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easier Sentence Examples

  • It isn't going to get any easier, so I'd better shape up.

  • It's easier to simply fix something at home.

  • It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.

  • Wouldn't it have been easier if you had told me?

  • Good, that should make this easier.

  • This would be a lot easier on my ATV.

  • If he had buttered up to her, it was merely to make his job easier.

  • It would have been easier to run off and leave them.

  • It will be easier for a while until we get to the Lava fields.

  • Everything considered, it was easier to make the decision to take the job than to placate Mary.

  • So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.

  • That's why more current dates are more important and far easier to verify.

  • Martha continued to whisper to me she wished he'd go easier on the booze.

  • It was a whole lot easier when I was back on the job.

  • One word answers were easier.

  • "We put the numbers in a certain format that makes it easier for them to analyze," I said, trying to sound like I knew what I was talking about.

  • It's far easier to calmly pen the words I said than it was to say them.

  • Good. Easier for me than Darian to readjust.

  • Great. I have no purpose but to make others' lives easier.

  • Deals made while the negotiator is distracted or emotional are easier to win, he said.

  • You have to go easier on yourself.

  • But it didn't make it any easier for Deidre to deal with.

  • It was easier to blame baseball.

  • With an approximate date—or at least a year—and a first name, the chore would be infinitely easier than scouring decades for a nameless individual.

  • Making judgment after the fact is far easier than before.

  • "You're not making my job any easier," he said.

  • I'm not sure running against Lydia will be any easier than taking on Fitzgerald.

  • But no such calls came, and breathing became easier as the day moved along.

  • As a human, she'd be much easier to render dead-dead.

  • She was able to breathe easier when she stood outside the massive fortress that sat on a clearing the size of two football fields.

  • I thought it'd be easier.

  • How much easier would it have been, if she simply accepted his love and walked away from the underworld?

  • The good news: now that the Deidres are in their right places, you may find life a little easier.

  • You said things will get easier.

  • What if Darkyn slaughtered the innocent life dragged into this mess for no other purpose than to make the goddess' transition easier.

  • Certainly money had made their life easier.

  • Remembering what Katie said, she added, "It will be so much easier for all of us."

  • Maybe it would be easier when he was there.

  • Putting it off wasn't going to make it any easier.

  • Maybe it's easier than you're making it out to be.

  • I'll make it easier.

  • You were a helluva lot easier to bed in your past life.

  • Would it have been easier on you if you heard it from either a complete stranger or someone you can't quite figure out?

  • But easier is not the choice we made.

  • A death-dealer outside her door – or better yet, on her couch – was all that would make him easier about leaving her alone.

  • One stupid little human is so much easier to kill than a few billion, and you chose duty instead.

  • Might have made life easier.

  • "You.re not making this easier on either of us!" he said, a flare of emotion in his voice for the first time since she.d met him.

  • Much easier to get along with, she said with a shake of her head, unable to help the warmth that spread through her whenever she saw him.

  • Maybe Gabriel taking her to Death would make the lives of those around her easier.

  • You.re not making things easier.

  • Doesn.t make it easier but … Megan shrugged.

  • When concentrating on the weapons, it was also easier to keep from concentrating on him.

  • "The cease-fire must make it easier to travel," she observed, recalling the enemy positions around the spacecraft launch sites.

  • As she spoke, the words became easier.

  • It would have been much easier if she had separated the words.

  • Is it getting easier?

  • It'd make my job a darn sight easier.

  • I been trying to find out some poop about that guy on the Internet but it's a whole lot easier checking out hundred year old folks than living ones.

  • This was going to be easier than anticipated.

  • If she were turning him willingly, it would be a lot easier for both of them.

  • Thomas doesn't know about you, so I thought it would be easier all around if….

  • It'll be easier that way.

  • I agreed because I figured goats would be easier to handle than cattle.

  • You guys think it's silly to name farm animals, but it's easier for Katie and me that way.

  • It would have made things easier.

  • It was easier to protect Angel from afar, before she knew what he was or faced the dangers he did daily.

  • The quick wrap is easier, he instructed, holding up each of the products as he spoke.

  • Lana paled, expecting her day wasn't about to get any easier.

  • The higher on your back it is, the easier to carry, Mrs. Watson instructed.

  • Brady belonged in the field with his men, and life after they found Lana was not going to get easier.

  • It'd make my life easier.

  • And no regrets about what I did, though the few days I've spent here make me wonder if there was an easier way.

