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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...and letting a cigarette dangle limp in a frown, Sang Huin realized that this new friend of his was not just straying off briefly, so he gradually went... ...world's biggest dummy. Sang Huin gave his typical defense of "Miguk sarem" ("American") which would bring on a confused and critical look--in this cas... ...rica, and so existing as a Korean only by birth and race definitely made him American in every way but a legal one. Most persons under such a scenario... ...en a month ago that Sung Ki had left him. Sung Ki: even now the name sounded musical. After the video pang girl's attempt at marital entrapment, this... ...wife and children unbearable, and even his hobby of playing a cello was as a musical dilettante. He looked out of the window and smoothed out his hair... ...nts at a language institute but stayed contained to his own students and his new friend, Sung Ki. That night they slept together; and the boy that had... ...a mokotong. He locked the locker and felt "Honja" ("alone). Even among large groups of people he was alone. When he went to restaurants he was usually... ... on the steam that rose above his head, exhausted itself on the mirrors, the waves that he had created which massaged his psyche in sight, feel and so... ...nd the mutilation calcified by experience. Seoul Tiger gets on a plane. He waves goodbye to his mother and father from the window. He feels the pla...

...This work is about a Korean American teaching in his homeland, feeling lost in Korean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single ...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...led with the housekeeper, and wrote to a friend asking her to look out for a new situation for her; the man cook had walked of the day before just at ... ...e! Alabin was giving a dinner at Darmstadt; no, not Darmstadt, but something American. Yes, but then, Darmstadt was in America. Yes, Alabin was giving... ...e children to put on for their walk? Should they have any milk? Should not a new cook be sent for?” “Ah, let me alone, let me alone!” she said, and go... ... know his character, that faculty of forgetting everything, everything” (she waved her hand before her forehead), “that faculty of being completely ca... ...ost imperceptibly about the room; the party settled itself, divided into two groups: one round the samovar near the hostess, the other at the opposite... ...lack velvet, with sharply defined black eyebrows. In both groups conversation wavered, as it always does, for the first few minutes, broken up by meetin... ...lihood by the Board of Irrigation, espe cially one highly conscientious and musical family: all the daughters played on stringed instruments, and Ale... ...ll and blooming, but in the happiest frame of mind. She was talking rapidly, musically, and with exceptionally correct articulation and expressive int... ...here I call upon the count, and in three words we settle the business.” “The American way of doing business,” said Sviazhsky, with a smile. “Yes, ther...

...s. The children ran wild all over the house; the English governess quarreled with the housekeeper, and wrote to a friend asking her to look out for a new situation for her; the man-cook had walked of the day before just at dinner-time; the kitchen-maid, and the coachman had given warning. Three days after the quarrel, Prince Stepan Arkadyevitch Oblonsky--Stiva, as he was c...

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A Woman of Thirty

By: Honoré de Balzac

... from his eyes, they broke and gathered again, surging to and fro like the waves in a bay, or again swept before him like the long ridges of high-cres... ...s in a bay, or again swept before him like the long ridges of high-crested wave which the vexed Ocean directs against the shore. When the manoeuvres w... ...e sails came out here and there from among the islands in the Loire to add new grace to the perfect view. The subtle scent of the willows by the water... ...ill better, their laughter comes more readily for an old memory than for a new jest—the present intrudes upon them. When an old waiting-woman announce... ...t. But at the beginning of the second part she glanced over the glistening groups and saw— Arthur. He never took his eyes from her face. A quick shud-... ...the stranger’s eyes flashed out on him again; and when he spoke, it was in musical tones with no sign of the previous guttural convulsion, though his ... ...wo hours are almost over,” he said, in a voice that was strangely calm and musical. “You here!” cried the General. “By what means—?” and he gave wife ... ...s of him; but a few days before Spain recog- nized the independence of the American Republics, he wrote that he was coming home. 141 Balzac So, one f... ...rcelain vases painted by Madame Jacotot; tiny South 150 A Woman of Thirty American birds, like living rubies, sapphires, and gold, hov- ered among th...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

