Pain shot through her as Talon bit into one arm.
From one to two, a bit less.
I just wanted to see a bit of your city before I drive to your car.
The trip back was every bit as exciting.
She bit her lips to keep them from quivering and blinked her eyes to get rid of the blur.
I am just a bit distressed, Father.
She bit her lower lip.
This seems a bit counterintuitive.
He wasn't one bit concerned that she had caught him.
Wait a bit, Kuragin.
She had a lot of crow to eat and she wasn't feeling the least bit hungry.
Wait a bit, he is not drunk yet!
Warmth ran up her neck and she bit her lower lip.
She bit her lower lip and looked down at her hands again.
Animals bit the people.
She bit her lip.
So you're not the least bit interested in him?
Cade probably wouldn't be the least bit intimidated by the task, though.
Taking the bullet she made her habitual sign for SMALL--that is, by pinching a little bit of the skin of one hand.
My fingertips are still stained a bit blue.
She bit him there.
The radio bit was some weeks earlier and he felt the hub-bub had blown over.
Darian bit off the word.
Then she looked at Zeb, whose face was blue and whose hair was pink, and gave a little laugh that sounded a bit nervous.
Lisa bit her lip.
He bit his lips.
When she is out walking she often stops suddenly, attracted by the odour of a bit of shrubbery.
He bit his lip and spoke.
They were a bit wiggley, but secure enough if only the harness held together.
The main point, however, was that they flew, and flew swiftly, if a bit unevenly, toward the rock for which they had headed.
"The diamonds were a bit overwhelming for daily wear," she admitted.
She stared at Darcie, clenching her hands so tight that her fingernails bit into her palms.
Your children actually might grow up feeling privileged, better, and even a bit snooty.
My wife bit her lip not to cry.
The little house is a genuine bit of paradise.
This 4,000MB (or 4GB) of memory cost a bit more than $200.
Wait a bit and I'll get round him....
Wait a bit, wait....
Wait a bit, Sonya, you'll understand everything.
If she had felt the least bit threatened, it would have been easy enough to jump out of the truck.
I wanted to shout something like Dracula is out of his casket and has a thirst for my wife's A-negative blood, but I bit my tongue and begged that this was truly an emergency.
If you are in a desert dying of thirst, you value the first glass of water very highly, the second glass a bit less, and the 802nd not at all.
Inspired, perhaps, by Master Gobbler's success, we carried off to the woodpile a cake which the cook had just frosted, and ate every bit of it.
If she wanted a small object and was given a large one, she would shake her head and take up a tiny bit of the skin of one hand between the thumb and finger of the other.
Come here a bit, said she, assuming a soft high tone of voice.
Dolokhov lowered his head to the snow, greedily bit at it, again raised his head, adjusted himself, drew in his legs and sat up, seeking a firm center of gravity.
The lackey bit into her other arm, and she cried.
Jenn bit back a retort and left, unable to shake the sense he'd told her something he didn't mean for her to know.
Sofia bit back a retort and forced herself to her feet.
Wait a bit, you fellows....
The blurry man lifted her other arm and bit into it.
It's wool and is a bit scratchy.
A bit touched--I always said so.
Wait a bit--I'm coming down.
Isn't that a bit melodramatic?
Julie bit her lip but didn't answer.
For everything... for how I handled the police-guy, for making Julie stay just a little bit longer, for chasing off Martha and Quinn...
She's uh, a little bit asleep.
He might have bit me, but he'd...
She bit her lip and stared at the blanket.
She bit her lip, wondering why the gentle words of a stranger affected her as they did.
We need a place to hide for a bit.
A single bad bit of data.
"Wait a bit, here's a letter for you," said the old man suddenly, taking a letter addressed in a woman's hand from a bag hanging above the table, onto which he threw it.
It's in the Emperor's service... it can't be helped... one is sometimes a bit hasty on parade...
"The squadwon can't pass," shouted Vaska Denisov, showing his white teeth fiercely and spurring his black thoroughbred Arab, which twitched its ears as the bayonets touched it, and snorted, spurting white foam from his bit, tramping the planks of the bridge with his hoofs, and apparently ready to jump over the railings had his rider let him.
