CYCLES


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CYCLESCyclonic Extratropical Storm
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If interruptions are frequent and completion of cycles rare, the characteristics by which cycles are observed may become so blurred as to be almost unrecognizable.
Generalizing what occurs in the case of hunger, we may say that what we call a desire in an animal is always displayed in a cycle of actions having certain fairly well marked characteristics.
An animal is said to "desire" the purpose of a behaviour cycle while the behaviour-cycle is in progress.
"The revolution which has just been made by the Fay," continued I, musingly, "is the cycle of the brief year of her life.
After a fruitless struggle to get aboard a North-Western train at Chalk Farm--the engines of the trains that had loaded in the goods yard there PLOUGHED through shrieking people, and a dozen stalwart men fought to keep the crowd from crushing the driver against his furnace--my brother emerged upon the Chalk Farm road, dodged across through a hurrying swarm of vehicles, and had the luck to be foremost in the sack of a cycle shop.
Of all this mass of epic poetry only the scantiest fragments survive; but happily Photius has preserved to us an abridgment of the synopsis made of each poem of the "Trojan Cycle" by Proclus, i.e.
The pre-Trojan poems of the Cycle may be noticed first.
In time nearly every town of any size in England had its own cycle of plays, but only four of these have come down to us.
An instant later the man emerged from his hiding-place, sprang upon his cycle, and followed her.
Then he mounted his cycle, and rode away from me down the drive towards the Hall.
A cycle map of the county lay on his bedroom table.
Presumably he at once concealed his cycle among the laurels where it was found, and possibly lurked there himself, with his eye on the house, waiting for Mr.