SPATS


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SPATSSouth Pacific Association of Theological Schools (Suva, Fiji)
SPATSSouthern Part of Africa Tonsorial Singers
SPATSSenior Professional Administrative Training Scheme (UK)
SPATSSystem Programming and Testing Site
SPATSSouth Pacific Air Transportation Service
SPATSSecure Publishing of Applications for Terminal Server (Chemnitz, Germany)
SPATSStaint Paul Technical School (Ghana, West Africa)
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He continued his walk, but he had scarcely gone a hundred paces, when a furious fellow, leaning between two soldiers, spat in the king's face, as once an infamous and accursed Jew spit in the face of Jesus of Nazareth.
But when the cowardly insulter spat in the face of the captive monarch Athos grasped his dagger.
As they narrated to each other their unholy adventures, their tales of terror told in words of mirth; as their uncivilized laughter forked upwards out of them, like the flames from the furnace; as to and fro, in their front, the harpooneers wildly gesticulated with their huge pronged forks and dippers; as the wind howled on, and the sea leaped, and the ship groaned and dived, and yet steadfastly shot her red hell further and further into the blackness of the sea and the night, and scornfully champed the white bone in her mouth, and viciously spat round her on all sides; then the rushing Pequod, freighted with savages, and laden with fire, and burning a corpse, and plunging into that blackness of darkness, seemed the material counterpart of her monomaniac commander's soul.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
He chinked it once, and he blew upon it once, and he spat upon it once,--'for luck,' he hoarsely said --before he put it in his pocket.
The bullets spat and spat all about us; but thick clouds had covered the moon, and in the dim darkness it was no more than random firing.
He remembered invading another village of a dozen houses and driving all before him with his shot-gun save, for one old man, too feeble to flee, who spat at him and whined and snarled as he dug open a ground-oven and from amid the hot stones dragged forth a roasted pig that steamed its essence deliciously through its green-leaf wrappings.
Coolly she had squatted on her hams, spat on his arm, and with her finger-tips scrubbed away the dirt of days and nights of muck and jungle that sullied the pristine whiteness of his skin.
Wash Williams spat forth a succession of vile oaths.
The resemblance was not lessened by the accidental circumstance, that the mature Jerry bit and spat out straw, while the twinkling eyes of the youthful Jerry were as restlessly watchful of him as of everything else in Fleet-street.
"Is it like him?" I asked, recoiling from the brute, as Wemmick spat upon his eyebrow and gave it a rub with his sleeve.
To evaluate the influence of factors (type of collector, location, period and depth) upon density and height of the spats, the Multifactorial Variance Analysis (MANOVA) and the Tukey test (P<0.05) were used.