ADVENT


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ADVENTAdaptive Versatile Engine Technology (Aerospace)
ADVENTAda Development Environment
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Of course, you have of yourself remarked that hitherto I have always refrained from having any final explanation with you, for the reason that I could not well state the whole circumstances; and now to my difficulties the advent of the aged Grandmother, coupled with her subsequent proceedings, has put the final touch.
There appears to be a tendency to extinction among all the savage nations; and this tendency would seem to have been in operation among the aboriginals of this country long before the advent of the white men, if we may judge from the traces and traditions of ancient populousness in regions which were silent and deserted at the time of the discovery; and from the mysterious and perplexing vestiges of unknown races, predecessors of those found in actual possession, and who must long since have become gradually extinguished or been destroyed.
But I shrank especially from the sight of this new maid, because her advent had been announced to me at a moment to which I could not cease to attach some fatality: I had a vague dread that I should find her mixed up with the dreary drama of my life--that some new sickening vision would reveal her to me as an evil genius.
Her reflections, at any rate, were disturbed by the advent of Newman and his companion.
The uproar of his advent had not yet died away when Professor Ronald Murray, the chairman, and Mr.
That was Charles the Second, whose advent was already foreseen.
Since his advent the days had certainly passed more swiftly for her.
It was to be within a few hours, had your advent not caused an interruption of their plans.
Every one has some interest in the advent of the poet, and no one knows how much it may concern him.
These external manifestations of joy at any good news sometimes proceeded to very great lengths thus, on the death, of Charles the Bold, to the point of vowing silver balustrades to Saint Martin of Tours; on his advent to the throne, so far as forgetting to order his father's obsequies.
The sudden advent of the ape had confused her to such an extent that she thought now that he was bearing her toward the beach.
The presence of certain of those in the room surprised the prince vastly, but the guest whose advent filled him with the greatest wonder--almost amounting to alarm--was Evgenie Pavlovitch.