For hours and hours from the almost stationary
ship that hideous sight is seen.
When there is no angle - in other words, when the rope hangs perpendicularly, the whole apparatus is stationary
; but the larger the angle, that is to say, the farther the balloon precedes the end of the rope, the greater the velocity ; and the converse.
Whilst the bed of the sea is stationary
or is rising, or when very little sediment is being deposited, there will be blanks in our geological history.
We advanced from the river Arguna by easy and moderate journeys, and were very visibly obliged to the care the Czar has taken to have cities and towns built in as many places as it is possible to place them, where his soldiers keep garrison, something like the stationary
soldiers placed by the Romans in the remotest countries of their empire; some of which I had read of were placed in Britain, for the security of commerce, and for the lodging of travellers.
'Get out of the way!' cried the officers of the stationary
Soothed by my exertions, my method, and Herbert's compliments, I would sit with his symmetrical bundle and my own on the table before me among the stationary
, and feel like a Bank of some sort, rather than a private individual.
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.
The silvered mountains in the distance, the almost stationary
moon hanging in the sky, the cacti-studded valley below me were not of Mars.