How to use Touch in a sentence
I will not advise getting in touch with our feelings or even group hugs.
Sir, is there some way we can get in touch with you?
A touch of humor came into his eyes.
He doesn't want to give up but he's afraid to even touch the equipment much less pack it up.
Only in a dream, she thought sluggishly and reached out to touch his cheek.Advertisement
You can't touch her.
His touch was like an electric shock, forcing her heart to pound.
We kept in touch with Aunt Clara.
His eyes held a touch of humor.
His skin was warm to the touch.Advertisement
I didn't get you the full touch screen, though.
I graduated two years ahead of her and didn't keep in touch.
There was a touch of hesitation in his voice.
He even keeps in touch with some of them.
The touch of some hands is an impertinence.Advertisement
We've kept in touch.
A touch of humor flashed in those blue pools, and then it was gone.
Even his hands were muscular, and she couldn't help comparing his light touch to Talon's brutal grip.
She hesitated then reached for him, her cool touch soothing the fury in his blood.
Helen's mind is so gifted by nature that she seems able to understand with only the faintest touch of explanation every possible variety of external relations.Advertisement
Try rooibos tea with a touch of agave nectar and hazelnut milk, or for a simple classic, add a touch of rich soy milk to balance the bitterness of green tea.
One of us chatted with Merrill Cooms weekly, simply keeping in touch with our benefactor.
The rain didn't touch the Watcher, and Jule crossed his arms.
The sense that had told her where he was intensified within her, as if they were close enough for their souls to touch again.
They are possibly organs of external taste (smell) as well as of touch.Advertisement
The earth seemed benumbed by his icy touch, and the very spirits of the trees had withdrawn to their roots, and there, curled up in the dark, lay fast asleep.
The value of a man is not in his skin, that we should touch him.
Alex helped the man get the luggage into the trunk and then hurried to assist Carmen into the car before the man could touch her.
His eyes twinkled and his voice held a touch of humor.
You lower the tines until they touch the ground.Advertisement
She didn't resist his touch.
You have the option to touch me or not.
I'll touch and kiss you whenever I feel like it.
She closed her eyes at the cool touch.
The patient's skin burns, that of a frog is cold to the touch; therefore tie to the foot of the bed a frog, bound with red and black thread, and wash down the sick man so that the water of ablution falls 1 In its technical ecclesiastical sense the ablution is the ritual washing of the chalice and of the priest's fingers after the celebration of Holy Communion in the Catholic Church.Advertisement
The port is the largest on the south coast, and all the coast steamers, and those serving Christiania from London, Hull, Grangemouth, Hamburg, &c., touch here.
There is a perfect cleavage parallel to the surface of the scales, and the cleavage flakes are flexible but not elastic. The material is greasy to the touch, and soils everything with which it comes into contact.
If a book does not happen to touch on any of the above-mentioned doctrines, it may often be doubtful whether the.
This reminds me that Dr. Hale used to give a personal touch to his letters to me by pricking his signature in braille.
One carried me in his arms so that my feet would not touch the water.Advertisement
Maybe it was his looming death, or maybe it was the energy from her cool touch that calmed him from the inside out, but he wondered what life would've been like had his family survived.
His energy rippled through her, making her gasp at the intensity of the touch that lit her blood on fire.
His hands were rough and calloused, but his touch was light and opened the comforting flow of energy between them.
His touch sent a tremor of fire through her, and she was embarrassed to feel her hormones stir.
Sofia gripped it, the touch enough to reveal a future like Traci's, filled with love and joy.Advertisement
She ached to touch him but refused, hugging herself more tightly instead.
She reached out to touch his shoulder and then hesitated.
She remained where she was, his simple touch enough to revive her fatigued body.
This move on the 14th brought him into touch with Bernadotte, and now a single march forward of all three armies would have absolutely isolated Napoleon from France; but Bernadotte's nerve failed him, for on hearing of Napoleon's threat against Wittenberg he decided to retreat northward, and not all the persuasions of Blucher and Gneisenau could move him.
Calling the sum of the pressure and potential head the statical head, surfaces of constant statical and dynamical head intersect in lines on H, and the three surfaces touch where the velocity is stationary.Advertisement
On the private law side 18 clauses, apply to rights of property and possession, 13 to succession and family law, 37 to contracts, including marriage when treated as an act of sale; 18 touch on civil procedure.
