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Master Humphreys Clock

By: Charles Dickens

...or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Master Humphrey’s Clock by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ...ania State University is an equal opportunity University. Master Humphrey’s Clock By Charles Dickens CHAPTER I—MASTER HUMPHREY, FROM HIS CLOCK SIDE I... ...n them the rustling of silk brocade, and the light step of Master Humphrey’s Clock — Dickens 3 some lovely girl, than to recognise in their altered ... ...nd so pass on. In a little time, those whom I had thus ac Master Humphrey’s Clock — Dickens 4 costed would make a point of coming to their doors an... ... by any jest upon my crooked figure. As a child I was mel Master Humphrey’s Clock — Dickens 5 ancholy and timid, but that was because the gentle co... ...oke upon me for the first time, and I knew, while watching Master Humphrey’s Clock — Dickens 6 my awkward and ungainly sports, how keenly she had fe... ... a little money could replace at will. Chief and first among all these is my Clock,—my old, cheerful, companionable Clock. How can I ever convey to ot... ...I ever convey to others an idea of the comfort and consolation that this old Clock has been for years to me! It is associated with my earliest recolle... ... broken the oppressive silence, and seemed to give me assurance that the old clock was still a faithful watcher at my chamber door! My easy chair, my ...

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Five O'Clock Tea

By: William Dean Howells
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Eight Strokes of the Clock, The

By: Maurice Leblanc

...The Eight Strokes of the Clock is a collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. The stories have his most famous creation, Arsène Lupin, gentleman-thief, as main character. The eight stories, even though independent, have a leading thread: ...

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Seven O'Clock Stories

By: Robert Gordon Anderson
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Theater Airlift Management and Control : Should We Turn Back the Clock To Be Ready for Tomorrow?

By: Lieutenant Colonel Richard T. Devereaux, USAF
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Tony on the Moon's Children’s Picture Book - Wabbit and the Mouse Clock, A series of illustrated story books for children, Level 4 Book 2

By: Tony James Moon

..." I fear ." said Wabbit, pouring the contents of the clock onto his plate. " That all is not well." Pack took a slice of toast and began to butter it. " Was that the clock with the mouse in it." Pack looked at the contents of the clock scattered on the table. " Repaired i...

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Today's Take on Einstein's Relativity

By: Homer B. Titon and Florentin Smarandache

...hysical laws can do so... The idea of the measuring rod and the idea of the clock contained with it in the theory of relativity do not find their e... ...respondence in the real world. It is also clear that the solid body and the clock do not in the conceptual edifice of physics play the part of irred... ...ased that on the shrinking of lengths to zero, 6 and the slowing of clocks as the speed of light is approached. This leads to our second non... ...2] Einstein himself, in his 1905 paper, specifically took the rate of a clock's timekeeping to be velocity-dependent only. However [there are] t... ... which we know something certain. "Immaterial"? Consider that an atomic clock will run slower in a stronger gravitational field but a pendulum c... ... frame moving with the rocket and the parameter τ is the time measured by a clock in the rocket. The units used in these equations are “natural coo... ...roaches infinity. But the navigator in the rocket after one year of rocket clock time thinks he should have exceeded the velocity of light because ... ... instant of the rocket’s proper time (proper time is the time measured by a clock in the rocket). We will also need to use some principles from te... ...n which it began to accelerate. Note that the proper time as measured by a clock on the rocket, τ , is the parameter in the equations of motion. ...

...relations of real things, but only geometry together with the purport of physical laws can do so... The idea of the measuring rod and the idea of the clock contained with it in the theory of relativity do not find their exact correspondence in the real world. It is also clear that the solid body and the clock do not in the conceptual edifice of physics play the part of irr...

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Aquarelle for Bulgaria

By: Mrs. Mrs. Marlena Stoyanova Yurukova; Marlena Stoyanova Yurukova, Illustrator

...ion of the Blessed Virgin Mary monastery in the town of Sopot 13 Старинна къща с кулата отзад в центъра на гр. Трявна A Rennaisance house with the Clock tower behind it in centre of Tryavna town 14 Черешова градина край с. Куклен A cherry garden near the village of Kuklen 15 Гората под връх „Св.Неделя“ край с. Равногор The wood below St. Nedelya's peak near Ravno...

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Ten Short Stories for Children

By: Vibhu Tewary

...sound repeat again and again and you adjust how fast it ticks according to your liking, you can study with the sound which will be like a tick of the clock every second"....

