Iwanich thanked the bird, and placing the feather beside the scale
he drove the horses home.
Consequently, Nature herself supplies us with an ascending scale
or Alphabet of angles for half a degree up to 60 degrees, Specimens of which are placed in every Elementary School throughout the land.
They had difficulty in negotiating some of the doorways, but as the buildings fronting the city's principal exposures were all designed upon a magnificent scale
, they were able to wriggle through without sticking fast; and thus we finally made the inner court where I found, as I had expected, the usual carpet of moss-like vegetation which would prove their food and drink until I could return them to their own enclosure.
Hence no one has ever composed a poem on a great scale
in any other than heroic verse.
It was determined to scale
this ridge, and seek a passage into the valley which must lie beyond.
The handkerchief has disappeared, and, now they have taken down the SIGN, I hope they will do business on a more reasonable scale
Four membranous wings covered with little colored scales
of metallic appearance; mouth forming a rolled proboscis, produced by an elongation of the jaws, upon the sides of which are found the rudiments of mandibles and downy palpi; the inferior wings retained to the superior by a stiff hair; antennae in the form of an elongated club, prismatic; abdomen pointed, The Death's -- headed Sphinx has occasioned much terror among the vulgar, at times, by the melancholy kind of cry which it utters, and the insignia of death which it wears upon its corslet.
It was the Black Hole of Calcutta on a small scale
She could not help bringing into her conversation the names of people she knew which would satisfy you that she had not sunk in the social scale
Below these in the scale
of evolution came the Bo-lu, or club-men, and then the Alus, who had no weapons and no language.
At either end of the scale
are notes that stir no chord of that imperfect instrument, the human ear.
If these discoveries had been made after a lapse of sixteen centuries, under a layer of dust and ashes on a large scale
, surely we might hope to meet with similar cases of preservation, after a lapse of three or four years only, under a layer of dust and ashes on a small scale