ARRA


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ARRA

Abbreviation for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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"Zat Arras commands me to bring our 'prisoners' before him.
"You know full well, my friend," I said, smiling, "that Zat Arras has good cause to hate me.
Summoning Carthoris, Tars Tarkas, and Xodar, we entered the small flier with Kantos Kan and Zat Arras' officer, and in a moment were stepping to the deck of Zat Arras' flagship.
"Kaor, Zat Arras," I said in greeting, but he did not respond.
"They are not prisoners, Zat Arras," replied the officer.
"It is not enough for me, however," retorted Zat Arras. "More must I hear from those who have taken the pilgrimage than their names.
"I have just come from the Valley Dor and the Land of the First Born, Zat Arras," I replied.
"Cease, blasphemer!" cried Zat Arras. "Hope not to save thy cowardly carcass by inventing horrid lies to--" But he got no further.
"Come I from heaven or hell, Zat Arras, you will find me still the same John Carter that I have always been; nor did ever man call me such names and live--without apologizing." And with that I commenced to bend him back across my knee and tighten my grip upon his throat.
"Seize him!" cried Zat Arras, and a dozen officers sprang forward to assist him.
He came from the pits through the corridor that opened behind the arras at the rear of the throne, and passing into The Hall of Chiefs took his place upon the back of a riderless thoat, whose warrior was in I-Gos' repair room.
By the time they reached the arras behind which he had disappeared, they found a heavy stone door blocking their further progress.