She rang the bell again.
A single bell sat on the counter.
Nick Volpe had his bell rung and they sent me in for one play, 'Yellow 42.'
" To me the reigns of the successors of Constantine were absolutely new; and I was immersed in the passage of the Goths over the Danube, when the summons of the dinner bell reluctantly dragged me from my intellectual feast."
The term " telephony " was first used by Philipp Reis of Friedrichsdorf, in a lecture delivered before the Physical Society of Frankfort in 1861.1 But, although this lecture and Reis's subsequent work received considerable notice, little progress was made until the subject was taken up between 1874 and 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell, a native of Edinburgh, then resident in Boston, Mass., U.S.A. Bell, like Reis, employed electricity for the reproduction of sounds; but he attacked the problem in a totally different manner.
Both Bell and Gray proposed to do this by introducing a column of liquid into the circuit, the length or the resistance of which could be varied by causing the vibrations of the diaphragm to vary the depth of immersion of a light rod fixed to it and dipping into the liquid.
Hughes, while engaged in experiments upon a Bell telephone in an electric circuit, discovered that a peculiar noise was produced whenever two hard electrodes, such as two wires, were - drawn across each other, or were made to touch each other with a variable degree of firmness.
In 1885 there were only 3800 telephone subscribers in London and less than io,000 in the rest of the United Kingdom, and telephonic services were available in only about 75 towns, while in the same year the American Bell Telephone Company had over 134,000 subscribers.
The medial portion forms radiating tracts of fibres, the so-called " bell-muscles " running underneath, and parallel to, the radial canals; when greatly developed, as in Tiaridae, they form ridges, so-called mesenteries, projecting into the sub-umbral cavity.
The planula develops, on the whole, in a similar manner, but the ectodermal invagination arises, not at the pole of the planula, but on the side of its broader portion, and gives rise, not to a pneumatophore, but to a nectocalyx, the primary swimming bell or protocodon (" Fallschirm ") which is later thrown off and replaced by secondary swimming bells, metacodons, budded from the coenosarc.
When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.
The siphonium described in connexion with the mandible), but filling also such curious organs as the frontal excrescence of Chasmorhynchus, the Brazilian bell-bird, the throat-bag of the adjutant stork, and the gular pouch of the bustard.
Their ancient liberties, he abolished the popular assembly, removed the great bell to Novgorod, installed his own boyars in the administration, transported 300 of the leading families to other localities, replaced them by 300 families from Moscow, and left in the town a strong garrison of his own troops.
Joao d'Albuquerque, bishop of Goa, he asked his permission to officiate in the diocese, and at once began walking through the streets ringing a small bell, and telling all to come, and send their children and servants, to the "Christian doctrine" or catechetical instruction in the principal church.
Robertson Smith, on the other hand, a new era was reached, in which the recently recognized existence of Totemism was made the basis of an attempt to give a 1 Scipione de Ricci, bishop of Pistoia from 1780 to 1791, on the ex-Jesuits requesting him to consecrate a bell dedicated to this object, issued a pastoral letter (3rd June 1784) in which he pointed out that the spirit of true religion was "far removed from fetichism," and warned his flock against "cardiolatry."
After being well shaken, the liquid was poured into a sterile glass Petrie dish and covered with a moist and sterile bell-jar.
Among the notable buildings are the weigh-house (17th century), the bell-tower (1591), formerly attached to the town-hall before this was destroyed in the 18th century, and the church of St.
The Florentine carroccio was usually followed by a smaller car bearing the martinella, a bell to ring out military signals.
A single line of wire, like an ordinary telegraph line, had a Bell telephone included in it at each end, and the ends were put to earth.
The Bell telephone patents expired.
Hang a bell to the Cat's neck.
After a while he rang the bell again, very loudly.
I want to write to Mr. Bell and send him my picture.
When he rang the bell, she yelled, Come in.
In the next experiment the air was compressed as before, and then allowed to escape through a long lead tube immersed in the water of a calorimeter, and finally collected in a bell jar.
This could be fixed, within certain limits, at whatever pitch suited the composition; but on the horn it could be only very partially filled out by notes of a muffled quality produced by inserting the hand into the bell of the instrument, a device impossible on the trumpet.
