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Crowe Ransom , critic and professor of English at Kenyon College, who served as its editor until 1959 (1959 in literature). ''The Review'' has published early works by generations of important writers, including Robert Penn Warren, Ford Madox Ford, Robert Lowell, Delmore Schwartz, Flannery O'Connor, Boris Pasternak, Bertolt Brecht, Peter Taylor (Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor), Dylan Thomas, Anthony Hecht, Maya Angelou, Rita Dove, Derek Walcott

been published. Early chapters of the manga break the fourth wall, especially in the first volume, where Chika often turns to face the readers when describing her plight. They might be less close to the Great Parrotbill (''Conostoma oemodium'') – which was also in the "Paradoxornithidae" – than to ''Chrysomma'', or to the fulvettas (''Fulvetta'') which were often included in the wastebin genus (Wastebasket taxon) '' Alcippe (bird) Alcippe

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, who was recruited by the CIA for espionage against Russia during the Cold War, against the CIA. When Doe was recruited, the CIA promised to resettle him, and his wife, in the United States and ensure financial security for life. The couple settled in Washington state (Washington (U.S. state)), where Doe obtained employment. His salary increased to the point that he agreed to discontinue the CIA benefits while he was working. Years later, in 1997, Doe was laid off. Unable

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"ecowatch" '''''Up the Walls of the World''''' is a 1978

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into infected areas to witness the infection and then rush out. This was paralleled to real-world behavior, specifically with how journalists would rush toward a problem to cover it, and then rush back out. period 1990 - present genre Short Story, Young Adult (Young adult literature), Fantasy, Adult (Fiction). subject Her first two novels, one for adults entitled ''The House in the Rainforest''; the second

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ordained to the priesthood (Priesthood (Catholic Church)) by Bishop Hogan on December 20, 1884. '''Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff''' (born June 19, 1945) is an American (United States) author. <

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, playing Romeo in the Hull Truck Theatre's production of Shakespeare's ''Romeo and Juliet'', a production which had a brief run in the United States at the Staller Center for the Arts. New York Times review of Gift in Romeo & Juliet He also appeared as a lounge singer (singing songs that were included in the Fine Young Cannibals album '' The Raw and the Cooked (album

as The English Beat). After Ranking Roger and Dave Wakeling left The Beat to form General Public, Steele and guitarist Andy Cox recruited singer Roland Gift to form Fine Young Cannibals, whose career lasted into the early 1990s. In 1988, while FYC were on hiatus, Cox and Steele released the instrumental house music single, "Tired of Getting Pushed Around", under the name of Two Men, A Drum Machine and A Trumpet. It reached #18 in the UK Singles Chart. ref

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was named from Rock Creek, Texas, United States, where multiple skeletons were recovered. A closely related fossil find was made of ''Equus bautisensis'' in California; this species appeared closely related, but of a slightly more primitive form than ''E. scotti''. (1921) ''Extinct Vertebrate Faunas of the Badlands of Bautista Creek and San Timoteo Cañon, Southern California'', University of California Press, 424 pages ref

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date 2006-08-30 last Booker first M. Keith title Drawn to Television publisher Greenwood Publishing Group accessdate 2008-12-09 isbn 9780275990190 thumb 350px Milton Caniff (File:Stevecanyon11171963.jpg)'s ''Steve Canyon'' (November 17, 1963) '''''Steve Canyon''''' was a long-running American (United States) adventure comic strip by writer-artist Milton Caniff. Launched shortly after Caniff retired from his previous strip, '' Terry

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de Capuzzuchi di Bologna, Count Cassini, was the Russian ambassador to the United States during the administrations of William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. In 1918, the violence of the Russian Revolution caused the family to flee for their lives, leaving behind their wealth, lands, homes

, nationality and a long lineage which traced back to astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini. Cassini recounts seeing his cousin shot in front of him during this time. The family arrived in Denmark, under the Ambassadorial station of Cassini's father, then, to Switzerland. ref name "In my Own

