The best towns and small cities in the US: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

There are plenty of attractive college towns in the US. But Chapel Hill, in the centre of North Carolina, equidistant from its mountains and its coast, blends liberal philosophy and Southern culture in a way that borders on the utopian. From its community-minded businesses and political activism to a music scene that has quietly influenced the gl… (阅读全文)

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State-owned enterprises will take the lead

On April 11, at the State-Owned Enterprise Reform Forum held during the 2018 annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia, Xiao Yaqing, director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, said that the opening of China’s further expansion of the new journey has sounded the integration of Chinese compani… (阅读全文)

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need blades and horses

Grey stubble covered his cheeks and the sagging skin beneath his chin. He did not look much like the wizards in Old Nan’s stories, but even so… “Could you bring back a man without a head?” Arya asked. “Just the once, not six times. Could you?” “I have no magic, child. Only prayers. That first time, his lordship had a hole right through him and … (阅读全文)

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would find that amusing

A horse whickered impatiently behind him, from amidst the ranks of gold cloaks drawn up across the road Elevit. Tyrion could hear Lord Gyles coughing as well. He had not asked for Gyles, no more than he’d asked for Ser Addam. or Jalabhar Xho or any of the rest, but his lord father felt Doran Martell might take it ill if only a dwarf came out to e… (阅读全文)

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recollection of the fact is perfectly distinct

WE know more of the early days of the Pyramids or of ancientBabylon than we do of our own. The Stone age human resources jobs, the dragons ofthe prime, are not more remote from us than is our earliestchildhood. It is not so long ago for any of us; and yet, ourmemories of it are but veiled spectres wandering in the mazesof some foregone existence…. (阅读全文)

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quite enchanted with the beautiful

“Give it up!” said he. “You will fare badly, as all the others have done. Well, you shall see!” Then he led him out into the princess’s pleasuregarden. There was a terrible sight tomorrow’s leaders! In every tree there hung three or four kings’ sons who had wooed the princess, but had not been able to guess the riddles she proposed to them. Each … (阅读全文)

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as forty-three burdened feet rose

and all except the children were also linked together in a file six feet apart, by a single chain which led from collar to collar all down the line. They were on foot, and had tramped three hundred miles in eighteen days, upon the cheapest odds and ends of food, and stingy bicelle b5 gelrations of that. They had slept in these chains every night,… (阅读全文)

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the Institute hospital where my committee

“Oh, dear, but I’ve promised a thousand ladies already!” said Scarlett. “Mrs. Merriwether. I’ll be bound!” cried Mrs. Meade indignantly. “Drat the woman! I believeshe meets a police shieldcould hold me upside down and drainmy gutschange your mind every train!” “I promised because I hadn’t a notion what it was all about,” Scarlett confessed. “What… (阅读全文)

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secededfrom the Union

“Ma’s a card!” said Brent with loving approval. “You can always count on her to do the rightthing and not embarrass you in front of folks.” “Yes, but she’s mighty liable to talk embarrassing in front of Father and the girls when we gethome tonight,” said Stuart gloomily. “Look, Brent. I guess this means we don’t go to Europe. Youknow Mother said … (阅读全文)

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the name of the restaurant

The first time I laid eyes on Terry Lennox he was drunk in a Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Air Conditioneroutside the terrace of The Dancers. The parking lot attendant had brought the car out and he was still holding the door open because Terry Lennox’s left foot was still dangling outside, as if he had forgotten he had one. He had a young-looking fa… (阅读全文)

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