and obscurely (x.
" Sealark " and the German surveying-ship " Planet " to have a somewhat complicated configuration, the island groups and banks of atolls which occur there rising abruptly as a rule from depths of about 2000 fathoms or more.
It happens maybe once a month, but I'll be listening to a song, change tracks and the player abruptly shuts down.
Even worse, he allowed his band to begin another song and then abruptly changed it to "Radio, Radio".
Further possible single releases were abruptly quashed as 'Walking Back Home' dropped out of the charts after only 3 weeks.
However, a falling out with one of the shops artists, Ami James, led to Kat Von D abruptly leaving the show.
marched to Richard's aid; but the war terminated abruptly with the death of the elder prince (1183).
Wellhausen, however, remarks with justice that the thread is abruptly broken at vii.
There the bottom slopes very abruptly, descending precipitously at a point not far from the north-east coast of the main island, where soundings have shown 4655 fathoms. This, the deepest sea-bed in the world, is called the Tuscarora Deep, after the name of the United States man-of-war which made the survey.
but highly artistic device is that of gradually rounding off the surfaces where necessary, in order to obtain in printing a soft and graduated mass of color which does not terminate too abruptly.
above the river, hemmed in on either side by hills that rise abruptly, especially on the W., to a height of more than 200 ft.
Flowing into the latter country for a short distance, it turns abruptly west, then north, and finally at Voujeaucourt, south-west.
The Matra group is of volcanic origin, rising abruptly in the great Hungarian plain, and constitutes one of the most beautiful groups of the Carpathians; lastly, to its east extend the thicklywooded Biikk Mountains (3100 ft.).
the declivities towards the sea are steep, and in places rise abruptly some 400 ft.
Nikki broke off her engagement to Paul Williams (Doug Davidson) and left town abruptly leaving her family longing for her return.
Similarly, spoilers obsessed with Melissa George's character Sadie (including whether she and Meredith shared a tryst in college), but that story was abruptly dropped when George left soon after arriving.
Then, affected children abruptly begin to regress, losing language, social, toileting and self care skills to the point that they exhibit symptoms similar to severe autistic disorder.
On their eastern (Zululand) side the slope of the Lebombo mountains is gentle, but on the west they fall abruptly to the plain.
and S.) turns abruptly to the N.E.
As liquidity might be looked upon as the ne plus ultra of softness, this is the right place for stating that, while most metals, when heated up to their melting points, pass pretty abruptly from the solid to the liquid state, platinum and iron first assume, and throughout a long range of temperatures retain, a condition of viscous semi-solidity which enables two pieces of them to be "welded" together by pressure into one continuous mass.
This vast flat, the modern El-Jezireh, is about 250 miles in length, interrupted only by a single limestone range, rising abruptly out of the plain, and branching off from the Zagros mountains under the names of Sarazur, Hamrin and Sinjar.
The whole of Pisidia is an elevated region of table-lands or upland valleys in the midst of the ranges of Mt Taurus which descends abruptly on the side of Pamphylia.
John at first sought to conceal his share in the murder, but ultimately decided to confess to his uncles, and abruptly left Paris.
A short distance south of Jauf the character of the desert changes abruptly from a level black expanse of gravel to the red sands of the The Nafud.
They extend between the rivers Waag, Arva, Dunajec and Poprad, and form a sharply defined and isolated group, rising abruptly like a gigantic wall to an altitude of over 8400 ft.
Beyond these ranges the country is further diversified by isolated hills rising abruptly from a common level, and presenting from their steep and nearly inaccessible scarps eligible sites for castles and strongholds, whence the mountaineers of Bundelkhand have frequently set at defiance the most powerful of the native states of India.
from the mouth of the Big Sioux river, extends a line of mound-like bluffs usually free from rocks, but rising abruptly from the flood plain of the Missouri to a height varying from TOO to 300 ft, A broad water-parting extending from Spirit lake, on the northern border, nearly S.
In the extreme north a line of hills rises abruptly out of the great plain of the Nerbudda valley.
Having been abruptly recalled into Anjou by a revolt of his barons, he returned to the charge in September 1136 with a strong army, including in its ranks William, duke of Aquitaine, Geoffrey, count of Vendome, and William Talvas, count of Ponthieu, but after a few successes was wounded in the foot at the siege of Le Sap (October 1) and had to fall back.
above sea-level; the mountains ascend abruptly in spurs of 6000 to 10,000 ft.