"Go, Tit, thresh a bit!" said the wag.
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
"I've come to sit with you a bit, Masha," said the nurse, "and here I've brought the prince's wedding candles to light before his saint, my angel," she said with a sigh.
"You wait a bit," he called after him.
The tramp bit her lip.
Thanks. It's been a bit rough lately for both of us.
Just bit his … actually, it was his arm, right in the middle of his forearm.
Aren't you the least bit concerned about whether they made it?
It's a bit chilly for me.
Sofia exclaimed and balled up her free hand into a fist until her nails bit into flesh.
Sure. We'll be in after a little bit.
Can you hold lunch for a little bit?
I'll be fine after we rest for a little bit.
I guess she stammered a bit.
She bit her lip but didn't acknowledge what I said.
All of us are feeling the pressure plus you have a new baby and a cranky husband who isn't helping you a bit.
I just need a place to duck out of the rain for a bit.
Bianca, we'll be out back in the command center for a bit.
Go rest for a bit.
She didn't like those boundaries one bit.
This time, there was a combination of distant pain and pleasure as he bit her that almost pierced the hazy dream.
She bit his neck gently, not wanting to hurt him despite the strange dream and hunger in her body screaming to be filled.
Overwhelmed by the pleasure, Deidre bit him hard enough that she tasted him.
He whispered words she wasn't able to make out then bit her again, this time hard enough for the pain to piece her dreamlike stage.
He bit her hard.
It bit into her skin, and she gasped, afraid to move.
She bit his neck harder than she had before, and he chuckled.
Rousing herself, she bit him and fed until revived.
It gave her a little bit of peace, knowing she wasn't solely at the mercy of the outlaw.
When he was finished, he pulled her into his body and bit her hard.
"Says you," she muttered as she bit her lip.
Was she pushing the good-kid, bad-kid behavior, the line between right and wrong, a bit too far?
He bit into more pastry.
Martha bit her quivering lip and began to cry.
Then he added, "I might be a bit too busy."
It got me thinking about spreading around the little bit you've got.
But if the little bit I've got's not stopping me from trying to multiply it to something better, how can you be worried about this kid of yours?
But you're a bit premature.
She comes on a bit strong, but she's from good people.
I guess I'm even a little bit excited by the challenge.
How do I know the two matters aren't tied together unless I poke a bit?
We got a bit rowdy.
"It's a bit too early to say," came his response.
That's a bit fortuitous, isn't it?
Yes. She sounded a bit sad—resigned, I guess, but she said everything was fine.
Cynthia bit her lip; the euphoria of speaking with Martha was slipping away.
It might get the pot boiling a bit.
Dean thought he'd lost her completely but she remained sitting, clapping with the other spectators—a bit too strenuously—as the puppy parade continued.
They gathered ponchos and a blanket, just in case afternoon showers arrived a bit early.
She bit her lip and closed her eyes, hugging against him like a lost child.
"Now that the Fourth of July is behind us," he said, "maybe I'll have some time to do a bit of snooping myself—asking questions around town.
Pumpkin is a bit kooky, but I believe him.
He was the one who switched the bones, killing two stones with one bird—" "I think you've got that a bit mixed up," Dean offered, but Fred was on a roll.
"We're all a bit upset about this business," Groucho said, as nervous as a speech class drop out.
A nosy bartender told me Ginger was expecting something a bit more lasting than her attorney had to offer.
While Cynthia was writing down the dates, Jennifer bit her tongue and looked at Dean.
He was a bit wild at times, but a good kid.
The old man sighed, looking every bit his age.
His large hand was unexpectedly gentle as it settled on her neck over where the demon bit her.
"Drop them at the lake and hang out for a bit," Gabriel said.
She reached forward for a croissant and bit into it, almost groaning at the buttery, flaky, airy bread.
Deidre bit her tongue to keep from taking the bait.
She'll get up in a little bit.