  • The death-dealer smiled faintly.  Rhyn trotted away from him, out of the palace and into the jungle.  He suspected freeing Katie from Death would be easier than freeing Gabe from Death.  There was more at stake for her if she lost Gabe.

  • Emergency lights were now on outside the motel, mak­ing the return trip easier once he reached the road.

  • It was easier for us than you.

  • In the light it was no easier to read his expression.

  • You might as well accept the fact that I'm a whole lot easier to lead than I am to push.

  • Sometimes it was easier to accept his disappointment than sympathy.

  • It was a lot easier ... and final.

  • It would have been easier if he had made love to her that night, but he didn't.

  • Putting it off isn't going to make it any easier.

  • She breathed a little easier.

  • It was easier than killing a vamp.

  • She'd built up a callus around her heart, one that got stronger and easier to maintain as she manipulated evil men.

  • "It'll be easier to get my way when Xander isn't here," she said with a faint smile.

  • I don't see your job getting any easier, Darian.

  • Makes my life on the mortal world much easier.

  • "It'll get easier," Sirian said, pausing beside her.

  • But as a man, I understand it would have been easier for you

  • I hope it gets easier.

  • It won't be as steep, but it will be easier as you become more accustomed to the gait of the horse.

  • It would probably be easier to go back and get a stool, but it was only a few more inches.

  • It would be easier to walk, but he wanted the advantage of height and bulk to work on his side.

  • She breathed a little easier as she drove through the town that was little more than a wide spot in the road.

  • "It's a lot easier when you have an air conditioner," he answered dryly.

  • Your skill makes it easier for you.

  • She wasn't sure why she was bothering with the tug-of-war battle with him, except that she hoped she was able to hide what she sought and make it easier for her to get.

  • Recovery required years, although made easier by the sound and steady development of the pastoral and agricultural industries, which were slightly affected by the crisis; and the steadily increasing volume of exports, mainly foodstuffs and other staples, saved the situation.

  • The original road, too, adopted in imperial times a more devious but easier route by Aeclanum instead of by Trevicum.

  • The term Cryptogam is archaic, implying a hidden method of reproduction as compared with the obvious method represented by the flower of the Phanerogam; with the aid of a good microscope it is, however, easier to follow the process of fertilization.

  • In the first, the Periplus of the Outer Sea, in two books, in which he proposed to give a complete description of the coasts of the eastern and western oceans, his chief authority is Ptolemy; the distances from one point to another are given in stades, with the object of rendering the work easier for the ordinary student.

  • Conviction for granting rebates was by this law made easier and more effective.

  • As a result it has been far easier for the American than for the European railway builder to take advantage of the speculative instinct in obtaining money.

  • The conversion of the gravel road into a paved road made it much easier for riding bikes.

  • His works can scarcely be entitled original compositions, his labour having consisted chiefly in the arrangement of his materials, but on this very account they are of considerable value as convenient books of reference, easier of access and almost as trustworthy as the original documents.

  • It is easier to point out the danger than to suggest how it should be met.

  • Leland said that it is easier to collect the leaves of the Sibyl than the titles of the works written by Roger Bacon; and though the labour has been somewhat lightened by the publications of Brewer and Charles, referred to below, it is no easy matter even now to form an accurate idea of his actual productions.

  • It is probably easier to extend the area under cotton rapidly when crops are raised from many places in proximity to other crops than when the mass of the cotton is obtained from a few highly specialized districts.

  • 10, p. 290); the operation is easier if the lime be mixed with sodium carbonate, or a mixture of sodium carbonate and potassium nitrate be used.

  • Wagner was always an omnivorous reader, and books were then, as now, both cheaper than music and easier to read.

  • Those who hold to the genuineness of Colossians find it easier to explain the resemblances as the product of the free working of the same mind, than as due to a deliberate imitator.

  • We see however the similarity of the metal-working of both countries at approximately the same time; both are in the same style of artistic development, the Egyptian perhaps the more advanced of the two, and (if the published analysis by Mosso is to be relied upon) with the additional technique of the alloy with tin, making the metal bronze, and so easier for the heads to be cast.

  • This result revolted public opinion; the bishops acquired the habit (rendered easier by the personal expense involved in setting the law in motion) of vetoing, under the power given to them in the act, all prosecutions; and the act became a dead letter.

