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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

... to admit this? No one that he had ever known had spoken of his or her loss. Granted, one could not stay comatose in innocence--the delight of pulling... ...ssed the mark as far as she was concerned. If each and every person was not granted food, shelter, and a profession by which to feel worthy (if indee... ...she couldn't see that his introducing her as if she were Helen of Troy would grant him a lot more customers. A half hour into being introduced and mem... ...neral masculine handsomeness that told a woman, that breeding with him would grant unto her beautiful babies with little or no chance of deformities--... ...ions of grandeur, but the latter so delusional to think that it was God that granted such dominion). But as she was sitting in the travel agency ready...

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The House of the Seven Gables

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... facts. Allusion is made, in the first chapter of the “Seven Gables,” to a grant of lands in Waldo County, Maine, owned by the Pyncheon family. In the... ... 12, 1837, which speaks of the Revo- lutionary general, Knox, and his land-grant in W aldo County , by virtue of which the owner had hoped to establis... ...ietorship of this and a large adjacent tract of land, on the strength of a grant from the legislature. Colonel Pyncheon, the claimant, as we gather fr... ...e, but there was a claim through an Indian deed, confirmed by a subsequent grant of the General Court, to a vast and as yet unexplored and unmea- sure... ...terly to destroy it. Hepzibah had now poured out a cup of deliciously fra- grant coffee, and presented it to her guest. As his eyes met hers, he seeme... ...) by the unassisted light of his countenance. On per- ceiving a young rose-bud of a girl, instead of the gaunt pres- ence of the old maid, a look of s... ...ay more than half lifeless on the strand, the fragrance of an earthly rose-bud had come to his nostrils, and, as odors will, had summoned up reminisce... ...iral profusion of red blossoms. And, ever since the unfolding of the first bud, a multitude of humming-birds had been attracted thither. At times, it ... ...now you have deepened into beauty. Girlhood has passed into womanhood; the bud is a bloom! Go, now—I feel lonelier than I did.” Phoebe took leave of t...

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A Woman of Thirty

By: Honoré de Balzac

.... “People see this Englishman go past the house, and they will take it for granted that I—” “Yes,” interrupted her aunt. “Well, then, could I not tell... ...k that some day she may be my judge and condemn her mother unheard. Heaven grant that hate may not grow up between us! Ah! God in heaven, rather let t... ...and lay in his. She had abandoned it to him without a thought that she had granted a proof of love. T ogether they leaned forward to look out upon a m... ...uffering, or the malady of too early thought preying upon a soul as yet in bud? Perhaps a mother knows. For my own part, I know of nothing more dreadf...

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The Daisy Chain: Or, Aspirations : A Family Chronicle

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... not, and he is so transparent, that it would be laughed down at the first bud: but the universal good report, and certainty of success, and being so ... ... half aloud, to himself, “Poor boy! poor fellow. I see. No wonder! Heaven grant I have not been the breaking of their two young hearts, as well as my... ...l raise me up if it is good, so I trust He will help me with my sisters.” “Grant me to have a right judgment in all things, and ev- ermore to rejoice ... ...n anything else. It is what we all feel, is it not? that this little daisy bud is the link between us and heaven?” “But about him. He was victor at fi... ...e to believe that the mighty proposal was made; and it had been so readily granted, that it seemed as if Richard’s caution had been vain in making suc... ...Not in doing what any one can do? I know what you’ll say about the poor. I grant it, but high ability must be given for a purpose, not to be thrown aw... ...antage before the expected aunt, Lady Leonora Langdale, was un- willing to grant more than one night at the utmost. Meta carried the day, and her last...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...s, interviews, appointments, dismissals, apportionment of rewards, pensions, grants, notes, the workaday round, as Alexey Alexandrovitch called it, th... .... “Parfen Denisitch now, for all he was no scholar, he died a death that God grant every one of us the like,” she said, referring to a servant who had... ...tepan Arkadyevitch, smiling more boldly. “Don’t speak, don’t say a word! God grant only that I may speak as I feel. I’m going to him.” Anna looked at ... ...d said: “Well, thank God, he took the sacrament and received absolution; God grant each one of us such a death.” Katya in just the same way, besides a... ... “But that’s not work, like the work of a peasant or a learned profession.” “Granted, but it’s work in the sense that his activity produces a result—t...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...h, silly creature,’ said Nicholas cheerfully. ‘If that is what you mean, I grant you that. Why, here’s a dismal face for ladies’ company!—my pretty si... ...dship of the brothers, and her suffering herself to be pre- vailed upon to grant the promised interview. The last he held to be a very logical deducti... ... to procure an interview, he responded, that the lady appearing willing to grant it, he considered him- self bound, both in duty and gallantry, to ava... ...arged upon the character of her father, ar- guing, that even taking it for granted that he loved her in return with the utmost affection of which he w... ...n her, and, guessing his intentions, she had resolved to check them in the bud; as if she felt it her bounden duty to act with Spartan firmness, and a... ...heir betters every day, would that ten thousand pounds have brought me in! Grant that I had doubled it— made cent. per cent.—for every sovereign told ...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

