How to use Describing in a sentence
She handed it to Connie, describing the entrance and house.
I guess 'situation' is one way of describing it.
The next weekend Carmen and Alex were having supper at Katie and Bill's house again and Alex was describing a place in Columbia.
Groucho quickly moved on, describing what happened.
The physical divisions of the Mediterranean given above hold good in describing the form of the sea-bed.Advertisement
In describing tadpoles, the term "body" is therefore used as meaning head and body.
Predators and Editors has a sample query letter describing a novel idea.
His style is clear and vivid; his method of describing what he sees extraordinarily plastic; above all, he has the art of presenting objects to us from their most interesting and attractive side.
He inspired the production of The Dangers and Adventures of the Famous Hero and Knight Sir Teuerdank, an allegorical poem describing his adventures on his journey to marry Mary of Burgundy.
He did so now, describing Lydia's reluctance in descending to the accident, but glossing over just how petrified she'd been.Advertisement
It faded away in the great Church, and probably Celsus was describing Montanist circles (though Origen assumed that they were ordinary believers) when he wrote 3 of the many Christians of no repute who at the least provocation, whether within or without their temples, threw themselves about like inspired persons; while others did the same in cities or among armies in order to collect alms, roaming about cities or camps.
A convenient way of describing any type of engine is by means of numerals indicating the number of wheels - (I) in the group of wheels supporting the leading or chimney end, (2) in the group of coupled wheels, and (3) in the group supporting the trailing end of the engine.
Derkinderen, describing the founding of the city.
But in describing that job spectrum, I never said anything about his absolute ability—I said only that he was at the bottom of the list relative to others.
After speaking about the economic costs of war, the burden it places on the economy, and the toll this takes on the people, Eisenhower closed by describing the peace proposals he was offering Russia and China.Advertisement
She remembers all that I told her about it, and in telling her mother REPEATED THE VERY WORDS AND PHRASES I HAD USED IN DESCRIBING IT TO HER.
He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.
Since the campaigns of Austerlitz and of 1807 Rostov knew by experience that men always lie when describing military exploits, as he himself had done when recounting them; besides that, he had experience enough to know that nothing happens in war at all as we can imagine or relate it.
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.
For homework Owen had to use a simile in describing a member of his family.Advertisement
In describing the mean distribution of temperature in the waters of the Atlantic it is necessary to treat the northern and southern divisions separately.
This event has such an important bearing on the issue of Magna Carta that it is not inappropriate to quote the actual words used by Matthew Paris in describing the incident.
However, it may still be useful in describing monstrosities, and perhaps also those cases in which an organ serves first one purpose and then another, as when a leafy shoot eventually becomes a thorn, or the base of a foliage-leaf becomes a bud-scale.
It is distinguished from other English geographical books of the period by confining attention to the principles of geography, and not describing the countries of the world.
Taking their rise on the plateau formation, or in its outskirts, they flow first along lofty longitudinal valleys formerly filled with great lakes, next they cleave their way through the rocky barriers, and finally they enter the lowlands, where they become navigable, and, describing wide curves to avoid here and there the minor plateaus and hilly tracts, they bring into watercommunication with one another places thousands of miles apart.Advertisement
The former, however, is based upon the account of victories by the Ephraimite Joshua over confederations of petty kings to the south and north of central Palestine, apparently the specific traditions of the people of Ephraim describing from their standpoint the entire conquest of Palestine.
In 1832 the Registro Trimestre, a literary and scientific journal printed at Mexico, contained a communication by Dr. Pablo de la Llave, describing this species (with which he first became acquainted before 1810, from examining more than a dozen specimens obtained by the natural-history expedition to New Spain and kept in the palace of the Retiro near Madrid) under the name by which it is now known, Pharomacrus mocino.3 Quezal, male and female.
Oldham wrote other satires, notably one "addressed to a friend about to leave the university," which contains a well-known description of the state of slavery of the private chaplain, and another "dissuading from poetry," describing the ingratitude shown to Edmund Spenser, whose ghost is the speaker, to Samuel Butler and to Abraham Cowley.
The treatise on husbandry of Walter of Henley, dating from the early 13th century, is very valuable as describing the management of the demesne under the twoor three-field system.
He mentions the different kinds of wheat, barley and oats; and after describing the method of harrowing "all maner of cornnes," we find the roller employed.
On the 30th of January he caused the official French paper, the Moniteur, to publish in extenso a confidential report sent by Colonel Sebastiani describing his so-called commercial mission to the Levant.
Here there is only space to name Bontius, Clusius, Hernandez (or Fernandez), Marcgrave, Nieremberg and Piso, 6 whose several works describing the natural products of both the Indies - whether the result of their own observation or compilation - together with those of Olina and Worm, produced a marked effect, since they led up to what may be deemed the foundation of scientific ornithology.'
In describing the organization of the kingdom, we have also been describing the causes of its fall.
The Byzantine point of view is presented in the 'Excro,cn of Cinnamus, the private secretary of Manuel, who continued the Alexiad of Anna Comnena in a work describing the reigns of John and Manuel.
His account, drawn up from notes taken in the main from personal observation, possesses an especial importance for topographical research, owing to his method of describing each object in the order in which he saw it during the course of his walks.
The two layers thus " woven " - Pliny uses the word texere in describing this part of the process - formed a sheet (plagula or net), which was then soaked in water of the Nile.
Its religious importance is attested by the number of its great shrines dating from those times; as for its wealth and size, while, as stated above, few remains of the actual buildings of that period survive, we still have abundant records describing their character, their size and their position.
On the walls of the temple is engraved the famous Monumentum Ancyranum, a long inscription in Latin and Greek describing the Res gestae divi Augusti; the Latin portion being inscribed on the inner left-hand wall of the pronaos, the Greek on the outside wall of the naos (cella).
In the Norse version of the Carolingian epic Guillaume appears in his proper historical environment, as a chief under Charlemagne; but he plays a leading part in the Couronnement Looys, describing the formal associations of Louis the Pious in the empire at Aix (813, the year after Guillaume's death), and after the battle of Aliscans it is from the emperor Louis that he seeks reinforcements.
