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Title:   Miscellaneous Essays
Author:   Thomas de Quincey
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000661677
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...-establishment of the goings-on of the world in which we live, first makes us profoundly sen- sible of the awful parenthesis that had suspended them. ... ...a man the character of an accomplice; if barely to be a spectator involves us in one common guilt with the perpetrator; it follows of necessity, that,... ...s of this nature. Mr. Williams has ex- alted the ideal of murder to all of us; and to me, therefore, in particular, has deepened the arduousness of my... ... the first tidings of any such event. And it is to be noted that, from our insular situation, and the multi- tude of our frigates disposable for the r... ...ative county—upon which, in its southern section, more than upon any equal area known to man past or present, had descended the origi- nal curse of la... ...as a grave seat of learning, and feeling the weight of her position in the commonwealth, she is slow to move: she is inert as she should be, having th...
 
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Title:   Moby-Dick or the Whale
Author:   Herman Melville
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000699985
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... Among the former, one was of a most monstrous size. * * This came towards us, open mouthed, raising the waves on all sides, and beating the sea befor... ...security, and there sleeps.” MONTAINGE. — Apology for Raimond Sebond. “Let us fly, let us fly! Old Nick take me if it is not Leviathan described by the ... ...e of the Summer Islands. “By art is created that great Leviathan, called a Commonwealth or State — (in Latin, Civitas) which is but an artificial man.”... ... seas, as I may say, by a hundred to one; than we have to the northward of us.” Captain Cowley’s Voyage round the Globe. A.D. 1729. * * * * * “and the... ...very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me. There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted round by wharves as Indian isles by ... ...med purposely sit ting apart from the other, as if each silent grief were insular and incommunicable. The chaplain had not yet arrived; and there the... ...uld, by its long angle with the floor, seriously contract the already small area of the chapel, the architect, it seemed, had acted upon the hint of Fa... ...s, this old seaman, as an insulated Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices,and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed... ...rocks with the noble brawn of the old English emigrants in the time of the Commonwealth. Thus, some of the best and furthest descended English words —...
 
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Title:   The World Factbook: 1987
Author:   Central Intelligence Agency
Publisher:   Central Intelligence Agency
Language:   English
Date:   1987
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Geography, Anthropology, Recreation, World Facts
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096505
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ome significant changes in this edition. A new Geography section has replaced the former Land and Water sections. Entries in the new section include area (total and land), comparative area, land boundaries, coastline, maritime claims, boundary disputes, climate, terrain, land use, environment, and special notes. In the Government section, a new entry on dependent areas h...
 
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...KS Central Intelligence Agency The World Factbook 1987 CP/1S WF 87-001 US Government officials should obtain copies of The World Factbook direct... ...New State Washington, D.C. 20520 Tel: (202) 647-9673. Requesters outside the US Government may purchase copies from: Superintendent of Documents US Go... ...ing Office Washington, D.C. 20402 Tel: (202) 783-3238 Requesters outside the US Government may obtain a subscription from: National Technical Informat... ...laced the former Land and Water sections. Entries in the new section include area (total and land), comparative area, land boundaries, coastline, mari... ...ment, and special notes. In the Government section, a new entry on dependent areas has also been added. Area: Total area is the sum of all land and wa... ...ength: ANA, 4 seats; APP, 2 seats; 1 independent Communists: none Member of: Commonwealth Economy GDP: $6 million, $6,000 per capita (1983 est.) Agric... ...ll leftist nationalist group led by Leonard (Tim) Hector Member of: CARICOM, Commonwealth, FAO, G-77, IBRD, ICAO, ILO, IMF, ISO, OAS, UN, UNESCO, WHO,... ...87) Organized labor: 62% of total employees (1986) Government Official name: Commonwealth of Austra- lia Type: federal parliamentary state recog- nizi... ...ico Land boundaries: 2,295 km total Coastline: 4,675 km total (2,068 km Pen- insular Malaysia, 2,607 km East Malaysia) Maritime claims: Continental sh...
 
