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aided by the mechanical appliances which he had brought from London) to split the morsels of the torn paper, within a given space of time which might permit them to begin the reconstruction of the letter that night.
The men had been all occupied that morning in assisting Geoffrey to measure a mile, for his exercising-ground, in a remote part of the park--where there was an empty cottage, which was to be fitted with all the necessary appliances for the reception of Geoffrey and his trainer.
Nothing within it spoke of ordinary life; there were not even the simplest appliances for cooking food of the commonest description.
Every day our garments become more assimilated to ourselves, receiving the impress of the wearer's character, until we hesitate to lay them aside without such delay and medical appliances and some such solemnity even as our bodies.
They could not bathe without their appliances, though the morning sun was calling and the last mists were rising from the dimpling stream.
She thought of the bathing arrangements as they should be in her day--no worrying of servants, no appliances, beyond good sense.
That was really the reason I went in for all these modern appliances.
There were little go-carts ordered from England, and appliances for learning to walk, and a sofa after the fashion of a billiard table, purposely constructed for crawling, and swings and baths, all of special pattern, and modern.
All the livelong day the search went on; upon the river, with barge and pole, and drag and net; upon the muddy and rushy shore, with jack-boots, hatchet, spade, rope, dogs, and all imaginable appliances.
Gradgrind went up-stairs for the address, he opened the door of the children's study and looked into that serene floor-clothed apartment, which, notwithstanding its book-cases and its cabinets and its variety of learned and philosophical appliances, had much of the genial aspect of a room devoted to hair-cutting.
Addresses of about 130 Chinese operators in the appliance sector, are also included.
Each Celestix security appliance is outfitted with a system locked pre-installation, which results in no requirement for an installation CD or licensing key.