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AcronymDefinition
AMBAmbient
AMBAmber
AMBAmbassador
AMBAmbulance
AMBAmbulatory (aka Ambulating)
AMBApplied Molecular Biology (various schools)
AMBAmphotericin B (liposome)
AMBAmerican Model Builders, Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
AMBAdvanced Memory Buffer (FBDIMM control unit on DRAM)
AMBActive Magnetic Bearing
AMBAssociação Médica Brasileira (Brazil)
AMBAmbulate
AMBAdvanced Memory Buffer
AMBAnnie Moses Band
AMBAmbulating (aka Ambulatory)
AMBArticulação de Mulheres Brasileiras (Brasil)
AMBAsset Management Branch (Canada)
AMBAfrican Media Barometer (Media Institute for Southern Africa)
AMBAir Mission Brief
AMBAfrican Merchant Bank (RSA)
AMBAll My Best
AMBAustralian Mountain Bike
AMBAviation Maintenance Battalion (US Army)
AMBAir Mobility Branch (US DoD)
AMBAmericas Most Blunted (band)
AMBAviation Mishap Board
AMBAxe Murder Boys (band)
AMBAir Mobility Battlelab (US Air Force)
AMBAgence Maritime de Bretagne (French maritime company)
AMBAlternative Mining Bill (Philippines)
AMBAircraft Mishap Board
AMBActive Metal Brazing
AMBAvatar Meher Baba
AMBAirways Modernization Board
AMBAmagerbro (Danish railway station)
AMBAtelier Mécanique du Bassin (French mechanical engineering company)
AMBAteliers Maritimes Baulois (French boating company)
AMBAlsace-Mais-Benin
AMBAssociation Marc Bloch (French: Marc Bloch Association)
AMBAngular Momentum Balance
AMBActive Metal Bonding (semiconductor manufacturing)
AMBArmament Material Bulletin
AMBAnalog MDM Bipolar
AMBAcrylamidomethylbutanoate (polyampholyte class polymer)
AMBArt Map Burlington (Burlington, VT publication)
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No one has ever doubted your patriotism, Monsieur Pailleton," the ambassador continued.
The ambassador drew himself a little more upright, a stiff unbending figure.
An authorised offer of peace from Germany to the French people," the ambassador answered slowly.
The Ambassador bowed, and escorted her to the door.
What the American Ambassador said in introducing me, as well as a synopsis of what I said, was widely published in England and in the American papers at the time.
So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
For to the eyes of all the Utopians, except very few, which had been in other countries for some reasonable cause, all that gorgeousness of apparel seemed shameful and reproachful; in so much that they most reverently saluted the vilest and most abject of them for lords; passing over the Ambassadors themselves without any honour; judging them by their wearing of golden chains to be bondmen.
But when the Ambassadors had been there a day or two, and saw so great abundance of gold so lightly esteemed, yea, in no less reproach than it was with them in honour; and, besides that, more gold in the chains and gyves of one fugitive bondman, than all the costly ornaments of their three was worth; then began a-bate their courage, and for very shame laid away all that gorgeous array whereof they were so proud; and especially when they had talked familiarly with the Utopians, and had learned all their fashions and opinions.
Accordingly, the next time I had the honour to see our emperor, I desired his general license to wait on the Blefuscudian monarch, which he was pleased to grant me, as I could perceive, in a very cold manner; but could not guess the reason, till I had a whisper from a certain person, "that Flimnap and Bolgolam had represented my intercourse with those ambassadors as a mark of disaffection;" from which I am sure my heart was wholly free.
It is to be observed, that these ambassadors spoke to me, by an interpreter, the languages of both empires differing as much from each other as any two in Europe, and each nation priding itself upon the antiquity, beauty, and energy of their own tongue, with an avowed contempt for that of their neighbour; yet our emperor, standing upon the advantage he had got by the seizure of their fleet, obliged them to deliver their credentials, and make their speech, in the Lilliputian tongue.
The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their Authority;--to all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls;--to all Cases of admiralty and maritime Jurisdiction;--to Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party;--to Controversies between two or more States;--between a State and Citizens of another State;--between Citizens of different States; --between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.
In all cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party, the supreme Court shall have original Jurisdiction.