Does the rain fall there?
How could anyone fall asleep that fast?
One of us discovered this ability last fall, quite by accident.
This same summer the pond has begun to fall again.
Now, into the house, before you fall ill.
The third time that he thrust out the weapon there was a loud roar and a fall, and suddenly at his feet appeared the form of a great red bear, which was nearly as big as the horse and much stronger and fiercer.
I'd better get a screwdriver and tighten that ladder before you fall and break your neck.
He felt the rise and fall of each breath and was inches from the slightly parted full lips just begging for a kiss.
And each of these items will fall in price.
The chain-of-events had unfolded the way she planned, except that Gabriel didn't fall into her lap, and she had lost all her power in the process.
The chain-of-events had unfolded the way she planned, except that Gabriel didn't fall into her lap, and she had lost all her power in the process.
Deidre let the tears fall that she'd held back.
It was all they could do, for to go away and leave that strange sight was impossible; nor could they hurry its fall in any way.
The arms that rescued her continued to cradle her gently, and what the fall had failed to do to her heart beat, his close proximity completed.
She left in a huff, and Dusty crossed his arms against Ohio's fall breeze.
The battery in the lantern might be dead or the fall might have broken it.
What though I value the seed of these beans, and harvest that in the fall of the year?
Ben can fall asleep in the middle of a conversation.
We will know it is coming when we see the prices of more products fall while their quality increases.
Where the hazel bank is steepest, Where the shadow falls the deepest, Where the clustering nuts fall free, That's the way for Billy and me.
"I should be glad enough to fall asleep, so it's not my fault!" and her voice quivered like that of a child about to cry.
She let her gaze fall significantly on the Indian girl.
"Hold on before you fall off," Alex snarled.
I gave her a week to make Gabriel fall in love with her, or I get her soul.
As technology improves, all these processes and systems will improve and also fall in price.
Back last fall he knew I didn't want to go there.
He'd just started to fall asleep when he sensed the intruder.
See you this fall, if not before.
What if I fall off?
"So you'd rather stay here and watch the world fall apart," the Watcher said.
Then, as a nation grows wealthier, tax rates could fall in terms of percentages because the nation is making so much more money.
She was doomed to fall for men unable to commit to her!
We started our lovemaking slowly, allowing the others in nearby bedrooms time to fall asleep.
She shivered and hugged herself as they emerged into the cool fall dusk.
Letting her gaze fall to her feet, she shuffled them around.
The horse snorted and sidestepped, letting her fall to the ground.
It was time to fall back and rebuild another.
She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.
The cost of food will fall to nearly zero as the number of farmers in the world falls to zero and food becomes as cheap as clean water.
Martha, I couldn't fall asleep until you sat by my side and whispered.
"Look out!" cried Dorothy, who noticed that the beautiful man did not look where he was going; "be careful, or you'll fall off!"
But if that is the case, they will fall in due course.
"I guess he didn't have time to fall asleep," Betsy said, her voice dripping with disappointment.
If this sounds absurd, at present it is—but in the future, the price of technologies to do this will fall to nearly zero.
I think everyone was guilty of staring at her at least once - if for no other reason, wondering if she was going to fall out of her dress.
Accepting his proposal of marriage might be setting her up for a fall, but declining was surely something she would live to regret.
He is gone and no one will hinder you, she said to herself, and sinking into a chair she let her head fall on the window sill.
Her fall was brutally interrupted by a rock ledge about five feet down.
Ducks and geese frequent it in the spring and fall, the white-bellied swallows (Hirundo bicolor) skim over it, and the peetweets (Totanus macularius) "teeter" along its stony shores all summer.
Take care, you'll fall out.
She jerked her head up and stared at him, letting the nightgown fall loosely around her body.
The clouds far above were starting to swirl with hypnotic slowness, the rain beginning to fall again, and the sea beneath their feet rippling and shifting beneath the rubbery surface.
You made the one who can stop you fall in love with you instead, her father said.
There was a sound, perhaps a foot fall, not behind them, but ahead.
There was a sound, perhaps a foot fall, not behind them, but ahead.
Again her fall was briefly interrupted - until the roots released their grip in the loose gravel.
The Russians might fall on his left wing, might break through his center, he himself might be killed by a stray cannon ball.
Clouds gathered and drops of rain began to fall on the dead and wounded, on the frightened, exhausted, and hesitating men, as if to say: Enough, men!
I... I don't think I can fall asleep.
These latest grabs started up last fall so I'm looking at prison releases of sex offenders and going over them one by one.
"You fall again?" he asked, gaze on her bruised cheekbone.
The gardener answered: A year ago, as I was spading in my garden, I saw something fall at the foot of a palm tree.
Betsy and I met last fall while jogging in Central Park.
We can't let this fall apart on us, Ben.
All of them screamed, and a frantic backward glance revealed the back window shattered and ready to fall in.
He let the child fall into the trunk, slammed it and quickly drove away just as the mother was emerging from the house.
I will take very good care of him, and not let him fall and hurt himself.
Projectiles began to fall still more frequently in the battery.
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.
And if your productivity fell, then your salary would fall as well.
Vacationing should fall in price but requires much direct labor, so it will not fall by a thousandfold.
For a moment her heart beat overtime and it looked as though she might fall, but Alex smoothly caught her and stepped around, covering her fumbling so well that no one appeared to notice.
After she felt herself deserted by Princes Mary and alone in her grief, Natasha spent most of the time in her room by herself, sitting huddled up feet and all in the corner of the sofa, tearing and twisting something with her slender nervous fingers and gazing intently and fixedly at whatever her eyes chanced to fall on.
If Gabriel didn't fall in love with Deidre in three days, he would be betrayed once more.
They let you fall into the water, and you would have been drowned, if it hadn't been for me.
We will know it is coming when formerly scarce items, such as commodities, fall in price.
War as the remedy will fall out of favor for the many reasons I outline above.
In the fall Helen and Miss Sullivan entered the Wright-Humason School in New York, which makes a special of lip-reading and voice-culture.
Then why did He let little sister fall this morning, and hurt her head so badly?
Near the end of May, the sand cherry (Cerasus pumila) adorned the sides of the path with its delicate flowers arranged in umbels cylindrically about its short stems, which last, in the fall, weighed down with good-sized and handsome cherries, fell over in wreaths like rays on every side.
"The past always seems good," said he, "but did not Suvorov himself fall into a trap Moreau set him, and from which he did not know how to escape?"
You with all your forces fall on the unfortunate Mortier and his one division, and even then Mortier slips through your fingers!
The crowd was evidently watching for the roof to fall in, and Alpatych watched for it too.
The countess did not sleep at night, or when she did fall asleep dreamed that she saw her sons lying dead.
She stepped forward, curious and hopeful she did fall into the water and end everything right here.
