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Published: 28 December 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382348-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
... The Poor Kitty and the Padrone and the Tortoise-shell Cat in "Cat in the Rain" Warren Bennett • Ernest Hemingway's short story "Cat in the Rain," first published as an integral part of Hemingway's In Our Time...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393573-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9357-3
...) Tortoise Shell (Indonesia) ...
Published: 17 June 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8651-3
... des iles Antilles de l’Amérique 60 5. ‘‘Visite des sauvages aux François’’ 67 6. Carib man and woman 73 7. PagesfromBreton,Dictionaire caraïbe-françois 81 8. ‘‘Carte des Isles de l’Amérique’’ 98 9. Tortoise hunting 102 10. Frontispiece, Oexmelin, Histoire des avanturiers 106 11...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... shells mooring reluctantly in air Bodies like tortoises’ grown to ornamented bone. Our weather surprises these animals from different skies. As a horse in sun-blind pasturage is perplexed by flies, They are sucked and bitten by bills of lichen, pierced by frost. The bells...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... brine I inhale the beginnings of life. Your silver tongues hiss then retreat leaving hieroglyphs and silence on the sand. Take me with you, Yemayá. Let me ride your flaking tortoise shell, dance with your serpents and your seals. Let me roar down...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
... just opposite this river there is an island in the ocean, the last part of the inhabited world towards the east, under the rising sun itself; it is called Chryse, and it has the best tortoise-­shell of all places on the Erythraean Sea [Indian Ocean]. Translated from Greek by Wilfred H. Schoff. ...
Published: 28 December 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382348-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
... to read. There suddenly is a knock at the door, and the maid appears with a big tortoise-shell cat for the wife. Hemingway's characteristic method of creating sjuzet on "a new theory that you could omit anything if you knew that you omitted, and the omitted part would strengthen the story and...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin, Timmie NWillie, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and Mr. Alderman Ptolemy Tortoise could possibly be indi√erent to the creatures of the garden. I think of them all as personal friends, even though I have had to acknowledge that some are very destructive. Mr. Jeremy Fisher...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
... of tortoises and sea lions for the extraction of oil, meat, and fur. Beginning in 1832, Ecuador attempted to colonize the islands permanently. Floreana, an island at the south of the archipelago, which had fresh water, was the first to be occupied by settlers. It is likely that this small...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... ‘Grizel Hamilton’; ‘Moonstone’, a delicate cool lavender gray, endowed with the sweetest scent of any sweet pea, not so strong as to become a burden and lasting until the flower fades; ‘Tortoise Shell’, an orange-salmon that does not burn in hot weather; and ‘Seashell’, a delicate shaded pink...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...-colored sweet peas, especially the lilac of ‘Grizel Hamilton’; ‘Moonstone’, a delicate cool lavender gray, endowed with the sweetest scent of any sweet pea, not so strong as to become a burden and lasting until the flower fades; ‘Tortoise Shell’, an orange-salmon that does not burn in hot...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-132
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... that we stuck in the stem end of the orange. January 11, 1959 creatures add to a garden o one brought up on Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin, Timmie NWillie, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and Mr. Alderman Ptolemy Tortoise could possibly be indi√erent to the creatures of the...
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By Catherine Clinton
Published: 09 September 1994
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8188-4
... terms ofwho can cross the finish line first, many historians ofsouthern women have been consigned to the status ofalso-rans. But contemporary scholars of southern women are rapidly recovering their edge. Not unlike the tortoise racing the hare, those pursuing south• ern women's history may finish...
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By James Applewhite
Published: 04 July 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...: Not dream-riotous gargoyles leering from moldings, But divine dumb beasts from elsewhere, foreheads on fire With spires of idea, limestone shells mooring reluctantly in air Bodies like tortoises’ grown to ornamented bone. Our weather surprises these animals from different...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393573-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9357-3
... tortoise- shell], because the Chinese know how to secure their advantage, by collect- ing it secretly from the Turijene fishermen, called Bajo in Ternate, and carry- ing it without paying duty, which we call smuggling, but that is by no means the case with the above mentioned fishermen or natives, who...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396901-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9690-1
... own music would emerge in the mid- and late Sixties-and those like Brian Eno in the Seventies and Eighties who were influenced by Young but crossed over into rock music. By 1964 Young embarked on two new works that would preoccupy him for the next two decades or so: The Tortoise, His Dreams...
Published: 06 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394693-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9469-3
... Black Album), the release that brought the band into the mainstream in 1991, had just passed Shania Twain’s Come on Over to claim the title of best- selling album of the SoundScan era. As a race between tortoise and hare, and between one musical mood and another, the contrast is striking. Come...
Published: 11 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386919-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8691-9
... fresh water and fresh foodstu√s: coconuts, fish, parrots, doves, and tortoises whose ‘‘shells were so large that six men could sit together on a single one And, of course, the dodos—Walg-vogels (disgusting birds) to the Dutch, who found all but their stomachs hard to swallow. They...
Published: 28 December 1990
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8234-8
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395423-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9542-3
... novel analysis of the paradox of Achilles and the tortoise to illustrate how to dissolve the problem (tfw 113–14/75–76). For Bergson, the Eleatic ‘‘proof’’ that movement is impossible is in fact a sophism arising from a false premise: the perfect divisibility of movement. This divisibility de- pends...