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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... genie-woman. Who was she to compete against such odds, such deeply rooted alliances and bonds? Therese wondered. Except a plain old, over-sexed, gard... ...thful disciple and an inventive teacher, an old-fashioned chauvinist and a progressive liberal. Packed within this wholly perfect and flawed intuitive...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...lude monarchies, as England includes dukedoms. But they will be overriding alliances, not overriding rulers. I leave it to the mathematician to work o... ...ent countries of the world are at the present moment quietly, steadily and progressively going bankrupt, and the mass of people are not even aware of ... ... her rancid cultivated nationalism to make not only the continuance of the Alliance after the war obviously advisable and highly probable, but also to... ...ic oligarchy have to accomplish an identi- cal task, to cement the pacific alliance of the Pledged Allies and to socialise their common industrial and... ...ears nothing of “the young”; one hears only of “smart juniors.” Reform and progressive criticism in the le- gal profession, unlike all other professio... ...stitutionalism, and of 75 H G Wells the balance of power against the holy alliance. In the figure of such a gentleman as Sir Edward Grey the old orde... ... the fundamental relationships of human Beings. First among such eternally progressive is- sues is religion, the relationship of man to God; next in i... ...outlook, to look west and east rather than southwardly, to be pacifist and progressive in a manner essentially American. From any close sympathy with ... ...n the United States capable of that propaganda of ideas and language, that progressive expression of a developing ideal of community, that in countrie...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...rmerly, in his very early youth, he clasped a dream of gain- ing way to an alliance with one of these great surrounding houses; and he had a passion f... ...without a word. Mr. Pempton believed that the Vegetarian movement was more progressive in England than in other lands, but he was at the disadvantage ... ...it is more serviceable to party than agree- able to country; and where the alliance of men and women binds a loving couple, of whom one is a torrent o... ...rther news, corroborative and consecutive, to show the action of things as progressive. Fenellan had sunk into his usual apathy:—and might plead the i... ...as impossible for him to speak the torments of those days of the monstrous alliance. The 111 George Meredith heavens were cognizant. He pleaded his c... ...sure you, my love, he touched chords.’ ‘Did he allude to advantages in the alliance with him?’ Nataly asked smoothly. ‘His passion—nothing else. Candi... ...erchants, whose preference for the plain positive, upon the question of an alliance between families by marriage, lends them for once a resemblance to... ...ow here!’ Skepsey had rushed across an open space to intercept a leisurely progressive man, whose hat was of the shape Victor knew; and the man wore t...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...for making it. In spite of all ap- parent changes in his conduct (for this alliance naturally af- fected it somewhat) he remained faithful to the popu... ...innocence. Catherine then heard officially from the Pope’s own lips of the alliance reserved for her. The Duke of Albany had been able to do no more t... ...e an interest in his death, for Francois I. was negotiating for his son an alliance which would assuredly have aggrandized France. The count’s confess... ...supported by a powerful party,—the Catholic party,—and by the two powerful alliances Diane had made in marrying one daughter to Robert de la Mark, Duc... ... insult to the favorite. Diane’s greatest ambition was for the honor of an alliance with the royal family of France. The hand of her second daughter (... ...they died, and, above all, the impres- sion produced upon the crowd by the progressive diminu- tion of the chanting voices, superseded the fear inspir...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ceiving the bad effect produced upon the meeting by this rhapsody, and the progressive confusion of the speaker, I whis- pered (pulling his coat gentl... ...es of warfare— offensive and defensive; the financial means, the available alliances, and other resources, are with so much difficulty appraised—in or... ...ands on common ground; but how this mode of shedding terror can borrow any alliance from chapels, from ruins, from monastic piles, from Inquisi- tion ... ... 131 Thomas de Quincey the strongest barrier (viz., that against Mahometan alliances) is known to have given way, as in other cases innumerable, but f... ...hurch. But that did not hinder alli- ances, and ambitious attempts at such alliances, with their Venetian masters in the most distinguished of the Gre... ...e self-styled Evangelicals), he despised them so profoundly as to make all alliance between them impossible. He hated also many indi- viduals; but, no...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... observation and by sincere reflection to acknowledge that the gradual and progressive development of social equality is at once the past and future o... ..., and to curse that cause of liberty as a foe which it might hallow by its alliance. By the side of these religious men I discern others whose looks a... ...perated by their results.: These, however, are not conditions on which the alliance of the human will is to be obtained; its carriage must be free and... ...and those who fear the rule of abso- lute power, ought alike to desire the progressive growth of provincial liberties. On the other hand, I am convinc... ...rest, humor, or caprice? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world; so far, I mean, as we are ... ...ents, in a respectable defensive posture, we may safely trust to temporary alliances for extraordinary emergencies.” In a previous part of the same le... ...f the future by the past,” says Mr. Cass, “we cannot err in anticipating a progressive diminu- tion of their numbers, and their eventual extinction, u... ...very twenty-two years. I perceive no causes which are likely to check this progressive increase of the Anglo-American population for the next hundred ... ... that I have made apply: or the authority of the Federal Government may be progressively entrenched on by the simultaneous tendency of the united repu...

