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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...ook’s ISBN, mention that the book is distributed by Ingram and by Baker & Taylor, and give the book’s Library of Congress Catalog Card Number, which... ...ing could keep me from thinking of his boat and its struggle. I named off members of his crew. I named their families. Phaon’s cousin was with him—... ...udio, in the manor house, has everything essential to my work: cupboards, cabinets, tables, shelves. “Do you need pigment...oils...turpentine...brus... ...several languages. When I am explaining technical drawings to the King or members of his court I have to have help when it comes to the vocabulary r... ...lanketed the casket. Wreathes of roses and carnations leaned against wall cabinets where there were lighted candles. Men chanted a Gregorian chant. ... ...he earth; comforting therein, that when old robes are worn out, there are members to make new...so F VOICES FROM THE PAST 362 grief is crown... ...s were singing above the oriel. Col- umbine, ferns, and lilies were on the cabinet: she said to me: Come, Will, eat! I I VOICES FROM THE PAST 38... ...outlay?” March 9th The Library We can not escape history. We, of this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal sign... ...nd acted in foreign and American plays. She said that she is a friend of Taylor, the author of Our American Cousin. “He has written over a hundred ...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...larey '07, of Great Barrington made the opening address. "Fellow students: members of the faculty, hiding behind the trees; fair sisters of North Adam... ...bers of the faculty, hiding behind the trees; fair sisters of North Adams; members of the A. P. W. society, the advancers of the social life at Willia... ..., Maclay, Pike, Lat- son : I'.Md; Hamilton, (riitman, Ltnigninir. Shiland, Taylor. Uyan. Deniy. Negative— P.H)!!; Kinney, Santrv. Howe. Lichtenhein, M... ...diner. Ge(n'ge, Harrower, John- son, Merrill, Potter, Powell, flHch- ards, Taylor, Westbrook, Wood. AMONG THE CANNIBALS Missions in theSouth Sea Descr... ...ected : President, George T. Dewey "79; secretary and treasurer, Dr. James Taylor, Jr., '95: and Francis H. Dewey '76. Rev. Dr. Willard Scott '75, and... ...heorems encoun- tered in Matliematics 1. Since last October Mr. Schmidt, a cabinet maker in North Adams, and a graduate of a Leipsig tech- nical schoo... ...This representation could be made conditional upon the effi- ciency of the administration of the various minor interests. Mal- administration in one a... ...itor of all non-athletiu under- graduate organizations by the Committee on Administration. While the new officer will have no jurisdiction over the mo... ...use-Parties Tbe following announcements have been made by tbe Committee on Administration: Administrative Rule 15 is amended as follows, tbe changes t...

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Chicago Manual of Style

By: University of Chicago

... the classics, a realistic novel. 8. The names of monastic orders and their members: Black Friars, Dominican, Jesuitism. 9. The proper (official) t... ... study of the University of Chicago, in all official work dealing with its administration or curricula: (the University), the School of Education (... ... The U~iversity of Chicago Press the Faculty of the College of Commerce and Administration (but: the faculty); the President, the Registrar, Profess... ...rily alphabetized under the name following the hyphen; thus, Henry Chandler-Taylor comes under Taylor and not under Chandler (Taylor, Henry Chandler... ...that," pre- ceding them (see 32) : Manual of Style: Purtctuation 45 "The membership of the international commission was made up as follows: Franc... ...stitutions; in Ohio, twenty-two; in Indiana, thirteen;" "In Lincoln's first cabinet Seward was secretary of state; Chase, of the treasury; Cameron,... ...f titles, should be connected with the chief noun by a hyphen: Vice-Consul Taylor, ex-President Cleveland, the govemor- elect, the postmaster-gener... ...bservient, non-contagious, non-ability, non-interference, non-unionist, non-membership; but: nonage, nondescript, nonessential, nonplus, nonsense, n... ... 93. Unive+ty of Chiw4 ppitalization of speaal terms de wth organization, administration, an curricula of, 42; of titles of divisions, departments...

