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Title:   The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:  
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Historical Fiction
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235235
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...What was in Hitler's personal file kept by the Nazi Party's own intelligence agency, the SD? Israel Sarid Roth, only son of two survivors of the Holocaust is about to find out, as a routine assignment in Jerusalem plunges him into the...
 
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... © 2006-2007 All Rights Reserved Based on hundreds of newly-discovered documents in archives the world over – now … THE HITLER FILE Israel S... ...lf at the deadly center of a nightmare. • What is on the floppy disk he picked up in Jerusalem? • Who is Frankenberg, the investigative journali... ...ust find the answers to these questions and remain one step ahead of Nazis, old and new, as well as the Israeli Mossad. There is only one rule: T... ...arded personal belongings. It is the usual mayhem this time of dawn: hundreds of new inmates, baffled, terrified, clinging to obsolete vestiges o... ...some trust in life, not least by making a small fortune in the specialty publishing industry. My mother slid the plate of broiled vegetables acros... ... Goebbels, for instance? You tried to discredit him in her eyes, yes?” He wasn’t fishing. He clearly knew the answer. “Yes, I did.” The offi...
 
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Title:   Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands
Author:   Charlotte Mary Yonge
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:   WPLBN0000578735
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...Preface: There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and much can be made matter of certainty, for which a few ...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melan... ... year that the Rev. George Augustus Selwyn was appointed to the diocese of New Zealand. Mrs. Selwyn’s parents had always been inti- mate with the Patt... ...r that the Rev. George Augustus Selwyn was appointed to the diocese of New Zealand. Mrs. Selwyn’s parents had always been inti- mate with the Patteson... ...and since Bishop of Oxford and of Win- chester, preached in the morning at New Windsor parish church, and the newly-made Bishop of New Zealand in the ... ...great testimony to a boy’s ability 26 Life of John Coleridge Patteson and industry if his name appears among the nine select for their excellence. Th... ...cannot but make me blame myself. I mean prin- cipally a want of continuous industry. I have perhaps for one half or two (for instance, last Easter hal... ...ity of attending to the more secular part of missionary work,—agriculture, fishing, and other means of humaniz- ing the social condition of the heathe... ...h within a stone’s throw of my win- dow. The lads and young men have their fishing, bathing, boating, and basking in the sun, which all day from sunri...
 
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Title:   A Footnote to History
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
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:   WPLBN0000678525
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...Preface: An affair which might be deemed worthy of a note of a few lines in any general history has been here expanded to the size of a volume or large pamphlet. The smallness of the scale, and the singularity of the manners and events and many of the characters, considered, it is hoped that, in s...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Pennsylvan... .... In addition to the old conundrum, “Who is the king?” they had supplied a new one, “What is the vice-king?” Two royal lines; some cloudy idea of alte... ...ate up the country like the 9 Robert Louis Stevenson presence of an army. Fishing, the daily bath, flirtation; court- ship, which is gone upon by pro... ...11 Robert Louis Stevenson came to him upon a visit and took a fancy to his new posses- sion. “We have long been wanting a boat,” said they. “Give us t... ...particu- lar drawback of the Polynesian system is to depress and stag- ger industry. T o work more is there only to be more pillaged; to save is impos... ...ve individually expressed to us their discontent with a system which taxes industry to pamper idleness; and I hear that in one village of Savaii a law... ...e than once is- sued orders forbidding Samoans to take money from “the New Zealand firm.” These, when they were brought to his notice, Brandeis disown... ...st Samoan manners. No Asi was to be found; but at last they were shown his fishing-lights on the reef, rowed out, took him as he was, and carried him ...
 
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Title:   Vailima Letters
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
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:   WPLBN0000678543
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...ennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...ssociated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an elect... ...ight rolled off up Vaea mountain-side; back with Clarke to the Mis- sion; had a bit of lunch and consulted over a queer point of missionary policy jus... ... ingenuity, I begin it at different places; so that if you stumble on one section, you may not even then sus- pect the fulness of my labours. Accordin... ... from Tanugamanono were above me in the wood and answerable for the blows; as for the laughter, a woman and two children had come and asked Fanny’s le... ...is my Delilah. Golly, it’s good. I am not shining by modesty; but I do just love the colour and movement of that piece so far as it goes. I was surpri... ...e here she was an angelic little stripling, but she is now in full flower—or half-flower— and grows buxom. As I write, I hear her wet cloth moving and... ...f that. And if I got my book done in six weeks, seeing it will be about half as long as a Scott, and I have to write everything twice, it would be abo... ...like; but does any single soul understand me? Fanny is on the whole very much better. Lloyd has been under the weather, and goes for a month to the So...
 
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Title:   Babbitt
Author:   Sinclair Lewis
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:   WPLBN0000651231
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State University, E... ...sting them from the business center, and on the farther hills were shining new houses, homes—they seemed—for laughter and tranquillity. Over a concret... ...elow the bridge curved a railroad, a maze of green and crimson lights. The New York Flyer boomed past, and twenty lines of polished steel leaped into ... ...solutely, with figures all in rows and with precedents from Poland and New Zealand, that the street-car company loved the Public and yearned over its ... ...he faith. Where they knew only by passionate instinct that their system of industry and manners was perfect, Dr. Howard Littlefield proved it to them,... ...id go camping without their wives, but they were offi- cially dedicated to fishing and hunting, whereas the sa- cred and unchangeable sports of Babbit... ...ook like two cents!—but I didn’t realize it’d got to be such a reg’lar key-industry! Must rank right up with groceries and mov- ies. Always figured so... ...re. Him. Oh, that’s all off. But I want to hit Maine early—get in a little fishing, catch me a big trout, by golly!” A nervous, artificial laugh. “Wel...
 
