Upon placing the magnet erect, with its attracting end towards the earth, the island descends; but when the repelling extremity points downwards
, the island mounts directly upwards.
, it is equally consistent in regarding Homer and Hesiod as `prehistoric'.
As for this last, change in the reverse direction would seem to be most truly its contrary; thus motion upwards is the contrary of motion downwards
and vice versa.
His cranial cavity is continuous with the first neck-vertebra; and in that vertebra the bottom of the spinal canal will measure ten inches across, being eight in height, and of a triangular figure with the base downwards
. As it passes through the remaining vertebrae the canal tapers in size, but for a considerable distance remains of large capacity.
And others are there who are drawn downwards
: their devils draw them.
Military tactics are like unto water; for water in its natural course runs away from high places and hastens downwards
Mukhorty, with the sacking and the breechband twisted round to one side, was standing not in his former place but nearer to the shafts, shaking his head which the reins he was stepping on drew downwards
. It turned out that Vasili Andreevich had sunk in the same ravine Nikita had previously fallen into, and that Mukhorty had been bringing him back to the sledge and he had got off his back no more than fifty paces from where the sledge was.
Add to this her short nose, her plump cheeks that set wrinkles at defiance, her white hair dressed in stiff little curls; and, if a doll could grow old, Lady Lydiard, at sixty, would have been the living image of that doll, taking life easily on its journey downwards
to the prettiest of tombs, in a burial-ground where the myrtles and roses grew all the year round.
Hence our eye is seldom, I am afraid, turned upward to those who are manifestly greater, better, wiser, or happier than ourselves, without some degree of malignity; while we commonly look downwards
on the mean and miserable with sufficient benevolence and pity.
"They won't let me...I can't be...good!" I managed to articulate; then I went to the sofa, fell on it face downwards
, and sobbed on it for a quarter of an hour in genuine hysterics.
Prince Vasili, in the rare moments when he was at home, would take Pierre's hand in passing and draw it downwards
, or absent-mindedly hold out his wrinkled, clean-shaven cheek for Pierre to kiss and would say: "Till tomorrow," or, "Be in to dinner or I shall not see you," or, "I am staying in for your sake," and so on.
From Eve downwards
, what good hath come from any of them?