She lifted the cat to her lap and turned so the light from the doorway would fall on the foot.
If prices for an item fall, this is a net good.
Labor will fall, material costs will fall, materials will be better, stronger, greener, prettier, lighter, more malleable, and just altogether better.
In the fall Miss Keller entered Radcliffe College.
Why does not the earth fall, it is so very large and heavy?
Ah, how low I fall when I am tempted by them!
In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as usual, to moult and bathe in the pond, making the woods ring with his wild laughter before I had risen.
Thus they circle until they fall upon the recent trail of a fox, for a wise hound will forsake everything else for this.
After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.
She's a woman one could easily fall in love with.
I never fastened my door night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine.
In that world some structure was still being erected and did not fall, something was still stretching out, and the candle with its red halo was still burning, and the same shirtlike sphinx lay near the door; but besides all this something creaked, there was a whiff of fresh air, and a new white sphinx appeared, standing at the door.
That feeling was so strong at the moment of leaving Voronezh that those who saw her off, as they looked at her careworn, despairing face, felt sure she would fall ill on the journey.
It will fall of itself when ripe, but if picked unripe the apple is spoiled, the tree is harmed, and your teeth are set on edge.
She lit with one foot underneath her body, and the momentum of her fall threw her forward - over the ledge.
So I saw, in real dollars, the cost of computer memory fall to one one-millionth of what it was thirty years ago.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
Only fools and rakes fall ill, my boy.
Letting her arms fall helplessly, she sat with downcast eyes and pondered.
"A good thing too, little countess," said "Uncle," "only mind you don't fall off your horse," he added, "because--that's it, come on!--you've nothing to hold on to."
Because, you will agree, chere Marie, to fall into the hands of the soldiers or of riotous peasants would be terrible.
Please impress upon Leppich to be very careful where he descends for the first time, that he may not make a mistake and fall into the enemy's hands.
On seeing these peasants, who were evidently still amused by the novelty of their position as soldiers, Pierre once more thought of the wounded men at Mozhaysk and understood what the soldier had meant when he said: "They want the whole nation to fall on them."
Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.
Bird Song's managerial pair tried to present a breakfast happy face over coffee cake and muffins, but their efforts continued to fall short as they waited for Martha to make an appearance.
She wasn't going to fall under the spell of Gabriel's strong body, his passion, his taste.
Makar Alexeevich was standing with parted lips, swaying, as if about to fall asleep, as he leaned against the wall.
She let her gaze fall sternly on Dulce's face.
Maybe he was wondering when the other shoe would fall.
She starts preschool this fall.
One hand shot out in an instinctive search for anything to stop her fall.
Tammy and Timmy would be thirteen this fall.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
New England in the fall!
I was culpable in contributing openly to the memory of Miss Washington and I was listed in some press accounts as the well-known grandfather of Eric when he was kidnapped last fall.
Fingers and thumbs were struck constantly and after a few hours I was the first to fall.
He stood, weaved on his feet, and started to fall.
She wore only a long shirt to her knees that twisted to her stomach with her fall.
Relief made the tears she'd been holding begin to fall.
He wanted to stay in New Jersey this fall.
Tickets were sold throughout the tourist season, and the winner's name was drawn at Oktoberfest in the fall.
The rough track he followed ceased to exist, as if the vehicle had become airborne in its terrible fall.
We're still trying to recover from the demon raids last fall.
With a deep breath, she stepped through and braced herself to fall.
She'd rather fall asleep crying in her bed than on the beach.
All it took was a few seconds for her to fall under Wynn's influence.
There were tags on most of the clothing, and the styles were from fall.
She wasn't going to fall for whatever trick they played.
Tired and confused, Katie left without asking what the drugs were for and stepped into the chilly fall evening.
The air was cool and clear, as crisp as a fall day.
She slumped against the sill, hot from the inside out while the late fall breeze chilled her skin.
The robed man didn't fall to her feet unconsciously as she planned but stared at her in surprise.
The sand in the hourglass had begun to fall faster the past two days.
She was barely on her feet and debated whether or not she'd get up to turn off the light or fall asleep right there.
He was an idiot to fall for Lilith.
Almost immediately she wished he.d let her fall off the cliff.
She looked up at the glowing clouds, from which snow had begun to fall again.
Too tired to fight her tears anymore, she let them fall and stood shaking on the rooftop.
Gabriel's words and her nightmare haunted her, reminded her she couldn't let herself fall in love with him now.
Treat them as you did her, and you.ll find they fall into line.
Snow had begun to fall again and clung to the scout.s clothing.
He stared into the dark night, watching the snow fall.
She grabbed at one of them, then let it fall.
Rhyn wasn.t coming back for her, yet her heart felt as if it.d fall out of her chest.
Rhyn slapped him hard enough for him to fall silent.
Maybe one of them will fall somewhere in the middle of your man-scale.
When the suns fall into night, I'll speak to dhjan A'Ran over the communicator.
Their confidence in him would fall further.
It was past dark fall when she finished, and she gazed at her last sketch, intrigued by it.
She watched the crimson drop form, stretch, then fall into the fountain.
To her surprise, he barked a laugh of half-pain from their fall and half-triumph.
Heart pounding, she trotted down the sloping trail, glancing nervously at the hill to make sure she didn't suddenly fall off her path.
If you don't fall asleep on me.
Now the jeep road was closed, as it had been since early fall and would remain so until June, locked in its privacy by several feet of accumulated snow.
If I can settle on a few more characters, it should begin to fall into place.
Once I figured that out, it all began to fall into place.
While helmets provide little protection in a serious fall, they're a must to shield you from junk dropped or dislodged from above you.
A typical year saw four hundred inches of snow fall atop Red Mountain, a hundred and seventy-five inches in Ouray, and perhaps a foot in Montrose, all within fifty miles.
The snow continued to fall as Dean pulled in front of Bird Song, angled his Jeep as best he could in the drifts, and climbed to the porch.
That's a hell of a distance to fall and live to chit-chat about it.
Dean managed to whistle down a young boy who agreed to use his snow blower on Dean's unfinished sidewalk, for an amount Dean considered ridiculous, but he knew he needed to get up to snuff on Shipton's fall before he was totally on the defensive.
Maybe he bounced on some of that snow and it broke his fall.
If Shipton was far enough over the edge, close enough to the bottom and the river to survive the fall, how could he see you hacking away at his rope?
That, coupled with Cynthia's strange behavior at the news of Shipton's fall bothered him far more than he'd allowed himself to believe.
My guess is someone did a bit of planning for Jerome Shipton's big fall, and Edith hasn't demonstrated any real talent for long-range thinking.
Then Fred asked, "What did she have to say about Shipton's fall when the two of you drove to the airport?"
