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  • published in the "Annals of Internal Medicine"
  • The company’s rapid collapse will doubtless rank as one of the most remarkable in the annals of American business.
  • Clearly, it wasn’t refined enough yet to send out a notice to The Annals of Mathematics or anything, but Colin felt good enough to slink back into his shirt.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • What else will mark me, besides the never-to-be-known annals of the rest?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • DEC. 17—Elizabeth, long fearful because of its proximity to Newark Airport, gained a permanent listing in the annals of aviation tragedy at 3:09 o’clock yesterday afternoon when a two-engined non-scheduled airliner plummeted in flames into the east bank of the Elizabeth River, only seven minutes after its takeoff.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • A University of Georgia student who left school to enlist when the war broke out wrote to his sweetheart in 1862 that "we are living in the midst of the grandest revolution ever known in the annals of the world."
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • One commentator, in London, had mentioned my painting in the same breath with the recovered Rembrandt: …. has drawn attention to more valuable works still missing, most particularly Carel Fabritius’s Goldfinch of 1654, unique in the annals of art and therefore priceless ….
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • "The annals of forensic medicine are rich with examples of murderers ’getting off’ when they kill, so peeing isn’t so far-fetched.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Such lapses of memory were not uncommon in medical annals, he knew.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • To find a documented poisoning attributable to wild sweet pea, I had to go all the way back to the nineteenth-century annals of Arctic exploration.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild

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  • The first thing was that Mr. Bob Ewell acquired and lost a job in a matter of days and probably made himself unique in the annals of the nineteen-thirties: he was the only man I ever heard of who was fired from the WPA for laziness.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Yet, though before all was won the Battle of Five Armies was fought, and Thorin was slain, and many deeds of renown were done, the matter would scarcely have concerned later history, or earned more than a note in the long annals of the Third Age, but for an ’accident’ by the way.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Hornbein’s and Unsoeld’s ascent was-and continues to be-deservedly hailed as one of the great feats in the annals of mountaineering.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Tales of the bench and assizes and annals of the bluecoat school.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The great city rushed on in its whirl of excitement, taking no note of the "short and simple annals of the poor."
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • "These composers," Captain Nemo answered me, "are the contemporaries of Orpheus, because in the annals of the dead, all chronological differences fade; and I’m dead, professor, quite as dead as those friends of yours sleeping six feet under!"
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Looking back, he saw this as a typical event in the annals of such allegations.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Then, emphasising his words with his loud voice and frequent gestures, he related the history of the Mormons from Biblical times: how that, in Israel, a Mormon prophet of the tribe of Joseph published the annals of the new religion, and bequeathed them to his son Mormon; how, many centuries later, a translation of this precious book, which was written in Egyptian, was made by Joseph Smith, junior, a Vermont farmer, who revealed himself as a mystical prophet in 1825; and how, in short,…
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Tears came into the eyes of Retty Priddle, the pretty red-haired youngest—the last bud of the Paridelles, so important in the county annals.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • The case is unparalleled in the annals of this court, and this court thinks—
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • Then the hamlet which at its best day had borne no name listed on Postoffice Department annals would not now even be remembered by the hookwormridden heirsat-large who pulled the buildings down and buried them in cookstoves and winter grates.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • It would be the largest and costliest operation in the annals of warfare: 1.5 million combat troops committed to the initial assault waves, with reserves bringing the total to 4.5 million.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • To the mutineers those battles, and especially Trafalgar, were a plenary absolution and a grand one: For all that goes to make up scenic naval display, heroic magnificence in arms, those battles, especially Trafalgar, stand unmatched in human annals.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • As regards this, however, a critical attitude would be inconsistent with a candid reference to the early annals of any biographer.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • I am informed by Chang that you have made ample use of our library here, and I doubt not that you have studied the scanty but exceedingly interesting annals of these regions.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • It was because Daniel Webster conscientiously favored compromise in 1850 that he earned a condemnation unsurpassed in the annals of political history.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • In no other way can we account for the venerable air that is already gathering around American annals.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • The archetypes to be discovered and assimilated are precisely those that have inspired, throughout the annals of human culture, the basic images of ritual, mythology, and vision.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • The annals of international health contain many stories of adequately financed projects that failed because "noncompliant" patients didn’t take all their medicines.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Writers there are who say the first adventure he met with was that of Puerto Lapice; others say it was that of the windmills; but what I have ascertained on this point, and what I have found written in the annals of La Mancha, is that he was on the road all day, and towards nightfall his hack and he found themselves dead tired and hungry, when, looking all around to see if he could discover any castle or shepherd’s shanty where he might refresh himself and relieve his sore wants, he…
