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William Edwin Brooks
... William Edwin Brooks (July 30, 1828, near Dublin, Ireland - January 18, 1899, Mount Forest, Ontario) was a civil engineer in India and an ornithologist ... His third son Allan Brooks, named after Hume, became an ornithologist and artist of repute ... In 1887, Brooks moved his family from Milton, Ontario, to a new farm at Chilliwack, British Columbia ...
2009 Florida Gators Softball Season - Game Notes - Alabama (Game 1)
... A fielder's choice grounder to third baseman Corrie Brooks allowed Ashley Holcombe to reach, but forced the runner out at home ... With two outs and the bases still loaded, Brooks hit a single to the shortstop that scored two and put Florida on top ... Enea homered for three more runs, and Brooks made it 7-1 with another home run ...
2009 In Country Music - Top Hits of The Year
... Casanova Carrie Underwood 2 Cowgirls Don't Cry Brooks Dunn with Reba 2 Do I Luke Bryan 2 Don't Billy Currington 2 Don't Think I Can't Love You Jake Owen 1 Down the Road Kenny Chesney with ...
Rue Meridian
... This is a list of the characters in the Shannara series by Terry Brooks ... character from The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara series by Terry Brooks ... of the Jerle Shannara and High Druid of Shannara trilogies byTerry Brooks ...
The Simpsons Shorts - Development
... Brooks was working on the television variety show The Tracey Ullman Show, he decided that he wanted to include small animated sketches before and after the ... Having seen one of cartoonist Matt Groening's Life in Hell comic strips, Brooks asked Groening to pitch an idea for a series of animated shorts, which Groening initially intended to present as his Life in ... He therefore chose another approach while waiting in the lobby of Brooks's office for the pitch meeting, hurriedly formulating his version of a dysfunctional family that became the ...

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    The spectacle [of American politics] resembles that of swarms of insects changing from worms to wings. They must get the wings or die. For our salvation, Mr. Wilbur Wright is providing wings. He will also have to provide a new insect to use them.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    I am fairly tired—bored beyond endurance—by the world we live in, and its ideals, and am ready to say so, not violently, but kindly, as one rubs salt into the back of a flogged sailor as though one loved him.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    Positively I sit here, and look at Europe sink, first one deck disappearing, then another, and the whole ship slowly plunging bow-down into the abyss; until the nightmare gets to be howling. The Roman Empire was a trifle to it.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah.
    —Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    For there can be no whiter whiteness than this one:
    An insurance man’s shirt on its morning run.
    —Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)