keep pace


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v keep pace maintain the same pace "The child cannot keep step with his big brother"
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  • Samuel Johnson
    “It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “The decline in literature indicates a decline in the nation. The two keep pace in their downward tendency.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    “To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.”


In literature:

When we made the charge my chief thought was to keep a lookout for my pony, Powder Pace.
"An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)" by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
The music and the poetry of each country must keep pace with their usual tone of mind, as well as with the state of society.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)" by Walter Scott
His salary did not begin to keep pace with his tastes and his pleasures.
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions" by Slason Thompson
Ay, he could keep pace with Sweyn's most breathless burst, and laugh and talk the while.
"The Were-Wolf" by Clemence Housman
I trow ye will have no trouble in keeping pace with our good chargers.
"In the Days of Chivalry" by Evelyn Everett-Green
How can it keep pace with the multiplicity of studies?
"The Charm of Oxford" by J. Wells
Without stopping he linked his arm in that of the composer and made him keep pace.
"The World's Great Men of Music" by Harriette Brower
Outside the window, which was closed, a sowar paced slowly up and down to keep away any curious listeners.
"Mr. Isaacs" by F. Marion Crawford
But in truth it is very difficult to keep pace with all the strange and unclassified artistic merits of Browning.
"Robert Browning" by G. K. Chesterton
The reason of which is, instruction keeps pace with excitement: he strengthens the mind in proportion as he loads it.
"Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I." by H. N. Hudson
We are certain that the horse may be taught to keep pace with his fellows, whose fault it is that he leaves them behind.
"The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant" by John Hamilton Moore
The generosity is keeping pace with the increase of wealth.
"The Bay State Monthly - Volume 1, Issue 4 - April, 1884" by Various
It was more irritating than ever for Mrs. Galland to keep pace with her daughter's inconsistencies.
"The Last Shot" by Frederick Palmer
Our industrial front must keep pace with our military front.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
Delaherche and Gilberte, seated at the foot of one of the great trees, found it hard work to keep pace with the demand for bandages.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
The steady growth in the attendance more than keeps pace with the increase in accommodations.
"The American Missionary, Volume XLII. No. 7. July 1888" by Various
Katharina could hardly keep pace with the eager young girl, who would have liked to examine the entire park at once.
"The Nameless Castle" by Maurus Jókai
He seems also to have had a perpetual renewal of teeth, keeping pace with their frequent removal by brute force.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101. October 17, 1891" by Various
You may not be able to keep up, but it's mighty good exercise trying to hit the pace.
"Kit of Greenacre Farm" by Izola Forrester
He timed his pace to hers, keeping close, his eyes upon her straight slender figure.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson

In poetry:

Fight off your sleep: be wakeful,
Work on, keep up your pace,
Keep vigil like the pilot,
Like all the stars in space.
"Night" by Boris Pasternak
Surely they will keep their bloom
All the countless pacing ages:
In the country whence they come
Children only are the sages!
"Christmas, 1873" by George MacDonald
"And there, to the north, beyond a bay,
Where a level bluish mist moves in waves,
Paris tries to keep pace with its tower
And reins in its herd of bridges.
"Father Explains" by Czeslaw Milosz
And as the wolves gathered in packs from far and near,
Old Dick in the crackling bushes did them hear,
And they ran along to keep pace with him,
Then poor Dick began to see the danger he was in.
"Saved" by William Topaz McGonagall
Though mirrors might be hateful for a while,
Women and books would teach his middle age
The fencing wit of an informal style,
To keep the silences at bay and cage
His pacing manias in a worldly smile.
"The Quest XII (Vocation)" by W H Auden
The world moves on; let none essay
To block it in its onward course,
Lest they like chaff be swept away
As by a supernatural force;
For laggards progress does not wait--
Keep pace with time or bide your fate.
"Father Of Universal Man" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

Hawks can't keep pace with Santiam Christian.
Minooka fails to keep pace at Oswego Classic.
AFC North teams keep pace by losing.
Winning was required to keep pace in the NFC East playoff race.
Comets outlast Cardinals, keep pace with Prophets.
Weary Grizzlies can't keep pace with Atlanta Hawks in 93-83 loss.
Yankees, Orioles keep pace with each other.
Income might not keep pace .
Saturday's state hoops roundup: Detroit Mercy can't keep pace with Miami.
Duke can't keep pace in 42-24 loss to Georgia Tech.
Car Dealer Sales Failed to Keep Pace in October.
Atletico keep pace with Barca, Real rout Mallorca.
IUP looks to keep pace in PSAC.
Trojans Keep Pace , Down Westfield, 2-0.
Rays keep pace with 7th straight, beat Boston 4-2.

In science:

The proof is not difficult and the isomorphism can be constructed explicitly, however, in order to keep the pace we refer the interested reader to .
Basics of M-Theory
In order to keep up with the pace of development the original academic developers switched to more informal requests for comments. This has as result that there are not a lot academic publications in our field of research especially papers on web standards and browser technologies are hard to come by.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
The sustainability and the feasibility of such rapid development have been brought to question as several trends indicate that the technology efficiency improvements may not be able to keep pace with the traffic growth .
Trade-off between cost and goodput in wireless: Replacing transmitters with coding
However, even in the glassy state, the system does not reach a time-independent statistical state, but rather keeps evolving at a slower and slower pace as the time tw elapsed since its quench increases.
Aging in a simple model of a structural glass
However, kernel-level cluster technology is expensive to develop and maintain, as its market-share is/will be probably limited and it is difficult to keep pace with technological innovations emerging into mass-market operating systems.
Cluster Computing White Paper
Abell, the eponymous of nearby rich clusters of galaxies, prematurely died at the age of 56. A practical reason for stopping this review with 1983, is that the exponential increase of publications makes it increasingly difficult for the historian to keep pace with the new scientific results.
From Messier to Abell: 200 years of science with galaxy clusters
Consequently, no significant increase in funding level for computing is required for the on-site RHIC Computing Facility and off-site satelite facilities to keep pace, in order to analyze the data in a timely fashion.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
It is important that our theoretical predictions keep pace with observational developments.
One-loop corrections to the curvature perturbation from inflation
Of course, with the advent of such data, it is important that models of transcriptional regulation keep pace with the measurements themselves.
A First Exposure to Statistical Mechanics for Life Scientists
The detector R&D and integrated detector design efforts must keep pace with progress on the ILC.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
In the next section, I discuss some considerations and propose some speci fic approaches which clearly lead towa rd the SKA but keep up a sustained pace of scienti fic discovery along the way.
Conference Summary: HI Science in the Next Decade
With HSA recording rates expected to increase to 4096 Mbps by 2011, the thermal noise level of the HSA at 8 GHz should decrease to ∼1.40 µJy beam−1 at an integration time of 8 hours, thus keeping pace with the fading of SN 2001em which is expected to follow a power law decay.
SN 2001em: Not so Fast
It is now fully competitive with laboratory experiments as a test of the Equivalence Principle, and is expected to keep pace with improvements of lab experiments to reach sensitivity to possible variations in free-fall at the 1 part in 1013 level.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
After ρmax , vehicles can not keep the maximum velocity according to their initial gap and the flow begins to decrease although at a slower pace than that corresponding to a random initialization.
Cellular automata for traffic flow simulation with safety embedded notions
The aim of this letter is to explore some of the statistical mechanical properties of the rapidly evolving DPD model, and to extend these results in order to keep pace with new developments being made in the algorithms.
Detailed Balance and H-Theorems for Dissipative Particle Dynamics