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Title:   Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel
Author:   Thomas Urquhart
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000680006
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua ... ...rquhart’s trans- lation of Book III. appeared posthumously in 1693, with a new edition of Books I. and II., under Motteux ’s editorship. Motteux ’s re... ... tions we must set the privilege of Francis I. of September, 1545, and the new privilege granted by Henry II. on August 6th, 1550, Cardinal de Chatill... ... and, everywhere giving them somewhat to drink, did learn and consider the industry and invention of the trades. They went also to hear the public lec... ...bling in some fair meadow, unnestling of sparrows, tak- ing of quails, and fishing for frogs and crabs. But although that day was passed without books... ...present time the said king was in the rock Clermond, and there, with great industry and circumspection, was strengthening himself and his whole army. ... ... you Brit- tany, Normandy, Flanders, Hainault, Brabant, Artois, Hol- land, Zealand; they have passed the Rhine over the bellies of the Switzers and la... ...i; and when they are stark dead, shall then go to their aid and succour in fishing after them. Be quiet, said Gymnast, and stir not, my minion. I am n...
 
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Title:   Henrietta's Wish; Or, Domineering
Author:   Charlotte Mary Yonge
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:   WPLBN0000675620
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...Excerpt: Chapter 1. On the afternoon of a warm day in the end of July, an open carriage was waiting in front of the painted toy-looking building which served as the railway station of Teignmouth. The fine bay horses stood patiently enduring the attacks of hosts of winged foes...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Henrietta ’s Wish; or, Domineering by Charlotte M. Yonge, the P... ...n he was here last Easter, and I was asking him to speak to mamma about my fishing, and saying how horrid it was to be kept back from everything. Firs... ... nominal sovereignty,” said Mrs. Langford. “Besides,” said Henrietta, “the new Clergyman approves of all that sort of thing; he likes her to teach, an... ...is holidays to be so wasted. She had no merely personal apprehensions, and new as railroads were to her, declared herself perfectly willing and able t... ...27 Yo n g e cation to Uncle Geoffrey, who had been well recompensed by his industry and good conduct. Indeed his attainments had always been so superi... ... returned Fred, slightly affronted. “Or more likely still there will be no fishing in the case,” said the naughty little Syren, who felt all the time ... ...ri- ous lameness, the managing of an emigration of a whole fam- ily to New Zealand, the guessing a riddle supposed “to have no answer,” and the mendin...
 
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Title:   A Journey to the Interior of the Earth
Author:   Jules Verne
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:   WPLBN0000674767
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne, the Penn... ...s mind to bear upon it during his walk, and he had come back to apply some new combination. He sat in his armchair, and pen in hand he began what look... ...nished my sentence when the Professor broke out into a cry, nay, a roar. A new revelation burst in upon him. He was transformed! “Aha, clever Saknusse... ...even in the morning we landed at Korsor, a small town on the west coast of Zealand. There we were transferred from the boat to another line of railway... ...out 4 pounds). Hence the necessity to work for their livelihood; but after fishing, hunt- ing, and shoeing horses for any length of time, one soon get... ...uite convinced, although it is incredible!” By next evening, thanks to the industry and skill of our guide, the raft was made. It was ten feet by five... ...e Norwegian pine, the birch-tree of the north mingled its foliage with New Zealand kauris. It was enough to distract the most ingenious classifier of ...
 
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Title:   The Last Chronicle of Barset
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:   WPLBN0000576606
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...ilverbridge. Walker and Winthrop was the name of the firm, and they were respectable people, who did all the solicitors? business that had to be done in that part of Barsetshire on behalf of the Crown, were employed on the local business of the Duke of Omnium, who is great in those parts, and altogether held their heads up high, as provincial lawyers often do. They--the Wa...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope, the Pennsylva... ...n above; but he wrote to Mr Crawley begging to know what was in truth this new diffi- culty, and offering any assistance in his power. He explained al... ... when they had first come to Hogglestock, and which even then had not been new. Now nothing but a poor fragment of it remained in front of the fire-pl... ... Barsetshire was open to him. He would take her with him to Canada, to New Zealand, or to some other far-away country , and there begin his life again... ...o trouble which would not be taken. His hunting, and his shooting, and his fishing seemed to have become matters of paramount consideration to his fat... ...ust then. I think I heard that two or three men from the place went to New Zealand together. It just came out in conversation while I was in the inn-y... ...is wife, were remembered; and stories were told from mouth to mouth of his industry in his profession, of his great zeal among the brickmakers of Hogg... ...uppose it is because you have thrown so much heart into it. It is not mere industry that will produce good work, nor yet skill, nor even genius; more ...
 
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Title:   Mcteague : A Story of San Francisco
Author:   Frank Norris
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:   WPLBN0000675592
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...Excerpt: Chapter 1. It was Sunday, and, according to his custom on that day, McTeague took his dinner at two in the afternoon at the car conductors? coffee-joint on Polk Street. He had a thick gray soup; heavy, underdone meat, very hot, on a cold plate; two kinds of vegetables; and a sort of suet pudding, full of strong butter and s...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris, the Pennsyl... ... only her that he saw and felt, it was the woman, the whole sex, an entire new humanity, strange and alluring, that he seemed to have discovered. How ... ...und this impos- sible. The dogs would not follow. Only Alexander, Marcus’s new setter, kept his place at the rear of the car. The other three lost the... ...ecome of them all. Her husband had even begun to talk of emigrating to New Zealand. Meanwhile, she informed T rina that Mr. Sieppe had finally come ac... ...nvariably cor- rect and precise. Her avarice incessantly harassed him. Her industry was a constant reproach to him. She seemed to flaunt her work defi... ... unreasoned enjoy- ment of a child. All at once he developed a passion for fishing. He would sit all day nearly motionless upon a point of rocks, his ... ...coffee from his thick mustache with the hollow of his palm, “now I’m going fishing, rain or no rain. I’m going to be gone all day.” He stood for a mom... ...upholstery busi- ness had failed. Mr. Sieppe and Owgooste had left for New Zealand with a colonization company, whither Mrs. Sieppe and the twins were...
 
