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a career path (=a way of making a career)
▪ There’s no fixed career path for becoming an actor.
a cliff path
▪ I followed the cliff path down to the bay.
a coast path
▪ There were wonderful sea views from the coast path.
a cycle path/track (=path for cycles in a park, wood etc, or beside a road)
▪ The forest is full of beautiful cycle paths.
a garden path
▪ Elaine walked up the garden path and into the house.
a steep path/road
▪ She stood at the top of the steep path leading down to the beach.
an obstacle in the way/path
▪ There were still a number of obstacles in the way of an agreement.
bridle path
coastal path
▪ the coastal path
critical path
▪ Costs can be calculated once the critical path has been established.
cycle path
flight path
maze of streets/paths/tunnels etc
▪ the maze of narrow streets
▪ I was led through a maze of corridors.
narrow street/road/path etc
▪ a long narrow road
▪ the narrow passage between the cottage and the house
the flight path (=the route taken by an aircraft)
▪ They lived directly underneath a busy flight path.
well-trodden path/road/ground etc
▪ Andrew was on his well-trodden path to conquering another willing lady.
▪ Volunteers will be constructing steps along a coastal path.
▪ The coastal path, Peddars Way, and Thetford Forest provide many interesting walks.
▪ Walks abound, along the coastal and cliff paths and the river, and through local woods.
▪ The coastal path alone is sixty-five miles long.
▪ Easily Accessible: Dartmoor, with its woods, tors and ancient sites, and the long coastal path provide numerous walks.
▪ The work includes constructing steps along the coastal path and several days pitching on the nearby Glen River path.
▪ In winter we look for work on the more difficult lowland sites such as coastal paths.
▪ The critical path through the network is the longest sequence of activities from the beginning of the network through to the end.
▪ In drawing up networks, estimating times and identifying critical paths, a number of rules and conventions have to be applied.
▪ Not dissimilar from the system known as critical path analysis, the approach envisaged should show a time-scale allocation against each task.
▪ The thing reportedly couldn't find its critical paths and gave off false signals that everything was hunky-dory when it wasn't.
▪ The planning, however, is done on the Gantt chart with the critical path clearly shown by colour or shading.
▪ The optimum linking of the various stages is called the critical path.
▪ They can also be utilised in programming work including network analysis and critical path.
▪ Sophisticated software already exists at moderate cost to effectively undertake critical path analyses.
▪ The turbulence will have carried them over different paths.
▪ Take a different path in every time.
▪ Without Marlowe, Shakespeare s career might have taken a different path.
▪ Information from the planetary probes indicates that all the terrestrial planets have undergone differentiation, but they have followed different evolutionary paths.
▪ The Elves of the old frontier province had taken a far different path from the High Elves.
▪ Diet gurus offer their followers many different paths to lightness, though each believes that theirs is the only true way.
▪ They had marched along different paths.
▪ But each man follows a very different path.
▪ They moved away from the house complex down one of the narrower paths.
▪ Through well-tended gardens beyond her patio, narrow stone paths diverge.
▪ She stepped out on to a narrow cement path.
▪ Keep him on the narrow path.
▪ The jeep reached the River Orne and we turned off the road on to a narrow path just wide enough for the jeep.
▪ He walks along a narrow path to a ridge where wild boar, hyenas and the golden mole rat occasionally roam.
▪ Morrison's aerial photographs show narrow paths going straight across miles of rugged countryside.
▪ In this new world, any departure from the narrowest fiscal path is hazardous to the health of the offending country.
▪ I went the wrong way when I was twenty-one, and have never found the right path again.
▪ Game participants were supposed to draw personality Cards and Subject Cards to aid them in searching out the right career path.
▪ Set him on the right path with a good education.
▪ As is often the case, the attack from both sides most likely means that Netanyahu is on the right path.
▪ On the other hand, the soft parts of most dinosaurs took the right evolutionary path.
▪ They want to help them to find the right path, to each his own.
▪ We stuff the damp ropes into our sacks and walk back to the car, this time on the right path.
▪ Ruth went out of the house and ran down the steep moorland path all the way to Ilkley.
▪ I didn't want to have to negotiate the steep north-side paths in darkness.
