a waterborne shrine with which some superstitious member of Kagwa's advance-guard was trying to placate the spirit of the Mallory. Noonp 147 DC 1987
should have chosen to deliver the vehicle to this small advance-post. I felt equally confused -- it had never occurred top 162 DC 1987
rigid spasmic movements. ‘If you ask me it's in an advanced state of rut. Why should it want to kill herp 6 PB 1956
looked up. ‘Which wall?‘ The surgeon nodded to himself. ‘Some advanced opinion maintains that there's a wall around the City, throughp 37 CC 1957
I'm not jumpy! For God's sake, Bayliss, I thought the advanced view was that psychiatrist and patient shared the illness togetherp 138 ZT 1960
complex circuitry of a huge brain simulator which the company's Advanced Designs Division were building for one of the major psychiatricp 139 ZT 1960
with surprising ease. ‘Right. Now you remember your course in advanced mechanics -- the imaginary planetary system, with the orbiting bodiesp 324 13C 1962
ground as the wardens jumped down from the car and advanced towards him with their nets, his bloodied hands raised atp 371 CS 1962
The five men, Riggs, Macready, the two soldiers and Kerans, advanced down the sloping crust, shielding their eyes from the intensep 64 DW 1962
can't move from there. Doctor --‘ Kerans ignored him. He advanced slowly across the cracked flagstones, both forearms up over hisp 65 DW 1962
Kerans, you fool ...!‘ ‘Sorry, Strangman.‘ Kerans pulled himself together, and advanced slowly towards the approaching figure. ‘I've just seen myself inp 106 DW 1962
strolled slowly into the bridge-house. Picking each footstep carefully, Kerans advanced to the edge of the painting, then ducked into thep 146 DW 1962
Kerans ...‘ Strangman's cool, ironic voice drifted across the square. He advanced at a relaxed amble, just within range of the Coltp 151 DW 1962
sorry, Barnes, but I'm afraid our preparations are too far advanced. We're about to issue invitations.‘ Barnes hesitated, casting his eyep 384 WT 1962
out across the sea. In the moonlight the white houses advanced into the water like the palazzos of a spectral Venicep 476 NWS 1963
window, stared out at a group of Indians who had advanced halfway across the compound. ‘My God, what next! The Moonp 444 QR 1963
we had to tell him he was a little too advanced for us. But wait until you meet him.‘ Ward shruggedp 481 VH 1963
target date of the first manned Moon flight had been advanced to 1969, and on the following day would take placep 498 VH 1963
three-dimensional kaleidoscope. The process of crystallization was here far more advanced. The white fences along the road were so heavily encrustedp 613 IM 1964
a shallow corral, the sunlight reflected off their backs. Traven advanced towards them, limping on his cut foot. On either sidep 595 TB 1964
do you want?‘ Ransom kept his voice level. The cheetah advanced on to the roadway and crouched down on its haunchesp 72 D 1965
that he was at least seventy-five years old. Despite his advanced age he held himself erect, his lined patrician head turningp 81 D 1965
Caliban! For the last time ...!‘ Ransom looked up. Lomax had advanced twenty yards from his pavilion, the sunlight shimmering off hisp 169 D 1965
last for three months. During this time the dusk line advanced another half mile toward Columbine Sept Heures, and at lastp 674 DF 1966
through the canopy overhead. The process of crystallization was more advanced. The fences along the road were so heavily encrusted thatp 75 CW 1966
on the fabric. Everywhere the process of crystallization was more advanced, and his shoes were enclosed within bowls of prisms. Montp 147 CW 1966
from the shelter of the debris by the tideline. They advanced across the sheet of damp sand that sloped down top 683 TIM 1966
misinterpret me, Conrad. Of course this is a hospital, an advanced surgical unit, in fact, but it's also something more thanp 686 TIM 1966
rectangle of the screen. A bearded young man with an advanced neuro-muscular tremor in his lower legs stood in the brilliantp 44 DM 1967
satellites pinned to the wails. ‘We're doing a programme about advanced communications systems -- if they have any justification at allp 769 CA 1968
and a representative of the Institut Pascal, a centre of advanced study -- gave the conference an overstuffed air only slightlyp 770 CA 1968
be gained from any formal interrogation. American weapons technology had advanced to the point where it made almost no sense atp 784 KG 1969
