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Twilight of the Idols or How to Philosophize with a Hammer

By: Friedrich Nietzsche, Dr.; Daniel Fidel Ferrer, Translator

...iegserklärung), and regarding the sounding out of idols, it is time not just idols, but eternal idols, which are here touched with a hammer as with a tuning fork - there are altogether no older, no convincing lower, no puffed-up (aufgeblaseneren) idols... Also, no more hollow... That does not mean they are the most believed, also said to be especially the case in chief, no...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

... on occasion as he’d often seen Philip being picked on, usually by Emma Venton. Tuning back into the argument, it didn’t seem to be going well for ... ...om the lunchtime instalment. Apparently, the statistics showed that viewers were tuning to 24/7 for coverage of this story, trumping the BBC, ITV an... ...ed. “Hello, James isn’t it?” she enquired. James nodded as he popped in another forkful of lamb and potato. “I’m sorry to interrupt your lunch,” co... ...d some paper plates and plastic cups on the table, along with plastic knives and forks. Sam almost found it comical, but she was scared. The Randers...

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Signature for Sunshine

By: Christine Jones

...air, as she always did, Elka suddenly jabbed Mitchell in the leg with her fork and he in turn hit her with his spoon. They began a battle under the ... ...ou’ve won, you just wait till tomorrow night. She hung onto the cross and tuning off the lamp, sunk down under the blankets. “He’ll never want to as... ...g embarrassed. Finally getting up the courage, Rick put down his knife and fork. As he lowered his head, he suddenly heard his date chuckling. Lookin... ...at out, he says Grace before he leaves home.” Rick picked up his knife and fork and began eating. Though feeling animated, he soon clocked it up as a... ...nt. “Sorry.” Rick shrugged. “I’m new at this.” He picked up his knife and fork. Mitchell informed their guest that Pop usually helped Julian with hi... ... starving and will woof this down before you can say mum.” Rick stuck his fork into the mashed vegetables and a mound full went into his mouth. His ...

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Aus Com

By: Christine Jones

...em here?" Alex drew everyone's attention. "Nope." Brendan forced a smiled, tuning back to the group. "Come on you pack of wimps, we have a job to do.... ...ored someplace." "It was only an opinion." Stephen put down his knife and fork. Shaun again addressed him. "Well, give us another valid opinion. When... ...Alex forced a smile. "Now that is a dead give away." Alexandra pointed her fork at Alex's hand. "Do you want me to adjust those levels for you?" "If ... ...ood. You finish up, I can do it." "No wait..." Alexandra put her knife and fork to the centre of the plate. "I'll come with you." The Library’s mainfr...

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Died and Moved In

By: Christine Jones

...paghetti on toast for dinner that night, least it doesn’t squirm when you fork it. Well, least I hope not. 17 CHAPTER THREE Late afternoon, I spent ... ... The reason I’m so good at this job, is because I believe parents have to fork out the money for this shit. Who wants to appeal to a 168 kid? Appea... ... Once I gave the thumbs up and said it was good stuff, Michael lifted the fork to his mouth. He couldn’t help but agree. Michael met Millie, the old... ...out it and have other ideas. I do have to admit, there is still some fine-tuning to do. It’s Michael’s turn to be on tender hooks; the next few days...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

... filtering the networks they use. Even if someone is unafraid to turn a radio tuning knob or dial a telephone number to the outside world, ra- dio broa... ...//reuters.com/internetNews/idUSL1964587420070420. 78. Wikipedia, Mirrors and Forks/Abc, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Mirrors _and_forks/Abc ...

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Deviation : Covenant

By: Elissa Malcohn

...ed in my marketing. Editor Ellie Daulton provided further guidance and fine-tuning prior to publication of the first edition. Mary C. Russell's con... ...her and daughter walked silently, side by side and equally grim as the road forked. The marketplace on the left buzzed with incessant chatter. Beard... ...ossroads' cluster of dwellings, its colorful stalls packed away. Beyond the fork in the road the Rotunda sat unlit, a pumpkin in negative, blotting o... ...r plate before her and said, "Don't wait." He returned to the kitchen. The fork in her left hand wavered only a bit. She had learned to shoot with ... ...evilChaser on the cheek. "Mornin', sleepyhead." "Mm." DevilChaser scooped a forkful into his mouth and frowned. "This is rabbit." "Yep." DamBuster ...

