The craft door opened, and a figure strode out.
He altered the course of his tiny craft for Qatwal.
Kiera had bathed in the bathroom in the back of the craft, but it was too small to have a clothing unit.
from its mouth, and for native craft for over 250 m.
" Endeavour," the vessel fitted out for the voyage, was a small craft of 370 tons, carrying twenty-two guns, and built originally for a collier, with a view rather to strength than to speed.
He preferred land wars to the space wars and had been returning to the main craft when the ambush occurred.
Small sailing craft navigate upwards as far as Samarra; above this all navigation is downward, and by raft.
Every chain of events starts with one push, a catalyst, the perfect mix of different elements that craft a path and make an outcome more likely.
In 1904, exclusive of coasters and small craft trading with north-west Africa, 562 ships of 604,208 tons entered the port of Cartagena, 259 being British and 150 Spanish; while 90 vessels were accommodated at Porman.
She trailed instead, eyes on the much smaller craft hovering near the tree.
She didn't want to talk to Evelyn and lay down soon after the feeling of the craft ascending-- similar to the pressure felt in a plane-- stopped.
She has practised no single constructive craft which would call for the use of her hands.
As they passed us, the large craft and the gunboats in the harbour saluted and the seamen shouted applause for the master of the only little sail-boat that ventured out into the storm.
If he failed to teach his son the craft, that son could prosecute him and get the contract annulled.
Farnell refers to the ancient association between the healing craft and the singing of spells, and says that it is impossible to decide which is the original sense.
Above Ciudad Bolivar transportation is effected by two or three small river steamers and a great number of small craft (lauchas, bungos, balandras, &c.), using sails, oars and punting poles.
The Egyptians and Turks had only three line of battleships and fifteen large frigates, together with a swarm of small craft which raised their total number to eighty and upwards.
Already the desire to make his country a great naval power was becoming his ruling passion, and when he found by experience that the White Sea, Russia's sole maritime outlet, had great practical inconveniences as a naval base, he revived the project of getting a firm footing on the shores of the Black Sea or the Baltic. At first he gave the preference to the former, and with the aid of a flotilla of small craft, constructed on a tributary of the Don, he succeeded in capturing Azov from the Turks.
Perhaps the brief stay on the craft would help her adjust.
in length; in the winter months the fishing craft take shelter in the haven of Armyro.
She followed Evelyn into the craft, seeing only one Qatwali warrior to pilot the craft.
The hum of a spacecraft made her pulse leap again, and her eyes found the small craft descending from the sky to a landing point a hundred meters away.
Boats carrying as much as 600 tons are often able to proceed as far up stream as Strassburg, and smaller craft get as far as Huningen, a little above Basel.
The craft above him opened its door and lowered itself as close as it dared to the ground.
At the present time the river is navigated by sailing craft of some size from Hit downward.
Like Kepler and all his contemporaries he believed in astrology, and he certainly also had some faith in the power of magic, for there is extant a deed written in his own handwriting containing a contract between himself and Robert Logan of Restalrig, a turbulent baron of desperate character, by which Napier undertakes "to serche and sik out, and be al craft and ingyne that he dow, to tempt, trye, and find out" some buried treasure supposed to be hidden in Logan's fortress at Fastcastle, in consideration of receiving one-third part of the treasure found by his aid.
He therefore employed the best available art and skill in improving the craft of glass-cutting.
Soult Passage of expected the passage of the Douro to be attempted the Douro, near its mouth, with fishing craft; but Wellesley, by May 12,1809, a daring surprise, crossed (May 12) close above Oporto, and also by a ford higher up. After some fighting Oporto was taken, and Soult driven back.
During the same period the tonnage of the craft themselves more than doubled, while the] crews increased 191%, the number of men employed in the latter year being approximately 150,000.
Various arts were attributed to her - shipbuilding, the goldsmith's craft, fulling, shoemaking and other branches of industry.
The enemy's light guns, aided by effective searchlights, were offering a strenuous opposition to the small craft engaged on the all-important duty of clearing the channel of submerged defences.
The Port of London Authority, as constituted by the act of 1908, is a body corporate consisting of a chairman, vice-chairman, 17 members elected by payers of dues, wharfingers and owners of river craft, I member elected by wharfingers exclusively, and To members appointed by the following existing bodies - Admiralty (one); Board of Trade (two); London County Council (two from among its own members and two others); City Corporation (one from among its own members and one other); Trinity House (one).
He sat in the only seat in the tiny craft, studying Ne'Rin, who transmitted from A'Ran's battle command center on the moon that was his interim home.
On a second voyage, in 1556, Chancellor was drowned; and three subsequent voyages, led by Stephen Burrough, Arthur Pet and Charles Jackman, in small craft of 50 tons and under, carried on an examination of the straits which lead into the Kara sea.
deep), the Hansa dock, India dock, petroleum dock, several swimming and dry docks; and in the west of the free port area three other large docks, one of 77 acres for river craft, the others each 56 acres in extent, and one 234 ft.
Yet it was scarcely until the last quarter of the 19th century that the apprenticeship system, which was a mere initiation into the art and mystery of a craft, was recognized as antiquated and, in its virtual exclusion of academic study, even mischievous.
England asserted by the Aberdeen Act (1845) the right of seizing suspected craft in Brazilian waters.
In spite of all this Josephus held his ground and by force or craft put down those who resisted his authority.
By 1718 he had made some reputation as a writer of occasional verse, which he published in broadsheets, and then (or a year earlier) he turned bookseller in the premises where he had hitherto plied his craft of wig-making.
The harbour, in which ships of all nations may be seen, as well as great numbers of the picturesque sailing craft engaged in the coasting trade, is somewhat difficult of access to larger vessels, but has been improved by the construction of new breakwaters and dry docks.
On the south bank of the stream there follow in succession, going from east to west, the Moldau dock for river craft, the sailing vessel dock (Segelschiff Hafen, 3937 ft.
