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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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Σελίδα 2 - RECONSIDERATION. [When a question has been once made, and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof, but no motion for the reconsideration of any vote shall be in order after a bill, resolution, message, report, amendment, or motion upon which the vote was taken, shall have gone out of the possession of the Senate...
Σελίδα 57 - ... to make satisfaction for the same, to an amount not exceeding three and one quarter millions of dollars.
Σελίδα 51 - The boundary line between the two countries west of the Mississippi, shall begin on the Gulf of Mexico, at the mouth of the River Sabine, in the sea, continuing north along the western bank of that river, to the 32d degree of latitude ; thence by a line due north...
Σελίδα 3 - EVERY bill shall receive three readings previous to its being passed ; and the President shall give notice at each, whether it be the first, second, or third ; which readings shall be on three different days, unless the Senate unanimously direct otherwise...
Σελίδα 40 - The United States of America and His Catholic Majesty desiring to consolidate on a permanent basis the friendship and good correspondence which happily prevails between the two Parties, have determined to settle and terminate all their differences and pretensions by a Treaty, which shall designate with precision the limits of their respective bordering territories in North America.
Σελίδα 57 - ... the city of Washington, and, within the space of three years from the time of their first meeting, shall receive, examine and decide upon the amount and validity of all the claims included within the descriptions above - mentioned.
Σελίδα 3 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Σελίδα 5 - The votes so confirmed shall, by the House, or a committee thereof, be reduced, into the form of a ratification, with or without modifications, as may have been decided, and shall be proposed on a subsequent day, when every one shall again be free to move amendments, either by inserting or leaving out words; in which last case the question shall be, ' Shall the words stand part of the resolution?
Σελίδα 35 - Mississippi, known by the name of East and West Florida. The adjacent Islands dependent on said Provinces, all public lots and squares, vacant Lands, public Edifices, Fortifications, Barracks and other Buildings, which are not private property, Archives and Documents, which relate directly to the property and sovereignty of said Provinces, are included in this Article. The said Archives and Documents shall be left in possession of the Commissaries, or Officers of the United States, duly authorized...
Σελίδα 5 - Resolved, that all confidential communications, made by the President of the United States to the Senate, shall be, by the members thereof, kept secret ; and that all treaties, which may hereafter be laid before the Senate, shall also be kept secret ; until the Senate shall, by their resolution, take off the injunction of secrecy.

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