I can ease that tension.
He felt her turmoil through their bond and ached to ease her pain.
The look on his face made her want to hug him and ease his fear.
Maybe being able to paint or draw would ease her anguish.
Certainly placing the family picture face down on the coffee table had done nothing to ease her pain.
He seemed at ease with himself, another thing she didn't remember about him.
Pierre was at ease among his own kind.
We should impart our courage, and not our despair, our health and ease, and not our disease, and take care that this does not spread by contagion.
They moved through the people with ease and walked up the low hill.
Dean felt ill at ease in Cynthia Byrne's bedroom, spying on her world, seeing the small rainbow of dresses hanging in her closet, sharing space with suits and shirts looking as if they were awaiting the return of Jeffrey Byrne.
Physically at ease with him, she nonetheless had no idea how to talk to a lover who was neither one she chose nor human.
He was only quite at ease when having poured several glasses of wine mechanically into his large mouth he felt a pleasant warmth in his body, an amiability toward all his fellows, and a readiness to respond superficially to every idea without probing it deeply.
His voice was even, as if he tried to ease some of the weight of her decision.
Something about her put Jessi at ease, despite the watchfulness.
He stood at ease before her, unconcerned with teaching her to kill then exposing himself to death at her hands.
She closed her eyes, at ease in the arms of the man who scared her any other time.
She wove her way to her bathroom through the maze of boxes and took a long shower to ease her tired body.
Yes, I know the land, but it will ease his mind to know where I'll be.
Yully smiled, at ease with the two women she'd met so far.
The dinner, both the Lenten and the other fare, was splendid, yet he could not feel quite at ease till the end of the meal.
Right now, he was too frazzled to know what else to do aside from make a joke to ease some of the tension.
Judah and Israel dwelt at ease, or held the superior position of military officials, while the earlier inhabitants of the land were put to forced labour.
When it comes to starting a new business, nothing that previously existed can rival the Internet in terms of both ease of entry and breadth of potential.
His hands ached and he tried tying a handkerchief to ease the pressure.
Maybe that will ease your conscious.
Kris chuckled, at ease with his brother despite the unprotected penthouse on the top floor of a building that could be easily leveled by a single explosive charge.
Normally, Guardians were supposed to ease the transition of Naturals into their organization.
He was at ease with the bizarre discussion.
There are about twenty species, but the number cannot be very accurately defined - several, usually regarded as distinct, being probably merely variable forms of the same type, and the ease with which the trees intercross has led to the appearance of many hybrids.
The commander-in-chief made a sign that the men should continue to march at ease, and he and all his suite showed pleasure at the sound of the singing and the sight of the dancing soldier and the gay and smartly marching men.
Deidre reached for him, straining to ease the need to taste him.
Jackson noticed Elisabeth seemed lighter and more at ease than he had ever seen her.
He seemed at ease with the female attention or at least, unconcerned with where Toni's hands went.
He leaned back in a chair across from her with muscular, feline grace, managing to appear both at ease and ready to pounce.
Whatever the case, he seemed thoroughly at ease in the role.
Randy Byrne was dressed in jeans and sweater and seemed at ease around adults, more so than most his age.
This is the present reality in a world defined by the ease of communication.
By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
Xander watched her approach, seemingly at ease while the world went to shit around him.
With the rapid flow of information about businesses and their products, along with the ease of "checking up" on a vendor, good businesses will get more business and push out the bad ones.
"It would ease a lot of my issues if you were," Kris admitted.
Rostov felt so ill at ease and uncomfortable with Boris that, when the latter looked in after supper, he pretended to be asleep, and early next morning went away, avoiding Boris.
The activity of a commander-in-chief does not at all resemble the activity we imagine to ourselves when we sit at ease in our studies examining some campaign on the map, with a certain number of troops on this and that side in a certain known locality, and begin our plans from some given moment.
In revolving cranes ease of slewing can be greatly increased by the use of a live ring of conical rollers.
The ease with which explicit invocations attach themselves to many of these apparently self-contained forms proves that there is not necessarily any perceived difference of kind, and that implicit address as towards a "something not-ourselves" is often the true designation of the latter.
Instead of sitting at his ease in a parlor car, he went jolting along through mud and mire, exposed to wind and weather.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.
Our duty, my dear, is to rectify his mistake, to ease his last moments by not letting him commit this injustice, and not to let him die feeling that he is rendering unhappy those who...
Still, if she could get into that building and find out, it might ease her mind.
I tried to ease the tension that bound the room like a noose.
Vegetarians can order from every section of the menu with ease.
Jackson had never been so happy, and at ease, and she loved Connor with all her heart, yet she was a little sad, feeling they were growing apart.
The young man looked ill at ease, as if something was on his mind.
Nothing better shows the plasticity of her character than the ease with which she adapted herself to this sudden change.
One officer told Rostov that he had seen someone from headquarters behind the village to the left, and thither Rostov rode, not hoping to find anyone but merely to ease his conscience.
Betsy asked, trying to ease the tension.
You want to ease up on the sour cream or the cheese, or lay off the carb-filled tortillas.
Gabriel pushed her aside, into the kitchen, swinging out the sword with ease at odds with his large form.
How are you, how are you? he called out, still in the same voice as in the regiment, but Rostov noticed sadly that under this habitual ease and animation some new, sinister, hidden feeling showed itself in the expression of Denisov's face and the intonations of his voice.
During his stay at Bald Hills all the family dined together, but they were ill at ease and Prince Andrew felt that he was a visitor for whose sake an exception was being made and that his presence made them all feel awkward.
She kept away from everyone in the house and felt at ease only with her brother Petya.
Evaluate the run-out below the rapid for ease in rescue efforts.
It struck him as a surprise that Alexander treated Bonaparte as an equal and that the latter was quite at ease with the Tsar, as if such relations with an Emperor were an everyday matter to him.
You set me at ease, Colonel.
