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FIRSTFor Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (youth organization founded by Dean Kamen)
FIRSTFraunhofer-Institut für Rechnerarchitektur Und Softwaretechnik (German: Institute for Computer Systems and Software Technology)
FIRSTFacts on International Relations and Security Trends
FIRSTFaint Images of the Radio Sky At Twenty-Centimeters
FIRSTFoundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types
FIRSTField and Installation Readiness Support Team (US Army)
FIRSTFar Infrared Space Telescope
FIRSTFederal Incident Response Support Team
FIRSTForschungsinstitut für Rechnerarchitektur und Softwaretechnik (Germany)
FIRSTFair and Immediate Resources for Students Today
FIRSTF/A-18E/F Integrated Readiness Support Teaming (US Navy)
FIRSTFinancial Information Resource System (US Air Force)
FIRSTFirst Industrial Results of Semantic Technologies (Workshop)
FIRSTFlexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances
FIRSTFully Integrated Road Safety Technology
FIRSTFrontiers in Research: Space and Time (Eth Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Clean-Room Center)
FIRSTFlorida Immediate Response Stress Team
FIRSTFax Information Retrieval Support Technology
FIRSTFinancial Incentive Rewards for Supervisors and Teachers (Prince George's County, Maryland)
FIRSTFoster Intervention/Retention Support Team
FIRSTFarm Family Income Recovery Support Team
FIRSTFinancial Information Resources System
FIRSTFabrication of Inflatable Reentry Structures for Test
FIRSTFuture Interagency Range and Spaceport Technology Program (NASA)
FIRSTFlexible Infrared Search & Track
FIRSTFar-Infra-Red and Sub-Millimeter Telescope
FIRSTFlorida Institute for Research, Science & Technology
FIRSTFuture's Inventory Replenishment System Technology
FIRSTForum of Incident Reporting & Security Team
FIRSTFleet Integrated Readiness Support Team
FIRSTFinancial Integrity Rating System in Texas
FIRSTForum of Incident Response and Security Teams
FIRSTFoundry Industry Recycling Starts Today
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Next we have the pica heading, "News of the Day," under which the following facts are set forth: Prince Leopold is going on a visit to Vienna, six lines; Prince Arnulph is coming back from Russia, two lines; the Landtag will meet at ten o'clock in the morning and consider an election law, three lines and one word over; a city government item, five and one-half lines; prices of tickets to the proposed grand Charity Ball, twenty-three lines--for this one item occupies almost one-fourth of the entire first page; there is to be a wonderful Wagner concert in Frankfurt-on-the-Main, with an orchestra of one hundred and eight instruments, seven and one-half lines.
And the Lord of the Jungle was Tha, the First of the Elephants.
Tha, the First of the Elephants, was busy making new jungles and leading the rivers in their beds.
At least, she listened to the first twenty- five lines attentively, and then she frowned.
She recalled the efforts she had made at first to overcome the repugnance she felt for him, as for all consumptive people, and the pains it had cost her to think of things to say to him.
I propose therefore that we enquire into the nature of justice and injustice, first as they appear in the State, and secondly in the individual, proceeding from the greater to the lesser and comparing them.
So far as I can learn, the term was first used to designated a part of the country which was distinguished by the colour of the soil.
Instead of first collecting together all the particulars constituting a momentary thing, and then forming the series of successive sets, we might have first collected together a series of successive aspects related by the laws of dynamics, and then have formed the set of such series related by the laws of perspective.
People who talked for the first time into a telephone box had a sort of stage fright.
Nevertheless Milan was taken from France both the first and the second time.
But there is a government of another sort, in which men govern those who are their equals in rank, and freemen, which we call a political government, in which men learn to command by first submitting to obey, as a good general of horse, or a commander-in-chief, must acquire a knowledge of their duty by having been long under the command of another, and the like in every appointment in the army: for well is it said, no one knows how to command who has not himself been under command of another.
The Gardens are a tremendous big place, with millions and hundreds of trees, and first you come to the Figs, but you scorn to loiter there, for the Figs is the resort of superior little persons, who are forbidden to mix with the commonalty, and is so named, according to legend, because they dress in full fig.