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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

...ckled pi- geon perched on his shoulder. There was a small note tied to its forked foot. Theo undid the message string and unrolled the piece of paper... ...nd the wind screamed eerily about the ship. Then there was a long, jagged fork of lightning that seemed very close and a few seconds later a drum ro... ...to sob and Buntee dared to wrap an arm around her shoulders in comfort. A fork of lightning hit the sea not far away and there was an enormous hiss ... ...n their impatience: across the world an estimated 500 million people were tuning in via television or radio to follow the show live. Indeed, among t...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...s a crucifix or string of beads, a thought, a word or name (mantra), or by tuning the senses to a fine de- gree, increasing awareness of sounds or fix... ... amongst all the trees, and I climb up him into a place where his branches fork. There is a place there into which I can squeeze and sit securely betw...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ly you tune it will determine what you are receptive to. But instead of fine-tuning our actual senses, all we do is fine-tune our tools. If you fi... ...en. Fore fathers Fore mothers Forever Foresight Forbidden Foreboding Forked Forlorn Forerunner Fortune Foretell What word is use... ... the future will be so they can avoid being found out and caught and killed. Forked: for what? Why split yourself into two halves? Why destroy th... ... own tools. What do we eat with? We eat with the claws of a bird; called a fork, and the beak of a bird; called a knife. We tear our food apart ... .... We tear our food apart just like birds do. Only… we tear it apart using a fork and a knife. The fork is the claw to hold down the meat. The kn... ...them; is the spoon. The spoon is not a killing implement. The knife and the fork are killing implements. The spoon cannot be used to kill with. I... ...E human intentions, how these parasites REVERSE perceptions of good and evil: tuning the perception of GOOD into evil and the perception of evil int...

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The Pickwick Papers

By: Charles Dickens

... ‘They’re beginning upstairs,’ said the stranger—’hear the company—fiddles tuning—now the harp—there they go.’ The various sounds which found their wa... ...ounted up behind for the purpose) into the carriage. ‘Now, Joe, knives and forks.’ The knives and forks were handed in, and the ladies and gentlemen i... ...ating as vice. There was a vast deal of talking and rattling of knives and forks, and plates; a great running about of three ponderous headed waiters... ...r. Pickwick was supplied with a plentiful portion of it. He had raised his fork to his lips, and was on the very point of opening his mouth for the re... ...of many voices suddenly arose in the kitchen. He paused, and laid down his fork. Mr. Wardle paused too, and insensibly released his hold of the carvin... ... Sir!’ (At this juncture Mr. Tupman was observed to lay down his knife and fork, and to turn very pale.) ‘Who’s gone?’ said Mr. Wardle fiercely. ‘Mus’...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... particles of salmon round and round his plate with a piece of bread and a fork, the number of successful attempts being about one in seventeen. ‘Take... ...such dinners usu- ally do. Ever and anon, amidst the clatter of knives and forks, and the hum of conversation, Mr. B. ’s voice might be heard, asking ... ...hat the quantity of knives on board should be in precise proportion to the forks. ‘Now, is every one on board?’ inquired Mr. Percy Noakes. The committ... ...ing broken; and a vast deal of screw- ing and tightening, and winding, and tuning, during which Mrs. Briggs expatiated to those near her on the immens... ... ingenious visitor with the assistance of a pocket-knife and a two-pronged fork, with which the necessary number of holes had been made in the table a... ...imed Ikey, who had been altering the position of a green-handled knife and fork at least a dozen times, in order that he might remain in the room unde...

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

...y delicate organisation, a currant pincushion which I know will swell into immeasurable dimensions when it has got there; or, I must extort from an ir... ...tner waited twenty minutes for the smoke (for it never came to a fire), twenty-five minutes for the sherry, half an hour for the tablecloth, forty min... ...t- ened to overwhelm them, was now in possession of a strong serpent of engine-hose, watchfully lying in wait for the ser- pent Fire, and ready to fly... ...f the hat out with it. This mysterious man was known by his pudding, for on his entering, the man of sleep brought him a pint of hot tea, a small loaf... ...e Long-lost did not appear. Dinner, half an hour later than usual, was announced, The Uncommercial Traveller 197 and still no Long-lost. We sat down ... ...who lingers in one of them, and whom I suspect of a turn for poetry; the rather, as he looks out of temper when he gives the fire-plug a dispar- aging...

