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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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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...and sublime value in and of itself, regardless of the social recog- nition it grants. In doing so, we will find that this attitude is actually a sou... ...ery long time and protected her. A female monkey that had lost her sight was granted special guard by the males. A male baboon whose brother had an... ..., the social esteem, and hence self-es- teem, and the power to control that it grants us. This egoistic attitude toward others creates imbal- ance and... ...rd others, and is expressed in caring about others’ well-being. This attitude grants perfect joy, since by creating this kind of bonding with others... ...reward will be relief from suffering on every realm in life. We will also be granted a new sense of meaning and substance in our lives. However, wh... ...r Six: The Road to Freedom 101 ground and its shape is completely lost, a new bud of wheat still grows from its inherent essence. The first fac- tor...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...witchboard and, together with his cousin, produced the first model in 1888. He was granted a patent in 1891. Strowger joined forces with Joseph B. ... ...behind the screen and, later, from speakers he mounted on trees. Hollingshead was granted a patent in May 1933 (later invalidated by the courts) a... ...etween Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and the Transcaucasus with a formal right to secede granted to each of the constituents. Lagos - today, a state ... ...and they withdrew their accusations. Elvira, blackmailed by her husband, agreed to grant him full freedom - presumably, also romantically. htt... ...the ocean. Thus, William Penn included this clause in the charter of privileges he granted to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania: "If any person, t...

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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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Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...at these guidelines are the only way to study Kabbalah in a way that will grant the student spiritual perception. But Baal HaSulam also says there a... ...hat it has no copyrights; it belongs to everyone. Know Your Limi Ts Lord, grant me strength to change what I can change, courage to accept what I ca...

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The Holy Bible

By: Various

...de, and a strong hand, 21 Neither would he condescend to their de- sire to grant them passage through his borders. Wherefore Israel turned another way... ...ll go the king’s highway, till we be past thy borders. 23 And he would not grant that Israel should pass by his borders: but rather gathering an army,... ...ther shalt thou trust thy life. 67 In the morning thou shalt say: Who will grant me evening? and at evening: Who will grant me morning? for the fearfu... ...er, because thou hast followed the Lord my God. 10 The Lord therefore hath granted me life, as he promised until this present day, It is forty and ve... ...a holy transport. 17 By a voice he saith: Hear me, ye divine o spring, and bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters. 18 Give ye a sweet o... ...ly let us be called by thy name, take away our reproach. 2 In that day the bud of the Lord shall be in magni cence and glory, and the fruit of the ear... ... heat of the ame consumeth it: so shall their root be as ashes, and their bud shall go up as dust: for they have cast away the law of the Lord of hos... ...of hosts: and I will destroy the name of Babylon, and the remains, and the bud, and the o spring, saith the Lord. 23 And I will make it a possession f... ...y of harvest. 5 For before the harvest it was all ourishing, and it shall bud without perfect ripeness, and the sprigs thereof shall be cut o with p...

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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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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382 91 The Pequod meets the Rose bud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385 92 Ambergris . . . . . . . . . ... ...le ship at least among the cleanliest things of this tidy earth. But even granting the charge in question to be true; what disordered slippery decks ... ...ian coast, were the most conspicuous object in the cymballed procession. 1 Grant it, since you cite it; but, say what you will, there is no real digni... ...he 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... ...a reason in all things, even in law. Chapter 91 The Pequod meets the Rose bud “In vain it was to rake for Ambergriese in the paunch of this Leviathan... ...rtheless, in the proper place we 386 Chapter 91 The Pequod meets the Rose bud shall see that no knowing fisherman will ever turn up his nose at such a... ..., in large gilt letters, he read “Bouton de Rose,” — Rose button, or Rose bud; and this was the romantic name of this aromatic ship. Though Stubb did... ... 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 ...

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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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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

... occupations, idle imaginations, and unprofitable propositions. As if you grant follie what it desireth, it will no-whit be satisfied; so is wisdome... ... true seeds or roots of cruelty, of tyranny, and of treason. In youth they bud, and afterward grow to strength, and come to perfection by meanes of c... ... in courtesie, to sue unto him for the deliverie of his prisoner, which he granted; the French Nobilitie never refusing Ladies any kindnesse. Seemeth... ...le and endure. So have we nothing to doe but with paine. I will willingly grant them that it is the worst accident of our being. For I am the man th... ...hath said, Apollo heare, Loth to be heard, Goddesse of theeves, said he, Grant me to cousen, and yet just appeare, My faults in night, my frauds in... ...ten, melt, and dissolve into a kind of whey, namely, when it beginneth to bud, fearing it should turne to seed, and lose the nature of a storehouse,... ..., for their sustenance, the part and gnaw off the end whereat it wonts to bud. As for warre, which is the greatest and most glorious of all humane a... ...w and recover it selfe on old age, I earnestly advise it to do it; let it bud, blossome, and flourish if it can as Misle-toe on a dead tree. I feare... ...y. For, whereas Homer extends it untill such time as the chinne begins to bud, Plato himselfe hath noted the same for very rare, and the cause for wh...

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Kabbalah Revealed

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ds, we live our lives as comfortably as we can, but we take our existence for granted without asking about its purpose. But is it really that obviou... ... This similarity is called “equivalence of form” with the Creator. Having it grants its owner the same perception and knowledge as that of the Crea... ...and voluntary act. Because our will to receive constantly An Old Prayer Lord, grant me strength to change what I can change, courage to accept what ...

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The Kabbalah Experience

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...agony. When pleasure comes, we accept it as something natural and take it for granted, think- ing, “I deserve it.” When pain comes, we resent it and ... ...ves to change. We can only change if we are changed from Above. If we are not granted new attributes from Above, nothing will help; not my words and... ...everything is in the hands of the Creator (“all is foreseen and permission is granted”). This is exactly what The Rambam dealt with. One should say ... ...be used in our search for a connection with the Creator. As we are gradually granted new, greater desires, we should first gather our strength in or... ...ves. How? Through the method called “the wisdom of Kabbalah.” Nature did not grant us the power to change ourselves. That is why we need not ask Hi... ... to cross over. Just as a seed must rot completely in the ground before a new bud grows, so must our desires. The present desire must “rot” entirely...

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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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