Daddy wants to fix your foot.
On week days, I get up about 6:00 in the morning and fix breakfast.
I meant... do I have time to fix you a hot lunch?
Try as I might, I couldn't fix the time or the location anywhere close to the present where we wanted to be.
You can't fix a war that's been on for hundreds of thousands of years.
I take it you don't want to fix those snakes.
Well how do you expect him to fix it?
No, go ahead and fix something if you want.
You-- and Darian-- have to fix this.
After all of Jonny's childhood injuries she'd healed, she couldn't fix her own heart!
Did you want me to fix your speeding ticket?
Finding a mate wasn't a priority, not when he was trying to fix his world.
You're a smart guy and between us, maybe we could fix it so I could go back.
I can fix it.
But the poor little girl couldn't fix her attention.
It's easier to simply fix something at home.
For a start we could have him take a nap up there while we fix lunch.
Pete usually had a fire going by the time she was ready to fix breakfast.
"We can fix you, Jule," she said, turning to him.
"Dusty, do I need to send someone to Miami to fix your IT?" he asked as a message popped upon his screen.
We're trying to get a fix on Mrs. Gustefson's cell phone.
I can fix it!
He didn't know why they broke in the first place or how to fix them if it happened again.
I swear to you on my honor that Napoleon was in such a fix as never before and might have lost half his army but could not have taken Smolensk.
Can't you fix this?
Whatever my half-brother did to her, that should fix it, he explained.
Just fix us some supper instead of goggling at a naked woman and getting all tingly when we don't have time.
To Pierre's timid look of inquiry after reading the letter she replied by asking him to go, but to fix a definite date for his return.
Couldn't sleep, so I decided to get up and fix breakfast.
I can't fix this one.
Unfortunately, it occurred over night and we couldn't fix the time in spite of three attempts to do so.
If he fixed me, why can't he fix her?
This Cooms guy said he'd fix us up any place we wanted, didn't he?
"Fine. I'll fix it," he said.
"Now I will fix your hair," Felipa said.
You could probably fix a date within a few years at least.
Let's fix spaghetti for supper.
Martha, a come-lately convert to our experiment, offered to fix Howie a hot chocolate in hopes it would induce a snooze.
I thought I might be able to fix the time setting by trial and error but I was at a loss establishing a location.
Gabriel had to fix this.
I can't fix whatever is wrong down there, Gabriel said in frustration.
I just don't know what to do to fix things.
If you will be so kind, I'll fix a time and go down to the estate just for a day, and leave my lassies with you.
Princess Mary went on to ask Natasha to fix a time when she could see her again.
Molly wanted to fix supper on her own which both Betsy and I were thankful to let happen.
"You're gonna have to fix me," he said, as calm as she was not.
"I just meant I can fix anyone who decides to brawl," Bianca retorted.
If he fell into my hands, when I'd caught him I'd bury him in the ground with an aspen stake to fix him down.
I can fix it, Dusty.
I can fix the village!
We can't fix it from the mortal realm.
All we had time to do was fix up a friend of Myrtle's friend's husband's antique car!
"Then you have to fix that, Gabriel," she said and rose, concerned.
I don't expect him to fix it.
So, if you can find a way to fix it, we'll be much obliged to you.
They fix beautiful thoughts in her memory.
"What could we fasten this onto?" asked the servants, trying to fix a trunk on the narrow footboard behind a carriage.
Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
Dusty was going to kill all these people if he didn't figure out how to fix them.
"I feel like I should know how to fix things," she muttered.
I'd have done it for you, and you wouldn't have to fix me a fancy breakfast either.
What are you going to fix?
You're in a fix.
If it doesn't look too complicated, maybe I can fix it.
"I can fix the village," Darian said again.
Fix them like Bianca fixed you!
And then I fix it.
When they walked through the door at the house, she announced that she was going to fix lunch.
Sometimes they know how to fix themselves, like you did, and I just give them my power and let them do it.
Dusty didn't say what they both knew, that Darian's attempt to save the world broke something they didn't know how to fix.
Fix this, or I will.
Can you fix that?
His was not the kind of pain she could fix.
Nothing rest and therapy can't fix.
I'd rather fix that first.
The failure of Hoche led the three Directors to fix their hopes on Bonaparte.
The problem for us was always that it is easier to get a car running than it is to fix the brakes.
What if he wasn't strong enough yet to fix the chain-of-events that Wynn had unknowingly started?
That issue, she should understand how to fix.
And now I'll help you fix everything, since you can't do it yourself.
He had sex and went back to work, unable to sleep knowing all the issues he couldn't fix.
I'll add the message system to the list of shit I have to fix.
If his week was any indication, this was not about to fix itself as easily as the portal shutting out his assassins.
Dump her off here, if you don't want to deal with her, then get your ass down to the underworld and fix that shit.
Would walking through it prevent more issues and fix those he had?
