Usage examples for alpha

  1. But she withdrew it and then the blackness, like some obscene mouth as large as the distance from here to Alpha Centauri, swallowed him. – The Graveyard of Space by Milton Lesser
  2. In the whole Bible and the Christian religion man is made the alpha and omega everywhere in the state, the church and the home. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  3. 3. 8 days alpha Radium- A ? – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  4. In this paper we are presenting a taxonomic review of the genus Osteocephalus; of necessity our study has been at the alpha level. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  5. The alpha ray particles appear to possess the mass of helium atoms, and the growth of helium has been detected by its spectrum in a tube of radium emanation. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  6. At last Lieutenant Gunderson asked, " How far is Alpha Centauri?" – The Lonely Ones by Edward W. Ludwig
  7. Christ, and He crucified, was the Alpha and Omega of all his addresses, the fountain and foundation of his hope and trust. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  8. There was a barmaid or two at the pub where he lunched at noon; but chaff was the alpha and omega of this acquaintance. – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  9. He is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the ending. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  10. The Sky Fire- that's Alpha will burn up the whole world. – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  11. When they do get to Mars and Venus and the planets of Alpha Centauri and Sirius and Procyon, they'll find us there, waiting for them. – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett
  12. We shall soon be through the shaft we first discovered and throw our light over Alpha – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  13. The Alpha and Omega of that gorgeous pageant of the fifties vanished like a mirage! – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  14. " It will be seen," says the author of John Halifax, " that I hold this law of kindness as the Alpha and Omega of education. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  15. The great sun that lights the outer world is as much greater than that ball of light as Alpha is greater than a grain of sand. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  16. Alpha Draconis had ceased to exercise that office; and Alruccabah had not yet assumed it. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  17. To secure the supremacy of Paris over the provinces, and of their own influence over Paris, is the Alpha and Omega of their political creed. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  18. They would be the Ingredient Alpha and Ingredient Beta referred to in the notes. – Hunter Patrol by Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  19. The people of Alpha would go mad with fear. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  20. It's about time the school realised that caps and pots are not the alpha and omega of our existence. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh