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  • Jule had moved and collapsed in a heap a few feet away.

  • Sasha.s guard fell quickly, and Jade hacked at the Ancient with all his fury until Sasha lay in a bloodied heap.

  • She wilted to a heap and fell to the floor.

  • "Wimps!" she called, as she set off at a quick pace beneath a heap of gear that nearly buried her small frame.

  • She has done this deed for so many others, but I can't bear to heap more sin on my blackened soul and kill unborn this result of my Joshua's love.

  • Given what he's hearing and seeing now, it makes a heap of sense.

  • Belfair watched, a sneering smile painted on her beautiful face, revenge was hers, as Jership the Terrible crashed in a bloody heap on the rocks below.

  • He was sure by now it was a brown tangle, ready for the trash heap.

  • Arnie's weight dropped, and Lana and Brady landed in a heap.

  • The White God fell into a heap.

  • She lowered it to the ground, dropping it in a heap.

  • He dropped her finally, and she landed in a heap.

  • She let go, dropping into a heap on the ground then vaulting to her feet and running.

  • The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.

  • The Original Other lay in a heap on the ground, his throat shredded.

  • TUMULUS, a Latin word meaning a heap or mound, also used in classical writings in the secondary sense of a grave.

  • in diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.

  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

  • Geomorphology is concerned, however, in the suggestions which have been made as to the cause of the distribution of heap and hollow in the larger features of the crust.

  • In building up the heap a number of narrow vertical passages are left to afford a draught for the fire.

  • The heavy sparks are projected from the tubes in straight lines and are caught by the louvres L, L, L, and by them deflected downwards to the bottom of the smoke-box, where they collect in a heap in the space D round a tube which is essentially an ejector.

  • Thus he was able often to recover the meaning of a passage which had long been buried under a heap of contradictory glosses, and he founded a school in which sobriety and common sense were added to the industry and ingenuity of former commentators.

  • The meaning of the name may be "the stone heap"; but it is not necessarily a Hebrew word.

  • 1-29), who made it "a heap for ever, even a desolation."

  • It has also been identified with a mound now called et-Tell (" the heap"), but though the name of a neighbouring village, Turmus Aya, is suggestive, it is in the wrong direction from Bethel.

  • I) piles up a heap of leaves, twigs and other vegetable refuse, so arranged as to form an orderly series of galleries, though the structure appears at first sight a chaotic heap. Species of Camponotus and many other ants tunnel in wood.

  • of Pogonomyrmex strip the husks from the seeds and carry them out of the nest, making a refuse heap near the entrance.

  • a heap of men and boys, but no body of a college, no one member, either fellow or scholar, having any legal title to his place, but thrust in by tyranny or chance."

  • lies an irregular heap of boulders, but to the W.

  • By the end of October they had perished utterly at the hands of the Seljuks; a heap of whitening bones also remained to testify to the later crusaders, when they passed in the spring of 1097, of the fate of the people's Crusade.

  • The greater part of the old village of Luxor lay inside the courts: it was known also as Abu '1 Haggag from a Moslem saint of the 7th century, whose tombmosque, mentioned by Ibn Batuta, stands on a high heap of debris in the court of Rameses.

  • Its medieval representative was Anglona, once a bishopric, but now itself a heap of ruins, among which are those of an 11th-century church.

  • The liquid litharge when allowed to cool solidifies into a hard stone-like mass, which, however, when left to itself, soon crumbles up into a heap of resplendent dark yellow scales known as "flake litharge."

  • The particular problem - a heap (hau) and its seventh makes 19 - is solved as we should now solve a simple equation; but Ahmes varies his methods in other similar problems. This discovery carries the invention of algebra back to about 1700 B.C., if not earlier.

  • In the heap itself was found an immense quantity of pieces of harness and what may be remains of a funeral car.

  • After being pared off the turf is allowed to dry for a fortnight or so and is then placed in small heaps a yard or two wide at the base, a little straw or wood being put in the middle of each heap, which is then lighted.

  • Every care should be taken to burn and char the sod thoroughly without permitting the heap to blaze.

  • Where the trade-winds heap up the surface water against the east coasts of the continents the currents turn poleward.

  • 39, middle and rubbing it lengthwise FIG with a bit of cloth powdered with resin, till the rod gives a distinct note; the vibrations are communicated to the plate, which consequently vibrates transversely, and causes the sand to heap itself into one or more concentric rings.

