For hours and hours from the almost stationary
ship that hideous sight is seen.
The silvered mountains in the distance, the almost stationary
moon hanging in the sky, the cacti-studded valley below me were not of Mars.
In the orchestra stalls, the drugget covering them looked like an angry sea, whose glaucous waves had been suddenly rendered stationary
by a secret order from the storm phantom, who, as everybody knows, is called Adamastor.
Yet in our more temperate regions, in which the southward attraction is hardly felt, walking sometimes in a perfectly desolate plain where there have been no houses nor trees to guide me, I have been occasionally compelled to remain stationary
for hours together, waiting till the rain came before continuing my journey.
All the marvelous conclusions they have reached about the distances, weights, movements, and deflections of the heavenly bodies are only founded on the apparent motions of the heavenly bodies about a stationary
earth, on that very motion I see before me now, which has been so for millions of men during long ages, and was and will be always alike, and can always be trusted.
It is evident, on our theory, that coasts merely fringed by reefs cannot have subsided to any perceptible amount; and therefore they must, since the growth of their corals, either have remained stationary
or have been upheaved.
Elijah, hailing us when we had removed a few paces.
Bagration's exhausted and hungry detachment, which alone covered this movement of the transport and of the whole army, had to remain stationary
in face of an enemy eight times as strong as itself.
But the dark patch was not stationary
, it kept moving; and it was not a village but some tall stalks of wormwood sticking up through the snow on the boundary between two fields, and desperately tossing about under the pressure of the wind which beat it all to one side and whistled through it.
sun hangs forever in the center of the Pellucidarian sky--directly overhead.
The consequence clearly is that there can be no common measure of national wealth, and, of course, no general or stationary
rule by which the ability of a state to pay taxes can be determined.
The felucca went on, the boat continued stationary
, rocked only by the swashing waves.