We actually have four children now.
In the study were four gentlemen of the diplomatic corps.
He's four years older than I am.
They might call a halt here or we'll have to do another four miles without eating.
I don't mean the four attempts on the one case.
Anyway, we'll reach Ashley in four or five more days.
Do you know he has over four million in savings?
Financially, they think it's a sound move to have four people share the rent.
Four dissimilar individuals, tied to a damaged being known only to one of us who at one time hated him for the loss of her friend.
A lot can happen in four or five days.
They emptied all the water into four canteens and took four empty ones with them.
Four and a half acres contained a barn larger than the LeBlanc's Peabody home, beautiful gardens and plush lawn.
A four wheel ATV was parked next to the porch and Giddon stepped over it, seating himself as he turned the key.
Four more days and they would be in Ashley.
A glance out the window revealed that the snow had piled up to four or five inches.
Not more than four hours ago he was so mad at her that he could hardly speak.
Officer Quint had gained four new friends.
The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.
Howie directed the four of us to go someplace nearby, inside or outside, and not divulge the location.
We still have more tests we could run but up to twenty four to forty eight hours; I'm pretty close on both time and location.
Between four and five in the afternoon, having made all his calls, he was returning to Bilibin's house thinking out a letter to his father about the battle and his visit to Brunn.
"I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
Saturday ended with one success in four tries, and a sizeable telephone bill.
Each of the four knew their job and we proceeded to conduct four tests before the day was over.
Saturday and Sunday were both productive days with four sessions taking place each day.
Then the Witches divided up the kingdom, and ruled the four parts of it until you came here.
Sometimes he carried three or four bags to the palace where the little king of France lived with his mother.
In the diary that she kept at the Wright-Humason School in New York she wrote on October 18, 1894, "I find that I have four things to learn in my school life here, and indeed, in life--to think clearly without hurry or confusion, to love everybody sincerely, to act in everything with the highest motives, and to trust in dear God unhesitatingly."
How could a man with four million in the bank be in financial danger?
Alex was gone four days and was as solemn on his return as he was when he left.
All her skills were occupied simply keeping all four wheels on the ground.
Four more days and she would go back to the ranch.
However, the Wizard went once more to his satchel--which seemed to contain a surprising variety of odds and ends--and brought out a spool of strong wire, by means of which they managed to fasten four of the wings to Jim's harness, two near his head and two near his tail.
The four men followed them for some distance, and then lost them on the hillside.
It tried three times, four times, a dozen times, twenty times--but always with the same result.
Ten years later, in 1959, Francois Genuys used an IBM 704 and calculated pi to more than fifteen thousand digits in just four hours.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.
It was still only four o'clock.
Four soldiers were holding him, and a spectacled doctor was cutting into his muscular brown back.
They waited for him from four till six o'clock and did not begin their deliberations all that time but talked in low tones of other matters.
"We can take four more men," said the steward.
Four borzois with collars were pressing close to the wheels.
Toward four o'clock in the afternoon Murat's troops were entering Moscow.
Yes. And how they got divorced, my grandfather four times over.
He contacted Mr. Tim when I was four, after my mother died.
It was not likely for the paths of a soldier and a member of the political elite to cross paths, but he was the closest thing she had ever had to a friend since leaving her home at the age of four.
The four men were clean, neatly dressed, and without the signs of lack of sleep or food that Brady's men displayed.
Brady strode from the private room into a common area, where two of his four remaining men waited.
The keys were located all over the world, except for four of them, which were based here in the command center.
All four were there.
Have the four rounded up.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
I am alone in charge of three hospitals with more than four hundred patients!
On returning home in the evening he would jot down in his notebook four or five necessary calls or appointments for certain hours.
A long hallway ran across the back of the upstairs, leading to four bedrooms.
Never the less he and Martha have four married years under their belts and are expecting their first child.
It's only a four hour trip, maybe.
Four of us, sans Martha, shared a bottle of bourbon with Quinn drinking two for each of ours.
