A Gentle Guide To Research Methods
A Gentle Guide to Research Methods explains what research is, and guides you through choosing and using the method best suited to your needs, with detailed examples from a wide range of disciplines.
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Page 23 - ... His faithful sons had given up hope, and thought His mercy towards them at an end. He let the winds and the waves insult Him and His own ; He suffered meekly the jeers and blasphemies which rose on every side, and pronounced the downfall of His work. " All things have an end," men said ; " there is a time for all things ; a time to be born, and a time to die. All things have their course and their term ; they may last a long time, but after all, a period they have, and not an immortality. So...
Page 25 - But since the scoutie-allen, thepartan, the clokie-doo and the gowk seemed not to convey any precise idea, he followed them with the Linnaean names; Stephen did the same . . . and from this it was not great way to Latin descriptions of their more interesting processes.