Finally she worked up the courage and turned on the computer.
His hands worked up her back moving gradually as he massaged every inch of the muscles on either side of her spine.
There's no reason to get all worked up.
Yeah, well she probably never took a whip to your father, but there's always a first time, Anyway, I guess she was pretty worked up.
One thing led to another and I finally worked up the courage to offer you the job.
Haven't worked up the nerve to post.
He may have worked up at The Lucky Pup Mine.
If only she'd worked up the nerve to tell A'Ran about her suspicions about Ne'Rin!
There was no point in getting all worked up.
He certainly didn't seem to get worked up about anything.
The trees are regularly tapped and the coagulated latex which exudes is collected and worked up into rubber.
In accordance with his general method these notes were in turn read over to him until he had completely mastered them, when they were worked up in his memory to their final shape.
Hull is the principal seat of the industry in Great Britain, and enormous quantities of Indian and Egyptian cotton seed are imported and worked up.
When afterwards released, it lay for many months unsold, in consequence of the spinners doubting whether it could be profitably worked up.
On settling the product forms three layers: the uppermost is a thin crust of soap which is worked up again in the pan; the second is the desired soap; next there is a dark-coloured weak soap termed nigre, which, because it contains some soap and alkali is saved for future use; underneath these is a solution of alkaline salts with a little free alkali.
We may, however, notice Heinrich Rose i and Friedrich WShler, 2 who, having worked up the results of their teacher Berzelius, and combined them with their own valuable observations, exerted great influence on the progress of analytical chemistry by publishing works which contained admirable accounts of the then known methods of analysis.
Among the analytical methods worked up by him the best known is that for the estimation of sugars by "Fehling's solution," which consists of a solution of cupric sulphate mixed with alkali and potassium-sodium tartrate (Rochelle salt).
The charta Fanniana appears to have been a kind of papyrus worked up from the amphitheatrica, which by flattening and other methods was increased in width by an inch, in the factory of a certain Fannius at Rome.
They are readily withdrawn from the surface of the lead, and are worked up into antimony (arsenic) - tin-lead and antimony-lead alloys.
These observations.were worked up and discussed by Gill with great elaboration in the Annals of the Cape Observatory, vols.
At the present day, thanks to the careful study of many years, the improvements of cultivation, the careful selection of seed and suitable manuring, especially with nitrate of soda, the average beet worked up contains 7% of fibre and 93% of juice, and yields in Germany 12.79% and in France 11.6% of its weight in sugar.
The caliche is worked up in loco for crude nitrate by extracting the salts with hot water, allowing the suspended earth to settle, and then transferring the clarified liquor, first to a cistern where it deposits part of its sodium chloride at a high temperature, and then to another where, on cooling, it yields a crop of crystals of purified nitrate.
When these have been worked up to the extremity, as shown on the right side, the intermediate bank is removed by working backward towards the level.
Griesbach, and worked up into an elaborate system by the latter critic. Bengel's labours on the text of the Greek Testament were received with great disfavour in many quarters.
This study would include industries connected with capture, those that worked up into products the results of capture, the social organizations and labours which were involved in pursuit of animals, the language, skill, inventions and knowledge resulting therefrom, and, finally, the religious conception united with the animal world, which has been named zootheism.
These seem to have been worked up later into a compilation called The Orphan Lectures (1657).
Each state issues its own report, in which the returns are worked up in the detail required for both local administrative purposes, and for comparison with the corresponding returns for the neighbouring territory.
In it some genuine sayings of Christ appear to have been worked up along with matter taken from Jewish Apocalypses and in accordance with an Apocalyptic model.
It is worked up either for Epsom salt and common salt, or for sodium sulphate and magnesium chloride.
The reasons which converge upon the conclusion just expressed as to the origin and nature of the fundamental documents worked up in our present Synoptic Gospels are as follows: (i.) The literary analysis of the Synoptic Gospels brings out a number of sections common to Matthew and Luke which probably at one time existed as an independent document.
The history of ancient philosophy ends in like manner with a universal philosophy which assimilated elements of almost all the earlier systems, and worked up the results of Eastern and Western culture.
All that criticism has succeeded in establishing is the fact that the author had some reliquiae Paulinae at his disposal, notes written either before or during his last imprisonment in Rome, 4 and that these have been worked up into the present letter by one who rightly believed that his master would stoutly oppose the current errors of the age.
