Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that the U.S. Congress should pass legislation
curbing the spread of phony pharmaceuticals.
Central Idea: Because phony pharmaceuticals are a serious problem in the United States,
Congress should pass legislation
him. Just read.
And there a girl of five stood and undressed her brother who was one year
old. One from the Kommando came to take off the boys clothes. The girl
shouted loudly, Be gone, you Jewish murderer! Dont lay your hand,
dripping with Jewish blood,
Miss Kubis. Take a postcard, if you would.
Fifteen years old, and Sephardic, I thought (the Levantine colouring), and
finely and tautly made, and athletic, she somehow managed to trudge, to clump
into the room; it was almost satirical, her leadenness of g
I closed the windows before we came up here, Jude admitted in a small voice, and Willem knew that meant hed also
locked them, because he locked anything that could be: doors, windows, closets. It was reflexive for him. The bedroom
windows lock was broken,
stairs, pausing at landings to listen. She hurried to the car without leaving a note. Her windshield
wipers were useless against the squall that had blown up. It was to be a rough ride back on the
ferry. She would spend it locked in the lavatory, kneeling
If hed known exactly how long it would be before he was back on these streets, he might
have wanted to itemize things even more minutely, but to act in some valedictory way would be
to make real to himself what he was doing, and if he did that, he might n
It was self-defence, she told them. I saw the whole thing. From the window. He went for her with the corkscrew. He
would have killed her. She had no choice. I tried . . . It was the only time she faltered, the only time I saw her cry. I tried to
If Alexandra had uttered an obscenity in her face, Jean Louise would have been less surprised.
YouAunty , do y ou know the stuff in that thing makes Dr. Goebbels look like a naive little
country boy ?
I dont know what y oure talking about, Jea
Given the extraordinarily close relationship between parents and small children, it can be hard
to say what originates where. If baby Kevin smooshes paint on a piece of paper in a way that
looks to Mom and Dad like a bunny rabbit, they may decide he's an
I have to remind myself of that, Mark
said. Its easy to forget hes so young
when hes right in front of you.
Yes, I agreed, secretly disappointed
that I wouldnt see Cross for the next
two days. As much as I told myself it
didnt matter, I was bummed. I hadn
Thank you for your vision and inspiration.
Here is an excerpt from another e-mail I received from Donna this past summer:
Taking over a program that had back-to-back seasons with 1 win and 9 losses (and a reputation
for giving up), Dale led the team to a
Many friends and foes of humanism maintain that it is a religion. I
think that they are mistaken, but if humanism is not a religion, what is
it? It is, I submit, a philosophical, scientific, and ethical out-look.
Unfortunately, there is no word in the Eng
that is almost universally successful despite every writers belief that hes
far too jaded to fantasize that the Vanity Fair cover is incidental to Brad Pitts
desire to give him a tour of his house. Kitty is sorry for the twelve flaming
hoops Ive had to ju