Nicholas blushed and was confused when people spoke to him about the princess (as she did when he was mentioned) and even when he thought of her, but in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.
And just at this time he obtained the tranquillity and ease of mind he had formerly striven in vain to reach.
To anyone watching, they were two people perfectly at ease with one another enjoying an evening meal.
Jessi hurried inside, heart pounding, not at ease until all four locks of her apartment door were securely in place.
Eberian influence in the south-west, Ligurian on the shores of the Mediterranean, Germanic immigrations from east of the Rhine and Scandinavian immigrations in the north-west have tended to produce ethnographical diversities which ease of intercommunication and other modern conditions have failed to obliterate.
Gabe snapped the doorknob with ease.
Since Bennigsen, who corresponded with the Emperor and had more influence than anyone else on the staff, had begun to avoid him, Kutuzov was more at ease as to the possibility of himself and his troops being obliged to take part in useless aggressive movements.
But he was not as much at ease with Sonya and Dolokhov as before and was less frequently at home.
They pick up superficial acquirements with astonishing ease, but seem to be incapable of mastering any subject.
To ease her exposure to the sun, she'd volunteered for the evening shift to support the West Coast customers.
Darkyn waited beside an open door, hands clasped behind his back in a deceptive display of ease.
He found the five who reported the demon interactions with ease.
"Whatever you like, brother," Sasha said with too much ease.
That seemed to put her at ease.
Jackson felt a little more at ease.
He stopped at the last stall and deftly lifted the bucket over the gate, placing it on the floor with ease.
A young man in a tan jacket waited at the foot of the stairs looking ill at ease.
She didn't expect her life to change quite so fast or to be accepted into the White God's family with such ease.
He might think of himself as a poor man, but he fit into the surroundings with ease.
The minute she saw it, she started to feel her tension ease.
His dark hair was tied at his neck, his muscular frame at ease.
Evidently Peter was determined to tear his son away from a life of indolent ease.
In the United States, on the other hand, it has been obtained with considerable ease.
- Jerusalem and Gerizim were purged and converted to the state religion with some ease.
It is said to be ascertained that he was brought back to the Temple the night of 24-25th, and that this was a test to assure the ease of seizing him."
But notwithstanding this, the relation is broken off, and years elapse before David gains hold upon the Hebrews of north Israel, the weakness of the union being proved by the ease with which it was subsequently broken after Solomon's death.
He was not taught to compose either in Latin or in Greek, and he was never an exact scholar; it was for the subject matter that he was required to read, and by the age of ten he could read Plato and Demosthenes with ease.
Snares of another type consisting of a tangled mass of threads amongst which the spiders pick their way with ease, but which are impassable to insects, are spun by members of the Theridiidae and Pholcidae; but by common consent the so-called orbicular web, so characteristic of the Argyopidae but by no means confined to them, is regarded as manifesting the greatest perfection of instinct in snare-spinning.
Other things being equal, the broker would be better off if he could hedge with equal ease against all his risks.
The Malays are indolent, pleasure-loving, improvident beyond belief, fond of bright clothing, of comfort, of ease, and they dislike toil exceedingly.
When she lay painfully on her deathbed her son Joseph said to her, "You are not at ease," and her last words were the answer, "I am sufficiently at my ease to die."
Neapolitan resistance collapsed; Alphonso fled and abdicated in favour of his son Ferdinand II., who also had to fly abandoned by all, and the kingdom was conquered with surprising ease.
The church of St Giles, formerly a chapel of ease to All Saints, but made parochial in the 18th century, is'of Norman date, but most of the present structure is modern.
In modern slavery, on the other hand, where the occupations of both parties were industrial, the existence of a servile class only guaranteed for some of them the possibility of self-indulgent ease, whilst it imposed on others the necessity of indigent idleness.
The attack on the centre was repulsed by the cool and steady fire of the Guards, and the left wing maintained its position with ease, but the French cavalry for the second time came to close quarters with the reserve.
He soon rose from penury to ease, and married a painter's beautiful daughter, Maria Vagini; she died after seven years of wedded life.
The ore, which in many places is found in an almost pure state, is at or near the surface and the process of mining is one of great simplicity and ease.
The field due to a coil can be made as nearly uniform as we please throughout a considerable space; its intensity, when the constants of the coil are known, can be calculated with ease and certainty and may be varied at will'through wide ranges, while the apparatus required is of the simplest character and can be readily constructed to suit special purposes.
With a passionate hatred and distrust of the Catholics, and an intense love of political liberty, he united the desire for ease to Protestant Dissenters.
The moral character of churchmen in Brazil has been severely criticized by many observers, and the ease with which disestablishment was effected is probably largely due to their failings.
The Bulgarians, Serbs, Croats and Avars in the southern provinces were subdued with equal ease.
Coffee, tobacco, rice and various fruits of superior quality are produced with ease, but agriculture is neglected and production is limited to domestic needs.
- Apart from agrarian riots in Slavonia and Bosnia, the transition to the new regime was accomplished with remarkable ease.
- The phenomena to be considered under this head are of less importance than those investigated by Fraunhofer, and will be treated in less detail; but in view of their historical interest and of the ease with which many of the experiments may be tried, some account of their theory cannot be omitted.
Though fond of ease the Annamese are more industrious than the neighbouring peoples.
In the year 1215 the barons having received intelligence secretly that they might enter London with ease through Aldgate, which was then in a very ruinous state, removed their camp from Bedford to Ware, and shortly after marched into the city in the night-time.
The wound was trifling and would probably have been cured with ease if he had been allowed to employ an English doctor whom he trusted.
`Umar ibn Abi Rabi`a (c. 643-719) was a wealthy man, who lived a life of ease in his native town of Mecca, and devoted himself to intrigues and writing love songs (ed.
The platypus is aquatic in its habits, passing most of its time in the water or close to the margin of lakes and streams, swimming and diving with the greatest ease, and forming for the purpose of sleeping and breeding deep burrows in the banks, which generally have two orifices, one just above the water level, concealed among long grass and leaves, and the other below the surface.