Tell me whatever it is I'm screwing up, so I can fix it.
A trickle of relief went through him as he realized he was able to fix one of the many issues he faced.
But I think that Gabe can fix it.
"I can fix it," he said.
"Be of use, Gabriel, and fix my chili peppers," she ordered then addressed the stranger.
She found herself watching Gabriel as he stretched upwards to fix the lights.
By that point, other things fell apart that I couldn't fix.
I can't fix that.
Whatever happened, whatever this is" Deidre gestured wildly at the tattoo on her back "Gabriel will find a way to fix it.
She stared, knowing no amount of counseling would fix her when this was over.
He can't wipe my memory --even Andre couldn't and he's older --and he can't fix what Rhyn's done.
I think a healer can fix him.
Hoping they.d fix his Rhyn problem for him, he entered the castle and headed straight to the office of his personal secretary.
He looked back to see Ully leaning against the wall to fix his shoes.
You hurt her, but you can fix it.
He could fix her fast.
If anyone could fix him, an Ancient healer could.
After all, he could fix things around the house that she and Evelyn ignored.
He waited for Ne'Rin to fix it and tried again.
I'm sure I can fix you up with whatever you need for clothes.
You can't fix this for them.
He sat for a minute trying to figure out how to fix things, but came up empty.
I'll fix breakfast while you go check on him.
Sure, Bill could fix up the place.
Hopefully they wouldn't find the spot and get out again before she could fix it... and then she saw it - a wallowed out place under the fence.
I think you're the only one who knows how to fix anything that madman breaks.
The specialist can fix it in the morning.
In general, we don't have the people we need to permanently fix the East Coast.
He didn't know if she hadn't had time to fix her wound or didn't know how; the wound was on the verge of becoming infected.
She'd hoped her burden would end there, and the secrets she kept could be turned over to someone who could fix things.
Another civil war has started, but we can fix it before things get even worse.
"We can send someone to fix it," the soldier in gray said.
I don't think you can fix the generator, so don't worry about it if you can't.
So-called experts can't fix that either.
But … something is off. She might be trying to fix it.
Sorry, Kris. Andre had a way with people, even Rhyn. Without him or Katie, we can't fix whatever it is Rhyn is going to do.
"I'd like that. I have to fix this first," Gabe said and motioned to the Lake.
The balance goes in a slush fund—to fix windshields of government cars that get smashed by trashcans—stuff like that.
Later he wants to fix the old house up and rent it to tourists.
I mean, you're going to be back there again to fix his supper.
I'll fix you something to eat.
It wouldn't take long to fix supper.
Dad's old truck would take too much money to fix, and where would she get the money for a down payment on another - without depleting her savings?
Well, if the insurance doesn't pay, I'll fix it.
They were supposed to come out and fix that next week.
I think we need to go to the store tomorrow - today, but I can fix us a snack.
She made the bed and went into the kitchen to fix breakfast.
Carmen left their house in time to get home and fix supper for Alex before he got off work.
Do you know how to fix squirrel and dumplings?
It was late when they returned, and she left Alex in the barn to unhitch the horse while she went to the house to fix something to eat.
She had reduced him to nothing more than a fix for her troubles.
"Healers fix the body, not the mind," her mate said.
No doubt, the family still sat around discussing how to fix her.
I don't know what you told that kid, but he marched into Damian's study and demanded I fix his Others problems.
I can help fix it.
You can fix her.
It came in the form of letting go of her past and embracing her future, not trying to fix something that couldn't be fixed.
"Let me out, and I'll fix everything," Sirian said softly.
She said you needed time to fix the walls.
I'm going to walk him out to the barn and fix him a place to stay.
I've got to fix lunch.
I thought maybe Gerald could help me out of that fix and you'd never know I went up there alone.
I could fix a place for it to get out of the cold and rain without coming inside.
Why don't you fix us some iced tea?
I'll fix something here.
Alright. You shower and change and I'll fix you something to eat.
How do you fix your meals?
If you want me to follow the rules, I've gotta fix that tonight, she said.
"Can you fix this?" she demanded.
"Fix it?" he echoed.
I can't fix it.
Today, she'd give anything just to have Ashley back, no matter how long it took her to fix the vacuum cleaner after it choked on the beads.
The joists are covered with a waterproof material such as asphalt, lead, zinc or copper, the three last materials being usually laid upon boarding, which stiffens the structure and forms a good surface to fix the weatherproof covering upon.
The varnish to fix the webs is applied, not on the surface T as is usual, but on a bevel for the purpose,' the position of the webs depending on their tension to keep them in their furrows.
The very moment when we begin to think, says Descartes, when we cease to be merely receptive, when we draw back and fix our attention on any point whatever of our belief, - that moment doubt begins.
My next step will probably be to fix up the Germany issue, although this will be complicated.