"It wasn't Destiny," she said, and bit her lower lip.
Then a little bit ago he wrote something on a little tablet and I looked at it.
Obviously the doctor had left that bit of information for her to tell him.
She bit her lip and then lifted her gaze to meet his.
Be back in a bit.
Deidre bit her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted to, mainly that a relationship consisted of two people, and she was not about to be one of them.
The light returned to her eyes, and she bit her tongue to keep from griping.
She bit back an order to leave her stuff alone but stopped herself, watching him go through her medicine cabinet for any additional drugs.
"He'll be fine," Katie bit off.
I'm thinking death might be a bit more to my liking.
She took the roll and bit into it, surprised to find it tasted perfect.
He bit, and she stifled a cry.
Bit early fo' the tours to be comin' up this way.
There was no pain this time when he bit her, only numbness.
She didn't object when his fangs bit into her, instead sighing as the comforting warmth consumed her.
Katie bit into the bread, determined not to eat like a heathen that would shame her sister.
Even the honey butter was a perfect balance between sweet and rich, and the rolls still warm when she bit into them.
In fact, the normal world --while comforting --seemed a bit boring after her trauma.
She's a bit jet- lagged though.
Katie bit her tongue.
Her eyes were heavy, her anger draining her last bit of energy.
"She's a good girl," Giovanni said, "but she's a bit of a lost cause.
Rhyn bit his tongue out of respect for Katie.
More anger stirred as Jade bit his lip to keep from defending Kris.
That explains her cheek, he thought darkly, not caring one bit about Sasha or the vial.
I.ll come back in a little bit.
We're going out in a little bit.
He'd done his part to agitate Kisolm and received every bit as much as he'd given.
Romas isn't bad, but I can imagine most of these guys have a bit too much testosterone.
What better place to be a bit more daring in life than on another planet?
The music was every bit as masculine and warrior as she remembered him.
A'Ran bit off the words.
Some of them are bound to be a bit on the kooky side.
She bit her lip and began to fumble with a small purse.
She bit her lip but didn't answer, causing an uncomfortable silence.
I'm having a bit of trouble with that.
Cynthia took the opportunity to push Edith a bit further.
Thanks for being 'a bit misleading.'
Seeing as I was awake anyhow, I did a bit of surfing for info about our guest.
Donnie's Ma needed a bit of convincing but figured I wasn't going to do him no harm.
His wife Annie was dour and a bit on the chunky side.
Besides," he added, glancing at the parlor where the Quincy sisters were still gabbing, "I feel a need to get away from here a bit."
I know it's a bit stuffy but it's all that's left.
She started to say something but just bit her lip and began to cry.
It's very romantic, even if the language is a bit stilted.
Folks were a bit more formal back then.
He hinted Janet's teaching qualifications were a bit suspect.
"I don't know what they dug up but what I found is a bit of a mystery," Fred answered as he began to poke in the refrigerator.
By the way, she's a bit peeved about the picture.
Makes reading Annie Quincy's journal a bit more interesting, doesn't it?
Dean bit his lip, assuming the little woman was about to complain about Gladys Turnbull's late night writing, but she had other concerns.
Dean offered, in spite of being a bit peeved at the man's abruptness.
Dean bit his lip but had enough sense not to take the bait.
Kind of beating the horse to the front of the pack a bit early in the race, isn't she?
It's a bit bewildering, isn't it?
He doesn't care for my stories a bit.
Isn't that a wee bit inconsistent?
But 'gazillion' is a bit heavy.
Whoever you are, if you're thinking of selling this 'magazine bit' to all of Jerry's friends, you'll starve to death!
Then maybe, thank God, we'll have a bit of peace.
Now, given that, wouldn't you say whoever did the cutting might suspect it would cause Mr. Shipton a bit of bodily harm?
"If my wife needs me, I am," Dean answered, getting a bit annoyed himself.
The cops are here to do their bit.
He gets a bit vexatious at times.
Dean knew Fred was chomping at the bit to dig into this caper, as he called it, but just to flip his switch a bit, Dean started the conversation with the old man's love life.
