He was filled with happiness at his nearness to the Emperor.
His nearness was driving her crazy.
He was trying not to let the feel of Katie.s skin heat his blood, but her nearness and direct gaze lit him afire.
The comparative nearness of the stars of the solar type, which we have had occasion to allude to, is confirmed by the fact that their proper motions are on the average much larger than those of the Sirian stars.
The very nearness of the fire but cooled our ardor.
Another warm buzz traveled through her, scattering her thoughts at his nearness and scent.
"Do you like it?" she asked, unease and desire crossing her features at his nearness.
His nearness rattled her senses in a way that reminded her of how she felt around Gabriel.
Deidre's heart was flying at his nearness.
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
Her womanly scent teased him, the heat of her nearness reminding him of how he'd gotten himself into this situation in the first place.
Gabriel stopped in front of her, his heat and nearness like a subtle siren song that tried to lure her closer.
His scent tickled her senses, his nearness making her warm body warmer.
His touch sent heated energy through her, and the nearness of his body made her tense.
His nearness was comforting, his body warmth making her feel a little less cold.
Her body's aching response to his direct stare and nearness took her by surprise, and she inched back.
Despite the nearness of his voice, he wasn't visible.
The nearness of his bare chest and feel of his strong thighs on either side of her made her heart flutter.
Her shaky insides grew warm, her heart racing from fear and his nearness.
Too aware of his scent and nearness, she opened her eyes as his hands shifted.
He mimicked her pose, his intensity and nearness making her breathing irregular.
He paced to Damian's side, purposely not looking at Jessi, whose nearness was making him crazy enough.
The important silk industry, however, began to revive about 18go, and dairy farming is prosperous; but the condition of the vilayet is far less unsettled than that of Macedonia, owing partly to the preponderance of Moslems among the peasantry, and partly to the nearness of Constantinople, with its Western influences.
Later writers, Posidonius, Diodorus, Strabo and others, call them smallish islands off (Strabo says, some way off) the north-west coast of Spain, which contained tin mines, or, as Strabo says, tin and lead mines - though a passage in Diodorus derives the name rather from their nearness to the tin districts of north-west Spain.
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Its nearness to Washington, the material and manufacturing resources concentrated in it, and the moral importance attached to its possession by both sides, caused it to be regarded as the centre of gravity of the military operations in the east to which the greatest leaders and the finest armies were devoted from 1861 to 1865.
Faith in the nearness of Christ's second advent and the establishing of his reign of glory on the earth was undoubtedly a strong point in the primitive Christian Church.
above sea-level and is surrounded by high hills; its picturesque situation and its nearness to famous mineral springs make it a health resort.
Its commercial prosperity in modern times is due to its nearness to Portsmouth.
The central theme of his preaching was, according to the Synoptic Gospels, the nearness of the coming of the Messianic kingdom, and the consequent urgency for preparation by repentance.
The elevation of Johannesburg makes it, despite its nearness to the tropics, a healthy place for European habitation.
409), is not the common wind chest, but the nearness of the open ends, so that the outrush from one pipe can supply the inrush to the other, and the converse.
Partly because of its Puritanic genesis and partly because of its independent manufacturing interests, Newark has kept, in spite of its nearness to New York City, a distinct character of its own.
This position, we see, can be reached by various paths: the priest may become indispensable through the growth of ritual observances and precautions too complicated for a layman to master, or he may lay claim to special nearness to the gods on the ground, it may be, of his race, or, it may be, of habitual practices of purity and asceticism which cannot be combined with the duties of ordinary life, as, for example, celibacy was required of priestesses of Vesta at Rome.
The first forms the text of the principal argument in the Epistle to the Hebrews, in which the author easily demonstrates the inadequacy of the mediation and atoning rites of the Old Testament, and builds upon this demonstration the doctrine of the effectual high-priesthood of Christ, who, in his sacrifice of himself, truly " led His people to God," not leaving them outside as He entered the heavenly sanctuary, but taking them with Him into spiritual nearness to the throne of grace.
It was not so much Elizabeth's religion as her nearness to the throne and the circumstances of her birth that endangered her life in Mary's reign.
Hence, although the two groups overlap owing to their nearness, it is impossible to regard them as all one unit.
The town dates from colonial times, and has always been considered a place of military importance because of its nearness to the Uruguay frontier, only 25 m.
The opening of the St Gothard tunnel exercised a prejudicial influence upon the traffic of the network of railways of which Turin is the centre, and Milan, owing to its nearness both to this and to the Simplon, has become the most important railway centre of Italy.
self-pollination is rendered possible, since the divisions of the stigma begin to separate before the outer stamens have shed all their pollen; the nearness of the stigmas to the dehiscing anthers favours self-pollination.
The large amounts fixed for the wergelds of nobles and even of freemen were paid no doubt, as in later times, not only by the slayer himself, but by every member of his kindred in proportion to the nearness or remoteness of his relationship; and in like manner they were distributed among the kindred of the slain.
Its nearness to the field of war made its position dangerous.
It should also be noticed that on the higher strip bordering the river it is the custom to take advantage of its nearness to raise water by pumps, or other machinery, and thereby to grow valuable crops of sugar-cane, maize or vegetables.
