Falling-off Sentence Examples
Her surroundings blurred into light and shadows, and she felt the sickening sense of falling off the cliff again.
If the Sabbath involved abstention from all such business as recorded in dated documents and always fell on these days, then the 7th, &c., should show a marked falling off in the number of dated documents.
Further, if the Sabbaths fell on each 7th day through the year, any indication by dated documents of a falling off in the number of transactions on the 7th day of the month must obviously be completely disguised.
The large predominance of imports over exports after 1884 was a result of the falling off of the export trade in live stock, olive oil and wine, on account of the closing of the French market, while the importation of corn from Russia and the Balkan States increased considerably.
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When getting on or off, or falling off engines, wagons, &c..
From falling off trains, engines, &c., in motion io.
From falling off ladders, scaffolds, &c. I I 449 9.
This is mainly due to a great falling off in traffic, because of a general business depression; from 1907 to 1909 the reduction in the accident record is still greater.
It was to prevent any falling off from this high moral standard till it should become part of his being that his father kept the boy so closely with himself.Advertisement
Of the total importations of all kinds of coal to Hamburg, that of British coal, particularly from Northumberland and Durham, occupies the first place, and despite some falling off in late years, owing to the competition made by Westphalian coal, amounts to more than half the total import.
Such a falling off in the middle must be more than sufficient for resolution.
After its suppression and the falling off in interest of the Biblioteca italiana the next of any merit to appear was the Antologia, a monthly periodical brought out at Florence in 1820 by Gino Capponi and Giampetro Vieusseux, but suppressed in 1833 on account of an epigram of Tommaseo, a principal writer.
The tanning, currying and finishing of leather ranks second in importance, with a gross product ($10,250,842) 9% greater than that of 1900, and constituting about one-fourth of the gross factory product of the state in 1905; and the manufacture of food products ranked third, the value of the products of the fruit canning and preserving industry having more than doubled in the decade 1890-1900, but falling off a little more than 7% in 1900-1905.
The rate of increase during the decade ending in 1900 was even less than that for the preceding decade; and it is impossible that a falling off so marked could in two successive enumerations be the result of sheer inaccuracy.Advertisement
These figures reveal a considerable falling-off during the past decade, the number of vessels entering and leaving the port in 1898 being 5114 with an aggregate tonnage of 3,761,094.
It might seem, indeed, that Stoicism indicates a falling off from Plato and Aristotle towards materialism, but the ethical dualism, which was the ruling tendency of the Stoa, could not long endure its materialistic physics, and took refuge in the metaphysical dualism of the Platonists.
From 1860 to 1890 the one increased its numbers decennially by one half, and the other by under one fifth; but from 1890 to 1910 the difference in growth was slight, owing to a tremendous falling off in the rate of growth of much of the Western and the western states of the North Central divisions.
But the evidence is on the whole cumulative and convincing that there was a remarkable falling off in the birth-rate during the 19th century.
The change, wrote General Walker, which produced this falling off from the traditional rate of increase of about 3% per annum, was that from the simplicity of the early times to comparative luxury; involving a rise in the standard of living, the multiplication of artificial necessities, the extension of a paid domestic service, the introduction of women into factory labor.2 In his opinion the decline in the birth-rate coincidently with the increase of immigration, and chiefly in those regions where immigration was greatest, was no mere coincidence; nor was such immigrant invasion due to a weakening native increase, or economic defence; but the decline of the natives was the effect of the increase of the foreigners, which was a shock to the principle of population among the native element.Advertisement
In Cystopteris the buds are deciduous, falling off as the fronds acquire maturity, but, if collected and pressed into the surface of a pot of soil and kept close, they will grow up into young plants the following season.
Trade statistics of late years show a gradual increase of exports to India from Kandahar and the countries adjacent thereto, but a curious falling-off in imports.
These are often of a coarse nature, serving a temporary purpose, and then falling off when the leaf is expanded.
The falling-off in the exportation of cereals is not a consequence of any decadence in Sicilian agriculture, but rather of the increase of population, which nearly doubled within the 19th century.
The new subjects compared with the old show some falling off in dramatic stress and intensity of expression, but on the other hand a marked gain in largeness of design and clearness of composition.Advertisement
This change of punishment imports not a falling off in the moral standard but rather the conviction that a crime of this sort is best dealt with by public opinion; in airy case it means a change in the constitution of society.
This is perfectly true, and from the time of Malherbe dates that great and deplorable falling off of French poetry in its more poetic qualities, which was not made good till 1830.
During January, February, March and April they are rare; in May, June and July they become increasingly common, and in August there is a falling off in the number, which reaches its maximum in September, gradually decreasing in October, November and December.
If the uniform distribution extends indefinitely, or as far as the telescope can penetrate, the star-ratio should have the theoretical value 3.98, 1 any decrease in density or limit to the distribution of the stars will be indicated by a continual falling off in the star-ratio for the higher magnitudes.
The foreign element included 45,753 Chinese (a falling off of 25313 since 1890), and 10,151 Japanese (an increase of 9004 in the same decade).