Dean felt the beginnings of a headache creep along the base of his neck as he tried to concentrate on who, among the cast of characters cloistered snugly in Bird Song, might have been responsible for Jerome Shipton's fall.
I'll be sixty in the fall.
Something happened last fall.
As he peddled the road to Ouray, he tried to formulate a scenario of Shipton's ice park fall that made sense.
Shipton's fall did not fit either category.
Dean hadn't been in the vicinity of Shipton's fall.
Fred's life was a mystery in some respects but he was honest and his report of Cynthia after Shipton's fall was certainly not a fabrication.
While he knew he'd have to speak to Corday sooner or later, he hoped to first learn the reason for his wife's reticence about discussing the ice park fall.
He's closing the case, and the open case on her husband's fall as well.
According to Corday, Shipton doesn't remember anything about the fall and doesn't even remember saying anything to me at the scene.
He must have seen his stepfather fall.
He saw him fall.
I was praying he wasn't involved in Shipton's fall.
It was time for the Deans to talk, to enjoy one another, the first real time together since their May wedding and hectic summer and fall that followed their move West and the opening of Bird Song.
He sure didn't fall all the way down from where the line was cut and I doubt anyone cut the rope when he was half way down the cliff.
He could now picture how Jerome Shipton might have caused his own fall.
He said something about getting back on the horse after you fall.
Each pull upward would require Dean to release his grasp on the line that secured him should he slip and fall backwards!
He had no idea if he possessed the strength to stop his fall once the loosened slack had expired.
"Edith cut the rope too close to the end so he didn't fall far enough to be killed," she said.
Fortunate for him it was then near enough to the end of the line that his fall wasn't far enough to kill him.
Before entering, he looked up at the cerulean fall sky once more to feel the sun.
It was early September, and he felt no more beautiful place existed than New England in the fall.
Between his conquest today and the crisp fall air, he felt on top of the world.
Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
In the middle of the table sat an exquisite fall floral arrangement.
She laid her head back and after a moment, he felt a teardrop fall onto his chest.
The desire to kiss her gripped him, but he had already begun to fall apart, so instead pulled her in close.
Jackson hung the winter landscape where the fall scene had been, and propped the other two pieces on the mantel.
When they reached Jackson's room, Elisabeth noticed her artwork and asked, "Where's the fall scene?"
Fall would be lovely–October.
Fall gave way to winter, turning the air cold and arid.
He will have a blanket of red each fall.
The sky hung like a gray sheet over the white landscape and huge flakes continued to fall.
Did he think she was going to fall into his arms?
Her body continued its momentum down the hill and she fell, twisting so that she wouldn't fall on the kid.
The kid tried to get up, but it wasn't strong enough - or was it injured in the fall?
I've made arrangements to quit my job this fall and work my residency at a clinic in Houston.
Unwittingly, she had set Alex up for a fall.
Everything this side of the Mississippi is working on solar energy, but not all the facilities are equipped with energy storage, and because it's fall, our energy collection is limited.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
"Brady, I don't need to tell you how important it is that her vault doesn't fall into anyone's hands," Mr. Tim said.
"You don't really think we'll survive the fall, do you?" she asked in a hushed voice.
Brady, we're going to fall.
Laser fire chased them across the sky, and he gripped the edge of the open bay tightly, not wanting another fall from the sky.
She'd watched the laser missiles fall around her micro for almost an hour.
This place is creepy. I don't think I can sleep with bugs the size of my hand just waiting for me to fall asleep so they can crawl all over me.
I want you to see the underworld fall and the Immortals destroyed as you die. Unless you'd like to take Sasha's place in my lab.
Rhyn uncurled from his position on the cold, wet ground. He hadn't meant to fall asleep and didn't expect ever to wake up, not with the magic tearing him apart. He looked around, disoriented. The magic in his blood had stabilized as it did when Hannah and the angel were around, yet he didn't see them.
He smiled at her, understanding what it was to mourn the loss of a sibling. As much as he missed Jade, he was glad he at least had Hannah to fall back on. She had Katie's beauty – without the abrasive personality.
"You should be grateful Katie didn't let your slow ass fall," Toby said.
"Jeff finished the deck last fall," she said, "just before the snow.
Dean added, "Maybe you're just hoping someone will fall down the front steps of the church and break their neck so you can be Johnny-on-the-spot."
I won't finish with school until the fall but a clinic has hired me.
He wanted to hate you – wanted you to fall on your face.
Darting around a pole, she grabbed the top of the bodice so it wouldn't fall.
What happens when I fall?
Alex kept looking back; apparently to make sure she didn't fall off.
It's beautiful in the spring and summer – even in the fall, but during winter it's gray and cold.
After today, everything would fall into a pattern.
Fall, brief as it was, turned the hills bright red and yellow.
Mom and Dad wouldn't let me come up here when I was little because they were afraid I would fall down the stairs.
Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?
Fall painted the hills in splashes of orange, red and yellow.
Be careful you don't fall.
Opening her eyes, she raised the axe and let it fall, grimacing at the sounds of flesh splitting.
The human world will fall to the Black God if you aren't there to protect it.
Anything that would indicate where his next strike would fall.
"Now, can you make those trees behind the Others fall on them?" she asked.
When Dusty found Bianca, she swore she'd seen a miracle, for the master assassin was the last person in either world she'd ever have thought would fall to something like love.
She didn't think she'd fall asleep with the thoughts of her family and Darian's body close enough to make hers tingle with more than warmth.
I could've guessed Darian would fall for you the way he followed you around.
But I thought you'd fall for someone less … wild.
"I thought I'd never fall for anyone," she retorted.
"I won't let myself love you, and I won't let you fall in love with me," she added, snatching her coat and jerkily pulling it on as she strode to the door.
Jenn felt the last of his barriers fall as her own did in the face of their unspoken promise of complete surrender between lifemates.
It didn't fall through but remained where it landed.
He replaced a stack of breeches into the trunk he pulled them from, only for a small book to fall out.
This time, the demon would not fall again into its deep slumber.
My people never fall ill, and those who are injured, heal.
Arrows continued to fall, and he kicked the horse on in determination, focusing hard on the road ahead of them.
If you must take your life, place your dagger as such and fall upon it.
She spent an eternity in her mind, watching four of the men fall dead to the wooden floor at the hands of the demon.
"Tiyan will fall in a week," he responded.
We must repair the damage to the southern gate and make sure the eastern gate doesn't fall into the hands of Sirian's followers.
How do I fall into it?
I've learned your secrets well enough not to fall for your tricks again!
When he and Destiny go to school this fall, why don't we take a vacation – just you and I?
For that amount of time, they would fall back into their old roles, with Alex in control.
It isn't the fall that kills you.
In her haste, her foot slipped on the running board causing her to fall.
A strong hand gripped her arm, stopping the fall.