There seems nothing to fix the exact spot of this town; the common identification with Multan is, according to Raverty and V.
The majority of the species belong to the family Pulicidae, of which P. irritans maybe taken as the type; but the order also includes the Sarcopsyllidae, the females of which fix themselves firmly to their host, and the Ceratopsyllidae, or bat-fleas.
These dates are valuable as enabling us to fix approximately the date of his birth, which must have occurred somewhere about 1370.
Briggs seems to have used the notation all his life, but in writing it, as appears from manuscripts of his, he added also a small vertical line just high enough to fix distinctly which two figures it was intended to separate: thus he might have written 63 0957379.
At some period between the time of the Maccabees and of Herod, a second or outer wall had been built outside and north of the first wall, but it is not possible to fix an accurate date to this line of defence, as the references to it in Josephus are obscure.
This all took place at Valarshapat, where Gregory, anxious to fix a site on which to build shrines for the relics of Ripsime and Gaiana, saw the Son of God come down in a sheen of light, the stars of heaven attending, and smite the earth with a golden hammer till the nether world resounded to his blows.
The planula may fix itself (I) by one end, and then becomes the hydrocaulus and hydranth, while the hydrorhiza grows out from the base; or (2) partly by one side and then gives rise to Modified from a plate by L.
Hydra must, in short, be a living representative of the ancestor of which the actinula-stage is a transient reminiscence in the development of higher forms. It may be pointed out in this connexion that the fixation of Hydra is only temporary, and that the animal is able at all times to detach itself, to move to a new situation, and to fix itself again.
plantare, to fix in position or place).
The base of the stem bears numerous cell-filaments (rhizoids) which fix the plant to the substratum upon which it is growing.
These are: (I) That the green plant is so stimulated by the symbiotic association which leads to the hypertrophy, that it is able to fix the nitrogen or cause it to enter into combination.
The existence of a good natural harbour is often sufficient to give origin to a town and to fix one end of a line of land communication.
Khapirti appears as Apir in the inscriptions of Mal-Amir, which fix the locality of the district.
Its object was to fix the biblical text unalterably.
On all the accepted forms there are two or more flanges at the bottom, running lengthwise of the plate and crosswise of the rail; these are requisite to give proper stiffness, and further, as they are forced into the tie by the weight of passing traffic, they help to fix the plate securely in place.
He was born at his mother's castle of Xavier or Xavero, at the foot of the Pyrenees and close to the little town of Sanguesa, on the 7th of April 1506, according to a family register, though his earlier biographers fix his birth in 1497.
Meanwhile his indiscriminate appetite for reading had begun to fix itself more and more decidedly upon history; and the list of historical works devoured by him during this period of chronic ill-health is simply astonishing.
The result of deliberation, aided by the advice and experience of Lord Eliot, was that it was almost immediately decided to fix Gibbon for some years abroad under the roof of M.
" The subsidiary rays of medals and inscriptions, of geography and chronology, were thrown on their proper objects; and I applied the collections of Tillemont, whose inimitable accuracy almost assumes the character of genius, to fix and arrange within my reach the loose and scattered atoms of historical information."
He therefore resolved to fix himself at Lausanne.
This, of course, varies in different longitudes, while a further difficulty occurred in the attempt to fix the correct time of Easter by means of cycles of years, when the changes of the sun and moon more or less exactly repeat themselves.
These latter unfairly attempted to fix the stigma of the Quartodeciman observance on the British and Celtic churches, and they are even now sometimes ignorantly spoken of as having followed the Asiatic practice as to Easter.
First need to both identify them and fix them up into great condition.
These serve to fix the chronology, which is here as everywhere quite in accordance with the dates of the canon of Ptolemy.
The justices were authorized to fix wages at the Easter quarter sessions.
But why did Napoleon fix his choice on Vienna rather than St Petersburg?
If we fix its introduction to about loon B.C. and make it coincident with the incursion of northern tribes, remembered by the classical Greeks as the Dorian Invasion, we must allow that this incursion did not altogether stamp out Aegean civilization, at least in the southern part of its area.
The total duration of the earth they fix at four hundred and eighty thousand years, divided into seven epochs, in each of which one of the planets rules.
A Crofters' Commission constituted under the acts has power to fix fair rents, and the crofter on renunciation of his tenancy or removal from his holding is entitled to compensation for permanent improvements.
There is a tendency for cautious spinners in England to run no risks and fix the prices of their yarn in accordance with quotations for actual cotton of specified qualities made by their brokers.
First, he made a number of leathern tubes the ends of which he contrived to fix among the joists and flooring of a fine upper-room in which Zeno entertained his friends, and then subjected it to a miniature earthquake by sending steam through the tubes.
Such identifications, however, do not fix the date of the book precisely; the author may have referred to events that happened before his time.