It would be impossible to enumerate here all the monographs describing, for example, the ruins of Carthage, those of the temple of the waters at Mount Zaghuan, the amphitheatre of El Jem (Thysdrus), the temple of Saturn, the royal tomb and the theatre of Dugga (Thugga), the bridge of Chemtu (Simitthu), the ruins and cemeteries of Tebursuk and Medeina (Althiburus), the rich villa of the Laberii at Wadna (Uthina), the sanctuary of Saturn Balcaranensis on the hill called Bu-KornaIn, the ruins of the district of Enfida (Aphrodisium, Uppenna, Segermes), those of Leptis minor (Lemta), of Thenae (near Sfax), those of the island of Meninx (Jerba), of the peninsula of Zarzis, of Mactar, Sbeitla (Sufetula), Gigthis (Bu-Grara), Gafsa (Capsa), Kef (Sicca Veneria), Bulla Regia, &c.
He wrote a history, in ten books, of the period from 1298-1463, describing the fall of the Greek empire and the rise of the Ottoman Turks, which forms the centre of the narrative, down to the conquest of the Venetians and Mathias, king of Hungary, by Mahommed II.
Of the great inland region, which includes the arid campos of the north, the partially-wooded plateaus of Minas Geraes, Goyaz and Matto Grosso, the temperate highlands of the south, and the tropical lowlands of the Paraguay basin, no adequate description can be given without taking each section in detail, which can be done to better advantage in describing the individual states.
The Indian population certainly exceeded the total given, and the white population must have included many of mixed blood, the habit of so describing themselves being common among the better classes of South American mestizos.
To this Scotus opposed an indeterminism of the extremest type, describing the will as the possibility of determining itself motivelessly in either of two opposite senses.
The argument that the Chronicler must have been contemporary with the last persons named in his book is by no means convincing and on the other hand his account of the Temple services, in which he seems to be describing the Temple of his own days, harmonizes far better with a date at the end of the third, or even in the second, century B.C. than with the close of the Persian or the beginning of the Greek period.
The best of them, and the best thing that Lamartine ever did, is the famous Lac, describing his return to the little mountain tarn of Le Bourget after the death of his mistress, with whom he had visited it in other days.
The text is filled with valuable information on the state of the family and property in the 6th century, and it is astonishing to find Montesquieu describing the Salic Law as the law of a people ignorant of landed property.
In any case the connexion of the Hatti with the peculiar class of monuments which we have been describing, can hardly be further questioned; and it has become more than probable that the Hatti of Cappadocia were responsible in the beginning for the art and script of those monuments and for the civilization of which they are memorials.
The local names in Nastasen's inscription, describing his royal circuit, are in many cases obscure.
The Genesis fragments have less of the heroic tone, except in the splendid passage describing the rebellion of Satan and his host.
The Versus practically reproduce in outline Bwda's account of Ca dmon's dream, without mentioning the dream, but describing the poet as a herdsman, and adding that his poems, beginning with the creation, relate the history of the five ages of the world down to the coming of Christ.
In the same century Ya`qubi wrote his Book of Countries, describing specially the great cities of the empire.
How far in all this and in the next vision the author is describing facts, and how far transforming his personal history into a type (after the manner of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress), the better to impress his moral upon his readers, is uncertain.
In the former, JinkOshOtOhi (History of the True Succession of the Divine Monarchs), Kitabatake Chikafusa (1340) undertook to prove that of the two sovereigns then disputing for supremacy in Japan, Go-Daigo was the rightful monarch; in the latter, Taihei-ki (history of Great Peace), Kojima (1370) devoted his pages to describing the events of contemporaneous history.
In describing the monuments discovered by the French excavators, the simplest plan is to follow the route of Pausanias.
If the whole liquid becomes vaporized before this stage is attained, a state will exist in which the vessel is occupied solely by free molecules, describing paths which are disturbed only by encounters with other free molecules or the sides of the vessel.
Johnson, of whose various and often merely churlish remarks on Garrick and his doings many are scattered through the pages of Boswell, spoke warmly of the elegance and sprightliness of his friend's conversation, as well as of his liberality and kindness of heart; while to the great actor's art he paid the exquisite tribute of describing Garrick's sudden death as having " eclipsed the gaiety of nations, and impoverished the public stock of harmless pleasure."
To decrease the evil of lobbying a law was enacted in 1906 which requires that every person employed to promote or oppose the passage of any bill shall file in the office of the secretary of state a written statement showing who has employed him and describing the legislation in respect of which his services are to be rendered; the law also requires the employers of lobbyists to file in the same office within two months after the adjournment of the legislature an itemized statement of all their lobbying expenses, and forbids the employment of a lobbyist for a contingent fee.
If both forks vibrate, an observer looking through the microscope sees the bright point describing Lissajous figures.
A series of popular essays on the subject were published over his own signature in The Tribune in 1869, and subsequently republished in book form, with a title-page describing protection to home industry as a system of national co-operation for the elevation of labour.
It is a study of social and ethnological conditions, and contains many passages of literary charm, describing bird life, animal life and natural scenery.
On the day after this curious document had furnished both amusement and uneasiness to the Commons, a woman, describing herself as Sophia Elizabeth Guelph Sims, made application at the Mansion House for advice and assistance to prove herself the lawful child of George IV.
Julie, ou La Nouvelle Heloise, is a novel written in letters describing the loves of a man of low position and a girl of rank, her subsequent marriage to a respectable freethinker of her own station, the mental agonies of her lover, and the partial appeasing of the distresses of the lovers by the influence of noble sentiment and the good offices of a philanthropic Englishman.
It flows N., then W., then S., describing a semicircle through the fertile district of Pachim, and falls into the sea at the north-east corner of the inner gulf.
As Anna Comnena, in describing the capture of the town (Tic 'Ioavvcva) by Bohemond in 1082, speaks of the walls as being dilapidated, it may be supposed that the place existed before the Ilth century.
The term prior was most commonly used to denote the superiors in a monastery, at first with an indefinite significance, but later, as monastic institutions crystallized, describing certain definite officials.
A large part of his book is biographical, describing various incidents of his ministry.
In a very lengthy speech, which had to be interrupted for half an hour while he recovered his voice, he ended by describing it as a "war budget" against poverty, which he hoped, in the result, would become "as remote to the people of this country as the wolves which once infested its forests."
