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WNSWashington (DC) Numismatic Society
WNSWADP Numbering System (World Association for the Development of Philately)
WNSWireless Network Security
WNSWeismann-Netter Syndrome
WNSWestern Snow Conference
WNSWorldwide Network Systems
WNSWhite Nose Syndrome (bats)
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Grandfather paused a moment; for he felt as if it might be irreverent to introduce the hallowed shade of Washington into a history where an ancient elbow-chair occupied the most prominent place.
Hopkins, so Booker Washington became a peculiarly receptive pupil of his.
As Washington may be called the head-quarters of tobacco-tinctured saliva, the time is come when I must confess, without any disguise, that the prevalence of those two odious practices of chewing and expectorating began about this time to be anything but agreeable, and soon became most offensive and sickening.
This lady would discourse to him a perte de vue on differences where he only saw resemblances, and both the merits and the defects of a good many members of Washington society, as this society was interpreted to him by Mrs.
It was a 'Sonnet to the Snow on Mount Washington,' and had been contributed that very afternoon, bearing a signature of great distinction in magazines and annals.
All the papers, pamphlets, reports-- all the journals published by the scientific, literary, and religious societies enlarged upon its advantages; and the Society of Natural History of Boston, the Society of Science and Art of Albany, the Geographical and Statistical Society of New York, the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, and the Smithsonian of Washington sent innumerable letters of congratulation to the Gun Club, together with offers of immediate assistance and money.
The panelled wainscot is covered with dingy paint, and acquires a duskier hue from the deep shadow into which the Province House is thrown by the brick block that shuts it in from Washington Street.
I have a good many friends round about Washington," Mr.
My view of it," he flamed out, bringing his clenched hand down upon the table as if he had been in a public house dicing with blackguards--"my view of it is that it was a characteristically dastardly assassination by that damned traitor, Washington, and his ragamuffin rebels
From Washington at this time of the night," he exclaimed thickly.
The room in which young Robinson lived in New York faced Washington Square and was long and narrow like a hallway.
Archer and her son and daughter, like every one else in New York, knew who these privileged beings were: the Dagonets of Washington Square, who came of an old English county family allied with the Pitts and Foxes; the Lannings, who had intermarried with the descendants of Count de Grasse, and the van der Luydens, direct descendants of the first Dutch governor of Manhattan, and related by pre-revolutionary marriages to several members of the French and British aristocracy.