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Call Me Montana

By: John Richman

...he first time. My given name is William Dean Ritter. At home they called me Billy, but most folks call me Montana. I suppose it’s because shortly ... ...erd. I’m not sure what they’re doing out there now and, except for church on Sunday, we don’t see either of them in town too often.” Daggot interr... ...e quite a reputation around town. We were all surprised when they married. On Sundays, we usually only see Mrs. Taylor in church. Mr. John E. Rich... ...to break the quiet. “All I know about it is that we went on a picnic a few Sundays ago and Elmer jumped around so much he almost threw us off the... ...t stop thinking about the possibility that the Peterson fire was set. As the Sunday morning sun struggled to rise out of the mist, I could see that... ... the Triple T and the Peterson place. It hadn’t occurred to me that it was Sunday morning until we started seeing wagons coming at us, heading f...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

...ownspeople put it. They would go out drinking and chasing women. But come Sunday, those same young men could be found in church, learning the Lord's... ...re You've Come From, You're Always Going Somewhere· 25 Going to church on Sunday morning, and letting the preacher see them there, was their penance... ...h doing the Devil's work, I was never too young to appear in church every Sunday. I was there because Wallace and Ruby insisted upon it, not because... ...a preacher. First was the the fact that I not only at­ tended church every Sunday, I went to the Wednesday night prayer meetings as well, a sign of u... ...not above changing the law of the land, which she came close to doing one Sunday when she and I were returning home from church. The law of the lan... ...Missed, So I Grabbed a Few Stars • 89 they chatted, and the stranger told Billy that it was possible to achieve all his dreams. For the first time e... ... something of it. The stranger's act of love left a lasting impression on Billy, and years later he committed his life to working for others. He and...

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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

...versation in the political circles within the Beltway, and became a frequent guest on the Sunday morning news shows. Not only because he had garnere... ...ight, I do. When do we start?” “We already have. What’s your name?” “William Kidd.” “Billy the Kidd,” Brand grinned. “I hope you’re as good with... ...nd and Susan were ensconced behind the walls of the Vatican Embassy with his new recruit, Billy the Kidd, as he referred to him. Brand related the e... ...he actor.” “Who?” “Never mind. What do you want me to call you?” “My friends call me Billy, but you can call me William.” “I like Kidd better....

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

... I picked corn in a field with my disciples I was reproved because it was Sunday. When I healed the withered arm of a man I was rebuked because it wa... ...day. When I healed the withered arm of a man I was rebuked because it was Sunday. I am threatened by various authorities for such “misdemeanors.” Men... ...ulous thoughts; maybe it erased problems; there were always problems...on Sunday no hawkers were permitted in the piazza...pigeons took over, kids, ... ...e is something sacred about being alone. I was... For next Saturday and Sunday Write to Machiavelli—invite him again Draw steering armature for... ...retch out there, on the shaggy buffalo hide. LINCOLN’S JOURNAL 527 Billy Herndon and I had that shingle, good natured Billy. Here we talked b... ...k of wood we burned in that Pennsylvania stove we had an ardent opinion. Billy and I earned about $3,000 or $4,000, good for a town that already had... ...rs of the day. Often I never walked home for lunch. When I rode cir- cuit, Billy kept house. The wren that lived in a box outside our door had a neate... ...fided in me, described, underlined, the devious trickeries of the whites. Billy, my Springfield barber, had tales to tell. I have heard them as he s... ...nimize it. Springfield problems were largely legal problems, problems for Billy and me, problems about horse thieves, mortgage foreclosures, default...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

...ways said if God wanted us to go to church He made a big mistake in setting Sunday morning so close to Saturday night,” she said. But despite the a... ... “So, what brings you to Connecticut, Tony?” Daniel asked. “I came up with Billy. He’s stuck at the freight office. Some palace guard this town of... ...ed to ask for directions to your house. And he was just getting started on Billy when I stepped out to take a look around.” “Falkner fancies himse... ...ook around.” “Falkner fancies himself some kind of watch dog. Hey, here’s Billy now. And speak of the devil.” Daniel waved to a tall, spare man ... ...k, have I lost my touch?” Daniel lifted her arm and twirled her around for Billy’s inspection. “Nope. Nope. She’s mighty fine, all right.” “Th... ...all right.” “There, you see, Morgan. And what better judge of talent that Billy ‘Catfish’ Jonas? I signed Billy as our director.” Morgan stuck...

