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  • She's working at the hospital to pay for her education.

  • But you haven't been working there all that long.

  • Working in a factory required learning a whole different rhythm of life.

  • Probably, but I wouldn't be working off that cake and ice cream, either.

  • So yeah, if you told them to choose between working and not working, many would choose to relax.

  • He was working on the ranch, fifteen miles away.

  • If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.

  • That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.

  • I could not in one hundred lifetimes make a working electric lamp, even knowing what I know now.

  • It was all working out very well for him.

  • It is as if each person has one hundred assistants working for him.

  • Now, let me pose a different question: In the vastly-more-prosperous future, what will "working hard for our money" even mean?

  • You knew little of what any other scientist was working on.

  • With Skype and similar products, you can even see the person you are working with.

  • You've been working for me for almost three months now and this is the first time I've ever seen you sick.

  • I thought you needed to sleep longer because you were working so hard getting ready.

  • Boys younger than Royce were working unsupervised.

  • This antibiotic seems to be working better than the previous one.

  • Not working as hard as you, that's for sure.

  • If you like having sore muscles at the end of a day or working a job that requires little of your mental capacity so you can contemplate Nietzsche, hey, more power to you.

  • If we obtained this ten-thousand-fold increase simply by allowing specialization and dividing work up among people, then what astronomical gains will we achieve by outsourcing that work to robots capable of working with unimaginable precision at unimaginable speed?

  • Yet someone had told him that she was working for Sarah.

  • By comparison, if a country has 99 percent of the people working in agriculture—if it is barely feeding itself, even with everyone working at that—then it is living at a subsistence level, the very definition of poverty.

  • I've spent half my summer nights in that room working on my tests.

  • The prince was working at the lathe and after glancing round continued his work.

  • He needs someone to look after his house while he's working the ranch.

  • Hanging on to this place and working it like a cowboy.

  • And as population rises, education rises, health rises, and wealth rises, more and more people will be working on these problems.

  • But outsourcing to pollute, oppress workers, or have unsafe working conditions hurts the world's standard of living.

  • People in these jobs know two states: working, which they do not enjoy, and relaxation, which is far better.

  • Suddenly strong fingers began working her shoulder muscles, delightfully descending to the muscles on either side of her spine.

  • I think you've been working too hard lately.

  • We're working to determine how large a part it represents.

  • But you still were working with the biased, anecdotal opinions of a few people not very like you.

  • Still, working for Giddon would be a challenge.

  • I may be footing the bill, but you're working for Mom, not me.

  • Neither of them is working today, and I'm sure they'd be delighted to join you.

  • Not when everything else was working out so well.

  • That's a fine thing to be telling me while you're working on my truck.

  • She began working on her lap top vigorously.

  • But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- -be it what it may--I know it is my duty to obey the government.

  • "We've all been working on the room for the baby," Carmen added.

  • Had the carpenters stopped working on the room?

  • Alex must have told the carpenters to stop working so she could sleep during the day.

  • Of course he would feel responsible for working it out and not troubling her with it.

  • Three weeks after she began working for the Giddons, they had the pool filled.

  • There was a soft step behind her, and then his hands were on her waist, his thumbs nimbly working the tense muscles.

  • Finally his big hands left her waist and moved to her shoulders, working out the stiffness in them, and then on to the back of her neck.

  • The cogs were working behind those blue eyes.

  • I figured he'd be upset because I was still working on it.

  • Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves.

  • The old Indian gripped Bordeaux's arm and nodded, his mouth working into a snaggletoothed grin.

  • I didn't grow up around here like you, and I don't intend to spend the rest of my life working at the diner.

  • Working as fast as she could, she started a pot of coffee and sliced some ham.

  • Now that was a good example of her imagination working over time.

  • Locked herself in her room for days working on layette sets for the grand children Russie would never provide.

  • It surprised me to learn Betsy was actively working on Howie's dreams.

  • Howie was to remain in Massachusetts, at least for a few more days, working with Quinn and Martha.

  • Other sessions were tried earlier but when Howie couldn't sleep, Quinn accused him of not working hard enough Martha said.

  • He's been working with this guy, not knowing you slept with him.

  • I don't want to end up working for the government.

  • For working quarters we secured a thirty year old building, recently vacated, on the beautiful main street of Keene.

  • Quinn took charge of our working accommodations.

  • The general improvement in sanitation has led to a corresponding improvement in the condition of the working classes, though much still remains to be done, especially in the south.

  • "Working finely," answered the Scarecrow.

  • He was dressed plainly, and, with his reddish-brown hair and mud-bespattered face, looked like a hard- working countryman just in from the backwoods.

  • The two boys were there, busily working with hammer and saw.

  • He kept on, planning and thinking and working, until at last he succeeded in making a boat with paddle wheels that could be run by steam.

  • "They are poor men, and they are working to improve the king's highway," was the answer.

  • The Internet is full of sites that offer good to humanity and yield no profit for the people working on them.

  • You are being helped by an excellent salesperson who has been working there for twenty-five years.

  • On the research team of the eminent virologist Dr. Thomas Francis, who was working on a flu vaccine, was a young physician named Jonas Salk.

  • Instead, the poorest nations should simply resign themselves to importing their food from abroad and instead get jobs working in cities in factories.

  • A century ago, cars were made one at a time by a half dozen people working together.

  • I assume that virtually everyone working in defense industries believes they are serving their country and protecting freedom.

  • If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.

  • You will be glad to hear that my experiment is working out finely.

  • My mind is full of ideas; but I cannot get them into working shape.

  • She was working recently with the number forty, when I said to her, "Make twos."

  • Instead of going to Fitchburg, you will be working here the greater part of the day.