▪ We drove up a steep gravel path, and soon beheld the well, Tobernalt.
▪ Cross the footbridge and follow the steep zig-zag path up to the wall and the ladder stile.
▪ A steep path cut down from the quarry edge to the meadow.
▪ A very steep paths leads down from the summit.
▪ It's a steep, zigzag path up a mountainside.
▪ On the steep path to the fortress the fires still burned.
▪ Though Kent has established a career path, it does not exclude a move back to service provision.
▪ I draw on people from other regions in the company whose career paths I am not likely to cross any time soon.
▪ Some will have a clear career path, other will just be seeking education.
▪ Game participants were supposed to draw personality Cards and Subject Cards to aid them in searching out the right career path.
▪ The Banks promised them a career path which never materialised.
▪ Born in 1934, his career path was notable for its craggy leaps and reverses.
▪ He said that involvement in Association activities should not interfere with promotional prospects or a proper career path.
▪ And it limited bumping to one career path and based it primarily on performance ratings, not seniority.
▪ Living near an airport which is proposing to add an extra flight path - over your house.
▪ It soars the length of the awning, wings flapping once, twice to propel it along an unerring flight path.
▪ Meadow pipits, commonest of upland birds, negotiated undulating flight paths over white tufts of cotton grass.
▪ As the gaggle crossed the next village on our flight path, many ships called in hits.
▪ No way was I going out with a Famlio ship in my flight path.
▪ She would then try to adjust her flight path to the fist by altering direction into the wind.
▪ That way it may get out of the bat's flight path before it enters the detection range.
▪ We must be under a flight path.
▪ Laying bricks or paviors on a bed of sand is probably the easiest way of making a garden path.
▪ Elaine walked up the garden path and he followed her.
▪ The concrete garden path has been bricked over and vines adorn the white-painted exterior.
▪ And so they merely shook hands, and she walked off down the garden path to her door.
▪ Up the garden path and a frisson of unease: there is no house, but a vista of a majestic lake.
▪ But the storyteller has been using all his art to lead us up the garden path.
▪ Then one of them led him up the garden path to a shed.
▪ That is the garden path down which Bill and Ricky will come.
▪ The students - and their professors - beat a path to his door.
▪ Most of the sites the company has in mind to visit are far off any beaten path.
▪ It has become such an attraction that local tour operators are beating a path to its door.
▪ Soon it is not going to be so easy to get off the beaten path.
▪ The company is now just waiting for the world to beat a well-worn path to its door.
▪ To say that Crenshaw is off the beaten path is an understatement.
▪ They were beating a clear path.
▪ I called on the Birth Grandmother to help me beat a path through the honyaek to the windows.
▪ He then walked out of the shop, despite the efforts of staff to block his path.
▪ Investigators said this included having some one fall in front of the candidate to block his path.
▪ The person or creature is blocking your path, so walk up and speak with it.
▪ When such costs are taken seriously, the resulting fear effectively blocks the path to minimizing and blaming.
▪ There are few trees, and fewer houses, to block its path.
▪ I could see the muzzle flashes in the tree line fifty yards away, which blocked our take-off path.
▪ She was moving slowly along the edge of the pavement when a car door swung open in front of her, blocking her path.
▪ Edwards had a dream in which many of his friends and relatives were blocking the path down the triple-jump runway.
▪ He just kept his eyes carefully on the ground as he chose his path.
▪ Clearly, different regions are choosing different paths.
▪ Do not place the blame anywhere but on yourself, because you alone have chosen that path.
▪ One of his eight siblings, Michael, chose a different path.
▪ Rather, learn from your actions and then choose the path which will lead you to inner peace and self-respect.
▪ Finally, don't forget to tell us something about yourself and why you have chosen this path.
▪ She said I'd chosen the path to failure.
▪ But in the long run, it has proved impossible to continue down this path.
▪ George wanted to make sure that after contact with the ball his clubhead continued on a path away from his body.
▪ The works become more abstract as a visitor continues along the path toward the Birch Grove and Gold Garden.
▪ At the road go through two more kissing gates and continue on the path along the park wall.
