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I now observed -- with what horror it is needless to say -- that its nether extremity was formed of a crescent of glittering steel, about a foot in length from horn to horn; the horns upward, and the under edge evidently as keen as that of a razor.
The vibration of the pendulum was at right angles to my length. I saw that the crescent was designed to cross the region of the heart.
I had fallen into an habitual see-saw, or wave of the hand about the platter: and, at length, the unconscious uniformity of the movement deprived it of effect.
At length it forced -- it wrestled its way into my soul -- it burned itself in upon my shuddering reason.
At length for my seared and writhing body there was no longer an inch of foothold on the firm floor of the prison.
By "height" I mean a Dimension like your length: only, with you, "height" is not so easily perceptible, being extremely small.
The king of the place having offered a reward for the solution of two very difficult problems, they were solved upon the spot -- the one by the bees, and the other by the birds; but the king keeping their solution a secret, it was only after the most profound researches and labor, and the writing of an infinity of big books, during a long series of years, that the men-mathematicians at length arrived at the identical solutions which had been given upon the spot by the bees and by the birds.'"
Making his first run at the course, the horse from Lahore stormed to two-and-a-half lengths victory over Wash Mallay as his stable-mate and co-favourite Diamond Doll was placed third four lengths behind and a length-and-a-quarter ahead of Petra.
With the random-at-age method for estimating growth, lengths are assumed to be random with respect to age.
The length of 121 femurs (54 right and 67 left) and the lengths of individual segments of all the femur were noted and subjected to statistical analysis and compared.
Traditional methods for establishing such working lengths include the use of radiography, tactile sensation as well as moisture on a paper point.6 All of these methods have their limitations.
The second and fourth digit lengths of the right hand and flaccid/erectile penile lengths were measured by a single investigator using a rigid ruler.
The Order, which is required because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the said lengths of road to allow construction work to take place, will be in force from 27 April 2016 and the prohibitions contained in the Order will only have effect in relation to such lengths of road specified above when indicated by the appropriate traffic signs.
$27,600 Northern Plains Beaded and Quilled Buffalo Hide Bowcase and Quiver with Bow and Arrows; length 32 in.; with two steel-tipped arrows, lengths 25 in.