I'm studying to be a veterinarian, so I'll be going back to college this fall.
I dislocated the shoulder in a fall.
A fall from a horse?
He died in the fall … or afterward.
Would she ever fall out of love with him?
You have to let it fall.
As the whip continued and reached the peak of its arch, he let it fall again, whipping more grass with the other side of the blade.
Then he was showing her how to raise the weed whip and let it fall.
People didn't fall in love that fast.
He let his gaze fall significantly on the suitcase.
You can't fall in love with someone in a few weeks.
You can fall in love with someone in a couple of hours.
Even I would fall to his manipulation, if he were to use it on me.
"Fall colors," she said in the tense silence.
I'd change your décor to fall colors.
The realization helped her push back the trance she'd been about to fall into.
It was late fall, and the sun was already going down.
How did she fall under his spell again, knowing what he was?
Whoever you lost, you're just as scared you'll lose Jessi, if you let yourself fall for her.
I understand how difficult it is to fall for someone so outside the norm, you feel like you're going crazy.
No one who knew the crystal would fall for it, but maybe it would buy her time to figure out a better plan.
His fatal optimism rendered him largely responsible for the collapse of Egyptian credit which brought about the fall of Ismail.
Hence the Mediterranean region is characteristically one of winter rains, the distinctive feature becoming less sharply defined from south to north, and the amount of total annual fall increasing in the same direction.
The disorder in Germany after the fall of the Hohenstaufen afforded an opportunity for Rudolph to increase his possessions.
A few months after her return from Spain her father was killed by a fall from his horse.
Archimedes died at the capture of Syracuse by Marcellus, 212 B.C. In the general massacre which followed the fall of the city, Archimedes, while engaged in drawing a mathematical figure on the sand, was run through the body by a Roman soldier.
After the fall of Rome he left the city at the head of 4000 volunteers, with the idea of joining the defenders of Venice, and started on that wonderful retreat through central Italy pursued by the armies of France, Austria, Spain and Naples.
Large Rapid Changes Are Also Met With In The Absence Of Thunder During Heavy Rain Or Snow Fall.
The increase was largest for a +, there being a fall of about 15% in q.
Wilson supposes that by the fall to the ground of a preponderance of negatively charged rain the air above the shower has a higher positive potential than elsewhere at the same level, thus leading to large conduction currents laterally in the highly conducting upper layers.
Positive law, at least in progressive societies, is constantly tending to fall behind public opinion, and the expedients adopted for bringing it into harmony therewith are three, viz, legal fictions, equity and statutory legislation.
The roof must not be quite flat, for a slight fall is necessary in its upper surface to allow water to drain away into gutters placed at convenient points.
At the general elections of 1881 after the fall of the Ferry cabinet he was returned to the chamber on a programme which included the separation of Church and State, a policy of decentralization, and the imposition of an income-tax.
Combes; and on the fall of the Combes ministry in January 1905 he was invited by the president to form a new ministry.
than the Gulf of Orosei on the east coast, is the Gulf of Oristano, exposed to the west winds, into which, besides the Tirso, several streams fall, forming considerable lagoons.
for a short time by Marcellianus, but was not finally recovered until the fall of the Vandal kingdom in Africa in 534, by Cyril.
In 1667 he supported the bill for prohibiting the importation of Irish cattle, on the ground that it would lead to a great fall of rents in England.
Such are the four points of Cartesian method: (1) Truth requires a clear and distinct conception of its object, excluding all doubt; (2) the objects of knowledge naturally fall into series or groups; (3) in these groups investigation must begin with a simple and indecomposable element, and pass from it to the more complex and relative elements; (4) an exhaustive and immediate grasp of the relations and interconnexion of these elements is necessary for knowledge in the fullest sense of that word.4 " There is no question," he says in anticipation of Locke and Kant, " more important to solve than that of knowing what human knowledge is and how far it extends."
The crown has a fall which may amount to as much as 18 in.
Ta-tu continued to be the residence of the emperors till the fall of the Mongol power (1368).
It is certain that the hand of the assassin was prompted by some one in the background; suspicion could not fail to fall upon Alexander among others.
The occupation of the rest of Syria and Palestine proceeded smoothly, and after the fall of Gaza Alexander's way lay open into Egypt.
When he was twelve years old he was instructed in starcraft by Nectanebus, who was killed by a fall into a pit, into which he had been playfully pushed by Alexander.
Great Britain has been the last to fall in, but the predominance of the low pitch, introduced at Covent Garden Opera since 1880, is assured.
descent into Sheol is intensely tragic. Whether these discourses were all uttered between the investment of Jerusalem and its fall, or were here inserted by Ezekiel or by a scribe, it is not possible to say.
Hubert de Burgh was the last of the great justiciars; after his fall (1231) the justiciarship was not again committed to a great baron, and the chancellor soon took the position formerly occupied by the justiciar as second to the king in dignity, as well as in power and influence.
In truth the new movement of religious thought and feeling which started from the fall of the Hebrew state took two distinct lines, of which Ezekiel and the anonymous 3 G.
Haury, 1905, 1907); see Gibbon, Decline and Fall (ed.
The true source of the Adige is in some small lakes on the summit of the Reschen Scheideck Pass (4902 ft.), and it is swollen by several other streams, near Glurns, where the roads over the Ofen and the Stelvio Passes fall in.
The north wind usually terminates with a thunderstorm or with a pampero, a cold south-west wind from the Andes which blows with great violence, causes a fall in temperature of 15° to 20°, and is most frequent from June to November - the southern winter and spring.
To check these prejudicial fluctuations and to prevent too great a fall in the price of gold (to repeat a popular misconception), a £42,297,050 30,395,916 11,763,923 £ 84,456,889 £IO,178,718 05,$24,375,067 gold,.
Much satisfaction was shown in Europe at the fall of President Celman, for investors had suffered heavily by the way in which the resources of Argentina had been dissipated by that the uprising of public opinion against his financial methods signified a more honest conduct of the national affairs in the future.
749,753 Departments from which the adult males emigrate 532,567 regularly either to sea or to seek employment in towns 330,533 tend to fall under the first head, those in which large 188,553 bodies of troops are stationed under the second.
The direct taxes fall into two classes.
But in 1756, when the government was evidently approaching its fall, an unexpected vacancy occurred in the chief justiceship of the king's bench, and he claimed the office, being at the same time raised to the peerage as Baron Mansfield.
In 1808 Moratin was involved in the fall of Godoy, but in 1811 accepted the office of royal librarian under Joseph Bonaparte - a false step, which alienated from him all sympathy and compelled him to spend his last years in exile.
Both valleys fall rapidly as they approach the point of junction, which lies at a depth of more than 600 ft.