  • For more than five years I maintained myself thus solely by the labor of my hands, and I found that, by working about six weeks in a year, I could meet all the expenses of living.

  • A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.

  • If working every day were not my trade, I could get all the meat I should want by hunting-pigeons, woodchucks, rabbits, partridges--by gosh!

  • I asked him once if he was not sometimes tired at night, after working all day; and he answered, with a sincere and serious look, "Gorrappit, I never was tired in my life."

  • I am not responsible for the successful working of the machinery of society.

  • He was himself always occupied: writing his memoirs, solving problems in higher mathematics, turning snuffboxes on a lathe, working in the garden, or superintending the building that was always going on at his estate.

  • "Smack at 'em, lads!" he kept saying, seizing the guns by the wheels and working the screws himself.

  • When Princess Mary went to him at the usual hour he was working at his lathe and, as usual, did not look round at her.

  • From morning till late at night, except when he eats his very plain food, he is working at science.

  • After standing some time in the gateway, Petya tried to move forward in front of the others without waiting for all the carriages to pass, and he began resolutely working his way with his elbows, but the woman just in front of him, who was the first against whom he directed his efforts, angrily shouted at him:

  • "Anybody can shove," said the footman, and also began working his elbows to such effect that he pushed Petya into a very filthy corner of the gateway.

  • Pierre felt himself to be an insignificant chip fallen among the wheels of a machine whose action he did not understand but which was working well.

  • Working farmers and ranchers (and a few real cowboys) come to the area for supplies and great steaks.

  • The tavern's atmosphere is rustic, with working fireplaces and a cocktail bar.

  • Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?

  • I'm working my way through college, but what have I ever done to give you the idea I was destitute?

  • With planning and diligence, his business would be on its feet in a few years and she would be working in the pediatric ward at the hospital.

  • How long have you been working here?

  • Yancey was working over some papers.

  • But the mules have been working all day.

  • Do you like working here?

  • Just before the books came, Mr. Gilman had begun to remonstrate with Miss Sullivan on the ground that I was working too hard, and in spite of my earnest protestations, he reduced the number of my recitations.

  • I am working very hard just now.

  • Somehow I get the idea that you will find it harder to be idle than working.

  • How did you know where I was working?

  • Only the machines kept his body working.

  • Good for him, but what does that have to do with me working for him?

  • She indicated a cultivated area not far from where she was working.

  • I pay you to take care of the house while I'm out working.

  • If Howie drops into ten or twenty minutes of anyone's life, chance are all he sees is them picking their nose, reading a book or working.

  • We were regular working stiffs to the rest of the world.

  • Don't tell him I said so but you have to stop working him so hard.

  • Then he added with a smile in his voice, You two are working late together.

  • Seeking mental help was a logical decision and I think it's working out well.

  • We're working on her self-confidence but it's still better than her mother's.

  • We tried not to look suspicious, a difficult task as we were used to working undisturbed.

  • "I can't have you working for free," I said with a smile.

  • We agreed on an allowance figure and she began working in earnest.

  • Howie and Quinn are working a session today, once Quinn's equipment gets there.

  • I confirmed that she had temporarily began working but something else has come up so she should expect another lull.

  • Have you and Quinn had any luck working together?

  • No. She addressed it to us and said she hates to do it but it's time to stop what we've all been working on for the last nine months.

  • I used to use Amtrak when I was working out of New York and had to travel the east coast.

  • Willard picked up a toothpick and began working it.

  • They're working on her.

  • "It's just not working," he said.

  • When we were not working, we held hand constantly.

  • Though I could hardly raise my arms above my aching side, I kept working.

  • Another part of her couldn't fathom how a man colder than a sociopath could be working for the side of good.

  • He doesn't yet, but he will, when he realizes the Others he entrusted are working against him.

  • She'd spent the past four hundred years in college, gleefully learning more and more and working out of the lab he'd funded for her.

  • I was working in Georgia 'til this morning.

  • Of all the coddling he'd accused Sofi and Bianca of doing, he'd been working hard to protect Darian from anything that might force him to grow into his powers.

  • "This isn't working!" he shouted.

  • He's been working on the same team for years.

  • They dated in college, parted ways mutually, and ended up working for the same financial planning firm in Virginia.

  • He really wasn't a man of detail, which was why she was so surprised to see him working as a financial planner.

  • He didn't know the names of everyone in the latest generation of his Guardians yet, especially not those working in the field.

  • Where are you even working?

  • "This is working too well," Han said, eyeing her.

  • "As soon as he's done, we'll start working on you," the Black God promised.

  • Deidre faced the door, mind working quickly.

  • Whatever was working through her system was making her sick.

  • As for the rest, you are working through the human stages of grief.

  • I don't think she knew they were working as much against her as with her.

  • He was attending Bucknell University on a baseball scholarship and working in a New Jersey camp for the summer.

  • They called us—when the phone was working.

  • "It's time we got working on these bones," the old man said.

  • It probably means things are working out with her mother and I shouldn't think selfish thoughts.

  • Actually, I'm a lawyer, working with local counsel on a pending case.

  • Are you working on their behalf?

  • Did Paul ever talk about working a mine up there?

  • It seemed "metalman29" was working overtime.

  • Maybe that Ridley Pearson mystery I'm working on and a tooth brush.

  • How would you like working with a slug who couldn't keep his hands off your boobs every time no one was looking and grabbed your ass whenever he damned well pleased?

  • He began working at his teeth with a toothpick.

  • He's probably needed for something he was working on before he left.

  • Someone was actively working on Seymour Fitzgerald.

  • Are you sure you're comfortable with me working for Sheriff Lydia Larkin?

  • "This isn't working," she said, perplexed.

  • Gabriel was working them – and himself - overtime to try to catch up.

  • No tumor, nothing to stop them from working through whatever issues they had to make a life together.

  • Beside him, in bed and out, working together to run the underworld.

  • If her present methods were not working, she might simply decide to take Destiny and run – if Destiny was what she wanted.

  • It was inflated now and working properly.

  • Maybe her "hard to get" act wasn't working, so she was trying something a little more direct.

  • He was on light duty, working only with small animals; and part time.

  • At first she though exhaustion might be the cause, but when he started working longer hours, it was obvious that wasn't the case.

  • Sometimes when she was working in the kitchen, she would catch him watching her in that strange way and worry that there would be another such night, but it didn't happen.

  • If the radar was working, the soul would be within a few feet of him.

  • I was thinking about working a couple of them in this week.

  • She shivered, as much from the warm current working its way through her body as the cold ocean breeze.

  • The portals are working.

  • You quit working at the hospital?

  • She was working off bad karma.

  • Instead, she was working hard to convince herself she really did want to walk away.

  • Several hours after Deidre walked through the portals back to Atlanta, Gabe's soul radar began working again.

  • I've been working twenty hour days for you, Gabe.

  • I'll keep working on it.

  • Gabe sat down on a boulder, a thrill working through him.

  • "I'm working on curing you," Gabriel said.

  • We're working on it.

  • If Tamer didn't find the tidbit of history from the time-before-time about forced soul extraction, the plan was never going to have more than a five percent chance of working, even with Wynn.

  • She faced the door, mind working quickly.

  • Death dude said it's not working.

  • "It's not working," Gabriel said.

  • He'd long since suspected one of them was working with Sasha, but it wasn't him.

  • She wriggled back into her room, mind working quickly.

  • Her body was weak but working, and there were more of the odd sugar cubes beside her pillow.

  • "Gabriel, you have to tell Kris that Jade is working with Sasha!" she exclaimed.

  • They've been working for millions of years to get around this one; they're quite crafty at it.

  • He and Kris are barely working together as it is.

  • We've been trying to help put her through a good school for her advanced degree, so she can start working some place and make decent money.

  • She was working with the Dark One, and Rhyn had killed for that reason.

  • She craned her head back to hold his silver gaze, a tremor of desire working its way through her.

  • I will make him our tool, Jade said, his mind working fast to find a way to keep Darkyn from destroying everyone.

  • Ully is still working with it to verify, Kris replied.

  • The Council is working together for once, and Sasha tricked us into thinking he was returning to the Council, disappeared and washed up at the Caribbean Sanctuary.

  • Good God, Jade, are you working with them?

  • The healer.s been working with him constantly.

  • In the morning, she'd clean up the house and then start working on another painting, the portrait of Evelyn and Romas she wanted to give the two of them as their joint wedding present.

  • She removed the translator and replaced it, satisfied at the faint hum indicating it was working once more.

  • Is your translator working?

  • I've been spending a lot of time here working with it.

  • Haven't felt like working lately.

  • You can make all the fun you want about that stuff, but I'm still working on selling it.

  • Not after she'd been working at it awhile, Cynthia answered, not taking her eyes from the page as she continued to work.

  • The Reverend and his wife were supposed to have administered to the working girls.

  • Was Edith's vivid imagination working overtime or had Jerome Shipton managed to slip by Janet O'Brien and invade his wife's room?

  • He kissed her on the cheek as she continued working, chopping the carrots with a new-found vengeance.

  • As he reached for the bedside lamp, he noticed Annie Quincy's notebook where Cynthia had been working on it.

  • The young girl explained Cynthia had just left for Duckett's Market to pick up a few items but Fred was up in his room, working on his computer.

  • Jackson's fangs aren't working.

  • Elisabeth didn't need Jackson to sit any longer, though she wanted to spend more time working on his portrait.

  • She said they were working their tails off.

  • Then a few months later she had sent the first letter, saying that she had a roommate and was working on a farm.

  • Nothing seemed to be working out lately.

  • Working for someone else wasn't her idea of a career.

  • The one I was working with when you arrived.

  • Now Katie was going to think her cupid act was working.

  • This wasn't working out exactly the way she had planned.

  • The raindrops were heavier now, working the mud on her face into a slimy mess.

  • His fingers left her neck, working down the muscles on either side of her spine.

  • It was a mean thing to say, especially since he had been working so hard to help.

  • You shouldn't be out here working like that.

  • It's the only working one like it in the United States.

  • His fingers slipped under her shirt, warmly working at the muscles in her back.

  • His fingers were working up her back, relaxing every muscle.

  • Finally something was working out for Josh.

  • Why were things always working out for other people?

  • That was why everything was working out for everyone else.

  • No, he had the house - and whatever he was working on now.

  • Was he working up the courage to ask?

  • Finally things were working out for both of them.

  • Greenie got you working nights, too?

  • Everything this side of the Mississippi is working on solar energy, but not all the facilities are equipped with energy storage, and because it's fall, our energy collection is limited.

  • "Teams are working to repair what they can," she added more softly.

  • Nothing for miles in working condition, except the fed buildings down the road.

  • The enigmatic Tim's request for a favor was readily granted after three generations of both their families working together towards the PMF's goals of national unity.

  • One of our chefs has been working to make some since the message came in.

  • She waited for him to leave then checked her micro, which was still working on decrypting his encoded messages.

  • Greenie—and those he was working with—would be crazy not to pursue her, once they found out what she did.

  • "I was … working that night," Lana managed.

  • "I still can't believe the PMF and army are working together," Lana said.

  • The equipment isn't working again.

  • "I didn't expect to see you working together," Lana said, unable to help her curiosity.

