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Trent's Iris was amongst the entries for the Gold Cup.
After all," he said, "unless you are very keen on seeing Iris, I think we'd better give it up.
They are ten or twelve feet in height when standing erect; their arms are very short and fashioned after the manner of an elephant's trunk, being sinuous; the body is hairless and ghoulish blue except for a broad band of white which encircles the protruding, single eye, the pupil, iris and ball of which are dead white.
But when strife and quarrel arise among the deathless gods, and when any of them who live in the house of Olympus lies, then Zeus sends Iris to bring in a golden jug the great oath of the gods from far away, the famous cold water which trickles down from a high and beetling rock.
The iris is one of nature's most beautiful, exotic flowers, and there are a myriad of varieties that bloom from early spring until summer.
Axis and Kowa introduce a precise iris control that sets new image quality standards for surveillance camerasAxis Communications, the global leader in the network video market1 and Kowa Company today introduced P-Iris, a new and precise iris control that allows fixed network cameras to deliver better image quality in both indoor and outdoor applications.
There are hundreds of iris varieties available in the trade that are accessible from mail order and Internet catalogs.
Iris is a spunky and believable heroine, and the multiethnic characters are skillfully portrayed, from Iris' loyal but easily embarrassed brother to the wacky Cat Lady to Will, who slowly emerges from his isolation and bitterness as he and Iris build a friendship and unite against the bureaucracy that threatens their building.
As an urban stoic who is able to keep tears at bay for anything, from the chopping of a very large onion to the election of a very small president, I was stunned at the power of John Bayley's Elegy for Iris (excerpted in a 1998 New Yorker issue) to make me weep.
Welcome to the world of hi-tech IDs, where your iris, fingerprints, and voice may be your "passwords" to the future.
The iris can serve as a human bar code, its unique features captured and translated into a biological personal identification number (PIN).
GNPD IRIS has the potential to ultimately reduce development costs by up to 80 percent.