As in the case of similar formations generally, they are endowed with a sensitiveness to touch which enables them to grasp and coil themselves round any suitable object which comes in their way, and thus to support the plant.
It was at once attacked by Ratramnus and Hrabanus Maurus, but was so completely in touch with the practice of the church and the spirit of the age, as to win the verdict of Catholic orthodoxy.
The words "Touch not mine anointed," he declared in the Vindication of Psalm cv.
The golf-course at Kilchattan lends a touch of modernity to these remote islands.
This advance was only arrested, when the opposing forces were almost within touch of each other, by the tidings that a revolution had taken place at St Petersburg, and that Peter III.
Thus there survived in mid-Asia a widely-scattered remnant, which, although out of touch with the ancient usages of Christian civilization, yet in no way lacked higher culture.
The essential part of this was that the Empire accepted the canonical election of bishops, and allowed the metropolitan to confer the sacred office by gift of ring and pastoral staff; while the Church acknowledged that the bishop held his temporal rights from the Empire, and was therefore to be invested with them by a touch from the royal sceptre.
Haverhill was the birthplace of Whittier, who lived here in 1807-1836, and who in his poem Haverhill, written for the 250th anniversary of the town in 1890, and in many of his other poems, gave the poet's touch to the history, the legends and the scenery of his native city.
The slider is placed so as to touch the fine wire at division No.
With the defeat of the Spanish Armada Elizabeth's work was done, and during the last fifteen years of her reign she got more out of touch with her people.
But it was one thing to touch the conscience of the nation and another to change its heart and renew its whole life.
It is only in a state of perfect passivity and repose that the soul can recognize and touch the primeval Being.
The directory of the department, of which the duc de la Rochefoucauld was president, was at this time in pronounced opposition to the advanced views that dominated the Legislative Assembly and the Jacobin Club, and Roederer was not altogether in touch with his colleagues.
That the Jesuits were the instigators of the plot there is no evidence, but they were in close touch with the conspirators, of whose designs Garnet had a general knowledge.
In the Zapotec district the Wiyatao or high-priest of Zopaa was a divine ruler before whom all prostrated themselves with faces to the ground; he was even too sacred to allow his foot to touch the earth, and was only seen carried in a litter.
Though the experimental and theoretical developments were not necessarily dependent on each other, and by far the larger proportion of the subject which we now term " Spectroscopy " could stand irrespective of Gustav Kirchhoff's thermodynamical investigations, there is no doubt that the latter was, historically speaking, the immediate cause of the feeling of confidence with which the new branch of science was received, for nothing impresses the scientific world more strongly than just that little touch of mystery which attaches to a mathematical investigation which can only be understood by the few, and is taken on trust by the many, provided that the author is a man who commands general confidence.
She had previously obtained permission from General Loring, Supt. of the Museum, for me to touch the statues, especially those which represented my old friends in the "Iliad" and "Aeneid."
It should be said that any double-case watch with the crystal removed serves well enough for a blind person whose touch is sufficiently delicate to feel the position of the hands and not disturb or injure them.
Her untaught, unsatisfied hands destroy whatever they touch because they do not know what else to do with things.
I said, "The clouds touch the mountain softly, like beautiful flowers."
Without a touch of remorse you drive the father from his land, clasping to his bosom his household gods and his half-naked children.
Bolkonski only tried not to lose touch with it, and looked around bewildered and unable to grasp what was happening in front of him.
She wanted to hate Bordeaux for what he had done, but like a shameless hussy, she still longed to hear his voice - feel his touch.
Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.
He was leaning down to meet her, but they couldn't seem to touch.
She leaned into him, needing more of his magic and his touch.
He took her hand and pulled her close enough for their bodies to touch.
I want you to sense my magic without touch.
I think I can teach myself how to keep from seeing deaths whenever I touch someone.
His lips brushed hers, and she felt something within her melt at the simple touch.
Sofia forced herself not to recoil, afraid to touch anyone.
She'd been quiet for a day or two, going everywhere with him, a companion in his head who was beyond the touch of his angry master.
She saw the thaw from the cactus daring anyone to touch him to the man she'd spoken to on the phone.
I can't touch Czerno.
She watched him turn a page and touch it.
Would it be as strong as hers had been to Gabriel, where she'd ached for him to touch her, no matter how little sense it made?
His touch went down the side of her neck, lingered on her collarbone then continued down her arm.
