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ASPAAmerican Society for Public Administration
ASPAAllocation de Solidarité aux Personnes Agées (French: Solidarity Allowance for Elderly People)
ASPAAmerican Servicemembers Protection Act (US)
ASPAAmerican Society of Pension Actuaries
ASPAAspartoacylase
ASPAAntarctic Specially Protected Area
ASPAAssociation of Schools of Public Affairs
ASPAAmerican Political Science Association
ASPAAssociation of Specialized and Professional Accreditors
ASPAAmerican Samoa Power Authority
ASPAAlabama State Port Authority
ASPAAustralian Secondary Principals Association
ASPAAmerican Scholastic Press Association
ASPAAmerican Society for Personnel Administration
ASPAAir Space
ASPAAmerican Salvage Pool Association
ASPAAssistant Secretary for Public Affairs
ASPAAnimals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (UK)
ASPAAsociación Sindical de Pilotos de Aviación
ASPAAlabama Scholastic Press Association
ASPAAmerica do Sul-Paises Arabes (Portugese)
ASPAAmerican Sod Producers Association
ASPAAustralian Ski Patrol Association
ASPAAutomotive Specialty Products Alliance
ASPAArizona State Physicians Association
ASPAAfter-School Programs and Activities
ASPAAdministrative and Supervisory Personnel Association
ASPAArmed Services Procurement Act
ASPAAustralian Scrabble Players Association
ASPAAotearoa Student Press Association (New Zealand)
ASPAArkansas Scholastic Press Association
ASPAArkansas School Psychology Association
ASPAAircraft Service Period Adjustment
ASPAAmerican Sun Protection Association
ASPAAdventist Student Personnel Association
ASPAAssociation of Singapore Patent Agents
ASPAAlaska Skijoring and Pulk Association
ASPAAlabama Society of Physician Assistants
ASPAAustralian Software Publishers Association
ASPAArkansas State Police Association
ASPAArkansas Society of Public Accountants (Newport, AR)
ASPAArizona Staffing Professionals Association
ASPAAlaska School Psychologists Association
ASPAAnnual Safety Performance Award
ASPAAgricbusiness Service Plan Association
ASPAAssociated Students Performing Arts
ASPAAll Sky Patrol Astrophysics
ASPAAlaska State Prosecutors’ Association
ASPAAdult Student Personnel Association
ASPAAgriculture Sponsored Programs Administration
ASPAAmerican School Parents' Association
ASPAAvailable Space Proportional Allocation
ASPAAll Saints' Parents Association
ASPAAdvanced Semiconductor Packaging Assembly
ASPAAluminium Sheet Products Association (South Africa)
ASPAAdvanced Strategic Penetrating Aircraft
ASPAAldenham School Parents' Association
ASPAAssociate of the Society of Practising Accountants (UK)
ASPAAmerican Society of Public Awareness
ASPAAdvanced Sonar Processing Architecture
ASPAAnnular Slot Planar Antenna
ASPAAircraft Structure Periodic Adjustment
ASPAAnnunciation School Parents Association
ASPAAmerican Screen Printing Association (Wexford, PA)
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of us, under the easy circumstance of our own weakness, remains another way most easily to express ourselves for the purpose of eliminating from the world the cruelty that is practised by some few of us, for the entertainment of the rest of us, on the trained animals, who, after all, are only lesser animals than we on the round world's surface.
On the whole, therefore, there is probably more to be learnt about human psychology from animals than about animal psychology from human beings; but this conclusion is one of degree, and must not be pressed beyond a point.
If you pick up a mossy stone which is lightly embedded in the earth, you will see a number of small animals scuttling away from the unwonted daylight and seeking again the darkness of which you have deprived them.
If the animals in front are continually changing and the direction of the whole herd is constantly altered, this is because in order to follow a given direction the animals transfer their will to the animals that have attracted our attention, and to study the movements of the herd we must watch the movements of all the prominent animals moving on all sides of the herd.
The replies this theory gives to historical questions are like the replies of a man who, watching the movements of a herd of cattle and paying no attention to the varying quality of the pasturage in different parts of the field, or to the driving of the herdsman, should attribute the direction the herd takes to what animal happens to be at its head.
John, how can you expect sick people to come and see you when you keep all these animals in the house?
But I like the animals better than the `best people'," said the Doctor.
Undoubtedly," replied the captain, "if it possesses such dreadful power, it is the most terrible animal that ever was created.
It is not given us to know how some animals know laughter, and know when they are being laughed at; but it was this same way that White Fang knew it.
The habits of life of these animals were a complete puzzle to naturalists, until Professor Owen [4] solved the problem with remarkable ingenuity.
Then did his animals think the time had come to speak unto him.
I may add, that as some organisms will breed most freely under the most unnatural conditions (for instance, the rabbit and ferret kept in hutches), showing that their reproductive system has not been thus affected; so will some animals and plants withstand domestication or cultivation, and vary very slightly--perhaps hardly more than in a state of nature.