A classic but unfinished work describing the methods of invertebrate palaeontology is Die Stamme des Thierreichs (Vienna, 1889), by Melchior Neumayr.
We have but few fragments of Caesar's other works, whether political pamphlets such as the Anticato, grammatical treatises (De Analogia) or poems. All authorities agree in describing him as a consummate orator.
Among them are some satirical sonnets describing Roman manners, and the later ones written after his return to Paris are often appeals for patronage.
The Romans had three words for describing gatherings of the people.
In the succeeding three definitions the centre, diameter and the semicircle are defined, while the third postulate of the same book demands the possibility of describing a circle for every " centre " and " distance."
A system coaxal with the two given circles is readily constructed by describing circles through the common points on the radical axis and any third point; the minimum circle of the system is obviously that which has the common chord of intersection for diameter, the maximum is the radical axis - considered as a circle of infinite radius.
But Aristotle is graphically describing isolated events, and could hardly speak of events of 357 and 356 as happening " now " in or near 335.
How otherwise, we wonder, could one man writing alone and with so few predecessors compose the first systematic treatises on the psychology of the mental powers and on the logic of reasoning, the first natural history of animals, and the first civil history of one hundred and fifty-eight constitutions, in addition to authoritative treatises on metaphysics, biology, ethics, politics, rhetoric and poetry; in all penetrating to the very essence of the subject, and, what is most wonderful, describing more facts than any other man has ever done on so many subjects ?
Aberration Of Light This astronomical phenomenon may be defined as an apparent motion of the heavenly bodies; the stars describing annually orbits more or less elliptical, according to the latitude of the star; consequently at any moment the star appears to be displaced from its true position.
Proposition 30 describes the construction of a curve of double curvature called by Pappus the helix on a sphere; it is described by a point moving uniformly along the arc of a great circle, which itself turns about its diameter uniformly, the point describing a quadrant and the great circle a complete revolution in the same time.
After he and those who adhered to him (describing themselves as of the Holy Catholic Apostolic Church) had in 1832 removed to a new building in Newman Street, he was in March 1833 deposed from the ministry of the Church of Scotland by the presbytery of Annan on the original charge of heresy.
With the conviction that the only fair way of describing metaphysics has been to avoid putting forward one system, and even to pay most attention to the dominant idealism, we have nevertheless been driven occasionally to test opinions by this independent metaphysical method.
It is also more particularly applied to a mathematical instrument ("pair of compasses") for measuring or for describing a circle, and to the mariner's compass.
The identification of Ghana city with Jenne is not justified, though Idrisi seems to be describing Jenne when writing of "Ghana the Great."
The general relation between parent and filial organisms is discussed under Heredity and Embryology; many of the details of the cellular processes are dealt with under Cytology, and the modes of reproduction exhibited by different kinds of animals and plants are treated of in the various articles describing individual groups.
To say that he is merely "describing a New Testament fact in Old Testament phraseology" may be true of the result rather than of his design.
Though all this is elementary to-day, not only was it unknown, indeed unguessed, at the time of the invention of the Bessemer process, but even when, nearly a quarter of a century later, a young English metallurgical chemist, Sidney Gilchrist Thomas (1850-1885), offered to the British Iron and Steel Institute a paper describing his success in dephosphoriz ing by the Bessemer process with a basic-lined converter and a basic slag, that body rejected it.
Isolated passages in some of the Aragonese letters included in the collection, however, throw a new light on contemporary estimate of his character, describing him as all-powerful, as "pope and king and emperor in one person."
With regard to the testimony of Acts, the only question, since Harnack admits the Lucan authorship,' is whether Luke is describing the organization of the Church as it existed at the time of the events recorded or reflecting the arrangements which prevailed at the time when the book was written.
The Gospel narratives are unanimous in describing Peter as one of the first disciples of Christ, and from the time of his call he seems to have been present at most of the chief incidents in the narrative.
The Acts, in describing the visits of Peter to Samaria, Joppa, Lydda and Caesarea, justify the view that his missionary activity began quite early.
The framework of both is a narrative purporting to be written by Clement (of Rome) to St James, the Lord's brother, describing at the beginning his own conversion and the circumstances of his first acquaintance with St Peter, and then a long succession of incidents accompanying St Peter's discourses and disputations, leading up to a romantic recognition of Clement's father, mother and two brothers, from whom he had been separated since childhood.
And his style has an additional charm for modern readers, because it is employed in describing scenes from the everyday life of Athens.'
All accounts agree in describing him in later life as a man of handsome presence, with a venerable white beard, piercing black eyes and a benevolent cast of countenance, the effect of which was heightened in conversation by a voice of singular sweetness.
Among the landmarks of South Orange are an old stone house of unknown date, but mentioned in legal documents describing the surrounding property as early as 1680; the Baldwin House (c. 1717); and the Timothy Ball House (1743).
Describing his ascent in 1904,.
Herodotus, describing the funeral customs of the Scythians, states that, on the death of a chief, the body was placed upon a couch in a chamber sunk in the earth and covered with timber, in which were deposited all things needful for the comfort of the deceased in the other world.
The rule prohibiting them, except in rare cases, from describing the achievements of the different units, who were thus robbed of the glory to which they were entitled, had most unfortunate results.
Leaving the university without a degree, he published in 1576 a work of antiquarian research, translated from the German, entitled The Post of the World, describing the great cities of Europe; and soon afterwards he moved to Antwerp, where he resumed the name of Verstegen, and set up in business as a printer and engraver.
Greek efforts to recover the Dodecanese led to the publication of a lavishly illustrated book describing the Hellenic antiquities of Rhodes, for the information of the Peace Conference.
Many episodes, describing the society at the Prussian court and the relations of Frederick to Voltaire, are unsurpassable as humorous portraiture.
The theory of chance was applied to the study of human variation by Quetelet; but the most important applications of this theory to biological problems are due in the first instance to Francis Galton, who used the theory of correlation in describing the relation between the deviation of one character in an animal body from the mean proper to its race and that of a second character in the same body (correlation as commonly understood), or between deviation of a parent from the mean of its generation and deviation of offspring from the mean of the following generation (inheritance).
The conceptions indicated by Galton have been extended and added to by Karl Pearson, who has also developed the theory of chance so as to provide a means of describing many series of complex results in a simpler and more accurate way than was hitherto possible.
