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::" 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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::" I need very much to feel the warmth of my people around me, there is work to be done and I will get the strength from my people to finish the business.
::" I wanted to learn about Christ – about the Old Testament, which had been his Bible, and the New Testament, which was the Bible about him ; about the history of the church, which had been founded on the faith that through him God had not only revealed his innermost nature and his purpose for the world, but had released into the world a fierce power to draw people into that nature and adapt them to that purpose …. No intellectual pursuit had ever aroused in me such intense curiosity, and much more than my intellect was involved, much more than my curiosity aroused.
::" Our house is on the eastern slope of Rupert Mountain, just off a country road, still unpaved then, and five miles from the nearest town … Even at the most unpromising times of year – in mudtime, on bleak, snowless winter days – it is in so many unexpected ways beautiful that even after all this time I have never quite gotten used to it.
::" 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.
" 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.
::" The earliest tradition I could find about Glin went back to 1569, when the knight, Thomas FitzGerald, was barbarously executed in Limerick.
::" I recall a time, which I think was probably July or August of 1901 or 1902, when this plane was started in flight on the lot between Pine and Cherry Streets.
::" I ... recall seeing an airplane flight made by the late Gustave Whitehead approximately thirty-five years ago.
::" On August, fourteenth, Nineteen Hundred and One I was present and assisted on the occasion when Mr. Whitehead succeeded in flying his machine, propelled by a motor, to a height of two hundred feet off the ground or sea beach at Lordship Manor, Connecticut.
::" and took
::" We took him and Pepe Arenzana to Ayod, where most of the time were in a feeding center where locals go.
::" Arnkel had laid his sword and shield against a hayrick, and now he took up his weapons and defended himself therewith ; but now he began to gather wounds, and withal they came up into the garth about him.
::" Owing to the general dissatisfaction with the management of the Rugby Union during the 1919 football season, and the fact that University footballers were starting to realise that rugby league was a faster and cleaner game, several leading members of the football club, including seven ' blues ' of the past season, took steps to introduce the league game into the University for the 1920 season.
::" and title
::" The orders I propose to make are of special significance as they constitute the first recognition and protection of native title resulting in the ongoing enjoyment of native title in the State of Victoria and, it would appear, on the South-Eastern seaboard of Australia.
::" Whoever, except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or Act of Congress, willfully uses any part of the Army or the Air Force as a posse comitatus or otherwise to execute the laws shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both ".
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::" For here is the chief and most confounding objection to excessive skepticism, that no durable good can ever result from it ; while it remains in its full force and vigor.
::" 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.
::" Rare ceasefires, usually negotiated by representatives of Ahmad Shah Massoud, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi or Burhanuddin Rabbani ( the interim government ), or officials from the International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC ), commonly collapsed within days.
::" The principle of utility does not mean that any given pleasure, as music, for instance, or any given exemption from pain, as for example health, are to be looked upon as means to a collective something termed happiness, and to be desired on that account.
::" Team Obama ’ s anti-anti-missile initiatives are not simply acts of unilateral disarmament of the sort to be expected from an Alinsky acolyte.
::" 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.
::" 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?
::" Mr. Speaker: If the will of the people is to prevail, if justice is to be done, there can be no question of my expulsion from the house.
::" Gerovital was compared with placebo and another procaine preparation in a double blind study of 88 rehabilitation patients suffering from back or hip disease.
::" Studies on liver homogenates obtained from Wistar rats revealed that the ageing process produces the loss of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity and higher values in the thermolabile fraction of this enzyme.
::" In order, therefore, that the clauses cited from Article I of the Constitution may have proper force and effect save only as modified by the Amendment, and that the latter also may have proper effect, it is essential to distinguish between what is and what is not ' income ' as the term is there used ; and to apply the distinction as cases arise according to truth and substance without regard to form.
::" 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 )"
::" Pre-criminals returning to Earth from the Galaxy after seven years interstellar hell ..." Panther Edition blurb.
::" The Athenian once hailed me as a favourable omen, while the pious Roman cursed me with raised fists, and the pontiff of Egypt, abstinent from beans, trembled at my voice and paled at my odour.
::" We've seen the price rise from $ 50 a unit ( 22 kilograms ) to $ 250 a unit in two and a half years ...
::" In light of these decisions, protecting under the cloak of the right of privacy individual decisions as to indulgence in acts of sexual intimacy by unmarried persons and as to satisfaction of sexual desires by resort to material condemned as obscene by community standards when done in a cloistered setting, no rational basis appears for excluding from the same protection decisions-such as those made by the defendants before us-to seek sexual gratification from what at least once was commonly regarded as " deviant " conduct, so long as the decisions are voluntarily made by adults in a noncommercial, private setting.