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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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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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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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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...guess at the opening phase of the war was fairly lucky; the forecast of an alliance of the Central Empires, the opening campaign through the Neth- erl... ...m swept away a thousand more specialised cults, but essentially these were progressive adaptations of mankind to material condi- tions that must have ... ...e-tables and appointments and payments and dues as it were one unified and progressive spectacle. Sometimes such visions came to him; his mind, accust... ...a more efficient organisation of production. It developed a scheme for the progressive establishment throughout the world of the ‘modern system’ in ag...

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Diana of the Crossways

By: George Meredith

... a secret personal signification: ‘We women are the verbs pas- sive of the alliance; we have to learn, and if we take to activ- ity, with the best int... ...often talked of the possibility of a classic friendship between women, the alliance of a mutual devotedness men choose to doubt of. She caught herself... ...d’s jealousy of her good name. And a lover, that without the claims of the alliance, can be wounded on her behalf, is less distracted in his homage by... ...arliamentary road to entreat a husband to relent, and arrange the domestic alliance of a contrary couple! Quixottry is agreeable reading, a silly perf... ...ere married. She did not ask herself why she called it up. The remorseless progressive interrogations of a Jesuit Father in pursuit of the bosom’s ver... ...owed nobility. She irradiated the man; but no baseness could be in such an alliance. If allied, they were bound to- gether for good. The tie-supposing...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

... Gar- dener and Roper, teaching Greek like passionate missionar- ies, as a progressive Chinaman might teach English to the boys of Pekin, clumsily, im... ...ve expressions with phrases of my own, and so we came very readily into an alliance that was to last some years, and break at last very painfully. Alt... ... no metaphysical aptitude and no metaphysical training. It leads them to a progressive misun- derstanding of the world. It was a favourite trick of Al... ...ed upon it by the organisation of its adversaries. It lapses in and out of alliance with Labour as it sways between hos- tility to wealth and hostilit... ...h!” I sailed on over him to my next propositions. The prime essential in a progressive civilisation was the establishment of a more effective selectiv... ...id. “It’s the peculiarity of English conservatism that it’s persis- tently progressive and rejuvenescent.” I think it must have been about that point ...

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...essence of constitutional morals; he! he! he! That is how I understand the alliance of monarchy with liberty; ha! ha! ha!” Whereupon the mayor took Si... ... bachelors, and tolerably rich, they had formed, without premeditation, an alliance against the dulness of the provinces. The three functionaries had ... ...handsome, was considered at that time the best match in Arcis. In fact, an alliance with the intimate friend of the senator Comte de Gondreville, peer... ..., he looked at the boards which formed the floor of the salon. Perhaps the progressive abolition of mind and will in Beauvisage will be explained by t... ...e yourself prime-minis- ter,” said Madame Marion. “There will never be any alliance between the granddaughter of Grevin and the Cinq-Cygnes.” “Romeo c... ... Madame Beauvisage said that, as for herself, she saw no ob- jection to an alliance by which she should feel herself hon- ored; although she postponed...

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...lds tempt his eye; but to him they are forbidden pasture: either pining in progressive starvation, he must stand; or, in mad exasperation, must rush t... ...rs) escape him; and you too he devours at last. Can any Sovereign, or Holy Alliance of Sovereigns, bid Time stand still; even in thought, shake themse... ... now shrouded himself, no doubt but his spiri- tual nature is nevertheless progressive, and growing: for how can the “Son of Time,” in any case, stand...

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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

... an inexpli- cable impulse. It would take too long to explain the intimate alliance of con- tradictions in human nature which makes love itself wear a... ...scribed himself as the manager of a coal-mine; which sounded civilized and progressive till you heard that the mine could not be worked at present bec...

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The Blithedale Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...led; his wife perished, by the ne cessity of her innate nobleness, in its alliance with a being so ignoble; and betwixt her mother’s death and her fa... ...in which a bold intellectual development seems to be keeping pace with the progressive delicacy of the physical constitution. Of all these people I to...