...o wins a game by playing it without an adversary. Mr. Adister had sprung a new sense in him on the subject of the renunciation of the religion. No tho... ...y assured him that the description of the prince’s lineaments would not be new. It was, as he was aware, derived from a miniature of her husband, tran... ...r. Any- thing that concerns his brother moves him; it is like a touch on a musical instrument. Perhaps I should say a native one.’ ‘Concerns his broth... ...ides of our blood to render the no- blest of us guilty of some unconscious wavering of our loy- 43 George Meredith alty), Patrick dedicated the full-... ...u, sir, for to-morrow I must be off to my brother.’ ‘Take it,’ Mr. Adister waved his hand hastily. He gazed at his idol of untouched eighteen. ‘Keep i... ...acific Islands, but they will soon be snapped up by the European and North American Govern- ments, and a single one of them does not offer space. It w... ...time.’ ‘I have been in America.’ ‘We are not exactly on the pattern of the Americans.’ Philip hinted a bow. He praised the Republican people. ‘Yes, bu... ...ye to-night. Irish or French. Irish are popular. They don’t mind having us musically. And if we’d go on joking to the end we should content them, if o... ...ed to let it be obscured by the paunch of Bull. We have, however, isolated groups, individuals in all classes, by no means delighting in his represent...

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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... were at work on our chalk, when the lamp-shells rode at anchor on shallow waves, when the cockles sat “at their doors in a rain- bow frill,” and the ... ..., which was dug up by a labourer at Otterbourne, in the course of making a new road. He thought it one of the plates carried on the Roman stan- dards ... ...ng put under forest laws at the time when the district of Ytene became the New Forest. Probably the king was able to ride over down, heather, and wood... ...nd in addition to the sword in his hand there is a metal one, with a blade waved like a Malay crease, by the side of the monument. The inscription is ... ...on of Winchester. He was a 50 John Kemble’s Parishes man of great musical talent, and some of his chants are still in use. The only other fac... ...that had belonged to a widow, named Science Dear, and enlarged it. Several American trees were planted in the ground by Cobbett, of which only one sur... ... scrolls containing corn and grapes, presided over by angels, and with two groups of kneeling figures; on one side, apparently an Emperor with his cro... ...blue, pink, or white in the water-meadows beside the Itchen, deserving the American name of May-wings. Caryophylleae Deptford Pink (Dianthus Armeria)....

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

....] in 1995. This second edition, with text reset, various emendations, and new index, is published by the Author, Donald Broadribb, owner of the publi... ...on rights. Copyright © 1995 and 2006 by Donald Broadribb. Typeset in Times New Roman and Futura, using the program Mellel, with an Apple iMac. ACKNOW... ..., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1953. The Spiritual Legacy of The American Indian, by Joseph Epes Brown. © 1982 by Joseph Epes Brown. Reprint... ..., New York, 1972. The paper by Paul Radin “The Religious Experiences of an American Indian” was published in Eranos 18-1950, © Eranos Foundation, Asco... ...terature to discover, for example, discussions debating whether indigenous groups such as the traditional clans of Aborigines in Australia have a reli... ...ver that this is not the case all over the world. In modern Israel several groups reject such separation of religious and secular life, and also wield... ... the meditator “feels himself to be a storm-beaten flame among the glowing waves of an ocean of fire.” Beginners whose mind has not yet acquired the h... ...atly. The same is to be said even more of music. The score of a particular musical piece indicates the notes to be played and to some degree the timin... ...ate emotion with music more than drama, by and large, we need to take this musical analogy quite seriously, for it is this analogy which in practice r...