  • The best argument in its favour is the improbability of anybody having taken the trouble to forge so bald and awkward a heap of details.

  • On the other hand, the precipitation on the Tibetan plateau is so copious, and so uniformly distributed, that it is able to retain the loosened material in situ, and causes it to heap itself up in rounded masses on the flanks of the mountains that are its primitive source of origin, these projecting in great part like skeletons from the midst of their own ruins."

  • The Latin stipendium (for stipipendium) is derived from slips, a gift, contribution (originally a heap of coins, stipare, to press; mass together) and pendere, to weigh out, pay.

  • It is prepared (where wood is plentiful) by stacking the wood in heaps, which are covered with earth or with brushwood and turf, and then burning the heap slowly in a limited supply of air.

  • Out of the materials of the ancient city the Turks built a fort, which at the time of the French occupation was itself a heap of ruins.

  • The willows are cut at the first indication of the sap rising and "couched" in rotten peelings and soil at a slight angle, the butts being on the ground, which should be strewn with damp straw from a manure heap. The tops are covered lightly with rotted peelings and by periodical application of water, fermentation is induced at the bottom, heat is engendered, the leaves force their way through the covering and peeling may begin.

  • A great heap of stones was erected where he fell, whilst another monument near Jerusalem (not the modern "Absalom's Tomb," which is of later origin) he himself had erected in his lifetime to perpetuate his name (2 Sam.

  • In hand mixing it is usual to measure out from gauge boxes the sand, stones and cement or lime in a heap on a wooden platform.

  • Sound friable loam cut one sod deep from the surface of a pasture, and stacked up for twelve months in a heap or ridge, is invaluable to the gardener.

  • Before being used the turfy ingredients of composts should lie together in a heap only long enough for the roots of the herbage to die, not to decompose.

  • The urine should be allowed to putrefy, as in its decomposition a large amount of ammonia is formed, which should then be fixed by sulphuric acid or gypsum; or it may be applied to the growing crops after being freely diluted with water or absorbed in a compost heap. Liquid manures can be readily made from most of the solid manures when required, simply by admixture with water.

  • Vegetable refuse of all kinds, when smother-burned in a similar way, becomes a valuable mechanical improver of the soil; but the preferable course is to decompose it in a heap with quicklime and layers of earth, converting it into leaf-mould.

  • edge of the heap of potting soil are spread over the crocks.

  • It is well, therefore, to burn the tops of the plants in the fall, rather than to plough them under or to throw them on the compost heap.

  • Nekhtharheb built the temple of Behbt, now a ruinous heap of immense blocks of granite.

  • The salt is " drawn " from the pan and placed (in the case of boiled salts) in small conical baskets hung round the pan to drain, and thence moulded in square boxes and afterwards stove-dried, or (in case of unboiled salts) " drawn " in a heap on to the " hurdles," on which it drains, and thence is carried to the store.

  • Pest in the meantime entirely lost its importance, and on the departure of the Turks was left little more than a heap of ruins.

  • He found that the real cone of eruption was an irregular heap 250 ft.

  • We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.

  • In the present day the old city has almost entirely disappeared, and its site is marked only by a heap of ruins; but in remote antiquity Ajodhya was one of the largest and most magnificent of Indian cities.

  • The washed-out calcium carbonate, which always contains much calcium hydrate and 2 or 3% of soda in various forms, usually goes back to the black-ash furnaces, but it cannot be always used up in this way, and what remains is thrown upon a heap outside the works.

  • "I cast off the oath of allegiance to Yazid, as I cast off my turban," exclaimed the first, and all others followed, casting off one of their garments, till a heap of turbans and sandals lay on the floor.

  • These lots are put in a heap, and an outsider is called in who throws one lot or kaivel upon each heap of fish.

  • Each fisherman then finds his kaivel, and the heap on which it lies is his.

  • Cam, a cairn or heap of stones - Moel-trigarn.

  • Crag, a heap or barrow - Crag Mawr, Trichrug.

  • For since they now heap up wealth and enrich nephews removed from them by almost incalculable degrees of affinity, what would they do if they had legitimate children?.

  • Thus it came about that, only a few years after he had commenced to free the country from the weight of the loans and taxes which crushed her to the dust, Colbert was forced to heap upon her a new load of loans and taxes more heavy than the last.

