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  • Excerpt from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, page 634784, section 5a.†   (source)
  • The disposal of sewage and waste
    Excerpt from Dr. Richards History Primer for Children, Chapter One
    Here is a secret about my family: My sister contracted the deliria a several months before her scheduled procedure.†   (source)
  • This excerpt describes one of their kings, Ceranthor, as he rides into battle.†   (source)
  • "If I am to complete this," he said, his voice thick, "I must read excerpts from these."†   (source)
  • Excerpts from the clippings pasted in her book contained some real gems: Did they make me feel sad?†   (source)
  • EXCERPT FROM "AFGHAN SONGBIRD," AN INTERVIEW WITH NILA WAHDATI BY ETIENNE BOUSTOULER, Parallaxe 84 (WINTER I974), P. 33… EB: SO I understand you are, in fact, half Afghan, half French?†   (source)
  • Excerpt from Margaret Narwin's Winter Term Exam†   (source)
  • Appendix III: Report on Bene Gesserit Motives and Purposes Here follows an excerpt from the Summa prepared by her own agents at the request of the Lady Jessica immediately after the Arrakis Affair.†   (source)
  • He could not imagine that anyone else at Milton Security would have lifted excerpts from the confidential journal of a doctor at a women's crisis centre.†   (source)
  • Here, in excerpt, are a number of other observations contained in the study: "Despite the violence in their lives, all of the men had ego-images of themselves as physically inferior, weak, and inadequate.†   (source)
  • The current attraction was advertised in the small window by a hand-printed, cardboard poster; he recognized the name of a drummer he and Rufus had known years ago, who would not remember him; in the window, too, were excerpts from newspaper columns and magazines, extolling the unorthodox virtues of the place.†   (source)
  • —International Astronomical Union (IAU), excerpt from Resolution B5†   (source)
  • Mullen examined the tapes and excerpted all references to the candidates, until he had 37 separate segments, each roughly two and a half seconds long.†   (source)
  • Whether it was a song, a person, or a story, there was a lot you couldn't know from just an excerpt, a glance, or part of a chorus.†   (source)
  • We were to dance an excerpt from China's most famous ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.†   (source)
  • Then Krakauer read a long excerpt from a recent New York Times Magazine story about child laborers in Peshawar, and how easy their unendurable economic conditions made them for extremist clerics to recruit.†   (source)
  • I mean, if you don't count the excerpts I sent in letters to the girl I loved after she left for America.†   (source)
  • Excerpt from the memorandum sent by the Co-operative Committee on Japanese Canadians to the House and the Senate of Canada, April 1946 It is urgently submitted that the Orders-in-Council [for the deportation of Canadians of Japanese racial origin] are wrong and indefensible and constitute a grave threat to the rights and liberties of Canadian citizens, and that Parliament as guardian of these rights and the representative of the people, should assert its powers and require the…†   (source)
  • As stupid as it sounds, that little excerpt really got in my head, like a song you hate but can't stop singing.†   (source)
  • I do not think I would.
    Excerpt from "Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink."
      ONE†   (source)
  • The English papers carried excerpts of the senator's speech and briefly mentioned my father.†   (source)
  • Then the orchestra played excerpts from Dvorak's New World Symphony and I kept hearing "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" resounding through its dominant theme-my mother's and grandfather's favorite spiritual.†   (source)
  • One can hear it in recorded excerpts from his Fireside Chats, such as this: To those who would not admit the possibility of the approaching storm,—the past two weeks have meant the shattering of many illusions—with this rude awakening has come fear, fear bordering on panic.†   (source)
  • A common remedy would be a trip to the library, where the This I Believe staff would do research and cobble together excerpts from the would-be essayist's published writings and arrange them artfully into a coherent script that the person would read into the microphone.†   (source)
  • "Yes," said Max, remembering the chilling excerpts he'd read of Prusias in the Conjurer's Codex.†   (source)
  • Israeli intelligence forwarded the report to Washington; our capitol correspondents obtained excerpts.†   (source)
  • Carefully edited excerpts from that five-year plan, excerpts from the recordings you've made—especially that yellow-dog offer—exploitation of your arrest in Kentucky—"†   (source)
  • If you believe an excerpt from the Bogatir's or Gaidamak's log. forwarded in April to the General-Adjutant in St. Petersburg and now somewhere in the Krasnyi Arkhiv, it was the Disgruntled that had vanished during the night.†   (source)
  • Nor was I fearful of giving a gentle dig in the ribs at McGraw-Hill and its penchant for publishing trashy "fun" books which could be excerpted in places like Reader's Digest for a hefty advance (though my japery may have contributed to my downfall).†   (source)
  • Occasionally she stopped to think, looked up at the ceiling or straight in front of her, then again propped her cheek on her hand and copied excerpts from the volume she was reading, writing with a swift, sweeping movement of her pencil in her notebook.†   (source)
    excerpt = a short part from a longer story
  • A LATE-NIGHT EXCERPT   (source)
  • She presented excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
  • The excerpts were presented out of context.