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Periyar's Views on Untouchability

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

... the later sections of this chapter. Fuzzy theory only measures the grade of membership or the non-existence of a membership in the revolutionary w... ...dden, to intermarry, or interdine, or engage in social activity with any but members of their own group. The caste system was clearly an ideologica... ...pert is an educationalist who had been in the field of education/teaching and administration for over 5 decades. She is also a Periyarist and held d... ...ervation exists for Dalits at every tier of the political systems, right from membership in local village government (panchayat) to the parliament. ... ...dalits (like in Pappapatti and Keeripatti). In fact, in the Tamil Nadu State cabinet, there is only one Dalit minister and he is in charge of dalit... ...ow: R 1 - Fight against domination of Brahmins in fields of education and administration R 2 - Protest rule of Manu’s Varnashrama Dharma R 3... ... wife as well as his sister joined the agitation, it gained momentum, and the administration was forced to come to a compromise. When Congress front... ...ication of untouchability. They boasted, “If only we capture the ministerial cabinet, in one second we will eradicate untouchability through laws.”... ...stics. http://www.cbmi.cvut.cz/lab/publikace/30/Vys98_11. doc 95. William Taylor, Oriental Historical Manuscripts in The Tamil Language, Chennai...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

... publishing practices and to the modern concept of intellectual property. Members register their books, obtain a BCID (BookCrossing ID Number) and t... ...Other People's Money" - OPM). This, together with the ulterior motives of members of the ruling political echelons (the infamous American Paranoia), ... ...mmercial hands. Public radio was doomed to be marginalized. The American administration withdrew from its last major involvement in the Internet in ... ...or an expiration, a-la Rosetta's expiring e-book. Distributor Baker & Taylor have unveiled at the recent ALA a prototype e-book distribution sys... ...h US publishers and distributors. To collaborate with Amazon - one of the members of a duopoly as far as B2C e- commerce goes - a non-US publisher (n... ...user’s customizable personal workspace, which is akin to an online filing cabinet. Users can create multiple project folders to organize their resear... ...dicated to IT management seem to focus on "project-management" skills or "Tayloristic" productivity measurement approaches. Project management and r... ...services such as the help desk, maintenance & repair, and general network administration are not strategic differentiators. These functions are simp... ...mmercial hands. Public radio was doomed to be marginalized. The American administration withdrew from its last major involvement in the Internet in ...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...o save the secretaries who sit in the bu- reaus from a too rapid influx of members of Congress. This statement I by no means indorse; but it is undoub... ...e Secretary of the Navy. It was said that Lincoln, when pressed to rid his cabinet of Cameron, had replied, that when a man was crossing a stream the ... ...came Secretary of War in his place. But Mr. Cameron, though put out of the cabinet, was to be saved from absolute disgrace by being sent as Minister t... ...meron? Cameron was now gone, it was true; and in that way the whole of the cabinet would soon be broken up. As to Congress, what could Congress do? As... ...would be very fatal to the society of Washington. It was not only that the members of Congress were not there. As to very many of the Representatives,... ...min- ister hither and thither by viva voce questions on every point of his administration. The minister sits safe in his office—safe there for the ter... ...ely, whereas the President must ultimately be charged with the execu- tive administration of the order for that suspension, which has in fact been iss... ...s none with reference to the individual States, reli- gion, education, the administration of the general laws which concern every man and woman, and t... ...sident of the United States has, I think, been a lawyer, excepting General Taylor. Other Presidents have been generals, but then they have also been l...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...iod; for he actually sought to obtain from the new Whig President, General Taylor, the place of Com- missioner of the General Land Office; willing to ... ... even among his friends,—even among those nearest to him. In selecting his cabinet, which he did substantially before he left Springfield for Washingt... ...mstances. It might indeed have been fore- seen that among the members of a cabinet so composed, troublesome disagreements and rivalries would break ou... ... might have been composed in a common opposition to him. As members of his cabinet he could hope to control them, and to keep them busily employed in ... ...and take full charge of them himself. At the end of the first month of the administration he submitted a “memorandum” to President Lincoln, which has ... ...that paper Seward actually told the President that at the end of a month’s administration the government was still without a policy, either domestic o... ...rity. In his reply, which he forthwith despatched, he told Seward that the administration had a domestic policy as laid down in the inaugural address ... ... between the par- ties about it as soon as the two Houses get to business. Taylor delivered up his petition for the new county to one of our members t... ...Wilson, Edward L. Pierson, Robert R. Green, Ezra Baker, Aquilla Wren, John Taylor, Samuel C. Christy, Edmund Roberts, Benjamin Godfrey, Thomas Mather,...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...rid, pugilistic brothers; finally, that I and they were dutiful and loving members of a pure, holy, and magnificent church. * * * 20 Thom... ...s. “Seen through a fog,” says Sara Coleridge, the noble daughter of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “the golden, beaming sun looks like a dull orange, or a r... ...ank of post captain, though privately acknowledged by his father and other members of the royal family, I found the insufficiency of that objection. T... ...cuous situation, proclaimed aloud to those below him, the name or title of members as they drove up. “That,” said he, “is the Earl of Altamont; the la... ...idential minister of the czar,) did actually succeed so far in hoaxing the cabinets of Europe, that one third of European kings put down their names, ... ...ul of all secret societies, because both were arrayed against the existing administrations throughout the entire lands upon 209 Autobiographic Sketch... ...which, 223 Autobiographic Sketches however, I mean, in justice, the local administration of Ire- land. For, as to the supreme government in England, ... ...utmost, to have passively ac- quiesced in the recommendations of the Irish cabinet, even when it interfered so far. In particular, the scourgings and ... ...for our unannounced hostilities could not be pleaded openly by the English cabinet, for fear of compromising our private friend and informant, the Kin...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 7 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

