ADELA


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ADELAAerial Delivery of Effects from Lightweight Aircraft (US Army DoD)
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In spring and summer one got on better: sunshine and long days make such a difference; and then, just at the commencement of this autumn, little Adela Varens came and her nurse: a child makes a house alive all at once; and now you are here I shall be quite gay.
The nurse is a foreigner, and Adela was born on the Continent; and, I believe, never left it till within six months ago.
Fortunately I had had the advantage of being taught French by a French lady; and as I had always made a point of conversing with Madame Pierrot as often as I could, and had besides, during the last seven years, learnt a portion of French by heart daily--applying myself to take pains with my accent, and imitating as closely as possible the pronunciation of my teacher, I had acquired a certain degree of readiness and correctness in the language, and was not likely to be much at a loss with Mademoiselle Adela.
Among his letters I found a set from Adela Hopkinson, writing to him in Australia from May, 1939 to May, 1940.
The childhood collaborations of these musicians became a connection of musical and artistic families as well--the relationships are myriad; teenager Adela coached with Sara's father, and both Sara's and Erika's fathers served as chamber music coaches for the developing group.
Come to GNC's booth at the Classic to: -- Meet Chad Gregory, natural bodybuilding professional with the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation, and Adela Garcia, International Federation of Bodybuilding figure professional and fitness model - and pick up autographs, health and wellness information, and sports nutrition tips.
Adela Saucedo never had a quinceanera, but on this Saturday, on her stretch of San Fernando near the 118 Freeway, her eldest child will not go through life without those memories.
The topics range from individual powerful women, such as Emma of Normandy, Matilda of Tuscany, and Adela of Blois, to networks of female power, such as those in the 17th-century French and Spanish courts.
Regional fundraising manager, Adela Shephard, added: 'We want to thank all those who took part in the walk, and particularly the volunteers and performers who gave up their time to ensure the event was a success.
Anyone interested in joining one of Newcastle Libraries' reading groups should contact Adela Macdonald on (0191) 277-4178 or email adela.
Social services said they repeatedly warned her parents Miguel and Adela that they must help their daughter lose weight, and suspected they were feeding her too many chips and burgers.
Adela Pollertova (seventeen) and Michal Matys (eighteen) from Prague, each the winner of a junior bronze medal and the title Best Junior Couple were, according to their coach, Vladimir Necas, "very excited about performing with a full orchestra in the gala--they only dance to tapes at home.