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PORTPortable
PORTPortuguese
PORTPatient Outcomes Research Team
PORTPerception-Of-Relationships Test
PORTPersonnel Operational Research Team
PORTPaediatric Outcomes Research Team (Canada; est. 1992)
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The Portuguese held his tongue like a brick, and walked the plank, while the jolly tars cheered like mad.
One of the seamen, in Portuguese, bid me rise, and asked who I was.
In his account of the mission, where his veracity is most to be suspected, he neither exaggerates overmuch the merits of the Jesuits, if we consider the partial regard paid by the Portuguese to their countrymen, by the Jesuits to their society, and by the Papists to their church, nor aggravates the vices of the Abyssins; but if the reader will not be satisfied with a Popish account of a Popish mission, he may have recourse to the history of the church of Abyssinia, written by Dr.
Twenty-fife father," said the Portuguese, sleepily.
One useful result of his former experiences was that he could talk fluently in the Lingoa Geral, which is the peculiar talk, one-third Portuguese and two-thirds Indian, which is current all over Brazil.
From that night nothing has been seen of the three murderers by the police, and it is surmised at Scotland Yard that they were among the passengers of the ill-fated steamer Norah Creina, which was lost some years ago with all hands upon the Portuguese coast, some leagues to the north of Oporto.
He was a Portuguese of sixty or thereabouts, Senhor Joaquin Santos by name; at first it was incredible to me that he had no title, so noble was his bearing; but very soon I realized that he was one of those to whom adventitious honors can add no lustre.
of course, and by and by large schools of Portuguese men-of-war were added to the regular list of sea wonders.
cried the dying man in Portuguese, and pointing with his long, thin arm, 'but I shall never reach it, never.
In population it is a happy compromise, for Portuguese fathers wed Indian mothers, and their children intermarry with the Spanish.
Trent was seized upon by an Englishman who was representing the Bekwando Land and Mining Investment Company and, before he could regain Da Souza, a few rapid sentences had passed between the latter and his brother in Portuguese.
Even Ruth was hurt, for she had some regard for appearances, and her lover, cheek by jowl with Maria, at the head of that army of Portuguese ragamuffins, was not a pretty sight.