... has made out the certificates, and they are al- ready in the hands of the members. I suggest that they come on with them; but that, for greater caut... ...rs in military service to attend the legislature. All such are radical and administration men. The election of two Senators from this place on Thursd... ...ON. SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY . MY DEAR SIR:—I expected to see you here at Cabinet meeting, and to say something about going to Gettysburg. There wil... ... the whole naval force of the country at the commence- ment of the present Administration. Satisfactory and impor- tant as have been the performances... ...rtain con- flict. According to our political system, as a matter of civil administration, the General Government had no lawful power to effect emanci... ...cipation policy; and without consul- tation with, or the knowledge of, the Cabinet, I prepared the original draft of the proclamation, and, after much... ...ginal draft of the proclamation, and, after much anxious thought, called a Cabinet meeting upon the subject. This was the last of July or the first... ...make public the origin of the greenback and tell the world that it is Dick Taylor’s creation. Y ou had always been friendly to me, and when troublous... ...w not whom to trust, then I said in my extremity: “I will send for Colonel Taylor; he will know what to do.” I think it was in January, 1862, on or ab...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

... and, as may well be supposed, the suspicion was communicated to the other members of the dormitory. All of them, how- ever, were aware of the legal d... ...in Sir Thomas Brown’s ‘Religio Medici,’ and his ‘Urn-burial,’ or to Jeremy Taylor’s inaugural sections of his ‘Holy Living and Dying,’ do you know wha... ...t pros- perity on the basis of a great knavery.’ I complain heavily of Mr. Taylor, the very able unmasker of Junius, for blinking the whole questions ... ...be re-opened by a man of sense. A man who doubts, after really reading Mr. Taylor’s work, is not only a blockhead, but an irreclaimable block- head. I... ...ousebreaker!’ In that character only could Timoleon become formidable to a Cabinet Minister; and in some such character must our friend, Junius Brutus... ...endid services to be slighted in many quarters, still pre- ponderates. All administrations alike have been intensely ig- norant of Indian politics; an... ...eparation, that, to the great dis- honor of Messrs. Pitt and Dundas, whose administration was the worst, as a war administration, thus ever misapplied...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 5 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...s of importance may come up, whatever difficulties may arise in its way of administration of the Gov- ernment, that party will then have to attend to.... ...s truly, A. LINCOLN. 132 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Five TO H. TAYLOR. SPRINGFIELD, ILL., April 21, 1860. HAWKINS TA YLOR, Esq. DEAR SIR:—... .... I have an intimation that Governor Banks would yet accept a place in the Cabinet. Please ascertain and write me how this is, Y ours very truly, A. L... ...n me. Do the people of the South really enter- tain fear that a Republican administration would, directly or indirectly, interfere with the slaves, or... ...be at variance. Y ours very truly, A. LINCOLN. ATTEMPT TO FORM A COALITION CABINET TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, December 14, 1860. HON. H... ...lmer will, on a fair understanding with us, consent to take a place in the Cabinet. The preference for him over Mr. Hunt or Mr. Gentry is that, up to ... ... has been made to the inter- est felt in relation to the policy of the new administration. In this I have received from some a degree of credit for ha... ...ou have seen fit to bestow upon me. Soon after the nomina- tion of General Taylor, I attended a political meeting in the city of Wilmington, and have ... ...e held in open hostility to this government, excepting only Forts Pickens, Taylor, and Jefferson, on and near the Florida coast, and Fort Sumter, in C...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 6 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...ties-Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Taylor, Pleasants, Tyler, Ritchie, Doddridge, Harrison, Wood, Jackson, Wirt... ... the border States hold more power for good than any other equal number of members, I feel it a duty which I cannot justifiably waive to make this ap-... ...day be in good faith repre- sented in the Congress of the United States by members cho- sen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified v... ...ti- tution of the United States, to manifest such desire by elec- tions of members to the Congress of the United States par- ticularly, and perhaps a ... ... of the 20th. The purport of it is that we lost the late elections and the administration is failing because the war is unsuccessful, and that I must ... ... am not justly to blame for it. I certainly know that if the war fails the administration fails, and that I will be blamed for it, whether I deserve i... ...Fellow-citizens, we can not escape history. We of this Con- gress and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal signif... ...eceived. When I shall wish to su- persede you I will let you know. All the Cabinet regretted the necessity of arresting, for instance, V allandigham, ...