...he population. Religious questioningis now a concern of the entire world, West and East alike. One sign of this is the extraordinary proliferation of new religiouscreeds and organizations. It sometimes feels as if there are as many religious creeds as there are adherents. It is true that thevast majority of Westerners continue to list themselves on the census forms as Chri...

...What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299...

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Mankind in the Making

By: H. G. Wells

...nduct. It is an attempt to deal with social and politi- cal questions in a new way and from a new starting-point, viewing the whole social and politic... ...ions, that are becoming, that have become, provincial in proportion to our new and wider needs. My instances are commonly British, but all the broad p... ...lish-speaking man. No doubt the spirit of the inquiry is more British than American, that the aban- donment of Rousseau and anarchic democracy is more... ...e aban- donment of Rousseau and anarchic democracy is more com- plete than American thought is yet prepared for, but that is a difference not of quali... ...f Matter, thrusting us ruthlessly before it, as a strong swimmer thrusts a wave before him as he swims. That the personal egotism should be subordinat... ...nd if in the future it should be found possible to divide up humanity into groups, some of which could pair with one another only to the disadvantage ... ...ining I mean the differentiation of sounds—articu- late, inarticulate, and musical—fixing the child’s attention and causing it to imitate. As every so... ...lve or fourteen. But, beginning early—as early as pos- sible—every child, ‘musical’ or not, can be trained, just as every child, ‘artistic’ or not, ma... ...ols, the Schools are to blame. Something in the nature of Reform has to be waved over our schools. It would be a wicked deed to write anything that mi...

...resents a general theory of social development and of social and political conduct. It is an attempt to deal with social and political questions in a new way and from a new starting-point....

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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

...and. Hast thou foreseen the Storm’s impending rage, When to the Clouds the Waves ambitious rise, And seem with Heaven a doubtful war to wage, Whil... ...u be at this hour from danger free? Perhaps with fearful force some falling Wave Shall wash thee in the wild tempestuous Sea, And in some monster’s... ... my eye ravish’d sweep! May this (I cried) my course through Life portray! New scenes of Wisdom may each step display, And Knowledge open as my day... ... — His Mother’s plate antique had rais’d the sum. Forth leap’d Philedon of new life possest: — ’Twas Brookes’s all till two, — ’twas Hackett’s all ... ...ls in gamesome play, And frisk about, as lamb or kitten gay! Yea! and more musically sweet to me Thy dissonant harsh bray of joy would be, Than wa... ...he hand of Time Flies o’er his mystic lyre: in shadowy dance The alternate groups of Joy and Grief advance Responsive to his varying strains sublim... ...nd with a proud delight Oft will I tell thee, Minstrel of the Moon! ‘‘Most musical, most melancholy’’ Bird! That all thy soft diversities of tone, ... ...oralist prates, ’Tis the keystone and cement of civilized States. Those American Reps! And i’ faith, they were serious! It shock’d us at Paris,...

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The Clever Woman of the Family

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... popularity. It was the family fashion to look down from their crag at the new esplanade with pity and contempt for the ruined loneliness of the peb- ... ...her of being protected. She had a few alarms as to the results of Rachel’s new immunities of age, and though never questioning the wisdom of her cleve... ... not habitual with her, and there was about her a look as if some terrible wave of grief or suffering had swept over her ere yet the features were ful... ...ung.” “Fourteen. I was in a naughty fit at her refusing to go to the great musical meeting with us. We always used to go to stay at one of the canon’s... ...ice, and the prime labour of his life was to work up his choir; but he was musical by educa- tion rather than nature, and having begun his career with... ... always held to what she thought right, and did not conceive that it would waver. The acquiescence in his visits, and the undis- guised exultant pleas... ...ossible to read, also the neat writing and thin wavy water-marked paper of American professors and phi- lanthropists in high commendation of his abili... ... famished and weary state of expectation, the good Dean gyrating among the groups, trying to make conversation, which every one felt too fretful and t... ...hing at the freaks of the scamper- 448 The Clever Woman of the Family ing groups of children, gaily exchanging pleasant talk with one friend after an...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Farmer's festival calendar 172 * Modern annual festivals 173 * Chinese New Year 175 Songkran 176 New Year of Thai culture 176 * Programme of... ...ugs ever younger. In many countries, including Finland, young girls of the new, free generation have adopted behaviour patterns of gender equality and... ...umerous side alleys and lanes criss- cross the main lanes, twisting around groups of houses and village backwaters, but always ending up re-joining th... ...eek opportunities to manage together. In the cold season, villagers sit in groups in the mornings in the sun, warming themselves. By and by, the young... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...s do not have the characteristic timbre of the old way of singing, and the musical scale is tending towards the Western. Pop stars sing in the same st... ... by girls from remote northern areas and mountain peoples. The first great wave of Aids Fated to contract Aids. caught this group. Subsequently, the ... ...ion and Equality. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. Yupho, Dhanit 1960. Thai Musical Instruments. Transl. from Thai by David Morton. Siva Phorn Ldt., Ba...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

