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The wind of their running was cold and wild, the horses were lathered and their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind.
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A good many pages of the first section are taken up with an account of the dogged determination of the prisoners to write to their wives and families -- even when it becomes clear that the Germans are simply allowing the letters to blow away in the wind.
They leaned into the wind and seemed like one thousand-legged monster hurtling and plunging until suddenly they rose straight in their saddles and in one terrifying voice shouted, ejaculated their grotesque cry of war.
Objects placed in wind tunnel models are almost always smaller than in practice, so a method was needed to relate small scale models to their real-life counterparts.
With the information contained in Chanute's book, the personal assistance of Chanute himself, and research carried out in their own wind tunnel, the Wright brothers gained enough knowledge of aerodynamics to fly the first powered aircraft on December 17, 1903.
In contemporary vessels, they may be gyroscopically controlled active fins, which have the capacity to change their angle of attack to counteract roll caused by wind or waves acting on the ship.
The likelihood of a 1st century tomb being built to the west of the city is questionable, as according to the late 1st century Rabbinic leader, Akiva ben Joseph, quoted in the Mishnah, tombs should not built to the west of the city, as the wind in Jerusalem generally blows from the west, and would blow the smell of the corpses and their impurity over the city, and the Temple Mount.
Also, if a gust of wind blows the ball over on a place kick attempt after the kicker has begun their run-up, thus allowing the opposing team to begin a charge down, then there is no time to reset the ball, and the kicker may attempt a quick drop kick.
He lamented that the faithful were " tossed to and fro and carried around with every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness and deceitful wiles.
They have two blowholes on top of their head, which can create a distinctive V-shaped blow at the surface in calm wind conditions.
Chordophones like the aeolian harp, ( wind harp ) and the autoharp ( with the piano and harpsichord ) are not harps, but zithers, because their strings are not perpendicular to their soundboard.
Hail stones generally fall at higher speeds as they grow in size, though complicating factors such as melting, friction with air, wind, and interaction with rain and other hail stones can slow their descent through Earth's atmosphere.
For wind and brass instruments, the teacher shows the student how to use their lips, tongue, and breath to produce tones and sounds.
A guitar player learns how to strum and pluck strings ; players of wind instruments learn about breath control and embouchure, and singers learn how to make the most of their vocal cords without hurting the throat or vocal cords.
When the girls become comfortable in their new house and laugh with their father, the soot spirits ( identified as " black soots " in early subtitles and " soot sprites " in the later English dubbed version ) leave the house to drift away on the wind.
Some of these resources, like sunlight, air, wind, etc., are continuously available and their quantity is not noticeably affected by human consumption.
After their escape, they stayed with Aeolus, the master of the winds and he gave Odysseus a leather bag containing all the winds, except the west wind, a gift that should have ensured a safe return home.
Areas prone to heavy snow benefit from a metal roof because their smooth surfaces shed the weight of snow more easily and resist the force of wind better than a wood shingle or a concrete tile roof.
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LaGuardia's multi-lingual rallies, when he is running for Congress, are well staged, and wind up in a wild Jewish folk-dance that is really great musical theater.
On February 17, 2011, IKEA announced its plans for a wind farm in Dalarna County, Sweden, furthering the furniture giant's goal of running on 100 percent renewable energy.
The soundtrack includes several ambient pieces, including the sound of water running in a fountain and wind accompanied by strings.
A beam reach is with the wind at right angles to the boat, a close reach is anywhere between beating and a beam reach, and a broad reach is between a beam reach and running.
On other points of sail, it is easy to stop or slow the boat by heading into the wind ; there may be no such easy way out when running, especially in close quarters or when a spinnaker, whisker pole or preventer are set.
To keep from being pushed aground, they kept their bow into the wind with the engines running half to full in turns, yet the ship still drifted before its movement was arrested.
That same year, Hayes set the world best for 200 meters ( 20. 5 seconds, although the time was never ratified ) and ran the 220 yard dash in a time of 20. 6 seconds ( while running into an eight mph wind ).
Caerus stands on tiptoe because he is always running, and like Hermes, he has wings in his feet to fly with the wind.
Other meanings have been suggested over the years and are listed on the borough's website, including an Indian word for running water, a cleft in the rock or under the rock or hollow rock, the word " hohokes ", signifying the whistle of the wind against the bark of trees, the Chihohokies Indians whose chief lived here, the Dutch Hoog Akers for " high acorns " or Hoge Aukers, Dutch for " high oaks ", the Indian word hoccus meaning " fox ", or woakus, " gray fox ", or that the " Ho " part means joy or spirit, and the rest of the name from " hohokes ," meaning a kind of bark of a tree.
When running before the wind or reaching across the wind, a ketch may set extra sails such as a spinnaker on the main mast, and a spinnaker or mizzen staysail on the mizzen mast.