  • Africa, can, however, only be enforced by special administrative machinery and at considerable expense, and this legislative action can only be regarded as temporary and preliminary to the establishment of plantations of rubber trees, which are not only easier to control, but the trees are less liable to injury from careless tapping.

  • Whether systematic training can do anything to make the attainment of this balance easier is a question that has lately engaged the attention of many educational reformers; and whatever future casuistry may still have before it would seem to lie along the lines indicated by them.

  • Hence the land connexions must have formerly been much easier and far more continuous than at present.

  • Generally less varied and romantic, though easier in style, are the heroic poems Augsburgi iitkozet (Battle of Augsburg) and Aradi gyules (Diet of Arad) of Gregory Czuczor, who was, moreover, very felicitous as an epigrammatist.

  • A much easier method, applicable to glass originals, is that of photographic reproduction by contact printing.

  • He at the same time instituted what was called a second chamber, the franchise qualifications for which were easier, but which was not endowed with any real power.

  • In fact, if you would break a page into two columns, it would be even even easier to follow a line and keep one's eye on track.

  • Indeed it is easier to explain some of the differences between the Acts and St Paul's Epistles on this assumption than on that of authorship by a writer who would have felt more dependent upon the information which might be gathered from those Epistles, and who would have been more likely to have had a collection of them at hand, if his work was composed c. A.D.

  • It is unquestionably better and easier to evaporate in vacuo than in an open pan, and with a better system of firing, a more liberal provision of steam generators, and multiple-effect evaporators of improved construction, a far larger yield of sugar is obtained from the juice than was possible of attainment in those days, and the megass often suffices as fuel for the crop.

  • It is obviously easier to brush out and clean vertical tubes open at both ends, and about 6 ft.

  • The processes of evaporation and concentration are carried on as they are in a cane sugar factory, but with this advantage, that the beet solutions are freer from gum and glucose than those obtained from sugar-canes, and are therefore easier to cook.

  • On this account deeper tillage than usual, which allows of easier penetration of roots, or the carrying out of operations which bring the subsoil to the surface, must always be carefully considered.

  • This is found advantageous on hill-sides where the work is easier if all the furrows are turned downhill; or from another point of view the furrows may be all laid uphill so as to counteract the tendency for the soil to work down the slope.

  • It proved to be easier to hold the lord responsible for the public duties of all his dependants because he was the king's vassal and by attaching them as conditions to the benefices which he held, than to enforce them directly upon every subject.

  • To see the absurdity of the second paradox of relativity is easier than to refute it.

  • If only a man " hath the Lord in his heart," he " shall know that there is nothing easier nor sweeter nor gentler than these mandates " (Mand.

  • It tended to make life easier and cheaper for large and numerous classes; it promised wholesale remissions of taxation; it lessened the charges on common processes of business, on locomotion, on postal communication, and on several articles of general consumption.

  • Standard Chinese soon became easier to understand than archaic Japanese, as the former alone was taught in the schools, and the native language changed rapidly during the century or two that followed the diffusion of the foreign tongue and civilization (CnAMBERLAIN).

  • The KiOto artists process is much easier than that of his rivals, and although his monochromes are often of most pleasing delicacy and fine tone, they do not belong to the same category of technical excellence as the wares they imitate.

  • He said "It seems easier to talk of such a machine than to put it into actuality, for it requires greater force and less weight than exists in a human body.

  • What is universally admitted is that Chenier was a very great artist, who like Ronsard opened up sources of poetry in France which had long seemed dried up. In England it is easier to feel his attraction than that of some far greater reputations in French poetry, for, rhetorical though he nearly always is, he yet reveals something of that quality which to the Northern mind has always been of the very essence of poetry, that quality which made SainteBeuve say of him that he was the first great poet "personnel et reveur" in France since La Fontaine.

  • Various educational schemes were proposed, but they were easier to propose than to carry into effect: no one, except Mr Savona, had the ability to urge English as the basis of instruction, and he agitated and was installed as director of education and made a member of the Executive.

  • By this time Charles had discovered that it was easier to defeat the Poles than to conquer Poland.

  • Zeitschrift, 1799), though masterly, did not make it easier for the liberal-minded grand-duke to pass the matter over, and an unfortunate letter, in which he threatened to resign in case of reprimand, turned the scale against him.

  • For molecules of known gases the calculation is still easier.

  • The advantages compared with a tangent sight are that only half the movement is required to raise the sight for any particular range; the ranges on the drum are easier to read, and if necessary can be set by another man, so that the layer need not take his eye from the telescope.