About the middle of the 12th century the country was subdued by the duke of Saxony, Henry the Lion, who founded a bishopric at Ratzeburg, and after Henry's fall in 1180 it formed part of the smaller duchy of Saxony, which was governed by Duke Bernhard.
From this time forward the new moons, which till then had been at least as important as the Sabbath and were celebrated by sacrificial feasts as occasions of religious gladness, fall into insignificance, except in the conservative temple ritual.
For it is obvious that if each 7th day during the year was observed as above, it would, like our Sunday or a Jewish Sabbath, fall on a different day of the month in different months.
If the 15th always was full moon day, the 7th would coincide well with half moon, but the 21st and 28th would fall away considerably from the moon's phases.
The chemical characters of the well-waters, the irregular distribution of the water-pressure, the distribution of the underground thermal gradients, and the occurrence in some of the wells of a tidal rise and fall of a varying period, are facts which are not explained on the simple hydrostatic theory.
At Brisbane the fall is 50 in., and portions of the New South Wales coast receive a like quantity, but speaking generally the fall is from 30 in.
From Cape Howe to Melbourne the fall may be taken at from 30 in.
West of Port Phillip the fall is less, averaging 20 in.
inland has a fall ranging from 10 to 20 in.
Dividing the land into zones of average summer temperature, the following are the areas which would fall to each: - Judging from the figures just given, it must be conceded that a considerable area of the continent is not adapted for colonization by European races.
During the wet season frequent and heavy Australia rains fall, and thunderstorms, with sharp showers, occur in the summer, especially on the north-west coast, which is sometimes visited by hurricanes of great violence.
During the twenty years preceding the census of 1901 there was a fall in the death rate of 3.4 per thousand, of which, however, 1 per thousand is attributable to the decline in the birth rate, the balance being attributable to improved sanitary conditions.
For five years these high wages ruled; but in 1886 there was a sharp fall, though wages still remained very good.
After the fall of.
After the fall of Rome it suffered attacks and devastations from the successive masters of Italy, until it was finally taken by the Neapolitans in 1299.
The duchess Mary, died from the effects of a fall from her horse (March 1482), and Maximilian became regent (mambourg) for his son.
In February 1574 the Spaniards by the fall of Middleburg lost their last hold upon Walcheren and Zeeland.
The average annual fall of snow throughout the state is about 90 in., but at Jacksonville near the S.
The fall of Somerset in the following month raised Bonner's hopes, and he appealed from Cranmer to the council.
He was created a baron of the empire in 1809, and, on the fall of Napoleon, was first secretary of the cabinet and confidential secretary.
On the 9th of January 1646 he surprised Lord Wentworth's brigade at Bovey Tracey, and was present with Fairfax at the fall of Exeter on the 9th of April.
Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.
After the fall of Drogheda Cromwell sent a few troops to relieve Londonderry, and marched himself to Wexford, which he took on the 11th of October, and where similar scenes of cruelty were repeated; every captured priest, to use Cromwell's own words, being immediately "knocked on the head," though the story of the three hundred women slaughtered in the market-place has no foundation.
"Tell me is it possible to fall from grace?"
The shores are covered with coral; earthquakes and tidal waves are frequent, the latter not taking the form of bores, but of a sudden steady rise and equally sudden fall in the level of the sea; the climate is rather tropical than temperate, but sickness is almost unknown among the residents.
In 1126 he came from Apulia to Antioch (which, since the fall of Roger, the successor of Tancred, in 1119, had been under the regency of Baldwin II.); and in 1127 he married Alice, the younger daughter of Baldwin.
Radermacher assigns the Asinaria to a date as early as 212 B.C. Of the extant plays the Cistellaria and the Stichus must be associated with the Miles as comparatively early works; for the former was clearly produced before (though not long before) the conclusion of the Second Punic War, see 1.201 seq.; and the Stichus is proved by its didascalia to have been produced in 200 B.C. The Pseudolus and the Truculentus fall within the last seven years of his life.
The dry wind from the Sahara called harmattan, which carries great quantities of fine red sand, causes a fall of temperature in the (European) summer.
He was accused of "Orleanism" and imprisoned, and was not released until after the fall of Robespierre.
For overhead travellers in workshops, and for most of the cranes which fall into our second class, electricity as a motive power has already displaced nearly every other method.
The rainfall is very unequally distributed: in the western part, which comes near to the limits of the rainless region of Asia, it is very scanty, and scarcely averages more than 5 in.; in the south-west the fall is more copious, sometimes exceeding 100 in.
After his fall it was restored to Tuscany, and passed with it to Italy in 1860.
Now if the values of the rheostat and condenser are adjusted so as to make the rise and fall of the outgoing current through both windings of the relay exactly equal, then no effect is produced on the armature of the relay, as the two currents neutralize each other's magnetizing effect.
The general principle on which the instruments for working long submarine cables are based is that of making the moving parts very light and perfectly free to follow the comparatively slow rise and fall of the electric impulses or waves.
The ink is electrified by a small induction electrical machine E placed on the top of the instrument; this causes it to fall in very minute drops from the open end of the siphon tube upon the brass table or the paper slip passing over it.
If, however, one electrode of this cell is connected to the earth and the other to a receiving antenna and electric waves allowed to fall on the antenna, the oscillations passing through the electrolytic cell will remove the polarization and L temporarily decrease the resistance of the cell.
47) and when electric waves fall on A they excite oscillations in the fine wire resistance R and increase the resistance, and so upset the balance of the bridge and cause the galvanometer to deflect.
Increase in the voltage acting upon a solid conductor increases the current through it, but in the case of the electric arc an increase in current is accompanied by a fall in the difference of potential of the carbons, within certain limits, and the arc has therefore been said to possess a negative resistance.'
Insects, especially running insects, which have followed the track of honey glands upwards from the stem along the leaf, reach the mouth of the pitcher, and in their efforts to sip the attractive marginal glands fall over into the liquid.
the various rivers of Venetia fall directly into the Gulf of Venice.
In all the upland valleys of the Abruzzi snow begins to fall early in November, and heavy storms occur often as late as May; whole communities are shut out for months from any intercourse with their neighbours, and some villages are so long buried in snow that regular passages are made between the different houses for the sake of communication among the inhabitants.
The principal reasons for the general decrease are the fall in prices through foreign competition and the closing of certain markets, the diseases of plants and the increased outlay required to combat them, and the growth of State and local taxation.
The output in 1881 was worth about 1/22,800,000, but by 1895 had decreased to 1,800,000, chiefly on account of the fall in the price of sulphur.
The value of the annual produce of the various branches of the cotton industry, which in 1885 was calculated to he 7,200,000, was in 1900, notwithstanding the fall in prices, about 12,000,000.
They are poverty-stricken, and easily fall victim to fever.
The arrangements thus established by Augustus continued almost unchanged till the time of Constantine, and formed the basis of all subsequent administrative divisions until the fall of the Western empire.
