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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...face. Therefore, whether I find craftsmanship and beauty in libraries or art museums, engagements with pen or with brush, there are writing techniques... ... a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. ~ James Bryce (British Historian) “For though I be free from all men, yet have I made my...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

... London. They had been on a day trip to St Paul’s Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum. There were shrieks, giggles, mobile ringtones, and competi... .... Anika was tearing out sheets of paper from another girl’s set of Imperial War Museum worksheets, screwing them up, and handing them to Emma. Emma... ... it might have had when it was new had long since been tarnished by time and the British weather. PC O’Brien of the Metropolitan Police trudged up a... ...poken to any of them so far because I have been too upset, I may decide that the British public, and people around the world, have a right to know h... ...p if we had him treated in the US by the very best doctors. 53 That way the British police would have no jurisdiction anyway. We’d pick up the ...

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In the Eye of the Beholder

By: By Sharon E. Cathcart

...ned possible. I tried to keep a normal life, going to cafes, galleries and museums; always, I imagined Erik there with me. Zareh and Antoinette vis... ... him handsomely to do it. So, it is he who goes with you to the cafes, 78 museums, gardens and market. It is he with whom you discuss books and en... ...times. Some days, Gilbert would persuade me to go on an outing with him; the British Museum was a particular favorite. On those occasions, I could f... ...ome days, Gilbert would persuade me to go on an outing with him; the British Museum was a particular favorite. On those occasions, I could forget my... ...y when I felt up to activity, it snowed in London. I had planned to visit a museum, but Gilbert had a different idea. “There is a frozen pond at the... ...iding one of the horses. Sometimes Erik insisted that Gilbert take me to a museum so that I would get out of the house for a while and he could wor...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, but then dumped her for Simpson. The British media - though perfectly aware of all the goings-on, rep... ...addressed as "Her Royal Highness". Additionally, the King was not allowed by the British government to address the British people and the Empire ... ...famous tableaux, Le Bateau (The Boat), hung upside down for 2 months in 1961 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Not one of the art critics, jo... ...d the Jamaica Letter (1815) in which he supported a model of government akin to the British parliamentary system - yet, only following a phase of "... ... together with the Burma National Army, to the Allies, and worked closely with the British, whom he hitherto claimed to have been fighting for inde... ...w.greenheart.com/billh/julian.html Canada Following a series of rebellions, the British North American colonies achieved self-government in 1848... ...ccer War merely epitomized this deep-set rivalry. http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Museum/8350/war.html http://ldbelveal.net/futbol_war.htm Spam... ...prang to fame in less than 10 years. The good doctor owned and operated a small wax museum in Paris and, when he died in 1794, Marie - who was his t...

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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

... all the way to Jerusalem and, standing on the grounds of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum, she taped the piercing sound and the ensuing silence. ... ...-supporting Jews.” He paused, as if for emphasis: “No one wanted the Jews. The British sealed off Palestine. The Americans imposed immigration ... ... Business Week predicted ‘a steady decline of jingoistic action against the Jews’. British political commentators concurred: ‘Herr Hitler has not in... ...d essentially the same job: Josh was a research librarian at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. The Genocide Monitoring Group and the M... ... with more than a modicum of trepidation that I decided to pay him a visit. The Museum was the only exhibition space I knew that intentionally i... ... tried everything. We sent couriers with peace offers to both the Americans and the British. We released prisoners from concentration camps. We prom... ...ced moles everywhere: the OSS, later the CIA, not to mention the Communist-infested British MI6. It looked hopeless until someone came with the idea...

