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They could not bathe without their appliances, though the morning sun was calling and the last mists were rising from the dimpling stream.
She thought of the bathing arrangements as they should be in her day--no worrying of servants, no appliances, beyond good sense.
To its perfection its size bears witness, for there is no other appliance so small for the great work it has to do.
In those days conversation was still cultivated as an art; a neat repartee was more highly valued than the crackling of thorns under a pot; and the epigram, not yet a mechanical appliance by which the dull may achieve a semblance of wit, gave sprightliness to the small talk of the urbane.
He had no net, hook, or line, and he could not be a fisherman; his boat had no cushion for a sitter, no paint, no inscription, no appliance beyond a rusty boathook and a coil of rope, and he could not be a waterman; his boat was too crazy and too small to take in cargo for delivery, and he could not be a lighterman or river-carrier; there was no clue to what he looked for, but he looked for something, with a most intent and searching gaze.
The reputation of the affair of the pocket-handkerchief was of great service, and creditors relented as they thought of the hardship of depriving a pretty girl of so valuable an appliance.
Because of the high percentage of metal in most major appliances, the scrap recycling infrastructure to capture these goods is largely in place.
To see one answer, let's look at how integrator Patuxent Technology Partners (PTP), is using storage networking appliances to both differentiate and stand ahead of others in the channel.
Many storage vendors have announced SAN appliance additions to their product lines--some, like Dell, have been shipping SAN appliances for nearly a year.
Network-attached appliances lower network costs, are easier to install and use, and offer greater flexibility and reliability than traditional multipurpose servers.