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BABELBangka Belitung (Sumatra Provinche, Indonesia district)
BABELBay Area Bilingual Education League (Berkeley, CA)
BABELBroadcasting Across the Barriers of European Languages (initiative)
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Unbelieving Philosophers who were remodelling the world with words, and making card-towers of Babel to scale the skies with, talked with Unbelieving Chemists who had an eye on the transmutation of metals, at this wonderful gathering accumulated by Monseigneur.
He comes to a gateway in the brick wall, looks in, and sees a great perplexity of iron lying about in every stage and in a vast variety of shapes--in bars, in wedges, in sheets; in tanks, in boilers, in axles, in wheels, in cogs, in cranks, in rails; twisted and wrenched into eccentric and perverse forms as separate parts of machinery; mountains of it broken up, and rusty in its age; distant furnaces of it glowing and bubbling in its youth; bright fireworks of it showering about under the blows of the steam-hammer; red-hot iron, white-hot iron, cold-black iron; an iron taste, an iron smell, and a Babel of iron sounds.
The great symbol of architecture, Babel, is a hive.
The whole forest became suddenly a babel of hoarse screams and shrill shrieks.
From The High Tower its cool voice floated across the city of Manator and above the babel of human discords rising from the crowded mass that filled the seats of the stadium below.
As the three were making their way through the crowds of marketers, camels, donkeys, and horses that filled the market place with a confusing babel of sounds, Abdul plucked at Tarzan's sleeve.
The voices of its children are like the voices from the tower of Babel. If their strong man should arise, then the fight will be the fiercest the world has ever known.
With other topics he was not so fortunate; every moment brought about some new confusion, and threatened to become a perfect Babel; for the worthy Bachelor was really too ignorant, and the simplest observations of the Councillor sounded to him too daring and phantastical.
WhatsApp could have been leveraged forA ( Google Babel , the allegedly forthcoming service that most expect to unify Google's various messaging services via Gmail, G+ and the Google Cloud Platform.
A source in Babel police said to NINA reporter : "A car bombe parked near a gathering of markets exploded noting that the incident resulted in a preliminary outcome of killing two people and wounding 12 others.
Former Liverpool winger Babel said: "It was a statement to the other teams.
The Enigma of Isaac Babel is infused with a sense of loss: Babel's manuscripts and correspondence were arrested with him, presumed lost in the wake of his execution at the age of forty-five.