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When Serpents Die

By: Gerrie Ferris

...tion For my husband, Alan. When Serpents Die 5 Chapter One Sunday Here already? Was that noise outside a car door? Royc... ... the front door was open on its hinges. I pushed it in and called his name. Being Sunday evening, and near Christmas, I didn’t expect that any law... ... told him I’d be working Saturday all day. He said he was planning on coming in on Sunday.” “Know what he was working on?” “No clue.” “Your pr... ...A woman with good manners — and Sammie certainly had those — didn’t dine alone on a Sunday evening. When he’d asked Johnnie whom Sammie dined with, ... ...the watchful Pearl. Hiram scratched his stubbly jaw. “Yesterday?” “Yeah, Sunday.” “T’was cold.” “Yes,” Wiley said, trying to remain pa... ... first thing and check the logs that the crane was going to lift. My second cousin Billy was nineteen at the time. He said the chains were loose a...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

...is stitch-labeled name tag reads Bob and I think to myself, He forgot to put Billy in front of it. He really does look like a Billy Bob with his dark... ...m, unaffected with poise. Isn't there some cousin you should be “ banging?” Billy Bob starts laughing, as if we're old chums sharing dirty jokes from... ... Chinaman. I'm just yanking yer chain. “ ” First of all, I'm not from China, Billy Bob. It's certainly alright if you want to be racist, “ since all ... ...ack every slant-eye that you see. d@mn it feels good to set him ” straight. Billy Bob doesn't reply back, obviously because he just got put in his pl... ...can understand Japanese revenge, but two wrongs don't make a right. Besides, Billy Bob had nothing to do with World War II, and I really don't feel l... ...hardly see anybody outside; I'm sure everyone's getting ready for mandatory Sunday morning church service. Gabriel is still sleeping big surprise so...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... commandment requires? Are most Christians dishonoring the code by keeping Sunday rather than Saturday, the Sabbath, as their day of worship? Will al... ...od is always on our side. The Reverend Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham, said that Hurricane Katrina was the ―wrath of God‖ because o... ...lized much of your country. The influence of preachers has moved from the Sunday pulpit to the daily radio and television fare. With such an all- 65... ...e nor the inclination to think for themselves. And with a neat package of Sunday school pictures it is easy to answer all the questions that the gre... ...atheist? In the 13000 pages he wrote there was no mention of God. And on Sundays he didn‘t worship, he worked. And top scientists today seem to be ... ... —In my area we have a group of atheists and agnostics that meets on Sunday mornings to discuss new findings in science, ethical approaches to ...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...d to use the roads until they beooine dry. Training will begin a week from Sunday, although the training ta blc will in all probability not start unti... ...FRIDAY, APRIL 18 8. 30 p. 111.—New York Alumni smoker. Hotel Del- inonico. SUNDAY, APRIL 14 10.80 a. m.—College Chapel. Prof. RuBsell will preach. U.3... ...ded for the choir, fi'om which an unaccom- panied autaem will be sung each Sunday evening. The meeting of the freshman class called yesterday afternoo... ... univer- sity, Itbaoa, N. Y., today and its sessions will continue through Sunday. To this convention are invited the newly elected presi- dents of th... ...85 ditf'erent members serving on committees. The average attendance at the Sunday night meetings is 69; at the class conferences. 8. The to- tal amoun... ...ners (b) Loss hardened sinners (a plus b) Unspeakable 2. Monologue — "Poor Billy- cody's Passion" 3. The Big Swede 4. Prestidigitator 5. Intermission ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...epugnant. ―On the village television we teach parenting classes on Sundays at 6 PM. We tell them the costs of a child born in the rural area ... ... Must Know to Be Sexually Intimate. New York: St. Martins Press. 1990 6. Billy, J.O. G. et al. The sexual behavior of men in the United States. Fami...

