Should this enveloping force be interrupted in any direction a delicate instrument immediately apprehends the irregularity, at the same time imparting an impulse to a magnetic device which in turn actuates the steering mechanism, diverting the bow of the flier away from the obstacle until the craft's radio-activity sphere is no longer in contact with the obstruction
, then she falls once more into her normal course.
How shall he ever know well what he is and does as an officer of the government, or as a man, until he is obliged to consider whether he shall treat me, his neighbor, for whom he has respect, as a neighbor and well-disposed man, or as a maniac and disturber of the peace, and see if he can get over this obstruction
to his neighborliness without a ruder and more impetuous thought or speech corresponding with his action?
He is like a ship in a river; he runs against obstructions
on every side but one, on that side all obstruction
is taken away and he sweeps serenely over a deepening channel into an infinite sea.
Instead of giving up, he hangs on, and gets his shins bruised against every obstruction
that comes in the way.
Joe, throwing the door wide open, and finding an obstruction
behind it, immediately divined the cause, and applied Tickler to its further investigation.
Just as the lean man and well-conditioned woman are passing, a slight obstruction
occurs, and brings these two figures directly in contact.
Amongst the gay throng, however, that thoughtlessly glided along the Broadway, even this image of female perfection was suffered to move unnoticed by hundreds; and it was owing to the obstruction
offered to the passage of the ladies, by a small crowd that had gathered on the side-walk, that a gentleman of uncommon personal endowments enjoyed an opportunity of examining it with more than ordinary attention.
We now reversed our order of march, I, being the heaviest, taking the lead, with a view of breaking a path through the obstruction
, while Toby fell into the rear.
This very neat and spacious edifice is erected on the site of the little wicket gate, which formerly, as all old pilgrims will recollect, stood directly across the highway, and, by its inconvenient narrowness, was a great obstruction
to the traveller of liberal mind and expansive stomach The reader of John Bunyan will be glad to know that Christian's old friend Evangelist, who was accustomed to supply each pilgrim with a mystic roll, now presides at the ticket office.
The only obstruction
was from a silk curtain, drawn across the window to keep out the glare.
Yet beware of being too material, when there is any impediment or obstruction
in men's wills; for pre-occupation of mind ever requireth preface of speech; like a fomentation to make the unguent enter.
Half-way up the slope Mattie stumbled against some unseen obstruction
and clutched his sleeve to steady herself.