Wanting Sentence Examples
Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.
How could she blame him for wanting to smile?
Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.
Rome was still wanting.
She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.Advertisement
I wanted you to tell me that wasn't your sole reason for wanting to get married.
That's what I've been wanting to tell you.
Among these associations or guests other species of ants are not wanting.
According to outward appearance nothing was wanting to complete the emperor's triumph.
The other guests, embarrassed to see their host so humiliated and wanting no part of a Dawkins brawl, murmured excuses and toddled off to bed.Advertisement
His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.
He was an able administrator, but wanting in self-control.
She knocked and inched away, not wanting to find her neighbor and dog dead.
Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.
The former comprised several dynasties of mixed Turki and Iranian race, but was wanting in coherency.Advertisement
The removal of the court to Jerusalem provided a suitable opportunity, and an element of jealousy even may not have been wanting.
Recently the same thing has been recorded in a few species of Pheretima (=Perichaeta), but details are as yet wanting.
Besides, the flowers are curiously wanting in fragrance.
The oven timer buzzed, and she turned away from Toni, not wanting to deal with him any longer.
Dusty looked at Bianca, not wanting to send her away before talking to her.Advertisement
He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.
He was hurt" she rushed on, not wanting to admit how, "but he's safe for now."
She rolled away from him, not wanting to cry in front of him but unable to prevent the tears that were starting to form.
She fought back tears, not wanting to cry in front of him.
No reassurance he'd be able to get past their history, no expression of wanting to be with her.Advertisement
In some cases this may prove to be true, but in most evidence to that effect is wanting.
Io sqq., is wanting in the Greek, and in the light of subsequent events is improbable.
Nor were domestic sorrows wanting in these later years.
But, while in all these doctrines he appears in the character of a Platonic philosopher, traces of rational criticism are not wanting.
The dentition normally comprises the typical series of 44 teeth, although in some instances the first premolar is wanting.
Evidence is still wanting for the Macedonian and Thracian coasts.
Heider bryonic membranes are vestigial or entirely wanting.
But examples are not wanting of a more or less complete resting habit during the latest nymphal instar.
Marks of public respect were not indeed wanting to him.
Washington in his will provided for the emancipation of his own his first wishes to see some plan adopted by which slavery in his country might be abolished by law," and again he wrote that to this subject his own suffrage should never be wanting.
Compound lateral eyes present; median eyes wanting.
Indications are not wanting that St Paul's doctrine of justification by faith was, in his own day, mistaken or perverted in the interests of immoral licence.
His neck is short, his shoulders slope greatly, his body is thick-set and wanting in suppleness.
He had been tried and found wanting, having neither the virtues nor the vices of his situation.
Moreover, as complete reform had always been steadily resisted, homogeneity was entirely wanting.
It presented in an attractive style what were then the latest results of scholarly research, but was criticized as wanting in erudition.
Here was the Roman village or fort of Lagecium or Legeolium; and though visible remains are wanting, a number of relics have been discovered.
Indeed, there was a decided reaction in Edwards favor, since Lancaster and his friends had been tried and found wanting.
She shrugged, not wanting to discuss the matter with him, but determined not to hurt his feelings.
No, Bordeaux had only one reason for wanting to marry Cassie - the ranch.
I staggered back to my room, away from the contented people playing around the pool, not wanting them to see me in tears.
Bianca watched her, wanting to scream at her to stay.
He smoothed her bouncy curls, wanting to let his hands continue down her body.
She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.
She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.
Sofia retreated to her room, not wanting to fight more with Jake.
He kneaded her breasts, wanting nothing better than to suckle her until she cried out in ecstasy.
Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.
She shook out the sexual energy running through her and turned on a light, not wanting to be alone in the dark while the dead man in her thoughts began to sob once more.
She'd struggled with Claire, wanting to spare him the pain he'd unleashed on her.
She hugged herself, wanting to throw her arms around him but knowing he was in as an approachable of a mood as Dustin.
She couldn't think about such things without wanting to break down and weep.
She shivered, not wanting to imagine what Darkyn was capable of or how hard it might be to outmaneuver him to leave Hell.
He scared her, and she touched him instinctively, wanting his cool energy to help calm her emotions.
She hesitated, though, not wanting to walk into another trap of Harmony's death dealers.
She tasted sweet and saucy, like the woman herself, her heat, scent and silky skin filling his senses in a way that left him wanting more of her.
She pushed at the black wall again, wanting to remember.
With not trusting her but wanting to without understanding why.
She was honest about wanting to help him and about how she felt.
He cupped one of her cold cheeks in his hand, wanting to warm her up in whatever way it took.
She listened, not wanting to cry or acknowledge the level of pain she put him through for so long.
Gabriel watched her, wanting to verify that she didn't fear the creature she was trapped with.
