As Tolstoy explains, to presume that grand events make history is like concluding from a view of a distant region where only treetops are visible that the region contains nothing but trees.
Thomas Kemnitz, about the ancient Greeks. The NT sometimes included new revelation as part of the inspired preaching of the word of God which is uniquely anointed and powerful: Each cell measured about ten feet by ten and was quite bare within except for a plank bed and a pot of drinking water.
Inscription on the back in German: In the hotter mines they wear only a pair of thin drawers, clogs and knee-pads; in the hottest mines of all, only the clogs and knee-pads.
Pay, and if you went in with money which is against the law God help you.
We were too tired to talk much. It has a population of half a million and it contains fewer decent buildings than the average East Anglian village of five hundred.
The young Buddhist priests were the worst of all. Later, an uppity cracker named Pumblechook arranges for Pip to kick it with a rich broad named Miss Haversham and her adopted daughter Estella.
Overhead is the smooth ceiling made by the rock from which the coal has been cut; underneath is the rock again, so that the gallery you are in is only as high as the ledge of coal itself, probably not much more than a yard.
All this was perplexing and upsetting. That is to say you have a tolerable-sized mountain on top of you; hundreds of yards of solid rock, bones of extinct beasts, subsoil, flints, roots of growing things, green grass and cows grazing on it—all this suspended over your head and held back only by wooden props as thick as the calf of your leg.
An appendix at the end of the book on "The Care of the Locomotive" includes a table of the time limits for the examination of various parts of engines and tenders, as well as mileage limits.
At last he learns that not he but she is the saint, that sainthood cannot be achieved by imitating a model, and that true saints are ordinary people unaware of their own prosaic goodness. In time of revolution the miner must go on working or the revolution must stop, for revolution as much as reaction needs coal.
No less than 27 practical contributors have written the various sections of this comprehensive work which is issued in eight volumes.
He tells Pip that it was him who gave Pip all dem stacks of cash. The Burmans were already racing past me across the mud. The heating surface of the superheater is an extra 7 I. The cutter has undermined the coal to the depth of five feet, so that if the seam of coal is three or four feet high, each man has to cut out, break up and load on to the belt something between seven and twelve cubic yards of coal.
Behind me a railway embankment made of the slag from furnaces. After half a mile it becomes I am not exaggerating an unbearable agony.
After a day and two nights of wasted time we had eight hours or so to take our recreation, to scour the roads for cigarette ends, to beg, and to look for work.
There was not really any work to be done there, and I was able to make off and hide in a shed used for storing potatoes, together with some workhouse paupers who were skulking to avoid the Sunday-morning service. When I pulled the trigger I did not hear the bang or feel the kick—one never does when a shot goes home—but I heard the devilish roar of glee that went up from the crowd.
Sliight modification to livery: At a word from Francis the two warders, gripping the prisoner more closely than ever, half led, half pushed him to the gallows and helped him clumsily up the ladder.
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The prisoner had vanished, and the rope was twisting on itself. All round was the lunar landscape of slag-heaps, and to the north, through the passes, as it were, between the mountains of slag, you could see the factory chimneys sending out their plumes of smoke.
His body did not even jerk when the shots hit him, the tortured breathing continued without a pause. In the end I could not stand it any longer and went away. See a complete list of the characters in A Separate Peace and in-depth analyses of Gene Forrester, Finny, Elwin “Leper” Lepellier, and Brinker Hadley.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo.
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