In athletics and performance applications, skin-tight garments — or ' skinsuits ' provide protection from injury from dancing, gymnastics, swimming, cycling, skating, skiing, and running by enhancing muscle support and reducing muscle vibration, lessening wind and friction drag, and it also serves as protection from cuts, stings and abrasion, and as effective protection from UV rays of the sun.
Modern balaclavas are used in outdoor winter sports activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, running or winter bicycling to help protect the face from the cold wind and maintain warmth.
This statue, many believe, is associated with the weather: " a celestial high god that personified various elements of natural forces intimately associated the productive potential of altiplano ecology: the sun, wind, rain, hail-in brief, a personification of atmospherics that most directly affect agricultural production in either a positive or negative manner ", This statue is more complicated than Viracocha in that it has twelve faces covered by a solar mask and at the base thirty running or kneeling figures.
Most ocean-going windjammers were four-masted barques, since the four-masted barque is considered the most efficient rig available because of its ease of handling, small need of manpower, good running capabilities, and good capabilities of rising toward wind.
A generator ( running on biofuels ) can be run more efficiently if combined with batteries and an inverter ; this adds significantly to capital cost but reduces running cost, and can potentially make this a much cheaper option than the solar, wind and micro-hydro options.
If a vessel is fore-and-aft-rigged, the actual wind position is overridden by the position of the boom ( the mainsail boom in a vessel with multiple masts ), which is assumed to be on the side opposite the wind, even if the vessel is running straight downwind or is in the act of tacking ; that is, if the boom is to port the vessel is on starboard tack, and vice versa.
A. in irons ( into the wind ); B. close hauled ; C. beam reach ; D. broad reach ; E. running ; Shaded: " no go zone "
On this point of sail ( also called running before the wind ), the wind is coming from directly behind the boat.
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The silence oppressed him, made him bend low over the horse's neck as if to hide from a wind that had begun to blow far away and was twisting slowly through the darkness in its slow search.
He grabbed her by the shoulders and went down on one knee, taking her weight so that some of the wind was driven out of him.
Over the rapidly-diminishing outline of a jump seat piled high with luggage Herry's black brushcut was just discernible, near, or enviably near that spot where -- hidden -- more delicately-textured, most beautifully tinted hair must still be streaming back in cool, oh cool wind sweetly perfumed with sagebrush and yucca flowers and engine fumes.
The way his red rubber lips were stretched across his pearly little teeth I thought he was only having a little joke, but, no, he wanted me to bend down from the roar of wind so he could roar something into my ear.
`` I'd wind up full of bullet holes '', he said, and there was no question that he was talking about bullets fired by his coworkers.
The only available field that could be used near flood-ravaged Montpelier was on the Towne farm off upper Main Street, a narrow hillside where takeoffs and landings could be safely made only under light wind conditions.
The first few days Bob Fogg set his plane down on Towne field back of the State House when the wind was right, and used Wilson flat above Barre when it wasn't.
It was a cold, windy day, the day after Kitti's death, but Stanley Gilborn paid no attention to the blustery October wind.
She cut the engines and slowly the cruiser swung around on the end of its lines until its bow was pointing into the wind and the cockpit faced toward the shore.
On this day the wind had switched 180-degrees from the northwest to the southeast, and nearly every shot on the course was different from the previous few days.
Along about 4:30, just when it was getting to be about time to turn the audience over and toast them on the other side, Judy came on singing, in a short-skirted blue dress with a blue and white jacket that flapped in the wind.
Historically, it was of particular relevance to sailing warships which used them to outmaneuver opponents when the wind had dropped but might be used by any vessel in confined, shoal water to place it in a more desirable position, provided she had enough manpower.
There is no documented evidence for this theory, however, and, the word liti was probably borrowed from 16th-18th century writings in Latin, where the word lituus could describe various wind instruments, such as the horn, the crumhorn, or the cornett.
Africa was also set on its course to decolonization, swept by what Harold Macmillan, the then British Prime Minister, aptly termed the " wind of change ".
Other well-known Berg compositions include the Lyric Suite ( 1926 ), which was later shown to employ elaborate cyphers to document a secret love affair ; the extraordinarily elaborate post-Mahlerian Three Pieces for Orchestra ( completed in 1915 but not performed until after Wozzeck ); and the Chamber Concerto ( Kammerkonzert, 1923 – 25 ) for violin, piano and 13 wind instruments: this latter is written so conscientiously that Pierre Boulez has called it " Berg's strictest composition " and it, too, is permeated by cyphers and posthumously disclosed hidden programs.
One well-known story ( quoted in Berry, page 261 ) was that he saw the change of direction of a wind vane on a boat on the Thames, caused not by an alteration of the wind itself, but by a change of course of the boat relative to the wind direction.