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At first the horse held back, then he jerked forward, hoping to leap the drift, but he had not the strength and sank into it up to his collar.
And now, if the gods be truly kind, we shall drift by that next headland and come upon a perfectly sheltered beach, where we may land without wetting our feet."
It penetrated deep into the land, and the tide, setting in, drifted us under the shelter of the point.
"We were playing Elaine" explained Anne frigidly, without even looking at her rescuer, "and I had to drift down to Camelot in the barge--I mean the flat.
It could not have been more than a few seconds that I lay senseless there upon the northern ice, while all that was dearest to me drifted farther from my reach in the clutches of that black fiend, for when I opened my eyes Thurid and Matai Shang yet battled at the ladder's top, and the flier drifted but a hundred yards farther to the south--but the end of the trailing rope was now a good thirty feet above the ground.
Should Matai Shang die before I reached the deck my chances of ever reaching it would be slender indeed, for the black dator need but cut the rope above me to be freed from me forever, for the vessel had drifted across the brink of a chasm into whose yawning depths my body would drop to be crushed to a shapeless pulp should Thurid reach the rope now.
There was nothing for it but to risk all on a bold bid for fortune, or drift helplessly past without hope of returning through the banth-infested valley, from many points of which he could now hear the roars and growls of these fierce Barsoomian lions.
There was his handkerchief on the floor, to prove that he had drifted in.
Speaking at the drift on Tuesday, resident John Yaa said the construction of the drifts was shoddy which made heavy rains weaken them.
As a kid growing up in Boynton Beach, circa 1970, I found the drift boats were a real treat.
"We use the trolling motor to reduce boat speed to half the current speed, then lift and drop baits to walk them downriver ahead of the boat as it drifts. A beginner should use heavy weights, 6 or 8 ounces, but switch to 3 or 4 ounces once they learn to feel the bottom.
LANE drift is causing major concern for car insurers.
(3) The performance comparison results of the proposed algorithms evaluated on a variety of datasets demonstrated that our method is both stable enough on the data streams with gradual concept drifts and flexible enough to adapt effectively to sudden concept drifts and the recurring concepts problem.
The conventional method for identifying configuration drifts involves manually reviewing each production configuration and comparing it to the recovery or secondary configuration.