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HEAPSHealth Education And Promotion System
HEAPSHistory of Early Analytic Philosophy Society (Bronx, NY)
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He spread them out in heaps and bathed his hands in them; then he counted them and set them up in regular piles, and felt their rounded outline between his thumb and fingers, and thought fondly of the guineas that were only half-earned by the work in his loom, as if they had been unborn children--thought of the guineas that were coming slowly through the coming years, through all his life, which spread far away before him, the end quite hidden by countless days of weaving.
The same sort of process has perhaps been undergone by wiser men, when they have been cut off from faith and love--only, instead of a loom and a heap of guineas, they have had some erudite research, some ingenious project, or some well-knit theory.
He did not know that these despised rock heaps of the Phanfasms were merely deceptions to his own eyes, nor could he guess that he was standing in the midst of one of the most splendid and luxurious cities ever built by magic power.
We have done all we can; the fire is burning itself out; and even the corners where it hasn't spread, are nothing but heaps of ruins.
The Wicked Witch was so angry when she saw her black bees in little heaps like fine coal that she stamped her foot and tore her hair and gnashed her teeth.
They joined hands, and the man sat down on the heap of stones.
Round went the wheel again to the old song, and the manikin once more spun the heap into gold.
Tattered gamins on the right made a furious assault on the gravel heap.
The Abyssins have three different ways of putting a criminal to death: one way is to bury him to the neck, to lay a heap of brambles upon his head, and to cover the whole with a great stone; another is to beat him to death with cudgels; a third, and the most usual, is to stab him with their lances.
I fancy the popular ex- pectation of a heap of charred corpses was disappointed at this inanimate bulk.
Salton's signal, the carriage drew up opposite a great heap of stones by the wayside.
The Fox accumulated all that they had killed into one large heap and left to himself the smallest possible morsel.