HARDS


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HARDSHantavirus-Associated Respiratory Distress Syndrome (virology)
HARDSHigh-Altitude Radiation Detection System
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You don't feel nearly so hard up with eleven pence in your pocket as you do with a shilling.
It was hard for the active fellows, right in the midst of their vacation; and nobody blamed them when they contented themselves with brief calls, running of errands, and warm expressions of sympathy.
Ryder -- who, I think, could soon have brought me round, and could have done anything with me; but he had given up all the hard part of the trade to his son and to another experienced man, and he only came at times to oversee.
"But the other evidence...does it go hard against her!" said Adam.
"Then," said the Hard Man to Deal With, "why are you so anxious to have your Company bet me money that it will not?"
The way to happiness is often very hard to find; harder, I almost think, for women than for men.
"To speak truth, and be skilful with bow and arrow"--so seemed it alike pleasing and hard to the people from whom cometh my name--the name which is alike pleasing and hard to me.
The snow lay on the ground, frozen into a hard thick crust, so that only the heaps that had drifted into byways and corners were affected by the sharp wind that howled abroad: which, as if expending increased fury on such prey as it found, caught it savagely up in clouds, and, whirling it into a thousand misty eddies, scattered it in air.
As soon as the snow had packed hard, I began to drive about the country in a clumsy sleigh that Otto Fuchs made for me by fastening a wooden goods-box on bobs.