There is one ruby of Burma, of two ruttees, without a flaw, and there is a balas-ruby, flawed, of two ruttees.
Lurgan Sahib had a hawk's eye to detect the least flaw in the make-up; and lying on a worn teak-wood couch, would explain by the half-hour together how such and such a caste talked, or walked, or coughed, or spat, or sneezed, and, since
You have not yet picked out the flaw
in my definition of philosophy.
And a far greater flaw was that it was too altruistic.
It was a great idea, but I see now there were one or two flaws in it.
Either his mother's birth had been low, or his mother's reputation was damaged by some hidden flaw with which Mrs.
On the other hand, if the second case supposed were the true one, what had been the flaw in her reputation?
As the service proceeded, the clergyman drew such pictures of the graces, the winning ways, and the rare promise of the lost lads that every soul there, thinking he recognized these pictures, felt a pang in remembering that he had persistently blinded himself to them always before, and had as persistently seen only faults and flaws
in the poor boys.
He speaks of "help for the sight far above spectacles and glasses," also "glasses and means to see small and minute bodies perfectly and distinctly, as the shapes and colours of small flies and worms, grains and flaws
in gems, which cannot otherwise be seen.
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What's more, because the flaw
is located in such a fundamental part of the computer, there's no way to know whether or not a machine has been targeted and what data might have been accessed.
Both the main flaw
(Spectre), and the Intel-only flaw
(Meltdown) have been created by a design technique intended to enhance the chips' performance known as "speculative execution".