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Title:   The Voyage Out
Author:   Virginia Woolf
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:   WPLBN0000678469
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf, the Pennsylvania State Univer... ...h, allowing for time spent in the cradle and so forth, shows a commendable industry.” “Yes, the old Master’s saying of him has been pretty well realis... ...olume of Pindar when Willoughby was launching his first ship. They built a new factory the very year the commentary on Aristotle—was it?—appeared at t... ...They had dropped anchor in the mouth of the Tagus, and instead of cleaving new waves perpetu- ally, the same waves kept returning and washing against ... ...our time? Reading—philosophy?” (He saw the black book.) “Meta- physics and fishing!” he exclaimed. “If I had to live again I believe I should devote m... ...y, the schemes for combining this and that and building up a solid mass of industry, was all an offering to her; he laid his success at her feet; and ... ...e letters brought her news of the failure of last year’s fruit crop in New Zealand, which was a serious matter, for Hubert, her only brother, made his...
 
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Title:   Bleak House
Author:   Charles Dickens
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:   WPLBN0000676167
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...ions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge?s eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate. There had been, he admitted, a trivial blemish or so in its rate of progress, but this was exaggerated and had been entirely owing to the ?parsimony of the public,? which guilty public...
 
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...ge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State ... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Bleak House by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State Univer... ... slipping and sliding since the day broke (if this day ever broke), adding new deposits to the crust upon crust of mud, sticking at those points tenac... ... little plaintiff or defendant who was promised 9 Bleak House – Dickens a new rocking horse when Jarndyce and Jarndyce should be settled has grown up... ...ith a young gentleman sitting on a bench outside the inn door who had some fishing tackle lying beside him. “That’s the housekeeper’s grandson, Mr. Ro... ...rious, but I was not easy in my mind about him. It appeared to me that his industry was all misdirected. I could not find that it led to anything but ... ...the animal shall have tempted my Mat away from the musical business to New Zealand or Australey?” Mrs. Bagnet is not at all an ill looking woman. Rath... ...ge ratio of about a dozen of sheep to an acre of land. Over which bee like industry these benefactors of their species linger yet, though office hour...
 
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Title:   Bleak House
Author:   Charles Dickens
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:   WPLBN0000678055
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...ions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge?s eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate....
 
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...ge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State ... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Bleak House, Volume One, Containing Chapters One through Thirty... ... slipping and sliding since the day broke (if this day ever broke), adding new deposits to the crust upon crust of mud, sticking at those points tenac... ...little plaintiff or defendant who was promised 9 Bleak House – Vol. One a new rocking horse when Jarndyce and Jarndyce should be settled has grown up... ...ith a young gentleman sitting on a bench outside the inn door who had some fishing tackle lying beside him. “That’s the housekeeper’s grandson, Mr. Ro... ...rious, but I was not easy in my mind about him. It appeared to me that his industry was all misdirected. I could not find that it led to anything but ... ...the animal shall have tempted my Mat away from the musical business to New Zealand or Australey?” Mrs. Bagnet is not at all an ill looking woman. Rath... ...ge ratio of about a dozen of sheep to an acre of land. Over which bee like industry these benefactors of their species linger yet, though office hour...
 
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Title:   Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World
Author:   Matti Sarmela
Publisher:   Helsinki
Language:   English
Date:   2005
Subjects:   Non Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Culture of Thailand
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096544
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...worldviews of peoples of Thailand and Finland, the past and future of local cultures. Matti Sarmela started collecting material on Northern Thailand in 1972. Based on a longitudinal field study, he wrote his description of three villages in Lampang Province, and the changes in villagers' lives over three decades. The book also speaks through the voices of villagers themse...
 
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...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005 ... ...R DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World ... ...Farmer's festival calendar 172 * Modern annual festivals 173 * Chinese New Year 175 Songkran 176 New Year of Thai culture 176 * Programme of... ...ugs ever younger. In many countries, including Finland, young girls of the new, free generation have adopted behaviour patterns of gender equality and... ...ess, cynicism, an anxiety-inducing loneliness. International consciousness industry has created the idea that rich Western life consists of continuous... ...neers. Convention-breaking art, cinema, the whole of Western consciousness industry live off sex and violence, compete in their depiction of evil and ... .... You just went to the field to fetch vegetables and ate them, or you went fishing to get yourself some fish. Today, if you have no money, you can't m... ...t takes in subcontracted work, and a park with ponds offering recreational fishing; it was built by one family on a field to the south of the village....
 
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Title:   Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Author:   Richard Henry Dana
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000698989
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... the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance on board at twelve o?clock, in full sea-rig, and with my chest, containing an outfit for a two or three years? voyage, which I had undertaken from a determination to cure, if possible, b...
 
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...???WHALES?SAN -- JUAN?ROMANCE OF HIDE-DROGHING?SAN DIEGO AGAIN, 67 -- CHAPTER XIX ? THE SANDWICH -- ISLANDERS?HIDE-CURING?WOOD-CUTTING? RATTLE-SNAKES?NEW-COMERS 74 -- CHAPTER XX ? LEISURE?NEWS FROM HOME???BURNING THE WATER??, 82 -- CHAPTER XXI ? CALIFORNIA AND ITS INHABITANTS, 87 -- CHAPTER XXII ? LIFE ON SHORE?THE ALERT, 90 -- CHAPTER XXIII ? NEW SHIP AND SHIPMATES?MY WAT...
 
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...ER XIX — THE SANDWICH 74 ISLANDERS—HIDE CURING—WOOD CUTTING— RATTLE SNAKES—NEW COMERS . . 82 CHAPTER XX — LEISURE—NEWS FROM HOME—’’BURNING THE WATE... ... . . . 90 CHAPTER XXII — LIFE ON SHORE—THE ALERT . . . . 94 CHAPTER XXIII — NEW SHIP AND SHIPMATES—MY WATCHMATE CHAPTER XXIV — SAN DIEGO AGAIN—A DE... ... THUNDER STORM CHAPTER XXXV — A DOUBLE REEF TOP SAIL BREEZE—SCURVY—A FRIEND IN . . . . . . . . 183 NEED—PREPARING FOR PORT—THE GULF STREAM CHAPTER ... ...n to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance on board at twelve o’clock, in f... ...uld get through our work soon, we might have a boat in the afternoon and go fishing. This bait was well thrown, and took with several who were fond o... ...k, which was in a fair way to last two days, was done; and five of us went a fishing in the jolly boat, in the direction of Point Pinos; but leave to... ...d to the Catholic church, and acquired considerable property. Having more industry, frugality, and enterprise than the natives, they soon get nea... ...ve that he was eaten, and that, they cannot endure to be taunted with.—‘‘New Zealand Kanaka eat white man;— Sandwich Island Kanaka,—no. Sandwich Isl... ...hemselves tarpaulin jackets and trowsers, lined on the inside with flannel. Industry was the order of the day, and every one did something for himse...
 
