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Corpus of a Siam Mosquito

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...sociation contained the complex and awkward ambiguity of not being clearly professional or personal and he and his prostitute-model were tripping into... ...ted on his mother who was as intangible. He heard the sound of her calmly wrestling unsuccessfully with a door handle that would not unlock. He ... ... extension of a back rub in a good massage compounded in a bit of sportive wrestling. It was a due owed to him for undergoing the stress of looking a... ...ou don't say. --Yes, it is true. He thinks that all whores, laborers, and professionals are slaves. He thinks that they all have petty lives. --How ... ...ould be seeking an alternative being in video games, snookers, Thai boxing matches, and movement; and Kazem would seek his being through sickening car... ...way from the crowd to sit on the edge of the tub and weep with the fatuous wrestling of personal pain. Noppawan came into the bathroom to find out wh... ...as sleeping. He could spray paint the walls with air freshener and light a match. The whole room could be set ablaze like a funeral pyre. He got up ... ... to escape. He needed to run away to the street people before his actions matched his thoughts. He needed to be with the street people. He told him... ...ged it, attempting to keep his eyes steady in a marginally sunken poise of professionalism without any special recognition of the customer wanting the...

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

... Still more soldiers rushed into the room. The priests fought valiantly but they were no match for the merciless and vicious soldiers, in number or ... ...ad a stunning natural golden sheen to their skin. Prince Amoni was dressed in a tunic and matching pants of deep red. Around each of the Royals’ nec... ...h repeated. “Right,” Jack said, “this metal has a completely unknown origin. It does not match anything known to modern science.” “This is a previo... ...s caught in the hem of her dress and falling flat on her face in front of all the society types who would be at the party. Jack had been sitting sil... ...ed. “You’ve done your push-ups haven’t you, Miss Logan? I seem to remember a certain arm-wrestling competition you cleaned up at one night over a fe... ...,” Jack countered. “Did we forget to mention that? I know we may not look like James Bond-types, but…” “Shut up Jack,” Bob said as he smacked the ba... ...simply following established guidelines, or someone else’s directions or ideas. Nor is it professional jealousy. Those who bravely forge new paths w... ...Aren RAI AREN and TAVIUS E. have been friends since college. They are busy busi- ness professionals residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Their c...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

.... The U.S. has well over a third of them. ―I think there are three types of people who become atheists. The first are the empirical scientist... ...d wait until they die to see if there is a heaven. ―The first two types are more intelligent and educated than the average person. They have ... ...t. I think it is more likely that God was upset with the city because its professional football team was called the Saints. And the Pope hadn‘t canon... ...ion. They thought that high school and college rules were the same as the professional rules, but there are 200 difference between college and pro r... ...lked people out of billions of dollars, are getting prison sentences that match those of burglars or marijuana smokers, so there is some reason to p... ...it‘s true that there are many possible conclusions that one may make when wrestling with the Scriptures, the commentators on the Scriptures, and the ... ...that we are destroying embryos. ―Some are not waiting, some professional English soccer players are having umbilical cells from their ... ...en fold from 1950 to 2050. But Malthus and the ecological scientists can‘t match the truth of what some imams think the Qur‘an says. While it is conv... ...hun. ―What might we know as honestly inquiring humans that might match the realities that Oedipus learned. Can we handle the ideas that wom...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... The Path of Splitness Chapter One: The Universe 43 The most obvious of matching, or Balancing Dualisms in our Universe is it’s duality of Siz... ...onditions of Actual Infinity. Each exponential split of Space separating is matched by an exponential connection of Energy coming closer together ... ...nce: every form of Energy that exists today: radiation-dust-gas-liquid-solid: matches the relative physical Conditions of Energy at the time when th... ...his is not an ethical use of cloning research. Of course, since they are not professional athletes whose careers can be determined by the extent of ... ... even get a chance to develop their potential in any field of endeavour; be it professional sports or the job market. The general effect of all unlo... ...ppens when you relax some rules in sports is Broomball. It is an offshoot of professional hockey. Begun by overweight hockey fanatics who never lea... ...omes a dance of two men… one with a ball, and one without a ball… kind of like wrestling… only not quite… One player is trying to find ways of picki... ...like they did for over 500 years in Roman coliseums? Look at professional wrestling: which the entire audience knows is faked. The bouts are pai... ...the Roman masses: as the modern fake wrestlers are today And what keeps the wrestling audience glued to the set. Subconscious suppressed Hate. A ...