Deidre felt herself breathless and consumed before the end of their first kiss, yielding to the intensity of his kiss and the firmness of his touch.
If his touch was hard to resist last night, it was crippling today.
He stopped close enough for their bodies to touch if she breathed in too deeply.
His cool touch calmed her this time, parted the reeling emotions and chaotic thoughts.
Deidre felt Harmony's light touch as the death dealer brushed her hair aside.
As much as she hated herself for feeling it, she needed his touch to calm her.
His cold gaze was piercing, his frame tense despite her touch.
A kiss and an eyes-closed hug was all they were allowed, followed by a smiling promise from the state-appointed villain, "We'll be in touch."
She'd never let him touch her like that before, but she found his touch calming.
He didn't say he'd ask to touch her.
She gasped, the heat and energy of his touch making her shiver.
Their history made him want to touch her, to feel the softness of her skin before waking her to gaze into the huge blue-green eyes that were able to stop him in his tracks.
One arm tightened instinctively around her while he lifted the other to touch the soft skin of her neck.
She was affected by his touch.
The raised eyebrow expressed her disapproval of his sudden appearance in a way that made him want to touch her and remind her that he did what he wanted now.
Gabriel growled at her, the brief touch enough to stir desire.
Don't touch me without permission.
When you touch someone, you feel nothing, not the warmth of their skin or the smoothness.
She dwelled on Gabriel's touch, lost momentarily.
The tool lit up at Gabriel's touch, the symbols swirling around the edges then settling.
She touched a branch gingerly, uncertain if the trees here were sensitive to touch or not.
Don't touch my clothes.
Forced into hiding by the circumstances of the past two weeks, Gabriel's yearning for his mate emerged stronger than ever at her passionate kisses and touch.
The Dark One's touch calmed her air instantly.
Removed her tumor, immortalized her and now, could comfort her with a single touch.
Darkyn was claiming his territory with one small touch.
He would never hurt her, but he'd never again touch her as he had the other day, either.
She captured his neck in the noose of her arms, directing his head down to her with a gentle touch of her hand on the back of his neck.
I wanted you to touch me.
She gave them her sister's address and telephone number and promised to keep in touch.
Gabriel didn't touch his.
She was lost in a haze of heat and dark spices, of his hot kisses and solid strength, until his touch left her.
Her blood still raced whenever she thought of his hot touch branding her body.
He was so close … and couldn't touch her the way he yearned to.
Her shaking stopped at his touch, the warmth of their connection and his magic soothing her.
No, she wasn't ready for Gabriel yet, no matter how strongly her body responded to his smallest touch.
He'd calmed her with a simple touch last night and quenched her body two nights ago.
Deidre moved away from his touch, upset she'd let the moonlight trick her into forgetting how dangerous he was.
He wasted no time finding himself a replacement when she refused his touch.
The coolness of his touch turned to gentle electric currents that worked their paths through her skull.
Deidre shifted away then eyed him when he reestablished the touch.
He didn't break their touch, so she focused on Andre.
At the touch of the first fang, her eyes flew open.
A touch of coolness grazed his heated frame, which always grew hotter than Hell when he changed forms.
Gabriel's touch was like ice, and Rhyn shuddered.
His touch made her jerk away and her eyes snap open.
His touch was so soothing and cool, she vowed to give him whatever blood
When she felt the cool touch of the shadow world, she sat up straight.
She rose, trying hard not to look or touch anything.
You don't touch another's mate.
A touch of coldness made the hair on the back of her neck rise, and she sat up, fearful Kris or Sasha had come for her.
He pulled her into his lap, his possessive touch and warmth soothing her.
Katie awoke to the healer.s cool touch on her arm.
Lankha worked his magic with his micro suede-covered hands and gentle touch.
She trailed her fingers down a wall, smiling when she saw soft glimmers light up beneath her touch, trail her fingers a short distance, and blink out.
If she became turned around, all she needed to do was touch the wall and tell it where she wanted to go, and the glimmers would guide her there.
And yet, she still felt his hands on her body, smelled his scent, saw the vision from their touch.
Her thoughts drifted to the prisoner, the memory of his touch and the strange energy making her blood quicken.
At his touch, the band loosened enough to slide over her hand.
Images from their first touch replayed themselves in her thoughts.
His touch sent heated energy through her, and the nearness of his body made her tense.
A'Ran's warm chest was at her back, his intimate touch on her stomach making her feel far more delicate than she ever had.
