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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/gr... ... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...oking, well bred and an excellent dancer". He lived at 18 Bruton Street in Mayfair, London (a prestigious address). Simpson's first husband was... ... address). Simpson's first husband was Earl Winfield Spencer. The King met her on January 10, 1931 but was not impressed. Even in the months af... ... pair of bodies for a Verthingall of crymsen Grosgrain." Queen Elizabeth had these listed in her garderobe: "A payre of bodies of black cloth of s... ...ew generation of writers. In 1961, John F, Kennedy, the newly elected president, listed a James Bond title as one of his favorite books. Many mov... ...954 and The Nobel prize for Peace in 1962. http://www.nobel.se/ Nokia Some companies have at least nine lives, it would seem. Nokia was fou... ...ing the presidency of Warren G. Harding. It involved the secret leasing to private companies of oil-containing tracts owned by the Navy, mainly in ...

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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

... Drama set in India By Audrey Blankenhagen ‘GOD IS LOVE, IS THIS THE FINAL MESSAGE OF INDIA’ E.M. Forster, 1924 ... ...s, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from the author. ISBN: 1-4033-8037-6 (e-book) ISBN: ... ...book) ISBN: 1-4033-8038-4 (Paperback) ISBN: 1-4033-8039-2 (Dustjacket) This book is printed on acid free paper. ... ...h their so-called sacred ’rumels’ (a scarf or cord) and secretly burying their bodies. They lived on the proceeds of their homicidal activities and ... ...ass vase in the Hall. There seemed to be a dearth of fresh flowers in the house, despite the well-stocked garden. THE CURSE OF KALI 53 Suddenly s... ...any years. A groom ran up to take the horses as the riders dismounted. The other rider, a short, stocky, oriental looking man was obviously Ram Das,... ... gown of heavy oyster satin with its long train was cut skilfully by one of the top couturiers of London to emphasise her superb figure and lovely c... ...ll manner of diseases,’ said Gavin, looking down at his wife with a half smile on his lips, as he listed her so-called transgressions. ‘I am sorry,... ...rable East India Company to the British Crown and the administration of that strangest of trading companies came to an end. Gavin, a Company man to ...

...THE CURSE OF KALI is a historical fiction set in 19th century India by Audrey Blankenhagen. The exotic beauty of India, her British rulers living in splendid isolation; the opulence and intrigue of a Muslim Royal Court; the m...

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What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

...e to invest your money! A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Navigating the world of high yield, low risk Tax Lien and Tax Deed Sales Incl... ...ova This book is meant solely as a broad guideline. It is meant to assist the Layperson in understanding the law as it pertains to buying Tax... ... written consent from the author. ISBN 0-7596-7159-1 This book is printed on acid free paper. 1stBo... .......................9 It can seem intimidating to go to an auction and buy liens on property that you have not seen on the inside. It can seem even ... .....................135 ix Preface Ever think about how banks and insurance companies invest their money? Ever think about how much money they ... ... paying you. What most people don’t know is that, for decades, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions have been making Tax Def... ...ther investors are proceeding and succeeding, the various chatrooms and websites listed in the back of this book are a good place to go. They are a ... ...erty which fits your criteria after review) as many of the properties originally listed for sale will be redeemed, before the sale, by the property ... ...ate State 8 Counties Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham Delaware: Tax Deed State 3 Counties Ken...

...It’s time to step out of the box and shift your paradigm. It’s time to put everything you know about a high rate of return being equal to high risk to the side. What I’m about to tell you could turn the way you think about investing upside down. Are ...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...itten permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ... LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Introduction II. The Value of Stocks of a Company III. The Process of Due Diligen... ...e Fabric of Economic Trust XVI. The Distributive Justice of the Market XVII. Notes on the Economics of Game Theory XVIII. The Spectrum of Auctions ... ...term (for instance, by doling out bonuses even as the firm is dying; by speculating on leverage; and by cooking the books). The second open secret ... ...t - and so were privatizers in developing countries. What price should state-owned companies have fetched? This question is not as simple and strai... ...sales. New information, macro-economic and micro-economic, determines the value of companies. Greenspan testifies in the Senate, economic figures a... ...which the securities of the firm are traded or are about to be traded or otherwise listed. 5. To prepare and present for the approval of the Board... ...underous disintegration of the Bank for Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) in London in 1991 revealed that, for the better part of a decade, ... ...ished by United Press International (UPI) Claud Cockburn, writing for the "Times of London" from New-York, described the irrational exuberance that ...

The securities industry, its markets, instruments (equity, debt, derivatives), trading strategies, underlying economic models, and future.

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Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in Apec Economies

By: Apec Finance Minister Process

... for Greater Financial Markets Stability in APEC Economies iii Acknowledgements The completion of the Report is attributed to the support of th... ...ts The completion of the Report is attributed to the support of the officials of the Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance, and Republic of... ...example, has through capacity building, applied research and policy dialogues focused on strengthening institutions, regulatory frameworks, governmen... ...at end, the objectives of this project are set to directly respond to APEC priorities on contributing to the development and longer-term integration... ...……………………………………………………….. 48 3.9 Insurance………………………………………………………………………… 48 3.10 Finance Companies Activities…………………………………………………... 49 3.11 Pension Fun... ...y by bridging surplus spending units (savers) to deficit spending units (individuals, companies, governments) who need more funds in excess of their... ...tes securities from other APEC members, which are in the possession of the 15 members listed. The US dominates intra APEC investments, which is refle... ...y. - In December 2008, Ministry of Finance issued a regulation (Nr 238/2008) making listed companies eligible for a 5 percent cut income tax to hel... ...and Opportunities for Financial Service in Indonesia, Report Prepared for the City of London Corporation, Catham House, London, UK, Accessed August ...

