The same anxiety did the worthy Jew display during every course that was run, seldom failing to hazard a hasty calculation
concerning the value of the horse and armour which was forfeited to the champion upon each new success.
It sounds like--and indeed is--the selfish calculation
of a disilluded widower.
He first took my altitude by a quadrant, and then, with a rule and compasses, described the dimensions and outlines of my whole body, all which he entered upon paper; and in six days brought my clothes very ill made, and quite out of shape, by happening to mistake a figure in the calculation
This beautiful capitol, like every capitol since the dawn of civilization, is often a place of intrigue and calculation
The destinies of their empire, as they appear in prospect before us, disdain the powers of human calculation
But now, since the argument has thus far prevailed, the only question which remains to be considered is, whether we shall do rightly either in escaping or in suffering others to aid in our escape and paying them in money and thanks, or whether in reality we shall not do rightly; and if the latter, then death or any other calamity which may ensue on my remaining here must not be allowed to enter into the calculation
And as to those mortal feuds which, in certain conjunctures, spread a conflagration through a whole nation, or through a very large proportion of it, proceeding either from weighty causes of discontent given by the government or from the contagion of some violent popular paroxysm, they do not fall within any ordinary rules of calculation
But what particular degree of frequency may be absolutely necessary for the purpose, does not appear to be susceptible of any precise calculation
, and must depend on a variety of circumstances with which it may be connected.
It has drowned the most heavenly ecstasies of religious fervour, of chivalrous enthusiasm, of philistine sentimentalism, in the icy water of egotistical calculation
Du Bousquier was torn with conflicting sentiments, joy, distrust, calculation
These two dimensions enable you to obtain by a simple calculation
the surface and cubic contents of the Nautilus.
Besides, it has perhaps been her Majesty's calculation
to seek on this occasion for support so lowly.