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When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
You miss an infinitesimal line and you can build it into a pyramid of evidence
Macfarlane could not suppress a nervous twitch, the infinitesimal mark of an immense relief, as he felt the key between his fingers.
These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent Being.
He got a new effect of airships altogether, as vast things coming down upon him, growing swiftly larger and larger and more overwhelming, until the houses over the way seemed small, the American rapids narrow, the bridge flimsy, the combatants infinitesimal.
You will conceive a bunch of grapes," said he, "which are covered by some infinitesimal but noxious bacillus.
In point of fact the three actions of perceiving, determining, and responding were sequential; but so infinitesimal were the intervals of time between them that they appeared simultaneous.
We cannot observe infinitesimals, whether in time or space; we do not even know whether time and space are infinitely divisible.
Every moment, every scene, flutters around the sensation, and drives the next, so you are drawn inexorably onwards as the characters - a bunch of broken-hearted renegades and misfits - go about reclaiming land, feelings, rights, power and family infinitesimal step by infinitesimal step; and it's astonishing.
The cumulative effect is a kind of stereoscopic meditation on humanity's position suspended at the midpoint between Pascal's infinite and infinitesimal.
The selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to the properties of solutions of a class of hypocomplex vector fields, an analysis on the intersection of pseudoconvex domains, distributional boundary values, infinitesimal and local rigidity of mappings of CR manifolds, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The second is the infinitesimal prospect of reanimation.