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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... ...eep patterns. Chapter Ten (1989: Houston) Turning away from the cooked bacon strips dripping grease on their paper towel bedding, he walked to the bat... ...not see him return from the bathroom to cook the last of his bacon where the strips shrank phallically in the heat. But from the smell she, of course,... ...g her desires and appetites. She cut the list of maudlin mottoes into myriad strips; put paper clips around each strip, and then attached each one aro... ... Don't know--hope not. What are you reading?" "Nothing." "What's nothing?" "Comics." "In Braille?" "Yes." "You can't see the pictures. There are no ... ...you have to develop a vivid imagination." Seong Seob did not say anything. "Comics about what?" He was trying to control this disapproving undertone... ...meone now チN maybe not long. He vitiates his mind with a Braille version of comics. They have Braille comics, you know. I mean, that is his busines...

...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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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... Oh, hell no. This isn't happening. "We've got one victim down ... African-American male, early twenties ... wounds to the chest and abdomen..." Toy c... ...d, turned off the flame under the pan then brought a plate of cooked bacon strips to the table. "A little while. Decided to get an early start." Dagny... ...ow had been the perfect forum for Madam Camilla's interview as the host—an American Wiccan high priest—was a fundamentalist opposed to drugs and blunt... ...armhouse, turned to Kelly. "And you? What's your background?" "I'm African-American. My family's originally from the south. Georgia, to be specific." ... ...ll me, Dagny? Are you ... are you gay?" Kelly chuckled, glad for the brief comic relief. "I wish it were that simple. But the truth is more complicate...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...e! Alabin was giving a dinner at Darmstadt; no, not Darmstadt, but something American. Yes, but then, Darmstadt was in America. Yes, Alabin was giving... ...g Li eschen, the servant girl, and the landlord, with whom he jested in his comically bad German, assuring him that it was not the water had cured Ki... ...rance to this answer, and listened, not without pleasure, to the landowner’s comic speeches. The gentleman with the gray whiskers was obviously an inv... ...ged with Pestsov. Slapping Turovtsin on the shoulder, he whispered something comic in his ear, and set him down by his wife and the old prince. Then h... ...sky reached the place where the peasants’ mowing grass was divided into long strips reaching to the reeds, marked off in one place by the trampled gra... ...e by the trampled grass, in another by a path mown through it. Half of these strips had already been mown. Though there was not so much hope of finding... ...ied to turn away and avoid seeing the mysterious, endless 566 Anna Karenina strips of knitting, the triangles of linen, and so on, to which Dolly att... ...here I call upon the count, and in three words we settle the business.” “The American way of doing business,” said Sviazhsky, with a smile. “Yes, ther... ...re of his book, the various public questions of the dissenting sects, of the American al liance, of the Samara famine, of exhibitions, and of spiritu...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

... true, well or ill; and we’re stronger, both of us, united than tearing to strips: and so, there, for the past! so long as we can set our eyes upon so... ...acific Islands, but they will soon be snapped up by the European and North American Govern- ments, and a single one of them does not offer space. It w... ...ly it matters.’ ‘Then you’d not express the emotions at all?’ He flashed a comical look of astonishment as he spoke. She was not to be diverted; she s... ...time.’ ‘I have been in America.’ ‘We are not exactly on the pattern of the Americans.’ Philip hinted a bow. He praised the Republican people. ‘Yes, bu... ... at the Austrians and the Russians and the Prussians for tearing Poland to strips with their bloody beaks.’ ‘We obey our orders, and leave you to sett... ... trusted to her discretion; the idea of a young Irish secretary was rather comical, nevertheless. He had his joke about it, requesting to have a sight... ...y. ‘She will have the right to tell him so. He never can be anything but a comic politician. Still he was bound to consult his wife pre- vious to step...

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The Arrow of Gold : A Story between Two Notes

By: Joseph Conrad

...ried, astonished. “Y ou can’t bribe the French Customs. This isn’t a South-American republic.” 13 Joseph Conrad “Is it a republic?” he murmured, very... ...r any remark. He inquired with extreme politeness what did I know of South American republics? I confessed that I knew very little of them. W andering... ..., Madame Leonore,” I said, amused by her expression of disgust. “That’s an American.” “Ah! Un Americano! Well, never mind him. It was her that I went ... ...peration. The suddenness of this sinister conclu- sion had in it something comic and unbelievable. It loosened my grip on my mental processes. A Latin... .... When it paused it left us looking profoundly at each other. “It’s almost comic,” I whispered. “Y es. One could laugh,” she assented, with a sort of ... ...e more, and then varied it by a prolonged drumming with his fists. It W AS comic. But I felt myself struggling mentally with an invading gloom as thou... ...ble friend jerked the upper sheet away at once and started tearing it into strips. “Y ou may leave him to me,” said that efficient sage, “but the doct...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...ew places at regular intervals, the walls of houses were woven from bamboo strips. Such bamboo houses still exist in forest villages, including Ban Do... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ...ive you money for the cremation ceremony. The coffin was woven from bamboo strips and not from timber, boards, like today. And it wasn't always possib... ...ted in reading and have literature in their homes other than magazines and comics. In the 1970s, the villages of this book housed scarcely anybody who... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...eferred to the birth legend with figures of executioners with swords and a comical-looking Prince of Lampang, who also got his come-uppance according ... ... US army during the Korean war; sex trade has always flourished around all American military bases. In 1983, it was said that there was only one broth... ...en obedient to your parents, you may be reborn deaf. In those days, wooden strips were cut and my mother was tied inside them. The body was taken to t...

