The surface within these barriers amounts to about 3700 acres.
O'er all barriers on!
The bridges were all destroyed, and the old barriers from the war are back up.
He saw through her, pushed down the barriers of her soul and stepped back to examine it.
Jenn felt the last of his barriers fall as her own did in the face of their unspoken promise of complete surrender between lifemates.
(1789-1807), who initiated them, to break down the barriers to the formation of a homogeneous nation.
There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.
Charged with all this matter, the Semliki, as it emerges from the region of forest and cataracts (in which, often closely confined by its mountain barriers, the stream is deep and rapid), becomes sluggish, its slope flattens out, and its waters, unable to carry their burden, deposit much of it upon the land.
Before the Civil War they were owners of land, but for the most part not owners of slaves, so that a social and political barrier, as well as the barriers of nature, separated them from the other inhabitants of the state.
The peculiar surface formation of Mexico - a high plateau shut in by mountain barriers, and a narrow lowland region between it and the coast - does not permit the development of large river, r Ho^n Revillagigedo g/gedo Islands aSoc (orro State boundaries ..............
The southern terraces of the plateau have no high mountain barriers between them and the moist winds of the Caribbean, and they too receive an abundant rainfall in the wet season, especially during the prevalence of heavy " northers " on the Gulf coast.
Many lakes of moderate size and irregular outline have been formed where drift deposits formed barriers across former river courses; the lake outlets are more or less displaced from former river paths.
In Shelley's "Evening: Ponte al Mare, Pisa," 20, "By darkest barriers of enormous cloud" for "cinereous"; " Hymn to Mercury" (trans.), 57, "And through the tortoise's hard strong skin" for "stony."
Two main barriers still obstructed the realization of his ambition,which now embraced Greece arid Thessaly, as well as Albania, and the establishment in the Mediterranean of a sea-power which should rival that of the dey of Algiers.
The distribution of mountain barriers in the Old and New Worlds is in striking contrast.
The basins have been variously ascribed to glacial erosion, to obstruction of normal outlet valleys by barriers of glacial drift, and to crustal warping in connection with or independent of the presence of the glacial sheet.
69°, and in its flood season the head-waters pour down their torrents before the thick ice of the lower part with its severer climate has yet given way, piling up the ice iii great barriers and giving rise to widespread floods along the lower reaches.
The object in both cases was to break down tariff barriers between the United States and Canada, even though that should be at the expense of discrimination against Great Britain.
Beyond the mountains which flank the cultivated valleys of Semail and Tyin, to the west, there stretches the great Ruba el Khali, or Dahna, the central desert of southern Arabia, which reaches across the continent to the borders of Yemen, isolating the province on the landward side just as the rugged mountain barriers shut it off from the sea.
The general establishment of the Frankish system of government and the presence of Frankish officials helped to break down the barriers of race, and the influence of Christianity was in the same direction.
At the same time he was in favour of making the creed of the Church as wide as possible - " not narrower than that which is even now the test of its membership, the Apostles' Creed " - and of throwing down all barriers which could be wisely dispensed with to admission to its ministry.
There is no evidence to show that at the time of the rise of Buddhism there was any substantial difference, as regards the barriers in question, between the peoples dwelling in the valley of the Ganges and their contemporaries, Greek or Roman, dwelling on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.
He always maintained that Canada, separated by great barriers, running north and south, into four zones, each having unimpeded communication with the adjoining portions of the United States, was destined by its natural configuration to enter into a commercial union with them, which would result in her breaking away from the British empire, and in the union of the Anglo-Saxons of the American continent into one great nation.
New Zealand was poorly stocked with a weak flora; the more robust and aggressive one of the north temperate region was ready at any moment to invade it-, but was held back by physical barriers which human aid has alone enabled it to surpass.
The development of manufacturing industries at Hamburg and its immediate vicinity since 1880, though not so rapid as that of its trade and shipping, has been very remarkable, and more especially has this been the case since the year 1888, when Hamburg joined the German customs union, and the barriers which prevented goods manufactured at Hamburg from entering into other parts of Germany were removed.
