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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...ly day and night, seed- time and harvest, loving and begetting, births and deaths, walks in the summer sunlight and tales by the winter fire- side, th... ...an extent which is now almost incredible. A population map of the world in 1950 would have followed seashore and river course so closely in its darker... ...ed af- terwards by the issue of invitations which more than bal- anced its deaths, to as many at one time as one hundred and nineteen. Always its cons...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...is inward hate. ’Tis bold hypocrisy, For he would gladlier celebrate their deaths, Which I have heard him pray for on his knees: Great God! that such ... ... And whose most favouring Providence was shown Even in the manner of their deaths. For Rocco Was kneeling at the mass, with sixteen others, When the c... ... _120 Princes and kinsmen, at this hideous feast Given at my brothers’ deaths. T wo yet remain, His wife remains and I, whom if ye save not, Ye ma... ...ayer against his child, Be he who asks even what men call me. Will not the deaths of her rebellious brothers Awe her before I speak? For I on them ...

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The Ambassadors

By: Henry James

...chment occupying the centre of his life, the grey middle desert of the two deaths, that of his wife and that, ten years later, of his boy—he had never... ...wo chapters were placed in the reverse of the order appearing below. Since 1950, most scholars have agreed, because of the internal evidence of the tw...

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Best of Freshman Writing

By: Suzanne Harper

...Peach Bot- tom. These power plants all have problems that could cause many deaths. If these power plants, being in the urban areas they are located in... ...ulation of people. Each of these power plants could cause well over 40,000 deaths if they were to have some sort of catastrophic meltdown at their cur... ...0 it was estimated that a problem at Peach Bottom could cause up to 72,000 deaths and $119 billion in damages (“Nuclear Power” 1). Another reoccurring... ...ident at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant was predicted to cause 42,000 deaths and up to $102 billion in damages. If the damage caused at Three Mil... ...ere not enough, a problem at Peach Bottom nuclear plant would cause 72,000 deaths and $119 billion in damages (“Nuclear Power” 1). These numbers of pe... ...un (Pep- sin). Since Kroc first offered franchises to in- dividuals in the 1950s, McDonald’s has be- come the world’s leading food service retailer wi...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...s as that men will probably be making aeroplanes of an improved pattern in 1950, or that there will be a through railway connection between Constantin... ...if effective military aviation or aerial fighting would be possible before 1950, which is a miss on the other side. He will draw a modest veil over ce... ...idity, and holds back women from the face of danger and brave and horrible deaths. It is West to Miss Robins’ East. And yet I believe I am right in sa... ...l- lectual movement in Islam, a renascent Bagdad, is as inevi- table as is 1950. I have, however, gone a little beyond the discussion of the future of... ... be aloof from these hostilities and resentments. The world will still, in 1950 or so, be throwing much passion into the rights and wrongs of the sink...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...lled 11 more peo- ple, none of them Americans. Interviewed later about the deaths of the Africans, Bin Ladin answered that “when it becomes apparent t... ...n of the Department of State as having such a limited role. Until the late 1950s, the department dominated the processes of advising the president and... ...ed? Even after the embassy attacks, Bin Ladin had been responsible for the deaths of fewer than 50 Americans, most of them overseas.An NSC staffer wor... ... three-year period since accurate measurements began in 1946.Fire- fighter deaths—a total of 22 during the 1990s—compared favorably with the most tran... ...uf- fered surprise attacks before—Pearl Harbor is one well-known case, the 1950 Chinese attack in Korea another. But these were attacks by major power... ...n of the W orld W ar II generation rose to the challenges of the 1940s and 1950s.They restructured the government so that it could protect the country... ...reorganize in midstream. But some of the main innovations of the 1940s and 1950s, including the creation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and even the con...

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