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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...from sporadic fits of sleep and wakeful spans of dull, hypnagogic thoughts matching the inertia of his confinement he would finally become ensconced t... ...om the university. He did this; and behaving like a good boy, he feigned a professional detachment toward his study so successfully that he began to b... ...ntal conceptualization of himself with a cigarette in his mouth which when matching the reality of actually having one hang there would be equated as ... ...f academic and artistic circles, as in this train of passenger-rustics and professionals who still clung to their agrarian roots of Nongkai or Vientie... ...hese beauties that are your subject matter?" "Ladies of the night. Patpong professionals for the most part." "Beautiful." "Do you think so? But then w... ...be gained in no other way. A m้ ้ lange of croquet and billiards, polo and wrestling, this sport and aggression performed in the heterosexual role cou... ...erms of intimacy and reproduction, it was; and yet in terms of this bit of wrestling, this sport, it was pleasure and pain that was distinct from all ... ...n to enjoy its inconsequential levity the way one preferred male rivals in matches without scrutinizing whether or not it was fair to exclude women fr... ... bad you will be finding yourself in a deeper fog. You'll be lost in guilt wrestling with yourself. Far better to feel hateful sometimes, appropriate ...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...gju. He answered to himself that the strung out schedule and the long rides matched his disorganized, wayward thoughts. It felt comfortable to bounce... ...eply engrained in his psyche. The students stared and waited at his childish wrestling with his shoes. He knew that he needed slip-ons that would fost... ... nervousness, heavy neurosis, or a bad prion making the holes in his head to match the holes of his being. His sister had been raped and mutilated. A... ...k to Seoul but classes were his equanimity. They personalized his world in a professional and impersonal manner that gave him fortitude to float throu... ...innocuous frivolity caused them to squeal like piglets. It was insignificant wrestling around with the children in a job that did not take too much ta... ... she worked with part-time until two days ago although she camouflaged it in professionalism. She knew that if only human beings were able to pierce ... ...business or organization in order to have the income derived from a job. No professional, entrepreneurial, or common slaves would exist here. In this... ...ixed into his cries of despair. Five seconds earlier he had been running and wrestling with the other boys and then with a little pain and the rolling... ...e would take him to the zoo and feed him the cracker carcasses only after he matched the animal cracker replicas to the beasts they were approaching a...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...lding 440 Friday Road Department T-1 0 1 Pittsburgh, PA 15209 Cover design & Typesetting: Drawing Board Studios All rights reserved. No part of t... ...re are many left who still do." "Do you believe in the legend?" he persisted. "Professionally, no. Personally, anything is possible." Hawk wrapped ... ...pied a grandfather clock standing guard next to a set of dark double doors with matching brass knobs. The library he mused. Swinging the beam to the... ...side ofthe foyer, some twelve feet to his left, he illumi­ nated another pair of matching doors; probably the parlor where visitors waited. Parlors w... ... As they approached the master bedroom suite, they encoun­ tered another set of matching double doors with brass knobs. Taranto snapped off the ligh... ...eemed to be ebb­ ing. He reminded himself that just two days before he had been wrestling in the throes of depression. But whatever insanity he was ... ...inated, he would find out soon enough and go back to Seattle where he would get professional help. This was the Holiday Inn he always stayed at; old... ...och. She walked quickly toward him. "I'm glad you could make it, Dr. Hawk." Her professional tone belied her broad smile. She held her hand out, not... ...his highly unusual for you to be at a press conference? 1 thought you executive types in the print media sat in a room somewhere watching TV news tr...

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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

... may assure you that a temporary loss of memory is quite typical in these types of cases.’ Having gained the attention of the paparazzi, his voice s... ...u doing?’ Theo had 53 A Fool opened the leather pouch and found a box of matches. Without stopping to think, he heaped all of his correspondence ag... ...s correspondence against the wall beneath the smoke detector. He struck a match, threw it on the letters and the whole pile went up in roaring f ame... ...eived, however, was the occasional ‘Oui, grand- mère’. He was too busy arm-wrestling with Theo to pay her much attention. They arrived in a quiet, lea... ...im and moved around, looking for something. ‘Aha!’ she cried, and struck a match. A lantern began to glow dimly and Lou moved around lighting other c... ...a half-nelson. It looks like it’s getting dark now, so we’ll continue the wrestling lessons tomorrow. Good evening to you, Parvati. Quite some weath... ... is that possible?’ Camilla interrupted, with the hawk-like ferocity of a professional interviewer. ‘How have your detectives failed to locate birth... ...my arm around Theo’s shoulder to express affection or should I maintain a professional distance?’ Bunsen queried. Camilla looked at him with utter r... ... she had been obliged to work with in her entire career. Still, she was a professional and there was a job to be done. She would smile for the camer...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... Perils of the deep...................................................... 247 Types of Patagonians...................................................... ... by the Otaheitans..................................... 431 Boxing and Fencing matches between Otaheitan Athletes................... 433 A female danc... ...three hundred desperate men on board the Khadija proved themselves more than a match for all the boarding Portuguese. Those having swords, lances or b... ...to make if absolutely impregnable to attack. Among their numbers were now many professional soldiers, men who had fought for and against Cromwell, who... ...s was therefore called in and Tortuga was put in a condition of defense with a professional skill and completeness that made all previous attempts at ... ...he strength of the fortifications and numbers of the garrison were more than a match for his own force, he engaged the Buccaneer fleet and force to co... ... of her subjects. The amusement thus provided consisted of boxing, fencing and wrestling matches between the best athletes of the district, and of sin... ...w and then suspended for a few minutes. During these intervals there were both wrestling and boxing matches. The first were performed in the same mann... ...P.M. until 3 o'clock in the morning, and the entertainment then concluded with wrestling and boxing matches. INITIATORY CEREMONIES OF ROYALTY. Ten day...