Fred grumbled a bit, but Dean just laughed.
My guess is someone did a bit of planning for Jerome Shipton's big fall, and Edith hasn't demonstrated any real talent for long-range thinking.
It seems her aunt is a bit under the weather, again.
He's a nice little boy, a bit immature, but very intelligent.
Corday filled me in, at least a bit.
If I was a bit more sensitive, I might have stopped her.
You're letting this saintly man of the cloth off a bit easy, aren't you?
Wasn't everyone a bit of an exaggeration?
That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragedies— to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.
It all sounds a bit complicated to me.
Of course it's a bit involved.
I gotta go away a bit.
Shipton's ax bit the ice scarcely a foot below Dean as the man glared up at him, a snarl on his face.
It's a bit confusing and a lot of it's speculation on my part, but bear with me and I think I have enough of the answers to make some sense of what happened.
Would you care to expand on that a bit?
Doesn't it make more sense that the whole bit about the cut rope was Shipton's sole doing?
Losing the battle with his lust, he let out an inhuman growl and bit into her neck.
Are you a bit touched about the head, boy?
Jackson felt she should wait a bit longer, but she was determined.
Things will be a bit clearer in the morning.
Good then, let's have at it, chop, chop, in a bit of a hurry here.
He lifted up a bit to see her feet and found the answer.
If he didn't like Connor, his mood wouldn't have mattered a bit.
It was still early, but he would hang back for a bit and check things out thoroughly before going into action.
He raced into the woods with the red head in tow, then stopped and viciously bit into her neck.
She grabbed his shoulders, gyrated a bit and squealed, No, Jackson and Elisabeth are.
It's a bit messy, I'm going through things.
He waited, expecting the questions to start, but she bit her lip.
Yes, I'm a bit of a shoeaholic.
First soprano's voices are usually a bit thinner.
Are you sure you don't want to wait a bit longer?
You okay for a little bit?
Yes, quite a bit actually.
Jackson is a bit under the weather.
Jackson picked up an apple from the bowl of fruit, tossed it in the air, caught it, then bit into it.
They had accomplished quite a bit the previous day, and Sarah felt comfortable about being away for the next two days.
She gently bit into the meat and when she had eaten most of it, pulled the bone from his hand and laid on the floor chewing on it.
Perfect. Let's sit down and relax for a bit before we change.
I think I'm feeling a bit like a dirty old man.
I think it's just a bit too much to watch.
He hadn't left the house yet, so seemed a bit stir crazy, but otherwise was adjusting without problems.
I think there is a bit of a difference.
He found it both amusing and a bit disconcerting that both Sidwell women's initial reaction was to castrate him.
When no response was forthcoming, he continued, If she were to leave me, it would cause every bit as much pain as leaving my family did.
I would like to go back to the hotel and nap for a bit.
Jackson noted the two cars and held Elisabeth back a bit, whispering, "Does this mean I won't have to spend another interminable night in an empty bed?"
We were a bit preoccupied with turning Skippy and all.
Sarah had pouted for a bit about not being able to wear her rings, but recovered quickly.
You do not find me the least bit attractive.
Can we wait a bit?
She has a bit too much Diprivan in her system.
While the night's events were still a bit hazy, her memory was clear enough to feel gratitude towards the man crouched beside her.
Brady bit back what he wanted to say and motioned towards the door.
You can ask in a little bit, after you eat.
I'm going to scout around for a bit.
Out of respect for Katie, he bit back the bitter words at the tip of his tongue. He stalked past her, waiting for the moment he could release the pent up fury and magic.
Katie bit back a plea for him not to leave her in such a creepy place.
Rhyn bit back his response and looked around.
Rhyn focused the little bit of magic he had remaining on the wood. Fire sprang up. With it, Rhyn felt a stitch of the seam binding his power snap.
A sting bit the arm opposite the one Katie had touched in his dream. He whirled and glared at Kiki, who waited expectantly. "Tell me if it does something," Kiki said.
Raid is a bit of an overstatement.
