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AcronymDefinition
BEADBloomington Entertainment and Arts District (Indiana)
BEADBuilt Environment, Art and Design (Curtin University of Technology; Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
BEADBusiness Exchange on AIDS and Development
BEADBachelor of Education After Degree
BEADBeginning Extended Area Descriptor (digital technology)
BEADBrussels Evolutionary Algorithms Day (conference)
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Next day, child swallowed two beads; the day after that, he treated himself to three, and so on, till in a week's time he had got through the necklace--five-and-twenty beads in all.
Miss Ross told me about Paris; she bought my pink sunshade there and my bead purse.
But looking at the old man as he stood quiet with his bead bowed and his eyes cast down, he felt that to relinquish an inch of his baldness, an inch of his grey hair, an inch of his coat-skirt, an inch of his hat-brim, an inch of his walking-staff, would be to relinquish hundreds of pounds.
You are," said the page, "the most worthy wife of a most arch-worthy governor; and as a proof of what I say accept this letter and this present;" and at the same time he took out of his pocket a string of coral beads with gold clasps, and placed it on her neck, and said, "This letter is from his lordship the governor, and the other as well as these coral beads from my lady the duchess, who sends me to your worship.
But no, she dangled the beads in the sun before my face, exclaiming, "Ah, monsieur CANNOT resist them
But Zinita scowled, and jerked at her necklace of beads, breaking the string on which they were threaded, so that the beads rolled upon the black earthen floor this way and that.
Is it meant to use as you use the string of good-smelling wooden beads hanging over your glass?
The lady in black was counting her beads for the third time.
Clara was making a rosary of beads for a little figure of a Sister of Charity, who was to attend the Bunker Hill fair and lend her aid in erecting the Monument.
One of these skeletons, which was that of a woman, still had a few strips of a garment which had once been white, and around her neck was to be seen a string of adrézarach beads with a little silk bag ornamented with green glass, which was open and empty.
He came to a stop and waited, feeling very warm and awkward, the perspiration starting in tiny beads on his forehead.
I remember how, as we bent over the pea-vines, beads of perspiration used to gather on her upper lip like a little moustache.