  • He barely succeeded in making enough to pay his board bill, but he finished the task, and thus found subsequent employment easier to get.

  • But just as quickly as they showed themselves ready to do this, did they also always break their promises, so that one could not really say which of these two courses may truly have been easier to them, and from the beginning of the war scarcely a year passed without bringing such change of mind."

  • It is also easier to erect.

  • With pin connexions some weight is saved in the girders, and erection is a little easier.

  • Sterilization then becomes an easier task, the milk drawn under these conditions being very poor in spore-forming bacteria.

  • In the remaining parts the translation is somewhat easier and more skilful, though even here Latinisms and un-English renderings abound.

  • It was not frequently employed as a legislative body after the two assemblies of the tribes, which were easier to summon and organize, had been recognized as possessing sovereign rights.

  • The calculator's work having now become easier and more mechanical, calculation went on apace.

  • Maxims of criticism to which we may here refer are that "harder readings are better than easier" and that "the shorter reading is generally the truer."

  • The first maxim is indisputable, provided we understand by "harder" harder to the scribe, and by "easier" easier to the scribe.

  • It is easier and, in one sense, it is more impressive to make a peremptory and exclusive statement, and to refuse to allow any place beside it to divergent expositions; but this show of clearness and power is dearly purchased at the cost of the ennobling conviction that the whole truth is far greater than our individual minds.

  • An easier process is that of H.

  • Under the Ptolemies, the inland cities declined in comparison with the maritime ones, and the Cyrenaica began to feel the commercial competition of Egypt and Carthage, whence easier roads lead into the continent.

  • This tendency to vote the entire party ticket is the more pronounced because under the system of voting in use in many of the states all the candidates of the party are arranged on one ticket, and it is much easier to vote a straight or unaltered ticket than to change or " scratch " it.

  • Experiments on alloys are, in some ways, easier to make than on pairs of non-metallic substances, partly owing to the possibility of polishing sections for microscopic examination, and the investigation of alloys has done much to elucidate the general phenomena of solution, of which metallic solution constitutes a special case.

  • The advantages lie with the oxide because of its easier preparation.

  • As it is easier to reduce than any other compound, so it is more difficult to produce.

  • After a period of stress and uncertainty, due very largely to the variety of denominational creed and polity, matters assumed an easier condition, the missionaries recognizing the national characteristics and aiming at guidance rather than control.

  • In explanation or justification of this it has been said that a much easier descent must be provided above this level than is needed below it.

  • The advantage of this combination is that, by simplifying the conditions with which the composition of the pig iron has to comply, it makes the management of the blast furnace easier, and thus lessens the danger of making " misfit " pig iron, i.e.

  • When the ambassadors of the senate in treating for peace tried to terrify him with their hints of what the despairing citizens might accomplish, he gave with a laugh his celebrated answer, "The thicker the hay, the easier mowed!"

  • the path of mere duty can be followed only in virtue of a great renunciation; if we are able to make these ordinary and necessary renunciations, it is in some measure owing to the fact that the path has been made easier for us by those who (like the author of the Imitation of Christ) have shown the example, and thereby been able to formulate the theory, of renunciation in a supreme degree.

  • Even in the movement of the atoms he introduces a sudden change of direction, which is supposed to render their aggregation easier, and to break the even law of destiny.

  • When the surface-water of a river is higher than the fields right and left, there is nothing easier than to breach the embankments and flood the fields - in fact, it may be more difficult to prevent their being flooded than to flood them - but in ordinary floods the Nile is never higher than all the bordering lands, and in years of feeble flood it is higher than none of them.

  • To make it easier, the justiciar ordered the assessment to be made by a sworn jury in every hundred, and one may reasonably conjecture that these jurors were also elected.

  • By the growth of the cities in social, if not in political, importance the products of labor were more and more widely diffused; and it was easier than at any previous time for the nation to be moved by common ideas and impulses.

  • The growth of the Catholic democracy in Germany was a much more serious danger, and it proved to be easier to come to terms with the pope than with the parliamentary Opposition.

  • Their position would have been easier were it not for the repeated attempts of the Prussian government to crush the party by fresh legislation and the supervision exercised by the police.

  • Caprivis fall, though it was occasioned by a difference between him and Count Eulenburg, and was due to the direct act of the emperor, was rendered easier by the weakness of his F ii ~ parliamentary position.

