On-the-spot Sentence Examples
His death is commemorated by the Colonna dei Francesi erected on the spot where he fell.
The one who saved you from the cat asked Romas on the spot to marry you.
In 1340 two brothers erected a church on the spot.
A mosque still stands on the spot where `Ali is reputed to have worshipped.
Such appeals when permissible, except the " greater," were to be tried by delegates on the spot (31st Session; Mansi, Concilia, in loco).Advertisement
But they could only be heard on the spot by judges delegate.
According to an older tradition it was named after Sueno, son of Harold, king of Denmark, who won a victory on the spot in io08.
Up to that time he had never seen a silkworm, and hesitated to attempt so difficult a task; but at the reiterated request of his friend he consented, and in June 1865 went to the south of France for the purpose of studying the disease on the spot.
On the site of St Mary's (1837-1839), also Gothic, stood the small chapel raised by Christiana, sister of Robert Bruce, to the memory of her husband, Sir Christopher Seton, who had been executed on the spot by Edward I.
When thus found, the mistletoe was cut with a golden knife by a priest clad in a white robe, two white bulls being sacrificed on the spot.Advertisement
With the co-operation of the Indians under their chief Saturiba he captured Fort San Mateo in the spring of 1568, and on the spot where the garrison of Fort Caroline had been executed, he hanged his Spanish prisoners, inscribing on a tablet of pine the words, " I do this not as unto Spaniards but as to traitors, robbers and murderers."
Names in languages not using the Roman alphabet, or having 'no written alphabet should be spelt phonetically, as pronounced on the spot.
There is a pretty chapel called the " Rotunda," erected in 1852 at the lower end of the prado by President Belzu, on the spot where an attempt had been made to assassinate him.
But before that time Lagrange himself was on the spot.
It was founded by a colony of Achaeans led by Myscellus in 710 B.C. Its name was, according to the legend, that of a local prince who afforded hospitality to Heracles, but was accidentally killed by him and buried on the spot.Advertisement
The town is supposed to owe its origin to the foundation of a convent on the spot by Itta or Iduberge, wife of Pippin of Landen.
When the Athenian fleet under Nicias, Alcibiades and Lamachus was at Rhegium in Italy, after the discovery of the trick that had been played by the Segestans, the question for the commanders was whether they should seek to strengthen themselves by fresh alliances on the spot or strike the blow at once.
The material (limestone) was quarried on the spot.
The "outer" and the "inner" city of Thucydides still held out, whilst a Carthaginian fleet was moored off Achradina and Carthaginian troops were encamped on the spot.
At the moment of approach of the first boats the defenders actually on the spot were few, so that the high ground overhanging the landing place (which came to be known as Anzac Cove) was secured by the assailants at the first rush.Advertisement
Liman von Sanders expresses the opinion that the German submarines on the spot were of no assistance to him, and that the British boats, in spite of their frequent raiding of the Sea of Marmora, did not seriously interfere with his water movements.
The only Ottoman detachments which during the 7th and 8th confronted the two British divisions that had made a descent on this locality were those which had been on guard on the spot when the landing was taking place.
Impressed by the unsatisfactory positions in which the Allied troops found themselves on the peninsula, by the impossibility of their making any progress at their existing strength, and by the risks that the army ran in remaining on such shores without any safe harbour to depend upon for base in stormy weather, Monro, after examining the situation on the spot in the closing days of Oct., declared unhesitatingly for a complete withdrawal.
The responsible authorities on the spot perceived that the process of gradually removing the huge accumulations of impedimenta that were massed about the landing-places and of reembarking the troops must take place during the dark hours and step by step, every effort being made to keep the Turks unaware of what was in progress.
A scaffold, connected by a wooden bridge with the magistrates' rostrum, had been erected on the spot where the piles of the m.Advertisement
Proceeding to obey, he was prevented by an angel as he was about to sacrifice his son, and slew a ram which he found on the spot.
The corona obsidionalis was formed of grass and flowers plucked on the spot and given to the general who conquered a city.
The brutality of some Spanish governors on the spot provoked anger The cortes assembled in Cadiz, being under the influence of the merchants and mob, could make no concessions, and all Spanish America flamed into revolt.