She turned away from him, wanting to be alone.
I think he feels guilty for wanting to leave his dying girlfriend.
He released her, not wanting to make this worse.
Making love to her, wanting her dead, saving her life, walking away.
She swallowed hard, not wanting to break down in front of them.
The history they related to her, however, left her wanting to cry.
Not wanting anyone to interfere with her plan for air, she drew a deep breath and asked the portal system to take her outside the stone fortress.
She quickened her pace, not wanting to end up the dinner of some demon before she had a chance to try to plan an escape.
He found himself lingering, wanting to feel a little less alone.
The air was chilly, but she left the window open to the street sounds and the cold, wanting to feel normal.
She feared asking him, not wanting to tip him off that she was plotting.
She stood and glared at him, wanting to cry, scream, and sleep all at once.
Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.
She trailed with a shiver, wanting to make sure her sister was truly safe before leaving.
He clenched his fists, not wanting to think about Sasha or Kris or how quickly he, too, could have the tables turned on him as he had done to Sasha.
She stood abruptly and crossed to the bathroom, wanting to be alone.
He.d paced in front of her chamber at some point every day for three weeks, wanting to tell her something, anything, to make her want to stay.
His whole body shaking, he tried to calm himself and withdrew, wanting to wipe away the taint of Sasha.s blood from his clothing and skin.
Jade hesitated, not wanting to go near Sasha.s body.
She trailed it, wanting nothing more than two minutes of relative peace so she could summon a portal.
He fought with unrestrained fury, not wanting to stop and think of the most ridiculous thought ever to cross his mind.
Katie tried to suppress it, not wanting to offend her friend, but it escaped.
Rhyn watched, not wanting to leave for fear of being alone.
Katie tried to concentrate on the words, wanting to help Rhyn before it was too late.
She wandered back to the safety of her room, wanting paper and pencils, her favorite jeans … anything familiar to comfort her.
He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.
Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.
Her heart fluttered at his words, and she grew excited about him wanting the type of relationship like she'd drawn, until she saw him fumbling with the page as if to pull it free.
He found himself wanting his nishani to gaze at him as she did in the image.
She paused inside the door, not wanting to deal with anything else.
She stopped within full view of Jetr and waited, not wanting to draw the attention of the entire Council to her.
You'll be wanting to spend lots of time at the library and museum.
Alarm clocks ringing in the middle of the night, ghosts walking around, everyone hopping into someone else's bed, half the people wanting to kill the other half!
He adlibbed a ridiculous story of wanting do a magazine piece on Shipton and began to flatter the listener, saying he was recommended as a prime source of accurate information.
He kept wanting to see her face but was unable to do so.
Only silence remained as he lay there, wanting to escape from all that was happening, surrender in the peace of sleep, but even sleep eluded him.
They didn't say anything about still wanting to talk to you.
He could picture her sitting there, listening to the ringing telephone, but not wanting to answer it.
Once past that, the last hurdle was the human wanting to be turned.
He was becoming both frustrated and hungry, and couldn't remember ever wanting a woman so fiercely.
He felt torn between wanting to shake her and scream, 'Tell me!' and wanting to take her in his arms to comfort her.
Now, that my friend is a good reason for wanting to turn.
He considered fighting the hunger, not wanting to disturb Elisabeth who slept soundly with her head on his chest.
That evening, Jackson and Elisabeth stayed up late as they had for the previous full moon, neither wanting to waste precious time together sleeping.
There's nothing wrong with wanting to be cherished and protected.
She hesitated, as if wanting to elaborate and then shrugged.
Obviously he wanted to forget his earlier remark about wanting her.
It was as if they were one person, clinging to each other - neither wanting to be the first to end the embrace.
A lot of men started out not wanting children, but when they saw their own children it was another story.
She gazed into his eyes, wanting desperately to tell him to stay.
She dreaded entering, wanting a moment of peace before being confined within the spartanly furnished room with the manic Arnie Smith.
She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.
She sat down to plot, not wanting to think what would happen if she failed to deliver the Horsemen somewhere safe or how much her Guardian would despise her once she acted.
Brady shook his head, wanting nothing more than to return to the sparring ring.
His hands roamed her body, and she returned his hot kisses, wanting him with the same lust she felt from him.
Laser fire chased them across the sky, and he gripped the edge of the open bay tightly, not wanting another fall from the sky.
Hannah's pretty eyes grew dark. Kris kissed her on the forehead, not wanting his mate to worry, even if he didn't know what would happen once he and Kiki left for the underworld.
Kris didn't answer, not wanting to think of how that conversation would go with the deity. He tested his power again. Kiki was right; they had none.