▪ I shook my head no and continued down the path.
▪ So the largely hereditary, geriatric, nominated, meritocratic House of Lords continues on its useful path.
▪ This was just as well, for I saw only just in time a hen crossing my path in the most leisurely manner.
▪ Occasionally a big tanker or a bulk gas-carrier, like a bloated grain silo floating on its side, crossed our path.
▪ I fear for the world and for that misguided man who crossed my path in such a bruising way yesterday and Friday.
▪ I had crossed paths with Brian for the previous decade as we played solo gigs around the Valley.
▪ The trail of the branch crossed the path and led under the trees.
▪ Suddenly we crossed the path of one of the rainclouds, and the hard dirt road turned to glue.
▪ It was then believed that if a cat crossed your path and did you no harm, you had been incredibly lucky.
▪ These towers of loops never cease to amuse us because inevitably the messages circulating along them cross their own paths.
▪ Hypotheses are ranked by decreasing shortfall, the goal being to find the path with the smallest shortfall covering the whole utterance.
▪ Trapped between inadequate beliefs and unwarranted apprehensions, they find the path to high performance blocked.
▪ Rather he guides the student to likely sources and tries to teach him how to find paths to other sources.
▪ They want to help them to find the right path, to each his own.
▪ I went the wrong way when I was twenty-one, and have never found the right path again.
▪ Their dead they buried at the summit in order that their souls find the path to heaven more easily.
▪ If the costs on the paths are non-decreasing with length then this algorithm is guaranteed to find the cheapest path first.
▪ I find the path that leads under the green boughs into its depths.
▪ Smell the rich, damp forest air. Follow the path as it winds its way through the forest.
▪ Our party can never follow the path of protectionism.
▪ We followed the well-marked paths across the ice.
▪ I have believed in carving a straight path to my objective and following that path.
▪ Cross the footbridge and follow the steep zig-zag path up to the wall and the ladder stile.
▪ It was pitch dark, but a man could follow the path by the pale line of sky between the branches.
▪ The giraffes were following gravel paths, were pausing to munch sugar pears from treetops.
▪ Alexander took her hand and led her to the door that led out on to the path that wound down towards the beach.
▪ Hamilton came back and led us down the path.
▪ The reader has to be led up the garden path.
▪ And frustration could lead you down dangerous paths.
▪ They may even lead us down a path that destroys us.
▪ Meredith's finger, running down the calendar, retraced its path and lingered over Sunday.
▪ Turning, she began to retrace her path towards the house.
▪ I parked at Ala Wai School, retracing the path from the playground through the park toward the canal.
▪ Much thought is required to smooth the path if this scheme hopes to meet with success.
▪ Hadn't there always been some one to make decisions for her, smooth her path?
▪ Vaughan accompanied Elizabeth Mowbray and her daughter to London and, on arrival, smoothed their path ably and tactfully.
▪ Oiling the wheels, smoothing the path - very necessary components which pay dividends.
▪ Thus the Act goes a long way in smoothing the path of the prosecutor.
▪ When you reach some steps turn left and take the path to the beach.
▪ For a different look at the mission, take the path up a small hill nearby.
▪ From Watersmeet take the path signed Hillsford Bridge and head south on the east of the river.
▪ In addition to berrying in the bog, I now also took the path up on to Mount Tumbledown again.
▪ One group took the same path as the sea slugs did in more recent times and lost their shells altogether.
▪ Where before we saw only vaguely, now we begin to see things more clearly as we tread the esoteric path.
▪ Radical activism was no hindrance to Chidley's treading the path to prosperity during the 1650s.
▪ From those thousands who have trodden the same paths in earlier times, the energy is inexhaustible.
▪ Two men stumbled along ahead of the wheels treading out a safe path across the seething grass.
▪ Since then he has trod the well-worn path from radical to conservative.
▪ But that, after all, is to tread a path that many trod.
▪ After all, he is treading a very delicate path.
▪ As Troy walked along the path, he noticed it was very muddy, and covered with plants.
▪ Had walked the path leading to a real other house.
▪ Elaine walked up the garden path and he followed her.
▪ As she walked along the path toward Talfinger Hall her friends fell into place around her.
▪ The horrific attack happened in Middlesbrough as the victim was walking along an unlit path.
