By this modification the risk of the mutual influence of the pendulum and the clock is avoided.
On the one hand it is certain that our situation is eminently favourable to intellectual improvement.
When the disk is flexible and slightly elastic, a heavy sound, and sometimes even a shrill tone, isproduced by the vibrations of the plate.
He will find that if the seat or surface on which he rests is small in proportion to his body, the chest will, after a time, either fall forward or to one side, unless he exert himself to a degree that is very fatiguing.
This, it is plain, must cease whenever the water within is higher than the sea without; and hence it is that there can be no access for the salt water in the winter or rainy months.
After the scum has fallen, the liquid is to be boiled, and nitric acid added, whilst any disengagement of red vapours isoccasioned by it.
I have received nothing from France or from Germany for these four years past: even what is published seems by some fatality to have been withheld from me; and the booksellers send no answers to my commissions.
Of course a wife is but a temporary incumbrance to a man of Vidocq's dexterity.
This splendid pile which is at present under repair, was erected in the time of James I.
The French Thief-taker This is as full-charged a portrait of human depravity as the gloomiest misanthrope could wish for.
Infidelity is supposed to have made more progress amongst them than amongst the German Jews in Holland.
After parading through the town, the youths repair in a body to the residence of some opulent inhabitant, where their arrival is welcomed with shouts and clapping of hands, and where they are entertained with a plentiful repast.
It is astonishing how the perusal of this cured us of our affection.
At a little distance, the appearance is exceedingly brilliant, for there is no other light among the populace to diminish its lustre, and the whole scene is singularly picturesque.
It is consequently the most populous city in Europe, except London and Paris.
I can bear witness to the correctness of your delineation and description of Rosamond's Well, which you gave in a recent number; but there is no trace whatever of the bower or labyrinth, the site of which is only pointed out by tradition.
It is Vidocq whom you are looking for," said I; "if you will wait for ten minutes you will see him.
Edward was not the man to be so trifled with, but the course he took was unkingly and despicable.
The walk takes us into the true serpentine region; at Coverack serpentine islargely blent with felspar and crystal.
The Banqueting Hall and Cathedral Cavern are especially fine caves here.
The building is about 100 feet long, and compared with the nave the chancel is almost like a cathedral choir, thus proving its collegiate character, the stalls still remaining.
There is no spot where sunsets seem more pregnant of meaning than here, where winds are more haunted by crying ghosts, where there is a deeper significance in the "murmurs and scents of the infinite sea.
Next morning the fight was renewed, the cutter opening fire from the sea, while a company of riders fired from the hedge at the top of the hill on the rear of the men in the battery.
To obviate this a screen has been placed on the landward side of the lantern.
Its greatest direct length is 80 miles, but the broken nature of the shore increases this very considerably; even at its juncture with Devon the Duchy is not more than 46 miles in breadth, and at its narrowest it is only six miles.
For the Land's End is a show-place, and we know what that entails.
For a thousand feet it ranges up, in huge sheets of brown heather, in gray cairns and screes of granite, all sharp and black-edged against the pale blue sky.
There was already a society of his followers here when he began his visits, but they were very unpopular with the majority of the townsfolk, who accused them of sympathy with the Pope and the Jacobites.
The headland rises to nearly 250 feet, and its light is sorely needed, the coast, with its outlying masses of crag, being a deadly peril to navigation.
He was ruining the harbour by his attempts to make the ropes of sand; every rising sea scattered these ropes, however carefully formed, and the sand was accumulating in a bar of Doom.
St. Buryan is familiar to all visitors to the Land's End, as the cars usually make it a halting-place.
This ismost extraordinary," Percy said, much surprised.
She is the best wife you could have chosen, Herbert, for you were ever alongside, even in your boyish days; and it would have been a sin and shame for you to have married any one else.
My health is at present such, that my home and the beloved friends of my infancy appear dearer to me than ever, and I cannot part from them to seek happiness elsewhere.
With a sudden spring Percy started from his seat, exclaiming, in a tone that betrayed unconsciously much internal anxiety-- "What in the world is Herbert about?