It is precisely this question of the "soul" that the unknown author takes up first, describing how Nagasena convinces the king that there is no such thing as the See Iti-vuttaka, p. 44; Samyutta, iii.
In the Commonweal appeared News from Nowhere, published in book form in 1891, describing an England in which the principles of communism have been realized.
The inner ring is connected by the Vaczi Korut (Waitzner-Ring) with the Grosse Ring-Strasse, a succession of boulevards, describing a semicircle beginning at the Margaret bridge and ending at the Boraros Platz, near the custom-house quay, through about the middle of the town.
The Acts of St John, attributed to Prochorus, narrates the miracles wrought by the apostle during his stay on the island, but, strangely enough, while describing how the Gospel was revealed to him in Patmos, it does not so much as mention the Apocalypse.
Though describing himself as "anti-Imperialistic to the core," he was yet deeply penetrated with a sense of the greatness of the British race.
He also published a book describing the Dutch community in London in 1570-1.
Hegel the tourist - recalling happy days spent together; confessing that, were it not because of his sense of duty as a traveller, he would rather be at home, dividing his time between his books and his wife; commenting on the shop windows at Vienna; describing the straw hats of the Parisian ladies - is a contrast to the professor of a profound philosophical system.
Of exceptional interest are the letters from Jerusalem describing the hostility of the maritime coast and the disturbances of the IIabiru (" allies "), a name which, though often equated with that of the Hebrews, may have no ethnological or historical significance s But Egypt was unable to help the loyalists, even ancient Mitanni lost its political independence, and the supremacy of the Hittites was assured.
He aims at describing what he 9 Hume, Treatise of Human Nature, i.
Cady, Terrestrial Magnetism, 1904, 9, 69, describing a declination magnetograph in which the record is obtained by means of a pen acting on a moving strip of paper, so that the curve can be consulted at all times to see whether a disturbance is in progress.
The existence of these lakedwellings in Scotland was first made known by John Mackinlay, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, in a letter sent to George Chalmers, the author of Caledonia, in 1813, describing two crannogs, or fortified islands in Bute.
Thus the unit of velocity is that of a point describing the unit of length in the unit of time; it may be denoted by LTi, this symbol indicating that the magnitude of the unit in question varies directly as the unit of length and inversely as the unit of time.
It appears from experience that the mean obliquity should not exceed 15; therefore the maximum obliquity should be about 30; therefore the equal arcs DI and ID should each be one-sixth of a circumference; therefore the circumference of the describing circle should be six limes the pitch.
The operations of describing the exact figures of the teeth of bevelwheels, whether by involutes or by rolling curves, are in every respect analogous to those for describing the figures of the teeth of spur-wheels, except that in the case of bevel-wheels all those operations are to be performed on the surface of a sphere described about the apex instead of on a plane, substituting poles for centres, and o B2
The king's habit of mingling with the peasantry secured for him a large amount of popularity, and probably led many to ascribe to him the authorship of poems describing scenes in peasant life, Christis Kirk on the Grene, The Gaberlunzie Man and The Jolly Beggar.
Many allusions to his English career will be found in works describing English lawyers of his period, and there are some interesting reminiscences of him by Baron Pollock in the Fortnightly Review for March 1898.
It may be noted here that, while Cavendish adhered to the phlogistic doctrine, he did not hold it with anything like the tenacity that characterized Priestley; thus, in his 1784 paper on "Experiments on Air," he remarks that not only the experiments he is describing, but also "most other phenomena of nature seem explicable as well, or nearly as well," upon the Lavoisierian view as upon the commonly believed principle of phlogiston, and he goes on to give an explanation in terms of the antiphlogistic hypothesis.
It consists of three texts describing the mystery, recited as versicle and response alternately with the salutation "Hail, Mary!"
Although Grattan had a profound contempt for Emmet's political understanding, describing him as a quack in politics who set up his own crude notions as settled rules, Emmet was among the more prudent of the United Irishmen on the eve of the rebellion.
Again, origins attract the litterateur; he revels in describing the transition from the pre-religious to the religious era.
We are on firmer ground when simply describing the phenomena of primitive religion than when seeking to account for these in terms of natural law - in whatever sense the conception of natural law be applicable to the facts of the mental life of man.
The earliest, Erikskronikan,2 is attributed to 1320; the romance of Karl Magnus, Nya Karlskronikan, describing the period between 1387 and 1452, which is sometimes added to the earlier work, dates from the middle of the 15th century; and the third, Sturekronikorna, was probably written about 1500.
In silver and copper mining the naarc (8 oz.) is commonly used in describing the richness of the ores.
Most of the literature of the sub-apostolic age is epistolary, and we have a particularly interesting form of epistle in the communications between churches (as distinct from individuals) known as the First Epistle of Clement (Rome to Corinth), the Martyrdom of Polycarp (Smyrna to Philomelium), and the Letters of the Churches of Vienne andLyons (to the congregations of Asia Minor and Phrygia) describing the Gallican martyrdoms of A.D.
Some of the plays seem to have bordered on the political, as The Plunderings, describing the devastation of Sicily in the time of the poet.
He was the author of a Latin poem, De Reditu Suo, in elegiac metre, describing a coast voyage from Rome to Gaul in A.D.
From this it follows that when the wing rises the body falls, and vice versa - the wing describing the arc of a large circle (f f), the body (b), or the weights (w, w') representing it, describing the arc of a small circle.
The same thing happens when the wing is depressed from e to f and elevated from g to h, the wing describing a waved track as at There are good reasons why the wings should always be in advance of the body.
Plinlimmon (2468 ft.) is the highest of the hills, and forms a sort of hydrographic centre for the group, as from its eastern base the Severn and the Wye take their rise - the former describing a wide curve to east and south, the latter forming a chord to the arc in its southward course.
It has always been politic for powerful states to facilitate and hide schemes of aggrandizement under euphemistic expressions; to cloak subjection or dependence by describing it in words inoffensive or strictly applicable to other relations.
Stanley's book is of historic importance, describing the work he and his helpers accomplished on the Congo between 1879 and 1884; and Chapaux's volume gives the best general account of the Free State in convenient size.
