The old or Persian school flourished from the foundation of the empire down to about 1830, and still continues to drag on a feeble existence, though it is now out of fashion and cultivated by none of the leading men of letters.
Things may drag on perhaps till July, but then a catastrophe must come."
While the engine in gear is coiling in its rope and drawing the plough towards itself, the rope of the other engine is paid out with merely so much drag on it as to keep it from kinking or getting ravelled on the drum.
The use of these contrivances is more common in, collieries on the continent of Europe, where in some countries they are obligatory, than in England, where they are not generally popular owing to their uncertainty in action and the constant drag on the guides when the rope slacks.
This was the ' Saxon period which, with occasional violent interruptions, was to drag on for nearly seventy years.
Faster-moving particles diffusing from A to B carry their momentum with them, and tend to accelerate B; an equal number of slower particles diffusing from B to A act as a drag on A.
The first continued to be a drag on such industries, until after 1895 the increasing use of crude petroleum obviated the difficulty.
An objection to this form of block is the great length of the endless chain, which may drag on the ground and pick up dirt and grit, and thereby interfere with the smooth working of the mechanism.
The influence of the railways has been very great, and a constant drag on just taxation and other legislative reforms. In 1885, 1887 and 1897 the legislature created a Board of Transportation consisting of existing state executive officers or their secretaries, but this could do little except gather statistics, investigate alleged abuses, and advise the legislature, upon which the regulation of rates remained mandatory by the constitution.
accentuate the feeling of drag on your legs.
frictional drag on the lower layer of the wind.
Clothing Try wearing some loose fitting pants to accentuate the feeling of drag on your legs.
Click and drag on the canvas to put a file selector widget on your form next to the label.
You don't want the clothes to be so big that the arms cover your toddler's hands or the pant cuffs drag on the floor.
Long trains and veils that drag on the ground may not look as crisp in photos due to grass stains, dirt, and mud.
Born in 1956, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks went from dressing in drag on the sitcom Bosom Buddies to earning five Academy Award nominations and two of the actual awards.
Typically, divorce proceedings can drag on over dividing the assets of the marriage.
Poor contractors aren't just a drag on the homeowner; they can drag down other areas of the job as well.
Steer clear of extremely high or low rises, and ensure that your pants don't drag on the floor or show your socks when you walk.
Standing, sitting, or walking, uncomfortable shoes will make the day just seem to drag on longer.
Kids that age have lots of energy and things could drag on for days if you let them.
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