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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... call it Ur Kasdim? Abraham's family are described as pastoral nomads. Wandering shepherds rarely pitch their tents, proverbial or not, next to m... ...guerrilla movements in eastern Van (the Armenakans, in 1885) and in Russia. Radical nationalist parties were established by Russian-Armenian emigran... ...t our America can only be ruled through a well-managed, shrewd despotism." The National Geographic describes how: "William Tudor, the Ameri... ... Gathers experts from forensic science, crime scene analysis, psychiatry and other fields to screen unsolved cases for local law enforcement agenci... ...the color of the biting spider. Oftentimes, such treatment was administered in the field where the mania first manifested. The bite of the taran... ... him a decoration for having praised the German Luftwaffe as superior to all other air forces. In 1939, upon his return to the USA, Lindbergh embar... ...ountry tour of antiwar and pro-Nazi speeches. Consequently, he was ousted from the air corps reserve and the National Advisory Committee for Aerona... ...s were marked by the moderating influence of Burrus, the prefect of the Praetorian Guards, and the philosopher Seneca, his tutor. Nero abolished... ... president, an emergency decree titled "For the Protection of People and State; to guard against Communist acts of violence endangering the state"....

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The Zohar: Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...im, but to their disappointment, Rashbi seemed to have vanished into thin air. THE CAVE AT PEQI’IN Legends have it that Rashbi and his son fled to th... ...be found in special sections of The Zohar called Raia Meheimna (The Loyal Shepherd). In these parts, Rashbi speaks from a state of clothing in Moses... ... correct Israel’s sins. The part of The Zohar titled Raya Meheimna (Loyal Shepherd) relates how Rashbi attained the soul of Moshe, merged with it, an... ... to bring out the thirteen words that surround the Assembly of Israel and guard it. 2. Afterwards, this is mentioned another time. The reason it is m... ...eshama-Haya-Yechida and is left with just the Light Nefesh-Ruach, called “air.” This is designated by the entry of the letter Yod into the word Ligh... ... of a complete Nukva) surround her and shine upon her from all sides, and guard her from the touch of foreign (egoistic) desires. After all, until s... ...itesimal inner change of properties evokes influence of a spiritual force-field upon man, and he immediately moves to his new place of equilibrium, ... ...perties completely coincide with the external properties of the spiritual field. Hence, there are no guards at the rooms’ entrances/exits; as soon as... ...explains how we can rise to a new level of existence on personal, social, national, and international levels. INTERMEDIATE The Kabbalah Experience Th...

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Unlocking the Zohar

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...at another force is present, a higher and good one, engulfing us, and the air is “imbued” with that force. In conclusion: Nature has brought us to a ... ...ortant to remember that the Jewish nation was not formed on a racial or a national basis. Jews today are incarnations of the same souls that gathere... ...Kabbalah connect people from all over the globe, regardless of race, sex, nationality or religion. This wisdom bridges over mentalities, character, ... ...d us are numerous waves that we do not perceive. However, there is also a field of higher information called “the upper nature” or “the creator.” We... ...led “the upper nature” or “the creator.” We can come in contact with that field and receive everything from it—emotions, understanding, information,... ...d filled the whole existence. And there was no vacancy, such as an empty air, a hollow, but all was filled with that simple, boundless light. ...An... ..., which are the whole power of the evil inclination. And a righteous who guards the covenant ties it so it cannot make one sin. This is similar to ... ...will you learn. 487) Little children in the Temple, studying Torah by the shepherds’ tents, more than in those synagogues and seminaries where they ... ... The INTerN alIT y of The Torah Nasso [Take] 101) Elijah said to the loyal shepherd, “It is time to rise up and bring the complete redemption; speak ...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...TML) ISBN 952-91-9355-6 (CD ROM) Research group (1972-1999) Fieldwork team ... ... Foreword 9 Tracing modernization 9 * Theoretical perspectives 11 * Fieldwork and the research group 15 * To the reader 18 I. A VILLAGE... ...d me (interviews) 5 We used to have words for everything * Supernatural guardian of our family * I don't believe everything sorcerers say * W... ...-93 Supernatural environment The invisible world 94 Supernatural guardians of the environment 94 * Phii and souls of the kinship group 96 ... ... religion Buddhism of the village community 107 From local religion to national faith 107 * Temple monks 108 * Ordination of monks 110 Po... ...lopment has rendered locality, village and municipal communities, even the national state, old- fashioned; the Finnish elite is now integrating its co... ...ries are used by students who have come from other places. We have cleaner air here than downtown. Rents are even higher there than in our village. Ye... ...y under the house, and the whole group of buildings kind of floated in the air currents. (4 There are still plenty of pillar houses in Lampang plains ... ...of white-collar workers, too, the gate is always closed and a large German Shepherd dog patrols the yard behind the gate. The current ideal house in t...

