The neighbors couldn't see into any of their windows, and they were far enough off the main road that the only traffic would be people coming to see them.
Felipa met them in the main room downstairs.
According to the invitation, the party will be held in the main entrance near the Christmas tree.
They left the main road on a narrow trail consisting of two ruts.
This time he followed the main road for a while before dipping off onto a well used trail.
Rachel maneuvered the turn onto the main highway.
For all of Quinn LeBlanc's intellectual abilities, I not sure Martha isn't the main bread winner while Quinn tinkers in the theoretical world of the intellectual elite.
Well-worn furniture populated the homey main room, some no doubt the envy of an antique shop.
When the meal was over, I sought him out in the main room while the other crowded around the kitchen cleaning up.
Betsy was in the kitchen, baking scones for a mid-morning snack, while the rest of us were lounging around the main room vetoing each other's suggestions.
I was in a small town, on the main street with cars and people all around.
We motored by moderately maintained modest houses and empty spaces before turning onto the main street.
They were nearly invisible from the main store.
For working quarters we secured a thirty year old building, recently vacated, on the beautiful main street of Keene.
The main floor exhibited three offices which we stocked with multiple secure computers.
We strolled up the main street, rumored to be the widest in the country, but I don't know who measures.
Her boss said she was reasonable intelligent when we set her up as the main person answering your designated tip line.
It was past lunch time so the three of us dropped by The Main Street Café for a late lunch.
I made it to the circle park at the head of Main Street and drank in the sunshine on a park bench.
However, she quickly learned that wasn't Howie's main concern.
I crept cautiously forward until I encountered a closed door, leading, I presumed, to the main house.
The camping facilities were secondary to the main park functions, multiple ball fields, tennis courts and twenty-four horse shoe pits, for the serious pitcher.
All the main line murderers, gangsters and gang bangers looked down on us sex offenders like puke on the sidewalk but the pecking order didn't stop there.
My bed in the homeless shelter, definitely a first for me, was a pull-out in a small room behind the main hall.
His main sin appears to be his poor timing.
Howie was paged down from intensive care and I met up with him in the main waiting room.
He took her hand and led her out of the barracks through the back door and into the main house.
Toni trotted down the stairwell leading to the main house.
She was in one of the main rooms of the mansion.
Dusty strode to the small gym behind the main house, stripping off his jacket and shirt as he did so.
She went to the main strip, where the pubs were not yet busy in the early evening.
Running up the stairs to the main floor, she wanted nothing more than to return to the safety of her room.
Yully trotted up to her wing and pulled a spare blanket out of the main linen closet.
He left the room and ascended to the main floor.
Jule wasn't lucky enough for the creature on the main floor not to hear.
A pot-bellied stove in the middle of the main room provided the main heat in the two-bedroom room cottage.
At the far end of the main floor of Jonny's new home glowed a panoramic window fitted into the mountainside.
Jenn didn't approach, instead sinking into the shadows of one of the many pillars providing support all along the main floor.
Han's brother Laney, one of Damian's oldest Guardians and the station chief for NOVA sector, leaned in the doorway to the main house with a smile.
Three men stood in the main foyer, two in the same shade of brown as her bodyguard and a striking man in designer jeans and an expensive sweater.
Antoine probably wasn't the main threat in Europe.
Or why they were here in the first place, as they expressed zero interest in the beauty of the area; Ouray's main attraction.
There was a small room beneath the stairs on the main floor, rented in the past but occupied by Martha since her January arrival.
They all enjoyed the Main Street eatery, next to the newly renovated Beaumont Hotel, the queen's-castle of the Victorian town.
A few feet further, in a dry grotto scooped out from the main walkway, something glinted in Dean's flashlight.
More than enough, but once we reach the main Jeep road we're sure to see someone.
They were driving on Main Street when they spotted Fred O'Connor sauntering down from the courthouse chatting with two ladies who looked enthralled by his company.
As Dean rolled his Jeep down the main street of Ouray, he caught sight of a familiar figure with a rounded haircut.
Lydia lived in a newly constructed condo on Oak Street as it drifted out of the main body of town and became the back road to neighboring Ridgway, ten miles away.
The road ran parallel to the highway, with the Uncompahgre River separating the unpaved road from the main thoroughfare to the east.
Driving was out of the question as the mid-morning parade, scheduled to begin in a few minutes, was forming on Main Street, which was now closed to traffic.
