I would rather sit in the open air, for no dust gathers on the grass, unless where man has broken ground.
It drains four-tenths of South America, and it gathers its waters from 5° N.
In a non-literary age fame gathers about great names; and that which, ex hypothesi, has gone on since the beginning of things is naturally attributed to the founders of the society.
Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.
The western and larger species gathers its food, consisting chiefly of sea-weeds and shellfish, on rocks at low water; but it is also known to eat birds' eggs.
drawn into alliance with one side or the other, till the main interest of Greek history gathers for a while round the Athenian attack on Syracuse.
As the small filings produced by friction seek to pass through the interstices between the rapidly revolving spherical particles in the vortex, they are detained and become twisted and channelled in their passage, and when they reach the edge of the inner ocean of solar dust they settle upon it as the froth and foam produced by the agitation of water gathers upon its surface.
It wastes in the disease known as " myxoedema," and the above product gathers in the tissues, in that disease, to such an extent as to give rise to what has been termed a " solid oedema."
The Augsburg Confession (1530) is divided into numerous " articles," while Luther's Lesser Catechism gathers Christianity under three " articles "- Creation, Redemption, Sanctification.
In the 9th Alcuin sends to Charles the Great for a copy of the earlier books (Epp. 103, Jaffe); and Dicuil gathers extracts from the pages of Pliny for his own Mensura orbis terrae (c. 825).
broad, but it gathers into a single stream before its junction with the Saone, just below Lyons.
In A pis the workers differ structurally from the queen, who neither builds cells, gathers food, nor tends brood, and is therefore without the special organs adapted FIG.
The white farmer gives an outlay in labour and fertilizers on his farm greater by 61.4% than the black, gathers a produce greater by 22.5%, and possesses a farm of a value 53.5% greater (Census, 1900) .
Here all the main drainage either runs northwards to the Gomal, passing through the uplands that lie west of the Suliman Range; or it gathers locally in narrow lateral valleys at the back of these mountains and then bursts directly eastwards through the limestone axis of the hills, making for the Indus by the shortest transverse route.
Here, throughout the elevated highlands of the Kalat plateau which are called Jalawan, the drainage gathers into channels which cut deep gorges in the hills, and passes eastwards into the plains of Sind.
When the mercury is made positive it becomes dull and spreads itself out; when it is made negative it gathers itself together and becomes bright again.
It sinks lowest where the estuary of the Humber gathers in its main tributaries, and the greater part of the surface is covered with recent alluvial deposits.
The ultimate explanation of things cannot be given by any theory which excludes from its survey the intelligence in which nature, as it were, gathers herself up. But knowledge, or the mind as knowing, willing, &c., may be looked at in two different ways.
Their comparative abundance shows how slowly the clay gathers.
The objection gathers strength when one notices that Popper's proposition is itself not conjectural.
This photo album gathers together some errors & problems & other enigmas that the CIP survey has revealed.
Present day Lurgan still has an active Quaker community that gathers regularly in a newly built meetinghouse.
Regulation of the press is a constantly recurring theme wherever the Commonwealth press gathers.
It is often confused with a very tiny red spider which gathers in huge numbers on the underside of leaves for mating purposes.
Today as a growing youth gathers in his awareness of the world and becomes self-conscious, he longs for an identity.
The 10-day festival gathers prominent musicians and renowned soloists from all European cultural centers.
The " gatherer " gathers the glass from the tank furnace on the end of the blowing-iron, rolls it on a slab of iron or stone, slightly expands the glass by blowing, and hands the blowing iron and glass to the " blower."
1, which has been often quoted of late years, gathers together several indications that point, as he appears to perceive, to the post-Mosaic origin of the Pentateuch.
From all periods of the world - from medieval piety and stoical pride, Kant and Sophocles, science and art, religion and philosophy - with disdain of mere chronology, Hegel gathers in the vineyards of the human spirit the grapes from which he crushes the wine of thought.
It drains four-tenths of South America, and it gathers its waters from 5Ã‚° N.
Yet, while these are essential merits of the book, its endearing charm lies deeper, in the sweet and kindly personality of the author, who on his rambles gathers no spoil, but watches the birds and field-mice without disturbing them from their nests, and quietly plants an acorn where he thinks an oak is wanted, or sows beech-nuts in what is now a stately row.
It shows how the child-mind gathers into itself words it has heard, and how they lurk there ready to come out when the key that releases the spring is touched.
It is said that when hatched by a hen they will directly disperse on some alarm, and so are lost, for they never hear the mother's call which gathers them again.
The river gathers pace on the lower section, providing some exciting, streamy water.
Blake gathers all the suspects together, untangles the mystery, reveals Bacardi 's true identity and identifies the killer.
The Gift Insider gathers the most unique gift ideas from boutiques, magazines, and online for acquaintances, friends, and family members so that you don't have to go out and find them yourself.
Each agency is required to provide its own report to users, and since each agency gathers its information in a slightly different fashion it is wise to check all three reports each year.
The Complete Report gathers your credit information from Equifax, TransUnion and Experian into one easy-to-read consolidated format.