...The purpose of this project is to contribute to ongoing efforts tailored toward promoting greater financial markets stability and integration in APEC economies, achieved by: 1) undertaking research to determine the conditions...

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Fixing Global Finance

By: Kavaljit Singh

...Fixing Global Finance A Developing Country Perspective on Global Financial Reforms Kavaljit Singh 1 Fixing Global Finance 2 Fixi... ...xing Global Finance Fixing Global Finance A Developing Country Perspective on Global Financial Reforms Kavaljit Singh 3 Fixing Global Finance Fixing ... ...Research on Multinational Corporations Sarphatistraat 30 1018 GL Amsterdam The Netherlands Phone: 31-20-6391291 Fax: 31-20-6391321 Email: info@somo.nl... ...esearch and educational purposes, you are welcome to reproduce it provided the source is acknowledged. We will appreciate if a copy of reproduced mate... ...ng and Shanghai Banking Corporation IFSL International Financial Services, London ILO International Labour Organization IMF International Monetary Fun... ...rise NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NBFCs Non-Banking Financial Companies NGOs Non-Governmental Organizations NIM Net Interest Margin NPAs ... ...stors across the world, including investment banks, hedge funds, insurance companies and pension funds, who buy them so as to receive in return a regu... ...s a broad term denoting any investment in assets or companies that are not listed on public stock exchanges. Private equity funds are pools of capital... ...significant job losses, particularly in the initial years. Unlike publicly listed companies, private equity firms are not legally bound to disclose in...

...The financial crisis which erupted in mid-2007 has been widely viewed as the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The crisis which originated in developed countries quickly spread to developi...

...1. The Unfolding of Global Financial Crisis 2. The Global Financial Crisis and Developing Countries 3. Recent Trends in International Finance and Developmental Implications 4. The Rise of New Global Pl...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...riginally Published in 1981 by Praeger Publishers. 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS THE MARKETING OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 F... ...SSUES 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 GLOSSARY 9 INTRODUCTION 10 1 THE NATURE OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 12 ORIGINATION, MATURATION ... ...ing, antismoking, or better environment. Fine is the first person to write a book on the general principles of social marketing and he is to be con... ... promotion) in this endeavor. While it is hard to evaluate the first book written on any new subject, I am sure that Fine's work will gain recogniti... ...istics and these are taken up in this section. But first some popular concepts are listed in Table 1.1. The ideas, causes and issues dealt with in t... ...75). In turn, each of these four Ps subsume specific functions, some of which are listed below: Product Design Information Branding ... ...heir mission is nonprofit. The obvious examples are foreign airlines and shipping companies"). A Tangible-Abstract Product Dimension The second... ...) lists profit-making services such as those offered by travel agencies, insurance companies, purveyors of the performing arts and any items from cel... ...-500. Rogers, Everett M. and F. F. Shoemaker. 1971. Communication of Innova.tions. London: Collier- Macmillan. Rokeach, M. 1973. The Nature of Human...

...An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of the idea? These...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...dija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ... OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neglected Branch II. The Misconception of Scarcity III. The Roller Coaster Market – ... ...glected Branch II. The Misconception of Scarcity III. The Roller Coaster Market – On Volatility IV. The Friendly Trend V. The Merits of Inflatio... ...e Fabric of Economic Trust XIX. Scavenger Economies, Predator Economies XX. Notes on the Economics of Game Theory XXI. Knowledge and Power XXII.... ...able television was dominated by a patchwork of thousands of tiny, family-operated companies. Today, a pending deal would leave three companies in ... ...of risk are booming industries. Governments, capital markets, banks, and insurance companies have all entered the fray with ever- evolving financial... ... timely, full and accurate information to all. This is a legal must for public and listed firms the world over (though standards vary). Transparent... ...rovision for Social Goods, in: Margolis, J./Guitton, H. (eds.), Public Economics - London, McMillan, 1969, pp. 124-44. Musgrave, R. A. - The Theory... ... "The Economist" reports that the American SEC has brought only three cases against listed companies until 1997. The US Department of Justice brough...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...vska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Visit the TrendSiters Web Site: http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Inter... ...ELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Additional articles about Digital Content on the Web: http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Essays dedicated ... ...VSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Additional articles about Digital Content on the Web: http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Essays dedicated to ... ...pod.com/busiweb.html Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, ... ...... ...tes to every information product, no matter how superior. Web based media companies (such as Salon and Britannica.com) have been experimenting with p... ... Sam Vaknin Are content brokers - publishers, distributors, and record companies - a thing of the past? In one word: disintermediation The... ...rnesandnoble.com Web site. It then proceeded to take private its publicly listed online arm. To the consternation of many authors, Amazon, its chie... ... to roam this worldwide labyrinth. But the path from one neighbourhood of London to another may traverse Japan. The really ingenious thing about th...

...Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, e-books, digital reference, DRM technology, and other related issues....