▪ We bought into it, walking those tree-lined paths, leaving them to trip lightly over the greensward.
▪ I met the old lady as I was walking down a steep path out of the village.
▪ But at lunch he often walks a two-mile path around the Otis campus with co-workers.
beat a path to sb's door
▪ People are going to beat a path from all over to play these golf courses.
beat a path/track
▪ I called on the Birth Grandmother to help me beat a path through the honyaek to the windows.
▪ It has become such an attraction that local tour operators are beating a path to its door.
▪ Most of the sites the company has in mind to visit are far off any beaten path.
▪ Sights sight that's off the beaten track or when time is include Stratford-upon-Avon, Hadrian's Wall, limited.
▪ Soon it is not going to be so easy to get off the beaten path.
▪ The students - and their professors - beat a path to his door.
▪ They are off the beaten track.
▪ To say that Crenshaw is off the beaten path is an understatement.
block sb's way/path/exit/escape etc
lead sb up the garden path
off the beaten track/path
▪ Appenzell really is off the beaten track.
▪ Away from the Algarve, it's not hard to get off the beaten track.
▪ Soon it is not going to be so easy to get off the beaten path.
▪ They are off the beaten track.
▪ To say that Crenshaw is off the beaten path is an understatement.
▪ Unusual interests, off the beaten track experiences should be of interest.
▪ We kept off the beaten track, away from those traders who fixed high prices, for Shallot knew where to go.
▪ Yet for most visitors from overseas, Windisch with its treasure is definitely off the beaten track.
retrace your steps/path/route etc
▪ As he retraced his steps of the past day avoiding streets and roads, he stayed alert to the sounds around him.
▪ Ellsworth, who had gone ahead, retraced his steps to shepherd the two through.
▪ Frankie forgot the eggs and hurriedly retraced his steps.
▪ He kept walking; there was little point in making them suspicious by turning round and retracing his steps.
▪ It's an easy walk which can be extended as far as you wish without having to retrace your steps.
▪ It is best to retrace your steps for the return journey.
▪ There are several possible routes to choose - try retracing your steps as far as Suileag.
sb's paths cross
▪ Our paths did not cross again until 1941.
smooth the way/path for sth
▪ The company said it has assigned more than 2, 000 employees to help smooth the way for competition.
▪ Well, you could break all the moulds by smoothing the way for Mary O'Rourke to come through as your successor.
stick to the path/road etc
▪ For now she stuck to the road which took her to the right, towards the sea.
▪ So please stick to the path at this site and hopefully nothing else will need to be done.
▪ They clung to the towns, venturing out only by day, their big battalions sticking to the roads.
the line/path of least resistance
▪ If you take the line of least resistance or fail to be consistent, you will actually make things worse.
▪ Political will in such situations is a low explosive, blasting along the lines of least resistance.
▪ Pretty soon, the water, which follows the path of least resistance, has its own plan for your driveway.
▪ The priesthood built itself and if we help it along we are only following the line of least resistance.
▪ Usually he just takes the line of least resistance.
▪ When it constructs its tunnel underground the rabbit, naturally enough, takes the line of least resistance.
the primrose path
▪ She had walked out of the corner-shop and set off on the primrose path, which led rapidly downhill.
▪ That really is the primrose path.
tread a path
▪ But that, after all, is to tread a path that many trod.
well-trodden path/track/route etc
▪ a path through the woods
▪ A narrow path took us down to the river.
▪ He lead me down a path to a farmhouse.
▪ Mrs Smith was singing as she came up the garden path.
▪ Students had worn a path across the courtyard.
▪ the Earth's path around the sun
▪ The tornado destroyed everything in its path.
▪ Workers at the plant found their path was blocked by protesters.
▪ And so, as she started down the path, she was alone.
▪ But historic paths make a difference.
▪ He turned slightly left, following the same path out as the last two times.
▪ Her path failed to cross with Vitor's, yet throughout the afternoon Ashley remained constantly aware of him.
▪ Louise walked ahead of him up the path carrying the pie in a wicker basket.
▪ She led him stealthily up the path Rodomonte had taken to the summit.
▪ Suddenly from above us a twenty-foot-long heavy log burst into view, careening down the path like a bobsled.
▪ There are many alternative paths available to follow and many of these paths will turn out to be dead ends.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