"Hannah, try to be a bit calmer, in case that creepy demon comes back," he said.
Katie fought back a smile at the irritated look on Rhyn's face. He was in raw form: bloodied, drenched with underworld rain, disheveled, in need of a good shave. His thick frame was still on edge, as if he expected one of the Sanctuary's nuns to turn into a demon and fly at them. He looked every bit the muscular, powerful, glowering half-demon the nuns wanted to throw out of the Sanctuary.
I had a little bit of make-up and was trying to decide how much to put on.
I fiddled with it a little bit, dragging it back and forth.
Mrs. Riley jumped at the sound and bit her lip.
'I don't do the death bit very well,' he said.
Dean never mentioned this bit of detective work to anyone, but he could guess who had torn the page from the Parkside Library edition.
Hearing the whole truth makes me falter a bit when I think about what happened.
"Even if he did fool around a bit, it doesn't mean he skipped," Dean said.
Yeah, but all the same, if it was you who skipped, wouldn't you be a bit anxious about what was happening?
Wouldn't you wonder if everyone was really buying the drowning bit?
Fred asked, a bit peeved.
Dean produced his identification as Burgess bit his lip.
As soon as they were seated, Cynthia perused the menu, bit her lip and ordered manhattans for both of them.
She raised her glass and bit her lip but didn't cry, then cast her eyes downward.
Maybe he never intended to get his head wet—just paddle around a bit.
Cynthia was a wee bit cheerier on the ride from Allentown but the subject of the prior evening was never broached.
You're a bit early; I was just killing some time.
"Moonlighting a bit" was how he explained it.
Cynthia looked a bit misty-eyed as she rose and began picking up the dishes and turned to her son.
She laughed and bit her lip trying to stop.
He didn't like either feeling one bit.
Then, in a fit of honesty, he apologized for having put away a bit too much booze after he dropped her off.
Some. Quite a bit, actually.
A short, balding man, who looked as if a haircut was more a social event than a necessity, rose to leave, and with a glance at the back room said, "Ol' Ralph always was a bit weird."
In order to minimize expenditures, Dean planned to skip the motel bit and camp out on the tour.
"No, darling," Fred said calmly, "It's just a bit of a mix-up."
I'm a bit fuzzy on some of the details but I'm sure Jeffrey Byrne is dead and you played his part so well, even Jonathan Winston never considered he was chasing someone else.
Women have desires too – probably every bit as strong as a man's.
I just ate a little bit ago, but the coffee sounds nice.
It did sound a bit overwhelming.
It was actually a bit of a nuisance to go out to breakfast at times, but mostly they had completed chores and were on their way to some outing.
If she enjoyed the romantic side of him, it must be because there was a bit of romance deep inside her own heart.
All this wasn't doing anyone a bit of good.
Glass bit into his skin.
Jenn bit her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted to say.
"I have a bit more faith in him," Damian said, sharing a smile with her.
Might knock me on my ass for a bit.
Leave me alone for a bit.
"Sometimes it seems like it'd be nice to have a bit clearer vision," she admitted.
Sofi bit back her response.
Sorry. A little bit of bad blood there.
She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.
"I'm a bit tired," she admitted, closing her door behind her.
Taran bit back his response.
Taran bit his tongue, wanting more than anything to refuse.
Taran bit his tongue, wishing he'd paid more attention to his words and less to the memories.
I guess it would have died after it bit me.
He seemed a genial sort though, if not a bit of a show-off.
Rob is a bit of a show-off, is he not?
Yes, I believe he is a bit of a clown.
His fingers bit into her arms as darkness took the pain away.
"The Copperhead that bit Ed," she hissed.
His grip bit into her arm and the sudden jerk caused pain in her shoulder.
You might discover you bit off more than you could chew.
Megan bit her tongue.
He bit the words off and his voice became controlled, his eyes like cubes of ice.
Her nails bit into her palms.
She popped it into her mouth and bit down on it.
Keaton, on the other hand, wasn't the least bit cowardly.
She bit her lower lip and settled down on the bench.
I was beginning to wonder there for a little bit, too.
