Bird Song was as quiet as a tomb, with Janet either the most silent domestic on record or snoozing away in an unoccupied room.
Many instances are on record of symptoms of poisoning, and even death, having followed the consumption of plants which have passed as true mushrooms; these cases have probably arisen from the examples consumed being in a state of decay, or from some mistake as to the species eaten.
Many instances are on record where mushroom-beds have been invaded by a growth of strange fungi and the true mushrooms have been ousted to the advantage of the new-comers.
The oldest charter now on record is one belonging to the 6th year of Edward I.; and it refers to previous documents of the time of Edward the Confessor and William the Conqueror.
Thus he placed on record the voyages of the merchant Ulfsten in the Baltic, including particulars of the geography of Germany.
In 1887 a committee reported that the coupler question was the " knottiest mechanical problem that had ever been presented to the railroad," and over 4000 attempted solutions were on record in the United States Patent Office.
It is on record that as early as 1764 he had loo acres of drilled turnips on his farm in one year.
per quarter, the lowest on record.
The result was that in the following year the wheat crop of the United Kingdom was harvested upon the smallest area on record - less than 12 million acres.
and weighing nearly 3 lb; these are the largest mackerel on record.
It placed on record "its cordial appreciation of the efforts of those governments and institutions which have already supported cotton-growing in their respective colonies."
focus by two tangents drawn from a point), and (having given the focus and a double ordinate) he uses the focus and directrix to obtain any number of points on a parabola - the first instance on record of the practical use of the directrix.
These were the first relief maps on record.
The earliest deep-sea sounding on record is that of cruise in the North Pacific, sounding out lines for a projected Captain Phipps on the 4th of September 1773 in the Norwegian Pacific cable.
Unfortunately no observations of evaporation from the surface of the open sea have been made and very few comparisons of the evaporation of salt and fresh water are on record.
accordingly, it had become usual to read, in the regular meetings of the churches which were not so fortunate as to possess a competent preacher, the written discourses of celebrated fathers; and at a considerably later period we have on record the canon of at least one provincial council (that of Vaux, probably the third, held in 529 A.D.), positively enjoining that if the presbyter through any infirmity is unable himself to preach, "homilies of the holy fathers" (homiliae sanctorum patrum) are to be read by the deacons.
Here was discovered in January 1905 a diamond - the largest on record - weighing 30254 carats.
are on record.
That it can sustain life on a purely vegetable diet is proved by instances on record of its being fed for years on bread only, in confinement.
It was read out on parade to every regiment in the service, with a homily attached, and placed on record in every regimental order book.
The influence of Christianity - whether Gnostic or Catholic - on Neoplatonism was at no time very considerable, although individual Neoplatonists, after Amelius, used Christian texts as oracles, and put on record their admiration for Christ.
William Penn has left on record an account of Fox from personal knowledge - a Brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People called Quakers, written as a preface to Fox's Journal.
south of Erie, on Lake Erie, and yet the winter mean is 28° at Erie and only 25° at Saegerstown, and the lowest temperature on record for Erie is - 16° while for Saegerstown it is - 27°.
and weighing 60 lb or more are on record.
In some of these cases, where the dream, &c., has been put on record before its "fulfilment" is known, chance is sufficient to explain the coincidence, as in the recorded cases of dreams foretelling the winner of the Derby or the death of a crowned head.
says that only three were on record in the College of Arms when he wrote in 1793.
There are wonderful stories on record of his precocity in mathematical learning, which is sufficiently established by the well-attested fact that he had completed before he was sixteen years of age a work on the conic sections, in which he had laid down a series of propositions, discovered by himself, of such importance that they may be said to form the foundations of the modern treatment of that subject.
The lowest flood on record has risen only to 5.5 ft.
Lincoln had early put himself on record as opposed to slavery, but he was never technically an abolitionist; he allied himself rather with those who believed that slavery should be fought within the Constitution, that, though it could not be constitutionally interfered with in individual states, it should be excluded from territory over which the national government had jurisdiction.