...l utterances. For him, he decided that he would have rejoiced at the news. Granting the prince a monster, however, as Mr. Adister unforcedly considere... ... on the tongue outside to a foot of the door. Arctic to freeze the boldest bud of liberty! I’ d like a French chanson from ye, Pat, to put us in tune,... ...e mother of the curses trooping over to Ireland under Strongbow, that I’ll grant you. But she reined you in when you were a real warhorse ramping and ... ...cretary’s books at the expiry of the week, which was the length of time he granted this ardent volunteer for evaporat- ing and vanishing. ‘If it relea... ...ty. He held them to be just, simply sensible terms. T rue, he spoke of the granting them as a sure method to rally all Ireland to an ardent love of th...

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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ed the whole parish of Hursley, belonged to the Bishops of Winchester by a grant of Oynegils, first Christian King. Milner, in his History of Winchest... ... Bishop of Winchester, the founder of the college to which the tithes were granted; it was, however, afterwards confirmed by William de Edyngton, by w... ...is not obliged to attend his visitations; and that he has the privilege of granting letters of administration to wills, when the property conveyed by ... ... idea that it is haunted. Simon the Draper, otherwise Sir Simon de Wynton, granted a plot of land to the north-west of the Manor House to Adam de Leck... ...ined that, on the confisca- tion of monastic property, the manor should be granted to him. Stephen Gardiner had been bishop since 1531, a man who, tho...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...ustralia decided that it would determine whether an organization should be granted legal status as a religious group on the basis of whether it taught... ...ing rituals, and a belief system which may be explicit or simply taken for granted. Prime examples of these are the traditional American Indian and Au... ...d of its times, when male domination was even more prevalent and taken for granted than now. Very little allowance was made for women and, according t... ...ative town his aunt and foster mother, Mahaprajapati, thrice begged him to grant this privilege to women but was thrice refused and went away in tears... ...200. BUDDHISM 45 tices is highly questionable. Generally the view held by Bud- dhists who value yoga as a religious practice, is that since true enli... ...ring “psychic” powers. Such a belief reflects the amalgamation of original Bud- dhist tradition with popular acknowledgment that the actual ex- perien... ...mpt has been made to consider the many divergent schools of thought within Bud- dhism. However, I do not wish to finish this discussion without some r... ...to be said about the logic or the lack of logic in the Buddhist claim. For Bud- dhism this does not matter, because it is the experience of libera- ti... ...this previous life is the basis on which our present life begins. Not only Bud- dhists and Hindus hold to this, but a great many Christians as well (t...

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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 Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

...r, soaring through the blest Domain, Enraptur’st Angels with thy strain, — Grant me, like thee, the lyre to sound, Like thee, with fire divine to g... ... Like thee, with fire divine to glow — But ah! when rage the Waves of Woe, Grant me with firmer breast t’oppose their hate, And soar beyond the sto... ...eridge: Poems Translation of Wrangham’s ‘Hendecasyllabi ad Bruntonam e Granta Exituram’ 1794 [Kal. Oct. MDCCXC] Maid of unboastful charms! wh... ...city’s busier scene, Pause thee awhile, thou chaste-eyed maid serene, Till Granta’s sons from all her sacred bowers With grateful hand shall weave ... ...in could blight or Sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care: The opening Bud to Heaven convey’d, And bade it blossom there. - 84 - Epitaph on a... ...are thee to poor Poland’s hope, Bright flower of hope killed in the opening bud? Farewell, sweet blossom! better fate be thine And mock my boding! ... ...t, as the full-blown rose, Surcharg’d with dew, bends o’er its neighbouring bud. And ah! that Truth some holy spell might lend To lure thy Wanderer... ...en thus a lovely rose I’ve view’d In summer-swelling pride; Nor mark’d the bud, that green and rude Peep’d at the rose’s side. It chanc’d I pass’d... ...ridge: Poems Rich with the selfsame flower. Ah fond deceit! the rude green bud Alike in shape, place, name, Had bloom’d where bloom’d its parent s...

