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"Because its distance is known, and when we met it, we were exactly four thousand six hundred and fifty miles from the surface of the terrestrial globe."
"That beats the express trains of the pitiful globe called the earth."
Her rays, no longer filtered through the vapory atmosphere of the terrestrial globe, shone through the glass, filling the air in the interior of the projectile with silvery reflections.
It was captain Nicholl who first recalled their attention to the vanishing globe.
They were rings of clouds placed concentrically round the terrestrial globe.
Indeed this was all they saw of the globe lost in the solar world, rising and setting to the great planets like a simple morning or evening star!
The graves of young Americans who answered the call to service surround the globe. Now the trumpet summons us again.
The latter savant had, one day, gone so far as to propose to him the following problem: Given the number of miles travelled by the doctor in making the circuit of the Globe, how many more had his head described than his feet, by reason of the different lengths of the radii?--or, the number of miles traversed by the doctor's head and feet respectively being given, required the exact height of that gentleman?
True, it is somewhat excrementitious in its character, and there is no end to the heaps of liver, lights, and bowels, as if the globe were turned wrong side outward; but this suggests at least that Nature has some bowels, and there again is mother of humanity.
There, Felkl worked under an army officer whose pastime was making globes. The craft itself had obviously made some impression on Felkl.
Other nominees included Felicity Huffman for "American Crime"; Riley Keough for "The Girlfriend Experience"; Charlotte Rampling for "London Spy"; and Kerry Washington for "Confirmation." Paulson was the favorite to win in many pre-( Golden Globes predictions.
Today's gazing globes have evolved from those orbs of past decades that often stood alone on pedestals in the center of lawns.