Thus, if the height of one were one unit, and of the other two units, the latter could do four timesmore work than the former.
It is more than probable that the blue sky of Italy, so proverbial for being beautiful, is due to this cause, since from its geographical position the small particles of water must be very abundant there.
It must be stated, however, that any diffused light which might be in the room would relatively illuminate the white surface more than the coloured one.
A more difficult, but perhaps even more interesting means of illustrating the existence of the infra-red rays, and first due to the writer, can be made by means of photography.
The deflection will be almost insensible in the violet, but sensible in the blue, rathermore in the green, still more in the yellow, and it will further increase in the red.
He can do that: he can say that his compromise enables him in the long run to do more good than harm.
Wasn't that how he had reasoned two years ago, when his name was up in the election more or less unopposed?
He looked not exactly frightened, more as though shocked by some astonishing news.
Psychiatry more or less stood in the wings, in People vs.
And Cecil Warner understood that he now feared Terence Mann only because Terence's mind demanded demonstration, when a demonstration of relative truth may be more arduous than any labors of the gods.
I know of nothing in this girl's history or family surroundings to account for her present situation unless you attach more importance than I do to certain childhood accidents.
On the personal level, I admitted to Mr. Paulus that if I had remained in office I could have done much useful work for many years, doing at the same time no more harm than most judges do, and less than some.
Once more laboriously, appearing to herself rather like a high school child hungry for a good mark, Callista attempted to review her knowledge of that night last August.
Very lovely indeed; made more so by her position next to the sallow weediness of the schoolteacher Stella Wainwright.
She looked, Edith thought, more disgusted than angry.
Even this town, though hardly out of sight of London, ismore countrified, pleasanter, and more cheerful than London, and the houses do not seem to be so much blackened by smoke.
At Ranelagh the company appeared to me much better, and more select than at Vauxhall; for those of the lower class who go there, always dress themselves in their best, and thus endeavour to copy the great.
At length he had gained more than half the ascent, and was just at the part where it projects and overlooks its basis.
When I heard Mr. Pitt speak for the first time, I was astonished that a man of so youthful an appearance should stand up at all; but I was still more astonished to see how, while he spoke, he engaged universal attention.
I am very sorry to say that I rejoiced when I once more perceived the towers of Windsor behind me.
Some of them side with the Ministry, and still more I think with the Opposition.
It is a common observation, that the more solicitous any people are about dress, the more effeminate they are.
Freemasonry seems to be held in but little estimation in England, perhaps because most of the lodges are now degenerated into mere drinking clubs; though I hope there still are some who assemble for nobler and more essential purposes.
The more agreeable I find such an acquaintance, the harder it will be for me to lose, as I soon must, his learned, his instructive, and his friendly conversation.
I had, during this day, a little headache; which rendered me more silent and reserved to my company than is either usual in England or natural to me.
The eggs are at times more numerously spotted than at others; then the markings are not so large.
The bird is a more abundant breeder, however, round the English coast, and less numerous in Scotland.
When fresh and unblown, the yolk shows through the shell, and gives it a beautiful pink colour, something similar to the Dipper's, but more clear and vivid.
They are white, spotted with red-brown, more thickly at the larger end.
Blue Tits lay from seven to nine eggs, of a white underground, spotted with red-brown all over, butmore numerously at the larger end.
It is more honest to acknowledge our ignorance than to fence it round by speculative theory or cover it by almost meaningless phrases.
It is built on willows that grow amongst the water, on tufts of rushes, and more commonly among reeds.
The nest is loosely built of the tops of sedges, reeds, or rushes, and is placed about a foot or more above the surface of the water or swamp.
Birds whose down has protected them during the early part of their history, become aware of the dangers which threaten a more conspicuous plumage, which is a marvellous thing, whether acquired by reasoning or instinct.
The eggs number four or five, and are of a greenish, sometimes buffish, white ground speckled all over with dark or olive-brown and cinereous, which become more dense at the larger end and form a zone.
So the State of Michigan was flooded with more money.
But we did more than that; we not only saved your vast territories from the blighting curse of slavery, but we wiped the accursed thing from the continent of North America.
