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So I travelled, stopping ever and again, in great strides of a thousand years or more, drawn on by the mystery of the earth's fate, watching with a strange fascination the sun grow larger and duller in the westward sky, and the life of the old earth ebb away.
Adam was looking at Hetty, and saw the frown, and pout, and the dark eyes seeming to grow larger with pettish half-gathered tears.
The woman started off with two children, but it was clear that her family might grow larger on the journey.
Well, I'll eat it,' said Alice, `and if it makes me grow larger, I can reach the key; and if it makes me grow smaller, I can creep under the door; so either way I'll get into the garden, and I don't care which happens
The school was small as public schools go, there were not more than two hundred boarders; and it was difficult for it to grow larger, for it was huddled up against the Cathedral; the precincts, with the exception of a house in which some of the masters lodged, were occupied by the cathedral clergy; and there was no more room for building.
As I watched, the planet seemed to grow larger and smaller and to advance and recede, but that was simply that my eye was tired.
The space is--ha--limited--limited--the parade might be wider; but you will find it apparently grow larger after a time--a time, ladies and gentlemen--and the air is, all things considered, very good.
For more than 100 years," Kuhn says, "people have been debating whether human heart muscle cells are generated after birth or whether they simply grow larger.
As organizations grow larger and more complex, areas of expertise grow deeper, more players are involved in customer/patient interactions and service delivery; and, as processes grow more bureaucratic, the question arises: How do we improve satisfaction of and relationship with the end-user customer or patient?
When VandenBrooks raised insects in increased oxygen, some groups, including dragonflies, did indeed grow larger.
Bose-Einstein condensates typically form when falling temperatures induce the atoms of a gas or other particles to exhibit their wavelike quantum nature and grow larger, as dictated by Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
Cultivars of this mounding, Mediterranean perennial can grow larger than four feet high and wide.