All the fossil plants and animals of every kind are brought from this continent into a great museum; the latitude, longitude and relative elevation of each specimen are precisely recorded; a corps of investigators, having the most exact and thorough training in zoology and botany, and gifted with imagination, will soon begin to restore the geographic and physiographic outlines of the continent, its fresh, brackish and salt-water confines, its seas, rivers and lakes, its forests, uplands, plains, meadows and swamps, also to a certain extent the cosmic relations of this continent, the amount and duration of its sunshine, as well as something of the chemical constitution of its atmosphere and the waters of its rivers and seas; they will trace the progressive changes which took place in the outlines of the continent and its surrounding oceans, following the invasion§ of the land by the sea and the re-emergence of the land and retreatal of the seashore; they will outline the shoals and deeps of its border seas, and trace the barriers which prevented intermingling of the inhabitants of the various provinces of the continent and the surrounding seas.
In the new world no southern barriers existed and it is more difficult to draw the line between contiguous sub-regions.
When all was ready, the sabers stuck in the snow to mark the barriers, and the pistols loaded, Nesvitski went up to Pierre.
Pierre, hardly restraining his sobs, began running toward Dolokhov and was about to cross the space between the barriers, when Dolokhov cried:
It should be noted, however, that the spirit of brotherly love was confined within national barriers.
The barriers between these groups may be regarded as horizontal planes cutting across the branches of the ascending tree of life at levels determined chiefly by our ignorance; as knowledge increases, and as the conception of a genealogical classification gains acceptance, they are being replaced by vertical partitions which separate branch from branch.
Between the latter and the confluence with the Araguay, the Tocantins is occasionally obstructed by rocky barriers which cross it almost at a right angle.
It has its sources in the Guiana highlands, but its long course is frequently interrupted by violent currents, rocky barriers, and rapids.
Shut off from the coast lands on all sides by mountain barriers, which rise in the northern peaks of Erymanthus (mod.
Paris was thus left to the rioters, who seized arms wherever they could find them, broke open the jails, burnt the octroi barriers and soon had every man's life and goods at their discretion.
With few exceptions the islands are surrounded by barriers of coral, broken by openings opposite the mouths of streams. Viti Levu is the most important island not only from its size, but from its fertility, variety of surface, and population, which is over one-third of that of the whole group. The town of Suva lies on an excellent harbour at the south-east of the island, and has been the capital of the colony since 1882, containing the government buildings and other offices.
The first of these is the comparative absence of natural barriers in the interior, owing to which intercommunication between tribes, the dissemination of culture and tribal migration have been considerably facilitated.
His order and enumeration of the principles of being, his doctrine of the double aspect of intellect, and of the perfect beatitude which consists in the aggregation of noble minds when they are delivered from the separating barriers of individual bodies, present at least in germ the characteristic theory of Averroes.
High mountain barriers and deep river courses had separated the Spaniards locally.
Having lost his first employment - with a procureur - through dishonesty, he obtained a clerkship in the Paris octroi in 1789, but was dismissed for abandoning his post when the Parisians burned the octroi barriers on the night of the L2th-13th of July 1789.
This difference is readily explained when we remember that in Europe the main barriers which stop migration, such as the Alps and the Mediterranean, run east and west, while in America the only barriers of any importance run north and south.
When the storm burst, he remained entrenched behind the barriers of his own disciplined empire; sovereigns truckling in a panic to insurgent democracies he would not lift a finger to help;' it was not till Francis Joseph of Austria in 1849 appealed to him in the name of autocracy, reasserting its rights, that he consented to intervene, and, true to the promise made at Miinchengratz in 1833, crushed the insurgent Hungarians and handed back their country as a free gift to the Habsburg king.
She was afraid to know what he thought, if he was counting the ways he could manipulate her now that there were no more barriers.
"I'm sure you noticed that my domain in overrun with demons," Death said casually. "My â€¦ interference put the underworld â€“ and all the little humans' souls â€“ at risk, weakened the barriers between here and Hell. You were right, Gabe. Even my actions have consequences."
Break down the barriers to reverse ageism - part 2 of 2 by Sally Greengross What are the possible solutions?