  • Scrawled at the bottom of the ledger, Langdon saw a familiar excerpt.†   (source)
  • 60): The following excerpt is from a letter to Donna Kellogg from Christine Hargensen.†   (source)
  • Unbidden, excerpts from one of Oromis's scrolls rose in Eragon's memory.†   (source)
  • The film is ninety minutes long, but I will show only a few short excerpts.†   (source)
  • "But someone else—your brother, let's say—could publish selected excerpts from it.†   (source)
  • By that time, however, stories about the dead hiker, including excerpts from his diary, had been given prominent play in newspapers across the country.†   (source)
  • Appendix IV: The Almanak en-Ashraf (Selected Excerpts of the Noble Houses) SHADDAM IV (10,134-10,202) The Padishah Emperor, 81st of his line (House Corrino) to occupy the Golden Lion Throne, reigned from 10,156 (date his father, Elrood IX, succumbed to chaumurky) until replaced by the 10,196 Regency set up in the name of his eldest daughter, Irulan.†   (source)
  • An excerpt from a letter Cassie wrote to Cassandra about a year before she died confirms her point: Hey Cass!†   (source)
  • He had excerpts from journal entries from elementary school, an affidavit to the effect that Salander's mother was incapable of taking care of her, and reports from various foster homes during her teens.†   (source)
  • On the back of the brochure—surrounded by what seemed to be hand-drawn pictures of Casper—were testimonials from people who'd seen the lights and an excerpt from what appeared to be an article in the local newspaper.†   (source)
  • Here, for example, are excerpts of interviews that the University of Missouri criminologist David Klinger did with police officers for his fascinating book Into the Kill Zone.†   (source)
  • Ellen Rimbauer's diary, excerpts of which I offer here, set me on a personal course of discovery that has led to the launching of an expedition.†   (source)
  • Excerpt from a letter dated June eleventh from Rita Desjardin, instructor of Physical Education, to Principal Henry Grayle: … am returning my contract to you at this time.†   (source)
  • Sincerely, Joyce Reardon, P.P.A., M.D., Ph.D. The following are excerpts taken from Ellen Rimbauer's diary, dated 1907-1928.†   (source)
  • users familiar with the web will note there is no "link" to these excerpts from any of the web-published pages.†   (source)
  • Excerpt from a letter dated June ninth from Principal Henry Grayle to Peter Philpott, Superintendent of Schools: …and so I feel I can no longer continue in my present position, feeling, as I do, that such a tragedy might have been averted if I had only had more foresight.†   (source)
  • …awaken the slumbering beast of rose red. as the old sage has said, "be careful what you ask for …." we know now, through this confirmation, the cause of at least one fatality, and perhaps in the years to follow we shall uncover more. much of the late diary is written in a "code," an encryption that has yet to be broken. my great-grandmother had either unspoken talents or a connection to a place that few, if any, of us will ever access. what follows are excerpts from the second diary.†   (source)
  • …in connection with the events of May 27-28 in Chamberlain, Maine: … and so we must conclude that, while an autopsy performed on the subject indicates some cellular changes which may indicate the presence of some paranormal power, we find no reason to believe that a recurrence is likely or even possible… Excerpt from a letter dated May 3, 1988, from Amelia Jenks, Royal Knob, Tennessee, to Sandra Jenks, Macon, Georgia: …and your little neece is growin like a weed, awfull big for only 2.†   (source)
  • of the author. we have, as a concession, made this, and (a few) other excerpts available on the world wide web at the following address: www. beaumontuniversity. net. users familiar with the web will note there is no "link" to these excerpts from any of the web-published pages. you must therefore type in the url given here (exactly as it is written) in order to reach this private library of ellen's most personal moments. a further warning: some of the content therein is explicitly…†   (source)
  • — John Paul Jones, September 14, 1775; excerpts from a letter to the naval committee of the N. A. insurrectionists.†   (source)
  • Written on the paper, which almost fell apart in the doctor's fingers when he unfolded it, were excerpts from the Ninety-first Psalm with such changes in the wording as often creep into popular prayers through much repetition, making them deviate increasingly from the original.†   (source)
  • It is no longer the lying document Niccolo read us excerpts from at all, but now miraculously a long confession by Angelo of all his crimes, closing with the revelation of what really happened to the Lost Guard of Faggio.†   (source)
  • Her testimony had been quoted in the newspaper accounts of the case but only in harmless excerpts.†   (source)
  • Do this: State frankly that you can't answer the question but that you are offering in its stead an excerpt from Moliere with translation.†   (source)
  • Our hero had been up here for seven days now, and when he returned from his constitutional that morning, he found a bill totaling up the charges for his first week—a tidy commercial document in a green envelope, with an exquisite picture of the Berghof at the top of the page and excerpts from the brochure arranged attractively in a narrow column along the left margin, where italicized mention was also made of "psychological therapy by the most modern methods."†   (source)
  • But Roberta's letters on the other hand being described in detail,—even excerpts of some of them—the more poetic and gloomy being furnished the Press for use, for who was there to protect her.†   (source)
  • …a wait of one hour before a train for Lycurgus could be secured, and an additional hour and twenty minutes on that train, which set them down at about seven, Orville Mason was busy extracting from the broken and gloomy Titus, as best he could, excerpts from his own as well as Roberta's humble past—her generosity, loyalty, virtue, sweetness of heart, and the places and conditions under which previously she had worked, and what she had received, and what she had done with the money—a…†   (source)
  • I discussed the question in its every aspect, both political and scientific, and this is an excerpt from the well–padded article I published in the issue of April 30.†   (source)
  • We should not now combine a Norse saga with an excerpt from a novel by George Meredith.†   (source)
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