  • It was, however, easier to deal with the Poles of Galicia, for they had no historical rights to defend; and by sending delegates to Vienna they would not sacrifice any principle or prejudice any legal claim; they had only to consider how they could make the best bargain.

  • Indispensable links, both in expression and in the sequence of events, are often omitted, so that to understand these histories is sometimes far easier for us than for those who heard them first, because we know most of them from better sources.

  • But at all events it is far easier to arrange in some sort of chronological order the Medina suras than those composed in Mecca.

  • When we reach the Medina period it becomes, as has been indicated, much easier to understand the revelations in their historical relations, since our knowledge of the history of 1 Since in Arabic also the root itr >) signifies " to have pity," the Arabs must have at once perceived the force of the new name.

  • 27); and afterwards easier and less monumental, as Ka-aper (Plate II.

  • Nor was communication with the west by land any easier.

  • Immediately after his accession, in 528, he appointed a commission to deal with the imperial constitutions (jus novum), this being the easier part of the problem.

  • (De Toni's Sylloge Algarum, 5897.) After this survey of the four groups comprised under Algae it is easier to indicate the variations in the limits of the class as defined by different authorities.

  • Two years later Cineas was sent to renew negotiations with Rome on easier terms. The result was a cessation of hostilities, and Cineas crossed over to Sicily, to prepare the ground for Pyrrhus's campaign.

  • It was easier to burn Anabaptists than to refute their arguments, and contemporary writers were struck with the intrepidity and number of their martyrs.

  • The colour of mahogany is reddish brown, and in the Cuban wood the pores are often filled with a white chalky substance which is usually absent in the Honduras variety; the latter, however, may be obtained in larger sizes, and is straighter in the grain and easier to work.

  • Further changes were made in 1807 and 1825; and in 1830 a distinction was made between honours examinations of a more difficult character, at which successful candidates were divided into four classes, and pass examinations of an easier character.

  • Already he had allies among the Jews and, if Daniel is to be trusted, there were other Jews who rose up to shake off the yoke of foreign supremacy, Seleucid or Egyptian, and succeeded only in rendering the triumph of Antiochus easier of achievement.

  • This is filtered, washed, and then fused with caustic soda, when the sulpho-group is replaced by a hydroxyl group, and a second hydroxyl group is simultaneously formed; in order to render the formation of this second group easier, a little potassium chlorate or sodium nitrate is added to the reaction mixture.

  • Glass is lighter, stiffer, less costly and easier to work than speculum metal.

  • It was far easier for the monks to learn the native dialects than to teach their parishioners Spanish.

  • In the pro Cluentio, 111, he contends that nothing is easier than for a new man to rise at Rome.

  • Like induction, it starts from a particular premise, containing one or more examples or instances; but, as it is easier to infer a particular than a universal conclusion, it supplies particular conclusions which in their turn become further particular premises of induction.

  • Since it is much easier to measure p than either L or v, the relation has generally been employed for deducing either L or v from observations of p. For instance, it is usual to calculate the specific volumes of saturated steam by assuming Regnault's formulae for p and L.

  • In all, about sixty kinds of timber of marketable quality are furnished in more or less profusion, but the difficulty of extraction, even in the regions situated in close proximity to the large waterways, renders it improbable that the timber trade of Borneo will attain to any very great dimensions until other and easier sources of supply have become exhausted.

  • The manner of writing up and down instead of backwards and forwards across the stone is obviously appropriate to a surface which is of considerable length, but comparatively narrow, a connected sense being thus much easier to observe than in writing across a narrow surface where, as in the gravestones of Melos, three lines are required for a single word.

  • Concealment is practised by the Chinese, who are chiefly attacked, and it is easier to conceal sickness than death.

  • (2) The Institute is of opinion that in the hands of more or less unskilled workers it is easier to ensure freedom from contamination by Haffkine's ` standard method ' of manufacturing plague vaccine than with the ` water agar process ' as employed by him.

  • It seems easier therefore to admit that the visit of Gal.

  • in 1559 made his position easier, and he came to live in Rome.

  • Owing to its geographical position, nearer to Canada than any other group of colonies, New England had to stand the brunt of the fighting during the wars between the English and the French (aided by their Indian allies) in America, terminating with the conquest of Canada by the English in 1759-1760, and a sense of common danger helped to create a certain solidarity, which made easier the union of the colonies for common action against the mother country at the time of the War of American Independence.

