• U.S. Special Ops

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    He must keep his friends safe and come to terms with what he has become or go mad. Its release coincided with the US entry into The Great War (and echoed the raging conflict), and the film served as propaganda for the Allies, with its framing story set in the English trenches of World War I. Hadrian was the son of an ex- praetor, Aelius Hadrianus Afer, who was a cousin of the future Roman emperor Trajan. The look with which he regarded Waverley in his dying moments did not strike him so deeply at that crisis of hurry and confusion, as when it recurred to his imagination at the distance of some time.<*> Loud shouts of triumph now echoed over the whole field.
  • Uprooted

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    Forget the colossal letdown of the sequels — viewed as a standalone film, this is a brilliant action movie that spawned a million imitators, but it also put an end to an entire sub-genre. Few historians can weave military narrative into the contemporary political and cultural landscape. As a young officer, William Tecumseh Sherman had serendipidously done military surveys of northern Georgia. A homely metrical narrative of the events of the period, which contains some striking particulars, and is still a great favourite with the lower classes, gives a very correct statement of the behaviour of the mountaineers respecting this same military license; and as the verses are little known, and contain some good sense, we venture to insert them.
  • Peggy's Letters (Orca Young Readers)

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    He had served in some inferior capacity in the French army, and in order to receive his English visitor in great form, and probably meaning, in his way, to pay him a compliment, he had laid aside the Highland dress for the time, to put on an old blue and red uniform, and a feathered hat, in which he was far from showing to advantage, and indeed looked so incongruous, compared with all around him, that Waverley would have been tempted to laugh, had laughter been either civil or safe.
  • My Brother's Keeper (National Archives)

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    I the rather suspect some natural disposition of this kind; for, from the instant I perceived the extreme curiosity manifested on the subject, I felt a secret satisfaction in baffling it, for which, when its unimportance is considered, I do not well know how to account. The operation was named as such because the bombs would just keep “rolling” and never stop. I consider this a dangerous misunderstanding. Lawrence impressed the Bedouins primarily by placing the safety of the men who reported to him above his own, and Leto Atreides impressed Liet Kynes the same way; neither act involved physical combat.
  • Hunt for the Bamboo Rat (Prisoners of the Empire)

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    Nosebag, who, having been originally the helpmate of a pawnbroker, had found opportunity, during the late unpleasant scenes in Scotland, to trade a little in her old line, and so became the depositary of the more valuable part of the spoil of half the army. Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas.... [tags: Evil, Power, Epic] The Punic Wars: A View from the Carthaginians - The ancient city of Carthage was one of great splendor and magnificence.
  • The Bomb

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    He has become a national treasure with his lifelike depictions of aliens and other far off worlds. Libraries are also an excellent source for reading and listening materials regarding history. Among the rest of the party, the wine, which fully justified the encomiums of the landlord, flowed freely round, although Waverley, with some difficulty, obtained the privilege of sometimes neglecting the glass. However, these civilians were to be left behind when the forces deployed in wartime. 29 The labor needs created by the war, especially as Germany found itself administering a large territory that it had rapidly conquered, led to the creation of a women’s Signal Auxiliary of radio and telephone operators (picking up from the underused World War I signal corps women).
  • Brother VS. Brother

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    Although we receive hundreds of every day, we really and truly read them all, and your comments, suggestions, and questions are most welcome. It was taken from a spirited sketch, drawn while they were in Edinburgh by a young man of high genius, and had been painted on a full-length scale by an eminent London artist. The wagon trains that transported thousands of people to the California gold fields and other parts of the West usually established their own constitutions before setting out.
  • Kings Mountain

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    Patrick, my warm-hearted and shrewd friend, how should you like this receipt for domestication, should it travel your way? It was in the speech in which Hotspur loses the key-note of what he desires to say, by forgetting the name of a place--- Neither was that slight degree of tardiness, though ridiculed by Sheridan---when, urging Kemble for some novelty, he advised him to play Hamlet with music between the pauses---visible, when, in the opinion of the actor, the scene required instant and precipitate exertion.
  • Dear America: The Fences Between Us - Audio Library Edition

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    As a consequence of the efforts of Menninger and a number of psychoanalysts, psychoanalysis and psychodynamic explanations became the dominant theoretical perspective of American psychiatry. Waverley?'' ``No,'' answered the unblushing Callum. ``You did,'' said Alick Polwarth, who was already returned, having met a trooper by whom he despatched an account of what was going forward to the Baron of Bradwardine, while he himself returned to his master at full gallop, neither sparing the rowels of his spurs, nor the sides of his horse. ``You did; I saw you as plainly as I ever saw the auld kirk at Coudingham.'' ``You lie,'' replied Callum, with his usual impenetrable obstinacy.
  • The Cat of Bubastes, with eBook

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    He never thought very much of Si vis pacem, para bellum; it was not one of his best; but it seemed to please some of his political friends, one of whom asked if he might use it in his next speech in the Senate. To be banished to Canada is a punishment worse than death. Matt steals a suit of body armor and uses his powers to take out the anger and frustration of his tragedy-filled life on an unsuspecting public as the masked vigilante known as the Redeemer.