Of course, she'd spent the last twenty years in the competitive upper-class circles, learning how to keep out of the way of those who would use her to get to Mr. Tim.
Raucous Stellar Jays squawked their encouragement while buzzards circling overhead seemed to keep out a careful eye for fallen bikers.
All Alexius had to do was to sit still, keep out of his father's way as much as possible and await the natural course of events.
Ferdinand de Lesseps steadily endeavoured to keep out of politics.
While the western mountains keep out the moisture, they do not ward off the winds which pour down the steep slopes in the winter and spring and raise clouds of dust.
His health was poor and he found it hard to keep out of debt, but he made good use of his opportunities.
This reduction of the temperature, carried to an undesirable extreme, is the reason why the man who has copiously consumed spirits "to keep out the cold" is often visited with pneumonia.
The " Otranto " asked if she was to keep out of range, and not getting a clear reply drew out of line on the " Glasgow's " starboard quarter, a potent reminder that a ship that has no guns to fight and no speed to run away is a delusion and a snare.
(according to size) below the surface, which should at once be mulched over with half-decayed leaves or coconut fibre to keep out frost.
In June 1770 Frederick surrounded those of the Polish provinces he coveted with a military cordon, ostensibly to keep out the cattle plague.
The young seedlings are sometimes nibbled by the hare and rabbit; and on parts of the highland hills both bark and shoots are eaten in the winter by the roe-deer; larch woods should always be fenced in to keep out the hill-cattle, which will browse upon the shoots in spring.
walked up and down, and sometimes prayed and cried to the Lord, who said unto me, ` Thou seest 'how young people go together into vanity and old people into the earth; thou must forsake all, both young and old, and keep out of all, and be a stranger unto all.'
The pelt or skin is requisite to keep out the piercing wind and driving storm, while the fur and overhair ward off the cold; and "furs" are as much a necessity to-day among more northern peoples as they ever were in the days of barbarism.
C. t has for its subject pavements and roads, their construction, mosaic floors; c. 2 is on white stucco for walls (opus albarium); c. 3 on concrete vaults, gypsum mouldings, stucco prepared for painting; c. 4 on building of hollow walls to keep out the damp, wall decoration by various processes; c. 5 on methods and styles of wall painting, the debased taste of his time; c. 6 on fine stucco made of pounded marble - three coats to receive wall paintings; c. 7 on colours used for mural decoration; c. 8 on red lead (minium) and mercury, and how to use the latter to extract the gold from wornout pieces of stuff or embroidery; c. 9 on the preparation of red lead and the method of encaustic painting with hot wax, finished by friction; cc. to-14 on artificial colours - black, blue, purple;, c. to white lead and ostrum, i.e.
The schiltrons, or squares of Scottish spearmen, were unbroken by Edward's cavalry, till their ranks were thinned by the English bowmen and could no longer keep out the charging horse.
Dwellings require careful construction, with thick walls and roofs of non-conducting material to keep out the heat-rays, and fans and punkahs are essential for the promotion of currents of air in the inhabited rooms. Personal protection, in the shape of thick pith topees, or cork helmets, and spinal pads, is necessary in the hot months, the clothing being light and loose and not too thin.
The optimates finally decided to support him for the consulship in order to keep out Catiline, and he eagerly embraced the " good cause," his affection for which from this time onward never varied, though his actions were not always consistent.
His dinner was ordered daily by a note placed on the hall-table, and his women servants were instructed to keep out of his sight on pain of dismissal.
side of the town lay the so-called Egyptian harbour, which was filled up in the 17th century in order to keep out the Turks.
In 1240 Giesebrecht III., son of the builder of the castle, constructed a dam to keep out the sea.
Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
She managed also to keep out of the great quarrel between Frederick II.
Where wants are few and simple, where houses need not be built nor clothes worn to keep out the cold, there is little stimulus to exertion.
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This means that it can forage on flowers that have deep corollas that would keep out other bees.
coverings worn in winter to keep out snow.
Clever garden design and tall cypresses keep out the paparazzi.
digging ditches and erecting barbed wire fences to try and keep out the supporters.
draughtsairs have been boarded in and a new door put up to keep out the cold drafts.
In addition, the access gates are locked to keep out unwanted visitors, and the columns have rubber fenders to prevent scrapes.
foam padding provides a tight seal to keep out the wind.
gown worn under a cloak of rich, red velvet to keep out the chill.
nada value keep out of that room.
For the feet there are various neoprene overshoes to keep out the rain and keep your feet warm.
The vented black plastic frame with soft contoured foam padding provides a tight seal to keep out the wind.
pathetic remnants of their herds with cloth over their noses to keep out the smell.
rainproof clothing will also keep out all but the worst weather.
Those with living livestock hurried about tending the pathetic remnants of their herds with cloth over their noses to keep out the smell.
View looking toward the hut, with a wooden stockade to keep out cattle in the foreground.
Others just try to keep out of sight and hope no-one will notice anything strange How are you doing?
The bride A pure white gown worn under a cloak of rich, red velvet to keep out the chill.
The gunboats Beacon, Bittern, Condor, Cygnet and Decoy were to keep out of fire at first and seek opportunities of engaging the Meks batteries.
Each one told of some plan by which to keep out of her way.
The engine-bell tells the passengers that they are coming to a station, and it tells the people to keep out of the way.
I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.
Modern rainproof clothing will also keep out all but the worst weather.
Cats hate how tinfoil feels on their paws, and they'll soon learn to keep out of the area.
Upon her return, Karana decides to build a house, complete with a fence to keep out the dogs and foxes.
Close them at night during the winter to keep out the cold air.
While adult toggle coats seldom have a zipper underneath the toggle closures, it's a good idea to choose a toddler's toggle coat with a zipper to keep out snow and wind regardless of how hard your child is playing.
Waterproof Breathable: Water-repellent, waterproof and completely breathable, these sensible tops, bottoms and hats keep out moisture and rain.
Sleeve tabs - Each sleeve has a tab on one side and a coordinating button on the other side to let you cinch-up the wrist to keep out the rain and cold.
Shades or blinds can also keep out bright streetlights or headlights during the night.
Choose the lenses that block the specific wavelength of laser that you're working with; not all laser protection eyewear will keep out all forms of lasers.
If you want a real vinyl floor for your cover, try the SnugBug which boasts three layers of fabric in addition to being breathable, and strong enough to keep out the rain and wind.
A plastic bin with a secure lid is sufficient to keep out small animals.
Always store bottle in a cool place to prevent excess pressure, and keep out of reach of children.
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You'll spend most of your time trying to keep out of the Ox's way.
Far from being designed to keep out the cold, they were actually made for surfers.
They're also heavily insulated inside and out in order to keep out moisture while holding in warmth.
They are in demand, since they not only keep out moisture but also may prevent snake bites from penetrating through the boots.
Sensitive skin has a weak barrier which fails to keep out irritants.
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