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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... trusty walkie-talkies at their sides and an abundance of mindless guts to match—as they hovered over the body. His body. Oh shit. Oh, hell no. This i... ...essing room full of rows and rows of clothes and trees of shoes and enough matching accessories to give a drag queen pause. After turning aimlessly fo... ...ly closed his hospital room door, set about sliding the lace dress on over matching peach satin bra and panties. The taffeta and silk lining caressed ... ...ty that could be cause for riot if she passed too many construction worker types with overactive libidos. There was just a certain amount of armor, di... ...em in their apartment's vestibule, he and Tyler are enmeshed in a full out wrestling match. Their mother takes the shot, laughing as her sons continue... ...teal me. She only borrowed." "Well, I still didn't like it." Kelly stopped wrestling for a moment to stare up at Tyler, saw that he was actually miffe... ...er turned to her from his place at the window. "Who?" "England's notorious professional witch-hunter in the 1600's..." He scowled. "I don't think I ap... ...laining herself, said instead, "They have a pretty excellent rep, with all types of hair. I trust them ... and you." Jordan stared as if she were wait... ...in most areas of her life. She seemed to have gotten off on the dominating types. Kelly wondered how much of the circumstances surrounding Gabriel's d...

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Periyar's Views on Untouchability

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

...ve the hidden pattern of the system. As we are more interested to attract all types of reader we have not used very high mathematics. DEFINITION ... ...iment, historical trend or military objective. FCMs are used to model several types of problems varying from gastric-appetite behavior, popular pol... ...ndus systematically deny education to Dalits and Sudras right from school to professional levels. Dalits and Sudras are harassed, tormented, and dr... ...e Sankaracharya, Brahmin and non-Brahmin college students are given different types of food and statewide agitations took place against it. [88] It... ...rds. 65 At times, Dalit and Sudra students find it difficult to enter any professional course: engineering, medicine, law or architecture. At ti... ...ineering, medicine, law or architecture. At times, even if they qualify for a professional course by sheer merit and hard work, they are unable to p... ...ill also instigate the Padayatchi against the Paraiyan. When both of them are wrestling in the ground, he will pass his time without any dirt touchi... ...ashed upon his departure. It is not unusual to witness a non-Dalit lighting a match and touching the flame to his skins an act of purification after...

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The Soul of a Bishop

By: H. G. Wells

...e of his own cigarettes, one of the fatter sort. With this and his bedroom matches he had gone off to the bottom of the garden among the laurels, look... ...badly housed, and deeply resentful. They went in vast droves to foot- ball matches, and did not care a rap if it rained. The prevailing wind was sarca... ... surface of its formal acquiescence. As a matter of fact his own spiritual wrestlings were almost exclusively nocturnal. During his spells of insomnia... ... two confer- ences of local influential people, people of the most various types, people who had never met tolerantly before, express- ing now opinion... ...e. It was a wonderful release from a long and painful solitude. To certain types it is never quite clear what has happened to them until they tell it.... ... a trembling hand. “Tricks of that sort,” he said, “won’t do, Scrope—among professionals. “And besides,” he was inspired; “true religion is old wine— ... ...as breaking; it was always the creed and the organization of the religious professionals that stood in the way to God…. “God is putting the priests as... ... great life was, and how timid and mean and sordid were all our gen- teel, professional lives. I was seized upon, for a time I was altogether possesse... ...explosion when he did so, but this time by taking thought and lighting his match before he turned on the gas he did it with only a gentle thud. Then h...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...ed by dull blasts; Or some black-visaged whirlwind, whose wide folds Rush, wrestling on with all ‘twixt heaven and earth, Darkling he hurried, and his... ...ve rarely, Fighting the devil in other men’s fields! Stand up yourself and match him fairly: Then see how the rascal yields! X I, lass, have lived no ... ..., But tickling’s a luxury:—love, indeed! Love burns as long as the lucifer match, Wedlock’s the candle! Now, that’s my creed. 106 III The church-bel... ...what’s your task? Why, to make a slide for a couple of fools. VI You can’t match the colour o’ these heath mounds, Nor better that peat-fire’s agreeab... ... with rods Beaten, that she writhes in air? With the Gods who never spare, Wrestling with the unsparing Gods, Lone, her body struggles there. XV Like ... ... the fury of his songs, The uproar of an outraged deep. He wakes to find a wrestling giant T runk to trunk and limb to limb, And on his rooted force r... ...council, awake To love more than things of my lap, Love me; and to let the types break, Men be grass, rocks rivers, all flow; All save the dream sink ... ...k, Cunning at drives where thy shutters are barred; Not, after the studied professional trick, Blue-sealing; she brightens the sight. Strike Earth, A... ...thy wits. The purchased are things of the mart, not classed Among resonant types that have freely grown. Thy knowledge of women might be surpassed: As...

