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Now, if I have made reservoirs of a size equal to this tenth, or capable of holding 150 tons, and if I fill them with water, the boat, weighing then 1,507 tons, will be completely immersed.
He, too, was ready for the street at a moment's notice; but a steam ascended from his left leg, as he sat immersed in his red volume.
She went away and, since at that late hour there was nobody else at her tables, she immersed herself in a novelette.
Each was immersed in his own sorrowful thoughts, and each knew, as did the old professor, what the last words meant--Professor Porter would never return from the jungle.
I gained the water, and at once plunged into it, holding on by one hand, while I immersed the other and seized the dear letter, which, alas
Her visit was, I remember, extremely unwelcome to Holmes, for he was immersed at the moment in a very abstruse and complicated problem concerning the peculiar persecution to which John Vincent Harden, the well known tobacco millionaire, had been subjected.
Pierre remained gloomily silent, answering in monosyllables and apparently immersed in his own thoughts.
And now, when this respectability had lasted undisturbed for nearly thirty years-- when all that preceded it had long lain benumbed in the consciousness-- that past had risen and immersed his thought as if with the terrible irruption of a new sense overburthening the feeble being.
So deeply immersed were they in their work that I am sure they did not even know that the Sagoths had entered with me.
He kept his eyes turned upon the reading man, ready to warn him to silence the moment that the fellow discovered him; but so deeply immersed was the sailor in the magazine that the Russian came, unobserved, to the forecastle floor.
It was a human body, shrunk by the action of the chemical in which it had been immersed, to a little figure scarce a foot high.
He would give me a day to think it over; then he left, and the women left--the men for the hunt, and the women, as I later learned from So-ta, for the warm pool where they immersed their bodies as did the shes of the Sto-lu.
No one spoke of the matter longer to Professor Porter, and he was so immersed in his scientific dreaming that he was not aware of the elapse of time.
They were immersed in a sea of wanton, prodigal vegetation.
Still immersed in her reflections, Lady Lydiard suddenly rose to the surface, and spoke her mind, as usual.