Dales: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 181 pages
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Familiar Quotations ErodingIgnorance is a right! Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to us.ndash;Christopher AndreaAs the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.ndash;Stephen BayleyGrowing old is like watching a great river erode your property and knowing you are helpless to stop it.ndash;Robert EasterlingPeace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.ndash;John F. Kennedy Use in Literature ErodingConsequently, secularization and commercialization had not progressed as far in eroding the traditional power and prestige of the Crown and the Church.ndash;Norman Coombs in Black Experience.The Depression, which eroded the hopes of many Americans, hit the Negro unusually hard.ndash;Norman Coombs in Black Experience.There were signs of a surface that had shifted often as the rains poured a flow of rich eroded soil from above over the lip of the canon.ndash;Jack London in Burning Daylight.Section through several eroded formations. a.ndash;Charles Lyell in The Student's Elements of Geology.He did not neglect to paint how the hardened metal, under the electrolyzing current eroding its surface, became as chalk, decomposing into a charry mass which one blow of a hammer might penetrate.ndash;Stories from Everybody's Magazine, 1910This ridge is found to be made up of a series of imposing towers and pinnacles which have been eroded from the solid mass of the mountain by a group of small residual glaciers that lingered in their shadows long after the larger ice rivers had vanished.ndash;John Muir in Steep Trails.As the gradient, or rate of descent of its bed, is lowered, the velocity of the river is decreased until its lessening energy is wholly consumed in carrying its load and it can no longer erode its bed.ndash;W.H. Norton in The Elements of Geology.

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