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The Orb had suspended payment--the first growl of the storm faint as yet, but to the initiated the forerunner of a deluge.
The long reaches that were like one and the same reach, monotonous bends that were exactly alike, slipped past the steamer with their multitude of secular trees looking patiently after this grimy fragment of another world, the forerunner of change, of conquest, of trade, of massacres, of blessings.
Perfect calms at sea are always suspected by the experienced mariner to be the forerunners of a storm, and I know some persons, who, without being generally the devotees of superstition, are apt to apprehend that great and unusual peace or tranquillity will be attended with its opposite.
They are the companions and forerunners of such saintship.
The idea of the story had suggested itself to him, we are told, before he had finished its immediate forerunner, "The Last of the Mohicans.
At first, he was pleased with the discovery: hoping that it might be the forerunner of his release; but such thoughts were quickly dispelled, on his sitting down to breakfast along with the Jew, who told him, in a tone and manner which increased his alarm, that he was to be taken to the residence of Bill Sikes that night.
They were buzzards, the vultures of the west, whose coming is the forerunner of death.
But, astounded as he was by the apparition of the dwarf among the Little Bethelites, and not free from a misgiving that it was the forerunner of some trouble or annoyance, he was compelled to subdue his wonder and to take active measures for the withdrawal of his parent, as the evening was now creeping on, and the matter grew serious.
Rod Kunynetz's stomach or abdominal panniculus was often referenced throughout the investigation as his "abdominal fat pad.
An adiposity index was computed for each rodent as 100 x (sum of fat pad weights)/(body weight) (Taylor & Phillips, 1996).
Betaine had no significant effect on the abdominal fat pad at any level of supplementation.
Studies were included in this systematic review when they met all of the following criteria: a) original full paper that presented unique data; b) exposure to BPA; c) obesity-related article or at least one of the outcome measures was examined (body weight, fat pad weights, triglyceride levels, FFA levels, or leptin levels); d) experimental rodent study; e) perinatal exposure via maternal or direct pup exposure [during gestation and/or lactation up to postnatal day (PND) 21].