Radio JXL review He calls himself a " master alchemist, electronic daredevil and breaker of sound barriers " .
To help overcome these barriers TP Herts applied for an Innovation into Action Grant, which was awarded in June 2003.
ICT seen to remove barriers - or create barriers where inequalities of family income or school funding exist.
barriers erected between departments to try and avoid any such conflicts arising.
It may also facilitate technological progress, by reducing firms ' switching costs and so lowering barriers to entry and barriers to change.
The ' Parent Know How ' campaign has been developed to break down some of the perceived barriers to asking for help.
Hopefully, I'll be able to transcend language barriers with visual storytelling.
Indeed, studies reveal no systematic relationship between a country's average level of tariff and non-tariff barriers and its subsequent economic growth rate.
protective barriers to foster indigenous farming, for example, are not allowed; neither are subsidies to support poorer farmers.
We would not want to see any artificial barriers placed in the way of appropriate recognition of new units of assessment.
That trend to world markets is irreversible unless the major economic powers set up trade and tariff barriers.
Crossing of the species barriers in the wild is normally very rare.
Barriers with a low hydraulic conductivity can be produced by adding bentonite to a locally available soil.
break down the communication barriers.
getting the bunting up early is important to get people going, along with the road barriers.
Barriers came down extremely fast and there was a real camaraderie.
Despite general policies supporting cogeneration and decentralized power production, these practical barriers seem hard to remove.
In December, Brian Mickelthwaite said the sector demonstrated the futility of trying to build an internationally competitive industry behind high tariff barriers.
conformity assessment which will promote the elimination of non tariff barriers to trade.
These barriers include: the inherent conservatism of the pharmaceutical profession.
Driving forces of and barriers to sustainable consumption (international workshop ).
countryade, you repeated calls for trade barriers to rich countries to be lifted.
crush barriers in a seated area.
denominational barriers should separate those who had a true faith in common.
I am not persuaded that barriers to entry are low enough to offset the potential detriment to competition.
disadvantaged communities removing barriers to HE.
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emphasized ideas such as the need for more responsibility and dismantling trade barriers.
emplacements in the vicinity of permanent road barriers.
evanescent modes are not just a theoretical concept, but occur in a number of physical devices that are collectively called photonic barriers.
fast tracklled as an effective learning program for overcoming barriers in business, and helps entrepreneurs fast-track their innovations to commercial success.
A 1m high mesh wire fence will be erected around the camping area where there are no natural barriers.
However, helpful and important EU Directives on settlement finality and financial collateral have reduced the risks of these legal barriers.
Such dams, supplemented by simple barriers made of dirt, were used to collect floodwaters and promote deep wetting of the ground.
The Romans marked their borders with a series of defensive fortifications, including large continuous wall barriers.
genetic modification can also overcome species barriers, allowing genes to be used in new ways.
ghetto mentality and break down the barriers between them and us.
electric go-karts specially designed for children are easy to drive and safe with remote cut out and padded karts and barriers.
Do class barriers affect the pursuit of sexual gratification?
Few researchers can breach the seemingly impenetrable barriers of the medieval period.
It is therefore incumbent upon us to do all we can to remove barriers to working class unity.
inflexible barriers, which are very difficult to change.
The technical, or even theoretical, barriers might prove insuperable.
Each role player was able to speak from the heart of their own experience of overcoming apparently insurmountable barriers.
The pressure to retain and grow market share is huge even tho the barriers to actually doing so are becoming ever more insurmountable.
Species barriers are significant in nature, but not inviolate, he said.
Eliminating the trade barriers of developed countries in manufactures, particularly labor-intensive manufactures such as textiles and clothing.
Literary experimentation has often proved most influential when itÃ¢s breaking down barriers, rather than creating anything particularly lasting or even memorable.
longshore drift by erecting barriers, or groins, at right angles to the shore.
lowering of economic barriers between countries.
lower barriers to innovation.
majesty of heaven, there are no barriers; the only password is prayer.
Also, care should be taken that certification systems do not create new barriers for the emerging biomass markets.
The first is to determine values of physically meaningful parameters such as potential energy barriers and the average energy transferred in a collision.
