Did not his qualifications, his membership, and the record of his writings fill a long half-column
in the "Medical Directory," from his first little paper on the "Gouty Diathesis" in 1859 to his exhaustive treatise upon "Affections of the Vaso-Motor System" in 1884?
But there was also, on another page, a special financial article in a hostile tone beginning with the words "We have always feared" and a guarded, half-column
leader, opening with the phrase: "It is a deplorable sign of the times" what was, in effect, an austere, general rebuke to the absurd infatuations of the investing public.
There was a half-column
account of the robbery--it was evident that a gang was operating in the neighborhood, said the paper, for it was the third within a week, and the police were apparently powerless.
The story has, I believe, been told more than once in the newspapers, but, like all such narratives, its effect is much less striking when set forth en bloc in a single half-column
of print than when the facts slowly evolve before your own eyes, and the mystery clears gradually away as each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth.
in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
Ranging from a half-column
to multiple pages, the entries are rich resources through which readers can acquire both a remedial and an advanced understanding of subjects.
The user of the dictionary in this instance would be better served by a half-column
on "La mort des cathedrales" and the omission of Delacroix altogether.
Commonweal all but overlooked Maynard's work in American Catholic history, describing him as "a recognized histo rian, with an abiding interest in the Elizabethan period." (50) According to the unsigned half-column
in America, "no one of his works was a truly great book (The Story of American Catholicism was certainly a pioneering effort, however).
Nevertheless, "Kuiper Belt" does get a half-column
I would prefer something more like a half-column
Photo: Five-level half-column
rotates within a plywood box; whole unit slides into an empty cupboard.