Breaks-in Sentence Examples
He breaks in anyway, with a knife in his hand.
There were, moreover, other and broader oscillations which raised or lowered extensive areas withbut much crumpling of the strata, and to these are due some of the most important breaks in the geological series.
These breaks in continuity show what might also be inferred from frequent repetitions of lines which have appeared earlier in the poem, and from the rough workmanship of passages in the later books, that the poem could not have received the final revision of the author.
They stretch with only two short breaks in a line from the Mediterranean at the Gulf of Gabes to the Algerian frontier, which they penetrate for a considerable distance.
Sometimes he is said to live in a shell, by throwing off which from time to time he increases the world; or in an egg, which at last he breaks in pieces; the pieces are the islands.Advertisement
Such restorations are possible because of the intimate fitness of animals and plants to their environment, and because such fitness has distinguished certain forms of life from the Cambrian to the present time; the species have altogether changed, but the laws governing the life of certain kinds of organisms have remained exactly the same for the whole period of time assigned to the duration of life; in fact, we read the conditions of the past in a mirror of adaptation, often sadly tarnished and incomplete owing to breaks in the palaeontological record, but constantly becoming more polished by discoveries which increase the understanding of life and its all-pervading relations to the non-life.
The very flat and rich prairie near Winnipeg is the former bed of the glacial Lake Agassiz; but most of the prairie to the west is of a gently rolling character and there are two rather abrupt breaks in the plain, the most westerly one receiving the name of the Missouri Coteau.
Amongst the legitimate reasons for suspecting the correctness of a text are patent contradictions in a passage or its immediate neighbourhood, proved and inexplicable deviations from the standards for forms, constructions and usages (mere rarity or singularity is not enough), weak and purposeless repetitions of a word (if there is no reason for attributing these to the writer), violations of the laws of metre and rhythm as observed by the author, obvious breaks in the thought (incoherence) or disorderly sequence in the same (double or multiple incoherence).
At opposite ends are breaks in the walls a mile or more in width - one about loon ft., the other at least 3000 ft.
Clastic sediments are less abundant and there are fewer breaks in the succession.Advertisement
In comparing man with the lower animals, Charron insists that there are no breaks in nature.
In the lessons, as in the psalms, the order for special days breaks in upon the normal order of ferial offices and dislocates the scheme for consecutive reading.
East and south are the rugged bands of Jalawan, amongst which the Mulla rises, and through which it breaks in a series of magnificent defiles in order to reach the Gandava plain.
In the Himalaya the geological sequence, from the Ordovician to the Eocene, is almost entirely marine; there are indeed occasional breaks in the series, but during nearly the whole of this long period the Iimalayan region, or at least its northern part, must have been beneath the sea - the Central Mediterranean Sea of Neumayr or Tethys of Suess.
But the Campbellite doctrines differed widely from the hyper-Calvinism of the Baptists whom they had joined in 1813, especially on the points on which Stone had quarrelled with the Presbyterians; and after various local breaks in 1825-1830, when there were large additions to the Restorationists from the Baptist ranks, especially under the apostolic fervour and simplicity of the preaching of Walter Scott (1796-1861), in 1832 the Reformers were practically all ruled out of the Baptist communion.Advertisement
This range extends from Fort Sill north-westward beyond Granite, a distance of 65 m., with some breaks in the second half of this area.
In 1825 he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, whilst serving in the navy yard at Norfolk, where, with some breaks in sea-going ships, he continued till 1832; he then served for a commission on the coast of Brazil, and was again appointed to the yard at Norfolk.
Breaks in the chain of life, as represented by gaps in the blurred and incomplete documents afforded by fragmentary fossils, are a necessary consequence of the general plan of geological evolution; they mark missing chapters rather than sudden breaks in an evolutionary series.
For example, there are a total of four character breaks in the string ABC.
Some breaks in service may be regarded as a temporary cessation of service and not a break in contract.Advertisement
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Unlike association croquet, there are no breaks in golf croquet - each turn consists of a single stroke.
Proposals should not lead to excessive breaks in retail frontages or be harmful to local amenity.
Sand has been trapped using a series of wind breaks in the form of chestnut palings.
Others have steeper outer density profiles, show sharp breaks in their density profiles, or have significant substructure.Advertisement
This is a time saver, especially for women who are trying to pump during breaks in their busy workdays.
Hotlines are usually closed when school is not in session, during breaks in the school year, and during the summer.
If your dog is resistant to having its nails cut, give breaks in between trimming by doing one paw at a time.
A new liner minimizes reconstruction while still providing an updated look, reducing lead exposure common in older models, and offering a fix for any nicks or breaks in the tub surface.
With its primary goal of developing a set of safety standards that keep the public at large safe, the group's first mission was to address the rail breaks in the then booming railroad industry.
The action is continuous and one thing you'll notice is that there are no breaks in gameplay.
In addition to physically plugging breaks in blood vessel walls, platelets also release chemicals that promote clotting.
Herpes simplex virus is transmitted by infected body fluids (such as saliva) when they contact breaks in another person's skin or mucous membranes.
Individuals with A-T have an increased frequency of spontaneous breaks in their chromosomes as well as an increased frequency of chromosomal rearrangements.
Children who are itchy should have their finger nails cut short to help ensure that they do not scratch the itchy area enough to create breaks in the skin.
Comminuted fracture-A fracture where there are several breaks in a bone creating numerous fragments.
Between the baby's saliva, your own milk production, and the breaks in your chapped skin, the area around your nipples can become a very friendly environment for candida.
In fact, there's some evidence that using them can increase the chance of contracting HIV, because the virus can get in through tiny breaks in the skin.
Unlike stage plays, there are no act breaks in a movie script.
Every time we traveled to and from the U.S., we took breaks in our journey to visit countries along the way.
These indoor games work well as a warm up before the Super Bowl begins or during breaks in the football game.
Of course he breaks in with the maximum of breakage and destruction.