  • Thurwieser attained the summit, but it was only after the discovery of easier routes in 1864 by F.

  • The regular "man-eater" is generally an old tiger whose vigour is past, and whose teeth are worn and defective; it takes up its abode in the neighbourhood of a village, the population of which it finds an easier prey than wild animals.

  • The overthrow of their kingdom undoubtedly rendered easier the spread of Saracen conquest along the northern shore of Africa in the following century.

  • 602) is more likely to be right in supposing that the road taken by Horace ran directly from Beneventum to Trevicum and thence to Aquilonia (though the course of this road is not yet determined in detail), and that the easier, though somewhat longer, road by Aeclanum was of later date.

  • It was a momentous step, the essential prePassing of liminary to that fusion of the white races of South Act of Africa upon which the prosperity of the country depends; and a step rendering easier the ultimate 1909.

  • This task, on the economic side, was rendered easier by the gradual return of commercial prosperity.

  • Taking the Rind Baluch as the type opposed to the Afridi Pathan, the lialuch is easier to deal with and to control than the Pathan, owing to his tribal organization and his freedom from bigoted Pathan tribes of the Suliman hills are held in check by the occupation of the Zhob valley; whilst the central dominant position at Quetta safeguards the peace and security of Kalat, and of the wildest of the Baluch hills occupied by the Marris and Bugtis, no less than it bars the way to an advance upon India by way of Kandahar.

  • He dwells much more pronouncedly than Herbert on the view, afterwards regarded as a special characteristic of all deists, that much or most error in religion has been invented or knowingly maintained by sagacious men for the easier maintenance of good government, or in the interests of themselves and their class.

  • shows a departure from the severe simplicity of his predecessor in the addition of decorative architectural details, and in the easier action of the equestrian figure, which in this instance is of a strikingly fine type.

  • For the most part this is founded on Dutch models, and testifies in a high degree to the king's progressive aims. Provision was made for the better education of the lower, and the restriction of the political influence of the higher clergy; there were stern prohibitions against wreckers and "the evil and unchristian practice of selling peasants as if they were brute beasts"; the old trade gilds were retained, but the rules of admittance thereto made easier, and trade combinations of the richer burghers, to the detriment of the smaller tradesmen, were sternly forbidden.

  • There is therefore a certain element of artificiality in his treatment; and this, since it is easier to copy defects than excellencies, has been perpetuated with wearisome monotony by versifiers who chose him for their model.

  • It is usually the case that the secondary caustic is easier to determine than the caustic, and hence, when determined, it affords a ready means for deducing, the primary caustic. It may be shown by geometrical considerations that the secondary caustic is a curve similar to the first positive pedal of the reflecting curve, of twice the linear dimensions, with respect to the luminous point.

  • Munro supplemented this by another character easier of verification, and of even greater constancy, in the articulation of the pedicel in the Paniceae immediately below the glumes; whilst in Poaceae this does not occur, but the axis of the spikelet frequently articulates above the pair of empty basal glumes.

  • Narrow and deep clefts, through which descend mountain torrents to lose themselves in the sandy soil of the coast land, afford means of reaching the plateau, or the easier route through the Hawash valley may be chosen.

  • His course was rendered easier by the fact that his own sons had died; consequently, having an inheritance at his disposal, he was able to offer it to whichever of his nephews he wished.

  • By this remarkable journey he proved that, for resolute and enduring men, travelling in the Central Asian plateaus was easier than had been supposed.

  • During the coldest winter months their communications are much easier with Spain than through the snowclad passes leading into Ariege.

  • The first of the series of fairs in which the Meccans had an interest was at Okaz on the easier road between Mecca and Taif, where there was also a sanctuary, and from it the visitors moved on to points still nearer Mecca (Majanna, and finally Dhul-Majaz, on the flank of Jebel Kabkab behind Arafa) where further fairs were held, 3 culminating in the special religious ceremonies of the great feast at `Arafa, Quzah (Mozdalifa), and Mecca itself.

  • was above the original ground level, and it is interesting to note that this portion, owing probably to easier access for the water from the reservoir and reduced compression of the puddle, was much wider than below.

  • The Idea Of A Large D Multiple Of A Small Number Is Simpler Than That Of A Small Multiple Of A Large Number, But The Calculation Of The Latter Is Easier.

  • Of the two kinds of division, although the idea of partition is perhaps the more elementary, the process of measuring is the easier to perform, since it is equivalent to a F series of subtractions.

