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AUTOAutomobile
AUTOAutomatic
AUTOAutomotive
AUTOAutograph
AUTOAssociation of Ugandan Tour Operators
AUTOAcorn User Treffen Ost (German: Acorn User Meetings East)
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You-all move your chair alongside, Guggenhammer; and you-all Dowsett, sit right there, while I just irrelevantly explain the virtues of this here automatic.
The deciding factor was not the big automatic pistol, but the certitude that Daylight would use it.
And Captain Van Horn, who ruled the Arangi in bare legs, a loin cloth, and a sixpenny under-shirt, and ran cannibal blacks back and forth in the blackbird trade with an automatic strapped to his body waking and sleeping and with his head forfeit in scores of salt- water villages and bush strongholds, and who was esteemed the toughest skipper in the Solomons where only men who are tough may continue to live and esteem toughness, blinked with sudden moisture in his eyes, and could not see for the moment the puppy that quivered all its body of love in his arms and kissed away the salty softness of his eyes.
Mate and captain carried automatics in their belts, and with these they turned loose, shooting away clip after clip to the breathless admiration of the blacks for such marvellous rapidity of fire.
With the automatic swiftness of a wild animal the black gathered himself to spring.
At length the hauling-chains, the air-chambers, and the automatic grappling-irons were put on board.
An outside observer, unable to perceive the accompanying consciousness, might be wholly at a loss to discriminate between the automatic acts and those which volition escorted.
To take extreme cases, every animal at birth can take food by instinct, before it has had opportunity to learn; on the other hand, no one can ride a bicycle by instinct, though, after learning, the necessary movements become just as automatic as if they were instinctive.
You see the European war has called for the use of a large number of aeroplanes, and as the pilots of them frequently have to fight, and so can not give their whole attention to the machines, some form of automatic stabilizer is needed to prevent them turning turtle, or going off at a wrong tangent.
He said it was an impressive thing to observe two men, who had been cured by the two processes, engaged in conversation--said their pauses and accompanying movements were so continuous and regular that a stranger would think himself in the presence of a couple of automatic machines.
Barrister Ali Zafar, the lead counsel for the petitioners, had argued that the government suspended licences of all automatic weapon holders within prohibited bore with the exception that only the law enforcing agencies could keep automatic weapons/licences.
Winding up discussion on a motion regarding the Government's policy of banning the issuance of licenses for automatic weapons, the minister said it was a right step to purge the country of illegal weapons.
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