The mechanic crossed the road, and went into the eating-house.
Blake, he saw the sailor reading the newspaper at one table, and the mechanic reading the newspaper at another.
The First Secretary of the Embassy, from his occasional excursions into the field of American humour, had formed a special notion of that class of mechanic
as the embodiment of fraudulent laziness and incompetency.
But Phileas Fogg, who was not travelling, but only describing a circumference, took no pains to inquire into these subjects; he was a solid body, traversing an orbit around the terrestrial globe, according to the laws of rational mechanics
These boys are to be the merchants, shopkeepers, and mechanics
of a future period.
I think I can still hear this learned and devout man--for his soul was filled with devotion to the dread Being that could hold a universe in subjection to His will--dwelling with delight on all the discoveries among the heavenly bodies, that the recent improvements in science and mechanics
have enabled the astronomers to make.
It had cost Adam a great deal of trouble and work in overhours to know what he knew over and above the secrets of his handicraft, and that acquaintance with mechanics
and figures, and the nature of the materials he worked with, which was made easy to him by inborn inherited faculty--to get the mastery of his pen, and write a plain hand, to spell without any other mistakes than must in fairness be attributed to the unreasonable character of orthography rather than to any deficiency in the speller, and, moreover, to learn his musical notes and part-singing.
As for those of the fourth, which consisted of mechanics
, they were incapable of any office.
If many simultaneously and variously directed forces act on a given body, the direction of its motion cannot coincide with any one of those forces, but will always be a mean- what in mechanics
is represented by the diagonal of a parallelogram of forces.
The sight amused him, but was not pleasant if you substituted Terence and Rachel for Arthur and Susan; and Arthur was far less eager to get you in a corner and talk about flying and the mechanics
And yet I found Colonel Ingram situated the same as the unlettered mechanics
It is well known with what energy the taste for military matters became developed among that nation of ship-owners, shopkeepers, and mechanics