  • "This isn't working," Brady said.

  • We watch the kids during the day while everyone is working!

  • It's working out better than any of us expected.

  • Most were in working order and just needed to be reactivated, a simple process she used her micro to do when no one was looking.

  • She'd been safe for ten days on her own; maybe hacking into the fed system to change her profile was enough to draw the attention of someone working for General Greene.

  • "I'm working on it already," Brady told her.

  • I'm working on it.

  • "Working on it," came the terse response.

  • "So you started working for her, and then you guys became … romantic," Katie said.

  • "After I left the Sanctuary, I guess you could say I had a visitor who told me about Lilith and why you killed her.  How she was working with the Dark One to try to drag Kris and the rest of us down to Hell," Kiki explained.

  • Nevermind.  Wait here.  Ully was working on something awhile ago.  I was supposed to field test it for him.

  • You sound … wanting.  You never wondered what other people did, since you were always working?

  • "It's not working.  The trees keep repairing the damage I'm doing," Katie said.

  • I'm still working on that, but I think it's Gabe.

  • "Working on it," Gabe growled.

  • "She was working for the Dark One," Rhyn said.

  • We're still working with Hannah.  She's in denial about everything.  I almost pity the girl.

  • Mrs. Armstrong always got a call that 'it just wasn't working out' and could she please find another place for me to go?

  • Sackler and DeLeo were packing up, off to follow a lead on the whereabouts of a forger of Social Security checks who had been working overtime in recent months.

  • I'm working on wife number three and I think she's working on somebody else.

  • Fred O'Connor, at 74, had long since finished his working career, a calico collection of jobs which changed with the telling, none of which gave him a pension.

  • We use local doctors and dentists and Jeff tries to schedule evening appointments because it's diffi­cult with his working in Philadelphia.

  • "I've been working since 4:00," he called over his shoulder, "I really wish she'd wait until Monday.

  • Only if your memory starts working and you start spouting some useful information.

  • After a quick supper of pastrami and fruit at Uncle Sally's Galley, Dean pedaled 27 hard miles, working up a good sweat and a painful case of shin splints.

  • "I hope you didn't spend too much time working on the report of the acci­dent," she said.

  • He was working on his new identity.

  • He's working out to be quite a find.

  • I can make a pile of money working his accounts.

  • A good cleaning, a coat of paint and a few working light bulbs might make the place a pleasant neighborhood tavern.

  • You'll be working yourself ragged trying to get up them mountains, tailing behind 2,000 people.

  • Time sped by and he was surprised how quickly he pulled into the first rest stop and spotted Fred O'Connor working on a cup of coffee and a blueberry muffin.

  • Instead, he was working his backside off trying to climb an 11,000-foot mountain that never ended with the only power provided by his two aching legs.

  • We'd better start working on that Buffalo shed before it gets too hot.

  • Josh must be working in the field today.

  • Except for a few years of working at Wal-Mart, she had been able to stay on the farm.

  • I was working in the house all day and wanted to wear something cool.

  • So what were you working on in the house all day?

  • You're just used to working all the time.

  • How is that working out... staying at his house, I mean?

  • She turned to Katie, who was working a puzzle on a table in the kitchen.

  • You've been working all day.

  • For one thing, because so many people are working so hard on it.

  • "So do you," she said instantly, and then felt a blush working its way up her neck again.

  • If she had married Josh, she would probably have been out there in the hot sun working with him.

  • For a moment she envied their working environment.

  • He's working a little late tonight, but he should be home any minute now.

  • Maybe he was working in the south pasture and decided to come see you.

  • I enjoy working with numbers now and then.

  • He propped his head up on an elbow and gazed down at her, the fingers of one hand working at the tie on her nightgown.

  • Eventually Alex would come around, and working on the room together would be joy shared.

  • And Dad, worn out from working the farm all day; disgruntled by years of fighting a losing battle with nature - of never having enough money to take care of his family properly.

  • I don't want you working down there by yourself.

  • Damian had assigned her here to help Jonny root out the vamps who were working with Others in the Black God's ranks.

  • Why would he be working with them?

  • "We can talk about the fact you'd have no issue working with any other Guardian but me if you want," he offered.

  • If he wasn't working with Others, then what was going on?

  • Up until last night, when it stopped working.

  • My father had just landed a gig working for one of the lesser nobles after he saved the life of the noble's son.

  • Darian was working hard to keep the Others from returning to the immortal world.

  • I've come to peace with some things and am working towards peace on others.

  • Taran sat up, his mind working quickly.

  • "My king, Vara sends word: the water isn't working," Hilden whispered.

  • "Is it working?" he demanded.

  • Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.

  • Alex would be back when he finished working out his issues.

  • A year ago Alex had gently informed her that Brutus was getting old and his heart was not working well.

  • Working with a mattock and shovel, she began digging a hole.

  • That was working pretty well.

  • She was in the office working on the computer when Felipa came home.

  • He wants me to wear it while I'm working, though.

  • No, he's working on something and doesn't want to be interrupted.

  • In fact, he was spending more and more time in his office, working on his computer.

  • Reverting to jeans and T-shirt for working was an obvious change, but the change inside gave her a peace she had forgotten existed.

  • Only when I'm working.

  • You were working in your office and I've done this before.

  • Alex might be unhappy that she hadn't asked him to help – because he was working – but he'd probably be glad to know she hadn't called Gerald.

  • While the men were working on the fence, a delivery truck brought the stanchion.

  • Alex rounded the corner of the barn and addressed the man working on the area where the gate was going to be.

  • Jose stopped working and threw Carmen a questioning look.

  • Hers wasn't working out all that well right now.

  • There was no point working herself up to something she couldn't have.