Kris pursed his lips, wanting to release the curses coiled on his tongue. He looked her over. She'd at least worn sturdy shoes, long pants and shirt. She was in decent shape, slender and toned from Pilates and the gym.
You sound … wanting. You never wondered what other people did, since you were always working?
Toby was wrestling with a bush and didn't respond. Katie breathed deeply and pushed forward, wanting very much to stop and sleep but suspecting she'd never awaken if she did. She didn't have enough food cubes to drive off more than one more demon attack. They'd have to find Rhyn and Gabe fast.
Gabe and a few other assassins in black fought off hordes of demons. Surprised, Rhyn launched into the melee with his dagger. He slashed through several demons before the creatures realized he was there. Wanting to keep them off balance, he morphed into his demon form and shredded the creatures with talons and fangs as deadly as theirs.
He turned away, not wanting to care about the cost of getting his mate back.
Dean found himself wanting to say "scoop."
After he's gone missing, I can buy wanting to know what's going on back home but a month before he skips is too soon.
There's nothing sick about wanting a man to take care of you.
Not wanting to get the mess on his shirt, she resisted the urge to hug him.
Alex had watched in silence as she struggled with the issue of wanting a baby.
She gazed up at him, wanting to beg him not to go, but they had been all over that and it would only annoy him.
Carmen waited for him to decide to leave, but he stood there as if wanting to talk.
Not wanting to abandon Lori, she did nothing.
It reminded her of what Katie had said about other women wanting him.
Again Katie's words about other women wanting Alex came to mind.
Not the least of which was Katie's comment about someone else wanting Alex.
He'd grudgingly gone on the hunting trip, not wanting to leave Claire behind by herself.
Not wanting to ruin their morning, Darian took her into his arms.
He missed one strike, and she pulled the punch, not wanting to hurt him despite her anger.
Jenn held his gaze, wanting with all her heart to convince him to walk away from her here, now.
He pulled the necklace Jenn had taken from the immortal world and rose, wanting to see why it was so special to her.
Darian rose, not wanting to leave when his family was in danger.
He Traveled to them, wanting to blow off some of the emotional build-up and kill those that threatened everyone around him.
Jenn resisted the urge to leave, wanting to pretend things were as normal as possible between them.
Jenn pretended to be more disoriented than she was, wanting to catch him by surprise and Travel before he caught her.
She yanked her hands free and stumbled around him, wanting to flee.
Darian closed his eyes and watched the discordant memories flickering through her mind, not wanting her to suffer alone.
He left her mind alone, not wanting to intrude now that she was calmer.
Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.
She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.
He went grudgingly, not wanting to deal with what awaited him.
He rose and tossed the book away, wanting to distance his thoughts from the monsters that had condemned generation after generation of warlords with the beast.
He gritted his teeth, not wanting to think of how long she'd cut herself to gather so much.
Taran bit his tongue, wanting more than anything to refuse.
If you're serious about wanting to see someone again, you'd better give them a good night kiss they'll remember.
He placed the cloak over her body and covered her face, not wanting to get dirt in her dark hair.
Brandon clutched his hands together across from Jessi, as if wanting to hug his sister but unwilling to make such a gesture.
He pushed the memory out of her mind, not wanting to have the discussion again.
She dropped the hands acting as a barrier between them, wanting to feel the comfort he offered, and rested her hands against his chest.
Not wanting to deal with him at all, she took the coffee out to the porch and left, even more irritated to see he wore the necklace she desperately needed to steal.
Jessi fought the sensations, not wanting to lose control, especially to him.
Ashley's eyes glowed, and Jessi hated herself for wanting to leave or prevent her cousin from ever seeing Xander again, when it clearly made her happy.
Jessi's sudden change of heart about wanting to go out tonight made more sense after Jenn's warning.
He waited to speak, not wanting the cousins to overhear.
Jessi hurried after him, not wanting to be alone in the scary place.
Jessi breathed in his scent, wanting to feel the safety of his arms once more but torn by her situation.
She was already too far involved with him, and she couldn't help wanting so much more.
He held her gaze for a long moment, not wanting the moment to end.
She tripped over something, caught herself, and continued, not wanting to be there when the Other returned.
The Other was staring at the necklace, obviously wanting to snatch it but aware of whatever spell was on it that prevented anyone from touching it.
Hugging herself, she sensed the magic in the air and moved back a few steps, not wanting to be caught up in the purple crossfire.
Much in this direction is said by Lotze in various passages of his writings; anything complete, however, on the subject is wanting.
Burmann was rather a compiler than a critic; his commentaries show immense learning and accuracy, but are wanting in taste and judgment.
Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.
We thus have two classes of tombs in connexion with the nuraghi, and if these were to be held to be tombs also, habitations would be entirely wanting.'
Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.
