When I left, Merle was wearing a bungalow apron and rolling pie-crust. She came to the door wiping her hands on the apron and kissed me on the mouth and began to cry and ran back into the house, leaving the doorway empty until her mother came into the space with a broad homely smile on her face to watch me drive away. I had a funny feeling as I saw the house disappear, as though I had written a poem and it was very good and I had lost it and would never remember it again.
Qu'est-ce qu'une charite qui n'a point de pudeur avec le mise rable, et qui, avant de le soulager, commence par e craser son amour-propre. What is that charity worth which does not spare the wretched person's feelings, which instead, before providing comfort, beginsby wiping out hisself-esteem.Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
'There is no terror, brotherToby, in its looks, but what it borrowsfromgroans and convulsionsand theblowing of noses, and the wiping away of tears with the bottoms ofcurtains, ina dying man'sroomStrip itofthese, what is it?''Tis better in battle than in bed,'said my uncle Toby.Laurence Sterne
“Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond all we do here!”J. K. Rowling
That day it was just a massacre . Just plain right out, wiping out people.Leonard Gonzalez, testimony to the Peers Inquiry.[]
Ah, music," he said, wiping his eyes. "A magic far beyond all we do here! And now, bedtime. Off you trot!J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, spoken by Albus Dumbledore
First of all, the Ottoman Empire itself, now ruled by the nationalist Young Turks Committee, began to implement a deadly policy, which aimed at wiping out the non-Turkish elements in the Empire and culminated in the genocide of the Armenians and Greeks, particularly those living in the Pontos regionA Xanthopoulou-Kyriakou The Diaspora of the Greeks of the Pontos: Historical Background Journal of Refugee Studies- Oxford Univ Press, 1991 4(4):357-363
It is believed that in Turkey between 1913 and 1922, under the successive regimes of the Young Turks and of Mustafa Kemal (Ataturk), more than 3.5 million Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Christians were massacred in a state-organized and state-sponsored campaign of destruction and genocide, aiming at wiping out from the emerging Turkish Republic its native Christian populations. This Christian Holocaust is viewed as the precursor to the Jewish Holocaust in WWII. To this day, the Turkish government ostensibly denies having committed this genocide.Dr. Israel Charney quote (Sourced)
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