Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (Google eBook)
Merriam-Webster, 2000 - Reference - 1792 pages
This ultimate desk reference is a perfect companion to America's bestselling dictionary. This comprehensive, one-volume desk reference includes more than 25,000 clear precise articles, more than 1,700 illustrations and 225 maps, and pronunciations.
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Page 10 - And the problem arises: what is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?
Page 59 - His later work includes collections of short stories The Triumph of the Egg (1921), Horses and Men (1923) and Death in the Woods (1933) - and the novels Many Marriages (1923), Dark Laughter (1925), Tar: A Midwest Childhood (1926) and Beyond Desire (1932).