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Month: May 2013 (Page 1 of 19)

The Keeping Room (Novel)

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But when the US changed its occupation policy to building up Japan as a Cold War ally rather than pursuing war criminals, Japanese discussion waned, and along with it concern over Hirohito’s unacknowledged war responsibility. How can they understand--and care about--100 years ago? Children is the first movie that comes even close to capturing my idea of the novel. Where we are not at ease, we cannot be happy; and therefore it is not surprising, that Edward Waverley supposed that he disliked and was unfitted for society, merely because he had not yet acquired the habit of living in it with ease and comfort, and of reciprocally giving and receiving pleasure.

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Year of Impossible Goodbyes

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Seikei learns that sometimes, no matter how good your intentions, you can�t always save people or even help them. Around him other men assumed the role of his murderers, prodding him with swords as he slumped on the horse. Guy comes up to the bar and bends your ear: “Listen, Joe. But when the irresistible arguments of the post-boy have prevailed upon them to proceed a mile or two, they will become callous to the first sensation; and being warm in the harness, as the said post-boy may term it, proceed as if their withers were altogether unwrung.

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Avery's Crossroad

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He is a present help in time of need; a deliverer, and that right early. I consider this a dangerous misunderstanding. The tears instantly sprung to her eyes, but they seemed to be tears of devotion and joy, for she looked up to Heaven, and folded her hands as in a solemn expression of prayer or gratitude. He tried to counterbalance these propensities, by engaging his nephew in field sports, which had been the chief pleasure of his own youthful days.

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Journey to San Jacinto (Mr. Barrington's Mysterious Trunk)

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Now, however, they were just hours from capturing this capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Perhaps he even carried this point of etiquette a little too far. Of course, mischief sometimes happened: boys are said to have been killed at these Bickers, as they were called, and serious accidents certainly took place, as many contemporaries can bear witness. As Perseus tells him, "Innocent people suffer in wars. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. To do so correctly can provide the foundation for an effective strategy.

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Fightin Fronts and Fightin Yanks. Issues 1 and 8. America's

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His character was not simply that of a peasant exalted into notice by uncommon literary attainments, but bore a stamp which must have distinguished him in the highest as in the lowest situation in life. Although it aptly illustrates the horrors of war--and as an afterword points out, this was an especially violent and horrific conflict--the strong point of With Every Drop of Blood is in its depiction of the growing friendship between the two enemies, rooted in vivid, believable conversations about Cush's life that challenge everything Johnny has ever believed about black people and slavery.

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One Minute's Silence

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Every object they look upon is tinged with the predominant colour, which exists not in the objects themselves, but in the medium through which they are viewed. Wonderful four armed aliens, an epic journey and a prince that becomes a man and the soldiers that fights with him. This is an operational reality.” Men’s and women’s feelings notwithstanding, the military is getting the officers it needs – which must include women in order to meet the needed quality and quantity. Edward was, in short, in the fair way of creating a goddess out of a high-spirited, accomplished, and beautiful young woman; and the time was wasted in castle-building, until, at the descent of a steep hill, he saw beneath him the market-town of ------.

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The River Between Us

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Sherman’s overall policy was never accommodation and compromise, but vigorous war against the Indians,” whom he regarded as “a less-than-human and savage race” (1995, 260). Excerpted by permission of History Publishing Company LLC. Later a cavalry company was called a Troop, and an artillery company a Battery. Recipes were collected from friends and relatives, and added to personal collections. Our true-hearted Duke of Athole, and Lord Lauderdale, whose acuteness and powers of thinking and reasoning may, without disparagement, be compared with those of any statesman now living, have set an example not to be forgotten; and we know that the slender proportion of aristocracy, which Scotland was left in possession of at the Union, entertain the same patriotic sentiments.

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Battle Fleet (Adventures of a Young Sailor)

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Nor is there the smallest chance of their misgiving. No effort of the squadron of horse, which was all that Charles had around his person, could dispossess the English cavalry, infantry, and artillery from the position they had gained; and as for rallying the Highlanders, why they were Highlanders, and for that very reason could not be rallied. It is to be conjectured, that when the inefficiency of this principle and its effects are pointed out, few would wish to resort to it, unless it were a humorist like Uncle Toby, or a martinet like Lord Stair, who planted trees after the fashion of battalions formed into line and column, that they might assist them in their descriptions of the battles of Wynendale and Dettingen.

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Spitfire Parade: Biggles 1

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But “my people, right or wrong, my people” is no different than “my country, right or wrong, my country”. I remember reading two books like this as a kid. I cannot disguise from you my feelings upon this occasion; they were most painfully unfavourable to you. The two came to a "collaborative opinion" on many topics, from the moral implications of war to the emotional constitution of true leadership. Matthews, Andrew, Shadow of the Ninja London, Usborne, 2010 ISBN 9781409506201 1575 It is now 1575 and Jimmu has been away on a warrior's pilgrimage, including time spent studying at a temple.

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A Killing Frost (The Tomorrow Series #3)

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Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Meanwhile, the ecclesiastic courts took their time, Margaret tapped her foot, and poor John Segrave must have felt like an utter fool. And finally, we just saw a brand new science fiction masterpiece. Selina Norris is a young slave girl at the Arlington estate whose life becomes intertwined with Mary Lee’s from the time she is a young girl in Mary’s schoolroom until later in life when Mary leaves the keys to Arlington in her trusted hands as she flees to safety during the war.

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