'The roads will be buried already; and, if they were bare, I could scarcely distinguish a foot in advance.'
Perhaps her chassis would be stripped down to the brain before we’d even left the building, awaiting only that final technological breakthrough that would herald the arrival of the Great Digital Upload.
The Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 exposed longstanding weaknesses in South Korea's development model including high debt/equity ratios, massive foreign borrowing, and an undisciplined financial sector.
When an individual has revolutionised therapeutics by his discovery of the continuous evolution of brain-matter, conventional forms are unfitting, since they would seem to limit him to one of a class.
Variability is governed by many complex laws,--by correlation of growth, by use and disuse, and by the direct action of the physical conditions of life.
It was hard work, and, entirely inexperienced as we were, we made but little headway.
We see an astonishing improvement in many florists' flowers, when the flowers of the present day are compared with drawings made only twenty or thirty years ago.
It has partly been drawn from those branches of trade, by the attraction of superior profit in the colony trade, in consequence of the continual increase of that trade, and of the continual insufficiency of the capital which had carried it on one year to carry it on the next.
This particular issue of TE&M, called “Update on 911,” featured a galaxy of technical details on 911 service and a glossary far more extensive than PHRACK’S.The trial rumbled on, somehow, through its own momentum.
This movement has its mainspring in two plain economic facts, namely: first, clerical and other indoor vocations have become overcrowded; second, while crops grow bigger year by year, the number of mouths to feed multiplies even faster, and unless more land is tilled and all land cultivated more intensively, we shall eat less and less, as a race, and pay more and more for what we eat.
They stepped out in line at a brisk, elastic pace, and the lazy hum of their conversation drifted to the ears of the two white men so plainly that they could almost catch its burden.
Soit would be a simple matter for an employee to write a program amending theprocess: instead of the roundeddown interest going back to the bank, it couldall be amalgamated in one account, to which the employee alone had access.
Piderit holds it is due to the fact that the motor nerves which supply these muscles rise right next to the purely psychical centers and hence these muscles are the supports of the organs of sense.
He did not hit the right room directly: she motioned me to admit him, but he found it out ere I could reach the door, and in a stride or two was at her side, and had her grasped in his arms.
And, gentlemen, I do not mean that superficial intelligence, vain ornament of idle minds, but rather that profound and balanced intelligence that applies itself above all else to useful objects, thus contributing to the good of all, to the common amelioration and to the support of the state, born of respect for law and the practice of duty—”“Ah!
Truly, said Christian, I have said the truth of Pliable, and if I should also say all the truth of myself, it will appear there is no betterment betwixt him and myself.
Adding a bicycular fan-jet to the balloon allows the passenger, with minimum effort, to greatly boost propulsion power.
In plain words, I have reasons for wishing to break up my establishment immediately at this place--leaving you in charge, of course, as usual.
In the past, drought and economic mismanagement resulted in a buildup of foreign debt, which now stands at more than three times the level of annual exports.
Fitness being the basis of beauty, nobody could-have denied that his steady swings and turns" in and- about the flock had elements of grace, Yet, although if occasion demanded he could do or think a thing with as mercurial a dash as can the men of towns who are more to the manner born, his special power, morally, physically, and mentally, was static, owing little or nothing to momentum as a rule.
And from this time he began to seek new alliances and to temporize with France in the expedition which she was making towards the kingdom of Naples against the Spaniards who were besieging Gaeta.
To dream of walking with one’s lover through a garden where flowering shrubs and plants abound, indicates unalloyed happiness and independent means.
Two, they had already tried the official route and had probably been told to take a hike by the Priests.
Their great horns lowered, the infuriated animals course madly through the village, each beset by a crowd of armed savages whose dark, agile forms, avoiding the fierce impetus of their charge, may be seen to spring alongside, plying the deadly assegai.
One of that centripetal and centrifugal gang I turn and talk like man leaving charges before a journey.
For it is plain, that every word wespeak is, in some degree, a diminution of our lunge by corrosion,and, consequently, contributes to the shortening of our lives.
There was the garnet set which Aunt March wore when she came out, the pearls her father gave her on her wedding day, her lover's diamonds, the jet mourning rings and pins, the queer lockets, with portraits of dead friends and weeping willows made of hair inside, the baby bracelets her one little daughter had worn, Uncle March's big watch, with the red seal so many childish hands had played with, and in a box all by itself lay Aunt March's wedding ring, too small now for her fat finger, but put carefully away like the most precious jewel of them all.
Roused from his sleep, Toshty blustered about “so-called friends that spoil perfectly good naps,” but was quieted by a motion from Breister, who sensed that Annie was readying herself to tell a story.
They were about to disperse, when a smart footstep, entering the porch and coming up the central passage, arrested their attention.
A.—Because events are like a procession; they pass a few at a time and cast a shadow on subjective minds, and those which have passed before the waking mind are felt by other minds also and necessarily make a more lasting impression on the subjective mind.
What do attainment, proficiency, and development imply?
I think for the average person the progression will be something like this: First a sound as of a Presence walking in the garden.
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The Red Sea: that great lake so famous in biblical traditions, seldom replenished by rains, fed by no important rivers, continually drained by a high rate of evaporation, its water level dropping a meter and a half every year!
Ivan stepped up to the table, took up the roll of paper andbegan unfolding it, but suddenly drew back his fingers, as though fromcontact with a loathsome reptile.
Two or three times he made this voyage in company with the Tagarin already mentioned.
One of them nosed its way through to the other side.
Thereupon, the Ten Thousand Greeks, left with no one to employ them, made a retreat to the coast again (401 B.C.), and this retreat was immortalized in a book, one of the first of personal war books, the Anabasis, by their leader Xenophon.
Decades of Muslim insurgency in the southern Philippines have led to a peace accord with one group and an ongoing cease-fire and peace talks with another.