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No outlet was observed in any portion of its vast extent, and no torch, or other artificial source of light was discernible; yet a flood of intense rays rolled throughout, and bathed the whole in a ghastly and inappropriate splendour.
"Do you think he died a natural death?" A sort of smile was discernible on the motionless lips of Noirtier.
The eyes of Sir William Howe and his guests being directed to the staircase, there appeared, on the uppermost landing-place that was discernible from the bottom, several personages descending towards the door.
But strangest of all is the circumstance, that in more instances than one, when the body has been recovered, not a single mark of violence is discernible; the man being stark dead.
Marner's cottage had no thatch; and Dunstan's first act, after a train of thought made rapid by the stimulus of cupidity, was to go up to the bed; but while he did so, his eyes travelled eagerly over the floor, where the bricks, distinct in the fire-light, were discernible under the sprinkling of sand.
So the palmer was persuaded; and Robin put on the old man's hat, which stood full high in the crown; and his cloak, patched with black and blue and red, like Joseph's coat of many colors in its old age; and his breeches, which had been sewed over with so many patterns that the original was scarce discernible; and his tattered hose; and his shoes, cobbled above and below.
Sola and I both looked in the direction she indicated, and there, plainly discernible, were several hundred mounted warriors.
She was five miles from us, and looked like a dark mass, hardly discernible. But no boats!
The day was calm and cloudless, and the atmosphere so pure that objects were discernible at an astonishing distance.
They have a small head with a rounded melon and no discernible beak.
It also said, "The Government of Iran made few discernible law enforcement efforts against human trafficking.
Contrary to what the bottling industry will try to convince you of, there is no discernible difference in cost of bottled water, sports drinks, juice drinks and iced tea in four New England states whether or not they have a deposit on these types of bottles.
Summary: Historically, little innovative high-potential entrepreneurship activity in Libya was discernible under the Gaddafi regime.
He said: "Under Labour huge sums of money were spent pushing low-income households just above the statistically defined level of household income -sometimes by just a few pounds a week - but with no discernible impact on the real life chances of the next generation.
In examining the four outcome domains for the 24 interventions, ten interventions had positive effects or potentially positive in all the outcome domains addressed in their studies; eleven interventions had a combination of positive or potentially positive effects in one or two domains while having mixed, negative, or no discernible effects in other domains; and three had only mixed effects or no discernible effects across domains.