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Around

In foreign exchange, a slang term for the premium or discount of a forward exchange rate relative to the current spot rate.
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Down there they talk of the heavenly King - and that is right - but then they go right on speaking as if this was a republic and everybody was on a dead level with everybody else, and privileged to fling his arms around anybody he comes across, and be hail-fellow-well-met with all the elect, from the highest down.
First the Queen, known by the silver lilies on her snowy robe and the bright crown in her hair, beside whom fIew a band of Elves in crimson and gold, making sweet music on their flower-trumpets, while all around, with smiling faces and bright eyes, fluttered her loving subjects.
With that thought I rolled my eves nervously around on the barriers of iron that hemmed me in.
But it was around the Pope of the Fools that all the musical riches of the epoch were displayed in a magnificent discord.
Jest and laughter passed around, and all was as merry as merry could be.
Not expecting to come on the enemy down by the stream, and having stumbled on him in the fog, hearing no encouraging word from their commanders, and with a consciousness of being too late spreading through the ranks, and above all being unable to see anything in front or around them in the thick fog, the Russians exchanged shots with the enemy lazily and advanced and again halted, receiving no timely orders from the officers or adjutants who wandered about in the fog in those unknown surroundings unable to find their own regiments.
They gazed around the nest with horror, for not a vestige of straw remained.
They brought us hot soup and coffee, and then those who were not on duty sat around and helped me damn the Kaiser and his brood.
He wiped the sweat from his face and tied the handkerchief around his neck to keep off the stinging gnats that lurked in the grass.
The fire around which they sat was especially attractive.
Then we can come back into Oakland from the other side, sneak across on the ferry, and send the machine back around to-night with the chauffeur.
Of course, if you make a howling mistake," Collins told them, "that's when you all pull the wires like mad and poke the leader and whirl him around.