FAMOUS


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FAMOUSFlexible Automation Monitoring and Operation User Station
FAMOUSFrench-American Mid-Ocean Undersea Study
FAMOUSFuture Advanced Mobile Universal System
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And many a powerful one who wanted to run well with the people, hath harnessed in front of his horses--a donkey, a famous wise man.
It was precisely on the day she had escaped by the famous window.
I am sorry," said the Owl, "to have to contradict the Crow, my famous friend and colleague.
Then young Partington said, "If I err not, thou art the famous Robin Hood, and these thy stout band of outlawed yeomen.
So a quarrel, which has become famous, began between the two men.
At that date, the Mohammedan conqueror, Mahmoud of Ghizni, crossed India; seized on the holy city of Somnauth; and stripped of its treasures the famous temple, which had stood for centuries--the shrine of Hindoo pilgrimage, and the wonder of the Eastern world.
The Syren in this famous voyage was commanded by a Captain Coffin, a Nantucketer.
Four days were spent in thinking what name to give him, because (as he said to himself) it was not right that a horse belonging to a knight so famous, and one with such merits of his own, should be without some distinctive name, and he strove to adapt it so as to indicate what he had been before belonging to a knight-errant, and what he then was; for it was only reasonable that, his master taking a new character, he should take a new name, and that it should be a distinguished and full-sounding one, befitting the new order and calling he was about to follow.
How stately the old chair looks, as if it remembered its many famous occupants, but yet were conscious that a greater man is sitting in it now
He told her of horses which he had bought for a trifle and sold for incredible sums; of racing matches, in which his judgment had infallibly foretold the winner; of shooting parties, in which he had killed more birds (though without having one good shot) than all his companions together; and described to her some famous day's sport, with the fox-hounds, in which his foresight and skill in directing the dogs had repaired the mistakes of the most experienced huntsman, and in which the boldness of his riding, though it had never endangered his own life for a moment, had been constantly leading others into difficulties, which he calmly concluded had broken the necks of many.
The great concourse of noblemen and famous soldiers, the national character of the contest, and the fact that this was a last trial of arms before what promised to be an arduous and bloody war, all united to make the event one of the most notable and brilliant that Bordeaux had ever seen.
THE LIFE and History of Aesop is involved, like that of Homer, the most famous of Greek poets, in much obscurity.