  • The enemy had suffered so much in the year of the six battles that they held off for some space from Wessex, seeking easier prey on the continent and in northern England.

  • The camps of the Danes were stormed, their fleet was destroyed in the river Lea in 895, and at last the remnant broke up and dispersed, some to seek easier plunder in France, others to settle down among their kinsmen in Northumbria or East Anglia.

  • Such language did not make it easier to alter the law in the manner desired by the government.

  • To complete Pliicker's theory it is necessary to take account of compound singularities; it might be possible, but it is at any rate difficult, to effect this by considering the curve as in course of description by the point moving along the rotating line; and it seems easier to consider the compound singularity as arising from the variation of an actually described curve with ordinary singularities.

  • It was already frequented in the 13th century, while a carriage road (highest point, 7595 ft.) was constructed across it in 1865, but for a long time it was not as much used as the easier and more direct Julier Pass (7504 ft.), until the opening of the railway in 1903, which has vastly increased its practical importance.

  • Nearly all these border ranges rise abruptly and to great heights from the plains on the north or north-west, but have a much shorter and easier descent on the south or southeast.

  • His first conspicuous act as chancellor was a masterly defence in the Reichstag of German action in China, a defence which was, indeed, rendered easier by the fact that Prince Hohenlohe had - to use his own words - "dug a canal" for the flood of imperial ambition of which warning had been given in the famous "mailed fist" speech.

  • Still the positions of Socrates that are most important in the history of ethical thought not only are easy to harmonize with his conviction of ignorance, but even render it easier to understand his unwearied cross-examination of common opinion.

  • The desert regions yield support only to nomadic peoples, such as the Tuareg, Tibbu, Bedouins and Bushmen, though the presence of numerous oases in the north renders the condition of life easier for the inhabitants.

  • Where the forest thins to the savanna and steppe, and communication is easier, are found the larger kingdoms and " empires " such as, in the north those established by the Songhai, Hausa, Fula, Bagirmi, Ba-Hima, &c., and in the south the states of Lunda, Kazembe, the Ba-Rotse, &c.

  • It was, however, easier for Mazarin to remodel the map of Europe than to govern France.

  • He exchanged the cares of his bishopric for what he thought would be the easier chair of the Abbey of Fontenay, but there he was vexed with continual lawsuits.

  • The great cities in Castile and Leon succeeded finally in reducing the right of representation to a privilege of eighteen among them, with the good will of the king, who found it easier to coerce or bribe the procurators of eighteen towns than the representatives of a hundred and fifty.

  • It should be " a place for everything and everything in its place " prepares the bee-keeper for any emergency; constant watchfulness is also necessary, not only to guard against disease in needs a reminder of this truism he surely has it in the borne in mind that the disease is much easier to cure in the earlier stages while the bacilli are still rod-shaped than when the rods have turned to spores.

  • It was moreover rendered easier by the decision to govern, as far as possible, in accordance with native law and custom, no attempt being made to Egyptianize or Anglicize the Sudanese.

  • So long as the political relations of such a company are with savages or semi-savages, it may be left free to act, but directly it becomes involved with a civilized power the state has (if it wishes to retain the territory) to acquire by purchase the political rights of the company, and it is obviously much easier to induce a popular assembly to grant money for the purpose of maintaining rights already existing than to acquire new ones.

  • His task was made the easier by the whole-hearted support he received from Maurice of Nassau, who, after 1589, held the Stadholderate of five provinces, and was likewise captain-general and admiral of the union.

  • It isn't going to get any easier, so I'd better shape up.

  • It's easier to simply fix something at home.

  • It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.

  • Wouldn't it have been easier if you had told me?

  • Good, that should make this easier.

  • This would be a lot easier on my ATV.

  • If he had buttered up to her, it was merely to make his job easier.

  • It would have been easier to run off and leave them.

  • It will be easier for a while until we get to the Lava fields.

  • Everything considered, it was easier to make the decision to take the job than to placate Mary.

  • So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.

  • That's why more current dates are more important and far easier to verify.

  • Martha continued to whisper to me she wished he'd go easier on the booze.

  • It was a whole lot easier when I was back on the job.

  • One word answers were easier.

  • "We put the numbers in a certain format that makes it easier for them to analyze," I said, trying to sound like I knew what I was talking about.

  • It's far easier to calmly pen the words I said than it was to say them.

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