Some articles on american gold star, gold:
... American Gold Star Manor, located in Long Beach, California, is a 348-unit retirement home for parents of soldiers killed while serving in the military ... by Eleanor Boyd, then president of the American Gold Star Mothers organization ...
... Electrum is a naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver, with trace amounts of copper and other metals ... also been produced artificially, and is often known as green gold ... The ancient Greeks called it 'gold' or 'white gold', as opposed to 'refined gold' ...
... In 1965, the California Legislature designated gold "the State Mineral and mineralogical emblem" ... In 1968, the Alaska Legislature named gold "the official state mineral" ...
... Gold Coast, 1980 novel by Elmore Leonard (adapted in 1997 as a made for television film) The Gold Coast (DeMille novel), 1990 novel by Nelson DeMille The Gold Coast (book), book by Kim Stanley ...
... Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Gold Coast City, local government area spanning the Gold Coast and surrounding areas Gold Coast Parklands Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens ...
Famous quotes containing the words star, american and/or gold:
“Firmness yclept in heroes, kings and seamen,
That is, when they succeed; but greatly blamed
As obstinacy, both in men and women,
Wheneer their triumph pales, or star is tamed
And twill perplex the casuist in morality
To fix the due bounds of this dangerous quality.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“The highway presents an interesting study of American roadside advertising. There are signs that turn like windmills; startling signs that resemble crashed airplanes; signs with glass lettering which blaze forth at night when automobile headlight beams strike them; flashing neon signs; signs painted with professional touch; signs crudely lettered and misspelled.... They extol the virtues of ice creams, shoe creams, cold creams;...”
—For the State of Florida, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“The idols have seen lots of poverty,
Snakes and gold and lice,
But not the truth....”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)