Don't go getting a swelled head.
Her heart swelled with hope and happiness.
The vibration of the air as the organ notes swelled made her sway in answer.
In 1845 the population had swelled to 8,295,061, the greater part of whom depended on the potato only.
As if a shaken bottle of soda had been uncorked within her, her magic swelled and burst from her body.
His power swelled, until dark clouds blocked the desert sun.
Damian's feelings for her swelled even more.
Every little pine needle expanded and swelled with sympathy and befriended me.
They swelled and blended smoothly - and that flat tummy was so masculine.
Natasha took the first note, her throat swelled, her chest rose, her eyes became serious.
The rims of pulleys, round which flat bands are wrapped, may be truly cylindrical, in which case the belt will run indifferently at any part of the pulley, or the rim may be swelled towards the centre, when the central line of the band will tend to run in the diametral plane of the pulley.
Panic swelled within her.
Never would she have thought that a push up bra was necessary with ample firm breasts, but they swelled from the bra in a way that was smooth and attractive.
The growth of an organic being is simply a process of enlargement, as a particle of dry gelatine may be swelled up by the intussusception of water; its death is a shrinkage, such as the swelled jelly might undergo on desiccation.
The Boer leaders definitely decided upon a guerrilla and a wearing policy, deliberately dispersed their field army, and then swelled and multiplied the innumerable local commandos.
He worked to apply a means test, pared the rolls back, then died; the rolls swelled again, and his successor again tried to bring them in line, but it was hard.
Don't go getting a swelled head!
Whenever he was so fortunate as to have near him a hare that had been kept too long, or a meat pie made with rancid butter, he gorged himself with such violence that his veins swelled and the moisture broke out on his forehead.
A vein in the young man's long thin neck swelled like a cord and went blue behind the ear, and suddenly his face flushed.
His force gradually swelled, and he was joined by the prophet Gad (note his message xxii.
Their discontent had been gradually swelled by various acts of home and foreign policy during the sixteen years' rule of the riformatori, nor had the concessions granted to the partisans of the twelve and the latter's recall and renewed eligibility to office availed to conciliate them.
- Prune apricots, peaches, nectarines and plums, before the buds are much swelled; finish pruning apples, pears, cherries, gooseberries, currants and raspberries, before the end of the month; also the dressing of vines.
The work, which was originally meant to consist only of a few sheets, swelled into:ten volumes - small volumes, it is true, and not closely printed.
With these they preyed upon the commerce of the Adriatic. Their ranks were soon swelled by outlaws from all nations, and by their own once peaceful neighbours, from Novi, Ottocac and other Croatian towns.
Many new charactersSiyawush, Rustam, &c.have swelled the original list: among them is King Gushtasp (Vishtaspa), the patron of Zoroaster, who was known from the poems of the prophet and is placed at the close of the legendary age.
In 1793 Cottereau came to Laval with some 500 men; the band grew rapidly and swelled into a considerable army, which assumed the name of La Petite Vendee.
These hostages, when restored in 150, swelled the ranks of the proletariate opposition, whose leaders, to cover their maladministration at home, precipitated a war by attacking Sparta in defiance of Rome.
The uncertainty as to the literary structure of the epistle naturally renders it hazardous to infer the character of the Christians who are addressed, but it may be said that the results of the long debate on this point are converging upon the belief that the predominant class in the local church or churches were Gentile Christians, while proselytes must have swelled the ranks to no inconsiderable degree.
had forbidden; on the other hand, the collections were no longer indefinitely swelled by the addition of new decisions in particular cases, those already existing being enough to form a basis for the codification of the abstract law; and for this reason subsequent collections contain as a rule only the " constitutions " of popes or councils, i.e.
The two outer pieces are swelled at one end to take an iron mouthpiece.
The steady application of modern principles, by extend But no political cause swelled the population as much as the potato.
Firing no shot in his defence, his little troop swelled until it became an army.
In 1900 the permanent population of Baden was 6050 (German-, speaking, mainly Romanists, with many Jews), but it is greatly swelled in summer by the influx of visitors.