We must discard our ghetto mentality and break down the barriers between them and us.
middlemanhey are denied a better living by trade barriers and exploitative middlemen in the long supply chain from producer to consumer.
A rugged PES has many minima with large barriers between them.
nitride lasers emitting at 1300nm using quaternary GaInNAs barriers.
nurturectors recognized the crucial role the project is playing in overcoming barriers to learning and creating a positive, nurturing learning environment.
In another an elf and human cross the barriers between their lives to discover one another and defy the odds to keep their love.
It means breaking down the barriers between God and Nature and establishing their essential oneness.
Poor information flows, lack of time, language barriers impeded quality participatory processes.
DRC and Thailand) there were difficulties in guaranteeing women's participation due to cultural barriers in traditionally patriarchal societies.
In evaluating barriers and enablers, we note the paucity of research about how these factors interact.
perceived barriers to asking for help.
Perhaps some of the barriers may now become more permeable.
There also exist barriers that prevent the rural populace from accessing pediatric eye care services.
They're a taste of what happens when the barriers of our personality become porous.
The IS P5 preamplifier is required for transmission to the safe area through barriers.
preparative methods employ high temperatures to overcome the considerable diffusion barriers present in most solid-solid reactions.
prohibitive barriers to entry consolidation has returned to the sector.
removal of barriers to equal access for all.
Legal barriers several respondents raised issues connected with the legal responsibilities of employers.
restive populations, governments are likely to return to protective barriers.
It reveals how young people on low incomes face significant barriers to saving that put any prospect of a comfortable retirement at severe risk.
Restoring damaged areas by constructing revetments and erosion barriers, filling, grading, reseeding and transplanting.
segregatelass="ex">Segregating pedestrians from vehicles either by barriers or distance: this remains in HSE's view the best control measure in most circumstances.
One of the best ways to break down such barriers is to provide opportunities for success and increased self-worth as early as possible.
Small-scale farmers often grow sesame as a cash crop, but face economic and technical barriers to improve their returns.
Those confined to the tops of mountains or below impassable barriers may face extinction as their habitat grows smaller.
species barriers in the wild is normally very rare.
Barriers were broken down and people were equal, reflecting the philosophy behind the key-note speech on the Social Model Of Deafness.
In return, tho, the government effectively subsidized this demand by inflating domestic profits through trade barriers on imports " .
supernormal profits depends largely on the height of the barriers.
tariff barriers remain high.
Tests have shown that the CoolEffect provides very effective thermal barriers on refrigerated doorways.
transcending all barriers of language, color or creed.
Turnstiles and ticket barriers turnstiles and ticket barriers Turnstiles are easy if you remember to go through them in single file.
What the web does is remove any barriers to the expression of utterly vacuous drive.. .
Unlike viruses non-viral vectors are not as well equipped to overcome these intracellular barriers.
Undeniably the foremost virtuoso of the sitar, Nishat Khan transcends all musical barriers with his provocative emotional expression and supreme technical mastery.
Different views on subscription and discipline, and the arbitrary act of excision were the barriers to union, but these were removed; in 1758 the adopting act was re-established in its original breadth, the "Synod of New York and Philadelphia" was formed, and the reunion was signalized by the formation of the presbytery of Hanover in Virginia.
The democratic propaganda, which was permeating all the large towns of the peninsula, then led to the formation of numerous and powerful clubs and secret societies; and the throne of Victor Amadeus III., of the house of Savoy, soon began to totter under the blows delivered by the French troops at the mountain barriers of his kingdom and under the insidious assaults of the friends of liberty at Turin.
If mountains serve as barriers which arrest the migration of the vegetation at their base, their upper levels and summits afford lines of communication by which the floras of colder regions In the northern hemisphere can obtain a southern extension even across the tropics.
In some cases they survive by migration, but this is often prohibited by physical barriers,
In some cases they survive by migration, but this is often prohibited by physical barriers, These, however, have often protected them from the competition of more vigorous invading races.
The initial differences so produced are confirmed and perpetuated by the same barriers which divide the faunal or floral regions, the sea, mountains, deserts and the like, and much of the course of past history and present politics becomes clear when the combined results of differing race and differing environment are taken into account.'
