For the next ten-year period the keynote of telephone history was EXPANSION
His machine was, however neither bird-like nor butterfly-like, nor had it the wide, lateral expansion
of the ordinary aeroplane.
All seemed to favour the expansion
of the British Empire, and had there been men like Richard Dalloway in the time of Charles the First, the map would undoubtedly be red where it is now an odious green.
Surely nothing could be better, hardly anything more directly fitted than careful reading of Wordsworth, to counter the faults and offences of our busy generation, in regard both to thought and taste, and to remind people, amid the enormous expansion
, at the present time, of all that is material and mechanical in life, of the essential value, the permanent ends, of life itself.
In the five years that followed, China's expansion
, in all land directions, went on apace.
In spite of the maturity of his years and of the savage rigidity of the mould that had formed him, his nature was undergoing an expansion
Joe sat on the stool, leaning far back into the corner, head thrown back and arms outstretched on the ropes to give easy expansion
to the chest.
Matthew did not know that Samuel, in the recent expansion
of his business, had set up a lady clerk also; she was a niece of his wife's and a very dashing young person indeed, with a huge, drooping pompadour, big, rolling brown eyes, and a most extensive and bewildering smile.
Well, old Michel," replied Barbicane, "you would not have made a feigned monster long, for in spite of your diver's dress, swollen by the expansion
of air within you, you would have burst like a shell, or rather like a balloon which has risen too high.
Not much later began the vast expansion
of the physical world through geographical exploration.
There was a certain graceful ease and freedom about all he said and did, that gave a sense of repose and expansion
to the mind, after so much constraint and formality as I had been doomed to suffer.
Jukes, in moments of expansion
on shore, would proclaim loudly that the "old girl was as good as she was pretty.