The afternoon sun was high in the sky, baking the revelers in summer warmth as they clustered around the intersection of Sixth and Main Street, the site of the infamous water fight.
It was a mine portal, smaller than the main entrance to the Lucky Pup.
The portal was smaller and dryer than the main mine entrance and seemed to lead downward from this elevated location.
He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.
Dean returned to Bird Song mid-morning, showered, and walked the three blocks to Diversions, a combination used book store, coffee shop, and local gathering place, on Sixth Street, a half block from Main.
Dean's suggestion about a public Internet connection a block away on Main Street was met with a dumb stare.
The meadow was a tranquil site, far removed from main roads of present day habitation.
By then he'll be finishing a late lunch at the Timberline—the deli on Main Street.
Dean left Bird Song on foot, passing up the temptation to drive his Jeep the short distance to the Main Street delicatessen.
How about a shoot-out on Main Street at high noon?
Dean spotted Brandon Westlake on Main Street.
She continued up Seventh Street and turned south on Main and drove toward the mountains.
When she was satisfied, she rejoined Cora on the main level of the penthouse.
They walked to a corner and turned away from the busy main street onto a quieter side one.
The panhandle fed into the roughly circular main body of the lake, and she paused.
The main floor consisted of common areas and wide halls lined with massive windows.
She walked from the hospital campus to a crowded sidewalk that ran beside a main street.
The main difference between the penthouse and its contents and her own life: she'd never been able to afford anything remotely as expensive or nice.
Beyond the main room were two hallways, also packed, and opened doors along both where men and women circulated.
They strode through the opulent mansion down a stairwell spilling into sunlight and swaths of green grass at the side of the main house.
Katie hesitated, then strode through the main hallways, suspecting Hannah would be too star struck to notice the looks they.d certainly receive from others.
She emerged into the hallway in time to see a butler open the main door for Gio.
"On the main road only," the demon agreed.
They charged through the hall toward the stairs and descended to the main floor.
Rhyn led them down the main floor and out the front door, slamming into one of Kris.s Immortals by accident.
He saw only warriors on the main floor of the castle and ascended with increasing pain to the floor where Kris would be.
"Main galley," she said.
He says to enter the main house by the first entrance you find.
Enter the main house using the nearest entrance.
Kiera followed as Evelyn turned toward the main house, a sprawling, single-story compound made of brilliant white stone and dotted with hundreds of glass-less windows.
She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."
The cats were moved out of the main house, so you don't have to worry about them.
It's the first corridor leading out of the main house into what I think is the eastern wing.
Kiera braced herself and exited behind Evelyn, whose quick step led them back to the main house and outside, where the floating tents were still in place.
First corridor out of the main house.
Kiera's heart jumped, but they ignored her and walked toward the main foyer.
As he neared the main house, she slowed.
She stopped in the doorway of the main house leading onto the crowded lawn, aghast.
She felt faint and stepped back into the main house, near tears.
After exploring the halls and grounds for an hour or two, she returned to the main atrium, where she heard one of the sisters call her name.
It would heal once he reached the main craft with the help of the medical unit but was useless in the meantime.
He preferred land wars to the space wars and had been returning to the main craft when the ambush occurred.
He landed outside the main city, in the center of which sat the royal family's residence.
It ignored her, focusing instead on scratching at a spot of dirt, one of its main food sources.
There was an additional small guest room beneath the stairs on the main floor.
Don't get me wrong, I know she's hurting, but my main concern is my boy.
He walked from Oak to Main Street yesterday though he didn't see me as his head was bent against the driving snow and I, a distance away.
At this spot, a bridge spanning the Uncompahgre River bisected the two main climbing sections that extended almost a mile.
At Ryland's urging they crossed the bridge past the area where the main activities of the ice festival were being assembled for the weekend.
The darkening sky matched the mood of Bird Song's guests and inhabitants as they woke to a busy Saturday morning, the main day of the ice festival.
On Monday I dared venture to Main Street to replenish our near-empty larder.
Hoisting the lightweight bike to his shoulders, he walked to the paved Main Street before mounting.
However, unlike the highway, the snow here had not yet melted and Dean was forced to return to the main road at the first opportunity to cross back over the river.
The night had cooled but it remained winter-pleasant as Dean sauntered into a Main Street bar.
