NEARS


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AcronymDefinition
NEARSNational Emergency Alerting and Response Systems (Comcare; Washington, DC)
NEARSNew England Adventure Race Series
NEARSNot Exactly A Rocket Scientist
NEARSNational Electronic Arbovirus Surveillance System
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The poor young master is pretty near beat by this time, and feels ready to knock his head against the wall, or his fingers against somebody else's head.
Near this latter spot, one afternoon some children were at play, when they beheld a tall woman in a gray robe approach the cottage-door.
Shaking off the sleet from my ice-glazed hat and jacket, I seated myself near the door, and turning sideways was surprised to see Queequeg near me.
I walked a long time, and when I thought I had nearly done enough, and might conscientiously yield to the fatigue that almost overpowered me--might relax this forced action, and, sitting down on a stone I saw near, submit resistlessly to the apathy that clogged heart and limb--I heard a bell chime--a church bell.
I was still thinking of it when I came out of the theatre an hour afterwards, and found him waiting for me near the door.
The wolf saw also: he drew near, sniffed at her, then, knowing that she was hurt, seized her by the throat and worried her.
Neither is this at all to be wondered at, because nature, in that country, observing the same proportion through all her operations, a hailstone is near eighteen hundred times as large as one in Europe; which I can assert upon experience, having been so curious as to weigh and measure them.
I will go back to my capital, which I am glad to find is so near yours.
But he ceased to think it a joke when his wife shortly afterwards gave birth to a boy, who screamed lustily till he was put quite close to the fire, and who nearly yelled himself into a fit if the Snow-daughter came anywhere near him.
The other, on the side of Aethiopia, though much larger, is more dangerous, by reason of the shallows, which make it necessary for a ship, though of no great burthen, to pass very near the island, where the channel is deeper and less embarrassed.
The new King waged fierce war upon the outlaws, soon after this, and sent so many scouting parties into Sherwood and Barnesdale that Robin and his men left these woods for a time and went into Derbyshire, near Haddon Hall.
I saw what the Canadian wanted, and, in any case, I thought it better to let him talk, as he wished it; so we all three went and sat down near the lantern, where we were less exposed to the spray of the blades.