He next appears in " Cambaliech " or Peking, and wrote letters (of January 8, 1305, and February 13, 1306), describing the progress of the Roman mission in the Far East, in spite of Nestorian opposition; alluding to the Roman Catholic community he had founded in India, and to an appeal he had received to preach in " Ethiopia " and dealing with overland and oversea routes to " Cathay," from the Black Sea and the Persian Gulf respectively.
His style is clear, absolutely unadorned, and somewhat lacking in force; he appeals constantly to the intellect rather than to the emotions, and is seldom picturesque, though in describing a few famous scenes, such as the execution of Charles I., he writes with pathos and dignity.
In describing the principal taxes which are employed in 'the United Kingdom to provide for the national expenditure, observations have necessarily been made upon the incidence, probable or assumed, upon the taxpayer, and on the question how far they may fall equally on the whole community without any special incidence being traceable.
The first novel describing human nature in everyday life is the Ciocoii vechi not (1863) of Nicolae Filimon (1819-1865).
Partly, perhaps, owing to a philosophical and legal training, he had not the gift of clear and simple narrative, and he is more successful in discussing the connexion between events than in describing the events themselves.
At a meeting of the Royal Society on the 11th of January 1672, Oldenburg the secretary read a letter from Paris describing the method followed by Picard in measuring a degree, and specifically stating the precise length that he calculated it to be.
In describing rock-folds special terms have been assigned to certain portions of the fold; thus, the sloping sides of an anticline or syncline are known as the "limbs," "slopes," "flanks" or "members" of the fold; in an anticline, the part X, fig.
But the authenticity of the passages describing the altar of incense in the tabernacle, and the historicity of the corresponding altar in Solomon's temple, are matters of keen dispute among critics.
Froissart errs in describing this knight as Thomas, lord of Berkeley, for the covenant made in 1360 for the release of Maurice is still among the Berkeley muniments, the ransom being stated at 1080.
The execution was as excellent as the conception, and if we reflect that it was begun in the midst of that momentous war which raised England to her climax of territorial greatness in East and West, we may easily realize how the task of describing these portentous and far-reaching events would be likely to strengthen Burke's habits of wide and laborious observation, as well as to give him firmness and confidence in the exercise of his own judgment.
I tell you again that the recollection of the manner in which I saw the queen of France in 1774, and the contrast between that brilliancy, splendour and beauty, with the prostrate homage of a nation to her, and the abominable scene of 1789 which I was describing, did draw tears from me and wetted my paper.
In mammals, such as dolphins and some armadillos, which have a large series of similar teeth, not always constant in number in different individuals, there may indeed be differences in the two sides; but, apart from these in describing the dentition of any mammal, it is generally sufficient to give the number and characters of the teeth of one side only.
The Don, after curving east through the government of Ryazan, flows generally south through the governments of Tambov, Orel, Voronezh and the Don Cossacks territory, describing in the lastnamed a sweeping loop to the east, in the course of which it approaches within 48 m.
His brother, Spurius Mummius, a man of greater refinement and intellectual powers, accompanied Lucius as his legate to Achaea, whence he sent letters to his friends at Rome, describing his experiences in humorous verse.
It is commonly believed that Disraeli looked in the glass while describing Sidonia in Coningsby.
Hutton himself frequently misrepresented the doctrine by describing it as "belief in an unknown and unknowable God"; but agnosticism as defined by Huxley meant not belief, but absence of belief, as much distinct from belief on the one hand as from disbelief on the other; it was the half-way house between the two, where all questions were "open."
It is generally agreed that to E belongs the passage describing the outpouring of the Spirit on Eldad and Medad and the remarkable prayer of Moses in xi.
Perhaps, however, the most illuminating example of the difference between traditions as recorded in J or E and traditions as given by P is found in the very first passage that occurs after the first long section of P describing the order of march of the several tribes and the position of the ark in the very centre of the host, both when encamped and on the march.
Thus we may speak appropriately of the acoustic quality of a room or hall, describing it as good or bad acoustically, according as speaking is heard in it easily or with difficulty.
It bears the strongest likeness to the epic in all save its unversified form; in both are found, as fixed essentials, simplicity of plot, chronological order of events, set phrases used even in describing the restless play of emotion or the changeful fortunes of a fight or a storm, while in both the absence of digression, comment or intrusion of the narrator's person is invariably maintained.
In his splendid ballad, The Death of Skarphedinn, and in his beautiful series of songs describing a voyage through some of the most picturesque parts of Iceland, he is entirely original; but in his love-songs, beautiful as many of them are, a strong foreign influence can be observed.
A body can move round the sun in an elliptic orbit having the sun in its focus, and describing equal areas in equal times, only under the influence of a force directed towards the sun, and varying inversely as the square of the distance from it.
The longitudes, latitudes and radii vectores of a planet, being algebraically expressed as the sum of an infinite periodic series of the kind we have been describing, it follows that the problem of finding their co-ordinates at any moment is solved by computing these expressions.
Maraldi), giving zoneobservations of 10,000 stars, and describing fourteen new constellations; "Observations sur 515 etoiles du Zodiaque" (published in t.
Although the Arabs were in full possession of the store of knowledge of the geometry of conics which the Greeks had accumulated, they did little to increase it; the only advance made consisted in the application of describing intersecting conics so as to solve algebraic equations.
Of the smaller compositions the most interesting is the Vairagya Sandipani, or "Kindling of continence," a poem describing the nature and greatness of a holy man, and the true peace to which he attains.
In describing a branching inflorescence, it is common to speak of the rachis as the primary floral axis, its branches as the secondary floral axes, their divisions as the tertiary floral axes, and so on; thus avoiding any confusion that might arise from the use of the terms rachis, peduncle and pedicel.
The Aramaic. and Hebrew v, which seem so different, arise from a circle left open at the top, 0, a form which can be traced in Aramaic from the 5th or 6th century B.C. In the Greek alphabets the circle appears sometimes with a dot in the centre, but in many cases it is doubtful whether this mark is, intentional, or is only the result of fixing a sharp point there while describing the circle.
Mosses are extremely rare, Heer only describing 3 species.
The 16th Aventiure, describing this hunt and the murder of Siegfried, is perhaps the most powerful scene in all medieval epic. To heighten the effect of the tragic climax the poet begins with a description of the hunting, and describes the high spirits of Siegfried, who captures a wild boar, rides back with it to camp, and there lets it loose to the great discomfiture of the cooks.
See Assoc. Franc. pour l'Avanc. des Sciences (1898), for a paper on oscillographs describing Blondel's original invention of the oscillograph in 1891.
A web site was created listing pertinent information on missing persons' cases, updated on a timely basis, describing a wide variety of abductions and missing children reports.
The authoring paradigm has become declarative in nature, describing the data rather than the processes involved in document links.
I will begin by describing the structure of the school system in the Republic of Ireland.
The book is divided into two main sections with the first describing the basics of wood anatomy, fungi and the decay process.
The results of the MNCR program are published in two overview volumes and 15 volumes describing the marine biotopes of our coasts.
NewsTuner then combs its massive audio index, returning a directory of short blurbs describing each match.
There is also an article, written much earlier, by Ethel Dobie which also appears on this website, describing mottled budgerigars.
Publishing a single page summary of the document describing the purpose and content of the RES was suggested to make it more easily communicable.
The button second from left will load a text file describing a constellation.
Thus the authoring paradigm has become declarative in nature, describing the data rather than the processes involved in document links.
A 4 bar rhythmic dictation (simple or compound) Describing two cadences.
Biological effects The initial report describing the phenomenon of calcium efflux was published in 1975.
Williams was delighted by the performance of his squad describing it as " everything you could wish for in a trial eights race " .
The adjective applied to the plant, the specific epithet, is often helpful in describing the plant.
Whilst Anne was in hiding she kept a diary describing the isolation that they felt and their constant fear of discovery.
A paper describing an experimental and modeling study of low pressure sulfur and nitrogen doped premixed methane flames has been published.
Couverture is a term describing professional-quality coating chocolate that is extremely glossy.
The Queen became godmother to Sarah's daughter Victoria Davies describing her as " a lively intelligent child, with big melancholy eyes " .
You can alert others by honking a car horn or loudly describing what is happening.
After describing boyhood impressions, Interesting Times - tho it contains a brief intermezzo on holidays in Wales - never returns to England.
So the author might just be describing an image illuminated by the seven lamps.
Here's an example describing *one* type of process associated with matrices, that I've used in teaching linear algebra.
Monday's session focused on describing the roles of signaling molecules at the synapse in regulating worm locomotion.
It contains more than 350 monographs describing the functions, indications, combinations and applications of commonly used materia medica.
This poster paper is a progress report, describing the main procedures involved in the analysis to get scientifically meaningful results.
This is a short, illustrated full text article describing the mechanics of the shot in water polo.
British Universities newsreel Project access to a database describing around 160,000 newsreel stories from 1910 to 1979.
Or do these authors seem to want to maintain a stance of scholarly objectivity, merely describing these movements to others?
Is a visually flawed one should the young writer authorial omniscience describing.
He oversees the preparation of final reports describing the works completed.
The final probability of an event is then obtained by the sum of the squares of the two numbers describing the resultant probability amplitude.
On 1st March, Gonzalez resigned describing Sprague as " an unconscionable scoundrel " Rudd retired from Congress in January, 1987.
He knew that the CVO was opposed to describing the disease as ' bovine scrapie ' .
The process we are describing, nevertheless, suggests a fairly gradual slowdown in economic growth rather than ' falling off a cliff ' .
We also solicit posters describing late-breaking results related to the theme of the conference.
Sonnet 18 A Shakespearean sonnet 18 A Shakespearean sonnet devoted to describing the beauty of his love.
Superlatives do little justice in describing the soaring granite spires of the Fitzroy group or the peaks of the Torres del Paine.
Confusion in describing meniscal tears in the knee commonly arises because there are two kinds of cartilage in the knee.
As such it is a veritable time capsule describing, among other notable achievements, targeted recombinants for relating genetic differences to pathogenesis.
These are, of course, mere infants compared with the Southampton Town Bowling Club, founded in 1299, which still uses the green on which it has played for centuries and possesses the quaint custom of describing its master, or president, as "sir," and are younger even than the Newcastle-onTyne club established in 1657.
He mentions the different kinds of wheat, barley and oats; and after describing the method of harrowing " all maner of cornnes," we find the roller employed.
Tacitus, in describing the attack made on the island of Mona (Anglesea) by the Romans under Suetonius Paulinus, represents the legionaries as being awestruck on landing by the appearance of a band of Druids, who, with hands uplifted towards heaven, poured forth terrible imprecations on the heads of the invaders.
He published in 1551 Regola generale per sollevare ogni affondata nave, intitolata la Travagliata Invenzione (an allusion to his personal troubles at Brescia), setting forth a method for raising sunken ships, and describing the diving-bell, then little known in western Europe.
History Of Cartography A capacity to understand the nature of maps is possessed even by peoples whom we are in the habit of describing as " savages."
They are hymns of the laity, describing with much beauty and depth of feeling the emotions of the pilgrim when his feet stood within the gates of Jerusalem, when he looked forth on the encircling hills, when he felt how good it was to be camping side by side with his brethren on the slopes of Zion (cxxxiii.), when a sense of Jehovah's forgiving grace and the certainty of the redemption of Israel triumphed over all the evils of the present and filled his soul with humble and patient hope.
In the final compilation, or perhaps in a subsequent redaction, some alterations were made in the original order, some notes were added describing the circumstances in which various psalms had been composed, and lastly, in order to assimilate the outward form of the Psalter to that of the Pentateuch, the three collections were divided into five books.
Halevy in Nejran, Von Wrede in Hadramut, and Wellsted in Oman reached its edge, though none of them actually entered it, and the guides accompanying them all concurred in describing it as uninhabitable and uncrossed by any track.
A famous passage, and one short enough to quote, is that describing the old blind doge Dandolo, who had "Grant ochoison de remanoir (reason for staying at home), car viels hom ere, et si avoit les yaulx en la teste biaus et n'en veoit gote (goutte)," and yet was the foremost in fight.
Our author has incorporated it as describing the consummation of the prevision contained in xi.
In describing experiments on the velocity of sound he states that " on one day and one day only, February 9, 1822, the officer's word of command ` fire ' was several times heard distinctly both by Captain Parry and myself about one beat of the chronometer [nearly half a second] after the report of the gun."
