in reaching the point
where the attraction of the earth and moon will be in equilibrio .
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.
A third great fact, partly included in the foregoing statements, is the affinity of the productions of the same continent or sea, though the species themselves are distinct at different points
"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."
Vancouver the river turned towards the northeast, and became more contracted and rapid, with occasional islands and frequent sand-banks.
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.
There's our center, at Borodino, just there," and he pointed
to the village in front of them with the white church.
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.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point
), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.