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  1. The tea vapour warms my cheeks.
  2. If ice or vapour, then no life.
  3. Dragging the white vapour with its luring.
  4. It hung like a vapour, then settled like a wall.
  5. The vapour did not diffuse as a true gas would do.
  6. Water exists in three states, Vapour, water and ice.
  7. A vapour cloud from one of the cylinders reached her.
  8. The substance in ice, water, steam and vapour is the same.
  9. If the pouring is delayed all the Mg vapour will escape &.
  10. Is not that enough? A great smoke rose about us, vapour and.
  11. Wisps of vapour floated up and past him and he began to sweat.
  12. The source of the vapour appeared to be the cottage’s threshold.
  13. They cackled and spit while a greenish yellow vapour hung over the bed.
  14. In contact with the fire, it vaporizes, and this vapour displaces the oxygen.
  15. God almighty, girl, your diet must be wrecked to let off that rich vapour.
  16. How do you attack a vapour? In his dream of Viking pirates he had effectively.
  17. For, d'ye see, rainbows do not visit the clear air; they only irradiate vapour.
  18. The gun in his hand is alternately heavy and light, a thing of solidity and vapour.
  19. As soon as the water came over the lip it turned into the fine vapour that fell below.
  20. The strong vapour now completely filling the contracted hole, it began to tell upon him.
  21. They were also leaving a thin vapour trail, but there were no emissions controls in space.
  22. The sun’s heat raises the temperature of the air and soil below and vapour is produced.
  23. The rising sun flung its shafts through the mist and wisps of vapour curled from the water.
  24. There was a hissing sound in my ears, and the room grew dim, as if suddenly filled with vapour.
  25. And the touch of that vapour, the inhaling of its pungent wisps, was death to all that breathes.
  26. They are comfortable to wear, with good thermal insulation, but permeable to air and water vapour.
  27. Heat raises the water in the shape of vapour, and without this the water would not be falling down.
  28. As soon as the fuselage begins to heat the heat surrounding the airplane pushes the vapour away again.
  29. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
  30. Drops of sweat oozed from her bluish face, that seemed as if rigid in the exhalations of a metallic vapour.
  31. This effectively means that almost nothing is left; everything disintegrates and is incinerated to vapour.
  32. Over the hare's head hovered a frost vapour, and through this vapour could be seen the large, bright stars.
  33. One of them was idling, with a puff of water vapour and black smoke coming out of the back end intermittently.
  34. The rock vapour from these brief laser pulses is analysed through observation of the spectra of light they emit.
  35. From the height on which they were the whole valley seemed an immense pale lake sending off its vapour into the air.
  36. Wuthering Heights rose above this silvery vapour; but our old house was invisible; it rather dips down on the other side.
  37. His shoulders came forward and Thaniel breathed him in, the lemon soap on his skin, and the water vapour and the charcoal.
  38. But that was at Street Cobham, where the black vapour was allowed to remain until it sank of its own accord into the ground.
  39. An aeroplane was leaving a vapour trail across the sky and I noted that the streetlights were still on from the night before.
  40. The aromatic herbs were still smoking, and spirals of bluish vapour blended at the window-sash with the fog that was coming in.
  41. In our last we mentioned the lamp without flame, the ignition of platinum wire being sustained by means of the vapour of alcohol.
  42. It was cold enough in the interview room for the water vapour in the men’s breath to form thin clouds as it hit the chilled air.
  43. When vapour of spirits of turpentine and of water are made to issue together from the same orifice, and inflamed, no smoke appears.
  44. At every turning all the lights of the town were seen more and more completely, making a great luminous vapour about the dim houses.
  45. Having buttoned the overcoat round her shoulders he plunged into the webs of vapour which by this time formed veils between the trees.
  46. Some moments passed, during which the thick vapour came from his mouth in quick and constant puffs, which blew back again into his face.
  47. About one o'clock in the afternoon the thinning remnant of a cloud of the black vapour appeared between the arches of Blackfriars Bridge.
  48. Every thought, every wish, every hatred and every love was sucked from her as if she were nothing but vapour, as if she had never been born.
  49. Seen in advance of all the other indications, the puffs of vapour they spouted, seemed their forerunning couriers and detached flying outriders.