Cicero's letters to Atticus, and to the friends with whom he was completely at his ease, are the most sincere and immediate expression of the thought and feeling of the moment.
His greatest contribution to poetic art consisted in the perfection which he attained in the phalaecian, the pure iambic, and the scazon metres, and in the ease and grace with which he used the language of familiar intercourse, as distinct from that of the creative imagination, of the rostra, and of the schools, to give at once a lifelike and an artistic expression to his feelings.
As Cicero tones down his oratory in his moral treatises, so Horace tones down the fervour of his lyrical utterances in his Epistles, and thus produces a style combining the ease of the best epistolary style with the grace and concentration of poetry - the style, as it has been called, of "idealized common sense," that of the urbanus and cultivated man of the world who is also in his hours of inspiration a genuine poet.
Its especial affinity for the nervous system is indicated by the fact that, when all traces of it have disappeared elsewhere, it can still be detected with ease in the cerebro-spinal fluid.
He narrates spiritedly enough the dissensions and discussions in the winter camp of Zara and at Corfu, but is evidently much more at ease when the voyage was again resumed, and, after a fair passage round Greece, the crusaders at last saw before them the great city of Constantinople which they had it in mind to attack.
This was conducted according to the principles enunciated in Locke's Thoughts concerning Education, and the method of teaching Latin and Greek conversationally was pursued with such success by his instructress, Mrs Elizabeth Birch, that at the age of eleven, it is said, Ashley could read both languages with ease.
But it was beaten off with the utmost ease by the investing troops, who were well fed and cared for; and as by this time even the gun-teams had followed the cavalry horses to the slaughter-house, the French army as an army - i.e.
She had sheered off to starboard about 7:15 P.M., and the " Glasgow," which continued to follow in the wake of the " Good Hope," had to ease down to avoid masking her fire.
Ease in charging and removal of residues.
Beginning in 1733 Franklin taught himself enough French, Italian, Spanish and Latin to read these languages with some ease.
But he was not at his ease in the French capital and in Nov.
Ney had allowed the valuable hours to slip away when he could have stormed Quatre Bras with ease and ensured co operation with his master.
Plutarch mentions his paintings as possessing; the Homeric merit of ease and absence of effort.
We can form stationary waves with ease by fixing one end of a rope - say 20 ft.
In his study - a tower of refuge, separate from the house, which he has minutely described - he read, wrote, dictated, meditated, inscribed moral sentences which still remain on the walls and rafters, annotated his books, some of which are still in existence, and in other ways gave himself up to a learned ease.
But the principal characteristic of Montaigne's prose style is its remarkable ease and flexibility.
On the second abdication of the emperor (June 22nd, 1815) Fesch retired to Rome, where he spent the rest of his days in dignified ease, surrounded by numerous masterpieces of art, many of which he bequeathed to the city of Lyons.
The skin disease he had contracted in the subterranean haunts was rapidly closing his life; he could only ease his pain by sitting in a warm bath, where he wrote his journal; and accused the Girondins, who were trying to raise France against Paris.
The Boca Grande was filled with stone after the city had been captured three times, because of the ease with which an enemy's ships could pass through it at any time, and the narrow and more easily defended Boca Chica, 7 m.
It is generally found on or near the surface of the ground, but it can not only pursue its prey through holes and crevices of rocks and under dense tangled herbage, but follow it up the stems and branches of trees, or even into the water, swimming with perfect ease.
For ten years he lived a life of ease in London, where he became the intimate friend of Robert Browning, of whose poem "Waring" he was the subject.
Great fluency and ease of diction, considerable warmth of imagination and moral sentiment, and a sharp eye to discover any oddity of style or violation of the accepted canons of good taste, made his criticisms pungent and effective.
These are places of worship supplementary to a parish church, and may be either "chapels of ease," to ease or relieve the mother-church and serve those parishioners who may live far away, "parochial chapels," the "churches" of ancient divisions of a very large and widely scattered parish, or "district chapels," those of a district of a parish divided under the various church building acts.
Below Queen's Bridge is an expansion of the river known as the Pool, in which the largest ships using the river can turn with ease.
A position as state official, at first as associate of the academy of sciences and secretary of the academy of arts, afterwards as secretary of the philosophical section of the academy of sciences, gave him ease and leisure.
The former were so named from living at ease and the latter from wearing long hair.
The horizontal strata of the plateau present equal ease or difficulty of erosion in any direction; the streams and the submature valleys of the plateau therefore ramify in every direction, thus presenting a pattern that has been called insequent, because it follows no apparent control.
This is a much simpler matter, because the post is much less sought after, and it is usually despatched with ease and promptitude.
The ease with which money was acquired in the war period, the acquiescence of the people, and the influences of extravagance and corruption engendered by the war, opened, at the return of peace, a period of extravagant expenditure that has continued with progressive increase down to the present.
In spite of its high cost, the drum weir furnishes a valuable hydraulic contrivance for situations where it is very important to be able to close a weir of moderate height against a strong current and to regulate with ease and precision the discharge past a weir.
exceptional, and he spoke 23 languages with ease.
The church of St Andrew is a spacious transitional Norman and Early English building, with later additions, and was formerly a chapel of ease to Waverley Abbey, of which a crypt and fragmentary remains, of Early English date, stand in the park attached to a modern residence of the same name.
But the ease with which food can nowadays be transported from one part of the world to another minimizes the danger of famine from natural causes, as we can hardly conceive that the whole food-producing area of the world should be thus affected at once.
Six companions to the main lines are found with comparative ease and certainty and these have been carefully measured by Prince Galitzin, 3 H.
They delight to be in the water and swim with remarkable skill and ease.
It was found that substances like mineral salts, which crystallize well from solution, passed such membranes with comparative ease, while the jelly-like substances such as albumen passed with extreme slowness if at all.
