Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended. It combines the best features of that primitive form of cricket known asTip-and-Run with those of lawn tennis, Puss-in-the-corner and Handel's Messiah.
Reading is not a straightforward linear movement, a merely cumulative affair: our initial speculations generate a frame of reference within which to interpret what comes next, but what comes next may retrospectively transform our original understanding, highlighting some Features of it and backgrounding others.terry eagleton
I view the major Features of my own odyssey as a set of mostly fortunate contingencies. I was not destined by inherited mentality or family tradition to become a paleontologist. I can locate no tradition for scientific or intellectual careers anywhere on either side of my eastern European Jewish background. […] I view my serious and lifelong commitment to baseball in entirely the same manner: purely as a contingent circumstance of numerous, albeit not entirely capricious, accidents.stephen jay gould
Cultural freedom is in special danger today because so much of our life has been politicized. … With governments which are popular and free, but which allow political sanction to pressures building up against certain types of cultural expression, … the pressure … moves to condemn on grounds which are social and political, and its desire is for uniformity, standardization, consolidation, and all the other Features of Gleichschaltung, as it moves to protect from criticism and even from realistic depiction something over which people have become politically excited. In our American experience, these pressures have been largely social.richard weaver
Anarchism does not mean bloodshed; it does not mean robbery, arson, etc. These monstrosities are, on the contrary, the characteristic Features of capitalism. Anarchism, or Socialism, means the re-organization of society upon scientific principles and the abolition of causes which produce vice and crime.Spies (1887 cited in: Lucy Eldine Parsons, August Vincent Theodore Spies (1969) Famous Speeches of the Eight Chicago Anarchists. p. 22
MediaWiki is a useful tool for supporting group collaboration but when we apply it to the academic setting, we need to consider and adapt some Features to match the needs of the classroom environment, which requires mandatory collaborative writing.Eli B. Cohen (2009). Growing Information Part I. Journal of Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology; Volume 6. p. 61. ISBN 1932886168.
The very essence of mass communication theory is a simple but all-embracing expression of technological determinism, since the essential Features depend on what certain technologies have made possible, certain technologies have made possible, especially the following: communication at a distance, the multiplication and simultaneous distribution of diverse ‘messages’, the enormous capacity and speed of carriers, and the limitations on response. There is no escaping the implication that public communication as practised in modern societies is profoundly shaped by these general FeaturesDenis McQuail (2002) McQuail's Reader in Mass Communication Theory.
The anthropologists got it wrong when they named our species Homo sapiens ('wise man'). In any case it's an arrogant and bigheaded thing to say, wisdom being one of our least evident Features. In reality, we are Pan narrans, the storytelling chimpanzee.terry pratchett
Fight Features. … The only way to make software secure, reliable, and fast is to make it small.andrew s. tanenbaum
[H]istorians often do not mention the truly important Features of daily life, like games, concentrating instead on tedious political maneuvering.Numerology: Or, What Pythagoras Wrought (MAA 1997, 10th edition), p. 148, ISBN 0-88385-524-0
There is an insistent tendency among serious social scientists to think of any institution which Features rhymed and singing commercials, intense and lachrymose voices urging highly improbable enjoyment, caricatures of the human esophagus in normal and impaired operation, and which hints implausibly at opportunities for antiseptic seduction as inherently trivial. This is a great mistake. The industrial system is profoundly dependent on commercial television and could not exist in its present form without it.john kenneth galbraith
The color of the prisoner’s skin, and the form of his Features, are not impressed upon the spiritual immortal mind which works beneath. In spite of human pride, he is still your brother, and mine, in form and color accepted and approved by his Father, and yours, and mine, and bears equally with us the proudest inheritance of our race — the image of our Maker. Hold him then to be a Man.william h. seward
Some of the beliefs and legends bequethed to us by Antquity are so universally and firmly established that we have become accustomed to consider them as being almost as ancient as humanity itself. Nevertheless we are tempted to inquire how far the fact that some of these beliefs and legends have so many Features in common is due to chance, and wether the similarity between them may not point to the exestience of an ancient, totally unknown and unsuspected civilization of which all other traces have disappeared. This site is terrible! from, Allyson Stanley former miss America! ;)frederick soddy
We humans have many vestigial Features proving that we evolved. The most famous is the appendix.jerry coyne
I say more, the just man justices; Keeps grace: that keeps all his goings graces; Acts in God's eye what in God's eye he is Christ for Christ plays in ten thousand places, Lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the Features of men's faces.gerard manley hopkins
It is difficult to falsify the hypothesis of dark matter, because, as with Ptolemy's epicycles, true believers can always add additional arbitrary Features and free parameters to overcome any conceivable difficulties that occur with the dark matter models.john moffat
By the time of his Fourth String Quartet, inversional symmetry had become as fundamental a premise of Bartók's harmonic language as it is of the twelve-tone music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern. Neither he nor they ever realized that this connection establishes a profound affinity between them in spite of the stylistic Features that so obviously distinguish his music from theirs...Nowhere does he [Bartók] recognize the communality of his harmonic language with that of the twelve-tone composers that is implied in their shared premise of the harmonic equivalence of inversionally symmetrical pitch-class relations.george perle
The Parable of the Tabernacle : The Holy Spirit is our authority for Affirming that the Tabernacle, which Moses reared in the wilderness was parable of a more glorious heritage . ”The Holy Spirit this signifying...the first tabernacle... was a figure (Greek, parable) for the time then present. (Hebrews 9:8,9)...The main Features of the Tabernacle was its three-fold division – a trinity in unity : The Outer court...; The Inner court…; and the Inner Most Court or Holy of Holies.In pp.29-30 (All the Parables of the Bible)
We conclude that given the current and foreseeable state of technology the content protection Features of DRM are not effective at combating piracy.Stuart Haber, Bill Horne, Joe Pato, Tomas Sander, Robert Endre Tarjan, Trusted Systems Laboratory, HP Laboratories Cambridge, 2003 
This book... provides a formal notational system for drawing and maintaining IT architectures, which I call the Enterprise Information Technology Architecture Blueprinting (EAB for short). This methodology adresses the Features required of any formal notational system... In short, EAB defines a communications system that allows a community of IT professionals to visualize architectures in a standard manner.Bernard H. Boar (1999). Constructing Blueprints for Enterprise IT Architectures. John Wiley & son. p. xxiii
Fascism, at any rate the German version, is a form of capitalism that borrows from Socialism just such Features as will make it efficient for war purposes.george orwell
That is the great strength of PASCAL, that there are so few unnecessary Features and almost no need for subsets. That is why the language is strong enough to support specialized extensions--Concurrent PASCAL for real time work, PASCAL PLUS for discrete event simulation, UCSD PASCAL for microprocessor work stations.C. A. R. Hoare (1980) "The Emperor's Old Clothes", 1980 Turing Award lecture, Communications of the ACM 24 (2), (February 1981): p. 75-83.
To highlight and accentuate their eyes, cheeks, noses and other Features, all dancers, male and female, wear makeup when they are onstage.p.7 (A Beginner’s Guide to Ballet)
Devotion to God is a specific religious attitude and sentiment , the essential Features of which are faith , love , and trust in God.Paul Pathickal, in "Christ and the Hindu Diaspora", p.49
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