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...n@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samv... ... M XIII. N XIV. O XV. P-Q XVI. R XVII. S XVIII. T XIX. U-V-W XX. X-Y-Z XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundament... ...d has against his parents: food, shelter, emotional nourishment, education, and so on. It is debatable whether such rights of the fetus and, later,... ...e the mother's womb, if possible. But it is not clear whether it has a right to go on using the mother's body, or resources, or to burden her in an... ... from human psychology and, thus, from reality. Managers will always rob blind the companies they run. They will always manipulate boards to collud... ...rees of the sacred and oecumenical Council of Trent, Ed. and trans. J. Waterworth (London: Dolman, 1848), 75-91.) Still, most systems of morality a... ...called this period "scientific humanism" (in "Flesh and Stone" by Richard Sennett, London, Faber and Faber, 1994). We mentioned John of Salisbury's... ...empirically fixed at 10% of the market in any one good or service. In other words: companies should be encouraged to capture up to 10% of their mar... ... timely, full and accurate information to all. This is a legal must for public and listed firms the world over (though standards vary). Transparent...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...n@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samv... ... M XIII. N XIV. O XV. P-Q XVI. R XVII. S XVIII. T XIX. U-V-W XX. X-Y-Z XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundament... ...d has against his parents: food, shelter, emotional nourishment, education, and so on. It is debatable whether such rights of the fetus and, later,... ...e the mother's womb, if possible. But it is not clear whether it has a right to go on using the mother's body, or resources, or to burden her in an... ... from human psychology and, thus, from reality. Managers will always rob blind the companies they run. They will always manipulate boards to collud... ...rees of the sacred and oecumenical Council of Trent, Ed. and trans. J. Waterworth (London: Dolman, 1848), 75-91.) Still, most systems of morality a... ...called this period "scientific humanism" (in "Flesh and Stone" by Richard Sennett, London, Faber and Faber, 1994). We mentioned John of Salisbury's... ...empirically fixed at 10% of the market in any one good or service. In other words: companies should be encouraged to capture up to 10% of their mar... ... timely, full and accurate information to all. This is a legal must for public and listed firms the world over (though standards vary). Transparent...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...INOIS LIBRARY AT URBANACHAMPAIGN BOOKSTACKS Central Intelligence Agency The World Factbook 1987 CP/1S WF 87-001 US Government officials should o... ...ctbook 1987 CP/1S WF 87-001 US Government officials should obtain copies of The World Factbook directly from their own organization or through liaiso... ...l is re- sponsible for its return to the library from which it was withdrawn on or before the Latest Date stamped below. The World Factbook is by the ... ...ttn: Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505 (703)351-2053 >^ . Theft, mut.lat.on. and underllnln, of book, or. reo.on, for dl,ipllnory action ond moy r... ...tors, estimated at $10 million annu- ally, provides for 10% of state budget; companies incorporated in Liechtenstein solely for tax purposes provide a... ...ncorporation rules have induced about 25,000 holding or so-called letter box companies, to establish nominal offices there; economy is tied closely to... ...a Nieue (Niuean Church) a Christian Protestant church closely related to the London Missionary Society, 10% Morman, 5% Roman Catho- lic, Jehovah's Wit... ...ndu, 8% Christian, 8% Muslim Language: Sinhala (official); Sinhala and Tamil listed as national languages; Sinhala spoken by about 74% of population, ... ...ailed to win any seats in Parliament 273 Zimbabwe (continued) Taiwan (China listed in alphabetic order) Voting strength: (July 1985 elections) ZANU (...

...There have been some 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 sp...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...re of the Internet— And How to Stop It This page intentionally left blank The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale Uni... ...ernet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & London A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.caravanbooks.org.... ... & London A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.caravanbooks.org. The cover was designed by Ivo van der Ent, based on his winning entry of ... ...visit www.caravanbooks.org. The cover was designed by Ivo van der Ent, based on his winning entry of an open competition at www.worth1000.com. Copyrig... ...his book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Res... ...the Generative Net 14 The business world took up PCs slowly—who could blame companies for ignoring something called “personal computer”? In the early... ...In such a world, people would use smart typewriters for word processing from companies like Brother: all-in-one units with integrated screens and prin... ...07). While the sites’ rankings tend to fluctu- ate, Wikipedia is consistently listed within the top 10. 14.For examples of attempts to create this libr... ...on of excellent contributions” that are within one of seven major categories listed on the Main Page. Wikimedia Commons, Barnstar, http://commons.wiki...

...This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity?and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to ...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...dija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...IA C O N T E N T S I. Terrorists and Freedom Fighters II. Macedonia to the Macedonians III. The Black Hand IV. The Insurgents and the ... ... a cause (in most cases, the freedom of a group of people). They base their claims on history - real or hastily concocted, on a common heritage, on... ...on heritage, on a language shared by the members of the group and, most important, on hate and contempt directed at an "enemy". The latter is, almo... ... they are unprintable..." A.G. Hales reporting about the Illinden Uprising in the London "Daily News" of October 21, 1903 "The Internal Macedo... ...he thin pretext of an Albanian uprising. The brotherhood strained in the Treaty of London (May 1913) promptly deteriorated into internecine warfare... ...s. It was granted favourable export conditions by Hitler's Germany and many of its companies participated in cartels established by German corporat... ...ined by God. The church was the extension of the colonial power's army and trading companies. It is no wonder that Hitler's lebensraum colonial mo... ...beral West and Israel as the only approved channel of discharging anger The points listed above create a background of a quiet determination, burni...

...The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a ...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...iiXfl* 56fforoj VOL. XXI WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS., MONDAY, MARCH 18, 1907 NO. 1 THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 ... ...ED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 and 1910 End of the March J7th Celebration —The Shirt-Tail Parade- Speeches of the Four Ora... ...arch J7th Celebration —The Shirt-Tail Parade- Speeches of the Four Orators on the Old Campus When the four olnsseB joined hands and oiroled around the... ...Campus When the four olnsseB joined hands and oiroled around the bon- fire on the old OHinpuH Saturday night and sang " TheMountains, " all enmity bet... ...NY High Grade COAL Gale's BIk, Spring St., WilliamsiowR FIRE INSURANCE THE LONDON ASSURANCE CORPORATION ESTABLISHED A. D. 1720 Fire Insurance PoHoIbs ... ...s announced the tennis schedule for the season. In addition to the matches listed below, a match will probably be nrronged with the Pittsfield Tennis ... ... campus, how much greater offence can be attributed to the light and power companies who invade Main street with unsightly poles and ponderous telepho... ...est on Jan. 11. The presence of two games with Syracuse whioh has not been listed on a schedule since 1906 is worthy of note. With the dissolving of l... ...w York city, Mr. Barney was direc- tor in more than forty mortgage holding companies, trust compan- ies and mining companies. He was president of the ...

