LISPS


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LISPSLow Ionic Strength-Protamine Sulphate
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"If you have any order to give me it's my duty to carry it out," he answered, after another silent pause, with a slow, measured lisp, raising his eyebrows and calmly twisting his head from one side to another, all this with exasperating composure.
The young fellow hooked his arm into the Reverend's, now, with the confiding and grateful air of a waif who has been longing for a friend, and a sympathetic ear, and a chance to lisp once more the sweet accents of the mother-tongue--and then he limbered up the muscles of his mouth and turned himself loose--and with such a relish!
A little shamefaced girl lisped, "Mary had a little lamb," etc., performed a compassion-inspiring curtsy, got her meed of applause, and sat down flushed and happy.
The master is fre- quently compelled to sell this class of his slaves, out of deference to the feelings of his white wife; and, cruel as the deed may strike any one to be, for a man to sell his own children to human flesh-mongers, it is often the dictate of humanity for him to do so; for, unless he does this, he must not only whip them himself, but must stand by and see one white son tie up his brother, of but few shades darker com- plexion than himself, and ply the gory lash to his naked back; and if he lisp one word of disapproval, it is set down to his parental partiality, and only makes a bad matter worse, both for himself and the slave whom he would protect and defend.
To-day, each in her appropriate key, lisped, stuttered, mumbled, and jabbered as usual; about fifteen had racked me in turn, and my auricular nerve was expecting with resignation the discords of the sixteenth, when a full, though low voice, read out, in clear correct English-
We are in a new age and reforms are necessary to streamline its infrastructure, enact commonsense budget cuts and help the LISPS by eliminating its onerous pension demands.
Alvarez admits that the DIY ethos of the Lisps helped them leapfrog the traditional musical theatre development process.
Evaluation in Lisp and related languages proceeds according to a set of evaluation rules built into the EVAL and APPLY functions.
When an evaltrace diagram is elided like this to a single application of EVAL, it is equivalent to the simple evaluation arrow used in [5] and most other books on Lisp:
Q MY daughter has an appointment with a speech therapist as she has a lisp. What will the therapist do?
Lisp was designed by John McCarthy and implemented in the late 1950s at MIT.
Several matters arose, including the relative speeds of the development and delivery machines and the different methods of garbage collection employed by the different Lisps. For example, the PS/2 was about three times slower at list handling and worse at numerical computation, even after the addition of an 80387 maths coprocessor.