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The C‘Sars

By: Thomas de Quincey

...In Macedon, in Achaia, in Syria, in Asia Minor, in Egypt,— every where the members of this empire had begun to knit; the cohesion was far closer, the ... ... he refused to apply his influence in any way which could disturb the pure administration of justice. The Roman juries (judices they were called), wer... ...on the whole, it cannot be denied, that, according to the remark of Jeremy Taylor, of all the men signally decorated by history, Augustus Cæsar is tha... ... a Suetonius, in short, it may be quite enough to state and to arrange his cabinet of specimens from the mar- *We may add that the unexampled public g... ...oodshed, or a jealousy beyond the value of the stake. In this point of his administration he took Augustus for his model; as again in his care of the ... ...rom the abuses in the army, he proceeded to attack the abuses of the civil administration. But as these were protected by the example of the great pro...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...ht have travelled to him, now stopped short at the Secretary , under whose administration they were far more expeditiously and satisfactorily disposed... ...taining twenty pounds, to the Society for Granting Annuities to Unassuming Members of the Middle 210 Our Mutual Friend Classes, if twenty individuals... ... Our Mutual Friend getically announced the objectionable Sloppy . The four members of Council looked at one another, and paused. ‘Shall he be brought ... ...ound beautiful.’ 335 Charles Dickens Mrs Boffin looked on the other three members of Coun- cil, and then said, beckoning with her finger: ‘Sloppy.’ ‘... ...ical question of Mr Sloppy’ s capabilities. He would have made a wonderful cabinet-maker, said Mrs Higden, ‘if there had been the money to put him to ... ...d kept her sample phials (customers’ scores were interdicted by the strict administration of the Porters), wrote out the copy in a fair round characte... ... be so good as help Wegg and myself with these books? But don’t take Jemmy Taylor of Southwark, nor yet Jemmy Wood of Gloucester. These are the two Je... ...behind him, and eagerly advancing his head. ‘Did he show you boxes, little cabinets, pocket-books, parcels, anything locked or sealed, anything tied u... ...ver so long!’ ‘I have heard what your trade is,’ observed Miss Wren; ‘it’s cabinet-making.’ Mr Sloppy nodded. ‘Now that the Mounds is done with, it is...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...t had been her original position, in society? All readers of Bishop Jeremy Taylor* must be aware of that religious Lady Carbery, who was the munificen... ...nt and subtle divine. She died before the Restoration, *The Life of Jeremy Taylor, by Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta, is most elaborately incorrec... ...arl married again, arid his second countess was also a devout patroness of Taylor. Having no peerage at hand, I do not know by what mode of derivation... ...which young academicians are placed in the family of a professor. Here, as members of a private household, and that household under the presiding eye ... ...neath her own vigilant supervision. In Cambridge there is, so far, a laxer administration of this rule, that, when any college over- flows, undergradu... ...rd, in his “History of Greece,” took a new view of this orator’s political administration—a view which lowered his character for integrity—he found an... ...difficult to prove that Delphi discharged the office of a central bureau d’administration, a general depot of political information, an organ of unive... ...e favor of the Czar, so far as to have become his private secretary, and a cabinet minister of Russia. He, however, still masked his final ob- jects u... ... Whether he saw his high- ness, who stood a little in the shade of a large cabinet, could not be known; the Landgrave doubted not that he did. He was ...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...oured at once its chequered light through the stained window of the gloomy cabinet in which they were seated. The Baronet’s eye, as he raised it to th... ...se zealous Noes, with which, when a member of the House during Godolphin’s administration, he encoun- tered every measure of government. Aunt Rachel’s... ... upon which festive occasion, three cheers were given by all the sit- ting members of that respectable society, whose throats the wine had left capabl... ...er end of the world)—besides these, might I not illumi- nate my pages with Taylor the Water Poet’s hunting in the braes of Mar, where, Through heather... ... of their being written, without a glance into the interior of the British Cabinet at the period in question. The Ministers of the day happened (no ve... ...texture. This faith had become so general, that the insurgent party in the Cabinet of which we have made mention, after sound- ing Mr. Richard Waverle... ...e among comrades disposed to quarrel with them, both as Englishmen, and as members of the Church of England.’ ‘Well said, parson!’ replied the magistr... ...and grasping a silver-mounted horsewhip. This lady was one of those active members of society who take upon them faire le frais de conversation. She h...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...arrison................83 James Knox Polk........................106 Zachary Taylor............................119 Franklin Pierce....................... ...ing inferior endowments from nature and un practiced in the duties of civil administration) ought to be peculiarly conscious of his own deficiencies.... ... these essential purposes, and may en able every instrument employed in its administration to execute with success the functions allotted to his char... ...e Continental Congress for inaugurations. Before an assembly of Congressmen, Cabinet officers, j udges of the federal and district courts, foreign off... ...now about to take, and in your presence: That if it shall be found during my administration of the Government I have in any instance violated will in... ...ty is visible in the public countenance. The means employed by the Brit ish cabinet to undermine it have recoiled on themselves; have given to our na... ...s upon us, that we may continue to be a prosperous and happy people. Zachary Taylor INAUGURAL ADDRESS MONDAY, MARCH 5, 1849 For the second time in the... ...question as to whether the Nation was without a President for a day. General Taylor, popularly known as “Old Rough and Ready,” was famous for his expl... ...son Administration, he had a distinguished career as a Senator, Congressman, Cabinet officer, and ambassador. The oath of office was administered by C...