On its slope, which rises abruptly from the Bitterroot Basin, glaciers have cut canyons between high and often precipitous walls, and between these canyons are steep and rocky ridges having peaked or saw-toothed crest lines.
wide that on the western side rises abruptly from the plains and reaches an elevation in Bears Paw Peak of 7040 ft.
The book of Chronicles begins with Adam and ends abruptly in the middle of Cyrus's decree of restoration, which reappears complete at the beginning of Ezra.
Commencing abruptly (after some Benjamite genealogies) with the death of Saul, the history becomes fuller and runs parallel with the books of Samuel and Kings.
From the shore of the lake the land rises, rather abruptly in most places, to a height of from 75 to 100 ft.
The prince regent, who was present, named the child Alexandrina; then, being requested by the duke of Kent to give a second name, he said, rather abruptly, "Let her be called Victoria, after her mother, but this name must.
From theeastern coast the hills rise instantly but less abruptly, and the indentations are wider and deeper.
- It must not be thought that the primitive Christian literature came abruptly to an end with the writings that are included in our present New Testament.
from the nearest member of this group. Unlike the majority of the islands in this region, it is without coral reefs, but rises abruptly with steep and rugged cliffs of dark basaltic lava.
At Montrejeau it receives on the left the Neste, and encountering at this point the vast plateau of Lannemezan is forced to turn abruptly east, flowing in a wide curve to Toulouse.
Both break off abruptly at Baruch iii.
central portion, the White Mountains, a continuation of the Appalachian system, rise very abruptly in several short ranges and in outlying mountain masses from a base level of 700-1500 ft.
The bofindary between the mountains and the piedmont belt is called the Blue Ridge all along its length; and although the nan:e is fairly appropriate in northern Virginia, it is not deserved in the Carolinas, where the ridge is only an escarpment descending abruptly 1000 or 1500 ft~ from the valleys of the mountain belt to the rolling uplands of the piedmont belt; and as such it is a form of unusual occurrence.
Several of the ranges ascend abruptly from the sea; their base is cut back in high cliffs; the Sierra Santa Lucia, south of San Francisco, is a range of this kind; its seaward slope is almost uninhabitable.
Lourdes is divided into an old and a new town by the Gave de Pau, which at this point leaves the valley of Argeles and turns abruptly to the west.
Bounded on the south and west by the valley of the Rhine, to which its declivities abruptly descend, and running parallel to, and forming the counterpart of the Vosges beyond, it slopes more gently down to the valley of the Neckar in the north and to that of the Nagold (a tributary of the Neckar) on the north-east.
from the coast its elevation is 10 ft., then it rises abruptly 70 ft.
The upper Savannah river first flows S.W., then turns abruptly S.E., while the Chattahoochee river rises near this point and continues S.W.
The arteries and veins have proper endothelial walls; they pass abruptly into the sinuses and in some cases communication is effected by orifices in the walls of the vessels, as for example in the vena cava of Nautilus.
The lower jaw is characterized by its abruptly narrowed and rounded front part supporting the pair of large in cisors, as well as by the small size of the coronoid process, and the great development of the lower hind, or angular, portion.
in height; and rising abruptly from the extreme N.W.
As the same stream sometimes changes abruptly from one kind to the other, the two kinds must be due to different conditions affecting the flow, and among the conditions which may cause a stream to break up into the aa have been mentioned the greater depth of the stream, a sluggish current, impediments in its course just as it is granulating, and, what is more probable, subterranean moisture which causes it to cool from below upward instead of from above downward as in the pahoehoe.
His career as a lawyer in Alabama was exceptionally brilliant; but his political career was abruptly wrecked by his opposition in 1819 to Andrew Jackson, whose friends controlled the state.
As seen from the west it rises abruptly from the sea, presenting in this respect a marked contrast to the rest of the isles of the Orcadian group, which as a whole are low-lying.
The islands, which are long and narrow (the long axis lying parallel with the coast of the mainland), rise rather abruptly to elevations of a few hundred feet, while on the mainland, notably in the magnificent inlet of the Bocche di Cattaro, lofty mountains often fall directly to the sea.
high, which is cut off from the rest by a deep cleft, and descends abruptly on Olympia.