There was a four foot wide Double Christian Door, Indian Shutters and "Pumpkin Pine" colored wide board flooring.
The four of us unanimously disagreed.
The four trudged down stairs with Betsy bringing up the rear.
So the horse gave a groan, flopped its four wings all together, and flew away from the platform.
"Of course; when it is four o'clock," she replied, with a laugh at his startled expression.
Of the four crystal glasses engraved with the count's monogram that stood before his plate, Pierre held out one at random and drank with enjoyment, gazing with ever- increasing amiability at the other guests.
The French at Vitebsk, in four days' march they may be at Smolensk; perhaps are already there!
The town was being bombarded by a hundred and thirty guns which Napoleon had ordered up after four o'clock.
On the Poklonny Hill, four miles from the Dorogomilov gate of Moscow, Kutuzov got out of his carriage and sat down on a bench by the roadside.
Before two o'clock in the afternoon the Rostovs' four carriages, packed full and with the horses harnessed, stood at the front door.
I've been up since four.
The four of us were put to shame in jeans and sweat shirts.
Unfortunately, there were at least four where Howie's abilities could have been utilized.
Quinn hasn't slept with me since month four or five.
The LeBlanc house was by far the largest of our group, with four bedrooms, one designed as the nursery.
It was a community where I could see Betsy and me raising children and watching grandchildren while four distinct seasons rolled slowly by, marking the years one by one.
I've found four unsolved abductions over a six year period that look very close to his work.
There are four bedrooms, two more than they need and I've peeked in each, even testing the bed in one.
My frustration forced action of some sort so I picked up the phone and dialed Howie and Julie's room at the Four Seasons in Santa Barbara.
Four down; four to go.
I had a couple of Sam Adams and a roast beef sandwich and arrived at the 30th Street station in Philadelphia just before four o'clock.
You've got four or five days before you have to look over your shoulder again.
The third room was for Howie who was busy on the telephone when four of us arrived.
She's only four months old, for God's sake!
All four trips brought him back several years in the past.
Four serial killers have been rendered permanently inoperative.
But she was nine, and Jonny was even smaller at four.
"I only have four dollars," she said with some dismay.
The sense grew stronger as she led them down the hall past a waiting room and nurse's station towards the quiet hallway lined by patients' rooms, each housing four to five patients.
She'd spent the past four hundred years in college, gleefully learning more and more and working out of the lab he'd funded for her.
"Yes to the first four," he said.
Four of the five vamps he'd chosen as bodyguards were exchanging looks of derision behind his back, and the vamp he tried to interrogate was openly ridiculing him.
Jake wiped his mouth the way he did when he'd admitted to cheating on her four years ago.
By the time they found out what it was, she'd probably be near dead, like stage four cancer.
The quarterly conference held four times a century with the highest ranking station commanders was coming up soon, and he had more pressing issues to resolve before it launched.
"Four safe houses in six days have been destroyed," he said.
The four stared at her.
She hopped off the four by four, reached out to Darian and grabbed his hand, pulling him with her.
Within seconds, all four of them were watching her like lions a wounded gazelle.
Deidre clenched her fists as the four surrounded her in the middle of the hallway.
All four growled, hunger in their eyes.
I made her a deal that expires in four days, thinking I could reverse the bond.
His canines were four times the length of hers.
She'd been terrified that day, unaware she'd be mated to him twenty four hours later.
The rocking chairs were back, four in a row, red, green, yellow, and purple, adding a blaze of color against the century-old white building of Bird Song.
It was four o'clock and he'd just returned from Montrose to find Cynthia still damp from her shower.
After a short wait, the four were seated in a booth and began to work on chips and salsa as the adults ordered drinks.
All four Dawkinses joined the showing, which grew to include a widow from Texas, an Illinois couple with a sixyear-old and a handholding pair of seventy-something's with different last names.
Monday was transition day at Bird Song, with the arrival of six new guests to fill three vacated rooms, with only the four Dawkins, Brandon Westlake, and Pumpkin Green staying on.
