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  • He declares himself "mauna" -- a mountain; and points to his abdomen in proof of his statement.

    Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

  • Be aware that internal variability in a forest is much higher than on top of mauna loa.

    Unthreaded #5 « Climate Audit

  • Dear Richard your effect only shows up for mauna loa where it is clearly the effect of the CO2 thermometer as discovered by Jarl Ahlbeck.

    KTH, Stockholm Conference « Climate Audit

  • "Kūnihi ka mauna i ka la'i ē," they intone without stopping for breath, voices blending in a melody that hovers around a single ancient note.

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  • A man is not a Muni because he observes silence (mona, i.e. mauna), if he is foolish and ignorant; but the wise who, taking the balance, chooses the good and avoids evil, he is a Muni, and is a Muni thereby; he who in this world weighs both sides is called a Muni.

    The Dhammapada

  • Can a person of learning attain to a state of quietude and emancipation (moksha) by that mauna?

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Of the two kinds of mauna (viz., the restraining of speech and meditation), which is approved by thee?

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Will ye in crowds repair? 'an' I'm no 'worthy, I ken, but I pit up a bit prayer wi' him -- ye mauna think I'm boastin ', sir, but I brocht him to Christ, an' when I think on't noo, it's lichtsome, an 'I'm minded o' that simmer sun on the

    St. Cuthbert's

  • "Ye mauna," retorted the clerk, "ye maun tak 'yir seat," and Saunders dropped where he stood, while his fellow-elders looked into each other's faces as if to say that this thing might have befallen any one of them.

    St. Cuthbert's

  • "Ye mauna be ower uplifted aboot yir faither's office," was the oft-repeated admonition of the elder's wife to the elder's children, and the children were not slow to remark that her words were one part rebuke and ten parts pride.

    St. Cuthbert's

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