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I told them I was a Wizard, and showed them some easy tricks that amazed them; and when they saw the initials painted on the balloon they called me Oz."
That was why the people were so glad to see you, and why they thought from your initials that you were their rightful ruler."
Then `J.H.N.' are the only initials we have to solve.
"Then how do you account for THAT?" cried Hopkins, as he held up the damning notebook, with the initials of our prisoner on the first leaf and the blood-stain on the cover.
I was convinced that the initials `P.C.' upon the pouch were a coincidence, and not those of Peter Carey, since he seldom smoked, and no pipe was found in his cabin.
The projectile ought to be propelled with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second.
He snatched the chalk with nervous, trembling fingers, and breaking it, wrote the initial letters of the following phrase, "I have nothing to forget and to forgive; I have never ceased to love you."
We have not so far considered what is the nature of the initial stimulus to a behaviour-cycle.
This desire for beliefs, as opposed to desire for the actual facts, is a particular case of secondary desire, and, like all secondary desire its satisfaction does not lead to a complete cessation of the initial discomfort.
The state of affairs in which this condition of quiescence is achieved is called the "purpose" of the cycle, and the initial mental occurrence involving discomfort is called a "desire" for the state of affairs that brings quiescence.
The initial speed had been, very fortunately, much above that estimated by the Cambridge Observatory; but the Cambridge Observatory had nevertheless made a mistake.
A 58-year-old Spaniard identified by the initials FLR, a 73-year-old South African man identified as MHO, and a Canadian aged 48, with the initials PCO, were in serious condition after being gored, a government statement said.