VIII.; the fall of Granada freed Spain from her embarrassments; Columbus discovered America, destroying the commercial supremacy of Venice; last, but not least, Roderigo Borgia assumed the tiara with the famous title of Alexander VI.
Emmanuel Philibert, duke of Savoy, represented the oldest and not the least illustrious reigning house in Europe, and his descendants were destined to achieve for Italy the independence which no other power or prince had given her since the fall of ancient Rome.
army of 350,000 men was now free to fall on Italy.
A scandal concerning the tobacco monopoly led to the fall of Menabrea, who was succeeded in.
The latter introduced a sounder financial policy, which was maintained until the fall of the Right in 1876.
On the 3rd of September the news of Sedan reached Florence, and with the fall of Napoleons empire the September convention ceased to have any value.
Prussia, while satisfied at the fall of the temporal power, seemed to fear lest Italy might recompense the absence of French opposition to the occupation of Rome by armed intervention in favor of France.
The fall of Cairoli, and the formation of a second Depretis cabinet in 1878, brought no substantial change in the attitude of the government towards Irredentism, nor was the position improved by the return of Cairoli to power in the following July.
The sudden fall of Gambetta (26th January 1882) having removed the fear of immediate European complications, the cabinets of Berlin and Vienna again displayed diffidence towards Italy.
News of the occupation reached Europe simultaneously with the tidings of the fall of Khartum, an event which disappointed Italian hopes of military co-operation with Great Britain in the Sudan.
In Italy the disaster of Dogali produced consternation, and caused the fall of the Depretis-Robilant cabinet.
The sudden fall of Crispi wrought a great change in the character of Italian relations with foreign powers.
Shortly before the fall of the Depretis-Robilant cabinet Count Robilant had announced the intention of Italy to denounce the commercial treaties with France and Austria, which would lapse en the 31st of December 1887, and had intimated his readiness to negotiate new treaties.
Meanwhile the enthusiastic reception accorded to the young German emperor on the occasion of his visit to Rome in October 1888, and the cordiality shown towards King Humbert and Crispi at Berlin in May 1889, increased the tension of FrancoItalian relations; nor was it until after the fall of Prince Bismarck in March 1890 that Crispi adopted towards the Republic a more friendly attitude by sending an Italian squadron to salute President Carnot at Toulon.
Upon the fall of the Saracco cabinet (9th February 1901) Visconti Venosta was succeeded at the foreign office by Signor Prinetti, a Lombard manufacturer of strong temperament, but without previous diplomatic experience.
Even this cabinet was still-born, and a hostile vote in the Chamber on the 3oth of January 1906 brought about its fall.
The fall of Signor Sonnino, the disappointment caused by the non-fulfilment of the expectations to which his advent to power had given rise throughout Italy and the dearth of influential statesmen, made the return to power of Signor Giolitti inevitable.
Every circumstance now conspired to effect his fall.
With some associates he hired a room in the neighbouring Cato Street, collected arms and made ready to fall upon Harrowby's guests.
Zwingli and Calvin on the other hand prefer the positive view of law as instituted by God far back in history in the days of the Old Covenant; but,, when exegesis or controversy puts pressure upon them, they fall into line and reiterate the appeal to a Natural Law.
Theism then has its most habitual affinities with intuitionalism, but may fall under any one of our philosophical or quasi philosophical types.
prevents the king from administering certain kinds of land when these fall into the possession of minors.
Sometimes ships that are windbound and have exhausted their provision of water, touch here and apply to the natives for it; in such cases the crews sometimes fall into the hands of the latter and most of them are massacred."
Cesare's dominion at once began to fall to pieces; Guidobaldo, duke of Urbino, returned to his duchy with Venetian help; and the lords of Piombino, Rimini and Pesaro soon regained their own; Cesena, defended by a governor faithful to Cesare, alone held out.
His fall proved on how unsound a basis his system had been built up.
Slaves, heirs, women and children, were benefited, and he made serious attempts to deal with the steady fall in the birth-rate of legitimate children.
The Spermatophyta fall into two classes, Gymncsperms (q.v.) and Angiosperms; the former are the more primitive group, appearing earlier in geological time and showing more resemblance in the course of their life-history to the Pteridophyta.
A layer of cork is regularly formed in most Phanerogams across the base of the petiole before leaf fall, so as to cover the wound caused by the separation of the leaf from the stem.
If a solution of the pigment is placed in the path of a beam of light which is then allowed to fall on a prism, the resulting spectrum will be found to be modified.
On stimulation these cells part with their water, the lower side of the organ becomes flaccid and the weight of the leaf causes it to fall.
some plants of changing their position in the cell under the stimulus of a variation in the intensity of the light rays which fall upon them.
At length the long period of barbarism which accompanied and followed the fall of the Roman empire drew to a close in Europe.
The downward pull of gravity suffices to bring about the fall of such material, but the path it will follow and the distance it will travel before coming to rest depend upon the land form.
Unable to bear up against the Dominican's fiery denunciations, the sovereigns, three months after the fall of Granada, issued a decree ordering every Jew either to embrace Christianity or to leave the country, four months being given to make up their minds; and those who refused to become Christians to order had leave to sell their property and carry off their effects.
He resigned in 1894, and in 1900 was appointed president of the House of Magnates, an office which he resigned on the fall of the Liberal party in 1906.
All this must have happened about 640 B.C. After the fall of the Assyrian empire Elam was occupied by the Persian Teispes, the forefather of Cyrus, who, accordingly, like his immediate successors, is called in the inscriptions "king of Anzan."
On the triumph of the reactionaries and the fall of the national party, he secretly placed in the king's hands his adhesion to the triumphant Confederation of Targowica, a false step, much blamed at the time, but due not to personal ambition but to a desire to save something from the wrqck of the constitution.
1216), and his Greek patrology to the fall of Constantinople (1453); but, while this large extension of the field is much to the advantage of his readers, it undoubtedly stretches the meaning of patrologia far beyond its natural limits.
In November 1895 he himself formed a cabinet of a pronouncedly radical type, the main interest of which was attached to its fall, as the result of a constitutional crisis arising from the persistent refusal of the senate to vote supply.
The Winnipeg River has at this point a fall of 16 ft., which, with the lake as a reservoir, furnishes an abundant and unfailing waterpower.
Where the valley is still cultivated, the jerd, a skin raised by oxen, is gradually being substituted for the naoura, no more of the latter being constructed to take the place of those which fall into decay.
The length of the Euphrates from its source at Diadin to the sea is about 1800 m., and its fall during the last 1 zoo m.
Avoiding the artificial restraints of civilization, they were prone to fall back into animalism pure and simple.
