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NESTNational Employment Savings Trust (workplace pension scheme; UK)
NESTNew and Emerging Science and Technology (EU)
NESTNovell Embedded Systems Technology
NESTNetwork Storage
NESTNetwork of Embedded Systems
NESTNetwork Server Tool
NESTNetware Embedded Systems Technology
NESTNetwork Scanning Tools
NESTNative English-Speaking Teacher (China)
NESTNorth East Seattle Together (Seattle, WA)
NESTNuclear Emergency Search Team
NESTNigerian Environmental Study/Action Team
NESTNew England Spiritual Team (paranomal group)
NESTNetwork Simulation Testbed
NESTNational Economic Service-Life Tools (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
NESTNanoEngineering Science and Technology
NESTNetwork Evolution for Sustainable Tourism
NESTNovell Embedded System Technology
NESTNear-End Speech Threshold
NESTNear Eastern School of Theology
NESTNational Ecological Surveys Team
NESTNational Emergency Survivable Troop System
NESTNeighborhood Empowerment and Support through Teamwork (Boat People SOS, Inc.)
NESTNaval Exercise Support Terminal
NESTNuclear Effects Support Team
NESTNavy Exercise Support Terminal
NESTNational Engineering Standards and Process (Sprint)
NESTNetwork Systems and Technologies, Inc.
NESTNISN Event Scheduling Terminal (US NASA)
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flava, with a few of these little yellow ants still clinging to the fragments of the nest. This species is sometimes, though rarely, made into slaves, as has been described by Mr.
sanguinea, and found a number of these ants entering their nest, carrying the dead bodies of F.
Nevertheless the bird was determined to save him if she could, and by one last mighty effort she propelled the nest against the rock.
Then at last he understood, and clutched the nest and waved his thanks to the bird as she fluttered overhead.
"If," said he, "a finch's nest is placed on the Serpentine it fills and breaks to pieces, but a thrush's nest is still as dry as the cup of a swan's back."
Solomon explained hastily that what he meant was not one of the cumbrous boats that humans use; the proposed boat was to be simply a thrush's nest large enough to hold Peter.
He answered by saying, " Why, there are none others in these southern countries." He informed me that the number of eggs in the nest of the petise is considerably less than in that of the other kind, namely, not more than fifteen on an average, but he asserted that more than one female deposited them.
"Ay, the old Madman has got the best collection in the house, out and out," said Tom; and then Martin, warming with unaccustomed good cheer and the chance of a convert, launched out into a proposed bird-nesting campaign, betraying all manner of important secrets--a golden-crested wren's nest near Butlin's Mound, a moor-hen who was sitting on nine eggs in a pond down the Barby road, and a kingfisher's nest in a corner of the old canal above Brownsover Mill.
Here he gazed at the Scarecrow; who crawled to the edge of the nest and looked over.
One moment I was a wee babe of the Younger World lying in my tree nest; the next moment I was a grown man of the Younger World locked in combat with the hideous Red-Eye; and the next moment I was creeping carefully down to the water-hole in the heat of the day.
TIMMY TIPTOES sat out, enjoying the breeze; he whisked his tail and chuckled --"Little wife Goody, the nuts are ripe; we must lay up a store for winter and spring." Goody Tiptoes was busy pushing moss under the thatch--"The nest is so snug, we shall be sound asleep all winter." "Then we shall wake up all the thinner, when there is nothing to eat in spring-time," replied prudent Timothy.
no, not one, for your lives!' continued he, exultingly; laying the nest on the ground, and standing over it with his legs wide apart, his hands thrust into his breeches-pockets, his body bent forward, and his face twisted into all manner of contortions in the ecstasy of his delight.