I will esteem it a very great favor if you will officially call for at least one more regiment to go to the front immediately from this State.
His address in that city was delivered before the Young Men's Auxiliary Republican Club in McCormick Hall, and he never spoke with more animation, nor more effectively.
Well, sir, you can see at a glance that the State of Michigan needed more money.
The moreclosely I became connected with him the more I appreciated his great merits.
The audience applauded almost every sentence, and under that stimulus he rose to even more than his usual fervor of speech.
How persistently the fact that only a butcher of Rouen was saved, impresses itself upon the childish mind, so that years after, when we have forgotten far more important things, we still remember it!
Soft patches of transparent colour, amethyst and gold, far more glorious than even the rich blue and orange of the glass through which they filter, creep slowly across the aisle and climb the pillars.
The end of the next horseshoe brings us within a few kilometres of the preceding one, and once more we double back on our tracks to reach Pont de l’Arche, an attractive place, much patronised by artists, above which the Eure joins the Seine.
Looked at thus, it seems little short of miraculous that William should ever have raised himself to the throne at all, a more wonderful feat than even his conquest of England in later years.
Normandy was oncemore included in the dominions of France, never again to be severed.
It seems curious that the apex of the rock was not cut down to make a basis instead of being built up to the required level, but from whatever reason, the more arduous method was chosen.
St Sauveur was the more powerful, and in the time of the Conqueror its chieftain Neel, or Nigel, held the title of Premier Baron or Vicomte of the Côtentin.
Surely never in any other Catholic church, where loving hands are usually ready to perform devout offices, was more dirt seen.
The cloisters are the most perfect of their kind in Europe, and strike one the more imperiously from their delicate and almost fragile beauty amid much that is so stern and massive.
The place is called in old charters “St Michel au péril de la Mer,” and the name must have seemed more fitting then in its loneliness than now, when connected by the solid causeway to the mainland.
Accordingly, the Gascon Squire still remained attached to Eustace's service, while the trusty Englishman, John Ingram, performed the more menial offices.
You have quite enough on your own hands already," said the old Knight; "he would do far more harm in your troop than out of it, and try your patience every hour.
But she seemed thereafter to him still more unyielding, as erect, fragile, ethereally pure and pale she noted his passing no more than the lily might.
More than one visited the Byars cabin in the desperate hope that some chance word might fall from the girl, giving a clue to the mystery.
Within it was not more cheerful; the fire smoked gustily into the dim little room, illumined only by the flicker of the blaze and the discouraged daylight from the open door, for the batten shutters of the unglazed window were closed.
Pete Swofford found a certain resource in the agitations of his bear, oncemore shrinking and protesting because of the dogs.
Where else could the flower have been so naturally noticed by this man, a stranger, and remembered as a mark in the expectation of finding it once more when the bulb should flower again--as beside the county road?
She nodded acquiescently, her expression once more abstracted, her thoughts far afield.
But a more multitudinous shipping still swung at anchor low in the west, though the promise of a fair night as yet held fast.
I would lean on my gun and contemplate the spectacle with far more complacency and satisfaction than was felt when anxiously watching the practice on us by the other fellows at Salem Cemetery about six months before.
He and I both agreed on our way back to camp to say nothing about the lady and the nice dinner she gave us, because if we blowed about it, the result would probably be more hungry callers than her generosity could well afford.
We were strictly forbidden to build any fires, for the reason, as our officers truly said, the Confederates were not more than half a mile away, right in our front.
I fired three or four more shots on the same line as the first, but with no apparent results.
In the process of cooking, it would swell up prodigiously,--a great deal more so than rice.
It is a fact, at any rate, that I presented a more respectable appearance than that which was displayed during the brief time I held the position at Austin, Arkansas, in May, 1864.
In their frenzied desperation they would spill much more than they saved, and ere long would have the well drawn dry.
They were all water-soaked, and hardly did more than smoulder, but they helped some.
And nearly all the men were weak and debilitated by reason of the prevailing type of illness, and in no condition whatever to be cracked through twenty miles or more on a hot day.
The soldiers were tired, mad, and out of sorts generally, and they may have fired it on their own motion, but it is more likely that it was done by order of the military authorities.
