All the blood which had seemed congested somewhere below his throat rushed to his face and eyes.
Washington Street, still narrow, is perhaps the most crowded and congested thoroughfare in America.
Harrison Park is a breathing spot for the congested district of Fountainbridge, and the park at Saughton Hall, opened in 1905, for the western district of the city.
The water supply, deemed ample when the prison was planned, became polluted under the congested conditions.
These three last projects would add 2,774,000 acres to the irrigated area of the province, and as they would flow through tracts almost unpeopled, they would afford a most valuable outlet for the congested districts of northern India.
The kidneys are enlarged and congested.
Emigration may give temporary relief to congested districts, but it is not in itself a remedy for so-called over-population.
This is due to intense engorgement of the vessels brought about through these minute existing collateral channels and results in a peripheral congested zone round the infarct.
The Congested Districts Board made many efforts to improve the condition of the inhabitants, especially by introducing better methods of fishing.
In order to improve the condition of affairs in congested districts, the board was empowered (I) to amalgamate small holdings either by directly aiding migration or emigration of occupiers, or by recommending the Land Commission to facilitate amalgamation, and (2) generally to aid and develop out of its resources agriculture, forestry, the breeding of live-stock, weaving, spinning, fishing and any other suitable industries.
Of such character have been the state-aided emigration from Ireland, and the assisted emigration of paupers, criminals and other persons in the effort to relieve a congested population, or simply from the desire to get rid of undesirable members of the community.
When the excitement consequent on the gold finds had subsided, there was a considerable reaction against the claims of Labour, and this was greatly helped by the congested state of the labour market; but the principle of an eight-hours day made progress, and was conceded in several trades.
Before 1892 Mr Chamberlain had the satisfaction of seeing Lord Salisbury's ministry pass such important acts, from a progressive point of view, as those dealing with Coal Mines Regulation, Allotments, County Councils, Housing of the Working Classes, Free Education and Agricultural Holdings, besides Irish legislation like the Ashbourne Act, the Land Act of 1891, and the Light Railways and Congested Districts Acts.
There are a large number of administrative departments and boards, some, like the Board of Trade, discharging the same duties as the similar department in England; others, like the Congested Districts Board, dealing with matters of purely Irish concern.
Plunkett, but also from the Congested Districts Board founded under the Land Purchase Act of 1891.
Soon after the change of government in 1906 a royal commission, with ex-Lord Justice Fry as chairman, was appointed to investigate the condition of Trinity College, Dublin, and another under Lord Dudley to inquire into the question of the congested districts.
In Kerry, Ireland, he was a large landowner, and became a member of the Irish privy council (1903), and in 1906 he sat on the Royal Commission dealing with congested districts.
There are few or no large congested tenement-house districts; most of the wage-earners own their own homes or rent cottages.
Sulphur and sulphur waters such as those of Harrogate, Aix-la-Chapelle and Aix-les-Bains, have a powerful effect in congested conditions of the liver and intestines, haemorrhoids, gout and gravel.
Under the Congested Districts (Scotland) Act of 18 97, £35, 0 0 0 a year was devoted within certain districts of Argyll, Inverness, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney and Shetland, to assisting migration, improving the breeds of live stock, building piers and boatslips, making roads and bridges, developing home industries, &c.
for each individual, these divisions should, for the purposes of the act, form a separate county, called a congested districts county, and should be subject to the operations of the board.
From the first arrangements were made for bringing colonists in from the more congested parts of India.
The commonwealth joined the city of Boston in the construction of a subway beneath the most congested portion of the city for the passage of electric cars.
She wore those half-stockings that were supposed to be hidden by something far longer than what covered her pudgy legs, which were streaked with the stark blue of veins looking like a map of a very congested and curvy area.
A great fire broke out in the fort in the same year and caused enormous loss; but it enabled the government to open wider thoroughfares in the more congested parts, and greatly stimulated the tendency of the natives to build their houses and 1 See Hunter, op. cit.
congested in the summer, especially at weekends.
In the milder forms of the disease there is simply a congested or inflamed condition of the mucous membrane, with perhaps some inflammatory exudation on its surface, which is passed off by the discharges from the bowels.
7were accepted by the land judge; and (4) estates for the purchase of which, under sections 72 and 79, originating requests were transmitted by the Congested Districts Board to the Land Commission Agricultural Co-operation.
This was due to the action of the Congested Districts Board in buying the Dillon estate and reducing all the rents without consulting the effect upon others.
As early as six hours after the injury the polymorpho-nuclear leucocytes are seen passing in large numbers from the dilated and congested blood vessels of the tissues at the margin of the wound into the injured zone, where they carry on an active phagocytosis.
The workers, who control the polity of the hive (the "queen" being exceedingly "limited" in her monarchy), arrange if possible that young queens shall develop only when the population of the hive has become so congested that it is desirable to send off a swarm.
Compared with the congested districts in the other provinces of India, with the exception of Assam, the lot of the Burman is decidedly enviable.
His work was also constructive, for he broadened the basis of material prosperity and social progress by creating the Congested Districts Board in 1890.
River ports can get very congested during the Christmas holiday and it's not unusual for ships to tie up together.
A very large proportion of the inhabitants of Detroit own their homes: there are no large congested tenement-house districts; and many streets in various parts of the city are faced with rows of low and humble cottages often having a garden plot in front.
In the interior organs there are indications of a compensating accumulation of blood, such as swelling of the spleen, engorgement (very rarely rupture) of the heart, with a feeling of oppression in the chest, and a copious flow of clear and watery urine from the congested kidneys.
During the first half of the 19th century wholesale clearances had been effected in many districts, and the crofters were compelled either to emigrate or to crowd into areas already congested, where, eking out a precarious living by following the fisheries, they led a hard and miserable existence.
At the outset, steamers and barges were used to convey the war material across, until the French ports became congested; then special barges were introduced to take goods direct into the French canals and thence as close to the firing line as possible.
Because many port cities are oriented toward the water - a holdover from when ocean travel and shipping were primary industries - the port may be located downtown in congested areas.
Not only is the port less congested than those found in Florida, California and New York, but the trip is just as relaxing.
If you are in a vehicle in congested traffic, do not try to outrun the tornado.
If you're approaching retirement and looking forward to moving to a place that's warm, a place less congested, a place in the mountains....
Illnesses, such as a cold that leaves you coughing and congested, or painful symptoms of something more severe may steal your slumber.
You possibly snore due to being congested with allergies.
Get Treatment for Allergies: A congested nose can create snoring problems because you may be breathing through your mouth as you sleep.
A congested or stuffy nose is a common symptom of colds and allergies.
Sinus swelling can constrict a child's eustachian tube that connects the inner ear to the throat, causing a congested feeling and "ear popping."
Acute otitis media often occurs as an aftereffect of upper respiratory infections, in which the eustachian tube and nasal membranes become swollen and congested.
You can purchase round trip tickets for groups or families (ticket lines at the stations can get congested), and figure out rates ahead of time by visiting their official website.
Its lightweight consistency is second only to its soothing formula, and the ingredients work to brighten the skin, reduce blemishes, unclog congested pores and leave the skin feeling refreshed.
In congested airspace or restricted airspace, the controlling facility has a more hands on approach for guidance.
James also ruled out the possibility of a tethered balloon, but it would have been too close to the congested flightpaths over London.
congested motorway to an A&E unit in Paisley.
congested roads in Europe.
congested high street, some of the best properties lie just off the main roads in pretty, leafy roads.
congested junction at Bridge Road.
congested airports away from the major hubs.
congested town centers such as Hammersmith and Bromley.
Bingham Town Center The Market Place area is severely congested due to lack of enforcement of illegal parking.
There is no attempt to provide any relief for the already congested village center.
Remember to look right before crossing its highly congested roads, and don't expect mercy from couriers or taxi drivers.
congested with traffic.
White tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.
Bypassing one of Europe's most congested motorways - where does the M6 toll run?
About the middle of the 19th century it began to be recognized that the education of the people was more conducive to the safety of the fortress than to leave in ignorance congested masses of southern race liable to be swayed spasmodically by prejudice.
These should be supplemented with infrared point detectors located close to the most likely release points or in areas highly congested with equipment.
congested at peak times.
congested through a shortage of savings.
congested due to lack of enforcement of illegal parking.
A heavily congested location where the 30 limit is often no more than a vague aspiration during the daytime.
The cross country season has become increasingly congested, with competitors having almost too many races to choose from.
Parents who drive children also face long delays because London roads have been extremely congested during the two previous Tube strikes.
congested from the perspective of one user, and uncongested from the perspective of another.
Population grew rapidly, causing many back buildings in the congested town center, tho after 1850 there was expansion eastwards.
hoist a spinnaker in the congested waters above the College of Maritime Studies jetty.
congested with vehicles all contribute to an unpleasant environment.
See also the Report of the Parnell Special Commission (1890); the Report of the Bessborough Commission (1881), of the Richmond Commission (1881), of the Cowper Commission (1887), and of the Mathew Commission (1893), and the Report of the Congested Districts Board (1899).
Effects of Emigration.-There are two views with regard to emigration: one unfavourable, viz., that it is a drain on population, reducing its economic strength and disturbing social and political relations; the second looking upon it as a relief from over-population and a congested labour market.
Further provisions regulating the operations of funds of the board were enacted in 1893, 1896, 1899 and 1903; and by its constituting act the Department of Agriculture was empowered to exercise, at the request of the board, any of its powers and duties in congested districts.
Dividing border perennials The centers of many plants which form congested large clumps eventually exhaust the soil.
Relatively short fronds growing almost vertically that are congested with overlapping pinnae giving a very dense appearance.
ruled out the possibility of a tethered balloon, but it would have been too close to the congested flightpaths over London.
With an awful spasm Mr. Carr jerked his congested features into the ghastly semblance of a smile.
Natural Healing: If your sinuses are very congested then use herbal snuff to relieve the pressure.
It is unseamanlike for a yacht to hoist a spinnaker in the congested waters above the College of Maritime Studies jetty.
tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.
Electric traction was first used in Buenos Aires in 1897, since when nearly all the lines of that city have been reconstructed to meet its requirements, and subways are contemplated to relieve the congested street traffic of the central districts; the companies contribute 6% of their gross receipts to the municipality, besides paying $50 per annum per square on each single track in paved streets, 5 per thousand on the value of their property, and 33% of the cost of street repaving and renewals.
The Congested Districts Board, however, have made efforts to improve the condition of the people, and a branch of the Midland Great Western railway to Achill Sound, together with a swivel bridge across the sound, improved communications and make for prosperity.
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