In the immediate surroundings of the temple there is an open space.
The sheets were cold and the unfamiliar surroundings unsettling.
When she opened her eyes she smiled, then took in her surroundings and tried to sit up.
The love-sick mood and romantic temperament of the young Irishman found congenial soil in the wild surroundings of unexplored Canadian forests, and the enthusiasm thus engendered for the "natural" life of savagery may have been already fortified by study of Rousseau's writings, for which at a later period Lord Edward expressed his admiration.
He seemed comfortable with his surroundings, which was surprising in itself.
But as a mortal, she'd tire faster than Claire, whose magic would continue to feed off the surroundings to keep her energized.
Her surroundings blurred into light and shadows, and she felt the sickening sense of falling off the cliff again.
We control the temperature of our surroundings, eat food from around the world, and own possessions no king could have imagined.
It is a lonely lake, situated in extremely wild surroundings at a height of 1153 ft.
He trailed them into the dark fortress but kept his distance, eyeing his surroundings with distaste.
Pierre was struck by the modesty of the small though clean house after the brilliant surroundings in which he had last met his friend in Petersburg.
That night, alone in new surroundings, he was long unable to sleep.
The Atlantic coast-line of the territory has one deep indentation - the Gulf of San Matias - but, owing to the arid surroundings, there are no ports or towns upon it.
She seemed bewildered with her surroundings and very weak.
Their surroundings looked as if someone had left a fog machine on too long in a gym.
surroundings, and Bacon is not an exception.
In more serene surroundings perhaps we could come to some understanding and move forward in a mutually peaceful way.
Instead they searched their surroundings wildly in the light of periodic lightning and the fire at the far end of the hall.
As the result of this analysis, combined with an investigation into the surroundings man lives in, a "content" - a moral code - becomes gradually evolved.
Allusion has already been made to the great change in the aspect of London and its surroundings made during the Norman period by the establishment of a large number of monasteries.
In the midst of these unhappy surroundings religion became more inward in men of real piety and the desire grew among them to draw closer the bonds that united them to one another.
When standing among mimosas they so harmonize with their surroundings that they are difficult of detection.
He looked for signs anyone had walked through the brush and branches, pausing at intervals to squat and look at his surroundings from a different angle.
Mysticism differs, therefore, from ordinary pantheism in that its inmost motive is religious; but, whereas religion is ordinarily occupied with a practical problem and develops its theory in an ethical reference, mysticism displays a predominatingly speculative bent, starting from the divine nature rather than from man and his surroundings, taking the symbolism of religious feeling as literally or metaphysically true, and straining after the present realization of an ineffable union.
The word appears in English in the 18th century, and was first applied to the correct representation, in literature and art, of the manners, dress, furniture and general surroundings of the scene represented.
The blood suffers first; its pigment is dissolved out and soaks into the surroundings, imparting to them the pink hue so diagnostic of commencing gangrene.
The tendency of each religion was to quietism, but their separate doctrines were largely influenced by the surroundings of their founders.
Yet Cromwell's monument is not altogether misplaced in such surroundings, for in him are found the true principles of piety, of justice, of liberty and of governance.
Lubbock's experiments of inLlucing ants to seek objects that had been removed show that they are guided by scent rather than by sight, and that any disturbance of their surroundings often causes great uncertainty in their actions.
The third group of dramatic writers take their subjects, surroundings and diction from the folk-life of the villages (nepszinmu, " folkdrama ").
The circumstances and surroundings of Zwingli's early life were thus dissimilar from those of his contemporary, Martin Luther.
His eyes took in their surroundings as more flares went up, this time only a street away in each direction.
Brady's attention instinctively shifted to their surroundings as he sought threats among the quiet surroundings of the secured compound.
He might think of himself as a poor man, but he fit into the surroundings with ease.
When we consider, however, the great variability in those surroundings and the consequent changes a plant must encounter, it appears obvious that interaction ~nd adjustment between the plant and its environment must be constant and well balanced.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
These differences in larval form depend in part on the surroundings among which the larva finds itself after hatching; the active, armoured grub has to seek food for itself and to fight its own battles, while the soft, defenceless maggot is provided with abundant nourishment.
By training and temperament he was better qualified to appreciate and describe the social life of the people than their physical surroundings, and if the results of his great journey are disappointing to the geographer, his account of the society of the oasis towns, and of the remarkable men who were then ruling in Hail and Riad, must always possess an absorbing interest as a portrait of Arab life in its freest development.
She recognized the surroundings.
She blinked as she entered the darker house and forced her attention on her surroundings.
The surroundings of Elberfeld are attractive, and public grounds and walks have been recently opened on the hills around with results eminently beneficial to the health of the population.
Its fertile surroundings, its central position at the junction of several great roads, and the natural strength of its position, defended by a river along two-thirds of its circumference, all combined to make Verona one of the richest and most important cities in northern Italy, although its extent within the walls was not large.
The rough surroundings of the Frankish court were unfavourable to the acquisition of learning, and Charles grew up almost ignorant of letters, but hardy in body and skilled in the use of weapons.
The same beautiful adaptation to the surroundings exists also in Ptenopus (with fringed toes) and Stenodactylus, which are likewise deserticolous.
After various experiments as schoolmaster, private tutor and actor, he turned to journalism, and afterwards more than avenged himself for the triviality and narrowness of his new surroundings in his famous Roda rummet (" The Red Room," 1879), described in the sub-title as sketches of literary and artistic life.
The other lakes are wholly different in character and surroundings, especially Chalco and Xochimilco.
Neglect of their children, unsanitary habits and surroundings, tribal intermarriage and peonage are the principal causes of the decreasing Indian population.
Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.
Relax and dine in clean, refined surroundings including numerous massive wall murals and a soothing fish tank.
Its romantic surroundings have made this castle a favourite subject of the landscape painter.
The habits and capacities of these two differ, owing to surroundings, irrespectively of tribe.
