PROPHET


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PROPHETProgram for Research on Oxidants: Photochemistry, Emissions, and Transport (Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI)
PROPHETPro-Active Rehabilitation of Outside Plant using Heuristic Expert Techniques
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Then, emphasising his words with his loud voice and frequent gestures, he related the history of the Mormons from Biblical times: how that, in Israel, a Mormon prophet of the tribe of Joseph published the annals of the new religion, and bequeathed them to his son Mormon; how, many centuries later, a translation of this precious book, which was written in Egyptian, was made by Joseph Smith, junior, a Vermont farmer, who revealed himself as a mystical prophet in 1825; and how, in short, the celestial messenger appeared to him in an illuminated forest, and gave him the annals of the Lord.
"O sun," cried the prophet, "O star that art too great to be allowed among the stars!
Not a solitary commoner ever has the luck to see a reception of a prophet, I can tell you.
It is properer to Merlin's sort -- stump-tail prophets, as we call them in the pro- fession.
"Johnson was a Prophet to his people: preached a Gospel to them,--as all like him always do.
a great prophet is risen up among us; and That God hath visited his
One hears -- one hears such dreadful stories about those who oppose the Prophet: something terrible always happens to them."
Say, sirrah, hast thou ever proved thyself A prophet? When the riddling Sphinx was here Why hadst thou no deliverance for this folk?
Yet the exotic had grown here, suddenly as the prophet's gourd; and had drawn hither Tess.
"Don't you know the weather prophet has told us we shall see the sun pretty soon?"
what a pregnant lesson to us is this prophet! What a noble thing is that canticle in the fish's belly!
The more I dive into this matter of whaling, and push my researches up to the very spring-head of it, so much the more am I impressed with its great honorableness and antiquity; and especially when I find so many great demi-gods and heroes, prophets of all sorts, who one way or other have shed distinction upon it, I am transported with the reflection that I myself belong, though but subordinately, to so emblazoned a fraternity.