The Main Street Mexican restaurant was uncrowded on this winter evening.
He sauntered down Main Street, the hint of a self-satisfied smirk playing across full, pink lips.
Avoid the main roads and any monitored road.
Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.
She hugged herself and treaded to the side of the main road down a small hill to the barracks housing the feds.
The road edged a thatch of forest past the water treatment plant and the power plant, and circled the central command hub in which she worked before leading to the main entrance of the compound.
"I'm ready," Brady said, trotting up the stairs to the main floor.
He returned to the main medical bay, where he'd taken up a bed near Dan's.
A military transport rolled from the main road leading out of the forest a few hundred meters away towards the town.
She trailed Kelli, who walked to the main street again.
They walked for two hours without running into any tunnels branching off from the main one.
She'd checked the hospital's first then worked her way down the buildings along the main street.
The motel consisted of 40 units on two floors, ten to either side of a main entrance that led to the office and restaurant.
As the man turned from his room, a young man emerged from the main entrance several yards away and stepped outside.
When he returned to the main room, Harrigan had left to talk to a class of grade-school children, a job at which he excelled, much to the pleasure of the others who shunned playing Officer Friendly.
Maybe that was the main reason he was so pissed.
Of course, it helped that the rain had stopped, but the main problem had been the obstruction.
At the door she stopped and watched his truck go down the road – watched the tail lights get bright as he stopped on the main road, and then watched them fade down the highway.
No, but it's the main reason.
She watched from the bay window as he left a trail of dust to the main road.
The tiny main room of the small dwelling was lit by one window.
Jenn's gaze went towards the main room of the dwelling.
They wandered the hallways on the main floor until finding one that led to a side door of the large, stone building.
He sought refuge in his tree on a branch overhanging the main trail.
The main chamber had been transformed into a centralized location for rallying warriors, supplies, and war planning.
She leaned over the single table at one end of the main chamber, several larger warriors around her.
She breathed deeply and trailed him through the alley to the main street.
The main chamber of the hold was as disorganized as the battle was organized.
He wove through the crowd, peering between his eyelashes before he reached the main table where Hilden stood.
He paused when he reached the main level, satisfied with the information Sirian gave him.
Vara didn't send word, and only pages ran between their group and the main hold or Memon's armies.
Despite his foreboding, he left the chamber and sent word for Vara to meet him at the main gate.
Certainly it was the main reason she was trying to improve – to keep him interested.
Just keep to your right on the main road and you'll get to the highway just fine.
Xander stripped off the t-shirt and his shoes then trotted to the main floor of his condo.
His television show was playing on the large, flat screen television in the main living area.
The main floor felt like a hotel room, too formal and impersonal to be welcoming.
He turned away towards the stairs leading down to the main floor, and she sneaked a glance to see if he still wore the necklace.
Xander had the urge to follow her to her car to ensure she left and didn't hide out on the main floor, waiting for him to appear, so she could kill him.
Cat sat at the top of the stairs overlooking the main floor, as if to tell him where Jessi was.
When they entered the main bookstore, she stopped.
She exited the main house where the White God's family lived and looked around, uncertain where to go.
The main building, consisting of a nave with apsidal end and two aisles,.
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In all its main features it is essentially a modern town, and few of its principal buildings are older than the 19th century.
Some of the main differences in the habits of the African as distinct from those of the Asiatic elephant have been mentioned under the heading of the latter species.
Although new-born fawns are spotted, the adults are in the main uniformly coloured; the general tint of the coat at all seasons being reddish tawny with a more or less marked tendency to grey.
The Senegal indeed has what is styled an interior delta, but, with the exception of the marigot named, all the divergent branches rejoin the main stream before the sea is reached.
of Halle by the main line to Bebra and Frankfort-on-Main.
It next plunges through the deep ravine of Finstermiinz, and, continuing in the main a north-easterly direction, receives at Landeck the Rosanna.
The main island is called Mas-a-Tierra (Span.
OSTROGOTHS, or East Goths, one of the two main branches into which the Goths were divided, the other being the Visigoths, or West Goths.
Agriculture is the main industry, generally combined with cattle-raising.
Its three main objects, the peace of Christendom, the crusade and the reform of the church, could be secured only by general agreement among the powers, and Leo or the council failed to secure such agreement.