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Blix

By: Frank Norris

...lix by Frank Norris 1899 Chapter I IT HAD JUST STRUCK NINE from the cuckoo clock that hung over the mantelpiece in the dining-room, when Victorine bro... ...elf-centred old man, with but two hobbies—homoeopathy and the mechanism of clocks. But he had a strange way of talking to himself in a low voice, keep... ...is own doings and actions; as, for in- stance, upon this occasion: “Nine o’clock—the clock’s a little fast. I think I’ll wind my watch. No, I’ve forgo... ...inally broke the crystal of his watch as he was resetting it by the cuckoo clock. “Hello!” he exclaimed suddenly, “where did you get that clock? Where... ... exclaimed suddenly, “where did you get that clock? Where did you get that clock? That’s new to me. Where did that come from?” “That cuckoo clock?” in... ... in this room at least twice a week for the last year and a half, and that clock, and no other, has always hung there.” But already Condy had forgotte... ...lways hung there.” But already Condy had forgotten or lost interest in the clock. “Is that so? is that so?” he murmured absent- mindedly, seating hims... ... mindedly, seating himself at the table. Mr. Bessemer was murmuring: “That clock’s a little fast. I can not make that clock keep time. Victorine has l... ...o bisque figures of an Italian fisher boy and girl kept com- pany with the clock, a huge timepiece, set in a red plush palette, that never was known t...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. It had just struck nine from the cuckoo clock that hung over the mantelpiece in the dining-room, when Victorine 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 Sund...

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Delusion of Time Dilation: Comprehensive Study Of Mysteries In Science

By: Cres Huang

...existence and absolutely recyclable. However, time is only reference information. It doest not exist in nature. Among all, TIME CAN NOT BE RECYCLED! Clocks can drift, yet, it is absolutely independent of time. Can we suppose the expansion or contraction of a yard stick meant the space has changed?...

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Delusion of Time Dilation (Brief): Comprehensive Study of Mysteries in Science

By: Cres Huang

...existence and absolutely recyclable. However, time is only reference information. It doest not exist in nature. Among all, TIME CAN NOT BE RECYCLED! Clocks can drift, yet, it is absolutely independent of time. Can we suppose the expansion or contraction of a yard stick meant the space has changed? ...

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Saving Rose Green

By: Richard Shekari

...ic mentioning Rose Green to the person she called then hung up, “Fifth floor, second office on your left!” “Thank you!” said Rose, she looked up the clock hanging on the wall behind the nurse as she walked away. “You’re welcome, Rose Green!” responded the nurse. “Excuse me?” said Rose as she turned. “ána úhibbu fustaanuk!” replied the nurse complimenting Rose’s dress. ...

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Lili'Uokalani

By: Ruby Hasegawa Lowe

...Years. 5 -- Marriage. 13 -- Waikiki Estate. 15 -- From Lili?u to Lili?uokalani. 19 -- A Working Princess. 21 -- The Golden Jubilee. 25 -- The English Clock. 29 -- A Sad Start. 31 -- The Queen's Story. 37 -- The Other Side of the Story. 41 -- The Queen Surrenders. 53 -- Annexation or No. 55 -- A Major Obstacle. 6l -- The Fight Goes On. 65 -- A Hawaiian in America. 75 -- The...

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The Cricket on the Hearth

By: Charles Dickens

...hope! The kettle began it, full five minutes by the little waxy faced Dutch clock in the corner, before the Cricket uttered a chirp. As if the clock ... ...d fell, flashing and gleaming on the little Haymaker at the top of the Dutch clock, until one might have thought he stood stock still before the Moor... ...asms, two to the second, all right and regular. But, his sufferings when the clock was going to strike, were frightful to behold; and, when a Cuckoo ... ...n. Nor was he startled without reason; for these rattling, bony skeletons of clocks are very disconcerting in their opera tion, and I wonder very muc... ...g for their own lower selves; and they might know better than to leave their clocks so very lank The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens 4 and u... ...bject to that — lighted a candle, glanced at the Haymaker on the top of the clock, who was getting in a pretty average crop of minutes; and looked o... ... The bright fire, blazing up again, acknowledged it! The little Mower on the clock, in his unheeded work, ac knowledged it! The Carrier, in his smoot... ... And as he soberly and thoughtfully puffed at his old pipe, and as the Dutch clock ticked, and as the red fire gleamed, and as the Cricket chirped; th... ... any combination of cir cumstances. CHAPTER III Chirp the Third The Dutch clock in the corner struck Ten, when the Car rier sat down by his firesi...

...say which of them began it; but, I say the kettle did. I ought to know, I hope! The kettle began it, full five minutes by the little waxy faced Dutch clock in the corner, before the Cricket uttered a chirp....

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Countess Kate

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... I CHAPTER I “THERE, I’ve done every bit I can do! I’m going to see what o’clock it is.” “I heard it strike eleven just now.” “Sylvia, you’ll tip up! ... ...ier, and she moved as though wearied out for the whole day by the time the clock struck nine, and released them; whilst her pupil, who never was cross... ...luncheon was a great infliction, because all the time from that to three o’clock was her own. It was a poor remnant of the entire afternoons which she... ...or those of colonists cutting down trees and making the butter. At three o’clock the carriage came to the door; and on Mon- days and Thursdays took La... ...e light nights of summer always dimin- ished her alarms; and she heard the clocks strike, and the bell ring for prayers, the doors open and shut, all ... ...had come round with Adelaide to carry off Kate, and meet the rest at ten o’clock. Lady de la Poer would have written, but it had only boon settled tha... ...r infect Adelaide. They intended to have gone into the gardens till four o’clock, when the fountains were to play; but as they moved towards the great... ...ust as a knock came to the door, and the maid announced that it was five o’clock, and Miss’s things were quite ready; and in return she was thanked, a... ...in, she was still two miles from St. James’s; and it was half-past three o’clock, so that she began to feel that she had run away without her dinner, ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. ?THERE, I?ve done every bit I can do! I?m going to see what o?clock it is.? ?I heard it strike eleven just now.? ?Sylvia, you?ll tip up! What a tremendous stretch!? ?Wha-ooh! Oh dear! We sha?n?t get one moment before dinner! Oh, horrible! oh, horrible! most horrible!? ?Sylvia, you know ...