Craft gilds were already in existence, but these had no share in the government; for, though the Lubeck rule excluding craftsmen from the Rath did not obtain, they were excluded in practice.
It would heal once he reached the main craft with the help of the medical unit but was useless in the meantime.
There were no windows on the tiny craft, only the two of them and two benches long enough for them to stretch out on.
In Queensland waters there are about 300 vessels, and on the Western Australian coast about 450 licensed craft engaged in the industry, the annual value of pearl-shell and pearls raised being nearly half a million sterling.
It became in effect the principal feast of the Church, the procession of the Sacrament a gorgeous pageant, in which not only the members of the trade and craft gilds, with the magistrates of the cities, took part, but princes and sovereigns.
He vaguely anticipates the modern idea of the world as a survival of the fittest when he says that many races may have lived and died out, and that those which still exist have been protected either by craft, courage or speed.
It is the place of transhipment from the large Glasgow passenger steamers to the small craft built for the navigation of the canal.
Byzantine territory, threatened Constantinople with a fleet of small craft, obtained as consort for one of their princes, Vladimir I, (q.v.), a sister of the Byzantine emperor on condition of the prince becoming a Christian, adopted Christianity for themselves and their subjects, learned to hold in check the nomadic hordes of the steppe, and formed matrimonial alliances with the reigning families of Poland, Hungary, Norway and France.
Among institutions are the missionary settlement of the Oxford House, founded in 1884, with its women's branch, St Margaret's House; the NorthEastern hospital for children, the Craft school and the Leather Trade school.
Above Spires, however, the river craft are comparatively small, but lower down vessels of 500 and 600 tons burden find no difficulty in plying.
The boats which ply up and down the river itself, without venturing upon the open sea, are mostly craft of Too to 200 tons, owned in the great majority of cases by their captains, men principally of German or Dutch nationality.
The exclusion of the handicraftsmen from the Rath led, early in the 15th century, to a rising of the craft gilds against the patrician merchants, and in 1410 they forced the latter to recognize the authority of a committee of 48 burghers, which concluded with the senate the so-called First Recess; there were, however, fresh outbursts in 1458 and 1483, which were settled by further compromises.
On the seashore fishing naturally became a means of livelihood, and dwellers by the sea, in virtue of the dangers to which they are exposed from storm and unseaworthy craft, are stimulated to a higher degree of foresight, quicker observation, prompter decision and more energetic action in emergencies than those who live inland.
At the time of Chesney's survey of the Euphrates in 1838 this canal was still navigable for craft of some size.
In 1892 a harbour was built, but the shipping of Tiel is now chiefly confined to craft for inland navigation.
Hamilton made Imbros his headquarters, and troops also were sometimes collected there owing to its vicinity both to Helles and to Anzac. Within the Dardanelles the battleship " Goliath " had been torpedoed by the Turkish destroyer " Muavenet-i-Milliye " on May 13; on the other hand British submarines were performing invaluable service, diving under the mine-fields, causing havoc amongst enemy craft in the channel itself and higher up, and threatening Ottoman communications with the peninsula.
The characteristic craft for local service in the immediate environment of Bagdad is the kufa, a circular boat of basket-work covered with bitumen, often of a size sufficient to carry five or six horses and a dozen men.
He allows himself too easily to be ensnared by the craft of the evil powers who seek to ruin his future existence.
During the summer time it has water of sufficient depth for steamers of light draft as far as Nan-ch'ang, and it is navigable by native craft for a considerable distance beyond that city.
The craft's computer assured him her health was good; she was just distressed.
She reached into a drawer at the back of the craft.
By the end of the month he was ready for service with a squadron of eight ships and brigs, and some small craft.
A craftsman often adopted a son to learn the craft.
The crags which he flung at Britannia did indeed graze the stern and graze the prow of her craft.
The scuole were divided into the six scuole grandi, so called from their numbers, wealth and privileges, and the scuole minori or fraglie, which in most cases were associated with an art or craft.
He wrote nothing but a critical examination of the story of Don Carlos, but he returned to Germany a master of his craft.
The eastern bay is rocky, shallow and exposed, and is now used only by native craft.
Ulm is remarkable in the history of German literature as the spot where the Meistersinger lingered longest, preserving without text and without notes the traditional lore of their craft.
The harbour, once the best on the northern coast of the Corinthian Gulf, is now almost entirely choked up, and is accessible only to the smallest craft.
CARMARTHEN (Caerfyrddin), a municipal borough, contributory parliamentary borough (united with Llanelly since 1832), and county town of Carmarthenshire, and a county of itself, finely situated on the right bank of the Towy, which is here tidal and navigable for small craft.
The town lies under high hills on a small circular harbour accessible to small craft.
The first grand characteristic of Hippocratic medicine is the high conception of the duties and status of the physician, shown in the celebrated "Oath of Hippocrates" and elsewhere - equally free from the mysticism of a priesthood and the vulgar pretensions of a mercenary craft.
Two British battleships were sunk off the peninsula (" Triumph " May 25, " Majestic " May 27), and owing to the risks run by warships and transports while in the open the Allied troops on shore were thenceforward almost deprived of support from naval gunfire, while reinforcements and stores were mostly brought from Mudros to the various landing places in small craft.
The revival in recent years of the craft of glass-blowing in England must be attributed to William Morris and T.G.
The great similarity in form, technique and decoration of the earliest known specimens of glass-ware suggests that the craft of glass-making originated from a single centre.
It is true that many conditions existed in Egypt favourable to the development of the craft.
The positions of the factories were determined by the supply of wood for fuel, and subsequently, when the craft of glass-cutting was introduced, by the accessibility of water-power.
It was at Prague that Caspar Lehmann and Zachary Belzer learnt the craft of cutting glass.
In the 13th century the craft of glass-making was practised by the Moors in Almeria, and was probably a survival from Roman times.
France assimilated the craft of glass-making, and her craftsmen acquired a wide reputation.
