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  • If New York, Boston, San Fransisco, St. Louis, etc., would be willing to convert their ports back to wetlands, and get rid of those dams in the PNW, I would be willing to see "undevelopment" here.

    Bush Administration v. Environmental Groups

  • Thanks to NBK for pointing out the Gapminder, a fascinating tool for exploring economic development or undevelopment.

    Mind the gap

  • Psychologists are interested in the developmental processes of growing up, but Wordsworth tells us about undevelopment:

    The Muse in the Machine

  • What is left out of the story is the "plundering, racism, undevelopment, and misery" that colonial policy often brings.

    The Royal Family

  • Therefore, in view of the tremendous reality of undevelopment, the


  • But the proof that the first woman was a true and good guardian of God's gift to her was in the finely trained little girl, and the proof of the second woman's undevelopment from the animal stage was in her concentrated and, in the circumstances, unnecessary preoccupation with the infant, to the entire neglect of the character training of the elder children.

    Three Things

  • It is only he whom intelligent travel has educated to analyze and distinguish who sees in the fineness and the extraordinary distinction of Glacier's mountain forms the completion of the more heroic undevelopment north of the border.

    The Book of the National Parks

  • And Evil is a partial view, one phase of undevelopment, the muck through which, by God's own law, we must come; and indeed He could not have sent us any other way.

    Letters of Franklin K. Lane

  • A few rudiments of righteousness lurked, in their original undevelopment, but still in a measure active, in the being of Mr. Redmain: there had been in the soul of his mother, I suspect, a strain of generosity, and she had left a mark of it upon him, and it was the best thing about him.

    Mary Marston

  • There is one truth about a plain face, that may not have occurred to many: its ugliness accompanies a condition of larger undevelopment, for all ugliness that is not evil, is undevelopment; and so implies the larger material and possibility of development.

    What's Mine's Mine — Complete


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