She watched him go, his touch branded on her skin and her emotions muddled.
She had to learn to fight, and he wasn't sure when he'd be able to touch her as a man did his mate.
She hadn't protested to his touch during training.
She wasn't yet at the level where she would feel comfortable with his touch.
His touch was mechanical and instructional, his attention elsewhere.
The connection between them flowed with hot energy, the planet's life form itself bonding the two of them together at their touch.
He released them with a touch of his thumb.
She found herself breathing him in, aching for him to touch her as he had not so long ago.
The force of the Council will be at your door if you touch Qatwal.
She couldn't quell the deep ache within her that longed for his touch.
Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.
He felt the puffiness about his cheek and cringed at the touch.
A warm touch began to arouse Dean.
Just a touch, a smile from you can do so much to brighten my every day.
She put her hands around the back of his neck and pulled him in to touch noses.
She spit at his face and snarled, "I'd happily die rather than let you touch me."
His gray suit looked expensive and the silk tie added a touch of elegance.
And then the bitterness was gone from his eyes, leaving only the sweetness... and a touch of something else.
She held one hand out and the filly nickered, stretching her nose out to touch the hand cautiously.
Darkness settled into corners and crevices beyond the moon's touch.
It didn't activate at his touch, and he suspected it was locked to everyone but her.
It sprang to life at her touch with a ping that made her heart leap.
Brady bristled and strode to her, stopping when he was close enough for their bodies to touch in an unmistakable attempt at intimidation.
He sat back and rubbed his face, fighting the urge to touch her again and take their relationship to the next level.
He had a crowd control baton the size of her hand that expanded with a touch to the thumb pad.
Brady surveyed the mess before him, admiring the ability of the bio-elimination field to destroy on touch.
With trembling hands, she deactivated the latches with a touch, and the top of the box slid open.
But she missed the sound of his voice, and her body yearned for his touch again.
When we find her, we'll be in touch again.
She turned, expecting to see another shadow disappear. Instead, someone stood before her, close enough to touch her.
I didn't touch the cupcake.
Dean waited until she stopped for a breath and then rapidly explained they were doing all they could, would be in touch, thanked her and hung up.
One touch of her damp, cold body told him otherwise—she was soaked to the skin.
That was a nice touch sending old Arthur to the memorial service to represent the firm.
Dean also spoke to Cece Baldwin again, just to touch base and see if she might have heard further from her mysterious benefactor.
The highway to Pagosa Springs followed the San Juan River up the pass to the top of the Rocky Mountains while side streams, arush with melting snow, ice cold to the touch, cascaded down from the roof of the sky, thousands of feet above.
In that moment the storm was forgotten as she waited breathlessly for his lips to touch hers.
He sounded like he had been drinking, but Josh didn't touch liquor.
With every look – every touch, he cherished her.
For a moment his eyes held a touch of humor that never found his lips.
Her fingers caressed his bare forearms, the sensual touch increasing her pulse.
He said nothing to her, nor did he touch her.
Keep in touch, okay?
I won't touch anything.
She'd never let him touch her again, but once was enough for Talia to grow in her belly.
They have a standing order not to touch me, but they can make it look like an accident.
His touch sent fire through her, and she shivered at the sensation.
Darian stopped when he was close enough to Jenn for their bodies to touch.
Her fingers continued, and he felt the heat of her touch like lightning running through his body.
He remained stoic, unwilling to let her see that her touch was affecting him.
Darian's scent and touch overwhelmed her while his hot kisses set fire to a desire stronger than any she'd ever experienced.
She focused hard on the image of Bianca and braced herself for Jonny's fiery touch.
He didn't touch her thoughts, already aware of the level of turmoil he'd just caused her.
If you touch a hair on Yully's body, I'll slaughter you.
She woke Sofi with a touch and tugged the gurney down to the emergency room.
Touch the obelisk, Yully said into her thoughts.
The wood covers were unusually cool to his touch, and a shiver went up his arm.
If you must, end your life before they touch you.
She resisted the urge to scrub his cold touch from her chin.
Rissa held her ground until he neared enough to touch her.
By the first touch of sunlight, he was at the sparring grounds awaiting anyone to show for practice.
Despite his anger, he felt the urge to touch her, to cradle her in his arms until her distress subsided.
She shivered at the erotic touch of their bodies.
She yearned for this man's touch, though she barely knew it!
