To these remonstrances, the single gentleman answered not a word, but when the trunk was at last got into the bed-room, sat down upon it and wiped his bald head and face with his handkerchief.
cried the single gentleman gruffly, eyeing him from top to toe.
In this instance the whole line of reef has been converted into land; but usually a snow-white line of great breakers, with only here and there a single low islet crowned with cocoa-nut trees, divides the dark heaving waters of the ocean from the light-green expanse of the lagoon-channel.
We can now perceive how it comes that atolls, having sprung from encircling barrier-reefs, resemble them in general size, form, in the manner in which they are grouped together, and in their arrangement in single or double lines; for they may be called rude outline charts of the sunken islands over which they stand.
design to strip one's self of all past beliefs is one that ought not to be taken by every one.
New York and New Jersey, if I recollect right, are the only States which have intrusted the executive authority wholly to single
But with all these abatements, the business of federal legislation must continue so far to exceed, both in novelty and difficulty, the legislative business of a single
State, as to justify the longer period of service assigned to those who are to transact it.
Obviously the measurements of a single
angle would no longer be sufficient under such portentous circumstances; one's whole life would be taken up in feeling or surveying the perimeter of one's acquaintances.
Here he found that every Arab and Manyuema had joined in the pursuit, leaving the village deserted except for the chained prisoners and a single
trait of feeling, taken from many others, will serve to show the point which this homage of a whole people to a single
One fly deposits hundreds of eggs, and another, like the hippobosca, a single
one; but this difference does not determine how many individuals of the two species can be supported in a district.
Sometimes the entire cycle was still given, like the detached plays, at a single
spot, the market-place or some other central square; but often, to accommodate the great crowds, there were several 'stations' at convenient intervals.