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

...of insufferable, because unwarrantable, pride, and drawing, substance from alliances with the merchant class. 245 George Meredith Are they your leade... .... ‘So it was considered that in refusing my cousin Otto and other proposed alliances, I was heart-free. An instructed prin- cess, they thought, was of... ...m the point of view of the pretender to the supreme honour of the splendid alliance, the fault was none of hers. She overlooked his humble, his peculi... ...titled to be considered a fit and proper person, in rank and blood, for an alliance with the proudest royal Houses of Europe, and my grandfather was n... ...e of his very oldest, I’d say, if it didn’t impugn. As such, proud of your alliance. I am. I speak of it everywhere—everywhere.’ Here she dramatized t... ...ic could not. I knew, nevertheless, that to the rest of the world he was a progressive comedy: and the knowledge made him seem more tragic still. He c...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

... whether the police force was too large or too small, or whether it was in alliance with gambling and prostitution. He knew the means of fire-proofing... ...ans were excellent this evening and, after an adequate sketch of the day’s progressive weather-states, his four-hundred- and-fifty-dollar fee, his lun... ...nknown on Floral Heights, and the realms of offices and of kitchens had no alliances. But under the inspiration of the cocktails, conversation was vio... ...ntain a certain standard of dig- nity. Yet I think you’ll find me somewhat progressive. In our bank, for example, I hope I may say that we have as mod... ...n Ted had returned to Zenith, Babbitt was lonely. As he was trying to make alliance between Offutt and certain Milwaukee interests which wanted the ra... ...action upon reaction. I believe the highest type of Service, like the most progressive tenets of ethics, senses unceasingly and is motived by active a...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...and him, which has kept you from seeing and considering the friendship and alliances that have been 100 Waverley between your houses and forebears of... ...aiming himself no rights of clanship or vassalage, he was fortunate in the alliance and protection of Vich Ian V ohr and other bold and enterprising C... ... in the eyes of the ex-monarch to whom he had dedicated his service, by an alliance with one of those ancient, powerful, and wealthy English families ... ...ve given his hand to an angel, unless for the purpose of strengthening his alliances, and increasing his influence and wealth. The Baron’s whim of tra... ...it to you. I am sure, if I was passionate, the mortification of losing the alliance of such a friend, after your arrangement had been the talk of both... ... great precision and accuracy. But the change, though steadily and rapidly progressive, has, nevertheless, been gradual; and, like those who drift dow...

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

By: H. G. Wells

...tion, an unprofitable and wasting disease, is to deny that conception of a progressive scheme and rightness which we have taken as our basis of belief... ...O OTHERHOOD THERHOOD THERHOOD THERHOOD THERHOOD The idea of organizing the progressive elements in the social chaos into a regular developing force is... ...In doing so I think I overlooked altogether too much how heterogeneous all progressive thought and progressive people must be. In my “Modern Utopia” I... ...nds, too, we must all participate. But the order of the Samurai as a great progressive force controlling a multitude of lives right down to their inti... ...ces at work are saturated now with the conception of evolution, of secular progressive development, as opposed to the revo- lutionary idea. Only a ver... ...ptional persons in every genera- tion, to drive many of them into a forced alliance with real crime and embittered rebellion against custom and the la... ... repentant blunderer and by mercy to save the lesser sinner from desperate alliance with the greater. That is the broad rule, and it is as much as we ... ...hers. Lovers a little exhausting their mutual interest find a fillip in an alliance against the world. They bury their talent of under- standing and s...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...e succeed! How noble a task is that which has no instrument but love! Such alliances, made famous by the example of Aristotle, Socrates, Plato, Alcibi... ... good family, in whose favor the King will grant this distinction. Such an alliance will get Lucien on in the world and at Court. This boy, of whom I ... ...han four daughters to provide for. No one doubted that in honor of such an alliance the King would revive for Lucien the title of Marquis. This distin... ...can come to you will be death, which you 75 Balzac now wish to meet.” The alliance between these two beings, who were to be- come one, as it were, wa... ...d Justice, are lowered in this nineteenth century, which asserts itself as progressive in all things. “And why should you never be promoted?” said Ame... ...hese hapless creatures danger lies everywhere; excepting in the case of an alliance as ominous as the prison where it was formed, they dare not trust ...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

..., in an evil hour for that ill- fated city, they wormed themselves into an alliance with Prevesa; and in the following year their own quarrel with Ali... ...rary some of the officers had detected sufficient evidences of the Swedish alliances clandestinely maintained by the Landgrave; numbers of rare books,... ...e; indeed, they were 293 Thomas de Quincey supposed to have made a secret alliance with him, for pur- poses known only to the contracting parties. An... ...es of their masques to visit the Landgrave, and improve the terms of their alliance, whilst they declined the risk which they might have brought on th... ... production; manufactures, from the changes in machinery, which are always progressive and never *“Constantly tending to grow dearer”—T o the novice i... ...ting by experience, has never yet been abso- lutely regressive, though not progressive by such striking leaps or sudden discoveries as manufacturing a... ...e price upon all the five soils. And thus it happens that, whilst al- ways progressive, rural industry is nevertheless always travel- ling towards an ...