Experiments of this kind were actually tried by Graham Bell in 1882, with boats on the Potomac river, and signals were detected at a distance of a mile and a half.
A very ingenious call-bell or annunciator for use with inductive or conductive systems of wireless telegraphy was invented and described in 1898 by S.
Popoff employed an electromagnetic tapper, in fact the mechanism of an electric bell with the gong removed, for this purpose.
Bell, " Telephone Researches," in Journ.
Dolbear, 2 the effects were produced by electrostatic instead of electromagnetic forces, as in con- the Bell telephone.
The telephone was switched out of circuit when not in use and the bell put in its place, a key being used for throwing the battery into circuit to make the signal.
This arrangement is still employed, a hook being attached to the switch lever so that the mere hanging up of the telephone puts the bell in circuit.
At the subscriber's station when the receiver is on the hook switch the circuit is through the call-bell and a condenser.
When the relay is operated it connects a bell between one of the wires of the circuit and earth, while the bell itself is arranged to respond to current pulsations in one direction only.
Both the Bell and the Edison Companies opened negotiations with the Post Office for the sale of their patents to the government, but without success.
G', k, k', 1, m, The Anthomedusa in form is generally deep, bell-shaped.
- Tropho- some unknown; gonosome, free medusae, with deep, bell-shaped umbrella, with interradial gonads on the base of the stomach, with branched radial canals, and correspondingly numerous hollow tentacles.
In cases where the cormus has no pneumatophore the topmost swimming bell may contain an oil-reservoir or oleocyst.
The Russian Captain Vassili Chitschakov in 1765 and 1766 made two persevering attempts to penetrate the ice north of Spitsbergen, and reached 80° 30' N., while Russian parties twice wintered at Bell Sound.
Viewed from rising ground, the landscape presents a pleasing variety of cornfield and forest, while the horizon is broken by the bell-towers of the numerous villages strung along the banks of the streams.
Bell, History of the Town of Exeter (Exeter, 1888).
The bell is one of five which the emperor Yung-lo ordered to be cast.
C. Bell (1877); The Wives of Henry VIII.
It lacked only one minute till the bell would strike the time for dismissal.
At the same moment the bell struck and school was dismissed.
"Now which of you will hang this bell on the Cat's neck?" said the old gray Mouse.
He rang the little bell which was used to call the page, but no page answered.
The engine-bell tells the passengers that they are coming to a station, and it tells the people to keep out of the way.
We surprised our dear friends, however, for they did not expect us Saturday; but when the bell rung Miss Marrett guessed who was at the door, and Mrs. Hopkins jumped up from the breakfast table and ran to the door to meet us; she was indeed much astonished to see us.
Then I shall see you, and dear Mr. Bell, and Elsie and Daisy again!
Dr. Bell gave her a down pillow, which she held against her to increase the vibrations.
TO MRS. KATE ADAMS KELLER South Boston, April 13, 1893. ...Teacher, Mrs. Pratt and I very unexpectedly decided to take a journey with dear Dr. Bell Mr. Westervelt, a gentleman whom father met in Washington, has a school for the deaf in Rochester.
Mr. Bell and I planned it together, and Mr. Bell made all the arrangements before we told teacher anything about it.
At the same time Dr. Bell added that I could rest content and fight my way through Radcliffe in competition with seeing and hearing girls, while the great desire of my heart was being fulfilled.
After we left Halifax, we visited Dr. Bell at Cape Breton.
Dr. Bell told me many interesting things about his work.
It began to pull and tug, and lo, the wires broke, and off went the great red dragon, and poor Dr. Bell stood looking forlornly after it.
Dr. Bell writes that Helen's progress is without a parallel in the education of the deaf, or something like that and he says many nice things about her teacher.
When Dr. Bell said this he was arguing his own case.
For it was Dr. Bell who first saw the principles that underlie Miss Sullivan's method, and explained the process by which Helen Keller absorbed language from books.
When the old bell-wether at the head rattles his bell, the mountains do indeed skip like rams and the little hills like lambs.