After wildly circling about, and reaching a height at which it appears a mere speck, where it winnows a random zigzag course, it abruptly shoots downwards and aslant, and then as abruptly stops to regain its former elevation, and this process it repeats many times.
Here it is joined from the right by the Frankish Saale and, turning abruptly south, receives at Wertheim the beautiful Tauber.
The half-fan is a combination of the two forms, but as regards pruning does not materially differ from the horizontal, as two opposite side branches are produced in succession upwards till the space is filled, only they are not taken out so abruptly, but are allowed to rise at an acute angle and then to curve into the horizontal line.
To widen it more abruptly would indeed increase the volume of the furnace, but would probably lead to grave irregularities in the distribution of the gas and charge, and hence in the working of the furnace.
Thanks to the glass-hardness of this face, the projectile is arrested so abruptly that it is shattered, and its energy is delivered piecemeal by its fragments; but as the face is integrally united with the unhardened, ductile and slightly yielding interior and back, the plate, even if it is locally bent backwards somewhat by the blow, neither cracks nor flakes.
Latium Antiquum consisted principally of an extensive plain, now known as the Campagna di Roma, bounded towards the interior by the Apennines, which rise very abruptly from the plains to a height of between 4000 and 5000 ft.
Corniculum, farther west, stood on the summit of one of three conical hills that rise abruptly out of the plain at the distance of a few miles from Monte Gennaro, the nearest of the Apennines, and which were thence known as the Montes Corniculani.
divergence may alter either a, The branch, with the leaves abruptly or gradually, and the numbered in order; b, a magnified phyllotaxis thus becomes very representation of the branch, complicated.
On the northern side the Vosges are connected with the Hardt sandstone plateau (Kalmit, 2241 ft.), which rises abruptly from the plain of the Rhine.
Again in Italy in 1174 the contest with the Papacy was abruptly ended by Fredericks overwhelming defeat at Legnano in 1\Iay 1176, and by the treaty of Venice made about a year later with Alexander III.
The mountain is everywhere steep and rocky, especially on its southern side, which falls abruptly towards the Lake of Tal-y-llyn.
The surface is generally undulating, with isolated " table mountains " of granite and sandstone often rising abruptly from the plain.
C extends to 1066, where it ends abruptly, and probably mutilated.
The damage to the cerebellum must, it would seem, occur abruptly or quickly in order to occasion marked derangement of function, and then the derangement falls on the execution of movements.
Lord Rosebery abruptly broke off his campaign, declaring at Bodmin (26th of November) that he would never "fight under that banner."
The home government, whether averse to expensive conquests of barren hills, or afraid of a victorious general, abruptly recalled Agricola, and his northern conquests - all beyond the Tweed, if not all beyond Cheviot - were abandoned.
Seen from Strathmore or the Firth of Clyde the Highlands present well-defined masses of hills abruptly rising from the Lowland plains, and from any of the western islands their sea front resembles a vast rampart indented by lochs and rising to a uniform level, which sinking here and there allows glimpses of still higher summits in the interior.
The Cheviots do not properly belong to the Uplands, from which they are separated by Liddesdale and other hollows and on which they abut abruptly.
That these high plateaus are planes of erosion is shown by their independence of geological structure, the upturned edges of the vertical and contorted schists having been abruptly shorn off and the granite having been wasted and levelled along its exposed surface.
On the east the Southern Uplands plunge abruptly into the sea near St Abb's Head in a noble range of precipices 300 to 500 ft.
St Mark introduces Him quite abruptly, just as he had introduced John; for he is writing for those who already know the outlines of the story.
On the other hand, the appearance of the risen Christ to the women may have been taken from the lost pages of St Mark, being the sequel to the narrative which is broken off abruptly in this Gospel: and it is not improbable that St Mark's Gospel was the source of the great commission to preach and baptize with which St Matthew closes, though the wording of it has probably been modified in accordance with a settled tradition.
He abruptly hurls us into a world where old habits of thought fail us.
It is of conoidal form, with an irregular elliptic base, and rises abruptly to a height of 1114 ft.