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Another Study of Woman

By: Honoré de Balzac

...acle in the way of this prospect, this distin- guished life, this splendid alliance. Ah! Charlotte, some day you will do me justice by discovering how... ...ied de Marsay. “For very nearly fifty years we have been looking on at the progressive ruin of all social distinctions. We ought to have saved our wom...

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Vittoria

By: George Meredith

.... He, though not of distinguished birth, had the choice of an almost royal alliance in the first blush of his manhood. He refused his chance, pleading... ...i with the cork out. I should have pre- ferred an enthusiasm a trifle more progressive. The notion of travelling backwards is upon me forcibly, after ... ...rso, whose re- spect for law causes him to have a keen eye for matrimonial alliances, is now paternally willing, and even anxious to be- stow Michiell... ...ip of those two women. “What I wish you to see, signorina, is that such an alliance is possible; and, if we supply the brains, as we do, is by no mean... ...NG TO THE END UNTIL DAYLIGHT Merthyr sat by himself, trying to realize the progressive steps of the destiny which seemed like a visible hand upon Coun...

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American Notes

By: Rudyard Kipling

...e day. This Yellowstone Park is laid out like Ollendorf, in exer- cises of progressive difficulty. Hell’s Half-Acre was a pre- lude to ten or twelve m... ...ry is supposed to be building a navy now. When the ships are completed her alliance will be worth having— if the alliance of any republic can be relie...

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...lgiojoso, who will represent in this “Human Comedy” the close and constant alliance between Italy and France, to which Bandello did honor in the same ... ... in consequence, partly, of the loneliness of the neighborhood, and of the alliance, to which their neces- sities had led, between them and the doorke... ...tted, as a respectful son yields to the tyr- anny of a mother. The strange alliance seemed to be the out- come of a strong will acting constantly on a... ...- claim the many merits of the lady of the house. Scandal is the true Holy Alliance in Paris. T ake that as an axiom. Inter- ests invariably fall asun... ...-deal- ers grow rich, it is generally not so much by trade as through some alliance between the shop and rural thrift. A large 138 Cousin Betty propo... ...and Victorin Hulot. These two politicians were trying to form a nucleus of progressives in the loose array of the Conservative Party. Giraud himself o...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...s got a motor bicycle …. 2 2 2 2 2 Bert, it is necessary to explain, was a progressive Smallways. Nothing speaks more eloquently of the pitiless insis... ...ddie, and at last helper in a bicycle shop. Here, apparently, he found the progressive quality his nature had craved. His employer was a pirate-souled... ...e. It was always a very rhetorical and often a trying affair, but in these progressive times you have to make a noise to get a living. It was often ha... ...question of univiorsal service in a defensive militia. Next came the great alliance of Eastern Asia, a close-knit coalescence of China and Japan, adva... ...redominance in the world’s affairs. Then the German 68 The War in the Air alliance still struggled to achieve its dream of imperial ex- pansion, and ... ...ornamental, a long streaming flag, the red, black, and yellow of the great alliance, the Sun- rise and the Dragon. Beyond, to the east, at a much high... ...ad made. Yet they thought confidently that this was a secure and permanent progressive system, and on the strength of some three hundred years of chan...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... our being Chris tians and Protestants, of neighbouring countries in strict alliance, that he would move the captains to take some pity on us. This i... ...d by men, who were able (as it should seem) to raise or sink, or put it into progressive motion, as they pleased. But not being at that time in a disp... ...voy age lasted four days and a half. I was not in the least sensible of the progressive motion made in the air by the island. On the second morning, ... ... south eastward of Japan, about a hundred leagues distant. There is a strict alliance between the Japanese emperor and the king of Luggnagg; which aff... ... ions himself, and kill, imprison, or banish, the prince he came to relieve. Alliance by blood, or marriage, is a frequent cause of war between prince... ...ith hatred, disgust, and contempt; and the more, by reflect ing on the near alliance I had to them. For although, since my unfortunate exile from the...

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In the Cage

By: Henry James

...e saw him the very next day, and on this second occasion it was quite different; the sense of every syl- lable he paid for was fiercely distinct; she ... ... cipher about. The week proves blissfully fine, and her mother, at their lodgings—partly to her embarrassment and partly to her relief—struck up with ...

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The Alkahest

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ned a marriage which worldly minds had declared foolish, into an excellent alliance, seen from the standpoint of material interests. The use to which ... ...e life of anguish and renunciation on which she had entered. This artless, progressive love was her support. In all his testi- monies of affection Emm... ...mbition prompted him to enter the upper circle by means of some creditable alliance. The isolation in which the Claes family were now living had hithe... ... power of God has worked in my laboratory, but I was not there to note its progressive effects! Is it not awful? Oh, cursed exile! cursed chance! Alas...

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