..............69 Martin Van Buren.........................72 William Henry Harrison................83 James Knox Polk........................106 Zachary Taylor............................119 Franklin Pierce...........................123 James Buchanan........................132 Abraham Lincoln........................140...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...n the Law Enforcement Community 73 3.3 . . . and in the Federal Aviation Administration 82 3.4 . . . and in the Intelligence Community 86 CONTEN... ...The Attack on the USS Cole 190 6.4 Change and Continuity 198 6.5 The New Administration’s Approach 203 7. THE ATTACK LOOMS 215 7.1 First Arrival... ...r Bob Kerrey John F . Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R.Thompson COMMISSION MEMBERS Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page xi Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:2... ...eader Kevin Shaeffer Professional Staff Member Tracy J. Shycoff Deputy for Administration & Finance Dietrich L. Snell Senior Counsel & Team Leader Jon... ...Staff Assistant Quinn John Tamm, Jr. Professional Staff Member Catharine S.Taylor Staff Assistant Y oel T obin Counsel Emily Landis Walker Professiona... ...Sudanese military officer who had been a member of the previous government cabinet was offering to sell weapons-grade uranium.After a number of contac... ...confirmed by the Senate but is not technically a member of the president’s cabinet.The director’s power under federal law over the loose, con- federat... ...y agreed guidelines” for action. 104 Clarke also was awarded a seat on the cabinet-level Principals Committee when it met on his issues—a highly unusu... ..., p. 1. Regarding the leak, see Mary C. interview (Oct. 25, 2003); Richard Taylor interview (Dec. 10, 2003); Don Kerr interview (Sept. 9, 2003). 106. ...

...First World Trade Center Bombing 71 3.2 Adaptation?and Nonadaptation? . . . in the Law Enforcement Community 73 3.3 . . . and in the Federal Aviation Administration 82 3.4 . . . and in the Intelligence Community 86...

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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

..., by John Duthy, Esq. An interleaved copy re- ceived many annotations from members of the Heathcote family. There was a proposal that it should be re-... ...tend his visitations; and that he has the privilege of granting letters of administration to wills, when the property conveyed by them lies within the... ... his successor, he answered, “You will find my will in such a drawer of my cabinet.” Some of his counsellors thought he named his son Richard; and no ... ...se to the house of Mr. Keble’s life-long friend and biog- rapher, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, at Ottery St. Mary. An en- graving of Raffaelle’s last pi... ... Nor did his Hursley plans stand still. Under the manage- ment of Sir John Taylor Coleridge and other friends, the Christian Year had become much more... ...stroy the slugs. These birds have all been actually seen and noted down by members of the Yonge family. Flowers T raveller’s Joy (Clematis Vitalba).—L...

