But if, as some geologists suppose, a range of older rocks underlies the Weald, on the flanks of which the overlying sedimentary deposits might have accumulated in thinner masses than elsewhere, the above estimate would be erroneous; but this source of doubt probably would not greatly affect the estimate as applied to the western extremity of the district.
Nor is their rarity surprising, when we remember how large a proportion of the bones of tertiary mammals have been discovered either in caves or in lacustrine deposits; and that not a cave or true lacustrine bed is known belonging to the age of our secondary or palaeozoic formations.
"No--no--it is not that--I gave the notes myself; but he removed the deposits, I tell you."
To think of his removing your deposits, just as you wanted them so much yourself!
Now, if that surmise be true--and I do not see why not--there must be a deposit
of valuable clay--possibly of immense depth."
on all deposits and giving the address of the Thrift and Independence Aid Association in Vauxhall Bridge Road.
It was like the cask of Danaides into which the public had been pleased to pour its deposits. That they were gone was clear; and the bankruptcy proceedings which followed were like a sinister farce, bursts of laughter in a setting of mute anguish--that of the depositors; hundreds of thousands of them.
You mean that the return of a deposit
of gold which is to the injury of the receiver, if the two parties are friends, is not the repayment of a debt,--that is what you would imagine him to say?
It was undoubtedly a deposit
which Cornelius de Witt, already threatened by the unpopularity with which his countrymen were going to honour him, was placing in the hands of his godson; a contrivance so much the more cleverly devised, as it certainly was not at all likely that it should be searched for at the house of one who had always stood aloof from every sort of intrigue.
He found the caches, in which he had deposited
his superfluous goods and equipments, all safe, and having opened and taken from them the necessary supplies, he closed them again; taking care to obliterate all traces that might betray them to the keen eyes of Indian marauders.
"But during my visit to you the day before yesterday, sir, which you appear to recollect so well," replied Eugenie, "I saw you arranging a deposit
-- is not that the term?
Athos closed the doors carefully, confiding the keys to Grimaud, who had chosen his domicile beneath the shed itself, which led to the cellar where the casks had been deposited
. The sergeant escorted the Comte de la Fere to the camp.
These have been fully described by Professor Owen, in the Zoology of the voyage of the Beagle, and are deposited
in the College of Surgeons.
He might deposit
the precious stone in any place especially guarded and set apart--like a banker's or jeweller's strong-room-- for the safe custody of valuables of high price.
The pearl is nothing but a formation deposited
in a globular form, either adhering to the oyster-shell or buried in the folds of the creature.