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Broken Wings

By: Henry James

...they could be so long in a house together without some word or some look. It had been since the Saturday afternoon, and that made twenty−four hours. T... ...been, for her quite as for himself, that no sound and no sign from the other had been picked up by either. They had happened, both at dinner and at lu... ...her. One chance there was, of course, that might be beyond their control. He had been the night before half surprised at not finding her his 'fate' wh... ...re was, of course, that might be beyond their control. He had been the night before half surprised at not finding her his 'fate' when the long process... ...the table, all crystal and silver, she was as handsome as anyone, taking the women of her age, and also as 'smart' as the evening before, and as true ... ...e as anyone, taking the women of her age, and also as 'smart' as the evening before, and as true as any of the others to the law of a marked differenc... ...emed propitious. Midnight was, indeed, as the situation developed, well over before her confidence was spent, for it had ended by gathering such a cur... ...as, theatrically, the real thing; better for scenery, dresses, music, pretty women, bare shoulders, everything even incoherent dialogue; a much bigg... ...ity of pride. But it was himself above all that he now sharply judged, since women, he felt, have to get on as they can, and for the mistake of this w...

...hould at that time of day be anything, he would yet scarce have supposed they could be so long in a house together without some word or some look. It had been since the Saturday afternoon, and that made twenty?four hours. The party five?and?thirty people, and some of them great was one in which words and looks might more or less have gone astray. The effect, none the less,...

Table of Contents: Broken Wings, 1 -- Henry James, 1 -- 1, 1 -- 2, 2 -- 3, 5 -- 4, 8 -- 5, 10

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Wings (1927 film)

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...Wellman was hired as he was the only director in Hollywood at the time who had World War I combat pilot experience, although Richard Arlen and John Mo... ...r I combat pilot experience, although Richard Arlen and John Monk Saunders had also served in the war as military aviators. The film was shot on locat... ...attlefield made for the production on location. Although the cast and crew had much spare time during the filming because of weather delays, shooting ... ...comes distraught when he realizes what he has done. David consoles him and before he dies, forgives his comrade. At the war's end,... ...creen was genuine, as although 22 years of age, he had never tasted liquor before, and quickly became inebriated from drinking champagne.[23] A boom w... ...eater, in New York City, on August 12, 1927, and was screened for 63 weeks before being moved to second-run theaters.[25] The original Paramount relea... ... You Never Know Women Th... ... Other Men's Women Th... ... Westward the Women My...

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Broken Wings

By: Henry James

...ey could be so long in a house together without some word or some look. It had been since the Saturday afternoon, and that made twenty-four hours. The... ...en, for her quite as for himself, that no sound and no sign from the other had been picked up by either. They had happened, both at dinner and at lunc... ...r. One chance there was, of course, that might be beyond their control. He had been the night before half surprised at not finding her his 'fate' when... ... was, of course, that might be beyond their control. He had been the night before half surprised at not finding her his 'fate' when the long processio... ...e table, all crystal and silver, she was as handsome as anyone, taking the women of her age, and also as 'smart' as the evening before, and as true as... ...as anyone, taking the women of her age, and also as 'smart' as the evening before, and as true as any of the others to the law of a marked difference ... ...ed propitious. Midnight was, indeed, as the situation developed, well over before her confidence was spent, for it had ended by 2 gathering such a cu... ..., theatrically, the real thing; better for scenery, dresses, music, pretty women, bare shoulders, everything — even incoherent dialogue; a much bigger... ...y of pride. But it was himself above all that he now sharply judged, since women, he felt, have to get on as they can, and for the mistake of this wom...

...hould at that time of day be anything, he would yet scarce have supposed they could be so long in a house together without some word or some look. It had been since the Saturday afternoon, and that made twenty-four hours. The party — five-and-thirty people, and some of them great — was one in which words and looks might more or less have gone astray. The effect, none the l...

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The Lion Has Wings

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...n the Kiel shipyards in Germany, a pivotal event in the film The Lion Has Wings is a 1939 British, black-and-whit... ... 6 External links Plot The Lion Has Wings is recounted in various "chapters... ...aking a break from their duties, enjoying an afternoon by the river. She gives a stirring speech about how the women of Britain have in the past given... ...anda film ready within one month of the outbreak of war. Since The Lion Has Wings was made before the attacks on Britain had begun... ...th of the outbreak of war. Since The Lion Has Wings was made before the attacks on Britain had begun, the film had to rely on exis... ..., UK, lent an air of authenticity to the production.[4] To ensure rapid progress, the film had three directors and was shot simult... ...t four weeks at a cost of just £30,000, a notable achievement in the times. Within days of its release, copies had been shipped to 60 countries. Altho... ...ilies of the Field (1930) Women Everywhere (1930) ... ... Women Who Play (1932) ...

