LAURA


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LAURALangley Aerothermodynamic Upwind Relaxation Algorithm (NASA)
LAURALocal Area Network User Radio Access
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He sat down opposite to us at the table, and Laura remained by me.
There was just one moment of dead silence before Laura addressed him.
I was determined to make him declare himself, for Laura's sake.
The few plain words which would have brought him back to the point from which he had wandered were just on my lips, when Laura checked me by speaking again.
"Oh, Laura! Laura!" I said, not angrily, not reprovingly--with nothing but sorrow in my voice, and nothing but sorrow in my heart.
Sir Percival spoke to me this afternoon about what had passed in Laura's room.
At the same time I was resolved not to lose even the smallest opportunity of trying to plead Laura's cause, and I told him boldly that I regretted his generosity had not carried him one step farther, and induced him to withdraw from the engagement altogether.
Like Laura Bridgman, this young child was deaf, and dumb, and blind.
Howe's account of this pupil's first instruction is so very striking, and so intimately connected with Laura herself, that I cannot refrain from a short extract.
Taking, therefore, several articles having short names, such as key, cup, mug, &c., and with Laura for an auxiliary, I sat down, and taking his hand, placed it upon one of them, and then with my own, made the letters KEY.
'The perception of this relation was not accompanied by that radiant flash of intelligence, and that glow of joy, which marked the delightful moment when Laura first perceived it.
Well may this gentleman call that a delightful moment, in which some distant promise of her present state first gleamed upon the darkened mind of Laura Bridgman.