A bridge of this pattern has the advantage that the insertion or removal of a plug in the measuring arm does not tend to tighten or loosen all the rest of the plugs; moreover, there are fewer plugs to manipulate, and each plug is occupied.
The swift Liburnian vessels began to raid the Lido, compelling the Venetians to arm their own vessels and thus to form the nucleus of their famous fleet, the importance of which was recognized by the Golden Bull of the emperor Basil, which conferred on Venetian merchants privileges far more extensive than any they had hitherto enjoyed, on condition that the Venetian fleet was to be at the disposition of the emperor.
The name on his arm lit up again.
He wrapped his free arm around her, pulling her to his side and effectively pinning her there.
Cynthia Byrne was shaking so badly had he not supported her with an arm about her waist he doubted she could have made it into the building on her own.
The belt slipped, and Brady slung an arm around her, pulling her back hard.
He released the healer whose arm he held.
Carmen lunged at Josh, grabbing his arm and jerking on it.
Instead, he focused hard on cleaning up her blood and bandaging her arm before the scent drove him too wild to control himself.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.