  • I'm glad things are working out well for you now.

  • Things were working well now, but if she got distracted, he could feel as excluded as she had.

  • They would take each challenge and know the joy and pride of working through it together.

  • One thing about Sam, she never forgot who she was working for.

  • You've only been working for three years.

  • She hefted the whip and started working on another area of tall grass.

  • I was working up to that.

  • And yet, for someone who was bold enough to drive up and introduce himself, he was certainly having a hard time working up the courage to ask her to a movie.

  • Working her way along the edge, she finally found an entrance point - something that looked like an old trail.

  • A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.

  • The electric company has probably been working all night.

  • Speaking of working, I'd better get going.

  • Obviously there was plenty of work for anyone interested in working.

  • No wonder Justin had concocted the story about working on a poultry farm.

  • He was working for Dad, but that didn't mean he couldn't be enjoying his work.

  • I can't let the stain set, and I'm not working late.

  • I'll wait to fire you until I figure out why you're working for me in the first place.

  • You still working the Hollywood circuit?

  • I'll make sure your new boss thinks you've been working for her for awhile.

  • Second obstacle: surviving her first full day in an unfamiliar job working for someone with the uncanny knowledge that she was there for nefarious reasons.

  • Jessi stared at the picture, a chill working through her.

  • She grunted and left the booth, pausing to text Gerry to let him know she was still working.

  • She made his bed and stepped back, a thrill working through her at the thought of spending the night with him.

  • I got used to working two jobs.

  • He liked her, more than he should, given she was working on betraying him.

  • His hands moved over her body possessively, his hot kisses on her lips and skin working her into a frenzied state of desire unlike anything she'd felt before.

  • We're working together on this issue, right?

  • There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.

  • Submarine earthquakes are in some parts sufficiently frequent and violent as seriously to interfere with the working of telegraph cables.

  • while really working for the election of some minor German prince.

  • All his life long he had been working incessantly with a single object - the regeneration of Russia.

  • The excellent manner in which the scales and micrometers are mounted, the employment of a compound microscope for viewing the scales, with its ingeniously arranged and admirably efficient reversing prism, and the perfection of its slow motions for focusing and reading, combine to render this a most accurate and convenient instrument for very refined measures, although too slow for work in which the measures must depend on single pointings in each of two reversed positions of the plate, and where speed of working is essential.

  • But they, too, lack funds sufficient to assure extensive and efficient working, even after the law of 1906.

  • Organizing it like this would be easy, because it would be working with the grain of the encyclopedia itself, and usually, for instance, the county that any British or Irish town is in is listed very early in the article.

  • The output is to-day relatively small in comparison with that of many other fields, but there are one or two permanent gold mines of great value working low-grade ore.

  • This system is trustworthy and safe in working.

  • In the case of factories the exhaust steam from the engines used for driving the working machinery is made use of and forms the most economical method of heating possible.

  • In the ordinary working of a hot-water apparatus the expansion pipe already referred to will prevent any overdue pressure occurring in the boiler; should, however, the pipes Safety become blocked in any way while the apparatus is valves.

  • He continued the practice, which he had commenced in 1848, of taking with him a small party of undergraduates in vacation time, and working with them in one of his favourite haunts, at Askrigg in Wensleydale, or Tummel Bridge, or later at WestMalvern.

  • One is struck by the unanimity with which, working individually and often in lands far apart, Church.

  • tered by a director-general, who has his headquarters at Paris, assisted by three administrators who are charged with the working of the forests, Nord and Pas-de- 3 Valei questions of rights and law, finance Calais..

  • The typically industrial region of France is the department of Nord, the seat of the woollen industry, but also prominently concerned in other textile industries, in metal working, and in a variety of other manufactures, fuel for which is supplied by its coal-fields.

  • Taking the number of hands engaged in the industry as a basis of comparison, the most important departments as regards iron and steel working in 1901 were:

  • Metallurgy and metal working 783,000 345,000

  • Commercial and technical instruction is given in various institutions comprising national establishments such as the icoles nalionales professionnelles of Armentires, Vierzon, Voiron and Nantes for the education of working men; the more advanced coles darts et mtiers of Chlons, Angers, Aix, Lille and Cluny; and the Central School of Arts and Manufactures at Paris; schools depending on the communes and state in combination, e.g.

  • Congo for maternity cases and cases of curable Ubangi-Chad illness; (2) the hospice, where the aged Madagascar poor, cases of incurable malady, orphans, Nossi-be Island foundlings and other children without Ste Marie Island means of support, and in some cases Comoro Islands lunatics, are received; (3) the bureau de Somali Coast bien-faisance, charged with the provision 9f Reunion out-door relief (secours a domicile) in money st Paul 1 or in kind, to the aged poor or those who, Amsterdam though capable of working, are prevented Kerguelen.

  • 27, compared with verses 18, 24, an indication that in old times the feast of the new moon lasted two days., In that case a week of seven working days would occur only once in two months.

  • The rare element tellurium has been discovered in New South Wales at Bingara and other parts of the northern districts, as well as at Tarana, on the western line, though at present in such minute quantities as would not repay the cost of working.

  • id., and the working expenses about 4s.

  • Working westerly along the line of the 30th parallel, Giles reached Perth in about five months.

  • The award of the court is thus the equivalent of the determination of a special board in Victoria, and deals with the same questions, the most important of which are the minimum rates of wages and the number of working hours per week.

  • A large working population is employed in the Royal Arsenal, which occupies a large area on the river-bank, and includes the Royal Gun Factory, Royal Carriage Department, Royal Laboratory and Building Works Department.

  • Washington, Working With the Hands (New York, 1904); and Thrasher, Tuskegee, Its Story and Its Work (Boston, 1900).

