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FLOATFamily Latino Outreach & Addictions Treatment (Portland, OR)
FLOATFibre-Linked Optical Array Telescope
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All day the voyagers pulled gently along, and landed in the evening and supped; then re-embarking, they suffered the canoe to float down with the current; taking turns to watch and sleep.
The want shall never be felt because, free of the trammels of the tide, easy of access, magnificent and desolate, they are already there, prepared to take and keep the biggest ships that float upon the sea.
If it won't float," remarked Dorothy, "it will be of no use to us.
The Trick River keeps changing, it seems, and here we must float back and forward forever, unless we manage in some way to get ashore.
If she didn't stick too fast in the mud I was sure that she would float this time right side up.
He began by blowing--by means of his machinery and air-pumps--several large bubbles which he allowed to float upward into the sky, where the sunshine fell upon them and gave them iridescent hues that were most beautiful.
Seven generations of the same ancestor must come up from the beginning before a cos-ata-lu child may be born; and when one considers the frightful dangers that surround the vital spark from the moment it leaves the warm pool where it has been deposited to float down to the sea amid the voracious creatures that swarm the surface and the deeps and the almost equally unthinkable trials of its effort to survive after it once becomes a land animal and starts northward through the horrors of the Caspakian jungles and forests, it is plainly a wonder that even a single babe has ever been born to a Galu woman.
I could never have the courage to float down there.
But I do not doubt that plants exposed to the waves would float for a less time than those protected from violent movement as in our experiments.
slowly it floats more and more away, the water round it torn and splashed by the insatiate sharks, and the air above vexed with rapacious flights of screaming fowls, whose beaks are like so many insulting poniards in the whale.
The only way of passing it is upon floats, which they guide as well as they can with long poles.
From the molten-golden notes, And all in tune, What a liquid ditty floats To the turtle-dove that listens, while she gloats On the moon