There is reason to believe that during the Roman occupation the craft was carried on in several parts of the country.
Except for the statement in Bede that the French artisans, sent by Benedict Biscop, taught their craft to the English, there is at present no evidence of glass having been made in England between the Roman period and the 13th century.
It is the development of this craft in connexion with the perfecting of flint-glass that makes the 18th century the most important period in the history of English glass-making.
Glass-cutting was a craft imported from Germany, but the English material so greatly surpassed Bohemian glass in brilliance that the Bohemian cut-glass was eclipsed.
It is strange that so little interest has been taken in a craft in which for some thirty years England surpassed all competitors, creating a wave of fashion which influenced the glass industry throughout the whole of Europe.
Their fraternities or societies may be divided into three classes: religious or benevolent, merchant and craft gilds.
It should also be noted that there is no trace of the existence of either craft or merchant gilds in England before the Norman Conquest.
- The merchant and craft fraternities are particularly interesting to students of economic and municipal history.
The gild merchant did not give birth to craft fraternities or have anything to do with their origin; nor did it delegate its authority to them.
As has already been intimated, however, many artisans probably belonged both to their own craft fraternity and to the gild merchant, and the latter, owing to its great power in the town, may have exercised some sort of supervision over the craftsmen and their societies.
Thus with every creation of a craft fraternity the gild merchant was weakened and its sphere of activity was diminished, though the new bodies were subsidiary to the older and larger fraternity.
The greater the commercial and industrial prosperity of a town, the more rapid was the multiplication of craft gilds, which was a natural result of the ever-increasing division of labour.
The old gild merchant remained longest intact and powerful in the smaller boroughs, in which, owing to the predominance of agriculture, few or no craft gilds were formed.
This transference of the authority of the latter to a number of distinct bodies and the consequent disintegration of the old organization was a gradual spontaneous movement, - a process of slow displacement, or natural growth and decay, due to the play of economic forces, - which, generally speaking, may be assigned to the 14th and 15th centuries, the very period in which the craft gilds attained the zenith of their power.
- A craft gild usually comprised all the artisans in a single branch of industry in a particular town.
It is unnecessary to elaborate any profound theory regarding the origin of the craft gilds.
In the 13th century the trade of England continued to expand and the number of craft gilds increased.
But the regulation of industry was always paramount to social and religious aims; the chief object of the craft gild was to supervise the processes of manufacture and to control the monopoly of working and dealing in a particular branch of industry.
We have already called attention to the gradual displacement of the gild merchant by the craft organizations.
There was at no time a general struggle in England between the gild merchant and the craft gilds, though in a few towns there seems to have been some friction between merchants and artisans.
In some towns the victory of the artisans in the 14th century was so complete that the whole civic constitution was remodelled with the craft fraternities as a basis.
As a rule the craft gilds secured no dominant influence in the boroughs of England, but remained subordinate to the town government.
Two new kinds of craft fraternities appear in the 14th century and become more prominent in the 15th, namely, the merchants' and the journeymen's companies.
In most cases, the company of merchants was merely one of the craft organizations which superseded the gild merchant.
In England the fraternities of journeymen, after struggling a while for complete independence, seem to have fallen under the supervision and control of the masters' gilds; in other words, they became subsidiary or affiliated organs of the older craft fraternities.
In dealing briefly with the modern history of craft gilds, we may confine our attention to England.
Edward VI.'s statute marks no break of continuity in the life of the craft organizations.
In fact, many craft fraternities still survived in the second half of the r8th century, but their usefulness had disappeared.
Attempts have been made to find in them the progenitors of the trades unions, but there seems to be no immediate connexion between the latter and the craft gilds.
Bahrein, Kuwet and Muscat are in steam communication with India, and the Persian Gulf ports; all the great lines of steamships call at Aden on their way between Suez and the East, and regular services are maintained between Suez, Jidda, Hodeda and Aden, as well as to the ports on the African coast, while native coasting craft trade to the smaller ports on the Red Sea and Indian Ocean.
The pots in which these wonders of patient skill are grown have to be themselves fine specimens of the keramists craft, and as much as 200 is sometimes paid for a notably well trained tree.
From this time the temple carvers, although still attached to the carpenters guild, took a place apart from the rest of their craft, and the genius of Hidari Jingoro secured for one important section of the artisan world a recognition like that which Hishigawa Moronobu, the painter and book-illustrator, afterwards won I or another.
The embroiderers craft has been followed for centuries in Japan with eminent success, but whereas it formerly ranked E b t~ with dyeing and weaving, it has now come to be m rO eay.
In the I3th century, however, the introduction 01 tea from China, together with vessels for infusing and serving it revealed to the Japanese a new conception of ceramic possibilities for the potters of the Middle Kingdom had then (Sung dynasty) fully entered the road which was destined to carry them ultimately to a high pinnacle of their craft.
Beyond this city the navigation is conducted by native craft, - the modern facilities for traffic by rail and the increasing shoals in the river having put an end to the previous steamer communication, which plied until about 1860 as high up as Allahabad.
Below Calcutta important boat routes through the delta connect the Hugli with the eastern branches of the river, for both native craft and steamers.
So far, however, as the real foundation ceremonies of Craft Masonry are concerned, whether before or after the premier Grand Lodge was formed, it is most unlikely that such a society as the Freemasons would adopt anything of a really distinctive character from any other organization.
hardy race of fishers, who were the first of their craft in Europe to pursue the whale, formerly abundant in the Bay of Biscay.
Somewhere, in actual life, the stress of craft and courage acting on the springs of human vice and weakness fails, unless the hero of the comedy or tragedy, Callimaco or Cesare, allows for the revolt of healthier instincts.
The Connecticut is the most considerable stream, and is navigable by small craft.
Of the rise of the craft gilds in Utrecht there is no record.
In all other cities of the Netherlands the craft gilds remained in humble subjection to a council co-opted from a limited number of wealthy patrician families.