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The Blithedale Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ny, it was at our own option to use pic tured porcelain and handle silver forks again to morrow. This same salvo, as to the power of regaining our fo... ...been ca pable of kid gloves. The plough, the hoe, the scythe, and the hay fork grew familiar to our grasp. The oxen responded to our voices. We could... ...es in another part of the clump. It was an admirable place to make verses, tuning the rhythm to the breezy symphony that so often stirred among the vi...

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Spoon River Anthology

By: Edgar Lee Masters

...red I and tightened and disentangled for you, Making them sweet again—with tuning fork or without? Oh well! A harp leaps out of the ear of a man, you ... ...nd tightened and disentangled for you, Making them sweet again—with tuning fork or without? Oh well! A harp leaps out of the ear of a man, you say, Bu... ...ough strings and columns of air the soul of sound? I thrill as I call it a tuning fork that catches The waves of mingled music and light from afar, Th... ...rings and columns of air the soul of sound? I thrill as I call it a tuning fork that catches The waves of mingled music and light from afar, The anten...

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Rhoda Fleming

By: George Meredith

...the weather brought numerous butterflies afield, and one fiddler, to whose tuning the little women danced; others closer upon womanhood would have dan... ...proceedings of Master Gammon. The veteran was still calmly tightening. His fork was on end, with a vast mouthful impaled on the prongs. Master Gammon,... ..., afore now!” The kettle simmered gently on the hob. Every other knife and fork was silent; so was every tongue. Master Gammon ate and the kettle humm... ...’ Gammon?” Thus pointedly addressed, Master Gammon laid down his knife and fork. He half raised his ponderous, curtaining eye- lids, and replied,— “Wh... ...titute of comfort. He called for more lights, more plates, more knives and forks. He sent for ice the maid observed that it was not to be had save at ...

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...take incredible pains to fall into traps. When, by a play of his knife and fork which proclaimed him a good feeder, he had made up for lost time, he b... ... as they awaited the result of this ex- traordinary scene. In a moment the forks remained inactive in every hand, silence reigned, and every eye was t... ...the dancers by dis- pensing flatteries to each in turn. The musicians were tuning their instruments and the dancing was about to begin, when Madame du...

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The Story of the Gadsby

By: Rudyard Kipling

...from your cheroot and see. CAPT . G. (W atching cheroot-butt quiver like a tuning-fork.) Sweet state I’m in! CAPT . M. You are. I’ll get you a peg and... ...ur cheroot and see. CAPT . G. (W atching cheroot-butt quiver like a tuning-fork.) Sweet state I’m in! CAPT . M. You are. I’ll get you a peg and you’ll...

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Across the Plains

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ntly ticket it a picture. The incom- municable thrill of things, that is the tuning-fork by which we test the flatness of our art. Here it is that Nat... ...cket it a picture. The incom- municable thrill of things, that is the tuning-fork by which we test the flatness of our art. Here it is that Nature tea...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...f Mrs. Barman cares to practise charity, she has only to hold in her Fury- forked tongue, or her Jarniman I think ‘s the name.’ Carting shrugged. ‘Let... ... he drank, and blinked; and was then told, that before using his knife and fork he must betake himself to some fire of shavings and chips, where cof- ... ...r thing, she liked him to be with Colney, for a clog on him; as it were, a tuning-fork for the wild airs he started. A little pessimism, also, she see... ..., she liked him to be with Colney, for a clog on him; as it were, a tuning-fork for the wild airs he started. A little pessimism, also, she seemed to ... ... last of the squires of old England thumped along among the guests, a very tuning-fork to keep them at their pitch of enthusiasm. He encountered Mr. C... ...f the squires of old England thumped along among the guests, a very tuning-fork to keep them at their pitch of enthusiasm. He encountered Mr. Caddis, ... ...ing distinguishable from annuitant spinsters only in presenting themselves forked. ‘He is unsuccessful and embittered, Victor said to Nesta. ‘Colney w...