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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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...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 disp...
 
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...or through liaison channels from the Central Intelligence Agency. Requesters in the Department of Defense may obtain copies from: Defense Intelligence... ...shington, D.C. 20340-3344 Tel: (202) 373-3869 or Autovon 243-3869 Requesters in the Department of State may obtain copies from: Department of State IN... ...ent of State may obtain copies from: Department of State INR/IC/CD Room 8646 New State Washington, D.C. 20520 Tel: (202) 647-9673. Requesters outside ... ...Namibia 1 7 1 Nauru 172 Nepal 17:5 Netherlands 1 71 Netherlands Antilles 176 New Caledonia 177 New Zealand 178 Nicaragua 180 Niger 182 Nigeria 183 Niu... ...2 Nepal 17:5 Netherlands 1 71 Netherlands Antilles 176 New Caledonia 177 New Zealand 178 Nicaragua 180 Niger 182 Nigeria 183 Niue IS I Norfolk Island ... ...orce: 4.98 million (1980 est); 67.8% agriculture and animal husbandry, 10.2% industry, 6.3% construction, 5.0% commerce, 7.7% services and other; cur-... ...cy: 69 Literacy: 75% Labor force: 584,000 (1978); about 22% agriculture, 40% industry and commerce, 38% other (1978) Government Official name: People'... ...nd boundaries: 5,070 km total Coastline: 1,600 km Maritime claims: Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm Territorial sea: 20 nm Climate: semiarid in south an... ...her local foodstuffs; disrup- tions caused by civil war require food imports Fishing: catch 112,000 metric tons (1982) Major industries: mining (oil, ...
 
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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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...TER II: NEWPORT?RHODE ISLAND ................................................................................................. 20 CHAPTER III: MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND VERMONT ............................................................................ 34 CHAPTER IV: LOWER CANADA ................................................................................................
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope, the Pennsylvania... ...................................................... 20 CHAPTER III: MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND VERMONT.................................................... ................................................. 169 CHAPTER XII: BUFFALO TO NEW YORK ..................................................................... ...d there offers nothing else of active enterprise to the trav- eler, unless fishing be considered an active enterprise. I am not capable of fishing, th... ...alk alone. It is exactly the same with the colonies of Australia, with New Zealand, with the Cape of Good Hope, and with Jamaica. While England enjoys... .... Surely it is absurd on our part to quarrel with Caffre warfare, with New Zealand fighting, and the rest of it. Such complaints remind one of an anci... ...laboring Irishman among them who has wished himself back in his old cabin. Industry is a good thing, and there is no bread so sweet as that which is e... ...- lated more as girls and lads at a great seminary, than as hands by whose industry profit is to be made out of capi- tal. This is all very nice and p...
 
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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
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...Excerpt: The telephone bell rings with the petulant persistence that marks a trunk call, and I go in from some ineffectual gymnastics on the lawn to deal with the irruption. There is the usual trouble in connecting up, minute voices in Folkestone and Dover and London call to one another and are submerged by buzzings and t...
 
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...10 OFF THE CHAIN........................................................................................................................... 15 OF THE NEW REIGN .................................................................................................................... 20 WILL THE EMPIRE LIVE? ............................................................................
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the document or for the file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. An Englishman Looks at the World by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvan... ................................................................... 15 OF THE NEW REIGN .................................................................... ...e experimen- talists in gliding one strong enough and light enough for the new purpose. And here we are! Or, rather, M. Blériot is! What does it mean ... ...dn’t like it. But this morning I looked directly down on a little fleet of fishing boats over which we passed, and on the crowds as- sembling on the b... ...of a man with the heart and arteries of a mouse. Then here, again, are New Zealand and Australia, facing South America and the teeming countries of Ea... ...elop social organisation, to master and better our methods of business and industry, and to clamber above us in the scale of civilisation. This has hu... ...hanging from loyalty to the Crown, from a simple patriotism, from habitual industry, to the more and more effective expression of a deepening resentme... ...golf; or he has been waiting about and voting in the House; or he has been fishing; or he has been disputing a point of law; or writing a sermon; or d...
 
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Title:   Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands
Author:   J. W. Buel
Publisher:   Historical Publishing Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1891
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of America, United States
Collections:   United States
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...stian supremacy over the most savage lands of the earth. Reciting astonishing incidents and perilous undertakings among wild beasts and savage people in heroic efforts for a reclamation of all lands to civilization, and recording a description of the riot of murder, pillage and inhumanity which characterized the pirates, marooners and buccaneers who ravaged the spanish mai...
 
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... -- Building a strong nation -- The earliest navigators -- Evolution of the ship -- Discoveries of the ancients -- Islands of the long ago -- Changes in the earth's surface -- Commerce of Troy with India -- Expeditions sent out by Menelaus and Neco -- The circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients -- Solomon's navy -- Discovery of the West Indies by Carthaginians -- Hamilc...
 
