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The king likewise heard the noise of the shuttle in the loom and the sweet melody of the beautiful woman's song, and then the pleasant voices of herself and the four maidens talking together, with peals of merry laughter intermixed.
Occasionally, there is a drowsy sound from some lone weaver's shuttle, or shoemaker's last, but it is stifled by the thick walls and heavy dungeon-door, and only serves to make the general stillness more profound.
But the others flung the flying shuttles of talk until, in a single exchange fifteen thousand conversations had been made possible in sixty minutes.
Toiling eternally They knock the stone, like tireless shuttles plied Upon a sounding loom.
Then gradually the suspended mechanism began to move once more; the shuttles of memory worked; ideas weaved themselves together in our minds.
Also in May, the shuttle Atlantis will orbit the Earth for seven to 10 days, carrying the first of nine missions devoted to studying our planet's atmosphere.
NEW YORK -- Copper's superior heat-transfer properties are essential to new heating systems that replaced foam insulation in key areas on the Space Shuttle Discovery, which successfully launched into orbit on Tuesday, July 26.
Rasky says that it's inevitable that the ramjet concept will be incorporated into any shuttle successor, but the vehicle probably won't be ready until 2020 or so.
April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The USAir Shuttle, which provides hourly service between Washington, D.
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Teekay Shipping Corporation (Teekay or the Company) (NYSE:TK) today announced that it has been awarded long-term contracts to charter two Suezmax shuttle tankers and one Aframax shuttle tanker to Fronape International Company (FIC), a subsidiary of Petrobras Transporte S.
More than 200 passengers, many of them foreign tourists, have been boarding the new ParkLINK shuttle each weekend to visit points across the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
The space shuttle Columbia, which tore apart killing all seven of its crew on Feb.