But,' said the Medical Man, staring hard at a coal in the fire, `if Time is really only a fourth dimension
of Space, why is it, and why has it always been, regarded as something different?
What they do," said Perry, "is to project their thoughts into the fourth dimension
, when they become appreciable to the sixth sense of their listener.
Its light, rendered bluish by the thick strata of the atmosphere was less intense than that of the crescent moon, but it was of considerable dimensions
, and looked like an enormous arch stretched across the firmament.
Beudant  succeeded in making tubes, in most respects similar to these fulgurites, by passing very strong shocks of galvanism through finely-powdered glass: when salt was added, so as to increase its fusibility, the tubes were larger in every dimension
, They failed both with powdered felspar and quartz.
After plane geometry, I said, we proceeded at once to solids in revolution, instead of taking solids in themselves; whereas after the second dimension
the third, which is concerned with cubes and dimensions
of depth, ought to have followed.
For perhaps three seconds a stream of the dimension
of a darning-needle emerged, then with a sad gurgle the tap relapsed into a stolid inaction.
But if from the comparative dimensions
of the whale's proper brain, you deem it incapable of being adequately charted, then I have another idea for you.
and this dear parlour in which our acquaintance first began, and in which so many happy hours have been since spent by us together, you would degrade to the condition of a common entrance, and every body would be eager to pass through the room which has hitherto contained within itself more real accommodation and comfort than any other apartment of the handsomest dimensions
in the world could possibly afford.
At the corner of the area, which is of an irregular form, stands the great tower, or keep, placed on a small hill of its own dimensions
, on which lies six vast projecting buttresses, ascending in a steep direction to prop and support the building, and continued upwards up the side as turrets.
All this while, as I say, I was still running, and without taking any notice, I had drawn near to the foot of the little hill with the two peaks and had got into a part of the island where the live-oaks grew more widely apart and seemed more like forest trees in their bearing and dimensions
To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions
of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions
Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY