We could do with it. The moody look had gone out of his face quite suddenly. Twenty-eight ships were intercepted within U. By latewith Congress and the American public having shown themselves resolutely opposed to dispatching American combat forces to Central America, it had become quite clear that the only way to prevent "another Nicaragua" was somehow to "reform" the Salvadoran Army.
Once we acknowledge this, we should begin to accept the possible reality of important, well-documented events even if they are not announced on the front pages of our major newspapers. He gave me another long look. Every yard or two there are wooden props holding up the beams and girders; some of the girders have buckled into fantastic curves under which you have to duck.
When I am digging trenches in my garden, if I shift two tons of earth during the afternoon, I feel that I have earned my tea. Lawrence, whose short stories are as popular as his novels. Francis was walking by the superintendent, talking garrulously.
Two of the three cables are cut, and the Marines suffer heavy casualties.
The elephant was standing eight yards from the road, his left side towards us. His body did not even jerk when the shots hit him, the tortured breathing continued without a pause. The economy could no longer sustain itself with the shift and changes; therefore, many wealthy Cubans lost their property, and joined the urban middle class.
Coal lies in thin seams between enormous layers of rock, so that essentially the process of getting it out is like scooping the central layer from a Neapolitan ice. The first impression of all, overmastering everything else for a while, is the frightful, deafening din from the conveyor belt which carries the coal away.
Ach, he wass very troublesome! Navy cannon fire offshore.
It was a disgusting sight, that bathroom. It may seem that I am exaggerating, though no one who has been down an old-fashioned pit most of the pits in England are old-fashioned and actually gone as far as the coal face, is likely to say so. They destroyed the printing presses of four local newspapers that had published articles critical of Spanish Army atrocities.
Coming back is worse than going, not only because you are already tired out but because the journey back to the shaft is slightly uphill. Overhead is the smooth ceiling made by the rock from which the coal has been cut; underneath is the rock again, so that the gallery you are in is only as high as the ledge of coal itself, probably not much more than a yard.
Suddenly, when we had gone ten yards, the procession stopped short without any order or warning. It can move backwards or forwards on its own power, and the men operating it can rotate it this way or that.
The older men said I was right, the younger men said it was a damn shame to shoot an elephant for killing a coolie, because an elephant was worth more than any damn Coringhee coolie.
We became the richest and most powerful nation on earth, partly due to our own achievements and partly due to the mistakes of others. You get into the cage, which is a steel box about as wide as a telephone box and two or three times as long.
His eyes saw the yellow gravel and the grey walls, and his brain still remembered, foresaw, reasoned—reasoned even about puddles. But by no conceivable amount of effort or training could I become a coal-miner, the work would kill me in a few weeks.THE SPIKE. It was late-afternoon.
Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much. Scholarships by Deadline November Action Behavior Centers College Scholarship.
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The following year, Spain sent General Valeriano Weyler to Cuba to sedate the rebels. Anyone suspected of supporting independence was removed from the general population and sent to concentration camps.
In a remote corner of El Salvador, investigators uncovered the remains of a horrible crime — a crime that Washington had long denied. The villagers of El Mozote had the misfortune to find themselves in the path of the Salvadoran Army's.
If you are a teacher searching for educational material, please visit PBS LearningMedia for a wide range of free digital resources spanning preschool through 12th grade. The Cuban War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia cubana, –98) was the last of three liberation wars that Cuba fought against Spain, the other two being the Ten Years' War (–) and the Little War (–).
The final three months of the conflict escalated to become the Spanish–American War, with United States forces being deployed in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and.Download