Love of ease and desire for peace moved him, however, to adopt a conciliatory attitude, and to yield to the emperor's desire for the reassembling of the council (September 1551), suspended since 1549.
The French authorities were hostile to the English missionaries, and even the handing over of part of the field to the Paris Evangelical Society did not do much to ease the situation.
The ease with which various risings were suppressed by the Franks gives colour to the supposition that they were rather the outcome of family quarrels than the revolt of an oppressed people.
The pretty elaborate appliances, tongs or their equivalent, which would be needed to enable him to hold it conveniently while hot, could hardly have been devised till a very much later period; but then he may have been content to forge it inconveniently, because the great ease with which it mashes out when hot, perhaps pushed with a stout stick from the fire to a neighbouring flat stone, would compensate for much inconvenience.
From its top down, the walls of the furnace slope outward at an angle of between 3° and 8°, partly in order to ease the descent of the charge, here impeded by the swelling of the individual particles of ore caused by the deposition within them of great quantities of fine carbon, by the reaction of 2C0=C+C02.
It is still in great demand for certain normal purposes for which either great ease in welding or resistance to corrosion by rusting is of great importance; for purposes requiring special forms of extreme ductility which are not so confidently expected in steel; for miscellaneous needs of many users, some ignorant, some very conservative; and for remelting in the crucible processAll the best cutlery and tool steel is made either by the crucible process or in electric furnaces, and indeed all for which any considerable excellence is claimed is supposed to be so made, though often incorrectly.
Castings which, like hydraulic press cylinders and steam radiators, must be dense and hence must have but little graphite lest their contents leak through their walls, should not have more than 1.75% of silicon and may have even as little as 1% if impenetrability is so important that softness and consequent ease of machining must be sacrificed to it.
We can trace the advance of the Roman supremacy with greater ease after 387 B.C., inasmuch as from this year (adopting the traditional dating for what it is worth) until 2 99 B.C. every accession of territory is marked by the foundation of a group of new tribes; the limit of 35 in all was reached in the latter year.
The ease and rapidity of the mental transition is the sole ground for the supposed necessity of the causal connexion between portions of experience.
The results follow with the cognition utmost ease from his original postulate.
No sooner is the object of alarm scented or seen than each one seeks safety in the most inaccessible situations, which are often reached by a series of astounding leaps over crevasses, up the faces of seemingly perpendicular rocks, or down the sides of equally precipitous chasms. The chamois will not hesitate, it is said, thus to leap down 20 or even 30 ft., and this it effects with apparent ease by throwing itself forward diagonally and striking its feet several times in its descent against the face of the rock.
Moreover, he had brought from Europe a new manner, full of the affections of ardent youth, and this he wore without ease in a society highly satisfied with itself; the young knight-errant was therefore subjected to considerable ridicule.
In the San Juan arbitration he displayed great versatility and skill, winning his case before the emperor with brilliant ease.
The happiness of the Epicurean was, it might almost seem, a grave and solemn pleasure - a quiet unobtrusive ease of heart, but not exuberance and excitement.
Indolent as he was, he acquired knowledge with such ease and rapidity that at every school (such as those at Lichfield and Stourbridge) to which he was sent he was soon the best scholar.
The style was indeed deficient in ease and variety; and the writer was evidently too partial to the Latin element of our language.
All was simplicity, ease and vigour.
Since Johnson had been at ease in his circumstances he had written little and had talked much.
When therefore he, after the lapse of years, resumed his pen, the mannerism which he had contracted while he was in the constant habit of elaborate composition was less perceptible than formerly, and his diction frequently had a colloquial ease which it had formerly wanted.
The great personal qualities of the reigning emperors and the widely extended family connections of the house of Hohenzollern have enabled them to hold with ease their position as leaders among the ruling families.
Moreover, the bitter and unscrupulous attacks of the Bismarckian press to which Caprivi was exposed made him unpopular in the country, for the people could not feel at ease so long as they were governed by a minister of whom Bismarck disapproved.
Although by compounding corresponding portions of the diagrams given by instruments of this type, it is possible to determine the range and direction of the movement of which they are the resolved parts, their chief value is that they enable us to measure with ease the extent of any vibration, half of which is called its amplitude, and the time taken to make any complete back-and-forth movement, or its period.
The regular inundations, the ease of irrigating the rich alluvial flats, and the great heat of the sun in a cloudless sky, while limiting the natural ~ora, gave immense opportunities to the industrious farmer.
The ease with which one god could be identified with another is perhaps the most striking characteristic of later Egyptian theology.
These names, all of them foreign, were written in an alphabet of a limited number of characters, and were therefore analysed with comparative ease.
The annual tribute imposed on the satrapy of Egypt and Cyrene was heavy, but it was probably raised with ease.
The ease with which this valuable province was wrenched from the Roman empire appears to have been.
A letter from Gordon, dated the 4th of November and received on the 17th of November, stated that his steamers would await the expedition at Metemma, and added, We can hold out forty days with ease; after that it will be difficult.
The synapse appears to be a weak spot in the chain of conduction, or rather to be a place which breaks down with comparative ease under stress, e.g.
In two spiritual poets the advancement of the literature of Denmark took a further step. Thomas Kingo 6 (1634-1703) was the first who wrote Danish with perfect ease and grace.
In his hands the difficulties of the language disappear; he performs with the utmost ease extraordinary tours de force of style.
The ease with which so important a conquest had been effected encouraged Justinian to attack the Ostrogoths of Italy, whose kingdom, though vast in extent, for it included part of south-eastern Gaul, Raetia, Dalmatia and part of Pannonia, as Well as Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica, had been grievously weakened by the death first of the great Theodoric, and some years later of his grandson Athalaric, so that the Gothic nation was practically without a head.
It swims with most of the body submerged, and dives with perfect ease, remaining long without coming to the surface to breathe.