  50. After checking the other plane’s damage, which had a coolant line shot up, thereby causing the vapour trail, it was time to clean up and peel off.
  51. Sweat stood on every brow, and a whitish steam, like the vapour of a stream on an autumn morning, floated above the table between the hanging lamps.
  52. This they did with the vapour banks near us, as we saw in the starlight from the window of a deserted house at Upper Halliford, whither we had returned.
  53. So, setting about it as methodically as men might smoke out a wasps' nest, the Martians spread this strange stifling vapour over the Londonward country.
  54. That's the fuel, the vapour that spins the carousel, the raw stuffs of terror, the excruciating agony of guilt, the screams from real or imagined wounds.
  55. If water is saturated with simple salt and heated, and is allowed to pass away in vapour, the superfluous salt will not settle as powder, but as little cubes.
  56. When her mother returned to the kitchen and sat opposite Susan again it was as if a cold black vapour had seeped into every crevice of the room; every pore of her skin.
  57. Because in the fall and winter the wood is saturated with water, like a sponge, and spreads out, while in the summer the water comes out as a vapour, and the wood shrinks.
  58. Davy, that a fine platina wire, heated red hot, and held in the vapour of ether, would continue ignited for some time; but, I believe, no practical use has been made of this fact.
  59. The creature stirred in his sickly broiling vapour, and at that very moment the words I seem to be having tremendous difficulty with my lifestyle drifted across the conference table.
  60. Luckily the whole head and jaws could not squeeze in, but the nostrils sent forth fire and vapour to pursue him, and he was nearly overcome, and stumbled blindly on in great pain and fear.
  61. Outer garments should be windproof, with a close enough weave to prevent snow compacting, but porous enough to allow water vapour to escape—NOT waterproof, which could create condensation inside.
  62. Wherever there was a possibility of guns being laid for them unseen, a fresh canister of the black vapour was discharged, and where the guns were openly displayed the Heat-Ray was brought to bear.
  63. Her body, relieved, no longer thought; another life was beginning; it seemed to her that her being, mounting toward God, would be annihilated in that love like a burning incense that melts into vapour.
  64. You would almost think a great gun had been discharged; and if you noticed the light wreath of vapour from the spiracle at his other extremity, you would think that that was the smoke from the touch-hole.
  65. By midday a Martian had been seen at Barnes, and a cloud of slowly sinking black vapour drove along the Thames and across the flats of Lambeth, cutting off all escape over the bridges in its sluggish advance.
  66. The dim forehead was crowned with a star; the lineaments below were seen as through the suffusion of vapour; the eyes shone dark and wild; the hair streamed shadowy, like a beamless cloud torn by storm or by electric travail.
  67. He re-routed various pipes and massively insulated cables so that the modulator device became an intermediary between the generator and the power grid, all the while the unnerving sight of sparks flying and coolant vapour escaping.
  68. When the vapour of spirits of turpentine is made to issue from a small orifice, and inflamed, it burns, and throws off large quantities of smoke; but when a jet of steam is made to unite with the vapour, the smoke entirely disappears.
  69. A giddiness seemed to her to detach itself from this mass of existence, and her heart swelled as if the hundred and twenty thousand souls that palpitated there had all at once sent into it the vapour of the passions she fancied theirs.
  70. The main fire dangers are: before take-off when there is volatile fuel and vapour around the plane and especially when landing under difficult circumstances when fuel tanks could be ruptured and electrical or friction sparks ignite aviation spirit.
  71. He was, besides, of a retired and sedentary habit of body; and the vapour of his stomach, as he was sitting by himself, often mounted into his upper story, and begat, with his over zealous and meddling imagination, many unsound and fantastical notions.
  72. Then all in one welded commotion came an invisible push from astern, while forward the boat seemed striking on a ledge; the sail collapsed and exploded; a gush of scalding vapour shot up near by; something rolled and tumbled like an earthquake beneath us.
  73. And all this time the boat was paddling steadily out to sea and away from the fight; and when at last the confusion cleared, the drifting bank of black vapour intervened, and nothing of the Thunder Child could be made out, nor could the third Martian be seen.
  74. It is indeed proved that vapour is formed from water at the lowest temperatures, but is less elastic, the lower the temperature, as appears from its sustaining a continually decreasing column of mercury, the lower the temperature at which the vapour is formed.