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Captain Burle

By: Emile Zola

... Zola CAPTAIN BURLE by Emile Zola CHAPTER I THE SWINDLE I T WA S NINE O’CLOCK. The little town of V auchamp, dark and silent, had just retired to b... ...nce: “Petticoat Burle is done for; he’s a buried man!” It was nearly ten o’clock when Major Laguitte furiously flung the door of the cafe open. For a ... ...iddle class household gathered in concord around their fireside. At nine o’clock Burle woke up, yawned and announced that he was going off to bed; he ... ...up to her room; she was, indeed, a regular hen, snor ing the round of the clock without waking. “No need to disturb anybody,” said Laguitte on the la... ...rough the darkness to the Rue des Recollets, which he reached about nine o’clock. The street door was still unlocked, and on going up he stood panting... ...ned her. “Where is Burle?” he asked. “Oh, he has been snoring since nine o’clock. Would you like to knock at his door?” “No, no, I only wanted to have...

...Excerpt: It was nine o?clock. The little town of Vauchamp, dark and silent, had just retired to bed amid a chilly No vember rain. In the Rue des Recollets, one of the narrowest and most deserted streets of the district of Saint- Jean, a single wind...

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The Commission in Lunacy

By: Honoré de Balzac

...sle of Bourbon, by the grateful writer. De Balzac. IN 1828, at about one o’clock one morning, two persons came out of a large house in the Rue du Faub... ...rument which applies the Code to individual cases with the indifference of clockwork. Hence, nature, having bestowed on M. Popinot a not too pleasing ... ...unhappy wretches swarmed in the early morning, would be deserted by nine o’clock, and as gloomy and squalid as ever. Bianchon put his horse to a trot ... ...f the fire, his hat between his knees, stared at the gilt chandeliers, the clock, and the curiosities with which the chimney-shelf was covered, the ve... ...ounted for: he had started from the gilt elephant sup- porting the chimney-clock, examining all this luxury, and had ended by reading this woman’s sou... ...l send to Ma- dame Jeanrenaud to call on me in my private office at four o’clock, to make her explain the facts which concern her, for she is compromi... ...he Mar- quis’ new form of insanity. When Popinot arrived at about twelve o’clock, accompanied by his clerk, the portress, when asked for M. d’Espard, ... ...olving front, an ordinary office table, and on the chimney- shelf, a dingy clock and two old candlesticks. The old man led the way for Popinot and his...

...Excerpt: IN 1828, at about one o?clock one morning, two persons came out of a large house in the Rue du Faubourg Saint- Honore, near the Elysee-Bourbon. One was the famous doctor, Horace Bianchon; the other was one of the most elegant men in Paris, the Baron...

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

...ual opportunity university. 3 Dumas Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [Pere] The Vicomte de Bragelonne. V olume I. CHAPTER 1 The Letter. TOWARDS THE... ...tments, where his valet changed his dress, and as Madame had not yet sent orders respecting breakfast, Monsieur stretched himself upon a chaise longue... ...nd conduct her from the salon to the refectory. This formality being accomplished with great ceremony, the husband and wife breakfasted, and then sepa... ...or a lover. That is the cause of this embarrassment; that is the cause of this hesitation; that is the cause of this order — ‘Mon- sieur the lieutenan... ...an two hours, possessed by the sleeplessness of love, opened his shutters himself, and cast an inquiring look into the courts of the sleeping palace. ... ... on the other side of the carriage, saw and heard all without being observed. The king offered his arm to Mademoiselle de Mancini, and made a sign to ... ... man unloosed from the tightest bounds, and said in a low voice: “Now, then, my officer, I hope that it is over.” The king summoned his gentleman. “Pl... ...“Ah, but we have monsieur le surintendant,” said he. “And you laugh at the king, then?” Bazin made no reply; his smile was sufficiently eloquent. “My ... ...usand livres down, and deposited the three thousand with a Bur- gomaster, after which he brought on board without their being seen, the ten men who fo...

...Excerpt: Towards the middle of the month of May, in the year 1660, at nine o?clock in the morning, when the sun, already high in the heavens, was fast absorbing the dew from the ramparts of the castle of Blois a little cavalcade, composed of three men and two pages, re-entered the city by the bridge, ...

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Dying is Beautiful : More than Being Born

By: Paolo Vita

...ternated with periods in heaven, like vacations between school years. In heaven, we do not stay in a steady contemplation, but operate round the clock to learn and aid others, under the guidance of masters and together with other entities of an equal level of evolution. "Heaven" has many different levels, of increasing grades of beauty, light and perfection. ...

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