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A Set of Six

By: Joseph Conrad

...y dignity which filled me with respect against my will. Señores, we are no match for women. But I could hardly believe my ears when she began her tale... ....’ “I heard the spluttering of a port-fire, and smelt the saltpetre of the match. I saw suddenly before me a nondescript shape on all fours like a bea... ...ing presence of a distinguished amateur anarchist amongst poor, struggling professionals, but with slightly raised shoulders, and her elbows pressed c... ...ds the parlour door. A voice dis- coursing on the other side (it was but a matchboard partition), rose so loudly that the concluding words became quit... ...ier servant, to speak to. Further, he was aware that the episode, so grave professionally, had its comic side. When reflecting upon it, he still felt ... ...nt nov- elty of the sensation. As he was not accustomed to think except on professional matters connected with the welfare of men and horses, and the ... ...not be sure of ever rejoining his battalion; and the ghastly intimacy of a wrestling match with the frozen dead opposing the unyielding rigidity of ir... ... very many pretty toi- lettes. There was, of course, a quantity of diverse types: showy old fellows with white moustaches, fat men, thin men, officers...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...y got hold of them,” said Bert. “Secret society! Naw!” The soldier lit his match, and drew. “Secret society,” he repeated, with his pipe between his t... ...ew. “Secret society,” he repeated, with his pipe between his teeth and the match flar- ing, in response to his words. “W ar Departments; that’s more l... ...sponse to his words. “W ar Departments; that’s more like it.” He threw his match aside, and walked to his ma- chine. “I tell you, sir,” he said, “ther... ...ives, coming near the middle of its length. They were all bombs of various types mostly in glass—none of the Ger- man airships carried any guns at all... ...ver twelve thousand five hundred of these strange monsters, in schools, in types, in series, each larger and heavier and more deadly than its prede- ... ...ng served to locate them. He discovered them engaged in what looked like a wrestling match with the Asiatic flying-machine. Their coats were off, thei... ...Germany. A heterogeneous collection of navigable balloons of all sizes and types gathered over the Bernese Oberland, crushed and burnt the twenty-five... ...o had begun life as a butcher boy and developed into a prize-fighter and a professional sport. They had been organised by a local nobleman of former e...

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The Commission in Lunacy

By: Honoré de Balzac

... his carelessness; for, the first day he put on a new coat, he unfailingly matched it with the rest of his costume by staining it with incredible prom... ...er vases, empty ink-bottles on the tables, plates that had been forgotten, matches used as tapers for a minute when something had to be found, drawers... ... should be worried on my account? That king of men, a man that has not his match! Rather than he should have the smallest trouble, or hair less on his... ...pard was a gentleman, as his wife was a lady, by birth and breeding; noble types, already so rare in France 54 The Commission in Lunacy that the obse... ...iscount always rather took advantage of his weakness, and was very fond of wrestling with his brother. So the couple were quarreling and fighting in p... ...should be threatened with a Commission in Lunacy. “In the course of a long professional career, I have seen and heard nothing that has touched me more...

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Actions and Reactions

By: Rudyard Kipling

... said. “She’d set the ‘ouse afire in a minute, she’s that forward with the matches. Ain’t you, Maudie dear?” “Has Dr. Dallas seen her?” “Not yet, my l... ...ic of eagles and aeronauts. You can see it in the pic- tures of our racing professionals, from L.V. Rautsch to little Ada Warrleigh—that fathomless ab... ...proof, hail-proof, nonconducting Flickers with pipe and nozzle fitting all types of generator. Gradu- ated tap on left hip. Hansen’s Flickers... ...use I’ve heard from other quar- ters” Stalky’s sentence burned like a slow match, but the explosion was not long delayed. “Other quarters!” Adam threw... ...y do you waste one of God’s own days on unprofitable discussion? Give me a match!” 135 Kipling “I’ve a good mind to make you demonstrate in your own ... ...cs were all on. Miss Mary—I knew her by her height—was at the open window, wrestling with Miss Elizabeth, who gripped her round the knees. Miss Mary’s...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...has another distinction—it is the birthplace of the German alphabet; or at least of the German word for alphabet—BUCHSTABEN. They say that the first m... ...ntaining a thousand very cheap cigars. By way of experiment, I stepped into a little shop in a queer old back street, took four gaily decorated boxes ... ...signal they all fall loading themselves with beer, out of pint-mugs, as fast as possible, and each man keeps his own count—usually by laying aside a l... ...most of it while it does last, and so lays up a good rest against the day that must see him put on the chains once more and enter the slavery of offic... ...hore. The next moment I had my long-coveted desire: I saw a raft wrecked. It hit the pier in the center and went all to smash and scatteration like a ... ...while the deep silence was broken only by his sobs. I sat in marble resolution, with my eyes fixed upon Mark Twain 216 vacancy, for in spirit I was a... ... not interfered. It was my purpose to draw this photo- graph all by myself for my book, but was obliged to put the mountain part of it into the hands ... ...rn by some of my fellow-scientists, and with an eager silence by others. Among the former I may mention Prof. H——y; and among the latter Prof. T——l. S...

