He was right; the two lighters
held their course as far as Nantes, watching each other.
I saw the shup's ridun' lights, but never a light on the lighters
By giving the balloon these cubic dimensions, and filling it with hydrogen gas, instead of common air--the former being fourteen and a half times lighter
and weighing therefore only two hundred and seventy-six pounds--a difference of three thousand seven hundred and twenty-four pounds in equilibrium is produced; and it is this difference between the weight of the gas contained in the balloon and the weight of the surrounding atmosphere that constitutes the ascensional force of the former.
But they kept steadily moving, and just as Jim was about tired out with his long journey the way suddenly grew lighter
, and Zeb put out the lanterns to save the oil.
The children were light in color, even lighter
than the women, and all looked precisely alike to me, except that some were taller than others; older, I presumed.
But he at once remembered that it was lighter
because the moon had risen.
returned Sydney, with a lighter
and more good- humoured laugh, "don't YOU be moral
When completed he had a rather snug little nest, to which he carried their blankets and some of the lighter
sort of malignity, turneth but to a crassness, or frowardness, or aptness to oppose, or difficulties, or the like; but the deeper sort, to envy and mere mischief.
I have a notion that there were some clever people in one of these companies, and that the lighter
pieces at least were well played, but I may be altogether wrong.
As it is, however, I will make lighter
of you, since I have to carry what is heavy; and what matter if beetles and May-bugs also alight on my load!
It will be lighter
for you here," answered her sister-in-law.