steeple” was a little cupola, reared on the very centre
of the roof, on four tall pillars of pine that were fluted with a gouge, and loaded with mouldings.
In the centre
stood George and Sophie, a little aghast, their interests reaching out on every side.
Then its self-approval became too much for it; it burst into a bright red smile in the centre
Washington and myself while holding a series of meetings among the coloured people in the large centres
of Negro population, especially in the large cities of the ex-slaveholding states.
He seemed to come from the humming oily centre
of the machine where the polished rods are sliding, and the pistons thumping; he grasped things so firmly but so loosely; he made the others appear like old maids cheapening remnants.
She blushed and looked at him as the garden flowers look at us when we walk forth happily among them in the transcendent evening light: is there not a soul beyond utterance, half nymph, half child, in those delicate petals which glow and breathe about the centres
of deep color?
Ward's women, as we have said, are more organic, sympathetic, and really creative, than her men, and make their vitality evident by becoming, quite naturally, the centres
of very  life-like and dramatic groups of people, family or social; while her men are the very genii of isolation and division.
Despairing messages were flashing from every quarter to the great centres
of learning, to the chemists and the doctors of world-wide repute, imploring their advice.
From the old and sprouting nuts she took the solid, spongy centres
and turned them into salads.
In the intervals of pandemonium, each chattered, cut up, hooted, screeched, and danced, himself sufficient unto himself, filled with his own ideas and volitions to the exclusion of all others, a veritable centre
of the universe, divorced for the time being from any unanimity with the other universe-centres
leaping and yelling around him.
The Hesiodic poems fall into two groups according as they are didactic (technical or gnomic) or genealogical: the first group centres
round the "Works and Days", the second round the "Theogony".
If a number of equal spheres be described with their centres
placed in two parallel layers; with the centre
of each sphere at the distance of radius x sqrt(2) or radius x 1.