He leaned across the kitchen, trapping her between his two arms.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation...
There young Parkman spent his leisure hours in collecting eggs, insects and reptiles, trapping squirrels and woodchucks, and shooting birds with arrows.
As many of these beetles are nocturnal, this trapping should take place at night.
He could block the hole, but there was no way of knowing if he would be trapping them inside.
Deidre and Toby stood. Katie started forward, only for the rumbling ground to drive her to her knees. Horrified, she saw the chasm form a rough circle around them, trapping them on a small island surrounded by football field wide trees and chasms too wide to jump.
McDowell, instead of marching to join McClellan, was ordered to the Valley to assist in "trapping Jackson," an operation which, at one critical moment very near success, ended in the defeat of Fremont at Cross Keys and of McDowell's advanced troops at Port Republic (June 8-9) and the escape of the daring Confederates with trifling loss.
In the simple arts of broiling and roasting meat, the use of hides and furs for covering, the plaiting of mats and baskets, the devices of hunting, trapping and fishing, the pleasure taken in personal ornament, the touches of artistic decoration on objects of daily use, the savage differs in degree but not in kind from the civilized man.
Every other plan of campaign in Virginia was at once subordinated to the scheme of "trapping Jackson."
For a moment her heart leapt, fearful their light had died permanently, trapping them in this awful place.
A large Oak tree had fallen across the creek in a narrow deep area, trapping debris in front of it to form a natural dam.
By persistent trapping and shooting, its numbers have now been considerably reduced, with the result, however, of making it exceedingly wary, so that it is not readily caught in any trap with which it has had an opportunity of becoming acquainted.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation, giving miners a few minutes of pleasure for the pittance of coins it takes them weeks to earn in the bowels of the earth, performing unspeakable labors for the wealth of others.
gated trapping method.
Ashley's company was the first to depend primarily upon trapping the beaver rather than buying them from Native Americans.
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Once the boys are inside, he fires a grenade into the mine entrance, causing a cave-in and trapping the boys.
Animals obtain their energy by oxidation of foods, plants do so by trapping the sunlight using chlorophyll.
Learn how to build natural shelters, make wild fire and use natural cordage for fishing, trapping, and building.
Frame trapping is extremely discourteous, as it prevents the visitor from easily seeing the URL of the site you've linked to.
It is also Perl's exception trapping mechanism, where the die operator is used to raise exceptions.
Today, trapping is known only to a few older British falconers.
grazing by sheep reduces the sand trapping ability of the dune grasses.
Their range of rounders and trapping planes provide the means to do the job properly by hand or using a slow-speed lathe headstock.
The alternatives of trapping or poisoning are equally horrible for the hares and are far more indiscriminate.
No organisms were detected by bronchoalveolar lavage and the pulmonary function tests suggested emphysema with air trapping, hyperinflation and markedly reduced diffusion capacity.
Sand and seawater has penetrated the tunnel, trapping radioactive particles within the tunnel.
tundra peregrines are trapped on their migration, with coastal areas being the prime trapping regions.
The models include trapping of gas and reduction of water relative permeability in the presence of trapped gas.
Virginia swiftly imposes a quarantine, trapping Becky and Justin and Randolph Brooks in Elizabeth.
Its experimental facilities allow trapping and counting of wild salmon smolts (juveniles) migrating to sea and adults returning to freshwater to spawn.
tape-record the conversation, trapping Dave into giving his honest opinions of Roger and his stance.
The ecological conditions that traditionally sustained natural pest control in citrus have been disturbed, thus trapping farmers in the pesticide treadmill.
Abstract Within inverted optical tweezers we measure both the lateral and axial trapping efficiency obtained with Gaussian and high-order Laguerre-Gaussian beams.
Results: 1. The trapping of small mammals was not a success, despite John's catching a live short-tailed vole, our only triumph.
Numerous special methods of preventing the spread of Fungi, or die migrations of insects, or of trapping various animals; of leaving infested ground fallow, or of growing another crop useless to the pest, &c., are also to be found in the practical treatises.
Humane trapping, shooting by a competent marksman), to be humane and which do not require the use of a hound pack.
He then proceeded to secretly tape-record the conversation, trapping Dave into giving his honest opinions of Roger and his stance.
These fences, beside trapping windblown sand, force the waves to break farther offshore.
I have been unsuccessful in trapping a neighborhood cat to get her to the vet.
There are some good tips for trapping cats in the article on feral cats.
Greenhouse gases also occur naturally and they help keep the planet warm by trapping heat on the planet but in recent years the number of greenhouse gases has increased.
This is happening so quickly because of the Greenhouse Effect-hot gasses are trapping heat in the atmosphere.
The scientific community calls these gasses "greenhouse gases" as this trapping process is much like that which would be caused by the glass walls of a greenhouse.
Trapping and harnessing this heat creates hot water and steam that powers steam turbines to generate electricity.
Carbon dioxide is created whenever fuels are burned and the gas acts like a blanket, trapping heat and raising surface temperatures.
If you plan on exercising in cold weather, make sure you layer your clothing, as this will prevent you from overheating and trapping moisture against your skin.
Capturing all those forest animals and trapping them in those metal containers with that conveniently placed open button on the top.
A cough begins with a deep breath in, at which point the opening between the vocal cords at the upper part of the larynx (glottis) shuts, trapping the air in the lungs.
These inguinal hernias easily become incarcerated, trapping the bowel and causing obstruction.
It sucks in air, trapping any dirt, dust and debris inside the canister or bag while the filter traps any minuscule particles too small to be contained.
This is accomplished by trapping the opposing king in a position where the player is not able to make a move without the king being captured.
Prevent the shooting or trapping of endangered animals that threaten the local livestock.
Masks can also be uncomfortable, with the plastic or latex trapping moisture next to your face.
You have accused her of trapping your ex into staying with her by getting pregnant.
Otherwise, insulin serves as a gatekeeper, trapping fat in your cells.
The tiny pockets in the waffle design keep your body warm by trapping body heat and holding it against your skin.
Vexcon makes an effort to use organic and non-toxic methods for extermination, and Billy makes a point of trapping and releasing as many animals as possible.
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