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ble, as far as his actual services were concerned, of all the 29 Yo n g e matches he played against Harrow and Winchester. He was sent in first in th... ...e played against Harrow and Winchester. He was sent in first in the Harrow match; the bowling was steady and straight, but Patteson’s defence was admi... ... and by steady play completely broke the neck of the bowling. Eton won the match easily, Patteson making a brilliant catch at point, when the last Har... ... was saved. His powers of defence were indeed remarkable. I saw the famous professional cricketer Lillywhite play once at Eton in his time, and becomi... ...Life of John Coleridge Patteson pion English eleven, one of the most noted professional crick- eters, meeting him in the street, addressed him confide... ...- dation of trust in God, and a due appreciation of his mortal, as well as professional condition. I never saw a hand set on the plough stead with mor... ... some good work, and is now at work again—English, Maori, Greek and Hebrew types. Sepa- rate groups of buildings, which once were filled with lads fro... ...y. I read the service in Nengone, having had all hands at work setting the types and printing on Friday and Saturday. The Bishop took the part of the ... ... chatting, the younger ones being initiated in the mysteries of leap-frog, wrestling, and other English games, until prayer time, when all stood in a ...

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Aaron's Rod

By: D. H. Lawrence

...ughed herself into a nervous twitching silence. Robert went round with the matches. Julia sucked her ciga- rette. “Give us a light, Robbie, if you are... ...yril Scott, who had lacerated his fingers and wanted to see some reward. A match spluttered. One naked little flame sprang alight among the dark folia... ...and Japs and orientals altogether. Only vermin teem by the billion. Higher types breed slower. I would have loved the Aztecs and the Red Indians. I KN... ...s MARVELLOUS, really marvellous. Do you know, I can’t forget it. You are a professional musician, of course.” “If you mean I play for a living,” said ... ...ayed in orchestras in London.” “Of course! Of course! I knew you must be a professional. But don’t you give private recitals, too?” “No, I never have.... ...presented a light. “You are new in Florence?” he said, as he presented the match. “Four days,” said Aaron. “And I hear you are musical.” “I play the f... ...up with the proletariat,” said Argyle. “Then who would be the masters?—the professional classes, doctors and lawyers and so on?” “What? Masters. They ... ...d. Aaron followed. On the other side of the crowd excited an- gry men were wrestling over overcoats that were mixed up 285 D. H. Lawrence with a brok...

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The Confidence- Man

By: Herman Melville

... Confidence-Man the stock-market, though false in themselves, are yet true types of most destroyers of confidence and gloomy philoso- phers, the world... ...andsome, self-possessed men of middle age, decorously dressed in a sort of professional black, and apparently doc- tors of some eminence in the civil ... ...bile. One of the faculty passing round and seeing who lay there, said with professional triumph, “Ah, Dr. Green, your yarbs don’t help ye now, Dr. Gre... ...er, gray, with wrinkled surface, in the likeness of a wasp’s nest, was the match-box. “There,” said the stranger, pushing over the cigar-stand, “help ... ... over the cigar-stand, “help yourself, and I will touch you off,” taking a match. “Nothing like tobacco,” he added, when the fumes of the cigar began ... ... in all likelihood, be, from previ- ous occupation, better fitted than the professional person in question.” “Are you in earnest?” regarding the seren... ... to believe; though, from vanity, I confess, I could never yet, by my best wrestlings, entirely free myself; nor, indeed, to be frank, am I at bottom ...