The probability is that the Nicomachean Ethics is a collection of separate discourses worked up into a tolerably systematic treatise; and the interesting point is that these discourses correspond to separate titles in the list of Diogenes Laertius (7rep1 KaXou, irepi Sucalcwv, irepi q5tXias, 7repi )Sovfjs, and 7repi ijlovwv).
He conceived the agitation for reform to be a purely fictitious one, worked up by partisans and men of disorder in their own interest, and expressing no real want on the part of the public at large.
The original Digenes epic is lost, but four poems are extant, in which the different incidents of the legend have been worked up by different hands.
In 1671 he worked up his propositions over again in Rosetum'geometricum (L.
Excluding therefore from any record the quantities produced for internal consumption in China and Japan (that from the former alone has been estimated at a total of 2,000,000,000 lb), the following are the acreage and production of the world as taken from the latest recorded statistics available in 1908: - 726, 601,000 The quantity from China includes about 16,000,000 lb imported from India, Ceylon and Java, and worked up with China teas into bricks and tablets.
He edited and published, at Paris in 1514, the Latin text of the old chronicler, Saxo Grammaticus; he worked up in their present form the beautiful halfmythical stories of Karl Magnus (Charlemagne) and Holger Danske (Ogier the Dane).
More probably a later editor has worked up old material of E (of which there are unmistakable traces) in order to include the whole of xx.-xxiii.
It consists of various important sayings of our Lord, which are combined with discourses found in the second document and are worked up into the great utterance which we call the Sermon on the Mount.
This acid must, therefore, be condensed in the ordinary way into liquid hydrochloric acid and formerly could be worked up only by the Weldon process.
The first mine at Raniganj dates from 1820, and has been regularly worked up to the present time.
The scientific results of the expedition have been worked up and are of the highest value in all departments.
Locke, when Cartesianism had raised the problem of the contents of consciousness, and the spirit of Baconian positivism could not accept of anything that bore the ill-omened name of innate ideas, elaborated a theory of knowledge which is psychological in the sense that its problem is how the simple data with which the individual is in contact in sensation are worked up into a system.
At them the neophytes worked up wool, tanned hides, prepared tallow, cultivated hemp and wheat, raised a few oranges, made soap, some iron and leather articles, mission furniture, and a very little wine and olive oil.
385, note.) In the case of a writer whose chief merit is the way in which he has worked up existing material, a general charge of plagiarism is almost irrelevant.
the kind or gracious one - doubtless a euphemistic name - has his prototype in the old fierce storm-god Rudra, the" Roarer,"with certain additional features derived from other deities, especially Pushan, the guardian of flocks and bestower of prosperity, worked up therewith.
The most valuable of them are: (1) The Advancement of Learning, of which no detailed account need be given, as it is completely worked up into the De Augmentis, and takes its place as the first part of the Instauratio.
In the third, the materials are worked up after the model or pattern of nature, though we are prone to err in the progress from sense to reason; the result is philosophy, which is concerned either with God, with nature or with man, the second being the most important.
Frei Luiz de Sousa, a typical monastic chronicler, although he had begun life as a soldier, worked up the materials collected by others, and after much labor limae produced the panegyrical Vida de D.
The ammonia may be oxidized to nitrites and nitrates, and then pass into the higher plants and be worked up into proteids, and so be handed on to animals, eventually to be broken down by bacterial action again to ammonia; or the nitrates may be degraded to nitrites and even to free nitrogen or ammonia, which escapes.
Beyerinck's view that it occurs at the moment peptones are worked up into the protoplasm cannot be regarded as proved, and the same must be said of the suggestion that the phosphorescence is due to the oxidation of phosphoretted hydrogen.
It is also worked up in certain medicated soaps.
This throne was carried off by the Persian invader Nadir Shah in 1739, and has been rumoured to exist still in the Treasure House of the Shah of Persia; but Lord Curzon, who examined the thrones there, says that nothing now exists of it, except perhaps some portions worked up in a modern Persian throne.
Isolated workers or groups of workers grew into national or international associations, producing from archives vast collections of material to be worked up into the artistic form of history.
The apparently inexhaustible supplies of iron ore in southern Utah, and especially in Iron county, had been little worked up to 1910 on account of their inaccessibility.
Eusebius gives the legend in its oldest form; it was worked up in the Doctrina Addaei in the second half of the 4th century; and Moses of Chorene was dependent upon both these sources.
The Similitudes he worked up from a series of later sources, and gave them the second place in the final work authenticating them with the name of Noah.