The wind is good; I wonder why he stays: I fear me he is wreck'd upon the sea.
Thy court is naked, being bereft of those That make a king seem glorious to the world, I mean the peers, whom thou shouldst dearly love; Libels are cast against thee in the street; Ballads and rhymes made of thy overthrow.
King Edward is murdered by holding him down on the bed with the table, and stamping on it.
The effect is at first somewhat disconcerting, and the plays seem a trifle discursive and rambling, but thisis doubtless due to the fact that we are accustomed to the Sardou method of handling historical themes.
We are too used to clear thinking to be deceived by empty phrases.
One feels immediately that he is used to commanding people.
They're looking for a pretext to wet their whistles!
I am marching with you at the head of all mankind!
Only a Nero would do that, and our king is not a Nero.
I never hear it without thinking that the poet who wrote it is now languishing in prison.
Saint Louis is a beautiful poem, not a tragedy after all, but a triumph, for no hero may see the fruits of his labor, and if a temporary failure seems for a moment to cloud the sky, it is only temporary.
Camille, Westermann's style of waging war is not yours, I know.
This isthe second night that Duplay has stood in line at the coal boat.
It brought the peasant and the peer together, and blended all ranks in one warm, generous flow of joy and kindness.
On Christmas morning, when the sun burst forth, the storm was laid.
They comported with the shadowy hall, the great oaken gallery, and the tapestried parlor, but are unfitted to the light showy saloons and gay drawing-rooms of the modern villa.
For pleasure hath not ceased to wait On these expected annual rounds, Whether the rich man's sumptuous gate Call forth the unelaborate sounds, Or they are offered at the door That guards the lowliest of the poor.
And what was still more splendid to behold, the goose hopped down from the dish, and waddled along the floor, with a knife and fork in its breast, to the little girl.
They gradually increase in fervor and pathos during the season of Advent, until they break forth in full jubilee on the morning that brought peace and good-will to men.
Society has acquired a more enlightened and elegant tone; but it has lost many of its strong local peculiarities, its home-bred feelings, its honest fireside delights.
It has completely taken off the sharp touchings and spirited reliefs of these embellishments of life, and has worn down society into a more smooth and polished, but certainly a less characteristic surface.
The traditionary customs of golden-hearted antiquity, its feudal hospitalities and lordly wassailings, have passed away with the baronial castles and stately manor-houses in which they were celebrated.
But in the corner, leaning against the wall, sat the poor girl with red cheeks and smiling mouth, frozen to death on the last evening of the Old Year.
Wanneer men zich er eenmaal in heeft geschikt, slechts drie of vier uren te slapen, en de schade over dag in te halen, is het wel uit te houden in Segovia.
Nog een ander huisis in deze stad te vinden, waar in armoede en ontbering een der grootste genieën van zijn tijd heeft geleefd.
Aan de linkerzijde van het gebouw, onder een rijkversierden gothischen boog, bevindt zich in een nis het beeld van Don Alonso, in biddende houding, dat nog schooneris dan de beeltenis zijner ouders.
But the night wanes, and it is time for us to separate; I must go abroad, and see that all things are quiet and in order, after this unusual revelling.
The mystery is very easily solved, as I doubt not, all which pertains to the holy father might be.
Trusting to the experience of his pilot, he entered what is called Frenchman's Bay, and anchored to the eastward of Mount Desert island.
And if she has culled the sweets of a milder region," said De Valette, "it is only to form a garland for one, who is worthy of the fairest flowers that blossom in the gardens of paradise.
It may have been worn by scoundrels," said De Valette; "but its intrinsic value is not diminished on that account.
Good nursing is the first word of Froebel's gospel of child-culture.
When the child has gone beyond the age in which he is satisfied with making transient forms and gathering the materials back into boxes, and desires to make something that will last, a legitimate sense of property arises.
I read afterwards the parable of Jotham, which he liked to hear very much.
This may be illustrated by flowers, as may various combinations of colors.
There is no absolute isolation or independency possible for a spiritual being.