Little by little, as ages went on, a change took place; a general law of attraction manifested itself, to which the hitherto errant atoms became obedient: these atoms combined together chemically
according to their affinities, formed themselves into molecules, and composed those nebulous masses with which the depths of the heavens are strewed.
It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically
The light drew them as if they were plants; the chemistry of the life that composed them demanded the light as a necessity of being; and their little puppet-bodies crawled blindly and chemically
, like the tendrils of a vine.
She tinctured all his thoughts; she was the compound extract of all that was chemically
pure and officinal--the dispensatory contained nothing equal to her.
And Nalasu, who had lived a long life most bravely in the midst of perils he had known, was destined to die a coward out of his fear of the thing unknown, the chemically
propelled missile of the white masters.
But at that time I could not get rid of him, it was as though he were chemically
combined with my existence.
Had he said: "This is not a human being that you see, but the remains of a chemically
produced counterfeit created in my own laboratory," they would have smiled, and either hanged him or put him away with the other criminally insane.
They sank lower and lower into the muddy abyss, back into the dregs of the raw beginnings of life, striving blindly and chemically
, as atoms strive, as the star-dust if the heavens strives, colliding, recoiling, and colliding again and eternally again.
Going back at once to the town of Barkingham, I provided myself with a short bit of rope, a little bull's-eye lantern, a small screwdriver, and a nice bit of beef chemically
adapted for the soothing of troublesome dogs.
"It is interesting, chemically
, no doubt," I answered, "but practically "
All that stirring of old instincts which at stated periods drives men out from the sounding cities to forest and plain to kill things by chemically
propelled leaden pellets, the blood lust, the joy to kill--all this was Buck's, only it was infinitely more intimate.