Snaw


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(snạ)
n.1.Snow.
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It was a very grey day; a most opaque sky, "onding on snaw," canopied all; thence flakes felt it intervals, which settled on the hard path and on the hoary lea without melting.
There cam' a crash and a wailing cry, An' mirk, mirk grew the nicht: A hollow wind gaed whistling by Wi' rustling noises, thin an' dry, An fleering laughter licht-- Yet, wi' the mirth cam' a wailing sound Like a bairnie greeting sair; little child, inconsolable A sma' hand touched me, saft as snaw, snow A cauld breith sighed, "Ye maun come awa'" An I saw, nor kenned, nae mair.
An dae ye see yon high hills do Aa covered wi snaw all; snow They hae pairted mony's a true love parted many a An they'll surely pairt us twa two Busk, busk ...
The contentions of our study are consistent with the theoretical implications of the arguments of diverse scholars (e.g., Axelrod, 1984; Baumol, et al., 1982; Brandenburger & Nalebuff, 1995, 1996; Caves & Porter, 1977; Chamberlin, 1929; Cournot, 1971; DiMaggio & Powell, 1983; Hannan & Carroll, 1992; Machlup, 1952; Miles & Snaw, 1978, 1986; Miles, Snow, & Sharfman, 1993; Scherer & Ross, 1990; Stigler, 1957; Tirole, 1988; Waring, 1996).
Let dorty Dames say na, As lang as e'er they please, Seem caulder than the snaw, While inwardly they bleeze; But I will frankly shaw my mind, And yield my heart to thee; Be ever to the captive kind, That langs nae to be free.
John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonie brow was brent; But now your brow is beld, John, Your locks are like the snaw, But blessings on your frosty pow, John Anderson my jo!
dhonne onwaecnedh eft wineleas guma, gesihdh him biforan fealwe waegas, badhian brimfuglas, braedan fepra, hreosan hrim ond snaw hagle gemenged.