She closed her eyes, savoring the sensations, his scent and heated touch imprinted upon her mind.
His eyes were blacker than night and gleamed while his touch was cold, as if his body were already dead.
She felt a light touch on her arm.
As she drifted into sleep, she was both comforted and tormented by memories of Taran's touch.
Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.
He picked up his coffee and met her gaze with a touch of humor.
I didn't take it that way, and Dad would have been the first to enjoy a touch of humor.
He didn't kiss her or even touch her except when he helped her out of the car at home.
He drew her close, taking care not to touch her left shoulder.
Did he touch you or threaten you in any way?
It didn't hurt, but I appreciated your gentle touch.
He ran a powerful hand through thick hair that still held a touch of red.
You be careful and keep in touch or I'll put a tail on you.
He had the southern drawl down to an art and his deep warm voice added a realistic touch.
She allowed her feet to touch the bottom and stood.
Although she had never seen Captain Turner again, letters to her father with his return address on them assured her that they still kept in touch.
After a moment he held her away from him and gazed down into her face, his eyes warm and still holding a touch of humor.
Xander barely resisted the urge to touch the finely woven garment with a fur lining that was certain to be the softest thing in the world.
Right now, he wanted to touch the lining, to see if it would bring him comfort.
His touch was like shocking herself, and she jumped.
He couldn't even sense her, until he was close enough to touch her.
Don't touch my coffee.
She almost dropped the necklace at his touch.
She sat awkwardly, furious yet turned on at his touch.
His touch was gentler than she expected.
One she kind of found herself liking for more reasons than he was the sexiest man she'd ever seen and his touch made her want to throw herself into his bed.
She was gradually accepting his touch, a subtle sign of a thaw she probably didn't realize she was doing.
Xander stopped close enough for their bodies to touch and punched the down button.
His touch was making her body hot from the inside.
Jessi smiled to herself and closed her eyes, enjoying his touch.
When he withdrew, she reached out to touch the planes and angles of his face.
No one else can touch the gem without dying instantly.
Darian's wounded shoulder healed instantly at Xander's touch.
The memory of his hands on her body, and his mouth branding her skin, made her ache to feel his touch again.
Xander said only he and I can touch it.
She felt his touch a second before the sensation of Traveling descended over her.
The whole conception of force may disappear from a theory of the universe; and we can adopt a geometrical definition of motion as the shifting of one body from the neighbourhood of those bodies which immediately touch it, and which are assumed to be at rest, to the neighbourhood of other bodies.
Another MS. of the same century has a picture - crude, but spirited - which brings us into close touch with the existing game.
Should a bowl running jackwards touch the jack, however slightly, it is called a toucher and must be marked by the skip with a chalk cross as soon as it is at rest.
He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.
We may miss the finer insight into human nature and the delicate touch in drawing character which Terence presents to us in his reproductions of Menander, but there is wonderful life and vigour and considerable variety in the Plautine embodiments of these different types.
There seems no good reason why in modern performances the pianoforte should not be used for the purpose; if only accompanists can be trained to acquire the necessary delicacy of touch, and can be made to understand that, if they cannot extemporize the necessary polyphony, and so have to play something definitely written for them, it is not a mass of interesting detail which they are to bring to the public ear.
Otherwise he might marry a freewoman (the children were then free), who might bring him a dower which his master could not touch, and at his death one-half of his property passed to his master as his heir.
Hughes, while engaged in experiments upon a Bell telephone in an electric circuit, discovered that a peculiar noise was produced whenever two hard electrodes, such as two wires, were - drawn across each other, or were made to touch each other with a variable degree of firmness.
This new statement has at least of Judg= the merit of bringing God into touch with man's goodness as well as with his happiness.
Sometimes ships that are windbound and have exhausted their provision of water, touch here and apply to the natives for it; in such cases the crews sometimes fall into the hands of the latter and most of them are massacred."
This subject brings the domain of pathology, however, into touch with that of variation, and we are profoundly ignorant as to the complex of external conditions which would decide in any given case how far a variation in form would be prejudicial or otherwise to the continued existence of a species.
In most birds the feet of the coracoids do not touch each other; in some groups they meet, in others one overlaps the other, the right lying ventrally upon the left.
Large doses also depress the nervous system, weakening the anterior horns of grey matter in the spinal cord so as ultimately to cause complete paralysis, and also causing a partial insensibility of the cutaneous nerves of touch and pain.