They stuck around, pretending to pick up glasses and snack plates while the Dawkins four quarreled, oblivious to their presence.
It tells callers looking for reservations to call after four o'clock.
There were four units in the building that faced the waterway and walking paths that wound along the banks of the river.
The top was still off, allowing additional room, but he still felt three or four trips lay ahead.
The other four trunks displayed like goods—a moth-eaten gorilla suit, two bloody collections of dresses, and an outfit Dean supposed Frankenstein wore when he went out for a little nightlife.
The Dawkins have three rooms for four people.
That would be reason enough why the bones went undiscovered for four decades.
Just have two instead of four and you'll save half the calories.
There, amid a cluster of floats, Boy Scouts and ballerinas, four of Fred's lady friends were in the final stages of hanging bunting about a beautiful old touring car whose vintage or name Dean couldn't identify.
Fred O'Connor was in the living room, hosting three of the four Dawkins, with Ginger missing, when the Deans returned to their bed and breakfast.
They were only here four or five years in the late fifties, Charlie said.
In addition to the four Dawkins, there was Pumpkin Green, the grocery cart vagabond, and old Brandon Westlake, camera buff supreme.
For ten bucks more, she was to cover Ridgway's four hundred citizens in the county's only other town, if you didn't count minuscule Colona, which most people didn't.
Her hand shot out before Dean could see it, slapping him across the face so hard four finger prints glowed in red on his cheek.
The Dawkins Four had apparently left and the newcomer guests were out seeing the town.
We used to camp over on the Gunnison River, and fish some, all four of us.
All four were thrilled at the prospect.
"Fifty four dead demons, three hundred dead mortals," Landon reported after a few minutes.
"If you need anything, Katie is four doors down on the left," he reminded her.
Another four are missing, assumed in the underworld.
Four demons lay dead in the living room of his house, while the Immortal had dragged himself into the garage.
Maybe that tune will change when you lose your soul in four days.
The Deidre he spent the night with and the Deidre who went to see Darkyn four days ago were very different.
The phone rang four times and Carmen was ready to hang up when Katie answered.
Instead of pointing to the four directions, its edges were lined with ancient symbols he took to be writing from the time-before-time.
"There are four hundred and thirty three people within five kilometers waiting for Death," she said.
Deidre walked into one of four courtyards she'd discovered roaming the day before.
Deidre gathered her composure with some difficulty and walked down the hallway, pausing four doors down to her room.
The spell lasts twenty four hours, but it works.
Each of the four Sanctuaries sat on an island straddling the human and immortal worlds and housed an immortal treasure, such as the Oracle.
Four stops later, she rose and tucked the book away, wading through the throngs of people to the door as the train slowed.
She'd lived there for four years --almost as long as the kid had been alive.
The four stared at him.
And four fingers on each hand.
"No pain!" four voices chimed at once.
They made their way to a small group at one side of the bar and squeezed their way into a booth meant for four and already holding four.
Last night, after he'd beheaded the four, she'd innately known he wouldn't hurt her.
She crossed her arms, forcing herself not to cover her neck as four sets of eyes landed there.
Small tables seating four were well spaced for privacy, with candles lighting each table and an assortment of flatware she'd never seen before.
In four hundred thousand years, he hadn't learned to answer a phone right?
Hannah warmly greeted her friends, four coiffed women in expensive clothing with diamonds the size of her thumbnail on their ring fingers.
The four women looked at her, one gasping as her gaze fell to the tattoo and another paling, while the other two looked down their noses at her.
All four women gasped in unison.
"Four weeks and five days," she replied.
They crossed unimpeded through the portal and onto the island Sanctuary, one of four such sites bridging the mortal and immortal worlds.
She led them into a courtyard lined on all four sides with lopsided doors.
There are four Sanctuaries.
The fortress around the courtyard was four stories tall and lined with wooden doors indicating guest rooms.
The cafeteria was four times the size of the one she was used to, and she lingered in the doorway, finally catching the attention of a convent member.