The lagoon, which is enclosed by two coral barriers and accessible to the largest vessels on the north side, forms one of the finest natural harbours in the world.
It is owing to their position that the British Islands have been able to clear themselves of these formidable and destructive animals, for France, with no natural barriers to prevent their incursions from the continent to the east, is liable every winter to visits from numbers of these animals.
The anti-social tendency of these councils expressed itself in the infliction of the badge, in the compulsory domicile of Jews within ghettos, and in the erection of formidable barriers against all intercourse between church and synagogue.
or even to the diet, for the necessary reforms. Society itself must take the initiative by breaking down the barriers of class exclusiveness and reviving a healthy public spirit.
In the greater depths temperature is extraordinarily uniform, 80% of the existing observations falling within the limits of 1.6Ã‚° C. and 1.9Ã‚° C. In the enclosed seas of the western Pacific, temperature usually falls till a depth corresponding to that of the summit of the barriers which isolate them from the open ocean is reached, and below that point temperature is uniform to the bottom.
69Ã‚°, and in its flood season the head-waters pour down their torrents before the thick ice of the lower part with its severer climate has yet given way, piling up the ice iii great barriers and giving rise to widespread floods along the lower reaches.
The great rivers, in later times theoretically regarded as its boundaries, have never really been barriers (cf.
The outward frontiers of both were the sea; no difficult physical barriers divided the two territories; the majority of Scots spoke an intelligible form of English, differing from northern English more in spelling and pronunciation than in idiom and vocabulary; and after the Reformation the State religion in both countries was Protestant.
The end of language barriers.
This requires the removal of barriers to equal access for all.
Legal barriers Several respondents raised issues connected with the legal responsibilities of employers.
In response to their restive populations, governments are likely to return to protective barriers.
Segregating pedestrians from vehicles either by barriers or distance: this remains in HSE 's view the best control measure in most circumstances.
He stated that other barriers, such as language could exist, but that the Fire Brigade would continue to strive to overcome these.
In return, tho, the government effectively subsidized this demand by inflating domestic profits through trade barriers on imports .
The extent of these supernormal profits depends largely on the height of the barriers.
Textile quotas are to be abolished by 2005, but tariff barriers remain high.
To me music is perhaps the greatest religion, transcending all barriers of language, color or creed.
Turnstiles and ticket barriers Turnstiles are easy if you remember to go through them in single file.
What the web does is remove any barriers to the expression of utterly vacuous drive...
International Adoption-This forum can offer information and support for international adoption topics such as travel, immigration, language barriers, and special needs, as well as success stories.
Sliding Shelf door brackets Adjustable plastic barriers that secure bottles and jars.
When barriers exist that prevent one person from supporting him or herself and maintaining the same lifestyle they had during the marriage, alimony may be ordered to make up the difference.
The rotor blades act as barriers to the wind.
Technology has overcome some of the barriers to using CFLs such as giving them the soft, golden glow, which consumers prefer.
Bamboo room dividers offer privacy without creating barriers.
The fact that high-tech photo equipment is now accessible to the masses means that there are very few barriers to shutterbugs looking to make a living from their hobby.
Habitual lying can create barriers in the relationship between you and your parents.
The main goal of the session is to break through self-denial barriers and diversion that family victims have been practicing, and to make the addict aware of the impact their addiction is having on their loved ones and significant others.
Identify why you want to quit smoking, understand what your barriers are, plan what you will do when you become tempted and ask for support from family and friends.
Vapor barriers: Using a polyethylene plastic vapor barrier that is at least four to six millimeters in thickness also helps to prevent energy loss through your walls.
Air, whether cold or hot, cannot flow through vapor barriers because they are impermeable.
Install vapor barriers on the "warm" wall: Although what is considered the "warm" wall is up for contentious debate, it is generally on the inside of you home, after the insulation and before the final wall material.
Crystal Renn is breaking down barriers by posing in a bikini, much the same as size 16 model Ashley Graham - who was the center of a controversy when a lingerie commercial by Lane Bryant was censored - is gaining positive attention.
