Scythe

Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't"--

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442472421

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 433

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"In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants. The one who becomes a scythe must kill the one who doesn't"--

Arc of a Scythe Pack

All three titles in the internationally bestselling Arc of a Scythe series: Scythe, Thunderhead and The Toll.Collect each title in the explosive Arc of a Scythe series by New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman.

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Arc of a Scythe

ISBN: 9781406393644

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All three titles in the internationally bestselling Arc of a Scythe series: Scythe, Thunderhead and The Toll. Collect each title in the explosive Arc of a Scythe series by New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman.

The Toll

With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1481497065

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 640

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In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created? Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.

Thunderhead

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology.

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781442472457

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 512

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Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology. The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the “new order.” But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change. Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?

The Kalam Cosmological Argument Volume 1

Consider in U) iff no Reaper Reaper1 whose their scythe task is to swing swings their scythe at any their time scythe after at t t 1 1 .

Author: Paul Copan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1501330810

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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Did the universe begin to exist? If so, did it have a cause? Or could it have come into existence uncaused, from nothing? These questions are taken up by the medieval-though recently-revived-kalam cosmological argument, which has arguably been the most discussed philosophical argument for God's existence in recent decades. The kalam's line of reasoning maintains that the series of past events cannot be infinite but rather is finite. Since the universe could not have come into being uncaused, there must be a transcendent cause of the universe's beginning, a conclusion supportive of theism. This anthology on the philosophical arguments for the finitude of the past asks: Is an infinite series of past events metaphysically possible? Should actual infinites be restricted to theoretical mathematics, or can an actual infinite exist in the concrete world? These essays by kalam proponents and detractors engage in lively debate about the nature of infinity and its conundrums; about frequently-used kalam argument paradoxes of Tristram Shandy, the Grim Reaper, and Hilbert's Hotel; and about the infinity of the future.

The Scythe Book

New York: Delta, 1969. Margoliouth, H. M. (Ed.) The Poems and Letters of Andrew Marvell. Vol. 1: Poems (3rd ed.). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.

Author: David Tresemer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0811769860

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 144

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For the gardener, farmer, or homeowner, a good scythe is an efficient and enjoyable tool for cutting grasses and weeds and harvesting small grains. Author David Tresemer presents the results of years of research and practical experience so that the reader may learn to use and enjoy the scythe. In an age when most wonder how they can accomplish anything without the aid of electricity or gasoline, The Scythe Book shows how a traditional hand tool can often outperform more modern technology. This new edition includes an addendum on the practical use of the scythe by Peter Vido. Beginning with his recollections from boyhood in Slovakia, Vido shares what he has learned from European mowers and scythe-makers during trips to countries where scythes are still routinely used. He also provides detailed guidance on fitting the scythe (blade and snath) to the individual, care and repair of the blade, principles of movement, and much fascinating lore.


The Agrarian History of England and Wales Volume 1 Prehistory to AD 1042

Finds of scythes (Fig. 7 ; 1, n) have been made in Britain at Rushall Down, Corbridge, Newstead, Great Chesterford, Abington Piggotts, Bloxham, and Barnsley ...

Author: Stuart Piggott

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107401143

Category: History

Page: 1080

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This volume surveys the evolution of the man-made landscape in Britain over the period of some three millennia before the Roman conquest.

The Arc of a Scythe Trilogy

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology.

Author: Neal Shusterman

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781534461536

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 1600

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Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. This collectible boxed set includes hardcover editions of: Scythe Thunderhead The Toll


The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits

The beadle turned at our approach and reported gravely, “Father Hugh assures me one of these three is the guilty one. He asked that they bring their scythes ...

Author: Mike Ashley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472117085

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Divided into three main sections, "The Ancient World", "The Middle Ages" and "Regency and Gaslight", The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits includes: · The Thief versus Rhampsinitus by Herodotus - probably the earliest detective story ever written. · The Locked Tomb Mystery, set in ancient Egypt, by Elizabeth Peters. · A new story by John Maddox Roberts featuring the young Roman detective Decius Metellus. · Robert van Gulik's ingenious He Came With the Rain featuring Judge Dee, a real-life character who lived inseventh-century China. · A new story by Peter Tremayne, set in seventh-century Ireland and featuring Sister Fidelma. · Ellis Peters' Brother Cadfael story The Price of Light. · Paul Harding's The Confession of Brother Athelstan. · A classic locked-room mystery featuring Lillian de la Torre's popular detective Sam Johnson. · A story by Michael Harrison featuring August Dupin, the detective created by Edgar Allan Poe and the inspiration behind Sherlock Holmes. · John Dickson Carr's acclaimed The Gentleman from Paris. ...and many more!

The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume 1 Industrialisation 1700 1870

... leases often specified the amount of pasture that could be ploughed up (Clark ... Harvesting saw a shift from the sickle to the scythe, but this was a ...