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Wild Wings

By: Margaret Rebecca Piper

...their silence as they sat absorbed in their respective newspapers which each had hurriedly purchased in transit from train to train. A striking enough... ...y success, the air of one accustomed to giving orders and seeing them obeyed before his eyes. His companion and chance seat−mate was young, probably a... ...yes of youth; but they would have set a keen observer to wondering what they had seen to leave that shadow of unyouthful gravity upon them. It happene... ...thful gravity upon them. It happened that both men—the elderly and the young—had their papers folded at identically the same page, and both were study... ...young galoot waiting even now, to whisk Laura LaRue's daughter off the stage before she ever got on. Moreover there was always her family to cope with... ...re pretty girls and still more pretty girls. But Dick was not confused. Even before the train had come to a full stop he had caught sight of Tony. He ... .... He bowed gravely. “I knew her very well. She was one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen—and one of the greatest actresses. Your father was... ...and one of the greatest actresses. Your father was a lucky man, my dear. Few women would have given up for any man what she gave up for him.” “Oh, but... ...ng, though she sensed vaguely that men couldn't suffer that way. It was only women who were capable of such fine−drawn torture. Men went free. From he...

...orthampton train at Springfield two male passengers were conspicuous for their silence as they sat absorbed in their respective newspapers which each had hurriedly purchased in transit from train to train. A striking enough contrast otherwise, however, the two presented. The man next the aisle was well past sixty, rotund of abdomen, rubicund of countenance, beetle?browed. ...

...Table of Contents: Wild Wings, 1 -- Margaret Rebecca Piper, 1 -- Chapter I. MOSTLY TONY, 2 -- Chapter II. WITH ROSALIND IN ARDEN, 8 -- Chapter III. A GIRL WHO COULDN'T STOP BEING A PRINCESS, 13 -- Chapter IV. A BOY WHO WASN'T AN ASS BUT BEHAVED LIKE...

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Wings Across America 2008

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... 10 External links History Wings Across America 2008 (WAA-08) was the creation of Frank ... ...willing to help the project come to fruition. In only 5 weeks from inception, 230 pilots had joined, representing all 48 continental United States. ... ... representing all 48 continental United States. This type of project had been attempted before. What sets this project apart from ... ...8 continental United States. This type of project had been attempted before. What sets this project apart from all the others ever... ... Plane: Simple Quiet Robust Trainer (SQuiRT) Wingspan: 38" Motor: GWS... ...ttle Raid" Memorial Celebration,'' the SQuiRT pays tribute in Columbia, SC.[3] Flown by "Wings Across America 2008 (WAA-08)" pilot Jerry Branch on 3/1... ... to promote the interests of local chartered clubs. AMA seeks to introduce young men and women to the art and craft of aeromodeling. Through an active...

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Men with Wings

By: Leslie F. Stone

...d, to become thankful that he is not like his ancestors of centuries ago who had to depend upon a poor sort of flying contraption that had been handed... ... Wings Believed Responsible for the Strange Disappearances of Visiting White Women! Men with Wings FOREWORD 2 IT IS REVEALED THAT SOUTH AMERICAN OFFI... ...discussing this latest tidbit, lamenting that it was Brent instead of us who had nosed out this delectable morsel. The wonder of it was that he had ma... ...f it was that he had managed so adroitly to keep it all under cover until he had unearthed all the corresponding details and that no other paper had s... ...held record of many unsolved woman−nappings as far back as two hundred years before, and that then, as today, only women of Anglo−Saxon, Celtic and Sc... ...pings as far back as two hundred years before, and that then, as today, only women of Anglo−Saxon, Celtic and Scandinavian blood appear to have been t... ...hile, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and in fact every country where white women have visited the toll has been taken. How many more than the four h... ...miles per hour! Seeing the plane draw alongside of him the birdman waved and before the pilot realized his intention he had risen above the machine an... ...ctator with a wave of his hand he commenced rising straight upward again and before Mureno realized his intention, headed into the bright glare of the...

...oss this manuscript, which in view of its great historical worth, I feel obliged to publish that all men may read. We, today, being a race possessing wings, know the few facts of our peculiar evolution. But cold facts like a cold egg do not attract our attention or pique our appetite. And so in order to give more vivid understanding of what actually took place, I am presen...

...Table of Contents: Men with Wings, 1 -- Leslie F. Stone, 1 -- FOREWORD, 2 -- Chapter ONE. Alarming News, 2 -- A Strange Tale, 5 -- Chapter TWO. The Three Start, 6 -- After the Bird Men, 7 -- The Story of Majes, 8 -- Futile Searching, 10 -- The Clue, 10 ...

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Before Midnight (novel)

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... Three Witnesses Before Midnight is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout published in 1... ...entioned as part of the contest. Four poetic riddles to real and fictional women are given, and three of them are solved, two by Archie, and one by Wo... ...mann, the executive in charge of that account, has been murdered the night before, but Hansen is calling about something more urgent! The concept of s... ...vealed that two million people submitted entries to identify twenty famous women – real and fictional – identified by cryptic little poems, and the wi... ...e winners would split $1 million in prizes. Of the two million entries, 72 had all 20 answers right. Dahlmann was ready for that: a further set of 5 p... ...ddles was sent out to each of the 72 with a tight deadline, and the result had been a quintuple tie. So it came down to a final run-off of five contes... ... contestants, flown from all over the country to New York, to identify the women behind a new very much harder set of poems created by young Dahlmann,... ...son on earth who knows the correct answers to the questions. The questions had been handed out to the contestants the night before at a restaurant din... ... questions. The questions had been handed out to the contestants the night before at a restaurant dinner, and Dahlmann had shown (at a distance) a sma...

