She lifted the cat to her lap and turned so the light from the doorway would fall on the foot.
Her body continued its momentum down the hill and she fell, twisting so that she wouldn't fall on the kid.
He wanted to hate you – wanted you to fall on your face.
"Now, can you make those trees behind the Others fall on them?" she asked.
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, 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.
army of 350,000 men was now free to fall on Italy.
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.
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.
Settlement days fall on Thursday, and the closing prices on the preceding Monday are taken as the basis of the settlement.
to enter his capital: as one under excommunication, he had to see an interdict immediately fall on the city, and it was with his own hands - for no churchman could perform the office - that he had to take his crown from the altar of the church of the Sepulchre, and crown himself king of his new kingdom.
The taxation of 1166 is important as the first to fall on "moveables"; the whole scheme of taxation may be regarded as the beginning of a modern system of taxation.
If they fall on pasture land or fodder of any kind and are eaten by any herbivorous animal, such as a hare, rabbit, horse, sheep or ox, the active embryos or larvae are set free in the alimentary canal of the new host.
By plotting the specific volumes of these mixed crystals as ordinates, it is found that they fall on two lines, the upper corresponding to the orthorhombic crystals, the lower to the monoclinic. From this we may conclude that these salts are isodimorphous: the upper line represents isomorphous crystals of stable orthorhombic magnesium sulphate and unstable orthorhombic ferrous sulphate, the lower line isomor phous crystals of stable monoclinic ferrous sulphate and unstable monoclinic magnesium sulphate.
Surprise, of course, was out of the question, but the Austrians did not attempt to dispute the passage, their object being to allow as many French as they felt they could deal with to pass over and then to fall on them.
Finally he decided to group his corps round Gorlitz and Bautzen whence they could either meet the enemy advancing from Breslau or fall on his flank over the mountains if they attempted to force their way into Saxony by the valley of the Elbe.
In the night his headquarters were again surprised, and he learnt that Napoleon himself with his main body was in full march to fall on his scattered detachments.
Writing to Soult from Austria, Napoleon had placed the corps of Ney and Mortier under his orders, and said: "Wellesley will most likely advance by the Tagus against Madrid; in that case, pass the mountains, fall on his flank and rear, and crush him."
Advent; the days between Septuagesima and Maundy Thursday; vigils that fall on fast days, and Ember days, except the vigil before Whitsunday (red) and the Ember days in Whitsun week (red).
A horizontal pencil of sunlight was admitted by a vertical slit, and then allowed to fall on a column of water supplied by a jet of about th of an inch in diameter.
To test the purity of the metal the tin-smelter heats the bars to a certain temperature just below the fusing point, and then strikes them with a hammer or lets them fall on a stone floor from a given height.
Thus the pane, represented by its 6 (afterwards 9) captains, came to exercise a veritable reign of terror, and no one knew when an accusation might fall on him.
parallel to the coast; it differs, however, from the western range in that its fall on the landward side is as abrupt and nearly as great as on its seaward side.
To enable these conditions to be fulfilled, as well as to ensure that the machine, when it fell, should fall on water, the experiments were carried out on the Potomac river, some 30 m.
Thus, about noon on the r 6th he reached the high ground between St Privat and Amanvillers, and still without instructions he determined to direct his corps on Bruville and Doncourt, whence he could judge from the drift of the smokeclouds whether he could fall on the Prussian left.
Shore Deposits are the product of the waste of the land arranged and bedded by the action of currents or tidal streams. On the rocky coast of high latitudes blocks of stone detached by frost fall on the beach and becoming embedded in ice during winter are often drifted out to sea and so carry the shore deposits to some distance from the land.
The disk being started, then by means of a tube held at one end between the lips, and applied near to the disk at the other, or more easily with a common bellows, a blast of air is made to fall on the part of the disk which contains any one of the above circles.
28), distinctly implies that the feast had not yet taken place, and thus makes the Crucifixion fall on the 14th.
As the light is twice refracted, the dispersion is increased, and the rays, after transmission through the prism, form a divergent system, which may be allowed to fall on a sheet of white paper, forming the wellknown solar spectrum.
2) represent a :small hole in the shutter of a darkened room, and OS a narrow beam of sunlight which is allowed to fall on a white screen so as to form an image of the sun at S.