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Brooksmith, The Real Thing, The Story of It, Flickerbridge, And Mrs. Medwin

By: Henry James

...n an exceptionally marked degree the glazed and expressionless mask of the British domestic de race. I saw with dismay that if I hadn’t known him I sh... ...Beatrice. As I never insisted, in such situations, on the blankness of the British domestic, I reflected that he had the making of a servant—and I nee... ...ench one?” “I’m afraid.” “Do you carry them by the dozen—?” “Into innocent British homes?” Maud tried to remem- ber. “I believe I brought three—seeing... ...ke everything too hard. But if you can’t read 55 Henry James the novel of British and American manufacture, heaven knows I’m at one with you. It seem... ...hat then cradled, and that continued to cradle, so many of their kind. The British capital was a strange grey world to him, where people walked, in mo... ...n him in Italy, in Spain, confronted at last, in dusky side-chapel or rich museum, with great things dreamed of or with greater ones unexpectedly pres... ...ently do. He would close the door on his impression, treat it as a private museum. He would see that he could lounge and linger there, live with wonde...

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First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

...it took me through the mineral and fossil galleries of the Natural History Museum, through the geological draw- ers of the College of Science, through... ...as also to be abandoned in social sci- ence. We cannot put Humanity into a museum or dry it for examination; our one single still living specimen is a... ...od, from that philanthropic admin- istrative socialism one finds among the British ruling and ad- ministrative class. That seems to me to be based on ... ... there are (or were in 1901) 21,436,107 females to 20,172,984 males in our British community seems to condemn our present rigor- ous insistence upon m...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

... its concerns, the Specksynder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme. In the British Greenland 146 Moby Dick Fishery, under the corrupted title of Spec... ...ld, on good authority, that on the Barbary coast, a Commodore Davis of the British navy found the skeleton of a sperm whale. Now, as a vessel of war r... ...under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British gov- ernment was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whal... ... authorities you can refer to, to test my accuracy. There is a Leviathanic Museum, they tell me, in Hull, England, one of the whaling ports of that co... ...pecimens of fin-backs and other whales. Likewise, I have heard that in the museum of Manchester, in New Hampshire, they have what the proprietors call...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

... its concerns, the Specksynder or Chief Harpooneer reigned supreme. In the British Greenland Fishery, under the corrupted title of Specksioneer, this ... ...d, on good authority, that on the Barbary coast, a Commander Davies of the British navy found the skeleton of a sperm whale. Now, as a vessel of war r... ...under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop of war Rattler on a whali... ...uthorities you can refer to, to test my accu racy. There is a Leviathanic Museum, they tell me, in Hull, England, one of the whaling ports of that co... ...specimens of fin backs and other whales. Likewise, I have heard that in the museum of Manchester, in New Hampshire, they have what the proprietors call...

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Heartsease or Brother's Wife

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...e letter, and read the address, to ‘Antony Percival Fotheringham, Esquire, British Embassy, Constantinople.’ She started to find it was the surname of... ...would have liked to linger, recognizing her old friends, and studying this museum of wonders, inlaid marble tables, cases of stuffed humming birds, an...

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Ades Web Magazine: London

By: Manuel Balossi

...e king chArles st 15 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the household cAvAlry museum 16 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the household cAvAlry museum 17 L ... ...old cAvAlry museum 17 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the household cAvAlry museum 18 L o n d o n Ades web magazine duke of york column 19 L o n d o n... ...d - Bloomsbury in A telephone booth 37 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 38 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 39 L o ... ...msbury in A telephone booth 37 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 38 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 39 L o n d o n ... ...des web magazine the british museum 39 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 40 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 41 L o ... ...magazine the british museum 39 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 40 L o n d o n Ades web magazine the british museum 41 L o n d o n ... ...ight 153 L o n d o n Ades web magazine south kensington - nAturAl history museum 154 L o n d o n Ades web magazine south kensington - pelhAm st 155 ...

