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BANDBandelier National Monument (US National Park Service)
BANDBiomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (US FEMA)
BANDBay Area New Democrats (est. 1999; Houston, TX)
BANDBlind Adaptive Noncoherent Decorrelator
BANDBurlington Association for Nuclear Disarmament (Ontario, Canada)
BANDBusiness Angels Netzwerk Deutschland eV (German: Business Angels Network Germany; inter-business cooperation)
BANDBlack Arts National Diaspora, Inc. (New Orleans, LA)
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Having thus given the reader some idea of the actual state of the fur trade in the interior of our vast continent, and made him acquainted with the wild chivalry of the mountains, we will no longer delay the introduction of Captain Bonneville and his band into this field of their enterprise, but launch them at once upon the perilous plains of the Far West.
State of the fur trade of the Rocky Mountains American enterprises General Ashley and his associates Sublette, a famous leader Yearly rendezvous among the mountains Stratagems and dangers of the trade Bands of trappers Indian banditti Crows and Blackfeet Mountaineers Traders of the Far West Character and habits of the trapper
So we determined to put our plan to an immediate test lest the Mahars who made it possible should awake before I reached them; but we were doomed to disappointment, for no sooner had we reached the main floor of the building on our way to the pits beneath, than we encountered hurrying bands of slaves being hastened under strong Sagoth guard out of the edifice to the avenue beyond.
The Mahars cannot hear, so the drums and fifes and horns of earthly bands are unknown among them.
He rode up to the front door and dismounted, and the band stopped playing and went away and the crowds of people returned to their dwellings.
Dorothy placed soft cushions in a corner for Billina and her chicks, and had just returned to the Throne and seated herself when the playing of the royal band outside the palace announced the approach of distinguished guests.
We will now present the Royal Band of Whiskered Friskers."
It swore every boy to stick to the band, and never tell any of the secrets; and if anybody done anything to any boy in the band, whichever boy was ordered to kill that person and his family must do it, and he mustn't eat and he mustn't sleep till he had killed them and hacked a cross in their breasts, which was the sign of the band.
The chief of the Omahas, too, on returning from a hunting excursion, reported that two men had been killed some distance above, by a band of Sioux.
"But the band lacks a leader--one who can use his head as well as his hand.
Now hark ye, good youth, wilt thou stay with me and be one of my band? Three suits of Lincoln green shalt thou have each year, beside forty marks in fee, and share with us whatsoever good shall befall us.
With the last note the bands burst out with a crash: and woke the mountains with the "Star-Spangled Banner" in a way to make a body's heart swell and thump and his hair rise!