In literature:
Rivers must be bridged; mountains spanned; lines of communication maintained.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
So at eleven o'clock a barouche was before the door, drawn by a span of dark horses.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
The supply park (C) consisted solely of ox-wagons with spans of sixteen oxen.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Every span of earth is cultivated.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
It's hard to keep a house spick and span, with two active-bodied children running about it.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
The individual life span was short as compared to ours but the accelerated pace of their lives balanced it out.
"Inside John Barth" by William W. Stuart
With the first sink-and-lift Tharon had slipped back a full span.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
Generally, structures of spans less than about eight feet are classed as culverts, but the practice is not uniform.
"American Rural Highways" by T. R. Agg
A narrow and unsteady plank spanned the immersed sidewalk.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
The design of an ordinary short-span steel truss bridge, as ordinarily taught, is an example of this method of instruction.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
The confederate skirmishers were driven back across a swollen stream spanned by a bridge.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The room had not yet assumed the spick-and-span appearance which it would wear later on.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
He acquired all sorts of magic powers by means of which he extended his life-span.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
It was transferred to Clifton, and there opened, on 8 Dec., 1864, and it now spans the Avon.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
They were passing through a village whose street was spanned at one end by a railway bridge.
"The Wolf Patrol" by John Finnemore
From the lead span's noses to the end-gate of the wagon the length over all was thirty yards.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
A hall extended through and let out upon a rear veranda that spanned the whole breadth of the house.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
In fact, the tree spanned, from the tip of one branch to the tip of the other, one hundred and fifty-eight feet.
"A-Birding on a Bronco" by Florence A. Merriam
And you must not object to my using the demon Progress for the purpose of winning your span of horses and saving my stakes.
"The Progressionists, and Angela." by Conrad von Bolanden
A brook spanned by two arched bridges separates the audience from the stage.
"One-Act Plays" by Various
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In poetry:
"For in far back generations,
Here the tides majestic ran,
Till the cycles of creations
Dried them to a burning span.
"The Sea Shell On The Desert" by Ernest Jones
From childhood to youth's but a span,
And the years of our life are soon sped;
But the youth is no longer a youth, but a man,
When the first of his dreams is dead.
"Ghosts of Dreams" by William Herbert Carruth
Was this a dream? If it were not a dream
My life is blest in truth, and if it be,
I know across the deep has fallen a gleam,
A bridge of glory spans the twilight sea.
"Motives" by Marietta Holley
Brief the span is, counting the years of mortals,
Strange and sad; it passes, and then the bright earth,
Careless mother, gleaming with gold and azure,
Lovely with blossoms--
"Sapphics" by Archibald Lampman
His rainbow spans the heavenly blue;
His eye takes note of the drops of dew,
And the sunset's golden arrows;
And shall He not take thought of you,
O man, as well as the sparrows?
"In the Country" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Is it alone where freedom is,
Where God is God and man is man?
Doth he not claim a broader span
For the soul's love of home than this?
Oh yes! his fatherland must be
As the blue heaven wide and free!
"The Fatherland" by James Russell Lowell
In news:
Spanning the Water Quality Continuum – From Standards to TMDLs.
Hope Mohr Dance spans decades for its third home season.
The lower, shorter span will open up acres of land along the St Lawrence River.
All of these happened in a span of just 26 hours between Saturday night and Monday morning.
It spans 60-feet across the Row River.
CROWLEY – The Crowley Police Department either booked or cited 13 individuals due to various causes in a three day span last week, May 9-11, 2011.
The proposed bridge would span the Arkansas River opening the South County area to development.
C-SPAN VP Peter Kiley on the marketing— and misconceptions—of the public service network.
C-SPAN Networks VP Peter Kiley is a 20-year veteran of both C-SPAN and CTAM, including several years helping plan the latterâ€™s annual conference.
That show, "44/40," spanned more than four decades of Grout 's work, from Vietnam to Africa, Plains Georgia, to Carroll County.
Scenery, history and folklore intertwine in 21 unique tours that span across the beaten paths of Appalachia.
Check out a video on YouTube where one gust of wind takes down three huge trees in the span of about.
Over a span of four decades, Durham's voice anchored the radio broadcast ship of 1,800 UNC-Chapel Hill football and men's basketball games.
A Congressional Gold Medal has been awarded to Michael E DeBakey, MD, whose medical career spans 60 years.
A Hibbing man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $50,000 from a local Little League over a 10-year span.
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In science:
E (z, s) = s(z) E : M × S → V, denote the evaluation map, and we say that S spans V if E is surjective, i.e., if {s(z) : s ∈ S } spans Vz for all z ∈ M .
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Thus, they span another su(2) algebra, not equivalent to the one spanned by the Hα .
Poincare' normal forms and simple compact Lie groups
That is, limq↓0 φp,q is a probability measure which selects, uniformly at random, a spanning tree of G; in other words, the limit measure is φ 1 2, 1 conditioned on the resulting graph being a spanning tree.
The Random-Cluster Model
Then h0 = t0 ⊕ a0, where t0 is the real span of {i(hα − hµ(α) ) : α ∈ ∆ − ∆µ}; and a0 is the real span of {hα : α ∈ ∆µ }∪ {hα + hµ(α) : α ∈ ∆ − ∆µ }.
On simple real Lie bialgebras
Let XI = span{xi : i ∈ I }; XJ = span{xj : j ∈ J }.
Classification of Banach Spaces --its Topological and Cardinality Properties
V (~i) α+µ, and so w is in the space spanned by B, a contradiction with that v is not in the space spanned by B .
Some representations of nongraded Lie algebras of generalized Witt type
If S ⊆ Vk write Span(S ) for the F -linear span of the elements of S .
Counting sets with small sumset, and the clique number of random Cayley graphs
In general estimation for the purpose of coordinating the generation of the current span with not yet generated spans is more difﬁcult/less reli able in the Information State approach.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
We call this a span from X to Y and call X the domain and Y the codomain of the span.
Weak Omega Categories I
Since the stabilizer of both T and Span(T ) is N, gN 7→ g Span(T )g−1 deﬁnes an isomorphism π2 : PGLn/N → O .
Group actions on central simple algebras: a geometric approach
Introduction The uniform spanning tree (UST) T on a graph G is a random tree, uniformly distributed among all spanning trees of G.
Scaling limits of the uniform spanning tree and loop-erased random walk on finite graphs
This results in a spanning tree T ∗ on G∗ n,L, rather than the uniform spanning tree T on Gn .
Scaling limits of the uniform spanning tree and loop-erased random walk on finite graphs
Choose a ﬁnite set Q of powers of ti ’s that spans an R-supplement of O + A in L and let M be the R-span of the above subspaces for which all qρ lie in Q.
Conformal blocks revisited
Now since A spans X, we see that the m[1,r ] will linearly span Rr as we vary over all elements m of A.
Inverse Littlewood-Offord theorems and the condition number of random discrete matrices
This will allow us to compare the distances between points in a uniform spanning tree on the complete graph and distances between points in a uniform spanning tree on the torus.
The loop-erased random walk and the uniform spanning tree on the four-dimensional discrete torus
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