The Recovery: A Story of Kentucky

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Frank F. Lovell Company, 1908 - Kentucky - 353 pages
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Page 83 - I shall hunger like one in famine for the sight of her face and the sound of her voice, I will never go nigh those who have led her astray.
Page 312 - ... they are in accord with the substantive requirements of NEPA. In light of our holding, there is no alternative but to subject the decision of the Corps to Build Gillham Dam to review under the arbitrary and capricious standard. Ordinarily, we would remand the matter to the trial court for such review, but it is not necessary to do so in this case. The complete record, including the environmental impact statement and the transcript of the proceeding below, is before us. We have reviewed the record...
Page 85 - ... negative. But in Coventry there was plenty of opportunity for increased spending, or saving, or both. Smart clothes in the streets, prosperous-looking homes, busy public-houses, crowded shops, long queues outside the cinemas, gave an air of vitality and affluence to Coventry, now grown to a city of a quarter of a million inhabitants, and increasing at the rate of 400 new inhabitants a week. But to anyone with any experience in the economics of a working-class town, the crowds and the spending...
Page 139 - There can be no worse fate for a woman than to be married to a man whom she does not love and whom she knows to be base.
Page 193 - I felt as if my own life had come to an end. I do not hesitate to tell you that.
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Page 245 - When she reached the crest of the hill she stopped and looked eastward, where the lovely Bluegrass region rolls away under a dim horizon. " It is pleasant to be here,
Page 214 - Harrison came over to me, and so far as I could see there was no sign of depression on his face; for all that his manner disclosed he might have won the victory. " You've beaten us in a fair fight, Mr. Clarke," he said, " and I offer you my congratulations.
Page 196 - He took his cigar out of his mouth and looked at me. " It's a funny world, isn't it, Mr. Clarke ? " he said " I 've seen strange things, and I am likely to see other? equally or more strange happen, too.
Page 23 - Just as I picked it up and put it in my pocket I heard in the hall the step of Mrs.

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