We skirted the northern shore of the island in fruitless search for man, and then at last landed upon an eastern point, where Newport should have stood, but where only weeds and great trees and tangled wild wood rioted, and not a single manmade thing was visible to the eye.
Then she thought of herself and Billy, healthy shoots of that same stock, yet condemned to childlessness because of the trap of the manmade world and the curse of being herded with the stupid ones.
You’ve probably lived your entire life believing that yawning is contagious, that lightning never strikes the same place twice, or that the Great Wall of China is the only manmade structure visible from space.
Other iconic developments include The World, consisting of 300 manmade islands, positioned strategically to replicate the shape of the world map.
A prehistoric mound should be reclassified as a building because it is manmade, a public enquiry has heard.
Playing with form/time, his work traces time lines in nature, shaping growth, movement and changing form with subtle manmade imprints.
If you think about these persistent, hardy, vital containers of life, wouldn’t you choose to emulate a life like theirs, rather than the life of the fragile grass needing manmade chemicals and constant care?
Johnson added that Customs also will closely monitor the following imports from Macau to insure they were not transshipped: category 229, cotton and manmade fiber special-purpose fabrics; 239, cotton and manmade fiber babies’ garments; 350, cotton robes and dressing gowns; 359, a “basket” of various cotton apparel including coveralls and vests; 638/639, men’s and women’s manmade fiber knit shirts; 641, manmade fiber women’s non-knit shirts and blouses; 840, non-knit silk/ ramie blend shirts and blouses, and 352/652, cotton and manmade fiber underwear.
In a world where doomsayers make bestsellers out of predictions of manmade horror that always proved untrue, this was a courageous and lonely stance.
Studies show that solutions that incorporate trees and vegetation cover cost 5-10 times less than ones that use solely manmade stormwater infrastructures.
Data cited by plaintiffs’ attorneys on some of the carnage – thousands of bird and sea otter carcasses washed ashore, for example – fail to take into account nature’s tremendous powers to recover from both natural and manmade disasters.
If you only rent the facilities and are not providing a program, you will still be held responsible for the existence of natural and manmade hazards on the premises.