The Fiend lookt up and knew His mounted scale
aloft: nor more; but fled Murmuring, and with him fled the shades of night.
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
He belongs to the great array of the unknown - who are great, indeed, by the sum total of the devoted effort put out, and the colossal scale
of success attained by their insatiable and steadfast ambition.
Could we have stepped from summit to summit of these steep but narrow elevations we could easily have accomplished the distance; but we must penetrate to the bottom of every yawning gulf, and scale
in succession every one of the eminences before us.
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