PROUD


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AcronymDefinition
PROUDPet Rescue Of Unwanted Dogs (Kingsburg, CA)
PROUDPeople Reaching Out for Unity and Diversity (Ferguson, MO)
PROUDPeacefully Resolving Our Unsettled Differences (Florida)
PROUDPrecision Reconciliation of Official Undistributed Disbursements (The Columbia Group)
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I have come from a lady's work-box,' said Darning-needle, 'and this lady was a cook; she had five fingers on each hand; anything so proud as these fingers I have never seen
Goldband, the fourth, had a gold sash round his waist; and little Playman did nothing at all, and was the more proud.
The fact that the individual has behind and surrounding him proud family history and connection serves as a stimulus to help him to overcome obstacles when striving for success.
This I have said here, not to call attention to myself as an individual, but to the race to which I am proud to belong.
It is indeed,'' said the Templar; ``for, proud as thou art, thou hast in me found thy match.
I tell thee, proud Templar, that not in thy fiercest battles hast thou displayed more of thy vaunted courage, than has been shown by woman when called upon to suffer by affection or duty.
And know, proud knight, we number names amongst us to which your boasted northern nobility is as the gourd compared with the cedar names that ascend far back to those high times when the Divine Presence shook the mercy-seat between the cherubim, and which derive their splendour from no earthly prince, but from the awful Voice, which bade their fathers be nearest of the congregation to the Vision Such were the princes of the House of Jacob.
Yes,'' said the Templar, ``I am, Rebecca, as thou hast spoken me, untaught, untamed and proud, that, amidst a shoal of empty fools and crafty bigots, I have retained the preeminent fortitude that places me above them.
I am a journalist," Ernestine answered promptly, "and I'm proud to say that I am earning my own living.
In his way he was quite as much one of the old school as the Earl of Eastchester, and the idea of a lady - a Wendermott, too - calling herself a journalist and proud of making a few hundreds a year was amazing enough to him.
Sheldon, don't you feel proud down inside when you've done something daring or courageous?
Certainly we are proud inside of the things we do and have done, proud as Lucifer--yes, and prouder.