"Why thirty-five times, when zero so often turns up?
"But, Madame, zero has only this moment turned up," I remonstrated; "wherefore, it may not do so again for ever so long.
"Pardon me, but zero might not turn up again until, say, tonight, even though you had staked thousands upon it.
"That I admit," answered Michel; "and I understand it, although your x's and zero's, and algebraic formula, are rattling in my head like nails in a bag."
"Well!" replied Nicholl; every calculation made, v zero, that is to say, the speed necessary for the projectile on leaving the atmosphere, to enable it to reach the equal point of attraction, ought to be "
But besides this, even if, admitting the remaining minimum of freedom to equal zero
, we assumed in some given case- as for instance in that of a dying man, an unborn babe, or an idiot- complete absence of freedom, by so doing we should destroy the very conception of man in the case we are examining, for as soon as there is no freedom there is also no man.
The weather was warm, as well, barely twenty below zero
, and the two men, with raised ear-flaps and dangling mittens, sweated as they toiled.
To my mind, they may be described as the zero on the roulette-board of life.'
Surprising incidents, as Mr Vince would have said, are the zero on the roulette-board of life.
Considering the several rules now given, which govern the fertility of first crosses and of hybrids, we see that when forms, which must be considered as good and distinct species, are united, their fertility graduates from zero
to perfect fertility, or even to fertility under certain conditions in excess.
In truth, that day at Fort Yukon, the spirit thermometer registered seventy-five degrees below zero
, which, since freezing- point is thirty-two above, was equivalent to one hundred and seven degrees of frost.
Presently, when the million dial was at zero
, I slackened speed.