APPLAUSE


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APPLAUSEApplication and Assessment of Parallel Programming Using Logic
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[Burst of applause, checked by the officers.] From seven months onward until now, A has still been a usurper, and in my finger record he bears B's name.
And come in the doctor did, and stood there, quite unmoved by the thunders of applause that greeted his appearance.
He shouted and roared and bobbed his shock of red wig until the audience broke out in excited applause.
There was a weak attempt at applause, but it died early.
People looked at each other excitedly, and said, "One of them has come." The silence prevailed again--and was a second time broken by another roar of applause. People nodded to each other with an air of relief and said, "Both of them have come." Then the great hush fell on the crowd once more, and all eyes looked toward one particular point of the ground, occupied by a little wooden pavilion, with the blinds down over the open windows, and the door closed.
When he leaves go of his hat to use his telescope, his hat flies off, with immense applause. It is blowing fresh.
Our way of scattering applause along through an act seems to me to be better than the Mannheim way of saving it all up till the act is ended.
When Mrs Crummles (who was his unworthy mother), sneered, and called him 'presumptuous boy,' and he defied her, what a tumult of applause came on!
Father Brown, though he knew every detail done behind the scenes, and had even evoked applause by his transformation of a pillow into a pantomime baby, went round to the front and sat among the audience with all the solemn expectation of a child at his first matinee.
A burst of applause for the picador, hisses for the bull.
My fears were groundless, however, as the other Martians, at first struck dumb with wonderment, finally broke into wild peals of laughter and applause. I did not recognize the applause as such, but later, when I had become acquainted with their customs, I learned that I had won what they seldom accord, a manifestation of approbation.
There was great applause when the speaker sat down.