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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

...publicity. Why the police presence at the hospital site at all? She had numerous theories, but what she wanted was facts. She was determined to find... ...ked a little embarrassed. “Ah. Well. The top five floors of the building are... political.” “What?” 97 “They’re not used. There’s no money fo...

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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

...y, he didn’t. Not 16 years after he died in Berlin.” Prologue “Pol und Jude” Political and a Jew. It’s around 4 o’clock in the morning. I a... ...“And an important one” – I concur – “When he … when he died, he was the head of the political section of the Jewish Agency.” “You mean when he was... ...s Week predicted ‘a steady decline of jingoistic action against the Jews’. British political commentators concurred: ‘Herr Hitler has not inadverten... ...I knew just the place. **** My favorite deli. Right across the street, the most politically incorrect establishment imaginable: cholesterol dipp... ....” “While still in Budapest, in 1928, I went to hear a speech by the Head of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency. At first I was taken a... ...lacable enemy: Bolshevism. Regrettably, the ideologues took over with their insane theories about a master-race lording it over slaves in colonies....

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

...l we have some answers.” “Guess you guys may finally have something to back up your crazy theories,” Jack said smiling. “You mean about the age of ... ...fluence only to the Royal Family itself. For generations, the Draxens had exerted strong political influence over Kierani affairs and had been invol... ...mself, that he does not need or want our help, and in effect he will have severed certain political ties with us. Then, the next thing we know, the ... ...oot on the mysterious sands of Egypt. They had known of Mitch and Alex, their work, their theories, long before they landed in Cairo. “Father, are y...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

......................................................................... 44 POLITICAL SYSTEM ............................................................. ... foreign financing. I think that some countries are so busy chasing their political tails that they can‟t move forward. Your lawyers, journalists an... ... the long term trends and possible outcomes, you focused on the immediate political interests. Look what it has done to your economy and your intern... ...wing the joys of parenting. Clearly they wanted to use the most effective political techniques to change the minds of the reticent reproducers. ... ...people. Socially we have concerned people who 29 have been loved, and politically we have intelligent citizens. So it‟s a win-win-win situation. ... ...ked at the research. What we found was that there are four major types of theories concerning viewing violence. One is that it arouses people to dupl...

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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

...that hardly anyone was listening. He walked on. Most of the speakers were political or religious and some of them were clear- ly a little mad. He pas... ... you so far. Trust me, you can f ll your head with all kinds of facts and theories and still be a total nitwit. ‘The Storyteller chose someone who kn...

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Under Western Eyes

By: Joseph Conrad

...ispers. Razumov was one of those men who, living in a period of mental and political un- rest, keep an instinctive hold on normal, practical, everyday... ...im upon anybody in the world has in an hour of trial involving his deepest political convictions turned to an illustrious Russian—that’s all.” The Pri... .... No doubt you shall be looked upon as a martyr some day —a sort of hero—a political saint. But I beg to be excused. I am content in fitting myself to... ... the spirit of cynicism. It informs the declarations of her statesmen, the theories of her revolutionists, and the mystic vaticinations of prophets to... ...udoir with his confession.” Razumov sat up in anguish. W as he to remain a political sus- pect all his days? W as he to go through life as a man not w... ...Secretariat. Hearing a great noise of footsteps in the hall and aware that political pris- oners were brought over sometimes at night from the fortres...

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

By: H. G. Wells

.... There is more excuse for one here than for the amateur maker of chemical theories, or the man who evolves a system of surgery in his leisure. These ... ... small but definite ways bad. One thing I claim, I have got my beliefs and theories out of my life and not fitted them to its circumstances. As often ... .... In the world of ideas about me, I have found going on a great social and political movement that correlates itself with my conception of a great syn... ...eme. This movement is Socialism. Socialism is to me no clear-cut system of theories and dogmas; it is one of those solid and extensive and syn- thetic... ... Imperialists and Tariff Reformers, and I suppose that among the prominent political figures of to-day the nearest approach to my New Republi- cans is... ...p of the implica- tions of the propositions under discussion. The ordinary political Socialist desires, as I desire, and as I suppose every sane man d... ... not that our guns and ships are marvellously good, but that our press and political organizations are haphazard 105 H. G . Wells growths entirely in... ...ather like a sheep, emotional, hasty and shallow, the practical outcome of political democracy in all large commu- nities under modern conditions is t...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...with France or claim to her throne. The magistrates freely discussed their political views; the military part of the company talked unreservedly of Mo... ...ey foresaw for themselves the bright and cheering prospect of a revivified political existence. An old man, decorated with the cross of Saint Louis, n... ...t, I have laid aside even the name of my father, and altogether disown his political principles. He was — nay, probably may still be — a Bonapartist, ... ...I ask is, that Villefort will be firm and inflexible for the future in his political principles. Remember, also, Villefort, that we have pledged ourse... ...ready recorded sentence of death, five or six times, against the movers of political conspiracies, and who can say how many daggers may be ready sharp... ...riosity in the neigh- borhood of the Allees de Meillan, and a multitude of theories were afloat, none of which was anywhere near the truth. But what r... ...eness, a strict fidelity to government principles, a profound contempt for theories and theorists, a deep-seated hatred of ideal- ity, — these were th...

