This was said in a tone which quenched
Michel Ardan's last hope.
Undressing, she went into the bedroom; but her face had none of the eagerness which, during her stay in Moscow, had fairly flashed from her eyes and her smile; on the contrary, now the fire seemed quenched
in her, hidden somewhere far away.
Her efforts in this line, however, were brought to an abrupt close by an untoward accident, which quenched her ardor.
A smart shower at eleven had evidently quenched the enthusiasm of the young ladies who were to arrive at twelve, for nobody came, and at two the exhausted family sat down in a blaze of sunshine to consume the perishable portions of the feast, that nothing might be lost.
"Let craft, ambition, spite, Be quenched
in Reason's night, Till weakness turn to might, Till what is dark be light, Till what is wrong be right!"
But the interest of the day's proceedings for us is centred neither in the learned discourse of our friend Van Systens, however eloquent it might be, nor in the young dandies, resplendent in their Sunday clothes, and munching their heavy cakes; nor in the poor young peasants, gnawing smoked eels as if they were sticks of vanilla sweetmeat; neither is our interest in the lovely Dutch girls, with red cheeks and ivory bosoms; nor in the fat, round mynheers, who had never left their homes before; nor in the sallow, thin travellers from Ceylon or Java; nor in the thirsty crowds, who quenched
their thirst with pickled cucumbers; -- no, so far as we are concerned, the real interest of the situation, the fascinating, dramatic interest, is not to be found here.
I had serious thoughts of getting a pitcher of water and extinguishing that light too; but it was evident his curiosity was too keenly excited to be quenched
by that, and the more I manifested my anxiety to baffle his scrutiny, the greater would be his determination to persist in it besides it was too late.
"The last thing I want to happen is to see my grandchildren and daughter die because the steel bars might be one of those that are quenched
tempered," she said.
DTI even cited a study conducted by the Department of Science and Technology - Metal Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC), called the 'Characterization of Locally-Manufactured Quenched
and Self-Tempered Reinforcing Steel Bars.'
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) finds no factual or technical basis to support the allegation that quenched
and tempered (QT) steel is unsafe for high-rise construction, following a series of consultations conducted with the Philippine Constructors Association (PCA), Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (PISI), Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP), and other relevant stakeholders.
Caption: FIGURE 2: XRD patterns of [([Fe.sub.0.39] [Co.sub.0.15] [Ni.sub.0.46]).sub.82-x] [B.sub.12+x][Si.sub.6] as- quenched