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The Children of the Night

By: Edwin Arlington Robinson

...when flushed autumn and the snows went by, And spring came, — lo, from every bud’s green shell Burst a white blossom. — Can love reason why? 30 E.A. ... ... hard words Like mine have any message for the dead. 50 E.A. Robinson XV I grant you friendship is a royal thing, But none shall ever know that roya... ...makes him only more to me a man Than any other I have ever known. BURR I grant you that his worship is a man. I’m not so much at home with mysteri... ...t. I say words that you can spell without the use of all your letters; And I grant, if you insist, that I’ve a guess at what you meant.” “Have I told ... ...ahead of you.” “I do not see those days.” “I can see them. Granted even I am wrong, there are the children. And are they to praise t... ...ble for crimes. “Be calm? Was I unpleasant? Then I’ll be more discreet, And grant you, for the present, The balm of my defeat: What she, with all he...

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The Clever Woman of the Family

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...e a doll’s chair with a broken leg, condemned by the departing pupils, and granted with a laugh to the governess’s request to take it to her little ni... ...ndry houses that were forbidden ground to district visitors, were ready to grant them a welcome. One of these belonged to the most able lacemaker in t... ...o look for Alick, and we have brought him home to dine.” Fanny took it for granted that Rachel must know who Alick was, but she was far from doing so,... ...tle Hammonds will be there, she is just their age.” Ermine felt obliged to grant this at least, though she was as doubtful of her shy Rose’s happiness... ...miling; “but we know what was meant.” 158 The Clever Woman of the Family “Granting that we do, what is proved against him? No, I will not say proved,... ...e, I should be- lieve that you had taught me to be exacting about my rose- bud. Partly, it is that he is disappointed that she is not like her mother;...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...ith a mysterious air that he had heard a medical gentleman as went down to Grantham last week, say how that snuff- taking was bad for the eyes; but fo... ... of the best inns in En- gland, turned in, for the night, at the George at Grantham. The remainder wrapped themselves more closely in their coats and ... ...h swept across the open country. They were little more than a stage out of Grantham, or about halfway between it and Newark, when Nicholas, who had be... ...p watch outside the door—and if a green chariot passes in the direction of Grantham, to stop it instantly.’ The people of the house were evidently ove... ...e very tiptop and summit of it all. ‘As the guard has gone on horseback to Grantham to get another coach,’ said the good-tempered gentleman when they ... ...n her, and, guessing his intentions, she had resolved to check them in the bud; as if she felt it her bounden duty to act with Spartan firmness, and a...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

...ount of infantine qualification to the office of beadle; but taking it for granted that an extensive family were a great requisite, he entreated them ... ...ociety in large white letters on the lid), the society dispense occasional grants of beef-tea, and a composition of warm beer, spice, eggs, and sugar,... ...s infancy, and as he couldn’t understand half the man said, he took it for granted he was talking French. The stranger who finds himself in ‘The Dials... ...rs’ Com- mons being familiar by name to everybody, as the place where they grant marriage-licenses to love-sick couples, and divorces to unfaithful on... ...their pumps to the ‘sitters’ in the boat, in a very humiliating manner. We grant that the banks of the Thames are very beau- tiful at Richmond and Twi... ...terrupted the wretched master of the house, hoping to nip the story in the bud. ‘Certainly, ’ returned the grocer, quite insensible of his brother-in-... ...n resorting to the same excellent prescrip- tion for nipping a sigh in the bud. ‘Ah! when they’ve seen as much trouble as I and my old man here have, ...

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Puck of Pooks Hill

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ads—like a woman. When De Aquila sat in Hall to do justice, take fines, or grant lands, Gilbert would so write it in the Manor-roll. But it was none o...