In 1883 the body was disinterred and removed to America, but a monument has been placed on the spot similar to that erected over the new tomb at Washington.
Wellington, owing to his original dispositions and the slowness of his concentration, had only retained a grip on Quatre Bras thanks to the boldness of his subordinates on the spot.
She thereupon invoked a curse upon her brother, who slew her on the spot.
Every attempt to bring up supports to the captured positions failed, and the Russians concentrated on the spot from all quarters.
He visited many churches and began a practice, which he pursued throughout his life, of making drawings of buildings on the spot and afterwards tracing them over in ink.
A few days afterwards (June 26th or 27th) John of Antioch arrived, and efforts were made by both parties to gain his ear; whether inclined or not to the cause of his former co-presbyter, he was naturally excited by the precipitancy with which Cyril had acted, and at a conciliabulum of forty-three bishops held in his lodgings shortly after his arrival he was induced by Candidian, the friend of Nestorius, to depose the bishops of Alexandria and Ephesus on the spot.
To commemorate her filial affection a temple was dedicated (181 B.C.) by Manius Acilius Glabrio to Pietas in the Forum Holitorium at Rome, on the spot where the young woman had formerly lived.
He was buried, according to his own wish, at Lexington, where a statue and a memorial hall commemorate his connexion with the place; and on the spot where he was mortally wounded stands a plain granite pillar.
This is the most bitterly criticized action in his career, but no one but the man on the spot can judge how it is necessary to handle a crowd; and in addition one of the princes, Abu Bukt, heir-apparent to the throne, had made himself notorious for cutting off the arms and legs of English children and pouring the blood into their mothers' mouths.
He had just arrived on the spot and met a man going to fetch powder to blow in a door; instead Hodson, with his usual recklessness, rushed into the doorway and was shot.
A little to the south of Dresden, on the left bank of the Elbe, is the village Racknitz, in which is Moreau's monument, erected on the spot where he was mortally wounded in 1813.
Inscriptions found on the spot show that Kastro stands on the site of the ancient city of Siphnos; and Mr Bent identifies the other ancient town of Minoa with the place on the coast where a Hellenic white marble tower is distinguished as the Pharos or lighthouse, and another as the tower of St John.
On the higher parts of lofty mountains more snow falls in each year than is melted on the spot.
A new feature in diking was the construction of dams or sluices across the mouths of rivers, sometimes with important consequences for the villages situated on the spot.
The land is for the most part let by the proprietors to mercanti di Campagna, who employ a subordinate class of factors (fattori) to manage their affairs on the spot.
In 1167 this prelate erected a castle on the spot where the Christiansborg palace now stands, and the building was called after him Axel-huus.
The place is mentioned in the 13th century, and is said to derive its name from Eskil, an English missionary who suffered martyrdom on the spot.
The church stands on the spot where the first Christians of the district suffered martyrdom, and where a chapel was erected in the 6th century over the grave of St Afra.
The evidence of those who had known the holy personages was collected on the spot.
The German name of the town is traceable to Hermann, a citizen of Nuremberg, who about the middle of the 12th century established a colony on the spot.
At last Himera was stormed, and 3000 of its citizens were solemnly slaughtered on the spot where Hamilcar had died.
Broadly speaking, the Lower Egyptian was much better than the Upper Egyptian; a conclusion also evident in the art of the tombs done on the spot.
In fact, ordinary pozzuolanic cement made on the spot where it is to be used may be regarded as a better kind of common mortar having hydraulic qualities.
His early landscapes were conscientiously painted in the open air and on the spot.
Founded about 1140 by Hugh de Morville, lord of Cunninghame, for Tyronensian monks of the Benedictine order, it was dedicated to St Winnin, who lived on the spot in the 8th century and has given his name to the town.
As he approached Alexandria Antiochus met the Roman ambassador, and, after a brief attempt at evasion, accepted his ultimatum on the spot.
There appears to be no further record of Bamian as a city; but the character of ruins at Ghulgulah agrees with traditions on the spot in indicating that the city must have been rebuilt after the time of the Mongols and again perished.
