before the arrival of the moon at the point
It was hot and stifling work, but at last I reached a point
where the fire lit up the corridor sufficiently for me to see that no soldier of Helium lay between me and the conflagration--what was in it or upon the far side I could not know, nor could any man have passed through that seething hell of chemicals and lived to learn.
It is a good point
of cunning, for a man to shape the answer he would have, in his own words and propositions; for it makes the other party stick the less.
In discussing this subject, we shall be enabled at the same time to consider a point
equally important for us, namely, whether the several distinct species of a genus, which on my theory have all descended from a common progenitor, can have migrated (undergoing modification during some part of their migration) from the area inhabited by their progenitor.
No," he said; "I would point
out the fact that if, as Pripasov directly asserts, perception is based on sensation, then we are bound to distinguish sharply between these two conceptions.
About thirty miles above Point
Vancouver the mountains again approach on both sides of the river, which is bordered by stupendous precipices, covered with the fir and the white cedar, and enlivened occasionally by beautiful cascades leaping from a great height, and sending up wreaths of vapor.
From every point
rose similar savage cries, until the world seemed to tremble to their reverberations.
But from off the Point
Pedro shore I saw a dark line form on the water and travel toward us.
How any person discovered that this formidable spot was the only point
where the side of the mountain was practicable, I cannot imagine.
Or, its speed failing, and unable to reach the point
of equal attraction, it would fall upon the moon by virtue of the excess of the lunar attraction over the terrestrial.
Leaving Joppa, the next point
of interest to visit will be Alexandria, which will be reached in twenty-four hours.
In the fifteenth century, the Seine bathed five islands within the walls of Paris: Louviers island, where there were then trees, and where there is no longer anything but wood; l'ile aux Vaches, and l'ile Notre-Dame, both deserted, with the exception of one house, both fiefs of the bishop--in the seventeenth century, a single island was formed out of these two, which was built upon and named l'ile Saint-Louis--, lastly the City, and at its point
, the little islet of the cow tender, which was afterwards engulfed beneath the platform of the Pont-Neuf.