The silence hung like a pall over the room as Cynthia wiped down the already spotless counter.
Sarah managed to momentarily lift the silent pall suffusing the room.
When the troops finally returned, a pall of disappointment hung over them like a shroud.
The Pall Mall Magazine followed in 1893.
We tackle our work; professionally and without rancor to one another in spite of a pall of indecision that oft times seeps in like a chill from a leaky window frame.
While the Deans were pleased that Martha had confided in them about her gruesome discovery, her pending exit remained an ever-present pall that hung over the remainder of the evening like a chilly fog.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
Immediately after the death of archbishop Arundel he was nominated by the king to the archbishopric, elected on the 4th of March, translated by papal bull on the 28th of April, and received the pall without going to Rome for it on the 24th of July.
While the theft of the bone cast a pall on the upcoming activity, the anticipation of an outing in the mountains helped brighten their mood.
In spite of the good news of Fred's return, the pall of Martha's continued absence draped over Bird Song.
Not only did the intensifying snow make climbing even more dangerous than usual, but Shipton's accident had cloaked a pall over everyone's activities.
In 1881 he was called to the bar at the Inner Temple and joined the staff of the Pall Mall Gazette under John Morley, becoming assistant editor under W.
Gas-lighting was introduced on one side of Pall Mall in 1807, and in 1810 the Gas Light & Coke Company received a charter, and developed gas-lighting in Westminster.
gave him the pall, but this pope was deposed in the following year.
In 1893 he became proprietor of the Pall Mall Gazette, and afterwards started the Pall Mall Magazine.
In Pall Mall and the neighbouring Mall in St James' Park is found the title of a game resembling croquet.
Against luxury and moral corruption he indulges in declamations, which are so frequent that (like those of Seneca) they at last pall upon the reader; and his rhetorical flourishes against practically useful inventions (such as the art of navigation) are wanting in good sense and good taste (xix.
He began journalism, through the influence of William Archer, on the reviewing staff of the Pall Mall Gazette in 1885; he then became art and musical critic: writing from 1888 to 1890 for the Star, where his articles were signed "Corno di Bassetto," and then in 1890 to 1894 for the World.
The game birds have admirable representatives in the pheasant, karkavul (Phasianus coichicus, L.); snowcock or royal partridge, kebk-i-dari (Tetraogallus Caspius, Gmel.); black partridge, durraj (Francolinus vulgaris, Steph.); red-legged partridge, kebk (Caccabis chukar, Gray); sandpartridge or seesee, tihu (Ammoperdix bonhami, Gray); Indian ~rey partridge, jirufti (Ortygornis ponticerianus, Gmel.); quail, belderjin (Coturnix communis, Bonn.); sandgrouse, siyahsineh (Plerocles arenarius, Pall.); bustard, hubareh (Otis tetrax, L.
The Royal College of Physicians is in Pall Mall East, and the Royal College of Surgeons is in Lincoln's Inn Fields.
In 1668 he left Oxford for London where he resided at the house of his sister, Lady Ranelagh, in Pall Mall.
A catch or pall, turning on a fixed axis, prevents the ratchet-wheel or rack from reversing its motion.
There are a number of art galleries in and about Bond Street and Piccadilly, Regent Street and Pall Mall, such as the New Gallery, where periodical exhibitions are given by the New English Art Club, the Royal Society of Painters in WaterColours, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water-Colours, other societies and art dealers.
In 1893 he began to write for the Pall Mall Gazette, of which he was dramatic critic in 1895.
He then proceeded to float a company, and in 1807 the first public street gas lighting took place in Pall Mall, whilst in 1809 he applied to parliament to incorporate the National Heat and Light Company with a capital of half a million sterling.
On the morning of the 15th of November 1875, Mr Frederick Greenwood, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, went to Lord Derby at the foreign office,.
The social work of the Church was transferred to others, and little by little the deacons sank in importance until at last they came to be regarded merely as subordinate officers of public worship, a position which they hold in the Roman Church to-day, where their duties are confined to such acts as the following: - censing the officiating priest and the choir, laying the corporal on the altar, handing the paten or cup to the priest, receiving from him the pyx and giving it to the subdeacon, putting the mitre on the archbishop's head (when he is present) and laying his pall upon the altar.
He was educated privately and at Trinity College, Cambridge, afterwards becoming a war correspondent for the Pall Mall Gazette during the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.
This school is very dissimilar from the half-romantic school of Jonas Hallgrimsson; it is nearer the national Icelandic school represented by Pall Olafsson and porsteinn Erlingsson, but differs from those writers by introducing foreign elements hitherto unknown in Icelandic literature, and - especially in the case of the prose-writers - by imitating closely the style and manner of some of the great Norwegian novelists.
A partial reconciliation was then effected, and the matter of the pall was compromised.
Among lending libraries should be noticed the London Library in St James's Square, Pall Mall.
The German tank scored a hit on the Sherman leaving a pall of smoke rising from its hatches.
A heavy black pall covered the vault of the heavens.
A huge pall of black smoke revealed the source.
Turkey now made a show of going even beyond the demands formulated by Europe, and the international conference which met at Constantinople during See Mr Baring's reports in Pall.
The heir-apparent and his son, the prime minister and the leader of the House of Commons, were among those who bore the pall.
Neopythagoreanism was the first product of an age in which abstract philosophy had begun to pall.
Anselm, accordingly, insisted that he must proceed to Rome to receive the pall.
The matter was postponed, and William meanwhile privately sent messengers to Rome, who acknowledged Urban and prevailed on him to send a legate to the king bearing the archiepiscopal pall.
He was one of the pall bearers at the Burial of the Unknown Warrior on 11th November 1920.
I think we should mention here Hilarys's relationship with his mother which casts a very strange pall over the book.
But God does not pall, and the more we find Him the more we delight in Him.
Buncefield oil depot fire ' Europe's biggest peacetime blaze ' sent a pall of black smoke across large parts of southern England.
Over these houses, over these streets hangs a pall of fear.
Then late one night a passing moorman noticed a thick pall of smoke coming from the old woman's farm.
Her body lay in state in a coffin covered in a black velvet pall under a canopy in the black draped dining room.
As the wisps of smoke turned into a white pall, Johnny exited his car and the marshals turned their extinguishers on the SF-3.
A funeral pall was cast over the entire championships and we almost couldn't carry on.
pall bearers at the Burial of the Unknown Warrior on 11th November 1920.
pall after a while.
pall of smoke rising from its hatches.
pall of gloom which weighs us down were somewhat lifted.
pall of darkness grew around him, he slowly lifted his head to see a flock of sheep towering over him.
pall of depression hung over many rural communities.
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In Pall Mall and the neighbouring Mall in St James' Park is found the title of a game resembling croquet (Fr.
The council provides for inspection of places of entertainment in respect of precautions against fire, structural safety, &c. The principal clubs are in and about Piccadilly and Pall Mall (see Club).
In the last decades of the 19th century this school produced two poets of a very high order, both distinctly original and Icelandic. One is Pall Olafsson (b.
In history Pall Melsteo's (b.
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