...The longest running independent newspaper at Williams is the Williams Record, a weekly broadsheet paper published on Wednesdays. The newspaper was founded in 1885, and now has a weekly circulation of 3,000 copies distributed ...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING ............... 24 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES ......................... 28 SELF-CENTERED A... ................................................................. 330 Spying on the citizens has value from a self centered point of view ................. ... sleep anywhere and you don‘t have to worry about the weight of your body on a mattress. I had trouble sleeping on my bed in California, but these ai... ... space is flat. But we can‘t use that geometry to fly a 35 plane from London to Los Angeles because the earth is somewhat round. It is an oblate ... ...ur government is often directed by rich special interest groups, like oil companies, farmers, unions and even the Native Americans. We admit that lar... ...f oil increases by $5 a barrel? What effect will that have on large steel companies, on every utility, on the local baker, on pension fund interest o... ...peace when a serious crime has been committed. The Islamic law of Shari'a listed and specified the indications for taking life. These are exceptio... ... ----―I read that too so I checked it out. Pre-marital sex is not listed as a cause for teen suicide. Drug use, depression and social relati...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ht January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and ... ...e various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the title. The word: ‘Splitness’ is used to describe two complimentar... ...ally comparing things to each other, continually gaining a better perspective on the larger context, continually understanding things better. It is... ...ings of Civilization Pgs 704-1469 B: The Effect of Civilization on Humans Pgs 1470-1868 Chapter 7: Entities an... ... and Outer awareness. Science practices this double standard. So do lumber companies and mining companies, and chemical companies. Their adverti... ... natural resources cheaply to other countries? Do they allow other country’s companies to come in and take over their own hydroelectric power plants... ...ines and facts. Nowhere in the lexicon of human morals or ethics is there listed the lust for useless information and knowledge. Yet that is ex... ...ot on the American continent. You will not find the true details of Jamestown listed in any text book in America, yet it was established 13 years be... ...yet poisoned by an overpopulated civilization, sent there by investors of the London company of Virginia to get rich quick. . After dying in dr...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic ...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans ...

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Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Logic, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability and Statistics

By: Florentin Smarandache

... Florentin Smarandache editor Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Logi... ...tin Smarandache editor Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Logic, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic P... ...second printed edition) FLORENTIN SMARANDACHE editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEUTROSOPHY, NEUTROSOPHIC LOG... ...TIN SMARANDACHE editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEUTROSOPHY, NEUTROSOPHIC LOGIC, NEUTROSOPHIC SET, NEUTROSOPHIC... ...h Are Founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities”, MacMillan, London, 1854 (reprinted by Dover in 1958). [7] Cheng Y., Kashyap R.L.,... ...3 204, 1963. [38] Milner E.C., “A Combinatorial Theorem on Systems of Sets”, J. London Math. Soc., 43, pp. 204 206, 1968. [39] Neapolitan R.E.,“Probab... ... this application to new economies. As we all are aware of the hundreds of new companies entering the market - Bt - birth at the same instance there... ... be of great use in financial engineering and risk optimizations and analyzing stock price behavior. Ref Ref Ref References: erences: erences: er... ...om neutrosophics in the Set Theory, Probability, and Logic. Some of them are listed in the Dictionary of Computing [2]. Further development of t...

...As an alternative to the existing logics we propose the Neutrosophic Logic to represent a mathematical model of uncertainty, vagueness, ambiguity, imprecision, undefined, unknown, incompleteness, inconsistency, redundancy, contradiction. It is a ...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...... ...pedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educ... ...viding public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that su... ...had been fashioned into a fishing pole. He had been sitting for most of the day on a flat boulder along the bank ofthe river. A thin rawhide string ... ...d project. We're talking about a very special type of insurance that only a few companies handle, and if they were looking I'd know it" Alana perke... ... he bought up enough shares of the major Uranium Enrichment Plants, and Utility Companies that specialized in Nuclear Power. Thus, I.E. became the m... ... We were stumped. So, we tried again. Same answer. We then called the hospitals listed on the CDC print-out, and verified that they had reported abn... ...pped mortars, and start tossing them at Ten Downing Street like darts in a pub, London just won't exist anymore. The Okla­ homa Federal Building was ... ...ult team to pose as army soldiers. The areas that the Secretary had picked were listed as seismic instrument research sites. The army grunts believe...

...Beside a riverbed, an old man sits lost in his thoughts; he is SEATTLE, Chief of the Suqamish Indians. He remembers his boyhood when his grandfather foretold him of his destiny, when he was told of the Web Of Life and his duties as it's protector. The Web of Life, they believe, is the symbiotic connection...

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...A Journey to the Interior of the Earth By Jules Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicatio... ...es Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...f the Earth By Jules Verne Originally published by Ward, Lock, &Co., Ltd., London, in 1877. While the translation is fairly literal, and Malleson (a c... ...s, he has made some emendations concerning Biblical references of his own, listed below: III. “Pertubata seu inordinata,” as Euclid has it. XXX. cry, ... ...d than ex- plained, will look, and look not in vain, for the help of those on whom fall the smiles of a kindlier sun in regions not torn by earthquake... ... The Vicarage, Broughton-in-Furness CHAPTER I THE PROFESSOR AND HIS FAMILY On the 24th of May, 1863, my uncle, Professor Liedenbrock, rushed into his ... ...pitious for the laying-down of these direct level lines so dear to railway companies. I had no time to get tired of the monotony; for in three hours w... ...ble traveller devoted to perdition the railway directors and the steamboat companies and the governments which allowed such intolerable slowness. I wa... ...ession. “Now,” said my uncle, “let us breakfast; but we must lay in a good stock, for we don’t know how long we may have to go on.” The biscuit and ex...