path \path\ (p[.a]th), n.; pl. paths (p[.a][th]z). [AS. p[ae][eth], pa[eth]; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. pa`tos, Skr. patha, path. [root]2

  1. ] 1. A trodden way; a footway.

    The dewy paths of meadows we will tread.

  2. A way, course, or track, in which anything moves or has moved; route; passage; an established way; as, the path of a meteor, of a caravan, of a storm, of a pestilence. Also used figuratively, of a course of life or action.

    All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth.
    --Ps. xxv. 10.

    The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English paþ, pæþ "path, track," from West Germanic *patha- (cognates: Old Frisian path, Middle Dutch pat, Dutch pad, Old High German pfad, German Pfad "path"), of uncertain origin. The original initial -p- in a Germanic word is an etymological puzzle. Don Ringe ("From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic," Oxford 2006) describes it as "An obvious loan from Iranian ..., clearly borrowed after Grimm’s Law had run its course." Watkins says the word is "probably borrowed (? via Scythian) from Iranian *path-," from PIE root *pent- "to tread, go, pass" (source of Avestan patha "way;" see find (v.)), but this is too much of a stretch for OED and others. In Scotland and Northern England, commonly a steep ascent of a hill or in a road.


n. A trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians. vb. (context transitive English) To make a path in, or on (something), or for (someone).

  1. n. a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path" [syn: way, way of life]

  2. a way especially designed for a particular use

  3. an established line of travel or access [syn: route, itinerary]

  4. a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river" [syn: track, course]


PATH may refer to:

  • Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, a research organization operated by the University of California
  • PATH (global health organization), an international nonprofit organization in Seattle
  • PATH (Toronto), a network of underground pedestrian tunnels in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • PATH (variable), a computer operating system environment variable specifying a list of directories where executable programs are located
  • PATH Foundation, a trail-building organization Georgia, USA
  • PATH (rail system), officially the Port Authority Trans-Hudson, a subway system linking Manhattan, New York with locations in northern New Jersey
  • Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc. (PATHS), Healthcare Center
  • Positive Alternatives to Homosexuality, a coalition of ex-gay organizations
  • Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline, a proposed electrical line
  • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
PATH (rail system)

The Port Authority Trans-Hudson, commonly called PATH, is a rapid transit system serving Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, and Jersey City in metropolitan northern New Jersey, as well as lower and midtown Manhattan in New York City. The PATH is operated by, and named after, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. PATH trains run 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

The system has a route length of , not including any route overlap. In the third quarter 2015, PATH had an average weekday ridership of 263,300. PATH trains only use tunnels in Manhattan, Hoboken and downtown Jersey City. The tracks cross the Hudson River through century-old cast iron tubes that rest on the river bottom under a thin layer of silt. PATH's route from Grove Street in Jersey City west to Newark runs in open cuts, at grade level, and on elevated track.

While some PATH stations are adjacent or connected to New York City Subway, Newark Light Rail, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, and New Jersey Transit stations, there are no free transfers between these different, independently run transit systems. PATH does accept the same pay-per-ride MetroCard used by the New York City Transit system, but it does not accept unlimited ride, reduced fare, or EasyPay MetroCards.

PATH (global health organization)

PATH, (formerly called the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) is an international, nonprofit global health organization based in Seattle, with 1200+ employees in more than 30 offices around the world. Its president and CEO is Steve Davis.

PATH's tagline is "Driving transformative innovation to save lives".

PATH (variable)

PATH is an environment variable on Unix-like operating systems, DOS, OS/2, and Microsoft Windows, specifying a set of directories where executable programs are located. In general, each executing process or user session has its own PATH setting.

Path (computing)

A path, the general form of the name of a file or directory, specifies a unique location in a file system. A path points to a file system location by following the directory tree hierarchy expressed in a string of characters in which path components, separated by a delimiting character, represent each directory. The delimiting character is most commonly the slash ("/"), the backslash character ("\"), or colon (":"), though some operating systems may use a different delimiter. Paths are used extensively in computer science to represent the directory/file relationships common in modern operating systems, and are essential in the construction of Uniform Resource Locators (URLs). Resources can be represented by either absolute or relative paths.

Path (graph theory)

In graph theory, a path in a graph is a finite or infinite sequence of edges which connect a sequence of vertices which, by most definitions, are all distinct from one another. In a directed graph, a directed path (sometimes called dipath) is again a sequence of edges (or arcs) which connect a sequence of vertices, but with the added restriction that the edges all be directed in the same direction.

Paths are fundamental concepts of graph theory, described in the introductory sections of most graph theory texts. See e.g. Bondy and Murty (1976), Gibbons (1985), or Diestel (2005). Korte et al. (1990) cover more advanced algorithmic topics concerning paths in graphs.

PATH (Toronto)

PATH is a network of underground pedestrian tunnels, elevated walkways, and at-grade walkways connecting the office towers of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is more than long. According to Guinness World Records, PATH is the largest underground shopping complex in the world with of retail space.

The PATH network's northerly point is the Toronto Coach Terminal at Dundas Street and Bay Street, while its southerly point is Waterpark Place on Queens Quay. Its main axes of walkways generally parallel Yonge Street and Bay Street.

Path (topology)

In mathematics, a path in a topological spaceX is a continuous functionf from the unit intervalI = [0,1] to X

f : IX.