In the Comitium was an "area Volcani," also called "Volcanal"; and here on the 23rd of August (Volcanalia) the Flamen Volcanalis sacrificed, and the heads of Roman families threw into the fire small fish, which the Tiber fishermen sold on the spot.
The supreme authority on the spot is represented by the governor, under whom are the residents of Kudat, Darvel Bay and Keppel, officers who occupy much the same position as that usually known by the title of magistrate and collector.
Before Goiginger was on the spot the whole of the III.
Krauss, who reports that he was not allowed to have the German troops on the spot more than 48 hours before they were to attack, claims that this " excessive sparing " of the troops worked out badly, for they suffered from insufficient acquaintance with the terrain.
It was no longer possible to wait for the assembling of a general council; stronger and stronger grew the tendency to ascribe infallibility to the pope alone, as being always on the spot.
The objects discovered are preserved in a museum on the spot.
Extended intercourse with Syria, Palestine and Egypt brought other types of pottery, jewelry, &c. (especially scarabs of XVIIIth and XIXth Dynasties, 1600-1200 B.C.), which were freely copied on the spot.
He was ordered to give up his quest and follow a cow which would meet him, and to build a town on the spot where she should lie down exhausted.
The mulla bashi (or high priest) objecting to the last, Nadir ordered him to be strangled, a command which was carried out on the spot.
In the 11th century B.C., according to tradition (the date is probably too early), Androclus, son of the Athenian king Codrus, landed on the spot with his Ionians and a mixed body of colonists; and from his conquest dates the history of the Greek Ephesus.
Tsongkapa, the Luther of Tibet, was born about 1357 on the spot where the famous monastery of Kunbum now stands.
At Alexandria he attended the lectures of Ammonius Saccas, the founder of the system, until 242, when he joined the Persian .expedition of Gordian III., with the object of studying Persian and Indian philosophy on the spot.
Tarpeia herself is a local divinity, the manner of whose death was suggested by the tumulus or shields on the spot devoted to her cult, a crime being invented to account for the supposed punishment.
The district is well planted with mulberries and produces much silk, most of which is worked up on the spot.
But he was far awaybeing at the moment on his return journey from Jerusalemwhile on the spot was his brother Henry, an ambitious prince, whose previous efforts to secure himself a territorial endowment had failed more from ill-luck than from want of enterprise or ability.
There was hardly the semblance of an election, and the earl of Warwick and the chancellor William Giffard were almost the only persons of importance on the spot.
If the duke and his army had been on the spot to support it, things might have gone hardly with the king.
In large works the sulphuric acid is usually manufactured on the spot from the spent oxide, so that the sulphuretted hydrogen, which in the gas is considered an undesirable impurity, plays a valuable part in the manufacture of an important by-product.
The effect of this arrangement is that the great body of coal reaches a higher temperature than in an ordinary fireplace, and this, together with the reduction of the carbon dioxide formed immediately above the grate by the red-hot coal in the upper part of the furnace, leads to the formation of carbon monoxide which later on, on the spot where the greatest heat is required, is burned into dioxide by admitting fresh air, preferably pre-heated.
The range produces no minerals, but there are a considerable number of good mineral springs, some of which are thermal (such as Bagni di Lucca, Monte Catini, Monsummano, Porretta, Telese, &c.), while others are cool (such as Nocera, Sangemini, Cinciano, &c.), the water of which is both drunk on the spot and sold as table water elsewhere.
Having fallen in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring, he pined away (or killed himself) and the flower that bears his name sprang up on the spot where he died.
Very shortly afterwards, another war minister, General Castillo, attempted to strike at the root of military insubordination, and simultaneously in every garrison of the kingdom the senior sergeants, more than 1000 in all, were given their discharge and ordered to start for their homes on the spot.
It was during his absence that the Amsterdam Rabbis excommunicated Spinoza, a catastrophe which would probably have been avoided had Menasseh - Spinoza's teacher - been on the spot.
He was struck early in the battle by a cannon shot on the shoulder and fell dead on the spot.
But her heart had been won by the handsome Paolo, her brother-in-law; and the two lovers, being surprised by Giovanni, were murdered by him on the spot (1285).
