occupied us until dark, when we took our departure.
A lawyer is no better than an old woman at a post-mortem examination
I know that at the time I was confident, I had discovered the formula for squaring the circle; but I resolutely deferred the working of it out until after the examinations
Anne was sitting at her open window, for the time forgetful of the woes of examinations
and the cares of the world, as she drank in the beauty of the summer dusk, sweet-scented with flower breaths from the garden below and sibilant and rustling from the stir of poplars.
It's more than five weeks yet to the holidays, and all the fifth-form examination
and half the cricket-matches to come yet.
Wilson, not a little astonished at this outbreak -- for he was a grandfatherly sort of personage, and usually a vast favourite with children -- essayed, however, to proceed with the examination
A microscopic examination
for trichinae shall be made of all swine products exported to countries requiring such examination
Three ladies' maids had appeared to pass their examination
, and had all, on coming to the question of wages, impudently declined accepting the place.
But, on examination
, I found that, as for logic, its syllogisms and the majority of its other precepts are of avail- rather in the communication of what we already know, or even as the art of Lully, in speaking without judgment of things of which we are ignorant, than in the investigation of the unknown; and although this science contains indeed a number of correct and very excellent precepts, there are, nevertheless, so many others, and these either injurious or superfluous, mingled with the former, that it is almost quite as difficult to effect a severance of the true from the false as it is to extract a Diana or a Minerva from a rough block of marble.
Though these positions have been elsewhere fully stated, they will perhaps not be improperly recapitulated in this place, as introductory to an examination
of what may have been offered by way of objection to them.
Only a few of the Polygonal Class fail to pass the Final Test or Leaving Examination
at the University.
The results of an anatomical examination
of the Martians, so far as the prowling dogs had left such an examination
possible, I have already given.
The inspector begged the Englishman to seat himself in an arm-chair, and placed before him the register and documents relative to the Chateau d'If, giving him all the time he desired for the examination
, while De Boville seated himself in a corner, and began to read his newspaper.
I replied that I intended leaving for London by the afternoon train, and thought of going up for examination
to get my master's certificate.
After it had been fully resolved that a search should be made, it was considered almost a matter of course that the seekers should disperse -- that is to say, distribute themselves in parties -- for the more thorough examination
of the region round about.