It owes its modern prosperity to the nearness of the valuable Puertollano coal-field, 3 m.
Generally speaking, they are only of local importance, their cheapness depending largely on the nearness and abundance of some suitable volcanic deposit of the trass or tufa class.
He had announced the nearness of the kingdom of God, but had described it only in parables from nature.
The disciples as they journey are to take no provisions, but to throw themselves Sayings of on the bounty of their hearers; they are to heal the sick and to proclaim the nearness of the kingdom of God.
Jibuti was founded by the French in 1888 in consequence of its superiority to Obok both in respect to harbour accommodation and in nearness to Harrar.
The notion of a Yahweh scarcely less limited in power than man, the naïve views of supernatural beings and their nearness to man, and the persistence of features which stand relatively low in the scale of mental culture, only serve to enhance the reality of the spirit which inspired the endeavour to reform.
The planets are near, and we know it by their not twinkling, 2 but science must conceive their nearness as the cause of their not twinkling and make the Arius in the real order the middle term of its syllogism.
Farther to the south, owing to the nearness of the range which bounds Arakan on the east, the rivers are of but little importance.
The nearness of Brazil to the coast of Africa made it easy for the Portuguese to supply the growing lack of native labour by the wholesale importation of purchased or kidnapped Africans.
With regard to the proportioning of effort between the two theatres of war, contemporary military opinion, impressed by a sort of primacy which Bulgaria assumed in the league, by the more regular character of her army and her civil administration, and by the nearness of Constantinople to her eastern frontier, argued a priori that Thrace was not only the" principal "theatre, but the single important theatre in which practically all military effort should have been concentrated by both sides - a judgment which ignored the relation of strategy to war policy, and one for which in the sequel Bulgaria was destined to pay heavil y.
The country lies wholly within the tropics, but its nearness to the equator is counterbalanced by the elevation of the land.
- In the later Judaism the earlier anthropomorphic conception of God and with it the sense of the divine nearness had been succeeded by a belief which placed God at a remote distance, severed from man and the world by a deep chasm.
The sea then returned, in the north-east at any rate, and the first Cretaceous deposits indicate the nearness of a shore-line.
Intimately connected with this band and with the zodiacal light is the Gegenschein, or counter-glow, a faint illumination of the sky in the region opposite the sun, which may generally be seen by a trained eye when all the conditions are favourable., Unfavourable conditions are moonlight, nearness to the Milky Way, and elevation of the light above the horizon (and therefore a depression of the sun below the horizon) of less than 20°, and the presence in the region of any bright planet.
These islands increase in number as the river, without quickening its current, approaches the falls, whose nearness is indicated only by a veil of spray.
Its rapid growth is due to its favourable situation as a commercial port, its transportation facilities, and its nearness to extensive forests whence the material for its chief industries is obtained.
Her eyes traveled his face, and he saw her pupils dilate as the nearness and heat between them fed into the sexual tension.
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw â€¦His nearness made her feel hot.
Her breathing was regulated but heavy, her scent and heated nearness aiding battle fever in agitating his blood.
infallible guide to the nearness of the alien.
Perceived nearness of screen The fact that the subject ' knows ' that the visual target is close leads to instrument myopia.
Its nearness to the public houses gave the nonconformists cause for complaint.
i, 65 and loc.cit.), its nearness to Perugia, and its position close above the plain (i.
The nearness of China to Australia has always appeared to the Australian democracy as a menace to the integrity of the white settlements; and at the many conferences of representatives from the various states, called to discuss matters of general concern, the Chinese question has always held a prominent place, but the absence of any federal authority had made common action difficult.
The notion of a Yahweh scarcely less limited in power than man, the naÃ¯ve views of supernatural beings and their nearness to man, and the persistence of features which stand relatively low in the scale of mental culture, only serve to enhance the reality of the spirit which inspired the endeavour to reform.
Intimately connected with this band and with the zodiacal light is the Gegenschein, or counter-glow, a faint illumination of the sky in the region opposite the sun, which may generally be seen by a trained eye when all the conditions are favourable., Unfavourable conditions are moonlight, nearness to the Milky Way, and elevation of the light above the horizon (and therefore a depression of the sun below the horizon) of less than 20Ã‚°, and the presence in the region of any bright planet.
They talked of peace but did not believe in its possibility; others talked of a battle but also disbelieved in the nearness of an engagement.
The nearer they got to the hollow the less they could see but the more they felt the nearness of the actual battlefield.
And here he was sitting by her side as her betrothed, seeing, hearing, feeling her nearness, her breathing, her movements, her beauty.
He felt that this nearness by itself made up to him for the day he had lost.
Since she had begun looking after him, he had always experienced this physical consciousness of her nearness.
This second option supplies corrected vision for not only distance or nearness but also for intermediate vision.
Jule lifted her chin, his warm touch and nearness stirring her blood.
Tiryns and Hissarlik, other communities of the early race began to arrive at civilization, but were naturally influenced by the more advanced culture of Crete, in proportion to their nearness of vicinity.
His nearness would drive her crazy if she were forced to be alone with him.
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