  • When reason rises to the conception of universal order, when actions are submitted, by the exercise of a sympathy working necessarily and intuitively to the idea of the universal order, the good has been reached, the true good, good in itself, absolute good.

  • It is possible that Plautus may have been working on the lines of the old comedy in the tell-tale names which he is so fond of inventing for his characters, such as Polymachaeroplagides (Pseud.

  • In most mechanical systems the working stresses acting between the parts can be determined when the relative positions of all the parts are known; and the energy which a system possesses in virtue of the relative positions of its parts, or its configuration, is classified as "potential energy," to distinguish it from energy of motion which we shall presently consider.

  • A similar condition obtains in the steamengine, in which a great rate of working necessitates the dissipation of a large amount of energy.

  • Down to the closing decades of the 19th century hydraulic power was practically the only system available for working cranes from a power station.

  • The hydraulic crane is rapid in action, very smooth and silent in working, easy to handle, and not excessive in cost or upkeep, - advantages which have secured its adoption in every part of the world.

  • When they are worked from a power station the great advantage is gained that the same plant which drives them can be used for many other purposes, such as working machine tools and supplying current for lighting.

  • This method of working is very suitable for electric dock-side cranes of capacities up to about 5 or 7 tons, and for overhead travellers where the height of lift is moderate.

  • This latter gives the ratio of the length of the working periods to the whole time; e.g.

  • Tests of the comparative efficiencies of hydraulic and electric cranes tend to show that, although they do not vary to any very considerable extent with full load, yet the efficiency of the hydraulic crane falls away very much more rapidly than that of the electric crane when working on smaller loads.

  • Dock-side jib cranes for working general cargo are almost always made portable, in order to enable them to be placed in correct position in regard to the hatchways of the vessels which they serve.

  • The principal manufactures are cotton and woollen goods, carvings in ivory and working in metals, &c., all of which handicrafts are chiefly carried on in the eastern states.

  • The landlord found land, labour, oxen for ploughing and working the wateringmachines, carting, threshing or other implements, seed corn, rations for the workmen and fodder for the cattle.

  • An unwarranted seizure for debt was fined, as was the distraint of a working ox.

  • To increase the speed of working, two single-needle instruments were sometimes used (double-needle telegraph).

  • In order to maintain a system of telegraph lines in good working condition, daily tests are essential.

  • A spare set of accumulators is provided for every group of instruments in case of the failure of the working set.

  • For working " double current," two sets of accumulators are provided, one set to send the positive and the other set the negative currents; that is to say, when, for example, a double current Morse key is pressed down it sends, say, a positive current from one set, but when it is allowed to rise to its normal position then a negative current is transmitted from the second set of accumulators.

  • The arrangement on the " open-circuit " system for single-current working is shown in fig.

  • The connexions for single-current working on the " closed-circuit " system are shown in fig.

  • In such cases it is usual to employ a local battery to produce the signals, and to close the local battery circuit by means of a relay working.

  • - Single-current Relay strument I and records Working.

  • The coils of the electromagnets are differentially wound with silk-covered wire, 4 mils (= 004 inch) in diameter, to a total resistance of 400 ohms. This differential winding enables the instrument to be used for " duplex " working, but the connexions of the wires to the terminal screws are such that the relay can be used for ordinary single working.

  • - Connexions for Double-current Working.

  • The lightness of the moving part enables great rapidity of action to be obtained, which for fast speed working is very essential.

  • 21 shows the general arrangement of the connexions for doublecurrent working; the galvanometer G is used for the purpose of L.

  • the working of several instruments from one set of batteries or accumulators, is adopted, the positive and negative currents have to be sent from independent batteries, as shown by fig.

  • - Universal Battery Working.

  • - Duplex Working: differential method.

  • - Duplex Working: bridge method.

  • - Quadruplex Working.

  • Delany (which was adopted to a limited extent in Great Britain, but has now been entirely discarded) had for its object the working of a number of instruments simultaneously on one wire.

  • - Multiplex Working.

  • The actual number of sets of apparatus it was possible to work multiplex depended upon the length of the line, for if the latter were long, retardation effects modified the working conditions.

  • It is of course necessary that two instruments working together should have the same speed.

  • The system brought out in 1874 by Emile Baudot and since considerably developed is a multiplex system giving from two to six channels on one wire, each channel giving a working, speed of thirty words per minute.

  • The usual working speed is from 100 to 120 words per minute.

  • In the Rowland multiple method of telegraphic working, the transmitter consists of a mechanical keyboard provided with a series of levers, which effect certain combinations of positive and negative currents for each letter.

  • For working long submarine cables the apparatus ordinarily employed on land lines cannot be used, as the retarding effect of the electrostatic capacity of the cable is so marked that signals fail to be recorded except at a very slow speed of working.

  • The arrangement of the apparatus for working some of the most recent cables is shown in Fig.

  • The cable is supposed to be worked duplex; but, if 5, C1, C2, and AC are removed and the key connected directly with C3, the arrangement for simplex working is obtained.

  • The general principle on which the instruments for working long submarine cables are based is that of making the moving parts very light and perfectly free to follow the comparatively slow rise and fall of the electric impulses or waves.

  • The heavier cores, with the consequent advance in speed of working attainable, have necessitated the introduction of automatic sending, the instruments adopted being in general a modification of the Wheatstone transmitter adapted to the form of cable signals, while the regularity of transmission thus secured has caused its introduction even on circuits where the speed cannot exceed that of the ordinary operator's hand signalling.