The last four years of his unquiet life were spent at Samoa, in circumstances of such health and vigour as he had never previously enjoyed, and in surroundings singularly picturesque.
Physical surroundings rather than latitude determine the character of the flora.
They are adapted to special conditions which are lacking in their new surroundings, but a few will probably do fairly well the first year, and the seeds from these probably rather better the next, and so on, so that in a few years' time a strain may be available which is equal or even superior to the original one introduced.
With picturesque surroundings, excellent bathing beach and ideal climate, Santa Barbara is one of the most popular of the health and pleasure resorts of California.
Now, after a month passed in quiet surroundings, she felt more and more deeply the loss of her father which was associated in her mind with the ruin of Russia.
It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
The child was shy, but seemed excited in a subdued way by the new surroundings.
It wasn't the open road wanderers I envied but the home town golfers; they seemed so content in their pastoral surroundings.
Her gaze cleared, and she focused on her surroundings.
He stood in front of the door, unmoving as she explored her surroundings.
For the first time, she sensed he was aware of her and his surroundings.
One of them entered the bedroom, cold eyes taking in the surroundings.
Gabriel asked, focusing once again on his surroundings.
Hannah was happy to marvel over her surroundings.
They said little as they skied, content to enjoy their surroundings.
The reason for the chill became evident as he took in his surroundings.
The sounds and smells of the forest nearly caused them to lose focus and stop running to fully experience their surroundings.
Maybe Alex was no pretty boy, but he was certainly accustomed to more lavish surroundings.
Brady brooded then dismissed everything to focus on his surroundings.
Gabriel went still like he did when he was stretching his senses to test their surroundings.
Gabriel stopped at midmorning, and she sagged against a tree, exhausted. The large death-dealer's gaze went from their surroundings to her face.
She looked around, waiting for Andre or a demon to leap from her surroundings.
Light filtered in from somewhere, and Rhyn tried to make sense of his surroundings.
The branch lowered him so fast, his stomach turned. Toby scampered off the branch and stared upwards, wondering how Death could allow the demons into her domain. He looked around wildly, expecting them to leap from his surroundings.
Kris asked, looking around for any change in their surroundings.
Fear made Rhyn's chest seize. No sooner had Gabe spoken the words than the demons fell away. Coldness snapped over Rhyn, and his surroundings blurred. He blinked, uncertain what happened until he found himself standing in a dimly lit chamber. Kris and Gabe were still beside him, and instead of demons, there was only Death.
I'll have them in the small pasture for a while until they get accustomed to their new surroundings.
You said not to feed them until they were more accustomed to their surroundings.
He said nothing, his blue eyes darting around their surroundings.
He leapt to his feet before he was fully aware of his surroundings.
Taran watched them for a long moment before reminding himself of his surroundings.
Darian proceeded without apparent caution while Xander's sensitive gaze took in their surroundings.
Maceio is attractively situated in the midst of large plantations of coco-nut and dende palms, though the broad sandy beach in front and the open sun-burned plain behind give a barren character to its surroundings.
From the primitive uniform Systems. mass of undifferentiated assimilating cells, which we may conceive of as the starting-point of differentiation, though such an undifferentiated body is only actually realized in the thallus of the lower Algae, there is, (1) on the one hand, a specialization of a surface layer regulating the immediate relations of the plant with its surroundings.
They endeavoured to define aspects of vegetation in which the forms exhibited an obvious adaptation to their climatic surroundings.
All organisms, then, are closely adapted to their surroundings.
The story runs that food was passed through the bars to the child, who survived in spite of the accumulated filth of his surroundings.
- (Residence at the Court of London, p. 286.) Bentham's love of flowers and music, of green foliage and shaded walks, comes clearly out in this pleasant picture of his home life and social surroundings.
above sea-level and in the midst of very attractive surroundings.
Concurrently with this activity in higher branches, the school board provided a large number of handsome buildings in healthy surroundings.
- When the blood supply is entirely cut off from a tissue the tissue dies, and in the act of dying, or afterwards, it suffers certain alterations dependent upon its surroundings.
Besides giving to the world the first accurate description of the holy city and the Haj ceremonies, he was the first to fix the position of Mecca by astronomical observations, and to describe the physical character of its surroundings.
aeaving Riad, they passed through Yemama, and across a strip of sandy desert to El Hasa where Palgrave found himself in more congenial surroundings.
Their coloration consists often of bright hues, and sometimes resembles that of their surroundings.
But an artistic temperament was hardly that required of a king of Prussia on the eve of the Revolution; and Frederick the Great, who had employed him in various services - notably in an abortive confidential mission to the court of Russia in 1 780 - openly expressed his misgivings as to the character of the prince and his surroundings.
He covered the bulb of the thermometer with layers of non-conducting material and left it immersed at the desired depth for a very long time to enable it to take the temperature of its surroundings.
In both forms it is usual to have the space between the bulb and the protecting sheath partly filled with mercury or alcohol to act as a conductor and reduce the time necessary for the thermometer to acquire the temperature of its surroundings.
There he spent thirty months in a state of growing uneasiness and discontent with his surroundings.
Botzen is a Teutonic town amid Italian surroundings.
The Zoological Gardens at Buenos Aires are supported by the municipality, and contain many interesting animals, well housed in beautiful surroundings.
The collection is fine and well cared for in beautiful surroundings.
The study of science was to bring human desires into line with their natural surroundings.
he could have had no sympathy, his dignified domestic life and his serious attention to religion standing in the strongest contrast with the profligacy of the royal surroundings.
They are well concealed by the colour of their upper parts, which in most cases agrees with the prevailing tone of their surroundings, mostly arid, stony or sandy localities; the large spikes FIG.