But other annoyances were not wanting from unfaithful disciples and unsympathetic critics.
Each problem was something unique; the elements of transition from one to another were wanting; and the next step which mathematics had to make was to find some method of reducing, for instance, all curves to a common notation.
There are two conjugations; the passive formation, now wanting inmost Indo-European languages, has been retained, as in Greek; thus kerko-iy, " I seek," forms kerko-n -em, " I am sought."
Some of the latter were either not conquered by the Israelites until long after the invasion, or, if conquered, were not held by Levites; and names are wanting of places in which priests are actually known to have lived.
They are brief, yet not wanting in that element of practical edification on which Chrysostom lays special weight as characteristic of the Antiochenes.
They are agglutinative in nature, show hardly any signs of syntactical growth though every indication of long etymological growth, give expression to only the most direct and the simplest thought, and are purely colloquial and wanting in the modifications always necessary for communication by writing.
Evidence is not wanting, however, that the cytoplasm must be regarded as, fundamentally, a semifluid, homogeneous substance in which by its own activity, granules, vacuoles, fibrils, &c., can be formed as secondary structures.
Some species, such as Anemone alpine, which are wanting in the Arctic flora of the Old World, he thinks must have reached Europe by way of Greenland from north-east America.
All these are wanting in the Pacific area, though there are indications in its gold-bearing gravels that it once possessed them.
The Mediterranean, however, has apparently been a barrier to the southward passage of the arcto-alpine flora which is totally wanting on the Atlas.
The so-called oaks of Australia are Casuarma, which also occurs in New Caledonia, but is wanting in New Zealand.
While so many conspicuous Australian elements are wanting in New Zealand, one-eighth of its flora belongs to South American genera.
Melastomaceae, copiously represented in tropical America, are more feebly so in Peru and wholly wanting in Chile.
Owing to the small size of the olfactory lobes the anterior arms of the latter commissure are wanting.
It is therefore just as much the business of the zoogeographer, who wishes to arrive at the truth, to ascertain what groups of animals are wanting in any particular locality (altogether independently of its extent) as to determine those which are forthcoming there.
Even in the middle ages there were not wanting those - the St Victors, Bonaventura - who sought to vindicate mystical if not moral redemption as the central thought of Christianity.
From most of the other Gnostic sects, with the exception perhaps of the JewishChristian Gnosticism, he is distinguished by the fact that with him the figure of the fallen female god (Sophia Achamoth), and, in general, the idea of a fall within the godhead is entirely wanting.
On account of the great extension of the metathorax and the haunches of the large hindlegs, the first abdominal sternite is wanting, and the second is - the stylets.
Close to a transverse fold near the base of the wing, the median nervure divides into branches which extend to the wing-margin; there is a second transverse fold near the tip of the wing, and cross nervures are altogether wanting.
Cyprian had none of that character which makes the reading of Tertullian, whom he himself called his magister, so interesting and piquant, but he possessed other qualities which Tertullian lacked, especially the art of presenting his thoughts in simple, smooth and clear language, yet in a style which is not wanting in warmth and persuasive power.
Other canons treat of intercourse with heretics, admission of penitent heretics, baptism, fasts, Lent, angel-worship (forbidden as idolatrous) and the canonical books, from which the Apocrypha and Revelation are wanting.
In Cypripedium two of the outer stamens are wanting; the third - the one, that is, which corresponds to the single fertile stamen in the Monandreae - forms a large sterile structure or staminode; the two lateral ones of the inner series are present, the third being undeveloped.
The transcendental deduction, or proof from the possibility of experience in general, which forms the vital centre of the Kantian scheme, is wanting in Reid; or, at all events, if the spirit of the proof is occasionally present, it is nowhere adequately developed.
Beneath this again is a distinct peritoneum lining the coelom, which appears to be wanting as a special layer in some Polychaetes (Benham, Gilson).
A correct sense of proportion and the faculty of seizing upon the dominant factors in an historical problem are the result partly of the possession of certain natural gifts in which many individuals and some nations are conspicuously wanting, partly of general knowledge of the working of the economic and political institutions of the period we are studying, partly of what takes the place of practical experience in relation to modern problems, namely, detailed acquaintance with different kinds of original sources and the historical imagination by which we can realize the life and the ideals of past generations.
On this subject many monographs and larger works have been published in recent years, but dealing rather with such questions as trade unionism, co-operation and factory legislation, than the structure and organization of particular industries, or the causes and the results of the formation of the great combinations, peculiarly characteristic of the United States, but not wanting in England, which are amongst the most striking economic phenomena of modern times.
The sea power thus gained what had all along been wanting, a sure basis for the exercise of its force against the land power, Napoleon.
The various larvae of the above series, however, have all a distinct head-capsule, which is altogether wanting in the degraded fly maggot.
