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At Encyclopaedia Britannica headquarters it was time for Something To Be Done, time for some of the old whizbang called product innovation.
You can look down between your boots and see air: for a rock climber, that’s the beginning of peace.
As historians, Messrs. Vidal and Updike are good novelists and playwrights.
(Of Man Coming Down Steps Of Court House After Acquittal On Charge Of Having Shot To Death An Episcopal Minister Reported To Be Working Up the Niggers)
“I haven’t waffled,” says Senator Henry M. Jackson, who offers consistency as his pre-eminent virtue. But consistency may prove to be the hobgoblin of his next bid for the presidency.