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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...n in 1910. http://www.armenian-genocide.org/ http://www.cilicia.com/armo10.html Art, Modern We are all acquainted with the tales - many apocry... ...odern We are all acquainted with the tales - many apocryphal, some real - of how art critiques, curators, collectors and buyers were fooled into ... ...inted with the tales - many apocryphal, some real - of how art critiques, curators, collectors and buyers were fooled into purchasing "works of art"... ...rt critiques, curators, collectors and buyers were fooled into purchasing "works of art" created by monkeys. The animals "painted" by dipping their... ...ser/gr/public/bh_home.html Bolivar, Simon Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) is a Latin American folk hero, revered for having been a revolutionary free... ...d - are not rare, though highly valued by philatelists. The two immediately became collectors' items. Perforation was introduced only in 1848- 54. ...

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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...ng relic and the putrid sheet concealing it. The next day, it was hauled by sturdy garbage collectors into a truck and, with assorted other junk, i... ...ent. He is writhing on the inlay, attempting tears. It's futile, I know. We both forgot the art of crying, except from torn veins. The light is wan... ...hing: the fullest trust, a willingness to yield. I remember having seen the following in an art house movie, it was a test: to fall, spread-eagled f... ... two-dimensional rendition of a layered archeological excavation. Come morning, I sniff my art and recoil, only to be captivated again by its monot... ...ary Club Award for Social Studies (1976), and the Bilateral Relations Studies Award of the American Embassy in Israel (1978). Hundreds of professio...

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The Reef

By: Edith Wharton

...h other again, in London, some three months previously, at a dinner at the American Embassy, and when she had caught sight of him her smile had been l... .... Her husband had struck him as a characteristic speci- men of the kind of American as to whom one is not quite clear whether he lives in Europe in or... ...one is not quite clear whether he lives in Europe in order to cultivate an art, or culti- vates an art as a pretext for living in Europe. Mr. Leath’s ... ...er high sweet voice and of her quick incessant gestures.She was clearly an American, but with the loose native quality strained through a closer woof ... ...ecret gratification in being appealed to as an authority on the histrionic art. His interest in it had hitherto been merely that of the cultivated you... ...nce. Surely it was time to infuse new blood into the veins of the moribund art. He had the impression that the ghosts of actors were giv- ing a spectr... ... ostensibly to attend sales and exhibitions, or to confer with dealers and collectors. She tried to picture him, straight, trim, beautifully brushed a...

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Fanshawe

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...s and dwarf pines, among which many huge gray rocks, ineradicable by human art, endeavored to conceal themselves. About half an acre of ground was occ... ...re observing him, and is will- ing to prove that he knows something of the art,” replied Edward Walcott. “I should think him well acquainted with the ... ...old leafless oak, that formed with its roots an obstruction very common in American streams; but, throwing his line with involuntary skill as he passe... ... could scarcely have guided you bet- ter myself.” “Yes, I have learned the art, and I love to practise it,” re- plied the man. “But will not the young... ...heart. These, after two or three centuries, may perhaps be precious to the collectors of our early poetry. At any rate, Hugh Crombie’s effusions, tave...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...world's biggest dummy. Sang Huin gave his typical defense of "Miguk sarem" ("American") which would bring on a confused and critical look--in this cas... ...rica, and so existing as a Korean only by birth and race definitely made him American in every way but a legal one. Most persons under such a scenario... ...ere two sides of the same coin. He loved his mother and she was alone on the American continent as he was in Asia. They were indeed alone in the world... ...ies, temporary exhibits, and then to have him sit alone in a corner at these art parties where cheques were often signed. He saw him sitting in those... ...ot under the directive of his own will. The book is of 20th century American art and contains a few examples of his mother's work. Only pleasures from... ...ully amused by their non- feminine creative play. "My ladies, methinks thou art so nice, but unfortunately I've already had breakfast." "Lady'speakin... ...to few; and yet within the limited coterie of art enthusiasts and modern art collectors searching for potential investments, she was a success. They ...

...This work is about a Korean American teaching in his homeland, feeling lost in Korean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single ...

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Frate Cu Meridianele Si Paralelele, Vol. 1

By: Florentin Smarandache

...Bagatele inutile VI”, pictur ă de Florentin Smarandache, din cartea sa “Outer-Art”, vol. II, Editura “Conphys” Râmnicu-Vâlcea, 2002, p. 24 ... ...Vâlcea şi desf ăşurat ă în mod mai mult sau mai pu ţin paradoxal la Liceul de Art ă Râmnicu Vâlcea. Venise în vacan ţa de Cr ăciun acas ă, la B ălce... ... ă e şti mai preten ţios, po ţi face o extensie pân ă-n Hawaii (unde olteano-americanul nostru fu chiar de dou ă ori!). Dar, cum “anonimul din B ăl... ...ii/arti ştii” exila ţi sunt mor ţi. Rar când r ăzbate vreunul. Pe continentul american, lumea nu se uit ă la art ă nici cu dosul!... Celebrele pl... ... ţi. Rar când r ăzbate vreunul. Pe continentul american, lumea nu se uit ă la art ă nici cu dosul!... Celebrele plaje Malibu şi Zulibu – mizere şi... ...re. Îi venise familia mai târziu (nevasta şi trei feti ţe), fiindc ă Ambasada American ă încurcase actele. Cum se întâmplase şi cu dosarul lui Nea C... ...uzic ă australian ă cu Annette Shun Wah, forma ţiile “Hunters” (Vân ătorii), “Collectors” (Colectorii), “Frente”, “The Cruel Sea” (Marea Crud ă) – i...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...iversity. Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ............................................... ...secondly, in having made me a participator in the pecuniary profits of the American edition, without solicita- tion or the shadow of any expectation o... ...rty years ago, which papers have been reprinted in a collective form by an American house of high character in Boston; but in part they are to be view... ...d to ask for a more determi- nate adjudication on their claims as works of art. At present, I feel authorized to make haughtier pretensions in right o... ...he grave, the coffin, the face are sealed up forever and ever. Grief! thou art classed amongst the depressing passions. And true it is that thou humbl... ...y illumination (from the sun) mingling with the earthly emblazonries (from art and its gorgeous coloring) of what is grandest in man. There were the a... ...dy, as collections confessedly private. Nay, far more so; for most private collectors of eminence, as the late Mr. Heber, for in- stance, have been di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...of a far more formidable description than was commanded by the adventurous American. Time and circumstances change the character of nations and the fa... ...ce made by an author so profoundly versed in the different branches of his art. By fixing, then, the date of my story Sixty Years before the present 1... ...nity of acquiring habits of firm and assiduous application, of gaining the art of controlling, directing, and concentrating the powers of his mind for... ..., and concentrating the powers of his mind for ear- nest investigation,—an art far more essential than even that intimate acquaintance with classical ... ... from our present purpose, and is only thrown out for consideration of the collectors under Mr. Dent’s dog bill. As Waverley moved on, here and there ... ...re than he himself could have expected; but it is men- tioned of the North American Indians, when at the stake of torture, that on the least intermiss...

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Bureaucracy

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ssessed sketches, engravings, and pictures. He did a great deal of good to art- ists by simply not injuring them and by furthering their wishes on cer... ...ull of good taste and of exquisite things, where each detail was a work of art well placed and 33 Balzac well surrounded, and where Madame Rabourdin,... ...pot on his back, had found immediate employ- ment with the firm of Brezac, collectors of metals and other relics from all chateaux in the provinces. A... ...ed an enor- mous bunch of old trinkets, among which in 1824 he still wore “American beads,” which were very much the fashion in the year VII. In the b... ...ving wheel which turned clerks into prefects, sub-prefects, assessors, and collectors, like the figures in a magic lantern, was subjected to no such r... ...f some kind, or a widow,—who might fall in love with him, he practised the art of twirling his cane and of flinging the sort of glance which Bixiou to... ...ling his cane and of flinging the sort of glance which Bixiou told him was American. He smiled to show his fine teeth; he wore no socks under his boot... ...nd China (where all government officials steal), also that of Austria, the American republics, and indeed that of the whole world, to the fact that fo... ...of the chairs after you left. Heavens, no! six months later they were made Collectors of Paris.” 206 Bureaucracy * * * * * No...

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The Touchstone

By: Edith Wharton

...ame de Sabran—” But Glennard insisted. “I want something modern—English or American. I want to look something up,” he lamely con- cluded. The libraria... ...etters to Harriet Westbrook. I had a devil of a time getting them—a lot of collectors were after them.” Glennard, taking the volume from his hand, gla... ...o, scrupulously vigilant in the management of the household, preserved the American wife’s usual aloofness from her husband’s business cares. Glennard... ...in values. To a dispas- sionate critic (as Glennard now rated himself) the art may at times have been a little too obvious. Her attempts at lightness ...

