of basis is enough for me, if it be actually basis and ground!
They were eloquent in their dis- tress; but they presently discovered that the fire had eaten so far up under the great log it had been built against (where it curved upward and separated itself from the ground), that a handbreadth
or so of it had escaped wetting; so they patiently wrought until, with shreds and bark gathered from the under sides of shel- tered logs, they coaxed the fire to burn again.
I walked a while on the pavement; but a subtle, well-known scent-- that of a cigar--stole from some window; I saw the library casement open a handbreadth
; I knew I might be watched thence; so I went apart into the orchard.
there are times when the great universe, Like cloth in some unskilful dyer's vat, Shrivels into a handbreadth
, and perchance That time is now!
Barring a significant shift in the wind and weather, the green-winged teal fond of this humble haven lounge beneath the branches, a handbreadth
from the bank.
Fransson and Winkel  indicated that hand size measurements have the maximum finger length and handbreadth
between women's and men's mean values of 72 mm and 90 mm, respectively.
They are robust little plants and after a year of growth you can divide them up, replanting a handbreadth
He wore over his coal-black locks a milk-white turban, and over his shoulders a short mantle of the same colour, open in front and at the sleeves, under which appeared a doublet of dressed leopard's skin reaching within a handbreadth
of the knee.
From a standing position with arms extended on both sides and hands facing the thighs, participants were instructed to exert as much pressure as possible for 3-5 s on the grip adapted to handbreadth
. After 3 attempts with each hand, lower values were eliminated.
Common scale Ezekiel's scale Measure Millimeters Inches Millimeters Inches Cubit 444.25 1749 518.29 20.405 Span 222.12 8.745 259.14 10.202 Handbreadth
74.04 2.91 74.04 2.91 Finger 18.51 0.72 18.51 0.72 TABLE 3 Great Pyramid at Gizeh, Khufu 20.620 [+ or -] -005 Second Khafra 20.64 [+ or -] -03 Granite temple 20.68 [+ or -] -02 Third Pyramid Menkaura 20.71 [+ or -] .02 Peribolus walls 20.69 [+ or -] -02 Great Pyramid of Dahshur (?) 20.58 [+ or -] -02 Pyramid at Sakkara Pepi 20.51 [+ or -] -02 Fourth to sixth dynasty, mean of all 20.63 [+ or -] -02 TABLE 4 Egyptian common cubit 18.24 inches Egyptian royal cubit 20.64 inches Great Assyrian cubit 25.26 inches Beladi cubit 21.88 inches Black cubit 20.28 inches TABLE 5: Middle East names and dimensions for the cubit and related measures.
An incision beginning a handbreadth
superior to posterior superior iliac spine on the iliac crest advancing laterally to the greater trochanter and then curving posteriorly towards the gluteal fold was used.
Two 5-mm working ports were placed in the right and left lower quadrants, about one handbreadth
lateral to the umbilicus and 3 cm caudally.