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The Wings of the Dove

By: Henry James

...aware moreover of the con- demnation and passionately desiring to “put in” before extinction as many of the finer vibrations as possible, and so achie... ... so achieve, however briefly and brokenly, the sense of having lived. Long had I turned it over, standing off from it, yet coming back to it; convince... ... loss incurred, the precious experience somehow compassed. These things, I had from the first felt, would require much working-out; that indeed was th... ...s formed, I judged, to make the wary adventurer walk round and round it—it had in fact a charm that invited and mysti- fied alike that attention; not ... ...mortally afflicted, suffer on the whole more overtly and more grossly than women, and resist with a ruder, an inferior strategy. I had thus to take th... ... mises, but one’s fullest conformities, and I well remem- ber, in the case before us, the pleasure of feeling my divi- sions, my proportions and gener... ...uld be the case, I can’t but surmise, for the long passage that forms here before us the opening of Book Fourth, where all the offered life centres, t... ...her dedicated friend. The more or less associated consciousness of the two women deals thus, unequally, with the next presented face of the subject—de... ...or its pleasure. More “dressed,” often, with fewer accessories, than other women, or less dressed, should occasion require, with more, she probably co...

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A Lesson Before Dying

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...ok on the status of African Americans in the South, after World War II and before the Civil Rights Movement. Indeed, we see a Jim Crow South through t... ... who often feels helpless and alienated from his own country. In "A Lesson Before Dying, " Grant is the only educated black man in the area and the on... ...ed tin roofs overlooking the yard toward the field, where some of the cane had been cut. The cane had not been hauled to the derrick yet, and it was ... ...ing scales and the derrick was the plantation cemetery, where my ancestors had been buried for the past century. The cemetery had lots of trees in it... ...nd bathrooms for white ladies and white men. At the end of the corridor we had to go up a set of stairs. The stairs were made of steel. There were si... ...d not a butterfly, a yellow butterfly with dark spots like ink dots on its wings, not lit there. What had brought it there? …I watched it fly over t... ....” At this point Grant realizes that Jefferson really did learn a ‘lesson before dying.’ When he says “It is finally over, ” he is not only referring... ...ival in January 2000 and Off-Broadway in September 2000. Article/essay on "Women and Community in A Lesson Before Dying A Lesson Before Dying at Spark...

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The Wings of the Dove

By: Henry James

...n the glass over the mantel, a face positively pale with the irritation that had brought her to the point of going away without sight of him. It was a... ...by sofa to the armchair upholstered in a glazed cloth that gave at once−−she had tried it−−the sense of the slippery and of the sticky. She had looked... ...ess, to enhance the effect of the purplish cloth on the principal table; she had above all from time to time taken a brief stand on the small balcony ... ..., but the questions themselves bristled there, and the girl's repeated pause before the mirror and the chimney−place might have represented her neares... ... for its pleasure. More "dressed," often, with fewer accessories, than other women, or less dressed, should occasion require, with more, she probably ... ...his daughter asked, "of what I speak of? I mean of my being ready." Standing before her with his hands behind him and his legs a little apart, he sway... ...ture," the girl a little dryly explained. "No one has ever wanted to keep me before." Looking always what was proper, her father looked now still more... ...think. But many of them are things I dare say I may take for granted−−things women can do for each other and that you wouldn't understand." "There's n... ...tly contrived to keep from ever becoming her own luncheon; and the two young women were still in the presence of the crumpled table cloth, the dispers...

...her unconscionably, and there were moments at which she showed herself, in the glass over the mantel, a face positively pale with the irritation that had brought her to the point of going away without sight of him. It was at this point, however, that she remained; changing her place, moving from the shabby sofa to the armchair upholstered in a glazed cloth that gave at onc...

...Table of Contents: The Wings of the Dove, 1 -- Henry James, 1 -- Volume 1, 2 -- Book First, Chapter 1, 2 -- Book First, Chapter 2, 11 -- Book Second, Chapter 1, 18 -- Book Second, Chapter 2, 28 -- Book Third, Chapter 1, 37 -- Book Third, Chapter 2,...

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All-China Women's Federation

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The Wings of the Dove

By: Henry James

...the glass over the mantel, a face positively pale with the irritation that had brought her to the point of going away without sight of him. It was at ... ... sofa to the armchair upholstered in a glazed cloth that gave at once--she had tried it--the sense of the slippery and of the sticky. She had looked a... ...s, to enhance the effect of the purplish cloth on the principal table; she had above all from time to time taken a brief stand on the small balcony to... ...but the questions themselves bristled there, and the girl's repeated pause before the mirror and the chimney-place might have represented her nearest ... ...or its pleasure. More "dressed," often, with fewer accessories, than other women, or less dressed, should occasion require, with more, she probably co... ... daughter asked, "of what I speak of? I mean of my being ready." Standing before her with his hands behind him and his legs a little apart, he swayed... ...re," the girl a little dryly explained. "No one has ever wanted to keep me before." Looking always what was proper, her father looked now still more ... ...ink. But many of them are things I dare say I may take for granted--things women can do for each other and that you wouldn't understand." "There's no... ...y contrived to keep from ever becoming her own luncheon; and the two young women were still in the presence of the crumpled table cloth, the dispersed...