...s 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 themselves and ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...-fed irrigation systems were not built in the quantity needed to water the fields growing the high yield wheat and rice. This meant that wells had to... ...ape from poverty and to a share of the global wealth. While India‘s gross national product is growing ours is stagnant. ―Much of India‘s inco... ...ty they do a great deal of research in medicine and in the pharmaceutical fields. They also manufacture a large amount of the world‘s pharmaceutical... ... all the time then just let it out to run the Kentucky Derby or the Grand National. ―To be prepared to meet the challenges of today‘s world we ... ...ne pitiful beggar that he used to encounter near the Hugli River. Without air conditioning all the autos kept their windows down. The leprous arm of... ...apitol city, New Delhi, is drowning under the dual oceans of humanity and air pollution. 500,000 people a year immigrate to the city and breathe the... ...o market for their products and little possibility of repayment. Soldiers guard the food shops. Will there be another coup attempt? They average two... ...cates it. And the flock of followers will feel fulfilled because the Good Shepherd is herding them. And who will not escape his inferiority when fol... ...ds. They had to make their own. At our federal prison we have a few armed guards. But the prisoners must plant their own food crops and do their own ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the sol...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

.................................................... 163 BUDGET DEFICITS AND NATIONAL DEBTS ............................................................... ...y on a mattress. I had trouble sleeping on my bed in California, but these air flotation mattresses at the hotel are like being weightless. I sure wo... ...be talking to Dr. Chan in Singaling. He‘s a psychologist. As you know, my field is more in ethical values. We all value different things, some motiv... ... it out! We have to continually be aware that truth does not depend on an air of confidence or a posture of certainty. Throughout history progress h... ...ch inabilities be partly responsible for America‘s voting preferences for national offices? ―Is this the reason that President George W. Bus... ...e thrones of political tyranny: in no instance have they been seen as the guardians of the liberties of the people. Rulers who wished to subvert the... ...nts better than you in education and a lot more than that on the football field!‖ ---―I didn‘t mean to upset you, Ray. There are certainly inte... ...essary for the economy of the society. At a higher level of schooling the guardians of the wealth would leave school and protect the wealth as soldi... ...was developed is an appealing desire, but why believe it just because some shepherd said so a thousand or more years ago? And yet religions strongly ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the sol...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...pictorial scene is painted. Perhaps the greatest of these is the "Military Guard," which is not only re- markable for clearness of expres- sion in the... ...t Present Evils Mr. Iloiiior Fulks of New York oity, viooohairinuii of thn National Child Labor o(jMiinitleo, addreBHed tlio Good Governmen t club in ... ...Next Door to Watson's N. H. SANFORD, Proprietor Spring Street WILLIAMSTOWN National Bank Capital, --•... 150,000 Surplus and Net Profits, ij.ocxj Usua... ..., prepared for col- lege at the Chicago Latin sohool. He has played center field on the baseball team for two years, and forward on the 1907 varsity b... ...H pitching s([Uiid were in regu- lar form because of the cold weather. The fielding, esjiecially tliut of the inhcld, was good, even brilliant. Waters... ...e obliged to recognize the actual beetles and other bugs incident upon the shepherd's life, recog- nize, too, the fact that if Virgil had sung an eclo... ...esome pres- sure to attend the conference meetings. The "go as yon please" air of the place is one of its most valuable assets. Stretiuous recrea- tio... ...holme Overtnre to Midsummer Night's Dream by F. Mendelssohn Recitative and Air— The Soft Sonthem Breeze by J, Barnby Snng by S. R. Pevear '07 Largo—Ne... .... Two other new men will be added to the teaching force in February. Clyde Shepherd Atchison of Bidliiniire, Md., instructor in MnlheniHtios, received...

