They must have been, and were, in the notes, as well as in the words of his wild fantasias (for he not unfrequently accompanied himself with rhymed verbal improvisations), the result of that intense mental collectedness and concentration to which I have previously alluded as observable only in particular moments of the highest artificial excitement.
Shaking this off with a gasp and a struggle, I uplifted myself upon the pillows, and, peering earnestly within the intense darkness of the chamber, hearkened-- I know not why, except that an instinctive spirit prompted me--to certain low and indefinite sounds which came, through the pauses of the storm, at long intervals, I knew not whence.
For if, in its perihelion, it should approach within a certain degree of the sun (as by their calculations they have reason to dread) it will receive a degree of heat ten thousand times more intense
than that of red hot glowing iron, and in its absence from the sun, carry a blazing tail ten hundred thousand and fourteen miles long, through which, if the earth should pass at the distance of one hundred thousand miles from the nucleus, or main body of the comet, it must in its passage be set on fire, and reduced to ashes: that the sun, daily spending its rays without any nutriment to supply them, will at last be wholly consumed and annihilated; which must be attended with the destruction of this earth, and of all the planets that receive their light from it.
At last, with intense
relief, I saw dimly coming up, a foot to the right of me, a slender loophole in the wall.
Though for once they had ample pasturage, yet the keen winds were so intense
that, in the morning, a mule was found frozen to death.
American researchers have uncovered the mechanism that allows intense
light to protect people against heart attacks.
[USA], Aug 11 (ANI): Intense
light amplifies a specific gene that bolsters blood vessels and offers protection against heart attacks, suggests a study.
Lahore -- Pakistan junior Davis Cup team non-playing captain Rashid Malik has said that young tennis players have potential and if provided intense
training, they are bound to excel at international level.
Research into intense
laser-plasma interactions has over the past 15 years, resulted in the development of compact and intense
sources of high energy electrons, protons, heavy ions, neutrons and gamma-rays.
Atmospheric rivers (ARs) are short-lived and mobile streams of intense
water vapor transport through the lower atmosphere.
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Metro Manila and parts of nearby provinces will get heavy to intense
rain showers with lightning and strong winds on Saturday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).