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The Marriage Contract

By: Honoré de Balzac

...happened to him, as to many a mediocre actor, that the day when the public granted him their full attention he became, one may almost say, supe- rior.... ...rry my daughter it was necessary to reckon up the days which God may still grant me; that my child would suffer because I live; that I do harm by livi... ...out in the morning, dine out in the eve- nings, pay visits constantly, and grant but little of your time to your husband. By this means you will alway... ... this. Cannot you guess? We shall have a child. Your cherished desires are granted. I feared to give you one of those false hopes which hurt so much—h...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...ith a mysterious air that he had heard a medical gentleman as went down to Grantham last week, say how that snuff- taking was bad for the eyes; but fo... ... of the best inns in En- gland, turned in, for the night, at the George at Grantham. The remainder wrapped themselves more closely in their coats and ... ...h swept across the open country. They were little more than a stage out of Grantham, or about halfway between it and Newark, when Nicholas, who had be... ...p watch outside the door—and if a green chariot passes in the direction of Grantham, to stop it instantly.’ The people of the house were evidently ove... ...e very tiptop and summit of it all. ‘As the guard has gone on horseback to Grantham to get another coach,’ said the good-tempered gentleman when they ...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

... decadent age, or one fast verging that way, had our poor Louis been born. Grant also that if the French King- ship had not, by course of Nature, long... ...terest, nay of anticipation; makes their own wish clear to themselves, and grants it; or at least, grants conditional promise of it. “I fear this is a... ...wn: the Subvention Land-tax is also withdrawn; but, in its stead, there is granted, what they call a ‘Prorogation of the Second Twentieth,’—itself a k... ...y’s order; would so gladly do it without violence, will in any case do it; grants an august Sen- ate space to deliberate which method they prefer. And... ...up in her hand, “what a piece of news will be made public to-day! The King grants States-General.” Then raising her eyes to Heaven (if Campan were not... ... Old Clubs, which already germi- nated, grow and flourish; new every where bud forth. It is the sure symptom of Social Unrest: in such way, most infal... ...thousand there are not, now half a score, and these mostly blighted in the bud by royal Veto, that will profit or disprofit us. On the 17th of January... ...own of Caen, in Calvados, sees its paper-leaf of Bulletin de Caen suddenly bud, suddenly establish itself as Newspaper there; under the Editorship of ...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...logized Sir Willoughby as a landlord. A new lease of the cottage was to be granted him on the old terms, he said. Except that Sir 27 George Meredith ... ...ace for one year, she said. Willoughby reduced the year to six months, and granted that term, for which, in gratitude, she submitted to stand engaged;... ...esh supplies, right wholesome juices; as it were, life in the burst of the bud, fruits yet on the tree, rather than potted provender. The latter is ex... ...t to speak,” she said, and shrank as she spoke, lest he should immediately grant everything in the mood of courtship, and invade her respite; “I want ... ... the En- glish tongue.” “The Theatre is a matter of climate, sir. You will grant me that.” “If quick wits come of climate, it is as you say, sir.” “Wi... ...nce, Miss Dale? I have begged a favour this morning and can not obtain the grant.” It was lightly said, but Clara’s face was more significant, and “Wh...

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At the End of the Winter, In the Shtcherbatskys House

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

... interviews, appointments, dismissals, apportionment of rewards, pensions, grants, notes, the workaday round, as Alexey Alexandrovitch called it, that...

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The Amazing Marriage

By: George Meredith

...hen below on the slim and straightgrown flocks of naked purple crocuses in bud and blow abounding over the meadow that rolled to the level of the hous... ...to her credit. She also admits that I must yield freely if at all, and she grants me the use of similes; but her tactics are to contest them one by on... ...n our beam of day first melts through her as she kneels to gather an early bud of the year, would be near it. Or there is a lake in mid-forest, that c... ... to be delayed by descriptions, and an exposi- tion of feelings; taken for granted,—of course, in a serious narrative; which it really seems these mod... ...uspecting them of the bite of rabies. An interview with Lady Arpington was granted him the following day. She was a florid, aquiline, loud-voiced lady... ...minutes’ walk from the wedded lady to whom the right to bear his title was granted, an interview with him refused. Such a squaring for the battle of s... ... hung round it. But the lady, though absent, did not figure poorly at all. Granting Whitechapel and the shillelagh affair, certain whis- pers of her g... ...ion; he had to do it violently, conjuring a vivid picture of the mother in bud, and his rec- ognition of her young charm; the pain of keeping to his r... ... though it were the very love, the love of maid- ens’ dreams, bursting the bud of romance, issuing its flower. Delusive love drove away with a credulo...

