Propertius is a less accomplished artist and a less equably pleasing writer than either Tibullus or Ovid, but he shows more power of dealing gravely with a great or tragic situation than either of them, and his diction and rhythm give frequent proof of a concentrated force of conception and a corresponding movement of imaginative feeling which remind us of Lucretius.
The beds thus formed should slope in an inclined plane from the conductor to the main drain, that the water may flow equably over them.
equably carried out, but there were several hard cases in the expropriation of some of the smaller private lines.
He long adhered to the traditional belief that all celestial revolutions must be performed equably in circles; but a laborious computation of seven recorded oppositions of Mars at last persuaded him that the planet travelled in an ellipse, one focus of which was occupied by the sun.
It is easily lighted, burns cheerfully and equably, and gives a good heat.