Those last two letters might stand for the initials
of my husband's name--his true name--Eustace Macallan.
He had never recovered from the initial
horror caused by Balatta's female awfulness.
If the shot should preserve continuously its initial
velocity of 12,000 yards per second, it would require little more than nine hours to reach its destination; but, inasmuch as that initial
velocity will be continually decreasing, it will occupy 300,000 seconds, that is 83hrs.
speed had been, very fortunately, much above that estimated by the Cambridge Observatory; but the Cambridge Observatory had nevertheless made a mistake.
Yet when we have said all our fine things about the arts, we must end with a frank confession, that the arts, as we know them, are but initial
In this light, then, or rather in this darkness, I would have the reader to consider these initial
mistake, however, will have effects of two kinds.
He snatched the chalk with nervous, trembling fingers, and breaking it, wrote the initial
letters of the following phrase, "I have nothing to forget and to forgive; I have never ceased to love you.
There was no record or legend of any prisoner with those initials
, and many fruitless guesses were made what the name could have been.
were the initials
of his name, and he really did live by the sword, as far as I know.
Moreover, his initials
were engraved upon the handle.
I would suggest, for example, that a presentation to a doctor is more likely to come from a hospital than from a hunt, and that when the initials
And you have been most intimately associated with some one whose initials
not only without the slightest appearance of irony, or even any particular accentuation, but with so even and unbroken an appearance of seriousness that assuredly anyone might have supposed that these initials
were the original ones written in the ballad.
cried Hopkins, as he held up the damning notebook, with the initials
of our prisoner on the first leaf and the blood-stain on the cover.