  75. But the question returns whether this gas-pipe is also a water-pipe; in other words, whether the spout of the Sperm Whale is the mere vapour of the exhaled breath, or whether that exhaled breath is mixed with water taken in at the mouth, and discharged through the spiracle.
  76. These canisters smashed on striking the ground--they did not explode--and incontinently disengaged an enormous volume of heavy, inky vapour, coiling and pouring upward in a huge and ebony cumulus cloud, a gaseous hill that sank and spread itself slowly over the surrounding country.
  77. The heat adequate to such projectile force as would carry a body from the moon's surface beyond the sphere of her attraction, would volatilize the matter of meteoric stones in a moment; hence they would not be projected from the Lunarian crater in solid masses, but in elastic vapour.
  78. To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapour hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows.
  79. It laughed with the jocund, green things near the surface, and, finally, burst out into the light of Xiphias, spraying mist high in a silvery jet into the night sky (the Infinity Fish has a habit of spitting a mouthful of mist high into the sky as she reaches the surface of the mist, spraying vapour upwards in a concentrated jet.
  80. Hence, if water reduced to vapour by heat, be capable of assuming an altitude of two miles, it follows that more refractory substances reduced to a similar state, will suffer expansion and fugacity in a due proportion to the quantity of caloric they employ, and will assume a corresponding elevation, as already inferred under my first head.
  81. It seemed as if all that world, with all its inhabitants, strong and weak, with all their habitations, the refuges of the poor, or the gilded palaces for the comfort of the powerful of this world was at that twilight hour like a fantastic vision of fairy-land, like a dream which in its turn would vanish and pass away like vapour into the dark blue sky.
  82. And how nobly it raises our conceit of the mighty, misty monster, to behold him solemnly sailing through a calm tropical sea; his vast, mild head overhung by a canopy of vapour, engendered by his incommunicable contemplations, and that vapour—as you will sometimes see it—glorified by a rainbow, as if Heaven itself had put its seal upon his thoughts.
  83. It was heavy, this vapour, heavier than the densest smoke, so that, after the first tumultuous uprush and outflow of its impact, it sank down through the air and poured over the ground in a manner rather liquid than gaseous, abandoning the hills, and streaming into the valleys and ditches and watercourses even as I have heard the carbonic-acid gas that pours from volcanic clefts is wont to do.
  84. When I looked again, the busy handling-machine had already put together several of the pieces of apparatus it had taken out of the cylinder into a shape having an unmistakable likeness to its own; and down on the left a busy little digging mechanism had come into view, emitting jets of green vapour and working its way round the pit, excavating and embanking in a methodical and discriminating manner.
  85. Various notices, more or less complete, chiefly copied from English newspapers, are now going the round of the public prints in this country, stating that "a new kind of fire" has been discovered in England, or, at least, new and heretofore unparalleled means of exciting heat, by which the gems, and all the most refractory substances in nature, are immediately melted, and even in various instances dissipated in vapour, or decomposed into their elements.
  86. And if at such times you should think that you really perceived drops of moisture in the spout, how do you know that they are not merely condensed from its vapour; or how do you know that they are not those identical drops superficially lodged in the spout-hole fissure, which is countersunk into the summit of the whale's head? For even when tranquilly swimming through the mid-day sea in a calm, with his elevated hump sun-dried as a dromedary's in the desert; even then, the whale always carries a small basin of water on his head, as under a blazing sun you will sometimes see a cavity in a rock filled up with rain.
  87. Almost in the same instant, with a thunder-boom, the enormous mass dropped into the sea, like Niagara's Table-Rock into the whirlpool; the suddenly relieved hull rolled away from it, to far down her glittering copper; and all caught their breath, as half swinging—now over the sailors' heads, and now over the water—Daggoo, through a thick mist of spray, was dimly beheld clinging to the pendulous tackles, while poor, buried-alive Tashtego was sinking utterly down to the bottom of the sea! But hardly had the blinding vapour cleared away, when a naked figure with a boarding-sword in his hand, was for one swift moment seen hovering over the bulwarks.
  88. But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel; And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: and on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy: and I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke: the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come: and it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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