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Whilst all the landscape was in neutral shade his companion's face, which was the focus of his eyes, rising above the mist stratum, seemed to have a sort of phosphorescence upon it.
One hundred and fifty-three degrees had been the maximum temperature above the ice stratum.
The poison may be a mere stratum or layer in the ether--a mephitic Gulf Stream across that mighty ocean in which we float.
She got on from Jonathan (last of the males, indoors) to the coachman (first of the males, out-of-doors), and dug down, man by man, through that new stratum, until she struck the stable-boy at the bottom .
In this great class we should probably have to descend far beneath the lowest known fossiliferous stratum to discover the earlier stages, by which the eye has been perfected.
Upon examination this white stratum is found to consist of calcareous matter with numerous shells embedded, most or all of which now exist on the neighbouring coast.
Often, however, an author introduces a Secondary Action merely for the sake of variety or to increase the breadth of his picture--in order to present a whole section of society instead of one narrow stratum or group.
The weight in this case is the ignorant and suffering mass of people who form the lowest stratum of society.
When you invert your head, it looks like a thread of finest gossamer stretched across the valley, and gleaming against the distant pine woods, separating one stratum of the atmosphere from another.
Glegg's slate-colored silk gown must have been; but from certain constellations of small yellow spots upon it, and a mouldy odor about it suggestive of a damp clothes-chest, it was probable that it belonged to a stratum of garments just old enough to have come recently into wear.
TREFOREST-BASED organisation development specialists Stratum have joined forces with Cardiff-based training provider E-academy to provide end to end training and development solutions for businesses.
HOUSTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stratum Holdings, Inc.