TIES


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TIES

(Time-Independent Escape Sequence) A modem escape sequence that uses three pluses like the Hayes sequence, but does not require a pause before and after them. If a valid AT command code and a return follows the +++, it is considered a legitimate command. See Hayes Smartmodem.
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Hans takes the bacon, ties it to a rope, and drags it away behind him.
Hans takes Gretel, ties her to a rope, leads her to the rack, and binds her fast.
On the pile of railroad ties on the summer eve- ning, he waited expectantly.
In the darkness the young reporter found himself imagining that he sat on the railroad ties beside a comely young man with black hair and black shining eyes.
The telegraph operator of Winesburg, sitting in the darkness on the railroad ties, had become a poet.
We should break all these mistaken ties that were made in blindness, and determine to marry each other.
It seems right to me sometimes that we should follow our strongest feeling; but then, such feelings continually come across the ties that all our former life has made for us,--the ties that have made others dependent on us,--and would cut them in two.
You feel, as I do, that the real tie lies in the feelings and expectations we have raised in other minds.
At a signal from the former the latter would step aside, the plank would tilt and the condemned man go down between two ties.
He came rushing into the nursery with the crumpled little brute of a tie in his hand.
Darling was not sufficiently impressed, and he went on sternly, "I warn you of this, mother, that unless this tie is round my neck we don't go out to dinner to-night, and if I don't go out to dinner to-night, I never go to the office again, and if I don't go to the office again, you and I starve, and our children will be flung into the streets.
Let me try, dear," she said, and indeed that was what he had come to ask her to do, and with her nice cool hands she tied his tie for him, while the children stood around to see their fate decided.