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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #300 on: September 16, 2013, 09:06:32 AM »
Attentive yet to listen to the trunk
We stood, expecting further speech, when us
A noise surprised; as when a man perceives
The wild boar and the hunt approach his place
Of station'd watch, who of the beasts and boughs
Loud rustling round him hears.

Dante's Comeddia, Book 1, Canto XIV, Harvard Classics Edition.

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #301 on: September 16, 2013, 09:17:07 AM »
That way there will be enough to eat when the seven years of famine come.

The Bible NLT

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #302 on: September 16, 2013, 07:04:01 PM »
"Wife and daughter both, your Grace."

A Dance With Dragons

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #303 on: September 18, 2013, 01:38:34 PM »
"Hello Dabizi!" the man said in English, smiling broadly.

Safely Home by Randy Alcorn

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #304 on: September 18, 2013, 01:50:57 PM »
"The value of a variable can be set or changed through an assignment statement."

Programming and Problem Solving with C++

Offline Blythe

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #305 on: September 18, 2013, 08:06:13 PM »
"If, however, the animal is war-trained, you don't need to spend an action."

A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying by Robert J. Schwalb


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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #306 on: September 19, 2013, 06:00:21 PM »
Creatore, che hai fatto la luce, o Signore, che illumini I giorni, quando apparve la luce nel cielo hai creato dal nulla ogni cosa.

Massime Eterne

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #307 on: September 22, 2013, 05:21:29 PM »
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But when they reached the shelters Simon was not to be seen.

Lord of the Flies - William Golding

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #308 on: September 22, 2013, 05:22:34 PM »
Lord of the Flies - William Golding

We were forced to read that in school.

Offline saphireMARIE

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #309 on: September 22, 2013, 05:32:08 PM »
We were forced to read that in school.
Same, I caused a whole debate over if the book was sexist or not just because I couldn't find any female characters XD

Offline Kichita

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #310 on: September 22, 2013, 06:12:16 PM »
A slow cooker cookbook. Nothing says lovin like a slow cooked meal?  Hee hee. 

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #311 on: September 22, 2013, 06:55:29 PM »
Same, I caused a whole debate over if the book was sexist or not just because I couldn't find any female characters XD

Nice. :)

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #312 on: September 22, 2013, 07:15:31 PM »
The Norton Anthology of World Literature, Volume B, Ed. 3, General Editor: Martin Puchner.

Offline Observing Trifles

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #313 on: September 26, 2013, 12:00:20 AM »
He saw them as soon as they perceived him, and his military challenge of "Who goes there?" rang through the silent ravine.

- A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Offline Nexus1199

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #314 on: September 27, 2013, 07:13:31 PM »
Imagine answering a phone by placing a real lobster's claw against your ear; it could easily snip your ear off.

Offline Mercedes

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #315 on: September 27, 2013, 11:11:37 PM »
A primary stress mark (') follows the syllable with greatest emphasis and a secondary stress mark(') follows one with lesser emphasis.

Offline Solaris Hunter

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #316 on: September 27, 2013, 11:22:10 PM »
There was a bit of change on the table, couple quarters, a dime, a rash of pennies.


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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #317 on: September 28, 2013, 05:15:34 AM »
"Two of the ministers then bore down upon the King; one took Lissar's hand and presented her to a duke who was looking for a young wife, and could afford to pay for one that suited him."

Deerskin by Robin McKinley

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #318 on: September 28, 2013, 05:27:43 AM »
"The unavailability of the accustomed and dependable internal stabilizers of childhood seems to be responsible for many of the typical and transient personality characteristics of this age."

- Identity in Adolescence, Jane Kroger.

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #319 on: October 02, 2013, 05:23:16 PM »
"As a result, in physics there isn't as much premium on new ideas as there is on ideas that work."

Fear of Physics, by Lawrence M. Krauss

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #320 on: October 02, 2013, 05:30:01 PM »
What is more, he knew where he came from.

Lord of the Rings; The fellowship of the Ring, J. R. R. Tolkien

Offline Tersius

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #321 on: October 04, 2013, 06:03:14 AM »
"Battery gates properly installed"

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #322 on: October 14, 2013, 08:47:42 PM »
"During the week you might be the only one to appreciate clever DJ dance remixes, but on weekends clubbers descend from Casablanca to revive the last days of Disco"

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #323 on: October 14, 2013, 09:20:40 PM »
I have two books on top of one another that are equally close... >.>

He felt a flicker of worry in his stomach but took no notice of her.
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The highest prime number coalesced quietly in a corner and hid itself away forever.
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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #324 on: October 14, 2013, 09:28:02 PM »
For she is here, Elsewhere, and what good is a driver's license if the only place she can use it is here?

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