He slapped the magazine on a freshly polished end table and stood.
He didn't have that look of money or polished charm.
Once the floors had been waxed and the furniture polished, the house sparkled - in an empty kind of way.
In 1826 he described the prismatically-coloured films of metal, known as Nobili's' rings, deposited electrolytically from solutions of lead and other salts when the anode is a polished iron plate and the cathode is a fine wire placed vertically above it.
Thus in Lithospermum the nutlets are hard like a stone, in Myosotis usually polished, in Cynoglossum covered with bristles, &c.
Jackson smiled, remembering how she had almost polished off the prime rib.
Personally he possessed the charming manners of a polished grand seigneur: debauched and cynical, but never rude or cruel, full of gentle consideration for all about him but selfish in his pursuit of pleasure, he has had to bear a heavy load of blame, but it is.
The table and chairs were made of a dark rich wood, and the tiles on the floor looked like polished bricks.
The polished salesman was back.
To the brass bottom of the case is attached 'a thin disk of polished hard carbon C, which is slightly less in diameter than the brass bottom, so that the carbon disk almost entirely covers this brass back, leaving only a slight annular space around its edge.
The good electric radiators may be compared with good thermal radiators, such as a vessel coated with lamp black on the outside, and the bad electric radiators to poor thermal radiators, such as a silver vessel highly polished on its exterior.
Katie trailed her into the stately Georgian mansion and glanced down as the polished wood beneath her feet creaked.
Shell not nacreous, without umbilicus, with prominent spire and polished surface.
Polished shoes, with the socks still in them and a shirt, recovered from the beach, rested on a chair.
The finest, known from its polished surfaces as the "Mirror Tomb," is about 2 m.
Pre-Cape Rocks principally the yellow wood (Podocarpus)., sneezewood (Pteroxylon utile), stinkwood (Oreodaphne bullata), black ironwood (Olea laurifolia), white ironwood (Vepris lanceolata), and umtomboti (Exoecaria africana); all are very useful woods, and the yellow wood, sneezewood, stinkwood and ironwood when polished have grain and colour equal to maple, walnut and ebony.
For the purpose of rendering this minute examination possible, opposite plane surfaces of the glass are ground approximately flat and polished, the faces to be polished being so chosen as to allow of a view through the greatest possible thickness of glass; thus in slabs the narrow edges are polished.
The mass of glass is rolled on a polished slab of iron, the " marvor," to solidify it, and it is then slightly hollowed by blowing.
For the production of thick sheets which are subsequently to be polished the process may thus claim considerable success, but it is not as yet possible to produce satisfactory sheet-glass by such means.
Since the surfaces produced by rolling have subsequently to be ground and polished, it is essential that the glass should leave the rolling-table with as smooth a surface as possible, so that great care is required in this part of the process.
The glass at this stage has a comparatively dull surface and this must now be replaced by that brilliant and perfectly polished surface which is the chief beauty of this variety of glass.
This smooth surface is then brilliantly polished by the aid of friction with a rubbing tool covered with a soft substance like leather or felt and fed with a polishing material, such as rouge.
A few strokes of such a rubber are sufficient to produce a decidedly " polished " appearance, but prolonged rubbing under considerable pressure and the use of a polishing paste of a proper consistency are required in order to remove the last trace of pitting from the surface.
- Polished metallic surfaces, like those of other solids, divide any incident ray into two parts, of which one is refracted while the other is reflected - with this difference, however, that the former is completely absorbed, and that the latter, in regard to polarization, is quite differently affected.
Beads of baked earth, cylindrical and of all shapes, with smooth or polished surfaces, mostly black and red in colour, were chiefly in use.
The polished battle-axe was more used in Grand Canary, while stone and obsidian, roughly cut, were commoner in Teneriffe.
The poles were peeled and polished smooth.
This first period of human culture has been subdivided by Lord Avebury into Palaeolithic and Neolithic, words which have been generally accepted as expressing the two stages of the rough, unpolished and the finely finished and polished stone implements.
At Eyeglass Direct you can find t Magnetic Clips that come with ultraviolet filter, polished edges and a custom case.
His hair was a tad past barbering time and he wore polished black shoes and black socks, inconsistent with the rest of his attire.
Dean had polished the report, adding more positive detail but not in any way referencing the Scranton connection, if there was one.
They sat down at a highly polished wooden table and Alex pushed their chairs in.
Denton was flashier, more polished and ever the gentleman in his behavior.
She poured it into the polished silver pot that reminded her of the fancy pots she'd seen once at an upscale hotel.
In the massive state it has a colour resembling polished iron, and is malleable and very tough.
The front or cover of the case is a similar button of hard polished carbon D, also slightly smaller in diameter than the cylindrical wall of the box.
Then come the glandular surface (C), which is formed of smooth polished epidermis with numerous glands that secrete the fluid contents of the pitcher, and finally the detentive surface (D), of which the cells are produced into long and strong bristles which point A FIG.
Occasionally the massive material is cut and polished for decorative purposes, though the application in this direction is far less extensive than that of malachite.
It was an elaborate construction of polished brass, and, contrary to the usual custom, seems to have been placed in the centre of the altar-step, long branches stretching out towards the four cardinal points, bearing smaller candles.
Thorpe Cloud, it is highly fossiliferous, but it is usually somewhat barren except for abundant crinoids and smaller organisms. It is polished in large slabs at Ashford, where crinoidal, black and "rosewood" marbles are produced.
But like the early statisticians of the 17th century, economic historians are the " beginners of an art not yet polished, which time may bring to more perfection."
The abalone shell is found especially at Santa Barbara and other places on the southern Californian coast, and when polished makes a beautiful ornament.
Pegs, new, and ALOos, stone), a term employed first by Lord Avebury and since generally accepted, for the period of highly finished and polished stone implements, in contrast with the rude workmanship of those of the earlier Stone Age (Palaeolithic).
