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::" Ever since the publication of A Long Day's Dying ... Frederick Buechner has one of our most interesting and least predictable writers.
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::" Instead of keeping the ball in the air it should be kicked to the ground as soon as the case will permit, since the moment it touches, the whole team is on-side.
::" It is a larger city, a more convenient city, and since it is also a more beautiful and more distinctive city I announce myself a complete convert.
::" Lucullus, indeed, and Drusus and Octavius, and Cato and the whole house of Hortensii, since he held them bound by close social ties, he was treated by them with the highest of honors ; for not only did everyone cultivate his friendship who devoted to hear and to take in anything they did, but even those who only pretended.
::" and Long
::" I took the title from a passage in Paradise Lost where Adam says to Eve that their expulsion from Paradise " will prove no sudden but a slow pac ’ d evil ,/ A Long Day ’ s Dying to augment our pain ," and with the exception of the old lady Maroo, what all the characters seem to be dying of is loneliness, emptiness, sterility, and such preoccupation with themselves and their own problems that they are unable to communicate with each other about anything that really matters to them very much.
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::" We have no idea how consciousness emerges from the physical activity of the brain and we do not know whether consciousness can emerge from non-biological systems, such as computers ... At this point the reader will expect to find a careful and precise definition of consciousness.
::" Once again the political clout of the school, which seems to be closely wired into parliament, Whitehall and the Bank of England, is being felt by ministers ...
::" Buechner's theological efforts are never systematic treatises but instead short, highly literary productions in most of which he draws explicit links with fiction-writing generally and his own fiction in particular ... Buechner's 1969 Noble Lectures at Harvard, published in 1970 as The Alphabet of Grace, comprise a slender volume which is one of his most important and revealing works.
::" Minadrasa maharajasa Katiassa divasa 4 4 4 11 pra-me ... ( prati ) ta pranasame ... Sakamunisa "
::" On the 14th day of Kārttika, in the reign of Mahārāja Minadra, ( in the year ...), ( the corporeal relic ) of Sakyamuni, which is endowed with life ... has been established "
::" We may predict that ... as methods relevant to organized complexity develop in laboratory science, the social sciences will benefit in proportion.
::" I ... recall seeing an airplane flight made by the late Gustave Whitehead approximately thirty-five years ago.
::" You, the class of 1990 ... How do you feel about your valedictorian with the 4. 9 Grade Point Average who arrived in this country six months ago speaking no English in a rowboat from Saigon?
::" And if by chance any whale or sperm whale or mermaid or coca or dolphin or Musaranha or other large fish that resembles some of these die in Sesimbra or Silves or elsewhere ...
::" It is now recognised that this legislative framework has not kept pace with contemporary developments in safety regulation ... ( T ) the legislation does not establish a coherent chain of responsibility for the effective management of rail safety risks.
::" I knew if I ever recorded any kind of tribute to Chris, it would have to be up-tempo, happy ... a song like him ... not some slow, mournful song.
::" Ensete is totally involved in every aspect of the daily social and ritual life of the Gurage, who, with several others tribes in Southwest Ethiopia, form what has been termed the Ensete Culture Complex area ... the life of the Gurage is enmeshed with various uses of ensete, not the least of which is nutritional.
::" We've seen the price rise from $ 50 a unit ( 22 kilograms ) to $ 250 a unit in two and a half years ...
::" Indology is a ‘ secular eschatology ’ built around a Euro-centric view of the world ... Its creators were driven mainly by European colonial and Christian missionary interests.
::" and has
::" No other European institution has spread over the entire world in the way in which the traditional form of the European university has done.
::" The Declassification office of the National Security Council has informed us that it has no record of any declassification action having been taken on this memorandum or any other documents on this alleged project ..."
::" In contrast to budō, which has become more competitive, a type of martial art which has kept its ancient mode of training and has been preserved and handed down from generation to generation.
