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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...sses of mankind. And this state of affairs may come about more easily than logical, statistical-minded people may be disposed to think. Our first impu... ...whose intensity officialdom would do well to ponder. But it is the natural consequence of, it is the popular attempt at a corrective to, the aloofness... ...troublesome thing to elect them, but it will involve much more troublesome consequences if they are not elected. This, I think, is one of the consider... ...But so soon as the League takes on the shape its general proposition makes logically necessary, the armament interest will take fright. Then it is we ... ...st concede that. But in practice this involves something else. A practical consequence of this disarmament idea must be an effective control of the im... ... we are united. The question I would put to the reader is this: Are we all logically, sincerely, and fully carrying out the plain implica- tions of th... ...complete change in international methods, and we are bound to stick to the logical conse- quences of that. We have placed ourselves on the side of dem... ...ng things. Life is full of vestigial struc- tures, and it is a long way to logical perfection. Let us keep on, they would argue, with what we have. An... ...nd alone again and be secure. And turning now to the other aspect of these consequences of the development of material science, it is too often as- su...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...hairs when I was in Washington, nineteen or twenty seats being va- cant in consequence of secession. In this house the Vice- President of the United S... ...ast thirty or forty days. I am told that the discourse is considered to be logical, and that it “reads” well. As regards the gist of it, or that resul... ...imself an aboli- tionist, was elected by the abolitionists; and when, as a consequence of that election, secession was threatened, no step which he co... ...s, or twenty pounds for the year; but this price was then extremely low in consequence of the war disturbances. The usual price had been about fifty o... ..., but such was my feeling on the matter. I myself happily escaped the evil consequences which his imprudence might have en- tailed on me. I again pass... ...would willingly have overturned into a drift of snow, so as to avoid worse consequences, had I only known how to do so. But Providence, even though wi...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

... fate is poignant, it is intensely in- teresting, and of not the slightest consequence. GUY DE MAUPASSANT—1904* TO INTRODUCE Maupassant to English rea... ...s Attitude before the Public Opinion, and so on to the chapter of the Last Consequences. We see, created for us in his outward form and in- nermost pe... ...soned con- viction; it has behind it the profound belief in the right of a logical necessity to be appeased at the cost of so much blood and treasure.... ...a State does not spring from such a contemptible source. It is a matter of logical growth, of faith and courage. Its inspiration springs from the cons... ...lance back at the last hundred years shows the invariable, one may say the logical, powerlessness of Russia. As a military power it has never achieved... ...he most repressive 82 Notes on Life and Letters measures with a perfectly logical duplicity, Prince Bismarck’s Empire has taken care to couple the ne... ...us- sia is to find her end, it can never be a revolution fruitful of moral consequences to mankind. It can- not be anything else but a rising of slave... ... all possible tones carrying conviction, the gently persuasive, the coldly logical; in tones Hegelian, Nietzschean, war-like, pious, cynical, inspired... ...ts renewed assertion) an object of dislike and mistrust. As an unavoidable consequence of the past Poland will have to begin its existence in an atmos...

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Miscellaneous Prose

By: George Meredith

...otal failure of En- gland to do that business of government, as at least a logical reason for the claim. England has confessedly failed; the world say... ...ng in the Commons with the gravity of platonic disputants. But they have a logical position, equivalent to the best of arguments. They are representat... ... occupied Goito, a position which he held till the evening of the 27th. In consequence of the concentrating movement of the Ital- ian army which I hav... ...uld be, until further notice, subjected to a quarantine of fifteen days in consequence of cholera having made its appearance at the latter place. A sa...

