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The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future print that page


By CAPTAIN A.T. MAHAN, D.C.L., LL.D. United States Navy. Author of "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783," "The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire," of a "Life of Farragut," and of "The Life of Nelson, The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

Popular Science Monthly/Volume 27/May 1885/Popular Miscellany print that page

serratures on the surface of the fibers, which are supposed, when driven into the closest possible contact , to hook into one another, and so to hold together by what might be called a " beggar's-lice grapple." The validity of this theory was called into question by two gentlemen of Hartford

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9/11 Commission Report/Chapter 6 print that page

6 FROM THREAT TO THREAT 174 In chapters 3 and 4 we described how the U.S. government adjusted its existing agencies and capacities to address the emerging threat from Usama Bin Ladin and his associates. After the August 1998 bombings of the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, President

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The Manifesto of Surrealism print that page

So strong is the belief in life, in what is most fragile in life – real life, I mean – that in the end this belief is lost. Man, that inveterate dreamer, daily more discontent with his destiny, has trouble assessing the objects he has been led to use, objects that his nonchalance has brought

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The Age of Innocence/Chapter XVII print that page

The young man, who was dining alone with his mother and sister, glanced up in surprise and saw Mrs. Archer's gaze demurely bent on her plate. Mrs. Archer did not regard her seclusion from the world as a reason for being forgotten by it; and Newland guessed that she was slightly annoyed that

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A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism/Part I/Chapter XIII print that page

ELECTROSTATIC INSTRUMENTS. [209. plate with the metal back of the ebonite plate when the two plates are in contact . The ebonite plate is electrified negatively by rubbing it with wool or cat s skin. The metal plate is then brought near the ebonite by means of the insulating handle. No direct

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A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism/Part IV/Chapter III print that page

528.] THE discovery by Orsted of the magnetic action of an electric current led by a direct process of reasoning to that of magnetization by electric currents, and of the mechanical action between electric currents. It was not, however, till 1831 that Faraday, who had been for some time endeavouring

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Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare print that page

The manual was written by a CIA contract employee who used the alias John Kirkpatrick. He based his work off of existing US Army manuals, particularly the Green Berets' Lesson Plan 643, Armed Psyop (April 1968). Field Manual 30-104, Handbook on Aggressor Insurgent War (September 1967), was

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Survivals and New Arrivals: The Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church/Chapter IV print that page

While the Faith is engaged in its main modern battle with the positive forces of Nationalism and Anti-Clericalism, the negative force of intellectual decline, those who are to be our next antagonists, after these are spent, wait in reserve: they will conduct the attack in the near future.

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The Life of Captain James Cook/Chapter II print that page

CHAPTER THE SECOND. Continuation of the History of Captain Cook's Life, to the End of his first Voyage round the World. THERE is scarcely any thing from which the natural curiosity of man receives a higher gratification , than from the accounts of distant countries and nations. Nor is it

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