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... OF AMERICA By the Viking Sea-Rovers, and Its Settlement by the Scandinavians in the Ninth Century. SUPPLEMENTED WITH THRILLING NARRATIVES OF VOYAG... ...HING INCIDENTS AND PERILOUS UNDERTAKINGS AMONG WILD BEASTS AND SAVAGE PEOPLE IN HEROIC EFFORTS FOR A RECLAMATION OF ALL LANDS TO CIVILIZATION, AND ... ... of Pytheas, the philosopher -- Tears of sorrowing sea-birds -- Discovery of a new world -- A wondrously profitable commerce -- A northwest passage --... ... in the year 889 -- Verdant shores and prolific woodlands -- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American con... ...e of the expedition -- Discovery of Van Dieman's land -- The first view of New Zealand -- Tasman's ship surrounded by hostile New Zealanders -- Murder... ...o preserve the health of the men -- Unpleasant familiarities of the natives -- Fishing in cold weather -- A Chuckchie potentate -- Sending letters hom... ... the natives............................................ 352 Terre Del Fuegans fishing............................................... 354 Loss of the ... ...f his companions, and a man whom he vouched for as being endowed with singular industry, intelligence and honesty. This Turk, after telling him of the... ...ere was every indication of extraordinary wealth and the rewards of successful industry. MASSACRE OF THE CHOLULANS. While viewing the grandeur of the ...
 
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Title:   In the Days of the Comet
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Book Id:   WPLBN0000678687
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...Excerpt: I saw a gray-haired man, a figure of hale age, sitting at a desk and writing: He seemed to be in a room in a tower, very high, so that through the tall window on his left one perceived only distances, a remote horizon of sea, a headland and that vague haze and glitter in the sunset that many miles away marks a city. A...
 
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... COMET BY H. G. WELLS A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...e of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ... beautiful, and in some subtle quality, in this small difference and that, new to me and strange. They were in no fashion I could name, and the simple... ...nd I am out of touch with my youth. The old life seems so cut off from the new, so alien and so unreasonable, that at times I find it bordering upon t... ...their inca- pacity. No one thought it wrong for a light-witted “captain of industry” who had led his workpeople into overproduc- tion, into the dispro... ...eadlong among his coals, the engines throbbed upon their way untended, the fishing craft drove by without a hail, with swaying rudder, heeling and dip... ...ad its carpet and was taken in prayer. And in Sydney, in Melbourne, in New Zealand, the thing was a fog in the afternoon, that scattered the crowd on ... ... that is to say. The Change had caught him at his week-end recreation, fly-fishing; and, indeed, he said, I re- member, that he recovered to find hims... ...hem then—the United States of America, the Cape Colony, Australia, and New Zealand—spent much of the nineteenth century in the frantic giving away of ...
 
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Title:   Crime Its Cause and Treatment
Author:   Clarence Darrow
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...Preface: This book comes from the reflections and experience of more than forty years spent in court. Aside from the practice of my profession, the topics I have treated are such as have always held my interest and inspired a taste for books that discuss the human machine with its manifestations and the causes of it...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Crime: Its Cause and Treatment by Clarence Darrow, the Pennsylv... ...n- ions tentatively and is always ready to reexamine, modify or discard as new evidence comes to light. Naturally in a book of this sort there are man... ...such abnormalities of the mind as are called “criminal” is a comparatively new idea. The whole subject has long been dealt with from the standpoint of... ...idual should be pun- ished, what of many of the profiteers and captains of industry who manipulate business and property for purely selfish ends? What... ...liar, all the way from Midas and Croesus down to the prominent captains of industry today. It is common for them and their adherents who criticise new... .... They could not have preserved their life in any other way. They lived by fishing and hunting and by gathering roots, berries and herbs. Later they t... ...r people grew more homogeneous and orderly she sent her anti-social to New Zealand and to Vir- ginia. In New Zealand with its opportunities these outc...
 
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Title:   Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in Apec Economies
Author:   Apec Finance Minister Process
Publisher:   Apec Finance Minister Process
Language:   English
Date:   2011
Subjects:   Non-Fiction, H Social sciences, APEC
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002110126
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...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 that foster financial market stability to enhance integration of financial markets across the region; and 2) drawing on the findings of the r...
 
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...al Report Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in APEC Economies APEC Study ... ... August 2011 Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in APEC Economies ii ... ...3.56 Official and Non Official Foreign Debt Outstanding (A$ millions)…………….. 116 3.57 Industry Employment (Percent of Total Employment), February 201... ...stating Asian economic crisis in 1997,which crumpled its financial market and banking industry, has given the economy some lessons. Hence, Indonesia ... ...s, and still-fragile financial institutions. Moreover, the foundations supporting the new financial regulatory regime need to be put into place. The ... ...lic of Korea 48.9 1,007.1 20,591 Malaysia 28.3 238 8,423 Mexico 108.6 1,039.1 9,566 New Zealand 4.4 140.4 32,145 Papua New Guinea 6.5 9.7 1,488 P... ...of Korea 48.9 1,007.1 20,591 Malaysia 28.3 238 8,423 Mexico 108.6 1,039.1 9,566 New Zealand 4.4 140.4 32,145 Papua New Guinea 6.5 9.7 1,488 Peru ... ...ion, and crafts (22.6 percent), other services (16.5 percent), farming, forestry, and fishing (0.6 percent). United States remains the most favorite ... ...creation services Information, media, and telecommunication Agriculture, forestry, and fishing Administrative and support services Financial and insur...
 
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Title:   A Courageous Battle
Author:   Susan Bracken
Publisher:   Ardith Publishing Services
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Mystery Fiction, Drama
Collections:   Mystery Fiction
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...Lacey Wilson overcomes neglect in childhood and abuse in her first marriage to achieve fame and riches as a popular author, and finds true love and happiness with wealthy entrepreneur, Jake Edmonds. Then cancer strikes. Lacey is afraid of the pain and indi...
 
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...ghts reserved. No part of this print publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electron... ..., is entirely coincidental and not intended by the author. The information in the Appendix of this book is offered on an “as is” basis, without warran... ...mb with self-loathing, she took her books up to her bed and lay down. This new hurt was tempered by the knowledge that boys were like that. In her sto... ... turned right back to his TV show. His mother hugged him. “Hi, Mum. What’s new?” he asked, not really interested and not expecting any answer other th... ..., but quickly adapted to his first summer when Jake bought him a canoe and fishing boat. He was soon skimming up and down the bay with new friends. Wh... ... their first full year in the house, Jake saw Julian down at the dock. His fishing boat was pulled up on shore and Julian had the cowling off and was ... ...ross all of Canada extolled the daring and foresight of this ‘giant of the industry’. The one Lacey looked at in the Star read, “Jake Edmonds, 66, pas... ..., www.saves.asn.au {info@saves.asn.au} Voluntary Euthanasia Society of New Zealand, Epsom, Auckland, N.Z., 64-9-630-7035; www.ves.org.nz West Australi...
 