At one point it is pierced by a gap scarcely five paces wide with walls of variegated marbles polished by the transport of goods.
Numerous glacial marks, however, such as polished striated rocks, moraines, erratic blocks, &c., prove that the whole of Greenland, even the small islands and skerries outside the coast, has once been covered by the inland ice.
deep, and of the furnaces where they melted copper, tin and gold, are very numerous; their weapons of a hard bronze, their pots (one of which weighs 75 ib), and their melted and polished bronze and golden decorations testify to a high development of artistic feeling and industrial skill, strangely contrasting with the low level reached by their earthenware.
At the present time obsidian is sometimes cut and polished as an ornamental stone, but its softness (H = 5 to 5.5) detracts from its value.
Elec. Eng., 1898, 2 7, p. 99) very successfully produced true parabolic reflectors for projectors, by depositing copper upon carefully ground and polished glass surfaces rendered conductive by a film of deposited silver.
Their bronze ornaments and implements, often polished, evince considerable artistic taste; and their irrigated fields covered wide areas in the fertile tracts.
The post office is a handsome sandstone building in Renaissance style; it is colonnaded on two sides with polished granite columns and surmounted by a clock tower, containing a peal of bells.
Diogenes Laortius and Cicero both speak of him with respect and describe him as an accurate and polished thinker.
The brilliantly polished Tin Woodman marched next, at the head of the Royal Army of Oz which consisted of twenty-eight officers, from Generals down to Captains.
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
She was visited by the members of the French embassy and by many belonging to that circle and noted for their intellect and polished manners.
First she dusted the dining room and polished the silverware.
He pointed as he walked, indicating the dining room, the library, the reception room, and others, each sounding stuffier than the last and all marked by polished oak double doors.
The interior was marble and polished wood, dating back to a time when first generation craftsmen took pride in their workmanship.
He was a polished businessman who would be as disappointed in her rustic lifestyle as she would be with his lavish way of living.
It was ridiculous to stand here, trying to match wits with such a polished salesman.
The shaft is of red granite and is beautifully polished.
Manufacturing industries are for the most part closely related to the products of the soil, about two-thirds of the value of all manufactures in Igoo and in 1905 being represented by sugar and molasses refining, lumber and timber products, cotton-seed oil and cake, and rice cleaned and polished.
The epoch is characterized by flint implements of the rudest type and never polished.
The stems are solid and marked with numerous shining, polished, yellow, purple or striped joints, 3 in.
Nowadays the mould-board is of steel with a chilled and polished surface to give greater wearing qualities and to reduce friction.
The difference between this process and ordinary inlaying is that for sumi-zogan the design to be inlaid is fully chiselled out of an independent block of metal with sides sloping so as to be broader at the base than at the top. The object which is to receive the decoration is then channelled in dimensions corresponding to those of the design block, and the latter having been fixed in the channels, the surface is ground and polished until an intimate union is obtained between the inlaid design and the metal forming its field.
In temples of the best class the floor of the gallery and of the central portion of the main building from entrance to altar are richly lacquered; in those of inferior class they are merely polished by continued rubbing.
A good deal of bloodstone comes from India, where it occurs in the Deccan traps, and is cut and polished at Cambay.
It is not true, as is sometimes said, that the difference between the two is that between gross and polished vice.
They have a cylindrical rigid body, covered with generally smooth and polished scales; a short strong tail; a short rounded or pointed head with narrow mouth; teeth few in number; small or rudimentary eyes; no abdominal scutes or only narrow ones.
Good descriptions and figures of all these snakes are given in Krefft's Snakes of Australia (Sydney, 1869, t 40 Several genera of the Elapinae lead a more or less burrowing life; their body is of a uniform cylindrical shape, terminating in a short tail, and covered with short polished scales; their head is short, the mouth rather narrow, and the eye small.
It grows from a whitish root-stock which sends up in the spring a few long-stalked, arrow-shaped leaves of a polished green, often marked with dark blotches.
CRYSTAL - GAZING, or Scrying, the term commonly applied to the induction of visual hallucinations by concentrating the gaze on any clear deep, such as a crystal or a ball of polished rock crystal.
Among objects used are a pool of ink in the hand (Egypt), the liver of an animal (tribes of the North-West Indian frontier), a hole filled with water (Polynesia), quartz crystals (the Apaches and the Euahlayi tribe of New South Wales), a smooth slab of polished black stone (the Huille-che of South America), water in a vessel (Zulus and Siberians), a crystal (the Incas), a mirror (classical Greece and the middle ages), the finger-nail, a swordblade, a ring-stone, a glass of sherry, in fact almost anything.
Well-known localities are Schneeberg in Saxony and Joachimsthal in Bohemia; at the former it has been found as arborescent groups penetrating brown jasper, which material has occasionally been cut and polished for small ornaments.
It chanced that there existed on the polished surface of a cliff at Behistun in western Persia a tri-lingual inscription which, according to Diodorus, had been made by Queen Semiramis of Nineveh, but which, as is now known, was really the work of King Darius.
It appeared that a surface blackened so as to absorb the radiant energy directed on it was repelled relatively to a polished surface.
Polished rocks outside the cavern and pictographs in the vicinity indicate the work of a prehistoric race earlier than the Osage Indians, who were the historic owners previous to the advent of the white man.
Cannel is more compact and duller than ordinary coal, and can be wrought in the lathe and polished.
It was for the most part written laboriously, and polished with unsparing care, line by line, often as he rode from one patient to another, and it occupied the leisure hours of many years.
For polished stonework the material was pecked by blows, ground with other stones, and smoothed with fine material.
At any rate stones were sawed, shaped, polished, carved and perforated, not only by the Mexicans, but among other tribes.
In the Arctic and Pacific coast provinces, about Lake Superior, in Virginia and North Carolina, as well as in ruder parts of Mexico and South America, metals were cold-hammered into plates, weapons, rods and wire, ground and polished, fashioned into carved blocks of hard, tenacious stone by pressure or blow, overlaid, cold-welded and plated.