The flamens were held to be elected for life, but they might be compelled to resign office for neglect of duty, or on the occurrence of some ill-omened event (such as the cap falling off the head) during the performance of their rites.
The falling off of exports is due to the decreased demand for China tea, for which Amoy was one of the chief centres.
This remarkable series, every volume of which was a work at once of imagination and of research, was not even yet finished, but the later volumes exhibit a certain falling off.
But this theory gives no clue to the results relating to hydrogen, which belongs to a high level, and which Adams has shown to move with an angular velocity decidedly greater than the equatorial angular velocity below it, and not to show any sign of falling off towards the poles.
But from 1896 onwards the uncertainty of the political position caused a falling off in the number of immigrants, while the emigration figures still continued to grow; thus in 1900 there were 2 9, 848 adult arrivals by sea, as compared with 21,163 departures.
Lowland rams put to breed half-bred and cross lambs receive about I lb of grain daily to prevent their falling off too rapidly in condition, as they would do if exclusively supported on mountain fare.
The production of natural rock cement, chiefly in Clark county, is one of the two oldest industries in the state, but in Indiana as elsewhere it is falling off - from an output in 1903 of about 1,350,000 barrels to 212,901 barrels (valued at $240,000) in 1908.
The falling off in foreign immigration in the decade1890-1900contrasts strongly with the increase of 28.1% in the number of foreign-born in 1880-1890.
The power of the crown was increased by the confiscation of the great Sturlung estates, which were underleased to farmers, while the early falling off of the Norse trade threatened to deprive the island of the means of existence; for the great epidemics and eruptions of the 1.4th century had gravely attacked its pastoral wealth and ruined much of its pasture and fishery.
For lenses of short focus the diameter of the pupil is too large, and diaphragms must be employed which strongly diminish the aperture of the pencils, and so reduce the errors, but with a falling off of illumination.
Bracts are occasionally persistent, remaining long attached to the base of the peduncles, but more usually they are deciduous, falling off early by an articulation.
Its way hard and lots of falling off but it's very doable.
The process we are describing, nevertheless, suggests a fairly gradual slowdown in economic growth rather than ' falling off a cliff ' .
Climbing type helmets are popular, with a chin strap to stop it falling off.
Lamb so succulent; falling off the bone; packed with flavor.
To the Layman, this argument seems of dubious veracity because there have not been any cases of bits falling off.
The last chapters when Jeanne appears as the Velida of Mont Barbot and the Grande Pastoure are a falling off and a survival of the romanticism of her second manner.
The falling off of the crop, especially in 1899, was due to bad seasons and to insects, notably the Cycloconium oleog-inum, and the Dacus oleae, or oil-fly, which have ravaged the olive-yards, and it is noticeable that lately good and bad seasons see1n to alternate; between 1900 and 1905 the crops were alternately one half of, and equal to, that of the latter year.
Unhappily, but almost inevitably, over-culture led to a gradual falling-off from the old virility.
The process we are describing, nevertheless, suggests a fairly gradual slowdown in economic growth rather than ' falling off a cliff '.
And, the turban shape means she can waltz around like a diva all day long, without it falling off.
Then there 's the wonky wheels almost falling off country tinged 'Party '.
Check after an hour, if the meat is falling off the bone your dinner is done.
Not only do tights cover more of your toddler's legs and feet than a pair of pants and socks will, but tights offer the added benefit of never falling off.
If your bass guitar is constantly falling off when you are playing, you should look into purchasing bass guitar strap locks.
If they are constantly falling off your shoulders, and re-adjusting doesn't help, you may need to be re-measured to be sure you are wearing the correct size.
One thing you won't have to worry about with racerback tank tops for plus size women is the annoying problem of straps constantly falling off your shoulders.
While you're reading, you want to be able to concentrate on what you're reading, not how much your reading glasses are pinching or falling off of your nose.
There is no danger of being eaten by sharks, falling off of the boat and hitting your head, or worse, eating bad sushi and getting sick.
This prevents the nipple from falling off or the plastic from breaking in two and posing a choking hazard.
Sometimes it's the straps falling off your shoulders or digging in too hard.
Teens want to be able to enjoy their favorite summertime activities and not worry about their bathing suit falling off or exposing them.
The clips come in several decorative styles and keep all your ornaments, including those most precious, from falling off the tree or wreath.
Allow to dry and then cover with spray or paint-on lacquer to keep the beads from falling off.
Those who cheat and progress ahead too quickly may find themselves falling off of the narrow trampoline, rather than getting air and slimming down as a result.
It can be enough just to focus on your breath and not falling off the reformer, let alone trying to control all your muscles and flow from one pose to the next.
These innovative items prevent your bra straps from constantly falling off your shoulders and also provide a cushion between your straps and your skin.
Practicing walking with something on your head and keeping it from falling off is a smart starting point.
The badge should not be falling off or otherwise damaged.
The buggy bounced over a rock and she clutched his arm to keep from falling off.
She held on to his hand, as if keeping him from falling off a cliff.