BOWS


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BOWSBreak Our Watermarking System (restoration technique)
BOWSBuilding Occupant Warning System
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I wonder if I shall ever be happy enough to have real lace on my clothes and bows on my caps?
As our charge was wrapped in his cloak, I purposely passed within a boat or two's length of the floating Custom House, and so out to catch the stream, alongside of two emigrant ships, and under the bows of a large transport with troops on the forecastle looking down at us.
Among pennons and flags bearing wounded hearts, burning hearts, bleeding hearts, bows and quivers, and all the commonplace emblems of the triumphs of Cupid, a blazoned inscription informed the spectators, that this seat of honour was designed for La Royne de la Beault
In advance were fifty black warriors armed with slender wooden spears with ends hard baked over slow fires, and long bows and poisoned arrows.
I am, at your service, Val Jacinto," and he introduced himself with another low bow.
She has neither bow or stern, strictly speaking, for she has a long-bladed rudder on each end and she never turns around.
Now Giafar had something of importance to say to the Caliph, and had no intention of being put off by mere silence, so with another low bow in front of the throne, he began to speak.
As soon as his right arm received thew and sinew he learned to draw the long bow and speed a true arrow.
recognise the bow which, in fact, he had not seen; and to bring about a recognition by this means that the expectation A would recognise the bow is false inference.
As Bertuccio, with a respectful bow, was moving away, the count called him back.
Minerva now put it in Penelope's mind to make the suitors try their skill with the bow and with the iron axes, in contest among themselves, as a means of bringing about their destruction.
Yes, madame, here I have a right to do so, for it concerns Monsieur d'Artagnan d'Artagnan," he repeated, in such a manner as to bow the regal brow with recollections of the weak and erring woman.