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Ons

An obsolete Dutch unit of weight roughly equivalent to 30 grams, with slight regional variations.
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ONS

See OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS.
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ONS

see OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS.
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When the hunter did not come home in the evening his wife grew very anxious, and when his game bag was found close to the mill-pond she guessed at once what had befallen him.
Bruno ran his hand once or twice up and down the flowers, like a musician trying an instrument, producing a most delicious delicate tinkling as he did so.
A couple of weeks went by, and suddenly the general and his wife were once more gloomy and silent, and the ice was as firm as ever.
Once when he was thus standing behind a tree, he saw that an enchantress came there, and he heard how she cried:
"I'd been scrubbing the deck, and all at once a chap said to me:
All loathing did I once vow to renounce: then did ye change my nigh ones and nearest ones into ulcerations.
He then ordered one of his ministers to fetch the physician, who came at once.
He hurried into the street, looked anxiously around him for an instant, and then ran with incredible swiftness through many crooked and people-less lanes, until we emerged once more upon the great thoroughfare whence we had started -- the street of the D Hotel.
The green man was hurrying his captive toward a huge thoat that browsed upon the ochre vegetation of the once scarlet-gorgeous plaza.
And he saw all that Pestsov had been maintaining at dinner of the liberty of woman, simply from getting a glimpse of the terror of an old maid's existence and its humiliation in Kitty's heart; and loving her, he felt that terror and humiliation, and at once gave up his arguments.
"What is it?" she asked once more, scanning Raskolnikov intently, and weighing the pledge in her hand.
The driver, on the other hand, was pleased to drop again upon so liberal a fare; and as he was a man - the reader must already have perceived - of easy, not to say familiar, manners, he dropped at once into a vein of friendly talk, commenting on the weather, on the sacred season, which struck him chiefly in the light of a day of liberal gratuities, on the chance which had reunited him to a pleasing customer, and on the fact that John had been (as he was pleased to call it) visibly 'on the randan' the night before.