The Mountain Region, the great plain of Esdraelon, which forms what from the earliest times has been recognized to be the easiest entrance to the interior of the country, cuts abruptly through the mountain system, and so divides it into two groups.
A spot more favoured by nature could not have been chosen either for settlement or for defence than the rich lands near the confluence of the Kensey and Tamar, out of which there rises abruptly the gigantic mound upon which the castle is built.
On the north side is a sandy beach; on the south cliffs rise abruptly from the ocean.
But in the midst of the festivities with which he was entertaining Paris, the duke found that Louis ventured to refuse his candidates for office, and on the 24th of September the new king left abruptly for Touraine.
The Western Ghats ascend more abruptly from the sea to an average height of about 3000 ft.
The peninsula south of the Satpura range consists chiefly of the triangular plateau of the Deccan, terminating abruptly on the west in the Sahyadri range (Western Ghats), and shelving to the east (Eastern Ghats).
To the west and north the plateau sinks in terraces to the plains of the Sudan, and eastward falls more abruptly to the Red Sea, the coast plain, known as the Samhar, consisting of sandy country covered with mimosa and, along the khors, with a somewhat richer vegetation.
The condition may even go on to a fatal result should morphine be continuously withheld, but injection of even a small quantity of morphine causes these symptoms to cease abruptly.
Its foundations were laid by Sir George Grey, home secretary, when transportation ended rather abruptly by the refusal of the chief colonies to continue to be the dumping ground for British convicts.
Behind the line the ground falls away southeastward in a steep glacis that drops abruptly in the end to the Posina on the south and the Astico on the east.
The cold changes gradually to the hot; the hot season gives way abruptly to the rains; and the rains again change gradually into the cold season.
The oldest is that on Brooklyn (or Columbia) Heights, west of City Hall Park, rising abruptly from the river to a height of from 70 to ioo ft., and commanding a delightful view of the harbour.
Where the volcanic formations were spread uniformly over the flanks of the mountains, the contrast between the canyons and the plain-like region of gentle slope in which they have been excavated is especially marked and characteristic. The eastern slope is very precipitous, due to a great fault which drops the rocks of the Great Basin region abruptly downward several thousand feet.
of the Park the Teton Mountains, rising abruptly from.
It then entered the interval between the Apennines and the volcanic group of Rocca Monfina, and the original road, instead of traversing it, turned abruptly N.E.
From this standpoint Acts no longer seems to end abruptly.
It is the central nervous system, and contains within itself the elements of the brain and spinal marrow of higher forms. The neurochord tapers towards its posterior end, where it is coextensive with the notochord, but ends abruptly in front, some distance behind the tip of the snout.
The upper town is built on the acclivities and summit of a rock which rises abruptly from the river to the height of 180 ft., and gives the town a very picturesque appearance.
The first, like the other ranges abutting from north to south upon the region of the prairie, rises abruptly from the plain and has a fine, bold outline.
Here the Assyrian record ends somewhat abruptly, for, in the meanwhile, Babylonia had again revolted (700 B.C.) and Sennacherib's presence was urgently needed nearer home.
But it is remarkable for its continuous and unbroken character - consisting throughout of a narrow but rugged and rocky ridge, descending abruptly to the south into the great plain of Lefkosia, and to the north to a narrow plain bordering the coast.
The story of James de la Cloche is indeed itself another historical mystery; he abruptly vanishes as such at Rome at the end of 1668, and thus provides a disappearance of convenient date; but the question concerning him is complicated by the fact that a James Henry de Bovere Roano Stuardo, who married at Naples early in 1669 and undoubtedly died in the following August, claiming to be a son of Charles II., makes just afterwards an equally abrupt appearance; in many respects the two men seem to be the same, but Monsignor Barnes, following Lord Acton, here regards James Stuardo as an impostor who traded on a knowledge of James de la Cloche's secret.
makes an entirely new beginning, with its abruptly independent " I am the Man!
To the north is the main chain of the Himalayas, the lower ranges of which rise abruptly from the plain; to the south is the great elevated plateau or succession of plateaus known as the Assam range.
The city is built on rocky limestone bluffs, which rise rather abruptly on each side of the river, and a number of the parallel streets, of different levels, are connected by flights of steps.
