It is therefore worth noting that of all the authors in our library the one who 'went out' the best was—Priestley? You cannot see very far, because the fog of coal dust throws back the beam of your lamp, but you can see on either side of you the line of half-naked kneeling men, one to every four or five yards, driving their shovels under the fallen coal and flinging it swiftly over their left shoulders.
A sahib has got to act like a sahib; he has got to appear resolute, to know his own mind and do definite things. And then that thing twisted through a few permutations of logic that I don't understand, and produced the most confusing bout of uncontrollable, debilitating laughter that I have ever experienced.
They were in sealed envelopes and I never opened one of them myself, but the people who bought them often came back and told us how 'true' their horoscopes had been. Watching coal-miners at work, you realize momentarily what different universes people inhabit.
So maybe I'll try to show them the piece of corn - to see if they get it. Bill the moocher, the best built man of us all, a Herculean sturdy beggar who smelt of beer even after twelve hours in the spike, told tales of mooching, of pints stood him in the boozers, and of a parson who had peached to the police and got him seven days.
Many of the people in Sheffield or Manchester, if they smelled the air along the Cornish cliffs, would probably declare that it had no taste in it. This happened more than once.
Trying to be nonchalant about it just makes it weird for everyone. I sent back for my small rifle and poured shot after shot into his heart and down his throat. Click here to read her essay.
At last, newbie addicts find magic to quickly bail them out from uneasy, mundane feelings, the most frightening of which is boredom, horrible boredom.
I was young and ill-educated and I had had to think out my problems in the utter silence that is imposed on every Englishman in the East. See Wikipedia's guide to writing better articles for further suggestions. Sheffield, I suppose, could justly claim to be called the ugliest town in the Old World: Two or three figures wen there stay ineradicably in my mind.
Only the imbecile loitered at the spike gates, until the Tramp Major had to chase him away. They all said the same thing: It used to interest me to see the brutal cynicism with which Christian sentiment is exploited.The periodic table of the elements is my vote for "Best.
Classification. Evar." It turns out that by organizing elements by the number of protons in the nucleus, you get all of this fantastic value, both descriptive and predictive value. I heard my father’s deep soothing voice say “Hello?” “Yes, hello I am ” he said his name, “ and I am standing here at the intersection of 6th street and Walnut with your daughter, her mother and siblings have just experienced a very bad car accident” said the man.
agronumericus.com is the place to go to get the answers you need and to ask the questions you want. The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two friends—once inseparable roommates—haven’t spoken in over a year.
I was attacking DFW’s long Harper’s essay on usage in a comment on MeFi today, and the more I thought about it, the madder I got, and I finally couldn’t resist letting him have it at length. Wallace’s long, long article pretends to be a review of Bryan Garner’s A Dictionary of Modern.
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