Her knowledge of her father and Elizabeth inclined her to think that the sacrifice of one pair of horses would be hardly less painful than of both, and so on, through the whole list of Lady Russell's too gentle reductions
Indeed, after the most recent calculations this reduction
is only .000436 of an atmosphere for each thirty feet of depth.
In all such cases the reduction
of behaviour to physical laws can only be effected by entering into great minuteness; so long as we confine ourselves to the observation of comparatively large masses, the way in which the equilibrium will be upset cannot be determined.
He is only in simple reduction
yet, and Johnny Johnson is in fractions, and Johnny isn't half as smart as her Tommy, and she can't understand it.
In piecework they would reduce the time, requiring the same work in a shorter time, and paying the same wages; and then, after the workers had accustomed themselves to this new speed, they would reduce the rate of payment to correspond with the reduction
de Treville had served him so faithfully in his wars against the league that in default of money--a thing to which the Bearnais was accustomed all his life, and who constantly paid his debts with that of which he never stood in need of borrowing, that is to say, with ready wit--in default of money, we repeat, he authorized him, after the reduction
of Paris, to assume for his arms a golden lion passant upon gules, with the motto Fidelis et fortis.
Norris, on quitting the Parsonage, removed first to the Park, and afterwards to a small house of Sir Thomas's in the village, and consoled herself for the loss of her husband by considering that she could do very well without him; and for her reduction
of income by the evident necessity of stricter economy.
D'Artagnan did not think proper to inform him of the reduction
he had made in his personnel.
I must begin a system of reduction
. Like my grapes which the spies bore out of the Promised Land, I have got every thing in Palestine on too large a scale.
It was offered round the town at a tremendous reduction
, so I am told; and was eventually sold for eighteenpence to a bilious-looking youth who had just been advised by his medical men to go to the sea-side, and take exercise.
The horsedealer had engaged to get him a customer for his remaining good horse, for which Lydgate had determined to substitute a cheap hack, hoping by this reduction
of style to get perhaps twenty pounds; and he cared now for every small sum, as a help towards feeding the patience of his tradesmen.
For each question answered he asked two reals, and for some he made a reduction
, just as he happened to feel the pulse of the questioners; and when now and then he came to houses where things that he knew of had happened to the people living there, even if they did not ask him a question, not caring to pay for it, he would make the sign to the ape and then declare that it had said so and so, which fitted the case exactly.