The port is now nearly filled up, has a sand-bar at its entrance and can be reached only by small craft.
In addition to this most delicate and rapid craft, he had his umiak or freight boat, sometimes called woman's boat.
Their craft would vie in form, in size, and seaworthiness with those of the North Pacific coast.
The sangada, with its platform and sail, belonging to the Brazilian coast, is spoken of as a good seaworthy craft.
The American craft was propelled by poling, paddling, rowing, and by rude sails of matting.
The second line of twenty galleys, under the command of Benedetto Giacaria (or Zaccharie), was placed so far behind the first that the Pisans could not see whether it was made up of war-vessels or of small craft meant to act as tenders to the others.
By the craft of Hera, his foe through life, his birth was delayed, and that of Eurystheus, son of Sthenelus of Argos, hastened, Zeus having in effect sworn that the elder of the two should rule the realm of Perseus.
He hoped for assistance from the friendly Nabataeans; but, as they owed everything to their position as middlemen for the South-Arabian trade, which a direct communication between Rome and the Sabaeans would have ruined, their viceroy Syllaeus, who did not dare openly to refuse help, sought to frustrate the emperor's scheme by craft.
The Russians again broke out northward; but some of the Japanese squadrons hung on to the remnant of the enemy's battle-fleet, and the others dealt with the numerous Russian vessels that were unable to keep up. Then Togo called off his ships, and gave the torpedo craft room and the night in which to act.
The anchorage is fairly protected from the sea, but the depth of water is only 3 to 4 fathoms. The channel between the island on Diu and the mainland is navigable only by fishing boats and small craft.
Since 1880 the increasing demands of medical knowledge have well-nigh revolutionized the craft in the home, the hospital and the workhouse.
No native craft of any kind was seen above Barraconda.
The navy, many of the officers of which are Danes and Norwegians, comprises a steel twin-screw cruiser of 2500 tons which serves as the royal yacht, four steel gunboats of between 500 and 700 tons all armed with modern quick-firing guns, two torpedo-boat destroyers and three torpedo boats, with other craft for river and coast work.
In these circumstances navigation is especially perilous for sailing craft.
southwest of the city, was once a good harbour, but is now fit only for small craft.
Up to 1880 the railway mileage had increased to only 1,530; but during the next ten years it increased to 2,942, and railways were in considerable measure substituted for water craft.
On the other hand, principles are valueless without law and order; and Burghley's craft and subtlety prepared a security in which principles might find some scope.
The Rio Grande is navigable for small vessels up to Matamoros (31 m.), and for smaller craft 65 m.
There is no evidence to show that any societies during the first three centuries consisted solely of workers at a single craft.
But there can be little doubt that the later craft gilds were a development, through the industrial gilds of the provincial towns, of one of the most ancient features of Roman life.
Local products, including kat, firewood, live animals, ghi, dates, honey, wax, gums and sesame oil, to the value of about £125,000, were exported in 1919-20.1,065 steam vessels of aggregate tonnage 2,736,391 and sailing craft of tonnage 365,569 cleared in the year ending March 1919.
Sir William Phips sailed from Boston in 1690, conquered Acadia, now Nova Scotia, and then hazarded the greater task of leading a fleet up the St Lawrence against Quebec. On the 16th of October 1690 thirty-four English ships, some of them only fishing craft, appeared in its basin and demanded the surrender of the town.
The tidal currents, or races, or roost (as some of them are called locally, from the Icelandic) off many of the isles run with enormous velocity, and whirlpools are of frequent occurrence, and strong enough at times to prove a source of danger to small craft.
The harbour of Grado is the only one accessible to the larger kind of coasting craft.
high, which received its name from its resemblance to the square sail used on certain Portuguese craft.
Ferryboats cross the bay to Nictheroy at intervals of 20 minutes, and smaller craft provide communication with the islands of Gobernador and Paqueta.
The high carved prow and stern give the craft almost a crescent shape.
By the middle of April two warships, twentythree galleys, four fireships and numerous smaller craft were safely launched.
Perez says that the Sarare branch of the Apure has formed a gigantic dam across its own course by prodigious quantities of trees, brush, vines and roots, and thus, impounding its own waters, has cut a new channel to the southward across the lowlands and joined the Arauca, from which the Sarare may be reached in small craft and ascended to the vicinity of Pamplona.
It occupies, however, but a few small steam craft.
from its mouth, for barges and other small craft, and through the Ludwig Canal is connected with the Danube.
There the German torpedo craft and German submarines lay in a safe base only some 60 m.
The host of small craft dispersed for their various tasks.
the small craft went in to lay the smoke screen.
The Salween throughout Karen-ni is navigated by large native craft.
Hitherto, according to all evidence, she had shown herself on all occasions, as on all subsequent occasions she indisputably showed herself, the most fearless, the most keen-sighted, the most ready-witted, the most high-gifted and high-spirited of women; gallant and generous, skilful and practical, never to be cowed by fortune, never to be cajoled by craft; neither more unselfish in her ends nor more unscrupulous in her practice than might have been expected from her training and her creed.
Mawson, The Art and Craft of Garden-Making; J.
The medieval constitution of Groningen, unlike that of Utrecht, was aristocratic. Merchant gild there was none; and the craft gilds were without direct influence on the city government, which held them in subjection.
Those of the eastern slope, on the other hand, such as the Musi, Jambi, Indragiri, Kampar, Siak, Rokan, Panei, Bila and Asahan, are longer, and with many of their affluents are navigable in their middle and lower courses over considerable stretches for craft drawing 6 to 10 ft.
The western division consists of low fen or clay soil and presents a monotonous expanse of rich meadow-land, carefully drained in regular lines of canals bordered by stunted willows, and dotted over with windmills, the sails of canal craft and the clumps of elm and poplar which surround each isolated farm-house.
In the charter of 1254, while there is mention of a communitas capable of making a compact with the bishop, there is nothing said of any trade or craft gilds.