A simplified version of the complete report, the 3-in-1 Report gathers and lists your credit history as it appears on each of your three credit files.
This second swipe gathers credit card information that the thief can later use.
As the green build movement gathers momentum, prospective home buyers will start to add sustainability to the top of their home shopping list.
Build a "snowman" out of sand, wear swimsuits and Santa hats or write "Merry Christmas" near the surf while everyone gathers around.
Each party gathers a set amount of scrappers in a single space to design individual layouts and pick the brains of fellow crafters.
Paint Me Like I Am: Teen Poems from WritersCorps, edited by Bill Aguado, gathers the poems of teens taking part in a program for disadvantaged youth.
The wedding party gathers around the tree.
The down gathers together to create clusters.
Fleur Lilly gathers Biscotti (and many other brands) items and sells them at a discounted price.
The traditional smocked infant dress begins the smocking in gathers just below the neckline, allowing it to billow out to the hem.
A clump placed in rich garden soil gathers strength from year to year, and when well established is a beautiful object.
One good source is the blog Knitting Plus, which specifically gathers plus-size knitting patterns to share.
Don't choose a style with extra fabric that gathers at the waist.
It has gathers and a tummy-control panel as well as a sweetheart neckline and wide straps, all of which give you lift and support.
A searchable recipe database gathers hundreds of recipes from the magazine's pages.
A totally online option, Senior Citizen Magazine develops articles about topics such as business, health, lifestyle, and world news, plus gathers interesting articles from other news agencies.
K-dog calls up Fiddy and asks for help so everyone's favorite mumbling rapper gathers G-Unit together for some traditional smackdown back up.
The BBA gathers the rates for a variety of loan terms and currencies.
Once you're in, the site gathers some information about you.
Consider a dress with a skirt that gathers demurely over your belly, but a neckline that shows off your fabulous new assets.
WebMD, a site that gathers current health research and offers it in consumer friendly doses, is sketchy on the pill and breast cancer.
The CDC gathers IVF statistics and publishes them on its web site.
Adjust the gathers on the skirt piece so that it matches the width of the bodice piece, matching the open side of the bodice with the raw edge of the skirt.
TheFind.com by far yielded the largest selection of Coco Reef bathing suits because this search engine gathers listings from many online retailers and eBay.
Sanibe: A one-piece with a slightly retro style that gathers at the waist to minimize the stomach while accentuating curves.
The halter gathers the bosoms together for a slightly minimizing effect, while the flaired skirt bottom adds just enough fullness at the bottom to create a counterpoint.
Pleats are a slight folds or gathers in fabric.
Gathers in the center of the bodice and skinny ties define the top, while matching gathering on the moderate bottom showcases the back.
Blouses with ruffles or gathers are another excellent choice to add dimension.
Curvy: If you fall into the "curvy" section, look for ruching (a style of design that gathers fabric in such a way, so that it looks slightly layered), but beware of where the ruching falls.
There are also stores and sites that specialize in petite clothing and carry activewear, such as Petite Resource, which gathers a list of stores that carry petite workout clothing.
Every year, the fashion industry gathers in New York City to witness the designers reveal their collections for the upcoming seasons.
Infrared space heaters should only be used in the room that's occupied, such as in the living room when the family gathers to watch a movie.
Find a forum or discussion group that gathers others who share your same interests.
The group gathers around the wall of bushes, better known as a hedge to humans, and discusses what this could be and what they should do.
Soapzone: General Hospital Scoops and Spoilers: This site gathers their scoops from a multitude of sources.
The Spoiler Fix gathers information from multiple sources (including those listed here) to provide spoilers for primetime soaps including Grey's Anatomy and One Tree Hill.
This workout gathers some of the most effective ab-blasters around for a fairly quick but tough workout that you'll feel tomorrow.
Layered material gathers at the top or below the bodice of the gown.
Furious, Harry gathers his things and leaves in the middle of the night only to discover that a convicted murderer and supporter of Lord Voldemort, Siris Black, has escaped from the wizard prison, Azkaban.
Technically, a robot is a machine which gathers information from its environment and then processes that information in way that allows it to follow instructions.
Research websites, news groups, other social networking sites and other places where your target audience gathers online.
Through FICA, the IRS gathers the money for the benefits program, which it then gives to the SSA to distribute to individuals approved to receive funds.
The .php file gathers whatever variables the programmer wants and then generates the HTML code that is actually sent out to the user's computer screen.
A fire without light, compared to the heat which gathers in a haystack when the hay has been stored before it was properly dry - heat, in short, as an agitation of the particles - is the motive cause of the contraction and dilatations of the heart.
The Federal government, having authority in railway matters only when interstate traffic is affected, gathers statistics and publishes them; but in the airing of causes-the field in which the British Board of Trade has been so useful-nothing so far has been done except to require written reports monthly from the railways.
A third class, those upon the Red river and its branches, are caused mainly by the partial stoppage of the water above Shreveport by the " raft," a mass of drift such as frequently gathers in western rivers, which for a distance of 45 m.
In the words of Hilary of Poitiers, " Faith gathers strength through opposition."
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