  • Owing to the difficulty of maintaining perfect balance on duplexed cables, curb sending is not now used, but the signals are transmitted by means of an apparatus similar to the Wheatstone automatic transmitter used on land lines and differing from the latter only in regard to the alphabet employed; the signals from the transmitter actuate a relay having heavy armatures which in turn transmit the signals to the cable; this arrangement gives very firm signals, a point of great importance for good working.

  • A relay capable of working at the end of a long cable has long been a desideratum.

  • For duplex working a " magnetic bridge " is used.

  • After about five years great improvements were made in the working of the telegraphs and the industry began to make progress.

  • The working expenses were reduced in a progressively larger ratio, e.g.

  • in 1859 the average working expenses were 2S.

  • Similar experience was adduced by the working of the state telegraphs in Switzerland and in France.

  • Visiting England in 1856, Field entered into an agreement with Bright and with John Watkins Brett, who with his brother Jacob had proposed the constructing of an Atlantic cable eleven years previously, with the object of forming a company for establishing and working electric telegraphic communication between Newfoundland and Ireland.

  • In 1896 it was arranged to lay two new cables to France and one (for duplex working) to Germany.

  • In 1900 direct telegraph working was established between London and Genoa, and a third cable was laid to South Africa via St Helena and Ascension.

  • In these proportions the respective contributing governments are responsible for the losses made in the working of the undertaking.

  • The deficiency on the working for the year ended 31st March 1907 was £54,924, and the approximate number of messages transmitted during the year was 96,783 with 1,126,940 words.

  • - A, antenna; P S, jigger or oscillation transformer; C, condenser; 0, Fleming oscillation valve; B, working battery; T, telephone; R, rheostat; E, earth-plate.

  • The metal is usually obtained from the flue-dust (produced during the first three or four hours working of a zinc distillation) which is collected in the sheet iron cones or adapters of the zinc retorts.

  • The method first employed for working a telephone line was extremely simple.

  • Though many types of manually operated switchboards have been brought into use, differing from each other in respect of circuit and working arrangements, yet each of them may be placed in one or other of three main classes according as the system of working is magneto, call-wire, or common battery.

  • It is necessary that the operators working at a multiple board shall be able to ascertain without entering a subscriber's circuit whether the circuit be disengaged.

  • There are still many magneto exchanges in existence, but when new exchanges are erected only the very smallest are equipped for magneto working, that system having succumbed to the common battery one in the case of all equipments of moderate and large dimensions.

  • Trunk or long-distance working is complicated by the necessity for recording all calls.

  • Hull and Portsmouth were the only municipal telephone systems working in 1907.

  • Apart from France, Germany and Switzerland, there was no European country that had as many telephones working as London.

  • The working expenses amounted to £1,530,093 or 62.6 per cent.

  • The years' working of the whole telephone system of the Post Office showed a balance of £451,787 after payment of the working expenses, while the estimated amount required to provide for depreciation of plant and interest at 3 per cent.

  • The principal are: white beans, largely consumed by the working classes; lentils, much less cultivated than beans; and green peas, largely consumed in Italy, and exported as a spring vegetable.

  • In many cases the action of these organizations has proved, at least temporarily, advantageous to the working classes.

  • Comparing the state of things in 1901 with that of 1881, for the whole country, we find the passenger and goods traffic almost doubled (except the cattle traffic), the capital expenditure almost doubled, the working expenses per mile almost imperceptibly increased, and tI~ gross receipts per mile slightly lower.

  • Private institutions and working-class associations have striven to improve the intellectual conditions of the working classes.

  • But now even that shadow of union disappeared, and the Italians were abandoned to the slowly working influences which tended to divide them into separate states.

  • In him, for the first time, the city attained selfconsciousness; the blindly working forces of previous revolutions were combined in the will of a ruler.

  • The prime cause in most cases was the unsatisfactory economic condition of the working classes, which they realized all the more vividly for the very improvements that had been made in it, while education and better communications enabled them to organize themselves.

  • The municipal elections in several of the larger cities, which had hitherto been regarded as strongholds of socialism, marked an overwhelming triumph for tJic constitutional parties, notably in Milan, Turin and Genoa, for the strikes had wrought as much harm to the working classe1 as to the bourgeoisie.

  • Two regions become prominent in the working out of intuitionalism, if still more prominent in the widely differing philosophy of Kant - the regions of mathematics and of morals.

  • They teach the inferior but working part of our intellect, the " Understanding," that its picture of sensuous reality envisaged in time and space must be as fully articulated as is possible - as much differentiated into detail, and as perfectly integrated again into unity and system.

  • If the world exists purely to be known, and if every other working of reason comes into consideration qua incomplete knowledge, Hegel is right with his sweeping intellectualism.

  • Everything is to be exhibited, in outline or in essence, as the working of necessary truth.

  • Bradley's Logic: " If " or " As often as you have the cause working unimpeded, you get the effect."

  • If the God of the Design argument seems a limited being, working as an artist upon given materials,' he is hardly God at all.

  • Might one suggest that organisms seem at least to be a working up of inorganic matter for new ends, viz.

  • - Diagrams to show the structure of Nematocysts and their mode of working.

  • A somewhat similar working out of Schelling's idea is to be found in H.

  • Naturalists who deal specially with museum collections have been compelled, it is true, for other reasons to attach an increasing importance to what is called the type specimen, but they find that this insistence on the individual, although invaluable from the point of view of recording species, is unsatisfactory from the point of view of scientific zoology; and propositions for the amelioration of this condition of affairs range from a refusal of Linnaean nomenclature in such cases, to the institution of a division between master species for such species as have been properly revised by the comparative morphologist, and provisional species for such species as have been provisionally registered by those working at collections.

  • During the working much electricity is developed.

  • The Eastern railway has works at Romilly, and there are iron works at Clairvaux and wire-drawing works at Plaines; but owing to the absence of coal and iron mines, metal working is of small importance.