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...perhaps more fiercely than ever, but innumerable Rushlights, and Sul- phur-matches, kindled thereat, are also glancing in every direction, so that not... ... years. “He who first shortened the labor of Copyists by device of Movable Types was disbanding hired Armies, and cashiering most Kings and Senates, a... ... Clothed one), will be sufficient. Much, there- fore, we omit about “Kings wrestling naked on the green with Carmen,” and the Kings being thrown: “dis... ...eir vicissitudes of contribution, for even grim Winter brought its skating-matches and shooting- matches, its snow-storms and Christmas-carols,—did th... ...ents of all sorts: scraps of regular Memoir, College- Exercises, Programs, Professional Testimoniums, Milkscores, torn Billets, sometimes to appearanc... ...d Stook of Duds (that is, Shock of Rags), in allusion, doubtless, to their professional Cos- tume. While in Ireland, which, as mentioned, is their gra...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

... on her legs, she rushes backward. And so she goes on staggering, heaving, wrestling, leap ing, diving, jumping, pitching, throbbing, rolling, and ro... ...nd then imitating the motion. ‘The next step was to procure a set of metal types, with the different letters of the alphabet cast upon their ends; als... ...so a board, in which were square holes, into which holes she could set the types; so that the letters on their ends could alone be felt above the sur ... ...ition of her fingers, in stead of the cumbrous apparatus of the board and types. She accomplished this speedily and easily, for her intel lect had b... ...s not come on business, officiously bestirs himself to light a candle. The match flickers for a moment, and shows great mounds of dusty rags upon the ... ...This fellow, upon the slightest encouragement, would have mingled with his professional recollections the most detestable cant; but I am very much mis... ...e over these soldiers in an instant. Almost before the man was down, their professional manner, their stiff ness and constraint, were gone, and they ...

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End of the Tether

By: Joseph Conrad

... his hat, dived into two pockets, and stopping a moment to apply a flaring match to the end of a cheap cheroot, blew an embittered cloud of smoke at a... ...d reached the deck he swung about, and they found themselves face to face. Matched as to height and utterly dis- similar, they confronted each other a... ... of his own merits (he was really an excellent officer); only, nowa- days, professional merit alone does not take a man along fast enough. A chap must... ...ds it showed a steep brown cut, denuding a mass of roots intertwined as if wrestling underground; and in the air, the interlaced boughs, bound and loa... ...w skipper had attracted his attention. Nothing more unlike all the diverse types he had seen succeeding each other on the bridge of the Sofala could b... ...—speaking to a sailor—I should say was …” He talked well, without egotism, professionally. The powerful voice, produced without effort, filled the bun... ...an that would mate with such a man. Did they make an adventurous and well- matched pair? No. Very possible she had been small, frail, no doubt very fe...

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

By: H. G. Wells

... to give their con- densing thought the concrete shape of words. “A cat to match them ‘ens—” said Fulcher. “Ay!” said Witherspoon, “a cat to match the... ...a at that time. It would seem the stuff acted differently upon differ- ent types of constitution. At first Herakleophorbia was not adapted to injectio... ...icars, and of all sorts I love an innovating vicar—a pie- bald progressive professional reactionary—the least. But the Vicar of Cheasing Eyebright was... ...le man. It is becoming to go back a little in our story to tell of him. He matched his village, and one may figure them best together as they used to ... ...e to me—I, who am, in a sense, the beginning of it all. It’s—” He stopped, wrestling with his elusive meaning, and threw an unseen gesture at the clif...

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Ivanhoe

By: Sir Walter Scott

...med with crooked sabres, having the hilt and baldric inlaid with gold, and matched with Turkish daggers of yet more costly workmanship. Each of them b... ... crave your pardon, my worthy guests. I am beset here with neighbours that match your infidels, Sir Knight, in Holy Land. But your homely fare is befo... ...vering in the course of temperance which he had adopted. He was not only a professional peacemaker, but from practice a hater of all feuds and brawls.... ... upon a drawbridge of only two planks breadth, the narrowness of which was matched with the straitness of the postern, and with a little wicket in the... ...riven with you marvellously. You appear a man more fit to win the ram at a wrestling match, or the ring at a bout at quarter-staff, or the bucklers at... ...nhoe and camphire, which they took to be Oriental herbs. But with the true professional hatred to a successful practitioner of their art, they insinua... ...which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types of Caxton or Wynken de Worde, prevents my attempting to confine mysel...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...mentary connection with my paper, the man himself merited a record for his match- less audacity, combined with so much of snaky subtlety, and even ins... ...ld medicine and surgery under circumstances of in- evitable seclusion from professional aid, written about the year 1820-22, by Mr. Haden, a surgeon o... ...ng sympathetically through the whole excited audi- ence; all depended on a match being applied to this gas whilst yet in the very act of escaping. Dee... ... of nature; and for any polemic functions the teaching was resigned to the professional phi- losophers—academic, peripatetic, stoic, etc. By religion ... ...m—formed chiefly by him- self, and originally, perhaps, directed simply to professional objects, such as would have little chance for engaging the at-... ...ent in a duel with female criticism? Our pon- derous masculine wits are no match for the mercurial fancy of women. Once, however, I had a triumph: to ... ...eautiful youth, with a torch inverted, &c., as compared with the Christian types of a skel- eton and hour-glasses, &c. And much surprised I was to hea... ...er imperfect arrangements of culture. Now, the one great qualification for wrestling strenuously with such difficult contingencies in solitary situati...

