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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Les hele vurderingen

POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A Memoir

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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Les hele vurderingen

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Side 23 - ... present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects of the two Powers: it being well understood, that this agreement is not to be construed to the prejudice of any claim, which either of the two high contracting parties may have 'to any part of the said country, nor shall it be taken to affect the claims of any other Power or State to any part of the said country ; the only object of the high contracting parties, in that respect, being to prevent disputes and differences amongst themselves.
Side 28 - The Consuls, Vice-Consuls and Commercial Agents shall have the right, as such, to sit as judges and arbitrators in such differences as may arise between the captains and crews of the vessels belonging to the nation whose interests are committed to their charge, without the interference of the local authorities...
Side 710 - It is agreed that any country that may be claimed by either party on the north-west coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years from the date of the signature of the present convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects, of the two powers...
Side 571 - Europe, and no higher or other duties shall be imposed on the importation into the territories of His Britannic Majesty in Europe of any articles, the growth. produce, or manufacture of the United States, than are or shall be payable on the like articles, being the growth, produce, or manufacture of any other foreign country...
Side 27 - ... balance of power." It cannot be permitted to have any application on the North American continent, and especially to the United States. We must ever maintain the principle, that the people of this continent alone have the right to decide their own destiny. Should any portion of them, constituting...
Side 20 - The length of time since some of the injuries have been committed, the repeated and unavailing applications for redress, the wanton character of some of the outrages upon the property and persons of our citizens, upon the officers and flag of the United States, independent of recent insults to this Government and people by the late extraordinary Mexican minister, would justify in the eyes of all nations immediate war.
Side 141 - Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of...
Side 571 - States, and no higher or other duties shall be imposed on the importation into the United States of any articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of His Britannic Majesty's territories in Europe, than are or shall be payable on the like articles, being the growth, produce, or manufacture of any other foreign country...
Side 16 - Davis moved to amend the same by striking out all after the word "resolved...
Side 789 - The Mexican Government not only refused to receive him or listen to his propositions, but after a longcontinued series of menaces have at last invaded our territory and shed the blood of our fellow-citizens on our own soil.

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