  • The web arrangement consists of a series the high over-feedboard, and the taking-off apparatus is automatic but on a different plan from that of the ordinary Wharfedale, the sheets being carried over tapes with the freshly-printed side uppermost, thus preventing smearing; they are then carried on to the heap or pile by the frame or long arms placed at the end of the machine.

  • and its extreme breadth 124 ft.; but in the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries it suffered greatly from repeated fires, and after the last of these the nave was completely abandoned and soon became a heap of ruins.

  • Stall and heap roasting require considerable time, and can only be economically employed when the loss of the sulphur is of no consequence; they also occupy much space, but they have the advantage of requiring little fuel and handling.

  • Heap roasting has been successfully employed at Agordo, in the Venetian Alps, and at Majdanpek in Servia.

  • Heap, stall or shaft furnace roasting is not very satisfactory, as it is very difficult to transform all the sulphide into oxide.

  • The heaps are moistened with ferric chloride solution, and the reaction is maintained by the liquid percolating through the heap. The liquid is run off at the base of the heaps into the precipitating tanks, where the copper is thrown down by means of metallic iron.

  • With pyritic smelting a sulphuretted copper ore, fed into a cupola in the morning, can be passed directly to the converter, blown up to metal, and shipped as 99% bars by evening - an operation which formerly, with heap roasting of the ore and repeated roasting of the mattes in stalls, would have occupied not less than four months.

  • The wall by which Sidon is at present surrounded is pierced by two gates; at the southern angle, upon a heap of rubbish, stand the remains of the citadel.

  • A wooden frame-work often surrounds the heap of tiles to prevent them being scattered by the waves.

  • Flowers of sulphur plentifully sprinkled over the potatoes before storing has been found to check the spread of the rot in the heap.

  • To the primitive nomadic Semite the presence of the divinity was indicated by springs, shady trees, remarkable rocks and other landmarks; and from this earliest conception grew the theory that a numen might be induced to take up an abode in an artificial heap of stones, or a pillar set upright for the purpose.

  • His pride was hurt, but for two years more there was no open breach between him and his master, though their estrangement grew more and more marked when Edward continued to heap titles and estates on his wifes numerous relatives, and to conclude for them marriage alliances with all the great Yorkist families B h who were not of the Neville connection.

  • Below K the fuel is lying in a conical heap, leaving the ring channel A free.

  • The place is now a desolate heap of ruins, with remains of its walls and fragments of granite pillars.

  • Wheat growing on an old manure heap is nearly always badly diseased.

  • awpos, heap).

  • Until 1820 it was subject to Bokhara, but in that year Mahmud Khan besieged it for four months, took it by storm and left it a heap of ruins.

  • Thus at the end of the 5th century the Roman empire was nothing but a heap of ruins, and fidelity to the empire was now only maintained by the Catholic Church; she alone The clergy survived, as rich, as much honored as ever, and more and the powerful, owing to the disappearance of the imperial barbarofficials for whom she had found substitutes, and the tans.

  • of Saxony closed his gates against Gustavus the most populous and prosperous city in North Germany became a heap of smoking ruins (loth of May).

  • In iron-smelting the ore is laid in a heap upon the fuel (charcoal) filling up the hearth, and is gradually brought to the metallic state by the reducing action of the carbon monoxide formed at the tuyere.

  • Together we might peruse some of the more notable entries submitted to that inane contest in case a gem lays molding in the rubble heap of stupid begging missives from fantasying idiots.

  • Jule had moved and collapsed in a heap a few feet away.

  • Someone had dumped her into a heap in her cell, and she felt Lankha's cool, fuzzy hands.

  • Sasha.s guard fell quickly, and Jade hacked at the Ancient with all his fury until Sasha lay in a bloodied heap.

  • She wilted to a heap and fell to the floor.

  • "Wimps!" she called, as she set off at a quick pace beneath a heap of gear that nearly buried her small frame.

  • She has done this deed for so many others, but I can't bear to heap more sin on my blackened soul and kill unborn this result of my Joshua's love.

  • Given what he's hearing and seeing now, it makes a heap of sense.

  • Belfair watched, a sneering smile painted on her beautiful face, revenge was hers, as Jership the Terrible crashed in a bloody heap on the rocks below.

  • He was sure by now it was a brown tangle, ready for the trash heap.

  • The vampire landed in a heap at his feet, whimpering.