...Excerpt: While the translation is fairly literal, and Malleson (a clergyman) has taken pains with the scientific portions of the work and added the chapter headings, he has made some emendations concerning Biblical references of his own, li...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... Ole Jenson the grocer says to Ezra Stowbody the banker is the new law for London, Prague, and the unprofitable isles of the sea; whatsoever Ezra does... ...- lating whether there may not be other faiths? 4 Main Street CHAPTER I I On a hill by the Mississippi where Chippewas camped two generations ago, a ... ...so full of animation and moving beauty, that the heart of a chance watcher on the lower road tightened to wistful- ness over her quality of suspended ... ...e to Chicago. And there’s more Gopher Prairies than there are Chicagos. Or Londons. And— I’ll tell you the whole story: They think 100 Main Street yo... ...ater in Gopher Prairie. It was known as the “op’ra house.” Once, strolling companies had used it for performances of “The Two Orphans,” and “Nellie th... ...uqua, in New York, there are, all over these States, commercial Chautauqua companies which send out to every smallest town troupes of lecturers and “e... ...-yellow shoes, who had brought sweethearts into town in somewhat dusty and listed Fords, were wolfing sandwiches, drinking strawberry pop out of bottl...

...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohio or Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or Illinois, and not very...

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Barnaby Rudge a Tale of the Riots of Eighty

By: Charles Dickens

...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Barnaby Rudge, A Tale of the Riots of ‘Eighty by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylv... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...n the bloom of his youth, when he was discovered in a modest retirement in London, by a friend of mine, and given to me. He had from the first, as Sir... ...and attention in a most exemplary man ner. He slept in a stable—generally on horseback—and so terrified a Newfoundland dog by his preternatural sagac... ...at they were care ful of the paint, and immediately burned to possess it. On their going to dinner, he ate up all they had left behind, consisting of... ...pon the borders of Epping Forest, at a distance of about twelve miles from London— measuring from the Standard in Cornhill,’ or rather from the spot o... ...ss of thought and action, and all his sympathies and good wishes, were en listed in favour of the young people, and were staunch in devotion to their... ...d instead of a non commissioned officer, and that I had the command of two companies— only two companies—of my own regiment. Call me out to stop these... ...emen threw themselves, armed to the teeth, into the halls of the different companies, double locked and bolted all the gates, and dared the rioters (a...

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Lord Ormont and His Aminta

By: George Meredith

...ication Lord Ormont and His Aminta by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...HOOL A PROCESSION of schoolboys having to meet a procession of schoolgirls on the Sunday’s dead march, called a walk, round the park, could hardly go ... ... their ignominious weekly performance; and they could not avoid reflecting on it, as a thing done over again: it had them in front and in rear; and it... ...n, the answer became important. Ici was twenty miles to the north- west of London. How long would it take Matey to reach Donvres? Or at which of the c... ...eicestershire, husband, horses, guests, the hunt, to scour across a vacant London and pick up acquaintances under stress to be spots there in the hunt... ...d an Italian and a Swiss.” “It is a Company?” “A Company of schoolmasters! Companies of all kinds are forming. Colleges are Companies. And they have t... ... talk too. She was able to amuse her lord with some of his ideas. He had a stock of them, all his own. Ideas, new-born and naked original ideas, are a... ...by Lady Charlotte. She congratulated her brother on the recruit he had en- listed. He smiled his grimmest of the lips drawn in. A com- bat, perceptibl...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

...on A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ater. In the old days, a long, long while ago, before Our Saviour was born on earth and lay asleep in a manger, these Islands were in the same place, ... ...osed that the Phoenicians, who were an ancient people, famous for carrying on trade, came A Child’s Histroy of England 8 in ships to these Islands, ... ...harles Dickens 15 Roman possessions waste; they forced the Ro mans out of London, then a poor little town, but a trading place; they hanged, burnt, c... ...Canterbury. Sebert, the King’s nephew, built on a muddy marshy place near London, where there had been a temple to Apollo, a church dedicated to Sain... ...rowed her back again. A short time afterwards, her fascinating manners en listed in her cause a boy in the Castle, called the little Dou glas, who,... ...d poundage, and increased them as he thought fit. He granted monopolies to companies of merchants on their paying him for them, notwithstanding the gr... ...n and A Child’s Histroy of England 402 gentlemen in rich dresses, by City companies, train bands, drummers, trumpeters, the great Lord Mayor, and the...

...Excerpt: If you look at a map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Ireland ...

...Contents CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS......................................................... 7 CHAPTER II ANCIENT ENGLAND UNDER THE EARLY SAXONS .................................. 18 CHAPTER III ENGLAND UNDER THE GOOD SAXON, ALFRED......................

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Unknown to History : A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland By Charlotte M Yonge A Penn State Electro... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication Unknown To History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scottland by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of... ............................................................ 389 CHAPTER XLIV ON THE HUMBER ................................................................ ... p. 100, vol. v. of Burton’s History of Scotland, will be found the report on which this tale is founded. If circumstances regarding the Queen’s capti... ...s no plagiarism from “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” only drawn from the common stock of playwrights. So, shorn of all that was perilous, and only understo... ...nd thankfulness when one of the many messengers constantly passing between London and Sheffield brought a packet from Humfrey, whose ship had put into... ...e also the tusks of a sea-elephant which Humfrey would lay up at my Lord’s London lodgings till his father sent tidings what should be done with them,... ...one, and kept in durance by a usurper. Thus every generous feeling was en- listed in her cause, with nothing to counterbalance them save the English h... ...been joined on the way by Babington (people always preferred travelling in companies for security’s sake), and that, as there was a packet from Sir Ra...

Excerpt: Unknown To History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scottland by Charlotte M Yonge.

........................................... 5 UNKNOWN TO HISTORY.............................................................................6 CHAPTER I THE LITTLE WAIF ............................................................................................................................. 6 CHAPTER II EVIL TIDINGS ............................................................

