If we assume, as science normally does, the continuity of physical processes, we are forced to conclude that, at the place
where the plate is, and at all places
between it and a star which it photographs, SOMETHING is happening which is specially connected with that star.
The persons who, like ourselves, never cross the Place
de Grève without casting a glance of pity and sympathy on that poor turret strangled between two hovels of the time of Louis XV., can easily reconstruct in their minds the aggregate of edifices to which it belonged, and find again entire in it the ancient Gothic place
of the fifteenth century.
Generation is distinct from destruction, increase and change of place
from diminution, and so on.
She will sell cheaply, for a big place
like that in a small village like the Glen will not be very easy to dispose of."
A lingering hope, which had been indulged by some of the party, of proceeding by water, was now finally given up: the long and terrific strait of the river set all further progress at defiance, and in their disgust at the place
, and their vexation at the disasters sustained there, they gave it the indignant, though not very decorous, appellation of the Devil's Scuttle Hole.
Entering the building, through the midst of the usual assemblage of beggars, one sees on his left a few Turkish guards--for Christians of different sects will not only quarrel, but fight, also, in this sacred place
, if allowed to do it.
That horrid place
! my very blood chills at the mention of its name; the place
where so many of my comrades had been locked up, and from whence they went to the fatal tree; the place
where my mother suffered so deeply, where I was brought into the world, and from whence I expected no redemption but by an infamous death: to conclude, the place
that had so long expected me, and which with so much art and success I had so long avoided.
Another roll of the drum warned the susceptible surgeon to take his place
as director-general of the ambulance without any further delay.
Next day the troops assembled in their appointed places
in the evening and advanced during the night.
Fuerst Shtcherbatsky, sammt Gemahlin und Tochter, by the apartments they took, and from their name and from the friends they made, were immediately crystallized into a definite place
marked out for them.
It was here I found myself sitting at sunset, alone, but so completely under the spell of the place
that I needed no companion.
If I waited till the morning to see whether Screw and the Bow Street runner traveled in my direction, and to find out, in case they did, which coach they took, I should be running the risk of losing a place
for myself, and so delaying my journey for another day.