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Paradise Lost

By: John Milton

...bought with double smart. This knows my punisher; therefore as farr From granting hee, as I from begging peace: All hope excluded thus, behold i... ...rather to exalt Our happie state under one Head more neer United. But to grant it thee unjust, That equal over equals Monarch Reigne: Thy self... ..., and went forth among her Fruits and Flours, To visit how they prosper’d, bud and bloom, Her Nurserie; they at her coming sprung And toucht by ... ...ast 275 At Eev’n, which I bred up with tender hand From the first op’ning bud, and gave ye Names, Who now shall reare ye to the Sun, or ranke Y... ...y beseech That MOSES might report to them his will, And terror cease; he grants them thir desire, Instructed that to God is no access 1130 With...

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Magnum Bonum or Mother Careys Brood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ave done better to leave her unbound to those who can never be congenial” “Granting that (not that I do grant it, for the Colonel is worthy), should n... ...derstand how to superintend her own household,” said her Serene Highness. “Granted; oh, granted, Ellen! I’m going to superintend with all my might and... ...rest white, while their more splendid standard sisters bloomed out in fra- grant and gorgeous magnificence under their protection. At the shady end th... ...th her maid. They had a quiet, high-bred decisive way of taking things for granted, and ar- ranging for her and she found herself unable to resist; bu... ...liments in a breath, besides having one of the first wishes of one’s heart granted.” “Do you mean that you really wished this?” “So much that I am say... ... said— “Poor Ali! You see there comes a fresh blight whenever it begins to bud.” “What has that wretched girl been doing now?” “Oh, don’t you know? Th...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...tters, curtains, awnings, were all closed and drawn to keep out the stare. Grant it but a chink or keyhole, and it shot in like a white-hot arrow. The... ...old man most unexpectedly, ‘is Dorrit.’ Arthur pulled off his hat to him. ‘Grant me the favour of half- a-dozen words. I was wholly unprepared for you... ...tening to this poor girl! What if the prisoner now sleeping quietly—Heaven grant it!—by the light of the great Day of judgment should trace back his f... ...ver it liked; or took refuge in total infidelity, and considered it a fla- grant nuisance. The Barnacle family had for some time helped to administer ... ...res should be supposed to want common sense, but it is generally taken for granted that we do. Even the best friend I have in the world, our excellent... ...adually found it in winter, carried it through the changing season, saw it bud, saw it blossom, saw it bear fruit, saw the fruit ripen; in short, cult...

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Leaves of Grass : 1892 "Deathbed" Edition, Volume 9, The Reader's Library

By: Walt Whitman; Neil Azevedo, Editor

...1809 Out of May's Shows Selected Halcyon Days Fancies at Navesink Election Day, November, 1884 With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea! Death of General Grant Red Jacket (from Aloft) Washington's Monument, February, 1885 Of That Blithe Throat of Thine Broadway To Get the Final Lilt of Songs Old Salt Kossabone The Dead Tenor Continuities Yonnondio Life "Going Somewh...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...nce from their physical and social environments; they rely on their own development and their continued growth. They do not take blessings for grante... ... ―When looking at sex and power we have two powerful, probably innate, drives. Women, traditionally through their beauty, get power over men. Granti... ...‖ 59 —―Let‘s not forget the individual using his wiles to get God to grant ... ...ult humans, was offered by Dr. Harry Overstreet. He stated that, ‗The love of a person does not imply the possession of that person. It means granti... ... their lives and having good relationships as being spiritual qualities. It made for good press coverage, and maybe opened the doors for more grant ...

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

... and pleasant images, but the freshness of the dew is not resting on every bud and blade. No shadowy forms are seen retiring amidst the glades of the ... ...ed eye; For Nature gladly gave them place, Adopted them into her race, And granted them an equal date With Andes and with Ararat.” Read, and admired, ... ...nmark’d fibre, or some varying vein: Shall only man be taken in the gross? Grant but as many sorts of mind as moss. That each from other differs, firs... ...ly is not therefore wise, His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies. But grant that actions best discover man; Take the most strong, and sort them a... ...y mild, To make a wash, would hardly stew a child; Has even been proved to grant a lover’s prayer, And paid a tradesman once, to make him stare; Gave ... ...tress, Sick of herself through very selfishness! Atossa, cursed with every granted prayer, Childless with all her children, wants an heir. To heirs un...