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...hapters One through Thirty four by Charles Dickens is a publica tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any o... ...lic, it appeared, had been until lately bent in the most determined manner on by no means enlarging the number of Chancery judges appointed—I be liev... ...If I wanted other authorities for Jarndyce and Jarndyce, I could rain them on these pages, to the shame of—a parsimonious public. There is only one ot... ...welt upon the romantic side of familiar things. 1853 CHAPTER I In Chancery LONDON. M ICHAELMAS TERM lately over, and the Lord Chancel lor sitting in... ... have been young—and wears knee breeches tied with ribbons, and gaiters or stockings. One peculiarity of his black clothes and of his black stockings,... ...h from Reading, on Monday morning next, to White Horse Cellar, Piccadilly, London, where one of our clks will be in waiting to convey you to our offe ... ...use – Vol. One the satisfaction with which he sees them uninjured, and ac companies Mrs. Snagsby from the Sol’s Arms. Before night his doubt whether ... ...al!” “You are right, Mat!” “When she took me—and accepted of the ring—she ‘listed under me and the children—heart and head, for life. She’s 474 Bleak...

...Preface: A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which p...

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...s Series Publication Bleak House by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...lic, it appeared, had been until lately bent in the most determined manner on by no means enlarging the number of Chancery judges appointed—I be liev... ...If I wanted other authorities for Jarndyce and Jarndyce, I could rain them on these pages, to the shame of—a parsimonious public. There is only one ot... ...welt upon the romantic side of familiar things. 1853 CHAPTER I In Chancery LONDON. M ICHAELMAS TERM lately over, and the Lord Chancel lor sitting in... ...h from Reading, on Monday morning next, to White Horse Cellar, Piccadilly, London, where one of our clks will be in waiting to convey you to our offe ... ...ouse – Dickens the satisfaction with which he sees them uninjured, and ac companies Mrs. Snagsby from the Sol’s Arms. Before night his doubt whether ... ...al!” “You are right, Mat!” “When she took me—and accepted of the ring—she ‘listed under me and the children—heart and head, for life. She’s 474 Bleak... ...uch, mother—I am afraid not a great deal—for leav ing; and went away and ‘listed, harum scarum, making be lieve to think that I cared for nobody, no...

...Preface: A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not laboring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which po...

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Liver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

...LIVER TWIST CHARLES DICKENS or The Parish Boy s Progress A PENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBL... ... A PENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION Oliver Twist or the Parish Boy’s Progress by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pen... ...owns, great or small: to wit, a workhouse; and in this workhouse was born; on a day and date which I need not trouble myself to repeat, inasmuch as it... ...rendered necessary to our easy existence; and for some time he lay gasping on a little flock mattress, rather unequally poised between this world and ... ...rge jointed man, attired in a suit of threadbare black, with darned cotton stockings of the same colour, and shoes to answer. His features were not na... ..., of his after life, he never once forgot it. CHAPTER VIII OLIVER WALKS TO LONDON. HE ENCOUNTERS ON THE ROAD A STRANGE SORT OF YOUNG GENTLEMAN OLIVER ... ...arac ters, an intimation that it was just seventy miles from that spot to London. The name awakened a new train of ideas in the boy’s mind. London!—t... ...est qualities of humanity; and that to none of those excellences, can mere companies’ beadles, or court of law beadles, or even chapel of ease beadles... ...stinacy than because he had any real objection to the girl going where she listed. ‘Nowhere. Sit down.’ 331 OLIVER TWIST ‘I’m not well. I told you th...

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Chronicles of the Canongate

By: Sir Walter Scott

...r Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...than to “Begin, and break off in the middle.” I have, perhaps, said enough on former occasions of the misfortunes which led to the dropping of that ma... ...rce, did not spare the market of literature; and the sudden ruin that fell on so many of the booksellers could scarcely have been expected to leave un... ...wever rashly, committed his pledges thus largely to the hazards of trading companies, it behoved him, of course, to abide the consequences of his cond... ...ve her sister’s life by an act of perjury, and undertaking a pilgrimage to London to obtain her pardon, are both repre- sented as true by my fair and ... ...Walter Scott and an acute critic, [James Chalmers, Esq., Solicitor at Law, London, who (died during the publication of the present edition of these No... ...d I was at length a free man, at liberty to go or stay wheresoever my mind listed. I left my lodgings as hastily as if it had been a pest-house. I did... ...e in the coffin, while the Dead March was again struck up, and the several companies, marching in single files, passed the coffin one by one, in order...

...Excerpt: Introduction to Chronicles of the Canongate. The preceding volume of this Collection concluded the last of the pieces originally published under the Nominis umbra of The Author of Waverley; and the circumstances which rendered it impossible for the writer...

...Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. .......................................................................... 4 INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...TA A A A ATE TE TE TE TE E E E E ELE LE LE LE LECTR CTR CTR CTR CTRO O O O ON N N N NI I I I IC C C C C C C C C CL L L L LA A A A AS S S S SS S S S SI... ...P P P PU U U U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle... ... U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a public... ...h Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ... 7 Decembre, 1789.) welcomed by National As- sembly, though they are but a London Club; whom Burke and Toryism eye askance. On thee too, for country’s... ...th him, after the manner 135 Thomas Carlyle of a whirlblast, whither they listed!—Enough, it were well the King did not go. Lafayette is forewarned a... ...y did they not, in the name of Heaven, let the Korff Berline go whither it listed! Nameless incoherency, incompatibility, perhaps prodigies at which t... ...r daily and hourly desertions, which an Editor must daily record, of whole Companies, and even Regiments, crying Vive le Roi, vive la Reine, and march... ...y, gone down with old Marshal Maille to review the troops; and the nearest companies of them an- swer so. Her Majesty bursts into a stream of tears. Y...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume Two).

