If we are wise enough to preserve the Union we may for ages enjoy an advantage similar to that of an insulated
As the light began to fail, Esther collected her younger children at her side, and placing herself on a projecting point of her insulated
fortress, she sat patiently awaiting the return of the hunters.
It is conjectured by some that the whole country may originally have been of the altitude of these tabular hills; but through some process of nature may have sunk to its present level; these insulated
eminences being protected by broad foundations of solid rock.
In attempting to lift it from its burying place I dis-covered that it seemed to be held fast by means of a very small insulated
cable running farther into the sand beneath it.
It was, moreover, a separate and insulated
event, to occur but once in her lifetime, and to meet which, therefore, reckless of economy, she might call up the vital strength that would have sufficed for many quiet years.
Among the other things which I sent to Innes was over five hundred miles of double, insulated
wire of a very fine gauge.
"I start twelve immensely strong wires -- naked, not insulated
-- from a big dynamo in the cave -- dynamo with no brushes except a positive and a negative one --"
The buildings stood insulated
and independent, not, as now, merging their separate existences into connected ranges, with a front of tiresome identity,--but each possessing features of its own, as if the owner's individual taste had shaped it,--and the whole presenting a picturesque irregularity, the absence of which is hardly compensated by any beauties of our modern architecture.
Before the war of the Revolution, the inhabited parts of the colony of New York were limited to less than a tenth of its possessions, A narrow belt of country, extending for a short distance on either side of the Hudson, with a similar occupation of fifty miles on the banks of the Mohawk, together with the islands of Nassau and Staten, and a few insulated
settlements on chosen land along the margins of streams, composed the country, which was then inhabited by less than two hundred thousand souls.
The bowl is then cemented into a metal plate with a heavily insulated
back and the whole affair set in the masonry of wall or ceiling as desired, where it gives off light of greater or less intensity, according to the composition of the filling material, for an almost incalculable period of time.
Great arm-like bays, expanding at their upper ends, often branch from the main valleys and penetrate the sandstone platform; on the other hand, the platform often sends promontories into the valleys, and even leaves in them great, almost insulated
I saw that under the mask of these half humorous inuendoes, this old seaman, as an insulated
Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices, and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed from Cape Cod or the Vineyard.