...her unconscionably, and there were moments at which she showed herself, in the glass over the mantel, a face positively pale with the irritation that had brought her to the point of going away without sight of him. It was at this point, however, that she remained; changing her place, moving from the shabby sofa to the armchair upholstered in a glazed cloth that gave at onc...

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Women's roles in the World Wars

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...During the twentieth century, women of the whole world became indispensable in the war efforts. In many c... ...bers of men were wounded and killed. In the Second World War, the need for women arose again. Whether it was on the home front or the front-lines, for... ...ther it was on the home front or the front-lines, for civilian or enlisted women, the World Wars started a new era for women's opportunities to contri... ...te in war and be recognized for efforts outside of the home. Women's role before World War 1 Before the First World War, the traditional female role ... ...n homes, and to certain types of jobs. In Great Britain for example, just before World War I, of the approximately 24 million adult women, around 1.7... ... expected to be primarily involved in "duties at home" and "women's work". Before 1914, only a few countries, including New Zealand, Australia, and se... ...tries, including New Zealand, Australia, and several Scandinavian nations, had given women the right to vote (see Women's suffrage), but otherwise, wo... ... front, as well as other voluntary work, but as a matter of survival women had to work for paid employment for the sake of their families. Many women ... ...nce recommended limited, age-restricted women's suffrage. The suffragettes had been weakened, Pugh argues, by repeated failures before 1914 and by the...

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The Girl Aviators on Golden Wings

By: Margaret Burnham

...re and there with gloomy-looking clumps of sage brush--through which they had been traveling for some little time past. "This is it," nodded her ... ... "what do you think of it, sis?" "Um--er, I shall have to wait a while before I answer that," rejoined Peggy judicially. "Well, here's Jimsy; ... ...oman of some fifty years of age, though it was easy to see that the years had dealt kindly with her during her placid life in the village of Sandy B... ...d life in the village of Sandy Beach, on Long Island, New York, where she had made, her home. Miss Prescott was the aunt of the two Prescott childr... ...nt of the two Prescott children, and since their father's death some time before had been both mother and father to them--their own mother having pa... ...ame abruptly. "Don't rightly know," was Cash's reply, "but I heard thet before he went Fast Jim Bell worked his way further inter ther desert than... ...of those quick, flashes of intuition which growing girls share with grown women, Peggy sensed a vague connection between that sinister conversation ... ...e mine, but Mr. Bell insisted on their returning. "This is not work for women or girls," he said, much to Peggy's inward disgust. Jess, with her... ...vim, "I have. Steer Wells will not be safe after daylight to-day for the women of the party. Red Bill is dastard enough, through an attack on them...

...m the open window of the car out over the white, glittering expanse?dotted here and there with gloomy-looking clumps of sage brush?through which they had been traveling for some little time past....

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Women's political participation in India

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...political parties at lower levels than men. Political activism and voting are the strongest areas of women's political participation. To combat gender... ...he Indian Government has instituted reservations for seats in local governments. Women turnout during India's 2014 parliamentary g... ...ranked in top 20 countries worldwide for many years, with 9th best in 2013 - a score reflecting more women's participation in India's political proces... ... in response to a national movement for suffrage, even though vast majority of neither men nor women had a right to vote during the British colonial r... ...n though vast majority of neither men nor women had a right to vote during the British colonial rule before 1947. After Indian independence from Brita... ...1950 officially granted women and men suffrage. Prior to universal suffrage, provincial legislatures had granted women the right to vote. ... ...rights were granted by British Raj to select few, and the London appointed Governor of each province had the right to over rule and nullify any law en... ...oters as India's party system has become more competitive. This has included the creation of women's wings in the largest parties. The BJP's wing is t...

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Almost Two Months Had Passed

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...toy Translated by Constance Garnett Part Eight Chapter 1 Almost two months had passed. The hot summer was half over, but Sergey Ivanovitch was only ju... ...anovitch was only just preparing to leave Moscow. Sergey Ivanovitch’s life had not been uneventful dur- ing this time. A year ago he had finished his ... ... in Europe and Russia.” Several sections of this book and its introduction had appeared in periodical publications, and other parts had been read by S... ...m, talking eagerly of something. Vronsky was frowning and looking straight before him, as though he did not hear what Stepan Arkadyevitch was saying. ... ... that he was a wealthy Moscow merchant who had run through a large fortune before he was two- and-twenty. Katavasov did not like him, because he was u... ...n the volunteers were again greeted with shouts and singing, again men and women with collecting boxes appeared, and provincial ladies brought bouquet... ...s need of food, and knew for certain he was hungry. She knew he was crying before she reached the nurs- ery. And he was indeed crying. She heard him a... ...rince, and Lvov, whom he liked so much, and Sergey Ivanovitch, and all the women be- lieved, and his wife believed as simply as he had believed in his... ...bury him. He’s untying the sheaves, and giving orders, and shouting to the women, and quickly setting straight the strap on the moving wheel. And what...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Almost two months had passed. The hot summer was half over, but Sergey Ivanovitch was only just preparing to leave Moscow. Sergey Ivanovitch?s life had not been uneventful during this time. A year ago he had finished his book, the fruit of six...