The early English ancestors, the breed of which is not on record in America, were most probably of Lincoln origin.
is on record.
Continuing to rise with ever-increasing rapidity, a revenue of close on 12 millions was collected in 1901 and 1902, in spite of the fact that during the latter of these two years the Nile flood was one of the lowest on record.
A tradition is extant to the effect that Singapore was an important trading centre in the 12th and 13th centuries, but neither Marco Polo nor Ibn Batuta, both of whom wintered in Sumatra on their way back to Europe from China, have left anything on record confirmatory of this.
only - a necessity which contributed to the greatest Antarctic disaster on record.
Several double stars were observed during the 17th century, Ursae Majoris being the first on record.
It has been suggested, but with very scant measure of probability, that the existence of elephants in Borneo, whose confinement to a single district is remarkable and unexplained, is due to importation; and the fact is on record that when Magellan's ships visited Brunei in 1522 tame elephants were in use at the court of the sultan of Brunei.
On the 10th of January 1835 Coseguina was the scene of one of the most tremendous eruptions on record.
which in length and difficulty was one of the most remarkable Arctic journeys on record.
Its citizens lived in such luxury that Aeneas Sylvius (Pope Pius II.) has left it on record that a simple burgher of Nuremberg was better lodged than the king of Scotland.
The highest production on record was in the year 1875, when roughly 1840 million gallons were produced.
Our knowledge of the explosion of ordinary black powder was also greatly added to by him, and in conjunction with Sir Andrew Noble he carried out one of the most complete inquiries on record into its behaviour when fired.
With the accession of Constantine, Christianity was introduced by the Romans into the parts of Wales already colonized, and the efforts of the Roman priests were later supplemented during the 5th, 6th and 7th centuries by the devoted labours of Celtic missionaries, of whom nearly five hundred names still remain on record.
We see a real man, but a man helpless anywhere save in the study or in the convent - a little fresh-coloured man, with soft brown eyes, who had a habit of stealing away to his cubiculum whenever the conversation became too lively; somewhat bent, for it is on record that he stood upright when the psalms were chanted, and even rose on his tiptoes with his face turned upwards; genial, if shy, and occasionally given to punning, as when he said that he preferred Psalmi to Salmones; a man who perhaps led the most placid uneventful life of all men who ever wrote a book or scribbled letters.
The reasons leading to the great undertaking, in which Eusebius had no predecessors, were in part historical, in part apologetic. He believed that he was living at the beginning of a new age, and he felt that it was a fitting time, when the old order of things was passing away, to put on record for the benefit of posterity the great events which had occurred during the generations that were past.
He has left on record that it was his aim and hope to reconcile realism and nominalism in the interests of theological peace.
There appears, however, to be no instance on record of the poet himself assuming the "de" of nobility.
Here he left his men and proceeded to Quilimane, where he arrived on the 10th of May, thus having completed in two years and six months one of the most remarkable and fruitful journeys on record.
Indeed William and his successors not infrequently caused them to be collected and put on record.
In all the noble and glorious life of the greatest poet of his time there is nothing on record more chivalrous and characteristic than the fact that Victor Hugo refused to allow the play which had been prohibited by the government of Charles X.
The most ancient Irish parliament remaining on record.
He resolutely reformed all existing taxation, as well as the system of assessment and collection, and before he left office he was able to place on record an increase of close upon three millions sterling in the ordinary sources of revenue.
In 1907, under a direct primary law, the nomination of candidates for United States senator was transferred from the party convention directly to the people; and in 1909 the " Oregon plan " was adopted, whereby each candidate for the legislature must go on record as promising, or not, always to vote for the people's choice for United States senator; on the ballot which bears the name of each candidate for the legislature there appears a statement that he " promises," or that he " will not promise," to vote for the " people's choice."
