the edge


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the edge

A collective term for wireless enabled devices such as WAP enabled cell phones and palmtop computers.
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And the yelping dog-teams go, And the long whips crack, and the men come back, Back from the edge of the floe !
But now, drawing back to the edge of the table, gradually lower your eye (thus bringing yourself more and more into the condition of the inhabitants of Flatland), and you will find the penny becoming more and more oval to your view, and at last when you have placed your eye exactly on the edge of the table (so that you are, as it were, actually a Flatlander) the penny will then have ceased to appear oval at all, and will have become, so far as you can see, a straight line.
He reached the edge of the tall roof, stepped one foot out into the air, and walked into space as calmly as if he were on firm ground.
Well, as I was about to say, I had this little shelter at the edge of my melon-patch.
Jeremy Fisher; he lived in a little damp house amongst the buttercups at the edge of a pond.
There were four or five boys sitting on the edge of the Pit, with their feet dangling, and amusing themselves--until I stopped them--by throwing stones at the giant mass.
It had been built just at the edge of the desert, so that all its length lay upon the gray sand except the after part, which still rested on the strip of grass.
At the edge of the desolate valley, overlooking the golden domes and minarets of Opar, Tarzan halted.
My senses reeled; I felt myself falling, and in clutching at the edge of the door for support pushed it shut with a sharp click!
I'm going to pick by myself apart from all the rest, or else my efforts will make no show," he said, and he left the edge of the forest where they were walking on low silky grass between old birch trees standing far apart, and went more into the heart of the wood, where between the white birch trunks there were gray trunks of aspen and dark bushes of hazel.
They got us soon to this town of theirs--about a thousand huts of branches and leaves in a great grove of trees near the edge of the cliff.
It was a very pretty fight, Betty, that the Israelites had on that day with the Amalekites, It seams that they fout on a plain, for Moses is mentioned as having gone on the heights to overlook the battle, and wrestle in prayer; and if I should judge, with my little larning, the Israelites depended mainly on their horse, for it was written ‘that Joshua cut up the enemy with the edge of the sword; from which I infer, not only that they were horse, but well diseiplyned troops.