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Best of Freshman Writing

By: Suzanne Harper

...hristian evan- gelical congressmen and senators. On an issue of such great consequence, our Administrations voice must be heard. If judges insist on o... ..., , , , however, isn’t without faults, according to his wife. Richard uses logical reasoning and Vera relies on mood and feeling when dealing with cer... ... (assertions in writing terms) one needs to pro- vide evidence in a highly logical fashion. This in- cludes providing the reader with the very best so...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...not take her father away before the fifteenth, he could not answer for the consequences. The princess decided to leave on the fifteenth. The cares of ... ...er because Napoleon had a bad cold on the twenty-fourth of August may seem logical and convincing. If it had depended on Napoleon’s will to fight or n... ...sh, bleeding from the mortal wound it had received at Borodino. The direct consequence of the battle of Borodino was Napoleon’s senseless flight from ...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ce—acknowledged even by the enemy—with which the Russians fought, the only consequence of these actions was a yet more rapid retreat. Austrian troops ... ...soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical ar- guments to show them that it is more dangerous to run away than... ...here was no answer to any of these questions, ex- cept one, and that not a logical answer and not at all a reply to them. The answer was: “Y ou’ll die... ... his success and at the inability of others to understand these things. In consequence of this discov- ery his whole manner of life, all his relations... ...e field marshal is angry with the Emperor and he punishes us all, isn’t it logical? “This is the first act. Those that follow are naturally increasing... ...reasons for 238 War & Peace this decision. A whole serics of sensible and logical con- siderations showing it to be essential for him to go to Peters... ...e did not even remember how formerly , on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be de- grading himse... ...he was not thinking about her, but only pictur- ing her to himself, and in consequence all life appeared in a new light. “Why do I strive, why do I to... ...s incapable of considering how his actions might affect others or what the consequences of this or that action of his might be. He was convinced that,...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...d all sorts of reasons for this deci- sion. A whole serics of sensible and logical considerations showing it to be essential for him to go to Petersbu... ...He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself... ...t such moments he was particularly cold, stern, and above all unpleasantly logical. “My dear,” Princess Mary entering at such a moment would say, “lit... ...ed his weak, human, unheroic sides; but as it was, Speranski’s strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did ... ... of a satirist, and laugh ironically at his op- ponents; now grow severely logical, or suddenly rise to the realm of metaphysics. (This last resource ... ...; he was not thinking about her, but only picturing her to himself, and in consequence all life ap- peared in a new light. “Why do I strive, why do I ...

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

...nd powerful, in fact all the qualities resulting from strength, and that, in consequence, all forces which tend to promote or elevate life have been s... ...spirit of gravity, and all that it created: con- straint, law, necessity and consequence and purpose and will and good and evil:— For must there not b... ...rom their flock, and his lectures at the University of Bale were deserted in consequence; but it was not until 1879, when he finally severed all conne... ...ising soci- ety to a higher level and preached the profoundest Opti- mism in consequence. Chapter XLII. Redemption ZARATHUSTRA HERE ADDRESSES cripples... ...crifice something to us—His only begotten Son. Such a process carried to its logical conclusions must ultimately end in His own destruction, and thus ...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...ial security measures. Under security rules in place at the time, the only consequence of Atta’s selection by CAPPS was that his checked bags were hel... ...d because the agent found both of the passengers to be suspicious.The only consequence of their selection was that their checked bags were held off th... ...ac- curate accounts created the impression that the Langley scramble was a logical response to an actual hijacked aircraft. In fact, not only was the ... ...related to the W orld Trade Center bombing and other plots. An unfortunate consequence of this superb investigative and prosecutorial effort was that ... ...cedures was ignored routinely. 37 We will describe some of the unfortunate consequences of these accumulated institutional beliefs and prac- tices in ... ...lly ended in negotiations, an ambassador or other embassy official was the logical person to represent U.S. interests. Keeping U.S. diplomatic efforts... ...hile targets, such as other al Qaeda leaders or stocks of chemical or bio- logical weapons. 117 Clarke was not alone in his enthusiasm. He had backing... ...hdhar several years later. 13 The circumstantial evidence makes Thumairy a logical person to consider as a possible contact for Hazmi and Mihdhar.Y et... ...82 Mullah Omar is reported to have opposed this course of action for ideo- logical reasons rather than out of fear of U.S. retaliation. He is said to ...

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