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The Works of Aristotle

By: Aristotle

...eminal excrescence, for nature does nothing in vain; and therefore we must grant, they were made for the use of seed and procreation, and placed in th... ...roduction usually called the hymen, but in French bouton de rose, or rose- bud, because it resembles the expanded bud of a rose or a gilly flower. Fro... ...ike fibres, each of them situated in the testicles, or spaces between each bud, with which, in a manner, they are proportionately distended, and when ... ...re that it springs from the menstruous blood, but if these two things were granted, then virgins, by having their courses or through nocturnal polluti... ...ted seminal excretions; but since nature forms nothing in vain, it must be granted that they were formed for the use of the seed and procreation, and ... ...kilful and experienced woman, to know the time of labour, but takes it for granted without further inquiry (for some such there are), and so goes abou... ...ing of an ague fit, but with the heat of the whole body, though it must be granted, this does not happen always. Also, if the humours which then flow ...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...ffective. What could she do, what ought she to do?—she, hardly more than a bud- ding woman, but yet with an active conscience and a great mental need,... ...us asked to have a medical education, it seemed easier to his guardians to grant his request by apprenticing him to a country practitioner than to mak... ...George Eliot would be more perfect if another sitting could be had, it was granted for the morrow. On the morrow Santa Clara too was retouched more th... ...en allured by the gratification of his pride in being the person who could grant Naumann such an opportunity of studying her loveliness—or rather her ... ...ehood—unless she had been pale and fea- ture less and taken everything for granted. “I think it was you who were first hasty in your false suppo- siti... ...uld allow. Her little hands were clasped, and enclosed by Sir James’s as a bud is enfolded by a liberal calyx. “It is very shocking that Mr. Casaubon ... ... this kind cannot fairly fetter me as you appear to expect that it should. Granted that a benefactor’s wishes may constitute a claim; there must alway...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...us asked to have a medical education, it seemed easier to his guardians to grant his request by apprenticing him to a country practitioner than to mak... ...omas Aquinas would be more perfect if another sitting could be had, it was granted for the morrow. On the morrow Santa Clara too was retouched more th... ...een allured by the gratification of his pride in being the person who could grant Naumann such an opportunity of studying her loveliness—or rather her ... ...fehood— unless she had been pale and feature less and taken everything for granted. Middlemarch 227 “I think it was you who were first hasty in your f... ...uld allow. Her little hands were clasped, and enclosed by Sir James’s as a bud is enfolded by a liberal calyx. “It is very shocking that Mr. Casaubon ... ... this kind cannot fairly fetter me as you appear to expect that it should. Granted that a benefactor’s wishes may constitute a claim; there must alway...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...est, One’s own table is the sweetest, One’s own home, the most attractive. Grant, kind Ukko, God above me, Thou Creator, full of mercy, Grant that I a... ... I’ll gain my wished for freedom.” Lemminkainen, little heeding, Would not grant the maiden’s wishes, Would not heed her plea for mercy. Spake again t... ...r, Thou whose weapon is the lightning, Thou whose voice is borne by ether, Grant me now thy mighty fire sword, Give me here thy burning arrows, Lightn... ... Fairest maiden of the Northland. Spake the hostess of Pohyola: “Shall not grant to thee my daughter, Shall not give my lovely virgin, Till T uoni’s b... ...f ermine, For the hostess, shoes of silver, For the hero, mail of copper. “Grant O Ukko, my Creator, God of love, and truth, and justice, Grant thy bl... ...246 The Kalevala ‘Well thou knowest, ancient mother, How to make thy sweet bud blossom, How to train thy tender shootlet; Did not know where to ingraf...

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The Collected Poems

By: William Butler Yeats

...omes with sleep, Shudder that made them one. What else He give or keep God grant me — no, not here, For I am not so bold To hope a thing so dear Now I... ...ould carry it away to blasphemous men. A PRAYER ON GOING INTO MY HOUSE GOD grant a blessing on this tower and cottage And on my heirs, if all remain u... ...able or chair or stool not simple enough For shepherd lads in Galilee; and grant That I myself for portions of the year May handle nothing and set eye... ...myself to college? He. Go pluck Athene by the hair; For what mere book can grant a knowledge With an impassioned gravity Appropriate to that beating b... ...en come out again And spread on every side, And shake the blossom from the bud To be the garden’s pride.’ ‘But where can we draw water,’ Said Pearse t... ... to a frenzied drum, Out of the murderous innocence of the sea. May she be granted beauty and yet not Beauty to make a stranger’s eye distraught, Or h...