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Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

..., took the money. Miss Josephine Sleary, as some very long and very narrow strips of printed bill announced, was then inaugurating the entertainments ... ...celebrated for his daring vault ing act as the Wild Huntsman of the North American Prai ries; in which popular performance, a diminutive boy with an... ... as he smoked, in front of T om and looking down at him, observed: ‘What a comical brother in law you are!’ ‘What a comical brother in law old Bounder... ...ked through a chink in the boards. ‘That’h Jack the Giant Killer—piethe of comic infant bithnith,’ said Sleary. ‘There’th a property houthe, you thee,... ...there’th little Jack himthelf in a thplendid thoot of armour; there’th two comic black thervanth twithe ath big ath the houthe, to thtand by it and to...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ble Caron triumphs; regains his Lawsuit and Law- 37 Thomas Carlyle suits; strips Reporter Goezman of the judicial ermine; covering him with a perpetu... ...s, it is said, What a spec- tacle! Now too behold our Deane, our Franklin, American Pleni- potentiaries, here in position soliciting; (1777; Deane som... ...ant glances on the Bust of Lafayette, which has stood there ever since the American War of Liberty. Whereupon, by acclamation, Lafayette is nominated.... ...ning forth perpetual pamphlets: and no man to gag them! Neither, as in the American Con- gress, do the arrangements seem perfect. A Senator has not hi... ...ree long-contending elements of French Society, dashed forth into singular comico- tragical collision; acting and reacting openly to the eye. Con- sti... ...or-mania and royal blazonry of Cordwainery. Except indeed that this is not comic; ah no, it is comico-tragic; with bound Couriers, and a Doom hanging ... ...without delay; he is in puce coat, breeches of grey, white stock- ings. He strips off the coat; stands disclosed in a sleeve-waist- coat of white flan...

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Sons and Lovers

By: D. H. Lawrence

...ated. He was so full of colour and animation, his voice ran so easily into comic grotesque, he was so ready and so pleasant with everybody. Her own fa... ... followed the manufacturer into a grubby little room, upholstered in black American leather, glossy with the rub- bing of many customers. On the table... ...the copying himself. He worked quickly and well. This done, he seized some strips of long yellow paper, about three inches wide, and made out the day’... ...ntering, with their bags of food, for fear of being turned out. Leonard, a comic, thin fellow, went first; Paul, who would have died rather than be se... ...atrice demurely. “Where’s Paul?” Leonard had followed Annie. He had a long comic face and blue eyes, very sad. “I suppose he’s left you to settle it b...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ...hey were successful. 36 As Yochai Benkler puts it, Alice Randall, an African American woman, was ordered by a government official not to publish her cr... ...would have been contacted by the very talented person who took images from a comic book about fair use that I co-wrote and mashed them up with words f... ...ovement has been pronounced enough to generate its own reaction. The popular comics site “xkcd” has strips critical of the Digital Millennium Copyrigh... ...nced enough to generate its own reaction. The popular comics site “xkcd” has strips critical of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 19 but also a ne... ...Musical borrowing is the subject of the next “graphic novel”—which is to say comic book—produced by me, Keith Aoki, and Jennifer Jenkins: Theft!: A Hi...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...strip them of their hard outer fibers, and then slice the core into short strips. After they soaked them in water, they would:  Pound the strips... ...ips nearly dry before overlapping them slightly.  Place a second set of strips at right angles to the first.  Pound those sheets and leave them ... ...s. ―Classic Chinese,‖ first written on silk cloth or sheets of bamboo strips, appeared sometime between one and two millennia after cuneiform an... ... more likely stemmed from his encounters with sailors who had touched the American continent. In his revealing COD: A Biography of the Fish that ... ...fisherman kept secret their profitable catches of cod on regular trips to American waters. Mongols fostered exchange of ideas and inventions The ... ...its strength in a righteous fight. By Anonymous, from MacKellar’s “The American Printer” 1887 1... ... HarperCollins, 2006. Hogben, Lancelot Thomas. From Cave Painting to Comic Strip: A Kaleidoscope of Human Communication. New York: Chanticleer ...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...s there 38 SARTOR RESARTUS is something great in the moment when a man first strips himself of adventitious wrappages; and sees indeed that he is nake... ...t as articulately perhaps as the case admitted. Or call him, if you will, an American Backwoodsman, who had to fell unpenetrated forests, and bat tle... ..., considerably involved in haze. To the first English Edition, 1838, which an American, or two American had now opened the way for, there was slighting... ...ed and pacificated.’ Here is a”...—Sun Newspaper, 1st April, 1834. III. NORTH—AMERICAN REVIEWER. . . . . . “After a careful survey of the whole ground,... ...h there is a good deal of remark throughout the work in a half serious, half comic style upon dress, it seems to be in reality a treatise upon the gre...

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