..................................................... 275 Chapter 2.4.V . The New Berline. ................................................................. ...auroux, with her band-boxes and rouge-pots, at his side; so that, at every new station, a wooden gallery must be run up between their lodgings. He has... ...tte’s music-party in the Park: all Birds of Paradise flying from thee, and musical windpipes grow- ing mute. (Campan, i. 197.) Thou unclean, yet unmal... ... skilful is he, the whole world now looks. Three long years it lasts; with wavering fortune. In fine, after labours comparable to the Twelve of Hercul... ...s, it is said, What a spec- tacle! Now too behold our Deane, our Franklin, American Pleni- potentiaries, here in position soliciting; (1777; Deane som... ...that super-sublime of modesty! Yet, on the whole, our good Saint-Pierre is musical, poetical though most morbid: we will call his Book the swan-song o... ...ow; or even, if refractory, to alight altogether, and kneel: from Madame a wave of her plumes, a smile of her fair face, there where she sits, shall s... ...uzzing in eager expectancy, begins heaping and shaping itself into organic groups. Which organic groups, again, hold smaller organic grouplets: the in... ...ant glances on the Bust of Lafayette, which has stood there ever since the American War of Liberty. Whereupon, by acclamation, Lafayette is nominated....

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

...auroux, with her band-boxes and rouge-pots, at his side; so that, at every new station, a wooden gallery must be run up between their lodgings. He has... ...f Louis, King by the Grace of God, what sounds are these; muffled ominous, new in our centuries? Boston Harbour is black with unexpected Tea: behold a... ...tte’s music-party in the Park: all Birds of Paradise flying from thee, and musical windpipes growing mute. (Campan, i. 197.) Thou unclean, yet unmalig... ...kil- ful is he, the whole world now looks. Three long years it lasts; with wavering fortune. In fine, after labours compa- rable to the Twelve of Herc... ...ons, it is said, What a spectacle! Now too behold our Deane, our Franklin, American Plenipotentiaries, here in position soliciting; (1777; Deane somew... ...that super-sublime of modesty! Yet, on the whole, our good Saint-Pierre is musical, poetical though most morbid: we will call his Book the swan-song o... ...ow; or even, if refractory, to alight altogether, and kneel: from Madame a wave of her plumes, a smile of her fair face, there where she sits, shall s... ...uzzing in eager expectancy, begins heaping and shaping itself into organic groups. Which or- ganic groups, again, hold smaller organic grouplets: the ... ...ant glances on the Bust of Lafayette, which has stood there ever since the American War of Liberty. Whereupon, by acclamation, Lafayette is nominated....