These are, indeed, expressly prohibited in the later charter of Bishop Johann Kvag (1294); and the distinctive character of the constitution of Copenhagen during the middle ages consisted in the absence of the free gild system, and the right of any burgher to pursue a craft under license from the Vogt (advocates) of the overlord and the city authorities.
He therefore proposed that he should be detached with ten sail of the line, and the frigates and small craft, to pass between the Middle Ground and Saltholm Flat, and assail the Danish line at the southern end while the remainder of the fleet engaged the Trekroner battery from the north.
Bremen is the centre for some of the more important of the German shipping companies, especially of the North German Lloyd (founded in 1856), which, on the 1st of January 1905, possessed a fleet of 382 steamers of 693,892 tons, besides lighters and similar craft.
Artificers are not expected to pray like the wise man; "In the handywork of their craft is their prayer" (v.
As yet, however, none of the trade or craft gilds, as such, had a share in the government, which continued in the hands of the patrician families, membership of which was necessary even for election to the council and to the parochial offices.
In 1370 an insurrection of the weavers was suppressed; but in 1396, the rule of the patricians, having been weakened by internal dissensions, a bloodless revolution led to the establishment of a comparatively democratic constitution, based on the organization of the trade and craft gilds, which lasted with but slight modification till the French Revolution.
Sea-going vessels sail up the Ems as far as Halte, and river craft as far as Greven, and the river is connected with a widely branching system of canals,, as the Ems-Jade and Dortmund-Ems canals.
Torpedo craft of modern types, 130 effective, 3 approaching completion.
Among the craft using the river the dahabiya is a characteristic native sailing vessel, somewhat resembling a house-boat.
Canals.The irrigation canals, which are also navigab1~ by small craft, are of especial importance in a country where the rainfall is ver>~ slight.
The navy consists of 6 small battleships, 3 coast defence armour-clads, 5 protected cruisers, 5 gun-boats, and 24 torpedo craft.
The only other craft, except the steamships of the Russians, that venture on the waters, are the flat-bottomed boats of the Kirghiz.
Technically one of these arts, that of line-engraving on copper, sprang from the craft of the goldsmith and metal-chaser; while that of woodengraving sprang from the craft of the printers of pattern-blocks and playing cards.
own designs, and between the arts of the goldsmith and the painter there had always been a close alliance, both being habitually exercised by persons of the same family and sometimes by one and the same person; so that there was no lack of hands ready-trained for the new craft which required of the man who practised it that he should design like a painter and cut metal like a goldsmith.
In 1901, 1411 steamers and sailing craft aggregating 1,830,000 tons register cleared from Sulina for European ports carrying, besides other merchandise, nearly 13,000,000 quarters of grain.
It is also resorted to by native sailing craft from all parts of the Malay Archipelago.
Dryden (5909), including The Craft of Venerie from a 15th-century MS. and a 13thcentury poem La Chasse d'on cerf.
In saga literature we read of craft (of " long ships ") with 20 to 30 benches of rowers, which would mean 40 to 60 oars.
- The Persian Gulf is by tradition the home of sailing craft, for their skill in handling which the Phoenicians afterwarns became famous in the Mediterranean.
There are some 14 types of native craft which belong to the Persian Gulf proper.
They sail well and are weatherly craft.
came Nearchus, the admiral of Alexander, on his way from the Indies to the Tigris delta; from Basra sailed Sindbad in the 9th century in one of the many Arab craft which traded thence to India, Ceylon and Zanzibar.
Among steel ships, the type known as the "whaleback" originated here; and iron and wooden ships, launches and small pleasure craft are also made.
There is also some activity in the building of small craft.
The introduction of gas as an illuminant, about 1816, at once induced a large demand and a novel description of metal fitting; and the craft fell under the control of a new commercial class, intent on breaking with past traditions, and utilizing steam power, electro-deposition, and every mechanical and scientific invention tending to economize metal or labour.
Hence the craft of tinmen and braziers is carried on by the same individuals.
Sixteen vessels of large size for the time, and a number of smaller craft, is said to have been their total strength.
If, as has been claimed, Louis owed to them any of his tendency to prefer the society of the poor, or rather of the bourgeois, to that of the nobility, their example was his best lesson in the craft of kingship. In June 1436, when scarcely thirteen, he was married to Margaret (c. 1425-1445), daughter of James I.
The silk weavers of India possess the very highest skill in their craft, and with competent and energetic management and increased capital the industry could be revived and extended.
Sind is the only province of India where the potter's craft is pursued with any regard to artistic considerations; and there the industry is said to have been introduced by the Mahommedans.
the king's harshness and the arrogance and cruelty of his son, found vent in a revolt led by Roberto Sanseverino and Francesco Coppola, which was crushed by means of craft and treachery.
The work of construction was under the control of the Inland Waterways and Docks Section of the Royal Engineers, and involved the reclamation of a large tract of swampy foreshore, the widening and deepening of the waterway, the construction of a wharf and jetty nearly a mile in length equipped with powerful cranes and of docks for the building and repair of certain kinds of craft, the erection of acres of hutments and store-sheds, and the laying of some 50 m.
The rivers afford for light craft (of not over 3 ft.
But each craft at the same time formed a society for social, beneficial and religious purposes, and, as these were entirely in accordance with the wishes of the clerical authorities, the other powers could not in the long run be withheld, including that of forcing all followers of any craft to join the gild (Zunftzwang).
from its mouth, and smaller craft can be punted up as far as Rayoh, some 15 m.
They did not, however, profit by their discovery, because, amongst the Egyptians, writing was clearly a mystery in both senses - only possible at that period for masters in the craft, and also something, like the writing of medical prescriptions at the present day in Latin, which was not to be made too easily intelligible to the common people.
After passing Adana, to which point small craft ascend, the Sihun runs south-west to the sea.
Still, if we go back two or three centuries, it is indisputable that rivers of the Volga basin which were easily navigable then are now hardly accessible to the smallest craft.
