SOBS


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AcronymDefinition
SOBSSchool of Biological Sciences (universities)
SOBSSurvivors of Bereavement by Suicide
SOBSSame Old Boring Stuff (polite form)
SOBSSociety for Office-Based Surgery (now American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers)
SOBSStream and Object Based System (operating system)
SOBSSputum Occult Blood Screening (lung cancer)
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But I haven't got anything now to remember him by." And she choked back a little sob.
It is impossible to describe the scene, as, with tears and sobs, they gathered round the little creature, and took from her hands what seemed to them a last mark of her love.
Earth was past,--and earthly pain; but so solemn, so mysterious, was the triumphant brightness of that face, that it checked even the sobs of sorrow.
you can't read--poor souls!" and she hid her face in the pillow and sobbed, while many a smothered sob from those she was addressing, who were kneeling on the floor, aroused her.
I will feel any way, do any way,--only don't distress yourself; don't sob so.
Maggie's sobs began to subside, and she put out her mouth for the cake and bit a piece; and then Tom bit a piece, just for company, and they ate together and rubbed each other's cheeks and brows and noses together, while they ate, with a humiliating resemblance to two friendly ponies.
But she lost energy at last even for her loud-whispered cries and moans: she subsided into helpless sobs, and on the cold floor she sobbed herself to sleep.
"Oh, sir, sir!" she said, but sobs choked her utterance.
A sob was heard behind the door, and Cornelius turned round to look from whom it came; but Rosa, who had foreseen this movement, had fallen back.
The SOBS group meets on the last Wednesday of every month at Johnstone Day Care Centre, 21 Walkinshaw St, Johnstone, PA5 8AF, from 7pm to 8.30pm.
TEARS: Sister Kia, left, sobs for Sapper Guy Mellors at his funeral at Coventry Cathedral