• A Million Shades of Gray

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    Love clashes with war as the country struggles to free herself from French colonial rule. And democratic leaders during war—think of Winston Churchill, Harry Truman, and Richard Nixon—often leave office either disgraced or unpopular. Their proceedings, however, were checked by an order from the civil court. It will be found, assure yourself, wherever it is most wanted; just as, if you dig a well, water will percolate into it from all the neighbourhood.
  • Year of Impossible Goodbyes

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    It is not less unquestionable, that the consequence of this banking system, as conducted in Scotland, has been attended with the greatest advantage to the country. Consider the character’s gender, age, hobbies, likes/dislikes, and societal position in life. When the Japanese forces came up river and seized all the men in the ex-pat community where Jean worked as a secretary and lived with her brother, they separated the British men from the women and children.
  • Meet Molly, An American Girl: 1944 - Book One (American

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    Yamada Futaro was a prolific writer of ninja novels and this is a translation by Geoff Sant of his first, Koga ninpocho which was published in 1958. And the motivations are all too believable—jealousy, boredom, longing for friendship and acceptance—inspiring uncomfortable parallels to group dynamics of modern teens. In 1943, the Pacific Fleet was assigned odd numbers for specific Fleets, like Admiral Halsey's Third Fleet, and the Atlantic Fleet was assigned the even numbers.
  • Stubby (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Dog

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    It is the dawn of World War II, and Neville Chamberlain believes he has bought “peace for our time” from Adolf Hitler, who has just seized Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland. He strongly advised against placing these soldiers in mental hospitals because of the stigma attached to these institutions and because the veterans were not affected by severe forms of mental illness. Rubrick, upbraiding him with the nicety of his scruples. Davie, walking very fast, soon reached the extremity of the garden, and scrambled over the ruins of the wall that once had divided it from the wooded glen in which the old Tower of Tully-Veolan was situated.
  • The Night Flyers (Mysteries through History)

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    I wonder what can be troubling his mind---probably something about Rose.---Hark! the English are setting their watch.'' The roll of the drum and shrill accompaniment of the fifes swelled up the hill---died away---resumed its thunder---and was at length hushed. Contrasting US lawful promises of limited government and rights with actual policy to match the US as a rogue state: Now that I’ve reminded you of what the United States is as its constitutional limits and rights, lets compare those lawful promises with the components of a rogue state.
  • Anzac Ted

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    James Ballantyne, Editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal, and they appeared in that newspaper in February and March, 1826. His comment about the movie: "It was a lot easier in the movie than what I went through in real life." At least, there is something very interesting and curious concerning the mode of their feeding, which seems so sparing, even when they are in the highest condition, and their process of digestion, which appears so unusually rapid.
  • The Book Thief

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    But then it is to he considered that the upper streams are those in which the fish deposit their spawn, and that during the whole close-time or breeding season, when the salmon, by law, ought to be undisturbed, their safety, and that of the shoals which are to supply the demand of the next season, must rely upon the protection afforded them at that period. On this point, Anderson and McChesney quote Adam Smith, who wrote that “‘[i]n a militia, the character of the labourer, artificer, or tradesman, predominates over that of the soldier: in a standing army, that of the soldier predominates over every other character.’” (1994, 52).
  • Other Echoes

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    And hence no single narrative has, perhaps, done more to confirm the superstitious opinion that apparitions of this awful kind cannot arise without a divine fiat.'' Dr. It succeeds an account of hooking and playing a salmon in Loch Maree. ``Hal.---He seems fairly tired: I shall bring him in to shore. I always wanted to be a fighter pilot so I guess I live vicariously through those stories. Follow an expedition into the Congo that is part rescue operation, part treasure hunt as the team searches for lost comrades and seek out a diamond mine that may hold the diamond needed to complete their ambitious research.
  • Lara and the Moon-Colored Filly (Hoofbeats, Book 2)

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    Here, nervous soldiers were given a period of rest, sedation, and adequate food. Stannard writes: 'As is so often the case, it was New England's religious elite who made the point more graphically than anyone. Third-grade Molly is miserable in her new school, where she is constantly taunted about not speaking English perfectly and being Jewish. Harry Truman presided over the end of World War II—including the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki—and the beginning of the Korean War.
  • Mira's Diary: Bombs Over London

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    Time, as it glided on, brought the blessings of confirmed health and personal strength, to a degree which had never been expected or hoped for. Born and raised in the Republic of Ireland into the family of Michael Collins (the legendary revolutionary and founder of the Irish Free State), she now lives in northwest England with her husband, daughter and a Facebook-friendly dog. The same change in taste may be remarked out of doors, where, from the total absence of ornament, we are, perhaps, once more verging to its excess, and exhibiting such a tendency to ornament, in architecture and decoration, that the age may, we suspect, be nothing the worse for being reminded that, as naked poverty is not simplicity, so fantastic profusion of ornament is not good taste.