Possessing a good harbour in the days of small craft, it was the most important place in Pamphylia.
For his absolute individualism, which recognizes in the state, the church, the family only so many superficial and incidental provisions of human craft, the means of relief was absorption in the intellectual and purely ideal aims which prepare the way for the cessation of temporal individuality altogether.
lightness and elasticity it is well adapted for the construction of yachts and other small fast-sailing craft, and is said to be the best of all wood for masts and large spars; its weight varies from 30 to 40 lb the cubic foot.
Some of the larger craft, which are called baglah, and vary from 50 to 300 tons, carry merchandise to and from Bombay, the Malabal Coast, Zanzibar, &C.; while the smaller vessels, called Oagarah, and mostly under 20 tons, are employed in the coasting trade and the pearl-fisheries on the Arabian coast.
The kings, for their part, sought protection in craft, treachery and cruelty, and only succeeded in aggravating the situation.
Persons might be members who had nothing to do with the craft, and the rise of great capitalists and the development of competition in trade made the regulation of industry by means of companies no longer possible.
The mode of electing officers, and the system of management generally, was challenged by three members who called themselves "artificers, poor men of the craft of goldsmiths."
Deep-water craft can go directly to docks within a short distance of their sources of supply, around the bay.
The largest craft can always, enter and navigate the bay, and there are ample facilities of dry and floating docks.
The Desaguadero is navigable for small craft, and has two or three small tributaries from the west.
Near the Paraguay there are several of these lakes, partly caused by obstructed outlets, such as Bahia Negra, Caceres, Mandiore, Gaiba and Uberaba, some of them of sufficient depth to be navigable by small craft.
Antony's heavy battleships endeavoured to close and crush the enemy with their artillery; Octavian's light and mobile craft made skilful use of skirmishing tactics.
by the 1 The navy consisted of the" Georgios Averof,"a powerful armoured cruiser, 3 old coastal battleships practically modernized, and 16 modern destroyers and other torpedo craft, including a submarine; as against the Turkish strength of 3 small battleships (ex-German), one modernized coastal battleship, 2 light cruisers and 20 effective destroyers and torpedo boats.
These are short but fair-sized streams. Near the Kunlong ferry the Nam Nim, on the right bank, and the Nam Ting, on the left, are considerably longer, and the Nam Ting is navigable by native craft for considerable stretches up to Meng Ting and farther.
It is rather in the conditions under which they wrote and in the rules and traditions of their craft that the causes of their shortcomings must be sought.
The harbour is shallow at its entrance, and craft drawing more than 14 ft.
The sea around the Bahrein islands is shallow, so shallow as to admit only of the approach of native craft, and the harbour is closely shut in by reefs.
Fixity of all the parts was secured by a tubular mast extending upwards and downwards through about the middle of the craft, and from its extremities ran stays of aluminium wire to the tips of the aeroplanes and the end of the tubular backbone.
It possesses a floating dock capable of lifting a vessel of 850o tons, a floating workshop, a patent slip for small craft, hydraulic cranes, &c. The minimum depth alongside the quays at low water is 23 ft., increased at places to over 30 ft.
Navigation on the lake being too dangerous for small craft, canals with an aggregate length of 104 m.
35° 18', on the right bank of the Seihan (Sihun, anc. Sarus), which is navigable by small craft as far as the town.
Thus the mitre over an English bishop's coat-of-arms is a survival which indicates him as the successor of bishops who actually wore mitres, while armorial bearings themselves, and the whole craft of heraldry, are survivals bearing record of a state of warfare and social order whence our present state was by vast modification evolved.
The harbour, one of the safest for small craft in the west country, is sheltered by two long and massive stone piers.
To the south the tableland is higher and more broken, being drained by the Silva and Grande, among smaller rivers, the Grande being navigable in some parts by small craft.
As late as the r9th century the lace makers kept "Cattern's Day" as the holiday of their craft.
The government employ steam vessels for passenger and mail services between the islands, and there are large numbers of sailing craft belonging to the islanders.
The Pruth and Sereth are navigable for a short distance by small sailing craft; the conservancy of the Danube (q.v.) is controlled by a European commission, which sits at Galatz.
The reason of its isolated settlement here is to be found in the former general practice of weaving as a home craft and its organization as an industry by capitalist Baptist refugees who arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries.
His calculations were made, of course, for the smaller craft of that time.
above its mouth; but in the dry months, from June to November, it is only navigable for the same distance for craft drawing from 5 to 6 ft.
Its Rio Grande branch, explored under the writer's instructions, was found navigable for craft drawing 3 ft.
to the port of Reyes for launches in the dry season and larger craft in the wet one.
it is navigable all the year for craft drawing 18 in.
as far as the little stream, the Curumaha, but only by light-draft craft.
Although the Terni is somewhat obstructed, it is believed that it could easily be made navigable for small craft.
From the Amazon the Napo is navigable for river craft up to its Curaray branch, a distance of about 216 m., and perhaps a few miles farther; thence, by painful canoe navigation, its upper waters may be ascended as far as Santa Rosa, the usual point of embarkation for any venturesome traveller who descends from the Quito tableland.
The Morona is navigable for small craft for about 300 m.
Meanwhile private individuals were building and running small steam craft of their own, not only upon the main river but upon many of its affluents.
and is a good one for torpedo boats and small craft.
About the beginning of June the river begins to subside with great rapidity; in August the water is very low and navigation almost ceases; but occasionally after the September rains the traffic with small craft is again practicable.
The small craft were dispersed.
It may be obtained synthetically by Fittig and Tollens's method (above); by Friedel and Craft's process, devised in 1877, of acting with aluminium chloride on a mixture of benzene and methyl chloride; this reaction leads to the production of higher homologues which may, however, break down under the continued action of the aluminium chloride; or by heating the toluene carboxylic acids obtained by oxidizing the higher homologues of benzene.
