The felspar gives strength to the biscuit, and renders it sonorous after being baked; while the china clay has the double advantage of imparting an agreeable whiteness and great closeness of grain.
The shoot of weft being thereby left behind from the shuttle pirn or cop, the weaver brings home, by pulling, the lay with its reed towards him by his left hand, with such force as the closeness of the texture requires.
The first lock of hair was cut from the head by an elder relative with a stone knife and the rest of the hair was cut by the relatives in the order of closeness of kin.
The gloves were white or black or purple and were of different quality, given according to rank or closeness of blood to the deceased.
The reason lay in the demand for the London Christmas beef that had sent its stimulus all this distance--an emphatic proof of the closeness of touch that now obtains between the River Plate and the British Isles.
He grapples with serious matters seriously, and he argues well, with a closely woven structure of arguments; some of them bringing a kind of hard and naked poetry out of mere closeness of thinking and closeness of seeing.
Despite the utter abandonment of her attitude, despite the clinging closeness of her soft supple form to his, he feels none of the painful stings of passion that so lately beset him.
These agents have observed you with a closenessof scrutiny of which you are doubtless entirely unaware.
Few men cared to be for any considerable time in these safety holes, the monotony and closeness being terrible.
Rubens folded his Mother Earth and his fellow-man in a more demonstrative, a seemingly closer embrace, drawing from the contact a more exuberant vigour, but taking with him from its very closeness some of the stain of earth.