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.
"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.
Fear urged him to go back, but growth drove him on.
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. The Legislature incorporated towns, and made new purchases of lands from the Indians.
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.
"The little, too, that is known about growth! Both times it was loneliness, and the night, and panic afterwards.
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 also a luxuriant forest growth. The mine was an abandoned affair, but he enjoyed the half-hour's scramble around.
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.