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His captor was Burton Duff, the jailer, as white as death and bearing upon his brow the livid mark of the iron bar.
All of that you know, but what you do not know is this--which, however, has no bearing upon the subject of your psychological researches--at least not upon that branch of them in which, with a delicacy and consideration all your own, you have asked for less assistance than I think I have given you:
As the journals, on which I chiefly depended, had been kept by men of business, intent upon the main object of the enterprise, and but little versed in science, or curious about matters not immediately bearing upon their interest, and as they were written often in moments of fatigue or hurry, amid the inconveniences of wild encampments, they were often meagre in their details, furnishing hints to provoke rather than narratives to satisfy inquiry.
The frigate, immediately upon coming to an anchor, got springs on her cables, and with he guns; cast loose and her men at their quarters, lay in the circular basin of Papeete, with her broadside bearing upon the devoted town; while her numerous cutters, hauled in order alongside, were ready to effect a landing, under cover of her batteries.
Here, too, since she was to be eaten and since the taboo had no bearing upon one condemned to be cooked, the thin little Mary from the lazarette was tumbled trussed upon the floor among the many blacks who had teased and mocked her for being fattened by Van Horn for the eating.
As I thus mused, with half-shut eyes, while the sun sank rapidly to rest, and eddying currents careered round and round the island, bearing upon their bosom large, dazzling, white flakes of the bark of the sycamore-flakes which, in their multiform positions upon the water, a quick imagination might have converted into any thing it pleased, while I thus mused, it appeared to me that the form of one of those very Fays about whom I had been pondering made its way slowly into the darkness from out the light at the western end of the island.
Any persons having knowledge bearing upon Bryant's fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact Cheryl L.
Ten Things I Wish Jesus Never Said by Victor Kuligin (Professor and Academic Dean at Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary) is an inherently fascinating study of ten of Christ's principle sayings and their overwhelming effect and bearing upon his followers.
With this nomination, Bush put into practice what we have known all along: that a person's sexual orientation has no bearing upon one's ability to do a job and successfully serve our country," said Lorri L.