The length of time it was visible could not have been more than a few seconds, but it was a most extraordinary spectacle.
I shan't delay you more than a few minutes longer.
In a liner, the takeoff was little more than an inconvenience--and, despite exhaustive tests, there was no telling how an old heart would react to a series of blackouts.
But I was not to be frightened, and insisted that my desire should be complied with, telling them moreover that I had inquired of the consul at Suez concerning the safety of the roads, and had once more heard that there was nothing to fear.
A more horrible sight can scarcely be imagined than these dressed-up skeletons and death's-heads.
In the neighbourhood of the column of smoke we could see nothing more than at the edge from which we had climbed downwards--a peculiar picture of unparalleled devastation.
But whoever expects more than one meal a day under an arrangement of this sort will find himself grievously mistaken; the traveller who wishes to take any thing in the morning or in the middle of the day must pay out of his own pocket.
The residence of the pacha, situated outside the gardens, has a more inviting appearance.
It was Sunday when we arrived here; and as Syra belongs to Greece, I here heard the sound of bells like those of Mount Lebanon, and once more their strain filled me with deep and indescribable emotion.
He undertook this gigantic work in consequence of a prophecy that was made to him, that he would no more become emperor than he could ride to Baiae on horseback.
I tasted the sea-water, and found it much more bitter, salt, and pungent than any I have met with elsewhere.
I had been in the church rather more than an hour when a clergyman stepped up to me and accosted me in my native language.
I am almost inclined to think that travellers sometimes detail attacks by robbers, and dangers which they have not experienced, in order to render their narrative more interesting.
I had already obtained some notion of the appearance of these places in Giurgewo and Galatz; but in this imperial town I had fancied I should find them somewhat neater and more ornamental.
I had, however, time to notice what was going on around me, and observed that these children were much more lively than those in Constantinople, for here they were continually chattering and running about.
The following spring I had a more delightful glimpse of life in the wilds.
Thus the way to the outer world from the inside of the house is through one or more inclined passageways or tunnels.
Just why this kind of bedding is used cannot be said, but probably because this material dries more quickly, is more comfortable and more sanitary, and harbors fewer parasites.
Their presence would reduce river and harbor appropriations and make rivers more manageable, useful, and attractive.
Beaver aremore secure from enemies during the winter than at any other time.
At the time the beaver population was most numerous and widely distributed, probably not more than half of them used the dam.
Altogether it looked more like the work of a careful man with a shovel than of beaver without tools.
Instantly there followed two or more splashes and a number of tail-whacks upon the water, as though a beaver rescue party were beating a retreat.
It is more likely that these aged ones voluntarily and sadly withdraw from their cheerful and industrious fellows, to spend their closing days alone.
At one place thirty or more beaver gathered an enormous quantity of food, sufficient, in fact, to have supplied twice that number for the longest and most severe winter.
But to my astonishment one of them began to gnaw the piece in two, and two more began to clear a narrow way to the water, while the fourth set himself to cutting down another aspen.
Morgan in his "American Beaver and his Works" says: "No other animal has attracted a larger share of attention or acquired by his intelligence a morerespectable position in the public estimation.
The entrance tunnels were sixteen feet in length, and began a trifle more than three feet under water near the edge of the pond.
I have often said that the beaver in the Rocky Mountains had more engineering skill than the entire corps of engineers who were connected with General Grant's army when he besieged Vicksburg on the banks of the Mississippi.
The expression then will mean neither more nor less than this, "We returned home before the close of day.
For more minute particulars of the life of this person, and a catalogue of his writings, see Wood's Athenae Oxon.
In which he brings to light a Brood ofmore strange Villanies then ever were till this yeare discovered, &c.
Nay, why should it not be more acceptable, since the end is preferable to the means, and Heaven to the Way that brings us thither?
When old Granny Fox finally got out of the bramble bush, she didn't stop to say anything more to Jimmy Skunk, but hurried away, muttering and grumbling and grinding her teeth.
The nearer he got to the home of Reddy Fox, the more anxious and nervous he grew.
The more he fidgeted, themore uncomfortable he grew.
