I believe it was good for him and for many others in like case, who had to learn by that loss that the soul of man cannot stand or lean upon any human prop
, however strong, and wise, and good; but that He upon whom alone it can stand and lean will knock away all such props
in His own wise and merciful way, until there is no ground or stay left but Himself, the Rock of Ages, upon whom alone a sure foundation for every soul of man is laid.
But ploughed up to the primary rock of the matter, the two great principles laid down in the twin whaling laws previously quoted, and applied and elucidated by Lord Ellenborough in the above cited case; these two laws touching Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish, I say, will, on reflection, be found the fundamentals of all human jurisprudence; For notwithstanding its complicated tracery of sculpture, the Temple of the Law, like the Temple of the Philistines, has but two props
to stand on.
So I kindled the shavings; helped prop
up the innocent little idol; offered him burnt biscuit with Queequeg; salamed before him twice or thrice; kissed his nose; and that done, we undressed and went to bed, at peace with our own consciences and all the world.
said Joseph, giving a thud with his prop
on the floor, and assuming an authoritative air.
At the corner of the area, which is of an irregular form, stands the great tower, or keep, placed on a small hill of its own dimensions, on which lies six vast projecting buttresses, ascending in a steep direction to prop
and support the building, and continued upwards up the side as turrets.
It is especially valuable for airplanes flown regularly for aerobatics--and we've observed that many serious akro pilots have switched to composite props
Still, one chapter could not fully explain the complexities of running a prop
shop, so in 2008, she wrote and published her website, the Properties Directors Handbook: Props
for the Theatre (http://prophandbook.
You will find more people comfortable flinging the prop
on a Continental C-65 than you will with experience propping an 10-550, Lycoming -540 or a Jacobs radial.
slip, so they're about 85 to 90 percent efficient.
of 17- to 19-inch pitch are the most common among typical inshore and bay boats.
Whether it's a rubber floor, a fear of renegade basketballs, juggling gone awry, or a masterfully crafted structure that won't fit through the elevator door, props
can put even the most seasoned competition professional into a panic.
They might create props
from rough ideas or from other people's designs, working with a variety of materials such as steel, latex, wood or cotton.