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Magnum Bonum or Mother Careys Brood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...zel eyes, and a forehead with a look of expansion, partly due to the crisp waves of dark hair being as short as a boy’s. The nose was well cut, and ea... ...n half sorry to leave her dear old school, half glad to go on to something new. She was evidently not so comfortable, while Miss Heath’s lowest teache... ...n’t you know, Skipjack, that’s the reason you don’t grow—” “Eh! What’s the new theory! Who says so, Babie?” came from the bottom of the table. “Nurse ... ... at all,” said Janet. There was a confused outcry of indignation, in which waves—crabs— boats and shrimps, were all mingled together, “I’m sure that’s... ...ou model, Carey?” Mary asked, and Allen volun- teered to show his mother’s groups and bas-reliefs, thereby much increasing the litter on the floor, an... ...me coloured, and white, flowering trees. “They said they would show me the Americans,” she said. “Why was it, mother? I thought Americans were like th... ...es, and a pond, and statues standing round it, and I don’t think they were Americans, for I know one was Diana, because she had a bow and quiver. I wa... ...companied by Nita Ray with her inseparable Janet, meaning to study village groups and rustic sports. The other ladies walked in the cool to meet them ... ...fternoon service, Sydney waited to exer- cise her choir once more in their musical duties; but Babie, hearing there was to be no rehearsal of the flow...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...e The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind Yale University Press New Haven & London ___-1 ___0 ___ 1 37278_u00.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Pag... ...a brilliant composer, not only educated me in composition and the history of musical borrowing but co-taught a class on musical borrowing that dramati... ...” 2 For several years now I have been a columnist for the Financial Times’s “New Economy Policy Forum.” Portions of Chapter 5 and Chapter 9 had their ... ...s the emergence of an area of concern, the coming together of very different groups around a shared problem—an imbalance in the rules that define prop-... ...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ... create out of thin air. Perhaps he or she is deeply embedded in a literary, musical, cultural, or scientific tra- dition that would not flourish if tre... ...n them might help to explain both the problems and the stakes in the current wave of expansion. Unlike the earthy commons, the commons of the mind is ... ...you can quickly reach the same num- ber of ears that the payola-soaked radio waves allow the record companies to reach. One need not cheer Grokster. M...

... copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinating case studies, Boyle explains why gene sequences, basic business ideas and pairs of musical notes are now owned, why jazz might be illegal if it were invented today, why most of 20th century culture is legally unavailable to us, and why today's policies would probably have smothered the World Wide Web at its...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...a filmy form of an arm that began to roll toward him like a slow moving ocean wave; it pointed a milky white semblance of a finger directly at his c... ... is on the warpath again. I heard him shouting up and down the halls that the American Bishops were trying to rewrite Church Doctrine again.” Ignor... ...edo momentarily, but then he quickly reminded himself that this was the first American Pope in history, and more importantly the first one of Jewish... ...ver, after the white smoke rose from the chimney announcing the election of a new Pope, the word spread like wild fire through the mass of people, wh... ... it. Cardinal Berini was furious, and made it known to everyone, including the new Pope. When it was later discovered that Pope Francis was not on... ...g," he said flatly. "Oh, for Christ sakes, not you too Walter!” he said as a wave of despair washed over him. “First, my wife, and now you. After e... ...le of days." "What do you think they'll do?" "First, they'll pull in those groups who are the most loyal to them. If I were the Colombians, I'd h... ... been in the U.S. for many years and who have no connections to any terrorist groups, to be framed for the bombings. I want the Americans to believe... ... and prayed to his Father in Heaven, “May Heaven’s mission be fulfilled.” A musical chorus of the ‘Ave Maria’ wafted throughout the stadium, as the...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...g and exporting energy worldwide. In doing so, the Kü‘oko‘a Plan creates new jobs, generates new revenue and adds significantly to the state’s tax ... ...l in turn create a workforce of the future and stimulate the creation of new businesses in the renewable and clean energy sectors. Inspired and inf... ... Foundation Hawaiian Electric Industries Hawaiian Electric Company and American Savings Bank Palapalai Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. First Hawaiian Ba... ...r Cable University of Hawai‘i System Hāpu‘u Kupukupu aio Ala Moana Center American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Ha... ...n Waikiki Waikiki Starlight Luau Spirit of Aloha Catamaran available for groups Friday night fireworks Our Sales Team is eager to speak to you. Cal... ...n Waikiki Waikiki Starlight Luau Spirit of Aloha Catamaran available for groups Friday night fireworks Our Sales Team is eager to speak to you. Cal... ... evacuation zone maps in Hawai‘i’s phone books, is an expert on modeling wave interactions. Earth and space At the UH Mānoa’s Hawai’i Space Flight ... ...Since 1916, the Kamaka family has been fashioning and manufacturing the musical instruments out of Hawaiian koa, an acacia wood with fne grain hi... ...C.indd 1 9/30/11 4:05 PM 90 APEC 2011 · HAWAII BUSINESS He‘e nalu, “wave sliding,” or surfng In 1778, English seafarer Capt. James Cook beca...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

