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::" 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.
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::" We love our children, but it's weird when you consider that in the next century, you're going to have people in nursing homes with names like Heather and Debbie.
::" and through
::" 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.
::" Those who, through no fault of their own, do not know the Gospel of Christ or his Church, but who nevertheless seek God with a sincere heart, and, moved by grace, try in their actions to do his will as they know it through the dictates of their conscience — those too may achieve eternal salvation " ( Second Vatican Council, Lumen Gentium, 16 ).
::" During a certain period in the not too distant past, Japan, following a mistaken national policy, advanced along the road to war, only to ensnare the Japanese people in a fateful crisis, and, through its colonial rule and aggression, caused tremendous damage and suffering to the people of many countries, particularly to those of Asian nations.
::" Noodling: The practice of sifting through rejected mullock heaps for small pieces of precious opal inadvertently discarded by the miners.
::" 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.
::" 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.
::" Ever since the publication of A Long Day's Dying ... Frederick Buechner has one of our most interesting and least predictable writers.
::" 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.
::" 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.
::" and their
::" Outside forces saw instability in Afghanistan as an opportunity to press their own security and political agendas.
::" Now to prepare them against these contingencies, and that they might, have fresh air for the benefit of the elephants, cureloms or mammoths and many other animals, that perhaps were in them, as well as the human beings they contained, the Lord told them how to construct them in order to receive air, that when they were on the top of the water, whichever side up their vessels happened to be, it mattered not ; they were so constructed that they could ride safely, though bottom upwards and they could open their air holes that happened to be uppermost " ( Orson Pratt, JoD 12: 340 ).
::" There are many who have achieved in the world of politics, business or academia who can trace their success to the years they spent at LSE.
::" 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.
::" The bitter example of their own family history would sooner or later have driven Dara and Shuja and Aurangzeb and Murad to contend for the Peacock Throne with desperate fury.
::" Of this Phlegon, as Philostorgius says, to relate fully in detail what befell with the Jews, while Phlegon and Dio mentioned events briefly and made them an appendix to their own narrative.
::" Twenty-five volunteers, all in their fifth decade or beyond, all with mild to moderate, nonpsychotic depression of at least several months ' duration participated in a double-blind study of Gerovital vs placebo.
::" The tabernacle of God is with men, and he shall dwell with them, and God Himself shall be with them, and shall be their God, and they shall be his people.
::" A beast of burden had thrown off his load, and somebody yelled to his master to reset it, saying in the language of their parents / of the land: “ torna, torna, fratre ”.
::" To form a proper idea of the spirit, the character, and the customs of a Nation, almost unknown in Europe, I deemed it preferable to represent them in their own dress, rather than to enter myself into particular details, always infected by the manner of considering the facts, notwithstanding the utmost endeavors to be guided by truth in the most essential parts.
::" 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 )"
::" Dad ’ s story is a classic, and timely, reminder of the way in which immigrants, and the children of immigrants, have come to New Zealand and made their contributions to our society.
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::" This Tribunal will examine all the evidence that may be placed before it by any source or party.
::" and return
::" Différance is not only irreducible to any ontological or theological -- ontotheological -- reappropriation, but as the very opening of the space in which ontotheology -- philosophy -- produces its system and its history, it includes ontotheology, inscribing it and exceeding it without return.
::" and ..."
::" Min, Lord of the Processions, God of the High Plumes, Son of Osiris and Isis, Venerated in Ipu ..."
::" 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 ..."
::" Ultra-alien aliens resembling large dots in large bottles-and the Earthmen who try to communicate with them ..." Panther Edition blurb.
::" Pre-criminals returning to Earth from the Galaxy after seven years interstellar hell ..." Panther Edition blurb.