He now simply said, "Well, my friends, what quantity of powder do you propose?"
"Nevertheless," said the president, "I hold to that quantity of powder.
"The thing is very simple; we must reduce this enormous quantity of powder, while preserving to it its mechanical power."
500 pounds of cotton into twenty-seven cubic feet, the whole quantity will not occupy a height of more than 180 feet within the bore of the Columbiad.
Accordingly, the next day I went to my country house, as I called it, and cutting some of the smaller twigs, I found them to my purpose as much as I could desire; whereupon I came the next time prepared with a hatchet to cut down a quantity
, which I soon found, for there was great plenty of them.
That unknown quantity is the spirit of the army, that is to say, the greater or lesser readiness to fight and face danger felt by all the men composing an army, quite independently of whether they are, or are not, fighting under the command of a genius, in two- or three-line formation, with cudgels or with rifles that repeat thirty times a minute.
This problem is only solvable if we cease arbitrarily to substitute for the unknown x itself the conditions under which that force becomes apparent- such as the commands of the general, the equipment employed, and so on- mistaking these for the real significance of the factor, and if we recognize this unknown quantity in its entirety as being the greater or lesser desire to fight and to face danger.
Measurement owes its existence to Earth; Estimation of quantity
to Measurement; Calculation to Estimation of quantity
; Balancing of chances to Calculation; and Victory to Balancing of chances.
During the period under review, bed-wear exports increased 0.06pc in value and 8.18pc in quantity
whereas those of towels fell by 1.41pc year-on-year in value and 7.21pc in quantity
FLINTSHIRE Cannabis (herbal) Quantity
456 including wraps/bags/reefers from 289 seizures Cannabis (resin/oil) Quantity
45 including bags/wraps/reefers.
Materials were evaluated by identifying the current disposal practice, quantity
generated, availability of recycling resources/options and potential for recycling implementation.
Many Developers are aware of the Erosion and Sediment Control component of the SWPPP; however, some have been caught off-guard with the second and third components of the SWPPP--permanent Water Quality and Quantity
Controls--and how they apply to urban projects.