POLE


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AcronymDefinition
POLEProject Oriented Learning Environment (Switzerland)
POLEPurdue Organization for Labor Equality (West Lafayette, IN)
POLEPoint of Last Environment
POLEParieto-Occipital Lobe Epilepsy
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"To the pole!" I exclaimed, unable to repress a gesture of incredulity.
"If I had only known"--thus runs the train of thought in the mind of John Want--"if I had only known, before I was rescued, that I was to be brought to this place, I believe I should have preferred staying at the North Pole. I was very happy keeping up everybody's spirits at the North Pole.
On the feet were some old boots with blue tops, such as every man wore in this country, and the figure was raised above the stalks of corn by means of the pole stuck up its back.
The pole was firmly fixed in the mud, and he was left clinging to it while the punt drifted away.
"Try the test I told thee of, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "and don't mind any other, for thou knowest nothing about colures, lines, parallels, zodiacs, ecliptics, poles, solstices, equinoxes, planets, signs, bearings, the measures of which the celestial and terrestrial spheres are composed; if thou wert acquainted with all these things, or any portion of them, thou wouldst see clearly how many parallels we have cut, what signs we have seen, and what constellations we have left behind and are now leaving behind.
I have read with ardour the accounts of the various voyages which have been made in the prospect of arriving at the North Pacific Ocean through the seas which surround the pole. You may remember that a history of all the voyages made for purposes of discovery composed the whole of our good Uncle Thomas' library.
One Saturday evening when I was having supper with Lena, we heard a knock at her parlour door, and there stood the Pole, coatless, in a dress shirt and collar.
When Tarzan found himself clinging to the pole outside the window, he followed his jungle instinct and looked below for enemies before he ventured down.
Katerina Ivanovna had herself seen to purchasing the provisions, with the help of one of the lodgers, an unfortunate little Pole who had somehow been stranded at Madame Lippevechsel's.
They had no oars, nor even a pole to guide the raft with.
The old wheel-hub, fixed on the end of the upright pole, constituted the plunger.
All that day Potapitch remained in attendance upon her; but the Poles who directed her play she changed more than once.