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United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve

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...The United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve served in two World Wars before becoming a part of the regu... ...The United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve served in two World Wars before becoming a part of the regular United States Marine Corps. ... ...918, Opha Mae Johnson became the first woman to enlist in the Marines. 305 women entered the Marine Corps in 1918, taking over stateside clerical duti... ...r stateside clerical duties from battle-ready Marines needed overseas. The women were nicknamed Marinettes.[2] World War II servic... ... enlisted was to be completed by 1 September 1946. Of the 20,000 women who had joined the Marine Corps during World War II, only 1,000 remained in the... ...called to active duty. By the height of the Vietnam War, about 2,700 women had served both stateside and overseas. By 1975, the Marine Corps had appro... ... 1995 – The first female Marine pilot — Sarah Deal — pins on Naval flight wings[11] 1996 – Lieutenant General Mutter became ...

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Death Had Yellow Eyes

By: Kenneth Robeson

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: DEATH HAD YELLOW EYES: A DOC SAVAGE ADVENTURE Author: KENNETH ROBESON Language:... ...... ...LLOW EYES A Doc Savage Adventure by Kenneth Robeson Table of Contents DEATH HAD YELLOW EYES .......................................................... ...came in the door,” Ham said sharply. “So what? You've come through that door before. This isn't the first time you've been here.” “Stop fussing at me.... ... was something in the apartment?” “I'm sure of it. Monk was sure of it, too, before he got the idea I was pulling a trick on him.” DEATH HAD YELLOW EY... ...wanted us to follow Monk,” Doc said. “Yes,” Ham said, and was silent a while before he shivered. “Yes, they left too plain a trail. They wanted to be ... ...lightly on the dum−dum side. Monk sometimes forgets to tell attractive young women this fact. I thought you might like to know.” Having told this lie,... ...arboard gun hatches, situated high up at the top of the hull just aft of the wings. A sergeant−navigator was at his chart table. The radio operator, t... ...he had done that with full purpose and calculation. It had taken nerve. That women should show such astounding courage at unexpected moments, and wail...

...rickety?rickety?rickety sound. Probably the uproar the old clock made was the reason that no one ever stayed in the north parlor any longer than they had to. The front of the clock was glass and offered no concealment....

...Table of Contents: DEATH HAD YELLOW EYES, 1 -- A Doc Savage Adventure by Kenneth Robeson, 1 -- Chapter I, 1 -- Chapter II, 10 -- Chapter III, 17 -- Chapter IV, 25 -- Chapter V, 31 -- Chapter VI, 38 -- Chapter VII, 43 -- Chapter VIII, 50 -- Chapter IX...

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Soviet women in World War II

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...ng World War II Women in society ... ... Women's history (legal rights) ... ... Soviet women played a major role in World War II (locally known as the Great Patri... ...st for a woman. When World War II broke out, there were numerous women who had training as pilots and many immediately volunteered. While there were n... ...38 kills). Lydia Litvyak and Yekaterina Budanova were assigned to the unit before joining the 437th IAP in the fighting over Stalingrad and became the... ...at it was Tanya). She was hanged on November 29, 1941. It was claimed that before her death Kosmodemyanskaya had made a speech with the closing words,... ...n November 29, 1941. It was claimed that before her death Kosmodemyanskaya had made a speech with the closing words, “There are two hundred million of... ...in war-related industries, in the medical sector, or in partisan units.[5] Before the severe manpower shortages of 1942, women were prohibited from se... ...st for a woman. When World War II broke out, there were numerous women who had training as pilots and many immediately volunteered. While there were n...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...r Bringing the world's eBook Collection Together http://www.Gutenberg.us LITTLE WOMEN by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT This text was digitized (typed by hand)... ...ble and less of a daily struggle for her parents in their later years. LITTLE WOMEN was published in 1869, and has gone on to be- come one of Am... ...69, and has gone on to be- come one of America's classics. This copy of LITTLE WOMEN has been transposed to disk and is supplied by NEW WAVE PUB... ... Amy, with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How ha... ...ney Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. ... ...ed to know what to do with her long limbs, 5 which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which a... ...m which was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, ... ... for Banquo. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air... ...nd my best comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all 9...

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Women in the military by country

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... Society Women's history (legal right... ... Recent history of changes in women's roles includes having wom... ...rabic: الراهبات الثوريات‎) .[1] South Africa Women in the South African Nation... ...lieved 12,000 men for combat in World War I by assuming clerical and other duties. During World War II, South Africa had five service organizations fo... ...e Sedibe, was appointed to oversee the implementation of new SANDF policies concerning the treatment of women. Women had been promoted as high as warr... ... available roles in the Australian armed forces are available to women. Despite this, using 1998-99 figures, the ADF had the highest percentage of wom... ...al in 1994 forced the Air Force to accept women air cadets. In 2001, Israel's first female combat pilot received her wings. In 1999 the Caracal compan... ...,000 women served until it was disbanded in 1921. The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) was formed in 1917 as well. Before it disbanded in 1919, it p... ... See also: Timeline of women in warfare in Colonial America Timeline of women in warfare in the United States before 1900 Timeline of wo...