  • It was fully recognized by its followers that the dominating influence in the structure and working of the body was the protoplasm, and the division of labor which it exhibited, with the accompanying or resulting differentiation into various tissues, was the special subject of investigation.

  • The working of it is not at all completely understood at present, nor can we say exactly what is the part played by the pigment and what is the rfile of the protoplasm of the plastid.

  • the framework of the fabric of the cell, and the construction of a continuously increasing skeleton; part is used in maintaining the normal temperature of the~plant, part in constructing various substances which are met with in the interior, which serve various purposes in the working of the vital mechanism.

  • Every plant is constrained to carry Out its functions of germination, growth, nutrition, reproduction, &c., between certain limits of temperature, and somewhere between the extremes of these limits each function finds ao optimum temperature at which the working of the living machinery is at its best, and, other things being equal, any great departure from this may induce pathological conditions; and many disasters are due to the failure to provide such suitable temperaturese.g.

  • The bone-bed of Axmouth in Devonshire and Westbury and Aust in Gloucestershire, in the Penarth or Rhaetic series of strata, contains the scales, teeth and bones of saurians and fishes, together with abundance of coprolites; but neither there nor at Lyme Regis is there a sufficient quantity of phosphatic material to render the working of it for agricultural purposes remunerative.

  • Excluded from parliament by the fatal error of his youth, he was compelled to resort to indirect means of working out his plans by influencing public men.

  • Another son, Charles King (1789-1867), was also educated abroad, was captain of a volunteer regiment in the early part of the war of 1812, and served in 1814 in the New York Assembly, and after working for some years as a journalist was president of Columbia College in 1849-1864.

  • This ancient system of canalization was inherited from the Persians (who, in turn, inherited it from their predecessors), by the Arabs, who long maintained it in working order, and the astonishing fertility and consequent prosperity of the country watered by the Euphrates, its tributaries and its canals, is noticed by all ancient writers.

  • Ranulf Flambard, working together the detached feudal usages of earlier times into a compact and logical system of feudal law, was as characteristic a type of the people as any warrior in the Conqueror's following.

  • In a steam vessel running at high speed on an ocean route, with engines working smoothly and uniformly, a careful officer with correct line and glass can obtain very accurate results with the common log.

  • But, close as the likeness is, it is merely a superficial likeness, because it is the result of opposite causes working in opposite directions.

  • If the later nobilitas of Rome had established an assembly in which every one who had the jus imaginum had a vote and none other, that would have been a real parallel to the shutting of the Venetian Great Council; for it would have come about through the working of causes which are essentially the same.

  • According to the results obtained by the census committee of 1897, working on a linguistic basis, the distribution of races was as given in the table opposite: 1 Taken as a whole, only 13% of the population of Russia lived in towns in 1897, but in the years 1857-60 less than 10% was urban.

  • The students are hard working, and generally very intelligent.

  • In general, the British working unit supplied as public information has always been the goods-train-mile and the passengertrain-mile, these figures being the products of the number of trains into the number of miles they have travelled.

  • The Departmental Committee of the Board of Trade, sitting in 1909 to consider railway accounting forms, while recommending ton-miles to the careful consideration of those responsible for railway working in Great Britain, considered the question of their necessity in British practice to be still open, and held that, at all events, they should not be introduced under compulsion.

  • Dewsnup (ed.), Railway Organization and Working (Chicago, 1906); Interstate Commerce Commission; Rate Regulation Hearings before the U.S. Senate Committee (Washington, 5 vols., 1905); and on current matters, The Official Railway Guide (monthly, New York, the Railroad Age Gazette (weekly, New York) and the Commercial and Financial Chronicle (weekly, New York).

  • Not that the mere laying or working of a railway requires parliamentary sanction, so long as the work does not interfere with other people's rights and interests.

  • If the officer appointed by the Board of Trade should, after inspection of the railway, report to the department that in his opinion " the opening of the same would be attended with danger to the public using the same, by reason of the incompleteness of the works or permanent way, or the insufficiency of the establishment for working such railway," it is lawful for the department to direct the company to postpone the opening of the line for any period not exceeding one month at a time, the process being repeated from month to month as often as may be necessary.

  • America is now following the lead thus set, and all the most important lines in the United States have adopted block working and interlocking, but a great deal still remains to be done.

  • While working on the permanent-way, sidings, 14.

  • While working at cranes or capstans 3 411 4.

  • ropes used in working inclines 19.

  • The ruling gradient of a section of railway is the steepest incline in that section, and is so called because it governs or rules the maximum load that can be placed behind an engine working over that portion of line.

  • In this way smoothness of working is ensured, the cog-wheel being constantly in action with the rack.

  • Abt also developed the plan of combining rack and adhesional working, the engine working by adhesion alone on the gentler slopes but by both adhesion and the rack on the steeper ones.

  • A locomotive depot further includes stores of the various materials required in working the engines, coal stages at which they are loaded with coal, and an ample supply of water.

  • The method of working is for the pole to be swung out behind a number of wagons; one engine is then started and with its pole pushes the wagons in front of it until their speed is sufficient to carry them over the points, where they are diverted into any desired siding.

  • The unit of power commonly used by engineers is the horse-power, and this unit corresponds to a rate of working of 550 foot-lb of work per second.

  • per hour, the rate of working against the resistance is 440,000 foot-lb per second.

  • The average value of the product of these percentages, namely o 65 Xo 09 =0.06 say, may be used to investigate generally the working of a locomotive; the actual value could only be determined by experiment in any particular case.

  • Thus an engine working at maximum power may be used to haul a relatively light load at a high speed or a heavy load at a slow speed.

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