• the Women Passing by in Procession, In Charge Of A Warrior and of a Man Playing Upon the Lyre
    the Women Passing by in Procession, In Charge Of A Warrior and of a Man Playing Upon the Lyre
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n By-pass (Mech) A by-passage, for a pipe, or other channel, to divert circulation from the usual course.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The record for the world?s worst drivers is a toss-up between two candidates: First, a 75-year-old man who received 10 traffic tickets, drove on the wrong side of the road four times, committed four hit-and-run offenses, and caused six accidents, all within 20 minutes on October 15, 1966. Second, a 62-year-old woman who failed her driving test 40 times before passing it in August, 1970 (by that time, she had spent over $700 in lessons, and could no longer afford to buy a car)
    • n by-pass An extra gas-pipe passing around a valve or gas-chamber, used to prevent a complete stoppage of the flow of gas when the valve or chamber is closed. It is used with pilot-lights. The pilot-light supplied by the by-pass pipe lights the main burners when the supply is turned on.
    • by-pass To furnish with a by-pass.
    • n by-pass In wash-bottles and similar apparatus for the handling of gases, a tube with a stop-cock connecting the ingress and egress tubes, so that by opening the stopcock the gas may pass without flowing through the apparatus itself.
    • n by-pass Any passage for conducting around an obstruction, such as a closed valve, a part of the fluid or material which goes through the main channel. A by-pass is frequently placed on large steam- or water-valves to relieve the pressure on the valve so that it can be opened and closed easily. Also bye-pass.
    • by-pass To permit (a liquid) to flow through an auxiliary channel, around a valve or a cylinder or back into a reservoir, instead of pursuing the usual or direct course through the main or normal channel.
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  • Lou Holtz
    “Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by.”
  • Diogenes of Sinope
    Diogenes of Sinope
    “Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.”
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    “Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.”
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.”
  • William Hazlitt
    “Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Some people steer by the light from the stars, while others steer by the lights from each passing ship.”


In literature:

Day after day, however, passed by, and no news reached her.
"The Golden Grasshopper" by W.H.G. Kingston
They had now to pass through a country inhabited by Bedites, who had not embraced Islamism.
"Great African Travellers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The remainder of the night passed quietly by.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
We passed by means of a curious kind of bridge called a Huano.
"Manco, the Peruvian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
We must try to pass by them without being discovered by the inhabitants.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
A bridge has now been constructed, by which people can pass over in perfect safety.
"With Axe and Rifle" by W.H.G. Kingston
Several days passed by; we were still prisoners, and all hope of being rescued by our friends vanished.
"Ben Burton" by W. H. G. Kingston
Just as they were about to begin, Blackall passed by.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
Several days passed by, and the ship lay without movement on the smooth ocean.
"Charley Laurel" by W. H. G. Kingston
These three passes were held by different bodies of American troops.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston

In poetry:

I pass you by:
Tattered mendicant,
You ... or I?
"Mendicant" by Jewell Miller
And sees with triumph
How the maiden shudders,
The youth, how mourns he,
On passing by.
"To My Friend - Ode I" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Up and down a mountain
Streeled my silly stock;
Passing by a fountain,
Wringing at a rock;
"The Dark Girl's Rhyme" by Dorothy Parker
In a field by Cahirconlish
I stood on sleeping grass,
No cry I made to Heaven
From my dumb lips would pass.
"The Man Who Trod On Sleeping Grass" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
A man passed by me close,
I asked my way, he said,
"Come, follow me, my friend"—
I followed where he led.
"The Fog" by William H Davies
How cheerfully the moments
In sweet content went by,
When sorrow's cloud pass'd swiftly
Across a placid sky:
"Song.—Oh, had I ne'er beheld thee" by Louisa Stuart Costello

In news:

Hillcrest Baptist Church ministers on Black Friday to shoppers in the Big Spring Mall by passing out water, peanut butter crackers and candy canes.
Moscow retaliated by passing a tit-for-tat bill to sanction Americans who commit human rights violations against Russians.
Passed over by the NCAA Tournament selection committee for the big dance, Creighton and Nebraska were tabbed by the National Invitation Tournament Sunday night.
Jammers score points for their team by passing the opposing teams players (ADAM VOGLER).
Changes in the Georgetown Township campground ordinance, requested by Greg Boynton, did not pass muster with the Township Board, despite acceptance by the Planning Commission.
The redshirt frosh broke the SEC record for total offense by passing for 3,419 yards and rushing for 1,181 more while totaling 43 touchdowns -- 24 through the air.
This was a tough one to grade because Dalton was let down by his pass protection as well as (shockingly) by A.J.
WALTON — Bremen's football team lived by the pass interference sword and died by the pass interference sword Friday night.
Meantime, the theory that it is the credit card companies imposing this censorship on PayPal, who are simply trying to protect their business by passing the policy down the line to publishers and distributors had been dealt a serious blow.
The board has lost numerous court battles with physicians over its attempts to expand chiropractors ' scope of practice by passing a rule.
At the Wintersville United Methodist Church, we are fortunate to have a very visible church sign, which is seen by many passing by each day on Main Street in Wintersville.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle acted to make life tougher for Arizona criminals during this year's legislative session by passing a slate of criminal justice bills.
Players can advance the ball by passing, carrying it in one hand and pushing it along the water while swimming.
Cobb 's first three series produced touchdowns, including a sensational 18-yard touchdown run by Cobb , followed by a perfectly thrown TD pass to Dicky Lyons, Jr. Brooks said Cobb 's appearance under center was scripted.
Superior's elected leaders approved a blueprint for future development in the town of 12,500 by passing a comprehensive plan Monday night that attracted no shortage of debate.

In science:

It was suggested that the model could be made finite by passing to the representations of the quantum Lorentz algebra .
A finiteness proof for the Lorentzian state sum spinfoam model for quantum general relativity
By passing to a subsequence, if necessary, we can suppose that λ(k) → ∞ .
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds
That is, Y−m−1 (ω ) is obtained from ω by passing in one step to W−m−1 (ω ), and then applying Y−m to this new state.
The Random-Cluster Model
If gi is a collapsing sequence of metrics, by passing to larger and larger covering spaces, based sequences will always have convergent subsequences (in domains of arbitrary but bounded diameter).
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
Again, this feature of being able to unwrap collapse by passing to covering spaces is special to dimension 3, cf. for further discussion and applications.
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity