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In the distance we could hear the drums and the wail of the death song.
from Brown Corpus
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distance and we
Something clicked in this instance, but I treated her circumspectly and I felt that she knew it, for we both kept our distance.
On Thursday evening we may go out of town together by some stage or mail about the distance of ten or twelve miles.
We shared the expenses of the studio, and we all lived within walking distance of it, in cheap lodgings of one kind or another.
He explained that though both sun and the stars were fiery stones, we do not feel the heat of the stars because of their enormous distance from earth.
If there is a tie, we must consider the atoms at distance 2 from the stereocenter — as a list is made for each group of the atoms bonded to the one directly attached to the stereocenter.
However, on scales comparable to the radius of the observable universe, we see systematic changes with distance from the Earth.
The surface of last scattering refers to the set of points in space at the right distance from us so that we would just now be receiving photons originally emitted from those points at the time of photon decoupling.
If S is an arbitrary set, then the set S < sup > N </ sup > of all sequences in S becomes a complete metric space if we define the distance between the sequences ( x < sub > n </ sub >) and ( y < sub > n </ sub >) to be, where N is the smallest index for which x < sub > N </ sub > is distinct from y < sub > N </ sub >, or 0 if there is no such index.
The completion of M can be constructed as a set of equivalence classes of Cauchy sequences in M. For any two Cauchy sequences ( x < sub > n </ sub >)< sub > n </ sub > and ( y < sub > n </ sub >)< sub > n </ sub > in M, we may define their distance as
For example, if we suppose at t = 0 the extension is a unit distance ( x = 1 ), and the particle is not moving ( dx / dt = 0 ).
For light, we can often neglect one direction if the diffracting object extends in that direction over a distance far greater than the wavelength.
# While ideal gas molecules do not interact, we consider molecules attracting others within a distance of several molecules ' radii.
It is easy enough to " translate " between polar and rectangular coordinates in the plane: let, as above, direction and distance be and respectively, then we have
For any point P on the minor arc BC of the circumcircle of an equilateral triangle ABC, with distances q and t from B and C respectively, and with the intersection of PA and BC being at a distance y from point P, we have that y is half the harmonic mean of q and t.
One approach is to argue that all real forces drop off with distance from their sources in a known manner, so we have only to be sure that we are far enough away from all sources to ensure that no force is present.
Similarly, for any semi-normed vector space we can define the distance between two vectors u and v as ‖ u − v ‖.
He stated, "... by their electromagnetic waves use we may produce at will, from a sending station, an electrical effect in any particular region of the globe ; which we may determine the relative position or course of a moving object, such as a vessel at sea, the distance traversed by the same, or its speed.
For a transmitted ray we could do something similar but in that case the distance traveled through the object would cause even faster intensity decrease.
God created an epistemic distance ( such that God is not immediately knowable ) so that we may strive to know him and by doing so become truly good.
distance and could
But he, as I can now retort, was the man who could see so short a distance ahead that after a visit to Russia he gave voice to the famous exclamation: `` I have seen the future and it works ''.
Even at this short distance they were only vague shapes, setting up the machine gun on a small knoll so that it could fire above the heads of the rest of the patrol.
Mrs. Hewlitt led the birthcontrol league, Mrs. Ryerson was arthritis, and way in the distance could be seen the slate roof of Ethel Littleton's house, a roof that signified gout.
More often than not I have found easy excuse to leave my own work and stand at a respectable distance where I could watch this man transform raw nature into a composed, not imitative, painting.
Even at that distance, with no sound but the sound of the tractor, I could tell the fierce mark of brutality on the boy.
It seemed unlikely that her crew, if either of them were alive, could even see the Ariadne, for they were passing her at a distance of nearly a light-year.
If this particular quasar and our galaxy could be seen side by side at the same distance, the quasar would be 5 magnitudes ( or 100 times ) brighter than our galaxy.
Power generated by muscles, however, is limited by force – velocity relationship, and even at the optimal contraction speed for power production, total work done by the muscle will be less than half of what could be done if the muscle were contracting over the same distance at very slow speeds, resulting in less than 1 / 4 the projectile launch velocity possible without the limitations of the force – velocity relationship.
This ability would enable a creature to recognize the likelihood that their perceptions are deceiving them ( e. g. that water in the distance may be a mirage ) and behave accordingly, and it could also facilitate the manipulation of others by recognizing how things appear to them for both cooperative and devious ends.
Making the most of the cavernous stadium, Veeck had a portable center field fence installed, which he could move in or out depending on how the distance favored the Indians against their opponents in a given series.
In the Geissler tubes, there was so much air that the electrons could only travel a tiny distance before colliding with an atom.
* ESP shows textual information about the enemy ; such as health, name and distance ; also information about weapons lying around the map, which could be missed without the hack.
Due to the distance of trade for this steel, a sufficiently lengthy disruption of the trade routes could have ended the production of Damascus steel and eventually led to the loss of the technique in India.
Adult learners utilizing distance education can face obstacles such as domestic distractions and unreliable technology which could make completing a distance education course difficult.
After practice and experimentation, Reiter " discovered he could get greater distance and accuracy throwing that way.
His home is Glitnir, its name, meaning " shining ," referring to its silver ceiling and golden pillars, which radiated light that could be seen from a great distance.
Like journey, the distance that could be travelled in a day, the title ' journeyman ' derives from the French words for ' day ' ( jour and journée ) from which came the middle English word journei.
Entries could weigh no more than six tons and had to travel along the track for a total distance of.
This argument was based on the " thunder and smoke " description, as well as on the distance the flame could be projected from a siphon, which suggested an explosive discharge.