The principal places of interest on the banks of the Earn are Dunira, the favourite seat of Henry Dundas, ist Viscount Melville, who took the title of his barony from the estate and to whose memory .an obelisk was raised on the adjoining hill of Dunmore; the village of Comrie; the town of Crieff; the ruined castle of Innerpeffray, founded in 1610 by the ist Lord Maderty, close to which is the library founded in 1691 by the 3rd Lord Maderty, containing some rare black-letter books and the Bible that belonged to the marquess of Montrose; Gascon Hall, now in ruins, but with traditions reaching back to the days of Wallace; Dupplin Castle, a fine Tudor mansion, seat of the earl of Kinnoull, who derives from it the title of his viscounty; Aberdalgie, Forgandenny and Bridge of Earn, a health resort situated amidst picturesque surroundings.
The principal cities of Mexico, other than the capitals above mentioned, are as follows, the populations being those of 1900 except when otherwise stated: Acapulco (pop. 4932), a famous port on the Pacific coast in Guerrero, which was wrecked by the earthquake of 1909; Carmen, or Laguna de Terminos (about 6000), a thriving commercial town and port on the Gulf coast in Campeche; Celaya (2 5,5 6 5), a railway centre and manufacturing town of Guanajuato; Ciudad Guzman, or Zapotlan (about 17,500), an interesting old town of Jalisco; Cholula (about 9000), an ancient native town of Puebla, widely known for its great pyramid; Comitan (9316), the commercial centre of Chiapas; Cordoba (7974 in 1895), a picturesque Spanish town in the sierras of Vera Cruz; Cuautla (6269), the centre of a rich sugar-producing district of Morelos; Guaymas (8648), a flourishing port of Sonora on the Gulf of California; Leon (62,623), the largest city in Guanajuato and distinguished for its commercial activity, manufactures and wealth; Linares (20,690), the second city of Nuevo Leon in size and importance; Matamoros (8347), a prominent commercial centre and river port of Tamaulipas; Mazatlan (17,852), the foremost Mexican port on the Pacific coast; Orizaba (32,894), a city of Vera Cruz famous for its delightful climate and picturesque surroundings; Parral (14,748), a well-known mining centre of southern Chihuahua; San Cristobal (about 16,00o), once capital of Chiapas and rich in historical associations; Tampico (16,313), a Gulf port and railway terminus of Tamaulipas; Tehuantepec (10,386), the largest town on the Tehuantepec railway in Oaxaca; Vera Cruz (29,164), the oldest and best known Gulf port of Mexico.
The place is visited by 5000 people annually, partly for its warm mineral springs (70° F.), partly for its whey cure, and partly on account of its equable climate and picturesque surroundings.
His outlook upon the west was thus summarized by him in a letter published in the Indian press at the close of 1919: " The bulk of English people can never be in a normal state of mind with regard to us, our situation being unnatural, and I am impelled to think that it is best for us to do our own work quietly in our own surroundings."
The industries comprise cotton, worsted and leather manufactures; but Knutsford is mainly a residential town, as many Manchester merchants have settled here, attracted by the fine climate and surroundings.
The most interesting room in this building is that which was occupied by Luther in 1530, where the surroundings may have inspired, though (as is now proved) he did not compose, the famous hymn, Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott; the bed on which he slept, and the pulpit from which he preached in the old chapel are shown.
The change of work and surroundings could hardly have been greater.
Among the surroundings of Turin the Hill of Superga (2300 ft.
The richness of its art treasures, the educational advantages it offers, and its attractive surroundings render it a favourite resort of people with private means.
he was four the family removed to a house on Herne Hill, then a country village, with a garden and rural surroundings.
- Plan of Forum, Basilica and surroundings, Silchester.
While the moral issues are finally determined by this day, yet the world of the Messianic age is painted with the colours of the prophet's own surroundings.
There is great natural beauty in the surroundings, but the mountains render the town difficult of access from the interior, and give it an exceptionally hot and unhealthy climate.
In the 9th century B.C. the two states appear in more historical surroundings, and the discovery of a lengthy Moabite inscription has thrown valuable light upon contemporary conditions.
The divisions of the residency are Batavia, town and surroundings, Tangerang, Meester Cornelis and Buitenzorg, the first being directly governed by a resident and the remainder by assistant residents.
Fourier defined another constant expressing the rate of loss of heat at a bounding surface per degree of difference of temperature between the surface of the body and its surroundings.
Even in his motives and his impulses, in his mental attitude towards outward surroundings, in his appetites and aversions, inherited tendency and environment have been found to play a very large part; indeed many thinkers hold that the whole of a man's development, mental as well.
At that season much of the country, including the immediate surroundings of Bagdad, is under water.
Spencer county was still a wilderness, and the boy grew up in pioneer surroundings, living in a rude log-cabin, enduring many hardships and knowing only the primitive manners, conversation and ambitions of sparsely settled backwoods communities.
Then, in August 1235, amid surroundings of great splendour, the emperor held a diet at Mainz, which was attended by a large number of princes.
The diseases from which Egyptians suffer are very largely the result of insanitary surroundings.
The burgher life of even Nuremberg, the noblest German city, seems narrow, quaint and harsh beside the grace and opulence and poetical surroundings of Italian life in the same and the preceding generation.
But among its native surroundings the career of Darer stands out with an aspect of ideal elevation and decorum which is its own.
On the right is the palace of Charles V., a cold-looking but majestic Renaissance building, out of harmony with its surroundings, which it tends somewhat to dwarf by its superior size.
the "superior steadiness" (Ward) of impressions; while looking at any set of surroundings, images of many different scenes may pass through the mind, each one of which is immediately distinguished from the impression of the actual scene before the eyes.
The fort built by the Vijayanagar kings in the 16th century was of strategic importance, owing to its swampy surroundings and the lake that flanked its side.
He appeared to believe, however, that the successive variations and modifications had arisen in response to mechanical laws of the organisms themselves rather than to the influence of their surroundings.