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

By: H. G. Wells

...he asks wide questions. The worker of a former generation took himself for granted; it is a new phase when the toilers begin to ask, not one man here ... ...ttempt most and achieve most. You may feel disposed to say to all this: We grant the ma- jor premises, but why look to the work of prose fiction as th... ...actical English gentle- man who takes the inferiority of his inferiors for granted, dislikes friars and tramps and loafers and all undisciplined and u... ...Comte and Herbert Spencer certainly seem to me to have taken that much for granted. Herbert Spencer no doubt talked of the unknown and the unknowable,...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... the King, which in those troublesome times his Majesty could not repay, a grant of land in the plantations of Virginia was given to the Lord Viscount... ...ou to malign her!” “Far be it from me to do so,” cried the Doctor. “Heaven grant I may be mistaken in the girl, and in you, sir, who have a truly prec... ... of what had taken place in that only sad interview which his mistress had granted him; how she had left him with anger and almost imprecation, whose ... ...t Europe for the Virginian planta- tions, where, indeed, your family had a grant of land from King Charles the First; sent her a supply of money, the ... ...ived at its close.” 276 Henry Esmond The Commander-in-Chief could not but grant this permis- sion, nor could he take notice of Webb’s letter, though ...

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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

...ice is the Federal Bureau of Investigation.The FBI does not have a general grant of authority but instead works under specific statutory authorization... ...ern languages or Islamic studies.The total number of undergraduate degrees granted in Arabic in all U.S. colleges and universities in 2002 was six. 80... ...dget either in the Congress or in the president’s Office of Management and Bud- get. Like the FBI and the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, the State D... ...rter- rorism funding—were made in the president’s Office of Management and Bud- get. 108 Third, Congress did not reorganize itself after the end of th... ... for Bin Ladin. Clarke opposed having the United States facilitate a “huge grant to a regime as heinous as the Taliban” and suggested that the idea mi... ...p near Khowst with cruise missiles in August 1998, and before the T aliban granted al Qaeda permission to open the al Faruq camp in Kandahar.Thus, for... ...om Afghanistan.The leader of the Northern Alliance,Ahmed Shah Massoud, had granted an interview in his bun- galow near the Tajikistan border with two ...

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The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare

...o close, 152 So farre from sounding and discouery, 153 As is the bud bit with an enuious worme, 154 Ere he can spread his sweete leaues... ... Rom. O then deare Saint, let lips do what hands do, 682 They pray (grant thou) least faith turne to dispaire. 683 Iul. Saints do not ... ... The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare: First Folio 684 Though grant for prayers sake. 685 Rom. Then moue not while my prayers ef... ...e 920 Ere, one can say, it lightens, Sweete good night: 921 This bud of Loue by Summers ripening breath, 922 May proue a beautious Flow...

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Louis Lambert

By: Honoré de Balzac

...at are given off from a grain of musk without any loss of weight. Whether, granting that the function of the skin is purely protective, absorbent, exc... ...re in its germ. Philoso- phers will regret the foliage frost-nipped in the bud; but they will, perhaps, find the flowers expanding in regions far abov... ... “Yes, I resign you to God, to whom I will pray for you, beseeching Him to grant you a happy life; for even if I am driven from your heart, into which... ... wait for a letter before going along the lanes to meet the sweet hour you grant me. Oh! if you could know how the sight of those turrets makes my hea... ...m her. You, dear soul of my life, will never guess beforehand what you may grant to my love, and will yield perhaps without knowing it! You are utterl...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...thority of the Crown, or to diminish the power of their rivals, the nobles granted a certain share of political rights to the people. Or, more fre- qu... ... the manners and the social condition of the Southern States. *The charter granted by the Crown of England in 1609 stipu- lated, amongst other conditi... ...his is the colonial system adopted by other countries of Europe. Sometimes grants of certain tracts were made by the Crown to an individual or to a co... ...eir contents and their authenticity: amongst them are the various charters granted by the King of England, and the first acts of the local governments... ...ey existed everywhere. 55 Tocqueville In 1628* a charter of this kind was granted by Charles I to the emigrants who went to form the colony of Massac... ... The Union publishes an exact return of the amount of its expenditure; the bud- gets of the four and twenty States furnish similar returns of their re... ...ain, doubtful whether the corresponding expenses should be referred to the bud- get of the State or to those of the municipal divisions. Municipal exp... ... are useful, and should au- thorize him to destroy all associations in the bud or allow them to be formed, as nobody would be able to foresee in what ... ...e; it does not even give such opposition time to exist, but nips it in the bud. Those who in such nations seek to effect a revo- lution by force of ar...