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Ades Web Magazine: Hong Kong

By: Manuel Balossi

...y rd 214 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - former kowloon british school 215 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - hong ... ...ool 215 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - hong kong spAce museum 216 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - hotel interco... ...on pArk - flAmingos 224 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - museum of Art 225 H o n g K o n g Ades web magazine tsim shA tsui - nAthAn...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ical document whose aim was to incite the colonists to revolt against the British.‖ --―I don‘t buy that Lee. We have always been a primarily Ch... ...s? ` ―I don‘t know any of the particulars of these studies, but the British Broadcasting Company in 2004 found that 10% of Americans didn‘t be... ...e Soviet Union with a youth hostel group. Some in the group knew about the Museum of Religion and Atheism. The Intourist guide said it didn‘t exist, ... ...ttempt to prove that atheism was true. He said that when they entered the museum they first saw pictures of primitives worshiping gods in volcanoes ... ... ―I went to Leningrad and Moscow in the mid-80s to look for the museum. All of the exhibits on atheism had been removed. And I understand ... ...equired by other governmental agencies. Cut culture—the orchestras, zoos, museums. But keep the limos for the city council members. Just cut health... .... Were all German soldiers anti-Semitic? Was Churchill the genius that the British say he was? Did Roosevelt really know that the Japanese were going... ...Airlines is safer than flying on a transatlantic flight of an American or British airliner because of the terrorist threats? ―If the presi... ...have just enumerated are not mine alone. Roger Bacon, the 13 th . Century British philosopher said ‗There are four chief obstacles in grasping truth ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ne into the creation of any human artifact. All you need to do is to go to a museum. Humans are fascinated by any dead object that was once made b... ...e is jealously guarded and goes to the grave with them. To be later put into museums. And centuries later…marveled at… as examples of lost artisans... ...National Trophy that is so steeped in history and sacred, that it is kept in a museum most of the time is not a sure-fire way to outrage and energize... ... dead things are stored as evidence. Moldering away for decades. A morgue, a museum of dead useless evidence. Evidence that is more important than... ...he voice of his master. Just as Queen Victoria was listened to by the entire British Empire. Class racism. Class brainwashing. The brainwashing ... ...: two Christian nations stopped the killing to observe the birth of a child. British and German soldiers came out of their bunkers and exchanged gi... ...ey get used to the European presence on their land, and then the might of the British navy and army can roll in after the vermin have established th... ... sent over by England. As a gift. To commemorate America breaking free of a British Empire that no longer had any bad feelings about the U.S. being... ...ropean invading colonists in North America burned to the ground? Because the British Parliament…. which was rotten to the core with corruption did n...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

.... The richest man in the UK picks up about a half million dollars from the British tax payers while Ted Turner and David Rockefeller are also report... ...ese or the realities of the ill-conceived war in Iraq for the Americans and British—it doesn‟t take long for the truth to be known. The ruling group ... ...g brought to us in the 7 th and 8 th centuries by the Arabs, then by the British in the 18 th Century, there has been a long history 16 of opi... ...nment has always fought bitterly against it. We lost the opium wars to the British so were forced to allow opium imports. Under the Communists drug u... ... West to immigrate. German engineers, American doctors and physicists, and British bankers were among those who were welcomed by the power elite of K... ...his is done by e-mail and in our newspapers. We also keep them informed of museum exhibits, theater performances, athletic events, youth athletic lea...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...80112—dc22 2007050361 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanen... ...qs.org/faqs/ atari-8-bit/faq/ (last visited Apr. 23, 2007); Computer History Museum, Timeline of Computer History: 1977, http://www.computerhistory.or... ...e, e.g., Old-Computers.com, IBM PC-Model 5150, http://www.old-computers.com/ museum/computer.asp?c 274 (last visited Apr. 20, 2007). 10. See W L. ... ...of free legal information services including BAILII, which contains links to British and Irish law-related material; AsianLII, with databases covering... ...al New York Times article, see Don Van Natta Jr. et al., De- tails Emerge in British Terror Case, N.Y. T, Aug. 28, 2006, http://www.nytimes .com/2... ...183, 184 Bank of America, 203–4 bank vaults, 32 Barlow, John Perry, 161 BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), 121 BBS (bulletin board system) softwa...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

