If, for example, there should be a deposition
of moisture upon the silk, and the machine begins to descend in consequence, there will be no necessity for discharging ballast to remedy the increase of weight, for it is remedied, or counteracted, in an exactly just proportion, by the deposit on the ground of just so much of the end of the rope as is necessary.
Although each formation has indisputably required a vast number of years for its deposition, I can see several reasons why each should not include a graduated series of links between the species which then lived; but I can by no means pretend to assign due proportional weight to the following considerations.
When we see, as is so often the case, a formation composed of beds of different mineralogical composition, we may reasonably suspect that the process of deposition has been much interrupted, as a change in the currents of the sea and a supply of sediment of a different nature will generally have been due to geographical changes requiring much time.
No, that's not right either; 'I make a deposition
and you take it.
Faure took down the daroga's depositions
and proceeded to treat him as a madman.
That's all very well," said the Inspector, when he had taken Abdul's dramatically dying depositions
on the steamer, "but you can't hammer a native merely because he laughs at you.
There isn't the least need for your to think about depositions
A protocol of the violence practiced by the prisoner against his jailer was immediately drawn up, and as it was made on the depositions of Gryphus, it certainly could not be said to be too tame; the prisoner being charged with neither more nor less than with an attempt to murder, for a long time premeditated, with open rebellion.
Whilst the charge was made out against Cornelius, Gryphus, whose presence was no longer necessary after having made his depositions, was taken down by his turnkeys to his lodge, groaning and covered with bruises.
These facts cannot be called in question, for I myself raised the point during the depositions
taken before the committee of artillery.
There were only a couple of women in the dock, who were nodding to their admiring friends, while the clerk read some depositions
to a couple of policemen and a man in plain clothes who leant over the table.
I wish I could doubt the evidence of my senses, but their depositions