...hed a second edition, and a good deal of it was used in Sketches of Hampshire, by John Duthy, Esq. An interleaved copy received many annotations from members of the Heathcote family. There was a proposal that it should be re-edited, but ninety years could not but make a great difference in these days of progress, so that not only had the narrative to be brought up to date,...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 2 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...he United States was or was not so sent into that settlement after General Taylor had more than once intimated to the War Depart- ment that, in his op... ...n Mexico, on his return home in a public speech at St. Louis condemned the administration in relation to the war. If I remember, G. T. M. Davis, who h... ...of the act of the last session of Congress. The first amendment desired by members of this House had for its only object to give bounty lands to such ... ...ed the object with which he rose, he withdrew his motion to reconsider. ON TAYLOR’S NOMINATION TO E. B. WASHBURNE. WASHINGTON, April 30,1848. DEAR WAS... ...SHBURNE: I have this moment received your very short note asking me if old Taylor is to be used up, and who will be the nominee. My hope of Taylor’s n... ... President tells us that “during the four succeeding years embraced by the administration of Presi- dent Adams, the power not only to appropriate mone... ...even dollars and one cent. These four years were the period of Mr. Adams’s administration, nearly and sub- stantially. This fact shows that when the p... ...atch that the question was narrowed down to Mr. B and myself, and that the Cabinet had postponed the appointment three weeks, for my benefit. Not doub... ...e before President Mon- roe for his approval, he put to each member of his cabinet this question: “Has Congress the constitutional power to prohibit s...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...of violent discussion in Congress, in the press, and by indi- viduals. The administration of President T yler, then in power, was making the most stre... ...ssession of T exas after annexation, the army of occupation, under General Taylor, was directed to occupy the disputed territory. The army did not sto... ... to the time of which I write, and for years afterwards— I think until the administration of President Juarez—the cultivation, manufacture and sale of... ...ing as infan- try—not more than three thousand men in all. General Zachary Taylor commanded the whole. There were troops enough in one body to establi... ...t, I do not believe ever fought a battle than the one commanded by General Taylor in his first two engagements on Mexican—or T exan soil. The presence... ...vement into the interior. General Taylor was not an officer to trouble the administration much with his de- mands, but was inclined to do the best he ... ...that the Nation had no power to save its own life. Mr. Buchanan had in his cabinet two members at least, who were as earnest—to use a mild term—in the... .... The navy was scattered in like manner. The President did not prevent his cabinet preparing for war upon their government, either by destroying its r... ...ntgomery, Alabama, as the Capital. The secessionists had then to leave the cabinet. In their own esti- mation they were aliens in the country which ha...