The principle of energy makes it clear that the light emitted laterally is not a new creation, but only diverted from the main stream.
The more important of the suburbs lie towards the east, where the promontory joins the main plateau, of which it forms the north-western extremity.
The main line of the Orleans railway passes through a tunnel beneath the town.
We know the line of this frontier which ran from the Main across the upland Odenwald to the upper waters of the Neckar and was defended by a chain of forts.
The Baltimore & Ohio railway leads in trackage: it enters the state with several lines at its northern end; its main line crosses this portion of the state from east to west, striking the Ohio at Parkersburg, and one of its lines (Ohio River railway) extends nearly the length of the state from Wheeling in the north through Parkersburg to Kenova in the south.
To mitigate a steep ascent, a central carriage-way, 200 yds, long, is cut along the main street to a depth of 15 ft., the opposite terraces being connected by a bridge.
The southern outfall works of the London main drainage system are at Crossness in the neighbouring lowland called Plumstead Marshes.
of London, on the main road to Oxford, and on the Great Central & Great Western joint railway.
The broad Oxford road forms its picturesque main street.
On the main promontory, with Valletta, stands the suburb Floriana; Fort St Elmo, with a lighthouse, stands on the extremity of the promontory; the suburb Sliema lies on the point which encloses the Marsamuschetto harbour; Fort Ricasoli on the opposite point enclosing the east, Grand, or Great Harbour.
After a while he found it necessary to fly from the Mahommedan court and join the main body of the English at Falta.
The main heads of expenditure, of which the total was £467,328, were as follows: - History.
Ts'ingtao is connected by railway with Chinan Fu, the capital of the province; a continuation of the same line provides for a junction with the main Lu-Han (Peking-Hankow) railway.
On the east and west the ravines already mentioned afforded, in the main, a sufficient protection, so that a massive wall was unnecessary, while near the south-eastern angle a breastwork was formed by the excavation of the natural rock, 2 which in later times was honeycombed with tombs.
The story was followed closely in its main outlines by Richard Wagner in his opera Lohengrin.
The two main dialects are that of the Logudoro in the north and that of Cagliari in the south of the island.
There may be seen the native dances and break-neck horse-racesthe riders bareback - through the main street of the village.
The mining industry in Sardinia is confined in the main to the south-western portion of the island.
The main road system, which dates from 1828, previous to which there were only tracks, is good, and the roads well engineered; many of them are traversed daily by post vehicles.
The staircase leads either to a platform on the top of the nuraghe or, more frequently, to a second chamber concentric with the first, lighted by a window which faces, as a rule, in the same direction as the main doorway.
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.
It was classed with Sicily and Africa as one of the main sources of the corn-supply of Rome.
A branch from this road ran to Olbia (followed closely by the modern highroad and railway also), and was perhaps the main line of communication, though the itineraries state that the road from Carales to Olbia ran through the centre of the island by Biora, Valentia, Sorabile (near Fonni) and Caput Thyrsi.
Four main processes may be distinguished.
of Nijmwegen, on the main Cologne-Amsterdam railway.
Among Servian cities, Nish is only surpassed by Belgrade in commercial and strategic importance; for it lies at the point where several of the chief Balkan highroads converge, and where the branch railway to Salonica leaves the main line between Belgrade and Constantinople.
It consists of, first, a strip of mainland along the Bay of Bengal, extending from the An pass, across the main range, to the Ma-i River, and, secondly, the large islands of Ramree and Cheduba, with many others to the south, lying off the coast of Sandoway.
The floor of the enclosure is constituted as in the other Zimbabwe buildings by a thick bed of cement which extends even outside the main wall.
The main thoroughfares from W.
It seems possible that the road at first led to Tusculum, that it was then prolonged to Labici, and later still became a road for through traffic; it may even have superseded the Via Latina as a route to the S.E., for, while the distance from Rome to their main junction at Ad Bivium (or to another junction at Compitum Anagninum) is practically identical, the summit level of the former is 725 ft.
His policy was steadily directed towards maintaining the peace of Utrecht, and this made him the main opponent of the schemes of Cardinal Alberoni for the aggrandizement of Spain.
12 He had several writings in hand during the early years of his residence in Holland, but the main work of this period was a physical doctrine of the universe which he termed The World.
In the Discourse of Method Descartes had sketched the main points in his new views, with a mental autobiography which might explain their origin, and with some suggestions of as to their applications.