Author: Roderick Floud

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316061159

Category: Business & Economics

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A new edition of the leading textbook on the economic history of Britain since industrialization. Combining the expertise of more than thirty leading historians and economists, Volume 1 tracks Britain's economic history in the period ranging from 1700 to 1870 from industrialisation to global trade and empire. Each chapter provides a clear guide to the major controversies in the field and students are shown how to connect historical evidence with economic theory and apply quantitative methods. New approaches are proposed to classic issues such as the causes and consequences of industrialisation, the role of institutions and the state, and the transition from an organic to an inorganic economy, as well as introducing new issues such as globalisation, convergence and divergence, the role of science, technology and invention, and the growth of consumerism. Throughout the volume, British experience is set within an international context and its performance benchmarked against its global competitors.

Ray Bradbury Stories

He detoured around that place where the lives of his children and his wife grew up in the sun, and used his scythe on the far end of the field where he knew he would make no mistakes. But he no longer liked the work.

Author: Ray Bradbury

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007497687

Category: Fiction

Page: 864

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One hundred classic stories from the celebrated author of Fahrenheit 451.

Science and Civilisation in China Volume 6 Biology and Biological Technology Part 2 Agriculture

97 page 319 137 Japanese wheeled hand - harrow ; Pauer ( 1 ) , fig . ... 116 . page 327 146 Rice - harvesting with reaping knives and scythes ; stone relief ...

Author: Joseph Needham

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521250764

Category: History

Page: 768

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This second part of the sixth volume of Joeph Needham's great enterprise is an account of the technological history of agriculture, with major sections devoted to field systems, implements and techniques (sowing, harvesting, storing) and crop systems (what has grown and where and how crops rotated).

The Chronicles of the Elders Malefisterium Volume 1 The Ordeal of Freya

In an instant he dipped under the blade and grabbed the shaft of the scythe, stopping the endless rain of blows. For a moment, Vlad thought that Peter would ...

Author: Andrew Ognev

Publisher: Litres

ISBN: 504331589X

Category: Fiction

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The confrontation of two primal elements, Light and Darkness, is a traditional narrative motif. But what if it is no longer possible to fight against the Darkness? What if everything that exists in the world was created from it by the Demiurges? The Darkness wants the world to embrace both life and death. The world is doomed; and however hard we try to prevent its end, it only draws nearer. A Luminary arrives on Earth to keep the balance of the two forces and to prevent both sides from destroying this world. Embodied in a child’s body, he must accomplish his mission.

Bad Things Volume One

Cass threw his scythe. It tumbled end over end and— Marguerite burst into twelve crows once more. The scythe hit one crow but missed the others. Shit.

Author: Cynthia Eden

Publisher: Hocus Pocus Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1942840330

Category: Fiction

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There are BAD THINGS in the world…and it’s time for you to meet them. If you love sexy paranormal romances that are filled with alpha werewolves, dark demons, seductive vampires, powerful witches, and supernatural suspense, then this boxed set is for you. This boxed set includes three complete novels in New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Cynthia Eden’s BAD THINGS series. Included titles: THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE – Book 1 ON THE PROWL - Book 2 UNDEAD OR ALIVE - Book 3 THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE Luke Thorne loves having one hell of a good time. As the ruler of every dark creature to walk the earth, he certainly has more than a bit of a bad side. He lives for danger and isn’t the type to lose his heart—mostly because he doesn’t have one. Then she walks into his life. Mina James is seduction in the flesh, a perfect temptation that the devil himself couldn’t pass up. Soon he’s realizing that she isn’t who she appears to be. Not dark and cold, but burning red hot. Mina is a woman fighting for her life—and the Lord of the Dark suddenly finds himself in an unlikely role…hero. ON THE PROWL Panther shifter Julian Craig has a mission—protect Rose Kinley at all costs. It’s his fault that she lost her human life, and he literally made a deal with the devil so that she would have a second chance as a vampire. And as part of that deal, he’s supposed to keep his hands off Rose. An impossible task considering the dangerous lust he feels for her. UNDEAD OR ALIVE Cassius "Cass" Garvan is the last Reaper. One of the baddest of the bad...Cass can literally kill with a touch. He's the bounty hunter who always brings in his prey, undead or alive. This time, he has a new target...the all-too-tempting Amber Fortune. Hunting her down was the easy part. Giving her up? Cass isn't so sure that he can let her go.

America s Got Stories Volume One

I'm the one he wants.” Death quickly caught up to him, savagely swinging his deadly scythe. Scott tried to dodge as much as possible, but was often forced ...

Author: American Writers

Publisher: Koehler Books

ISBN: 0983501343

Category: Fiction

Page: 254

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This anthology presents 37 short stories written by 32 all-American Writers, including first-place winner James Lough; second-place winner Rondaniel Case; and third-place winner J. Lee McKenzie. Nine judges considered 113 submitted stories, and chose the ones featured in this book.

