It seems as if you could throw a stone across from cliff to cliff; yet, the valley is near two thousand feet deep: so that the river looks like an inconsiderable
From our new Cape Horn in Denmark, a chain of mountains, scarcely half the height of the Alps, would run in a straight line due southward; and on its western flank every deep creek of the sea, or fiord, would end in "bold and astonishing glaciers." These lonely channels would frequently reverberate with the falls of ice, and so often would great waves rush along their coasts; numerous icebergs, some as tall as cathedrals, and occasionally loaded with "no inconsiderable
blocks of rock," would be stranded on the outlying islets; at intervals violent earthquakes would shoot prodigious masses of ice into the waters below.
Perched on the rim of Michael's pannikin, this inconsiderable
adventurer from out of the dark into the sun of life, a mere spark and mote between the darks, by a ruffing of his salmon-pink crest, a swift and enormous dilation of his bead-black pupils, and a raucous imperative cry, as of all the gods, in his throat, could make Michael give back and permit the fastidious selection of the choicest tidbits of his dish.
Some ill-conditioned persons who sneer at the life-matrimonial, may perhaps suggest, in this place, that the good couple would be better likened to two principals in a sparring match, who, when fortune is low and backers scarce, will chivalrously set to, for the mere pleasure of the buffeting; and in one respect indeed this comparison would hold good; for, as the adventurous pair of the Fives' Court will afterwards send round a hat, and trust to the bounty of the lookers-on for the means of regaling themselves, so Mr Godfrey Nickleby and HIS partner, the honeymoon being over, looked out wistfully into the world, relying in no inconsiderable
degree upon chance for the improvement of their means.
To say the truth, Mr Allworthy's situation had never been so bad as the great caution of the doctor had represented it: but as a wise general never despises his enemy, however inferior that enemy's force may be, so neither doth a wise physician ever despise a distemper, however inconsiderable
. As the former preserves the same strict discipline, places the same guards, and employs the same scouts, though the enemy be never so weak; so the latter maintains the same gravity of countenance, and shakes his head with the same significant air, let the distemper be never so trifling.
Statistics tell us the total unsecured consumer debt is over pounds 158bn - that equates to more than pounds 3,000 per person - a not inconsiderable
Then there's the not inconsiderable
cost of the Nissan Leaf, for instance, at pounds 25,000, which is actually pounds 30,000, but is supported by a government subsidy of pounds 5,000.
The environmental issues at stake are not inconsiderable
, with campaigners arguing the extension was at odds with the UK's overall climate change targets.
PLANETARY MOTION cost a not inconsiderable
EUR750,000, so it's reasonable to expect some improvement on his eighth at Lingfield in October, when he returns to the track for a wideopen maiden (3.35), writes Ed Quigley.
But suddenly she looks absolutely fab again after adding a couple of flattering accessories - in the not inconsiderable
shape of 15 stone pop singer Beth Ditto from The Gossip and another chubby chum.
Then at the airport he should maybe take a flight to Jerusalem and use his not inconsiderable
skills to solve the Middle East conflict by Christmas.
A big filly with plenty of scope, Stoute has given her time to strengthen and she can take the step up in class in her not inconsiderable
stride, with the 12-furlong trip guaranteed to suit.
So off she went to the pharmacy of her local Tesco store to buy -at not inconsiderable
cost -a treatment for lice only to be told that if she caught and brought in a live one she could have the lotion for free.
He has invested a not inconsiderable
sum of his own money in it, so there's a lot to lose.
Jarman is likely to be asked to lend his not inconsiderable
experience to the Barry cause, but Town are still without skipper Jon French and front runner Jamie Moralee.