RICE


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RICEResearch Institute of Construction and Economy (est. 1982; Japan)
RICERest, Ice, Compression, Elevation (injury treatment)
RICEReciprocating Internal Combustion Engine
RICEReports, Interfaces, Conversions, and Extensions
RICERemote Instrumentation Collaboration Environment (Ohio Supercomputer Center)
RICERotary Internal Combustion Engine
RICERice Inter-Church Evangelism
RICERacing Inspired Cosmetic Equipment (cars)
RICERegular Interlaboratory Counting Exchange
RICERegional Interactions of Climate and Ecosystems
RICERice Cultivation and Trace Gas Exchange
RICERest, Immobilize, Cold, Elevate (first Aid, fractures)
RICERadar Interface & Control Equipment
RICEResearch, Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise
RICERespect, Integrity, Courage and Excellence (success motto)
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Rapp replied that he had given the Emperor's order about the rice, but Napoleon shook his head in dissatisfaction as if not believing that his order had been executed.
I ate mine, as was natural, with a spoon, but great was my surprise to notice that my wife, instead of doing the same, drew from her pocket a little case, from which she selected a long pin, and by the help of this pin conveyed her rice grain by grain to her mouth.
Rice, who glanced at Philip and seeing he had not changed, asked why he was not going to play.
"They plumb e't all the bacon and prunes and sugar and dog-food," Elijah reported, "and gosh darn my buttons, if they didn't gnaw open the sacks and scatter the flour and beans and rice from Dan to Beersheba.
He observed that the butchers stalls contained neither mutton, goat, nor pork; and, knowing also that it is a sacrilege to kill cattle, which are preserved solely for farming, he made up his mind that meat was far from plentiful in Yokohama-- nor was he mistaken; and, in default of butcher's meat, he could have wished for a quarter of wild boar or deer, a partridge, or some quails, some game or fish, which, with rice, the Japanese eat almost exclusively.
He could see the evening gatherings, held on the circle of the threshing- floors, because that was the only level ground; could see the wonderful unnamed green of the young rice, the indigo blues of the Indian corn, the dock-like patches of buckwheat, and, in its season, the red bloom of the amaranth, whose tiny seeds, being neither grain nor pulse, make a food that can be lawfully eaten by Hindus in time of fasts.
We cut rattans in the forest for a handful of rice, and for a living swept the decks of big ships and heard curses heaped upon our heads.
I looked upon their case to have been worse at this time than mine was at any time, after I first discovered the grains of barley and rice, and got into the manner of planting and raising my corn, and my tame cattle; for now they had, as I may say, a hundred wolves upon the island, which would devour everything they could come at, yet could be hardly come at themselves.
The expense of food for eight months, namely, from July 4th to March 1st, the time when these estimates were made, though I lived there more than two years -- not counting potatoes, a little green corn, and some peas, which I had raised, nor considering the value of what was on hand at the last date -- was Rice ....................
However, as the sun baked these two very dry and hard, I lifted them very gently up, and set them down again in two great wicker baskets, which I had made on purpose for them, that they might not break; and as between the pot and the basket there was a little room to spare, I stuffed it full of the rice and barley straw; and these two pots being to stand always dry I thought would hold my dry corn, and perhaps the meal, when the corn was bruised.
Tell us whether, after all, the half- free colored man of Massachusetts is worse off than the pampered slave of the rice swamps!