Caucasia, having been connected with the Rostov-Vladikavkaz line, has consequently also been brought into touch with the Russian railways.
Some of these officers had been in touch with the revolutionary movements, and had adopted the idea then prevalent in France, Germany and Italy that the best instrument for assuring political progress was to be found in secret societies.
In cases where statutes did touch the question of regulation, they had to do with the operation of trains and with the provision of facilities for shippers and passengers, rather than with questions of rates.
Throughout his life he remained in close touch with Ignatius of Loyola, who is said to have selected Xavier as his own successor at the head of the Society of Jesus.
It had now reached a degree of sanctity and only the priest might touch it; it was sprinkled with water, and anointed with butter; finally, the priest made three turns round it with a lighted torch in his hand, which finally separated it from the world and fitted it for its high purpose.
He particularly congratulated himself on having discovered the " philosophical argument " against transubstantiation, " that the text of Scripture which seems to inculcate the real presence is attested only by a single sense - our sight, while the real presence itself is disproved by three of our senses - the sight, the touch, and the taste."
He became president of a consumers' food council in Dec. 1917, so that the office might keep in regular touch with the needs of the public. When Lord Rhondda died, in June 1918, he succeeded him to the general satisfaction.
The Latin colony of Alba Fucens near the north-west corner of the lake was founded in the adjoining Aequian territory in 303, so that from the beginning of the 3rd century the Marsians were in touch with a Latin-speaking community, to say nothing of the Latin colony of Carsioli (298 B.C.) farther west.
Justinian gave the finishing touch by proclaiming in 537 the Jews absolutely ineligible for any honour whatsoever (" honore fruantur nullo ").
With a touch of vanity he expressed the fear lest "the coolness of fancy that attends advanced years should make me risk the reputation I had acquired."
The Turks, and to some extent the Arabs in Spain, were successful because they first conquered the parts of Asia and Africa adjoining Europe, so that the final invaders were in touch with Asiatic settlements.
But above all it lost touch with its subjects.
In only one year, 1878, did the annual average price of English barley touch 40s.
The economist should be a man of wide sympathies and practical sagacity, in close touch with men of different grades, and, if possible, experienced in affairs.
He must be in touch with the actual life of the community he is studying, and cultivate " that openness and alertness of the mind, that sensitiveness of the judgment, which can rapidly grasp the significance of at first sight unrelated discoveries or events."
But every genuine attempt to overcome its difficulties brings us into closer touch with the period we are examining; and though we may not be able to throw our conclusions into the form of large generalizations, we shall get to know something of the operation of the forces which determined the economic future of England; understand more clearly than our forefathers did, for we have more information than they could command, and a fuller appreciation of the issues, the broad features of English development, and be in a position to judge fairly well of the measures they adopted in their time.
In modern problems we can watch the economic machine actually at work, cross-examine our witnesses, see that delicate interplay of passions and interests which cannot be set down or described in a document, and acquire a certain sense of touch in relation to the questions at issue which manuscripts and records cannot impart.
In November 1797 he sent to Malta Poussielgue, secretary of the French legation at Genoa, on business which was ostensibly commercial but (as he informed the Directory) "in reality to put the last touch to the design that we have on that island."
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone furnished the key to Egyptian hieroglyphics; and archaeology, no less than the more practical sciences, acknowledges its debt of gratitude to the man who first brought the valley of the Nile into close touch with the thought of the West.
In the spring of 1798 he had judged the pear to be not ripe; in Brumaire 1799 it came off almost at a touch.
Green's teaching was, directly and indirectly, the most potent philosophical influence in England during the last quarter of the 19th century, while his enthusiasm for a common citizenship, and his personal example in practical municipal life, inspired much of the effort made, in the years succeeding his death, to bring the universities more into touch with the people, and to break down the rigour of class distinctions.
In receiving it the communicant must not touch the host with his finger; otherwise it loses its virtue.
When the railway bridge brought Venice into touch with the mainland and the rest of Europe, it became necessary to do something to reopen the harbour to larger shipping.
This second Venice which we have raised in the lagoons is our mighty habitation; no power of emperor or of prince can touch us."
The main army turned to the N.E., in the direction of Caesarea (in order to bring itself into touch with the Armenian princes of this district), and then marched southward again to Antioch.
