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This led me to the conclusion that the two phases had taken place one shortly after the other.
She could not hide the fact that she had been struck on the head, and yet that wound appeared evidently to have been inflicted during the first phase, since it required the presence of the murderer
Galileo explained the phenomena of the lunar light produced during certain of her phases by the existence of mountains, to which he assigned a mean altitude of
Thus they remarked that, during full moon, the disc appeared scored in certain parts with white lines; and, during the phases, with black.
The other phase of the death-road was that of the habitual drunkards, who had a way of turning up their toes without apparent provocation.
The book passes indeed, successively, through distinct, broadly conceived phases of scenery, which, becoming veritable parts of its texture, take hold on the reader, as if in an actual sojourn in the places described.
Their particular phase of doubt, of philosophic uncertainty, has been the secret of millions of good Christians, multitudes of worthy priests.
This dock, as I call it, was really a mere ditch just long enough at this phase of the tide to take the longboat.
A long time dead" was his epitome of that phase of speculation.
An idle question that, as idle as to ask could mankind have prevented the decay that turned Assyria and Babylon to empty deserts or the slow decline and fall, the gradual social disorganisation, phase by phase, that closed the chapter of the Empire of the West
Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been constantly called forth on every point and phase of the great contest which still absorbs the attention and engrosses the energies of the nation, little that is new could be presented.
But that is not respite; it is another stage and phase of expiation.