  • Arnie's weight dropped, and Lana and Brady landed in a heap.

  • The tree deposited Deidre and Toby in a heap, and Toby sprung up, pleased with himself.  Katie looked at the tree in uneasy mistrust.  The trees of her world were alive, but this was something else.

  • The White God fell into a heap.

  • She lowered it to the ground, dropping it in a heap.

  • He dropped her finally, and she landed in a heap.

  • She let go, dropping into a heap on the ground then vaulting to her feet and running.

  • The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.

  • The Original Other lay in a heap on the ground, his throat shredded.

  • Layers of comfrey can be placed on the compost heap from time to time to act as a compost accelerant.

  • allocated off the heap, you are responsible for deleting it when done.

  • ash heap of history with the end of the Cold War.

  • Many people are not sure whether to have an open heap or a home composting bin.

  • The cardboard boxes can be recycled or added to your compost heap.

  • cardboard boxes can be recycled or added to your compost heap.

  • And, to speak truly, every mule stumbled over the two, and the whole cavalcade was piled up in a heap.

  • Rev Dr. Nicholas Heap, catholic chaplain to the college, accompanied the pupils to the ceremony.

  • Finish it off with a small heap of wilted Swiss chard on each pastry.

  • cinder heap was 50 or 60 yards from where the public were allowed to go.

  • collapsed in a heap beside the stream - asleep in an instant.

  • Here the gleam of the miner's lamp outshines the little coltsfoot that grows tenaciously on the spoil heap.

  • comfrey Cut the small comfrey patch for the compost heap.

  • compost heap in your living room.

  • Before they knew it there was an almighty crash, and the lot of them lay in a heap on the pavement.

  • crumpled into a heap on the floor, bleeding from the nose.

  • crumpled in a heap.

  • Why, then, are people queuing up to heap derision upon the hapless chavs?

  • dung heap, then later refuse or rubbish heap.

  • Even the eminently employable are left on the scrap heap.

  • flingan see this by the heap of rubbish flung aside.

  • grunt of pain and then toppled off the bed, landing in a heap at cal's feet.

  • Now he lay in a tangled heap amid the main halyard.

  • harangued the referee 's assistant, who was left in a heap.

  • To the left you can see the haulm over the compost heap.

  • Infected potato haulms (foliage) may be composted in a good active heap.

  • This means both the heap of dung and the coarse grasses that grow from that heap of dung and the coarse grasses that grow from that heap.

  • heap of junk only fit for the scrap yard!

  • They walk, the run, they fire guns, they fall to the floor in a crumpled heap.

  • Were he to find where I put my rubbish heap, he would say: " You shouldn't go there!

  • Within 48 hours, the printing presses of the newspaper lay in a twisted, tangled heap, destroyed by anti-tank explosives.

  • She lay in an untidy heap, her head under the table, and her figure sprawling.

  • I'd sell the yellow one first if someone really wanted it and didn't want the rusty heap to go with it.

  • heap leach trial phase, the concerns of these communities were addressed on a continuous basis by EN officers.

  • heap overflow.

  • All through keeping a compost heap in your living room.

  • I feel like I'm the scrap heap at 41.

  • The word started life meaning dung heap, then later refuse or rubbish heap.

  • You will be amazed at how much smaller your muck heap is!

  • just hoe through them, leave them to dry or collect them for the compost heap.

  • Give the heap a good mix Within a few days, the heap is likely to get hot to the touch.

  • For Sale imogen heap gig tickets A pair of tickets for the Imogen heap gig tickets A pair of tickets for the Imogen Heap gig at the Junction this Sunday night £ 10 each!

  • Dump of iron-rich material - a small heap of low grade iron ores, including a few nodules of coal Measure ironstone.

  • Scrap Heap Challenge Build a tank transporter using household junk to transport one, two or three model tanks.

  • All the known deposits in the county were visited, sampled and tested for their reaction to our heap leach process.

  • When drawn from the heap the boy was chewing a mouthful of popcorn and both his hands were full of it.

  • muck heap is!

  • The group went on to heap praise on fellow nominee Richard Hawley.

  • nudged off the top of the heap revealing a blue, ashen face, contorted in agony.

  • overwintered crops; put them on the compost heap.

  • quivering heap of incandescently imbecilic IT idiocy?

  • scavenget scavenging for coal with his son on a state-owned coal mine slag heap.