...Contents VOLUME II.?THE CONSTITUTION ...................................................................................................................... 6 BOOK 2.I. THE FEAST OF PIKES .............................................................

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...d A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...romo have stolen single-handed a whole lighter-full of sil- ver, somewhere on the Tierra Firme seaboard dur- ing the troubles of a revolution. On the ... ...the course of his wanderings that Ameri- can sailor worked for some months on board a schoo- ner, the master and owner of which was the thief of whom ... .... Their very countesses and prin- cesses had kissed the general’s hands in London, it was said. He could well believe it; for the nation was noble, an... ...us saloon of the Juno. The head of the chairman of the railway board (from London), handsome and pale in a silvery mist of white hair and clipped bear... ... long building was surrounded by troops, which were already piling arms by companies and preparing to pass the night lying on the ground in their ponc... ...that he was an adventurer in Costaguana, the descendant of adventurers en- listed in a foreign legion, of men who had sought fortune in a revolutionar... ...terprise—in railways, in mines, in sugar estates, in cotton mills, in land companies, in each and every undertaking—as the price of his pro- tection. ...

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Travels in England during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

By: Paul Hentzner

...Travels in England During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner and Fragmenta Regalia by Sir ... ... S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Travels in England During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner, and Fragmenta Rega- lia by S... ...IN ENGLAND AND FRAGMENTA REGALIA INTRODUCTION QUEEN ELIZABETH HERSELF, and London as it was in her time, with sketches of Elizabethan England, and of ... ...unton. Paul Hentzner was a German lawyer, born at Crossen, in Brandenburg, on the 29th of January, 1558. He died on the 1st January, 1623. In 1596, wh... ...he became tutor to a young Silesian nobleman, with whom he set out in 1597 on a three years’ tour through Switzerland, France, England, and Italy. Aft... ...entertained; as one generally is in this country. W e took post-horses for London: it is surprising how swiftly they run; their bridles are very light... ...r by grant of choosing annu- ally a mayor from any of the twelve principal companies, and to name two sheriffs, one of whom to be called the king’s, t... ...so he rested not there, but long enjoyed her favour, and therewith what he listed, till time and emulation, the companions of greatness, resolved of h... ...- ditions of all the designs, and to permit him to go where and whither he listed, and only under the secrecy of a dark sentinel set over him, was a p...

...Introduction: Queen Elizabeth herself, and London as it was in her time, with sketches of Elizabethan England, and of its great men in the way of social dignity, are here brought home to us by Paul Hentzner and Sir Robert Naunton....

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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 HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF by WILLIAM MAKEPEA... ...M MAKEPEACE THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty ... ........................................ 118 CHAPTER XIV WE RIDE AFTER HIM TO LONDON. ...................................................................... .......................................................... 179 CHAPTER V I GO ON THE VIGO BA Y EXPEDITION, TASTE SAL T-W A TER AND SMELL POWDER. ........... .......................................... 293 CHAPTER II I GO HOME, AND HARP ON THE OLD STRING . .......................................................... ...n America because I am, Y our obliged friend and servant, W. M. Thackeray. London, October 18, 1852. 6 Henry Esmond PREFACE. THE ESMONDS OF VIRGINIA.... ...ty small feet which she was fond of showing, with great gold clocks to her stockings, and white pantofles with red heels; and an odor of musk was shoo... ...oney and ill-treated her and her children. The girl died; one of the boys ‘listed; the other had gone apprentice. Old Mr. Rogers, the clerk, said he h... ...ew that one was devoted to us. The Governor of the Tower was ours; the two companies on duty at Kensington barrack were safe; and we had intelligence,...

...Excerpt: The writer of a book which copies the manners and language of Queen Anne?s time, must not omit the Dedication to the Patron; and I ask leave to inscribe this volume to your Lordship, for the sake of the great kindness and fri...

...CE. ........................................................................................................................................ 6 BOOK I THE EARLY YOUTH OF HENRY ESMOND, UP TO THE TIME OF HIS LEAVING TRINITY COLLEGE, IN CAMBRIDGE.....................................................................................11 CHAPTER I AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF ESMOND ...

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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

... Staff List xiii–xiv Preface xv 1. “WE HAVE SOME PLANES” 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National C... ...Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 ... ... and al Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan... ...isis 174 6.2 Post-Crisis Reflection:Agenda for 2000 182 6.3 The Attack on the USS Cole 190 6.4 Change and Continuity 198 6.5 The New Administrat... ...ly in a declaration faxed early in 1998 to an Arabic-language newspaper in London. Few Americans had noticed it. The fax had been sent from thousands ... ...ss and terrorist enterprises. In time, the former would encompass numerous companies and a global network of bank accounts and nongovernmental institu... ...strains in the world economy, hurt Sudan’s cur- rency. Some of Bin Ladin’s companies ran short of funds. As Sudanese authorities became less obliging,... ...country. He (occasionally she) was governed by an operating directive that listed operational priorities issued by the relevant regional division of t... ...s uncooperative on terrorism.Albright said the original carrots and sticks listed in a decision paper for principals may not have been used as “descri...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans an...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin?s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of B...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...dited with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...nothing that he could use. ‘I have sometimes been obliged to run half over London, in order to fix a date correctly.’ He agonized over his work with t... ... of the scholar amid the elegant comfort of Buckingham House. He is intent on his book before the fire. Then the approach of the King, lighted on his ... ...ne must reckon in considering any important matter of his day. His love of London is but a part of his hunger for men. ‘The happiness of London is not... ...anionship with a great and friendly man. The Life of Johnson is not a book on first ac- quaintance to be read through from the first page to the end. ... ...for these articles is doubled, and sometimes tripled. I have, there- fore, listed Dr. Samuel Johnson in some of my memorandums of the principal plante... ...be a fine talker; so he goes to Buxton, and such places, where he may find companies to listen to him. And, Sir, he is a valetudinarian, one of those ... ...e of this, Sir Joshua observed, was, that his common con- versation in all companies was such as to se- cure him universal attention, as something abo...