produced the Industrial Revolution. This one, literally burrowing like some advanced species of termite into the sub-soil of the twentieth centuryp 785 KG 1969
of accident simulation at the R.R.L. is remarkably advanced. Using this set-up they could duplicate the Mansfield and Camusp 123 C 1973
celebrated the design and electronics, speed and direction of an advanced kind of automobile. This marriage of sex and technology reachedp 142 C 1973
his wife were invisible and mysterious mannequins. The car ahead advanced a few yards. Its brake-lights illuminated the interior of thep 159 C 1973
life, with minimal needs for privacy, who thrived like an advanced species of machine in the neutral atmosphere. This was thep 35 HR 1975
presumably banking on an imminent upsurge in, the demand for advanced surgery of the mouth. As Laing greeted Alice he realizedp 98 HR 1975
he felt helpless, like an abused child. As the architect advanced down the steps towards him, Wilder raised the silver pistolp 166 HR 1975
its nervous whimperings as Laing turned the pages of an advanced cookery book he had found in a nearby apartment. Laingp 169 HR 1975
in his own home by the overloaded circuitry of an advanced solar device he had designed himself. Like some pastoral Leonardop 874 UC 1976
Fortunately, the art and practice of carpentry had reached an advanced level in Garden City. Where an earlier generation of teenagep 875 UC 1976
into the rural backwaters determined to build the first scientifically advanced agrarian society. Within a generation they, like countless similar communitiesp 877 UC 1976
their pastoral paradise, in a shot-gun marriage of Arcadia and advanced technology. Here each home was equipped with recycling and solar-energyp 877 UC 1976
efficient system of metal sails ever devised, and with an advanced magnetic suspension invented by a local electrical engineer, achieved ap 878 UC 1976
inhabitants of Garden City were aware that their technology, their advanced horticulture and their casual winning of energy from the sunp 879 UC 1976
some sixty feet high, constructed with considerable care and an advanced sense of geometry. The thousand or so sets were alignedp 884 UC 1976
contribution to the memorial, was a small, pugnacious man of advanced age. Although well into his eighties, he was dressed likep 895 UC 1976
consumer goods. Cash credits (banknotes franked with Halloway's name) were advanced to the new recruits against their first week's pay, withp 913 UC 1976
only now that the technology of the cinema is sufficiently advanced to represent an advanced technology in decline. I liked thep 15 UGM 1977
technology of the cinema is sufficiently advanced to represent an advanced technology in decline. I liked the super-technologies already beginning top 15 UGM 1977
anatomy and physiology were learned at the computer display terminal. Advanced techniques of diagnosis and surgery eliminated any need for directp 947 ICU 1977
made an impressive reputation for myself as a paediatrician of advanced views by my championship of family life -- this fundamentalp 950 ICU 1977
hands were nervous and unsettled. I was struck by her advanced age and, above all, by her small size. For yearsp 951 ICU 1977
the next. So there might well exist a technologically more advanced group, shepherding these threadbare aborigines away from the areas contaminatedp 67 HA 1981
to the old navy base at San Diego and the advanced computer plants near San Francisco. The rest of the forcep 141 HA 1981
the point, Lockheed was a major government contractor, specialising in advanced missile systems. Paco used oxyacetylene cutting equipment to get usp 150 HA 1981
spirits, I complimented him on all he'd done, establishing this advanced industrial and communications base in the Nevada jungle. ‘It's amazingp 152 HA 1981
of the stranded aircraft, unconcerned by the evening tide that advanced towards him across the beach. Already the first waves hadp 1061 MNF 1982
a linear structure at all, but a model for an advanced condition of time, a metaphor for eternity which they werep 1066 MNF 1982
he found that the process of time-fusion was even more advanced. The rotting palms lay beside him, but alive again, thep 1079 MNF 1982
bicycle pedals within the transparent fuselage. A man-powered glider of advanced design, it soared silently above the rooftops, buoyed by thep 1041 MSA 1982
were terrified that I was brewing up an even more advanced psychosis -- they couldn't grasp that I was opening thep 1051 MSA 1982
