In battle, there are not more than two methods of attack--the direct and the indirect; yet these two in combination give rise to an endless series of maneuvers.
There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard.
When you squeezed out the three small groceries here in Berkeley by virtue of your superior combination
, you swelled out your chest, talked about efficiency and enterprise, and sent your wife to Europe on the profits you had gained by eating up the three small groceries.
For common action people always unite in certain combinations
, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.
Padwar: 2 feathers; 2 spaces diagonal in any direction or combination
His search through the various books convinced him that he had discovered all the different kinds of bugs most often repeated in combination
, and these he arranged in proper order with great ease because of the frequency with which he had perused the fascinating alphabet picture book.
It seemed to me that there could be no well-grounded knowledge without this preliminary operation of placing myself in relations, as slightly as possible modified by elements proceeding from a different combination
of causes, with the spontaneous home- life of the country.
He will not be a good guardian who is wanting in either of these two qualities; and yet the combination
of them appears to be impossible; and hence we must infer that to be a good guardian is impossible.
I became a - er - general member of this Society," the Duke continued, "sympathising heartily with its objects as explained to me by you, Prince, and believing, although to confess it is somewhat of a humiliation, that a certain amount of - er - combination
amongst the aristocracy has become necessary to resist the terrible increase of Socialism which we must all so much deplore.
If, then, these are the only parts of an animal and there are differences between them; namely, in their various sorts of stomachs, bellies, and sensoriums: to which we must add their motive powers; the number of the combinations
of all these must necessarily make up the different species of animals.
It is this decapitated end of the head, also, which is at last elevated out of the water, and retained in that position by the enormous cutting tackles, whose hempen combinations
, on one side, make quite a wilderness of ropes in that quarter.
In several works descriptive of the islands in the Pacific, many of the most beautiful combinations
of vocal sounds have been altogether lost to the ear of the reader by an over-attention to the ordinary rules of spelling.