There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.
Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.
The principal theory which he hence conceived himself justified in propounding was that instead of five being (as had been stated) the maximum number of centres of ossification in the sternum, there are no fewer than nine entering into the composition of the perfect sternum of birds in general, though in every species some of these nine are wanting, whatever be the condition of development at the time of examination.
As to the third or posterior series, when it is complete the three constituent pieces are developed almost simultaneously; but its median piece is said often to originate in two, which soon unite, especially when the side-pieces are wanting.
He was wanting in mathematical ability, and never displayed in any remarkable degree the still more important power of scientific generalization, which, whether accompanied by mathematical skill or not, never fails to mark the highest genius in physical science.
In the cultivated oat it may be wanting, and if present it is not so stiff and is seldom bent.
The central dome has but a slight elevation outside, but with the numerous cupolas round, and the minarets, it forms a picturesque group which is wanting in the mosques of Kairawan, Cordova, and other examples in North Africa.
We have seen how its utilization in the " structure theory " permitted great clarification, and attempts were not wanting for the deduction of analogies or a periodicity between elements.
The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.
Blochmann regards as coelomic, but it must be remembered that his interpretation rests largely on histological grounds, and at present embryological confirmation is wanting.
Little light has been thrown on the affinities of the Brachiopoda by recent research, though speculation has not been wanting.
But this is only true with certain reservations; for the Latin Vulgate was revised by Jerome according to the Hebrew, and, where Hebrew originals were wanting, according to the Septuagint.
Possibly in certain places the iron sulphate may have been nearly wanting, and then the salt would be white, and would answer, as Pliny says it did, for dyeing bright colours.
Apples, peaches, quinces, raspberries, strawberries, &c., are produced under such conditions, but the flavour of their kind grown in colder climates is usually wanting.
Anselm had made an elaborate employment of reason in the interest of faith, but the spirit of pious subordination which had marked the demonstrations of Anselm seemed wanting in the argumentations of this bolder and more restless spirit; and the church, or at least an influential section of it, took alarm at the encroachments of Rationalism.
The Matra group, e.g., is poorly supplied, while the outliers of the Vertes mountains towards the Danube are almost entirely wanting in streams, and have but few water sources.
Details are wanting, but the traditional decisive battle was fought at Alpar on the Theiss, whereupon the victors pressed on to Orsova, and the conquest was completed by Arpad about the year 906.
Whilst simple evidence of the fact of the transmission of an acquired character is wanting, the a priori arguments in its favour break down one after another when discussed.
Even if, by a bold assumption, we grant the unity of authorship, it is plain upon the face of it that the chapters in question cannot have been composed at the same time or under the same circumstances; literary and artistic unity is wholly wanting.
Influenced by the prevailing philosophy of the day, they interpreted the phenomena of disease through its lights, and endeavoured from time to time to reduce the study of pathology to philosophical order when the very elements of philosophical order were wanting.
This strain runs throughout many of the occasional poems, and is not wanting in odd passages in Dunbar's contemporaries; and it has the additional interest of showing a direct historical relationship with the work of later Scottish poets, and chiefly with that of Robert Burns.
His compendium is entirely wanting in originality, and perhaps unusually destitute of common sense, but it became so popular as to be reprinted up to the end of the 16th century.
Intellectual activity was not wanting, but the great achievements of the 18th century in philosophy and the moral sciences had fostered a love of abstract speculation; and some sort of cosmical or general system was thought indispensable in every department of special science.
Nor was the northern school wanting in special investigators, such as John Abercrombie (1780-1844), known for his work on diseases of the brain and spinal cord, published in 1828, and many others.
Bright colour, in truth, is wanting, though attempts are made in a few important modern erections to supply it, a notable instance being the Savoy Hotel buildings (1904) in the Strand.
There were also not wanting inducements for the Allies to attempt a landing near Bulair, seeing that a victory at that point would carry with it the severance of the Turkish land communications with the peninsula.
We can trace three periods in the art of these bas-reliefs; it is vigorous but simple under Assur-nazir-pal III., careful and realistic under Sargon, refined but wanting in boldness under Assur-bani-pal.
The guinea-pig is a singularly inoffensive and defenceless creature, of a restless disposition, and wanting in that intelligence which usually characterizes domestic pets, although said to show some discrimination.
Lawyers and orators are never wanting in Spanish-American states, and revolution succeeded revolution in one continuous struggle for the spoils 1 The romance of his life has been admirably written by Manuel Bilbao (1st ed., Lima, 1853; 2nd ed., Buenos Aires, 1867).
Signs are also not wanting that Christina was growing weary of the cares of government; while the importunity of the senate and Riksdag on the question of her marriage was a constant source of irritation.
