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Another took this luminary with the moon and the planets, and having first weighed them with scrupulous accuracy, probed into their depths and found out the solidity of the substance of which they were made.
Morally, as well as materially, there was a coarser fibre in those wives and maidens of old English birth and breeding than in their fair descendants, separated from them by a series of six or seven generations; for, throughout that chain of ancestry, every successive mother had transmitted to her child a fainter bloom, a more delicate and briefer beauty, and a slighter physical frame, if not character of less force and solidity than her own.
Considering the character of the weapons, the limited number of shots allowed, the generous distance, the impenetrable solidity of the fog, and the added fact that one of the combatants is one-eyed and the other cross-eyed and near-sighted, it seems to me that this conflict need not necessarily be fatal.
My liveliness and your solidity would produce perfection.
He looked at the night, and shook himself to throw off an oppressive sensation of being clasped in the icy ribs of the air, for the mercury had descended below the familiar region of crisp and crackly cold and marked a temperature at which the numb atmosphere seemed on the point of congealing into black solidity.
The tapestries were of a strange weaving which gave the appearance of heavy solidity from one side, but from my hiding place I could perceive all that took place within the room as readily as though there had been no curtain intervening.
More obvious, more prominent, shone on by the full light of the large window, were the occupants of the benches just before me, of whom some were girls of fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, some young women from eighteen (as it appeared to me) up to twenty; the most modest attire, the simplest fashion of wearing the hair, were apparent in all; and good features, ruddy, blooming complexions, large and brilliant eyes, forms full, even to solidity, seemed to abound.
Alberto Zaccheroni has unsurprisingly imbued a sense of solidity and pragmatism in the UAE's defense that was perhaps missing from the Mahdi Ali era.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Realization of a diagnosis solidity relative to the studies preliminary to the reconversion of the wasteland of the old college fernel in clermont (60).
Sunderland defenders may be worth buying cheaply if Moyes can recover the defensive solidity we have seen his sides have in the past.
ISLAMABAD -- The President of All Jammu and Kashmir Students Union (AJKSU) along with other members including Mudasir Shafi, Sajjad Dar, Junaid Bhat and Mohammad Aasif visited Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to express solidity with the JNUSU members who were on hunger strike against the allegations on the varsity students.
0 MAURICIO Pochettino was pleased to see Southampton regain their defensive solidity against West Brom, whose new manager Pepe Mel helped pave the Saints boss' way into management.