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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

...nt. ‘Where did you get that idea, my boy?’ he eventually replied. ‘We are Jews – Bretslav Jews.’ Theo nodded and then inquired, ‘And what do you hav... ...Theo nodded and then inquired, ‘And what do you have to do to be a Jew?’ ‘Jews are the Chosen People. We Bretslav also believe that the only way to ... ...driver with a cheerful grin. ‘The sun is almost setting, and on Saturdays Jews are not allowed to work. No driving. No music.’ ‘But it’s still Frida... ... No driving. No music.’ ‘But it’s still Friday,’ Theo protested. ‘But for Jews, each new day begins at sunset. Come! Join us for the evening meal.’ ... ...nt, if a little less enthusiastically than the men in the VW van. ‘Are you Jews?’ Theo asked, as they paused for a breather. The nun looked back at h... ...emen, this is your captain speaking once more. We have a request from the American authorities for Mr Amir and Prakash Vishal to come to the front o... ... been recovered in New York, the showcase for Freedom, De- mocracy and the American Way. He hoped that voters would remember that when it came to his...

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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 ... ...ogy sprang all over the world, from Iraq and Egypt to Norway and Britain. Even the Jews in Palestine had their own fascists (the Stern group). And ... ...ion relied heavily of the existence of a demonized and dehumanized enemy (Marxists, Jews, Serbs, Gypsies, homosexuals, Hungarians in Romania, etc.).... ...oked by sporadic violence. The Serbs were evidently a fifth column and so were the Jews. Indeed, Croatia's Serbs wasted no time in joining resistan... ...mpossible - nor is it desirable - to avoid the issue of the mass killings of Serbs, Jews and Gypsies. Some Croats claim that "only" 60-70,000 were k... ...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... ... confronted. The language in the criteria above is based on or summarized from: American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statist... ...nd statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition (DSM IV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association. Sam Vaknin. (1999, 2001). Mal...

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The Greshams of Greshamsbury

By: Anthony Trollope

... dishonesty—an act of dishonesty both to Scatcherd and to that far-distant American family, to that father, who, in former days, had behaved so nobly,... ...e would vote for an extension of the fran- chise, and the admission of the Jews into the Parliament. ’ ‘Well, he is a muff, ’ said Frank. 186 Dr Thor... ...al of red beard beneath his chin, cut in a manner to make him look like an American. His voice also had a Yankee twang, being a cross between that of ... ...rican. His voice also had a Yankee twang, being a cross between that of an American trader and an English groom; and his eyes were keen and fixed, and... ...ave been very kind. ’ ‘And who is he, doctor? Won’t it go to some of those Americans? I am sure I never did anything kind to them; though, indeed, I d...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

...anged in a horse shoe, which was reserved for a small party of English or American painters and a few Frenchmen with their wives. At least, they were... ...s, who painted still life with a certain amount of skill, and Clayson, the American sculptor. Raggles stood for rank and fashion at the Chien Noir. He... ...t out with the tall Jagson, who smarted still under Haddo’s insolence. The American sculptor paid his bill si lently. When he was at the door, Haddo ... ...sicians, surgeons and alchemists; from ex ecutioners, barbers, shepherds, Jews, gipsies, midwives, and fortune tellers; from high and low, from learn... ...w them, in com pany of Russian Grand Dukes and their mistresses, of South American women with prodigious diamonds, of noble gam blers and great ladi... ...y thrill you, they’re so queer, and a lovely actress, and an awfully jolly American girl.’ ‘I should love to come,’ said Susie, with an appealing look...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...‘t be surprised when young Germans tortured and killed for Hitler, when young Chinese and Cambodians killed for Mao or Pol Pot, or even young Americ... ... in the vitamin D producing sun, could add the A and D to their skim milk. They don‘t, but are finally thinking about it—sixty years after the Americ... ...ental side, wartime British Prime Minister, historian and author Winston Churchill had a father who wrote of him ‗I have an idiot for a son.‘ Americ... ...he worst outcomes of the power drive is using violence to achieve our ends. Either it is the Crips fighting the Bloods, Cain killing Abel, the Americ... ... warlike mentalities the kill ratios went up in World War II. Japanese as yellow bellied slant-eyed sadists who would dive their bombers into Americ... ...merican boys. Hitler‘s troops were goose-stepping cogs in a terror machine bent on conquering the world while gassing undesirable gypsies and Jews a... ...everely maladjusted, will give a rationalization for why he or she did what was done. For the advancement of National Socialism, Hitler needed Jews a... ...sm, is credited with having been revealed the truth of there being only one God. This he passed down through his son Isaac to his progeny, the Jews. ... ...ism, Christianity and Islam all stem from the God of Abraham, but like the brothers they are, their fights have been most brutal between them. Jews a...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

... be no better place to describe the duties, regulations, and customs of an American merchantman, of which ours was a fair specimen. The capta... ...ming out. She hailed us, and an officer on board, whom we supposed to be an American, advised us to run in before night, and said that they were boun... ... board, and soon after, the governor, dressed in a uniform like that of an American militia officer, the Padre, in the dress of the grey friars, wit... ... invented Yankee word of ‘‘loafer’’ is more applicable than to the Spanish Americans. These men stood about doing nothing, with their cloaks, little... ... others which we afterwards saw engaged in the same trade, have English or Americans for officers, and two or three before the mast to do the work ... ...nese Mission Chapel, and on the Sabbath (Saturday) a Jewish synagogue. The Jews are a wealthy and powerful class here. The Chinese, too, are numer...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...en. T wo of these fellows were Sclavonians, but gave out they were African Jews, and (as they assured me) had run through Spain and Italy, em- bracing... ... with mine. T o prove this by experience, I taught music gratis to a young American lady, Mademoiselle des Roulins, with whom M. Roguin had brought me... ...ly connected with him to pass his name over in silence. M. du Perou was an American, son to a commandant of Surinam, whose successor, M. le Chambrier,...

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Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency

By: The Duke of Saint Simon

...entered there? Yet so it was. Berwick was, in respect to England, like the Jews, who await the Messiah. He coaxed himself always with the hope of a re... ...whose permanent reign did not last less than thirty-two years? Born in the American islands, where her father, perhaps a gentleman, had gone to seek h...

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The Pickwick Papers

By: Charles Dickens

...tions of these towns,’ says Mr. Pickwick, ‘appear to be soldiers, sailors, Jews, chalk, shrimps, officers, and dockyard men. The commodities chiefly e... ...f steps, leading to the house door, which was guarded on either side by an American aloe in a green tub, the sedan chair stopped. Mr. Pickwick and his... ...turn both Mr. Jingle and his attendant, down the flight of steps, into the American aloe tubs that stood beneath. ‘Having discharged my duty, Sir,’ sa...

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...v himself is now gener- ally regarded as a universal character. We find an American professor, William Lyon Phelps*, of Yale, holding the opinion that... ...ut meeting scores of Chichikovs; indeed, he is an accurate portrait of the American promoter, of the successful commercial trav- eller whose success d... ...of the Customs, and that, had he not a hand in the enterprise, not all the Jews in the world could have brought it to success. By the time that three ...

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Crime Its Cause and Treatment

By: Clarence Darrow

...rs 35;33. Wherefore should the nations [Gentiles] say, Where is their [the Jews’] God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy ser- vants which is shed, ... ... rule for the guidance of mankind, but only as a policy by one sect of the Jews and Christians to save themselves from the Romans. The reason for the ... ...power would in his own time visit on the oppressors the vengeance that the Jews and Christians were too weak to inflict. Jesus and the early Christian... ...ians believed in judging and in punish- ment as vengeance, the same as the Jews and other peoples believed in it. (See 13 Matthew 41-43, 23 Matthew 33... ...ivil War. During the last war, these en- croachments were greater than any American could have possibly dreamed; and so far there seems little immedia... ...rough the needs of the rulers in war they were given to the poor. When the American Revolution separated us from Great Britain, the spirit of democrac... ...ch and nerves, and Nature will have revenge. T o be sure, the professional American rhapso- dist points out that we are immune from natural law becaus...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ll we eager him to eat of it himself. The same spirit inspired Miss Bird’s American missionaries, who had come thousands of miles to change the faith ... ... their ignorance of the religions they were trying to supplant. I quote an American in this connection without scruple. Uncle Sam is better than John ... ...the largest, to a clique of states; and the whole scope and atmosphere not American, but merely Yankee. I will go far beyond him in reprobating the as... ...re to look when I find myself 7 Memories and Portraits in company with an American and see my countrymen un- bending to him as to a performing dog. B... ...npopulous. It is not so for nothing. I once seemed to have perceived in an American boy a greater readiness of sympathy for lands that are great, and ... ..., having entered, leave it. It was a place besieged; the shopmen, like the Jews rebuilding Salem, had a double task. They kept us at the stick’s end, ...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... history, and religion, but of the growth and liberties of art. Of the two Americans, Whitman and Thoreau, each is the type of some- thing not so much... ...ght them forth, an author would require a large habit of life among modern Americans. As for Yoshida, I have already disclaimed respon- sibility; it w... ... But the common, trashy mind of our gen- eration is still aghast, like the Jews of old, at any word of an unsuccessful virtue. Job has been written an... ...ndignation against the zeal of a Whig clergyman, he writes: “I daresay the American Congress in 1776 will be allowed to be as able and as enlightened ... ...calls “Feudal Literature” could have little living action on the tumult of American democracy; what he calls the “Lit- erature of Wo,” meaning the who... ...nhere in the life of the present; which was to be, first, human, and next, American; which was to be brave and cheerful as per con- tract; to give cul... ...d and com- forted the wicked kings of Israel; or of Jeremiah, who bade the Jews pray for the prosperity of Nebuchadnezzar. As for the Queen’s aid, the...

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