The clay roof, rather than the walls of this crevice of sand, gave way and pressed down to fill the vacancy, and the leakage worked up along the weakened plane of tangential strain bd.
When constructed for purposes of extreme accuracy they will turn with the one-millionth part of the load weighed, though to ensure such a result the knife-edges and their bearings must be extremely hard (either hardened steel or agate) and worked up with great care.
The district is well planted with mulberries and produces much silk, most of which is worked up on the spot.
In opposition to this the school of which the late Gaston Paris was the leading, and most brilliant, representative, maintains that the Arthurian tradition, romantic equally with historic, was preserved in Wales through the medium of the bards, was by them communicated to their Norman conquerors, worked up into poems by the AngloNormans, and by them transmitted to the continental poets.
But the biblical materials worked up in the doctrine betray little sign of any except a religious interest.
If so, however, there must also have been an Esther-legend, which was afterwards worked up with that of Mordecai.
They are very poor, and either worked up on hints given in genuine stories or altogether apocryphal.
But this action has been recently worked up with such completeness of detail by Radau, Newcomb and Brown, that the possibility of any unknown term seems out of the question.
Their religion had its fine lucid intervals, but their mythology and ritual were little better than savage ideas, elaborately worked up by the imagination of a cruel and superstitious priesthood.
Curiously, very few people get worked up about this UK situation compared to the numbers who wax indignant about European fraud.
I defy anybody to not get worked up watching this scene.
compendium of old stories worked up for topicality.
handshake deal, worked up between the two companies within the first few years of business, effectively cut the world in two.
Alright, I know - I must have a pretty boring life to get worked up about such trifles!
Few, except the open partisans of national bankruptcy, doubted its necessity; yet so strong was the current of feeling worked up for party purposes by opponents of the measure, that Sellas achievement in having by its means saved the financiai.situation of Italy deserves to rank among the most noteworthy performances of modern parliamentary statesmanship.
When afterwards released, it lay for many months 'unsold, in consequence of the spinners doubting whether it could be profitably worked up.
(See under Curd Soap.) Curd Soap. - This variety is manufactured by boiling the fat with alkali and removing the unused lye, which is afterwards worked up for glycerin.
per ton) is desilverized (see below); the matte (Pb =8-12%, Cu =3-4%, Ag = 3-10f the assay-value of the base bullion, rest Fe and S) is roasted and resmelted, when part of the argentiferous lead is recovered as base bullion, while the rest remains with the copper, which becomes concentrated in a copper-matte (60% copper) to be worked up by separate processes.
Some confusion is here more conceivable; while, if it is supposed that such a writing was worked up in our second Gospel, this may seem sufficient to explain the connexion of Mark's name with the latter.
Owing to this, it is practically impossible to condense the gaseous hydrochloric acid into the commercial acid, although this acid may be obtained sufficiently strong to be worked up in the Weldon chlorine process (see below, 3).
In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
Alright, I know - I must have a pretty boring life to get worked up about such trifles !
Once you’ve worked up an appetite walking around in the sun from store to store, stop by some of the food options for a light bite, quick cup of coffee or a full meal.
Heavy sauces, casseroles, stews, and other substantial dishes are quite filling and ideal for cold winter nights and times when you've worked up a considerable appetite.
I also don't "sweat the small stuff"- life is too much fun to get worked up about things that go less than perfect.
Keep your focus and don't let yourself get too worked up.
After you've worked up an appetite exploring the city's museums and gardens, find a local Chicago park and have a picnic.
Jackson Rathbone got so worked up during the fight scene at Bella's birthday party that he actually knocked down Elizabeth Reaser.
If you have one of these serial soap opera watchers in your life who miss an episode, you can tease them with your knowledge and playfully get them worked up in a friendly game of threatening to spoil the suspense and surprise.
Whatever the case may be, no tattoo is worth getting without having a good design plan worked up first.
However, if one of your co-workers wants to go to battle with you over which local deli will cater the next staff meeting, it probably isn't worth your time or effort to get worked up or stressed out.
Once you've worked up a sweat, make sure you stretch afterward in order to stay flexible.
Although a sweat can be worked up when the day is spent on the slopes, at night, men's ski pajamas are needed to maintain a healthy warmth so you're ready to do it all again in the morning.
When you've worked up an appetite on the trails, sample some of the local cuisine.
If you have really worked up an appetite, an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet is available.
Being outdoors all day has worked up a sweet tooth for me.
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