This Augustan period in Sweden closed somewhat abruptly about 1765.
The desert region is an elevated arid plateau descending gradually from the Andes towards the coast, where it breaks down abruptly from elevations of 800 to 1500 ft.
The northern coast has no sheltered waters of any considerable extent, and the shore slopes abruptly to a great depth, which gives it a marine life of no special importance.
Beyond this, the country rises abruptly, and a barren, almost desert plain stretches eastwards, sparsely cultivated, and inhabited only by nomadic tribes of herdsmen.
The Main Cave, which abruptly ends 4 m.
1913 were abruptly brought to an end when Enver and the Young Turks, fearing that the Government would, under European pressure, make peace practically at any cost, carried out the coup d'etat of Jan.
It is traversed throughout its entire length by an irregular range of barren mountains, which slopes toward the Pacific in a succession of low hills, but breaks down abruptly toward the Gulf.
Panurge takes this as a sanction of his marriage, and the book ends abruptly.
The work breaks off abruptly; originally it no doubt went down to the death of Manuel, and there are indications that, even in its present form, it is an abridgment.
This work breaks off abruptly at the end of 1142, with an unfulfilled promise that it will be continued.
wide at the top, with sides rising very abruptly to a height of 1200 ft.
A second trial took place at Versailles, on the 18th of July, and without waiting the result Zola, by the advice of his counsel and friends, and for reasons of legal strategy, abruptly left France and took refuge in England.
The escarpment runs north from Portland Island on the English Channel, curves north-eastward as the Cotteswold Hills, rising abruptly from the Severn plain to heights of over Iwo ft.; it sinks to insignificance in the Midland counties, is again clearly marked in Lincolnshire, and rises in the North Yorkshire moors to its maximum height of over 1500 ft.
Annaeus Seneca, who combined the parts of a moralist and a money-lender, had abruptly recalled large loans made from his private wealth to British chiefs.
rises abruptly out of a marshy country, offers the obstacles of magnificent, inaccessible granite cliffs and large glaciers to the mountaineer; it is the loftiest peak in North America (ca.
wide), on the boundary between Piscataquis and Somerset counties, is the largest in Maine and the largest inland body of water wholly in New England; the Kennebec River is its principal outlet and Mt Kineo rises abruptly to about 1760 ft.
The southern Mesozoic zone is absent, and the Palaeozoic zone sinks abruptly in a series of faulted steps to the plain of the Kura, beneath which no doubt the continuation of the Mesozoic zone is concealed.
The lower basin portion of Utah is separated from the high plateaus by a series of great fault scarps, by which one descends abruptly to a level of but 5000 or 6000 ft.
Oquirrh, Tintic, Beaver, House and Mineral Mountains are typical examples of these north-south " basin ranges," which rise abruptly from the desert plains and are themselves partial deserts.
The Archean rocks produce a picturesque coast-line, the north shore particularly being indented by deep bays surrounded by high cliffs, mostly burnt off and somewhat desolate; the islands also rise abruptly to considerable heights, the north shore furnish= ing the boldest scenery of the Great Lakes.
On the north slope of this peninsula, where the plain ends and the coast abruptly bends to the west, stands the town of Castellammare, near the site of Stabiae, at the foot of Monte Sant' Angelo, which rises suddenly from the sea to a height of 4722 ft.
The forehead descends abruptly to the base of the slightly flattened beak, which is about 6 in.
After demanding a respite, Louis abruptly appealed at Nuremberg from the future sentence of the pope to a general council (December 8, 1323).
There are small areas of lowlands, chiefly at the mouths of the river valleys, but most of the island is mountainous, and in general the hills rise abruptly from the sea.
Its high crystalline rocks, covered with sedimentary formations, descend abruptly towards the delta, but more gradually towards the south, where the Bulgarian steppes encroach upon Rumanian soil.
The cost of this thickness being regarded as too great, it was abruptly reduced to 8 ft.
Below that town it receives the waters of the Fresquel and turns abruptly east.
This section is fringed northwards by the sandy beach of the Caspian, here almost destitute of natural harbours, and rises somewhat abruptly inland to the second section, comprising the northern slopes and spurs of the Elburz, which approach at some points within 1 or 2 m.
Such foldings of strata must always die out unless they are abruptly terminated by dislocations.
