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  • This is a pretty ob-vious ob-servation, but I am reminded yet again of the kinship between James Dean and Johnny Depp.

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  • Celana Dalems, and she in vinting her angurr can belle the troth on her alliance and I know His Heriness, my respeaktoble me-dams culonelle on Mellay Street, Lightnints Gundhur Sawabs, and they would never as the aimees of servation let me down.

    Finnegans Wake

  • That would make direct visual ob - servation trickier.

    Unicorn Point

  • Tome would go for ob - servation-unless he figured Stile for water.

    Split Infinity

  • Light in the ob-servation blister bounced off his eyes as if from a crys-tal chandelier.

    The End of the Matter

  • Perhaps the earliest recorded expression of this paradox is Heraclitus 'ob - servation that much learning does not teach wisdom


  • It was inevitable that the Pinchot view of con - servation, like that of Powell, would clash with that of John Muir and his followers, who preferred nature in a wild and undisturbed state and were unattracted by useful products from former wilderness areas.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • What was later to be known as America's federal department of con - servation, the Department of the Interior, was estab - lished in 1849, but in its early decades it was far more concerned with the transfer of land and resources into private hands to encourage settlement than it was with their conservation.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • He thus bridged the gap to arise later between utilitarian con - servation and the believers in nature preservation as such.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The followers of Powell's brand of con - servation, however, were later to come into frequent conflict with those of John Muir, as we shall see below.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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