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Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys, In Black and White

By: Rudyard Kipling

...th suspi- cion. There is nobody to speak for Thomas except people who have theories to work off on him; and nobody under- stands Thomas except Thomas,... ...o, because the theory is stated in beautiful En- glish with all the latest political colour. There be other men who, though uneducated, see visions an... ... pulling at the huqa. ‘He returns to a country now full of educational and political reform, but, as the Pearl says, there are many who remember him. ... ...b, where I found him and enquired of him whether it was really true that a political prisoner had been added to the attractions of the Fort. The Sub-a...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

...o Hecataeus. For there was an hereditary feud between them, arising out of political differences, and Eumenes had more than once been known to denounc... ...cret practices in the midst of the people, and countermining Pompey in all political matters of most importance. He himself with his army close about ... ...f all Greece. Thirdly, Pompey’s transgressions of right and justice in his political life were occasioned chiefly by his relations with other people, ... ...s, and of Politics, but also something of those more abstruse and profound theories which these philoso- phers, by the very names they gave them, prof... ...s manner of life contrib- uted little by little to create and increase his political influ- ence. His enemies slighted the growth of it at first, pres... ...veral seasons, in just proportions to the whole creation. So it happens in political affairs; if the mo- tions of rulers be constantly opposite and cr...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

...coln’s assassination. Daniel assured her that of all the wild conspiracy theories that popped up in the penny press on a regular basis, he had ne... ... Carew, madam. May I congratulate you on your achievement and trust it was politically motivated and not a personal vendetta.” Backed against the ...

... fate hands her the chance to make her every wish come true. Daniel entices her into a marriage of convenience. Can she save him from the treacherous political legacy of his late wife? Set in 1871, the story sweeps from the tragedy of the Chicago Fire to the streets of New York and finally to the wild, dangerous coast of Ireland. Is Daniel merely using Morgan for his own d...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...pope. Similarly, the values of the people and those of their religious or political leaders often vary.‖ ---―Wanda, one of my parishioners tol... ...tables or how to add when you have a calculator? Why consider alternative theories of the origin of the universe when we have the Bible? Why consid... ...are the rule rather than the exception. Prostitution, gambling, drugs and political payoffs are only a small part of their overall business, much of... ...How well are the common people represented when they have not watered the political flower pots? ―There is something to be said for self inter... ...is something to be said for self interest. Ayn Rand‘s popular conservative theories stress that self interest makes for honest and fair trading. Dish... ...ose your driving license if you speed, will you speed? If you know that a political candidate will lower your taxes but that your children will be sa... ... but that 50% thinks it is absolutely right, and it makes a great deal of political noise, so you think there are more of them than there actually ar... ... influenced by the refusal of conservative religious people to accept the theories of science, such as evolution. They may also be influenced by the ... ...phers of the Enlightenment. Today with the certainty of evolution and the theories of the astrophysicists, I think that yesterday‘s deists would mor...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...l requirement for a separation of church and state, then look as how many political candidates have to continually call on God to bless everybody. A... ...necessary program. It took some time before she was able to overcome that political faux pas. We politicians learned our lessons—do what is necessary... ...eople want. Pushing for what they need, like a reduced population, can be political suicide. So instead of curing the root cause of our poverty by r... ...he art of being honest‘ but without an educated electorate we have to use political techniques such as propaganda to nudge our voters. All modern de... ... do this. No modern democracy has voters who are all educated in history, political science, economics, the environmental sciences and all the other... ...ower than other educated groups to accept clearly verifiable findings and theories of science. And I know you in the priesthood are a very well educ... ...hould opinions or hopes replace accepted scientific definitions or proven theories? Where should the mere opinions of the powerful be allowed to rep...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...t only goes against the traditions of the human race but it is definitely a politically incorrect idea. This is especially true in countries that ca... ...en we have the idea, especially in the U.S. that allowing for abortion is a politically incorrect action. “But the ideas of what causes or act... ...ically incorrect action. “But the ideas of what causes or actions are politically correct changes. The right, even the necessity, to own slave... ...in college and the right for women to succeed in business and politics. The politically correct idea that Jews and Asians should be kept in lowly pla... ...is going hungry (1aaa) Not so much because of a lack of food as the lack of political will to get the food where it is needed. “It was recen... ... prejudices and hatreds. But if they realize that there are highly probable theories in economics and the social sciences that may make them capable...

