You're an uncommonly beautiful woman, do you know that?
Fred was uncommonly quiet and minutes passed before he spoke.
Yet so numerous is the group that even now new species of parrots are not uncommonly recognized.
Euler's constitution was uncommonly vigorous, and his general health was always good.
James Collins' shanty was considered an uncommonly fine one.
It visits Great Britain every year at the close of summer, but in very small numbers, and is almost always seen singly - not uncommonly in places where no one could expect to find a Snipe.
The tayra is, when adult, black beneath and on the legs, and not uncommonly has a considerable quantity of greyish hair on the head.
The Nubas are split into many tribes, each under a mek or king, who is not uncommonly of Arab descent.
Still more curious, and almost peculiar to Pompeii, are the numerous writings painted upon the walls, which have generally a semipublic character, such as recommendations of candidates for municipal offices, advertisements, &c., and the scratched inscriptions (graffiti), which are generally the mere expression of individual impulse and feeling, frequently amatory, and not uncommonly conveyed in rude and imperfect verses.
Among other advantages claimed for this press one is that the movement which governs the action of the type bed in reversing is so arranged that the strain which sometimes occurs in other reciprocating machines is considerably reduced; another is that the registering or correct backing of the pages on the second side in printing is uncommonly good; but this depends much upon the layer-on.
Though quite illiterate, she was an uncommonly shrewd and sensible woman, and her imperturbable good nature under exceptionally difficult circumstances, testifies equally to the soundness of her head and the goodness of her heart.
The daily variation (not uncommonly 60° F.) is of course greatest in the most arid regions, where radiation is most rapid.
Not uncommonly, the maid or matron of honor hosts the bridal shower for the bride to be.
Individual proprietors, not uncommonly powerful families which were almost feudal in character, owned the great cotton and woolen mills of New England.
Than million in connection with phosphorescence interesting to see becquerel uncommonly fond.
Lumbricus, have been termed micronephridia, as opposed to meganephridia; there is, however, no essential difference in structure, though micronephridia are not uncommonly (e.g.
The daily variation (not uncommonly 60Ã‚° F.) is of course greatest in the most arid regions, where radiation is most rapid.
She is unusually intelligent, charming... and then she is pretty, uncommonly pretty, and agile--she swims and rides splendidly... and her voice!
Uncommonly sophisticated for a child's tie, a boys' necktie patterned with sailboats blends well with cute overalls, coveralls, and playsuits, as well as sailor-style shirts and shorts.
That in the better times of the aristocracy nobility was not uncommonly granted to worthy persons, that in its worse times it was more commonly sold to unworthy persons, was the affair of the aristocratic body itself.
Moreover, both in drawing and in colouring there is frequently much that is untrue to nature, so that it has not uncommonly happened for them to fail in the chief object of all zoological plates, that of affording sure means of recognizing specimens on comparison.
Though not uncommonly frequenting gardens and orchards, in which as well as in woods it builds its nest, it is exceedingly shy in its habits, so as seldom to afford opportunities for observation.
The increased resistance, due to the large extension of workings from single pairs of shafts, the ventilating currents having often to travel several miles to the upcast, has led to great increase in the size and power of ventilating fans, and engines from 250 to Soo H.P. are not uncommonly used for such purposes.
Isolated celh (idioblasts), thickened in various ways, are not uncommonly founc supporting the tissues of the leaf.
In the smaller and remoter communities it not uncommonly happened that the minister was totally unqualified to undertake the work of preaching; and though, as is curiously shown by the case of Rome (Sozomen, Hist.
Though baptisteries were forbidden to be used as burial-places by the council of Auxerre (578) they were not uncommonly used as such.
At the end of the 6th century all the provinces of the Empire had become independent kingdoms, in which conquerors of Germanic race formed the dominant nationality., The remnants of the Empire showed an uncommonly tough vitality.
But these somewhat "indiscriminate denunciations are certainly not what we expect from a man like Paul, who was an uncommonly clear-headed dialectician" (McGiffert).
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