::" He is a notorious terrorist, and we have very clearly and publicly announced what is going to happen to notorious terrorists who commit heinous crimes of the type Mr. Basayev has been involved in.
::" A specially stabilized form of procaine hydrochloride ( Gerovital H3 ) has been shown to be a more potent inhibitor of monoamine oxidase than procaine HCl itself and a weaker inhibitor of this enzyme than iproniazid.
::" Procaine chloride, which was a common cause of allergic reactions in earlier years, has lost importance as a contact allergen because its use for local anesthesia has ceased.
::" Permission to fight is given to those who are fought against because they have been wronged-truly Allah has the power to come to their support-those who were expelled from their homes without any right, merely for saying, ' Our Lord is Allah '..." ( Quran, 22: 39-40 )"
::" National flags, insignias and uniforms as a ruse-in practice it has been authorized to make use of these as a ruse.
::" In sum, there has been no showing of any threat, either to participants or the public in general, in consequence of the voluntary engagement by adults in private, discreet, sodomous conduct.
::" and one
::" Few human creatures would consent to be changed into any of the lower animals, for a promise of the fullest allowance of a beast's pleasures ; no intelligent human being would consent to be a fool, no instructed person would be an ignoramus, no person of feeling and conscience would be selfish and base, even though they should be persuaded that the fool, the dunce, or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they are with theirs … A being of higher faculties requires more to make him happy, is capable probably of more acute suffering, and is certainly accessible to it at more points, than one of an inferior type ; but in spite of these liabilities, he can never really wish to sink into what he feels to be a lower grade of existence … It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.
::" I was reading a magazine as I waited my turn at a barber shop one day when, triggered by a particular article and the photographs that went with it, there floated up out of some hitherto unexplored subcellar of me a character who was to dominate my life as a writer for the next six years and more.
::" In the pharmaceutical industry, a blockbuster drug is one that achieves acceptance by prescribing physicians as a therapeutic standard for, most commonly, a highly prevalent chronic ( rather than acute ) condition.
" A later campaign used the well-known song tune of " Smoke Gets in Your Eyes " cleverly reworded as ::" They asked me how I knew, it was Esso Blue, I of course replied, with lower grades one buys, smoke gets in your eyes.
::" Delivering functional and social expectations of the public on the one hand and manage to build a unique identity on the other hand creates trust and this trust builds the informal framework of a company.
::" Basing itself on Scripture and Tradition, the Council teaches that the Church, a pilgrim now on earth, is necessary for salvation: the one Christ is the mediator and the way of salvation ; he is present to us in his body which is the Church.
::" The great majority of those who have carefully investigated the subject have come to the conclusion that there exists in man, as one of his constituent principles, a certain subtle element, known by the names of animal electricity, animal magnetism, galvanism, the nervous energy, the nervous fluid, etc.
::" Time-travellers stranded in the 25th century through the reluctance of one of their party to return to the sordid realities of the 20th ..." Panther Edition blurb.
::" An act or forebearance of one party, or the promise thereof, is the price for which the promise of the other is bought, and the promise thus given for value is enforceable.
::" When the army vinegar ran down unshaven beards, when men helped themselves to acorns, peas, and raw onions, and cooked chopped up goat meat in shepherds ' rank butter — never mind your neighbour — no one was embarrassed by me.
::" And as for those towards the east ( one ) was of coloured stone, and one of pearl, and one of jacinth,
::" To be sure, all arts which are relevant to human culture have a certain common bond, and are connected, one to another, by a sort of, as it were, kindred relationship.
::" The war between Chalcis and Eretria was the one in which most cities belonging to the rest of Greece were divided up into alliances with one side or the other.
::" Roose is one of the cleanest custodians we have, but he apparently is a trifle superstitious about his football garments, for he seldom seems to trouble the charwoman with them.
::" Sonja Davies, who'd been a big influence on me on my first job, was in her last days and one of the things she said to me at the time was look, you're doing very well, that's great.