And gladness springs up within him on his realizing that, and joy arises to him thus gladdened, and so rejoicing all his frame becomes at ease, and being thus at ease he is filled with a sense of peace, and in that peace his heart is stayed."9 To have realized the Truths, and traversed the Path; to have broken the Bonds, put an end to the Intoxications, and got rid of the Hindrances, is to have attained the ideal, the Fruit, as it is called, of Arahatship. One might fill columns with the praises, many of them among the most beautiful passages in Pali poetry and prose, lavished on this condition of mind, the state of the man made perfect according to the Buddhist faith.
The horses are guided from the boat, and a twentyor thirty-foot barge with a heavy load of men and goods will be towed across the river at Kilif (where, as already stated, the width of the river is between 500 and 600 yards only) with ease by two of these animals.
A signal proof of its vitality was given in 1838 by the speed and ease with which it recovered from a disastrous inundation that destroyed 3000 houses.
Indeed, though the partisans of phlogiston did not surrender without a struggle, the history of science scarcely presents a second instance of a change so fundamental accomplished with such ease.
Sitting with his snuff-box before him, and his head bent down, he looked ill at ease, and kept turning the folios of his notes.
In 1879 he lost his seat in the Prussian parliament; he joined the Sezession, but was ill at ease in his new position.
The abundance in which iron is found in so many places, its great strength, its remarkable ductility and malleability in a red-hot state, and the ease with which two heated surfaces of iron can be welded together under the hammer combine to make it specially suitable for works on a large scale where strength with lightness are required - things such as screens, window-grills, ornamental hinges and the like.
The experiment was a failure; Bahrdt, never at ease under the strict discipline maintained by von Salis, resigned in 1777, and the school was closed.
Freedom from tremor, ease and delicacy of movement and facility of directing the instrument to any desired object in the heavens are the primary qualifications.
Since the transit circle is preferable to the equatorial for such observations wherein great accuracy is required, the declination and hour circles of an equatorial are employed, not for the determination of the right ascensions and declinations of celestial objects, but for directing the telescope with ease and certainty to any object situated in an approximately known position, and which may or may not be visible to the naked eye, or to define approximately the position of an unknown object.
- Dr Engelmann's piece and the declination circle by another (looking up the per forated polar axis), and where he can also set the telescope to any hour angle by one wheel, or to any declination by a second, with the greatest ease.
The combined overhanging weight of the cast-iron fork, the mirror and tube is so great, that without a very perfect relief-friction system the instrument could not be moved in right ascension with any approach to practical ease.
Other letters of Cicero, especially those written to persons with whom he was not quite at his ease or those meant for circulation, are composed in his elaborate style with long periods, parentheses and other devices for obscuring thought.
The ease with which the native populations of the conquered districts, exclusively or prevailingly Christian, adapted themselves to the new rule is very striking.
The governor of this province, Abdallah, the son of Omar II., was a man of small energy, whose principal care was his personal ease and comfort.
Her plump beauty was often remarked - notably by Washington Irving - in contrast to her husband's delicate and feeble figure and wizened face - for even in his prime Madison was, as Henry Adams says, "a small man, quiet, somewhat precise in manner, pleasant, fond of conversation, with a certain mixture of ease and dignity in his address."
The theosophist, on the other hand, is most at his ease when moving within the circle of the Divine essence, into which he seems to claim absolute insight.
The period of minority was exceptionally anarchical, even for Castile, but as the cities, always the best supporters of the royal authority, were growing in strength, Henry was able to reduce his kingdom to obedience, and, when he took the government into his own hands after 1393, to compel his nobles with comparative ease to surrender the crown lands they had seized.
The rearrangement, on a feudal basis, of the original returns (as described above) enabled the Conqueror and his officers to see with ease the extent of a baron's possessions; but it also had the effect of showing how far he had enfeoffed "under-tenants," and who those under-tenants were.
There was, however, some jealousy of the ease with which Americans secured land grants, and an entirely just dislike of " bad " Americans.
It showed the ease of seizing the country, the indifference of the natives, and the resolution of the United States government.
This despatched, Sterne turned to a new project, which had probably been suggested by the ease and freedom with which he had moved through the travelling volume in Tristram.
At first sight this singular structure appears so like a deformity that writers have not been wanting to account it such, 2 ignorant of its being a piece of mechanism most beautifully adapted to the habits of the bird, enabling it to extract with the greatest ease, from fir-cones or fleshy fruits, the seeds which form its usual and almost invariable food.
Unlike the Spartiates they might, and did, possess gold and silver and the iron and steel wares from the mines on Mt Taygetus, the shoes and woollen stuffs of Amyclae, and the import and export trade of Laconia and Messenia probably enabled some at least of them to live in an ease and comfort unknown to their Spartan lords.
They do not prevail now in those " white countries which have been invaded but have repelled the attack with comparative ease and little loss.
The victories of Heraclius forced Chosroes to retire; but the Persians were followed by the Arabs, who, advancing with equal ease, laid siege to Constantinople, A.D.
Everything in short was ripe for the reception of a book that brought together, with masterly ease and vigour, the old and the new Homeric learning, and drew from it the historical proof that Homer was no single poet, writing according to art and rule, but a name which stood for a golden age of the true spontaneous poetry of genius and nature.
Rapidity or ease of movement, plainness of expression and plainness of thought, these are not the distinguishing qualities of the great epic poets - Virgil, Dante, Milton.
Like the French epics, Homeric poetry is indigenous, and is distinguished by this fact, and by the ease of movement and the simplicity which result from it, from poets such as Virgil, Dante and Milton.
Why should not established institutions proceed upon the customary and convenient methods of routine, while the delights of existence were augmented, manners polished, arts developed, and a golden age of epicurean ease made decent by a state religion which no one cared to break with because no one was left to regard it seriously?
We know very little of the ancient methods of cultivating the vine, but the Romans-no doubt owing to the luxuriant ease with which the vine grows in Italy-appear to have trained it on trees, trellis work, palisades, &c. The dwarf form of cultivation now common in northern Europe does not appear to have obtained to any extent.