Maybe a wee bit more fun.
With each word his voice rose and his fingers bit more deeply into her arm.
It won't bother me a bit.
Aren't you the least bit interested, or are you...
It looks like she was bit by a dog.
Bit by an animal.
The tiny bit of disorder helped her relax.
If he bit her, would he be able to read her mind finally?
Someday. I've had a few bit parts and been in a rut for awhile.
Jessi bit back her words.
"Quite a bit, I'd say," Toni added.
Similar to the last shot but a bit more … provocative.
I can't believe you bit me!
He really bit you?
The fact he bit me? she demanded.
Jonny, he bit me.
Like, seriously, bit me, she said and showed him the two small scars.
Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.
The damn vampire bit her.
You bit me, Xander!
I don't want that moment immortalized, the only thing the world ever knows about me, that some sadistic man-whore with rabies bit me on the beach.
She felt a hint of the trance she'd fallen into when he bit her, the coursing of desire and pooling of heat in her lower belly.
She bit back her response, aware she was playing into his hands at every turn.
She groaned as hunger and need hit her hard once more, the way it did the last time he bit her.
"If you need to lie down for a bit …" he offered.
She bit back her retort.
Walking around for a bit.
It's a bit crowded.
He entered her at the same time he bit her, and her world exploded into hot desire and need so intense, she thought his passion would consume her.
I'll leave you alone for a bit.
She murmured in her sleep when he bit her.
A more entirely novel and more general principle of Kant's attack upon theism is the challenge of our right to build up the idea of God bit by bit out of different arguments.
When, therefore, in 1850, Mr Stowe was elected to a professorship in Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, and removed his family thither, Mrs Stowe was prepared for the great work which came to her, bit by bit, as a religious message which she must deliver.
Physically wet but physiologically dry ha bit ats,f with the accompanying plant communities of fens, moors, and salt marshes.
The conquest of Apulia, won bit by bit in many years of what we can only call freebooting, was not a national Norman enterprise like the conquest of England, and the settlement to which it led could not be a national Norman settlement in the same sense.
The one claimed an existing kingdom, and obtained full possession of it in a comparatively short time; the other formed for himself a dominion bit by bit, which rose to the rank of a kingdom I Roger de Hauteville, the conqueror of Sicily, was a brother of the first four dukes or counts of Apulia, and was invested with the countship of Sicily by the pope before starting on his adventure.
The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot.
In this second struggle, too, the ground is won bit by bit.
Tipperary, Ireland, pleasantly situated on undulating ground connecting the Devil's Bit and the Slieve Bloom mountains.
long and are interposed between the heavy iron augerstem carrying the bit and the upper rod, known as the sinker-bar.
Their principal use is to give a sharp jar to the drill on the upstroke so that the bit is dislodged if it has become jammed in the rock.
In addition to the appliances mentioned the tools comprise reamers to enlarge the bore of the well, the winged-substitute which is fitted above the bit to prevent it from glancing off, and above the round reamer to keep it in place, a temper-screw with clamps and wrenches.
casing descending freely, which obviously could not be accomplished with an ordinary bit introduced through the casing.
Of late years the under-reamer has been largely superseded by the eccentric bit.
The bit or cutter consists of a cylindrical The Calyx metallic shell, the lower end of which is made, by a Drill.
(It is easy to see that the radius of the bright spot is of the same order of magnitude.) The experiment succeeds in a dark room of the length above mentioned, with a threepenny bit (supported by three threads) as obstacle, the origin of light being a small needle hole in a plate of tin, through which the sun's rays shine horizontally after reflection from an external mirror.
This style and the types of dagger, cauldron, bit and twolooped socketed axehead run right across from Hungary to the upper Yenisei, where a special Bronze Age culture seems to have developed them.
Extensive "corrections" of the river bed, especially the canal of Diepoldsau, have been carried out in the lower bit of this part of the valley, while from a little north of Ragatz the right bank belongs first to Liechtenstein and then to the Austrian province of the Vorarlberg.