It is even more important to notice that he did not suggest that every individual with a favourable variation must be selected, or that the selected or favoured animals were better or higher, but merely that they were more adapted to their surroundings.
There are two others of apparently the same origin on the north-west slopes of the Mojanda volcano, but they are less attractive because of their gloomy surroundings.
The stage of Geist reveals the consciousness no longer as critical and antagonistic but as the indwelling spirit of a community, as no longer isolated from its surroundings but the union of the single and real consciousness with the vital feeling that animates the community.
The boy grew up amid the poor, coarse surroundings of the German peasant life, imbibing its simple beliefs.
Except perhaps the silversmiths, no one was conscious of being engaged in "art metal-working," yet the average is neither vulgar nor in bad taste, and the larger works are both dignified and suited to their architectural surroundings.
Though the demand for good domestic wrought-iron work has enormously increased, adaptations from the beautiful work of the 17th and 18th centuries have been found so suited to their architectural surroundings, that new departures have been relatively uncommon.
The principal cities are Hang-chow, which is famed for the beauty of its surroundings, Ning-po, which has been frequented by foreign ships ever since the Portuguese visited it in the 16th century, and Wenchow.
political rhetoric, but at the same time hints that, though r04cy-ruoi and S fM oXoyuu may be discriminated, they are nevertheless near akin, the one being the ape of philosophy, the other the ape of statesmanship. In short, Plato traces the changes which, in less than a century, had taken place in the meaning of the term, partly through changes in the practice of the sophists, partly through changes in their surroundings and in public opinion, so as to show by a familiar instance that general terms which do not describe natural kinds cannot have a stable connotation.
In addition to their long hind and short fore limbs, jerboas are mostly characterized by their silky coats - of a fawn colour to harmonize with their desert surroundings - their large eyes, and long tails and ears.
26 and for two days severe blizzards made it impossible to see the surroundings, but the course lay on a descending gradient.
The island is mountainous and wooded, and completely shelters the harbour from easterly storms. The surroundings are highly picturesque and tropical in character, but the town itself is poorly built and unattractive.
The coefficient of heating of a calorimeter when it is below the temperature of its surroundings is seldom, if ever, the same as the coefficient of cooling at the higher temperature, since the convection currents, which do most of the heating or cooling, are rarely symmetrical in the two cases, and moreover, the duration of the two stages is seldom the same.
New light, however, has been thrown upon the "intellectual" capacity of Crustacea by the proof that the spider-crabs deliberately use changes of raiment to harmonize with their surroundings, donning and doffing various natural objects as we do our manufactured clothes.
Perhaps finer than these for their wide-horizoned outlooks and grand surroundings are the Alpine Tunnel under the continental divide of the Lower Sawatch chain, the scenery of the tortuous line along the southern boundary in the Conejos and San Juan mountains, which are crossed at Cumbres (10,003 ft.), and the magnificent scenery about Ouray and on the Silverton railway over the shoulder of Red Mountain (attaining 11,235 ft.).
The surroundings of Darmstadt are attractive and contain many features of interest.
The outstanding feature of the mental life of savages known to psychologists as " primitive credulity " is doubtless chiefly due to sheer want of diversity of suggestiveness in their intellectual surroundings.
The climate is healthy and agreeable, though the death-rate among the common people is abnormally high on account of personal habits and unsanitary surroundings.
How wholly he and his surroundings were untouched by the Arian conflict may be judged from the 17th homily - "that Christ is the Son of God."
STRIP, to remove or tear off the outer covering of anything, hence to rob or plunder; also a narrow long piece of stuff or material, or a mark or division narrow in proportion to its length distinguished from its ground or surroundings by colour or other variation of texture, character, &c.; a stripe; this last word is a variant of "strip," a particular meaning, that of a stroke or lash of a whip, is either due to the original meaning of "strip," to flay, or to the long narrow mark or wheal left by a blow.
These writings help us to see the man and his surroundings, and contemporary pious records make him something more than a shadow.
Its chief employment was to lay things bare and sever them from their surroundings, in order that they might be contemplated in their simplicity, with rigid exactness, as objects of thought, apart from the illusion and exaggeration that attends them when presented to sense and imagination.
Not only do animals change their physical characteristics in new environment, but modern peoples when settled in new surroundings for even one or two centuries, e.g.
the American of New England and the Boer of South Africa, prove that man is no less readily affected by his surroundings.
The animal, after injection, must be kept in favourable surroundings, and any resulting symptoms noted.
This is chiefly to be regarded as an adaptation to surroundings, though the fact that the less virulent members of the bacterial species will be liable to be killed off also plays a part.;,Conversely, the virulence tends to diminish on cultivation on artificial media outside the body, especially in circumstances little favourable to growth.
by sensitiveness to chemical substances in their surroundings - a property which is not peculiar to them but is possessed by various unicellular organisms, including motile bacteria.
The number of matriculated students is usually greater in winter than in summer; the reason of the disproportion being that in the summer university towns having pleasant surroundings, such as Bonn, Heidelberg, Kiel and Jena, are more frequented.
Marvellous as has been the transformation in the city itself, no less surprising results have been effected since 1875 in the surroundings of Berlin.
Wallace also alluded to the resemblance of animals, and more especially of insects, to their surroundings, and points out that "those races having colours best adapted to concealment from their enemies would inevitably survive the longest."
Darwin died some years before the controversy upon the possibility of the hereditary transmission of acquired characters arose over the writings of Weismann, but Wallace has freely accepted the general results of the German zoologist's teaching, and in Darwinism has presented a complete theory of the causes of evolution unmixed with any trace of Lamarck's use or disuse of inheritance, or Buffon's hereditary effect of the direct influence of surroundings.
The lake is of interest for its generally mountainous surroundings, save to the N.W., where it skirts the Great Salt Lake Desert, for the mountainous peninsula, the Promontory, lying between thumb and fingers of the hand, shaped like and resembling in geological structure the two islands S.