................................................................... 15 OF THE NEW REIGN .................................................................... ..................................................................... 182 THE AMERICAN POPULATION .......................................................... ...e experimen- talists in gliding one strong enough and light enough for the new purpose. And here we are! Or, rather, M. Blériot is! What does it mean ... ...ory of this development and arrive at any other conclusion. The French and Americans can laugh at our aeroplanes, the Ger- mans are ten years ahead of... ...lating movement, leaping with a light splashing pat upon the wa- ter, from wave to wave. Then we came about into the wind and rose, and looking over I... ... as dreaming. I watched the widening dis- tance between our floats and the waves. It wasn’t by any means a windless day; there was a brisk, fluctuatin... ...e the aeroplane routes along the line of the world’s coast- lines and lake groups and waterways. The airmen will go to and fro over water as the midge... ...of adapting itself to them has been no more than patching. Individuals and groups and trades have found themselves in imperfectly apprehended and diff... ...ays been his dream to have a piano. The youngest girl, he is convinced, is musical. As a man who has knocked about the world and has thought, he quite...

...10 OFF THE CHAIN........................................................................................................................... 15 OF THE NEW REIGN .................................................................................................................... 20 WILL THE EMPIRE LIVE? ............................................................................

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... in the mighty River City!— its banks wellnigh overflowing with the myriad-waved Stream of Man! The toppling wains, bearing the produce of a thousand ... ...e congregated the habitations of men. In Tehran, or Pekin, or Stamboul, or New Y ork, or Timbuctoo, or London, there is a certain district where a cer... ...e. “How beautiful they are!” mused Codlingsby, as he surveyed these placid groups calmly taking their pleasure in the sunset. “D’you vant to look at a... ...I can’t do more for you, my lord, than this—I’m busy. Good-by!” And Rafael waved his hand to the peer, and fell to smoking his narghilly. A man with a... ...in piping bullfinches; and a Cardinal in disguise, with a pro- posal for a new loan for the Pope, were heard by turns; and each, after a rapid colloqu... .... I have seen no grandee of V ersailles that has the noble bearing of this American envoy and his suite. They have the refinement of the Old W orld, w... ...ne good service elsewhere than at Quebec,” the King said, appealing to the American Envoy: “at Bunker’s Hill, at Brandywine, at Y ork Island? Now that... ... that there was a person by the name of Blondel, who, in fact, did all the musical part of the King’s performances; and as for the words, when a king ... ...as the evening of the 27th March, 1199, indeed—his Majesty, who was in the musical mood, treated the court with a quantity of his so-called compositio...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... was completed;—thereby, in these his seemingly so aimless rambles, planting new standards, founding new habitable colonies, in the immeasurable circu... ... to him; and then, by quite foreign suggestion. By the arrival, namely, of a new Book from Professor Teufelsdr¨ ockh of Weissnichtwo; treating express... ...lls; so that when a man walks, it is with contin ual jingling. Some few, of musical turn, have a whole chime of bells (Glocken 32 SARTOR RESARTUS s... ...with a Cupid for steersman! Consider their welts, a handbreadth thick, which waver round them by way of hem; the long flood of silver buttons, or rathe... ...hat of practical Reason’ proceeding by large Intuition over whole systematic groups and king doms; whereby, we might say, a noble complexity, almost ... ...ader may imagine. So much we can see; darkly, as through the foliage of some wavering thicket: a youth of no common endowment, who has passed happily ... ...tual hand grips with Destiny herself, may have comported himself among these Musical and Literary dilettanti of both sexes, like a hungry lion invited... ...t as articulately perhaps as the case admitted. Or call him, if you will, an American Backwoodsman, who had to fell unpenetrated forests, and bat tle... ..., considerably involved in haze. To the first English Edition, 1838, which an American, or two American had now opened the way for, there was slighting...