In each case all strains are carefully computed.
These strains seem to be now extinct, having been replaced by foxhounds, a large variety of which is employed in stag-hunting.
Strains exceeding the "limit of elasticity" result in permanent deformation or (if sufficiently great) in rupture.
Such alterations in temperature produce strains which frequently result in the chipping off of small fragments of the material composing the stone.
But his most remarkable publication at this time was The True-Born Englishman (1701), a satire in rough but extremely vigorous verse on the national objection to William as a foreigner, and on the claim of purity of blood for a nation which Defoe chooses to represent as crossed and dashed with all the strains and races in Europe.