ALOFT


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ALOFTAirborne Light Optical Fibre Technology
ALOFTA Local Organic Farmland Trust (San Diego, CA)
ALOFTAirborne Light Optical Fiber Technology/Transmission
ALOFTA Language Oriented to Flight Engineering & Testing
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No, when I go to sea, I go as a simple sailor, right before the mast, plumb down into the forecastle, aloft there to the royal mast-head.
He cast his eye aloft, then shook his head, and said it was coming on to blow.
I saw him, and whirling the Watcher aloft, I smote with all my strength.
Search him, some of you shirking lubbers, and the rest of you aloft and get the chest," he cried.
The tall masts holding aloft the white canvas, spread out like a snare for catching the invisible power of the air, emerge gradually from the water, sail after sail, yard after yard, growing big, till, under the towering structure of her machinery, you perceive the insignificant, tiny speck of her hull.
Then you would see the superb albicore, with his glittering sides, sailing aloft, and often describing an arc in his descent, disappear on the surface of the water.
squire,” cried Benjamin, who had now entered and taken his place behind the Judge’s chair, a little aside withal, in order to be ready for any observation like the present; “look aloft, sir, look aloft.
I understand it, that the song be in quire, placed aloft, and accompanied with some broken music; and the ditty fitted to the device.
Now as Little John stepped blithely along, thinking of nothing but of such things as the sweetness of the hawthorn buds that bedecked the hedgerows, or gazing upward at the lark, that, springing from the dewy grass, hung aloft on quivering wings in the yellow sunlight, pouring forth its song that fell like a falling star from the sky, his luck led him away from the highway, not far from the spot where Arthur a Bland was peeping this way and that through the leaves of the thickets.
Like a squirrel she clambered swiftly aloft, so that I was forced to exert myself to keep pace with her.
AN EAGLE, flying down from his perch on a lofty rock, seized upon a lamb and carried him aloft in his talons.
That morning the mizzen topsail tie had carried away(probably a defective link) and something like forty feet of chain and wire-rope, mixed up with a few heavy iron blocks, had crashed down from aloft on the poop with a terrifying racket.