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...ion we speak of the life of a savage tribe, of the Athenian people, of the American nation. “Life” covers customs, institutions, beliefs, victories an... ...ne hand, there 7 John Dewey is the contrast between the immaturity of the new-born members of the group —its future sole representatives— and the mat... ...bers who com- pose a society lived on continuously, they might educate the new-born members, but it would be a task directed by personal interest rath... ...nd of education—that of direct tuition or schooling. In undeveloped social groups, we find very little formal teaching and training. Savage groups mai... .... What is strange or foreign (that is to say outside the activities of the groups) tends to be morally forbidden and intellectually suspect. It seems ... ...e members of any group while it is isolated. The assimilative force of the American public school is eloquent testimony to the effi- cacy of the commo... ...ean- ingless transition unless it is consciously connected with the return wave of consequences which flow from it. When an activity is continued into... ...e action of the piano directed to accomplish the purpose of the piano as a musical instrument. It is the same with “pedagogical” method. The only diff... ...ano may produce, and the variations in technique required in the different musical results secured. Method in any case is but an effective way of empl...

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Getting Married and Preface to Getting Married

By: George Bernard Shaw

...VIII. procured his divorce from Katharine of Arragon to the pleas on which American wives obtain divorces (for instance, “mental anguish” caused by th... ... is there in marriage that makes the thoughtful people so uncomfortable? A NEW ATTACK ON MARRIAGE The answer to this question is an answer which every... ...- fashioned newspapers with effort, and were just taking with avidity to a new sort of paper, costing a halfpenny, which they believed to be extraordi... ...hich they called education; and of keeping pianos in their houses, not for musical purposes, but to torment their daugh- ters with a senseless stupidi... ...he street traffic to be or to know any better than the people who obey the wave of his hand. All concerted action involves subordi- nation and the app... ...h parties as in Sweden, not to mention the experiments made by some of the American States, would have shaken society to its foundations. Yet they hav... ...e repeated here that no law, however stringent, can prevent polygamy among groups of people who choose to live loosely and be monogamous only in appea... ... out now. Mrs Collins knows. MRS GEORGE [a faint convulsion passing like a wave over her] I know more than either of you. One of you has not yet exhau...

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Best of Four

By: Carol Ann Ellis

...g Center. Every student needs to find this out as soon as possible. What’s New When we began Best of Four five years ago, it was the intention of the ... ...work approach to teaching. In this case, students work together in smaller groups, sometimes referred to as teams. They then may be required to give p... ...ged and told me to “Get them next time.” Throughout the season, I played a new position—second base. It was difficult because I had to be ready to act... ... the moving escalator to board their flight he and my grandmother turn and wave a final good-bye. As he is going past the window, he sucks in his chee... ... he can and crosses his eyes. This makes him look like Popeye. I laugh and wave a final good-bye. As I am walking past the waiting area, I can still s... ...ities do give the band a impressive image but do not necessarily show real musical talent. T ony Phillips, a VH1 correspondent, writes on their self-t... ... the band wants to show off their clothes and good looks rather than their musical skills, which they have little of anyway. Aidin Vaziri writes on th... ...specially by the teenagers who find joy in murder. This also puts blame on American society because we are the ones who promote these types of movies ... ...known as run-on sentences. Comma spliced sentences occur when two are more groups of words, containing subject and verb parts, which are not subordina...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

