The females have relatively large tusks, which are essential in obtaining their food.
It is curious, however, to find that an ancient nation of the East, so wise in geometrical proportions, should have followed what by modern experience may be regarded as an inverse method, that of obtaining a unit of length by deducing it through weights and cubic measure, rather than by deriving cubic measure through the unit of length.
At the close of her life she had some success in obtaining payment of her jointure.
Salvation is to the Hindu simply deliverance from the power of karma, and each of the philosophic systems has its own method of obtaining it.
It was now all-important for Caesar to secure practical irresponsibility by obtaining a military command.