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Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys, In Black and White

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ours, for my own has been vomitin’ 51 Rudyard Kipling dishgraceful!” ‘The fork av his hand was black wid the backspit av the machine. So he tuk the o... ...t from your cheroot and see. CAPT. G. (Watching cheroot-butt quiver like a tuning-fork.) Sweet state I’m in! CAPT. M. You are. I’ll get you a peg and ... ...your cheroot and see. CAPT. G. (Watching cheroot-butt quiver like a tuning-fork.) Sweet state I’m in! CAPT. M. You are. I’ll get you a peg and you’ll ... ...y shouldn’t, but you may rear this one. I picked it up beyond the Berbulda fork. I’ve a notion that the mother has been following me through the woods...

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A Legend of Montrose

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ee future contin- gencies, which I suppose the divell himselfe can neither forknow nor fortell; these being things which the Almightie hath keepd hidd... ...at a little distance upon the bench on which Allan M’Aulay was placed, and tuning her clairshach, a small harp, about thirty inches in height, she acc... ...night’s steady gaze; and it was not without considerable hesitation, that, tuning her instrument, and receiving an assenting look from Lord Menteith a... ... long grace, betwixt every section of which Dalgetty handled his knife and fork, as he might have done his musket or pike when going upon action, and ...

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The Secret Places of the Heart

By: H. G. Wells

...remember. I was a kicking, screaming child. I threw things. I once threw a fork at my elder brother and it stuck in his forehead, doing no serious dam... ...t only in snatches and single notes. It is like some- 133 H G Wells thing tuning up before the Music begins…. The metaphor altogether ran away with S...

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...joyable meal of the day with me. You will not see me play such a knife and fork at dinner; though there too, especially if I have ridden out in the af... ...f the Indies, was put on the long extent of polished mahogany. There was a tuning up of musicians, an interrogative drawing of fiddle bows, and other ...

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Lord Ormont and His Aminta

By: George Meredith

...in the devil’s despite. Now we are going to have a kind of bitter, clawed, forked female, in vestments over breeches. “How do you like that bundling o... ... man who broke a music from the word— about as much music as there is in a tuningfork, yet it rang and lingered; and he was not the magical musician... ... broke a music from the word— about as much music as there is in a tuningfork, yet it rang and lingered; and he was not the magical musician. Now th... ...hantom for him. ‘Will she be expecting you to answer, Rowsley?’ ‘Will that forked tongue cease hissing!’ he shouted, in the agony of a strong man conv...

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Adam Bede

By: George Eliot

...et opened his lips except to say, in a resounding bass undertone, like the tuning of a violoncello, “Sehon, King of the Amorites; for His mercy endure... ...here’ll be little relish o’ your meat. Y ou turn it o’er an’ o’er wi’ your fork, an’ don’t eat it after all. Y ou find faut wi’ your meat, an’ the fau... ...ver Tom’s face as the plate was set down before him, between his knife and fork, which he held erect, as if they had been sacred tapers. But the delig... ..., haw!” followed by a sudden collapse into utter gravity, as the knife and fork darted down on the prey. Martin Poyser’s large per- son shook with his...

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...e- bouching. Can’t we move the piano in here?” Then he gave the signal, by tuning his clarionet, the joyous sounds of which were greeted with huzzas f... ... zens who, strong in their convictions, refuse to pass beneath the Caudine Forks of power. Long enough has a man, who 424 The Lesser Bourgeoisie has ...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...ting for more pressing he seated himself on the trunk of a felled oak, and tuning his rebeck, presently began to sing to these words. ANTONIO’S BALLAD... ...est herself,” and so saying, he handed him the loins of a cold rabbit on a fork. The goatherd took it with thanks, and drank and calmed himself, and t... ...t, leaving the burden to his comrades, advanced to meet him, flourishing a forked stick that he had for propping up the stand when resting, and with t... ...ne, for it is in this way adventures begin. But listen, for it seems he is tuning a lute or guitar, and from the way he is spitting and clearing his c... ...aintily, so much so that he eats grapes, and even pomegranate pips, with a fork.” “What!” said Don Antonio, “has Sancho been a governor?” “Ay,” said S...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...ting for more pressing he seated himself on the trunk of a felled oak, and tuning his rebeck, presently began to sing to these words. ANTONIO’S BALLAD... ...est herself,” and so saying, he handed him the loins of a cold rabbit on a fork. 437 Cervantes – Ormsby’s 1922 ed. The goatherd took it with thanks, ... ...t, leaving the burden to his comrades, advanced to meet him, flourishing a forked stick that he had for propping up the stand when resting, and with t...

