Forum: A Journal for the Teacher of English Outside the United States, Bände 21-22

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Seite 30 - Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
Seite 30 - Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame. "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!
Seite 15 - In this kind of writing, the development of the paragraph may be said to be "turning and turning in a widening gyre." The circles or gyres turn around the subject and show it from a variety of tangential views, but the subject is never looked at directly. Things are developed in terms of what they are not, rather than in terms of what they are.
Seite 37 - Art is the nearest thing to life ; it is a mode of amplifying experience and extending our contact with our fellow-men beyond the bounds of our personal lot.
Seite 37 - ... it promotes morality and refinement, by teaching men to discipline themselves, and by leading them to see that the highest, as it is the only permanent, content is to be attained, not by grovelling in the rank and steaming valleys of sense, but by continual striving towards those high peaks, where, resting in eternal calm, reason discerns the undefined but bright ideal of the highest Good — " a cloud by day, a pillar of fire by night.
Seite 37 - True wit is nature to advantage dress'd ; What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd ; Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind.
Seite 23 - You must remember this, A kiss is just a kiss. A sigh is just a sigh. The fundamental things apply, As time goes by.
Seite 16 - Two 100 pound tanks of oxygen Stellar map (of the moon's constellation) Life raft Magnetic compass 5 gallons of water Signal flares First aid kit containing injection needles Solar powered FM receiver-transmitter From "Lost on the Moon: A Decision Making Problem

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