He had not those rights of sovereign which the Norman kings of England inherited from their AngloSaxon predecessors, or the Capetian kings of France from the Carolings; nor was he able therefore to come into direct touch with each of his subjects, which William I., in virtue of his sovereign rights, was able to attain by the Salisbury oath of 1086.
As to the organ of touch, the great sensitiveness of the body has already been noticed, as well as the probable primary significance of the proboscis.
During the siege of La Rochelle he performed a mission which brought him in touch with Richelieu, who shortly afterwards nominated him intendant de justice in Beam (1631), and in 1639 summoned him to Paris with the title of counsellor of state.
With the growing certainty of touch a stiffness of movement appears which gradually disturbs the listener who can appreciate freedom, whether in the classical forms which Wagner has now abolished, or in the majestic flow of Wagner's later style.
First, in chapters i.-iii., under the mask of a conventional congratulatory paragraph, the writer declares at length the privileges which this great fact confers upon those who by faith receive the gift of God, and he is thus able to touch on the various aspects of his subject.
Manning advanced from Obbia in February 1903, and in March got in touch with the northern column, the line of communication stretching over 500 m.
Napoleon, however, failed to allow for the psychology of his opponents, who, utterly indifferent to the sacrifice of life, refused to be drawn into engagements to support an advance or to extricate a rearguard, and steadily withdrew from every position when the French gained touch with them.
The Russians marched in two columns, which lost touch of one another, and as it was quite impossible for either to engage the French singlehanded, they both retired again towards Smolensk, where with an advanced guard in the town itself - which possessed an oldfashioned brick enceinte not to be breached by field artillery alone - the two columns reunited and deployed for action behind the unfordable Dnieper.
By a night march of unexampled daring and difficulty Ney succeeded in breaking through the Russian cordon, but when he regained touch with the main body at Orcha only Boo of his 6000 men were still with him (2 ist).
Both personages had a curious touch of charlatanerie.
In verse he had a touch far less sure than in prose.
Fifty miles from its source the river and the Janglam route touch each other, and from that point past Tadum (the first important place on its banks) for another 130 m., the road follows more or less closely the left bank of the river.
His importance in the history of Ireland and the Irish Church consists in the fact that he brought Ireland into touch with western Europe and more particularly with Rome, and that he introduced Latin into Ireland as the language of the Church.
Some or all of the anthers become twisted so that insects in probing for honey will touch the anthers with one side of their head and the capitate stigma with the other.
He expressed himself plainly during the canvass on the questions of slavery and the bank, at the same time voting, perhaps with a touch of bravado, for a bill offered in 1836 to subject abolition literature in the mails to the laws of the several states.
There is a touch of Byron, Swinburne and even of Schopenhauer in many of his rubais, which clearly proves that the modern pessimist is by no means a novel creature in the realm of philo- sophic thought and poetical imagination.
The two methods have been conducted so as to be in constant touch, though the nature of the results obtained by the one differs much from those which flow naturally from the other.
Le Couronnement Looys, already mentioned, Le Charroi de Nimes (12th century) in which Guillaume, who had been forgotten in the distribution of fiefs, enumerates his services to the terrified Louis, and Aliscans (r2th century), with the earlier Chanrun, are among the finest of the French epic poems. The figure of Vivien is among the most heroic elaborated by the trouveres, and the giant Rainouart has more than a touch of Rabelaisian humour.
The inactive mixture may be resolved into its active components by fractional crystallization of the cinchonine salt, when the salt of the dextro modification separates first; or the ammonium salt may be fermented by Penicillium glaucum, when the laevo form is destroyed and the dextro form remains untouched; on the other' hand, Saccharomyces ellipsoideus destroys the dextro form, but does not touch the laevo form.
In general it may be said that Frederick William, in spite of his talents and his wide knowledge, lived in a dream-land of his own, out of touch with actuality.
His touch is heavy, and these novels show no dramatic power, which accounts for his failure as a playwright, but their influence was as great as their followers were many, and they still find readers.
Spinoza is a materialistic monist with an inconsistent touch of mysticism and a certain concession, more apparent than real, to the spiritual side of experience.
While the district commissioners were intended to keep in close touch with the natives, the council was to act as a " deliberative, consultative and advisory body."
The Germans differ from the other Hungarian races in that, save in the counties on the borders of Lower Austria and Styria, where they form a compact population in touch with their kin across the frontier, they are scattered in racial islets throughout the country.
