at three times a given distance
the action is nine times less.
Computing the distance
between the thirty-first and forty-fifth degrees, it amounts to nine hundred and seventy-three common miles; computing it from thirty-one to forty-two degrees, to seven hundred and sixty-four miles and a half.
If a number of equal spheres be described with their centres placed in two parallel layers; with the centre of each sphere at the distance
of radius x sqrt(2) or radius x 1.
I should never have considered the distance
as one of the ADVANTAGES of the match," cried Elizabeth.
It must have been a half hour after their coming that Tarzan caught in the distance
along the trail the sound of footsteps approaching.
Belfast, director of the Cambridge Observatory, and reached the station of Long's Peak, where the telescope was erected which brought the moon within an apparent distance
of two leagues.
Then she would wish that she were something better, that she were not quite so poor and humble, that she dared address her without fearing a repulse; and then feel that there was an immeasurable distance
between them, and have no hope that the young lady thought of her any more.
The scout having ascertained that the Mohicans were sufficient of themselves to maintain the requisite distance
, deliberately laid aside his paddle, and raised the fatal rifle.
They went on for some distance
on a level road, fairly wide, from which the green light was visible.
Kutuzov merely shrugged his shoulders when one after another they presented projects of maneuvers to be made with those soldiers- ill-shod, insufficiently clad, and half starved- who within a month and without fighting a battle had dwindled to half their number, and who at the best if the flight continued would have to go a greater distance
than they had already traversed, before they reached the frontier.
The three men in the wagon kept a short distance
in the rear, giving him occasional friendly "chaff" or encouragement, as the spirit moved them.
I remember--and tell it here because, singularly enough, I recollected it then--that once in looking carelessly out of an open window I momentarily mistook a small tree close at hand for one of a group of larger trees at a little distance