RASCAL


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AcronymDefinition
RASCALRancho Attorney Service of California
RASCALResponsive Access, Small Cargo and Affordable Launch (DARPA research program)
RASCALRapid Assistance Support for Calibration
RASCALRotorcraft Air Crew Systems Concepts Airborne Laboratory
RASCALRadar di Scoperta e Controllo Aereo Locale
RASCALRotocraft-Aircrew Systems Concepts Airborne Laboratory
RASCALRadiological Air Sample Counting and Analysis Laboratory
RASCALRemote Agent-Sensing Chemical Alarm
RASCALRandom Access Secure Communications Anti-Jam Link
RASCALRandom Access Secure Communication Antijam Link
RASCALRapid Assessment Screen of Conservation Assets and Liabilities (methodology to derive qualitative natural/cultural resource richness index)
RASCALRadiation and Scattering Compact Antenna Laboratory
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We are a set of rascals this morning, but we'll come home regular angels.
If Dunsey did not come back for a few days (and Godfrey did not know but that the rascal had enough money in his pocket to enable him to keep away still longer), everything might blow over.
However, a malicious rogue of a skipper went to an officer, and pointing to me, told him, "I had not yet trampled on the crucifix;" but the other, who had received instructions to let me pass, gave the rascal twenty strokes on the shoulders with a bamboo; after which I was no more troubled with such questions.
Help this rascal to set up the coach," sai the hobgoblin to me; then, with a terrific screech at three countrymen at a distance, "Here, you fellows, ain't you ashamed to stand off when a poor woman is in distress?
So they looked up, and espied the wolf sitting amongst the branches; and they called him a cowardly rascal, and would not suffer him to come down till he was heartily ashamed of himself, and had promised to be good friends again with old Sultan.
Tis true," answered D'Artagnan; who said afterwards to himself, "I'faith, I greatly deceive myself, or I have been the means of a good windfall to that rascal Moliere, and we shall assuredly see the scene hit off to the life in some comedy or other.
And it took twenty years of contact, of exchanging greetings and passing on with my tongue in my cheek, to develop in me a sneaking liking for the rascal.
In the meantime that rascal, Pinocchio, free now from the clutches of the Carabineer, was running wildly across fields and meadows, taking one short cut after another toward home.
She said, she could not help agreeing with her brother, that there was some merit in the sincerity of her confession, and in her integrity to her lover: that she had always thought her a very good girl, and doubted not but she had been seduced by some rascal, who had been infinitely more to blame than herself, and very probably had prevailed with her by a promise of marriage, or some other treacherous proceeding.
Tulliver would look straight at him, and the rascal would perhaps be forsaken a little by his cool, domineering impudence.
It may be observed in this place, lest the fact of Mr Brass calling a lady a rascal, should occasion any wonderment or surprise, that he was so habituated to having her near him in a man's capacity, that he had gradually accustomed himself to talk to her as though she were really a man.
If one of you but budge an inch toward me, you rascals," he cried, "it shall sound the death of your master, Robin Hood