A cadaverousness of complexion; an eye large, liquid, and luminous beyond comparison; lips somewhat thin and very pallid, but of a surpassingly beautiful curve; a nose of a delicate Hebrew model, but with a breadth of nostril unusual in similar formations; a finely-moulded chin, speaking, in its want of prominence, of a want of moral energy; hair of a more than web-like softness and tenuity
; these features, with an inordinate expansion above the regions of the temple, made up altogether a countenance not easily to be forgotten.
Fouquet had gone to bed, like a man who clings to life, and wishes to economize, as much as possible, that slender tissue of existence, of which the shocks and frictions of this world so quickly wear out the tenuity
. D'Artagnan appeared at the door of this chamber, and was saluted by the superintendent with a very affable "Good day."
Presently the sudden transition from daylight to darkness which, owing to the tenuity
of the air upon Barsoom, occurs almost without the warning twilight of Earth, would occur.
But its efforts, it must be acknowledged, served an excellent purpose; for, with each successive whiff, the figure lost more and more of its dizzy and perplexing tenuity
and seemed to take denser substance.
of the passaggio at [F.sub.5] may have rendered it susceptible to disturbance by once the normal flow of hormones, or it might prove idiosyncratic to this investigation; further research is needed to confirm or refute the findings reported in this study.
In astronomy, it was regarded as a fluid of extreme tenuity
and mobility, offering no resistance to the motions of the celestial bodies.
(34) He proceeded to describe the political deadlock between Turkey, England, Zionists, and Muslims (he made no reference to Arab Christians), claiming that "any new venture in that ravished land is not only insecure, but will also fail to obtain legalized protection to title to any property that might be purchased under the present hazard." (35) Beyond political instability and the tenuity
of property rights, the obstinate mental attitudes of Jews and Arabs precluded "constructive mission work, as no such work can flourish among people whose minds are at war and whose bodies engage in daily riots somewhere in the country." (36)
The Taoism of Clarified Tenuity
: Content and Intention
An apocalyptic event has destroyed humanity and terrestrial life; the agent of destruction was a comet on a path that "would bring it into very close proximity with the earth." As the comet drew closer, scholars had reassured the world that comets were "vapory creations of inconceivable tenuity
Most have assumed a veneer of Islam but the tenuity
of this can be judged by their addiction to illicit brewing and drunkenness.
(6) Absorbent drug is a drug which, due to its tenuity
and heat, stirs the fluids as soon as it comes across them at a place ...