Even the Calaveras man is no exception, since his skull and his polished conical pestle, the latter made of stone more recent than the auriferous gravels, show him to have been of Digger Indian type.
The polished stone work is superb, finding its climax in Porto Rico, which seems to have been the sacred island of the Caribs.
It seems that representations of deities, and indeed any representations at all, were rare upon the polished walls of the great monuments of the fourth dynasty, and Petrie thinks that he can trace a violent religious revolution with confiscation of endowments at this time in the temple remains at Abydos; but none the less the wants of the deities were then attended to by priests selected from the royal family and the highest in the land.
Cicero calls his style "copious and polished," Quintilian, "sweet, pure and flowing"; Longinus says he was "the most Homeric of historians"; Dionysius, his countryman, prefers him to Thucydides, and regards him as combining in an extraordinary degree the excellences of sublimity, beauty and the true historical method of composition.
long, constructed of polished marble slabs, fastened with copper bolts, flanked at the foot by two curious columns.
Pieces of polished alabaster and marble, with small pieces of pure gold and gold-headed copper nails, found on and about the top of the second stage, indicated that a small but richly adorned sacred chamber, apparently plated within or without in gold, formerly crowned the top of this structure.
The Tatar zodiac is not unfrequently found engraven on Chinese mirrors in polished bronze or steel of the 7th century, and figured on the " plateau of the twelve hours "' 5 " Orat.
Much of Holbach's fame is due to his intimate connexion with the brilliant coterie of bold thinkers and polished wits whose creed, the new philosophy, is concentrated in the famous Encyclopedie.
The residual oily liquid is then poured out into a polished iron tray, or into an iron mould to produce the customary form of "sticks," and allowed to cool.
2), or membranaceous and polished, hairy or smooth, oval or round or bean-shaped, or of some less simple pattern; the valves may fit neatly, or one overlap the other, their hinge may have teeth or be edentulous, and their front part may be excavated for the protrusion of the antennae or have no such " rostral sinus."
aimed at, and of the same superficial extent as the copper bar, was levelled and polished in the same way and accurately fitted to it, neither surface at any time being soiled by contact with the workman's fingers.
For ordinary standards of length Guillaume's alloy (invar) of nickel (35.7%) and steel (64.3%) is used, as it is a metal that can be highly polished, and is capable of receiving fine graduations.
Such restorations are possible because of the intimate fitness of animals and plants to their environment, and because such fitness has distinguished certain forms of life from the Cambrian to the present time; the species have altogether changed, but the laws governing the life of certain kinds of organisms have remained exactly the same for the whole period of time assigned to the duration of life; in fact, we read the conditions of the past in a mirror of adaptation, often sadly tarnished and incomplete owing to breaks in the palaeontological record, but constantly becoming more polished by discoveries which increase the understanding of life and its all-pervading relations to the non-life.
Ornaments of gold and silver, and jewels of polished quartz and green chalchihuite were worn - not only the ears and nose but the lips being pierced for - ornaments.
of Sunapee are quarried two kinds of monumental stone: the " light Sunapee," a light bluish-grey biotite-muscovite, finer than the Concord granite, and capable of a good polish and of fine carving; and the " black pearl " or " dark Sunapee," a dark bluish-grey quartz-diorite, which seems black mottled with white when polished, and which is coarser than the " light Sunapee."
Archaeological discoveries in India, Persia, Assyria and Egypt show that in the polished stone age quaternary man had domesticated the horse, while a Chinese treatise, the Goei-leaotse, the fifth book of the Vouking, a sort of military code dating from the reign of the emperor Hoang-Ti (2637 years B.C.), places the cavalry on the wings of the army.
Cyprian polished the language that Tertullian had made, sifted the thoughts he had given out, rounded them off, and turned them into current coin, but he never ceased to be aware of his dependence on Tertullian, whom he designated as his master (Jer., De vir.
For this reason the end of the magnet is sometimes polished and acts as the mirror, in which case no displacement of the reflecting surface with reference to the magnet is possible.
silk threads to a central disk of aluminium, in the centre of which is a round hole designed to receive an aluminium cap with a highly polished sapphire centre worked to the form of an open cone.
It was the first attempt at a comprehensive treatment of historic facts, the first to introduce the social and literary aspects of a nation's life as only second in importance to its political fortunes, and the first historical writing in an animated yet refined and polished style.2 While the History was in process of publication, Hume did not entirely neglect his other lines of activity.
Specimens in the museum at Tervueren near Brussels show that in fully adult males the horns are subtriangular and inclined somewhat backwards; each being capped with a small polished epiphysis, which projects through the skin investing the rest of the horn.
He shows advance in every direction, and by the end of the later Neolithic period he is master of the arts of pottery and spinning, is engaged in agricultural pursuits, owns domestic animals, and makes weapons and tools of fine shape, either ground and polished or beautifully chipped.
The vases are highly polished and of elegant form, with zigzag decoration.
A rare blue chalcedony is sometimes polished under the name of "sapphirine" - a term applied also to a distinct mineral (an aluminium-magnesium silicate) from Greenland.
Many coloured and variegated chalcedonies are cut and polished as ornamental stones, and are described under special headings.
Many of the Egyptian rocks in the desert areas and at the cataracts are coated with a highly polished film, of almost microscopic thinness, consisting chiefly of oxides of iron and manganese with salts of magnesia and lime.
The bow drill (56) was used as a fire drill to rotate wood (55) on wood (57); and the cap (54) for such use was of hard stone with a highly polished hollow.
high, hollowed so as to be marvellously light and highly polished (Q.
After the block was in place the boss was struck off and the surface dressed and polished (P.T.
In the latter age granite surfaces were ground, hieroglyphs were chipped out and polished by copper tools fed with emery; outlines were graved by a thick sheet of copper held in the hand, and sawed to and fro with emery.