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Title:   Facilitating Electronic Commerce in Apec : A Case Study of Electronic Certificate of Origin
Author:   Alicia Say, Jack Wu and Peter Stokes
Publisher:   Akhmad Bayhaqi
Language:   English
Date:   2011
Subjects:   Non-Fiction, H Social sciences, APEC
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002110128
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...s to assess the contribution of the actions and measures of APEC‘s Electronic Commerce Steering Group (ECSG) towards reducing trade transaction costs in the region through a case study of an Electronic Certificate of Origin (e-CO) project. The study assesses the results of the e-CO Pathfinder Project between Chinese Taipei and Korea in reducing trade transaction costs sinc...
 
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... Facilitating Electronic Commerce in APEC: A Case Study of Electronic Certificate of Origin (e-CO) ... ...O) APEC Policy Support Unit October 2011 Reducing Trade Transaction Costs in APEC through Electronic Commerce 2 ... ...tralia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; New Zealand; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; US are at the same... ...ia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; New Zealand; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; US are at the same rat... ...s is especially so due to limited data availability for all APEC members, and the industry selected in the case study has relatively stringent regul... ...n economies that may adopt the e-CO more rapidly – namely the ASEAN-6, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, US, Canada, Hong Kong, China. Establ... ...onomies that may adopt the e-CO more rapidly – namely the ASEAN-6, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, US, Canada, Hong Kong, China. Establishi... ...le of Exporters and Exporting Customs Brokers Company’s Initial MS GN LP YC NH Industry Exporter Exporter Forwarder Exporter Exporter Major prod... ...rs, their forgone benefits would include depreciating quality of agricultural and fishing merchandises, loss of interest incomes from trading revenu...
 
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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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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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... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ...scheme known as the stock exchange, this expectation is proportional to liquidity - new suckers - and volatility. Thus, the price of any given stock... ...Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) Anarchists are not opposed to organizat... ...rtain, influential, professions (in banking, finance, the media, politics, the film industry, publishing, science, the humanities, etc.). This is pa... ...ame - Canib - gave rise to the word "cannibalism"), to Maori tribes in today's New Zealand, and to various peoples in Sumatra (like the Batak). Th... ...Sergipe in Brazil. From Congo and Central Africa to Germany and from Mexico to New Zealand, cannibalism is enjoying a morbid revival of interest, i... ... countries to the extent that this collaboration adversely affects the local export industry. 2. Clawback Provisions - which will enable the local ... ...ere the term originated, says the Britannica, "taboos could include prohibitions on fishing or picking fruit at certain seasons; food taboos that re...
 
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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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...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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... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ...scheme known as the stock exchange, this expectation is proportional to liquidity - new suckers - and volatility. Thus, the price of any given stock... ...Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) Anarchists are not opposed to organizat... ...rtain, influential, professions (in banking, finance, the media, politics, the film industry, publishing, science, the humanities, etc.). This is pa... ...ame - Canib - gave rise to the word "cannibalism"), to Maori tribes in today's New Zealand, and to various peoples in Sumatra (like the Batak). Th... ...Sergipe in Brazil. From Congo and Central Africa to Germany and from Mexico to New Zealand, cannibalism is enjoying a morbid revival of interest, i... ... countries to the extent that this collaboration adversely affects the local export industry. 2. Clawback Provisions - which will enable the local ... ...ere the term originated, says the Britannica, "taboos could include prohibitions on fishing or picking fruit at certain seasons; food taboos that re...
 
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Title:   The Mirror of the Sea
Author:   Joseph Conrad
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...tion of a ship?s earthly fate. A ?Departure? is not what a vain people of landsmen may think. The term ?Landfall? is more easily understood; you fall in with the land, and it is a matter of a quick eye and of a clear atmosphere....
 
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...e of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State ... ...nk he says) it is a means of liveli- hood—that it is, in his own words, an industry. Now, the moral side of an industry, productive or unpro- ductive,... ...s developed a class of fore-and-aft sailors, men born and bred to the sea, fishing in winter and yachting in summer; men to whom the handling of that ... ... sickness can be imagined to follow with content, without enthusiasm, with industry, without affec- tion. Punctuality is its watchword. The incertitud... ...hen the great soul of the world turned over with a heavy sigh, a perfectly new, extra-stout foresail vanish like a bit of some airy stuff much lighter... ...th the man on board, but it was hopeless for Captain S- to try to make his new iron clipper equal the feats which made the old Tweed a name of praise ... ...ided for, anyhow. A heavy sea took him off the poop in the run between New Zealand and the Horn.” Thus P- passed away from amongst the tall spars of s... ... about enough of it, I guessed, and what he was at really was a process of fishing for a suggestion. It was the pride of his life that he had never wa...
 
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Title:   An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Author:   Adam Smith
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Language:   English
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...ts INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE PEOPLE........... 10 CHAPTER I OF THE DIVISION OF LABOUR .............................
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations ... ...e as are either too old, or too young, or too infirm, to go a- hunting and fishing. Such nations, however, are so miserably poor, that, from mere want... ...nary encouragement to the in- dustry of the country; that of others to the industry of towns. Scarce any nation has dealt equally and impartially with... ...Eu- rope has been more favourable to arts, manufactures, and commerce, the industry of towns, than to agriculture, the Industry of the coun- try. The ... ... his hand from one sort of employment to another. When he first begins the new work, he is seldom very keen and hearty; his mind, as they say, does no... ...lowed the same privi- lege, and might pay with the same nominal sum of the new and debased coin whatever they had borrowed in the old. Such opera- tio... ...and families have no habitation on the land, but live constantly in little fishing-boats upon the rivers and canals. The subsistence which they find t... ... wine drank in Great Britain, is clandes- tinely imported from Holland and Zealand. If there was either a free trade between France and England, or if...
 