The largest crab on record was a Japanese giant spider crab, which weighed 18 kilograms.
moderate drinker, no female " involvement " on record.
Grytviken lays claim to the largest blue whale harpooned on record.
sixty second London cast in the show feature on the record, and deliver some of the best Sixties sounds on record.
GT - You're on record as calling frozen desserts " a largely stagnant area.
Guernsey Airport had a night-time minimum temperate of 23.7 °C on 4/5 August 2003, its highest on record.
tropical cyclone on record to affect the Northern Territory.
Of tusks, the three longest specimens on record respectively measure 8 ft.
Perhaps the largest tumulus on record is the tomb of Alyattes, king of Lydia, situated near Sardis, constructed in his own lifetime, before 560 B.C. It is a huge mound, i180 ft.
In 1899 the drought became most intense in the autumn after the corn crops had been harvested, but during the chief period, of growth of the root crops; correspondingly the corn crops of that year rank very well amongst the crops of the decade, but the yield of turnips and swedes was the worst on record.
In August of this same year he accompanied Lord Dartmouth to Tangier as chaplain to the fleet, and Pepys, who was one of the company, has left on record some quaint and kindly reminiscences of him and of his services on board.
south of Erie, on Lake Erie, and yet the winter mean is 28Ã‚° at Erie and only 25Ã‚° at Saegerstown, and the lowest temperature on record for Erie is - 16Ã‚° while for Saegerstown it is - 27Ã‚°.
In the annals of precocious genius there is no greater prodigy on record than Hugo Grotius, who was able to make good Latin verses at nine, was ripe for the university at twelve, and at fifteen edited the encyclopaedic work of Martianus Capella.
The second London cast in the show feature on the record, and deliver some of the best Sixties sounds on record.
GT - You 're on record as calling frozen desserts a largely stagnant area.
TC Monica was the strongest tropical cyclone on record to affect the Northern Territory.
The oldest cat on record was said to be 35 years old; which would convert to about 157 years old in human years.
NASA reports that 2005 was the warmest year on record.
The Environmental Protection Agency has gone on record to call geothermal energy the cleanest and most cost effective form of air conditioning system available to consumers.
Since the beginning of global temperature measurements, ten of the hottest years on record took place between 1997 and 2008.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that sea temperatures for June 2009 were the highest on record since record keeping began in 1880.
The heaviest apple on record in the Guinness Book of World Records weighed in at over four pounds.
My sobriety date was January 5, 1999, one of the coldest days on record in the Midwest.
Dawit later questioned the journalistic integrity of the magazine and went on record to say that this is simply not true and that she is both grateful and happy that her daughter was adopted by Jolie.
What she has done right in this process is that although she is willing to go on controversial diets just to land a role, she goes on record as saying it's not a good way to go about losing weight.
Finally, check out any veterinarian you're interested in with your state's veterinary medical board to make sure he or she is properly licensed and has no unresolved complaints on record.
The country of Uganda is the hardest hit on record followed by the Congo Basin.
Even if you are only interested in the free apps, Apple still wants to have a form of payment on record.
Not only will you find information on the legalities of homeschooling in your state, you'll also find information on record keeping and ideas for homeschool schedules.
There may be more paperwork for you to fill out after your car arrives so that everything is on record.
The standing ovation he received from his admirers is among the longest on record.
The earliest vehicle on record is a self-propelled road vehicle, powered by a steam engine and built for the French army by Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot in 1769.
Robert Anderson in Scotland built the first electric vehicle on record between 1832 and 1839.
Henry Ford is the most famous early car-maker in the United States, but he is not the first success on record.
The mystery deepens when you consider that the company has William Durant on record as confirming the Paris story.
He later went on record saying if the album didn't sell well, the Smashing Pumpkins would break up.
Produced by New Order vocalist Bernard Sumner, it captured Happy Mondays' chaotic live sound on record and, for the first time, revealed that the band had a real potential.
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