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Love at First Stake

By: J. Morgan

... assumption without checking. A gulp brought a nice cover band rendition of Sunday Bloody Sunday playing in my head. I joined along for the chorus... ...o shaking in your boots.” Donnie stepped in front of Kris. “Boy, you may be Billy Bad Ass when you’re dealing with frightened women and adolescents... ...h confessional present. Father Benedict would definitely get an earful come Sunday. Seeing the look on his face might be worth all those Hail Mary...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...he natives live -- Evidences of cannibalism -- Six gigantic waterspouts -- The billy-goat attacks a native boy -- A ruined shirt -- Another reception ... ...med Friday unlucky because it was the day on which the Crucifixion took place; Sunday fortunate, for it was the day of the Resurrection. The sailor of... ... Day. On the principle "the better the day, the better the deed," he considers Sunday the most lucky for any enterprise. FOREBODINGS AND LUCKY AMULETS... ... divine service. At Ballyvaughn, on the west coast of Ireland, a boat was, one Sunday morning, noticed approaching the shore. The people in it disemba... ...On one occasion an engage remonstrated with his master at being required to do Sunday labor, and recited for that worthy the commandment: "Remember th... ...alm too, and no unusual influences were observed to attend the phenomenon. THE BILLY GOAT ATTACKS A NATIVE BOY. The Adventure and Resolution having re... ...p and down before his delighted audience, the boy came within reach of a large billy goat, which was tied on deck and which taking the strutting attit...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... It is merely the re-enactment, and sanctification of going to Church every Sunday. The day the Son, er the Sun is supposed to shine… Going to c... ...He was shot in the back by a dirty back shooter. So was Jesse James. So was Billy the Kid. The same fate awaits America as a Nation. The instant ... ... sacred. The idea that every second, every moment of it is sacred. Not just Sunday, and the few hours you spend inside some sanctified church… Is... ... think this custom came from, eh? From Catholics confessing their sins every Sunday? If they confessed their sins every fucking Sunday of their li... ... with some others." "And Fiona?" "Oh, she's off with Matt, Sarah and Billy in the sailboat... I think they're learning navigation." "We...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...ound judgement, easy motions, proper dress, and general good character. On Sundays he was a man of misty views, rather given to postponing, and hamper... ... pepper and salt mixture. Since he lived six times as many working days as Sundays, Oak’s appearance in his old clothes was most peculiarly his own — ... ... occasional gleam of silvery sunshine, Oak put the lamb into a respectable Sunday basket, and stalked across the fields to the house of Mrs Hurst, the ... ...eat and the carelessly ornate — of a degree between fine market day and wet Sunday selection. He thoroughly cleaned his silver watch chain with whiting... ...dy cattle be as proud as a lucifer in their insides.’ ‘Ay — so ’a do seem, Billy Smallbury — so ’a do seem.’ This utterance was 36 THE FAIR—THE JOURN... ...e! — I mane a bad servant and a good master O, Mark Clark — come! And you, Billy Smallbury — and you, Maryann Money — and you, Jan Coggan, and Matthew... ...n, shouting to the others to get him a bough and a ladder, and some water. Billy Smallbury — one of the men who had been on the waggon — by this time ... ...owever, my son William must have knowed the very man afore us — didn’t ye, Billy, afore ye left Norcombe?’ ‘No, ’twas Andrew,’ said Jacob’s son Billy,... ...ungest daughter, Liddy, were over at my grandson’s christening,’ continued Billy. ‘We were talking about this very family, 46 THE MALTHOUSE—THE CHAT—...

...His Christian name was Gabriel, and on working days he was a young man of sound judgement, easy motions, proper dress, and general good character. On Sundays he was a man of misty views, rather given to postponing, and hampered by his best clothes and umbrella: upon the whole, one who felt himself to occupy morally that vast middle space of Laodicean neutrality which lay b...

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Blix

By: Frank Norris

...xpanse of land and sea, then faced about with an impatient exclamation. On Sundays all the week-day regime of the family was deranged, and breakfast w... ...er attention divided between Howard—who was atrociously bad, as usual of a Sunday morning—and her father’s plate. Mr. Bessemer was as like as not to l... ...tairs with me in just five minutes,” announced T ravis, “and get ready for Sunday-school.” Howard knew that his older sister’s decisions were as the l... ...fied time, though not with- out protest. Once upstairs, however, the usual Sunday 8 Blix morning drama of despatching him to Sunday-school in present... ...ose ap- pellations were avowedly aliases. He told them of his meeting with Billy Isham, one of the club’s directors, and of the happy-go-lucky, reckle... ...a Panama liner. “Strike me!” continued Captain Jack, “you should have seen Billy Isham on that Panama dough-dish; a passenger ship she was, and Billy ... ...r some chapel or other, and this here pulpit was lashed on deck aft. Well, Billy had been most kinds of a fool in his life, and among others a play-ac... ...s mostly men folk aboard, and we lay around the deck in our pajamas, while Billy—Gaston Maundeville, dressed in striped red and white paja- mas—clum u... ...ns, recalling the incidents to each other. “Fancy!” exclaimed Condy—”fancy Billy Isham in his pajamas, red and white stripes, reading Shakespeare from...

... brought in the halved watermelon and set it in front of Mr. Bessemer?s plate. Then she went down to the front door for the damp, twisted roll of the Sunday morning?s paper, and came back and rang the breakfast-bell for the second time....