Sowing Modernity

... from Richard Peters and to Arthur Young); J. F. D. Smyth 1784, Vol. 2, 1 13. 32. ... primarily with sickles at this time, and almost never with scythes.

Author: Peter D. McClelland

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 1501728652

Category: History

Page: 368

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Contrary to those who regard the economic transformation of the West as a gradual process spanning centuries, Peter D. McClelland claims the initial transformation of American agriculture was an unmistakable revolution. He asks when a single crucial question was first directed persistently, pervasively, and systematically to farming practices: Is there a better way? McClelland surveys practices from crop rotation to livestock breeding, with a particular focus on the change in implements used to produce small grains. With wit and verve and an abundance of detail, he demonstrates that the first great surge in inventive activity in agronomy in the United States took place following the War of 1812, much of it in a fifteen-year period ending in 1830. Once questioning the status quo became the norm for producers on and off the farm, according to McClelland, the march to modernization was virtually assured. With the aid of more than 270 illustrations, many of them taken from contemporary sources, McClelland describes this stunning transformation in a manner rarely found in the agricultural literature. How primitive farming implements worked, what their defects were, and how they were initially redesigned are explained in a manner intelligible to the novice and yet offering analysis and information of special interest to the expert.

The Novels of May Sarton Volume One

They were climbing, past small stone houses with sills and doors painted green, past a man alone in a field mowing, the long slow sweep of the scythe laying ...

Author: May Sarton

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504049683

Category: Fiction

Page: 715

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Three luminous novels from a New York Times–bestselling author and National Book Award finalist whose “prose leaves compelling echoes in one’s mind” (The New York Times Book Review). Throughout her long and acclaimed career, May Sarton refused to be categorized. As a memoirist, poet, and novelist, she broke new ground by openly exploring homosexuality, gender inequality, and other once taboo social issues. Gathered here in one volume are three of her most memorable and moving works of fiction. Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing: Widely regarded as her most important work, Sarton’s 1965 semiautobiographical novel centers upon Hillary Stevens, an author now in her twilight years. As she prepares to publish anew, Stevens sits down to discuss her life, the arc of her creative journey, and her love affairs—with both men and women. “The plot of this short novel is deceptively simple, the mood subtle, the feeling intense” (The New York Times Book Review). A Shower of Summer Days: The Irish estate home Dene Court has been shuttered for years—but this summer Violet Dene Gordon and her husband Charles return from British Burma, electrifying life in the sleepy village that adjoins Violet’s childhood home. As an added complication, Violet’s American niece is being sent to Ireland to separate her from an unsuitable romantic attachment. A National Book Award finalist, “A Shower of Summer Days establishes once and for all [Sarton’s] unmistakable authority” (The New York Times Book Review). The Magnificent Spinster: This “absolutely compelling . . . monument to love . . . [and] friendship” is actually the story of two women: Cam, the novel’s narrator, and the recently deceased Jane Reid. Unmarried and childless, Jane left no family to remember her, so Cam sets out to immortalize the life of her quietly remarkable friend and teacher in fiction (The Cleveland Plain Dealer).

FERHENGA BIR SK Kurmanji English Dictionary Volume One A L

... -k'etin k'éfa duniayé (FK-eb-1) to indulge in the pleasures of this world; ... Scythe, pruning hook: "Di nava erdén xwe de bi qalāc à kélendiiran ...

Author: Michael L. Chyet

Publisher: Transnational Press London

ISBN: 1912997045

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 494

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Ferhenga Biruski is the go-to dictionary for Kurmanji a dialect of Kurdish spoken originally in parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey while also being common among a large diaspora of Kurds in Europe, North America and elsewhere. This comprehensive Kurmanji-English dictionary is prepared in two volumes by Michael L. Chyet, a renowned linguist with extensive knowledge of the major dialects of Kurdish. This dictionary is an essential reference source for linguists and others interested in Kurdish language and people. "The second edition of my Kurmanji-English dictionary, which I would like to call “Ferhenga Birûskî” to honor the memory of my beloved friend and colleague Birûsk Tugan, contains considerably more entries, and in many cases offers fuller information on earlier entries. In addition, I have found and corrected several typographical errors. Moreover, it is to be accompanied by a companion English to Kurdish volume. [...] It is my goal to accurately reflect the language as it exists today, providing variant spellings, synonyms, and regional usage, as well as etymologies. The late Iranist D.N. MacKenzie advised me early on to avoid filling my dictionary with “ghost words”. He suggested that I base all the entries in my dictionary on texts (both written and orally generated), to ensure that I am reflecting the language as it is used by its speakers. The earlier dictionaries include words of unknown provenance, which may have no existence outside those pages." - Excerpt from the Introduction by Michael L. Chyet Preface by Deniz Ekici Introduction to Ferhenga Birûskî Review of Kurdish Dictionaries How to use the dictionary Abbreviations Abbreviations of Sources Used in Compiling this Dictionary Sources for Linguistic Comparison Place of Origin of Informants Calendar Systems Dictionary A to L