Would there be lots of people there with four arms or something freakish?
It's still more than four.
Cats have four legs.
What else has more than four legs?
Are there other creatures with more than four legs?
Do they have anything unusual, like four moons?
Just go four or five doors, and it'll be on your right.
"Is it four or five?" she asked.
If it's four and I go five and interrupt someone's conference or walk into a room full of tarantulas, I'm going to go crazy.
I think he said four, Evelyn said.
Given his guard of four warriors and his unfriendly gaze, maybe she should be grateful someone wrenched her arm off to get her away from him.
Talal paused in an open doorway leading to a large, green field behind the dwelling occupied by hundreds, perhaps thousands, of warriors organized into sparring groups of four and five.
The table top lit up with a blank grey screen and four dozen multi-hued buttons, with geometric symbols she assumed was writing.
There was a quiet exchange between two of the four dark shapes around her.
Two moons rose, and the four warriors around her kept to a path only they understood.
"I'm four and a half months pregnant and wondering if I'm better off here," Evelyn said, a troubled look crossing her features.
In the eighteen-nineties Ouray had three thousand people living in town, three or four times as many as today.
Four letters mentioned Rev. Martin and the wonderful work he and Annie were doing with 'the poor mistaken souls.'
And again at three, and four?
Eight miles from Ouray, but still four miles from the summit of Red Mountain Pass, the road leveled out.
Dean tried to picture the bustling town of a century past, at one time home to a dozen saloons, four restaurants, a newspaper, nearly three hundred houses and more than a thousand inhabitants.
"It seems strange she'd be out here, three or four miles from town," Cynthia continued.
I've raced through nearly four thousand words just today!
There were four five-dollar gold pieces and three two-dollar and fifty-cent coins.
All four would ride in the same car for the fifty-mile trip to Telluride.
"Well," said Cynthia, "I have four dozen muffins to bake and scads of other things to do like cookies and cake for tomorrow afternoon.
The '97 and '99 are worth about four or five hundred each and the '79 should bring a thousand or more.
Even if you were a hundred, you'd only have voted four times.
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.
Three or four miles from town, the roadway opened and he slowed, allowing the warmth of the day to soak into his stiff body.
Then I looked up the Pinkville newspaper but it was merged into a countywide paper four years ago.
They spent four days deep in the forest.
Four of the music cabinets housed Jackson's works, the remaining two held other composers' music.
Jackson was one of four siblings.
A bakery box held four small French pastries.
I sold nearly everything and even contracted four portrait commissions.
A group of four coeds sat three rows in front of him whispering about the hot guy, until one got up the nerve to talk to him.
Jackson joked, "You realize there are only four of us here?"
I better start planning my menu, only four days left.
She didn't move for four hours, yet her body slowly returned to its normal temperature.
All four laughed and Connor quipped, "You need to make that your mantra darling."
It would just be the four of them, and they all seemed pleased by that.
No, why don't I meet you back here around four and we'll go out for dinner later.
Huh, she was supposed to be back at four.
Katie opened the barn door and let four goats into the dairy.
It must be nice to only have a birthday once every four years.
He left four weeks ago.
Goats have two spigots instead of four, but the milking machinery is basically the same.
I want four or five children, maybe more.
She lunged frantically again, dragging Brutus nearly four feet this time.
The phone rang four times before a sleepy male voice answered.
All of the attacks occurred between three fifteen in the morning and four thirty.
The locks will open at zero four twenty-five.
The facility will rearm at four forty-nine exactly.
It wasn't possible for four of them to be there while one was on its way up the mountain.
Even so, four of the Horsemen—the ones based here—were missing.
Four keypads gone with one making its way back to the command center.
Four keys capable of destroying a continent—and winning a war—were taken under their noses.
The timing on all four attacks was the same to the hundredth of a second.
All four are missing.
He'd heal four times faster than a normal human, but it wasn't fast enough.
While Brady knew Lana was too afraid to leave his tent even if it wasn't guarded, he'd had to order Elise chained to a tree within view of four guards.