Probably it was thus highly finished by beating between polished stone hammers which were almost flat on the face.
Most likely the forms of the tools were cast to begin with, and then finished and polished by fine hammering.
The older red polished ware still survived in a coarse and degraded character, and both kinds together were carried on into the next age (P.D.P.).
In the latter part of the XVIIIth and the XIXth Dynasties a thick hard light pottery, with white specks and a polished drab-white facing, was generally used for all fine purposes.
In 1905 the cleaning and polishing of rice was the most important industry, its output being valued at $1,203,123, being nearly twice the value of the product of the rice mills of the city in 1900, 25.9% of the total value of the state's product of polished and cleaned rice, 46.1% of the value ($2,609,829) of all of Beaumont's factory products, and about.
7.4% of the value of the product of polished and cleaned rice for the whole United States in 1905.
Flint implements, exactly like those of Siberia and Russia, have been found at Dui and Kusunai in great numbers, as well as polished stone hatchets, like the European ones, primitive pottery with decorations like those of Olonets and stone weights for nets.
Under the Post-Tertiary division come the records of the Ice Age, when Scotland was buried under sheets of ice which ground down, striated and polished the harder rocks over the whole country, and left behind them the widespread accumulation of clay, gravel and sand known as Glacial Deposits.
The walls are of polished stone, and the whole structure is handsome; but from a military point of view it is of little importance, being commanded by a hill, from which it is divided only by a ravine.
A pattern was incised with a graver in iron or steel, and then gold wire was beaten into the sunk lines, the whole surface being then smoothed and polished.
Yet the spirit of the rugged saint subdued that of the polished scholar, and the works of Severus.
In any case, it is desirable to diminish the loss of heat as much as possible by polishing the exterior of the calorimeter to diminish radiation, and by suspending it by non-conducting supports, inside a polished case, to protect it from draughts.
As the method is usually practised, the calorimeter is made very small, and the surface is highly polished to diminish radiation.
It is obvious that Cicero could not have meant to publish his private letters to Atticus in which he makes confessions about himself, or those to Quintus in which he sometimes outsteps the limits of brotherly criticism, but was thinking of polished productions such as the letters to Lentulus Spinther or that to Lucceius which he describes as "very pretty" (Att.
Large thin spear-heads; scrapers with edge not on the side but on the end; flint knives and saws, but all still chipped, not ground or polished; long spear-points, with tang and shoulder on one side only, are also characteristic implements of this epoch.
The French porcelaine, from which the word comes into English, is an adaptation of the Italian porcellana, a cowrie-shell, the beautifully polished surface of which caused the name to be applied to the ware.
Much of the ruggedness and beauty of the mountains is due to the erosive action of many alpine glaciers that once existed on the higher summits, and which have left behind their evidences in valleys and amphitheatres with towering walls, polished rock-expanses, glacial lakes and meadows and tumbling waterfalls.
He was a polished scholar of the old-fashioned type; early in his reign he threw open the Vatican Archives to the students of the world.
To this point the awakened intelligence of the Renaissance, instructed by humanism, polished by the fine arts, expanding in genial conditions of diffused wealth, had brought the Italians at a period when the rest of Europe was comparatively barbarous.
Why should not established institutions proceed upon the customary and convenient methods of routine, while the delights of existence were augmented, manners polished, arts developed, and a golden age of epicurean ease made decent by a state religion which no one cared to break with because no one was left to regard it seriously?
French society assumed a strong Italian colouring, nor were the manners of the court very different from those of an Italian city, except that externally they remained ruder and less polished.
wide, and is unsullied and wax-like white, each ripple and braided rill seeming to have been polished.
Here also are polished stalagmites, a rich buff slashed with white, and others, like huge mushrooms, with a velvety coat of red, purple or olive-tinted crystals.
µ€Xavbv), a method of producing delicate and minute decoration on a polished metal surface by incised lines filled in with a black metallic amalgam.
Last of all the nielloed plate was very highly polished, till it presented the appearance of a smooth metal surface enriched with a delicate design in fine grey-black lines.
These points, together with a truly turned and polished cylinder, with carefully planned means of adjustment, much simplify the preparation of making-ready of any kind of type-forme or blocks for printing, which is carried out much in the same way as on the ordinary single cylinder, but in a more convenient manner.
The former generally consists of a hard and compact mass of rounded, scratched and sometimes polished stones firmly embedded in a powder of crushed rock.
Gustavus Adolphus (1594-1632) was the most polished writer of its earlier half, and his speeches take an important place in the development of the language.
In inner Persia the air is exceptionally dry, and in many districts polished steel may be exposed in the open during a great part of the year without becoming tarnished.
The chief exports are wool, agricultural produce and black marble, which is polished in local mills.
The grain is fine and close, and when polished has a silky lustre.
The wood, like that of other species, is applicable to many purposes - as for the seats of Windsor chairs, turnery, &c. The grain in very old trees is sometimes undulated, which suggested the name of curled maple, and gives beautiful effects of light and shade on polished surfaces.
There were to be found the most contradictory qualities in perfect agreement with each other - gravity and courtliness, earnestness and gaiety, the man of learning, the noble and the bishop. But all centred in an air of high-bred dignity, of graceful, polished seemliness and wit - it cost an effort to turn away one's eyes.
No doubt Varro contemned the Hellenizing innovations by which the hard and rude Latin of his youth was transformed into the polished literary language of the late republican and the Augustan age.
Onyx marbles of local source are polished at Phoenix.
A memorial of the "compact," of polished Acton granite, 6 ft.
Almost all their historical and theological works were written in the national language, which through their influence became far more refined and polished.
The hard haematite is occasionally cut and polished as an ornamental stone, and certain kinds have been made into beads simulating black pearls.
But it may safely be said that his tale is best where most unvarnished, and probably no writer of the same rank has owed less to the mere sparkle of highly polished literary style.