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...e had set forth, for the first time, many of the true principles of Indian administration: and his despatches, following his History, did more than ha... ... so called con 47 John Stuart Mill sisted at first of no more than three members, one of whom, being Mr. Bentham’s amanuensis, obtained for us permi... ...s I probably should never have known, had they not joined it. Those of the members who became my intimate companions—no one of whom was in any sense o... ...it in the Chronicle. The defects of 52 Autobiography the law, and of the administration of justice, were the sub ject on which that paper rendered ... ...ather, against that most peccant part of English institutions and of their administration. It was the almost universal creed of Englishmen, that the l... ...eneral attention to the sub ject, making at least partial converts in the Cabinet itself; and Huskisson, supported by Canning, had commenced that gra... ... a lasting impression. Although it was years after my introduction to Mrs. Taylor before my acquaintance with her became at all intimate or confidenti... ... the country, and only occasionally in town, with her first hus band, Mr. Taylor. I visited her equally in both places; and was greatly indebted to t... ... the frequency of my visits to her while living gener ally apart from Mr. Taylor, and on our occasionally travel ling together, though in all other ...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...lly superior to the race of beings immedi- ately ranking above him. Jeremy Taylor notices the obscure tradition, that the angelic order was, by origin... ... idea of representative government, either as applied to legislation or to administration? The elective principle was widely used amongst them. Nay, t... ...ch of bishops bound and compromised by the audacity of any one amongst its members? Certainly not. But yet such an act, though it should be that of a ... ...ciples; we refer, not to those who were born, but to those who have become members of the Church of Rome.’ What is the name of those people? And where... ... fur- nished him with a sufficient field of practice. The King’s pri- vate cabinet of papers, all written in cipher, and captured in the royal coach o... ...ever, I certainly do remember, that Milton was not of T rinity, nor Jeremy Taylor; so don’t think to hoax me there, my parent! Dr. Wordsworth was, or ... ...other perfume to the violet.’ The following is the account given by Jeremy Taylor of the whole history, in so far as it affects the Scripture re- port... ...rength of their own. We must remem- ber one fatal weakness of the Imperial administration in those days, not due to men or to principles, but entirely... ...the energies of his powerful mind to the consideration of the questions of administration which would arise out of the difficult task of ruling a nume...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...t, in parts ruinous, and most gloomy pile of build- ing. In those days the administration of justice was, if not more corrupt, certainly in its inferi... ... obstinate and haughty member of the government who presided in the police administration, was, to confirm and rivet the line of conduct which had bee... ... the present quitted us: and once more Agnes, Hannah, and I, the shattered members of a shattered family, were thus gathered together in a house of ou... ...enlight- ened; but professionally, the most timid. Want of boldness in the administration of opium, &c., though they can be bold enough with mercury, ... ...nently an object of detestation; for besides his known dependence upon the Cabinet of St. Petersburg, the direct line of succession had been set aside... ...person to St. Petersburg. Once admitted to personal con- ferences with the Cabinet, he found no difficulty in winning over the Russian counsels to a c... ...or any man occupying his situation. Having thus completely blindfolded the Cabinet of Rus- sia, Zebek-Dorchi proceeded in his new character to fulfil ... ...phic curios- ity on the real merits, and on the separate merits, of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Coleridge as a poet—Coleridge as a phi- losopher! How ext... ...like grape-shot) a most costly dessert set of cut glass, from which Samuel Taylor Coleridge argued a principle of destructive- ness in his cerebellum....