"Four deer paths," Brady said.
Kelli waved her over to a small group of four.
It took four strikes before the door caved with a crunch.
There was no way she could do enough damage to Charlie from four times as far to allow her to escape.
Four days left. I take it you won't come to my rescue if he does.
Four, maybe five. He can test for it by cutting himself.
Four days is long enough to wipe all of them out.
He'd lost three days already. Four was cutting it close.
That meant making it into the underworld in four days.
You cannot destroy this place or start a war with me before four days have passed.
In exchange for four days.
At least, she was for another four days.
How do you know Katie will be alive in four days?
Death. She told me I couldn't destroy the world for four days and offered me Katie's life in exchange.
Not for me, not with the power I have. Besides, Death promised to return Katie to me after four days and lied.
Two days ago, I had a dream where she told me you had four days to pass some sort of test. I don't need to tell you what happens if you don't pass.
He wore bathing trunks, a Phillies baseball cap and a t-shirt with the imprint "Eastern PA Century Bicycle Tour" and a date four years earlier.
They were given reasonable service and whispered offers to, "Stay three nights, the next one's free, and we'll give you a receipt for four."
She rarely combed her hair, owned no more than three or four shapeless dresses, which appeared in all seasons, most of which were stained and wrinkled.
Detective David Dean had been seeing Attorney Ethel Rosewater three or four times a month for more than two years.
"It's been four days now," she said.
There are only four possibilities—accident, suicide, murder or skip.
Ten minutes after four.
There were four phone messages in Dean's absence.
He's called three or four times.
Now you blow four times that on one meal!
Four years ago, she and Dean were a weekly item, as they say.
Four of these customers had since canceled their subscription and four more were personally known to Monica.
It was a small house, no more than four or five rooms.
The only exception to the lonely customers was a young family of four, husband, wife, girl about nine and boy about six.
All four perused the menu judiciously, with father and mother occasionally offering comments and explanations.
Dean pushed each of the four buzzers, with zero response.
The delay ended up being four hours.
Randy's young girlfriend, Jenny, a bright and quiet little thing, arrived just after Dean and the four chatted easily before dinner.
The four sat in the living room with everyone but Dean discussing their future.
"You're already chasing four different names," Dean said.
No one knew of any next of kin to notify and Dean and Sackler were back at headquarters before four.
Undaunted, he walked the four blocks to the bar on Diamond.
There were three tables between the bar and the four booths that lined the far wall.
By 9:00 and after four aspirins, he had stretched the worst of the pain away, filled his stomach with some fresh Danish and was beginning to feel pretty good.
The town of Cortez, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, was near the only spot in the country where four states converged.
"Oh, I love number four," Joan broke in.
I can carry four at a time.
Alex had some nice ironstone dishes, but only a set of four.
This part of northwest Arkansas enjoyed four full seasons.
Ideally, she shouldn't be bred until she's four.
Somewhere up there past the tree line were the four Elk Alex had coerced from the Game and Fish Commission.
Four horses doesn't make a horse ranch.
Both had been walking for a good four months, and they were already saying short sentences.
Mrs. Barnett, you're four to six weeks pregnant.
The lids felt like they were four inches thick and her tongue felt swollen.
At least things were better than they had been for the last four months.
She was four months late doing so, but it was done now, and at last the haunting feeling was laid to rest.
Considering the way she had been acting for the last four months, he probably thought she'd get hysterical.
With four days at most remaining in her ability to control the Black God, she suspected she'd be dead in five.
Jonny turned to go and joined the four.
Jonny's bathroom was four times the size of hers.
It was a rough circle about four feet in diameter.
Darian grabbed a few cookies, now frustrated by four women rather than one.
Now, read my entry from the day I met Xander, four weeks ago today.
She's not due for another four months.
He launched himself at the man, only to have four guards tackle him.
Sirian partnered with Rissa while the guards fanned out around them, one alert while the other four paired up to spar.
