As she passed down the line, her light figure swinging from hand to hand in circles of increasing swiftness, the scarf flew off her head and stood out behind her shoulders, and Frome, at each turn, caught sight of her laughing panting lips, the cloud of dark hair about her forehead, and the dark eyes which seemed the only fixed points
in a maze of flying lines.
What I think of on this point is, when self is the fixed point
the centripetal force is balanced with the centrifugal.
The most simple and familiar portion of time, applicable to the subject was that of a year; and hence the doctrine has been inculcated by a laudable zeal, to erect some barrier against the gradual innovations of an unlimited government, that the advance towards tyranny was to be calculated by the distance of departure from the fixed point
of annual elections.
They were to windward of the schooner, just ready to flirt the dory over the still sea, when sounds of woe half a mile off led them to Penn, who was careering around a fixed point
, for all the world like a gigantic water-bug.
'You see, Mister O'Hara, I do not know what the deuce-an'- all I shall do when I find our sporting friends; but if you will kindly keep within sight of my umbrella, which is fine fixed point
for cadastral survey, I shall feel much better.'
The theory of fixed points
has been revealed as a very powerful and important tool in the study of nonlinear phenomena.
Samet, "Fixed points
for generalized ([alpha], [psi]) contractions on generalized metric spaces," Journal of Inequalities and Applications, vol.
Reference  established some new common fixed points
of generalized rational-contractive mappings in dislocated metric spaces with applications.
Amini-Harandi, "Metric-like spaces, partial metric spaces and fixed points
," Fixed Point
Theory and Applications, Article ID 204, 2012.
 to study the consensus formation on a circle for a regime of three political parties; they used an iterative monoparametric map which introduced six fixed points
on the opinion space.
PARK, WCNA'92 (1996) --Sufficient conditions for the existence of fixed points
of acyclic maps defined on a convex subset of a topological vector space E on which [E.sup.*] separates points are obtained.