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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

...ou like spending the night at my apartment?” he asked. “I don’t think your house is safe. Granted, it’s not the Ritz, but you’ll be safe.” Susan tr... ...It contained four names, and yours was one of them. It said that whatever you ask I am to grant. This Family is now called the Bruzzi Family because... ...y. - J.Cross/Stone 208 “I understand you’re involved in brain research.” “Until my grant runs out, which may be any day now,” he grumbled. N... ...accomplished it?” “Yes I have in numerous experiments. I was just about to write another grant detailing my success.” “Well don’t. From now on yo... ... Nolan nodded without any reaction. “Well thank you again Doctor for your time. Send your grant proposal to me, and I’ll make sure it will be funded ...

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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...ng in through the opened ruag. "This is how you repay me," he murmured. "I granted you everything you asked." "Yes." Sahir nodded and pierced him with... ...ion of her life opening up tomorrow, had been working on it for months now—grant writing, fundraising, publicizing. And as small and intimate as TIHAM... ...M, maybe to any museum. An extended leave of absence had been approved and granted by Sahir and TIHAM's other higher-ups with assurances of Therese's ... ...r, "I wish for you to get the hell out of my house!" "I am afraid I cannot grant you that one." "What kind of genie are you?" "As I said, I am bound t... ... would have made things so much simpler. But she had asked and much like a granted wish, he could not take back his words or undo what was done. Their... ... destructive miracles between her legs with his other hand. He flicked her bud with his thumb, pumped his two fingers in and out, working her into a f...

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I'Ll Do Anything

By: Chrystal Kincaid

... Well, hell. Cade, dressed to the nines in a white jacket tuxedo a la Hugh Grant, escorted his mother to the first pew and took his place at the fr... ...me. He dipped one finger into her glossy curls and stroked the hard little bud hidden inside and she arched off the table. She was the most beauti... ...d the envelope and withdrew a folded sheet of paper. “Please welcome Mister Grant Harrison to the KBH family.” Paige clasped Julia’s hand and patt... ...ck into the chair, quickly deflating. She secretly hoped he would agree. “Granted, I didn’t realize that there was a history between you and Taylor...

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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

...by her merchants and, with the flourish of her famous signature and the stamp of the Royal Seal, granted a Charter to the Honourable East India Comp... ...ewhat to Helen’s embarrassment, now referred to this work and addressing the ship’s doctor, James Grant, said with a toss of her head, ‘Did you know... ...e gentleness and post-surgery compassion for her patient than a lot of you male doctors.’ Doctor Grant, a taciturn Welshman, who was seated opposite... ...no slouch where her professional skills were concerned. ‘Thank you for your kind invitation, Dr. Grant. I shall be along tomorrow to see what help ... ...opposite, who winked at her and laughingly commented, ‘The lass has brains as well as beauty, Dr. Grant. I wager you will now have more malingerers ... ...r’s concern for their welfare. Helen found a note on her dressing table propped against a crystal bud vase containing a single red rose and she smil...

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Heartsease or Brother's Wife

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...is a very nice amiable girl—just your own age, and admirably brought up.’ ‘Granted,’ said Theodora. ‘I cannot see that Emma Brandon wants anything but... ...e was delighted, declaring Arthur would think it beautiful, admiring every bud and leaf, and full of radiant girlish smiles. It would exactly suit her... ...s. It has made me what I am.’ Violet was rather surprised, but took it for granted that this was something admirable. ‘Your dear little boy, no doubt,... ... star-like prim- rose drenched in dew, The happiest of spring’s happy fra- grant birth, To gentlest touches, sweetest tones reply; So humbleness, with... ...sistant; till she grew quite fright- ened at what she had let him take for granted, and treated him with a fresh fit of coldness and indifference, soo... ... and at the expense of his own small fingers, Johnnie had pulled the first bud of sweet-brier. Lady Martindale had felt a soft touch, and heard a litt... ...towards her was raised a face delicate and glowing with pale pink like the bud itself. Grandchildren and flower were at once in her bosom. Warm, woman... ...alizing his situation; but therewith arose thankfulness for the space thus granted, and the power of praying that it might be blessed to him whether f...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...s before; and assured that he was at the Catalans, they sat down under the bud- Alexandre Dumas 17 ding foliage of the planes and sycamores, in the b... ... like the sailors of old, they had run their boats ashore. The request was granted; and three months afterwards, around the twelve or fifteen small ve... ...ts of a compromising character be found upon him, will it not be taken for granted that all who uphold him are his accomplices?” With the rapid instin... ...ut, to have fresh air, books, and writing materials. His requests were not granted, but he went on asking all the same. He accustomed himself to speak... ...what I say in this my dying moment. The treasure of the Spadas exists. God grants me the boon of vision unrestricted by time or space. I see it in the... ...and they threatened to turn him out; he begged for another week, which was granted to him. I know this, because the landlord came into my apartment wh...

