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Quotes of measuring

  1. You feel the music needs something but you don't know what So you start searching fitting measuring trying Every time you try another angle And sometimes that's frustrating especially if you don't come up with something for three days – Beth Gibbons
  2. Instead of seeing these children for the blessings that they are we are measuring them only by the standard of whether they will be future deficits or assets for our nation's competitive needs – Jonathan Kozol
  3. We think that groups of between 30 and 40 early men would have settled in an area measuring a hundred square kilometers – Richard Leakey
  4. There's always the tendency to transform the Church into an ethical agency and of measuring the Church by the yardstick of social and cultural utility – Karl Lehmann
  5. Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run but without any observation of the heavenly bodies – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. We shall probably never attain the power of measuring the velocity of nervous action for we have not the opportunity of comparing its propagation through immense space as we have in the case of light – Johannes P. Muller
  7. I think it's going to be a very important unique data set in terms of measuring the behavior of your lower body in space and trying to figure out what we can do to preserve bone and muscle density – John L. Phillips
  8. Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs – Pablo Picasso
  9. Money is not real It is a conscious agreement on measuring value – John Ralston Saul
  10. A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight – Delia Smith
  11. It is now possible to quantify people's levels of happiness pretty accurately by asking them by observation and by measuring electrical activity in the brain in degrees from terrible pain to sublime joy – Polly Toynbee

Usage examples for measuring

  1. “ To make a test like this we put a sensitive current measuring instrument in the wire which leads from the positive terminal of the standard cell – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. “ A rod held at right angles to the measuring rod and parallel to the ground will rarely give more than ten feet the majority being under nine – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  3. He paused on seeing Rupert's simulation of pugilism and looked at him critically as it were measuring the young man's capacities in that arena – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  4. He offered her the medicine measuring glass left on the table – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. Measuring his purse and his ambition M Wilkie discovered that he should never succeed in making both ends meet – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  6. God give us a pure passion of love that knows nothing of hesitation and grudging and measuring nothing of compromise – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  7. Three of them are large and very stout measuring about four inches ” – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  8. 5 That in measuring flour it should not be shaken down to level it – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management by Ministry of Education
  9. Again he surveyed the stranger with his measuring critical look – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  10. The Greeks did not amuse themselves we may be sure with measuring the monuments they encountered on their march even if Tissaphernes gave them time – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  11. It delighted his admiring listeners to see him suddenly leap over the counter and rush out into the street to have a brush with a passing street boy also to see him calmly return to tie the string on a package or to finish measuring a piece of cloth – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  12. What ground has Canada for measuring her strength with the nations of the world – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  13. Find examples of this and show the need of a measuring instrument – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  14. 15 by measuring the angle between the straight line S V and the line drawn from the earth to Mars – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  15. “ I was a clerk but I copied plans and sometimes the boss took me out to help pull the measuring chain – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  16. The measuring line showed one hundred and eleven and a half feet – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. He was watching her studying her measuring her seeing her as she would have looked upon the screen – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  18. Did you waste the best years of your life in counting bricks and measuring mortar – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  19. Calm yourself cavaliere he said haughtily measuring from head to foot the plump little cavaliere who stood before him literally panting with rage – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  20. Start making the first of these strands by measuring off on the bow a length eight inches beyond each end that is sixteen inches longer than your bow – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope