GROWTH


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GROWTHGlobal Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive Act (US legislation)
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For as mountain after mountain, and island after island, slowly sank beneath the water, fresh bases would be successively afforded for the growth of the corals.
Moreover, on this notion, it is not possible to explain why the corals should have sprung up, like a wall, from the extreme outer margin of the ledge, often leaving a broad space of water within, too deep for the growth of corals.
This brings us to another point, more difficult to accept and understand than any other requiring belief in a base not usually accepted, or indeed entered on--whether such abnormal growths could have ever changed in their nature.
For the time, fear had been routed by growth, while growth had assumed the guise of curiosity.
They broke off at the least touch, and the waters that had stimulated their early growth carried their last vestiges out to sea.
However, there was still a quiet and natural growth.
But, the foul growth of America has a more tangled root than this; and it strikes its fibres, deep in its licentious Press.
In some few such cases it has been found out that very trifling changes, such as a little more or less water at some particular period of growth, will determine whether or not the plant sets a seed.
Strong, half-naked Indian paddlers were in charge of the canoes which were of sturdy construction and light draft, since the river, like most tropical streams, was of uncertain depths, choked here and there with sand bars or tropical growths.
He is the man who watches the growth of the cable - a sailor's phrase which has all the force, precision, and imagery of technical language that, created by simple men with keen eyes for the real aspect of the things they see in their trade, achieves the just expression seizing upon the essential, which is the ambition of the artist in words.
And out a runway through this growth a man suddenly scuttled in a way that reminded Daylight of a rabbit.
In my early life I used to cherish a feeling of ill will toward any one who spoke in bitter terms against the Negro, or who advocated measures that tended to oppress the black man or take from him opportunities for growth in the most complete manner.