  • scavenget woman scavenging for usable fuel on a state-owned coal mine slag heap that over-shadows her village.

  • However, to heap scorn upon the Welsh side is to rob the noble England squad of the credit due to them.

  • scrap heap at 41.

  • scrunched up paper or cardboard to allow air in to the compost heap.

  • Peasant scavenging for coal with his son on a state-owned coal mine slag heap.

  • The men who carved the spoons were not the landed gentry, and what ever Sweet sayings include " A Heap of Love " .

  • The sections created by the quarrying enabled us to inspect and record the stratigraphy of the heap.

  • supernumerary members of the expedition on an adjacent slag heap, over which the UFO was said to have hovered.

  • A classic punk band who made at least three classic singles and a heap of good punk toons.

  • The pixel bestiary commences an instinctive dance to the throb and pulse of the quivering heap as a state of wild transfiguration is achieved.

  • trash heap.

  • ungainly, unconscious heap on the floor.

  • untidy heap on the turf.

  • Keywords OBJ Set this keyword to free object heap variables only.

  • Round and round until he flops in a messy heap, giving a new meaning to the word crushed velour.

  • Consign spent annual bedding plants to the compost heap and plant wallflowers, forget-me-nots and other spring flowerers in their place.

  • waster heap has been partially excavated.

  • I even spotted a jenny wren on the compost heap.

  • wringsture in the compost heap should be similar to a wrung out sponge.

  • TUMULUS, a Latin word meaning a heap or mound, also used in classical writings in the secondary sense of a grave.

  • It may be produced by placing quantities of horse-dung saturated with the urine of horses, especially of stud horses, with alternate layers of rich earth, and covering the whole with straw, to exclude rain and air; the spawn commonly appears in the heap in about two months afterwards.

  • in diameter, covered with a heap of stones, like a small cairn, may sometimes be seen; these were possibly intended for the burial of slaves or less important members of the tribe.

  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

  • Geomorphology is concerned, however, in the suggestions which have been made as to the cause of the distribution of heap and hollow in the larger features of the crust.

  • In building up the heap a number of narrow vertical passages are left to afford a draught for the fire.

  • The heavy sparks are projected from the tubes in straight lines and are caught by the louvres L, L, L, and by them deflected downwards to the bottom of the smoke-box, where they collect in a heap in the space D round a tube which is essentially an ejector.

  • Thus he was able often to recover the meaning of a passage which had long been buried under a heap of contradictory glosses, and he founded a school in which sobriety and common sense were added to the industry and ingenuity of former commentators.

  • The meaning of the name may be "the stone heap"; but it is not necessarily a Hebrew word.

  • 1-29), who made it "a heap for ever, even a desolation."

  • It has also been identified with a mound now called et-Tell (" the heap"), but though the name of a neighbouring village, Turmus Aya, is suggestive, it is in the wrong direction from Bethel.

  • I) piles up a heap of leaves, twigs and other vegetable refuse, so arranged as to form an orderly series of galleries, though the structure appears at first sight a chaotic heap. Species of Camponotus and many other ants tunnel in wood.

  • of Pogonomyrmex strip the husks from the seeds and carry them out of the nest, making a refuse heap near the entrance.

  • a heap of men and boys, but no body of a college, no one member, either fellow or scholar, having any legal title to his place, but thrust in by tyranny or chance."

  • lies an irregular heap of boulders, but to the W.

  • Even now he would listen to no offers of compromise, and after defending Stralsund with desperate courage till it was a mere rubbish heap, returned to Sweden after an absence of 14 years.

  • By the end of October they had perished utterly at the hands of the Seljuks; a heap of whitening bones also remained to testify to the later crusaders, when they passed in the spring of 1097, of the fate of the people's Crusade.

  • The greater part of the old village of Luxor lay inside the courts: it was known also as Abu '1 Haggag from a Moslem saint of the 7th century, whose tombmosque, mentioned by Ibn Batuta, stands on a high heap of debris in the court of Rameses.

  • Its medieval representative was Anglona, once a bishopric, but now itself a heap of ruins, among which are those of an 11th-century church.

  • The liquid litharge when allowed to cool solidifies into a hard stone-like mass, which, however, when left to itself, soon crumbles up into a heap of resplendent dark yellow scales known as "flake litharge."