The Papuans build excellent canoes and other boats, and in some districts there are professional boat-builders of great skill, the best craft coming from East Cape and the Louisiades.
Casilda (pop. in 1907, 1246) has a landlocked, shallow harbour; but Masio Bay, a trifle farther distant, accommodates larger craft; and there are excellent deep-water anchorages among the quays off the coast.
Craft and wiliness are the qualities most generally attributed to her, coupled with the cynical praise that "in temporal matters she was very lucky."
21-34) introduces the story of Jacob's craft when Isaac is on the point of death (xxvii.).
The sailing vessels are decreasing in numbers in the exterior trade, but not in the coasting trade, which is decidedly developing and occupying more craft.
The uncertain climate renders it necessary to include either other branches of the craft less dependent on warmth and sunshine, or to combine it with fruit-growing, poultry-rearing, &c. Under such conditions the bees will usually occupy a good position in the balance-sheet.
In every house also the quinquatrus was a holiday, for Minerva (like Athena Ergane) was patron of the women's weaving and spinning and the workmen's craft.
To Regin, a notable smith, was sent Sigurd - son of the slain hero Sigmundr the Volsung and his wife Hiortis, now wife of the Danish king Alf - to be trained in his craft.
A'Ran, dhjan of Anshan, strode from the room in which he'd left her into the secondary control deck, a small room lit up with scenes of space, the planet, their destination, and the internal corridors of the craft.
He stood in the confined main deck of the transport craft after his own craft had been disabled in an ambush.
This information is taken in heavily abridged form from the book " Freemasonry: A Celebration of the Craft.
aeronautics engineer Leonard Cramp suggests this was caused by a powerful gravitational field produced by the craft.
aeronautics research experimental craft, was an Annapolis classmate of mine.
Here a huge german airship flamed earthward with a dozen flat Asiatic craft about her, crushing her every attempt to recover.
She edited the acclaimed anthology Sixty Women Poets in 1993 and writes a regular feature on the craft of poetry for Mslexia magazine.
She started at BAE Systems as a craft apprentice and rapidly moved to become a skilled flight test engineer on Eurofighter Typhoon aircrafts.
artisan craft with modern design.
At apogee, the craft will be above it, seeing upgoing ions in the bright Aurora and upgoing electrons in the black aurora.
craft bakers are a dying breed in the UK today.
Allied Mills will continue to service the craft bakery sector through its existing distribution network.
tap, ballet, Russian, modern and theater craft!
many new people to the craft are lost too, due to swarming and many established beekeepers lose apiary sites because of it.
She has a round bilge, which is typical for this type of craft.
check the bilges regularly to make sure that the landing craft is not holed or taking on water through the hull connections.
There will be a variety of stalls and displays of interest to all book lovers including bookbinding and parchment craft.
ART 243 Introduction to bookbinding 3 Semester Hours This course is an introduction to the craft of hand bookbinding.
Year 1 includes: printmaking and fine print, craft bookbinding, drawing and illustration and creative book art and design practice.
It was queried whether a site meeting at Penrose Wood Industries re a proposed craft brewery had been arranged.
EADS will provide Boeing with aft pressure bulkheads, which are situated in the rear part of the craft's pressurized cabin.
A well equipped craft providing vigilant surface cover and ready to recall divers or follow marker buoys is essential.
The engine room was pumped out to make the craft buoyant, ready for the final trip in to the Humber.
That we are so ready to empathize with these comic caricatures is as much reflects of Roberts ' craft as the audience's sentimentality.
There's time to explore the town and browse the many craft shops selling ornate wood carvings and locally produced clothes.
Ceramic Paws at Holme Grange Craft Village provides a peaceful countryside location - ideal for painting ceramic Paws at Holme Grange Craft Village provides a peaceful countryside location - ideal for painting ceramics.
The best pipe cleaner craft book I've been able to find.
This year it includes their poetry competition awards, a Saturday street market and a book and craft fair.
make confetti using the many hole punches available in craft shops Make envelopes for your Christmas cards.
Watch out for occasional markets, which may feature craft, Christmas or even continental themes.
Classes in craft, woodwork, pottery, gardening, computer skills and microwave cookery.
coxswain of the disabled craft should keep it in forward gear.
Joining the Royal Naval Patrol Service in the Second World War, he became a coxswain in Minor Personnel Landing Craft.
For crispy crackling every time, score the rind well using a sharp, small bladed craft knife.
New sailing and non sailing members of all ages are welcome to join (sorry, no motorized craft ).
To give way to working boats, rowing boats and other human propelled craft.
However, in addition, search engine copywriting has developed into a misunderstood craft.
The second stage is simply a matter of blasting or avoiding alien craft, which behave like stunted refugees from Galaxians.
Impacts or factors affecting live maerl are generally not known, although damage by anchoring of oil rigs or recreational craft is possible.
There's a bit of passion for traditional craft in all of us.
CSETI investigation teams were described as " having successfully made contact with extraterrestrial craft and guided them into their immediate geographical area.
Secondly, with such a vast force, where would all the landing craft come from?
Under pleasure craft insurance, theft is, in general terms, an insured risk in respect of the vessel herself.
Looking down over the estuary you can see small fishing boats and sailing craft.
Long range patrol craft will follow up this rescue mission.
After her breakfast, feeling a bit crafty, SB dragged some bits out of the craft cupboard and started gluing and sticking.
crater of an extinct volcano, El Valle is famous for its Sunday Indian craft market.
cupola gallery (0114) 285 2665 178 Middlewood Road Small gallery with a growing contemporary collection of art and craft.
Some top cymbals are hand hammered by skilled craftsmen who have learned a craft passed down over the centuries.
The Craft of Writing Romance Jean Saunders Do I hear the cynics among you say that romance is dead?
derogation for private pleasure craft early next year.
The Manchester Craft and Design Center is a true oasis in the otherwise pretty dingy Northern Quarter.
Galileo Shuttle craft landed on planet surface, based on the Classic Star Trek series episode The Galileo 7. 1/35th scale diorama.
