I had grand plans to build and run a large-scale horse ranch.
Alex decided to build a room upstairs for his office, out of the reach of Destiny's exploring hands.
Now they could discuss things instead of avoiding sensitive subjects - build on their relationship instead of tearing it down with the same demolition ball.
"There's enough rock here to build a housing development," she commented as they worked their way across a jumble of flat red rocks.
But why wouldn't he want her to see the barn, and why would he build it so far from the house?
Xander said my powers will build slowly.
He was lean and wiry compared to Damian's bulky build.
Yes. It didn't hurt he's old enough that he's had time to build his power as well.
I guess if you give a man the ability to build his own mate, he'll make her a tramp.
Charlie nodded and added, "It's too remote to build anything there and snowed in most of the year."
He paused, to build the suspense.
Normally, you build trust then sleep with someone.
He wasn't about to lose her or the chance to build a life with the woman he'd loved for tens of thousands of years.
She lifted her head slowly, her gaze starting at his square-toed boots and running up the indigo jeans that flattered his lean build.
He'd helped build the bridge between the two who were sworn together as mates after they barely learned each other's' names.
That castle cost a fortune to build.
If these were emeralds, it made sense that they sold these to build it.
It was time to pursue his duties relentlessly to continue to build momentum.
Andre was dressed in cashmere and wool, his hair kept short and neat, his loafers more expensive than Kris's conference room had cost to build.
And the Council will help you build allies, Jetr said.
He was much older with a full head of silver hair, a similar shade of dark eyes, and a lean build.
At six feet, two inches tall, with a slim, athletic build, he moved with the grace of a dancer.
Jackson had decided to build a gallery on the grounds, and although she protested, he knew she would be thrilled with it.
As you can see, there is more than one way to build an army.
She eyed his lean build.
Why would Alex build a house there?
I knew he planned to build a clinic sometime, but I thought ...
I didn't buy the clinic and build the house for her.
It's really helping build up the case against Delasandro.
"And he's slight of build," Mary added.
Anyway, he's not slight of build.
As she watched his back, it occurred to her that he definitely was not slight of build – maybe a little thin.
They could build on that.
I need to build another corral – or put the buffalo somewhere else and put the Longhorn where the buffalo are.
His lean build gave the impression that he was tall, but he was only five feet nine inches.
They had another chance to build a relationship, and this time they'd do it right.
"Build a pyre here," Damian whispered at last.
And yet, the creature is generous and lets me take as much of his magic as I need, enough to build our walls in a season's time and make them stronger than the walls of my enemies.
We have the thickest walls, and the creature promised to help me build the strongest armies with the strongest warriors.
He was clean and well-dressed for the first time, his tailored clothing enhancing his muscular, lean build.
You'll build that as you work.
He had an athletic build, muscular and well proportioned.
The indigo jeans hugged his lean build, making him look taller.
Maybe later she could build a couple more cabins, far from each other, and rent them out too.
From the airport window, she watched a cloud bank build in the northwest.
We will build an army unlike any that has ever existed, and we will use it to seek revenge on your father for betraying you and her.
The stranger spoke of a land where he was accepted and never hungry, where they'd build an army to kill his father.
It was the only way to build the army she needed to protect her world.
You taught me how to build armies and manage campaigns.
The most attractive parts are the American quarter, where the employes of the Panama railway have their homes, and the old French quarter, where dwelt the French officers during their efforts to build the canal.
Concessions have been obtained by the French government to build a line of railway from the Tongking frontier at the town of Laokay via Mengtsze to Yunnan-fu.
Descartes laid down the lines on which modern philosophy and science were to build.
The remains of the amphitheatre are scanty; many of its stones have gone to build the city wall, which must, therefore, at the earliest belong to the end of the classical period.
Bernhardt Schmidt, better known in England as Father Smith, was invited about 1660 to build the organ for the Chapel Royal, Whitehall; two years later he built the organ in Durham Cathedral a' 474.1, difference a whole tone, and practically agreeing with the Cammerton of Praetorius.
The true love-birds (Agapornis) may also be said to build nests, for they line their nest-hole with strips of pliant bark.
He had had no experience of political life, and he refused to create the support he needed by using his presidential prerogative to build up a political majority.
It consisted in all of 273 galleys which were of lighter build than the Christians', and less well supplied with cannon or small arms. The Turks still relied mainly on the bow and arrow.
On their right Scirocco outflanked the Venetians of Barbarigo, but the better build of the galleys of Saint Mark and the admirable discipline of their crews gave them the victory.
59), who makes Cyrus build his royal palace in Persepolis, deserves no attention.
While their neighbours, the Malays, Papuans and Polynesians, all cultivate the soil, and build substantial huts and houses, the Australian natives do neither.
Foundry, and it was decided to build a royal brass foundry at the "Tower Place," as the establishment at Woolwich was called until 1805.
This all took place at Valarshapat, where Gregory, anxious to fix a site on which to build shrines for the relics of Ripsime and Gaiana, saw the Son of God come down in a sheen of light, the stars of heaven attending, and smite the earth with a golden hammer till the nether world resounded to his blows.
When the mind which had planned it was withdrawn, it fell to pieces, and the very hands which had been used to build it helped to scatter its fragments.
During his three years of office he laid the foundation upon which Brin was afterwards to build up a new Italian navy.
Hence there are tendencies even in Plato to build up the ideal world in sharp contrast to the actual world - to the half interpenetrated or half tamed world of matter.
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.
The condition of things can be imagined by supposing that in a medusa primitively of normal build, with tentacles at the margin, the umbrella has grown down past the insertion of the tentacles.
