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Oblique Strategies suggested by Bibliomancy

May 3rd, 2017

"Man kӧnnte von einer Glaubengemeinschaft dieses stoischen Ideals und dieser stroichen Menschen reden.
("One could speak of a faith-community of this Stoic ideal and of these people)

from The problems of civilizations: reports of the First Synopsis Conference of the S. I. E. C. C., Salzburg, 8-15, October, 1961.
Leddy Library: CB 3 .I767 1961

November 17, 2016

"Here all of emily's experiences for the past year were jotted down in note form.

from A little bird told me : family secrets, necessary lies
Leddy Library: CS2009 .R872 2002

November 4, 2016

"Now let us inquire into the nature of the frequency distributions that can be formed by classifying the commodity classes according to such criteria as the following: average distance of haul, median distance of haul and proportion of total carloads shipped less than an indicated distance.

from Commodity flow interconnections within the United States as reflected in the carload waybill analyses of the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1949-1950
Leddy Library: HE 2355 .C6

November 3, 2016

"At the age of fourteen he was bound apprentice to Ralph Beiby, copperplate engraver, and heartbroken, said good-bye to his care-free boyhood, the whins and the open air."

from A history of wood-engraving Leddy Library: NE1030 .B561964

October 24, 2016

"In der Praxis bürgerte sich schließlich die Gewohnheit ein, daß aus Polen kommende Postsenddugen mit der Anschrift „Gdańsk" von der polinishchen Post, die mit der Anschrift „Danzig" von der Danziger Post zugestellt wurden, ganz unabhängig von der „grünen Linie".

from Deutschen Ostgebiete zur Zeit de Weimarer Republik
Leddy Library: DD732.2 .S78Heft3

October 20, 2016

"But he preferred the flowers of his native region -- the tulips, dahlias, poppies, irises, bluebells, and the ponderous sunflowers -- that grew in his gardens at Utenwarf and Seebüll and were expressive of his inner visions. from Flowers and Animals -- Watercolors and Drawings
Leddy Library: ND1954.N6 U713

October 17, 2016

"Our Fraternity, therefore, becomes a valuable, necessary, and complementary adjunct to the College.
from The golden book of Tau Kappa Epsilon, 1899-1949.
Leddy Library: LJ 75 .T37 L4

October 11, 2016

"Or he could boast about having placed his genitals near hers during the dance.

from Folklore by the Fireside : text and context of the Tuscan veglia
Leddy Library: 177 .T8 F34 1980

October 3, 2016

"In 1797 Godwin married MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT who dies in childbirth some 5 months later (the child survived to become Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein

from The Blackwell encyclopaedia of political thought
Leddy Library: JA61 .B57 1987

September 30, 2016

"It forces us to think critically about such labels as "region" and "nation," and the privileges role of these facile categories in how we carve up the world

from The Black Sea: a history
Leddy Library: DJK66 .K56 2004

June 15, 2015

"Il la reperdra en septembre 1950, pour un espionnage économique en faveur de l'U.R.S.S.

from L'espionnage soviétique en France, 1944-1969
Leddy Library: DC404 .F3

April 21, 2015

"In the Upper Palacolithic period of northern Europe before the end of the last glaciation the archaeological evidence indicates that some groups of human hunters depended on the reindeer as much as the Laplanders of today and they lived by following the vast herds of migrating deer.

from Domesticated animals from early times
Leddy Library: SF41 .C58 1981

April 13, 2015

"Nevertheless there is some evidence of systematic discrepancies.

from Measure of the moon . Proceedings of the second International Conference on Selenodesy and Lunar Topography held in the University of Manchester, England, May 30-June 4, 1966
Leddy Library: QB581 .I57 1966

April 10, 2015

"The Fisher-man, 1.
catcheth fish,
either on the Shoar,
with an Hook

from Orbis sensualium pictus, 1659.
Leddy Library: LT101 .C613
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April 9, 2015

"PALMER, A. R. 1982. Fossils of Dresbachian and Franconian (Cambrian) age from the sub-surface of Western Indiana. Indiana Department of Natural Resources Geological Survey Special Report 29. 12 pp.