The ease, too, with which he outshone men of vastly greater learning lured him from the task of intense and arduous study.
4 Concealed among the facts presented to sense are the causes or forms, and the problem therefore is so to analyse experience, 5 so to break it up into pieces, that we shall with certainty and mechanical ease arrive at a true conclusion.
The chief characteristics of the Albion are its lightness of build and its ease in running; the pull is short, the power great, and the means whereby it is attained so simple that the press does not readily get out of order.
In physical structure alpaca is somewhat akin to hair, being very glossy, but its softness and fineness enable the spinner to produce satisfactory yarns with comparative ease.
Boots are only used by horsemen, and are then worn much too large for ease.
But when the revolt of the younger Cyrus against his brother (401 B.C.) had demonstrated the surprising ease and rapidity with which a courageous army could penetrate into the heart of the empirewhen the whole force of that empire had proved powerless, not only to prevent some 12,000 Greek troops, completely surrounded, cut off from their communications, and deprived through treachery of their leaders, from escaping to the coast, but even to make a serious attack on themthen, indeed, the imperial impotence became manifest.
Thus in acute gout the most common and most trusted remedy for removing the pain is colchicum, but at present we do not know what action it has upon the system, or why it gives so much ease in the pain of gout while it has comparatively little effect upon pain due to other causes.
Abroad the great national interests were eagerly sacrificed for the sake of a pension, and at home his personal ease and pleasure alone decided every measure, and the fate of every minister and subject.
With Charles religion was not the serious matter it was with James, and was largely regarded from the political aspect and from that of ease and personal convenience.
In later years the society of his mistresses seems to have been chiefly acceptable as a means to avoid business and petitioners, and in the case of the duchess of Portsmouth was the price paid for ease and the continuance of the French pensions.
His ministers he never scrupled to sacrifice to his ease.
The love of ease exercised an entire sovereignty in his thoughts.
With all its luxuries and courtly ease, his house remained a true bishop's palace, breathing the strictest discipline and restraint.
The roof is sometimes of bamboo solely, and when split, which is accomplished with the greatest ease, it can be formed into laths or planks.
But his style altogether wants the charm of ease and simplicity.
He has nothing of the wide humanity of Cicero, of the urbanity of Horace, of the ease and grace of Catullus.
disturbance, the formation of the elongated ligament, and the subsequent transformation of the ligament into a spherule, could be examined with ease.
These experiments may be repeated with extreme ease, and with hardly any apparatus.
As a poet, however, he acquired distinction chiefly by the ease, simplicity and grace with which he gave expression to the passions and aspirations of daily life.
Its church of St Paul was built as a chapel of ease to Fulham, and consecrated by Laud in 1631.
It elevated itself from the ground with ease, and flew in a horizontal direction for a distance of 24 ft., and at a velocity of 20 m.
The idea was to obtain great sustaining area in comparatively small space with comparative ease of control.
Almost every one of the principal geological formations may be studied in England with comparative ease.
Therefore, although the methods of local government are detailed below (Section X.), and other administrative arrangements are described under the various headings dealing with each subject, it is desirable to give here, for ease of reference and distinction, a schedule of the various areas into which England and Wales are divided.
The mule thrives in every condition of climate, is fever-proof, travels over the most difficult mountain passes with absolute security, and can carry with ease a load of 200 lb.
He lived in Stockbridge in1751-1755and spoke the language of the Housatonic Indians with ease, for six months studied among the Oneidas, graduated at Princeton in 1765, studied theology at Bethlehem,Connecticut, under Joseph Bellamy,was licensed to preach in 1766, was a tutor at Princeton in 1766-1769, and was pastor of the White Haven Church, New Haven, Connecticut, in 1769-1795, being then dismissed for the nominal reason that the church could not support him, but actually because of his opposition to the Half-Way Covenant as well as to slavery and the slave trade.
From its appearance, and the ease with which it moves backwards, has arisen the popular belief that the amphisbaena has two heads, and that when the body is cut in two the parts seek each other out and reunite.
The tax, if kept at a low rate, undoubtedly fulfils a useful function as a revenue reserve for emergencies, on account of the ease with which it can be put up and down without disturbing trade.
But his very ease and freedom have helped to make his volumes more popular than many works of greater classical renown.
He continued to work the gold-field which he had discovered, and to draw from it new treasures, not indeed with quite such ease and in quite such abundance as when the precious soil was still virgin, but yet with success, which left all competition far behind.
per acre on loose soils to £io an acre on the most tenacious soils, the rate of wages and the cost of the pipes, the depth of the trenches and the ease with which they can be dug, all influencing the cost of the process.
Intensely nationalist, he acquiesced in the annexation of his native land to Prussia, and in a public letter to the Italian nation in 1870 defended the German cause before the nation which had become to him a second fatherland; but he was of too independent a character ever to be quite at ease under Prussian government.
Pepys must have heard such rumours, as in a letter to his friend Millington, the tutor of Magdalene College at Cambridge, dated the 26th of September 1693, he wrote: " I must acknowledge myself not at the ease I would be glad to be at in reference to excellent Mr Newton; concerning whom (methinks) your answer labours under the same kind of restraint which (to tell you the truth) my asking did.
Yet the king held his own, with perfect success if not with ease.
He put them down with ease; the one was imprisoned for life, the other driven into exile, while Waltheof, the last of the English earls, who had dabbled in a hesitating way in this plot, was executed.
The ease with which he had subdued the realm misled him; he fancied that the slack resistance, which was mainly due to the incapacity and unpopularity of Baliol, implied the indifference of the Scots to the idea ol annexation.
The fact was that he had secured the promise of the neutrality or the co-operation of the Burgundian faction, and thought that he could crush the Orleanists with ease.