The Lancashire coal-field, and the portion of the bounding plain between it and the seaport of Liverpool, contain a population greater than that borne by any equal area in the country, the county of London and its surroundings not excepted.
situated, and with such beauty of aspect and surroundings.
It is now certain that there has ever been an inherent tendency in man, allowing for difference of climate and material surroundings, to develop culture by the :same stages and in the same way.
Owing to the paucity of Phoenician remains the topography of the town and its surroundings is still obscure.
His boyhood was spent mostly in his native town, which he never ceased to love, and whose beautiful surroundings and quiet, pure life he has described in his poem "My Lost Youth."
In his new home he found himself amid surroundings entirely congenial to him.
In spite, however, of all mitigations the Franciscans have nearly always presented to the world an object lesson in evangelical poverty by the poorness and simplicity of their lives and surroundings.
A certain Aristia, of Greek origin, but soon acclimatized to his surroundings as teacher at the high school in Bucharest, was the first to adapt foreign dramas for the Rumanian stage.
All round its head and also along the body the skin bears fringed appendages resembling short fronds of sea-weed, a structure which, combined with the extraordinary faculty of assimilating the colour of the body to its surroundings, assists this fish greatly in concealing itself in places which it selects on account of the abundance of prey.
The author's general aim in these works - some of which have been translated into French, German and Japanese - was to make the consideration of maritime matters paramount to that of military, political or economic movements, without, however, as he himself says "divorcing them from their surroundings of cause and effect in general history, but seeking to show how they modified the latter, and were modified by them."
The main features in a plan of the town are its fine streets and houses and extensive avenues and wellplanted squares; while, as a city, the neighbourhood of an attractive seaside resort, combined with the advantages and importance of a large town, and the possession of beautiful and wooded surroundings, give it a distinction all its own.
With William the Norman all was different~ he was a man well on in middle age, too old to adapt himself easily to new surroundings, even if he had been willing to do so.
The old Saxon customs were not forgotten, though they might in many cases be twisted to fit new surroundings.
He grew up amidst pietistic surroundings, which powerfully influenced him his life through, though he never became a Pietist.
The natural beauty of its surroundings and the extensive forests of the district have of late years attracted many summer residents.
Owing to its beautiful surroundings Dillenburg has become a favourite summer resort.
Myvatn, in the north, is well known from the natural beauty of its surroundings.
Removal from the hot climate and unhygienic surroundings must naturally be attended to.
The baths near Nish and Vranya are comparatively prosperous, while the beautiful surroundings attract visitors even from abroad.
Ka-dimirra, the Semitic Bab-ili, probably denoted at first E-Saggila, "the house of the lofty head," the temple dedicated to Bel-Merodach, along with its immediate surroundings.
Owing to its charming surroundings and its central position in the range, Ilsenburg is one of the most frequented tourist resorts in the Harz Mountains, being visited annually by some 6000 persons.
Arnhem is a gay and fashionable town prettily situated at the foot of the Veluwe hills, and enjoys a special reputation for beauty on account of its wooded and hilly surroundings, which have attracted many wealthy people to its neighbourhood.
He was thus placed in a position suited to his powers and in domestic and social surroundings adapted to meet the wants of his rich nature.
Apart from the surroundings of the lough, the neighbouring country is peculiarly desolate.
There were many curious examples of the taboo with regard to actions connected with royalty, and also in the words used which relate to Malagasy sovereigns and their surroundings.
Meanwhile, however, still more was ceded to the princes than to the kings; and after a pretence of drawing the sword against the prince of Cond, rebellious through jealousy of the Italian surroundings of the queen-mothei, recourse was had to the purse.
Gebhard was a drunken and licentious man, who owes his prominence rather to his surroundings than to his abilities.
Like Hilversum it is situated in the midst of picturesque and wooded surroundings, and is a favourite summer resort of people from Amsterdam.
Its chief attractions as a watering-place are its picturesque appearance and surroundings, its extensive antiquarian remains, its mild climate and its two excellent beaches known as the North and South Sands.
The surroundings of Mount Tronador, consisting of Tertiary granite and basalt, form one of the most interesting regions in the Patagonian Andes for the mountaineers of the future.
Among the many defects which he censures in previous historians, not the least serious in his eyes are their inattention to the political and geographical surroundings of the history (ii.
He set to work to realize this project, and produced the Apostles in 1866, a.nd St Paul in 1869, after having visited Asia Minor with his wife, where he studied the scenes of the labours of St Paul as minutely as in 1861 he had observed the material surroundings of the life of Jesus.
It was something he often did when their surroundings became uncomfortable.
They were a long way from talked out when she got in her new car, but she felt much more alive and aware of her surroundings â€“ much more in control of her life than she had since the accident.
At the top of "The Meadows," the beginner slope, he paused, took a deep breath, drinking in his surroundings.
They were dressed in their best and both children and adults seems perfectly at ease with each other's company, even if they all seemed somewhat in awe of their surroundings.
Seeing the contrast between him and his environment, she suddenly realized what it was about her surroundings that made her uneasy all afternoon.
The perfect alignment of the interior of his condo was born of his desire to control his surroundings.
The poor surroundings caused abject misery.
We were able to see the salubrious surroundings of Swansea City's Vetch Field on a free transfer.
While waiting for the food to arrive, we were happy to sit and chat in the relaxing surroundings.
alter to fit new surroundings.
ardours of modern travel and to enjoy local surroundings.
art nouveau style to suit its new surroundings.
backyard wedding is hunter green to match the natural surroundings.
In a world of mass market eateries, the Dixon trio forms a bastion of affordable, high quality food in highly individual surroundings.
beautiful surroundings, the power station is designed to be similar in style to local estate buildings.
Images are often outdated - of spartan surroundings, rules and regulations and a mistaken belief that hostels are only for young people.
bitch in season will be to your lifestyle an in your surroundings.