Jimmy Skunk, if you didn't have that little bag of scent that everybody is afraid of, you would be a lot more careful where you step," replied Peter.
Peter Rabbit rubbed his eyes oncemore and wrinkled up his eyebrows.
Then he looked up and saw her, and his voice grew still more savage and eager.
The harder Farmer Brown's boy worked, the more Ol' Mistah Buzzard chuckled to himself.
So once more Reddy sat down and waited until Bowser the Hound was almost up to him.
So, after saying a few more things to make Reddy feel uncomfortable, Unc' Billy started off up the Lone Little Path toward the Green Forest.
All the time Jimmy Skunk was chuckling to himself, and the more he chuckled the angrier grew old Granny Fox.
Will Mr. Russell deny that 660 million gallons of milk were produced in Ireland last year, of which half went to the creameries and more to the margarine factories and to England?
And as the unhappy Christopher already scorns himself the rest of the book (till the final chapters) is a record of deterioration more clever than exactly cheerful.
HANSI is the more effective in that he chuckles quietly, never guffaws and never rails.
In a work which bears the title Sententiae Abaelardi, we find the thesis, more or less clearly stated, that the priest may marry.
We have already seen a good illustration of this anticipation of modern tendencies in Abélard’s treatment of the traditional doctrines of heaven and hell respectively, and we shall see more later on.
And the more freely they spent their money in vice, the more were they commended, and regarded by almost everybody as fine, liberal fellows.
Abélard gladly prepared to do so, but Alberic and Lotulphe once more opposed the idea.
The name of wife may be the holier and more approved, but the name of friend—nay, mistress or concubine, if thou wilt suffer it—has always been the sweeter to me.
Its gentle, sunny flanks offered ideal situations for schools, and the students were breaking away more and more from the vicinity of the cloister and the subordination it expressed.
Yet I would make one more digression before doing so.
Once more Abélard must have felt the true alternative that honour placed before him: either to crush his passion and return to the school, or to marry Heloise and sacrifice the desire of further advancement in ecclesiastical dignity.
His theses, like the theses of the advanced theology of these latter days, indicate two tendencies—an intellectual tendency to the more rational presentment of dogma, and an ethical tendency to the greater moralisation of ancient dogma.
More interesting is the second part, in which he urges many precedents of the familiarity of saintly men with women.
It sat more lightly on their shoulders than the abbot anticipated, and he proceeded to call in the help of a papal legate.
Heresy about the Trinity was bad, but heresy about the idol of the royal abbey was more touching.
His clothes were more than usually ragged, and I could see by his face that he was suffering from some terrible disease.
As far as I could see there were little groups of people on their way to the chapel in Ballyferriter, the men in homespun and the women wearing blue cloaks, or, more often, black shawls twisted over their heads.
He was a journeyman tailor who had been a year or more in the place, and was beginning to pick up a little Irish to get along with.
I can tell you,' he said, 'that the English I have is no more good to me than the cover of that pipe.
They came down then with bands of men they had, and took her away to the sick-house, and he heard nothing more till he heard she was dead, and was to be buried in the morning.
There will be more shot and drowned than in the Crimea.
In addition to the more genuine vagrants a number of wandering men and women are to be met with in the northern parts of the county, who walk out for ferns and flowers in bands of from four or five to a dozen.
At the station there was a more than usually great crowd, as there had been a fair in the town and many people had come in to make their Saturday purchases.
But these are all more or less branches of the original class.
MISS RED SASH"--my programme can't even relate Your name, and I know nothing more Of your tastes.
Edwin having lost all his money on the Stock Exchange, goes to Australia for more gold.
There is nothing more pleasing to human beings than to see somebody else make himself ridiculous, and the amusement extracted from the contemplation of that car-load of men and women almost compensated me for the previous experience.
He had just seated himself to put on his shoes for the search, when he again heard the voices of women and once more plunged into the pool, like a monster yellow frog, as he reflected he must seem to the squirrel in the tree.
The tinkle of the creek becamemore metallic and pronounced.
They were bouncing big St. Bernards, but scarcely more than puppies, and they capered and danced in awkward delight when he splashed water at them.