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The Two Sides of the Shield

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...eople are content to do in Germany. As to his opinions, we all took it for granted that he was a freethinker; but I can’t tell how that might be. Maur... ...etween you and Mysie, so she must take her place accordingly. And today we grant her the privilege of the new-comer.’ Dolores would have esteemed the ... ...ho had uncon- sciously snubbed some of her affectations, and nipped in the bud a flirtation with Harry, besides calling off some of the curates to be ... ...thoroughly good, 100 The Two Sides of the Shield and every inch a lady.’ ‘Granted, but that’s not the other one—Constance is her name? My dear, I saw... ...e’ s the ‘Bereaved Mother’ s Address to her Infant:’ ‘Sweet little bud of stainless white, Thou’lt blossom in the garden of light.’ ... ...com- fort, and, as she said it, she resolved in her mind whether she could grant Dolores’s request; for she was not sure whether she should be allowed... ...re ballet than quadrille, and they looked uncommonly pretty. Uncle William granted that, though he grumbled at the whole concern as nonsense, and wond...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...not so much for myself as for baby” (Charles). Inward light must have been granted, for he heard no complaints in later years. They brought up their t... ...ster against him. All his affection and half his attention— it was what he granted her throughout their happy married life. “But you haven’t listened,... ...e ordinary plain man may be trusted to look after his own affairs. I quite grant—I look at the faces of the clerks in my own office, and observe them ... ...ozen men could not have spanned, became in the end eva- nescent, till pale bud clusters seemed to float in the air. It was a comrade. House and tree t... ... pendant. One of those delicious gales of spring, in which leaves still in bud seem to rustle, swept over the land and then fell silent. “Georgie,” sa...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...in his ire: Sophronia and Olindo would be slain To save the rest, the King grants their desire; Clorinda hears their fact and fortunes plain, Their pa... ...ense; “Tell on,” quoth he, “unfold the chance aright, Thy people’s lives I grant for recompense.” Then she, “Behold the faulter here in sight, This ha... ...the king admired the noble maid, His purpose was not to deny her aught: “I grant them life,” quoth he, “your promised aid Against these Frenchmen hath... ...d doctrine fall and fade, Till woeful Asia all lie desolate. Sweet words I grant, baits and allurements sweet, But greatest hopes oft greatest crosses... ...ing fire and weapons keen, Against the angels of proud Heaven we fought, I grant we fell on the Phlegrean green, Y et good our cause was, though our f... ...ng blade, The face was fair and young, and on the chin No sign of heard to bud did yet begin. 193 Torquato Tasso LV “And how in sindal wrapt away he ... ... a lady late, and paramour; XV “So, in the passing of a day, doth pass The bud and blossom of the life of man, Nor e’er doth flourish more, but like t... ...re of her flowery weed, A fountain here, a wellspring there he found; Here bud the roses, there the lilies spread The aged wood o’er and about him rou...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... NO MY AIN HOUSE; I ken by the biggin’ o’t.” T wo recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hilleb... ...is better than John Bull, but he is tarred with the English stick. For Mr. Grant White the States are the New England States and nothing more. He wond... ...untrymen un- bending to him as to a performing dog. But in the case of Mr. Grant White example were better than precept. Wyo- ming is, after all, more... ...ot always widely, but always trenchantly. Many particulars that struck Mr. Grant White, a Yankee, struck me, a Scot, no less forcibly; he and I felt o... ... And perhaps neither a court of love nor an assembly of divines would have granted their premisses or welcomed their conclusions. Conclusions, indeed,... ...es; and below and about, dearer tenfold to me! the plays themselves, those bud- gets of romance, lay tumbled one upon another. Long and often have I l...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Foreigner At Home. ?This is no my ain house; I ken by the biggin? o?t.? Two recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on the divisions of races and nations. Such thoughts should arise with particular congruity and force to inhab...

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