In optics, the term caustic is given to the envelope of luminous rays after reflection or refraction; in the first case the envelope is termed a catacaustic, in the second a diacaustic. Catacaustics are to be observed as bright curves when light is allowed to fall upon a polished riband of steel, such as a watch-spring, placed on a table, and by varying the form of the spring and moving the source of light, a variety of patterns may be obtained.
It is true that he published in 1846 his System der Geometrie des Raumes in newer analytischer Behandlungsweise, but this contains merely a more systematic and polished rendering of his earlier results.
A large government building of polished granite contains the post office and the customs offices.
The exterior of the culms is more or less concealed by the leaf-sheaths; it is usually smooth and often highly polished, the epidermal cells containing an amount of silica sufficient to leave after burning a distinct skeleton of their structure.
The remarkable ovoid involucre of Coix, which becomes of stony hardness, white and polished (then known as " Job's tears," q.v.), is also a modified bract or leaf-sheath.
Platinum black, for instance, in which the metal is in a state of fine division, absorbs nearly all the light incident on it, while polished platinum reflects the greater part.
are almost paved with such slabs, dark-red in colour, perfectly flat and polished like plates of iron.
==Egypt== In Egypt altars took the form of a truncated cone or of a cubical block of polished granite or of basalt, with one or more basin-like depressions in the upper surface for receiving fluid libations.
One such was discovered in the Gezer excavations, dating about 200 B.C. It was a slab of polished limestone about 6 in.
His winning manners, his polished address, his knowledge of men, his personal fascination, and his intimate knowledge of Greek, all marked him out as the fittest representative of Rome in the East.
The most notable theological work Iceland ever produced is the Postill-Book of Bishop John Vidalin (1666-1720), whose bold homely style and stirring eloquence made " John's Book," as it is lovingly called, a favourite in every household, till in the 19th century it was replaced for the worse by the more sentimental and polished Danish tracts and sermons.
For the composite character of Quetzalcoatl as a "culturehero " (a more polished version of Qat), as a " nature-god," and as a theriomorphic god see Muller (op. cit.
The keen sarcasm of his polished rhetoric was not calculated to soothe the susceptibilities of men already smarting under the deprivation of their most cherished illusions.
Dennis, and a sepulchral chamber discovered in the middle, composed of large well-cut and highly polished blocks of marble, the chamber being ft.
The upper classes are polished and well educated, and many have occupied high positions in the public service in Turkey, Russia, Persia and Egypt.
Kempthorne as growing, without soil, out of polished marble rocks, to which they are attached by a thick oval mass of substance resembling a mixture of lime and mortar: the purer the marble the finer appears to be the growth of the tree.
The king of Landis lived with his harem in a low, sprawling dwelling whose walls gleamed with polished stones set in silver and gold.
The artists contrasts fine textures with highly polished areas.
The week culminated in a polished performance by participants at Manchester's creative hide out, The Circle Club.
All clean-shaven, bandbox-smart in fresh uniforms and polished boots, they looked the epitome of military discipline.
When cut and polished agates are among the most beautiful of semi-precious stones.
aluminiumle in a plain polished aluminum with or without the gear gate engraved or silver anodised with or without the gate engraved.
Made from polished aluminum, the dial features silver numerals on a blue face.
Duff House, the Fife Gates Pair of polished ashlar octagonal gatepiers with molded stepped caps supporting fine carved stone urns.
This set of 8 polished alloy boules is... .
The first overall award presented was a beautifully polished walking stick for the oldest bowman which went to George Webb of Purple Haze.
The locks are solid brass, with polished brass plated metal fittings.
Internally the traditional straight staircase, stainless brightwork, polished wood and, downstairs, moquette were all retained.
His eyes were like blazing torches; his arms and feet had the gleam of polished bronze.
The design was engraved onto sheets of polished copper coated with wax, using a sharp, needle-like tool called a burin.
It is black with natural white tassels and a beautifully polished cantle.
cast ironnkshaft is made of steel, and a heavy cast-iron turned and polished disk is forced on to each end by special machinery.
Chrome Range The chrome Range The Chrome Range consists of 4 modern designs including a Round Rose option all finished in polished chrome.
And if any minor scratches do occur, they can simply be polished away with a diluted cream cleanser.
Seven to twelve coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coat.
Nigella's Living Kitchen Mini colander Stainless steel mini colander with handle, available in polished finish.
The pits are made from solid, polished copper with their elegant stands being made from cast iron.
Then you spot the fully polished steering damper with chromed rod fixed to the steering head with an aluminum clamp.
In the UK and abroad, painted wooden dapple or dappled grays are even more popular with children than polished hardwood finishes.
When young,George was handsome and polished but it would seem he was bored with his life and quickly degenerated into a grossly fat debauchee.
Superb polished black dial with polished silver sub dials.
Superb mat black dial with polished black sub dials.
Great black beams, like polished ebony, support the ceiling.
It was made of a reddish wood, finely polished, and tipped at both ends with finely engraved silver.
The Funnel is very robust, being made from high quality stainless steel and has a polished exterior and a satin finished interior.
The S-TYPE range features a wide variety of interior trim options, from polished wood veneers to a sports style aluminum facia.
fawn color leather strap with polished steel pin buckle.
The floor is laid in colored tiles, the hearth made comfortable with a home made rug & highly polished steel fender.
Manufactured from only the finest taper dressed, pure Kolinsky Sable hair, in rust-proof, seamless nickel plated ferrules with black polished handles.
PLAN B 1) Smear glycerine on Clavinova keys and stool and buff to a polished finish.
Bathroom: Fitted suite also in classic white with polished stainless steel fittings.
It has polished wooden floorboards throughout except the kitchen which has quarry tiles.
The cottage has been imaginatively restored with exposed beams, washed timbers and polished floorboards.
The garden room has Georgian style French doors offering views and leading to terrace, original polished wooden flooring and vaulted roofline.
Stage 7 Cross Yorkshire Street to the Royal Bank of Scotland which has a plinth of polished black gabbro called Bon Accord.
