SOON


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SOONSurvivors on Our Own (Phoenix, AZ)
SOONService Oriented Optical Network (project)
SOONSolar Optical Observation Network
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Soon after I left the stable there was a steeplechase, and he determined to ride.
At the very outset, however, he seemed to master the bowling, and soon fetched about ten runs in a classic manner.
The Enscombe family were not in town quite so soon as had been imagined, but he was at Highbury very soon afterwards.
"William the Conqueror, whose cause was favoured by the pope, was soon submitted to by the English, who wanted leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest.
The wine was strong and the gourd capacious, so he also began to sing after a fashion, and soon I had the delight of feeling the iron grip of his goblin legs unclasp, and with one vigorous effort I threw him to the ground, from which he never moved again.
It is a noble art, for nothing can be hidden from you, when once you understand the stars.' The plan pleased him much, and he soon became such a skilful star-gazer, that when he had served out his time, and wanted to leave his master, he gave him a glass, and said, 'With this you can see all that is passing in the sky and on earth, and nothing can be hidden from you.'
They had not sent it on to him, knowing he would start for home so soon.
Mr Blifil soon arrived; and Mr Western soon after withdrawing, left the young couple together.
The King consented, and as soon as evening drew on Szabo climbed up on to one of the trees, determined to protect the fruit even if it cost him his life.
But "no, he was a short-necked, apoplectic sort of fellow, and, plied well with good things, would soon pop off."
But a week must pass; only a week, in Anne's reckoning, and then, she supposed, they must meet; and soon she began to wish that she could feel secure even for a week.
Soon after this, the general found himself obliged to go to London for a week; and he left Northanger earnestly regretting that any necessity should rob him even for an hour of Miss Morland's company, and anxiously recommending the study of her comfort and amusement to his children as their chief object in his absence.