He nodded and leaned down, encircling the goat's legs with his arms.
The Arpad kings had succeeded in encircling their whole southern frontier with half a dozen military colonies or banates, comprising, roughly speaking, Little Walachia, 2 and the northern parts of Bulgaria, Servia and Bosnia.
The results of the theory of the diffraction patterns due to circular apertures admit of an interesting application to coronas, such as are often seen encircling the sun and moon.
She buried her face in Keaton's chest, but the arms encircling her provided little comfort.
Encircling the sun or moon (S), there are two circles, known as FIG.
Dean stepped to the sidewalk and waited for Cynthia to emerge from the church, but when she did, a crowd of friends and well wishers surrounded her, with the Mayer-the-leech encircling her shoulder with his scummy arm.
For a moment she returned his kiss passionately, her arms encircling his neck and drawing him closer.
The angle which the magnetic axis makes with the plane of the horizon is called the inclination or Along an irregular line encircling the earth in the neighbourhood of the geographical equator the needle takes up a horizontal position, and the dip is zero.
The Geestlande comprise the suburban districts encircling the city on the north and west; the Marschlande includes various islands in the Elbe and the fertile tract of land lying between the northern and southern arms of the Elbe, and with its pastures and market gardens supplying Hamburg with large quantities of country produce.
He gave her a big hug and turned to Cassie with one arm encircling Darcie possessively.
The edges of these are now found encircling the mountains and forming a series of fairly continuous rims of hogbacks.
When the barrow was of earth, this was effected by an encircling trench or a low vallum.
The encircling hills are laden with a covering of pine.
Seaboard.The shore of the Mediterranean encircling the Gulf of the Lion (Golfe du Lion) from Cape Cerbera to Martigues is lowlying and unbroken, and characterized chiefly by lagoons separated from the sea by sand-dunes.
Maitea, which rises from the sea as an exceedingly abrupt cone, and Tapamanu, appear to be the only islands without almost completely encircling barrier-reefs.
The circular outline had given way in geographical opinion to the elliptical with the long axis lying east and west, and Aristotle was inclined to view it as a very long and relatively narrow band almost encircling the globe in the temperate zone.
5 sqq.); or in the late insertion of local tradition encircling Jerusalem; or in the perplexing attitude of the histories towards the district of Benjamin and its famous sanctuary of Bethel (only about 10 m.
When present they are either arranged in four bundles of from one to ten or even more setae, or are disposed in continuous lines completely encircling each segment of the body.
These early fortifications of the Acropolis, ascribed to the primitive non-hellenic Pelasgi, must be distinguished from the Pelasgicum or Pelargicum, which was in all prob ab i l i ty an encircling wall, built round the base of the g citadel and furnished with nine gates from which it derived the name of Enneapylon.
The scale of that map, as determined by the equator or centre meridian, we will suppose to be i: 125,000,000, while the encircling meridian indicates a scale of i: 80,000,000; and a " mean " scale, equal to the square root of the proportion which the area of the map bears to the actual area of a hemisphere, is r: 112,000,000.
They are extensive grassy plains, the lowest being the bed of an ancient inland lake about which is a broad terrace (mesa), the talus perhaps of the ancient encircling highlands.
In May 1900 Kruger fled from the town, which on the 5th of June surrendered without resistance to Lord Roberts, despite its formidable encircling forts, which however were never effectively armed.
The anomalous position of the stamens in front of the petals is explained by the abortion or non-development of an outer row of stamens, indications of which are sometimes seen on the hypogynous disk encircling the ovary.
Eastward, within 2 m., there are two great British camps: Battlesbury, almost impregnable save on the north, where its entrenchments are double; and Scratchbury, a line of outworks encircling an area of some 40 acres, with three entrances and a citadel in the midst.
Of these the Cheyenne is the most important, being formed by two branches, the Belle Fourche and the South Fork, which, after almost completely encircling the Black Hills, unite at a point nearly 350 m.
Behind the Tell is a lofty table-land with an average elevation of 3000 ft., consisting of vast plains, for the most part arid or covered with esparto grass, in the depressions of which are great salt lakes and swamps (Arabic, shats) fed by streams which can find no outlet to the sea through the encircling hills.
The columns encircling the cylindrical portion are stunted and much broader at the base than the top; the capitals are Doric. Many of the columns, 60 in number, have been much damaged.
In the southern hemisphere there is a transition to the low-pressure belt encircling the Southern Ocean, in which westerly and north-westerly winds continue all the year round.
The municipal boundary lies generally a little outside the so-called Circular Road, which may be taken as encircling the city proper, with a few breaks.
The "magnetic equator" is an imaginary line encircling the earth, along which the vertical component of the earth's magnetic force is zero; it nearly coincides with the terrestrial equator.
This fric tion has been greatly re duced by making the draw doors, or sluice-gates, slide on each side against a verti A cal row of free-rollers sus pended by an encircling / chain; and the working .%i/ is much facilitated by FIG.