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Title:   The $30,000 Bequest : And Other Stories
Author:   Mark Twain
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Lakeside was a pleasant little town of five or six thousand inhabitants, and a rather pretty one, too, as towns go in the Far West. It had church accommodations for thirty-five thousand, which is the way of the Far West and the South, where everybody is religious, and where each of the Protestant sects is represented and has a plant of it...
 
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...ge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State ... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark T wain (Samuel L... ..................................... .............................. 193 “THE NEW GUIDE OF THE CONVERSATION IN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH” ..................... ...For big returns.” “Big. That’s good. Go on, Aleck. What is it?” “Coal. The new mines. Cannel. I mean to put in ten thou sand. Ground floor. When we o... ...r patience for those who treat her as a mere Rosy Melindi—who are al ways fishing for pretty complements—who are satisfied by the gossamer of Romance... .... For instance, he would say eagerly, excitedly, “I once knew a man in New Zealand who hadn’t a tooth in his head”— here his animation would die out; ... ...l in order to be dangerous. FOUR MONTHS LATER.—I have been off hunting and fishing a month, up in the region that she calls Buffalo; I don’t know why,... ...t he is well enough just so, and is improving. It is not on account of his industry that I love him—no, it 245 Mark Twain is not that. I think he has...
 
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Title:   The Long Vacation
Author:   Charlotte Mary Yonge
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...gged to consider the first few chapters as a sort of prologue, introduced for the sake of those of elder years, who were kind enough to be interested in the domestic politics of the Mohuns and the Underwoods....
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Long Vacation by Charlotte M. Yonge, the Pennsylvania State... ...ng under the loss of the main pillar of their house, but sending forth the new founders with good hope. Geraldine had made her home at St. Matthew’s w... ...zing how far life is from having its final crisis over at one-and-twenty . New Sisters came in, old ones went to found fresh branches; stricter rules ... ...ul person as ever I saw. We tell my father that if she were not out in New Zealand we should all begin to be jealous, he is so enthusiastic about Phyl... ...o to twelve years old, and one cousin, Dolores Mohun, with a father in New Zealand. “Won’t you be in the Mouse-trap?” presently asked num- ber three, ... ... for excursions.” “Then he declares that it is a grave matter to hinder an industry that would put bread into so many mouths, and that fresh outlets w... .... “Decidedly attractive to the little boys, though,” said Gerald. “Sweets, fishing-tackle, foreign stamps, cigars. I went in once to see whether Adria... ...y hag sort of woman, who might have been on the stage,” said Lance. “Sells fishing-tackle, twine, all sorts,” came from Adrian. “Have you been there?”...
 
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Title:   In the South Seas
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Excerpt: In The South Seas by Robert Louis Stevenson.
 
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...ennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file... ...e associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an el... ...ds the close of ’89. By that time gratitude and habit were beginning to attach me to the is- lands; I had gained a competency of strength; I had made ... ... By 8 In The South Seas the same step I had journeyed forth out of that comfort- able zone of kindred languages, where the curse of Babel is so easy ... ...mon to both races: common to both tongues the trick of dropping medial consonants. Here is a table of two widespread Polynesian words:— House. Love. T... ...f millions; and must be reformed, when it can be reformed at all, with prudence. This French busi- ness, on the other hand, is a nostrum and a mere ex... ...illing of a single man was a great victory, and the murder of defenceless solitaries counted a heroic deed. The foot of the cliffs, about all these is... ...this inveterate ghost-seer! He belongs to the miserably poor island of Taenga, yet his father’s house was always well supplied. As Rua grew up he was ... ...OWN AND THE PALACE FIVE PERSONS WERE DETAILED to wait upon us. Uncle Parker, who brought us toddy and green nuts, was an elderly, al- most an old man,...
 
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Title:   20, 000 Leagues under the Sea
Author:   Jules Verne
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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...phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the Governments of several Sta...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, the Pennsylvania S... ... months of the year 1867 the question seemed buried, never to revive, when new facts were brought before the public. It was then no longer a scien- ti... ...tached me to that expedition. After six months in Nebraska, I ar- rived in New York towards the end of March, laden with a precious collection. My dep... ...e frigate had been armed for a long campaign, and provided with formidable fishing apparatus, no one could tell what course to pursue. Impatience grew... ...ed to hear the recital of his adventures in the polar seas. He related his fishing, and his combats, with natural poetry of expression; his recital to... ...ing the Nautilus or escaping from it. This ship is a masterpiece of modern industry, and I should be sorry not to have seen it. Many people would acce... ... on to the neighboring groups, and a fifth continent will stretch from New Zealand 94 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and New Caledonia, and from thence... ...ill October. Then he quitted Vanikoro, and directed his course towards New Zealand; put into Calcutta, 7th April, 1828, and returned to France, where ...
 
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Title:   What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain
Author:   Mark Twain
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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...ge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the docu ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. What Is Man and Other Essays by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens... ...d, “I am told that you are a coward!” It was not he that turned over the new leaf—she did it for him. He must not strut around in the merit of it—i... ...es of outside influences—we originate nothing within. Whenever we take a new line of thought and drift into a new line of belief and action, the imp... ... experience of a gull, as related by a natu ralist. The scene is a Scotch fishing village where the gulls were kindly treated. This particular gull v... ... looked like that weary kind of effort in dreams, when the most determined industry seems only to renew the task. The lofty crest of the bell tower wa... ...y temper. Quarternions, a bird with a flat beak and no bill, living in New Zealand. Quarternions, the name given to a style of art practiced by the Ph... ...ust to do, and find it. I know the argot and the quartz mining and milling industry famil iarly; and so whenever Bret Harte introduces that industry ...
 