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The Girl Aviators on Golden Wings

By: Margaret Burnham

...d here and there with gloomy−looking clumps of sage brush—through which they had been traveling for some little time past. “This is it,” nodded her br... ...er Roy; “what do you think of it, sis?” “Um—er, I shall have to wait a while before I answer that,” rejoined Peggy judicially. The Girl Aviators on Go... ...d woman of some fifty years of age, though it was easy to see that the years had dealt kindly with her during her placid life in the village of Sandy ... ...acid life in the village of Sandy Beach, on Long Island, New York, where she had made, her home. Miss Prescott was the aunt of the two Prescott childr... ... aunt of the two Prescott children, and since their father's death some time before had been both mother and father to them—their own mother having pa... ...ion came abruptly. “Don't rightly know,” was Cash's reply, “but I heard thet before he went Fast Jim Bell worked his way further inter ther desert tha... ...ne of those quick, flashes of intuition which growing girls share with grown women, Peggy sensed a vague connection between that sinister conversation... ...to the mine, but Mr. Bell insisted on their returning. “This is not work for women or girls,” he said, much to Peggy's inward disgust. Jess, with her ... ...tic vim, “I have. Steer Wells will not be safe after daylight to−day for the women of the party. Red Bill is dastard enough, through an attack on them...

...m the open window of the car out over the white, glittering expanse?dotted here and there with gloomy?looking clumps of sage brush?through which they had been traveling for some little time past....

...Table of Contents: The Girl Aviators on Golden Wings, 1 -- Margaret Burnham, 1 -- Chapter I. THE GREAT ALKALI, 1 -- Chapter II. AT THE NATIONAL HOUSE, 4 -- Chapter III. VOICES IN THE NIGHT, 7 -- Chapter IV. THE DESERT HAWKS, 10 -- Chapter V. THE DIVINING RODS, 19 -- Chapt...

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American women in World War II

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... Air Evacuation Nurse Verona Savinski Women pilots leaving their B... ...ma", at Lockbourne AFB, Ohio. More than 60,000 Army nurses (all military nurses were women at the time) served st... ...to become a commissioned officer in the United States Army Medical Corps.[3] The Army established the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps... ...ses during the war. Five Navy nurses were captured by the Japanese on the island of Guam and held as POWs for five months before being exchanged. A se... ...ted women into its Navy Women's Reserve, called Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), starting in 1942. Before the war was over, 84,... ...ar work, and that their numbers are expected to double by the end of this year.”[16] The skills women had acquired through their d... ...at cut metal parts while others used cranes to move bulky plane parts from one end of the factory to the other. They even had women inspectors to ensu... ...ts from one end of the factory to the other. They even had women inspectors to ensure any necessary adjustments were made before the planes were flown... ...ice for America Memorial Foundation. Retrieved 2013-01-07.  ^ Molly Merryman, Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of ...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...ess of a daily struggle for her parents in their later years. LITTLE WOMEN was published in 1869, and has gone on to be- come one of America's c... ...as gone on to be- come one of America's classics. This copy of LITTLE WOMEN has been transposed to disk and is supplied by NEW WAVE PUBLISHERS, ... ... AM - 10 PM LITTLE WOMEN c 1869 by... ...h dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You sa... ...know what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared t... ...as truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, 6 and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and he... ...uo. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she ... ...t comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so t...

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Women's suffrage in the United States

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...ork City in 1917, carrying placards with signatures of more than a million women.[1] Part o... ... Women Girls ... ... Women's history ... ...e. Hoping the U.S. Supreme Court would rule that women had a constitutional right to vote, suffragists made several attempts to vo... ...st journal that Fuller edited.[7] Significant barriers had to be overcome, however, before a campaign for women's suffrage could d... ....[7] Significant barriers had to be overcome, however, before a campaign for women's suffrage could develop significant strength. ... ...public lectures in the U.S. in 1826 and 1827. When the Grimké sisters, who had been born into a slave-holding family in South Carolina, spoke against ... ...ns. Despite the disapproval, in 1838 Angelina Grimké spoke against slavery before the Massachusetts legislature, the first woman in the U.S. to speak ... ...n.[45] In 1853 Stone became the first woman to appeal for women's suffrage before a body of lawmakers when she addressed the Massachusetts Constitutio...

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The Lost Princess of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Neill, John R. (John Rea)

..., the telephone, the talking- machine and the automobile, for these things had to be dreamed of before they became realities. So I believe that dreams... ...talking- machine and the automobile, for these things had to be dreamed of before they became realities. So I believe that dreams — day dreams, you kn... ...Princess Ozma, the lovely girl ruler of the Fairyland of Oz, was lost. She had completely disappeared. Not one of her subjects — not even her closest ... ...peared. Not one of her subjects — not even her closest friends — knew what had become of her. It was Dorothy who first discovered it. Dorothy was a li... ...ited her, the little girl's face was rather solemn and troubled, for never before had Ozma gone away without telling her friends where she was going, ... ...ot one of them had seen Ozma since she parted with her friends the evening before and had gone to her own rooms. " She didn't say anything las' night ... ...ver the mountains." " Unfortunately," observed the Woozy, " none of us has wings. And we're in a magic country without any magic." 96 Chapter Seven "... ...looked at him with the 156 Chapter Eleven other eye. Then, fluttering its wings a little, it said: "Oho I so youVe eaten the enchanted peach, have yo... ...feed a tea- 172 Chapter Twelve spoonful of it to each of my people — men, women and children — so every one of them is nearly as strong as I am. Woul...

