Parsing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 81 pages
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Familiar Quotations Parsing ndash; AnalyzerOnly one-fourth of the sorrow in each man's life is caused by outside uncontrollable elements, the rest is self-imposed by failing to analyze and act with calmness.ndash;George Holbrook JacksonWe need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.ndash;Charles KetteringAnalyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career.ndash;Grace MooreA superficial knowledge is not enough. It must be a knowledge capable of analyzing a situation quickly and making an immediate decision.ndash;Cavett RobertThe novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyze the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges.ndash;Salman RushdieThe comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape.ndash;Thornton WilderParsing ndash; DissectionNo man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.ndash;Honoreacute; de BalzacWe dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.ndash;Benjamin Lee Whorf Use in Literature ParsingHe gave us the Declaration of Independence for a parsing exercise, and in geography confined his questions almost exclusively to localities rendered famous in the Revolutionary War.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.This done thus, let the childe, by and by, both construe and parse it ouer againe: so, that it may appeare, that the childe douteth in nothing, that his master taught him before.ndash;Roger Ascham in The Schoolmaster.Then I would abolish the absurd little lessons, with the parsing, and I would at all hazards push on till they could read fluently.ndash;Arthur Christopher Benson in The Upton Letters.

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