In literature:
Suddenly there came a sharp rap upon the door, then a pause; but its quick reverberations were unheeded by the prostrate man.
"The Flaw in the Sapphire" by Charles M. Snyder
The landlord went before her, rapped at the opposite door, then opened it, announced the visitor, and closed it behind her.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Rappings resounded from the walls.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
A little later, after the stir and sound of voices had died away, light footsteps fell on my ear, and there was a rap at the door.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
Unable longer to restrain herself, she rapped and beat upon her own door, crying aloud for deliverance.
"Capitola's Peril" by Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
The five raps was a signal that he had not used for a long time.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
He rapped again, with the same result.
"The Bag of Diamonds" by George Manville Fenn
Mrs. Handsomebody rapped her ruler in his direction.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
You may also ask for a certain number of movements or raps.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
Now bend your necks and say 'Rap!
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
I became rather uneasy and got him to go and rap to Fraeulein Moekel, for I could then follow the raps far better.
"Lola" by Henny Kindermann
In the midst of the meal there was a rap upon the kitchen door and Marty clumsily arose to answer the summons.
"The Mission of Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
P'raps he's flied away too far to hear me.
"Hoodie" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
He rapped at the door and was bidden enter.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
P'raps it's bad ones, or p'raps it's good ones.
"Peterkin" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
Well, p'raps I shall tell 'ee zoon.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
The day afterwards, the priest of Saint Aldate's rapped at the door of the Walnut Tree.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
But he don't care a rap about it.
"The Wolf Patrol" by John Finnemore
The bottle disposed of, he walked down the drift to the warped door and rapped a staccato.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
Twigs rapped one upon another, making little crisp sounds.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
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In poetry:
Rap! rap!--Is that my lass--
Rap! rap!--is rapping there?
It is Fortune. Let her pass!
I'll not open the door to her.
Rap! rap!--
"Fortune" by Pierre Jean de Beranger
All of my friends are making gay
My little room, with lips wine-wet:
We only wait for you, Lisette!
Fortune! you may go your way.
Rap! rap!--
"Fortune" by Pierre Jean de Beranger
How easily I flame! the sun
is not more prone to burn--be frightening,
scream at me: leave the fire alone!
Rap my hands with your bolt of lightning.
"Tumble Out Of The Flood: [Bukj föl az árból]" by Attila Jozsef
Loudly they rapped on the cottage door
—There were muffled sounds—within!
Someone was moving—or walking about
—Whichever it might have been.
"The Travellers aka Twas a Dark and Stormy Night! (with knobs on)" by T W Connor
If we might credit half her boast,
What wonders gold has in its gift!
Well, we have twenty bottles left
And still some credit with our host.
Rap! rap!--
"Fortune" by Pierre Jean de Beranger
But one fair boy won Life from Death
By that quick faith that childhood hath;
And cried, with gaze past present things,
"P'raps baby's trying her new wings."
"Life In Death" by Sarah Anne Curzon
In news:
Rap's most popular, most talented MC -- at one point in the running to grace the cover of Time as Person of the Year -- is a white kid from a Detroit trailer park.
Most pro athletes get a bad rap.
GAO raps Defense for transparency.
The Los Angeles rap group Cypress Hill proudly unveiled a prop during its set on Wednesday night at Roseland.
LAWRENCE ISN'T a violent felon or a stickup artist with a lengthy rap sheet.
It only took some scary, famous rap guys to start fighting, first.
From Wall Street Headhunter To Indie Rap Mogul: Das Racist's Himanshu Suri.
Are popular drugs getting a bad rap because they're in the headlines.
Herbert Hoover 's bad rap.
News Did you read about defending Guy Fieri, Herman Melville and SciFi, and jazz/rap brains.
Twenty-nine-year-old Herschel has been making music for almost a decade—longer if you count the raps he wrote in high school.
And no long after that, Bob Dylan's 15-year-old grandson Pablo Dylan announced his own foray into rap.
Born Herbert Anthony Stevens IV, Ab-Soul, 25, has spent the last few years as the secret weapon of Los Angeles rap collective Black Hippy .
The Lakers have provided plenty of reasons for Ice Cube to rap his famed classic "It Was a Good Day.".
Is the Rage Behind Ice Cube 's Rodney-King Rap Still Burning.
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In science:
We show that if m > (k − 1)2 , then a standard RAP which contains a zero in each row must have a column which belongs to every k − 1-cover.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
We know from Section 5 that for ﬁxed k , whenever m or n is large, the cover formula (2) for standard RAP’s holds.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
We prove this by induction over a class of RAP’s which includes not only standard RAP’s.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
We introduce the concept of an RAP-sequence.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
In the ﬁrst n0 columns, the matrix elements of the various RAP’s differ only in that the ﬁrst index of the variables is changed.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
An RAP-sequence is considered simpler if it has a larger set of independent zeros. (2) The number of rows in c.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
Let P be a well-behaved RAP-sequence, and suppose that the rationality theorem holds for every simpler well-behaved RAP-sequence with the same values of m and k .
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
We show that E (P ) can be expressed in terms of rational functions in n, and values of simpler well-behaved RAP-sequences.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
I (Yn ) Xt∈Sn where Qn (t) are the new RAP’s obtained by conditioning on the term t being smallest, and performing the change of variables and subtraction of the minimum, and I (t)/I (Yn ) is the corresponding probability.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
It remains to show that Q(t) is a well-behaved RAP-sequence, and that it is simpler than P .
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
It also follows that the value of a standard RAP with zeros in a region which is scaled up with k , m and n will converge to a similar integral.
A Proof of Parisi's Conjecture on the Random Assignment Problem
Let V1 be a set of vertices of G − v reachable from v by a RAP.
Colouring complete bipartite graphs from random lists
This calibration method is called Reciprocal Active Pulsing (RAP) .
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
Measured round-trip time trt from successive RAP calibrations for a DOM at 2 km depth.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
They converted rectangular apertures into an ‘equivalent circular aperture’ of radius rap which the models predicted would give the same dispersion as the rectangular slit.
The peculiar motions of early-type galaxies in two distant regions - II. The spectroscopic data
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