At the end of words the English t is really aspirated, a breath being audible after the t in words like bit, hit, pit.
In fact the uniformity of brass and bell-metal is only superficial; if we adopt the methods described in the article Metallography, and if, after polishing a plane face on a bit of gun-metal, we etch away the surface layer and examine the new surface with a lens or a microscope, we find a complex pattern of at least two materials.
In the cases of aluminium dissolved in tin and of mercury or bismuth in lead, it is at least probable that the molecules in solution are Al 2j Hg 2 and Bit respectively, while tin in lead appears to form a molecule of the type Sn4.
Acting as American naval agent for the many successful privateers who harried the English Channel, and for whom he skilfully got every bit of assistance possible, open and covert, from the French government, he was continually called upon for funds in these ventures.
In 1798 the Bernese bit became the canton of Aargau of the Helvetic Republic, the remainder forming the canton of Baden.
39, middle and rubbing it lengthwise FIG with a bit of cloth powdered with resin, till the rod gives a distinct note; the vibrations are communicated to the plate, which consequently vibrates transversely, and causes the sand to heap itself into one or more concentric rings.
My isolated peak had become a valley; every bit of influence I had was gone.
Bit by bit mutations are added to each other in different single characters until a sum or degree of mutations is reached which no zoologist would hesitate to place in a separate species or in a separate genus.
They used no stirrup, but had both bridle and bit.
A rider with good hands never depends upon his reins for retaining his seat; nor does he pull at the horse's mouth so as to make him afraid to go up to his bit; nor again does he ever use more force than is necessary for the accomplishment of what he desires to perform.
During the second and third decades of the 17th century the most coveted bit of Italian soil was the Valtelline.
6; in the Khabur district), Bit Adini (Osroene), Kummukh (north-west corner and beyond); in the Roman period, Osroene, Mygdonia (in the east), and in Syriac usage Beth `Arbaye (between Nisibis and Mosul); in the Arab period, Diarbekr (T ar `Abdin), Diar Rebi'a (Mygdonia), Diar Muelar (Osroene).
They arrived at Jerusalem in 1076, the first crusaders reached Asia in 1097, and Bit Adini became the countship of Edessa (q.v.).
But what properly forms the western bit of the Alps runs, from near Turin to the Col de Tenda, in a southerly direction, then bending eastwards to the Col d'Altare that divides it from the Apennines.
As regards the main divisions, three are generally distinguished; the Western Alps (chiefly French and Italian, with a small bit of the Swiss Valais) being held to extend from the Col de Tenda to the Simplon Pass, the Central Alps (all but wholly Swiss and Italian) thence to the Reschen Scheideck Pass, and the Eastern Alps (wholly Austrian and Italian, save the small Bavarian bit at the north-west angle) thence to the Radstadter Tauern route, with a bend outwards towards the south-east, as explained under (2) in order to include the higher summits of the SouthEastern Alps.
In the case of the Western Alps (minus the bit from the chain of Mont Blanc to the Simplon, which followed the fortunes of the Valais), a prolonged struggle for the Alpine region took place between the feudal lords of Savoy, the Dauphine and Provence.
On the other hand, the Grisons won in 1512 the Valtellina, with Bormio and Chiavenna, but in 1797 these regions were finally lost to it as well as to the Swiss Confederation, though the Grisons retained the valleys of Mesocco, Bregaglia and Poschiavo, while in 1762 it had bought the upper bit of the valley of Munster that lies on the southern slope of the Alps.
In the Eastern Alps the political history is almost monotonous, for it relates simply to the advance or retreat of the house of Habsburg, which still holds all but the whole of the northern portion (the exception is the small bit in the north-west that belongs to Bavaria) of that region.
The gain of the Milanese in 18J9 by the future king of Italy (1861) meant that Italy then won the valley of Livigno (between the Upper Engadine and Bormio), which is the only important bit it holds on the nonItalian slope of the Alps, besides the county of Tenda (obtained in 1575, and not lost in 1860), with the heads of certain glens in the Maritime Alps, reserved in 1860 for reasons connected with hunting.
