"An epic novel about the far-reaching effects of China's revolutionary history, told through the stories of two interlinked musical families, from the 1940s to the present day"--Page 4 of cover.
Author: Madeleine Thien
Publisher: W. W. Norton
I think we are sort of splitting straws on this proposition . Mr. CHOATE . I would
not say that . Mr. TREADWAY . You say you have nothing to do with this law ,
when you yourself say that your administration would not be in existence if it were
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means
Now , I stand by the law of the Government and I have nothing to complain of and
nothing to say . We heard before you got here ... any land , and I believe that . I
myself do not think we should sell the reservation before we get anything out of it
Winner of the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and the City of Vancouver Book Award, and a Regional Finalist for the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book Longing, familiarity, and hope suffuse these stories as they mine the charged ...
Author: Madeleine Thien
Publisher: Vintage Canada
No . ( Cross examined by Mr . Watermeyer . ] – He did not say that he was in the
fight at Balfour ? - He did not say that at all ... people for the sake of the English ;
and why should we purposely enter into a case with which we had nothing to do .
Author: Andries Botha (defendant.)
Category: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
He had could not but think , after reading the Report , that it did not hoped to have
heard something more of the real state of the ... No estimate had been laid before
them which appeared to him , he would not say offensive , but assuredly nothing
but a bare statement . ... em by the Royal Commissioners in a friendly spirit , to
say we would ployed would not do his work for nothing ? not adjourn our meeting
Q . - Can you give me the names — just until we get the offer — of the bond
houses or banks which made that offer ? A . — The Continental and Commercial ,
the First Trust Savings , Harris Trust , Merchants Loan - I may not have these titles
exactly accurate — the Merchants Loan and Trust , and ... I might say that there
were several strings attached to this offer . ... We had nothing to do with that end
of it .
Author: Ontario. Legislative Assembly
This may be true to a limited extent , but it does not explain the phenomena . The
plant r perishes from ... in which caso we need not say that the expansive force of
frozen fluid could have nothing to operate upon . All the experience that forty ...
Author: United States. Department of Agriculture
Yes , " said the husband , “ and I think we had better go and hear the minister that
she goes to hear . Evidently she ... It is not everybody who can say , “ I have
married a wife ” ; but everywhere you can meet with a person who pleads , “ I
HAVE NO TIME . " You say ... I do not meet any one of our friends saying ,
towards evening , “ I am ready to faint , for I have had nothing to eat since I got up
. I have had no ...
Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Category: Sermons, English
-A . I could not say . ... Q. By whom 1 - A . I think they were put in the box by Moore
; but I can't say which of them . Q. Did ... she said , " it is no use to us ; we have got
nothing , and we can't get anything for it ; I am here , away from every body .
The Amendment of the had passed during the last two or three noble Lord ( Lord
George Hamilton ) hit years through a ... of the House , and he had not aban - /
Nothing could be more fatal to the posidoned the hope that the Government tion
of ... It was not struction ; but , for his part , he would by talking of inconvenience ,
it was not say that he had not always been ... if we had not had Irish Obstrucleges
of the House , that the Opposition tion , we should have had Irish rebelcould hope
Author: Great Britain. Parliament
Category: Great Britain
if he chooses to do so," surely it is only logical to say, "You shall have the right of
private importation,'' if the same right is ... we shall have nothing more to say; but
we do not see why we should be deprived of the right to have the people speak ...
Author: Canada. Parliament. Senate
Had I not come back to England , you Brian nodded again , as if he admired
would have claimed the money ? his father's caution , and had nothing to say “
Yes — and restored it to its rightful against the means which had been adopted
owner . ” to discover his true character . “ I am a man of the world and understand
“ And we have heard nothing to your dishuman nature - you would have been its
Weaving together the threads of Janie's life, Dogs at the Perimeter evokes totalitarianism through the eyes of a little girl, and draws a remarkable map of the mind's battle with memory, loss and the horrors of war.
Author: Madeleine Thien
Publisher: Granta Books
In all these cases , we have said that the cosmological Idea is either 100 great ,
or too small , for any intelligent conception by the Understanding . But why should
we not say just the reverse , and throw the blame on the Cuerstanding rather than
the Reason , by affirming the ... we may pass it by on the other sidle with impunity
and indifference , as an insoluble problem with which we have nothing to do .
Author: Francis Bowen
Category: Philosophy, Modern
If we have lost it ! ” he " Don ' t speak to me of faith , ” he said . said . “ If we did not
altogether possess it “ I feel as if I had been playing at faith all / while we might ! ”
my life , and could lay hold on nothing . " " Even then , he is not in the past , " I ...
In You Don’t Belong Here, Elizabeth Becker uses these women’s work and lives to illuminate the Vietnam War from the 1965 American buildup, the expansion into Cambodia, and the American defeat and its aftermath.
Author: Elizabeth Becker
Publisher: Black Inc.
I have already referred to the negotiation between the plaintiff respecting the time
loan at eight per cent . until the 1st December . Now on referring ... We do not say
we assumed any loan , that assumption might refer to the terms ; that is all . ” Q . “
Was ... Then in answer to his lordship , “ We had nothing to do with Moat at all .
Category: Law reports, digests, etc