To inform my audience about the doctrine of original intent in con-
Taking a few
of these general
To inform my audience about different philosophies of education in
Asia and the United States.
else he might or might not have been (conceited, predatory, trust-abusing,
heartless, wrong), he was capable of courage.
Hannah had loved him. And he was brave.
It could no longer be deferred. On the last day of November I stamped
around the Yard at the B
little diamond ring she wore on her right hand, as if the stone itself had grown a tumor. The people around us gasped, or
shrieked, but Liesl only closed her eyes. Another woman would have screeched, or squealed (I would have screeched or
squealed), but I
went around writing checks to everyone youd ever wronged or anything in between. And it had
to mean something, Keith would think afterward, that what hed decided to do with all that
freedom was not return to Sam, but settle their accounts for good. So why
So trust us, then, he said, and stroked her ring-finger with his thumb. By the time of her fathers wedding, which is to
say her brothers disappearance, hed have placed a diamond of her own there, bought on installments that, on a bond
traders salary, he f
I could tell from the way they pulled her arms into the ground that the bags
were getting heavy, that she was barely holding on to her groceries and dreams.
Even though she was exhausted and growing more and more despondent with each
bumpy rise and fall o
Perhaps if you didnt sneak out so early in the morning you wouldnt be tired, Vianne said.
Im not sneaking out, Isabelle said. Im going to the shops for food. I thought you wanted
that of me. And by the way, we need a bicycle. These walks to town on bad sh
Merrick looked at him, waiting for him to go on. The others stared down at their laps. Im
the one whos staying, Denny said.
Stem said, Well, not
Oh, for Gods sake, why is anyone staying? Merrick asked. If your parents are re
Within its inflexible terms the things that came out of my mouth did not belong to me any longer, not my
ideas or opinions or feelings, not even my memories. They were all hers. Everything that had happened in
my life in the past decade belonged to her. R
classrooms and temporary toilets. Everyone that I knewexcepting Traceywas heading there, and
this was one comfort: safety in numbers. But my mother surprised me. In the grounds of the estate she
stopped at the base of the stairwell and told me that Id tak
You need not distress yourself. The moral will be perfectly fair. Lady Catherines
unjustifiable endeavours to separate us were the means of removing all my doubts. I
am not indebted for my present happiness to your eager desire of expressing your
ones that do in short, routinely squeeze every dime they can out of the cost of living the
extravagant lifestyle they want.
To these peoplewho are all aggressive saversliving this kind of lifestyle on as little money
as possible is almost like a game.
all, a very young woman, naked, and tensely beautiful, every inch, coming at
me with a shrug, then a gesture with her slowly raised hands, then almost a
smile, then another shrug, then a single word before she moved on.
18, she said.
Its a bit early to sa