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When Serpents Die

By: Gerrie Ferris

...and try cases — criminal cases — no lawyer here wanted to touch because it would be politically foolish. He’d come to Savannah and work on deals no... ...terested in lovers. Clay obviously had, also, since his trips to national media or political events hadn’t stretched on for weeks. Sammie stopped... ..., stretching her body and hooding her eyes, “it’s not nice to call them tramps. So politically incorrect.” She and Bobby snickered. Laura Kate lef... ... against Donald Martell. No DNA. So why give the prosecution time to dream up new theories?” She twisted a lock of hair behind her ear. “Why, i... ...d done since he was eleven years old and running in the swamplands. No sissies and politically-correct folks here. He circled the three-foot tall ... ...n't aggravate the good sheriff. You'll get more out of him if you go along with his theories.” “His theories seem to be based on who can do the most... ...rned out to be true. Johnelle stuck out her hand, making Laura Kate feel like a political candidate. “Hey, sugah. Good of you to come. You an...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...estant, because it has had no policy but that of negation; it inherits the theories of Lutherans, Cal- vinists, and Protestants on the terrible words ... ... her justification. The product of liberty of will, religious liberty, and political liberty (not, observe this, to be confounded with civil liberty) ... ...where power has no vigor; where election, the fruit of liberty of will and political liberty, lifts to the surface none but commonplace men; where bru... ... of will, ought not to teach the dogma of liberty of conscience, or demand political liberty. But, as no society can exist without guarantees granted ... ...Duc d’Orleans. The record of Marie dé Medici is heavier still. Neither had political genius. It was in the course of these studies that the writer ac-... ...we may clearly see in it the influence of thought. But before entering the political arena, where Catherine will be seen facing the two great difficul... ...eat and unknown kings, the rulers of this science, I stand for the ancient theories, not the new. I believe in the transforma- tions of matter which I... ...will be destroyed in turn by its material consequences, which will turn to theories in due time. Europe is at the present moment getting the better of... ...inces are still sending us worthy men who take a serious view of political theories and the history of France. It is a leaven which will rise.” “Is yo...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...variously during the troubles of the seven- teenth century. In many places political reasons had dictated 14 Theological Essays and Other Papers – V ... ...he other hand, largely to fertilize the many occasions of agitation, which political fermentations are too sure to throw off. Let this chance turn out... ...s adul- terating with her principle, to an issue not merely dangerous in a political sense, but ruinous in an anti-social sense. The artifice of the F... ...and the truth of facts has been so much forced to bend before preconceived theories, whereas every valid theory ought to be abstracted from the facts,... ...onal temper in every stage of their growth; whilst the third abstracts the political or the ethical moral, and unfolds the philosophy which knits the ... ... simply on the ground of its limited extent; contending that in public and political transactions, such as compose the matter of history, human nature...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...tance, I should have abandoned you to their wrath. “The release, civil and political, which it is so hard to win, which the police is so right to with... ...d too compromising, as if the physician and the writer, the priest and the political student, were not above all suspi- cion. However, a doctor who wa... ...man in the way just when we least expect such an obstacle. However great a political man may be, he always needs a woman to set against a woman, just ... ...oducing into it that which makes it delightful to most people—the stamp of political influence and dominion. You 49 Balzac will be as great as you no... ... will always be, you will die a prostitute; for in spite of the delightful theories of cattle-breeders, you can never, here below, become anything but... ...usted by King Ferdinand VII., to whom a bishop had recommended him, with a political mis- sion to France. The bishop, the only man who took any in- te... ...antly riveted by the hammer of necessity. Modern innovators write unctuous theories, long drawn, and 389 Balzac nebulous or philanthropical romances;...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...wing eulogy or an accusation of levity? Should you like me to carry out my theories, daddy?” “By Jove, we should see some queer things!” cried Lord Wa... ...be firm,” the old man rejoined; “they’ll not be affected by the social and political changes I just referred to.” “You mean they won’t be abolished? V... ...e.” “I don’t think I am; I’ve been told I’m not; I’m said to have too many theories. But you haven’t told me about the ghost,” she added. Ralph, howev... ...he empty drawing-room. CHAPTER VI Isabel Archer was a young person of many theories; her imagination was remarkably active. It had been her for- tune ... ...s part an impulse more tender and more purely expectant. It was one of her theories that Isabel Archer was very fortunate in being independent, and th... ...e, as it were, had presumed to do. What she felt was that a territorial, a political, a social magnate had 117 Henry James conceived the design of dr... ... no answer to the question. Another idea had come into his head. “Is it my political opinions? Do you think I go too far?” “I can’t object to your pol... ... his dissipations than in earlier days. In the list of his re- sources his political reflections should not be omitted, for they were doubtless the an... ...on of success. She took, it will be observed, not the sentimental, but the political, view of matrimony—a view which has always had much to recommend ...

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New Poems

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... RECEIPTS The old Chimaeras, old receipts For making “happy land,” The old political beliefs Swam close before my hand. The grand old communistic myth... ... A hundred such as these I tried, And hundreds after that, I fitted Social Theories As one would fit a hat! Full many a marsh-fire lured me on, I reac...

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