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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

... attack.The job of the NMCC in such an emergency is to gather the relevant parties and establish the chain of command between the National Command Aut... ...centric and violent ideas sprouting in the fertile ground of political and social turmoil. It is the story of an organization poised to seize its hist... ...es (such as those promoted by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Arab Socialism or the Ba’ath Party of Syria and Iraq) that called for a single, ... ...ulers sought to buy off local Islamist movements by ceding control of many social and educational issues. Embold- ened rather than satisfied, the Isla... ...discos and beaches in Beirut, and in Greifswald was known to enjoy student parties and drinking beer.Although he continued to share an apartment in Gr... ...t has occurred with the full support of the Congress, both major political parties, the media, and the Amer- ican people. The nation has committed eno... ...Muslim states.A cen- tral government has been established in Kabul, with a democratic constitution, new currency, and a new army. Most Afghans enjoy g... ... communities.Y et even if his efforts are successful and elections bring a democratic government to Afghanistan, the United States faces some difficul... ...om ‘Muslimun/Muslims.’...Islamism is defined as ‘an Islamic militant, anti-democratic movement, bearing a holistic vision of Islam whose final aim is ...

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with Introduction and Notes Edited

By: Charles W. Eliot

... difficulty occurred, and frequently chosen an arbitrator between contending parties. At his table he liked to have, as often as he could, some sensib... ...rs of the world, the wars, revolutions, etc., are carried on and affected by parties. “That the view of these parties is their present general interes... ..., or what they take to be such. “That the different views of these different parties occa sion all confusion. “That while a party is carrying on a ge... ... to be brought to every fire; and we agreed to meet once a month and spend a social evening together, in discoursing and communicating The Autobiograp... ...much prerogative in it, and in England it was judg’d to have too much of the democratic. The Board of Trade therefore did not approve of it, nor recom...

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The Republic

By: Plato

...sophers, and the contemplation of the idea of good takes the place of the social and political virtues. In the eighth and ninth books (4) the pervers... ...n of a deposit of gold which is to the injury of the receiver, if the two parties are friends, is not the repayment of a debt,—that is what you would... ... to their rulers in other States? Generally they call them masters, but in democratic States they simply call them rulers. And in our State what other... ...e have acknowl edged to be discord occurs, and a city is divided, if both parties destroy the lands and burn the houses of one an other, how wicked... ...s and ambitious, who answer to the Spartan polity; also the oligarchical, democratical, and tyrannical. Let us place the most just by the side of th... ...chical man; and then again we will turn our attention to democracy and the democratical man; and lastly, we will go and view the city of tyranny, and ...

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Walden, Or Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

... to complain that this is a cold world; and to cold, no less physical than social, we refer di rectly a great part of our ails. The summer, in some c... ..., running in the face of it. If it had concerned either of the po litical parties, depend upon it, it would have appeared in the Gazette with the ear... ...ized country, where... people are judged of by their clothes.” Even in our democratic New England towns the accidental possession of wealth, and its m... ...one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements. I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for... ... ping at some brilliant station house in town or city, Walden 108 where a social crowd is gathered, the next in the Dis mal Swamp, scaring the owl a... ...ep a house. Say, some hollow tree; and then for morn ing calls and dinner parties! Only a woodpecker tap ping. Oh, they swarm; the sun is too warm t...

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Walden Or, Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...nt to complain that this is a cold world; and to cold, no less physical than social, we refer directly a great part of our ails. The summer, in some c... ...gain, running in the face of it. If it had concerned either of the political parties, depend upon it, it would have appeared in the Gazette with the e... ...ized country, where —— — people are judged of by their clothes.” Even in our democratic New England towns the accidental possession of wealth, and its... ...s one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements. I was more 34 Walden independent than any farmer in... ...is moment stopping at some brilliant station house in town or city, where a social crowd is gathered, the next in the Dismal Swamp, scaring the owl a... ... keep a house. Say, some hollow tree; and then for morning calls and dinner parties! Only a woodpecker tapping. O, they swarm; the sun is too warm th...

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The Greshams of Greshamsbury

By: Anthony Trollope

...s of beeches, and fre- quent Tudor mansions, its constant county hunt, its social graces, and the general air of clanship which pervades it, has made ... ... a year after Mr Gresham’s last con- test for the county, it seemed to all parties to be a pleas- ant and rational arrangement that the hounds should ... ...t Scatcherd, who had hitherto been silent enough about his sister in those social hours which he passed with his gentleman friend, boasted of the enga... ...ncreased distances. Now there was something low, mean, unprofessional, and democratic in this; so, at least, said the children of AEsculapius gathered... ...a stone. Dr Thorne’s pretensions, mixed with his subversive pro- fessional democratic tendencies, his seven-and-sixpenny visits, added to his utter di... ...d achieved a sort of popularity there and elsewhere by the violence of his democratic opposition to the aristocracy. According to this man’s political... ...s be here, backwards and forwards; and perhaps it will be bet- ter for all parties—safer, that is, doctor—if Miss Thorne were to discontinue her visit... ...made greatly uneasy by reflecting how very high the bill would be. The two parties had outdone each other in the loudness of their assertions, that ea... ... had in effect banished herself from the most intimate of the Greshamsbury social circles. She magnified in her own mind the importance of the confere...

