By long transmission
among household facts, they grow to look like them, and have such a familiar way of making themselves at home that their influence is usually greater than we suspect.
He was a third-generation specialist in the nature of speech, and he knew that for the transmission
of spoken words there must be "a pulsatory action of the electric current which is the exact equivalent of the aerial impulses.
I may mention here that radio-aerograms are seldom if ever used in war time, or for the transmission
of secret dispatches at any time, for as often as one nation discovers a new cipher, or invents a new instrument for wireless purposes its neighbours bend every effort until they are able to intercept and translate the messages.
Silence gradually settled down under the influence of the impending storm: the thickened air actually seemed no longer adapted to the transmission
of sound; the atmosphere appeared MUFFLED, and, like a room hung with tapestry, lost all its sonorous reverberation.
As we breed animals for the transmission
of physical attributes, so the Kaldanes breed themselves for the transmission
of attributes of the mind, including memory and the power of recollection, and thus have they raised what we term instinct, above the level of the threshold of the objective mind where it may be commanded and utilized by recollection.
example of creation; in the humorist, of transmission
As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission
of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
In these actions we apparently behold as perfect a transmission
of will in the zoophyte, though composed o thousands of distinct polypi, as in any single animal.
The quality of the verse, generally mediocre at the outset, has often suffered much in transmission
from generation to generation.
Perhaps he was; at any rate, I had no business to feel so bitterly against him as I did; but I could not then regard the matter in such a moderate light; and, after a brief conversation upon indifferent topics, I went away, suffering all the pangs of wounded pride and injured friendship, in addition to those resulting from the fear that I was indeed forgotten, and the knowledge that she I loved was alone and afflicted, suffering from injured health and dejected spirits, and I was forbidden to console or assist her: forbidden even to assure her of my sympathy, for the transmission
of any such message through Mr.
What has been trusted to me as the safest means of transmission
, might, in an emergency, be committed to a cable.
The most fundamental idea, the idea of existence, has not been received by me through sensation; indeed, there is no special sense-organ for the transmission
of such an idea.