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At the last experiment the cylindro-conical projectiles of Barbicane stuck like so many pins in the Nicholl plates.
I will direct some of my servants to convey the plate to your house.
Even in the rude circumferential rim or wall of wax round a growing comb, flexures may sometimes be observed, corresponding in position to the planes of the rhombic basal plates of future cells.
The bees, of course, no more knowing that they swept their spheres at one particular distance from each other, than they know what are the several angles of the hexagonal prisms and of the basal rhombic plates.
And D'Artagnan, with all the marks of mortal disquietude, seized the plate, to read the inscription.
We see Jack Thriftless prancing in the park, or darting in his brougham down Pall Mall: we eat his dinners served on his miraculous plate.
I heard all this, much to my satisfaction, for I found plainly that the tankard was not missed, and yet they concluded it was fetched away; so I drank my ale, called to pay, and as I went away I said, 'Take care of your plate, child,' meaning a silver pint mug, which he brought me drink in.
Thereupon they got a great sack and filled it with silver plate from the shelves where it would not at once be missed, and they swung the sack between them, and away they went, out of the house, out of the town, and into the friendly shelter of Sherwood Forest.
The blow produced a metallic sound; and, incredible though it may be, it seemed, I might say, as if it was made of riveted plates.
In the dining-room, the table had only dirty plates and empty dishes on it.
She was idly arranging her little morsels of ham in a pattern on her plate.
Yes, to be sure--Who won the Helter-Skelter Plate, child?
Besides my plate and family pictures, household furniture of every kind, my own, my children's, and servants' apparel, they carried off about £900 sterling in money, and emptied the house of everything whatsoever, except a part of the kitchen furniture, not leaving a single book or paper in it, and have scattered or destroyed all the manuscripts and other papers I had been collecting for thirty years together, besides a great number of public papers in my custody.
If these plates are adopted in the Royal Navy our warships will be invulnerable, and therefore invincible.
Between the vases is a cheerful decoration of preserved coffin plates -- five in all, pertaining respectively to Janet's father and mother, a brother, her sister Anne, and a hired man who died here once