As the cycle restores these phenomena to the same days of the civil month, they will fall on the same days in any two years which occupy the same place in the cycle; consequently a table of the moon's phases for 19 years will serve for any year whatever when we know its number in the cycle.
4711,...4714 X; The Common Solar Year Containing 365 Days, And The Lunar Year Only 354 Days, The Difference Is Eleven; Whence, If A New Moon Fall On The 1St Of January In Any Year, The Moon Will Be Eleven Days Old On The First Day Of The Following Year, And Twentytwo Days On The First Of The Third Year.
Hence, If In That Year The Epact Should Be 19, A New Moon Would Fall On The 2Nd Of December, And The Lunation Would Terminate On The 30Th, So That The Next New Moon Would Arrive On The 3 Ist.
If the 14th of the moon falls on the 21st, the new moon must fall on the.
8th; for 21-13 = 8; and the paschal new moon cannot happen before the 8th; for suppose the new moon to fall on the 7th, then the full moon would arrive on the 20th, or the day before the equinox.
The Golden Numbers Have Been Placed So That Easter May Fall On The Same Day As In The Gregorian Calendar.
In Either Case, It Is Sometimes Made A Day More, And Sometimes A Day Less, In Order That Certain Festivals May Fall On Proper Days Of The Week For Their Due Observance.
If a source of light be placed behind the auxiliary slit a parallel beam of light will pass within the collimator and fall on the slit the width of which is to be measured.
A magnetic observatory was equipped at Bogen Atlas range the food of this bird is said to consist chiefly of the Testudo mauritanica, which "it carries to some height in the air, and lets fall on a stone to break the shell" (Ibis, 18 59, p. 1 77).
After being deviated 180° from the original direction, the dispersed rays fall on the camera objective (h), which is exactly similar to the collimator objective.
The water which drains from the plants or is spilt in watering would fall on the bottom, which should be made porous to carry it away.
When the flower garden is to be seen from the windows, or any other elevated point of view, the former is to be preferred; but where the surface is irregular, and the situation more remote, and especially where the beauty of flowers is mainly looked to, the choice should probably fall on the latter.
This reorganization was a sign of the great increase of work which had already begun to fall on the imperial authorities, and was a necessary step towards the furthef duties which Bismarck intended to impose upon them.
Thenceforward, until his fall on the 31st of December 1904, Korber governed practically without parliament.
He nominates the Sheikh ul-Islam or mufti (q.v.) of Constantinople (grand mufti), who is his representative in the imamate and issues judgments in points of faith and law from which there is no appeal; but the nomination must fall on one of the mollahs, 2 who form the upper stratum of the hierarchy of ulema.
of snow are usually registered and the fall on the passes between 17,000 and 19,000 ft.
The most celebrated are the two martyrs whose festivals fall on the 14th of February - the one, a Roman priest, the other, bishop of Terni (Interamna).
In like manner magic still exists in the civilized world as a survival from the savage and barbaric times to which it originally belongs, and in which is found the natural source and proper home of utterly savage practices still carried on by ignorant peasants in Great Britain, such as taking omens from the cries of animals, or bewitching an enemy by sticking full of pins and hanging up to shrivel in the smoke an image or other object, that similar destruction may fall on the hated person represented by the symbol (Tylor, Primitive Culture, ch.
Export duties, it may be observed, are not important in systems of taxation generally, as there are few articles where the charge will not really fall on the wages of labour and profits of capital within the country imposing them; but opium grown in India is a well-known exception, and in the West Indies export duties on principal articles of production, in spite of their incidence, have been found a convenient source of revenue.
The Persian method, introduced by Cyrus, was to bend the knee and fall on the face at the prince's feet, striking the earth with the forehead and kissing the ground.
When none of the radiations which fall on a body penetrates through its substance, then the ratio of the amount of radiation of a given wave-length which is absorbed to the total amount received is called the "absorptive power" of the body for that wave-length.
If white light is allowed to fall on some coloured solutions, the transmitted light is of one colour when the thickness of the solution is small, and of quite another colour if the thickness is great.
Sturdza's government, which had risen to power mainly on the national question, was also destined to fall on it.
But soon the thought struck him that, if he persisted in such wickedness, the steeple would fall on his head; and he fled in terror from the accursed place.
If any observations exist upon the drainage area itself they are commonly only from a single gauge, and this gauge, unless the area is very level, may give results widely different from the mean fall on the whole area.
