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PORTPersonnel Operational Research Team
PORTPaediatric Outcomes Research Team (Canada; est. 1992)
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He received them like a man who knows that nothing is being offered that does not belong to him, and then said he would go and walk upon the port till supper was ready.
Sailing ninety leagues farther, you see the noted port of Jodda, where the pilgrims that go to Mecca and Medina unlade those rich presents which the zeal of different princes is every day accumulating at the tomb of Mahomet.
Why, sir," said be, "is it for a man that is upon such adventures as you are to come into a port, and not examine first what ships there are there, and whether he is able to deal with them?
Nor has Patagonia been affected only by upward movements: the extinct tertiary shells from Port St.
Peggotty pointed to a certain paragraph in the newspaper, where I read aloud as follows, from the Port Middlebay Times:
On reaching our port I there learnt, for the first time, the reason these passengers had for seizing their opportunity of escaping from the ship.
At the second call the light of the port was obscured apparently by a head that piped down in a thin squeak.
The Russians have always a ship of war upon this station, and have already encroached upon the Californian boundaries, by taking possession of the port of Bondago, and fortifying it with several guns.
A ship may have left her port some time before; she may have been at sea, in the fullest sense of the phrase, for days; but, for all that, as long as the coast she was about to leave remained in sight, a southern-going ship of yesterday had not in the sailor's sense begun the enterprise of a passage.
Go to the riverside, ask for the brig SUND, and give this letter to the captain; he will convey you to a little port, where certainly you are not expected, and which is ordinarily only frequented by fishermen.
No, my lord; he said you had engaged to pay seventy pounds if I landed you safe and sound at Boulogne or any other port you choose in France.
In a moment I was up on deck to see an enemy submarine about two hundred yards off our port bow.