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HEROHigher Education and Research Opportunities (UK)
HEROHazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance
HEROHealth Enhancement Research Organization
HEROHome Economics Related Occupations (Future Homemakers of America)
HEROHigh Efficiency Reverse Osmosis
HEROHistoric Endurance Rallying Organisation (UK)
HEROHighway Emergency Response Operator (Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta)
HEROHigh Energy Replicated Optics (NASA)
HEROHyper Extremely Red Object (astronomy)
HEROHelicopter Emergency Rescue Operation (computer game; aka Helicopter Equipped Rescue Operation)
HEROHome Educators Resource Organization
HEROHyperspectral Environment and Resource Observer (Canadian Space Agency satellite)
HEROHighway Emergency Response Operations (Australia)
HEROHeart of England Recorder Orchestra (Coventry, England)
HEROHome Energy and Resources Organization
HEROHelping Everyone Realize Opportunities
HEROHelicopter Emergency Reconnaissance Observer (USACE)
HeROHemodialysis Reliable Outflow (dialysis catheter)
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But it is meet I should, in the true spirit of romantic story, give some account of the looks and equipments of my hero and his steed.
Brom Bones, however, was the hero of the scene, having come to the gathering on his favorite steed Daredevil, a creature, like himself, full of mettle and mischief, and which no one but himself could manage.
Yes, I have heard of one, I think," answered Julia, slightly colouring; "but, dear Charles, excuse my laughter," she continued, holding out her hand; "if you are not a hero, you are very, very, good.
But Charles Weston, at the moment, would rather be thought a hero than very, very, good; he, therefore, rose, and affecting a smile, endeavoured to say something trifling as he retired.
replied the figure, in a shrill undertone; and, arising quickly from the bed, he made a single step toward our hero, while an iron lamp that depended over-head swung convulsively back from his approach.
Next day, the third of March, soon after one o'clock, two hundred and fifty members of the English Club and fifty guests were awaiting the guest of honor and hero of the Austrian campaign, Prince Bagration, to dinner.
In case this hero should make his appearance after the address we have seen worthy Van Systens at work on so conscientiously, he would not fail to make as much of a sensation as the Stadtholder himself.
They encouraged the struggling hero with cries, and jeered the villain, hooting and calling attention to his whiskers.
I talked a great deal, and enthusiastically, as a hero-worshipper might talk, and it was obvious that he was my hero.
It relates, with the usual terse and unadorned power of really primitive poetry, how the hero Beowulf, coming over the sea to the relief of King Hrothgar, delivers him from a monster, Grendel, and then from the vengeance of Grendel's only less formidable mother.
The temperance of the hero proceeds from the same wish to do no dishonor to the worthiness he has.
It was not difficult to divine that they were of a class of itinerant showmen--exhibitors of the freaks of Punch--for, perched cross-legged upon a tombstone behind them, was a figure of that hero himself, his nose and chin as hooked and his face as beaming as usual.