The Third Generation of goggles has increased image resolution because of improved construction that consists of ion barriers that help to extend the tube life in the goggles.
This is accomplished through a mass transit system that is simple to use, defies crowds and language barriers, and keeps things impressively organized at the various resort parks on any given day.
The only means of protection were the small barriers that you could hide behind.
Use your barriers wisely and once you shoot an exploding rocket, keep your eye on the trajectory so you won't run into it.
Today's breed of games are chock-full of visuals, complex storylines, strange control mechanisms and other barriers of entry to non-gamers.
Bomb Bag 3 is acquired by destroying the rock barriers for the River Canoe mini-game owner.
The LearnSpanish app allows you to overcome language barriers by offering quick access to Spanish vocabulary and grammar information.
There are often financial, legal, and social barriers to persons under 18 getting ECPs.
Counseling to improve self-image and lessen barriers to socialization becomes important in late childhood and adolescence.
Frequent and vigorous washing with soap can strip the baby's tender skin of natural protective barriers.
Bensley, Lillian, et al. "Community Responses and Perceived Barriers to Responding to Child Maltreatment."
With so many counseling agencies available throughout the state, language barriers shouldn't stop hopeful home buyers from getting adequate counseling before buying a home.
Procedures that involved using clamps or barriers are easier to reverse than ones in which the tube was cut and partially removed, but, overall, women who opt for a reversal can expect good results.
San Francisco has approved a series of suicide barriers that are planned for installation on the bridge to provide a physical deterrent to attempted suicides.
He made the decision to break down societal barriers in one fell swoop by creating the monokini.
Inflatable rafts, although designed to lounge on in a pool, are also popular when turned into toys and used as barriers to fend off flying beach balls or other airborne pool toys.
Simply being a single parent does set up natural barriers to dating.
With online options, there really are no geographic barriers for meeting other like-minded people who are, also, pursuing a romantic relationship.
One of the barriers to fun is communication, especially lack of communication.
Barriers protect our space to make us feel more comfortable (e.g. using a podium to separate yourself from an audience or putting your arm up on a bar to separate yourself from the person sitting next to you).
Let's say you are on a first date with a person who is showing signs that he/she is not attracted to you, such as putting up barriers, no hint of mirroring, assuming the posture of a cocky individual trying to impress other people.
Dropping barriers, such as moving a glass to the side, suggests the person wants you closer.
Try therapy or a retreat: Going to counseling or a retreat can help remove any barriers that are blocking you from love.
A University of Texas study showed that even without all the traditions and barriers of historical courtship, couples take an average of eighteen months to decide to tie the knot.
Virgo moon natives often throw up emotional barriers that they secretly want you to overcome.
For Hispanic children, the stigma about getting treatment, lack of knowledge about treatment options, and language barriers all may contribute to the lack of services for youngsters.
Some people are very open and easy to hypnotize or guide through meditation, while others have many barriers that must be broken down.
Its shoes and clothing appeal throughout generations and across all age and race barriers.
The best telenovelas feature a mixture of longing passion, familial interference, class and economic barriers as well as reckless choices and the consequences that follow.
Angie and Jesse broke barriers in the early 80s with a love story that defied race, socio-economic background differences and more.
Some people see the disorders as barriers they have to overcome, others embrace them as aspects of their personalities.
The nature of the browser offers barriers to these nasty critters and offers more secure browsing than Internet Explorer.
Taking the time to choose an enjoyable activity will help reduce the barriers to exercise.The goal of your aerobic workout is to exercise within your target heart rate.
Yet, if you can overcome these barriers, you will realize that exercise is essential for good health and quality of life.
An exercise bike removes those barriers to exercise.
One of the overriding advantages of the Gazelle is the ability to get in an aerobic exercise session without the hassle of dealing with inclement weather or other barriers to cardio workouts.
It may take a few tries to break through mental barriers established by cultural belief patterns, but once you do, you'll understand that you're more than the reflection you see in a mirror.
For years female comic book superheroes tended to take the back seat to their male counterparts, but gradually they used their super powers to breakthrough cultural barriers that worked to "keep them in their place."