The municipal park system is one of unusual beauty, consisting of a chain of parks with a total area of about 1030 acres, encircling the city and connected by boulevards and driveways.
These are they who, enlarging day by day their sumptuous edifices, encircling them with lofty walls, lay up in them their incalculable treasures, imprudently transgressing the bounds of poverty and violating the very fundamental rules of their profession."
The badge is a red enamelled cross bordered with white and gold and surmounted by the imperial crown; the red medallion in the centre bears the letters F.I.A., and on the encircling white fillet is the inscription Integritati et Merito.
The central medallion bears the initials of the founders, with the encircling inscription M.
Situated just within the Naviglio, the canal encircling the inner town (adjacent to San Nazaro, which contains Bernardino Lanini's [fl.
The four palaces, of uniform design, encircling this plads, were built for the residence of four noble families; but on the destruction of Christiansborg in 1794 they became the residence of the king and court, and so continued till the death of Christian VIII.
Its defensive works are extensive, and consist of strong modern forts crowning the hills encircling the town on the west, and of the citadel of Ehrenbreitstein on the opposite bank of the Rhine.
3) has its body covered with papillae, and usually numerous rows of minute hooks encircling the introvert.
22, 3) - Sennacherib conquered a fortress of "Aribi" named Adumu, - and Jetur is obviously the Ituraea of classical geographers.4 "Ishmael," therefore, is used in a wide sense of the wilder, roving peoples encircling Canaan from the north-east to the south, related to but on a lower rank than the "sons" of Isaac. It is practically identical with the term "Arabia" as used by the Assyrians.
in diameter by means of a split ring encircling the cylinder, the motion of which is magnified by two light rods extending radially.
In the alluvial plain formed by the rivers Arycandus and Limyrus stood Limyra, and encircling the same bay the three small towns of Rhodiapolis, Corydalla and Gagae.
In physical science, coronae (or "glories") are the coloured rings frequently seen closely encircling the sun or moon.
The chromatic rings seen encircling the "spectre of the Brocken" are similarly explained.
In the latter the artist provides a model in plaster from which the founder takes a mould within an encircling box.
These are subsequently replaced piece by piece in the encircling frame, and a core made within it, leaving a space of 4 in.
The highlands of the peninsula, which are cut off from the encircling ranges by the broad Indo-Gangetic plain, are divided into two unequal parts by an almost continuous chain of hills running across the country from west by south to east by north, just south of the Tropic of Cancer.
Throughout all periods of Babylonian-Assyrian history, the conception prevailed of a large dark cavern below the earth, not far from the Apsu - the ocean encircling and flowing underneath the earth - in which al] the dead were gathered and where they led a miserable existence of inactivity amid gloom and dust.
Consisting of red sandstones, mudstones and conglomerates, they are inclined at high angles usually away from the granite massif and the encircling metamorphic rocks.
wide; above are encircling hills and a broken plateau, which rise to a maximum height of 420 ft.
The old fortifications are now laid out as a promenade encircling the town.
After encircling the city of that name, it flows south as far as Liu-ch'eng Hien, where it forms a junction with the Lung-kiang, or Dragon River.
It consists of an old inner town and encircling suburbs, and is dominated by the castle of Friedenstein, lying on the Schlossberg at an elevation of iioo ft.
On surmounting this rocky barrier the traveller finds that the encircling rampart rises little above the normal level of the plateau.
This brigade was attacked by overwhelming numbers, and on the remaining brigades advancing in support, they were successively cut to pieces by the encircling masses of the enemy.
So a black whirl and torment of rapine, violence and fraud was encircling the Western world, as a life went out which, notwithstanding some eccentricities and some aberrations, had made great tides in human destiny very luminous.
The basin of the Tarim contains, indeed, numerous other streams, most of them summer torrents seaming the flanks of the encircling mountains, but once no doubt affluents of the Tarim, though now all swallowed up in the desert soon after quitting the shelter of the mountains.
Its leaves have each a long sheath encircling the stem, and at the junction of the blade or "flag" with the sheath a small whitish outgrowth or "ligula."
There is evidence for the existence of the names Abram, Jacob and Joseph previous to 900 B.C., but this does not prove the antiquity of the present narratives encircling them.
2), indicate the presence of a line of alien cities including Jerusalem itself, and would point to an important alien district, the existence of which obviously bears upon the trustworthiness of the group of narratives encircling Bethlehem of Judah and Gibeah of Benjamin, the traditional homes of David and Sau1.2 On the other hand, this would ignore the representation of (north) Israelite extension over Judah by Joshua and Sau1,3 and it may be inferred that we have to allow for absolutely different and conflicting standpoints in regard to the history of the district, and that the Judaean traditions of David once had their own independent account of the occupation of Jerusalem and its neighbourhood.
An Equisetaceous plant, which Brongniart named Phyllotheca in 1828, is another member of the same flora; this type bears a close resemblance to Equisetum in the long internodes and the whorled leaves encircling the nodes, but differs in the looser leaf-sheaths and in the long spreading filiform leaf-segments, as also in the structure of the cones.
