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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 ... Ler crítica na íntegra


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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 ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Página 265 - States and the provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States; nor shall the lands or other property of nonresidents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents.
Página 265 - And in case of the death, removal, resignation, or necessary absence of the governor...
Página 168 - House dissenting) had declared that 'by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States...
Página 183 - When the debtor has concealed himself, or absconded, or absented himself 'from his usual place of abode in this Territory, so that the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon him.
Página 264 - ... France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies south of the Mississippi territory, and of an east and west line, to commence on the Mississippi River, at the thirty-third degree of north latitude, and to extend west to the western boundary of the said cession, shall constitute a territory of the United States, under the name of the territory of Orleans ; the government whereof shall be organized and administered as follows: Sec.
Página 13 - Congress of the United States, to annex herself to our Union; and, under these circumstances, it was plainly our duty to extend our protection over her citizens and soil.
Página 179 - The Supreme Court shall have a general superintending control over all inferior courts, and shall have power to issue writs of error, habeas corpus, mandamus, quo warranto, procedendo, and other original and remedial writs, and to hear, and determine the same. In all other cases it shall have appellate jurisdiction only.
Página 180 - OF RIGHTS. That the general, great, and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and unalterably established, WE DECLARE that SECTION 1.
Página 265 - Indian affairs, and shall approve of all laws passed by the legislative assembly before they shall take effect ; he may grant pardons for offences against the laws of the said territory, and reprieves for offenses against the laws of the United States...
Página 138 - If you insist in remaining upon the soil of the department of Tamaulipas, it will clearly result that arms, and arms alone, must decide the question ; and in that case I advise you that we accept the war to which, with so much injustice on your part, you provoke us, and that, on our part, this war shall be conducted conformably to the principles established by the most civilized nations, that is to say, that the law of nations and of war shall be the guide of my operations ; trusting that on your...

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