The inquiry was terminated somewhat abruptly.
Nearly all these border ranges rise abruptly and to great heights from the plains on the north or north-west, but have a much shorter and easier descent on the south or southeast.
It rises abruptly from the desert and lifts its snowy peaks to altitudes of 15,000-16,000 ft., separating the river Syr-darya from the river Zarafshan.
QUEENSTOWN (formerly [[Cove Of Cork]]), a seaport, wateringplace, and naval station of county Cork, Ireland, picturesquely situated on the south side of Great Island, on the slope of an eminence rising abruptly above Cork Harbour.
of this plateau lie the Wichita Mountains, a straggling range of rugged peaks rising abruptly from a level plain.
They consist throughout of rocks and hills, separated from each other by narrow valleys or ravines; but, though the hills rise abruptly, there are often on their summits, or at different stages of their ascent, plains of considerable magnitude.
In the south, the Lee and the Blackwater intersect the mountains of Kerry and Cork flowing east, and turn abruptly into estuaries opening south.
In the small section of South Carolina which is traversed by the Appalachian Mountain region a few mountains of the Blue Ridge rise abruptly from the foot-hills to 3413 ft.
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In the immediate neighbourhood of Jebel Barkal (the " holy mountain " of the ancient Egyptians), a flat-topped hill which rises abruptly from the desert on the right bank of the Nile a mile or two above the existing village of Merawi (Merowe), are many pyramids and six temples, the pyramids having a height of from 35 to 60 ft.
No one thing in the world is ever abruptly separated, as by the blow of an axe, from the rest of things.
Over the latter the dense white smooth epithelial lining of the oesophagus is continued, terminating abruptly by a raised crenulated border.
-- it falls abruptly over the edge of an almost vertical chasm with a roar as of continuous thunder sending up vast columns of vapour.
On the north it descends abruptly to the Black Sea; on the south it breaks down in rugged terraces to the lowlands of Mesopotamia; and on the east and west it sinks more gradually to the lower plateaus of Persia and Asia Minor.
David appears no less abruptly, the sequence being 2 Sam.
Here and there, rising abruptly from its surface, are to be seen isolated peaks, the most characteristic of which are Valentine's Peak (3637 feet) and Mount Pearse.
On the western side one is reminded of scenes in the highlands of Ross-shire and Inverness-shire in Scotland, from the picturesque character of the blue, white, and pinkish crystalline peaks and the fantastic outlines of the mountain ranges which rise abruptly to a height of from z000 to nearly 3000 feet above the Button Grass.
This flora appears to have abruptly succeeded an older flora in Australia and elsewhere, which was precisely similar to that of Lower Carboniferous age in the northern hemisphere.
The city is built on the flat summit of a rocky hill, which rises abruptly in the midst of a veritable wilderness; a brown, arid, treeless table-land, strewn with immense grey boulders, and shut in by lofty mountains.
Finally, however, Gardane saw that nothing much was to be hoped for in the changed situation of European affairs, and abruptly left the country (April 1809).
Westward from the Lower Tennessee river the surface of the East Gulf Coastal Plain rises rapidly to the summit of a broken cuesta or ridge and then descends gently and terminates abruptly in a bluff overlooking the Mississippi Flood Plain.
He stopped abruptly and straightened, his expression going bland.
Turning abruptly, she walked into the living area.
While she was obviously frightened for herself and her daughter I couldn't believe she'd abandon our life-long friendship so abruptly.
The distress must have been apparent on his face, because Sarah stopped abruptly as she glided down the stairs to hear about his night.
Just â€¦ I think I need some sleep, Lana said, standing abruptly.
His tirade ended as abruptly as it began and he blinked, staring down at her.
absurd to argue that general anxiety abruptly ceased in the ensuing weeks.
aversive state, it draws our attention abruptly to a part of the body which might require urgent attention.
Their conversation is abruptly curtailed by the entrance of Harry, a child genius who wants to know the address of the student house.
An early dalliance with the Free Church ended abruptly over a dispute with one of the elders concerning evolution.
It is important to take them regularly, not as required, and to not abruptly discontinue them after taking them for a while.
Potential excellent reward for faultless maintenance was abruptly replaced by nameless dread.