His passion for details not only swelled his volumes to a portentous size, but was fatal to artistic construction.
Almost immediately the entire assembly with one voice cried out anathema on the impious Nestorius and his impious doctrines, and after various extracts from the writings of church fathers had been read the decree of his exclusion from the episcopate and from all priestly communion was solemnly read and signed by all present, whose numbers had by this time swelled to one hundred and ninety-eight.
Pope was at this moment about to take the offensive, when a violent storm swelled the rivers and put an end to all movement.
On its right hand the Garonne is swelled by its two chief tributaries, the Tarn, near Moissac, and the Lot, below Agen; farther down it is joined by the Drot (or Dropt), and on the left by the Ciron.
Swelled by torrents from the mountains of Dore and Dome, it unites with the river Dore at its entrance to the department to which it gives its name.
The following was temporarily swelled as it passed .through villages and towns.
Indeed the 19th 1 This comparison is made in full realization of the fact that the Bordeaux record is a dry catalogue, and that Fabri's work is swelled by the miscellaneous gossip and " padding " which makes it one of the most delightful books ever written in the middle ages.
A belt tends to move towards that part of a pulley whose radius is greatest; pulleys for belts, therefore, are slightly swelled in the middle, in order that the belt may remain on the pulley, unless forcibly shifted.
Liman von Sanders was joined by reinforcements from other parts of the Empire early in the month, and the number of Turkish divisions in the peninsula swelled; but, aware that additional British troops were arriving, he felt obliged to leave forces on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles in case of a hostile landing on the coast to the S., and of the divisions on the peninsula he kept two about Gallipoli and Bulair.
Dingli and ecclesiastics of all denominations, for conflicting reasons, swelled the opposition against the liberal concessions obtained from Leo XIII.
In the - end the estates of the houses of Lancaster, Kent, Bohun, Burgh and Mortimer swelled the revenues of Edward's children and grandchildren; in whose favour also the new title of duke was introduced.
Crowds of deserters from the regular troops swelled the ranks of the insurgents.
They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.
swelled it again heavily.
Be this as it may, the Lombards, their ranks swelled by the Gepidae, whom they had lately conquered, and by the wrecks of other barbarian tribes, passed southward under their king Alboin in 568.
Novara, Vercelli, Asti and Tortona swelled its ranks; only Pavia and Montferrat remained imperialist between.
Hence the protests of those who believed that the figures for population were too small swelled into a general chorus of dissatisfaction.
Roads were untrustworthy, rivers swelled suddenly, advance and retreat were conditioned and compelled, especially in the case of the ill-equipped Confederates, by the exigencies of food supply.
The Black God's power swelled, stifling the air around them.
"I suppose that my head was swelled.
snakes, which prey on rodents had a field day, their ranks swelled to epidemic proportions and reported snake bites surged.
bonny BedZED babies throughout our first year has swelled our numbers.
His head swelled up like a balloon and he suffered multiple organ failure ' .
foamy, waves swelled and gave off vapor.
nudge show has been running for the past 165 years and temperatures nudging 27 degrees swelled the numbers of families heading to Penshaw.
It consists in the use of bars not rectangular, but of wedge form, or swelled out on the upper edge.
Bird activity increases now as the numbers of our local birds are swelled by the arrival of the first redwings and fieldfares.
These people saw the moral rightness of our case and swelled our ranks in London in Feb 2003.
standing orders have swelled by just under £ 100 per month.
In the meantime the discovery of gold in California had swelled the stream of westward migration across the Washoe Country, and had resulted in the settlement of traders, mostly Mormons, along the routes to the gold fields.
Standing orders have swelled by just under £ 100 per month.
He's been off the medication for the last two years, but recently his hind leg swelled up again, and he is not walking on it.
One of the earliest, popular urban legends regarding Taco Bell involved a story about a person who ate at a local Taco Bell, and the next day had swollen gums (in other versions, the cheeks swelled).
The story reports that the combination swelled his stomach so much that it killed him.
But, the reputation of Bass shoes swelled in popularity with the 1936 introduction of the Weejun.
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