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And they had not invited her to a single meeting – not one – although they knew, right at the beginning, that she was there in her bungalow, a few yards away from the Pavilion in the Clouds, and it would not have been an effort for ...

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780593469095

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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“This is one of the most enjoyable of his many enjoyable novels” –The Scotsman It is 1938 and the final days of the British Empire. In a bungalow high up in the green hills above the plains of Ceylon, under a vast blue sky, live the Ferguson family: Bella, a precocious eight-year-old; her father, Henry, owner of a tea plantation; and her mother, Virginia, a woman out of step in her community. The story centers around their home, affectionately called “The Pavilion in the Clouds,” set in the idyllic grounds carved out of the wilderness. But all is not as serene as it seems. Bella is suspicious of the intentions of her governess, Miss White. Her suspicion ignites her mother’s imagination, causing an unfortunate series of eventsthat reverberate throughout the years.
2022-01-25 By Alexander McCall Smith

All the books and papers that are written about the second coming of Christ in the New Testament are called a cloud , because they cannot see in the letter , but His true church will see it in tlieir understanding .

Author: George Washington Noble

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ISBN: IND:30000118866221

Category: Kentucky

Page: 327

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“ We have in this play, as in the Cloud: and Prace, the great advantage of the _ I ' _ 1:“. Laxnmn' v».companionship of Mr. Rogers, whose volumes must be welcomed alike by the scholar, the antiquary, and the English reader.

Author: Aristophanes

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ISBN: UIUC:30112023766238

Category: Greek drama (Comedy)

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1916 By Aristophanes

Cirrus clouds indicate that a warm or occluded front is coming in 12 – 24 hours. Cirrus clouds are ice-crystal clouds and they are the highest of the clouds in the troposphere. Cirrus clouds often have fallstreaks, which are ice ...

Author: Oliver Perkins

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472960160

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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Wouldn't it be useful to be able to accurately predict the weather simply by reading the clouds? Well, with this book, you can! TV forecasts, online predictions and smartphone apps are all based on the same data – a number-crunched overview of how air pressure and temperature affect the weather across a large geographical area. But to get an idea of how the weather will develop for the precise spot where you're standing (or walking, sailing, golfing, fishing, etc) you don't need any equipment or a wifi connection – you just need to look up. This book will give you a broad understanding of why the clouds are symptoms of weather patterns, not causes. By reading these signs in the sky and referring to the explanatory colour photographs, you will discover exactly what those signs mean. An at-a-glance guide to the clouds for anyone anywhere in the world, on land or at sea, this book will enable you to predict the weather by recognising cloud types, shapes, colour and behaviour. It will be an invaluable companion for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities. 'Well researched - practical information in an easy to assimilate form' - Professor Richard Collier, former President of the Royal Meteorological Society 'So good that my Yachtmaster candidates would do well to read it. I learned something from this book. I bet you do too' - Tom Cunliffe, author of The Complete Day Skipper and The Complete Yachtmaster 'Absolutely brilliant; a must for anyone who does anything outside and for whom the weather might be important. Everyone, wherever they are in the world, will get something from this book' - Duncan Wells, author ofStress-Free Sailing and Stress-Free Motorboating
2018-07-26 By Oliver Perkins

Day follows day and still the sky darkens the sun is cloud-hidden high winds blow but fail to sweep the cloud banks eastward though soon a southern breeze warming in its Teachings sudden and random moves a mass of clouds away and then ...

Author: Phillip Foss

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ISBN: UOM:39015055469905

Category: American literature

Page: 351

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1983 By Phillip Foss

Yet there were tragic political consequences to the cloud cast over this group migration . The se negative comments dating back to 1924 affected decisions made a decade later in regard to the saving of lives from Hitler .

Author: David Rome

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ISBN: UOM:39015039747384

Category: Antisemitism

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1979 By David Rome

2.2 Cost-Effectiveness of Scientific Applications in the Cloud Nowadays, scientific applications are often deployed in grid systems [61] because they have high performance and massive storage. However, building a grid system is ...

Author: Dong Yuan

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9780124078796

Category: Computers

Page: 128

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Computation and Storage in the Cloud is the first comprehensive and systematic work investigating the issue of computation and storage trade-off in the cloud in order to reduce the overall application cost. Scientific applications are usually computation and data intensive, where complex computation tasks take a long time for execution and the generated datasets are often terabytes or petabytes in size. Storing valuable generated application datasets can save their regeneration cost when they are reused, not to mention the waiting time caused by regeneration. However, the large size of the scientific datasets is a big challenge for their storage. By proposing innovative concepts, theorems and algorithms, this book will help bring the cost down dramatically for both cloud users and service providers to run computation and data intensive scientific applications in the cloud. Covers cost models and benchmarking that explain the necessary tradeoffs for both cloud providers and users Describes several novel strategies for storing application datasets in the cloud Includes real-world case studies of scientific research applications Covers cost models and benchmarking that explain the necessary tradeoffs for both cloud providers and users Describes several novel strategies for storing application datasets in the cloud Includes real-world case studies of scientific research applications
2012-12-31 By Dong Yuan

In front of it Cumulus clouds are arranged in a line, and most of the clouds are Cumulus congest us. The mass of clouds (2.21 is Cirrus spissatus separated from other incus. It is called Cirrus spissatus cumulonimbogenitus and the ...

Author: Yōzō Itō

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ISBN: UOM:39015026517485

Category: Clouds

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1967 By Yōzō Itō

A Break in the Clouds: Towards a Cloud Definition. Computer Communication Review 39 (1): 50–55. Weinman, Joe. 2008. “The 10 Laws of Cloudonomics,” Gigaom.com, September 7, 2008. http://gigaom.com/2008/09/07/the-10-laws-of-cloudonomics.

Author: Christopher S. Yoo

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262029407

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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The emergence of the cloud as infrastructure: experts from a range of disciplines consider policy issues including reliability, privacy, consumer protection, national security, and copyright.
2015-08-21 By Christopher S. Yoo

I. — CLASSIFICATION AND APPEARANCE OF CLOUDS FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE AERIAL OBSERVER One may distinguish : a) High clouds, of genera Cirrus or Cirrostratus. 6) Clouds of genus Altostratus, of slight density. c) Clouds in the form ...

Author: International Commission for the Study of Clouds

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ISBN: UVA:X000783677

Category: Clouds

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