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The Man Who Would Beking

By: Rudyard Kipling

...egan running the last issue of the week on Saturday night, which is to say Sunday morning, after the custom of a London paper. This was a great conven... ... so help me!’ and he brings forward that same Chief that I left at Bashkai—Billy Fish we called him afterward, because he was so like Billy Fish that ... ...ke hands with him,’ says Dravot; and I shook hands and nearly dropped, for Billy Fish gave me the Grip. I said nothing, but tried him with the Fellow-... ...s. We gave them names according as they was like men we had known in India—Billy Fish, Holly Dilworth, Pikky Kergan, that was Bazaar-master when I was... ...vot raised such as was worthy—high priests and Chiefs of far-off villages. Billy Fish was the first, and I can tell you we scared the soul out of him.... ...call four priests together and say what was to be done. He used to call in Billy Fish from Bashkai, and Pikky Kergan from Shu, and an old Chief we cal...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...Lincoln” to his later acquaintances, he was still “Abe” to the “Nats” and “Billys” and “Daves” of his youth; and their familiar- ity neither appeared ... ...and William came to Henry’s in a one-horse dearborn, and there stayed over Sunday; and on Monday all three came to Springfield (Henry on horseback) an... ...y cheerful, and so I said nothing to her about what we spoke of. Old Uncle Billy Herndon is dead, and it is said this evening that Uncle Ben Ferguson ... ...sition most stiffly, what compensation he will accept to go to church some Sunday and sit during the sermon with his wife’s bonnet upon his head? Not ...

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The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

By: Rudyard Kipling

...an running the last issue of the week on Satur- day night, which is to say Sunday morning, after the custom of a London paper. This was a great conven... ... so help me!’ and he brings forward that same Chief that I left at Bashkai—Billy Fish we called him afterward, because he was so like Billy Fish that ... ...ke hands with him,’ says Dravot; and I shook hands and nearly dropped, for Billy Fish gave me the Grip. I said nothing, but 74 The Phantom Rickshaw a... ...s. We gave them names according as they was like men we had known in India—Billy Fish, Holly Dilworth, Pikky Kergan, that was Bazaar-master when I was... ...vot raised such as was worthy—high priests and Chiefs of far-off villages. Billy Fish was the first, and I can tell you we scared the soul out of him.... ...call four priests together and say what was to be done. He used to call in Billy Fish from Bashkai, and Pikky Kergan from Shu, and an old Chief we cal... ...” “I haven’t any time for reading, except when you let me sit here, and on Sundays I’m on my bicycle or down the river all day. There’s nothing wrong ...

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The Light That Failed

By: Rudyard Kipling

...mpering away from the pebbles Dick threw after him. Nothing is sacred to a billy- goat. Being well fed and the adored of his mistress, Amomma had natu... ...e when the red-haired girl is on the premises.’ 54 The Light That Failed ‘Sundays are my best times. You must come on Sundays. There are such heaps o... ...r advice about. Now I must get back to work.’ ‘Try to find out before next Sunday what I am,’ said Dick. ‘Don’t take my word for anything I’ve told yo... ...d. She’s quite right. It will hurt a little. I shall have to see her every Sunday,—like a young man courting a housemaid. She’s sure to come around; a... ...Faery-land. —Sir Hoggie and the Fairies. SOME WEEKS LATER, on a very foggy Sunday, Dick was returning across the Park to his studio. ‘This,’ he said, ... ...ong; and she certainly has some notion of drawing.’ He had just finished a Sunday visit to Maisie,—al- ways under the green eyes of the red-haired imp...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Mark Twain

...whitewash. By the time Ben was fagged out, Tom had traded the next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite, in good repair; and when he played out, Johnny ... ...nd was arranging to begin on the bureau, when he was called off to dress for Sunday school. Mary gave him a tin basin of water and a piece of soap, an... ...erness.) Then Mary got out a suit of his clothing that had been used only on Sundays during two years — they were simply called his “other clothes” — ... ... the shoes snarling. Mary was soon ready, and the three children set out for Sunday school — a place that Tom hated with his whole heart; but Sid and ... ... top of it for a steeple. At the door Tom dropped back a step and accosted a Sunday dressed com The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 21 rade: “Say, Billy, g... ... accosted a Sunday dressed com The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 21 rade: “Say, Billy, got a yaller ticket?” “Yes.” “What’ll you take for her?” “What’ll ... ... fore finger inserted between its leaves, and commanded atten tion. When a Sunday school superin tendent makes his cus tomary little speech, a hymn...

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