That it was a French military instrument
was my first guess; but really there didn't seem much likelihood that this was the correct explanation, when one took into account the loneliness and remoteness of the spot.
After considerable discussion as to the best form and principle of the proposed instrument
the work was finally commenced.
and playthings are sense and spirit: behind them there is still the Self.
is a "measure" of a set of stimuli which are serially ordered when its responses, in all cases where they are relevantly different, are arranged in a series in the same order.
When coffee was over, Colonel Fitzwilliam reminded Elizabeth of having promised to play to him; and she sat down directly to the instrument
. He drew a chair near her.
As regards the optical instruments
at their disposal, they had excellent marine glasses specially constructed for this journey.
The bourgeois clap-trap about the family and education, about the hallowed co-relation of parent and child, becomes all the more disgusting, the more, by the action of Modern Industry, all family ties among the proletarians are torn asunder, and their children transformed into simple articles of commerce and instruments
I seized the telephone at my elbow, pressing upon the button which would call the chief engineer to the instrument
in the bowels of the ship, only to find him already at the receiver attempting to reach me.
"Or that he did not give her the use of their own instrument
which must now be shut up in London, untouched by any body."
At either end of the scale are notes that stir no chord of that imperfect instrument
, the human ear.
It seemed to her as though she beheld advancing from all quarters towards her, with the intention of crawling up her body and biting and pinching her, all those hideous implements of torture, which as compared to the instruments
of all sorts she had hitherto seen, were like what bats, centipedes, and spiders are among insects and birds.
Their outward garments were adorned with the figures of suns, moons, and stars; interwoven with those of fiddles, flutes, harps, trumpets, guitars, harpsichords, and many other instruments
of music, unknown to us in Europe.