But his friends raised a considerable host, which marched linder his son Simon the Younger and the earl of Oxford, to fall on the rear of the royalists.
Jumblat family, even though he was supported by the Talhuk, Abd al-Malik and Yezbeki families; and it appears that some members of the Shehab joined the Maronite faith in the middle of the 18th century, causing a suspicion of secret apostasy to fall on all the family.
The attempt was made on the 6th of August 1840, but failed; he saw several of his supporters fall on the shore of Boulogne, and was arrested together with Montholon, Persigny and Conneau.
14, the real image formed by the objective must fall on the object-side focal plane of the eye _ piece F2, where a normal eye without accommodation can observe it.
He wanted to hate you â€“ wanted you to fall on your face.
For convenience of discussion, assume that query predicates are such that the lower boundaries of these fall on partition boundaries.
Broadly, the vat accounting liability will fall on the purchaser rather than the seller.
A good many people are sleeping outside in tents rather than risk having damaged walls fall on them during a severe aftershock.
God bless him and shame fall on those who do not say amen " .
bemoan the lack of articles - I won't, my pleas fall on deaf ears.
They lost eighteen of their aircraft and the raid broke up in utter disarray although a few bombs did fall on land.
The absences that you've been training yourself to recognize fall on the rhythmic counterparts of the backbeats, called the downbeats.
The ' sermons ' would fall on deaf ears.
An increase is already foreshadowed by our current four-year plan, which must necessarily fall on the Constituent Bodies.
Can you imagine if bombs began to fall on Washington, D.C., and to destroy the high-rises of money markets of New York?
inflamed from overuse, aging, a fall on an outstretched hand, or a collision.
gross fund inflows into M&G's retail products were £ 1.2 billion in 2003, a 6 per cent fall on 2002.
Slip, Trip or Fall Claims You may have suffered the misfortune to trip or fall on a poorly maintained road or pavement.
moire's eyes fall on the dagger in Tarot's hand; their gleam mirrors its glint, danger lurking deep in both.
No matter who actually perpetrates the pre-announced crime, the responsibility will fall on the would-be owner of the land and of the thought.
Why do patients fall on old age psychiatry wards?
These Mercury droplets are tiny silver beads of metal that fall on to a beautiful blond goddess wearing a white toga.
The cutter employed to rule these lines removes the silver in fine lines from the surface of the glass, Thus, if a photographic plate, before it is exposed in the telescope, is placed with its sensitive surface nearly in contact with the silvered surface of this reseau, and if parallel light, normal to the surface of the plate, is allowed to fall on the silvered film through the glass on which the film has been deposited, that light will pass through the fine lines in the silver film where the silver has been removed by the cutter, but will otherwise be intercepted by the silver film.
As the glass cylinder, driven by a motor, revolves upon its axis while also advancing (by means of a screw thread on the axis), all portions of the picture are successively brought under the beam or pencil of light and cause a beam of varying intensity to fall on the selenium cell.
Emphasis was made to fall on the reason, the conscience and the will of the finite personality; and just as these were found to be native in him they were held to be immanent in the cause of his universe.
In the simplest case the anthers are close to the stigmas, covering these with pollen when they open; this occurs in a number of small annual plants, also in Narcissus, Crocus, &c. In snowdrop and other pendulous flowers the anthers form a cone around the style and the pollen falls on to the underlying stigmas, or in erect flowers the pollen may fall on to the stigmas which lie directly beneath the opening anthers (e.g.
Their point of view was better expressed in the scruples of priests, who, as Tertullian (c. 200) records (De Corona, iii.), were careful lest a crumb of the bread or a drop of the wine should fall on the ground, and by such incidents the body of Christ be harassed and attacked!
In putting it on it is first laid on the head, then allowed to fall on the shoulders, and finally folded round the chest and tied with the strings attached for that purpose (see fig.
After being deviated 180Ã‚° from the original direction, the dispersed rays fall on the camera objective (h), which is exactly similar to the collimator objective.
Any modification of the coast-line which should submerge the area now occupied by the North Indian plain, or any considerable part of it, would be accompanied by a much wetter and more equable climate on the Himalaya; more snow would fall on the highest ranges, and less summer heat would be brought to bear on the destruction of the glaciers, which would receive larger supplies and descend lower.