...ountry. The newspaper does not receive financial support from the college or from the student government and relies on revenue generated by local and national ad sales, subscriptions, and voluntary contributions for use of its website. Both Sawyer Library and the College Archives maintain more than a century's worth of publicly accessible, bound volumes of the Record. The ...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...83-3238 Requesters outside the US Government may obtain a subscription from: National Technical Information Service 5285 Port Royal Road Springfield, ... ...nment may .... ' purchase this publication in photocopy or micro- form from: National Technical Information Service 5285 Port Royal Road Springfield, ... ... natural gas, 180 km Ports: 3 minor river ports (Shir Khan is largest) Civil air: 5 major transport aircraft Airfields: 42 total, 34 usable; 12 with p... ...TV station, 1 earth satellite station Defense Forces Branches: Armed Forces, Air and Defense Forces, border guard forces, Defense of the Revolution Fo... ...tation Defense Forces Branches: Armed Forces, Air and Defense Forces, border guard forces, Defense of the Revolution Force, National Police Force oper... ...any also speak some French and Castilian Literacy: 100% Labor force: largely shepherds and farm- ers Government Official name: Principality of Andorra... ...litary forces People's Defense Organization and Territorial Troops, Frontier Guard, Popular Vigilance Brigades Military manpower: males 15-49, 1,933,0... ...nsibility of United Kingdom Branches: Headquarters of British Forces, Gurkha Field Forces, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air ... ...SLN in the Patriotic Front of the 180 Revolution (FPR) until early 1984 but fielded their own candidates in the elec- tions; a pro-FSLN faction domin...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UT F8&sort=relevancerank&search-alias=books&field- author=Paul%20Alexander%20Bartlett If you would like to ask your... ... sail and rigging dragging. Will the war never end? P Fog, as grey as a shepherd’s cloak, ruffled the bay for a day and a night. Then, stabbing us... ...ing their four-pronged flowers, remembering—remembering Alcaeus after his field games, his javelin and discus throwing, his flushed face, his eyes li... ...s no wonder Alcaeus calls him a “stick of driftwood.” He has an abandoned air that begs to be found and picked SAPPHO’S JOURNAL 19 up. “The ... ...umption of our love...and, as I leaned against a hillside olive, the salt air fresh about me, I accepted defeat, aware that my loneliness would appe... ...e rain fell unexpectedly, lashing and soaking us. We finally discovered a shepherd’s hut, but I got colder and colder in its windowless gloom. Lying... ...ave sent for Kleis... It is true she is fond of Mallia, the boy acting as guardian to her in the house of Charaxos, protecting her from Charaxos. I... ...one’s intellect, guard one’s health. It is also an opportunity to perfect national and international law. Cer- tainly, freedom should not be a code b... ...g room, I face away from it. Carpenter says he will take the picture on a national tour. I believe that is an error. Monday evening Fireplace fir...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...ital city -- A bloody battle with the Tlascalans -- Six thousand dead upon the field -- Another terrible battle -- Four hundred men against more than ... ...his arrest -- Condemned to death -- A hair-breadth escape -- Striking down his guard he leaps into the sea - - Four days hunted with bloodhounds -- Es... ...ndian village -- A terrible storm -- In sight of Panama -- A foot race for the field -- A bloody spectacle -- The battle of Panama -- A thousand savag... ... -- A fine row between two official rogues -- The citizens hire filibusters to guard their homes -- The English outwitted by the French -- The French ... ...ion of those of Vinland, as the two were bound together by both commercial and national ties; and unless the Vinland colonists had been self-supportin... ...ver sleeping, and for food requiring only a mouthful of sea water, a breath of air laden with the smell of salty spray. It brings him wealth, good for... ...ts of positions and with all kinds of distortion. Sometimes the ship is in the air; sometimes a double reflection is presented in the water; occasiona... ...ergo, as by hatred and jealousy of the commander because he was of a different nationality from themselves, the four captains formed a conspiracy to d... ...nds, he called next at New Hebrides, discovering Turtle, Mallicollo, Sandwich, Shepherds, Apee, and many other small islands on the way. A FIGHT WITH ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... You can see it in the energy field of a magnet; The Path of Splitness Chapter One: The ... ...Universe 32 You can see it in the energy of the earth’s magnetic field: You can see this in the energy of ho... ... in the atmosphere there is almost nothing else except the Formless Medium of air. Is a fish aware that it is traveling through the Medium of water ... ...ravels? No. Are animals aware that they are traveling through the medium of Air as they travel? No. They take the Medium they travel through for... ...an unfeeling, dead, mechanical, hostile, unfriendly environment which we must guard against and insulate ourselves from is not true: it is a complet... ...an unfeeling, dead, mechanical, hostile, unfriendly environment which we must guard against and insulate ourselves from is not true: it is a complet... ...ed Cape Kennedy because Kennedy was the most virile President who created this National effort to get to the Moon. The most virile mission won. The... ...-created abstract lines and actual human conditions. After every war: the new national boundaries which are enforced; merely become a cause for the ... ... Romans wouldn’t exterminate them. Odysseus is only recognized by a blind old shepherd. A blind useless shepherd who is too blind and too old to gu...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...flip-flop policies of the Great Powers turned Macedonia into the focus of shattered national aspirations grounded in some historical precedent of at... ...endship was tilted more savagely than ever before by the paranoia and the whims of nationalism gone berserk. In this world of self reflecting look... ...: "A wise village ... [has] its own resident brigands. ... They are known as rural guards. They are necessary because the Christian population is a... ...e and neighbourly relations are no barrier to mutual slaughter. A self-appointed "guardian of all Serbs", the Serbian state willingly engaged in a... ... triumphs against the Turkish army (reversing a trend three centuries old) lent an air of inevitable invincibility and divine justice to the whole ... ...gain to expel the Ottomans from Europe (see above, the Balkan Wars). Thus, with the field narrowing and getting more crowded, an Austrian-Serb Armag... ...s choice of pacifism may have been dictated by the sobering sights from the killing fields of Bosnia - and proved his pragmatism. But his decision t... ...-July US-NATO planners had completed contingency plans for intervention, including air strikes and the deployment of ground troops. All that was mi... ..., paradoxically, it was Islam and its excesses that made the Church the undisputed shepherd of the peoples of the Balkan, a position it did not enj...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...of rigid Texan horses and the lazy meditative cows of his home state in warm fields at mid- afternoon--creatures of the gods with no sense of the vile... ...e could to find an entrance into Disneyland to which there where no security guards to force a departure. He searched though his billfold for a callin... ...foreign country, South Korea, which was his birth home and the source of his nationality. Now it was Kim Yang Kwam he kept thinking about in the bus. ... ...e degree, no specialty, no ambition for money, he couldn't really think of a field or discipline for himself, family was a deep life altering wound th... ...s in their gross gluttony to have everything before death that the marvel of air rushing into one's lungs or the feel of a spring breeze brushing agai... ... mother and father from the window. He feels the plane move and rise in the air. He shuts his eyes briefly. Then he opens them widely in amazement.... ...aphs of reciprocal eloquence would not be returned by someone clearly of her nationality. At last she would go away and the dinner would come for the ... ...n one might celebrate the day. Gabriele and Michael returned with two German Shepherds as well as five or six tree roses in the back of the pickup. C... ...e deck and looked onto a world that was definitely for the dogs. The German Shepherds moved in the yard unrestrained. In a more genuine way they see...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