Thus the operator had to remove from ordinary mercury, earth or an earthy principle or quality, and water or a liquid principle, and to fix it by taking away air or a volatile principle.
After the Treaty of the Pyrenees, he was sent to direct the conference which had been formed to fix the limits of Roussillon, which had just been ceded to France (1660).
Philip's bimetallic system, which had attempted artificially to fix the value of silver in spite of the great depreciation of gold consequent upon the working of the Pangaean mines, was abandoned.
It is remarkable that even a small addition of zinc-white (oxide of zinc) to the reddish varieties especially causes a considerable diminution in the intensity of the colour, while dilution with artificial precipitated sulphate of lime ("annalin") or sulphate of baryta ("blanc fix") acts pretty much as one would expect.
The chief object of the latter was to fix the meeting-place at a place remote from the influence of the pope, and they persisted in suggesting Basel or Avignon or Savoy, which neither Eugenius nor the Greeks would on any account accept.
64) was the first to fix the site upon the low hill, surrounded by tufa cliffs, on which were still scanty remains of walling in rectangular blocks of the same material, which is now occupied by the farm-house of Conca.
Laurent tells us that the present government having found it absolutely impossible to arrive at even an approximate estimate of this " occult debt," recourse was had, in order to fix it, to the creditors themselves, and a short act of parliament was passed declaring all debts prescribed which should not be claimed by a fixed date.
This would fix the date of his death in 738; and, as Alcuin tells us he was eighty-one years old when he died, it may be inferred that he was born in 657 - a theory on which all the dates given above are based, though it must be added that they are substantially confirmed by the incidental notices of Bede.
It was finally arranged by the allies that their envoys at Paris should fix the date for the assembling of a peace congress, and that, in the meantime, the war against Prussia should be vigorously prosecuted.
Casuistry might insist that it only proposed to fix the minimum of a minimum, and beg them for their soul's sake to aim a little higher.
An instance under the last head occurred in 1831, when it was referred to the king of the Netherlands as sole arbitrator to fix the north-eastern boundary of the state of Maine.
The Goagnazes, or prevailing tribe of Indians in that neighbourhood, as soon as they discovered the intentions of the new-comers to fix themselves permanently there, collected for the purpose of expelling them.
As early as 729 - some authorities fix the date a hundred and fifty years before - the Culdees possessed a monastery at Dunkeld, which was converted into a cathedral by David I.
These are sometimes erroneously spoken of as the "roots" of cancer, and in the case of cancer of the stomach they may fix it to the pancreas, the liver, the bowels or the spine.
Thus, in 1715, King Charles III.2 persuaded the diet to consent to the establishment of a standing army, which - though the diet reserved the right to fix the number of recruits and vote the necessary subsidies from time to time - was placed under the control of the Austrian council of war.
The stage upon which we will fix our attention is that where the one procession bisects the intervals between the other, so that a new simple procession is constituted, containing the same number of members as before the insertion of the plate, but now spaced at intervals only half as great.
A papal diploma, still extant, shows that Count Borel and Bishop Octo or Otho of Ausona were at Rome in January 971, and, as all the other indications point to a corresponding year, enables us to fix the chronology of Gerbert's later life.
The system was soon adapted to police methods, as the immense value of being able to fix a person's identity was fully realized, both in preventing false personation and in bringing home to any one charged with an offence his responsibility for previous wrongdoing.
We are thus able to fix its exact position; for a little to the west of Bow church is Bread Street, then came a block of houses, and the next thoroughfare was Friday Street.
The various wards were each presided over by an alderman from an early period, but we cannot fix the time when they were united as a court of aldermen.
But, though we may refuse to accept the accuracy of this figure of Nabonidus, it is not possible at present to fix a definite date for the early kings of Agade.
The extraordinary variety of form and complication of structure exhibited by the appendages of the scolex are adaptations to fix FIG.
Laws were passed, for example in 1503, requiring that new ordinances of "fellowships of crafts or misteries" should be approved by the royal justices or by other crown officers; and the authority of the companies to fix the price of wares was thus restricted.
Besides giving to the world the first accurate description of the holy city and the Haj ceremonies, he was the first to fix the position of Mecca by astronomical observations, and to describe the physical character of its surroundings.
In hand-to-hand fighting before the walls of Newcastle, Douglas is said to have won Sir Henry's pennon, which he swore to fix upon the walls of Dalkeith.
Although the double standard was in force, gold was practically demonetized by the monetary reform of 1872 because of the failure to fix a legal ratio between the two metals.
His experiments with Sir Humphrey Davy in endeavouring to fix the images of natural objects as seen in the camera were published in 1802 (Journ.
But to spread and fix the enamel so that neither at the rim nor in the interior shall there be any break of continuity, or any indication that the base is copper, not porcelain, demands quite exceptional skill.
By way of revenge, Aeschines endeavoured to fix the blame for these disasters upon Demosthenes.
