I am laughing," said he, "to think of the great head the pagan must have had who owned this helmet, for it looks exactly like a regular barber's basin
Knightleys were as unpersuadable on that article as herself;and two basins
only were ordered.
The head was so cleverly cut off that it fell into the basin
, and directly the blood ceased to flow.
One says, "Of the beauty of the scene I can not say enough," and then proceeds to cover up with a woof of glittering sentences a thing which, when stripped for inspection, proves to be only an unobtrusive basin
of water, some mountainous desolation, and one tree.
I was one of the last to go out, and in passing the tables, I saw one teacher take a basin of the porridge and taste it; she looked at the others; all their countenances expressed displeasure, and one of them, the stout one, whispered -
The refectory was a great, low-ceiled, gloomy room; on two long tables smoked basins of something hot, which, however, to my dismay, sent forth an odour far from inviting.
Katherine's Dock, lying overshadowed and black like a quiet pool amongst rocky crags, through the venerable and sympathetic London Docks, with not a single line of rails in the whole of their area and the aroma of spices lingering between its warehouses, with their far-famed wine- cellars - down through the interesting group of West India Docks, the fine docks at Blackwall, on past the Galleons Reach entrance of the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own peculiar physiognomy, its own expression.
Nothing in those days could have been more striking than the vast, empty basins, surrounded by miles of bare quays and the ranges of cargo-sheds, where two or three ships seemed lost like bewitched children in a forest of gaunt, hydraulic cranes.
Castle Geyser suddenly erupted when we were on the opposite side of the basin
, but the spout was so robust we had a great view of it nonetheless.
As the JOIDES Resolution criss-crossed the sea early this year from the coast of Sardinia southeast to the toe of Italy, scientists were looking at the evolution of the basin
from two perspectives: They were investigating the history of the young passive margin, or continental edge, on the northwest side of the basin
; and they were reconstructing the way the basin
has opened at sites in the southeast over several million years.
But workers called out in Valencia once found a family of ducks stranded in a catch basin