The magnificent sheen and richness of the pure kin-makie (gold lacquer) are wanting, but in their place we have inimitable tenderness and delicacy.
A rigorous demonstration was wanting for many years, Leonhard Euler's proof for negative and fractional values being faulty, and was finally given by Niels Heinrik Abel.
Had he lived it may be considered as certain that the war with Napoleon would have been conducted with a vigour which was much wanting during the next few years.
Though her secession, therefore, meant very little loss of strength, there were not wanting signs that the league was not destined to remain a power in the land.
The animal is ` brown,' of a shade from orange or tawny to quite blackish; the tail and feet are ordinarily the darkest, the head lightest, often quite whitish; the ears usually have a whitish rim, while on the throat there is usually a large tawny-yellowish or orange-brown patch, from the chin to the fore legs, sometimes entire, sometimes broken into a number of smaller, irregular blotches, sometimes wanting, sometimes prolonged on the whole under surface, when the animal is bicolor like a stoat in summer.
The appearance of the city plainly demonstrates the modern growth of its importance, and evidence is not wanting that for a considerable period architectural improvement was unable to keep pace with commercial development.
Still, it was devoid of political significance, unless backed by the united force of all the princes and states subscribing to the Evangelical teaching; and this unity was wanting.
The vertebrae of the neck unite by nearly flat surfaces, the humerus has lost the foramen, or perforation, at the lower end, and the third trochanter to the femur may also be wanting.
All that is wanting in his writings, especially in his Isagoge in artem analyticam (1591), in order to make them look like a modern school algebra, is merely the sign of equality - a want which is the more striking because Robert Recorde had made use of our present symbol for this purpose since 1 557, and Xylander had employed vertical parallel lines since 1575.
The abrupt cessation of such an inexhaustible fount of enterprise and energy was a distinct loss to Sweden; and signs are not wanting that, in his latter years, Charles had begun to feel the need and value of repose.
When those deposits of organic origin are wanting or have been removed, the red clay composed of the mineral constituents is found alone.
Eastward of the range of the present species its place is taken by its congener C. caniceps, which is easily recognized by wanting the black hood and white ear-coverts of the British bird.
A critical investigation of the conditions under which religious belief was possible was still wanting.
The forms of poetical composition chiefly cultivated by the Alexandrians were epic and lyric, or elegiac. Great epics are wanting; but in their place, as might almost have been expected, are found the historical and the didactic or expository epics.
In the fore feet the three inner toes have large claws, while the two outer ones are rudimentary and clawless; in the hind-limbs the first toe is wanting, as in Megatherium, but the second and third are clawed.
Though wanting in strength of will, Constantine possessed intelligence and many other good qualities, and his reign on the whole was not unsatisfactory.
Engineering devices were almost wanting.
But in a city ruled by a tyrant this outlet was wanting; no political life worthy of the name existed.
The face has the ordinary gazelle-markings; but the rather short horns - which are wanting in the female - have a peculiar upward and forward curvature, unlike that obtaining in the gazelles FIG.
The usual Napoleonic simplicity was wanting at Ligny, and he paid in full for the want.
The situation was still obscure, details as to what had happened on the French left were wanting, and the direction of Blucher's retreat was by no means certain.
Taking a detached view of Turkish civilization, even of the faith of Islam itself, for the two are inseparable - the Committee saw much wanting, much existing that was cumbersome and useless, much that provided a fatal handicap to the progress of the Ottoman State.
In some of them the hind toe, which has already ceased to have any function in the lapwing, is wholly wanting.
Not only the skill, but the force of character required for playing with fire, was wanting to Makarov's successors.
A climax was reached when the difficulties with Russia arose which led to the Crimean War; the prince was accused by the peace party of wanting war, and by the war party of plotting surrender; and it came to be publicly rumoured that the queen's husband had been found conspiring against the state, and had been committed to the Tower.
Similarly, in the Asiatic islands are found the great mammals of the continent - the elephant, tiger, rhinoceros, anthropoid ape, &c., which are wanting in the Australian region, with which the eastern part of the archipelago is associated.
None extend farther to the westward than the valley of the Indus,' which, considering the nature of the country in Baluchistan and Afghanistan, is perhaps intelligible enough; but it is not so easy to understand why none are found either in Cochin China or China proper; and they are also wanting in the Philippine Islands, which is the more remarkable and instructive when we find how abundant they are in the groups a little farther to the southward.
In the long familiar Branchipus, Chirocephalus and Streptocephalus the males have frontal appendages, but these are wanting in the " brine-shrimp " Artemia, and the same want helps to distinguish Branchinecta (Verrill, 1869) from the old genus Branchipus.