For instance, some species of Philodendron have a growth like that of ivy, with feeding roots penetrating the soil and clasping roots which fix the plant to its support.
It then proceeds to fix the point of difference in the fact that no agreement had been reached on the question "whether the true body and blood of Christ are corporeally present in the bread and wine" ("Nit vergleicht haben wir uns, ob der war leib and plut Christi leiblich im brot and wein sey").
But it is necessary to notice here the different Eras and Periods that have been employed by historians, and by the different nations of the world, in recording the succession of time and events, to fix the epochs at which the eras respectively commenced, to ascertain the form and the initial day of the year made use of, and to establish their correspondence with the years of the Christian era.
2) to determine the height of a column, which should vary from eight to ten diameters according to the intercolumniation: and it is generally the custom to fix the lower diameter of the shaft by the height required and the Order employed.
by Merz in 1839 on the model of Bessel's heliometer, submits the following suggestions for its improvement: 1 (I) to give automatically to the two segments simultaneous equal and opposite movement; 2 and (2) to make the tube of metal instead of wood; to attach the heliometer head firmly to this tube; to place the eye-piece permanently in the axis of the telescope; and to fix a strong cradle on the end of the declination axis, in which the tube, with the attached head and eye-piece, could rotate on its axis.
27), data which fix the year as 1177.
In 1888 an elective commission was established with power to fix maximum rates, which has met with general commendation throughout the country.
Let us fix our attention on a small area dS of the boundary of the s (3) qi „ and so on.
German New Guinea was annexed on the 16th of November 1884, when the German flag was raised in Friedrich Wilhelmshafen and a trading company was established on the north-east coast, and in 1885 the two countries agreed to fix their boundaries through the then neutral areas of the country.
In 1905 it was decided to fix here the site of the proposed Welsh National Library.
The organization of cities and villages is provided by the legislature, which may restrict their powers of taxation and of contracting debts and may fix salaries.
The mullahs, who fix the burial fees, derive an enormous revenue from the faithful.
We certainly do not wish to measure its loudness, and even if we did it might be difficult to fix on any unit of noisiness.
Shepard, meant to sell it for one cent, but under the arguments of Greeley he was persuaded to fix the price at two cents.
The impact stresses depend so much on local conditions that it is difficult to fix what allowance should be made.
It is not easy to fix the average stress s per sq.
The attempt to fix maximum prices broke down, owing to the temptations to secret dealing, and, as in England, the card system had to be introduced.
It is not possible from the available data to fix the exact date of any of these topes, but it may be stated that the smaller topes are probably of different dates both before and after Asoka, and that it is very possible that the largest was one of three which we are told was erected by Asoka himself.
Acquaintance with foreign systems of twenty-eight lunar divisions tended doubtless to fix its position, which remained, nevertheless, always equivocal.
It is difficult to fix the date of Asser's arrival in England, but it was probably about 885.
Wages have also been the subject of legislation; special commissions have been empowered to regulate the wages in the so-called " home " industries (sweating), and an arbitration board has been appointed to fix the salaries of clerks in the metal industry, thus minimizing the danger of conflicts in respect of wages having to be settled by means of strikes.
On his death in 1580, after a brief reign of seventeen months, the male line of the royal family which traced its descent from Henry, first count of Portugal (c. i ioo), came to an end; and all attempts to fix the succession during his lifetime having ignominiously failed, Portugal became an easy prey to Philip II.
This innate power of variation has enabled the florist to obtain, and ultimately to "fix," so many remarkable varieties.
Castlereagh's great efforts were rewarded by a declaration that the slave trade was to be abolished, though each power was left free to fix such a date as was most convenient to itself.
In the absence of all external evidence respecting the formation of the canon, we are driven to internal evidence in our endeavour to fix the dates at which these three collections were thus canonized.
But these were not successful, and in the 13th century, instead of revisions, attempts were made to fix the text by providing correctoria, or lists of correct readings, which were the equivalent of critical editions; of these the chief are the Parisian, the Dominican (prepared under Hugo de S.
1817, 8vo, sought to fix the authorship of the celebrated letters on Hugh Boyd.
(This result is from a larger number than other students have used, and study by diagrams.) The theory (3) of the derivation of the uten from 1/1500 cubic cubit of water would fix it at 1472, which is accordant; but there seems no authority either in volumes or weights for taking 1500 utens.
The board is specially directed to prescribe the manner in which the railway corporations shall keep their accounts, to examine these accounts from time to time, to examine the railways at least once a year, to investigate the cause of all accidents and upon the petition of an interested party to fix rates for the transportation of persons and freight.
Bloch, thought he could trace it back in England to the reign of James I., whilst other authors fix the date at 1691.
In many Lamellibranchs a gland is found on the hinder surface of the foot in the mid line, which secretes a substance which sets into the form of threads - the so-called " byssus " - by means of which the animal can fix itself.