trenches that filled waist-deep with water at high tide, then advanced with fixed bayonets and routed the Chinese. The queue ofp 24 ES 1984
the Japanese during the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. The light advanced across the river, picking out the paper flowers that coveredp 40 ES 1984
exposing hundreds of crouching Chinese. A battalion of Japanese marines advanced along the Bund, appearing like a stage army through thep 45 ES 1984
lay in the shallows, its decks penetrated by reeds that advanced up the beach to the embers of the hotel. Aheadp 142 ES 1984
up on the tarmac beside the hangars, high-performance fighters of advanced design. The three Brewster Buffaloes, their American markings painted outp 157 ES 1984
as if summoned by Jim's starving brain. Their rolling thunder advanced across the land from the dockyards of Nantao. A Japanesep 233 ES 1984
ending it below the same repetitive images -- Russian machine-gunners advanced through the ruins of Stalingrad, US marines turned their flame-throwersp 346 ES 1984
within a decade the technology of film design became sufficiently advanced (as in Star Wars) to show an advanced technology inp 18 UGM 1987
became sufficiently advanced (as in Star Wars) to show an advanced technology in decline. At its worst, the science-fiction film offersp 18 UGM 1987
about to float away into the sky. The huge trees advanced towards the water like an army of knights, happy top 92 DC 1987
the switchback as smoke pumped from the ferry's funnel. I advanced the throttle, winding up the diesel's heavy pistons. The ferryp 128 DC 1987
cloud crossed the sky to the east as the dusk advanced through the papyrus swamps. The light was softer, and thep 191 DC 1987
into the beaches that overlooked the pool. As the landing-craft advanced towards them, it seemed appropriate that the final struggle betweenp 252 DC 1987
on the estates. Pangbourne Village is remarkable only for having advanced these general trends toward almost total self-sufficiency. The entire estatep 13 RW 1988
the house in close-up. The superb lenses, representing the most advanced optical technology, showed every detail with unnerving clarity. The camerap 49 RW 1988
agents of a foreign power or have been brainwashed by advanced hypnotic drugs. There is even the suggestion that the massacrep 62 RW 1988
and information services to each apartment, along with the most advanced fire, safety and security measures. To cap it all, inp 65 UGM 1989
bronzed and naked mothers, chanting green and feminist slogans, who advanced towards their water-cannon. Commandos of dentists and architects, releasing theirp 1143 LTP 1989
of air and light. The house begins to resemble an advanced mathematical surface, a three-dimensional chessboard. The pieces have yet top 1133 TES 1989
I wouldn't like to say. It might depend on how advanced ...‘ She held his shoulder reassuringly, aware that her vehemence hadp 1166 DCG 1990
for airport shoe-shine boys, would be the father of an advanced race that would one day repopulate the planet. As ifp 1169 DCG 1990
that had given him a brief glimpse of another, more advanced world. High above the collapsed canopy of the forest hep 1172 DCG 1990
baroque vehicles that soared along its highways, as if an advanced interstellar race had touched down on a recreational visit. Butp 97 CRAa 1990
I admire Marinetti and the futurists. But only the most advanced Italian concept cars break free of streamlining into a strangep 97 CRAa 1990
throughout the world. If anything, the process was even more advanced in Britain. The equivalent of the US television commercial onp 93 LNEa 1990
ballistic technology is basically 19th century, as people realise, while advanced late 20th century technologies are invisible and electronic: computers, microwavep 43 DMa 1990
to see later that I had paid for a more advanced model, with flashing lights), and then rolled over and continuedp 26 UDa 1990
of the few to break the rule that the more advanced the super-science surrounding the hero, the less intelligent and articulatep 78 UGM 1991
in the Whangpoo river. My father called Shanghai the most advanced city in the world, and I knew that one dayp 19 KW 1991
the name-tags of their students stitched through their ears. The advanced stages of dissection had pared away the skin of herp 97 KW 1991
place to be.‘ ‘The Americans have their nuclear bases there. Advanced jets sit on the runways loaded with hydrogen bombs, whilep 104 KW 1991