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Silas Marner the Weaver of Raveloe

By: George Eliot

...e held as his most precious utensil among the very few conveniences he had granted himself. It had been his companion for twelve years, always standin... ...een many circulations of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud. The slight suspicion with which his hearers at first listened to him, ... ...y quieted even by much drinking. 84 Silas Marner CHAPTER XI SOME WOMEN, I GRANT, would not appear to advantage seated on a pillion, and attired in a ... ...help him to satisfy the wants of the searching roots, or to guard leaf and bud from invading harm. The disposition to hoard had been 125 George Eliot...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...e-ship at least among the cleanli- est things of this tidy earth. But even granting the charge in question to be true; what disordered slippery decks ... ...rian coast, were the most conspicuous object in the cymballed procession.* Grant it, since you cite it; but, say what you will, there is no real digni... ...e devious zig-zag world- circle of the Pequod’s circumnavigating wake. But granting all this; yet, regarded discreetly and coolly, seems it not but a ... ...ath. And, indeed, the shock was so sudden and violent, that we took it for granted the ship had struck against a rock; but when the amazement was a li... ...l things, even in law. 386 Moby Dick CHAPTER 91 The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud “In vain it was to rake for Ambergriese in the paunch of this Leviathan... ...rds, in large gilt letters, he read “Bouton de Rose,”—Rose-button, or Rose-bud; and this was the roman- 388 Moby Dick tic name of this aromatic ship.... ...head put together, sufficiently explained the whole to him. “A wooden rose-bud, eh?” he cried with his hand to his nose, “that will do very well; but ... ...warks, who turned out to be the chief-mate. “Well, then, my Bouton-de-Rose-bud, have you seen the White Whale?” “What whale?” “The white Whale—a Sperm... ...e while you’re working at ‘em? But joking aside, though; do you know, Rose-bud, that it’s all non- sense trying to get any oil out of such whales? As ...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...enter the twilight of my life, I intend to use the remaining time that God grants me to make amends.‘ ―Look at devout Muslims defying the Kora... ...lege major I should study? ―It amazes me even more that people are granted extra respect because they believe in something that can‘t be prov... ...ing human rights, they mean nothing if the government of a country doesn‘t grant them—or if the Earth can‘t provide for them, like when a ‗right‘ sta... ...n seek asylum from another country, there is no guarantee that it will be granted. ―Then it goes on to call for the right to work, a free c... ...e corresponding duties, do we require that the duties be performed before granting the rights?‖ —―Interesting observations. Well, let‘s look at our...

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Love at First Stake

By: J. Morgan

...uffled giggles and probing looks. “Savy!” I recognized the voice of my best bud, Marci, and growled under my breath. I loved her like a sister, but... ... him? I’d never believed in love at first sight. That was the stuff of Hugh Grant movies. Love at First Stake 47 Real people didn’t go ga-ga a... ...linked my eyes open, shocked to see the fires burning within Donnie’s stare. Granted, I’m not the most experienced person you could find when it com... ...through the sheer lace of my bra. His teeth gently raked across the swollen bud, sending my voice singing into the flat night air. I heard the soun... ... as I draw breath, no man, be he human or Vampire, will have you.” “Donnie, granted we’re about to smack death upside the head in a few minutes, but...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

...ating he might smile on occasion. There was no hint of that in the frown he granted Daniel this morning. The frown deepened and the spark of recogn... ...foyer and I might have gathered evidence to the contrary. He wouldn’t even grant me your name. I had to rely on my faulty memory of last night—” he... ...s chest where the top of Morgan’s head might reach. “Phffft, height, I’ll grant you,” Gertie said. “But there’s more than hem length to properly f... ...ry bubbles of sound that went to his head like champagne. He took one ruby bud between his lips, tickling it with the tip of his tongue until she sq... ... less frequent. “If you accept the faith with humble submission, God will grant you the grace to understand its mysteries,” she’d hear Father Mint...

