A Long Walk to Water

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In the examples I listed earlier, only Girl with a Pearl Earring and Memoirs of a Geisha are frequently called historical novels, but they are called “contemporary literature” just as frequently. A marker is located at 6338 County Route 40 NW, at the parking lot of the Norway Lake First Lutheran Church. The King was granted a civil list of £800,000 [per year]. Once the enemy was located by efficient scouting, the commando would approach in a solid column under cover of dead ground in order to get within effective rifle range.

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On the Wings of Heroes

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It is not---it shall not be too late.'' ``You cannot do so consistently with your duty; nor can I accept a discharge from you with due regard to my own honour ---you would be made responsible.'' ``I will answer it with my head, if necessary,'' said Waverley, impetuously. ``I have been the unhappy cause of the loss of your child---make me not the murderer of your wife.'' ``No, my dear Edward,'' said Talbot, taking him kindly by the hand, ``you are in no respect to blame; and if I concealed this domestic distress for two days, it was lest your sensibility should view it in that light.

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Archie's War

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All the stories of sibling rivalry began as stories of rivalry between two gods, only later becoming stories of rivalry between two human brothers, and the story of Jacob wrestling is simply the most primitive and obvious among them. There are many references to Bokononism in popular culture, and attendees of the Burning Man Festival can find the “ Camp of Bokonon ,” which works to spread the “foma” to those willing to listen. The most common suggestion for the location of ‘Catraeth’ is modern Catterick, located at the eastern end of the strategic Roman road that crosses the Pennines through the Stainmore Pass or Stainmore Gap (the modern A66 road follows much the same route as its Roman predecessor).

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Cursed by the Sea God (Odyssey of a Slave)

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The experienced woodsman will guard with peculiar care against this great danger; for a tree well planted will be found to grow in the most unfavourable spot, while plants, the roots of which have been compressed, or, perhaps, left partially uncovered, will decay, even in the best soil and the most sheltered situation. He was too formidable to us not to have a cognomen, and, like that of a knight of old, it was taken from the most remarkable part of his dress, being a pair of old green livery breeches, which was the principal part of his clothing; for, like Pentapolin, according to Don Quixote's account, Green-Breeks, as we called him, always entered the battle with bare arms, legs, and feet.

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The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the

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Even Jesamine, who is the daughter of the apothecary and a skilled gardener, is not allowed beyond the locked gate of the poison garden. But do not let him come back to Scotland, where his presence will be as unwelcome to us, as our reception may be ungratifying to him. Almost all had their reasons for discontent, although the most legitimate was that of the worthy old Baron, who was only distressed on account of the common cause. ``We shall hardly,'' said he one morning to Waverley, when they had been viewing the Castle,---``we shall hardly gain the obsidional crown, which you wot well was made of the roots or grain which takes root within the place besieged, or it may be of the herb woodbine, paretaria, or pellitory; we shall not, I say, gain it by this same blockade or leaguer of Edinburgh Castle.'' For this opinion he gave most learned and satisfactory reasons, that the reader may not care to hear repeated.

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Elise the Patriot: A Revolutionary War Story

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Sectarian and partisan infighting over an attempt, led by the Earl of Shaftesbury, to bar ("exclude") the king's brother, James, Duke of York, from succeeding to the throne of England, though he was next in the legal succession. This betrothal/marriage was soon broken off, and at age 18 he married Cornelia, the daughter of a prominent member of the Popular faction; she later bore him his only legitimate child, a daughter, Julia.

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The Fighting Ground

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Chronicles the adventures of a rogue band of Viking warrior brothers called the Oathsworn who owe allegiance only to each other, and are bound by an oath made under the eye of Odin. Hibbert, ``the appearance of our Saviour on the cross, and the awful words repeated, can be considered in no other light than as so many recollected images of the mind, which, probably, had their origin in the language of some urgent appeal to repentance, that the colonel might have casually read, or heard delivered.

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Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy)

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In the Army Air Forces, women who ferried planes were not supposed to fly for several days around their periods, but male commanders found this rule unenforceable since many women did not cooperate with it, said nothing, and just kept flying. (In the event of pregnancy, a WAC was immediately discharged and left to her own resources.) 79 In the area of discipline, most of the problems resulted from the novelty of the situation – enforcement varied greatly from one locale to another – and from the men’s problems in dealing with women, such as having “great difficulty in punishing a woman for anything.” Gender differences in discipline may have resulted from the exclusion of WACs from combat as well.

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Westminster West

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Nearly everyone of a certain age read The Jungle during high school in California, but Sinclair's other novels are less well known. Passing hastily through a small and mean town, where their appearance excited neither surprise nor curiosity in the few peasants whom the labours of the harvest began to summon from their repose, the party crossed an ancient and narrow bridge of several arches, and turning to the left, up an avenue of huge old sycamores, Waverley found himself in front of the gloomy yet picturesque structure which he had admired at a distance.

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Annexed

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Although I cannot stint my clan in the usual current of their festivity, yet I neither am addicted myself to exceed in its amount, nor do I,'' added he, smiling, ``keep a Bear to devour the intellects of such as can make good use of them.'' Edward readily assented to this proposal, and the Chieftain, saying a few words to those around him, left the table, followed by Waverley. The recognition that many veterans suffered from chronic psychiatric disorders was the outcome of a long process that began in 1970 when Chaim Shatan and Robert J.

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