Despite the dismal surroundings Cy's band drew an enormous following from, initially, art school students with a distinctly Bohemian bent.
They are messengers of nature, not only adding brilliance to their surroundings but also pollinating flowers and revealing the healthiness of our communities.
There are eight semi-detached bungalows, set in peaceful surroundings of five acres.
Spending time in natural surroundings is good for our heath and one of the best stress busters around.
Keen sensitivities allow you to detect insincerity in others and to grasp the emotional coloring of your surroundings.
convenient for all local attractions and places of interest, and provides comfortable and relaxing surroundings.
convivial surroundings of the Society's traditional home.
The Annual Dinner represents a key opportunity to discuss the commercial issues of the day in highly convivial surroundings.
Rosemary Shrager teaches fine food cookery in the luxurious surroundings of the ' Hotel of the Year ' What does the activity include?
The theater and the lavish costumes, surroundings and plays were the new form of entertainment and contributed to the decline of jousting.
crisp linen tablecloths, outside seating and walls decorated with art from local artists mean the surroundings are more than adequate too.
deep-fryd by the surroundings I tucked into a starter of deep-fried crab claws served with chili sauce.
dine in surroundings boasting over 150 years of parliamentary history.
drab surroundings of the rehab unit.
The splendor of the surroundings are described in vivid detail to a backdrop of an understated yet dramatic drumbeat.
Room 2 will provide the perfect contrast, with sexy house and dirty electro soundtracking the more sociable, sexy surroundings.
I walked through this enchanting space and took in these enchanting surroundings.
Even the music, taken out of its usually pompous surroundings, sounds enchanting.
ephemerony, warm atmosphere is made complete by the surroundings of period photos, posters, clay pipes and local ephemera.
They may be a long way from home, but the surroundings are strangely familiar: the honesty, the passion.
When in flower the trees look spectacular, and spread a divine fragrance into their surroundings.
genteel surroundings around Chancery House, you will find the recruitment might of Monster UK and Ireland.
glamorous surroundings in Frome!
gratification of desire that would quickly consume the self and its surroundings.
With elegant surroundings, a friendly family atmosphere and attentive service, The Red House is an excellent base for the discerning guest.
heaven scent Parties, pets, partners - many things can interfere with the aroma of your surroundings.
The basis of site selection for otter is mainly breeding holts or holt complexes, together with the immediate surroundings and cover.
hometown surroundings that serve as a backdrop for his writing.
At the time, the former air hostess was living in the smart surroundings of Kensington, West London.
hushed awe, her eyes drinking in her surroundings.
Its exposed beams and tranquil surroundings make it a perfect escape from the everyday office hustle and bustle.
Full or part-time hygienist / therapist required for mainly private practice in beautiful surroundings in Castle Douglas, South West Scotland.
idyllic surroundings with time to pursue a very personal approach to his craft.
illuminated by sunlight, the prints are transparent enough to see through to the outside urban surroundings.
A powerful ir illuminator is built-in, for use in pitch-dark surroundings.
immediate surroundings, you ask them to come for a chat.
Restaurant vouchers are the perfect solution as everyone enjoys the indulgence of fabulous food and fine wines in attractive surroundings.
informality in breathtaking surroundings.
interior lobby decor in contemporary Thai style creates an enchanting atmosphere blending in the natural surroundings.
intimate surroundings says Lynette Halewood Mark Morris Dance Group.. .
Regardless, it fulfills its purpose - comfortable surroundings in which to enjoy a libation and a natter.
The surroundings encompass the most extensive exposure of Durness limestone in Britain, tho there are also areas covered by acidic drift.
lipid bilayers that separate the cell from its surroundings.
locative media creates a'space of place ' that connects people with their geographical surroundings.
luxuriate in the surroundings of a leading makeover studio.
luxurious surroundings of The Shakespeare Hotel.
Mafia family descends on the sophisticated surroundings of a London Italian jazz cafÃ©, The Gondola!
Walk through a full scale mock-up of the Space Station and experience the surroundings which are home for the astronauts.
modifytimes a borrowed word is modified to fit in with its new surroundings.
It is true that our surroundings were a little mournful, perhaps unnaturally so to those habitual shoppers.
Such are the surroundings, it's almost like waiting for classical musicians to appear.
opulent surroundings to enjoy each other's company.
I had seen a photo of three large men wrapped in luxurious towels, smoking pipes in extremely opulent surroundings.
outermost sphere of stars has no surroundings and so has no place.
palatial surroundings, fine antiques and the highest levels of personal service combine to give the Culloden Hotel an air of elegance.
Teetering on the water's edge, overlooking the lagoon, this restored 14th-century, Gothic-style palazzo offers some seriously opulent surroundings.
pampered in unique surroundings.
pampered for those few days in delightful and comfortable surroundings, being served delicious food and good wines in a friendly atmosphere.
The way I feel determines which method I use, and that decision defines the way I percept my surroundings.
These include the picnic on Wheels which allows cyclists to stop by the river for a picnic in the surroundings of Seaclose Park.
picturesque surroundings, " he says.
pleasant surroundings for your family or business party.
plush surroundings we took a short local walk.
position in the hierarchy of its surroundings.
The one wish we got was to see some wild red deer in their natural surroundings.
relax in such peaceful surroundings.
relaxation in blissful surroundings.
Tony's topic title was a little reminiscent of the old west, where pioneering settlements were given names according to their surroundings.
I don't suppose I shall ever go to such another service - it was so reverent and the surroundings so rough.
RIVER STRATHMORE tho a spate river STRATHMORE tho a spate river it is in spectacular surroundings and well worth a day with good trout fishing a bonus.