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The Trial or More Links of the Daisy Chain

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...with bursts of crying, and calls for mamma and papa. The music had ceased, tuning of violins was heard, and Ethel dreaded the cries being heard down-s... ...rice is L. s. d. Order extra fittings as re- quired, including a knife and fork. Letters from N. Z. of the 1st of November, all well. I wish Aubrey wa...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...ne, for it is in this way adventures begin. But listen, for it seems he is tuning a lute or guitar, and from the way he is spitting and clearing his c... ...aintily, so much so that he eats grapes, and even pomegranate pips, with a fork.” “What!” said Don Antonio, “has Sancho been a governor?” “Ay,” said S...

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Pygmalion

By: George Bernard Shaw

...burners attached to a gas plug in the wall by an indiarubber tube, several tuning- forks of different sizes, a life-size image of half a hu- man head,... ...attached to a gas plug in the wall by an indiarubber tube, several tuning- forks of different sizes, a life-size image of half a hu- man head, showing... ...paintings. Pickering is seated at the table, putting down some cards and a tuning-fork which he has been using. Higgins is standing up near him, closi... ...gs. Pickering is seated at the table, putting down some cards and a tuning-fork which he has been using. Higgins is standing up near him, closing two ...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...aster (who was in high good humour after his meal) picked his teeth with a fork, and looked smilingly on. In a very short time, the horn was heard. ‘I... .... ‘Uncommon juicy steak that,’ said Squeers, as he laid down his knife and fork, after plying it, in silence, for some time. ‘It’s prime meat,’ rejoin... ...ing, than those which arose from the incessant demand for clean knives and forks; which made poor Mrs Kenwigs wish, more than once, that private socie... ...iple of schools, and required that every guest should bring his own knife, fork, and spoon; which doubt- less would be a great accommodation in many c... ... stopped it altogether. These two young gentlemen wielded their knives and forks with scarcely less address than their broad-swords, and as the whole ... ...!’ That useful lady did as she was requested, and shortly after- wards the tuning of three fiddles was heard. Which process having been protracted as ...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

...tion whatever, to leave the house. Bung, you scoundrel, go and count those forks in the breakfast-parlour instantly.” You may be sure I went laughing ... ...pression in all its native beauty, ‘till they was rig’larly done over, and forked out the stumpy. ’ An opportunity for realising his fondest anticipat... ...ick from some cause or other), and how playfully she digs the handle of a fork into the arm with which he detains her, by way of reply. Jane is no ba... ... time, are scattered at distant intervals on the cloth; and the knives and forks look as if they had done duty at every public din- ner in London sinc... ...if they own it, and people who can’t have no wish to learn. The knives and forks form a pleas- ing accompaniment to Auber’s music, and Auber’s music w... ...ing broken; and a vast deal of screw- ing and tightening, and winding, and tuning, during which Mrs. Briggs expatiated to those near her on the immens...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...aster (who was in high good humour after his meal) picked his teeth with a fork, and looked smilingly on. In a very short time, the horn was heard. ‘I... .... ‘Uncommon juicy steak that,’ said Squeers, as he laid down his knife and fork, after plying it, in silence, for some time. ‘It’s prime meat,’ rejoin... ...ing, than those which arose from the incessant demand for clean knives and forks; which made poor Mrs Kenwigs wish, more than once, that private socie... ...iple of schools, and required that every guest should bring his own knife, fork, and spoon; which doubt- less would be a great accommodation in many c... ... stopped it altogether. These two young gentlemen wielded their knives and forks with scarcely less address than their broad-swords, and as the whole ... ...!’ That useful lady did as she was requested, and shortly after- wards the tuning of three fiddles was heard. Which process having been protracted as ...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...grams, and he is in motion head and heels! It is an infallible receipt for tuning him. If I want to have him in good temper, I have only to remark, ‘a... ...r orchestral musicians bringing their instruments under the process called tuning. It is not perfect, but it promises to be so soon. We are not angels... ...mped out in search of her Professor herself.” “She says you were lean as a fork, with the wind whistling through the prongs.” “You see how easy it is ... ...nd that beautiful service, and epergnes and inkstands, mirrors, knives and forks, dressing-cases, and the whole mighty category. She protested, she fl... ...submit to his lead, distinctly per- ceiving where its drift divided to the forked currents of what might be in his mind and what was in hers. “Miss Mi...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...s of the count’s household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen. At one en... ...ttle girl. While the couples were arranging themselves and the musi- cians tuning up, Pierre sat down with his little partner. Natasha was perfectly h...