The place of Mersenne as his Parisian representative was in the main taken by Claude Clerselier (the Frenchtranslator of the Objections and Responses), whom he had become acquainted with in Paris.
Such explanation of physical phenomena is the main problem of Descartes, and it goes on encroaching upon territories once supposed proper to the mind.
The psychologist must study mankind from the historical or comparative standpoint, analysing the elements which constitute the fabric of society, with its customs, its conventions and the main tendencies of its evolution.
TRACHIS, a city of ancient Greece, situated at the head of the Malian Gulf in a small plain between the rivers Asopus and Melas, and enclosed by the mountain wall of Oeta which here extended close to the sea and by means of the Trachinian Cliffs completely commanded the main road from Thessaly.
Paris is served by the Vandalia, and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (New York Central system) railways; the main line and the Cairo division of the latter intersect here, and the city is the transfer point for traffic from the E.
But in the main his policy in 431-429 was sound, and the disasters of the war cannot fairly be laid to his charge.
Its main object is to perfect the proficiency of players in certain departments of bowls proper.
Ritschl, Die Christliche Lehre von der Rechtfertigung and VersOhnung (3rd ed., 1889); Unterricht in der Christlichen Lehre (very many editions); and Theologie and Metaphysik (2nd ed., 1887), give his main position.
The English, under Sir Thomas Graham, afterwards Lord Lynedoch, in March 1814 made an attempt to take it by a coup de main, but were driven back with great loss by the French, who surrendered the place, however, by the treaty of peace in the following May.
At the other end of the decumanus maximus or main street (3000 Roman ft.
The department is served chiefly by the lines of the Northern railway; in addition, the main line of the Eastern railway to Strassburg traverses the extreme south.
But with all these often opposed conditions, we find less variation than might be expected, the main and really important divergence being due to the necessity of transposition, which added a very high pitch to the primarily convenient low one.
The episode of Melchizedek, though connected with the main narrative by the epithets given to Yahweh in Gen.
This rapid absorption of the khanates brought Russia into close proximity to Afghanistan, and the reception of Kaufmann's emissaries by the Amir was a main cause of the British war with Afghanistan in 1878.
Apart from the weighty objections that the Edomites would have frustrated such a recrudescence of the remnant Jews as has been described, it must be remembered that the main stream of Jewish life and thought had been diverted to Babylon.
This railway has six radiating lines leaving the city of Winnipeg, and its main line connects Port Arthur on Lake Superior with Edmonton in the west.
Branches may be made from the main pipes by means of smaller pipes arranged in the same manner as the mains, the Bolter branch flow pipe being connected with the main flow pipe and returning into the main return.
5) a rising main is taken directly from the boiler to the topmost floor of the building, and from this branches are dropped to the lower floors, and connected by means of smaller branches to radiators or coils.
The automatic inlet of cold water to the hot water system from the main house tank or other source is controlled by a ball valve, which is so fixed as to allow the water to rise no more than an inch above the bottom of the tank, thus leaving the remainder of the space clear for expansion.
Radiators are fed directly from the main.
Radiators should not be fixed directly on to the main heating pipe, but always on branches of smaller diameter leading from the flow pipe to one end of the radiator and back to the main return pipe from the other end; they may then be easily controlled by a valve placed on the branch from the flow pipe.
Taps to baths and lavatories should be connected to the main services by a flow and return pipe so that hot water is constantly flowing past the tap, thus enabling hot water to be obtained immediately.
The subordinate standards have been numerous, though marked by striking agreement in the main body of Christian doctrine which they set forth.
Its main features were strictly Presbyterian, but the minister was greatly superior to the elder, and the state had wide powers especially in the nomination of higher officers.
587 the river broke its banks, and the main stream took its present course, but new streams opened repeatedly to the south, until now the Adige and the Po form conjointly one delta.
In the western Sierras, which are more or less closely attached to the main chain of the Cordillera, Cambrian and Silurian fossils have been found at several places.
In the provinces of Tucuman, Salta and Jujuy the main industry is sugar growing and manufacture.
is smaller than that of any of the other main systems, comprises the finest network of navigable rivers in the country.
1842 laid the foundation of the plan under which the railways have since been developed, and mapped out nine main lines, running from Paris to the frontiers and from the Mediterranean to the Rhine and to the Atlantic coast.
