HOPES


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AcronymDefinition
HOPESHolistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability (design conference; Oregon)
HOPESHealth Outcomes, Policy, and Evaluation Studies (Ohio State University)
HOPESHuntington’s Outreach Project for Education (Stanford University)
HOPESHIV Overview of Problems Evaluation System
HOPESHealthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success
HOPESHomemaking, Organizing and Parenting Effectiveness Service (Family Service Association of San Antonio; San Antonio, TX)
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I only wished they would have done, that we might hasten back to Horton Lodge: I longed to seek the retirement of my own room, or some sequestered nook in the grounds, that I might deliver myself up to my feelings--to weep my last farewell, and lament my false hopes and vain delusions.
So she still lived with me in the spirit--and lived in hope.
The eyes of Partridge sparkled at this news, which Jones now proclaimed aloud; and so did (though with somewhat a different aspect) those of the poor fellow who had found the book; and who (I hope from a principle of honesty) had never opened it: but we should not deal honestly by the reader if we omitted to inform him of a circumstance which may be here a little material, viz.
Her mind wandered over her hopes and fears, recurring to her other labors, and the prices she received for occupations so wearying and slavish.
Though her clothes were torn and her hair disheveled, Albert Werper realized that he never before had looked upon such a vision of loveliness as that which Lady Greystoke presented in the relief and joy which she felt in coming so unexpectedly upon a friend and rescuer when hope had seemed so far away.
On reading this I had no reason to disguise my joy and hope from Frederick Lawrence, for I had none to be ashamed of.
Tom went about, hoping against hope for the sight of one blessed sinful face, but disappointment crossed him everywhere.
I cannot so completely penetrate the mystery of my own heart, as to know when I began to think that I might have set its earliest and brightest hopes on Agnes.
Disdain hath power to kill, and patience dies Slain by suspicion, be it false or true; And deadly is the force of jealousy; Long absence makes of life a dreary void; No hope of happiness can give repose To him that ever fears to be forgot; And death, inevitable, waits in hall.
He had but one hope in life now, and that was for the arrival of the young hunter from Nevada.
The next was in these words: "I do not pretend to regret anything I shall leave in Hertfordshire, except your society, my dearest friend; but we will hope, at some future period, to enjoy many returns of that delightful intercourse we have known, and in the meanwhile may lessen the pain of separation by a very frequent and most unreserved correspondence.
It was to say good morning to her, to hope she had slept well, to assure her of his devotion, which he trusted she in some faintest manner returned.