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • "Will my dear Miss Crawley not cast an eye of compassion upon the heroic soldier, whose name is inscribed in the annals of his country’s glory?" said Miss Briggs, who was greatly excited by the Waterloo proceedings, and loved speaking romantically when there was an occasion.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • For the last seventy years the most noted event in the Pyncheon annals had been likewise the heaviest calamity that ever befell the race; no less than the violent death—for so it was adjudged—of one member of the family by the criminal act of another.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • This had occurred to her just before her marriage, after her little discussion with her aunt and at a time when she was still capable of that large inward reference, the tone almost of the philosophic historian, to her scant young annals.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • …was dreary in winter-time before the candles were lighted and the shutters closed; the atmosphere of the place seemed as old as the walls; every nook behind the furniture had a temperature of its own, for the fire was not kindled in this part of the house early in the day; and Bathsheba’s new piano, which was an old one in other annals, looked particularly sloping and out of level on the warped floor before night threw a shade over its less prominent angles and hid the unpleasantness.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Their revolution has no parallel in the annals of human society.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • They are mentioned in the annals, though not as often as I would have thought.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • This is, I believe, likely to prove as important a day to the British empire as any in our annals.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • Dale accepted facts of life with that equanimity and fatality acquired by one long versed in the cruel annals of forest lore.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • And Dr. Bassiouni is above all—and let us not forget this—an exceptional surgeon, who has made his incontestable mark in the annals of surgery.
    Alaa Al Aswany  --  The Kitchen Boy
  • His pastorate would be the longest in the annals of the parish, lasting forty-five years, and the friendship between Adams and Wibird, equally enduring.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor.
    Thomas Gray  --  Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
  • In these warm lines the heart will trust itself, as it will not to the tongue, and pour out the prophecy of a godlier existence than all the annals of heroism have yet made good.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Venerable trapper, this expedient, in which you would repose your safety, is, in the annals of regular inventions, what a lusus naturae may be termed in the lists of natural history—a monster!
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • This had occurred to her just before her marriage, after her little discussion with her aunt and at a time when she was still capable of that large inward reference, the tone almost of the philosophic historian, to her scant young annals.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • While rat death had been observed to accompany plague since ancient times, it wasn’t until 1898 that a scientist named P. L. Simond reported in the Annales d’Institute Pasteur (or "the annals of the Pasteur Institute") his discovery that fleas that had fed on infected rats were responsible for transmitting the disease to humans in some 90 percent of cases.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • And now the drums were beaten and the trumpets brayed all together, as a prelude to the proclamation of universal and eternal peace and the announcement that glory was no longer to be won by blood, but that it would henceforth be the contention of the human race to work out the greatest mutual good, and that beneficence, in the future annals of the earth, would claim the praise of valor.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Earth’s Holocaust
  • Bar, with his little insinuating jury droop, and fingering his persuasive double eye-glass, hoped he might be excused if he mentioned to one of the greatest converters of the root of all evil into the root of all good, who had for a long time reflected a shining lustre on the annals even of our commercial country—if he mentioned, disinterestedly, and as, what we lawyers called in our pedantic way, amicus curiae, a fact that had come by accident within his knowledge.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • If benefits have resulted to our country from these services, let it always be remembered to your praise, and as an instructive example in our annals, that under circumstances in which the passions, agitated in every direction, were liable to mislead, amidst appearances sometimes dubious, vicissitudes of fortune often discouraging, in situations in which not unfrequently want of success has countenanced the spirit of criticism, the constancy of your support was the essential prop of…
    George Washington  --  Washington’s Farewell Address
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