Its main lines run from Paris to Calais, via Creil, Amiens and Boulogne, from Paris to Lille, via Creil and Arras, and from Paris to Maubeuge via Creil, Tergnier and St Quentin.
Being in the main a self-supporting country France carries on most of her trade within her own borders, and ranks below _________ commerce, in Millions of Pounds Sterling.
The Ballycastle railway joins the main line here.
The number of main craters may be about twenty-five, but there are very many small eruptive cones on the flanks of the old volcanoes.
The main promoter of the league was Pope Pius V., but the bulk of the forces was supplied by the republic of Venice and Philip II.
That according to which they were set up at Munich was in the main suggested by Cockerell; in the middle of each pediment was a figure of Athena, set well back, and a fallen warrior at her feet; on each side were standing spearmen, kneeling spearmen and bowmen, all facing towards the centre of the composition; the corners were filled with fallen warriors.
The Athenian tradition, which he follows in the main, would naturally seek to obscure their services.
Tsaritsyn is the terminus of a railway which begins at Riga and, running south-eastwards, intersects all the main lines which radiate from Moscow to the south.
Existing marsupials may be divided into three main divisions or sub-orders, of which the first, or Polyprotodontia, is common to America and Australasia; the second, or Paucituberculata, is exclusively South American; while the third, or Diprotodonts, is as solely Australasian inclusive of a few in the eastern Austro-Malayan islands.
The city stands on a rocky plateau, which projects southwards from the main line of hills.
of the Damascus gate, followed a course first south-east and then west of south, and joined the two main valleys of Kidron and Er Rababi at Siloam.
There is no municipal water-supply, and the main drain of the city discharges into the lower pool of Siloam, which has become an open cesspit.
The rules of the Scribes enumerated thirty-nine main kinds of work forbidden on the Sabbath, and each of these prohibitions gave rise to new subtilties.
In the Phaedo the main argument up to which all the others lead is that the soul participates in the idea of life.
In Victoria the greatest elevation is reached in the peaks of Mount Bogong (6508 ft.) and Mount Feathertop (6303 ft.), both of which lie north of the Dividing Range; in the main range Mount Hotham (6100 ft.) and Mount Cobberas (6025 ft.) are the highest summits.
The so-called rivers have a strong flow only after heavy rains, and some of them do not ever reach the main drainage line.
In many cases the rivers as they approach the main stream break up into numerous branches, or spread their waters over vast flats.
This is especially the case with the tributaries of the Darling on its left bank, where in seasons of great rains these rivers overspread their banks and flood the flat country for miles around and thus reach the main stream.
It consists in the main of an Archean block or " coign,"which still occupies nearly the whole of the western half of the continent, outcrops in north-eastern Queensland, forms the foundation of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria, and is exposed in western Victoria, in Tasmania, and in the western flank of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
Behind the luxuriant jungles of the sub-tropical coast, once over the main range, we find the purely Australian flora with its apparent sameness and sombre dulness.
Did they get to Tasmania before or after its separation from the main continent?
Leaving the main body of his party at Menindie on the Darling under a man named Wright, Burke, with seven men, five horses and sixteen camels, pushed on for Cooper's Creek, the understanding being that Wright should follow him in easy stages to the depot proposed to be there established.
The men who had thus abandoned the depot rejoined the main body of the expedition under Wright, who at length moved to Cooper's Creek, and, incredible to relate, neglected to search for the missing explorers.
The list of explorers since 1875 is a long one; but after Forrest's and Giles's expeditions the main object ceased to be the discovery of pastoral country: a new zest had been added to the cause of exploration, and most of the smaller expeditions concerned themselves with the search for gold.
After the establishment of responsible government the main issue was how to tax the citizens.
The main object of all such legislation is to secure the residence of the owners on the land.
The constitution was accepted by Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania by popular acclamation, but in New South Wales very great opposition was shown, the main points of objection being the financial provisions, equal representation in the Senate, and the difficulty in the way of the larger states securing an amendment of the constitution in the event of a conflict with the smaller states.
At this conference a compromise was effected, something was conceded to the claims of New South Wales, but the main principles of the bill remained intact.
The president has the power to appoint assessors to advise him on technical points; and considerable powers of devolution of authority for the purpose of inquiry and report are conferred upon the court, the main object of which is to secure settlement by conciliatory methods.
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