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

...ouse, but uncertain, suspended. She did not quite know her posi- tion. Her alliance for the time being was with Gerald, and she did not know how far t... ...ference. Dissolution rolls on, just as production does,’ he said. ‘It is a progressive pro- cess—and it ends in universal nothing—the end of the world... ..., these married people, and 195 shut themselves in to their own exclusive alliance with each other, even in love, disgusted him. It was a whole commu... ...e degradation to go through: agelong. We live on long after our death, and progressively, in progressive devolution.’ Gerald listened with a faint, fi... ...ave lapsed, leaving the single impulse for knowledge in one sort, mindless progressive knowledge through the senses, knowledge arrested and ending in ... ... his life. This he would do. The other way was to accept Rupert’s offer of alliance, to enter into the bond of pure trust and love with the other man,...

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

...ay. Con- ceiving that he could now only appeal to the broader-minded, more progressive type of parent, he became an educational reformer, and wrote up... ... replete with histori- cal detail, could find nothing but absurdity in the alliances and dynasties and loyalties of our time. “Patched up things, Benh...

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...c- cupied by Monsieur Thuillier faces south. 6 The Lesser Bourgeoisie The progressive movement which is carrying the Parisian population to the heigh... ...s natu- rally making the tuition fees light, with a view to the hoped- for alliance between Felix and Celeste. “Have you done me the honor and favor o... ...r you. You might even give 223 Balzac Celeste to his booby of a son; that alliance would certainly protect you from all suspicion.” “Theodose,” said ... ...fused, because I have had the folly to let my heart be won, and because an alliance with a family as honorable as yours seemed to me more desirable; b... ...rizet to- gether; “here’s the trinity reconstituted! but the object of the alliance, the ‘casus foederis,’ has floated off. What have you done to that...

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...he Church at home may be thrown in like manner upon its own resources. The alliance is a very precarious one surely , and depends upon the solemn adhe... ... able to evolve for themselves; and it is a law of nature that what is not progressive must be retrograde. The gentle Tahitian nature has entirely mas... ..., and the real error and sin and failure?—the true nature of prophecy, the progressive teach- ing of the Bible, never in any age compromising truth, b... ...nds, and then pray to God for it, through Christ. But I must try to supply progressive lessons for the Catechumens and others, with short prayers to b...

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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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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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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...writers anyhow, and so they wisely refrained from entering into en tangling alliances. As I have remarked, the pilots’ association was now the compac... ...te eye and taste; a suggester, so to speak. The city is well outfitted with progressive men—think ing, sagacious, long headed men. The contrast betw... ...ott Middle Age sham civilization; and so you have practical, common sense, progressive ideas, and progressive works; mixed up with the duel, the inf... ...onal people in the State; but not by the bench of Judges. Burlington has the progressive modern city’s full equip ment of devices for right and intel... ...enac looms upon our vision, delightful resort of jaded summer tourists; then progressive Red Wing; and Diamond Bluff, impressive and preponderous in i...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...an’s oldest friends, and chamberlain to the Comte d’Artois, “that the Holy Alliance purpose removing him from thence?” “Yes; they were talking about i... ...“Well,” said the marquise, “it seems probable that, by the aid of the Holy Alliance, we shall be rid of Napoleon; and we must trust to the vigilance o... ...ed by his majesty’s principal chamberlain touching the sin- gularity of an alliance between the son of a Girondin and the daugh- ter of an officer of ... ...tunity. If the emperor remained on the throne, Gerard required a different alliance to aid his career; if Louis XVIII. returned, the influence of M. d... ...on of francs for his release; the second, two; the third, three; and so on progressively. He is now in his fifth year of captivity; he will ask to spe... ...ad not a daughter, that he might have bound Edmond to him by a more secure alliance. At seven o’clock in the evening all was ready, and at ten minutes... ... a man would habituate himself more easily than in a warm latitude to this progressive absorption of poison?” “Certainly; it being at the same time pe...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ear Miriam, and seemed, in her gentle and quiet way, to decline a separate alliance either with him or any other of her acquaintances. So they set for... ... like actors that have prearranged their parts: through a broad pathway of progressive generations bordered by palaces and temples, and bestridden by ...

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