PUMPS


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PUMPSPOISE Upgrade Mission Payload System
PUMPSPublic Urban Map of Petrol Stations (software; Ireland)
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At first, being stupid with fatigue and thinking of nothing but the pumps, I did not understand what I had in my hand.
In his mind was the decision to inspect the radium pumps, which would take about thirty minutes, and then return to my bed chamber and finish me.
Her bulwarks were gone fore and aft, and one saw her bare deck low-lying like a raft and swept clean of boats, spars, houses - of everything except the ringbolts and the heads of the pumps.
and then, without at all alluding to the shovel, he pointed to three lads as the customary sweepers; who, not being billeted at the pumps, had done little or nothing all day.
They had pack-mules along, and had brought everything I needed -- tools, pump, lead pipe, Greek fire, sheaves of big rockets, roman candles, colored fire sprays, electric apparatus, and a lot of sundries -- everything necessary for the stateliest kind of a miracle.
Aronnax, that the pumps of the Nautilus allow me to store the air under considerable pressure, and on those conditions the reservoir of the apparatus can furnish breathable air for nine or ten hours.
Every article, however trivial, which belonged to me, the natives appeared to regard as sacred; and I observed that for several days after becoming an inmate of the house, my pumps were suffered to remain, untouched, where I had first happened to throw them.
Pickwick among the number, met each other in the pump room, took their quarter of a pint, and walked constitutionally.
Bringing water from the town pump had always been hateful work in Tom's eyes, before, but now it did not strike him so.
Yes; I've a milk pump and a water pump; which will you have?
At five o'clock this morning, there he was at the pump, though any one would think he had gone through enough, the day before yesterday, to be pretty fast asleep at that time.
It’s a shorter name, and as I mean to pump this here decanter till it sucks, why, you may as well call me Pump.