She spent an eternity in her mind, watching four of the men fall dead to the wooden floor at the hands of the demon.
Four steps in, the stone bottom dropped out from under him, and he all but dropped her into the depths of the Springs.
You don't look old enough to have four children, let alone a teenager.
Carmen had four horses saddled and ready when the men arrived in the barn.
The phone rang four times before he answered.
And Gerald - that would be all four of you, I guess.
You left me with a sling on one arm and four children to take care of.
I don't know - one with a tail and four feet - a cat, but not a tom cat or a polecat.
She sounds like one of those motorcycles with four wheels.
Ahead of him lay four weeks of uncharted business.
She had four thousand dollars in her checking account, all of which she had saved.
Four weeks should convince everyone, including herself, that she could run her own life.
I'll be gone four weeks.
She's earned four weeks off.
I've leased the place for four weeks and I'm leaving tomorrow - with or without your consent.
Take the four weeks off, but I expect you back here - four weeks from Monday.
In a few minutes she her ride would be here and she wouldn't have to smell the stuff for four weeks.
If Dad had sent the man, his next four weeks weren't going to be as relaxing as hers.
Singing softly, she turned out onto the three-lane highway and used the center lane to execute a left turn onto a four lane highway.
Do you plan to spend four weeks there?
Four weeks would be a long time.
Of course, that meant almost four hours of driving back and forth.
Surely he hadn't planned to spend four hours on the road.
Sure. You didn't think I bought one to use for four weeks, did you?
This time the ax sank about four inches into the wood - in another spot.
Jessi rang the doorbell four times, nervously pacing in front of the closed door.
Rule four, you are responsible for cleaning and laundry.
Rule number four: clean house, no dirty laundry.
The air around him was strangely still, the heat of a body unlike any she'd ever seen before reminding her she hadn't dated in four years.
Four people stood outside the door: a leggy brunette, a photographer armed with a huge camera and two others.
The four who looked ready for a modeling shoot.
Gerry joined her, watching the four below.
They looked down to find all four of those on the lower level staring up.
It's been four, and now everyone knows it!
"Omigod. Those look so real!" she breathed, staring at the four inch fangs.
It struck her that the red eyes weren't contacts and the four inch incisors weren't implants.
How had he not severed an artery or killed her with those four inch incisors?
Jessi hurried inside, heart pounding, not at ease until all four locks of her apartment door were securely in place.
"Your cousin says you haven't dated anyone in four years," he said.
Yet you haven't gotten laid in four years.
It was four thirty, and she was slated to leave at five.
"It's been five and a half years since I got laid, not four," she said, ignoring him.
Day four, and he was zero for four.
After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.
Noteworthy among the buildings within the ancient citadel is a small tetrastyle temple, variously ascribed to Jupiter and Minerva, the portico supported by six monolithic columns of cippolino, four being in front.
This conception of matter, as infinitely divisible and continuous, was taught by Anaxagoras more than four centuries before the Christian era, and in the philosophy of Aristotle the same ideas are found.
At Leipzig, GÃ¶ttingen and Halle he studied for four years, ultimately devoting himself to mathematics and astronomy.
Louis, who was the eldest of four children, received from his mother a strict religious training.
After spending a year in prison at Ofen, he was tried and condemned to four more years' imprisonment.
In 1 9 05 he was Democratic candidate for mayor of New York on the Municipal Ownership ticket, and four years later on the Independence League ticket; in 1906 he was candidate for governor of New York on the Democratic and Independence League tickets, in every instance being defeated.
Four of Ida's sons successively occupied his throne: Glappa 559-560, Adda 560-568, Aethelric 568-572, and Theodoric 572-579.
especially in the conclusion of the present final peace with our dearest father the king of France," granted for 300 marks (too) licence to found, on three acres at Higham Ferrers, a perpetual college of eight chaplains and four clerks, of whom one was to teach grammar and the other song.
Early in 1443 the college was opened by Chicheley with four bishops in state.