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Canadian women's ice hockey history

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... team, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian women's ice hockey team leav... ... 1917 Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. The first instances of organized women's ice hockey in Canada... ...instances of organized women's ice hockey in Canada date back to the 1890s when it is played at the university level. The Women's Hockey Association c... ...in ankle-length skirts. Lady Meredith (the wife of Sir Vincent Meredith) was the first cousin of Sir H. Montagu Allan who had donated the Allan Cup fo... ... and the use of the mask was in the Montreal Daily Star. She actually wore a fencing mask and the speculation is that she had used the mask as a means... ...122 hockey players in female leagues in the province of Ontario. These players were part of 2,060 teams. In 1993, Ontario had 7,848 girls registered o... ...y, she played baseball for a team called the Preston Rivulettes, that would later become a hockey team of that same name. Before her death, Ranscombe ... ...owed sexual discrimination in sports. Blainey chose to appeal the Ontario law, and she endured five different court cases before finally having her ca... ...ntury, from Chippewa, ON, dropped the puck at the ceremonial face off. Jack Adams, general manager of the NHL Detroit Red Wings attended, along with r...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITTLE WOMEN Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lite... ...... ......................................................................1 Little Women i Little Women Louisa May Alcott CHAPTER I • CHAPTER II • CHAPTE... ...d Amy, with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...apa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You said the... ...to know what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared... ...which was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her... ...Banquo. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as sh... ...best comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so...

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Women in the United States Navy

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...American female four-star admiral.[2] Women have served in the United States Navy for over a century. Today, ther... ...in the United States Navy for over a century. Today, there are over 52,391 women serving on active duty in an array of traditional (administrative, me... ...Vietnam War era 2 Women in the Navy since 1972 2.1 ... ...Act of 1916 authorizing the enlistment of yeomen did not specify that they had to be male, the Navy was able to induct its first female sailors into t... ...ary Ray Mabus said that the first women to join Virginia-class attack subs had been chosen: They were newly commissioned female officers scheduled to ... ...s if they believed any positions must remain closed to women. The services had until May 2013 to draw up a plan for opening all units to women and unt... ...25 female sailors, out of a crew of 1,500, reported being pregnant shortly before the scheduled departure and were reassigned to shore duty. Although ... ... Timeline of women in warfare in the United States before 1900 Timeline of women in warfare in the Un... ...25 female sailors, out of a crew of 1,500, reported being pregnant shortly before the scheduled departure and were reassigned to shore duty. Although ...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITTLE WOMEN Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Litera... ...... ...ated: September 6, 2003] Edition: 13 LITTLE WOMEN LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott CHAPTER O... ...with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You said t... ...now what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared ... ... was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her ... ...o. I always wanted to do the killing part. 'Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she... ...omfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so ...

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Women in warfare and the military (1945–99)

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... 2000–present ... ...iety Society ... ... Feminism portal ... ... 1951: Yael Rom (Hebrew: יעל רום‎; 1932–2006), born Yael Finkelstein, was one of the first female pilots of the Israeli Air Forc... ...kes the nom-du-guerre Teurai Ropa ("Spill Blood"), and then rose to become one of the first women commanders in Mugabe's ZANLA forces. ... ... Blood"), and then rose to become one of the first women commanders in Mugabe's ZANLA forces. 1974: Maj. Wendy Clay, a doctor... ...ry submarines. 1998: Brigadier Patricia Purves becomes the first British one-star general selected in open competition across... ... first British one-star general selected in open competition across the British Army. (The Women's Royal Army Corps, disbanded in 1992, had a 'tied' b... ..., disbanded in 1992, had a 'tied' brigadier appointment.) 1998: Although women had served as pilots during the Israeli War of...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITTLE WOMEN Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Litera... ...... ...k #514] [Updated: January 6, 2003] LITTLE WOMEN LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott CHAPT... ...with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You said t... ...now what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared ... ... was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her ... ...o. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she... ...omfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so ...