King Edward, as indolent In the and pleasure-loving in times of ease as he was active north and and ruthless in times of stress and battle, set himself west.
enjoyed a complete ascendancy over his young master, who long preferred thriftless ease to the toils of personal monarchy.
He settled down into eIgn~ inglorious ease, varied at long intervals by outbursts of spasmodic tyranny.
Modern idealists, ill at ease with this inheritance, try to show that Christ's Incarnation no less than His eternal divine being is a natural and rational truth.
All Isaac D'Israeli's children were born into the Jewish communion, in which, however, they were not to grow up. It is a reasonable inference from Isaac's character that he was never at ease in the ritual of Judaism.
His judgments may be held with greater confidence, which is an intellectual advantage; and, standing in his mind not so much an edifice as a natural growth, they cannot be so readily abandoned at the call of ease or self-interest.
These renderings to foresight might be denied assertion either for the sake of present ease (and Disraeli's prescience of much of his country's later troubles only made him laughed at) or in deference to hopes of personal advancement.
There was no real political freedom, yet none of the ease or security which enlightened despotism can bestow.
But if ease of communication is favourable to the rise of large 'states and the cultural progress that usually accompanies it, it is, nevertheless, often fatal to the very culture which, at first, it fostered, in so far as the absence of natural boundaries renders invasion easy.
The bee-keeper, therefore, by the judicious application of a little smoke from smouldering fuel, blown into the hive by means of an appliance known as a beesmoker, alarms the bees and is thus able to manipulate the frames of comb with ease and almost no disturbance.
In 1831 Romagna and the Marches rose in rebellion and shook off the papal yoke with astonishing ease.
he was emphatically a modern gentleman, of scrupulous courtesy, sportive gaiety, acquainted with what was going on in the world, taking a real interest in it, giving and getting information, very neatly dressed, with a shrewd common sense always alive about him, in a modern room with modern furniture, plain, it is true, but with no marks of poverty about it - in a word, with all the ease, the gracefulness, the polish of a modern gentleman of good birth, considerable accomplishments, and a very various information."
In this letter, and especially in the postscript to the second edition of it, Newman finally silenced all cavillers as to his not being really at ease within the Roman Church.
They ignite with great ease, emitting a smoke freely, owing to the large proportion of carbon they contain.
This prominence in manufactures is due to excellent transportation facilities, to good water powers, to the ease with which labour is got from large cities, to plentiful capital (furnished by the large 1 The figure given above as the gross value of all manufactured products in 1900 includes that of all manufacturing and mechanical establishments.
Our ease on reaching a collective agreement on so important, life-changing decision stunned us all.
"Why did you call me here?" the Black God asked, ill at ease in the small room in the basement of their old headquarters in Miami.
Another memory emerged, one that reminded him that long ago, he'd been assigned to ease Damian's transition to the White God, which was how he met Cassandra, a human, in the mortal realm.
The demon blood on her face and arms disgusted her, just like the sight of the ease with which Darkyn shredded three demons with bodies like humans.
At ease with the half-demon friend of Gabriel, she entered the shadowy land.
She slept peacefully, her delicate features and shapely body at ease as she slept on her stomach.
She didn't usually talk this much, but something about Andre put her at ease.
He could read Fred like a bookâ€”start the conversation with a few benign topics, then ease in.
Snowflake had taken the ordeal with remarkable ease, but Penny was using every ploy in the book.
They were dressed in their best and both children and adults seems perfectly at ease with each other's company, even if they all seemed somewhat in awe of their surroundings.
Surprisingly, Princess actually maneuvered the trail with more ease when she had no resistance from Carmen.
The guards hung in a loose perimeter around him, and he felt their tension ease as they walked.
I was extremely nervous for my first lesson; but, Anne's calm demeanor immediately put me at ease.
We were able to emulate this ease of use – although there is some way to go.
At the end of the day you can always wind down with a Turkish bath to ease the aches of your journey.
In the hands of a show pilot this model will fly smooth pattern style aerobatics with ease & astonish spectators with freestyle routines.
aerobatics with ease.
affable manner that instantly puts an interviewer at ease, almost like talking with an old friend.
The Mercedes engineers say computer-games aficionados aged 8 to 18 handle it with ease; golden oldies need not apply.
ageless beauty has given birth to a burgeoning beauty industry focusing on ways to ease the effects of aging skin.
allegation of implied bribery with ease.
alternatelass="ex">Sometimes alternating ice packs with warm wheat bags or a hot water bottle can ease the ache in the knees.
amble around the characteristic cobbled streets at ease.
The only problem with using a program animator to assist in the debugging of a program is its ease of use.
Ease of use Fully automated for ease of use.
batsmaness to say, the two batsmen at the crease finished the task with ease.
beat the defender with ease.
This net uses the highest quality terylene bobbinet netting and the classical ' bell ' design renowned for its simplicity and ease of use.
bold font for ease of reading.
bop jazz and rap with ease.
The self-taught alto saxophonist's debut album Conversations With the Unseen uniquely mixes post bop jazz and rap with ease.
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O'Bannon plays the careless cad with such ease that nothing bothers him.
The 240 mm rear disk and single piston caliper provide the perfect balance between stopping power and ease of control.
She can kill sloths, howler monkeys, and white-faced Capuchins with ease.
cartography share the same standard grid system for ease of use.
concealed castors on the base will help moving the unit with ease.
castors for ease of movement from room to room.
The two six inch front castors rotate through 360 degrees enabling the power chair to access even the smallest spaces with ease.
Managers should put employees at ease by beginning their interviews with fairly casual, routine remarks.
catchwords for ease of reference.
Industry links are broadly categorized for ease of navigation.
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chapel of ease is recorded on the site in 1250.
The shorts were pragmatic for a warrior who needs ease of movement, but also symbolized chastity, another aspect reminiscent of ascetic celibacy.