Before the battle, in which King Harold fell, William vowed to build an abbey on the spot if he should prove victorious, and in 10 94 the consecration took place with great pomp. The gatehouse, forming a picturesque termination to the main street of the town, is Decorated; and there also remain parts of the foundations of the Norman church, of the Perpendicular cloisters, and of the Early English refectory.
The Black God would slaughter him on the spot.
In love, your partner, who will want to clarify a position you took about him/her, will put you on the spot.
Acclaimed author and journalist Karl Taro Greenfeld was on the spot when the disease was discovered.
You try to pay a traffic fine on the spot and get arrested for attempted bribery.
Cadbury currently buys cocoa on the spot market, which includes cocoa from growers who may still be using lindane.
Neil stakes our claim on the spot whilst I get donuts.
Individuals who defy the legislation face on-the-spot fines of £ 50.
Easy change gullet system, allowing on the spot adjusting of the saddle to fit correctly over the horses wither.
At London Chinatown's first elections hustings on 22 May 2001, Chinese voters from Westminster put the parties on the spot.
Those who omit the hyphen should be subject to an on-the-spot fine.
The next step was to actually explore the site, making quick on-the-spot jottings, which we shared afterward by reading aloud.
Cyclists would face on-the-spot penalties and even two years in jail if they did not warn pedestrians of their approach.
The keyboard has to be used to turn on the spot using the tail rotor or to gain or lose height.
This theory has been supported by the investigations of Dr Klaatsch, of the university of Heidelberg, who would, however, date Australian ancestry still farther back, for his studies on the spot have convinced him that the Australians are " a generalized, not a specialized, type of humanity - that is to say, they are a very primitive people, with more of the common undeveloped characteristics of man, and less of the qualities of the specialized races of civilization."
Improved means of communication have enabled many acute observers to apply the test of scrutiny on the spot to theories and conclusions mainly based on literary evidence; five foreign schools of archaeology, directed by eminent scholars, lend valuable aid to students of all nationalities, and lectures are frequently delivered in the museums and on the more interesting and important sites.
Nor did he hesitate to avail himself of the popular outburst, which immediately after the murder had consecrated the site of Caesar's cremation with a bustum, to erect on the spot a permanent temple to his adopted father, under the definitely religious title of divus Julius.
They undoubtedly constitute the oldest ethnic stock sometimes modified on the spot by crossings with migratory peoples (Malays, Polynesians); sometimes, as in the eastern Pacific, giving way entirely before the invaders.
Timotheus, again pronouncing sentence of death, was struck with blindness, but immediately healed by the powerful intercession of the saint, a miracle which converted nearly five thousand men on the spot.
The story of the brave men who had fought on the spot where we stood excited me greatly.
I am not aware that any man has ever built on the spot which I occupy.
Prince Andrew went up and kissed his father on the spot indicated to him.
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
In the disposition it is said first that the batteries placed on the spot chosen by Napoleon, with the guns of Pernetti and Fouche; which were to come in line with them, 102 guns in all, were to open fire and shower shells on the Russian fleches and redoubts.
The handsome young soldier who had brought the wood, setting his arms akimbo, began stamping his cold feet rapidly and deftly on the spot where he stood.
I know that some people freeze on the spot at the sight of slithery snakes.
Ironstone within a small outcrop of the Lower Greensand at Seend was formerly quarried and the ore smelted on the spot.
Normally the problem can be sorted out on the spot.
Such variants include one-leg hops on the spot and one-leg squats with lateral hops.
Bend arms slightly when turning in this position and straighten again when stepping on the spot or moving straight.
By the end of the season they had won the FA Cup and Gerald watched the victory parade from a window on The Spot.
Merchants are charged a higher fee when a pin transaction takes place, and often this cost is passed on to you in the form of an on-the-spot transaction fee.
This distracts the cardholder from realizing that signature transactions are less secure, but it does save them from potentially paying the on-the-spot pin transaction fee.
Field agents can pay claims on the spot.
If possible, don't make decisions on the spot.
Known as "takeout" brushes, these chubby tools are the perfect size to slip inside a purse, in a pocket or in a desk drawer for quick, on-the-spot touchups.