Nichelle Nichols challenged preconceptions, overcame barriers and inspired generations of young men and women to reach for the stars.
The Olay Pro X line, then, is formulated to repair weakened moisture barriers in aging skin by increasing the cellular turnover rate.
The soothing topical products from Cera Ve will protect the skin from the sun and bolsters the skin's natural barriers.
Social networks are new enough, and easy enough to access, that many of the previous barriers to influential people are no longer there.
While there are small barriers to creation in terms of equipment, there is a learning curve for teacher and student alike.
Then, he'd stop throwing up barriers and give this Deidre a chance.
Precisely at six the next morning, he strode through the medical facility's maximum security barriers.
He handed the demon a small pouch that contained the concentrated magic of Hell. One pouch wasn't enough to break through Death's weakened barriers, but three would.
"I'm sure you noticed that my domain in overrun with demons," Death said casually. "My … interference put the underworld – and all the little humans' souls – at risk, weakened the barriers between here and Hell. You were right, Gabe. Even my actions have consequences."
In the rainy season the barriers are submerged in succession, the reaches are filled and the plains of the lower Senegal are changed into immense marshes.
For the 150 miles between Ras Malan and Pasni Alexander was compelled by the natural barriers to march inland, and it was here that his troops sank under the horrors of heat and thirst and sand.
The migrations must have always been dependent upon physical difficulties, such as waterless tracts or mountain barriers.
We owe to Buffon the recognition of the limitation of groups of species to regions separated from one another by natural barriers.
The direct geographical elements are the arrangement of land and sea (continents and islands standing in sharp contrast) and the vertical relief of the globe, which interposes barriers of a less absolute kind between portions of the same land area or oceanic depression.
While highly civilized communities are able to evade many of the restrictions of environment, to overcome the barriers to intercommunication interposed by land or sea, to counteract the adverse 1 See particularly A.
Hence their attachment to Peisistratus, the "man of the people," who called upon them to sweep away the last barriers which separated rich and poor, nobles and commoners, city and countryside.
Taking their rise on the plateau formation, or in its outskirts, they flow first along lofty longitudinal valleys formerly filled with great lakes, next they cleave their way through the rocky barriers, and finally they enter the lowlands, where they become navigable, and, describing wide curves to avoid here and there the minor plateaus and hilly tracts, they bring into watercommunication with one another places thousands of miles apart.
In April 1802 he procured the passing of a senatus consultum granting increased facilities for the return of the emigres; with few exceptions they were allowed to return, provided that it was before the 23rd of September 1802, and, after swearing to obey the new constitution, they entered into possession of their lands which had not been alienated; but barriers were raised against the recovery of their confiscated lands.
Viewed from a distance the mountains appear as dark perpendicular barriers, quite impenetrable; but narrow paths lead round the precipitous face of the hills, and when the inner side is gained a wonderful panorama opens out.
Society itself must take the initiative by breaking down the barriers of class exclusiveness and reviving a healthy public spirit.
The efforts made by the administration to restore the Boers to the land, to develop the material resources of the country, and to remove all barriers to the intellectual and moral development of the people, were soon, however, hampered by severe Economic commercial depression.
The contorted strata of slate and greywacke rock must have been formed at a period vastly anterior to that in which the lake of the upper valley managed to force an outlet through the enclosing barriers.
This Roman civilization was, however, destined to be swamped by the current of Teutonic immigration, which finally broke down the barriers of the Roman empire and overwhelmed the whole of the Rhenish district.
the total estimated reductions on account of loss in working due to faults and other natural causes in seams and of coal required to be left for barriers, support of surface buildings, &c.; and column III.
In the greater depths temperature is extraordinarily uniform, 80% of the existing observations falling within the limits of 1.6° C. and 1.9° C. In the enclosed seas of the western Pacific, temperature usually falls till a depth corresponding to that of the summit of the barriers which isolate them from the open ocean is reached, and below that point temperature is uniform to the bottom.
Both barriers were held together, and the district between them was regarded as a military area, outside the range of civilization.
most brilliant outward attractions have now faded for ever, this is only because modern civilization tends so strongly to remove social barriers.