Brass mounts and handles should not be polished with metal cleaners which can harm the wood around them and remove any water gilding.
gleaming paintwork and highly polished brass and copper work.
The beaten brass gong has retained its green patina, but can be polished to yellow brass if required.
Highly polished granite on the cabinets creates the look that defines the character of this range.
The rest always looked very gruff, not very polished.
Staircases to the apartment communal areas will be in a painted finish with French polished handrails.
Devise a short polished improvisation that uses the ideas you have discussed.
Yes, smart alloys, polished bodywork and a neat paint job are as popular here as elsewhere.
lapidary equipment and fine grain size together with uniform texture result in even polished surfaces.
ENTRANCE PORCH with arched double doorway leads to large open hallway with an imposing feature stairway in polished mahogany up to the first floor.
The doors of the two ends are of the richest mahogany, French polished.
Not suitable for polished marble, limestone etc. Concentrate very strong contains acid minimal odor Coverage: approx.
mat black dial with polished black sub dials.
Gifthouse have a great selection of original, innovative and exclusive designs crafted in quality polished metalware.
It consists of a red deer metatarsal, polished from use on its underside.
To one side is the tiled enclosed bath with polished stainless steel shower bath mixer.
The base of the cooler has a polished nickel electroplating around a solid copper foot allowing for superior contact with the CPU.
SOLD - A pair of 1930's glass door knobs with polished nickel plated rose plates.
It is polished stainless steel with silver applied numerals.
Human settlements as old as 9000 years have contained mirrors of polished obsidian; self-reflection has been with us since the dawn of consciousness.
Walnut paneling still lines most of the reception rooms and the polished oak parquet floors still exist, sometimes under well worn carpets.
In time platinum develops a natural patina that many people prefer over the 'just polished ' look.
paved over in polished white limestone, it is also the main shopping street.
The central circular feature is floral and includes polished pebbles and gemstones.
Once the designs are cast in lead free pewter they are carefully hand polished to the glorious deep shine that is unique to pewter.
For internal plastering a combination of wood and sponge floats and a plasterers trowel can be used to create a smooth polished finish.
policewoman on duty who sits behind a polished wooden desk, and, standing beside her, a policeman.
polished wooden floorboards throughout except the kitchen which has quarry tiles.
polished the brasses and cleaned the roof, and even hoovered inside and put clean sheets on the bed!
polished stainless steel.
polished smooth by the annual flow of snow melt.
polished gently with a soft cloth.
polished by the wear of feet and hoof grease.
polished than a clockwork man 's codpiece and just as full of meaty surprises.
polished granite on the cabinets creates the look that defines the character of this range.
polished brass plated metal fittings.
polished chrome, or the luxurious matte gold finish.
polished stone ax (Fig.
The frame and playing surface are superbly constructed from solid polished mahogany, and the playing pieces are made from polished mahogany, and the playing pieces are made from polished hardwood.
A highly polished duo, Clive & Sandra perform a wide variety of songs.
No, not like glass, like brightly polished gold!
Two small finely polished plaques made from Mynydd Rhiw stone were found in the eastern chamber; their purpose is unknown.
Vintage cars are always 100% immaculate and freshly polished.
The smoothly polished blocks seem cold, stark, repellent.
The map is fairly large and nicely polished, with good lighting, texture mapping and colors.
I find this a little hard to believe, but the system seems more polished than a number of cassette games.
If you want your slides to look polished then having a professional makeover will really help them to stand out.
I look forward to completing my homework and becoming fully polished.
A superb climb, unfortunately getting polished now due to its popularity.
They are fun to play and they feel polished.
The badges, like our shoes had to be kept polished too.
Oregon, who promptly acquired an aide-de-camp and a pair of highly polished leather puttees.
Whilst the polished surface has a seductive, almost sensual quality.
We filled up with water, polished the brasses, did all the washing, ironed and got generally shipshape.
A high-gloss polished look that appeals to the seasoned online shopper.
sisal Border Runner Practical sisal with polished contemporary appeal.
Where the plate is polished smooth, no ink will adhere and so will appear as high lights.
Pixel Revolt is a little too polished, a little too clever and a little too soulless to make a real impact.
squeaking loudly on the polished tiles.
It's an all stainless steel case, highly polished with only storage marks on the cases.
The case is brushed stainless steel, with a polished bezel.
All tools made from high quality polished stainless steel with hardwood handles and leather hanging thong.
polished steel or solid glass beads designed to attach to the hoops.
stripped-down production was closer to the sound of demo recordings, as opposed to a polished pop album.
Optional equipment includes attractive polished wood center console plus, for the first time, classically stylish 18 ' ' wire wheels.
The surface is 3mm thick polished carbon fiber and comes with a " backing of fine Italian black suede " .
Polished instruments gleam in the pale sunlight of the May Fair.
In the board room of British Caves Limited, the bright sunshine falls on bone china teacups and polished mahogany.
I delight in experimenting with the surface of the metals, contrasting fine textures with highly polished areas.
Polished wood finishes available to the Bath and Bristol rocking horse buyer include tulipwood, mahogany, utile, cherry, and oak.
Tony Blair only really polished up what had been done and then put a few extra twiddles on it.
The sun shone thinly through the window, settling on the wardrobe with its thin layer of dust over shiny polished wood veneer.
A suppose its better than the polished " cow dung " we hud before, bit wae nae satellite, lifes no worth livin!
It is red brick on the outside and polished wood on the inside with a state-of-the-art stage.
The richness of effect which the English or French architect obtained by elaborate and carefully worked mouldings was produced in Italy by the beauty of polished marbles and jewel-like mosaics - the details being mostly rather coarse and often carelessly executed.
In working amber, it is turned on the lathe and polished with whitening and water or with rotten stone and oil, the final lustre being given by friction with flannel.