... will shock you to the marrow of your bones and open a hidden world of long-guarded — secrets. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Anson Chi, born and raised in New Y... ...rrings. Asian people love to show off logos; I'm sure designers are having a field day with all that free advertising. I know I sound like a hypocrit... ...death to your social life. Maybe I should just get neutered like our German Shepherd since he never has anything to worry about, except fetching the ... ...the top of the chancel, a sound system with a speaker as wide as a football field and just as expensive, too, from Auntie's explanation. We sit in th... ...“ ” I would like it if Ronald and I were going out, I joke, catching her off guard. “ ” Oh really?! Why don't I arrange a date between the two of you?... ...Since every day is the same cr@p, why bother watching it? The next day will air more bad news anyway, overshadowing the day before, so there's no po... ...stares at me like a puppy that just peed on the rug. Young man, what is your nationality? the old lady asks, not knowing that her inquiry “ ” is qui... ...rlier so I'm not about to make my day worse by messing with an old lady. My nationality is American, I reply correctly. “ ” No, no. What is your nati... ...uds lazing above. It's surprising that I can actually see the sun, with the air so heavily polluted with industrial soot and smog from the deluge of...

...eeper! This didactic novel reveals the truths about Asian culture, which will shock you to the marrow of your bones — and open a hidden world of long-guarded secrets. http://ansonchi.webng.com...