Sometimes, on Sundays, I heard the bells, the Lincoln, Acton, Bedford, or Concord bell, when the wind was favorable, a faint, sweet, and, as it were, natural melody, worth importing into the wilderness.
It is new information and not merely a repetition of what was presented in the first chapter.
I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.
I live in the angle of a leaden wall, into whose composition was poured a little alloy of bell-metal.
The old count's troyka, with Dimmler and his party, started forward, squeaking on its runners as though freezing to the snow, its deep-toned bell clanging.
The larger bell was muffled and the little bells on the harness stuffed with paper.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
Perhaps you are traveling with a bus-load of friends through the home of the Liberty Bell.
The fifth-floor Bell Tower Bar provides a gathering place with a splendid view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
They can also take a self-guided walking tour along the Delaware River, by Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell; linger at Love Park in Center City, or head to the northern suburbs for a swift hike or mountain bike ride through Pennypack Park.
But the city has a lot more to offer than Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
Some of the restaurant's feature dishes include pan-seared jumbo shrimp wrapped in Hataifi dough served with sauteed eggplant and bell peppers, and homemade pumpkins and rosemary gnocchi with quail, wild mushroom and thyme sauce.
The selected ingredient in sauteed with onions, bell peppers, bamboo shoots and basil sauce to create a traditional Thai meal like none other.
Healthy brunch menu items include warm organic barley and vanilla bean cereal, veggie burgers with pea shoots and roasted red bell peppers, and buckwheat muesli pancakes.
If you don't know where to begin, sample the inviting house favorites such as calimari pakora (squid fried in a chick-pea batter); dal (lentils cooked with tomato and spices); and shrimp or chicken buna (cooked with onions, tomatoes and bell peppers).
It varies widely by region and season but always contains tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, onions, olives and feta cheese.
Taco bell offers salads, bean burritos, and menu items which focus on beans, rice and tomatoes.
I rang the bell and I could see shadow movement behind the thin drapes but no one answered.
They looked towards her as the bell over the door rang.
Later, after the guests left, the three-person management team was cleaning up when the front door bell rang.
Dean turned away and like a beaten boxer long after the bell had sounded, slowly returned to his room.
Dean copied the information from the forms, including the license numbers, and then rang the bell summoning the manager.
They turned your music up loud and started tearing the place apart but then someone rang the bell and they hightailed it out the back.
A bell on the door jingled as she entered, and a middle-aged woman smiled a greeting from behind the counter.
The earliest successful form was " Bright's bell " sounder, which consisted of two bells of distinct tone or pitch, one of which was sounded when the current was sent in one [[International Code O]] --- 4 - 5 p-- - 6 R - 7 '...'
Each coil is attached to a shaft by a bell crank arrangement, and to these shafts there is secured a system of levers similar to that at the transmitter carrying the receiving pencil at the junction.
In another party line system a harmonic principle is employed: the ringing machines deliver alternating currents of four frequencies, while each bell is constructed to operate at a particular frequency only.
The external form of the Hydromedusae varies from that of a deep bell or thimble, characteristic of the Anthomedusae, to the shallow saucer-like form characteristic of the Leptomedusae.
Bell, Oxford, 1878; H.
Child as I was, I at once felt the tenderness and sympathy which endeared Dr. Bell to so many hearts, as his wonderful achievements enlist their admiration.
Dr. Bell went everywhere with us and in his own delightful way described to me the objects of greatest interest.
Dr. Bell is proficient in many fields of science, and has the art of making every subject he touches interesting, even the most abstruse theories.
Cousin Bell will come to see us Saturday.
I think the bell is an instrument, too.
I saw a very large bell at Wellesley.
Dr. Bell went with us himself to the electrical building, and showed us some of the historical telephones.
Dr. Bell said "No!" with great confidence, and the kite was sent up.
If the bell rings, why should we run?
The next time the novelist rings the bell I will not stir though the meeting-house burn down.
The hall porter sullenly pulled a bell that rang upstairs, and turned away.
Corn seasoned with red bell peppers and black beans made a colorful vegetable.
A little bell jingled in the empty office as Dean entered and an unshaven man in his sixties took his time sauntering out from behind a curtain, hoisting up his suspenders as he moved behind the desk.