Gradually coming to occupy definite beds, which are deepened and polished by the friction, they impress a characteristic appearance on the land, which guides them as they traverse it, and, although the ice melts at lower levels, vast quantities of clay and broken stones are brought down and deposited in terminal moraines where the glacier ends.
- The earliest chronological datum that we possess is inferred from a close similarity between certain Cretan hand-made and polished vases of Minoan Period I.
The metals are mostly bodies of high specific gravity; they exhibit, when polished, a peculiar brilliancy or metallic lustre, and they are good conductors of heat and electricity; the nonmetals, on the other hand, are mostly bodies of low, specific gravity, and bad conductors of heat and electricity, and do not exhibit metallic lustre.
The method employed did not admit of the production of such high magnetizing forces, but was of special interest in that both B and I were measured optically-B by means of the rotation of a polarized ray inside a glass plate, as before described, and I by the rotation of a polarized ray reflected from the polished surface of the magnet ized metal (see " Ker.r's constant," Magneto-Optics).
McGillivray was polished in manners, of cultivated intellect, was a shrewd merchant, and a successful speculator; but he had many savage traits, being noted for his treachery, craftiness and love of barbaric display.
polished, affable, even charming."
These are bronze disks, one side polished to serve as a reflector, and the back ornamented with engraved outline drawings, often of great beauty (see Gerhard, Etruskische Spiegel, 1843-1867).
controversy are pursued with a copious expenditure of acute reasoning and polished irony, was delayed till 1699, in which year Stillingfleet died.
Whenever it was possible, I touched the machinery while it was in motion, so as to get a clearer idea how the stones were weighed, cut, and polished.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad--polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight--the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
The bottom looked like " highly polished metal " with a reddish glow, possibly a reflection of the primary red light.
There are glass beads sold for use in flower arranging, or polished semiprecious stones, or just plastic beads.
The thrown pieces are polished after the firing to bring out a subtle sheen on the surface.
A highly polished sheet of silver-plated copper was made sensitive to light by exposing it to the fumes of iodine.
Then these stones must be polished after the similitude of a palace.
Sisal Border Runner Practical sisal with polished contemporary appeal.
She followed the yellow signs for the clinic, her feet squeaking loudly on the polished tiles.
The rearsets come in a polished or a plain aluminum finish, with stainless steel fasteners.
It 's an all stainless steel case, highly polished with only storage marks on the cases.
The stripped-down production was closer to the sound of demo recordings, as opposed to a polished pop album.
The surface is 3mm thick polished carbon fiber and comes with a " backing of fine Italian black suede ".
A suppose its better than the polished " cow dung " we hud before, bit wae nae satellite, lifes no worth livin !
The sample was mechanically polished and mounted by means of a zirconium silicate ceramic cement.
Frost them as one cake in the color of your choice (or cover in fondant for a polished look), and make the lines of an umbrella in white for a nice color contrast.
Although many silver items are made with some platinum alloy, which guards against tarnishing, other items will have to be polished from time to time.
Decorated cakes take many hours of work, and it takes a lot of experience in cake decorating to produce a polished and lovely cake.
This is because flat slabs of polished slate provide the best playing surface for any table.
Cut describes how the diamond has been shaped and polished from its rough stone to final gem.
All coatings will wear off with time, and the jewelry will acquire a dull look if not polished.
If you are looking for a blouse to wear under a suit, try a polished cotton poplin or a tailored rayon.
The pre-owned bikes aren't just last year's models discounted and polished up.
Empire Pewter Patrick Henry Mint Julep Cup - Named after the famous American patriot, this simple, lustrous cup is crafted with non-tarnishing polished pewter.
It has a beautiful satin finish that never needs to be polished.
Mint Julep Cup with the Seal of Kentucky - This polished pewter ulep cup is adorned with the seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The wood used has most, or all, of the bark removed, giving the furniture a more polished uniform look.
To create log furniture with a more polished look, remove all of the bark before working with the wood.
Another advantage of the Hooker computer armoire is the elegant style of these beautiful polished wood cabinets.
Consider a wild granite with lots of movement to be the centerpiece for an otherwise subdued design, or look into a polished concrete counter that can be customized in any color.
Recycled glass, polished granite squares, metal and a mixture of ceramic, glass or stone mosaics are the perfect choices for the backsplash.
Rough stucco walls or limed-washed complement sleek patterned ceramic tile borders, back-splashes, and polished stone countertops.
This wooden bed frame might be made from rustic logs or refined, polished timbers.
A formal traditional approach may include more elaborate furniture styles with carved details, turned legs, polished hardware, and darker stain finishes.
These metallic lighting materials can be found in pewter or bronze as well as brushed or polished finishes.
Add a gorgeous beveled mirror, lots of glass and polished chrome, some geometric shaped soap dishes and cups, a dramatic paint color on the wall -perhaps a dark blue--and of course, a black and white tiled floor.
Color, texture and shapes are polished with immaculate details.
If your theme is polished brass, don't install chrome towel racks.
You can purchase polished seashells and collect your own.
Prices range from $190 to $239, and Walker uses a wide variety of finishes, including rustic tin, heritage tin, and a classic polished tin.
You can use a black and white checkered floor and highly polished chrome bar stools for a retro 1950s look.
A brushed or polished stainless steel will provide a more modern design, while warm bronze or copper tiles combined with classic ceramic tiles and traditional color schemes add timeless style to a bath.
Polished glass adds depth and sparkle to any bathroom.
Place tall column yellow candles set on white candle holders among the streamers for a polished look.
A deep pile shag rug in a lime color against a polished hardwood floor is a great place to start.
Smooth, sleek lines and polished surfaces are common elements of modern style, as are geometric and angular shapes, asymmetry and neutral colors.
Modern art and decor has unusual shapes, textures and colors that contrast with the neutral and polished elements of modern architecture and furniture.
Use polished materials for the medallion, surrounded by a matte floor for additional appeal.
You might want a polished brass finish to continue the look of the brass light switch plates and air vents.