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The Confidence- Man

By: Herman Melville

...ken old mole- skin, stretched out, an invalid, on a bare plank in the emi- grants’ quarters, eagerly clinging to life and lucre, though the one was ga... ... not to afford handles to those unblessed with the true light. For, but to grant that there was so much as a mystery about such a case, might by those... ... wise; not in vain have you suffered. That little you ask, I think, can be granted. But remember, not in a day, nor a week, nor perhaps a month, but s... ... the facts how they may, your reflections are none the less unwarrantable. Grant, for the moment, that your experiences are as you give them; in which... ...r pain nor tickle.” “T o mere reason, your case looks something piteous, I grant. But never despond; many things—the choicest—yet remain. You breathe ... ...ow one—to use presently, when wanted— from the horticultural kingdom. Some bud, lily-bud, if you please. Now, such points as the new-born man-child ha... ... are, but, likewise—now our horticultural im- age comes into play—like the bud of the lily, he contains concealed rudiments of others; that is, points... ... the baggage-room; and inside, white and virgin as the hearts of lilies in bud.” “So it is, so it is,” said the old man sadly, his attention for the f...

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The Prince and the Page

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...imon were he at the ends of the earth. Or if not, that poor child would be granted to any needy kinsman or grasping baron that Edward wanted to portio... ...en be growing out of a mere toy. Or might not his services win him a fresh grant of the earldom, and could he not then prove his sincerity by laying i... ...d of Lancaster rather than Charles of Anjou had been able to make good the grant from the Pope. Splendid were the displays, and no slight toil did the... ... 102 The Prince and the Page a gesture of entreaty. “So please your Grace, grant me a few farther words. I sware, and truly, that I had heard nothing ... ...the Pope, said there was as little hope of pardon as that his staff should bud and blossom; and lo, in one night it bore bud and flower. I besought hi... ...that the pardon that takes away the sin of the world, will take away mine. Grant me Absolution.’ He was with us when, ere dawn, such of us as still li...

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Typee a Romance of the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...ke rubies upon a fibre of tappa, or displayed in their ears a single white bud, the stem thrust backward through the aperture, and showing in front th... ...ey are cannibals!’ said T oby on one occasion when I eulogized the tribe. ‘Granted,’ I replied, ‘but a more hu- mane, gentlemanly and amiable set of e... ...rs in plait- ing grass-mats. The girls anointed themselves with their fra- grant oils, dressed their hair, or looked over their curious finery, and co... ... equity. There was no municipal police for the purpose of apprehending va- grants and disorderly characters. In short, there were no le- gal provision... ...xed and serious eye, but at length yielding to my importunity, reluctantly granted my request. Accompanied by some fifty of the natives, I now rapidly... ...as unsuccessful, and I immediately perceived what had in- duced Mow-Mow to grant my request, and why the other natives conducted themselves in so stra...

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Agnes Grey

By: Anne Brontë

...h upon the matter; and once I heard her whisper as she left the room, ‘God grant he be not disap- pointed! I know not how he would bear it.’ Disappoin... ...d; but I thought it my absolute duty to crush this vicious tendency in the bud: and 26 Agnes Grey so it was, if I could have done it; and had my powe... ...e a home too, if he pleases; and, doubtless, he will please some time. God grant the partner of that home may be wor- thy of his choice, and make it a... ... men if you don’t. You cannot be so cruel as to deny me a favour so easily granted and yet so highly prized!’ pleaded he as ardently as if his life de... ...ossible that God may hear my prayers, disperse these gloomy shad- ows, and grant me some beams of heaven’s sunshine yet? Will He entirely deny to me t... ... I, ‘now that he has a good master; I’m quite satisfied.’ ‘You take it for granted that I am a good one, then?’ The man and the dog departed, and I re...