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...d kept her sample phials (customers’ scores were interdicted by the strict administration of the Porters), wrote out the copy in a fair round characte... ...r, and it must have been highly entertain- ing.) ‘Among the most prominent members of that distin- guished circle, was a gentleman measuring six feet ... ... be so good as help Wegg and myself with these books? But don’t take Jemmy Taylor of Southwark, nor yet Jemmy Wood of Gloucester. These are the two Je... ...behind him, and eagerly advancing his head. ‘Did he show you boxes, little cabinets, pocket-books, parcels, anything locked or sealed, anything tied u...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...agita tion. Dorothea knew many passages of Pascal’s Pensees and of Jeremy Taylor by heart; and to her the destinies of mankind, seen by the light of ... .... I believe you have never thought of them since you locked them up in the cabinet here.” “Well, dear, we should never wear them, you know.” Dorothea ... ... been long medi tated and prearranged. “Pray open the large drawer of the cabinet and get out the jewel box.” The casket was soon open before them, a... ...ertainly these men who had so few spontaneous ideas might be very use ful members of society under good feminine direction, if they were fortunate in... ...itiously and become rampant—was hardly equal to the annoyance felt by some members of Mr. Brooke’s own family. The result had oozed forth gradually, l... ...ce. What the opposition in Middlemarch said about the New Hospital and its administration had certainly a great deal of echo in it, for heaven has tak... ...ft the pegs a little,” he said to himself, “and Mr. Brooke might be in the Cabinet, while I was Under Secretary. That is the common order of things: t... ...it as a residence, partially withdrawing from his present exertions in the administration of business, and throwing more con spicuously on the side o... ... I presume.” The chief new instruction that Lydgate had to give was on the administration of extremely moderate doses of opium, in case of the sleeple...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...c agitation. Dorothea knew many passages of Pascal’s Pensees and of Jeremy Taylor by heart; and to her the destinies of man- kind, seen by the light o... .... I believe you have never thought of them since you locked them up in the cabinet here.” “Well, dear, we should never wear them, you know.” Dorothea ... ...ad been long meditated and prearranged. “Pray open the large drawer of the cabinet and get out the jewel-box.” The casket was soon open before them, a... ... men who had so few spontaneous ideas might 30 Middlemarch be very useful members of society under good feminine direc- tion, if they were fortunate ... ...itiously and become rampant—was hardly equal to the annoyance felt by some members of Mr. Brooke’s own family. The result had oozed forth gradually, l... ...er practitioners. But the bal- ance had been turned against Lydgate by two members, who for some private reasons held that this power of resuscitating... ...ft the pegs a little,” he said to himself, “and Mr. Brooke might be in the Cabinet, while I was Under-Secretary. That is the common order of things: t... ...it as a residence, partially withdrawing from his present exertions in the administration of business, and throwing more conspicuously on the side of ... ... I presume.” The chief new instruction that Lydgate had to give was on the administration of extremely moderate doses of opium, in case of the sleeple...

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