In literature:
Eric was with a little knot of his chief friends, enjoying the sea-breeze as they sat on the grass.
"Eric, or Little by Little" by Frederic W. Farrar
Francois noticed that the tree was thickly branched, and therefore there are many knots in the wood.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
Torches should be made of dry pine-knots, and carried in some shallow vessel.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
We were doing thirty knots and at thirty knots a little ship doesn't need a masthead sea to get action.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
Knots in shoe-strings were very perplexing at this period when no one had dreamed of button boots.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
She had a speed of twenty-three knots.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
In dyeing, the cloth is tied in knots when dipped, and thus has a clouded effect.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
We are not making more than four knots now.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
Be very particular about the knot, mind.
"The Crystal Hunters" by George Manville Fenn
When Johnnie spied Red in the water he thought for a moment or two that he would find Red's clothes on the bank and tie knots in them.
"The Tale of Snowball Lamb" by Arthur Bailey
No tides here, but assisted by the current make about two knots per hour.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
Thor tried to open the wallet, but he found it was not easy to undo the knots.
"The Children of Odin" by Padraic Colum
The two remaining battleships had now reached seventeen knots, which was their best speed.
"The World Peril of 1910" by George Griffith
The log-slate showed that we had made eleven and a half knots.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
Eighteen knots and both eyes shut!
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Jenkins was back among them soon, remarking that she was making twenty knots already.
"The Wreck of the Titan" by Morgan Robertson
Her average speed was nine knots, but with a fair wind she did eleven.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
Jus' used pine knots.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
The weaver's knot is the best for joining the lengths of thread.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
If ten knots or divisions run out while the 14 second glass empties itself, the ship's speed is 20 knots per hour.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
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In poetry:
Like eagles' talons grew his nails;
His limbs were thick and strong;
And dreadful was the knotted oak
He bare with him along.
"Valentine and Ursine" by Anonymous British
Why, among laws, was one forgot,
That would untie the marriage knot?
Prevent three evils at one view,
As scolding, fighting, killing too?
"The Pleasures Of Matrimony" by William Hutton
And when thou sang'st with gentle voice,
The "Bonnie Breast Knots" too;
'Twas like the words of peace and love,
That follow war's wild crew.
"To Lora Gordon Boon" by James Avis Bartley
The swain, 'tis said, look'd rather queer,
But found himself not master there.
"Sir, not a soul beneath the sky
Can tie a faster knot than I."
"A Tour To Scotland" by William Hutton
And here was love, and there was strife,
And mirthful shouts, and wrathful cries,
And strong men, struggling as for life,
With knotted limbs and angry eyes.
"A Dream" by William Cullen Bryant
Cool and dark fell the autumn night,
But the Bashaba's wigwam glowed with light,
For down from its roof, by green withes hung,
Flaring and smoking the pine-knots swung.
"The Bridal of Pennacook" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In news:
Luxembourg royals tie knot in religious ceremony .
85-year-olds tie the knot after 48 year divorce.
Tomorrow, two 85-year-olds who got married 48 years ago, but got divorced 20 years later, are re-tying the knot.
If you're a baby boomer looking at finding happiness in midlife by remarrying, you may want to seek financial advice before you tie the knot.
A simple loop passed over the hook gives the palomar knot all the strength of the line.
Columbus, they say, crossed the Atlantic at a speed of roughly four knots.
It was one of those games where someone fashioned a ball similar to a football, or used something like a knotted shirt or towel.
The Caps knotted this baby back up at two with a pair of second-period tallies.
For example, pay close attention to the situations when you lose energy, feel a knot in your stomach, or want to cry.
Big Bear Lake, Ca May 24, 2011 8:00 am – The Shirt Shanty has been in the Village on the corner of Pine Knot and Village Drive since 1981.
Capable of going more than 25 knots or about 29 mph.
NEWSChannel 2 wants to congratulate anchor Don Shipman and his partner Adam Lawless who tied the knot on Saturday.
'Moonbird' follows journey of red knot shorebird .
The method has successfully analyzed several complex tangles and is applicable to simplifying a large class of knots and links.
Missing from the event was Paquin's costar and husband of two years, Stephen Moyer, who has been in Atlanta shooting Devil's Knot.
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In science:
In addition, the X-ray and optical peaks in knot B appear offset, and no X-ray emission is seen in knot H2.
Revealing the Energetics and Structure of AGN Jets
AK /A for the four knots also seem to be independent of the knot type.
Anomalous finite-size effects and canonical asymptotic behaviors for the mean-squared gyration radius of Gaussian random knots
Each of these knots splits into two branches and – correspondingly – two new knots.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
These invariants are useful for the theory of virtual knots and links as they vanish on classical knots and links.
Bi-oriented Quantum Algebras, and a Generalized Alexander Polynomial for Virtual Links
Virtual knot theory is an extension of classical knot theory.
Bi-oriented Quantum Algebras, and a Generalized Alexander Polynomial for Virtual Links
Kauffman, A Survey of Virtual Knot Theory in Proceedings of Knots in Hel las ’98, World Sci.
Bi-oriented Quantum Algebras, and a Generalized Alexander Polynomial for Virtual Links
The identiﬁcation of these solitons as knots is then suggested by the relation of knots to the SUq (2) invariant ǫq .
Note on q-Dual Theories
We show that the distribution ˜fK of normalized distance x for a knot K should be almost independent of the knot type.
Distribution of the distance between opposite nodes of random polygons with a fixed knot
By ﬁxing the order of splines, the usual way of increasing the subspace dimension is to increase the number of knots, decreasing thereby the distance, b, say, between two adjacent knots.
Cardinal B-spline dictionaries on a compact interval
Given a knot diagram or a movie representation of a knotted surface, there are very natural handle decompositions of the complement of any regular neighbourhood of them.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
This type of handle decompositions of knot complements motivates the deﬁnition of ﬂat colourings of knot diagrams.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
For this particular case, in both 3 and 4 dimensions, the invariant I = IG is simply the number of morphisms from the complement of the knot or the knotted surface into G, which tells us that the invariant constructed in this article is non-trivial.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
There are no knot classes since any knot can be undone by self crossings.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
As is well-known, every planar graph is in bijective correspondence with some knot universe (knot shadow), which in turn gives rise to an alternating link diagram.
Categorification of the Dichromatic Polynomial for Graphs
The knot Floer homology of and is an invariant for knots in S 3 whose Euler characteristic is the Alexander polynomial of the knot.
Holomorphic disks and link invariants
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