For while at New College only twenty out of seventy fellows were to study law instead of arts, philosophy and theology, at All Souls College sixteen were to be " jurists " and only twenty-four " artists "; and while at New College there were ten chaplains and three clerks necessarily, at All Souls the number was not defined but left optional; so that there are now only one chaplain and four bible clerks.
An attack of the ague sent him home, and on recovery, having resolved to attend a high school and fit himself to become a teacher, he passed the next four years in a hard struggle with poverty and in an earnest effort to secure an education, studying for a short time in the Geauga Seminary atChester, Ohio.
In most cases four spores are formed within the cell by free formation.
Astorga was the Roman Asturica Augusta, a provincial capital, and the meeting-place of four military roads.
PYRIMIDINES, METADIAZINES or Miazines, in organic chemistry, a series of heterocyclic compounds containing a ring complex, composed of four carbon atoms and two nitrogen atoms, the nitrogen atoms being in the meta-position.
duke of lower Bavaria from his side, Rudolph compelled the Bohemian king to cede the four provinces in November 1276.
The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.
2 i) with two or four segments.
From two to four moults occur, after which the " pronymph " stage is reached, which in the insect is moderately active and possesses wing-rudiments reaching to the second abdominal Segment.
The maxillary palps have usually three, the labial either two or four segments.
In 1251 William de Ferrers obtained from the crown a charter for a weekly market and a yearly fair, but gradually this annual fair was replaced by four others chiefly for horses and cattle.
It consequently has four vertices and six edges.
This system is of much service in following out mathematical, physical and chemical problems in which it is necessary to represent four variables.
The third line gives the range of the regular diurnal inequality, the next four lines the amplitudes of the first four Fourier waves into which the regular diurnal inequality has been analysed.
The last four lines of Table IV.
The final four are at high levels.
The same observer from four weeks' observations at Hammerfest got the considerably lower mean value 58, with a maximum of 252.
The figures for Germany-representing four out of six divisions of that country-are remarkable.
He left four poems.
The Senate is composed (1910) of thirty members, chosen from fifteen districts for a term of four years, but one half the membership retires biennially.
Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.
For each school district there is a board of education consisting of a president and two commissioners, each elected for a term of four years, one commissioner every two years.
The county supervision of public schools is vested in a county superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
The state supervision is vested in a state superintendent, who is elected for a term of four years.
When this " First Wheeling Convention" met, four hundred and twenty-five delegates from twenty-five counties were present, but soon there was a division of sentiment.
The exterior of the choir, with its four radiating chapels, its jutting cornices supported by modillions and columns with carved capitals, and its mosaic decoration of black and white stones, is the most interesting part of the exterior The rest of the church comprises a narthex surmounted by a tower, three naves and a transept, over which rises another tower.
The poems of Propertius, as they have come down to us, consist of four books containing 4046 lines of elegiac verse.
The four-book numbering is now the current one and is adopted in this article though there is little doubt that there were originally four books besides the Cynthia.
axillary or terminal spikes; they have four stamens, which bear at the back four small herbaceous petal-like structures, and four free carpels, which ripen to form four small green fleshy fruits, each containing one seed within a hard inner coat;.
The council was reduced to four members with a governor-general, who were to exercise certain indefinite powers of control over the presidencies of Madras and Bombay.
Holmes, Four Heroes of India (1892); G.
He is assisted by the conseil colonial numbering sixteen members, six of whom are French citizens elected by the French, six natives elected by the natives, the other four being members of the chamber of commerce of Saigon and the conseil prive.
The mention of four burgesses at Bridlington (Brellington, Burlington) in the Domesday survey shows it to have been a borough before the Conquest.
Palgrave's most important work is his History of Normandy and England, which appeared in four volumes (London 1851-1864), and deals with the history of the two countries down to 1101.
On his death it was divided into four branches.
Thus, there may be a platform round the nuraghe, generally with two, three or four bastions, each often containing a chamber; or the main nuraghe may have additional chambers added to it.
Thus we find that after the failure of Musat members of the family of Lacon-Unali filled all the four judicatures of the island (Taramelli, Arch.
