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A singular idea," replied Nicholl; "but it is probable that Kepler did not know the true dimensions of these circles, for the digging of them would have been the work of giants quite impossible for the Selenites.
At this moment the projectile hung perpendicularly over the circle.
Whilst the eternal generation of circles proceeds, the eternal generator abides.
Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere and its circumference nowhere.
on the other side rises also a man and draws a circle around the circle we had just pronounced the outline of the sphere.
He soon realized, however, that the circles in which he moved were not the highest, and that though he was received in the highest spheres he did not belong to them.
Kasatsky belonged to those men of the eighteen-forties (they are now no longer to be found) who while deliberately and without any conscientious scruples condoning impurity in themselves, required ideal and angelic purity in their women, regarded all unmarried women of their circle as possessed of such purity, and treated them accordingly.
They had made short work of the snowshoe rabbit, these dogs that were ill-tamed wolves; and they were now drawn up in an expectant circle.
And all the while the silent and wolfish circle waited to finish off whichever dog went down.
The dog was thoroughly alive to its danger, but it was running on the outer circle while the wolf-pack was running on the inner and shorter circle.
They were all about him and the fire, in a narrow circle, and he could see them plainly in the firelight lying down, sitting up, crawling forward on their bellies, or slinking back and forth.
Now for the strength and patience to find sensible traces to fit in with my thinking--and these must come within the circle I have drawn between the two bumps on my forehead!