... months of the year 1867 the question seemed buried, never to revive, when new facts were brought before the public. It was then no longer a scien- ti... ...tached me to that expedition. After six months in Nebraska, I ar- rived in New York towards the end of March, laden with a precious collection. My dep... ...- tion of the day. How could I be otherwise? I had read and reread all the American and European papers without be- ing any nearer a conclusion. This ... ...ofes- 11 Jules Verne sor, and not give too much cause for laughter to the Americans, who laugh well when they do laugh. I reserved for myself a way o... ...ty of the crew, when some capricious whale raised its black back above the waves! The poop of the vessel was crowded on a moment. The cabins poured fo... ... animal gained on us, sport- 26 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ing with the waves. It made the round of the frigate, which was then making fourteen kno... ...This group covers an area of 370 square leagues, and it is formed of sixty groups of islands, among which the Gambier group is remarkable, over which ... ...e chords. Captain Nemo was there, bending over his organ, and plunged in a musical ecstasy. “Captain!” He did not hear me. “Captain!” I said, touching... ...ith every sense, scarcely breathing; plunged, like Cap- tain Nemo, in that musical ecstasy, which was drawing him in spirit to the end of life. Then a...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...d, “I am told that you are a coward!” It was not he that turned over the new leaf—she did it for him. He must not strut around in the merit of it—i... ...es of outside influences—we originate nothing within. Whenever we take a new line of thought and drift into a new line of belief and action, the imp... ... and preaches Christ and Him crucified every day and every night to little groups of half civilized foreign paupers who scoff at him. But he rejoices ... ... father. He had a young sister with a remarkable voice—he was giving her a musical education, so that her longing to be self supporting might be grat... ...rotestant; Ameri can—ditto; Spaniard, Frenchman, Irishman, Italian, South American—Roman Catholic; Russian—Greek Catholic; T urk—Mohammedan; and so o... ...ns, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South Americans, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Hindus, the ... ..., and had secured lodg ings and opera seats months in advance. I am not a musical critic, and did not come here to write essays about the operas and ... ... their profoundest depths; that there are times when they want to rise and wave handker chiefs and shout their approbation, and times when tears are ... ...adow of it could never be fairly reflected in picture or poem. Through the wavering snowfall, the Saint Theodore upon one of the granite pillars of th...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...he Nopolis Tea-Pot’—as nearly as I can recollect, this was the name of the new paper. The leading article, I must admit, was brilliant—not to say seve... ...alighted like a bombshell among the hitherto peaceful citizens of Nopolis. Groups of excited individuals gathered at the corners of the streets. Every... ...ent to his lately-ac- quired charger —an attachment which seemed to attain new strength from every fresh example of the animal’s ferocious and demon-l... ...- dications of refined taste, many books, drawings, pots of flow- ers, and musical instruments. A cheerful fire blazed upon the hearth. At a piano, si... ...en I say that it bore resemblance to the fervid, chanting, monotonous, yet musical sermonic manner of Coleridge), I perceived symp- toms of even more ... ...ously laid by itself “solitary and alone” (excuse me for quoting the great American poet Benton!), as a guarantee of the magnani- mous intention. We a... ...it. The truth is, I labored under the disadvantage of having no monkey—and American streets are so muddy, and a Democratic rabble is so obstrusive, an... ...former situation, assumes the next move himself. Upon beating the game, he waves his head with an air of triumph, looks round compla- cently upon the ... ...le not now with such thoughts. To-morrow we will speak of this. Y our mind wavers, and its agitation will find relief in the exercise of simple memori...

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