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The Amazing Marriage

By: George Meredith

... Peaks of ashen hue and pale dry red and pale sulphur pushed up, straight, forked, twisted, naked, striking their minds with an indeterminate ghostlin... .... When I strike a truism, I ‘ve a habit of scoring it to give him a peg or tuning-fork for one of his discourses. He’s a man of talent; he taught hims... ...I strike a truism, I ‘ve a habit of scoring it to give him a peg or tuning-fork for one of his discourses. He’s a man of talent; he taught himself, an... ... on, round a bend of the path, she was tempted to adventure by a projected forked head of a sturdy blunted and twisted little rock-fostered forest tre... ...epose. Only Nature can express the uttermost beauty with her gathering and tuning of discords. Well, your mistress has that beauty. I remember my impr... ...hed tears dashed what small appetite Chillon had. Lord Levellier plied his fork in his right hand ruminating, his back an arch across his plate. Riddl... ...ney due to Chillon would have saved him from ruin. Lord Levellier laid his fork on the plate. He munched his grievance with his bit of meat. The nephe...

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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

By: Kate Chopin

...er soup, and now she was picking the flaky bits of a court bouillon with her fork. The lovers were profiting by the general conversation on Mexico to ... ...tered. His wife was keenly interested in everything he said, laying down her fork the better to listen, chiming in, taking the words out of his mouth.... ...ng up at the ceiling began to hum a little, trying his voice like a musician tuning an instrument. Then, looking at Edna, he began to sing: “ Ah!...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...y fine utensils, Hammers spears, and swords, and axes, Hammers knives, and forks, and hatchets, Hammers tools of all descriptions. “Many things the bl... ...kling stars of heaven There thy fire may burn forever, There may flash thy forked lightnings, In the Sun’s undying furnace. “Wert thou sent here by th... ...ides, and rinse the handles, Rinse thy pitchers to perfection, Spoons, and forks, and knives, and goblets, Rinse with care thy cooking vessels, Closel... ...monster, little heeding, Hissing with his tongue in anger, Plying like the forked lightning, Pounces with his mouth of venom At the head of Lemminkain... ...singer of Wainola T ook the harp of his creation, Quick adjusting, sweetly tuning, Deftly plied his skillful fingers To the strings that he had fashio... ... completed, And the frame is fitly finished; Whence the hooks and pins for tuning, That the harp may sing in concord?” Near the way side grew an oak t...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...s of the count’s household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen. At one en... ...little girl. While the couples were arranging themselves and the musicians tuning up, Pierre sat down with his little part- ner. Natasha was perfectly... ...peace. An ax will be useful, a hunting spear not bad, but a three- pronged fork will be best of all: a Frenchman is no heavier than a sheaf of rye. To...

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Bride of Lammermoor

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ncy of their outward appearance, clean trenchers, cutty spoons, knives and forks, sharp, burnished, and prompt for action, which lay all dis- played a... ...nting music, I’se tell ye. But I’se gang hame, and finish the grave in the tuning o’ a fiddle-string, lay by my spade, and then get my tother bread-wi...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...g. The packages burst asunder in the fire, and were raked apart by an oven-fork, to be brought in closer contact with the flames. It was not long befo... ... my sister, went on with the description of his travels, and was longer in tuning his lute than in playing on it. He concealed at the same time, as we...

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