...ment of Boswell?s Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell?s criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson?s opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing with matters which were of greater importance in Boswell?s day than now. I have kept in mind an old habit, common enough, I dare say, among its devotees, of opening the book ...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

... Series Publication Celt and Saxon by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...chase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner of those marches, the Squire Adister, who... ... shy it away is an incident so uncommon, that if we can but pause to dwell on the singularity of the act, we are unlikely to abjure our fellowship wit... ...or others, that when we have submitted our persons to the charge of public companies, immediately, as if the renouncing of our independence into their... ... He would rather have looked upon the desert under a sand-storm, or upon a London sub- urb yet he looked thirstingly. Each variation of landscape of t... ... that took the first leap for the Cambrian highlands, up to his arrival in London, scarcely one of his ‘ideas’ darted out before Patrick, as they were... ...sion running.’ She gazed at Patrick as if to intimate that he might be en- listed, and said: ‘It will be to Caroline. She will break it to her uncle.’... ... Rockney’s was new to a land where the politi- cal opinions of Joint Stock Companies had rattled Jovian thunders obedient to the nod of Bull. Though n...

...Excerpt: A young Irish gentleman of the numerous clan O?Donnells, and a Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner...

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A Treatise on Government Translated from the Greek of Aristotle

By: William Ellis A. M.

...A TREATISE ON GOVERNMENT TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK OF ARISTOTLE BY WILLIAM ELLIS, A.M. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASS... ...LLIS, A.M. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION A Treatise on Government by Aristotle, trans. William Ellis is a publication of the P... ...tise on Government by Aristotle, trans. William Ellis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Treatise on Government by Aristotle, trans. William Ellis, the Pennsylvania State U... ...N GOVERNMENT TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK OF ARISTOTLE BY WILLIAM ELLIS, A.M. LONDON &.TORONTO PUBLISHED BY J M DENT & SONS LTD. &.IN NEW YORK BY E. P ... ...ntage will arise from keeping horses, or oxen, or sheep, or any other live stock; it is also necessary to be acquainted with the comparative value of ... ...ause of the naval victory over the Medes, assumed greatly upon it, and en- listed themselves under factious demagogues, although op- posed by the bett... ... distinction, or they may elect by a certain division of tribes, wards, or companies, till they have gone through the whole community: and some magist... ...ER XII AS THE CITIZENS IN GENERAL are to eat at public tables in cer- tain companies, and it is necessary that the walls should have bulwarks and towe...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ORY by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the ... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...IS XV. Chapter 1.1.I. Louis the Well-Beloved. President Henault, remarking on royal Surnames of Honour how difficult it often is to ascertain not only... ...ires de M. le Baron Besenval (Paris, 1805), ii. 59- 90.) But for the rest, on green field and steepled city, the May sun shines out, the May evening f... ...nd said little or nothing. (Weber, Memoires concernant Marie- Antoinette (London, 1809), i. 22.) So it has lasted for the better half of a fortnight;... ...f all kinds, for he had written Academic Prize Essays, struggled for India Companies, given dinners to Philosophes, and ‘realised a fortune in twenty ... ...s; Books on the Prussian Monarchy, on Cagliostro, on Calonne, on the Water Companies of Paris:—each book comparable, we will say, to a bituminous alar... ...ve; and roll away with him, after the manner of a whirlblast, whither they listed!—Enough, it were well the King did not go. Lafayette is forewarned a... ...y did they not, in the name of Heaven, let the Korff Berline go whither it listed! Nameless incoherency, incompatibility, perhaps prodigies at which t...

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...Contents THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY.......................................................................................................... 12 VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE ...............................................................

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...MASTER FRANCIS RABELAIS FIVE BOOKS OF THE LIVES, HEROIC DEEDS AND SAYINGS OF GARGANTUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL T r... ...Motteux A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel by ... ...e of all the efforts, often successful, that have been made to throw light on it, to bring forward a fresh document, or some ob- scure mention in a fo... ...he presbytery was close to the chateau. From that time legend has fastened on Rabelais, has completely travestied him, till, bit by bit, it has made o... ...at of Worcester in 1651, stripped of all his belongings, he was brought to London, but was released on parole at Cromwell’s recommendation. After rece... ...ter and a Robin Goodfellow; for under this name am I welcome in all choice companies of Pantagruelists. It was upbraided to Demosthenes by an envious ... ...arched forward towards a pass or ford called the Gue de Vede, except seven companies of foot and two hundred lancers, who, staying there, broke down t... ... of stairs between two doors, jumbled, one after another, as often as they listed, his wife, who is passable fair, and a pretty snug hussy. Thus he wh... ...and counterfeit f. Babble f. Pleasant f. Down-right f. Privileged f. Broad-listed f. Rustical f. Duncical-bearing f. Proper and peculiar f. Stale and ...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

... Joseph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...UBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...im with his first dog. I saw Stephen Crane a few days after his arrival in London. I saw him for the last time on his last day in England. It was in D... ... such a man existed. I remembered only that not long before he had visited London. The recollection was rather of a cloud of insignificant printed wor... ... head sea and bound for the gateway of Dover Straits. Singly, and in small companies of two and three, they emerged from the dull, colourless, sunless... ...In my time I have never been able to detect any faint hearts in the ships’ companies with whom I have served in vari- ous capacities. But I reflected ... ...er officers are responsible. It would have been won- derful if she had not listed with such a hole in her side. Even the Aquitania with such an openin...

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....... 32 STEPHEN CRANE?A NOTE WITHOUT DATES?1919 ......................................................................................... 46 TALES OF THE SEA?1898 ....................................................................................................................................... 49 AN OBSERVER IN MALAYA?1898..................................................

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