Translations from one language into another may help to fix the reading of the original, or this again that of the translation.
The history of the dynasty of the Danishmand is still very obscure, notwithstanding the efforts of Mordtmann, Schlumberger, Karabacek, Sallet and others to fix some chronological details, and it is almost impossible to harmonize the different statements of the Armenian, Syriac, Greek and Western chronicles with those of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish.
After the Reformation five in succession lived in Drogheda and there were buried, though there is now nothing to fix the spot where any of them lies.
Although he had no share in drawing up the Napoleonic code, he did more than any other lawyer to fix its interpretation.
Other countries however still appear to cling to the belief that it is wisest to fix a maximum rate of legal interest.
The quantity N may serve to fix the third fundamental unit.
Fossil corals fix the geological age of the rock.
But, if we fix arbitrarily the temperature the pressure of equilibrium can have one value only.
Thus by fixing one variable we fix the state of the whole system.
Similarly if we have F more unknowns than we have equations to determine them, we must fix arbitrarily F coordinates before we fix the state of the whole system.
Hence all attempts to fix accurately the level of perpetual snow in the Alps are fallacious, and can at the best approach only to local accuracy for a particular district.
It is also employed in the case of liquid manures to fix the ammonia.
To fix our ideas let us assume that the iron contains 4% of carbon.
" Let us fix our attention out of ourselves as much as possible; let us chase our imagination to the heavens or to the utmost limits of the universe; we never really advance a step beyond ourselves, nor can conceive any kind of existence, but those perceptions which have appeared in that narrow compass.
In 1413 he went to Germany on an embassy to the emperor Sigismund, the object of which was to fix a place for the assembling of a general council.
in the case of Lammas lands or in the case of common lands, power was given to charge a fixed sum or rate per head of the cattle there pasturing, with an exception in the case of Lammas lands which for seven years before Christmas 18, 35 had paid no tithe; and also to fix a rent charge in respect of tithes of common appurtenant on the allotment made in respect of the lands to which such right of common attached (2 & 3 Vict.
In the case of hop-grounds, orchards, fruit-plantations and gardens power was given to the commissioners to value them separately, according to the average rate of composition for the seven years preceding Christmas 1835, and to fix an ordinary and an extraordinary charge for tithes thereof, the former for such lands going out of cultivation, the latter for such as were thereafter newly cultivated; lands subject to the latter were exempted during their first years of cultivation; and such lands were only subject to it if situated in a parish in which an extraordinary charge had been distinguished at the time of commutation (6 & 7 Will.
But it is forgotten that both the plant and the soil enjoy special powers of selective absorption, which remove and fix the better constituents of the water and leave the less valuable.
It was empowered to arrange the fundamental laws of the confederation; to fix the organic institutions relating to its external, internal and military arrangements; to regulate the trade relations between the various federated states.
A further provision empowered the Bundesrat to fix the hours of labor in unhealthy trades; this was applied to the bakeries by an edict of 1895, but the great outcry which this caused prevented any further extension.
Birkeland (19), who has made a special study of magnetic disturbances in the Arctic, proceeding on the hypothesis that they arise from electric currents in the atmosphere, and who has thence attempted to deduce the position and intensity of these currents, asserts that whilst in the case of many storms the data were insufficient, when it was possible to fix the position of the mean line of flow of the hypothetical current relatively to an auroral arc, he invariably found the directions coincident or nearly so.
Since Hungary reserved her right to fix the conditions on which recruits should be granted, the partisans of the Magyar words of command argued that the abolition of the German words of command in the Hungarian regiments might be made such a condition, despite the enumeration in the preceding clause 11, of everything appertaining to the unitary leadership and inner organization of the joint Austro-Hungarian army as belonging to the constitutional military prerogatives of the crown.
The programme, however, expressly excluded for " weighty political reasons affecting great interests of the nation " the question of the military language; and on Tisza's motion the Liberal party adopted an addendum, sanctioned by the crown: " the party maintains the standpoint that the king has a right to fix the language of service and command in the Hungarian army on the basis of his constitutional prerogatives as recognized in clause 1 i of law XII.
Roger soon began to fix his eye on the Saracen capital.
To fix their European soldiery upon the new soil was an obvious necessity for the Macedonian chiefs who had set up kingdoms among the barbarians, and the lots of the veterans (except in Egypt) were naturally attached to various urban centres.
And since the revelations given in Medina frequently take notice of events about which we have fairly accurate information, and whose dates are at least approximately known, we are often in a position to fix their date with at any rate considerable certainty; here again tradition renders valuable assistance.
In many cases the historical occasion is perfectly clear, in others we can at least Medinan recognize the general situation from which they Sums. arose, and thus approximately fix their time.
The XXVIth Dynasty, which lasted 139 years, is particularly clear, and synchronisms fix, its regnal dates to the years B.C. within an error of one or two years at most.