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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

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... November 13, 1982 The Women in Military Service for America Memorial (WIMSA) is a memorial establ... ...MSA) is a memorial established by the U.S. federal government which honors women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The memorial is lo... ... 2 Creation of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial ... ...l entrance to the Arlington National Cemetery.[4] Originally, the cemetery had three gates: The Treasury Gate at the intersection of Porter Avenue and... ...h of what is now L'Enfant Drive. Although the McClellan and Sheridan gates had columns topped by a pediment, these were memorial rather than ceremonia... ...'s fountain was in place, and the Hemicycle was now lit at night. Lighting had also been installed along Memorial Avenue, and holly trees and addition... ...urn down the honor.[66] Site selection needed to occur before the memorial's design. Vaught was convinced that the memorial had to... ...] Vaught estimated that the design process would begin before the end of 1988. However, the Chicago Tribune reported that WMSAMF h... ... Campbell was chosen to chair the jury. Before the judging began, the jury visited the Hemicycle and viewed the str...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITTLE WOMEN Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Litera... ...... ... Louisa May Alcott May, 1996 [eBook #514] PGCC Collection: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott* eBook file: lwmen10.htm or lwmen10.zip Corr... ...with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You said ... ...ow what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared ... ... was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her... ...o. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she... ...comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so ...

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Great Britain women's national ice hockey team

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...; 18 March 1991) IIHF World Women's Championships – Division IB ... ... 3rd (2009) IIHF European Women Championships Appearan... ... 36–44–6 The British women's national ice hockey team represents Great Britain at the Internatio... ... their first three games to Sweden (0–16), Denmark (0–4) and Germany (0–6) before surprising the Czech Republic with a 2–2 draw in their final game. G... ... The 7th/8th playoff game saw GB take on Ukraine, the only side they had beaten in competitive hockey so far. Unfortunately Ukraine gave a much ... ... GB started positively with a much better account against Denmark who they had been routed against the previous year falling only to a 5–0 defeat. Unf... ...of a great comeback were dashed in their 2nd game against the Danes who GB had previously done well against collapsing to a 7–1 defeat. That scoreline... ...htly holding Italy to a 1–1 draw after 40 minutes in the opening game before Italy stepping the game up a gear to skate out to a 4–1 victory howe... ...1–0 demolition of Belgium. In the third game, GB went a goal down at 26:56 before Newcastle's Teresa Lewis opened the account for GB on the half-hour ...

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LITTLE WOMEN Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Litera... ...... ... Louisa May Alcott May, 1996 [eBook #514] PGCC Collection: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott* eBook file: lwmen10.htm or lwmen10.zip Corr... ...with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and g... ...lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "You said ... ...now what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared ... ... was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, and her ... ...o. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air, as she... ...comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so ...

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List of women in the Heritage Floor

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... This list documents all 999 mythical, historical and notable women who are displayed on the handmade white tiles of the He... ... Anne Hutchinson abolitionist, women's education advocate, influential political figure.[5] ... ...tileschi Portrait painter, member of the Académie Royale, women's education advocate.[11][12] ... ...t, actress, educator and feminist. She founded the Argentine Society of Writers.[59] She had breast cancer, which moved to her throat. Failed treatmen... ... Hildegarde of Bingen Cudot, who suffered from leprosy, had visions incited by her illness. Often religious in nature... ...her husband, Louis II of Italy. In 869 became abbess of San Sisto in Piacenza, which she had founded.[91] ... ...otion picture. Contributed to the Civil Rights movement in the US and refused to perform before segregated audiences. Also helped the French resistanc... ... Salpe Flourished before the 3rd century B.C.E. ... ...re in the French Revolution. An eloquent speaker, she delivered fiery orations in clubs, before the National Assembly, and in the streets.[213] ...

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Little Women

By: Alcott Louisa May

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: Little Women Author: Alcott Louisa May Language: English Subject: Ficti... ...... ...cott Louisa May 1832-1888 Available from: Oxford Text Archive P-1894 Little Women Louisa May Alcott Published: 1869 Louisa... ...ned Amy, with dignity. "Don't peck at one another, children. Don't you wish we had the money Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happ... ...ney Papa lost when we were little, Jo? Dear me! How happy and good we'd be, if we had no worries!" said Meg, who could remember better times. "Y... ...emed to know what to do with her long limbs, which were very much in her way. She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which a... ... which was truly thrilling. Amy followed, but she poked her hands out stiffly before her, and jerked herself along as if she went by machinery, ... ... for Banquo. I always wanted to do the killing part. `Is that a dagger that I see before me?" muttered Jo, rolling her eyes and clutching at the air... ...d my best comfort in their affection at all times. A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all wo...

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Timeline of women in warfare and the military in the United States since 2000

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... For countries outside the United States, please see Women in warfare and the military (2000–present) ... ... Contents 1 Timeline of women in warfare from 2000 until the present in the United St... ... 18 References Timeline of women in warfare from 2000 until the present in the United St... ...ted Airlines Flight 93 by ramming their F-16s into it. The plane crashes in Pennsylvania before they can do so, however.[8] Furthermore, in the attack... ...al Afar airbase on the Syrian-Iraqi frontier. Subsequent investigation revealed that she had been placed under suicide watch after refusing further pa... ...ring Me Men".[48] In 2004 they replaced it with a sign stating "Integrity First. Service Before Self. Excellence In All We Do," which is the Air Force... ...'81) becomes the first female West Point graduate to attain the rank of general officer. Before the end of the year, BG Anne Macdonald (USMA '80) beco... ...ith other veterans.[71][72] By year’s end, 19 U.S. servicewomen had been killed as a result of hostile action since the war i... ...3, the most servicewomen to die as a result of hostile action in any war that the nation had participated in.[1] Daniella Kol...

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