HARPS


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AcronymDefinition
HARPSHigh Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher (ESO)
HARPSHooved Animal Rescue and Protection Society (Barrington Hills, IL)
HARPSHome Assistance and Repair Program for Seniors (senior homeowner assistance; Sacramento County, CA)
HARPSHuman Analysis Requirements Planning System
HARPSHybrid AUTODIN Red Patch System
HARPSHashed Random Pre-Loaded Subsets
References in classic literature ?
"It was called 'The Christmas Harp.' Would you like to hear it?
"A hundred voices at once arose, a hundred harps were strung.
Peter followed with the harp, and closed the door after him as he went out.
Little John and Much the miller's son were out together on a foraging expedition when they espied the same young man; at least, they thought it must be he, for he was clad in scarlet and carried a harp in his hand.
Vanni's harp came in silvery ripples through the blackness of the dusty-smelling night; then the violins fell in--one of them was almost like a flute.
I told Allan a-Dale, the northern minstrel, that he would damage the harp if he touched it after the seventh cup, but he would not be controlled Friend, I drink to thy successful performance.''
Edmund spoke of the harp as his favourite instrument, and hoped to be soon allowed to hear her.
He closed his eyes and rested his head on the frame of the harp. His fingers gently touched the strings while he was thinking.
While he lay perdu in Steward's stateroom, his voice was the one thing that was not to be heard, so Kwaque was forced to seek the solace of his jews' harp in the sweltering heat of the gratings over the fire-room.
ON a certain evening in the month of September (at that period of the month when Arnold and Blanche were traveling back from Baden to Ham Farm) an ancient man--with one eye filmy and blind, and one eye moist and merry--sat alone in the pantry of the Harp of Scotland Inn, Perth, pounding the sugar softly in a glass of whisky-punch.
At the upper end of the room, seated in a shady bower of holly and evergreens were the two best fiddlers, and the only harp, in all Muggleton.
The young people, at the countess' instigation, gathered round the clavichord and harp. Julie by general request played first.