of the blind. Once we get hold of a more advanced notion of time -- let's say, time perceived as simultaneityp 200 KW 1991
limousine, I guessed that he was the forerunner of an advanced kind of human being. If one day the world becamep 252 KW 1991
by a tall Jamaican nurse, the trolley bearing the tea-urn advanced towards the polished table, on which some forty cups andp 274 KW 1991
cause of the gene pool as a whole may be advanced if a few genes are present which trigger socially usefulp 157 UGM 1992
carbon fibre and ceramic hull, a byproduct of the most advanced tank armour, proved even more resilient than the designers hadp 1176 MFM 1992
clear that their technological and scientific skills are of an advanced order, allowing them to construct the vast cities that dominatep 1185 ROP 1992
them, the people of this unhappy world had invented an advanced and apparently interiorised version of their television screens, a virtualp 1186 ROP 1992
Wars appeared in 1977, the technology of film was so advanced that it could even show an advanced technology in declinep 193 UGM 1993
film was so advanced that it could even show an advanced technology in decline, and cinema screens were filled with rustyp 193 UGM 1993
print, and their authors, by and large, live to an advanced age. I never for a moment believed anything else. Dailyp 194 UGM 1993
an attempt to see off Pepsi for good, with an advanced formula which blind tastings showed the consumers preferred. But mythsp 215 UGM 1993
emerged from their cabins, pointing to a white-hulled ship that advanced towards the reef. As Neil took Mrs Rice's outstretched handp 88 RP 1994
quite definite.‘ ‘But who is he?‘ Jaw set, Dr Barbara advanced across the sand, followed by the Saitos. ‘Foreign Service? Thep 91 RP 1994
much against Dr Barbara's wishes. Sharp-eyed and resolute, despite his advanced years, the old animal rights campaigner clasped Monique's shoulders andp 109 RP 1994
search of the van and its cargo of dolls, he advanced upon the stoical Arabs with all the menace and dignityp 13 CN 1996
that's what I'm looking for. The security arrangements are more advanced than anywhere else on the coast.‘ Sanger opened a windowp 175 CN 1996
Maybe it was. Some of your neighbours at Eden-Olympia have ... advanced tastes.‘ ‘So ... it was arranged? Carefully set up so youp 73 SC 2000
corporate responsibility. The business park was the outpost of an advanced kind of puritanism, and a virtually sex-free zone. Jane andp 155 SC 2000
bare feet. ‘I'll explain everything in a moment. There's an advanced therapy programme you'll find interesting. You might even want top 248 SC 2000
in Eden-Olympia and Sophia-Antipolis. At the same time, the most advanced system of preventive medicine in Europe had been unable top 277 SC 2000
infirm, an evolutionary relic that had survived into a more advanced age. Jane belonged to an epoch that accelerated and brakedp 321 SC 2000
photographers. The second barricade was hosed and breached. The police advanced through the cloud of steam and a black, almost liquidp 229 MP 2003
worth nothing, but we worship our barcodes. We're the most advanced society our planet has ever seen, but real decadence isp 263 KC 2006
areas the Germans were in retreat, though the Russian front advanced with agonising slowness, a village at a time. All thep 57 ML 2008
general resignation to further years of war. The Americans had advanced island by island across the Pacific, but they were stillp 95 ML 2008
past the camp to capture him. The sight of these advanced American aircraft gave me a new focus of adolescent venerationp 98 ML 2008
which they were flown, clearly placed them in a more advanced realm than the Japanese Zeros and the Spitfires and Hurricanesp 99 ML 2008
in E Block took for granted the superiority of the advanced aircraft flying over their heads. Despite the catastrophe that befellp 99 ML 2008
plenty of bodies by the roadside as the British forces advanced, and felt that he knew far more about the realitiesp 196 ML 2008
plant, but they had been bored by the whole venture. Advanced technology might spur the imagination of a European, but Americansp 221 ML 2008
time I finished, at the end of 1983, Shanghai had advanced out of its own mirage and become a real cityp 251 ML 2008
to arthritis, a specialist confirmed that I was suffering from advanced prostate cancer that had spread to my spine and ribsp 277 ML 2008