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

By: William Shakespeare

... not be chronicled for wise. PROTEUS: Yet writers say, as in the sweetest bud The eating canker dwells, so eating love Inhabits in the finest wits of... ...n the finest wits of all. VALENTINE: And writers say, as the most forward bud Is eaten by the canker ere it blow, Even so by love the young and tende... ...en so by love the young and tender wit Is turn d to folly, blasting in the bud, Losing his verdure even in the prime And all the fair effects of futur... ...love amends. For me, by this pale queen of night I swear, I am so far from granting thy request That I despise thee for thy wrongful suit, And by and ... ...to chide myself Even for this time I spend in talking to thee. PROTEUS: I grant, sweet love, that I did love a lady; But she is dead. JULIA: [Aside]... ...e gift hath made me happy. I now beseech you, for your daughter s sake, To grant one boom that I shall ask of you. DUKE: I grant it, for thine own, w...

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Adventures in the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...g a fine time of it for the rest of their days, thus cruelly nipped in the bud. Soon after, the canoe came alongside. In it were eight or ten natives,... ... of the fraternity, no member was allowed to ship on board a vessel unless granted permis- sion by the rest. In this way the gang controlled the port,... ...ter she was; not more than fourteen; with the most delightful shape—like a bud just blown; and large hazel eyes. They called her Loo; a name rather p... ...oon set; and with the early breath of the tropical morning, fresh and fra- grant from the hillsides, we slowly glided down the bay, and were swept thr...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ion, until, as the years wore on, the privileges of her lot were taken for granted, and certain drawbacks made themselves very manifest. Perhaps it is... ...es.” 61 Virginia Woolf “You’d be bored to death in a year’s time.” “Oh, I grant you I should be bored if I did nothing. But I should write plays.” “H... ...ry to come, I’m sure I don’t know. And the less talk there is the better.” Granting the assumption that gentlemen of sixty who are highly cultivated, ... ...he’s been going about all these years, pretending, letting one take it for granted, that he was single. And the poor deserted little wife—” “She is no... ...be content to remain silent for ever if a share of personal happiness were granted her. She read Mr. Clacton’s statement with a cu- rious division of ... ...he dead leaves, the withered bracken, the dry and discolored grass, but no bud would be broken, nor 342 Night and Day would the new stalks that showe...

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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

... admonition that it is not to her more sensitive and joyous favourites she grants the longest term of life. Still athwart their darker boughs, the sun... ...y would have been in almost as bad a plight as the unfortunate poorer emi- grants, who (seduced on board by solemn advertisement) had been living on t... ...n’t think it.”— ”I ast your pardon, ma’am,” says Mrs Harris, “and I humbly grant your grace; for if ever a woman lived as would see her feller creetur... ...se open to the barber, but to go distracted himself, or to take Bailey for granted; and he wisely chose the latter. Mr Bailey was good enough to conti... ... was quite in his peculiar vein of humour. ‘Then,’ said Tigg Montague, ‘we grant annuities on the very low- est and most advantageous terms known in t... ...ttainable, as he knew it had been poor Merry’s mission to crush him in the bud. He was very frail and tearful; for being aware that a shepherd’s missi...

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The Old Curiosity Shop

By: Charles Dickens

...enting the old man upon her charms. ‘Such a fresh, blooming, modest little bud, neighbour, ’ said Quilp, nursing his short leg, and making his eyes tw... ...ch he bore so con spicuous a part, and seemed to nip his prospects in the bud. Having only received from Frederick Trent, late on the previous night,... ...dy children, brown as berries. The re quest was no sooner preferred, than granted. The el dest boy ran out to fetch some milk, the second dragged tw... ...as I told him “these are common faults.” “But he’s a scoundrel,” said he. “Granting that,” said I (for the sake of argument of course), “a great many ... ... affront to church and state, and savoured of revolutionary principles, to grant a half holiday upon any lighter occasion than the birthday of the Mo... ...aring she had com mitted some grievous fault. ‘I beg your pardon.’ It was granted immediately, though the lady still ap peared much ruffled and disc... ...stroke of five, he reappeared, and the office, as if by magic, became fra grant with the smell of gin and water and lemon peel. ‘Mr Richard, ’ said B... ...eer less region, where not a blade of grass was seen to grow, where not a bud put forth its promise in the spring, where nothing green could live but...

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