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Chance a Tale in Two Parts

By: Joseph Conrad

...ning, inlaid writing table which looked like a rare piece from a museum of art; his chair had a high, oval, carved back, upholstered in faded tapestry... ... collection,” he said em- phatically. “Only I live right in it, which most collectors don’t. But I see that you know what you are looking at. Not many... ...ishment. Its consort The Sceptre collapsed within the week. I won’t say in American parlance that suddenly the bottom fell out of the whole of de Barr... ...y! But Mrs. Fyne’s fervent “thank goodness” turned out to be a bit, as the Americans—some Americans—say “previous.” In a very short time the odious fe... ...a great many princesses of the European royal houses were cultivating that art. This was the water-colour morning; and the teacher, a veteran of many ... ...ra is already waiting for you in the drawing-room.” The cultivation of the art said to be patronized by princesses was pursued in the drawing-room fro...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ook at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI as told to Jacqueline Slow Art Work by Susie Kleiner © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 ... ...s losing one‘s job. Sex makes us happier, as does enjoying one‘s job. The Americans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happine... ...ed at home, in your neighborhood or in school is the truth, divine truth. Americans eat with their forks in their right hands, Europeans with the for... ...ies ate their meals together. She was appalled by the poor manners of the American students. Her mother had taught her good table manners at home, r... ...our major you are preparing for your occupation. When you take courses in art history, music appreciation or tennis you are preparing to enjoy your n... ... supernatural being, we look at the wonders of our world. One week modern art might be discussed and illustrated, another time we might discuss the ... ...ctor employees increase government inflow from their activities like toll collectors, parking ticket givers, and other tax collectors. ―We h... ... the society. Meter maids issuing vehicle parking citations, toll and tax collectors, and county appraisers are such people. Some may make society r... ...ctors or nurses, grave diggers or street cleaners—and certainly not trash collectors! But whether the object of religious spending is pro-society or...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...of Prof. Rice's se- ries of lectures was delivered Fri- day evening in the art room of Hopkins Hall on Raphael and Uembrandt and was illustrated by sl... ...ce showed how each of these painters repre- sented idealism and realism in art; but his more immediate pur- pose was to indicate how their lives are d... ... how their lives are disclosed in the progress of their development in the art of painting. Raphael wos born in Urbino, Italy, a distinctly rural land... ...gs I have a Shorthand System, easily as good as the best now taught in any American Business College, that 1 can teach In twelve (12) evenings. Tui- t... ...aw in Rochester, N. Y. ^ Cbe Richmond Tdc Ulcllington north /Idams. IDass. AMERICAN & EUROPEAN PLAN E. M. Moore, Mgr. W. S, Underwood Go. it PIANOS, i... ...mis' every two weeks ' MODEL LAUNDERING CO. North Adams, flass. Agents and Collectors DURFEE'07&VANDECARR'09 8 SOUTH COLLEG* All laundry left where th... ...Mr Bradman ^ THE HAHflPTON AilJaoBnt to Post Offioo European Plan, $1andUp American Plan, $2m50 to$4 Om Am Koelef, Propm Northampton, Mass. B,K Browni... ...On Broadway TROY. N. Y. MODEL LAUNDERIN6 CO. North Adams, Hass. Agents and Collectors DURFEE'07&VANDEGARR'09 8 SOUTH COLLEGB All laundry left where th... ...n Broadway TEOY, N. Y. MODEL LAUNDERING CO. North Adams, flass. Agents and Collectors DURFEE'G7&VANDEGARR'09 8 SOUTH COLLKGB All laundry left where th...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... Language with Feelings Pg 1143 The Idea of Civilized Equality Pg 1191 The Art of Giving Pg 1195 Giving Pg 1209 Judgment and Measurement Pg 1... ...nder the 3- dimensional world we see onto a 2-dimensional surface as abstract art. This The Path of Splitness Chapter One: The Universe 91 co... ... One: The Universe 91 concept of Actual infinity has been used in abstract art on a practical basis for hundreds of years. It is one reason why ... ...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B... ...plitting with crude stones as the first form of stone technology. After North American humans began splitting Mammoth-bones: did they start evolving... ...atholic church in all of fucking Europe. Read how their hit men and gangster collectors and strong-arm men visited every fucking church that did not... ...ve to your obsessions. The same principle applies to the insane stupidity of collectors who spend and waste their live collecting specialized dead ... ...ense of ownership, the sense of selfishness greedily to your bosom. Becoming collectors. Obsessing over dead material objects. Obsessing over the...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...andsome world media coverage) and kidnapping for ransom (like the kidnapping of the American Protestant Missionary Ellen Stone - quite a mysterious ... ...d with its self-important figurehead (for instance, in September 1992). Successive American administrations funnelled money into the province and w... ... was all but ignored in these events. Rugova was not. He was often consulted by the American negotiators and treated like a head of state. The messa... ... of the Ottoman Empire was devolution - not centralization. Local governors and tax collectors had too much power and the sultan was too remote and ... ...Ottomans of individuals or rebellious groups. Sadness was expressed in liturgy, in art and literature, in music and in dance. Acceptance by conceiv... ...leads to dysfunctions in one or more areas of life. Pathological narcissism is the art of deception. The narcissist projects a False Self and manag... ...it was acquired by (his) own efforts" (in Georges Duby, "The age of the Cathedrals: Art and Society, 980-1420, Chicago, Chicago University Press, 1...

