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We had here around us all the ordinary means of summer amusement; and what with rambling in the woods, sketching, boating, fishing, bathing, music, and books, we should have passed the time pleasantly enough, but for the fearful intelligence which reached us every morning from the populous city.
But the wet boots had at last suggested to Silas that the child had been walking on the snow, and this roused him from his entire oblivion of any ordinary means by which it could have entered or been brought into his house.
It mattered not whether my impressions were derived through organs called ears, and were communicated by others called those of speech, or whether each function was performed by means of sensations and agencies too subtle to be detected by ordinary means.
Jones, who disdained the humble and ordinary means of destruction used by his companions, was busily occupied, aided by Benjamin, in making arrangements for an assault of more than ordinarily fatal character.
So it is, I believe," said Sancho, "except the affair of the blanket, which came to pass in reality by ordinary means.
The action of the treacherous Teton was too quick, and too well matured, to admit of any of the ordinary means of defence on the part of the Pawnee.
I knew the strength of the heavy lock--I knew the thickness of the nailed oak--I knew the hopelessness of assailing the one and the other by ordinary means.
Contract notice: recruitment of the transport service of patients in non-ordinary means and of the transport of patients in ordinary means of fremap~s healthcare centers
In terms of affordable legal services, most people of ordinary means cannot afford prevailing rates that attorneys charge for full-service work.
WHEN ordinary households add up their various payouts weekly, some items are seen as essentials with little hope of much improvement by any ordinary means.
Its benefits are dual; according to Rustam, "it allows for a diversification of voices and it has facilitated communication in situations where ordinary means are not effective".
In his landmark 1852 work The Idea of a University, John Henry Newman wrote, "A university training is the great ordinary means to a great but ordinary end; it aims at raising the intellectual tone of society.