From most of the other Gnostic sects, with the exception perhaps of the JewishChristian Gnosticism, he is distinguished by the fact that with him the figure of the fallen female god (Sophia Achamoth), and, in general, the idea of a fall within the godhead is entirely wanting.
Schmidt gave himself out as the incarnation of Enoch, and prophesied the approaching fall of the Church of Rome, the overthrow of the ancient sacraments, and the triumph of flagellation as the only road to salvation.
A war broke out with King Edward the Elder in 913; in 921 a king whose name is unknown was killed at the fall of Tempsford, and in the same year the Danes of East Anglia submitted to Edward the Elder.
They are dualists, like the Bogomils, ascribing the body to a fall from a state when the soul was on the same plane as God.
i.; Collection of Materials on Landholding, and Statistical Descriptions of Separate Governments, published by several zemstvos (Moscow, Tver, Nyzhniy-Novgorod, Tula, Ryazan, Tambov, Poltava, Saratov, &c.); Kawelin, The Peasant Question; Vasilchikov, Land Property and Agriculture (2 vols.), and Village Life and Agriculture; Ivanukov, The Fall of Serfdom in Russia; Shashkov, " Peasantry in the Baltic Provinces," in Russkaya Mysl.
For forty years after the death of its founder it remained united under the authority of a series of grand khans chosen from among his descendants, and then it began to fall to pieces till the various fractions of it became independent khanates.
All of them lie in a state of ruin, and, from the disposition of the drums of the columns, it is impossible to suppose that their fall was due to any other cause than an earthquake.
In both the four-wheeled and the six-wheeled types the axles were free to rise and fall on springs through a limited range, but not to turn with respect to the body of the carriage, though the middle axle of the six-wheeled coach was allowed a certain amount of lateral play.
Among the Jews the preaching of the prophets had been a constant protest against the grosser forms of sacrifice, and there are indications that when Christianity arose bloody sacrifices were already beginning to fall into disuse; a saying which was attributed by the Ebionites to Christ repeats this protest in a strong form, "I.
Their support being removed they break away in the direction of natural joints, and the fragments fall down the slope upon the vegetable soil.
Upon the fall of Rudini in June 1898, General Pelloux was entrusted by King Humbert with the formation of a cabinet, and took for himself the post of minister of the interior.
Though Yahweh's chastisements on Ephraim and Judah would continue to fall till scarcely a remnant was left (Isa.
It is possible for every sinner to turn to God and escape punishment, and conversely for a righteous man to backslide and fall.
The stipules of the leaves act as protecting scale-leaves in the winter-bud and fall when the bud opens in spring.
The stout horizontally spreading branches give a cedar-like appearance; the foliage is light and feathery; the leaves and the slender shoots which bear them fall in the autumn.
On the 21st of July 1801 he nearly lost his life by the fall of the house in which he lodged, and the elector of Bavaria, Maximilian Joseph, who was present at his extrication from the ruins, gave him 18 ducats.
In bringing about this " fall," however, Parsons the Jesuit appears to have had a considerable share; at least Lord Sheffield has recorded that on the only occasion on which Gibbon talked with him on the subject he imputed the change in his religious views principally to that vigorous writer, who, in his opinion, had urged all the best arguments in favour of Roman Catholicism.
The first conception of the Decline and Fall arose as he lingered one evening amidst the vestiges of ancient glory.
" It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind."
He was still contemplating " at an awful distance " The Decline and Fall, and meantime revolved some other subjects, that seemed more immediately practicable.
A note of Fox, however, on the margin of a copy of The Decline and Fall records a very distinct remembrance of the historian's previous vituperation of the ministry; within a fortnight of the date of his acceptance of office, he is there alleged to have said that " there was no salvation for this country until six heads of the principal persons in administration were laid upon the table."
In judging the Decline and Fall it should carefully be observed that it falls into two parts which are heterogeneous in the method of treatment.
Thus the later part of the Decline and Fall, while the narrative of certain episodes will always be read with profit, does not convey a true idea of the history of the empire or of its significance in the history of Europe.
There are at least two German translations of The Decline and Fall, one by Wenck, Schreiter and Beck (1805-1807), and a second by Johann C. Sporschil (1837, new ed.
From this point there is a fall, which is gradual as far S.
The latter class is formed by waters that fall on the barren mountain-sides and rush down in torrents, forming in the valleys shallow bodies of water yellow with the mud held in suspension.
But the fall in the price of silver led to a reaction, and from 1893 the gold output predominated.
The total fall is rather over 500 ft., and that from Salisbury about 140 ft.
The total fall is between 500 and 600 ft., but it is only 235 ft.
The total fall of the river is about Soo ft.; from Rugby about 230 ft., and from Warwick 120 ft.
From this date (404) to the fall of the Western Empire in 476 Ravenna was the chief residence of the Roman emperors.
"If thou art determined, O God, to destroy me," the unhappy Angevin exclaimed, "let my fall be gradual!"
The labours of Golgi, Marchiafava, Celli and others established the nature of the parasite and its behaviour in the blood; they proved the fact, guessed by Rasori so far back as 1846, that the periodical febrile paroxysm corresponds with the development of the organisms; and they showed that the different forms of malarial fever have their distinct parasites, and consequently fall into distinct groups,.
Elected deputy in 1880, he distinguished himself by trenchant criticism of Magliani's finance, and upon the fall of Magliani was for some months, in 188 9, under-secretary of state for the treasury.
The small torrent of Rothwein, which flows into the Wurzener Save, forms near Veldes the splendid series of cascades known as the Rothwein Fall.
He appears to have striven for the formation of a national unity, which Spain had never possessed since the fall of the Visigoth kingdom.
It was later granted to the earls of Salisbury, who seem to have allowed it to fall into disrepair, for in 1315 and in 1319 the abbot of Sherborne was appointed to inquire into its condition.
It contains in fact the history itself in two forms: (a) from the creation of man to the fall of Judah (Genesis-2 Kings), which is supplemented and continued further - (b) to the foundation of Judaism in the 5th century B.C. (Chronicles - Ezra-Nehemiah).
If Elijah is the prophet of the fall of Omri's dynasty, Elisha is no less the prophet of Jehu and his successors; and it is extremely probable that his lifework was confined to the dynasty which he inaugurated.'
The Fall of the Israelite Monarchy.
The fall of Samaria, Sennacherib's devastation of Judah, and the growth of Jerusalem as the capital, had tended to raise the position of the Temple, although Israel itself, as also Judah, had famous sanctuaries of its own.
The Fall of the Judaean Monarchy.
Cheyne, Decline and Fall of Judah (1908), p. 13, with references.
The fall of the monarchy involved a reversion to a pre-monarchical state.