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Twice Told Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

.... It had been arranged, or possibly it was the custom of the day, that the parties should proceed separately to church. By some accident the bridegroo... ... his equals in age, partook of the enmity of their parents. His tender and social nature had already overflowed in attachments to everything about him... ...first provincial charter, un- der which our forefathers had enjoyed almost democratic privileges! He that was styled the arch-enemy of New En- gland, ... ...itutions and customs that were connected with it, had never yielded to the democratic her- esies of after times. The young queen of Britain has not a ... ...n of the manner in which the world kept itself cheerful and prosperous, by social pleasures and an intercourse of busi- ness, while he, in seclusion, ...

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Magnum Bonum or Mother Careys Brood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...sie from the contamination by taking her out in the carriage and to garden parties, which the young lady infi- nitely preferred to long walks that tir... ...changed, but she sent refusals on mourning cards to invitations to evening parties, though she took her young people to plays, concerts, and operas, a... ...se with friends. All kinds of amusements astonished the neighbourhood, and parties of the newest kinds, private the- atricals, tableaux, charades, all... ... Allen liked high life for her, so she did not refuse it; but probably her social suc- cess was all the greater from her entire indifference, and that... ...profes- 214 Magnum Bonum sion,” said Janet; “he means to read law, get up social and sanitary questions, and go into parliament.” “I know,” said her ... .... Hyde Corner was too agreeable a haunt to be despised, and Janet owed her social successes more to her mother’s attractions than her own. Conversatio... ...lucky, since they ascribe her greater religiousness to what it suits their democratic notions to scorn. Not that there is much to com- plain of in Bob...

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Evan Harrington

By: George Meredith

...we may augur that he is not often blessed by one or other of the two great parties who subdivide this universe. In the case of Mr. Melchisedec it was ... ...s fair enemy, and to find a distraction for their legs. The classes of our social fabric have, here and there, slight connecting links, and provincial... ...her on deck,’ said the Countess. ‘Silva is too harassed for converse.’ The parties were thus divided. The silent Count was left to meditate on his wro... ...d!—I have been slaving in your interests. Y es; I have forced the Jocelyns socially to acknowledge us. I have not slept; I have eaten bare morsels. Do... ... him from beneath his bushy eyebrows. Before long he had again to call two parties to order. To Raikes, Laxley was a puppy: to Laxley, Mr. Raikes was ... ...re was the necessity for him to thrust the fact of his being that abhorred social pariah down the throats of an assembly of worthy good fellows? The a... ...’ exclaimed the frenzied Countess, within her bosom. Alas! it was almost a democratic outcry they made her guilty of; but she was driven past patience...

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The Arrow of Gold : A Story between Two Notes

By: Joseph Conrad

...ity, I mean interest: “Does anybody know 25 Joseph Conrad besides the two parties concerned?” he asked, with some- thing as it were renewed (or was i... ...tial contempt for all mankind. There is nothing in that against the purest democratic principles; but that you, Rita, should elect to throw so much of... ...nfortunate position of an exile has its advantages. At a certain height of social position (wealth has got nothing to do with it, we have been ruined ... ...great political (and domestic) influence at Court. The card was, under its social form, a mere command to present myself before the grandee. No Royali... ...is complexion was uniformly pale, his mouth was red, but not engaging. His social status was not very defi- nite. He was wearing a dark blue overcoat ...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...r them, I could not but remember that I was separating myself from all the social and intellectual enjoyments of life. Yet, strange as it may seem... ...aptain to the smallest boy; and a day of rest and of something like quiet, social enjoyment, was all that we could expect. We continued runni... ...the foreigners not feeling themselves called upon to act in this case, the parties being all natives, nothing was done about it; and I frequently a... ...n the watch with that man for any given hours of my life passed in study and social intercourse. - 103 - Two Years Before the Mast Richard Henry Dan... ...and hills of San Francisco Bay. While not off, on these wood and water parties, or up the rivers to the missions, we had very easy times on boar... ...rived at San Diego,—I gained a greater knowledge of the state of political parties in Mexico, and the habits and affairs of the different classes o... ...ed; * * * * *, the mouth piece of the debating clubs, noisy, vaporous, and democratic; and so following. Then I could see them receiving their A.B... ...y. It has been found necessary to vest in every government, even the most democratic, some extraordinary, and, at first sight, alarming powers; ...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...amine the geology. After din- ner the soldiers divided themselves into two parties for a trial of skill with the bolas. Two spears were stuck in the g... ...he country full of ill-paid turbulent officers, the people yet hope that a democratic form of govern- ment can succeed! On first entering society in t... ...From the time of our leaving, a regular system of plunder commenced; fresh parties of the natives kept arriving: York and Jemmy lost many things, and ... ...” But now, the more Fuegians the merrier; and very merry work it was. Both parties laughing, wondering, gaping at each other; we pity- ing them, for g... ...ising animal. That a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstinacy, social affection, powers of mus- cular endurance, and length of life, than ...

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