FINES


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FINESFurnace Ionization Nonthermal Excitation Spectrometry
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Give them their choice between a fine or an official whipping.
It was already nearly seventeen years since he had received from the king, on November 7, 1465, the comet year,* that fine charge of the provostship of Paris, which was reputed rather a seigneury than an office.
The contrary prevails in a democracy; for there they make the poor a proper allowance for attending the assemblies and the courts, but give the rich nothing for doing it: whence it is evident, that if any one would properly blend these customs together, they must extend both the pay and the fine to every member of the community, and then every one would share in it, whereas part only now do.
cried out one, as he pricked himself with the Darning-needle; 'he is a fine fellow though
I never did see anything so slender and so fine, so soft and so neat.
A man is born to serve his time on this earth, and there is something fine in the service being given on other grounds than that of utility.
As a proof of his regard, he had determined to give him a fine horse, which would go further than words, and put his good will beyond all question.
It was a fine gam we had, and they were all trumps --every soul on board.
I am convinced," said Edward, "that you really feel all the delight in a fine prospect which you profess to feel.
The Woggle-Bug was head professor at the Royal College of Oz, and he had composed a fine Ode in honor of Ozma's birthday.
Augustus Snodgrass, with all the poetic fervour that distinguished him, when they came in sight of the fine old castle.
Prince Vasili is a shallow braggart and his son, no doubt, is a fine specimen," he grumbled to himself.