The right, not often exercised, of the Magyar nobles to meet in general assembly and the elective character of the crown Stephen also did not venture to touch.
The separatist movement was strongest in the south, where the Rumans were in touch with their kinsmen in Walachia and Moldavia, the Serbs with their brethren in Servia, and the Croats intent on reasserting the independence of the" Tri-une Kingdom."
In these and other dramatic writings, more remarkable perhaps for poetic than for stage effects, Doczi still maintains his brilliancy of diction and the delicacy of his poetic touch.
As Simeon had repeatedly visited al-IIirah and was in touch with the Arab kingdom which centred there, his letter is a document of first-rate historical importance.
The great orators of all times were a special object of study with him, and he describes his boyish pedantry pleasantly enough, but by no means without a touch of self-satisfaction in the memory.
The Prussians followed on the 29th, but, owing to the iie of the roads, they had to march in two long columns, separated by almost a day's march, and when the advanced guard of the left column, late in the afternoon, gained touch with the enemy, the latter were in a position to crush them by weight of numbers, had they not suddenly been ordered to continue the retreat on Miletin.
A local passenger steamboat service on the Thames suffers from the disadvantage that the river does not provide the shortest route between points at any great distance apart, and that the main thoroughfares between east and west do not touch its banks, so that passengers along those thoroughfares are not tempted to use it as a channel of communication.
Additional infantry was got ashore at " W " and " X " beaches, the first elements of the French division began disembarking at " V " beach in the afternoon, and before evening touch had been gained with the battalion that had made good at " S " beach.
For ten years, from 1812 onward, Gentz was in closest touch with all the great affairs of European history, the assistant, confidant, and adviser of Metternich.
The finished cylinder is next carried to a rack and the pipe detached from it by applying a cold iron to the neck of thick hot glass which connects pipe-butt and cylinder, the neck cracking at the touch.
The operator knows by touch when the plunger has pressed the glass far enough to exactly fill the mould.
The lower part has four rows of circles united to the vessel at those points alone where the circles touch each other.
Further, Ethelstan was the first king to bring England into close touch with continental Europe.
In the last-named one personal touch is found when the king tells the archbishop how grievous it is to put to death persons of twelve winters for stealing.
Finally, at about ro A.M., the allies were in possession of the villages on the Goldbach from Sokolnitz southwards, and Davout's line of battle had reformed more than a mile to rearward, still, however, maintaining touch with the French centre on the Goldbach at Kobelnitz.
Maximinus now ordered her to be broken on the wheel; but the wheel was shattered by her touch.
At a critical moment he actually left the Virginian armies to their own commanders, and started to take personal command in a threatened quarter, and throughout he was in close touch with Sherman and Thomas,.
The fur is short, dense and rather soft to the touch, and composed of an extremely fine and close under-fur, and of longer hairs which project beyond this, each of which is very slender at the base, and expanded, flattened and glossy towards the free end.
In the main the rural towns have adhered most strongly to the old individualistic sentiment, whereas the cities have kept more in touch with the modern nationalistic trend of thought.
Of his own work few, if any, examples have reached us; and those attributed with more or less probability to his hand are all representations of Buddhist divinities, showing a somewhat formal and conventional design, with a masterly calligraphic touch and perfect harmony of coloring.
The Iroquois are in advance of the Algonkins; their creator-hero has no touch of the animal in him.
And so pestilential was their touch considered that it was a crime for them to walk the common road barefooted.
On his return to France he came into touch with the Calvinists whose tenets he probably embraced, and consequently lost his place in the privy council and part of his fortune.
Touch the tray with the finger for an instant, and lift up the ebonite without letting the hand touch the tray a second time.
Rub the sheet of ebonite with flannel, lay it face downwards on one tray, touch that tray with the finger for a moment and lift up the ebonite sheet, rub it again, and lay it face downwards on the second tray and leave it there.
Then take two suspended gilt pith balls and touch them (a) both against one tray; they will be found to repel each other; (b) touch one against one tray and the other against the other tray, and they will be found to attract each other.
Again, if, whilst holding the electrified ebonite over the tray, we touch the latter for a moment and then withdraw the ebonite sheet, the tray will be found to be positively electrified.
Replace the ball again and touch the outside of the canister; the leaves will collapse.
If before the ball is withdrawn, after touching the outside of the canister with the finger, the ball is tilted over to make it touch the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the canister and ball are found to be perfectly discharged.