  • The particular problem - a heap (hau) and its seventh makes 19 - is solved as we should now solve a simple equation; but Ahmes varies his methods in other similar problems. This discovery carries the invention of algebra back to about 1700 B.C., if not earlier.

  • To Ares they make a heap of faggots three stades square, with three sides steep and one inclined, and bring to it a hundred and fifty fresh loads of faggots every year.

  • His belongings, found piled up near the mine, seem to have included a combined bow-case and quiver and a sword sheath, each covered with plates of gold of Greek work, three swords with gold hafts, a hone with gold mounting, a whip, many other gold plates and a heap of arrow-heads.

  • In the heap itself was found an immense quantity of pieces of harness and what may be remains of a funeral car.

  • After being pared off the turf is allowed to dry for a fortnight or so and is then placed in small heaps a yard or two wide at the base, a little straw or wood being put in the middle of each heap, which is then lighted.

  • Every care should be taken to burn and char the sod thoroughly without permitting the heap to blaze.

  • Where the trade-winds heap up the surface water against the east coasts of the continents the currents turn poleward.

  • 39, middle and rubbing it lengthwise FIG with a bit of cloth powdered with resin, till the rod gives a distinct note; the vibrations are communicated to the plate, which consequently vibrates transversely, and causes the sand to heap itself into one or more concentric rings.

  • The best argument in its favour is the improbability of anybody having taken the trouble to forge so bald and awkward a heap of details.

  • On the other hand, the precipitation on the Tibetan plateau is so copious, and so uniformly distributed, that it is able to retain the loosened material in situ, and causes it to heap itself up in rounded masses on the flanks of the mountains that are its primitive source of origin, these projecting in great part like skeletons from the midst of their own ruins."

  • The Latin stipendium (for stipipendium) is derived from slips, a gift, contribution (originally a heap of coins, stipare, to press; mass together) and pendere, to weigh out, pay.

  • It is prepared (where wood is plentiful) by stacking the wood in heaps, which are covered with earth or with brushwood and turf, and then burning the heap slowly in a limited supply of air.

  • Out of the materials of the ancient city the Turks built a fort, which at the time of the French occupation was itself a heap of ruins.

  • The willows are cut at the first indication of the sap rising and "couched" in rotten peelings and soil at a slight angle, the butts being on the ground, which should be strewn with damp straw from a manure heap. The tops are covered lightly with rotted peelings and by periodical application of water, fermentation is induced at the bottom, heat is engendered, the leaves force their way through the covering and peeling may begin.

  • They were overtaken at Gilead, 2 whose name (interpreted "heap of witness") is explained by the covenant into which Jacob and Laban entered (xxxi.

  • The method is as follows: If waste silk is piled in a heap in a damp, warm place, and kept moist and warm, the gum will in a few days' time begin to ferment and loosen, and can then be washed off, leaving the true thread soft and supple; but the smell caused by the fermentation is so offensive that it cannot be practised in or near towns.

  • A great heap of stones was erected where he fell, whilst another monument near Jerusalem (not the modern "Absalom's Tomb," which is of later origin) he himself had erected in his lifetime to perpetuate his name (2 Sam.

  • In hand mixing it is usual to measure out from gauge boxes the sand, stones and cement or lime in a heap on a wooden platform.

  • Rechen, from a root meaning to scrape together, heap up), an agricultural and horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used for the collection of cut hay, grass, &c., and, in gardening, for loosening the soil, light weeding and levelling, and generally for purposes performed in agriculture by the harrow.

  • Sound friable loam cut one sod deep from the surface of a pasture, and stacked up for twelve months in a heap or ridge, is invaluable to the gardener.

  • Before being used the turfy ingredients of composts should lie together in a heap only long enough for the roots of the herbage to die, not to decompose.

  • The urine should be allowed to putrefy, as in its decomposition a large amount of ammonia is formed, which should then be fixed by sulphuric acid or gypsum; or it may be applied to the growing crops after being freely diluted with water or absorbed in a compost heap. Liquid manures can be readily made from most of the solid manures when required, simply by admixture with water.

  • Vegetable refuse of all kinds, when smother-burned in a similar way, becomes a valuable mechanical improver of the soil; but the preferable course is to decompose it in a heap with quicklime and layers of earth, converting it into leaf-mould.

  • edge of the heap of potting soil are spread over the crocks.

  • It is well, therefore, to burn the tops of the plants in the fall, rather than to plough them under or to throw them on the compost heap.