In addition, a fine of 150,000 golden gulden was levied on the city, and used to build the "Spanish Citadel" on the site of what is now the public park.
Secondly, in the Algae, which build up their own food from inorganic materials, we have a differentiation.
The idea was till recently currently accepted, that anything which plants absorbed from without, and which went to build up their organic substance, or to supply them with energy, or to exert some beneficial influence upon their metabolism, coiistituted their food.
The way in which such food when manufactured is incorporated into, and enabled to build up, the living substance is again hidden in obscurity.
In 1738 John Elton traded between Astrakhan and the Persian port of Enzeli on the Caspian, and undertook to build a fleet for Nadir Shah.
waves which build up all the minor features.
He now caused them to build a great capital, Ecbatana, with a royal palace, and introduced the ceremonial of oriental courts; he surrounded himself with a guard and no longer showed' himself to the people, but gave his judgments in writing and controlled the people by officials and spies.
Linnet), though without their slender figure, being indeed rather short and stout of build.
Moreover, if anything like the needful accommodation be afforded, it will build a nest and therein lay its eggs; but it rarely succeeds in bringing up its young in confinement.
In the following year they concluded a peace with the zamorin and were allowed to build a fortified factory on the north bank of the Kallayi river, which was however again, and finally, abandoned in 1525.
He himself erected a temple to Zeus Panhellenios and helped Poseidon and Apollo to build the walls of Troy.
The bulk of the Black Sea fleet .and a few other battleships were, however, still left, and since 1904 steps have been taken to build new ships, both battleships and powerful cruisers.
His grandfather had obtained from Venice an " artist " who undertook " to build churches and palaces, to cast big bells and cannons, to fire off the said cannons and to make every sort of castings very cunningly "; and with the aid of that clever Venetian he had become the proud possessor of a " cannon-house," subsequently dignified with the name of " arsenal."
Numerous foreigners had been allowed to settle in Moscow and to build for themselves a heretical church, and their strange unholy customs had been adopted by not a few courtiers and great dignitaries.
After the success of the Rocket, the Stephensons received orders to build seven more engines, which were of very similar design, though rather larger, being four-wheeled engines, with the two driving wheels in front and the cylinders behind; and in October 1830 they constructed a ninth engine, the Planet, also for the Liverpool & Manchester railway, which still more closely resembled the modern type, since the driving wheels were placed at the fire-box end, while the two cylinders were arranged under the smoke-box, inside the frames.
In 1828, on behalf of the Delaware && Hudson Canal Company, which had determined to build a line, 16 m.
The problem of the early railway builders in the United States was to conquer the wilderness, to build an empire, and at the same time to bind the East to the West and the North to the South.
Until 1870 railway companies were almost free from special acts of control; and, in general, any company that could raise or borrow the capital was allowed to build a railway wherever it saw fit.
When, however, a company desires to construct a line on a commercial scale, to acquire land compulsorily, to divert rivers and streams, to cross roads either on the level or by means of bridges, to pass near houses, to build tunnels or viaducts, and to execute all the other works incidental to a.
If, however, cost within reasonable limits is a secondary consideration and the intention is to build a line adapted for express trains and for the carriage of the largest volume of traffic with speed and economy, he will lean towards the second.
In Great Britain the mineral trucks can ordinarily hold from 8 to io tons (long tons, 2240 lb), and the goods trucks rather less, though there are wagons in use holding 12 or 15 tons, and the specifications agreed to by the railway companies associated in the Railway Clearing House permit private wagon owners (who own about 45% of the wagon stock run on the railways of the United Kingdom) to build also wagons holding 20, 30, 40 and 56 tons.
The actual beginning of the construction of intra-urban railways was in 1853, when powers were obtained to build a line, 24 m.
He proposed to build an elevated railway on a single line of posts, placed along the curb-line of the street: a suggestion which embodies not only the general plan of an elevated structure, but the most striking feature of it as subsequently built - namely, a railway supported by a single row of columns.
One tradition describes how Neagoe Bassarab, while a hostage in Constantinople, designed a splendid mosque for the sultan, returning to build the cathedral out of the surplus materials.
The fact that he began to build a wall round Jerusalem may be taken as further proof of his patriotism.
The inhabitants of Sepphoris - whom Josephus had judged to be so eager for the war that he left them to build their wall for themselves - received a Roman garrison at their own request.
The caliph Omar initiated in the 7th century a code which required Christians and Jews to wear peculiar dress, denied them the right to hold state offices or to possess land, inflicted a poll-tax on them, and while forbidding them to enter mosques, refused them the permission to build new places of worship for themselves.
Lubbock (Lord Avebury) states that the common British yellow ants (Lasius flavus) collect flocks of root-feeding aphids in their underground nests, protect them, build earthen shelters over them, and take the greatest care of their eggs.
There were men of stronger build than the weak Ishbaal and the crippled son of Jonathan, the survivors of Saul's house, and it is only to be expected that David's first care must have been to cement the union of the north and south.
His talent enabled him to weld together the mixed southern clans which became incorporated under Judah, and to build up a monarchy which represented the highest conception of national life possible under the circumstances.
Agriculture is still carried on in a somewhat primitive fashion, and as a rule the livestock is of an inferior quality, though the breed of horses, of a heavy build and mostly used in agriculture, is held in high esteem.
But he needed time in order to build a navy and to prepare for the execution of the schemes for the overthrow of the British power in India, which he had lately outlined to General Decaen, the new governor of the French possessions in that land.
The foundations and some of the architectural fragments of the temple were still in existence until 1777, when they were used to build the Passionist monastery by Cardinal York.
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