The island had (probably since the end of the 9th century) been divided into four districts - Cagliari, Arborea, Torres (or Logudoro) and Gallura - each under a giudice or remained a prisoner at Bologna until his death.
Four main processes may be distinguished.
In 1891 he was appointed lecturer in physics at Stockholm and four years later became full professor.
In 1765 the first four volumes of his work were published under the pseudonym "Edward Search."
Four years later he captured Caryae, ravaged the territory of the Parrhasii and defeated the Arcadians, Argives and Messenians in the "tearless battle," so called because the victory did not cost the Spartans a single life.
In 1500 the diet had divided Germany into six circles, for the maintenance of peace, to which the emperor at the diet of Cologne in 1512 added four others.
The spores differ from those of ferns in their outer coat (exospore) being split up into four club-shaped hygroscopic threads (elaters) which are curled when moist, but become straightened when dry.
The building consists of four blocks.
At four or five months they are lovely, as generally they retain their baby whiteness, which contrasts well with their almost black ears, deep-brown markings, and blue eyes."
The book will contain four essays, all in French, with the general title of Project of a Universal science, capable of raising our nature to its highest perfection; also Dioptrics, Meteors and Geometry, wherein the most curious matters which the author could select as a proof of the universal science which he proposes are explained in such a way that even the unlearned may understand them.'
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."
In 1669, when the chair of philosophy at the College Royal fell vacant, one of the four selected candidates had to sustain a thesis against " the pretended new philosophy of Descartes."
Four years later Thebes used her new predominance in central Greece to restore the Trachinians, who retained Heraclea until 37 1, when Jason of Pherae seized and dismantled it.
ranked the festival of St Thomas with those of the four great Latin fathers, Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome and Gregory.
The Abbe Migne published a very useful edition of the Summa Theologiae, in four 8vo vols., as an appendix to his Patrologiae Cursus Cornpletus; English editions, J.
Every player uses four lignum vitae bowls in single-handed games and (as a rule) in friendly games, but only two in matches.
On all good greens the game is played in rinks of four a side, there being, however, on the part of many English clubs still an adherence to the old-fashioned method of two and three a side rinks.
Ordinarily a match team consists of four rinks of four players each, or sixteen men in all.
The four players in a rink are known as the leader, second player, third player and skip (or driver, captain or director), and their positions, at least in matches, are unchangeable.
The weakest player in the four is invariably played in the second place (the "soft second").
There are four sections in the game, namely, drawing, guarding, trailing and driving.
Helium is present in the atmosphere, of which it constitutes four parts in a million.
approximately four times that of hydrogen.
Her father's palace was pillaged by the Turks, and as a child of four years old she was sold to the comte de Ferriol, the French ambassador at Constantinople.
struck the Tigris some four marches above the site of Nineveh.
His determinations of pitch by a weighted wire are not trustworthy; Ellis thinks they are not safe within four or five vibrations per second, but gives a mean pitch for this organ, when altered, of a' 395.2.
Its long subjection to Turkey has left little trace of antiquity, and the most striking features in the general view are the minarets of the disused mosques (only four are now in use) and the Mahommedan burying-grounds.
In ten years four cotton mills were running, employing nearly 1400 hands.
There were formerly four towns of some importance in the island: - Iulis, about 3 m.
1207 it was divided between four Italian adventurers; after forming part of the duchy of Naxos in 1537, it passed under Turkish rule in 1566.
Within four months the population was 1200; by 1873 it was 2500; in 1880 it was 3086; and in 1890 it had reached 26,178.
At least four species of fleas (including Pulex irritans) which infest the common rat are known to bite man, and are believed to be the active agents in the transmission of plague from rats to human beings.
He introduced into medical theory the four causes of the Peripatetic system.
In the region east of KroIa the Mat tribe, which occupies the upper valley of the Matia, presents an 'entirely different organization; their district is governed by four wealthy families, possessing hereditary rank and influence.
four years later.