Abruptly Graham realized the enormity of his blunder in coming to the Council House.
Finally she returns to her desk and he rushes in through the door to the very forefront of stage right where he stops abruptly.
Then abruptly she turned and went in, leaving my cousins side by side wishing me good hap.
She spoke in a soft, then abruptly she went by in dreary inaction.
Once the capacitor is charged, the main HVDC supply can then be switched on abruptly without incurring a high inrush current.
interrupted abruptly to announce the news of the shooting in St. Peter's Square.
lethargy induced by the chilling effect of the cold cave air was abruptly broken as Tim screeched out, " Below!
Then one day in February, she abruptly quit her job and disappeared.
rebound phenomenon cannot be excluded, therapy with isosorbide-5-mononitrate should be terminated gradually rather than stopping abruptly (see Section 4.2 ).
steepened abruptly and the exposure overlooking Crowberry Gully increased dramatically.
This peculiar stroke which abruptly terminated his notorious debating career should give readers cause to ponder.
What a let down to find it abruptly ended, and without really having to deal with any sudden ambushes or particularly vexing scenarios.
Research has shown that gradually weaned foals exhibit less stress than abruptly weaned foals.
A small pamphlet on psychology, containing the last form in which he had begun to treat the subject in his lectures (abruptly terminated through his death on the 1st of July 1881) during the summer session of 1881, has been published by his son.
the Don-Nai, which rising in the Annamese mountains flows west, then abruptly south, reaching the sea to the west of Cape St Jacques; the Saigon river, which flowing from north-west to south-east passes Saigon, the capital of the colony, m.
Another source of trouble was the attitude of the emperor Sigismund, who, not content with protecting by his presence and as far as possible directing the deliberations of the "Universal Church," followed on more than one occasion a policy of violence and threats, a policy all the more irritating since, weary of his previously assumed role of peacemaker between the Christian powers, he had abruptly allied himself with the king of England, and adopted an extremely hostile attitude towards the king of France.
According to the undulatory theory the light cannot be regarded strictly as travelling along a ray; but the existence of an unobstructed ray implies that the system of Fresnel's zones can be commenced, and, if a large number of these zones are fully developed and do not terminate abruptly, the illumination is unaffected by the neighbourhood of obstacles.
In the settlement of the Latin empire after the truce with Lascaris, Villehardouin received the fief of Messinople (supposed to be Mosynopolis, a little inland from the modern Gulf of Lagos, and not far from the ancient Abdera) from Boniface of Montferrat, with the record of whose death the chronicle abruptly closes.
with a depth of 4030 fathoms. The Eastern Atlantic Trough cannot boast of such great depths though the Peake Deep with 3284 fathoms sinks abruptly from the Azores Plateau in 43Ã‚° 9' N., 1 9Ã‚° 45' W., and several soundings exceeding 2700 fathoms have been obtained in the Bay of Biscay east of the meridian of 5Ã‚° E.
The poem is in a very corrupt state, and ends abruptly with the request of Medea to accompany Jason on his homeward voyage.
When a pinnate leaf ends in a pair of pinnae it is equally or abruptly pinnate (paripinnate); when there is a single terminal leaflet (fig.
This is abruptly bent down in the middle, as if broken; the upper jaw is rather flat and narrow, while the lower jaw is very roomy and furnished with numerous lamellae, which, together with the thick and - ? :; =?:??.: large tongue, act like a sieve, an arrangement enhanced by the considerable movability of the upper jaw.
At the words "Et expecto resurrectionem mortuorum" the music plunges suddenly into a slow series of some of the most sublime and mysterious modulations ever written, until it breaks out as suddenly into a vivace e allegro of broad but terse design, which comes to its climax very rapidly and ends as abruptly as possible, the last chord being carefully written as a short note without a pause.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
"I had not the pleasure of seeing you," said Prince Andrew, coldly and abruptly.
"Are they drinking?" he asked abruptly.
"I received news of his death, yesterday," replied Prince Andrew abruptly.
Since a rebound phenomenon cannot be excluded, therapy with isosorbide-5-mononitrate should be terminated gradually rather than stopping abruptly (see Section 4.2).
As we approached the final pitches, the climbing steepened abruptly and the exposure overlooking Crowberry Gully increased dramatically.
