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What place will the moon occupy in the heavens at the moment of the projectile's departure?
the moment when she will be crossing the zenith, which latter event will further diminish the entire distance by a length equal to the radius of the earth,
He remembered that during his epileptic fits, or rather immediately preceding them, he had always experienced a moment or two when his whole heart, and mind, and body seemed to wake up to vigour and light; when he became filled with joy and hope, and all his anxieties seemed to be swept away for ever; these moments were but presentiments, as it were, of the one final second (it was never more than a second) in which the fit came upon him.
Since, in the last conscious moment preceding the attack, he could say to himself, with full understanding of his words: "I would give my whole life for this one instant," then doubtless to him it really was worth a lifetime.
He could not then avoid it, but her touch seemed painful to him, and he held her hand only for a moment.
Marianne, now looking dreadfully white, and unable to stand, sunk into her chair, and Elinor, expecting every moment to see her faint, tried to screen her from the observation of others, while reviving her with lavender water.
Thomson had risen to his feet and leaned forward towards the mirror for a moment to straighten his tie.
They hurried on, and we followed them; until suddenly they set up a strange halloo, which was answered from beyond the grove through which we were passing, and the next moment we entered upon some open ground, at the extremity of which we descried a long, low hut, and in front of it were several young girls.
The moment I entered the room I saw that some one had been there since I had left.
It was as if, at moments, we were perpetually coming into sight of subjects before which we must stop short, turning suddenly out of alleys that we perceived to be blind, closing with a little bang that made us look at each other--for, like all bangs, it was something louder than we had intended--the doors we had indiscreetly opened.
In a few moments the master arrived and school "took in.
It is only for a moment and I know that I belong to you; but remember that you are not to strike till I give the signal.
He didn't expect for a moment that I should get him to talk to me, but I did, and he let me sketch the house.
He put his hand to his head and thought for a moment.
Every eye, every opera glass, was turned on the brightly colored group of riders at the moment they were in line to start.