Papyrus and many dated inscriptions fix the succession and length of reign of the eight kings very accurately; The troubled times that the kingdom had passed through taught the long-lived monarchs the precaution of associating a competent successor on the throne.
To attain this it would be necessary " after having attached the nations to their government by making these incapable of acting save in the greatest interests of their subjects, to fix the relations of the states amongst each other on more precise rules, and such as it is to their interest to respect."
It is impossible to fix the date at which the supposititious relics were introduced into the church of the Sepulchre: it is certain, however, that in the 5th century the Cross was there preserved with scrupulous reverence, and accounted the highest treasure of the sanctuary.
It is impossible to fix a date for the beginning of the Phrygian kingdom.
In any case the owners of an alp fix the greatest number of cows which it can support during the summer without being permanently damaged.
A Railway and Warehouse Commission has authority to fix freight and passenger rates for each road.
The first piece of Christian literature which has an independent existence and to which we can fix a date is St Paul's first Epistle to the Thessalonians.
He does not hesitate to fix all eyes upon Himself.
While the general period in which the book belongs may thus be determined with fair probability, it is less easy to fix the dates of its several parts.
The story begins with Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, who became fired with zeal to fix definitely the spots where the great events of Christianity had taken place, and in A.D.
Each field is measured, and an assessment placed upon it according to the quality of the soil without any attempt to fix the actual average produce.
That in areas where the State takes the land revenue from the cultivators, the proposal to fix the assessment at one-fifth of the gross produce would result in the imposition of a greatly increased burden upon the people.
When European adventurers found the way to India, cotton and silk always formed part of the rich cargoes that they brought home, and the early settlers were always careful to fix their abode amid a weaving population, at Surat, Calicut, Masulipatam or Hugli.
With regard to the land revenue, the essence of his procedure was to fix the amount which the cultivators should pay at one-third of the gross produce, leaving it to their option to pay in money or in kind.
The great bazar at Kabul was blown up with gunpowder to fix a stigma upon the city; the prisoners were recovered; and all marched back to India, leaving Dost Mahommed to take undisputed possession of his throne.
After remaining two days at the Pole to secure sufficient observations to fix the position, Amundsen and his party returned to Framheim in 38 days, picking up the depots in succession and making an average of 23 m.
We have unfolded to us the monstrous system by which the governor could fix upon a remote place for the delivery of corn, and so compel the farmer to compound by a payment in money which the orator does not blame, on the ground that it is only proper to allow magistrates to receive corn wherever they wish (ib.
The systematic tendency of the proper motions is so marked that the motions of a very few stars are quite sufficient to fix roughly the position of the solar apex; but attempts to fix its position to within a few degrees have failed, notwithstanding the many thousands of determined proper motions now available.
Having determined to fix the order of succession in so formal a manner as to take away all pretext for future contentions, he executed a deed by which he appointed his eldest son Mahommed his immediate heir, and after him the second, Abdallah, and after Abdallah the third, Qasim.
It enables him to fix fleeting memories and to communicate with his fellows.
Yet it is in the detail of his logical investigations, something too volatile to fix in summary, that Lotze's greatness as a logician more especially lies.
A point and a plane fix a line or axis, viz.
To fix a weighted point and a weighted plane in Euclidean space we require 8 scalars, and not the 12 scalars of a tri-quaternion.
In order to convert a chain into a mechanism it is necessary to fix one link in it.
To find the corresponding centroic for the link c, fix c and repeat the process.
To determine the validity of these claims, which had been complicated by transfers and subdivisions, and to fix their boundaries, which were often very vaguely described, proved a very formidable undertaking; and the slow process of confirmation greatly retarded the development of the Territory.
The assembly is to have the right to fix its own time of meeting, and its decision in matters ecclesiastical is not to be subject to any review.
palus, a stake, for paglus, from the stem pagof pangere, to fix; "pole" is from the same original source), a stake, particularly one of a closely set series driven into the ground to form the defensive work known as a "palisade"; also one of the lighter laths or strips of wood set vertically and fastened to a horizontal rail to form a "paling."
It would be well-nigh impossible to exaggerate the services rendered to the ancient British tongue, and consequently to the national spirit of Wales, by these Elizabethan and Jacobean translations, issued in 1567, 1588 and 1620, which were able definitely to fix the standard of classical Welsh, and to embody the contending dialects of Gwynedd, Dyfed and Gwent for all time in one literary storehouse.
In these processes, which do not take place at equal rates in different cases, all kinds of survivals remain lodged, and embarrass every attempt to fix the place of specific religions in any general course of development.
The heir offered to fix the amount at 500 florins, but Spinoza accepted only 300, a sum which was regularly paid till his death.
22, but the terminus ad quern is more difficult to fix.
