BETTA


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BETTABritish Electricity Transmission and Trading Arrangements (UK Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets)
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Now in order to hold direct communication with the people on deck, he had to pull round the bows to the starboard side, and thus come close to the blasted whale; and so talk over it.
He says, Monsieur, said the Guernsey-man, in French, turning to his captain, that only yesterday his ship spoke a vessel, whose captain and chief-mate, with six sailors, had all died of a fever caught from a blasted whale they had brought alongside.
I don't know what you're saving,' - the Englishman flushed angrily - 'but it's some piece of blasted impertinence.
He followed the Himalaya-Thibet road, the little ten-foot track that is blasted out of solid rock, or strutted out on timbers over gulfs a thousand feet deep; that dips into warm, wet, shut-in valleys, and climbs out across bare, grassy hill-shoulders where the sun strikes like a burning-glass; or turns through dripping, dark forests where the tree-ferns dress the trunks from head to heel, and the pheasant calls to his mate.
Rappaccini's garden, as if something ugly and monstrous would have blasted his eyesight had he been betrayed into a glance.
With that rich perfume of her breath she blasted the very air.
The old people shook and quivered as if a stroke of lightning had blasted them.
His grip has been upon me these twenty years, and he has blasted my life.
The moon has eyed Tom with a dull cold stare, as admitting some puny emulation of herself in his desert region unfit for life and blasted by volcanic fires; but she has passed on and is gone.
He could scarce conceive, even though he had already professed his doubt as to the deity of Issus, that one could threaten her with sword in hand and not be blasted into a thousand fragments by the mere fury of her divine wrath.
TWO Blighted Beings, haggard, lachrymose, and detested, met on a blasted heath in the light of a struggling moon.
Elizabeth was sad and desponding; she no longer took delight in her ordinary occupations; all pleasure seemed to her sacrilege toward the dead; eternal woe and tears she then thought was the just tribute she should pay to innocence so blasted and destroyed.