The professionals are more than happy to give you a makeover on the spot using popular MAC products.
Airbrush makeup can even cover marks such as scars, tattoos and stretch marks by concentrating coverage on the spot.
Kodak also introduced the Magic Picture Maker Workstations in retail stores, making it possible for users to remove the CompactFlash cards, insert them in these workstations and create their own digital photos on the spot.
All you do is dab the chalk on the spot and brush off the extra dust.
Just take the baby wipe and dab it on the spot.
My husband lost his temper and fired him on the spot for referring to me as, "the bride from hell," over the microphone.
On the night in question, Khloe decided to drive herself home from whatever trendy club she was at and subsequently, got pulled over for driving under the influence and was arrested on the spot.
On a whim, she contacted Wilhelminia Models plus size division and was signed on the spot.
However, if it is a relatively simple, inexpensive repair, you may be able to have them fixed on the spot when you visit a local optical shop.
Holding up rather than down and charging Sonic up as he runs on the spot causes him to run off at great speeds, although with continue button interaction, he will slow down significantly quicker then when he's in a ball.
These codes can be found in the included code book, obtained from the internet or magazines, or just made up on the spot.
While Gotta Play has fewer price plans (1 game out for $12.95 or 2 games out for $20.95), there is on-the-spot postal tracking so you have better knowledge of when and where the games are.
Before the release of the Xbox in 2001, Microsoft put two teams on the spot.
If so, fill out an application on the spot.
Once you find jobs that you're interested in applying for, you will often be able to submit your resume and cover letter on the spot.
You may be asked to interview on the spot or come back later, depending on the human resource manager's time and availability.
After the tick is removed, rub some triple antibiotic ointment (the same kind used by humans) on the spot where the tick was removed from.
Keep in mind that department store selections may be limited to only a few colors and styles, though they are easy to try on and purchase on the spot when you have a last minute event to attend.
When you play a card on a subsequent turn, you place your colored chip on the spot where your card is on the gameboard.
Even things as simple as favorite colors or meals can be challenging when put on the spot.
If she is receptive, you can then ask on the spot.
Police officers take control of matters and make decisions on the spot.
The ease of the date idea is coupled with its lack of being left on the spot to talk.
You need to make sure, if you are asking questions about feelings, to make them feel safe and not put on the spot.
Why no surprise her by buying the ring on the spot and proposing right at that moment?
Parents can spend as little as $15 on a bubble machine (so they won't hyperventilate blowing bubbles themselves all afternoon), and a bubble game can be invented on the spot.
They really don't need any elaborate games since most will create their own Barbie dress up games on the spot.
They dismiss things as pure coincidence or seek to rationalize them with an on-the-spot explanation.
Rub Vaseline on the spot that gets friction burns or blisters.
Fan sites like SoapZone feature live posts where fans can get on the spot recaps from other fans who are watching the show live.
This will allow the artist to show off their his or her work, as well as ink people on the spot.
While airbrush tools can be used freehand to create on-the-spot designs and full body coverage, for fast, accurate results, a stencil can be a big help.
You'll make smarter choices in advance, rather than be tempted when you are put on the spot.
You can either jog on the spot or use the distance between the parking lot and the basketball court, for example.
Instead, potential customers are invited to begin their new policies via telephone, with the option of having it activated on the spot.
If in doubt, try jogging on the spot to make sure that the bra is comfortable, and that it does its job of keeping everything in place!
Def Jam records sat up and took notice, and after an audition in front of Def Jam head honcho Jay-Z, the then 16 year old Rihanna was signed on the spot.
After seeing what Bryan was capable of at the audition, he was offered the job on the spot.
Page offered Plant the job on the spot after hearing him sing and realizing that the two had a shared interest in blues music.
He eliminated her on the spot and she never even made it into the suite that the women share.
Once the doctor has confirmed the diagnosis, he or she can often perform the removal on the spot.
These views were expressed with extraordinary vigour and incisiveness in his Letter from Sydney (1829), published while he was still in prison, but composed with such graphic power that it has been continually quoted as if written on the spot.
The assassin was killed on the spot.