Put these men and girls in line
, march them ten abreast, and six hours would pass before the last company would arrive at the reviewing stand.
The reader will observe that the writer has been unable to keep the women out of an interpolation consisting only of four lines
Farther up the line
a man, standing behind a tree, had had his knee joint splintered by a ball.
Headquarters of the Second Rhodesians occupied a sheltered position far enough back of the lines
to be comparatively safe from enemy observation.
Because no sturgeon can pass through a Chinese line
, the device is called a trap in the fish laws; and because it bids fair to exterminate the sturgeon, it is branded by the fish laws as illegal.
All faces turned in the direction of the familiar voice; the two men between whom in the order of stature Greene had commonly stood in line
turned and squarely confronted each other.
The investigator will encounter nothing less than a line
of battle; there is no need of pickets, videttes, skirmishers, to give warning of our approach; our attacking lines
will be visible, conspicuous, exposed to an artillery fire that will shave the ground the moment they break from cover, and for half the distance to a sheet of rifle bullets in which nothing can live.
Layamon wrote his Brut more than a hundred years after the coming of the Normans, and although his poem is in the main alliterative, sometimes he has rhyming lines
such as "mochel dal heo iwesten: mid harmen pen mesten," that is:--
SOCRATES: And might there not be another square twice as large as this, and having like this the lines
The intervals between the horizontal lines
in the diagram, may represent each a thousand generations; but it would have been better if each had represented ten thousand generations.
May it not be caused by a tendency in each stone to arrange itself in some particular position, with respect to the lines
of vibration, -- in a manner somewhat similar to pins on a sheet of paper when shaken?
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines
through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.