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

... to the Church in memory of God, who makes all things bud and fruit in the fields and in the intellect? A few lumps of clay, left by Moliere at the fe... ...few millionaires now allow themselves the luxury of a house to themselves, guarded by a courtyard on a street and protected from public curiosity by a... ...uil savant. Its noble free-stone blocks, dam- aged by time, have a certain air of Louis-the-Fourteenth gran- deur; the courses of the facade define th... ...is of this kind in Jerome’s life,” replied the old maid, with a protecting air. Mademoiselle Thuillier had too often heard her brother remark: “Such a... ...ds which said noth- ing but answered all things,—progress, steam, bitumen, National guard, order, democratic element, spirit of associa- 33 Balzac ti... ...e house in company with Minard and Julien the advocate, so that the battle-field before the fire-place was abandoned to la Peyrade and Dutocq. “The up... ...ter a service of thirty-six years. In 1832 he had led his battalion of the National Guard to the attack on Saint-Merri, but his neighbors had previous... ...hich all things bend the knee. Apollo was forced to ‘get a living,’ as the shepherd of Admetus.” “The sheepfold of Admetus,” said Madame de Godollo, “... ...t a royal fold; I don’t think Apollo would have resigned himself to be the shepherd of a—bourgeois.” The hesitation that preceded that last word seeme...

...e book to you. Ought it not to belong to you as the tithe formerly belonged to the Church in memory of God, who makes all things bud and fruit in the fields and in the intellect?...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...KE 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 ... ...movements of goldfish in a bowl. The windows were never opened ex- cept to air the room for a few minutes in the morning, and it had a stuffy smell wh... ...ne saw a semicircu- lar strip of lawn and then as far as the horizon green fields. Sheep were grazing in them. The sky was forlorn and gray. Philip fe... ...wig beat now and then against the windowpane; sheep grazed stolidly in the field beyond the garden. It seemed as though there were knots inside his br... ...harp kick on Philip’s shin, which Philip did not expect and thus could not guard against. The pain was so great that it made him gasp, but greater tha... ... day , and a sheet of paper on one side of which was a picture of the Good Shepherd and a lamb, and on the other , decoratively framed in red lines, a... ...odern ideas of education, which they read of sometimes in The Times or The Guardian, and hoped fervently that King’s School would remain true to its o... ...her condescending attitude towards patrio- tism he had been adopted as the national poet, and seemed since the war of seventy to be one of the most si... ...emed since the war of seventy to be one of the most significant glories of national unity. The enthusiastic seemed in the wildness of the Walpurgisnac...

...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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Kenilworth

By: Sir Walter Scott

...hopes the influence of a prejudice, almost as natural to him as his native air, will not be found to have greatly affected the sketch he has attempted... ... are by? 9 Sir Walter Scott “‘Mong rural beauties I was one, Among the fields wild flowers are fair; Some country swain might me have won, And ... ...re! Like the poor plant that, from its stem Divided, feels the chilling air. “Nor, cruel Earl! can I enjoy The humble charms of solitude; Your ... ... who finds himself within five miles of Oxford; for I am not come from the field of Mars to discredit myself amongst the followers of Minerva.” As he ... ...e yard some thirty shillings, lined with murrey taffeta, and laid down and guarded with two broad laces of gold and silver. And her hat, sir, was trul... ... should be,” she added, looking on them more favourably; “and when you the shepherds of the people, unite to protect them, it shall be well with the f... ... whole country around, had been at once the scene of solemnizing some high national festival, carried the same oppressive thought still closer to her ... ...ction and passion come gradually to mix with gallantry. Nobles, as well as shepherd swains, will, in such a trying moment, say more than they intended... ...r Owen Hopton is at my devotion; he commands the T ower of London, and the national treasure deposited there. My father and grand-father needed never ...

... liberal a historian avows, a poor romance-writer dares not disown. But he hopes the influence of a prejudice, almost as natural to him as his native air, will not be found to have greatly affected the sketch he has attempted of England?s Elizabeth....

