Rusty through long idleness, some little space was requisite before my intellectual machinery could be brought to work upon the tale with an effect in any degree
And according to the degree
of pleasure and pride we feel in being republicans, ought to be our zeal in cherishing the spirit and supporting the character of Federalists.
Consequently, Nature herself supplies us with an ascending scale or Alphabet of angles for half a degree
up to 60 degrees
, Specimens of which are placed in every Elementary School throughout the land.
The temperature of the water at the surface showed twelve degrees
, it was now only ten; we had gained two.
38" and 9 degrees
32" South latitude and 139 degrees
There be three degrees
of this hiding and veiling of a man's self.
Penney--the head of the Egyptian medical service, who, in a small steamer, penetrated one degree
beyond Gondokoro, and then came back to die of exhaustion at Karthoum--nor Miani, the Venetian, who, turning the cataracts below Gondokoro, reached the second parallel-- nor the Maltese trader, Andrea Debono, who pushed his journey up the Nile still farther--could work their way beyond the apparently impassable limit.
He listened with some degree
of interest to what I had to say, but did not give me anything.
Our conception of the degree
of freedom often varies according to differences in the point of view from which we regard the event, but every human action appears to us as a certain combination of freedom and inevitability.
One estimates it thirty miles, because the internal heat, increasing at the rate of about one degree
to each sixty to seventy feet depth, would be sufficient to fuse the most refractory substances at that distance beneath the surface.
In the same degree
as Cornelius de Witt had excited the hatred of the people by sowing those evil seeds which are called political passions, Van Baerle had gained the affections of his fellow citizens by completely shunning the pursuit of politics, absorbed as he was in the peaceful pursuit of cultivating tulips.
The whole organisation seems to have become plastic, and tends to depart in some small degree
from that of the parental type.