The Team would learn first hand about new cultures and environments; adapting to new surroundings while learning self-reliance and inter-dependency.
spatiotemporal model of oneself in one's surroundings.
splodge of paint, which tends to camouflage with the surroundings.
squalid surroundings where Atlantic Avenue meets Flatbush Avenue.
stylish surroundings at value for money prices.
sumptuous surroundings of elegant Scottish country house hotels.
swimming pool with children 's pool and sun terraces from which to relax and enjoy the pleasant surroundings.
sylvan surroundings taken in the 1930s.
touring caravan & camping site in beautiful surroundings with 150 southerly facing terraced electric pitches.
tradition with modernity allowing the units to integrate perfectly into a variety of contemporary surroundings.
tranquil surroundings of an 80 acre non working farm in the heart of the Vale of Clwyd.
two-sided affair and the bleak surroundings hardly seemed to lift the spirits of either side.
She just sits there totally unmoved, seemingly oblivious of her surroundings.
Come on, most of us lead lives of historically unparalleled comfort, cocooned by nice homes and generally pleasurable surroundings.
unreal in some way, or cut off from your surroundings.
unwind in surroundings steeped in history.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Pursuits such as scuba diving, mountain climbing, white water rafting and hang gliding can be dangerous in unfamiliar surroundings.
yearned to see our surroundings from the heavens.
celebrate this yuletide at Hatfield -The Hatfield House Christmas Banquet is held in the unique surroundings of the Elizabethan Old Palace of Hatfield.
Welsh Mountain zoo - For a great day out a friendly, caring conservation zoo set in lovely garden surroundings high above Colwyn Bay.
A great school of jurisprudence was thus formed, including many men of vast learning and great ability, although little known outside their immediate surroundings.
The general proposition as to a parallelism between individual and ancestral development is no doubt indisputable, but extended knowledge of the very different ontogenetic histories of closely allied forms has led us to a much fuller conception of the mode in which stages in embryonic and larval history have been modified in relation to their surroundings, and to a consequent reluctance to attach detailed importance to the embryological argument for evolution.
Nervous System of Planls.So far we have considered the plant almost exclusively as an individual organism, carrying out its own vital processes, and unaffected by its surroundings except in so far as these supply it with the materials for its well-being.
The remark may conveniently find its place here that plants which have reached a high degree of adaptive specialization have come to the end of their tether: a too complicated adjustment has deprived them of the elasticity which would enable them to adapt themselves to any further change in their surroundings, and they would pass away with conditions with which they are too inextricably bound up. Vast floras have doubtless thus found their grave in geologic change.
4 Aristotle was certainly conversant with many facts, such as the formation of deltas, coast-erosion, and to a certain extent the dependence of plants and animals on their physical surroundings.
Descendants of Rurik, impregnated with the pride of a dominant military caste, did not much like serving those truculent, wilful burghers, and some of them, after a time, voluntarily laid down their office and retired to more congenial surroundings.
On the 26th of May he crowned himself in the cathedral at Milan with the iron crown of the old Lombard kings, amidst surroundings of the utmost splendour.
In all these works the phenomena of societies in an archaic stage, whether still capable of observation or surviving in a fragmentary manner among more modern surroundings or preserved in contemporary records, are brought into line, often with singular felicity, to establish and illustrate the normal process of development in legal and political ideas.
The place is visited by 5000 people annually, partly for its warm mineral springs (70Ã‚° F.), partly for its whey cure, and partly on account of its equable climate and picturesque surroundings.
There is no reason to doubt that this vacuole is a normal cell-constituent, for it has been described in parasites in quite normal surroundings and conditions.
In the morning it returns to its form, where it finds protection in the close approach which the colour of its fur makes to that of its surroundings; should it thus fail, however, to elude observation it depends for safety on its extra FIG.
In the plan of the buildings and their decoration everything still remained subordinate to the high altar; but though on this and its surroundings ornament was most lavishly expended, the churches - wherever wealth permitted - were covered within and without with sculpture or painting: scenes from the Old and New Testaments, from the lives of saints, even from every-day life; figures of the Almighty, of Christ, of the Virgin Mother, of apostles, saints, confessors; pictures of the joys of heaven and the torments of hell; and outside, grimacing from every angle, demons and goblins, amusing enough to us but terrible to the age that set them there, visible embodiments of the evil spirits driven from within the sacred building by the efficacy of the holy rites.
Daumet, Mission archeologique de Macedoine (Paris, 1876), where there is a map of the monasteries and their surroundings; Guide-Joanne; Grece, vol.
This the present writer is inclined to doubt, considering that he has received examples of the normal Amblystoma tigrinum from various parts of Mexico, and that Alfred Duges has described an Amblystoma from mountains near Mexico City; at the same time he feels very suspicious of the various statements to that effect which have appeared in so many works, and rather disposed to make light of the ingenious theories launched by biological speculators who have never set foot in Mexico, especially Weismann's picture of the dismal condition of the salt-incrusted surroundings which were supposed to have hemmed in the axolotl - the brackish Lago de Texcoco, the largest of the lakes near Mexico, being evidently in the philosopher's mind.
Across the river is the "mountain," or hill, whence a fine view is obtained of the town and surroundings, and hard by the FuchsTurm (Fox tower) celebrated for student orgies, while in the centre of the town is the house of an astronomer, Weigel, with a deep shaft through which the stars can be seen in the day time.
Instead of the new life he had hoped to lead he still lived the old life, only in new surroundings.
Though Daniel was not a big man, to see him in a room was like seeing a horse or a bear on the floor among the furniture and surroundings of human life.
You'll be able to see our whole range of products, and try on items in quiet, relaxed surroundings.
It was really great to get away from the hustle of London & relax in such peaceful surroundings.
Set in the heart of the beautiful Berkshire countryside, this country house is the perfect retreat for relaxation in blissful surroundings.
Tony 's topic title was a little reminiscent of the old west, where pioneering settlements were given names according to their surroundings.
I do n't suppose I shall ever go to such another service - it was so reverent and the surroundings so rough.