The morehe did the better they were pleased, and many a joke passed around the inner circle that was aimed at poor Charles, and his blundering ways.
Up to three o'clock he had had only onemore bite, but he managed to land the late diner, which proved to be at least the equal of his first capture.
Dick had only reached after more or less floundering in the mire.
Now, mother, no more worry for you, and a rest from all that miserable sewing that makes your eyes red.
The boy had determined that he would speak to Mr. Winslow about the suspicion he was harboring, for he believed he was sure to find more or less sympathy in that quarter, after hearing what the teller had thought of Mr. Graylock.
She had ever been his best friend and adviser in the many difficulties that beset a boy, and more than once he had found that her wisdom far excelled his own in bringing about a settlement of his boyish disputes.
Mr. Winslow said we hadn't a bit of evidence against him more than suspicion, and that is a poor thing to go on.
He could not have made a morediplomatic reply had he been a schemer instead of a frank single-minded lad.
He may find more congenial employment in some other line; but he would never do for the financial business.
We are all more or less worried at the bank again because Mr. Gibbs informed us that the government bank examiner may drop in on us to-morrow on his regular tour of the financial institutions, though we did not expect him for another month.
I can hardly believe such a terrible thing of any man; and yet, sir, the more I think of that expression I saw on his face, while the cashier was out of the booth, the more terrible it seems.
It had been a mercy that as it happened she was wearing a dress made of a material not readily inflammable, or the result might have been much more serious.
Perhaps Mr. Goodwyn may have noticed the look on Dick's face when he had occasion to talk with him, and it may have given his conscience a little stab or so, for he seemed more than ordinarily pleasant to the lad.
The fact caused him to remember his friend Mr. Pender; to once more mentally see that red motor with the khaki-colored top; and to picture the two strangers who had asked him so many questions.
Every voice was hushed, and once more the throng waited for the farmer to explain.
And nothing pleased him more than to be able to upset any calculations the latter entertained.
Even if nothing more came of it he could look back to the little adventure with satisfaction such as Ted Slavin and his cronies might never feel with regard to their prank.
I've always kept them in a little open cedar box on my table up in the den; you've spoken about them more than once.
I took him to the train myself, and then mustered up enough courage to climb up there, and once more count the coins," went on Jack.
Paul, who had apparently not changed his mind, and was more than ever bent on covering the last lap lying between themselves and the pond.
Bobolink was no coward though, and while he shivered it was more through a delicious frame of mind over the chance of an adventure than because he felt fear.
Ted and Ward trailed behind, but there was no moretaunting done.
Besides, I guess Paul wants to wait till he gets his book before telling us any more about the game.
He had seen Ted play innocent more than once before, when caught in the act of doing some mean thing.
I musn't hit too hard, for this is an awful tough old bat, that has brought me in more than a few home-runs.
The fox, meanwhile, was growing moreandmore exasperated.
One of her special weaknesses was for muskrat-meat, and many a muskrat house she had invaded so successfully that the long, smothering, black, drowned galleries had no more terrors for her.
The raccoon carried more scars from the victory over the weasels than she had to remind her of the scuffle with the dogs.
Not quite so tall or so long-flanked as the leader, he had that greater breadth of skull between the eyes which betokens the stronger intelligence, the more individualized resourcefulness.
Altogether the great wildcat was the more beautiful of the two beasts, the more intelligent, the moreadaptable and resourceful.
And in a minute or two the mouse's brave struggles grew more feeble.
Presently a plump minnow, more than an inch long, with a black stripe along its bronze and silver sides, swam down close by the arrow-weed stems.
Though little more than three-fourths grown, they had courage; and so brave a front did they oppose to their enemies that for a few moments the dogs were cautious in attack.
They had hardly more than recovered from their excitement over the snake when a red squirrel, his banner of a tail flaunting superbly behind him, came bounding over the grass to their tree.
The sled-bells jangled; the steel runners crunched and sang frostily; and the cheerful camp, the only centre of human life within a radius of more than twenty miles, sank back behind the voyagers.
The second winter of the wolves in the Chiputneticook country proved a very hard one--game scarce and hunting difficult; and toward the end of February the pack drew in toward the settlements, in the hope of more abundant foraging.