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Parasol

Parallel Systems Object Language.

An object-oriented language which supports network and parallel computing. It has modules and exceptions.

["The Parasol Programming Language", R. Jervis <hjervis!rbj@uunet.uu.net>, Dr Dobbs J, Oct 1993, pp. 34-41].

Parasol

An umbrella form on top of a Chinese pagoda.
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Is it not,' said Miss Monflathers, putting down her parasol to take a severer view of the offender, 'a most remarkable thing, Miss Edwards, that you have an attachment to the lower classes which always draws you to their sides; or, rather, is it not a most extraordinary thing that all I say and do will not wean you from propensities which your original station in life have unhappily rendered habitual to you, you extremely vulgar-minded girl?
Magdalen paid more attention to her parasol than to her sister.
Magdalen drew back a little, and mechanically dusted the parasol with the end of her garden cloak.
All he saw was the trumpery parasol that arched its pinkness above her giggling head.
At the turn of the lane he saw Miss Blenker standing at the gate and waving the pink parasol.
Victor escorted her out upon the banquette, lifted her parasol, and held it over her while he walked to the car with her.
One small child was poking turtles with Amy's cherished parasol, a second was eating gingerbread over Jo's best bonnet, and a third playing ball with her gloves.
said Jo, strolling along with her hands behind her, partly from habit, partly to conceal the bespattered parasol.
Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
The old lord, evidently much flattered by this suspicion, bestowed a grotesque leer upon Kate as he passed; and, receiving another tap with the parasol for his wickedness, tottered downstairs to the door, where his sprightly body was hoisted into the carriage by two stout footmen.
the bride repeats, and her parasol breaks in her angry hand.
Contract notice: acquisition of parasols for the terraces of quai jules sandeau