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AuGold
AuAfrican Union (formerly Organization of African Unity)
AuAir University (US Air Force)
AuAustralia (top-level domain name)
AuAudio (file name extension)
AuAuthor
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AuAmerican University (Washington, DC, USA)
AuAssessment Unit
AuAustria
AuAdelaide University (University of Adelaide, Australia)
AuAnderson University (Indiana)
AuAssumption University
AuAlfred University
AuAutomatic (welding)
AuAmericans United (for the Separation of Church and State: Washington, DC)
AuAutodesk University (online classes)
AuAutomatic Updates (Microsoft Windows)
AuAstronomical Unit
AuAuburn University (Auburn, Alabama)
AuAlternate Universe
AuAdministrative Unit
AuAurora University
AuAnna University (India)
AuAarhus Universit (University of Aarhus; Denmark)
AuAshland University
AuAthabasca University
AuAndrews University
AuAuthorized User
AuAngeles University (Philippines)
AuAbout Uncirculated (numismatics; coin condition)
AuAdelphi University
AuAurum (Latin: Gold)
AuAdamson University
AuAberdeen University (UK; aka University of Aberdeen; also seen as UoA)
AuAberystwyth University (Aberystwyth, UK)
AuAshford University (Clinton, IA)
AuAccess Unit
AuAction Unit
AuAvila University
AuAnnamalai University (India)
AuArgosy University
AuAdaptation Unit
AuAndhra University (India)
AuAccessible Unit
AuAnother Universe (comics)
AuAnkara University
AuAddressee Unknown
AuAlopecia Universalis
AuAssociated Universities
AuAlcohol Unit
AuAnadolu University
AuAcorn User (magazine)
AuAmerican Racing Pigeon Union (Oklahoma City)
AuArbitrary Unit
AuAtomic Unit
AuAtheists United
AuAverett University (Danville, VA)
AuArithmetic Unit
AuAdaptive Unit
AuATM User
AuAlways Usually
AuAngstrom Unit
AuAuxiliary Unit
AuAmman University
AuAssociate in Underwriting (insurance)
AuUnity Alliance (Nicaragua)
AuAquinas University
AuAmbassador University
AuAbsorbance Unit
AuAuthors System
AuArellano University (Manila, Philippines)
AuAligarh University (India)
AuAutistic/Autism
AuAlignment Unit
AuAnalyzer Unit
AuApache University
AuAraullo University
AuEncoded Audio Format (file extension; Sun and NeXT)
AuAuris Uterque (Latin: each ear)
AuAutomated Underwriter
AuAuthentication Unification (Sprint)
AuAnställningsutskottet (Swedish: Employment Committee)
AuAvionics Upper (panel)
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The author remembers it, a few years later, reduced to the humble office of a smoke-house.
The grave of this unfortunate man was the first place of human interment that the author ever beheld, as the smoke- house was the first ruin!
It follows them from an earlier date and could not easily be changed, and it may serve to recall to an elder generation than this the time when their author was breaking so many lances in the great, forgotten war between Realism and Romanticism that the floor of the "Editor's Study" in Harper's Magazine was strewn with the embattled splinters.
When the author came to revise the material, he found sins against taste which his zeal for righteousness could not suffice to atone for.
In very many published narratives no little degree of attention is bestowed upon dates; but as the author lost all knowledge of the days of the week, during the occurrence of the scenes herein related, he hopes that the reader will charitably pass over his shortcomings in this particular.
If the author, who finds himself limited to a particular class of subjects, endeavours to sustain his reputation by striving to add a novelty of attraction to themes of the same character which have been formerly successful under his management, there are manifest reasons why, after a certain point, he is likely to fail.
There will be no lack of fairy-tale authors in the future, I am sure.
In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled, "an Act, supplementary to an Act, for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints." JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York
But the whole, to continue the same metaphor, consists in the cookery of the author; for, as Mr Pope tells us--
Hence the author attaches particular importance to the public knowing for a certainty that the chapters here added have not been made expressly for this reprint.
"It has afforded the Author great amusement and satisfaction, during the progress of this work, to learn, from country friends and from a variety of ludicrous statements concerning himself in provincial newspapers, that more than one Yorkshire schoolmaster lays claim to being the original of Mr.
I hope that the list of available inexpensive editions of the chief authors may suggest a practical method of providing the material, especially for colleges which can provide enough copies for class use.