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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

...d, on the robust figure of Richard Dalloway, who was engaged in striking a match on the sole of his boot; while Willoughby expounded something, which ... ...ge, determined, giving the wall a smart rap with her knuckles. It was only matchboard, she decided, run up to make many little rooms of one large one.... ...u and me now.” “So I used to think once,” said Hirst. “But now they’re all types. Don’t take us,—take this hotel. You could draw circles round the who... ...ondering what they looked like.” His eyes became dreamy, as though he were matching things, and reminded Rachel in their colour of the green flesh of ... ...asts at the Zoo, which had stripes and manes, and horns and humps; and so, wrestling over the entire list of their acquaintances, 290 The Voyage Out ... ...ertain that we are doing all we can for Miss Vinrace.” She spoke with some professional self-approbation. But she realised perhaps that she did not sa...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...weather was dry, the sky was cloudless, the blue depths seemed the express types of infinity; and it was not possible for eye to behold, or for heart ... ...s about Mnemosyne and her daughters, the Pierides, are cited as exhibiting matchless sublimity. Perhaps, therefore, if carefully searched, this writer... ... audacious form; and at my mother’s table she certainly proved more than a match for all the clergymen of the neighboring towns, some of whom (as the ... ...the “Paradise Re- gained,” Milton has given us, in close succession, three match- less pictures of civil grandeur, as exemplified in three differ- ent... ...etty smartly by the thicket.” T om replied in a tone of importance to this professional appeal. General valedictions were exchanged, the landlord bowe... ...ous courage, but with a capacity of patient submission to hardship, and of wrestling with ca- lamity, such as is rarely found amongst the endowments o... ...pmanship. 6 By the way, when it is considered that one half of a sailor’s professional science refers him to the stars, (though it is true the other ...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... and perhaps more fiercely than ever, but innumerable Rushlights, and Sulphur matches, kindled thereat, are also glancing in every direction, so that n... ...and years. “He who first shortened the labor of Copyists by device of Movable Types was disbanding hired Armies, and cashiering most Kings and Senates,... ...r the Clothed one), will be sufficient. Much, therefore, we omit about “Kings wrestling naked on the green with Carmen,” and the Kings being thrown: “d... ...eir vicissitudes of contri bution, for even grim Winter brought its skating matches and shooting matches, its snow storms and Christmas carols,—did t... ...agments of all sorts: scraps of regular Memoir, College Exercises, Programs, Professional Testimoniums, Milkscores, torn Billets, sometimes to appeara... ...med Stook of Duds (that is, Shock of Rags), in allusion, doubtless, to their professional Costume. While in Ireland, which, as mentioned, is their gra...

...upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more fiercely than ever, but innumerable Rushlights, and Sulphur-matches, kindled thereat, are also glancing in every direction, so that not the smallest cranny or dog-hole in Nature or Art can remain unilluminated,--it might strike the reflective mind with some surprise that hitherto litt...

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The Good Soldier

By: Ford Madox Ford

...about his eyes. They were as blue as the sides of a certain type of box of matches. When you looked at them carefully you saw that they were perfectly... ...allenging look. Once when we were at Wiesbaden watching him play in a polo match against the Bonner Hussaren I saw the same look come into his eyes, b... ...r about her. She was smiling, as if she had just scored a goal in a hockey match. You understand she had not committed suicide. Her heart had just sto... ...f clamour, of outcry, of the crash of many people running together, of the professional reticence of such people as hotel-keepers, the traditional ret... ...mosphere; what I then had to do was a little fighting with real life, some wrestling with men of business, some travelling amongst larger cities, some... ...erfectly normal of the life of a hard-working, sen- timental and efficient professional man. That question of first impressions has always bothered me... ...r vices, it was difficult to know why he wanted it. He collected—different types of horses’ bits from the earliest times to the present day—but, since... ...vague, passionate idea that, when Edward had exhausted a num- ber of other types of women he must turn to her. Why should not her type have its turn i... ...ar that Leonora should not have aged at all. I suppose that there are some types of beauty and even of youth made for the embellishments that come wit...

