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  • The musicians teach the participants how to assemble the panpipes, called pallas, and finish the workshop by teaching all participants how to play a simple traditional Andean song.

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  • Liek teh ainshent kynges whjo killified dems arkiteck affer teh pallas be bilded.

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  • The other occupants of the guard-house were now grouped at the door, five men, half armed, and two dishevelled women with painted faces and flower-embroidered pallas.

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  • As a result, you can get far closer than you would ever get to big cats in a zoo - they let you inside the barrier so you're right up against the fence - being careful to watch out for a paw reaching through to snag you or your camera … We saw (and shot) lions, tigers, Amur leopards, snow leopards, cheetahs, pallas cats, pumas and a lynx!

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  • “i iz gardin teh bukknham pallas. yuo not cann dstrackeded me.”

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  • Aside from the pallid bust of Pallas, this word has another meaning.

    "... in astronomy, a new planet, situate (sic) between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and is a little larger in magnitude than Ceres, but of a less ruddy colour.

    "It was discovered by Dr. Olbers, at Bremen, in Lower Saxony, on the 28th of March 1802, the same active astronomer who discovered Ceres some years after Piazza had first discovered it at Palermo, in Sicily. It is surrounded with a nebulosity of less extent than that of Ceres, and performed its annual revolution in nearly the same period.

    "The planet Pallas, however, is distinguished in a very remarkable manner from Ceres and all the other primary planets, by the immense inclination of its orbit....

    "For farther information on the subject of this article, see Schroeter, Lilienthalische Beobachtungen der neu-endtdeckten Planet Pallas, Gottingen, 1805; Phil. Trans. 1807; Conoissance des Temps, 1809."
    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 331

    October 14, 2008