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  • Our Brethren of the York Rite say that "there is represented in every well-governed Lodge, a certain point, within a circle; the point representing an individual Brother; the Circle, the boundary line of his conduct, beyond which he is never to suffer his prejudices or passions to betray him."

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • The Sun rises in the East (and the light is born) and moves along the diameter line, reaching the West in 18 years, the other side of the circle; and when it does reach the other side of the circle, the bubble bursts and the Sun, the Ego, the separated atom, is re-absorbed back into the Circle, the Night -- that is, the Sun sinks back in to the body of Darkness.

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  • Inheritance Every circle is an ellipse (with equal width  and height)  It is sometimes abused  Shouldthe class Tire be a subclass of a class Circle?

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  • If you don't know that the theme of the whole design is the flight path breaking the circle at the original upper crescent tip, and you don't notice that there is still a gap in the circle at the original upper crescent tip, you can get Allah's altered orientation for the Circle redesign, no longer pointing to Mecca.

    Error Theory

  • Widening the Circle is an ambitious, impassioned argument for inclusive schools powered by a vision that goes far beyond the mutilated version of ‘mainstreaming’ common in American schools today.

    Widening the Circle: The Power of Inclusive Classrooms by Mara Sapon-Shevin

  • The Ottomans believed in what they called the Circle of Justice, a concept they had inherited from the Seljuks: rulers depended on the army; raising an army depended on raising taxes; plentiful tax revenue depended on a contented populace; and the contentment of the populace depended on the effective—and equitable—dispensation of justice.33

    The Great Experiment

  • "I thought that there always had to be a medium at a séance," she observed; "when I went with a friend of mine to what she called a Circle, there was a medium there, and we each paid her half-a-crown."

    From out the Vasty Deep

  • The Circle is now complete, when I left you I was but the learner, now I am the Master!

    Beat 360° 9/16/2009

  • U.S. film audiences were first introduced to ALAN CUMMING in Circle of Friends.

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  • The village of Buckland, not far from the Arctic Circle, is one example.

    For many with stake in Alaska native corporations, promise of better life remains unfulfilled

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