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Title:   Memorials and Other Papers
Author:   Thomas de Quincey
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000661519
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...conscience against perfidious despots and murdering oppressors, exhibit to us the incarnations of Wordsworth’s principle. Such wars are of rare occurr... ...minately, and not merely by verbal ordinances, but by establishing counter us- ages against this spirit of barbarity, otherwise it would have increase... ...rope, many things would become trivial and commonplace experiences that to us home-bred English (“qui musas colimus severiores”) seem monstrous and re... ...f a connection with the vast Grosvenor property, sweeping across the whole area of that most aristocratic region in the metropolis now called Belgravi... ... beyond recall, even in the case of Greek, in spite of the Asiatic and the Insular Greeks—what we de- manded in vain was any pronunciation whatever th... ...ly contracted from that scale which had been suitable when great kings and commonwealths were con- stant suitors within the gates of Delphi, still clu... ... Just as the travelling party began to de- ploy out of the woods upon this area at its further extremity, a considerable body of mounted troops emerge... ...of the vic- torious imperialists, now fresh from Nordlingen. On the marble area of the chapel, level with their own posi- tion, were arranged “a brill...
 
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Title:   An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000662409
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...l, and Mr. Latham, his rival, had jolly bad luck. That is what it means to us first of all. It also, I reflect privately, means that I have under-esti... ...purpose. And here we are! Or, rather, M. Blériot is! What does it mean for us? One meaning, I think, stands out plainly enough, unpal- atable enough t... ...essly, and have a respect for science, this has been achieved. And now our insularity is breached by the foreigner who has got ahead with flying. It m... ...who has got ahead with flying. It means, I take it, first and foremost for us, that the world cannot wait for the English. It is not the first warning... ...uge conflict in that disposition, and it is per- haps well to remember how insular—or, at least, how Euro- pean—the essentials of this quarrel are. We... ...India, nor South Africa, nor Australasia. They have no reason to share our insular exasperation. On the other hand, all these states have other specia... ...may pos- sibly be spared from the necessary occupations and affairs of the commonwealth, all that the citizens should withdraw from the bodily service... ...an epoch-marking book it was surely Henry Demarest Lloyd’s “Wealth against Commonwealth.” It marks an epoch not so much by what it says as by what it ... ...an chaos, 222 An Englishman Looks at the World an idea, of the collective commonwealth as the datum of reference for every individual life. S S S S S...
 
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Title:   The Path of Splitness
Author:   Indrek Pringi
Publisher:   Self Published
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Science
Collections:   Science
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097015
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... Undead Pg 1600 Socrates Pg 1601 The evil of Science Pg 1602 The evil of Insularity Pg 1612 Intensity and Purity Pg 1616 The evil of the Un... ... only exists in the present moment it makes the Universe seem to be finite to us. We only perceive things in the present moment. We only perceive ... ...plitness of Actual Infinity. The in-betweenness of the Present Moment gives us a Relative perception of the fullness and emptiness of Space, and t... ...14 billion years into the last phase of that Infinite Path of Splitness. For us it seems that the first instant of the Big Bang happened incredibly... ...ter and oil. Does a flea understand why its world shakes? It flees from the area of shaking, just like we flee from areas where earthquakes are ha... ...lion years old on bones of large animals found in Africa in the Olduvai Gorge area proves that at least 3.4 million years ago: apes that stood uprig... ...ESS Chapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 196 This form of insular awareness created fear. Humans live in a state of constant, in... ... cultural split inside what once used to be the close-knit social unit of the insular family. In essence: the crime of all tool-based societies is t... ... has since descended into a black racist supremacist Nation. How many former commonwealth colonies are now wallowing today in poverty, disease and s...
 
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Title:   Cyclopedia of Economics
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Economics
Collections:   Mathematics
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235224
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...dance of pain, to property, etc.). Yet, this hierarchical arrangement does not help us to resolve cases in which there is a clash of EQUAL rights (... ...t persons" – in other words, persons who are holders of rights and can demand from us to respect these rights. Contracts explicitly elaborate some ... ... from, or be implied by, the negative one. Lest we get distractingly abstract, let us consider an example. Study the couple "I am an Israeli" and ... ...age for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Italians in t... ...be life itself. Death is perceived either as a cessation of life - or as a "transit area", on the way to a continuation of life by other means. Whil... ...e absorption of new technologies by enterprises; • Stimulation of a European open area for the diffusion of technologies and knowledge; • Supply... ...en lead to depression and anxiety. Other, fMRI-based studies, demonstrated how the insular cortex, in charge of experiencing pain, became active wh... ...ontempt for manual labor... growing gulf between wealth and poverty... the growing insularity of the elites... growing impatience with the constrai... ...es, dogmatic quarrels, name-calling. The debate grew less public, more esoteric and insular. There are no "third places", civic institutions which "...
 