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Title:   The Voyage of the Beagle
Author:   Charles Darwin
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin, the Pennsylvania St... ...t struggle which should secure the greater share of the prey caught by the fishing-lines. I have heard that a rock near the Bermudas, lying many miles... ...terior 26 The V oyage of the Beagle salt lagoons. The number of beautiful fishing birds, such as egrets and cranes, and the succulent plants assuming... ... both are different. When man is the agent in introducing into a country a new species, this relation is often broken: as one instance of this I may m... ...lt-lakes are inhabited by small crustaceous animals; and flamingoes (Edin. New Philos. Jour., Jan 1830) likewise frequent them. As these circum- stanc... ... The number of horses and the profusion of food are the destruction of all industry. Moreover, there are so many feast-days; and again, nothing can su... ... the steamer as paddles, and the os- trich as sails: and th Apteryz of New Zealand, as well as its gigantic extinct prototype the Deinornis, pos- sess... ... ship kept in first-rate order. I could not help, when admiring the active industry, which had created such effects out of such means, at the same tim...
 
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Title:   Adventures in the South Seas
Author:   Herman Melville
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
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Excerpt: Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville.
 
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...ille A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...hundred tons, Yankee-built and very old. Fit- ted for a privateer out of a New England port during the war of 1812, she had been captured at sea by a ... ...haleboats were gone: and of the four harpooners, only one was left, a wild New Zealander, or “Mowree” as his countrymen are more com- monly called in ... ...boats were gone: and of the four harpooners, only one was left, a wild New Zealander, or “Mowree” as his countrymen are more com- monly called in the ... ...im freely in his own lingo. Part of his time he spent out on the bowsprit, fishing for albicores with a bone hook; and occasionally he waked all hands... ...n said that the only way to civilize a people is to form in them habits of industry. Judged by this principle, the T ahitians are less civilized now t... ...versions they had also, in which they seemed to take great delight. As for fishing, it employed but a small part of their time. Upon the whole, they w... ... had his own way. Shorty, too, had imbibed from him a spirit of invincible industry; and Heaven only knows what ideas of making a fortune on their pla...
 
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Title:   The Moon and Sixpence
Author:   Somerset Maugham
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Moon and Sixpence by Somerset Maugham, the Pennsylvania Sta... ...story he can confound the filial piety of the Rev . Robert Strickland. His industry has been amazing. Nothing has been too small to escape him, and yo... ...e or censure, failure or success. Now the war has come, bringing with it a new attitude. Y outh has turned to gods we of an ear- lier day knew not, an... ...-bearers will presently yield their place also. There is no last word. The new evan- gel was old when Nineveh reared her greatness to the sky. These g... ...National Gallery at Stockholm. The Swede is adept at the gentle pastime of fishing in troubled waters. 93 Somerset Maugham “How did you manage that?”... ...aper aloud, while his wife and daughter (now mar- ried to the captain of a fishing smack), unwill- ing to lose a moment, bent over their sewing. Nothi... ... Strickland’s idea was to ship on some vessel bound for Aus- tralia or New Zealand, and from there make his way to Samoa or Tahiti. I do not know how ...
 
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Title:   Moby Dick; Or the Whale
Author:   Herman Melville
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville, the Pennsylvania St... ...the pacific ocean.” By Owen Chace of Nantucket, First Mate of said vessel. New York, 1821. “A mariner sat in the shrouds one night, The wind was pip- ... ...gely every year to the National wealth by the boldest and most persevering industry.” —Report of Daniel Webster’ s Speech in the U.S. Senate, on the A... ... of the whale, 12 Moby Dick the whalemen seem to have indirectly hit upon new clews to that same mystic North-West Passage.” —From “Some- thing” unpu... ... just arrived from the south seas, where he bought up a lot of ‘balmed New Zealand heads (great curios, you know), and he’s sold all on ‘em but one, a... ...a word till spoken to. Holding a light in one hand, and that identical New Zealand head in the other, the stranger entered the room, and without looki... ...eristics of the savage in his domestic hours, is his wonderful patience of industry. An an- cient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multi... ...t, when the ship drew near to the outskirts, as it were, of the Equatorial fishing-ground, and in the deep darkness that goes before the dawn, was sai...
 
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Title:   Memories and Portraits
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
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...r congruity and force to inhabitants of that United Kingdom, peopled from so many different stocks, babbling so many different dialects, and offering in its extent such singular contrasts, from the busiest over-population to the unkindliest desert, from the Black Country to the Moor of Rannoch. It is not only when we cross the seas that we go abroad; there are foreign part...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the document or for the file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto a... ...e is tarred with the English stick. For Mr. Grant White the States are the New England States and nothing more. He wonders at the amount of drinking i... ..., more readily accessible to Mr. White than Boston to the English, and the New England self-sufficiency no better justified than the Britannic. It is ... ...e cabbages and rhubarb, and that other was the beehive. Their sound, their industry, perhaps their sweet product also, had taken hold of his imaginati... ...is would be delightful; At times plucking dulse from the rocks At times at fishing.” So, about the next island of Iona, sang Columba himself twelve hu... ...ere consulting engineers to the Indian, the 59 Memories and Portraits New Zealand, and the Japanese Lighthouse Boards, so that Edinburgh was a world ...
 
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Title:   Of Human Bondage
Author:   Somerset Maugham
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...Excerpt: The day broke gray and dull. The clouds hung heavily, and there was a rawness in the air that suggested snow. A woman servant came into a room in which a child was sleeping and drew the curtains. She glanced mechanically at the house opposite, a stucco house with a portico, and went to the child?s bed....
 
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Title:   And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values
Author:   Lemuel Gulliver XVI
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...ine 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 Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search ...
 
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...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ... ... Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gul... ...usinessman. He finds your country fascinating and wants to list it on the New York Stock Exchange. Lee isn‘t so sure he likes Kino. There‘s nobody t... ...y are barbarians. It is the same in the area of values, when we encounter new concepts we often criticize them because they are, or might be, unethi... ...s, Christians, Jews, gambling interests, retired people, teachers, labor, industry. There is often a huge gap between how well the various self-cent... ...does Australia. Brazil gives four and a half weeks, but Columbia and New Zealand only give three. The U.S., Canada and Japan are far down the list ... ...ies by their absence of corruption. Finland is number one, Denmark and New Zealand are tied for second with the UK at number 10 and the U.S. at 16. L... ...ertainment. It is against animal research, animals for work, fur farming, fishing, killing animals that are pests like wolves and rats, and abuse of...
 
       
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