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The Conundrums of Psychology

By: Sam Vaknin

...p. 2) The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)) IV-TR (2000), published by the American Psychiatric Association, defines personality traits as:... ...cally fundamental "condition" vanished after 1980. Homosexuality, according to the American Psychiatric Association, was a pathology prior to 1973.... ...atterns – in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fourth edition, text revision [American Psychiatric Association. DSM- IV-TR, Washington, 2000] –... ...nce of a much broader category of claims: that we can learn about the artist by his art, about a creator by his creation, and generally: about the o... ...gy. In a way, psychology has affinity with some private languages. It is a form of art and, as such, is self- sufficient. If structural, internal co... ...nd treatment modalities - including medicating one's patients - are still forms of art and magic rather than scientific practices. The very existen... ...eveloped, abstract and expressly deal with the day residues. They are the "garbage collectors", the "sanitation department" of the brain. Day resid...

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Periyar's Views on Untouchability

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

... a pool of refugees, waiting in a political refugee camp in Turkey to get the American visa, a% have the chance to be accepted – where a varies in t... ...their forefathers. So, he had come to this Ashram and taught Untouchables the art of tanning cowhide. I will bet that Gandhi has not till date spo... ...ance and greatness of this social movement. In the olden days, the income tax collectors who were just paid Rs.10 to Rs.15 as monthly pay, who were ... ...ome tax payer (naturally they should be very rich in comparison with the tax collectors) in singular respectless terms and also these rich men used... ...by winning any war, but by their cunningness. They made myths and epics into art and stories and imposed it on us. Slowly, we accepted their philo... ...cation shall be made generally available and equally accessible to all (UDHR-Art 26 ICESCR Art 13) UDHR – Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I... ...mparative Study. In Proc. of the 18 th International Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, by NAFIPS, New York, (1... ...e, F., A Unifying Field in Logics: Neutrosophic Logic, Preface by Charles Le, American Research Press, Rehoboth, 1999, 2000. Second edition of the ...

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What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

... Lastly, you can purchase a copy of a US County directory listing all of the Tax Collectors and County Clerks along with their phone numbers, addres... ...l be settled by arbitration in accordance with the rules, then obtaining, of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the award rende... ...n’t Want You to Know . . . 131 The Procrastinator’s Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now Author: Rita Emmett See You at the Top Au... ...t offer education on “tax relief.” They have as their goal the education of the American public as to the tax saving strategies they can use to cut...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...paper and cane as Tom had done, but with a penny packet of Boys of England American ciga- rettes. His language shocked his father before he was twelve... ...t was that particularly impressed Bert Smallways. “If them Germans or them Americans get hold of this,” he said impressively to his brother, “the Brit... ...r and cigarette shop opposite dis- played such placards as this:— REPORTED AMERICAN ULTIMATUM. BRITAIN MUST FIGHT. OUR INFATUATED WAR OFFICE STILL REF... ...d altogether unique in the world’s history. The apparatus of warfare, the, art and method of fighting, changed absolutely every dozen years in a stupe... ...upon this impatient continent had become simply material for the energy of collectors—were instantly a coruscation of war pictures and of headlines th... ...ed some black oily stuff for his hands and face. For the first rule in the art of repairing, as it was known to the firm of Grubb and Smallways, was t...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

... in any way concerned in public life to feel that the highest ambition any American can possibly have will be gratified just in proportion as he raise... ...olitician deals very largely with the superficial and the commonplace; his art is in a great measure that of skil- ful compromise, and in the conditio... ...ong men of great origi- nal genius or of an heroic type of character.” The American people should feel profoundly grateful that the greatest American ... ...ncoln: V ol One the leader, Lincoln, at least should remain a real, living American. No matter how clearly, how directly, Lincoln has shown himself in... ... rude gatherings of the neighborhood, and so laid the founda- tion of that art of persuading his fellow-men which was one rich result of his education... ...ellows, call- ing themselves officers of the State, have forbidden the tax collectors, and school commissioners to receive State paper at all; and so ... ...oln: V ol One “I say it-is-a-lie. Suspend the collection, indeed! Will the collectors, that have taken their oaths to make the col- lection, dare to e... ...uppose the people attempt to suspend, by refus- ing to pay; what then? The collectors would just jerk up their horses and cows, and the like, and sell...

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