Then abruptly she went on, but tommy 's wrist - the smell of onions is familiar.
The street ends abruptly at the railroad where a locomotive trundles incongruously past the end of the road.
A stop must be put immediately and abruptly to the usurpation of power by the central and local committees and Councils.
Does the car shift smoothly or jerk abruptly?
This doesn't harm your cat, but it should abruptly disrupt the unwanted behavior and probably send your feline off to find something else to do.
Many cardholders complained that customer service was lacking and that interest rates were raised abruptly and without merit.
Most people can safely adjust their diet, but diabetics, pre-diabetics and anyone with a medical condition should consult a physician or nutritionist before changing diet abruptly.
Never stop taking SSRI medications abruptly.
If you stop taking the medication abruptly you can get very sick.
Any long-locked gal who has ever been caught in a decent breeze knows the annoyance of having strands of hair blow forward and abruptly stick to her mouth thanks to an unfriendly gloss now working as glue.
The skier who abruptly presses his or her shins against the boot may inadvertently release the heel piece.
For others, especially those in late stage alcoholism, it is dangerous to stop drinking abruptly.
Abruptly quitting the drug can be very dangerous.
It may be virtually impossible for an addicted Percocet user to stop using this drug abruptly.
People who use Percocet regularly - whether legally through a physician's prescription or illegally through other means - must be cautioned that this is not a drug that can be stopped abruptly.
Pop rocker George Michael found himself abruptly shoved to the forefront in 1998 when he was arrested for engaging in lewd acts in a Beverly Hills public restroom.
Things changed rather abruptly when Brad was just 12-years-old.
LTK: I know this is old, old news, but I have to ask…your time writing for Felicity came to an end abruptly when it was discovered that you were older than you had claimed to be.
The third season was wrought with controversy, with Sara Evans abruptly withdrawing due to marital problems.
Though the pair appeared to be very happy together, they abruptly split in 2011.
In North Carolina, screenings of the film were abruptly stopped after a man was shot during an argument.
The engagement was announced in June of 1979, and only five weeks later, in August, the wedding was abruptly canceled.
These couples seemed perfect for each other and always appeared blissfully happy in public, but somehow their romances ended abruptly.
Contrary to popular belief, not all narcoleptics are prone to abruptly collapsing into sleep.
On the other side of the spectrum, severe narcolepsy can force a person into sleep abruptly and without warning, especially when startled or feeling a strong emotion.
Abruptly discontinuing the drugs may cause rebound insomnia or other side effects.
If the person then stops using caffeine abruptly, withdrawal symptoms may occur.
Pacifier use should not be terminated too soon or too abruptly since a baby may substitute thumb sucking or some other behavior such as hair pulling.
Treatment with MAO inhibitors should never be halted abruptly, and should not be stopped without first consulting a physician.
Once begun, treatment with these medications should not be abruptly stopped, because the child may experience further agitation and restlessness.
Methadone is a synthetic opiate, but it is a safer alternative to staying on heroin or other opiates and it is safer than withdrawing abruptly.
Sudden warmth will cause a dormant tree to "wake up" and start to grow and a tree that is actively growing will die when it is abruptly returned to freezing conditions.
Under Uranus' influence, holding on to this type of negativity will result in alienating your partner and may even cause your relationship to end abruptly.
It's important to note that there are over thirty Mayan calendars, but because this one ends abruptly without any explanation, it has become fodder for doomsday prophecies and theories.
In the 1930s, a number of motorists driving down Archer Avenue passed by Resurrection Cemetery and claimed that a young woman jumped onto the running boards of their cars, only to vanish as abruptly as she had appeared.
The program was cancelled abruptly and thus ended very abruptly, as well!
Their love story is one for the ages that ended abruptly with Jesse's death in 1988.
Singh was abruptly fired, and in January 2008 Budig made one of the most widely publicized comebacks in soap opera history.
According to insiders, despite being under contract, Engen abruptly walked off the show's set after producers insisted his character share an on-screen kiss with Yani Gellman, who plays Adam's gay lawyer, Rafe.
The Austral-Asiatic or Malay Sea is occupied by a great shelf in the region west of Borneo and north of Java, while in the east there are eight abruptly sunk basins of widely different size.
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