SPARKS


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SPARKSSingle Population Analysis and Record Keeping System (software)
SPARKSSouth Pinellas Aeronautical Radio Kontrol Society (Florida)
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Because, Tom,' said his sister, after silently watching the sparks awhile, 'as I get older, and nearer growing up, I often sit wondering here, and think how unfortunate it is for me that I can't reconcile you to home better than I am able to do.
After midnight the people on shore went to bed, and then for two or three hours the shores was black -- no more sparks in the cabin windows.
The next moment I saw a tiny red spark advancing from the farther end of the house in the pitch darkness.
A quantity of dry leaves, mixed with sulphur, he lit with a spark from his flint, and he began to smoke out the bees.
As the sparks fell thick and bright about him, I could see his hands, and touches of his face, and could make out that he was seated and bending over the table; but nothing more.
When she had told her tale, the spirits whispered earnestly among themselves, while sparks fell thick and fast with every word; at length the Fire-Queen said aloud,--
Near the mouth of the Plata some circular and oval patches, from two to four yards in diameter, and with defined outlines, shone with a steady but pale light; while the surrounding water only gave out a few sparks.
They were simply so many bags of bones in which sparks of life fluttered faintly.
Porthos, left alone, applied the spark bravely to the match.
A strong breeze soon fanned the spark into a flame, and the eaglets, as yet unfledged and helpless, were roasted in their nest and dropped down dead at the bottom of the tree.
Barbicane had regulated his chronometer to the tenth part of a second by that of Murchison the engineer, who was charged with the duty of firing the gun by means of an electric spark.
No one has the least regard for the man; with them all, he has been an object of avoidance, suspicion, and aversion; but the spark of life within him is curiously separable from himself now, and they have a deep interest in it, probably because it IS life, and they are living and must die.