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Title:   Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Religion, Philosophy
Collections:   Philosophy
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235225
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...dance of pain, to property, etc.). Yet, this hierarchical arrangement does not help us to resolve cases in which there is a clash of EQUAL rights (... ...t persons" – in other words, persons who are holders of rights and can demand from us to respect these rights. Contracts explicitly elaborate some ... ... from, or be implied by, the negative one. Lest we get distractingly abstract, let us consider an example. Study the couple "I am an Israeli" and ... ...age for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Italians in t... ...be life itself. Death is perceived either as a cessation of life - or as a "transit area", on the way to a continuation of life by other means. Whil... ...e absorption of new technologies by enterprises; • Stimulation of a European open area for the diffusion of technologies and knowledge; • Supply... ...en lead to depression and anxiety. Other, fMRI-based studies, demonstrated how the insular cortex, in charge of experiencing pain, became active wh... ...ontempt for manual labor... growing gulf between wealth and poverty... the growing insularity of the elites... growing impatience with the constrai... ...es, dogmatic quarrels, name-calling. The debate grew less public, more esoteric and insular. There are no "third places", civic institutions which "...
 
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Title:   The Federalist Papers
Author:   Alexander Hamilton
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Politics, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660990
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...hem to suspi- cion) into interested or ambitious views. Candor will oblige us to admit that even such men may be actuated by upright intentions; and i... ... of zeal for the firmness and efficiency of government. History will teach us that the former has been found a much more certain road to the in- trodu... ... have hitherto prevailed among all or- ders and denominations of men among us. To all general purposes we have uniformly been one people each individu... ...s, inter- missions, and renewals, terminated in the ruin of the Athe- nian commonwealth. The ambitious cardinal, who was prime minister to Henry VIII.... ...wer. The kingdom of Great Britain falls within the first descrip- tion. An insular situation, and a powerful marine, guarding it in a great measure ag... ...itting ourselves into an infinity of little, jealous, clashing, tumultuous commonwealths, the wretched nurseries of un- ceasing discord, and the miser... ...osity. We may calculate, therefore, that a rich and fertile country, of an area equal to the inhab- ited extent of the United States, will soon become... ...from abroad. In this respect our situa- tion bears another likeness to the insular advantage of Great Britain. The batteries most capable of repelling... ...1783, by the legislature, for the establishment of a constitution for that commonwealth. The plan, like every thing from the same pen, marks a turn of...
 
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Title:   Democracy in America
Author:   Alexis de Tocqueville
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000649845
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...s unfit for any public duty or trust. In a town government, having a small area of jurisdiction, where the voice of the majority of qualified vot- ers... ...vident to all alike that a great democratic revolution is going on amongst us; but there are two opinions as to its nature and consequences. To some i... ...ient, and the most permanent tendency which is to be found in history. Let us recollect the situation of France seven hundred years ago, when the terr... ... any part of the world; so that the extent of what already exists prevents us from foreseeing what may be yet to come. The whole book which is here of... ...of an ardent faith, great sacrifices may be obtained from the members of a commonwealth by an appeal to their un- derstandings and their experience; e... ...arn- ing may not be buried in the graves of our forefathers, in church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeav- ors. . . .”* Here follow claus... ...he citizens of the surest pledge of the prosperity and the security of the commonwealth; and, by a singular incon- sistency, a man would be excluded f... ...increased with their increasing cultivation. They soon spread beyond their insular boundaries to every corner of the habitable globe; some have formed... ...nd T erritories had increased to 51, the population to 62,831,900, and the area of the States, 3,602,990 square miles. This does not include the Phili...
 
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Title:   North America Volume One
Author:   Anthony Trollope
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660978
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...el in the United States to be beaten by what foreigners might truly say of us. I 7 Trollope shall never forget the look of a Frenchman whom I found o... ...cts, but the smaller inward politics of our neighbors. And do others spare us? will be the instant reply of all who may read this. In my counter reply... ... the world beyond, should not throw mud again even though mud be thrown at us. I yield the path to a small chimney- sweeper as readily as to a lady; a... ...ble and for pies. No vegetables in England! Did my surprise arise from the insular ignorance and idolatrous self-worship of a Britisher, or was my Ame... ...o can few men fall low. Political equality is the one thing desirable in a commonwealth, and by this arrangement political equality is obtained. Such ... ... duty of the legislatures and magis- trates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interest of literature and the sciences, and o... ...f Christians, de- meaning themselves peaceably and as good subjects of the commonwealth, shall be equally under the protection of the law.” But what a... ...on of Congress interfering with slavery, with the purport of extending its area by special enactment, and therefore by such a pledge the North and Wes...
 
       
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