Ultimately they sink to the bottom and fix themselves to shells, stones or other objects, and rapidly take on the appearance of minute oysters, forming white disks 2 o in.
Unoccupied territory may, however, be prepared for the reception of new beds, by spreading sand, gravel and shells over muddy bottoms, or, indeed, beds may be kept up in locations for permanent natural beds, by putting down mature oysters and cultch just before the time of breeding, thus giving the young a chance to fix themselves before the currents and enemies have had time to accomplish much in the way of destruction.
Indeed Suleiman himself is reported to have told the grandees around him, in his last days, that if they were for a martial king that would always keep his foot in the stirrup they ought to choose Mirza Abbas, but that if they wished for a peaceable reign and a pacific king they ought to fix their eyes upon Jiosain.
But, since we still lack sure data to fix the home of this language with any certainty, the convenient name of Zend has become generally established in Europe, and may be provisionally retained.
From the interest of the site in history and still more in literature, as the scene of so many dramas, the temptation to fix details has been specially strong.
The allusions which fix the dates when his satires first appeared, and the large experience of life which they imply, agree with the statement that he did not come before the world as a professed satirist till after middle age.
One of his greatest achievements was to fix the canon of the genuine plays of Plautus.
The discoveries that some species of nitrifying bacteria and perhaps pigmented forms are capable of carbon-assimilation, that others can fix free nitrogen and that a number of decompositions hitherto unsuspected are accom fished by Schizomycetes have ut thequestions of P Y Y, P d nutrition and fermentation in quite new lights.
by addition of weak alkali, application of heat, &c., and by using some substance which acts as a mordant and tends to fix the stain to the bacteria.
In other words the substances, which when forming part of the cells fix the toxin to the cells, constitute antitoxin molecules when free in the serum.
For they grow in length in the later works; and it is often possible by comparing them one with another to fix, not the date, but the comparative age of the books in which they occur.
2 The legislature is empowered to appoint a commission to fix transportation rates for railways and express companies.
It is not as yet possible to fix the exact boundaries of the original home of the Chaldaeans, but it may be regarded as having been the long stretch of alluvial land situated at the then separate mouths of the Tigris and Euphrates, which rivers now combine to flow into the Persian Gulf in the waters of the majestic Shatt el `Arab.
Such forms when undisturbed fix themselves to the bottom and rest with their mouths and tentacles uppermost.
A state Board of Railroad Commissioners (three appointed by the governor), created in 1907, became in 1910 a Board of Public Utility Commissioners with jurisdiction over all public utilities (including telephones and telegraphs); its approval is necessary for the issue of stock or bonds, but it has no power to fix rates.
" The figure-of-8 action of the wing explains how an insect or bird may fix itself in the air, the backward and forward reciprocating action of the pinion affording support, but no propulsion.
The first quarterly meeting of Chairman, the newly-elected council is held on the 16th or on such, Ch other day within ten days after the 8th as the county council may fix.
The same committee appoint the deputyclerk, and fix the salaries of both officers.
The council appoint a committee called a county rate committee, who from time to time prepare a basis or standard for county rate, that is to say, they fix the amount at which each parish in the county shall contribute its quota to the county rate.
The county council may establish a parish council in a parish which has a population of less than 300, and may group small parishes under a common parish council; in every case they fix the number of members of the parish council.
He holds office at pleasure, and receives such remuneration as the council fix, and he performs all the duties of an overseer, or such of them as may be prescribed by the terms of his appointment.
Attempts have been made by Laplace and his successors to fix certain limits within which the obliquity of the ecliptic shall always be confined.
It is impossible to fix the date of his death.
The Cape government, for the purposes of carrying the railway from the Vaal river to Johannesburg, had advanced the sum of f600,000 to the Netherlands railway and the Transvaal government conjointly; at the same time it was stipulated that the Cape government should have the right to fix the traffic rate until the end of 1894, or until such time as the Delagoa Bay - Pretoria line was completed.
The larvae of corals are free swimming ciliated forms known as planulae, and they do not acquire a corallum until they fix themselves.
Suppose we fix on a certain sequence of names " one," " two," " three,"..
The attempt to fix certain opinions on the nation which were pleasing to those in power was abandoned by king and parliament alike.
He himself advocated with some force that it would be wiser and more popular to fix the county franchise at 20 and the borough franchise at 6 rateable value; and he contended that such a settlement could be defended on the old principle that taxation and representation should go together, for 20 was the minimum rent at which the house tax commenced, and a rateabie value of 6 was the point at which the householder could not compound to pay his rates through his landlord.
To a given point (x', y', z') not on the curve u' =0 there corresponds, not a single point, but the system of points (x, y, z) given by the equations x': y': z' = X: Y: Z, viz., regarding x', y', z' as constants (and to fix the ideas, assuming that the curves X = o, Y =0, Z =o, have no common intersections), these are the points of intersection of the curves X: Y: Z, =x': y