It was these same protagonists of machine-civilization that discovered the great oil deposits
of Chunsan, the iron mountains of Whang-Sing, the copper ranges of Chinchi, and they sank the gas wells of Wow-Wee, that most marvellous reservoir of natural gas in all the world.
in the savings banks are only a sort of reserve fund that is consumed as fast as it accumulates.
It was like the cask of Danaides into which the public had been pleased to pour its deposits
Satisfied with this testimony in their favor, the girls proceeded to deposit
the body in a shell, ingeniously, and not inelegantly, fabricated of the bark of the birch; after which they lowered it into its dark and final abode.
Fogg; and, turning to the others, he continued: "I have a deposit
of twenty thousand at Baring's which I will willingly risk upon it.
Well, within a week I am to deposit
four millions for my share; the four millions, I promise you, will produce ten or twelve.
As long as you keep her propeller under water and take care, say, not to fling down barrels of oil on top of bales of silk, or deposit
an iron bridge-girder of five ton or so upon a bed of coffee-bags, you have done about all in the way of duty that the cry for prompt despatch will allow you to do.
Kill, then, the man you have before you, for that man will never return to him who has sent him without bearing with him the deposit
which Charles I.
Their first attention was to select from their baggage such articles as were indispensable to their journey; to make them up into convenient packs, and to deposit
the residue in caches.
My young lady accompanies me to town, where I shall deposit
her under the care of Miss Summers, in Wigmore street, till she becomes a little more reasonable.
The freaks of cyclonic storms are the rule of cyclonic storms, demolish giant trees, and in the same gust they transport frail infants for miles and deposit
them unharmed in their wake.
His first thought was that this precious deposit
enclosed some newly imported bulbs from Bengal or Ceylon; but he soon reflected that Cornelius de Witt was very little addicted to tulip-growing, and that he only occupied himself with the affairs of man, a pursuit by far less peaceful and agreeable than that of the florist.
Massacres are to be sternly forbidden as heretofore; but any citizen or subject of either country disobeying the injunction is to detach the scalps of all persons massacred and deposit
them with a local officer designated to receive and preserve them and sworn to keep and render a true account thereof.
Helped by the kindness of my friend, I have arranged to have a cabin kept in reserve, on payment of a small deposit
For he certainly does not mean, as we were now saying that I ought to return a return a deposit
of arms or of anything else to one who asks for it when he is not in his right senses; and yet a deposit
cannot be denied to be a debt.