Some articles on long, inches long, inches:
... The short thick trunk supports long and straggling branches which form a broad and irregular head ... The leaves are large and heart shaped, being 20–30 cm long and 15–20 cm broad ... A single flower when fully expanded is two inches long and an inch and a half wide ...
... The most common scale of models was 122 (about 9 inches long), however 132 (about 5 inches long), 125, 118, and a larger 112 scale (about 18 inches long) were also ...
... the modern Japanese 'shaku' is approximately equal to a foot (11.93 inches), calibrated with the meter to equal exactly 10 meters per 33 shaku (30.30 cm) ... However the historical shaku was slightly longer (13.96 inches or 35.45 cm). 2 shaku or more for daitō (大刀?) (long sword, such as katana or tachi) ...
Famous quotes containing the words long and/or inches:
“An old French sentence says, God works in moments,MEn peu dheure Dieu labeure. We ask for long life, but t is deep life, or grand moments, that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“No imperfection in budded mountain,
Valleys breathe, heaven and earth move together,
daisies push inches of yellow air, vegetables tremble,
green atoms shimmer in grassy mandalas,
sheep speckle the mountainside, revolving their jaws with empty eyes,
horses dance in the warm rain,”
—Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)