The first legs, meaning thereby the sixth pair of appendages, are generally pediform and locomotive, but sometimes unjointed, acting as a kind of brushes to cleanse the furca, while in the Polycopidae they are entirely wanting.
Heart almost always wanting.
Indications also are not wanting in the Hebrew text itself to show that in earlier times the text was treated with considerable freedom.
The more complete the picture, however, which may here be obtained of Manichaeisrn, the more cautious must we be in making generalizations from it, for it is beyond doubt that Western Manichaeism adopted Christian elements which are wanting in the original and in the Oriental Manichaeism.
In a north-eastern section, practically all of New England is occupied by the older crystalline belt; the corresponding northern part of the stratified belt in the St Lawrence and Champlain-Hudson valleys on the inland side of New England is comparatively free from the ridge-making rocks which abound farther south; and here the plateau member is wanting, being replaced, as it were, by the Adirondacks, an outlier of the Laurentian highlands of Canada which immediately succeeds the deformed stratified belt west of Lake Champlain.
The ordinary triangular form of deltas, due to the smoothing of the delta front by sea action, is here wanting, because of the weakness of sea action in comparison with the strength of the current in each of the four distributaries or passes into which the river divides near its mouth.
The Allegheny and Monongahela series contain most of the coal, though it is not wanting in the other subdivisions of the system.
The system is wanting in northern California and southern Oregon, but appears again farther north, and has great development in Oregon, where its thickness has been estimated at more than 10,000 ft.
Terminal moraines at the border of the Illinoian drift are generally feeble, though widely recognizable, and such moraines at the margin of the Iowan and Kansan drift sheets are generally wanting.
There is also a separate chapter-house, which is wanting at St Gall.
Though petroleum and salt occur in the southwest peninsula of Ontario, metalliferous deposits are wanting, and the real wealth of this district lies in its soil and climate, which permit the growth of all the products of temperate regions.
The gall-bladder is usually present in mammals, but is wanting in the odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) and Procavia (Hyrax).
The early larva of Anodonta is not unlike the trochosphere of other Lamellibranchs, but the mouth is wanting.
Though he is wanting in moderation and in luminous warmth, his tones are by no means always harsh; and as an author he ever aspired with longing after humility and love and patience, though his whole life was lived in the atmosphere of conflict.
He has often discussed Hodson's character in talking to me, and it was to him a regret that a man possessing so many fine gifts should have been wanting in a moral quality which made him untrustworthy."
The latter were regarded as forming a distinct branch, equivalent in rank to the other three classes together, the latter all possessing the radula which is wanting in Lamellibranchs.
The rule of Nicholas, which had sacrificed all other interests to that of making Russia an irresistibly strong military power, had been tried by the Crimean War and found wanting.
In the typical jerboas, Jaculus (or Dipus), ranging from North Africa to Persia, Russia and Central Asia, there are only three hind toes, the incisors are grooved, and the premolars are generally wanting.
It was very similar to the present ordinal except that the words " for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands " were wanting, and the chalice or cup with the bread were delivered, as well as a Bible, to each newly-ordained priest.
But many other places were entirely wanting in relics.
He rightly objected that the system was wanting in logical proof.
But Paulsen tries to supply something wanting in Fechner.
Catholic missionaries had not been wanting in the meanwhile, and in the indiscriminate persecution by Athanaric, between 370 and 375, Catholics and Arians stood and fell side by side.
The constructional choir is often wanting, the whole church forming one uninterrupted structure, with a continuous range of windows.
If this supposition be true, there would be reason to believe in the double introduction of the bird into England at least, as already hinted, but positive information is almost wholly wanting.'
On the fore-foot the two (second and fifth) outer toes are equally developed as in pigs, but on the hind-foot, although the inner (or second) is present, the outer or fifth toe is entirely wanting.
But he was deficient, it would seem, in the qualities that make an attractive lecturer, being harsh and indistinct in voice, ineffective in the treatment of his subject, and "singularly wanting in the language and power of illustration."
Shrubs are not wanting.
It should be noted that butterflies are the chief agents in securing the continued existence of such alpine flowers as depend on insect fertilization, the other insect fertilizers being mostly wanting at great heights.
Germination is often slower where there is a store of available food in the perisperm, or in the endosperm, or in the embryo itself, than where this is scanty or wanting.
The supra-rectal commissure may be present and bear an ovoid ganglion; or may be wanting.
Elongated, cylindrical, rounded at both ends; thick cuticle with acicular spicules; radula polystichous or wanting.
Supernatural influences were not wanting to urge him to this great enterprise.
There is also a tuft of elongated hairs at the end of the tail, one upon each elbow, and in most lions a copious fringe along the middle line of the under surface of the body, wanting, however, in some examples.
The sheathing or stipulary portion is frequently wanting.