You with all your forces fall on the unfortunate Mortier and his one division, and even then Mortier slips through your fingers!
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.
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."
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!
There'll hardly be another such chance to fall on a transport as today.
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.
For example, your child will fall on his behind a few times while learning to walk.
If the lessons fall on Saturday mornings at 8am, and you're someone who likes to sleep in on the weekends, consider finding lessons that fall on a different day and time of the week.
Don't store them in closets or garages where they're in danger of having heavy items fall on them, and be mindful when transporting the chairs.
Tym again tried to drive home the point about the time constraints to Tom and Kelly, but his worries seemed to fall on deaf ears.
Colors that fall on the opposite side of the color wheel sharply contrast one another, and thereby make the first color "pop" (this one of the reasons why red and green go together so nicely at Christmas time).
The planning of a graduation ceremony should never fall on the shoulders of only one or two people, creating a committee makes the best sense.
The plant early forces its way up even through the frost-bound earth, but the tender flower-spike, tender only in infancy, is nipped in the bud if rain fall on it and freezes.
Apply corn gluten meal evenly in the spring and fall on established lawns only-it will kill newly seeded grass too.
You'll need to do a bit of playing around to see which side of the fence you fall on - if you pick any side at all.
Most models have safety features such as an automatic shut-off if the unit's accidentally knocked over or has something fall on top of it.
Women of size who fall on the shorter end of the height spectrum will find that plus size petite pajamas meet their sleepwear needs with little to no alterations.
You will want to take shelter underneath a desk or other heavy piece of furniture or next to an inside wall so that objects are less likely to fall on you.
My suggestions is that the wine dinner fall on the first Tuesday of each month except for those months where there is a high likleyhood of many of us being absent.
One particular skill common to those with savant syndrome is the ability to calculate what day of the week a particular date fell on or will fall on.
This style is often accentuated by a side part, and bangs fall on the forehead at a length of about 2 to 3 inches.
Nursery necessities-though baby showers and hand-me downs are a great source of baby gear and essential equipment, significant costs may still fall on parents.
This is especially important if your leggings fall on the thin side -- you don't want to look like you left the house in only a shirt and tights.
Short sleeved cardigans are perfect for late spring, summer, and early fall on so many occasions.
Camisoles feel great against the skin, but they tend to fall on the skimpy side, so reach for a tank top instead.
Now the struggle of who is right and who is wrong will fall on each of you as parents.
By not being available to him, his boasting about his fabulous weekend, his parties, and all the fun he is having fall on deaf ears.
The absence of side stones allows the eye to fall on the center diamond, giving it all the attention it deserves.
Understanding where you fall on this continuum will help evaluate what next steps should be in managing your symptoms.
You'll find a variety of tote bags for the beach - some may fall on the dinky side, while others are exceptionally large.
To complicate matters, the Chinese New Year and the Chinese year of a particular zodiac sign don't fall on the same calendar dates year after year.
They are not the most sympathetic sign in the zodiac, so your emotional woes may fall on deaf ears.
The four basic parenting styles tend to fall on either side of a basic continuum between those parents who are heavy on discipline and those parents who tend to take a different more child centered approach.
Just like boots for dad, boys' winter boots tend to fall on the more rugged side and are made of leather, suede, nubuck or insulating materials.
Depending on where individuals fall on the spectrum, these challenges will be more or less apparent.
The steps to organizing and creating a plan fall on the shoulders of the business owner, or whoever the company hires to develop such a plan.
I'm not sure where you fall on this scale, JG, but it wouldn't hurt to take an honest look at the food coming into your home, how it is being prepared, and how much is being consumed.
This refers to the fact that many national holidays do not naturally fall on a Monday or Friday, and a day off in the middle of the week is not as attractive as having a long weekend.
Wiring becomes faulty over time, pipes burst and cause water damage, people trip and fall on your property, and in each of these instances, you will be responsible for the repairs.
If damages should occur to your personal belongings in your apartment, the liability will usually fall on you.
Complaints about the service fall on deaf ears, leading users to think they have been scammed.
These shows rise and fall on the "characters" that are on the show, so selecting the perfect mix is the quintessential ingredient.
Many of Larry Niven's books and stories take place in a cohesive universe he calls the Known Space series - that is, they all are in the 'same' universe, wherever they happen to fall on the timeline.
The ends should fall on either side of the anchor.
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