But Israel after the fall of Samaria is artificially excluded from the Judaean horizon, and lies as a foreign land, although Judah itself had suffered from the intrusion of foreigners in the preceding centuries of war and turmoil, and strangers had settled in her midst, had formed part of the royal guard, or had even served as janissaries (§ 15, end).
It is a gratuitous assumption that the history of (north) Israel ceased with the fall of Samaria or that Judah then took over Israelite literature and inherited the old Israelite spirit: the question of the preservation of earlier writings is of historical importance.
The prophets who had marked in the past the advent of Assyrians and Chaldeans now fixed their eyes upon the advance of Cyrus, confident that the fall of Babylon would bring the restoration of their fortunes.
After a brief description of the fall of Jerusalem the " seventy years " of the exile are passed over, and we are plunged into a history of the return (2 Chron.
The new temple heralded a new future; the mournful fasts commemorative of Jerusalem's disasters would become feasts; Yahweh had left the Temple at the fall of Jerusalem, but had now returned to sanctify it with his presence; the city had purged its iniquity and was fit once more to become the central sanctuary.
See, for Cheyne's view, his Decline and Fall of Judah:'Introduction (1908).
Although Judah was always closely connected with the south, these " southern " features (once clearly more extensive and complete) are found in the Deuteronomic and priestly compilations, and their presence in the historical records can hardly be severed from the prominence of " southern " families in the vicinity of Jerusalem, some time after the fall of Jerusalem.
historical criticism is faced with the established literary conclusions which, it should be noticed, place the Deuteronomic and priestly compilations posterior to the great changes at and after the fall of the northern monarchy, and, to some extent, contemporary with the equally serious changes in Judah.
The disaster which aroused Nehemiah's grief was scarcely the fall of Jerusalem in 586 B.C., but a more recent one, and it has been conjectured that it followed the work of Ezra (in b above).
To external evidence one must look, therefore, for that which did not fall within the scope or the horizon of the religious historians.
Wizards and impostors persuaded the multitude to follow them into the desert, and an Egyptian, claiming to be a prophet, led his followers to the Mount of Olives to see the walls of Jerusalem fall at his command.
The Fall of Jerusalem.
Despite all this, one must not fall into the easy error of exaggerating the degeneration into which the Jewries of the world fell from the middle of the 17th till the middle of the 18th century.
From the 6th century, after the fall of the Ostrogothic power, and the establishment of that of Byzantium in its place in south Italy, the name Calabria was applied to the whole of the south Italian possessions of the Eastern empire, and the name-of the Brittii entirely disappeared; and after the eastern peninsula (the ancient Calabria) had been taken by the Lombards about A.D.
Bury's edition of Gibbon's Decline and Fall, v.
Their Venetian masters at least secured to the islanders external tranquillity, and it is singular that the Turks were content to leave them in undisturbed possession of this opulent and important island for nearly two centuries after the fall of Constantinople.
Its fall was followed by the submission of the whole island.
Each of the larger rivers is fed by smaller streams; their fall is usually gentle and quite uniform.
The " Fall Line," the boundary between the Coastal Plain and the Piedmont Plateau, has a very irregular course across North Carolina, but lies in a general S.W.
course crosses the boundary into Virginia, where it becomes a tributary of the Roanoke, in which its waters are returned to North Carolina near the " Fall Line."
The most valuable immediate product of the state's mines and quarries for nearly every year from 1890 to 1908 was building stones of granite and gneiss, which are found in all parts of the state west of the " Fall Line "; the best grades of granite are quarried chiefly in Gaston, Iredell, Rowan, Surry and Wilkes counties.
Since that time the most interesting feature in the political history has been the rise and fall of the People's party.
The auriphrygiata is worn during Advent, and from Septuagesima to Maundy Thursday, except on the third Sunday in Advent (Gaudete), the fourth in Lent (Laetare) and on such greater festivals as fall within this time.
The fall of the kingdom was only temporary, for we hear of a defeat of the Scottish king Cuilean by the Britons in 97 1.
The Jews of Babylonia, after the fall of the first temple, were termed by Jeremiah and Ezekiel the people of the "Exile."
In the Crimean War Baker was present at the action of Traktir (or Tchernaya) and at the fall of Sevastopol, and in 1859 he became major in the 10th Hussars, succeeding only a year later to the command.
The country is generally well cleared, and forests are, as a rule, found only along the flanks of the mountains, where the fall of rain is most abundant.
This diminution of pressure, which continues as the heat increases till it reaches its maximum in July soon after the solstice, is followed by the corresponding development of the south-west monsoon; and as the barometric pressure is gradually restored, and becomes equalized within the tropics soon after the equinox in October, with the general fall of temperature north of the equator, the south-west winds fall off, and are succeeded by a north-east monsoon, which is developed during the winter months by the relatively greater atmospheric pressure which then occurs over Asia, as compared with the equatorial region.
Thus the south-west monsoon begins in the Arabian Sea with west and north-westerly winds,which draw round as the year advances to south-west and fall back again in the autumn by northwest to north.
At Tiflis the yearly fall is 22 in.; on the Caspian about 7 or 8 in.; on the Sea of Aral 5 or 6 in.
to be the fall at Peking; while at Canton, which lies nearly on the northern tropic and the region of the south-west monsoon is entered, the quantity is increased to 78 in.
At Batavia in Java the fall is about 78 in.; at Singapore it is nearly 100 in.
On the hills that flank Bengal on the east the fall is very great.
On the west coast of the Indian peninsula the fall at the sea-level varies from about 75 to 100 in., and at certain elevations on the mountains more than 250 in.
On the east coast the fall is far less, nowhere rising to 50 in., and towards the southern apex of the peninsula being reduced to 25 or 30 in.
being the fall in the southern portion of the Punjab.
On the outer ranges of the Himalaya the yearly fall amounts to about 200 in.
It is to the greatly reduced fall of snow on the northern faces of the highest ranges of the Himalaya that is to be attributed the higher level of the snow-line, a phenomenon which was long a cause of discussion.
In the islands under the equator the heaviest fall is between October and February.
The mountains are clothed, where the fall of rain is abundant, with forests of Quercus, Fagus, Ulmus, Acer, Carpinus and Corylus, and various Coniferae.
Celebes, Papua, and the other islands east of Java beyond Wallace's line, fall within the Australian region.
The sturgeons, which abound in the Black Sea and Caspian, and ascend the rivers that fall into them, are also found in Asiatic Russia, and an allied form extends to southern China.
In the sphere of direct influence fall Korea, Japan and Annam; in the outer sphere are Mongolia, Tibet, Siam, Cambodia and Burma, where Indian and Chinese influence are combined, the.
and Japan themselves may be said to fall within this sphere, in view of the part which Buddhism has played in their development.
The Caliphate, though Arabian, was always geographically outside Arabia, and on its fall Arabia remained as it was before Islam, isolated and inaccessible.
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