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Dynevor Terrace

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...N ANCIENT LEAFLESS STUMP of a horse-chesnut stood in the middle of a dusty field, bordered on the south side by a row of houses of some pretension. Ag... ...ide her a stout, black-eyed, round-faced lad, his ruddy cheeks and loutish air showing more rusticity than agreed with his keen, saucy expression, and... ...y to the score of scholarship and youth. Taste, modesty, and timidity were guards to Charlotte. A broad stare was terror to her, and she had many a fi... ...entre of the block adorned with a pediment and colonnade; but there was an air as if something ailed the place: the gardens were weedy, the glass door... ...tered merrily in the window, and the light smiled on a languishing Dresden shepherdess and her lover on the mantelpiece, and danced on the ceiling, re... ...ly as much amazed as herself. It was a tall slight young man, in a suit of shepherd’s plaid, with a fair face and graceful agile form, recalling the w... ... shillings, costs three-and-sixpence—a sum he could no more pay than I the National Debt, and with the alternative of three months’ imprisonment, bran... ... admirable country gentleman.’ ‘A mere farmer, idling away his time in his fields.’ ‘No; doing infinite good by example and influence, and coming forw... ...t?’ 116 Dynevor Terrace Vol 1 ‘It is a time when a display of loyalty and national spirit may turn the scale. I am resolved to let no trifle prevent ...

...Excerpt: An ancient leafless stump of a horse-chestnut stood in the middle of a dusty field, bordered on the south side by a row of houses of some pretension. Against this stump, a pretty delicate fair girl of seventeen, whose short lilac sleeves revealed slender white arms, and her tight, plain cap tresses of...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...y leaves in the ditch simmered and boiled in the same breezes, a tongue of air occasionally ferreting out a few, and sending them spinning across the ... ...es of Farmer Oak’s flute. The tune was not floating unhindered into the open air: it seemed muffled in some way, and was altogether too curtailed in powe... ...e from the direction of a small dark object under the plantation hedge — a shepherd’s hut — now presenting an outline to which an uninitiated person m... ...on little wheels, which raised its floor about a foot from the ground. Such shepherds’ huts are dragged into the fields when the lambing season comes on... ...s. When I got to Caster, bridge Barracks, they said, “The Eleventh Dragoon Guards be gone away, and new troops have come.” The Eleventh left last week... ... man who has courted me for some time — Sergeant Troy, of the 11th Dragoon Guards, now quartered in this town. He would, I know, object to my having r... ...l cantered along the bridle path through Sixteen Acres, Sheeplands, Middle Field The Flats, Cappel’s Piece, shrank almost to a point, crossed the brid... ...in reverse order: Whitepits, Springmead, Cappel’s Piece, The Flats, Middle Field, Sheeplands, Sixteen Acres. She hoped Tall had had presence of mind e... ...a sky full of meteors close at hand. Never since the broadsword became the national weapon had there been more dexterity shown in its management than ...

...wn --the mental picture formed by his neighbours in imagining him being always dressed in that way. He wore a low-crowned felt hat, spread out at the base by tight jamming upon the head for security in high winds, and a coat like Dr Johnson?s; his lower extremities being encased in ordinary leather leggings and boots emphatically large, affording to each foot a roomy apart...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...dered to the appropriation of your individual house, the Messrs. TICKNOR & FIELDS, according to the amplest extent of any power to make such a transfe... ...nd the expan- sion of horror attending them, had risen to the dignity of a national interest. I may add that this interest benefited also by the myste... ...ontier), and still more when it is fought simply as a gladiator’s trial of national prowess. This is the principle upon which, very naturally , our Br... ...olemn lights described, with lofty trees meet- ing overhead in arches. The guard’s horn, again—a humble instrument in itself—was yet glorified as the ... ...which, though pure fictions from first to last, counterfeit so vividly the air of grave realities, that, if deliberately offered for such, they would ... ...he kindly made a call at the Deanery, in passing through that place to the field of battle. It is always a pleasure to see the engineer of mischief “h... ...difference to her whether the month were July or January; good, undeniable air is to be had in either month. Once only she was baffled, and most indig... ...le person was this truculent old lord on the woolsack to enact the part of shepherd—Corydon, sup- pose, or Alphesibæus—to this goodly set of lambs! Ho... ...ches of a tree, and he was supposed to have perished by wild beasts. But a shepherd, who found him in this perishing state, pitied his helplessness, a...

...st in the original series. But at all events, good or bad, they are now tendered to the appropriation of your individual house, the Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, according to the amplest extent of any power to make such a transfer that I may be found to possess by law or custom in America....

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