The initial point of the path is f(0) and the terminal point is f(1). One often speaks of a "path from x to y" where x and y are the initial and terminal points of the path. Note that a path is not just a subset of X which "looks like" a curve, it also includes a parameterization. For example, the maps f(x) = x and g(x) = x represent two different paths from 0 to 1 on the real line.

A loop in a space X based at xX is a path from x to x. A loop may be equally well regarded as a map f : IX with f(0) = f(1) or as a continuous map from the unit circleS to X

f : SX.

This is because S may be regarded as a quotient of I under the identification 0 ∼ 1. The set of all loops in X forms a space called the loop space of X.

A topological space for which there exists a path connecting any two points is said to be path-connected. Any space may be broken up into a set of path-connected components. The set of path-connected components of a space X is often denoted π(X);.

One can also define paths and loops in pointed spaces, which are important in homotopy theory. If X is a topological space with basepoint x, then a path in X is one whose initial point is x. Likewise, a loop in X is one that is based at x.

Path (social network)

Path is a social networking-enabled photo sharing and messaging service for mobile devices that was launched in November 2010. The service allows users to share up to a total of 500 contacts with their close friends and family.

Dave Morin, co-founder and CEO, says: "Our long-term grand vision here is to build a network that is very high quality and that people feel comfortable contributing to at any time."

The company began with an iPhone application and a website. Later they released apps for Android, iPad, and Windows Phone. The company competes with other social networks such as Instagram. Path established innovations in UI design that continue through other mobile applications including context sensitive bubbles and the three bar menu slide.

Based in San Francisco, California, the company was founded by Shawn Fanning and former Facebook executive Dave Morin. Path's initial $2.5 million funding round included Ron Conway, Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Rose, Marc Benioff, Chris Kelly, and others. It subsequently raised $30 million in venture capital from Redpoint Ventures. On January 11, 2014, the company announced it had raised another $25 million in venture funding from Indonesian Bakrie Group, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and First Round Capital.

Indonesia is the world's largest Path userbase with more than 4 million users.

On May 28, 2015, Path announced it has been acquired by Daum Kakao.

Usage examples of "path".

The obvious growth of bureaucracy showed that the League was already stagnating, wandering down a wrong path that would prevent them from accomplishing anything great.

Out there, right now, were companies on the path to destruction, because accounting standards had collapsed.

He was like an acrophobe edging along a precipitous path, scared to look down, afraid of losing his balance and falling accidentally, afraid too of the impulse that might lead him to plunge purposefully into the void.

Is it not a strange infatuation to rank the moments of affliction among the evil events of our lives, when these may prove the very means of bringing back our wandering feet to the path which leads to everlasting life?

For with the burning out of the generator bars the energy of the disintegrating allotropic iron had had no outlet, and had built up until it had broken through its insulation and in an irresistible flood of power had torn through all obstacles in its path to neutralization.

He obeyed her, and the romantic and enthusiastic girl, seating herself upon a fragment of rock beside the path, sang the delicate and sweet verses of the Irish poet, with a natural felicity of execution, which amply compensated for the absence of those Italian arts, which so frequently elevate the music at the expense of the sentiment.

Though Chaldrin followed me, he, too, at times sought to command me to the path he considered best, an annoyance I found difficult to bear just then.

The Iraqis had two- to three-man teams in vehicles along canals, in open fields, and in urban areas, following the anticipated flight path.

But now and again the anticyclone wanders distracted off its path, the rain buckets down upon everything south of the Loire, and the ten people left behind in Oslo take their shirts off and wiggle their toes, while neither love nor money can buy you a pair of gumboots in Nice.

He walked across the architrave to stand above the Dhaila every night, though it did not stop time from flowing and autumn from fleeting on its seasonal path.

I also found one specimen of Asplenium alternifolium, which, however, is abundant on the other side the valley, on the walls that flank the path between Primadengo and Calpiognia, and elsewhere.

They were still deep in the jungle but the path was angling upward and had been doing so for some time now.

Anubis ignored the entrance to the zigzag path and at first Susan thought that the smell of aniseed must have vanished in the keen morning air, and that the hounds, having nothing to guide them, were now intent on their accustomed run on the moor and were heading for their usual playground.

It decided to seek the path of Peace not along the lines of permitted autocracy, but of firmly and thoroughly well administered democracy.

With strange precision, the autogiro seemed to follow that path until it reached a new angle of vision.