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Cousin Pons

By: Honoré de Balzac

...table. The demands of digestion upon the human economy produce an internal wrestling-bout of human forces which rivals the highest de- gree of amorous... ... eight-and-forty or so a man with twenty thousand francs a year was a good match. “Cecile is in her twenty-third year. If it should fall out so unfort... ...ncs, and more to come at his father’s death, and they don’t care about the match for him. You have just come in in the middle of all this, dear cousin... ...ith his nearest relatives, was immediately smitten with a desire to make a match between Fritz Brunner and Cecile de Marville. Chance ordained that th... ...t comfortable phrase, the doctor’s eyes had told another tale as he looked professionally at the pa- tient; and the death-sentence, though hidden unde... ...In ten years he had not met with the faintest pretext for a romance in his professional career; his practice lay among clerks and small manufacturers,... ...iefless barrister, the doctor without a patient, are pre-eminently the two types of a decorous despair peculiar to this city of Paris; it is mute, dul... ...ot said immediately. 145 Balzac “I will go further,” said the doctor; “my professional con- science will not permit me to speak to M. Pons of his dea... ...t for anger. He lay, ghastly and wan, like a consumptive pa- tient after a wrestling bout with the Destroyer. 189 Balzac “In M. Schmucke’s interests,...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...s of his play are creatures of his imagination, representing the principal types which made up the history of the time. Every personage is made to liv... ...of blows incurred in certain games, with more or less firm- ness; when, in wrestling or scuffling, they do not let them- selves be perplexed by the pi... ...and the bookbinder, who fixed each sheet upon thick paper, did his best to match and repair the margins, which had been here and there torn by our ina... ...r sons-in-law; while others had so enlarged and improved a little trade in matches and the like, that they were now prosperous merchants and trades- m... ...ion alone seemed to me too empty and inadequate; I wished to devote myself professionally and with zeal to those aforesaid fundamental studies, and, w... ...fellow-lodger I found a theological student, who was deeply learned in his professional studies, a sound thinker, but poor, and suffering much from hi... ...est good that a man can attain, without his having to obtain it by his own wrestling or grasping, must be preserved and perpetuated on earth by spirit... ... I very soon learned to change the glass alembics, with a piece of burning match-cord, into vessels in which the different mixtures were to be evapora...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...al moral ripen- ing— Leuba’s ideas— Seemingly unconvertible per- sons— Two types of conversion— Subconscious in- cubation of motives— Self-surrender— ... ...LECTURES XI, XII, AND XIII SAINTLINESS Sainte-Beuve on the State of Grace— Types of char- acter as due to the balance of impulses and inhibi- tions— S... ...only it be a true record of the inner experiences of great- souled persons wrestling with the crises of their fate, then the verdict would be much mor... ...t from casual reactions, and total attitudes are differ- ent from usual or professional attitudes. To get at them you must go behind the foreground of... ...assed under different heads. The result is that we have really dif- ferent types of religious experience; and, seeking in these lectures closer acquai... ...sistance from Richard Weaver’s autobiography. Weaver was a collier, a semi-professional pugilist in his younger days, who became a much beloved evan- ... ...g his devotee becomes what one might almost call a new and exalted kind of professional specialty within the tribe.[199] The legends that gather round... .... What is their deduction of metaphysical at- tributes but a shuffling and matching of pedantic dic- tionary-adjectives, aloof from morals, aloof from... ...‘Oh, the darkness,’ will the darkness vanish? Bring the light in, strike a match, and light comes in a mo- ment. So what good will it do you to think ...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...minous rings eruptive of the infini- tesimal, or pointed with examples and types under the broad Alpine survey of the spirit born of our united social... ...have entertained be- comingly; he must have seen that the girl was not the match for him in station, and off he went to conquer the remainder of a tro... ...r Willoughby, it was the fashion to 40 The Egoist exalt her as one of the types of beauty; the one providentially selected to set off his masculine t... ...urhood and an animation of the Hall.” “To be frank, rogue does not rightly match with me.” “Take her for a supplement.” “You like her?” “In love with ... ... lady in her mind. 87 George Meredith “Women,” said Willoughby, “are born match-makers, and the most persuasive is a young bride. With a man—and a ma... ...ge by results; we’ll leave severity to the historian, who is bound to be a professional moralist and put pleas of human nature out of the scales. The ... ... any trial. They were hand in hand with the little fellow as physician and professional nurse. CHAPTER XIII THE FIRST EFFORT AFTER FREEDOM CROSSJAY’S ... ...nd Crossjay were audible to him; Crossjay spurning the consolations of the professional sad man. V ernon spun across the fields, timing himself by his... ...off your hand and your elbow off the book, and fix yourself,” said Vernon, wrestling with the seduction of Crossjay’s idolatry, for Miss Middleton’s a...

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The Brothers Karamazov

By: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky

...action for a vicious profligate, who had hitherto admired only the coarser types of feminine beauty. “Those innocent eyes slit my soul up like a razor... .... Strange impulses of sudden feeling and sudden thought are common in such types. I have mentioned already that he looked bloated. His coun- tenance a... ...t I should come next day to make her an offer (I was looked upon as a good match, too). But I didn’ t say a word to her for five months. I used to see... ... people, this love of torturing children, and children only. T o all other types of humanity these torturers behave mildly and benevolently, like cult... ...have completed that work in Thy name. For fifteen cen- turies we have been wrestling with Thy freedom, but now it is ended and over for good. Dost Tho... ...t of the room, three grains of powder were thrust into the touchhole and a match was put to it. A magnificent explosion followed. Mamma was startled, ... ... it was supposed that he did this rather by way of sport, so to speak, for professional glory, to show nothing had been omitted of the accepted method...

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