They can also have a more polished finish like chrome or brass.
Finishes include pewter, white matte, polished silver, antique bronze, faux walnut and matte black.
Some curved rods are available in different finishes such as stainless steel, brushed nickle, oil rubbed bronze and polished chrome.
Carolina Cabin Store: For slightly more upscale rustic decor, the Carolina Cabin Store offers mirrors that are a little more polished.
Give the shadow something to stick to, though, to avoid creasing and to keep your look vibrant or polished all day.
Gels can be used along the upper lash line for a polished, yet natural look.
Sheer foundation and tinted moisturizer for a polished look on already good skin.
Pretty, and polished, at least when it comes to work, are my makeup mantras; let's see if Bobbi can deliver!
A polished, pulled-together is an external reflection of how intelligent, capable, and driven she is.
Plus, no matter how tough things get, a brow that's arched "just so," always looks polished!
This style will covey a come-hither look and if created with a steady hand, looks polished.
Next up in my test run was the Face Contouring Trio, a set of three powders formulated to sculpt facial features, diminish the appearance of flaws and create a more polished look.
As it happens, Sex Machine is a gorgeous, polished color; it's the antithesis of its racy name, lending my pout a demure, quiet prettiness instead of look-at-me-and-my-lips flashiness.
Once you've determined whether your dress is flirty and fun, romantic and old fashioned, sexy and shapely or chic and polished, you're ready to create a cosmetic palette that will continue this look from head to toe.
If you wish to capture a chic and polished look with minimal effort, you'll need to keep your palette simple and clean.
Lips: For a polished look, lips should be chic and neutral.
Classic red Cover Girl lipstick seems like the perfect way to pull off a pretty, polished look.
Make your shadow work double as a lip gloss for a look that is polished and minimal.
Many women struggle with just which foundation, eye makeup, and lip and cheek colors will flatter and give them a polished look.
Early on in her teaching career, Cari Ann's interest in beauty was spurred from a desire to project a polished, professional image.
It's easily one of the most polished brush sets I've owned.
Once the shadow is applied, you'll want to blend several times to ensure a finished and polished look.
Your cosmetics should work in harmony to give your face a polished look.
Shimmery or brightly-colored shadows really stand out when they aren't competing against an eyeliner; yet the Dipdown liner will still make the eyes polished and defined.
It can give you that polished image you're after for the workplace, or can transform you into a sexy siren for a hot date.
Weddings, particularly if you're the bride or in the wedding party: You want your wedding pictures to show you at your best, and in many cases, a polished and even complexion goes a long way toward that.
Even if you don't wear foundation all the time, it can give you a boost for those times you want to look finely polished and confident in your appearance.
Following a few makeup tips for a natural look can help a woman create a polished face while still allowing her natural beauty to shine through.
Even women who aren't fully comfortable wearing a lot of makeup can create a natural look to appear polished and professional.
For example: "Idaho programmer" becomes "Idaho programmer XSLT Python telecommute." Simply mixing up your search may yield more leads - and more e-mail addresses for your shiny, polished resume.
The photos are retouched to remove skin flaws and to give them a polished and professional look.
The developers of GIMP are actually volunteers who have been working hard to create a polished, professional, and easy to operate photo editing program that can compete with expensive applications like Photoshop.
A Chiu Chow meal is typically polished off with oolong tea as a digestive aid.
On the downside, they can be incredibly expensive, are heavy, and need to be polished regularly to look nice.
Working with coordinating scrapbook papers is a great way to give an entire memory album a polished, professional look.
Even beginner scrapbookers can create beautiful, polished albums with digital technology.
Plain titanium band in a satin finish: Some plain rings are polished for high shine or have a brushed textured finish.
Before you start printing your design, ask a few professional printers for quotes - you may be surprised at how inexpensive this option really is, and your DIY design will have a very polished look.
Swags and Scarves: These "window scarves" are almost majestic in appearance, and are the perfect finishing touch to an impeccably polished room.
You can even purchase a valance over your shower curtain for a polished and finished look.
Use your hand or a smoothing tool to eliminate air bubbles and create a polished look.
Some of the easiest birthday cake designs also look the most professional and polished.
One of the simplest ways to make a Star Wars cake that looks professional and polished is to use a shaped cake pan and its corresponding instructions for decoration.
As Nicole Richie announces her engagement, it's hard to believe that this now polished and put together mother of two was once a misbehaving wild child.
Some boys' jean jackets are more polished and neat, while others have a distressed look about them.
Choose a sweatshirt or sweater for a sporty child, and a fancy blouse for a child who likes looking polished.
Some parents want their kids to look polished, but day-to-day life with children almost always involves messy food, spills and scrapes and new stains.
Remember to include a brand new pair of little girl's dress shoes for a polished head-to-toe ensemble.
The majority of Celebrity's décor focuses on modern and Art Deco designs with classic touches such as rich suedes, polished woods, and muted colors.
Since I have redone the whole house I wanted to protect my newly polished wood floors and my boy's nails can leave scratch marks, even when they have been trimmed.
Cretan Mullein (Celsia) - C. cretica is a pretty plant, allied to the Mulleins, with rich yellow flowers and polished buds; may be treated as an annual.
Clearly removed from the gritty garage-band essence of the first two albums, the third featured polished guitar and a clean overall sound.
Otherwise, a polished marble shower can give you the height of elegance, while river rocks and slate tiles can give your shower a Zen and spa feeling.
Have a mosaic art tile company reproduce a map of an island where you honeymooned in polished and tumbled marble pieces and frame it behind your cooktop.
Nothing is quite as elegant as polished marble tiles.
These polished, natural stone counters can be a wonderful addition to any home.
If you see dull spots on the surface of an otherwise polished stone, you are looking at fill.
The slabs are cut, polished and edged to fit your kitchen dimensions just prior to install.
Smooth, gray counters with a polished sheen were considered the perfect complement to urban loft living.