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|Beaumarchais, Pierre De Most of the arguments to which I am party fall |
somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my
opponent knows what we are talking about - Benchley, Robert I tell you
Wellington is a bad ...
|The humorist Robert BenchJey once said: "Most of the arguments to which I am a |
party fall somewhat short of being impressive owing to the fact that neither I nor
my opponent knows what we are talking about." I thought I knew what I was ...
|Thirty years of the celebrated American writer's career are represented in this compilation of over ninety humorous pieces "Robert Benchley is the funniest writer who ever lived.|
|Now this speech might be nothing more than a little piece of friendliness, |
intended to show that Miss Huntley had not forgotten ... You know how to nurse a.
grudge and pay it off in due season, Brian, he remarked. Do you consider that
we are quits now, or have you any idea of coming down to Kingsclifl' and working
for the Conservative candidate against me? .... My dear fellow, neither she nor
anybody else will ever live in that crumbling ruin, and I shouldn't mind laying you
short odds ...
|The businessmen were left to praise the Lord from the less dignified but |
somewhat mellower environs of the motel's bar, .... party's fall from grace: "Why is
it that two thirds of the elected officials in this country are Democrats, and yet we
have .... "I suspect that if you could get to the heart of what Mike really feels about
being Greek, you'd know an awful lot about him. ... of Roxbury, refusing to pander
or condescend to his audience talking transportation issues in impressive
detail that ...
|I'm so ashamed I " "I don't know but that's the one redeeming feature," said Mrs|
. Bailey. ... You can sleep in Sam's bed, I'd kind o' like to think there was a boy
sleepin' in that bed once more, and soon's the bank's open in ... Neither Philip
nor Mrs. Bailey said a word about repaying the loan, but within a month the
money began to return in instalments. ... MAY begin this article with the remark
tliat parliamentary precocity in our days describes a quality somewhat different
from that ...
|EDITOR'S NOTE Rediscovering Russia It may seem absurd to talk of Russia as a |
new country, but we might as well, ... The arguments of the "democrats" and "
centrists" in the Kremlin palace in early December echoed familiar party lines and
.... Spent my youth in an ecstasy of football. ... He was not impressive I
remember him as a provincial social science teacher given to long, boring
speeches ... I know that this idea of the 'civilized divorce' of the Soviet Union
belongs to Burbulis.
|For more than two years, we have been trying to reach an agreement on specific |
limitations of individual systems by ... This continued offensive and defensive
weapons race, while the SALT talks proceed, adds to the security of neither side.
.... Provided that this phase were kept short let us say 90 days the increase
in force levels would not be very significant. .... and be more threatening than any
we have known before; and it would be less stable than the situation we know
|Although the war had been short, it lasted long enough to make it obvious that |
India had become a major act in the international ... Nevertheless, the sky is not
falling, and one of the impressive features of the Chicago conference was that no
one ..... This technique exploits the fact that in gaseous form, heavier molecules
travel more slowly than lighter molecules. ..... a Peoples' Deputy, and TV anchor
Alexander Nevzorov, whom I did not know before, dishonestly used my name for
|Can we be sure that our opponent will adopt the pattern of behavior that seems |
rational to us? ... A fortiori it is going to influence the following short study, which
is concerned with the current problem of the diffusion of atomic arms. ... In reality,
neither France nor Great Britain will react even to extreme Soviet pressure or
provocation by launching war, for this ... This argument does not convince me for
two reasons: British and French do not feel more "concern" over Berlin than