  • At last when reduced to a heap of ruins, Ostend fell before the resolution of Ambrosio de Spinola, a Genoese banker, to whom the command of the besiegers had been entrusted (see Spinola).

  • Nekhtharheb built the temple of Behbt, now a ruinous heap of immense blocks of granite.

  • The salt is " drawn " from the pan and placed (in the case of boiled salts) in small conical baskets hung round the pan to drain, and thence moulded in square boxes and afterwards stove-dried, or (in case of unboiled salts) " drawn " in a heap on to the " hurdles," on which it drains, and thence is carried to the store.

  • Pest in the meantime entirely lost its importance, and on the departure of the Turks was left little more than a heap of ruins.

  • He found that the real cone of eruption was an irregular heap 250 ft.

  • We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.

  • In the present day the old city has almost entirely disappeared, and its site is marked only by a heap of ruins; but in remote antiquity Ajodhya was one of the largest and most magnificent of Indian cities.

  • The washed-out calcium carbonate, which always contains much calcium hydrate and 2 or 3% of soda in various forms, usually goes back to the black-ash furnaces, but it cannot be always used up in this way, and what remains is thrown upon a heap outside the works.

  • "I cast off the oath of allegiance to Yazid, as I cast off my turban," exclaimed the first, and all others followed, casting off one of their garments, till a heap of turbans and sandals lay on the floor.

  • These lots are put in a heap, and an outsider is called in who throws one lot or kaivel upon each heap of fish.

  • Each fisherman then finds his kaivel, and the heap on which it lies is his.

  • Cam, a cairn or heap of stones - Moel-trigarn.

  • Crag, a heap or barrow - Crag Mawr, Trichrug.

  • For since they now heap up wealth and enrich nephews removed from them by almost incalculable degrees of affinity, what would they do if they had legitimate children?.

  • Thus it came about that, only a few years after he had commenced to free the country from the weight of the loans and taxes which crushed her to the dust, Colbert was forced to heap upon her a new load of loans and taxes more heavy than the last.

  • The web arrangement consists of a series the high over-feedboard, and the taking-off apparatus is automatic but on a different plan from that of the ordinary Wharfedale, the sheets being carried over tapes with the freshly-printed side uppermost, thus preventing smearing; they are then carried on to the heap or pile by the frame or long arms placed at the end of the machine.

  • and its extreme breadth 124 ft.; but in the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries it suffered greatly from repeated fires, and after the last of these the nave was completely abandoned and soon became a heap of ruins.

  • Stall and heap roasting require considerable time, and can only be economically employed when the loss of the sulphur is of no consequence; they also occupy much space, but they have the advantage of requiring little fuel and handling.

  • Heap roasting has been successfully employed at Agordo, in the Venetian Alps, and at Majdanpek in Servia.

  • Heap, stall or shaft furnace roasting is not very satisfactory, as it is very difficult to transform all the sulphide into oxide.

  • The heaps are moistened with ferric chloride solution, and the reaction is maintained by the liquid percolating through the heap. The liquid is run off at the base of the heaps into the precipitating tanks, where the copper is thrown down by means of metallic iron.

  • With pyritic smelting a sulphuretted copper ore, fed into a cupola in the morning, can be passed directly to the converter, blown up to metal, and shipped as 99% bars by evening - an operation which formerly, with heap roasting of the ore and repeated roasting of the mattes in stalls, would have occupied not less than four months.

  • The wall by which Sidon is at present surrounded is pierced by two gates; at the southern angle, upon a heap of rubbish, stand the remains of the citadel.

  • A wooden frame-work often surrounds the heap of tiles to prevent them being scattered by the waves.

  • Flowers of sulphur plentifully sprinkled over the potatoes before storing has been found to check the spread of the rot in the heap.

  • To the primitive nomadic Semite the presence of the divinity was indicated by springs, shady trees, remarkable rocks and other landmarks; and from this earliest conception grew the theory that a numen might be induced to take up an abode in an artificial heap of stones, or a pillar set upright for the purpose.

  • His pride was hurt, but for two years more there was no open breach between him and his master, though their estrangement grew more and more marked when Edward continued to heap titles and estates on his wifes numerous relatives, and to conclude for them marriage alliances with all the great Yorkist families B h who were not of the Neville connection.

  • Below K the fuel is lying in a conical heap, leaving the ring channel A free.

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