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DeptDepartment
DEPTDistortionless Enhancement by Polarisation Transfer
DEPTDepartment of Educational Planning and Training (Myanmar)
DEPTDundee Endoscopic Psychomotor Tester (single-handed performance)
DEPTDeparture
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The deepest sounds of the retiring and invisible column had ceased to be borne on the breeze to the listeners, and the latest straggler had already disappeared in pursuit; but there still remained the signs of another departure, before a log cabin of unusual size and accommodations, in front of which those sentinels paced their rounds, who were known to guard the person of the English general.
Yet she was so self-possessed when the party joined her, that the singular rencontre and her explanation of the stranger's sudden departure excited no further comment.
Vanstone's departure, no share in occasioning his wife's departure as well?
Thus did Sancho soliloquise on the day of their departure, as Don Quixote, who had the night before taken leave of the duke and duchess, coming out made his appearance at an early hour in full armour in the courtyard of the castle.
I left Conseil to stow our trunks conveniently away, and remounted the poop in order to survey the preparations for departure.
Under his arm might have been observed a red-bound copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Steam Transit and General Guide, with its timetables showing the arrival and departure of steamers and railways.
A vessel was setting sail for Algiers, on board of which the bustle usually attending departure prevailed.
The Departure is not the ship's going away from her port any more than the Landfall can be looked upon as the synonym of arrival.
Nothing had been heard of them since their departure from the Arickara village; Lisa, who parted from them there, had predicted their destruction; and some of the traders of the Northwest Company had actually spread a rumor of their having been cut off by the Indians.
Koner, triumphantly demonstrated the feasibility of the journey, its chances of success, the nature of the obstacles existing, the immense advantages of the aerial mode of locomotion, and found fault with nothing but the selected point of departure, which it contended should be Massowah, a small port in Abyssinia, whence James Bruce, in 1768, started upon his explorations in search of the sources of the Nile.
In fact, for a month or so after his departure it was considered not the thing to mention the prince's name in the Epanchin household.
He gave, without having any fear of compromising himself, all the details imaginable of the resignation and departure of D'Artagnan.