Baron Stockmar, describing the confusion fostered by this state of things, said The lord steward finds the fuel and lays the fire; the lord chamberlain lights it.
He criticizes very severely the habitual use of metaphorical language in describing mental operations.
But about the Topics we may venture to make the suggestion that, as in describing consciousness Aristotle says we perceive that we perceive, and understand that we understand, and as he calls Analytics a science of sciences, so he might have called the Topics a dialectical investigation of dialectic. Now, this suggestion derives support from his own description of the allied art of Rhetoric. " Rhetoric is counterpart to dialectic " is the first sentence of the Rhetoric; and the reason is that both are concerned with common objects of no definite science.
But the phenomenal idealists have not, any more than Kant, noticed the ambiguity of the term " phenomenon "; they fancy that, in saying that all we know is phenomena in the Kantian sense of mental appearances, they are describing all the positive facts that science knows; and they follow Kant in supposing that there is no logical inference of actual things beyond experience.
Gibbon, describing his first stay at Lausanne (1752-1755), writes in his Autobiography, "the logic of de Crousaz had prepared me to engage with his master Locke and his antagonist Bayle."
The demand was politely but firmly refused, and Bismarck, judging that the moment had come for applying the match to the powder magazine, published an edited version of the telegram from the king describing the episode, a version which without the addition of a single word turned the refusal into an insult.
So curiously alike in their general features were the sepulchral usages connected with barrow-burial over the whole of Europe, that we find the Anglo-Saxon Saga of Beowulf describing the chambered tumulus with its gigantic masonry "held fast on props, with vaults of stone," and the passage under the mound haunted by a dragon, the guardian of the treasures of heathen gold which it contained.
This latter work consists of articles most of which were originally published in the Athenaeum, describing the various attempts which have been made to invent a perpetual motion, to square the circle, or to trisect the angle; but De Morgan took the opportunity to include many curious bits gathered from his extensive reading, so that the Budget, as reprinted by his widow (1872), with much additional matter prepared by himself, forms a remarkable collection of scientific ana.
They can introduce such incidents as the change of a man into a horse, or of a woman into a dog, or the intervention of an afreet, without any more scruple than our own novelists feel in describing a duel or the concealment of a will.
Ancient writers agree in describing the Mysians as a distinct people, like the Lydians and Phrygians, though they never appear in history as an independent nation.
In 1840, a German physician published a seventy-eight-page paper clinically describing polio.
The ' extras ' include Jimmy Savile reclining on a bed in a tracksuit describing how he lost his first 35 fights.
But then I showed you that Christ specifically reprimanded someone for even describing him with a word that should be reserved for God alone.
Letter from Alexander Seton to Sir Robert Liston describing the Bridekirk font and carving and reproducing the runic script.
He knew that the CVO was opposed to describing the disease as ' bovine scrapie '.
He is also famous for describing the concept of the Trinity by using a shamrock leaf the national emblem of Ireland.
The process we are describing, nevertheless, suggests a fairly gradual slowdown in economic growth rather than ' falling off a cliff '.
Sonnet 18 A Shakespearean sonnet devoted to describing the beauty of his love.
After the event the gay and the woman priests send emails describing themselves as deeply hurt and traumatized by the whole event.
The course discusses directed and undirected graphical models, describing their properties and their statistical analysis.
Instead he offers us a linguistic and legal leap into the unknown, describing them as ' unlawful combatants '.
Papers describing the coronary vasodilator effects of acetylcholine in humans have appeared in prestigious journals from 1987 until the present.
John Hinshelwood has made a workmanlike job of describing the building while researching the dairy company that built it.
The word nasty has such a negative connotation; you probably don't want to use it when describing your sister-in-law.
Post signs in the neighborhood describing the cat in case someone is frantic with worry over him.
The symptoms for Distemper usually show up slowly, over time, and are a bit different than what you describing.
As accurate and acceptible as they may be when describing your kitten's coat, they are also painfully obvious to the observer.
You've probably seen the word ergonomic before as it has become a common phrase when describing work-related products.
After his discovery, physicists soon discovered the photovoltaic effects of selenium, and in 1904 Einstein published a paper describing the photoelectric effect that later won him the Nobel prize in 1923.
When you're learning online, you will need to be adept at describing visuals and picturing visuals in your head from someone else's description.
Describing a smell is simply not an easy procedure, especially given the large mixtures of ingredients in most standard perfumes.
In this exclusive LoveToKnow Online interview, Mark O'Neill, a professional writer, blogger and editor, answers that question by describing his own path to online freelance writing.
A Cult of Mac review points out that one of the most appealing features is the fact that the cover has magnet designed to hold the Smart Cover open, describing it as "a rather more useful feature than you might think."
Make her as comfortable as possible by describing what types of poses you are after.
Diversity is an understatement when it comes to describing the array of personalities in the field of photography.
Layouts for this type of bride scrapbook usually include memories of the couple together or letters describing wishes for a long and happy marriage, although you may allow guests to create other types of pages if you wish.
For example, you can make a Cinderella scrapbook describing how your little princess is tormented by having to do chores before she's allowed to go outside to play.
Layouts that show the animal displaying these activities and journaling describing the name make for interesting albums.
Choosing non-wedding themed bookmarks may require a small placard or wedding favor tag attached describing the reason you chose that particular bookmarker wedding favor.
Vows describing why you love your spouse or how you plan to spend the rest of your life with him are perfectly acceptable.
Patients move from doctor to doctor, describing similar symptoms in order to get more of their medication.
Yeah, a few words come to many peoples' minds when describing Marilyn Manson…lovely and amazing not being among them.
Aiken did state that he came out to his mom over four years ago, describing the moment as "dark."
Some descriptive text is sort of similar, but no one owns the English language, so when describing a certain scene, some of the words are going to be similar, if not the same.
The breeding you are describing would be considered a line breeding not an in-breeding.
I think what you're describing as hyperventilating is more likely gasping for breath.
Write a statement of intent describing how you plan to restore your home to its original splendor.
The most commonly used method of describing a gold alloy is through the karat system.
This is a useful way of describing an alloy, very similar to percentage.
Put together a presentation describing the evolution of industry and detail the retiree's involvement.