The north end of the forum, where alone the portico is wanting, is occupied in great part by the imposing temple of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva being also worshipped here.
But apart from its early date it has no special interest, and is wholly wanting in the external architectural decorations that give such grandeur of character to similar edifices in other instances.
Being in great part excavated in the surface of the hill, instead of the seats being raised on arches, it is wanting also in the picturesque arched corridors which contribute so much to the effect of those other ruins.
In habits it resembles the northern bird, from which it differs in little more than wanting the black stripe below the eye and having the lower part of the tarsus bare of feathers.
The years that followed were not wanting in signs of the coming storm.
Wars and con conquests between Greeks and Greeks, especially on the q p y part of Syracuse, though not wanting, have been on the whole less constant than in old Greece.
Its merit lies in the furious earnestness with which it is written, which gives it a force and reality sometimes wanting in the more elaborate books written for publication.
At Pergamum indeed and (at any rate after Antiochus IV.) at Antioch, forms of self-government subsisted upon which, of course, the court had its hand, whilst at Alexandria even such forms were wanting.
Men of genius were not wanting in the long history of Egypt; two doctors, Imhotp (Imuthes), the architect of Zoser, in the, Ilird Dynasty, and Amenophis (Amenhotp), son of Hap, the wise scribe under Amenophis III.
But signs of associative memory are almost, if not entirely, wanting.
There is a certain charm even about these monotonous tracts, and it cannot be said that Denmark is wanting in natural beauty of a quiet order.
Yet signs of a coming amelioration were not wanting.
The number of writers of some talent was very great, but genius was wanting.
Coral formations on heights in the interior would indicate oscillations of the land in several periods, but a detailed geology of the island is wanting.
Hence the sequence of events after the completion of the covenant on Sinai-Horeb is not always easy to trace, though indications are not wanting in both J and E of the probable course of the history.
In the seclusion of the little town of Troppau, where in October of 1820 the powers met in conference, Metternich found an opportunity for cementing his influence over Alexander which had been wanting amid the turmoil and feminine intrigues of Vienna and Aix.
This last contains much valuable information, but the references in footnotes are often wanting in precision, and it has no index.
The presence of phycocyanin, phyco a role in the morphological development of land plants is entirely wanting in algae, such conducting tissues as do exist in the larger Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae serving rather for the convection of elaborated organic substance, and being thus comparable with the phloem of the higher plants.
Upper canines are wanting; the cheek-teeth are small and low-crowned, with the third lobe of the last molar in the lower jaw minute.
The Scottish timbre is rarely wanting, even in places where scholastic or classical custom might have claimed, as in other literatures, an exclusive privilege.
But details of these viking plunderings are wanting.
What in Socrates still betrays some vestiges of historical sense, his moderation, his reserve in questions of dogma, his impartiality - all this is wanting in Sozomen.
In the Miocene Agriochoerus, which typifies a second sub-family (Agriochoerinae), there is no gland-pit in the skull, of which the orbit is open behind; while the upper incisors are wanting in the adult and the terminal toe-bones are claw-like rather than of the hoofed type.
He was perhaps wanting in firmness of character, and the undue influence exercised over him by unscrupulous ministers, or by the seductions of fairer but no less ambitious votaries of statecraft, led him to make concessions which tarnished the glory of his reign, and were followed by baneful results for the welfare of his empire.
In a MS. of 102 quarto sheets, of which the first three and the seventh are wanting, there is preserved the original sketch of the Hegelian system, so far as the logic and metaphysics and part of the philosophy of nature are concerned.
Much that he construed as necessary to a state was wanting in Prussia; and some of the reforms already introduced did not find their place in his system.
The inevitable love-interest was also not wanting.
And as though it were foreordained that no element of horror should be wanting from the history of the crusades, in 1212 there took place one of the most ghastly tragedies that has ever happened in the world - the Crusade of the Children.
Hostile critics were not wanting; many voices were raised in protest against the ultra-humanitarianism which sought to make gaols too comfortable and tended to pamper criminals.
He had not been wanting in energy and ability, and kept the reins of the government in his own hands.
A similar method of calculation might be applied to deduce the thermodynamical properties of other vapours, but the required experimental data are in most cases very imperfect or even entirely wanting.
The elm, the hickory, the beech, the chestnut, and many others of the most characteristic and useful trees of the eastern states were originally entirely wanting in California.
In the manner of modern travellers, he gives an account of the customs, government and antiquities of the country he is supposed to have visited; a copious introduction supplies whatever may be wanting in respect to historical details; whilst various dissertations on the music of the Greeks, on the literature of the Athenians, and on the economy, pursuits, ruling passions, manners and customs of the surrounding states supply ample information on the subjects of which they treat.
At first sight this singular structure appears so like a deformity that writers have not been wanting