forty-five-degree love



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  • And as impossible as it may sound, I am hanging in the air at a forty-five-degree angle because something has not only grabbed me but has lifted me in the air.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • In front of me the beach drops at a precipitous forty-five-degree angle along the irregular border that marks high tide, below which the sand has been washed back and forth so many times that it has been slowly carried away.

    Between Expectations

  • Sitting with so many familiar faces from the Suite Club, many of us were oblivious to the chilly forty-five-degree temperature.

    One Season

  • You arch your back at a forty-five-degree angle and scream.

    The Adults

  • The mirror was positioned at a forty-five-degree angle from the laser; if the device were turned on, the mirror would deflect the beam of laser light toward another small mirror on the opposite side of the table.

    The Omega Theory

  • The puddlers and finishers had to maintain their footing while handling balky equipment on forty-five-degree slopes slick with wet concrete and flowing water.


  • It was wedged between the river and the cliffside on a barren forty-five-degree slope where the gorge narrowed into Black Canyon.


  • She slid down the wall slightly, so that her feet were pressed into the floor and her legs at a forty-five-degree angle—like she was trying to hold the wall up with her back.


  • Torches protruded at forty-five-degree angles from the wall.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The only dicey part would come when the wall angled out at a forty-five-degree slant two-thirds of the way up.



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