from Trilobites of the Upper Cambrian Sunwaptan stage, southern Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta
Leddy Library: QE821 .W44 1986
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April 8, 2015

"Tiger claws are used as a sedative, teeth for fever and nose leather for dog bites in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

from Canada's Role in the Tiger Trade.
Leddy Library: SK593.T5 C43 1996

April 6, 2015

"In scondary schools, specifically title courses in drama and theatre arts are much more common than in the elementary and junior highs.

from Face of the future : the report of the National Inquiry into Arts & Education in Canada.
Leddy Library: NX313.A1 C35

April 2, 2015

"In Romania it's called mamaliga, and in Italy it's called polenta.

from So what if you can't chew, eat hearty! : Recipes and a guide for the healthy and happy eating of soft and pureed foods.
Leddy Library: RK480 .G64

March 31, 2015

"Il faut des pommes de choix pour le marché de Paris et des autres grandes villed de France.

from La province de Québec à l'Exposition de Paris, 1900; rapport.
Leddy Library: T804.G1 C2
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March 27, 2015

"The chemical solution is brushed on with a long-haired brush (Figure 82A) or stippled on with a shorter-haired brush (Figure 82B), or sprayed on with an ordinary spray bottle or air brust (Figure 82C).

from Methods for MODERN SCULPTORS
Leddy Library: NB1170 .Y68

March 25, 2015

"In place of "Castro originals at Gramma, the ICRT, and as ministers of commincations, education and foreign affairs, will soon come younger technically qualified and ideologically reliable media bureaucrats and editors.

from Journalism in Cuba
Leddy Library: PN4934 .H37 1987

March 17, 2015

"It is one of the virtues of the constructivist school that it has realized this, and hence treats as an empirical problem what the functionalists are tempted to settle a priori.

from The Social science encyclopedia
Leddy Library: H41 .S63 1985

March 16, 2015

"An outstanding feature of Groningen is its ship-building industry.

from All about Holland
Leddy Library: DJ16 .E5

March 12, 2015

"Von seinen idealistischen Standpunkt aus ist auch das Urteil Treitschkes über die Sozialdemokratie zu verstehen.

from Die Wahlrechsfrage in der Geschichte der deutschen liberalen Parteien, 1848-1918
Leddy Library: JN3809 .G3

March 11, 2015

"Generally, the strip roads are prepared by passing the tractor and empty sleds over the roads one or two days before hauling.

from Snow Road Preparation in Scandinavia
Leddy Library: TE245 .A8

March 10, 2015

"Forty-four new contributors were added to the 1992 edition, including Jefferson W. Tester, professor of chemical engineering at MIT (Geothermal Energy), and Louise Bates Ames, associate director of the Gessell Institute of HUman Development (Child Development).

from Purchasing an encyclopedia: twelve points to consider
Leddy Library: AE1 .A48 1992

March 9, 2015

"Earthly and heavenly contrasted: man should choose the wheat and leave the chaff

from Configurations: a topographical approach to Renaissance Poetry
Leddy Library: PN1181 .R67 1994

March 6, 2015

"The most important element in reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide is the weathering of minerals known as silicates such as mica and feldspar (contained within granite).

from Rare Earth: Why Complex Life Is Uncommon in the Universe
Leddy Library: QB54 .W336 2000
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March 5, 2015

"The demise of Comecon automatically placed on the agenda the question of a successor organization.

from Handbook of Reconstruction in Eastern Europe & the Soviet Union
Leddy Library: HC244 .H344 1991

March 4, 2015

"The whole consideration, therefore, leads me to the conclusion that the chief task for the Cavalry consists in obtaining a victory over the enemy's Cavalry in that direction which is of decisive importance for the further prosecution of reconnaissance as soon after the beginning of the great operations as possible.

from Cavalry in future wars
Leddy Library: UE145 .B452 1909
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March 3, 2015

"Mais l'armée dut se replier jusque derrière l'Yser en Flandre occidentale et la majeure partie du pays se trouva sous l'occupation allemade.

from Belgitude et crise de l'Etat belge : actes du colloque
Leddy Library: DH690 .B43 1989

March 2, 2015

"These are the foundations, below which families are built accounting to Rule 1.

from Dick's games of patience; or, Solitaire with cards. 2d series; containing seventy games illustrated with sixty-six explanatory tableaux
Leddy Library: GV1261 .D56
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It has a beautiful cover:

November 12, 2012

"COW, v.2 tr. To beat, surpass: "That cows a;" (N, W), "That cows the gowan" (= that surpasses all belief). N,S. [E. cow to intimidate. Cf. s.w. Sc. (1864) to cow the gowan to excel.]

from The Roxburghshire word-book , being a record of the special vernacular vocabulary of the county of Roxburgh, with an appendix of specimens, by George Watson
Leddy Library: PE2322 .W3

November 8, 2012

"An example of the latter application is the work on the treatment of plutonium-containing laundry wastes, where very high does of reagents are needed to effect chemical treatement because of the presence of complexing agents, soals, and detergents; normal treatment is to use NaOH to make a solution of pH12, add CaCl2 to inactivatee the complexing agents and activated silica to aid flocculation.

from Atomic energy waste: its nature, use and disposal
Leddy Library: TD812.G55

Novemberr 7, 2012

"The eldest son bears one of the higher titles during his father's lifetime, and the other sons and daughers use the family name."

from Forms of address: including honours, orders, decorations and medals, religious orders, academic degress
Leddy Library: CR3515 .N39

November 6, 2012

"Estimates of zooplankton community grazing impact on the Washington shelf can be derived from observed abundances of suspension-feeding taxa during the 1981 and 1982 field experiments and previous assumptions regarding their feeding rights."

from Coastal Oceanography of Washington and Oregon
Leddy Library: GC856.C62 1989

November 5, 2012

"Wooster Beach, the founder of the a movement subsequently known as eclectism, also espoused botanic remedies -- specifically those containing plants indigenous to the United States -- while condemning the regular profession's widespread practice of bloodletting and use of mineral drugs."

from Popular print and poular medicine: almanacs and health advice in early America
Leddy Library: AY31.A1 H67 2008

October 2, 2012

"to assemble the knowledge scattered over the face of the earth, to expound its general system to the men with whom we live, and to transmit it to the men who will come after us; in order that the labours of past centuries will not have been in vain for the centuries to come; and that our children, becoming better instructed than we, may at the same time become more virtuous and happy and that we may not die without having deserved well of humankind."

from Wikipedia: A new community of practice?
Leddy Library: AE100.O88 2009

September 28, 2012

"Respect for sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and for equality between the states in their mutual relations & in relations with other states."

from Russia and the Communist countries : documents, 1946-71
Leddy Library: JX7561980

September 26, 2012

"The rocks absorb sunlight and warm the surrounding water, attracting bait-fish and other crappie foods".

from Panfish: The complete guide to catching sunfish, crappies, white bass and yellow perch
Leddy Library: SH691.P35 S74 1996

September 24, 2012

"Humans are the only animals that trip over the same stone twice, as the Spanish saying goes, and she went home thinking that the nameless lover had stumbled again".

from An anthology of Basque Short Stories compiled by Mari Jose Olaziregi
Leddy Library: PH 5397.E8 A56 2004

September 19, 2012

"Adding compost to the soil helps your plants grow stronger which makes them more resistant to the slug. So there you are, the slug helps you to wage war against itself - a neat little virtuous circle".

from The little book of slugs edited by Allan Shepherd and Suzanne Galant
Leddy Library: SB998.S59 L58 2002

September 4, 2012

"But most of the political leaders and army officers of the Kuomintang Left were landlords and not prepared for any revolutionary step".

from The political philosophy of M.N. Roy by B.S. Sharma
Leddy Library: JA98.R6 S5

August 31, 2012

"For when they touch one another and do not admit a breathing space and passage of air, they are heated and quickly decay."

from Vitruvius, On architecture / edited from the Harleian manuscript 2767 and translated into English by Frank Granger.
Leddy Library: PA6968 .A1 v.1

August 30, 2012

"'Harverster Hour' was the television/radio program from the Earl Paulk Ministries of Atlanta Georgia".

from Religious radio and television in the United States, 1921-1991 : the programs and personalities / by Hal Erickson.
Leddy Library: BV656 .E75 1992