She was lost for a moment in the sensations of his warm hand clasping hers.
"No, it will not do," she said decidedly, clasping her hands.
The male is very often provided with clasping organs for seizing the female.
In other species of the genus the seed germinates on a branch, and the seedling produces clasping roots, and roots which grow downwards hanging like stout cords, and ultimately reaching the ground.
"Unless …" He drifted off and crossed to the window, clasping his hands behind him.
It was of the nature of a contract, entered into by mutual promise, the clasping of hands, and exchange of an agreement in writing (tabula hospitalis) or of a token (tessera or symbolum), and was rendered hereditary by the division of the tessera.
The fore-legs are elongate and adapted for clasping, while the short and flattened intermediate and hind legs form very perfect oar-like propellers.
They pair on land, the male clasping the female at the arms, and the impregnation is internal.
For instance, some species of Philodendron have a growth like that of ivy, with feeding roots penetrating the soil and clasping roots which fix the plant to its support.
The design shows two hands clasping one heart.
Without a touch of remorse you drive the father from his land, clasping to his bosom his household gods and his half-naked children.
With the splendour of the full moon falling upon him, his hand clasping his Shakespeare, and looking, as we are told, almost unearthly in the majestic beauty of his old age, Tennyson passed away at Aldworth on the night of the 6th of October 1892.
When Gabriel came to inform her that the men who had come had run away again, she rose frowning, and clasping her hands behind her paced through the rooms a long time considering what she should do.
The second group represents, first, the birth of Mithras; then the god nude, cutting fruit and leaves from a fig-tree in which is the bust of a deity, and before which one of the winds is blowing upon Mithras; the god discharging an arrow against a rock from which springs a fountain whose water a figure is kneeling to receive in his palms; the bull in a small boat, near which again occurs the figure of the animal under a roof about to be set on fire by two figures; the bull in flight, with Mithras in pursuit; Mithras bearing the bull on his shoulders; Helios kneeling before Mithras; Helios and Mithras clasping hands over an altar; Mithras with drawn bow on a running horse; Mithras and Helios banqueting; Mithras and Helios mounting the chariot of the latter and rising in full course over the ocean.
They feature two hands clasping the outside of a heart.
The west end projects nearly 20 ft. beyond the face of the curtain, and has clasping buttresses at both angles.
Calceolaria Amplexicaulis - A fine kind with soft green leaves clasping the stem and many lemon-yellow flowers.
It is usual to divide the Mallophaga into two families - the Liotheidae, possessing labial palps and two foot-claws, being fairly active insects, which are capable, on the death of their host, of seeking another, and the Philopteridae, without labial palps and with a single foot= claw modified for clasping (fig.
Using an iron no larger than one and a half inches wide and made with ceramic plates, begin by taking a two inch section of hair and clasping it from the top in the iron.
- The first segment of the hind-body almost always with rudimentary pair of feet; orifices of the genital organs (symmetrically placed in both sexes) in the following segment; neither the last foot of the fore-body nor the rudimentary feet just mentioned acting as a copulatory organ in the male; both or neither of the first pair of antennae in the male geniculating; cephalic limbs less abundantly articulated and with fewer plumose setae or none, but with hooks and clasping setae.
"Unless â€¦" He drifted off and crossed to the window, clasping his hands behind him.
The common peduncle (A) has not the power of clasping a support, nor has the corresponding part of a true tendril.
Using your fingers and smoosh it by clasping your hands together is also effective in releasing tension.
The tips of its delicate pink petals peered above the clasping green calyx.
clasping buttresses at both angles.
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