... mobs that stoned the Opera House to protest the New York appearance of the British tragedian, William Charles Macready. It was a senseless exercise... ...h tragedian, William Charles Macready. It was a senseless exercise in anti- British hatred that resulted in more than twenty deaths, not counting Jim... ...g green leaves and yellow cabbage roses as big as dinner plates. “And the British subjugated the world for tea,” she said. “Exactly so.” He sele... ... He opened a bottle of Irish whisky and filled a glass with it. “I am not British. An Irishman’s veins require stronger fluid than tea.” Ther... ... been pullin’ in such huge audiences for Barnum’s Minstrels at the American Museum, Christy never would have hired me to compete with him. Needless ...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

...in the United States. In virtue of my office as Assistant Professor in the Museum of Natural History in Paris, the French Government had attached me t... ...ch they had pierced through and through, as a gimlet pierces a barrel. The Museum of the Faculty of Medicine of Paris possesses one of these defensive... ... follows: 12 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea To M. Aronnax, Professor in the Museum of Paris, Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York. Sir,—If you will consent to ... ...nd I will not bring back less than half a yard of his ivory halberd to the Museum of Natural His- tory.” But in the meanwhile I must seek this narwhal... ...six months ago.” “In your little room, sir,” replied Conseil, “and in your museum, sir; and I should have already classed all your fossils, sir. And t... ...an hour. But I saw noth- ing, not even the Island of Perim, with which the British Government has fortified the position of Aden. There were too many ... ...s Verne than 120 miles from Ireland. Was Captain Nemo going to land on the British Isles? No. To my great surprise he made for the south, once more co...

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In the Days of the Comet

By: H. G. Wells

...ad once been very terrible; there was a devil, who was also ex officio the British King’s enemy, and much denunciation of the wicked lusts of the fles... ...g.” The American ironmasters were now dumping on the Brit- ish market. The British employers were, of course, taking their loss out of their workpeopl... ...them “plots”—against the poor. Y ou can still see how we figured it in any museum by look- ing up the caricatures of capital and labor that adorned th... ...gible confu- sions that were matter of fact to their fathers. Here were we British, forty-one millions of people, in a state of almost indescribably a... ...isibly spitting upon my faultless country’s colors. Somebody had hoisted a British flag on the right bank of some tropical river I had never heard of ... ...n it down. Then one of the con- venient abundant natives of the country, a British subject indisputably, had been shot in the leg. But the facts were ... ...l find if you care to look for them, in out-of-the-way corners of our book museums, the shriveled cheap publications—the publi- cations of the Rationa... ...y a few carefully disinfected types and vestiges of that remain now in our museums. One writes now with a peculiar horror of the dress of the old worl...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...o the consumption of beer by her maid- servants; and she affirmed that the British laundress (Mrs. Touchett was very particular about the appearance o... ... Lady puzzled him. She questioned him immensely about En- gland, about the British constitution, the English char- acter, the state of politics, the m... ...o amused themselves, time and again, with talk- ing of the attitude of the British public as if the young lady had been in a position to appeal to it;... ... if the young lady had been in a position to appeal to it; but in fact the British public remained for the present profoundly indifferent to Miss Isab... ...sabel presently found herself in the singular situation of de- fending the British constitution against her aunt; Mrs. Touchett having formed the habi... ...ferent fitted parts of him as she had seen, 132 The Portrait of a Lady in museums and portraits, the different fitted parts of armoured warriors—in p... ...d go afterwards to the play; they would frequent the Abbey and the British Museum and find out where Doctor Johnson had lived, and Goldsmith and Addis... ...nable to accept or to refute. The party went more than once to the British Museum and to that brighter palace of art which reclaims for antique variet... ...—when people are not idiots.” “You do it delightfully. As cicerone of your museum you appear to particular advantage.” Mr. Osmond, in return for this ...

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