3 Being made to " ride the barriers " was the penalty for anybody who attempted to take part in a tournament without the qualification of name and arms. Guillim (Display of Heraldry, p. 66) and Nisbet (System of Heraldry, ii.
(2) Medical missions, which have done much to break down barriers of prejudice, especially in Kashmir under Dr Elmslie of the Church Missionary Society, and in Rajputana at Jaipur under Dr Valentine of the United Presbyterians.
impeded by the political divisions, and though the establishment of a customs union had preceded the foundation of the empire, the removal of other barriers required imperial legislation.
No verbal formula can really enclose the life of a people or an age, but we can best understand the significant ^ of the old Greek cities and the life they developed, when, looking at the history of mankind as a whole, we see the part played by reason, active and critical, in breaking down the barriers by which custom hinders movement, in guiding movement to definite ends, in dissipating groundless beliefs and leading onwards to fresh scientific conquests - when we see this and then take note that among the ancient Greeks such an activity of reason began in an entirely novel degree and that its activity in Europe ever since is due to their impulsion.
The prevailing wind is that of the north-east and south-east trade winds, broken and modified on the plateau and western lowlands by mountain barriers.
Routes that pass through the mountain barriers of the frontier between Peshawarand the Gomal occur at intervals along the western border, and in the northern section of the Indian frontier they are all well marked.
These massive barriers have peaks of great height, culminating in the Takht-i-Suliman or Throne of Solomon, 11,317 ft.
Five years later Lord Elgin, accompanied by the representative of France, steamed up the Peiho, after having forced the barriers at Taku, and took peaceable possession of the town.
The province declined in wealth and population during the 18th and 19th centuries, a result due less to the want of activity on the part of the inhabitants than to the oppressive manorial and feudal rights and the strict laws of entail and mortmain, which acted as barriers to progress.
So far from attempting to raise their standard of spiritual life, or even leaving it to ordinary intercourse to gradually bring about a certain community of intellectual culture and religious sentiment, they deliberately set up artificial barriers in order to prevent their own traditional modes of worship from being contaminated with the obnoxious practices of the servile race.
That rediscovery of the classic past restored the confidence in their own faculties to men striving after spiritual freedom; revealed the continuity of history and the identity of human nature in spite of diverse creeds and different customs; held up for emulation masterworks of literature, philosophy and art; provoked inquiry; encouraged criticism; shattered the narrow mental barriers imposed by medieval orthodoxy.
These "parks" are great plateaus, not all of them level, lying below the barriers of surrounding mountain chains.
But with the Indians this speculation leads to the complete abolition of all barriers between God and man, to a mystic pantheism, and to absorption in the universal Ego, in contrast with which the world becomes an unsubstantial phantasm and sinks into nothingness.
All the evidence before Sir George, and the study he made of the Boer character, convinced him that the barriers separating the various white communities were largely artificial.
- Bolivia lies wholly within the torrid zone, and variations in temperature are therefore due to elevation, mountain barriers and prevailing winds.
The vapour-laden sea air blowing landward against the girdle of snow and glaciers on the mountain barriers a few miles inland drains its moisture in excessive rain and snow upon the lisiere, shrouding it in well-nigh unbroken fog and cloud-bank.
by the Canadian province of New Brunswick, from which it is separated in part by the natural barriers of the Saint John River, the Grand (or Schoodic) Lakes, the Saint Croix River, and Passamaquoddy Bay; S.S.E.
In the swampy lands of the upper Nile it forms, along with a species of Saccharum, huge floating grass barriers.
The former has been of slight service in the development of the country because of the unsettled and unhealthy character of the coast region, and the high mountain barriers between its natural ports and the settled parts of the republic. There are only two commercial ports on the coast, Tumaco and Buenaventura, though there are several natural harbours which would be of great service were there any demand for them.
The northern plains of the republic are swept by the north-east trades, and here, too, the mountain barriers exercise a strongly modifying influence.
There are no social barriers in their intercourse with the whites, nor race barriers against those who have political aspirations.
His fervour and dramatic action held them spell-bound, and his homely pathos soon broke down all barriers of resistance.
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