It keeps the body supple without straining and can be used to relieve pain in labor and ease childbirth.
cohosh root tincture or a vinegar of fresh willow leaves will ease a headache with pain-killing methyl salicylate.
communicate with ease and confidence.
condescending manner, which put us quite at our ease.
consummate ease, too.
With the set poised at 4-4, the 24-year-old produced an array of superb returns and groundstrokes to break serve with almost contemptuous ease.
contribute greatly to the ease of cleaning between cases.
Rupert loved having a countryman to ease the loneliness of being a stranger in a strange land.
One of them is a special ' soothing ' pot of cream to rub on your tummy to ease the cramps.
Lending credence to their collective persona is the fact that they sound equally sincere and at ease with the various genres.
This way you can take some whole branches in to the kitchen and pick the currants at your leisure and with ease.
damask fabric complete with handles for ease of turning.
damp sponge to gently ease the cleaning fluid across the whole area.
debugging of a program is its ease of use.
deceptive ease for a scintillating score.
The new versions have facilities that greatly ease the task of updating the virus definitions on a regular basis.
derided by the critics, this show has managed to turn their petty words into straw with contemptuous ease.
Throughout the early sixties the town remained a popular destination for holidaymakers, despite the ease of travel to more exotic destination for holidaymakers, despite the ease of travel to more exotic destinations.
developed to enable businesses to pay for road pricing schemes with ease.
Inferior tangibility is of slight force with this class, for with proper diligence they can read the combined type with ease.
disassembles for ease of transporting; it is small compact and drives great.
Other studies look at whether support groups help ease the discomfort of the patient.
The music that Carl Davies has written is complex, often discordant but the group took it on with ease.
There is a trend toward siting built-in dishwashers at waist height for ease of unloading.
The commissary, who was smoking at his ease, politely doffed his hat upon the singer's entrance.
Bioflow magnetic dog collar - Bioflow magnetic bracelets proven to help ease the pain of arthritis in humans (BMJ 17/12/04 ).
dome tents require two people for ease of erection.
Although works to provide ramps and widen doorways and passages to ease access are zero-rated for VAT, they can be expensive.
ease the transition to life outside the womb.
ease the tension of the overpayments debacle.
ease the pain.
ease the discomfort of your hernia, but it won't cure it.
There was a bit of good-natured punter participation and he handled it all with the consummate ease of the experienced professional that he is.
Helping your child cope with exam stress Some children take exams in their stride with relative ease, whilst others can really suffer.
Armed with stylish reversible bibs and a new ball, the A team sailed through the league beating off competition with effortless ease.
This enables the operator to build complex sequences and looks with remarkable ease.
ease authentication allows you to move securely into a number of different systems without the need to re-enter usernames and passwords.
ease off the accelerator and avoid braking.
ease of navigation.
ease of cleaning.
ease of maintenance Modular system reduces spares holding.
ease of handling.
ease of reference, readers are advised to consult these in the first instance.
When not in use the easel folds for ease of storage.
elegant simplicity and intuitive ease of use.
embody the spirit of a man on the verge of a great change with ease.
Nor will the imminent enlargement of the EU help to ease the problem.
explore with relative ease.
While todays game will be a pressure cooker for former boss Peter Taylor Leicester have a great chance to ease their relegation fears.
He appears to be at ease with children, adults & other cats so I know he's not feral.
We intend to establish on-line fora to ease communication across these networks and to create areas of our web site dedicated to each theme.
freeze-dry venom in Nectar Ease is collected in water traps to preserve volatile compounds and is then freeze-dried and purified.
Onto this week now and Darren Hayes has made the transition from band frontman to solo star with a degree of ease.
grammar checking facilities available in most word-processing packages will assess the reading ease of your Information Sheet.
greenbelt land to ease the housing crisis.
hamper with any great ease.
hefts a large sword around with relative ease and can mow down other classes like a knife through butter.
hock boots the top strap holds the boot in place while the bottom strap is kept loose for ease of movement.
A bit of stand at ease on the old Holy Ghost [laughs] .
A whole tub of mini hula hoops helps to ease my stomach.
hula hoops helps to ease my stomach.
ill at ease.
No love of selfish ease, no supine and carnal indulgence, retarded his movements.
Danger Areas The ease of communication e-mail offers is its main benefit but this can also be dangerous as it encourages informality.
Also work on the thoracic inlet to ease off the trapezius muscle.
inners for ease of pitching.
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She developed the happy knack of putting people at their ease.
knocking off people with more ease than the wind blows!
This Bio Green Water Wand is a heavy duty spray lance designed to let you water hard to reach areas with ease and accuracy.
Alex Wright lithograph This early 19th Century lithograph shows the Chapel of Ease at Shirehampton, precursor of the present St. Mary's.
Scotland was picked out with ease and his neat lob gave Cairns no chance.
The holes were small but you could pass with ease as long as you used the lube.
luminaire efficiency while offering a smooth outer surface for ease of cleaning.
If it begins to feel dead, ease the mainsheet a fraction.
You like to be pampered and may look for a " sugar daddy " or " sugar mama " to ease your way.
martial arts instructors will be able to adapt the Lil ' Dragon to their style with ease.
A face, neck and shoulder massage is certain to ease your mind and spirit.
merchandising unit for ease of display, they help you maximize your impulse sales.
mind at ease and make sure the result is trouble free!
These case studies illustrate the ease with which what appeared to be a relatively stable modus vivendi is easily shattered.
Thalidomide was developed in the 1950s in Germany, first as a sedative and then widely used as a pill to ease morning sickness.
March - For the subtle approach of Death: to ease the fear and calm the Soul's gentle mortification 37.
most countries, individuals can move around the country with relative ease.
The new scheme is promoted as being an alternative to widening motorways in a bid to ease congestion and manage traffic incidents.
mounted on a trolley with the pump for ease of use.
mucilaginous liquid that was used to ease sore feet.
navigate with ease, otherwise they may get lost.
A single perpetrator is able to anonymously take advantage of millions of vulnerable computer neophytes with relative ease.