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They immediately attacked us on every side, and a constant heavy fire ensued between us day and night for the space of nine days.
Most persons, owing to causes which I may not have space to hint at, suffer moral detriment from this peculiar mode of life.
I then placed the first bench lengthwise along the only clear space against the wall, leaving a little interval between, for my back to settle down in.
Of all the fine shooting that morning, I have not now space to tell you.
I call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space.
So, staring one another out of countenance, we remained for perhaps the space of a minute.
There are really four dimensions, three which we call the three planes of Space, and a fourth, Time.
No one gave a thought to the older worlds of space as sources of human danger, or thought of them only to dismiss the idea of life upon them as impossible or improbable.
It lingered but a moment's space, that dream of Spring, and died; Yet as my head the pillows pressed, my soul had found thy side.
Space, likewise, is a continuous quantity; for the parts of a solid occupy a certain space, and these have a common boundary; it follows that the parts of space also, which are occupied by the parts of the solid, have the same common boundary as the parts of the solid.
A few clouds tempered the heat of the day, and, besides, a little air could be felt over this vast expanse of water; but about one o'clock, the Victoria, having slanted across this part of the lake, again advanced over the land for a space of seven or eight miles.
1) To whatever degree we may imagine a man to be exempt from the influence of the external world, we never get a conception of freedom in space.