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It will be remembered that when the laird of Dumbiedikes lay dying (Scott's Heart of Midlothian, chap. viii.) he gave his son one bit of advice which Bacon himself could not have bettered.
From its source to the lake the Rhone is a purely Alpine river, flowing through the great trench which it has cut for itself between two of the loftiest Alpine ranges, and which (save a bit at its north-west end) forms the Canton of the Valais.
In the struggles which ensued, the Hindu kingdom of Telingana fell bit by bit to the Bahmani dynasty, who advanced their frontier to Golconda in 1373, to Warangal in 1421, and to the Bay of Bengal in 1472.
Sicily The land was won bit by bit.
They sat at long tables, the elders read the words of institution and prayed, and passed a loaf round from which each broke off a bit and ate, the wine being handed round in flagons.
Montpelier, like Jefferson's Monticello and Monroe's Oak-Hill, was an expensive bit of "gentleman farming," which with his generous Virginia hospitality nearly ruined its owner financially.
The Greek aspirates were not the sounds which we represent by ph, th, ch (Scotch), but corresponded rather to the sound of the final consonants in such words as lip, bit, lick, the breath being audible after the formation of the consonant.
A metal box has a metal strip B suspended from a block or insulator by means of a bit of sulphur or amber S, and to it is fastened a strip of gold-leaf L.
There was a story that in the 8th century a bishop of Lisbon, to escape from the Arabs, had fled to islands in the West, where he and his followers had founded seven cities; and when the Indians in Mexico related to the Spanish explorers a bit of their folk-lore, to the effect that they had issued from seven caves, the imaginative white men soon identified these caves with the famous Seven Cities.
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The general distress occasioned by their drastic reforms had found expression in swarms of pamphlets which bit and stung the Cap government, under the protection of the new press laws.
It was first applied to the extreme southern district, whose ancient capital was the city of Bit Yakin, the chief seat of the renowned Chaldaean rebel Merodach-baladan, who harassed the Assyrian kings Sargon and Sennacherib.
(722-705 B.C.) "king of the land of the Chaldaeans" and "king of the land of Bit Yakin" after the old capital city, but there is no satisfactory evidence that Merodach-baladan had the right to the title "Babylonian."
One is that the central bit of the Roja valley is French, while the upper and lower bits of this valley are Italian; the reason is that those bits which are now Italian formed part of the county of Ventimiglia, and the central bit part of the county of Nice, which alone became French in 1860.
Was it a bit of jugglery, or a natural phenomenon, or a piece of self-deception, or an effect of magic?
Pierre Battifol' is correct in supposing that the Disciplina arcani was more or less of a makebelieve, a bit of belletristic trifling on the part of the overrhetorical Fathers of the 4th and 5th centuries.
When he has acquired a little means it is not unusual for the fisher to settle down and reclaim a bit of land.
Barnes also wrote a number of educational books, such as Elements of Perspective, Outlines of Geography, and in 1833 first began his poems in the Dorsetshire dialect, among them the two eclogues " The'Lotments "and" A Bit o'Sly Coorten," in the pages of the local paper.
He took out a roll of paper, as if he were going to write, put the pen to his mouth, and bit it, as was his habit in composing.
The idea that a boar, or a god in the shape of a boar, fished up a bit of earth, which subsequently became the world, out of the waters, is very well known to the Aryans of India, and recalls the feats of American musk-rats and coyotes already described.'
He filled his treasury with spoils harshly wrung from all classes; thus inaugurating the monarchys long and patient labors at enlarging the crown lands bit by bit through taxes on private property.
Thanks to the prudent constable du Guesclin, sitting quietly at home he reconquered bit by bit what his predecessors had lost upon the battlefield, helm on head and sword in hand; and when he died in 1380, after the decease of both Edward III.
after the League, Mazarin, after having conquered the Fronde, had to buy back bit by bit the kingdom he had lost, and, like Richelieu, he spread out a network of agents, thenceforward regular and permanent, who assured him of that security without which he could never have carried on his vast plunderings in peace and quiet.
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