As with so many other sports games, this newest addition to the Madden franchise gives a series of attribute points to every player, describing his ability to run, tackle, catch, and so on.
When someone is describing the "acidity" of wine, he or she is referring to how sharp or tart the wine tastes.
Many people who taste wine as a hobby develop their own way of describing wines so that they can easily remember wines that they enjoyed or those that they do not.
When describing Lake Tahoe, most people describe it as the South Shore (Nevada side) or the North Shore (California side).
The Jabra JX10 Bluetooth headset was reviewed by TrustedReviews.com, describing the stylish product as "design focused" and applauding its "eye-catching looks."
CellPex is a website that lists many of these opportunities, describing the exact model, the price per unit, the quantity available for sale, the condition, and the number of bids.
Croup is a broad term describing a group of illnesses that affect the larynx, trachea, and bronchi.
It is also sometimes called laryngotracheitis, a medical term describing the inflammation of the trachea and larynx.
They can understand words with multiple meanings, however, words describing what they have not experienced are not thoroughly understood.
Abandonment is a legal term describing the failure of a non-custodial parent to provide support to his or her children according to the terms approved by a court of law.
Diopter (D)-A unit of measure for describing the refractive power of a lens.
Another red blood cell antigen, called the Rh factor, also plays a role in describing a person's blood type.
Some people find that keeping a journal describing their feelings is helpful as they go through the grieving process.
Even in a small village, people would have had to specify which "William" or "Richard" they were describing, since these were among the most common names in the 1500s.
Blank job application forms will also have a section for you to fill in describing your previous work experience.
In some cases, the surveyor is asked to provide measurements describing the land's features, including its elevation.
The inspector will complete a written report describing the home in detail and noting any problem areas they have identified.
At Urban Belly, we love it when a customer gives us a little bit of detail describing the look they want.
Childbirth Solutions has an article describing the location of the various acupressure points that can be used for pain relief during labor.
Each date features a short, cute video of Kelly herself modeling and describing her outfit in detail.
The report includes a free summary section describing what probiotics are and general results of their testing.
Additionally, since many people aren't aware of the benefits of using essential oils to make soy candles, you'll need to make sure your marketing materials do a good job of describing the value of your products.
The donation of goods is a generic term describing any type of tangible item donated to a charity.
Customer reviews on the McCall's site are mostly positive, describing the finished pieces as self-lined dresses with fitted bodices, flared skirts and back zippers.
Once you have a handful of descriptive words, write a page of prose describing the first time you saw him or her, the first time you kissed, a special day (wedding day, birthday) and the moment you realized that you loved him or her.
Whether blatantly describing the act of sex and intimate body parts or using clever metaphor and innuendo to imply carnal subjects, erotic poetry is serious.
This dating service allows you to listen to voice messages left by other people briefly describing themselves and leave your own message in response if you'd like to chat with them further.
Mokume Gane is a Japanese term that literally translates as "wood grain," perfectly describing the appearance of the rings.
The author must fill in the blanks by describing these locations in detail.
Many people have trouble describing themselves and what they are looking for in a mate.
Describing themselves as a company "by women for women," Hobo International offers contrasting looks to fit the styles and spirits of individual women.
Do you have any idea what movie that scene is from or at least do you recognize the Emmanuelle movie I'm describing?
The Avatar movie background even features an amusing tale describing the relationship between Cameron and Fox Studios.
Often, those colors are quite similar to ivory and some manufacturers don't make the distinction clear when describing their products.
A review on the MomCentral.com blog indicates that these shoes are very comfortable, describing them as "great shoe to wear to the gym and on errands, taking walks around the neighborhood."
Take turns guessing and describing objects.
Use terms describing the individual, not just any.
A resume career objective is a statement describing the kind of job you are looking for.
When you are thinking about how to write a reference letter, don't hold back in describing the subject of the letter.
The you should continue straight into your cover letter by introducing yourself briefly and describing your interest in the advertised position.
Print flyers describing your tutoring services and hand them out at local schools and afterschool centers.
Create a brochure or flyer on your computer describing your capabilities.
Some change this system around too, so you may find different ways of describing a 5-step letter or marketing system.
All those different ways of describing the color indicate the hue.
Many stores also have classes to help you make sample projects or free handouts describing simple decorations that even beginning crafters can quickly make in just a few hours.
Encourage them to create new characters on the cards, describing the different characteristics of the new creatures.
Tie the bar with twine, then add a tag describing the soap ingredients.
You may have heard about the apple and pear analogy when describing a person's health.
It is used when simply counting as well as when describing one item in the masculine form.
Une (pronounced oon) is used for describing one of something that is female.
Pétanque is a shortened or slang form of the phrase "pied-tanquée" which means feet together...describing the position from which one shoots the pétanque balls.
Short video describing the game and how to play.
The song also works on multiple levels, describing both the power of music to make you get up and dance and the relentless forces of change seen in the integration storyline.
The best way to figure out which shows on MTV might be a fit for you is to read the information on the casting call page describing the show.
By the sixties and seventies, describing space travel became as passe as describing driving a car.
The gathering can have a selected book which members are encouraged to read prior to the meeting, or be more open in format, with members reading what they will, and describing them to the rest of the group.
You hear pieces of Leia's recurring melody when she is describing the fragile memories she has of her mother and then Luke's Theme takes precedence as he reveals that not only is Darth Vader his father, but that Leia is his sister.
Either one is harmless, but it has led to not only many articles but also nearly a thousand videos describing Farmville Cheats, some using strategy, and some using hacks like the cheat engine.
In October of 1779, General Washington issued an order describing the uniform.
He did mention his interview with Cece Baldwin, describing Byrne's relationship with the young lady as that of a compassionate mentor.
Ancient accounts agree in describing Alexander as a typically cruel and suspicious tyrant.
Many are the travellers I have spoken concerning them, describing their tracks and what calls they answered to.
In describing a war or the subjugation of a people, a general historian looks for the cause of the event not in the power of one man, but in the interaction of many persons connected with the event.
Specialist historians describing the campaign of 1813 or the restoration of the Bourbons plainly assert that these events were produced by the will of Alexander.
Before describing the process of teaching Helen to speak, it may be well to state briefly to what extent she had used the vocal organs before she began to receive regular instruction in articulation.