In the rains, when the sky is clear, the magnificent panorama of hills encircling the lake on the west and north-west is revealed.
Encircling the second and third floor is a Tuscan colonnade.
The motte consists of a central grass covered mound with an encircling ditch and bank, bailey and outer rampart.
encircle bar a place of conviviality or does it merely heighten, rather than lighten, the encircling gloom of the street outside?
encirclelsh children are taking part in the great adventure of encircling the globe with their Message.
encirclexercise should confirm the presence or absence of any encircling barrow ditches.
encircleas become a marine reserve, protected from the open ocean by an encircling coral reef.
A bald head with an elongated whisper of hair encircling that wondrous globe which is the swimmer's bonce.
Is the bar a place of conviviality or does it merely heighten, rather than lighten, the encircling gloom of the street outside?
scarp feature almost encircling the Woolhope inlier.
At the upper extremity of the spear was a golden wreath encircling the sacred monogram,.
(See American Civil War.) The city's system of defences, which began to take form in May 1861, included a line of 17 heavy batteries, completely encircling it at an average distance of about 2 m.; another line of smaller batteries and trenches, from about a mile (or less) to about 2 m.
Within the velar area the eyes and the cephalic tentacles commence to rise up, and on the surface of the post-oral region is formed a cap-like shell and an encircling ridge, which gradually increases in prominence and becomes the freely depending mantle-skirt.
The tree is tapped either in the same manner as the Hevea, or by encircling the tree with a simple spiral cut at an inclination of 45Ã‚°, or by two parallel spirals if the tree be large.
They are hymns of the laity, describing with much beauty and depth of feeling the emotions of the pilgrim when his feet stood within the gates of Jerusalem, when he looked forth on the encircling hills, when he felt how good it was to be camping side by side with his brethren on the slopes of Zion (cxxxiii.), when a sense of Jehovah's forgiving grace and the certainty of the redemption of Israel triumphed over all the evils of the present and filled his soul with humble and patient hope.
aTµos, vapour; o-q5aipa, a sphere), the aeriform envelope encircling the earth; also the envelope of a particular gas or gases about any solid or liquid.
of Dillmann's commentary on Ex.-Lev.) leaves it uncertain whether it covered the back, encircling the body like a kind of waistcoat, or only the front; at all events it was not a garment in the ordinary sense, and its association with the sacred lots indicates that the ephod was used for divination (cf.
(See Diffraction Of Light.) Other meteorological phenomena caused by the diffraction of light include the anthelia, and the chromatic rings seen encircling shadows thrown on a bank of clouds, mist or fog.
The ridges of Wenlock and Aymestrey limestone form a double scarp feature almost encircling the Woolhope inlier.
The narrow fringe of hair encircling his head was completely gray, and his eyes were a washed-out blue.
Fondant or gum paste flowers or ribbons encircling each layer of the cake also serve to create a few concentrated pops of color.
R. maculata has a deep crimson ring encircling the eye of the flower; and there is a pure white variety.
Or perhaps a row of sea creatures, or the moon and stars, gracefully encircling your wrist attached together with slivers of delicate serpentine chain is more to your taste.
Bands encircling the molars also can be used for attachments.
Equator-Imaginary line encircling the eyeball and dividing the eye into a front and back half.
A plait of braids encircling the crown looks exquisite when the rest of the hair is worn down and loose.
Accents may be set just along the ring's band, encircling the center stone, or even offset for unique flair.
Right hand rings are often arranged vertically along the length of the finger rather than encircling it with a narrower design.
A diamond infinity ring (also known as an eternity ring) has diamonds encircling the entire band.
This shop also carries a 1.88 Carat Infinity Diamond style in white gold that has the infinity symbol encircling a center diamond.
Full Pave Settings: These settings have diamonds completely encircling the ring and are a popular choice for eternity rings.
Partial eternity rings extend the pave coating along the sides of the ring without completely encircling it, and three stone options are popular because they represent the couple's past, present, and future.
The circle of a ring symbolizes eternity and some believe the metal encircling fingers binds a lover to you.
You may choose from the full eternity band, with stones encircling the entire ring, or a more budget friendly partial eternity band, where the stones cover the face and sides of the band but not underneath.
Just like the bracelet, the watch case is made from two-toned stainless steel, with gold metal encircling the face and silver toned metal where it the case joins the bracelet.
According to Miriam Webster online, the most common definition of the word "cuff" is "something (as a part of a sleeve or glove) encircling the wrist".
Encapsulation: This process is for women who may be a bit more ample on top and it works by actually encircling each breast with a greater amount of support.
The residue that remains in original purity with its tension yet undiminished is the ether in the highest sphere of the visible heavens, encircling the world of which it is lord and head.
The tree is tapped either in the same manner as the Hevea, or by encircling the tree with a simple spiral cut at an inclination of 45°, or by two parallel spirals if the tree be large.
The Celtic cross is similar to an ordinary Christian cross, with the added feature of a ring encircling the point where the two arms of the cross meet.
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