RIVER STRATHMORE tho a spate river it is in spectacular surroundings and well worth a day with good trout fishing a bonus.
Bradley Maylett found himself being farmed out to the less salubrious surroundings of Swansea City 's Vetch Field on a free transfer.
Stay 1 night at the Monastery in serene surroundings.
The end result is a single spatiotemporal model of oneself in one 's surroundings.
A neat band of color shows up better than a rough splodge of paint, which tends to camouflage with the surroundings.
The Williamsburgh Savings Bank, rises majestically from its squalid surroundings where Atlantic Avenue meets Flatbush Avenue.
Course Highlights MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE Our Mountain Adventure is an impressive course offering a wide range of activities within stunning surroundings.
It 's about high quality produce and authentic food, served in stylish surroundings at value for money prices.
Enjoy your first week of wedded bliss in the sumptuous surroundings of elegant Scottish country house hotels.
The hotel comprises a lovely swimming pool with children 's pool and sun terraces from which to relax and enjoy the pleasant surroundings.
Click on the image to see a view of the green in its sylvan surroundings taken in the 1930s.
Tregoad Park - A superb, friendly family touring caravan & camping site in beautiful surroundings with 150 southerly facing terraced electric pitches.
The design combines tradition with modernity allowing the units to integrate perfectly into a variety of contemporary surroundings.
Take a break and relax in the tranquil surroundings of an 80 acre non working farm in the heart of the Vale of Clwyd.
Boro 's ground is a slightly barren two-sided affair and the bleak surroundings hardly seemed to lift the spirits of either side.
Emotional responses are often inappropriate for their surroundings - for example, laughing at sad news or appearing unconcerned by important events.
Harker 's bravery is initially suggested through his optimism despite unfamiliar surroundings.
When you feel unreal in some way, or cut off from your surroundings.
Here you can relax and unwind in surroundings steeped in history.
We waited quite a while for the food to arrive, but were happy to sit and chat in the relaxing surroundings.
We humans long have yearned to see our surroundings from the heavens.
Celebrate this yuletide at Hatfield -The Hatfield House Christmas Banquet is held in the unique surroundings of the Elizabethan Old Palace of Hatfield.
Welsh Mountain Zoo - For a great day out a friendly, caring conservation zoo set in lovely garden surroundings high above Colwyn Bay.
You should do your best to acclimate to your surroundings instead of pining for something better.
On the first day in a new place, she always takes a long walk and accustoms herself to the new surroundings.
She is becoming more aware of her surroundings, and she is learning how to make things happen.
Soon, she'll become more aware of her surroundings, and she'll also be curious, too.
Your child may feel the most secure in familiar surroundings, so don't disregard your house as the perfect party place!
It's best to choose towels that will match or coordinate with their surroundings.
This will allow him to adapt to his new surroundings, get used to his/her bedding, and learn how to use his litter box.
It will teach her where her litter box is and it will help her get used to her new surroundings on a small scale before she ventures into the bigger house.
Now a month later, the new cat has become comfortable with you and his surroundings.
When a cat is uncertain of his surroundings, he will remain in an upright position.
By the end of the week, the kittens will easily get out of the nesting area and explore their surroundings.
Once nestled in a tree, a cat now has a bird's eye view of its surroundings.
Brought to Maine early in the history of the United States, the Maine Coon adapted well to cold, rough surroundings.
Once the cat has undergone flea treatment, the pet's surroundings should also receive treatment.
The storybook shows the wonder of a new life and the impact the new baby has on his surroundings.
Refresh Surroundings: It may sound like an inconsequential thing, but redecorating your surroundings can actually change the way you feel and think.
Living Green: This section focuses on the immediate surroundings of the reader.
As awareness spreads about the damage that mankind is doing to the environment, and by extension, ourselves, more of us have begun to seek answers and take action to reduce our personal impact on our surroundings.
So not only do they not clog up landfills and animal habitats, they don't poison their surroundings as they decompose either.
Kids are able to view the environment on a personal level, feeling empathy for animals and their surroundings in a way that most adults may overlook.
The problems with nuclear energy arise when the waste products are not properly contained, leading to contamination of its surroundings.
Unique Surroundings - Iron scrollwork wall decor, sconces, and shelves to accent Tuscan, French Country, or Mediterranean decor.
Think of the surroundings you would encounter on a real life African safari and consider how they might translate into your home.
Who needs pricey spa retreats when you can create the perfect elegant and peaceful surroundings right in your own home?
Bedding should be warm and comfortable and fitting of the surroundings.
Pull colors from your surroundings and incorporate the textures found only in nature, close-up.
Take inspiration for the design itself from your home, its surroundings and your passions.
It can blend in well with many surroundings and won't stand out.
Craftsman style bungalows will use colors inspired by nature and the surroundings in which they sit.
The only difference is that you might want to consider painting the home to blend in with the surroundings (either to blend in with nature or the other homes in the area).
Pull colors from nature, your surroundings or the surroundings of many Old World towns and villages.
By keeping pulling your palette and your materials for the natural surroundings of the Southwest, you'll be sure to create the perfect Southwestern bathroom for your home.
What's more, once the child is comfortable with his surroundings you will notice that he is more likely to open up and reveal his true personality.
It's easier to capture a spontaneous hug or kiss between family members when they are comfortable with their surroundings.
They brought with them the culinary skills learned from their homeland, and applied them to foods indigenous to their new surroundings.
Closed eyes: Many individuals find it easier to focus on cosmic harmony without the distractions of their immediate surroundings.
Your teenager will spend nine months a year in that facility, so it is important to familiarize yourself with his surroundings.
Spend the extra time to make sure your child will feel comfortable in his new surroundings.
Toxey utilized the services of a local fabric factory to make the fabric, which allowed hunters to blend in with forest surroundings while hunting.
Take inspiration from your wedding, your life, or your surroundings to pick something that truly shows your personalities.