Small naval craft had got as close in as they could and attacked the german gun emplacements.
Over 90% of rural firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employing fewer than five.
engaging personality with a highly interesting approach to his craft.
extinct volcano, El Valle is famous for its Sunday Indian craft market.
And how did the instrumentalists themselves feel about the threatened extinction of their craft?
facultys I who, using my psionic abilities, destroyed the reasoning faculties of the Enigma craft's guidance system.
Sample the hustle and bustle of outdoor markets and craft fairs the city plays host to throughout the year.
Projects could include income generation activities such as small-scale farming, arts and craft, and small scale trading.
farriery competitions, a food hall and craft fair.
ferret racing, lamb feeding or you can make a craft souvenir to take home.
The black craft was a perfect triangle, with no jagged edges or visible rear tail fin.
flotilla of larger craft cruised from Marple to the Peak Forest Canal terminus at Whaley Bridge for another civic reception.
Boat owners should be aware that pleasure craft may be delayed by up to two hours whilst the temporary pedestrian footbridge is erected.
foremost exponents of her craft and never fails to entrance her audiences.
frail craft to land.
Loads of built in buoyancy and a high freeboard make this craft ideal for offshore work.
These craft have more freeboard than racing hovercraft and are less likely to swamp.
The kitchen craft avocado slicer is just the sort of ingenious gadget you'll wonder how you ever lived without!
Another craft, and brighter, may stem the raging gale, Thy plea of sixty winters, old friend, can never fail.
They are joined by Comet Gain, who quitely craft sparkly retro pop gems on the ace Fortuna Pop!
With unprecedented generosity, the Craft has donated more than £ 858,000 including tax relief and interest.
Visit the Craft Studios and buy quality goods direct from the maker e.g. glassware, pottery & jewelry.
Both beginners and old hands in the Craft who need strength and comfort will benefit from this practical guidebook.
In England the system originated in the medieval craft guilds.
Every kind of industry, service and craft had its own guild.
craft guilds A major role of the craft guilds was to maintain the quality of the work of their members.
More on Conran Fabrics Craft Textiles The 1960s was an era of revival for many handicrafts, including textile making.
Craft Wearable pieces of art including a headpiece that is molded to the natural curve of the head.
honed despite spending years and years honing the craft of making silent movies (Modern Times being my pe.. .
horticulture trainer, plumbing lecturer, advanced craft / nvq 3 painter & decorator to a part time lecturer in biology.
We toured his workshop and saw several racing hovercraft in production and had the opportunity to see his current racing craft.
hydrofoil craft that reached speeds of 70 miles per hour.
idyllic surroundings with time to pursue a very personal approach to his craft.
Impressed Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida with chrysler's of to percent and tropic craft becomes iffy.
Work boats moored under the bridge above the lock significantly impede craft using the lock landing.
indisputable evidence of the 1991 Belgium craft.
ingenuity displayed in their craft was often amusing.
landing craft followed by news of my brother killed in Burma end of August.
MTB 26:  Sank on the morning of 19 Dec 1941 after attacking Japanese landing craft off Kowloon.
Elliotts in Caversham made landing craft and plane wings.
smaller landing craft; LCM, LCVP etc., were used during the Rhine Crossing of March 1945.
The date for Overlord was pushed back to the end of May to allow for the building of more landing craft.
lighter-than-air craft whilst learning about flight before aeroplanes and thinking about the future.
loom weavers formed the most important trade in the town with over 100 men plying the craft.
We went around a craft market with some really lovely locally produced stuff, much of which was also very practical.
plucking a lute with its long delicate fingers, it is a typical example of a peculiarly English craft.
Some craft machinists work in the maintenance side, for example, for electricity generation companies in power stations.
sleeps 2/4 people.The marina of beautiful Cala d'Or attracts yachts and smaller craft from throughout the Mediterranean.
Craft in the new yacht marina at Wisbech are unable to pass seaward of Sutton Bridge.
The craft marquee will be holding a whole host of stalls in addition to an exhibition by the Arnold Photographic Society.
mastery of a craft than I had previously thought possible - performed by a man squatting in mud.
Middleton manages to craft tunes that are both heartbreaking and life affirming, without being overly melodramatic.
With a wingspan of a single millimeter, they were very small craft indeed.
PHOTO - Ron Bullock Two Kenya Naval patrol craft lead three Royal Navy coastal minesweepers into Mombasa.
misunderstand addition, search engine copywriting has developed into a misunderstood craft.
navigable for sea-going craft from Avonmouth to Bristol Docks.
newsprint paper - Bright Minds Craft fun!
I gather the boat club objects to other craft using their own stretch of river where they train oarsman.
orbiter missions would be followed by craft landing on Europa.
Craft origami can be divided into representational, abstract, play and functional origami.
The reproduction part of craft origami is not a sterile process.
This magnificent craft was an ally punt with a tent on top, powered by a 10hp outboard.
The twin outboard roared and the little craft swept around the Dolphin ' s stern and headed out to sea.
outrigger scull A craft sculled by a man using two sculls or short oars, one in each hand.
We find little tester pots of emulsion paint are excellent for many craft projects.
I like the contradiction between the craft of working with metal, and the very painterly image which I aim to achieve on paper.
She received £ 500 for herself and a beautiful glass paperweight for the College for her performance on the NCFE Certificate in Construction Craft.
parchment craft, colored cards, pottery tools, rubber stamping and books on both art and crafts.
peacock quills are bird sanctuaries, zoos, tackle shops, or craft centers.
peevish voices in the craft world demanding respect from the contemporary art world.
pipe cleaner craft book I've been able to find.
pipe cleaners from the local craft store.
plasterwork frieze and gallery of contemporary art and craft.
Sadly the product doesn't actually exist - all I've done is apply the basic elements of my craft to portable music players.
pleasure craft insurance, theft is, in general terms, an insured risk in respect of the vessel herself.