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United States

national_anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner" File:Star Spangled Banner instrumental.ogg image_map USA orthographic.svg map_caption The contiguous United States plus Alaska and Hawaii in green alt_map Projection of North America with the United States in green image_map2 US insular areas SVG.svg alt_map2 The United States and its territories (Territories of the United States) map_caption2 The United States and its territories (Territories of the United States) map_width 220px capital Washington, D.C. latd 38 latm 53 latNS N longd 77 longm 01 longEW W largest_city New York City official_languages languages_type National language languages English (English language) regional_languages English (English language) Spanish (Spanish language) French (French language) Hawaiian (Hawaiian language) Samoan (Samoan language) Chamorro (Chamorro language) Carolinian (Carolinian language) official_religion none demonym American (Americans) government_type Federal (Federalism) presidential (Presidential system) constitutional republic (Republic#Constitutional republic) leader_title1 President (President of the United States) leader_name1 leader_title2 Vice President (Vice President of the United States) leader_name2 leader_title3 leader_name3 leader_title4 Chief Justice (Chief Justice of the United States) leader_name4 John Roberts legislature Congress (United States Congress) upper_house Senate (United States Senate) lower_house House of Representatives (United States House of Representatives) sovereignty_type Independence (American Revolution) sovereignty_note from Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) established_event1 Declared (United States Declaration of Independence) established_date1 July 4, 1776 established_event2 Articles of Confederation established_date2 March 1, 1781 established_event3 Recognized (Treaty of Paris (1783)) established_date3 September 3, 1783 established_event4 established_date4 June 21, 1788 established_event5 Current composition (List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union) established_date5 August 21, 1959 area_magnitude 1 E12 area_sq_mi 3,805,927 "State and other areas", U.S. Census Bureau, MAF TIGER database as of August 2010, excluding the U.S. Minor Outlying Islands. viewed October 22, 2014. area_km2 9,857,306 area_rank 3rd percent_water 2.23 population_estimate 320,206,000 population_estimate_year 2015 population_estimate_rank 3rd population_density_km2 34.2 population_density_sq_mi 88.6 population_density_rank 180th GDP_PPP_year 2013 GDP_PPP GDP_PPP_rank 1st GDP_PPP_per_capita $52,800 GDP_PPP_per_capita_rank 10th GDP_nominal GDP_nominal_rank 1st GDP_nominal_year 2013 GDP_nominal_per_capita $53,042 GDP_nominal_per_capita_rank 9th Gini_year 2012 Gini_change Gini 40.8 Gini_ref Gini_rank 95th (2013) HDI_year 2013 HDI_change steady HDI 0.914 HDI_ref HDI_rank 5th EF_year 2007 EF EF_rank 6th currency ($) currency_code USD country_code USA utc_offset −5 to −10 utc_offset_DST −4 to −10 calling_code +1 (North American Numbering Plan) iso3166code US drives_on right cctld footnote_a English is the ''de facto'' language of American government and the sole language spoken at home by 80 percent of Americans aged five and older. 28 states and five territories have made English an official language. Other official languages include Hawaiian (Hawaiian language), Samoan (Samoan language), Chamorro (Chamorro language), Carolinian (Carolinian language), and Spanish (Spanish language). footnote_c Whether the United States or China is larger has been disputed (List of countries and dependencies by area). The figure given is from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's ''The World Factbook''. Other sources give smaller figures. All authoritative calculations of the country's size include only the 50 states and the District of Columbia, not the territories (Territories of the United States). footnote_d See Time in the United States for details about laws governing time zones in the United States. footnote_e Except the United States Virgin Islands.

The '''United States of America''' ('''USA'''), commonly referred to as the '''United States''' ('''U.S.'''), '''America''', and sometimes '''the States''', is a federal republic

Paleo-Indians migrated from Eurasia (Settlement of the Americas) to what is now the U.S. mainland around 15,000 years ago, with European colonization (European colonization of the Americas) beginning in the 16th century. The United States emerged from 13 British colonies (Thirteen Colonies) located along the East Coast (East Coast of the United States). Disputes between Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) and the colonies led to the American Revolution. On July 4, 1776, as the colonies were fighting Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, delegates from the 13 colonies unanimously issued the Declaration of Independence (United States Declaration of Independence). The war ended in 1783 with the recognition of independence of the United States (Treaty of Paris (1783)) from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and was the first successful war of independence against a European colonial empire. The United States is the only country that ever won its independence from Great Britain by war. Greene, Jack P.; Pole, J.R., eds. (2008). ''A Companion to the American Revolution''. pp. 352–361. The current Constitution (United States Constitution) was adopted on September 17, 1787. The first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights (United States Bill of Rights), were ratified in 1791 and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil rights and freedoms (Natural and legal rights).

Driven by the doctrine of manifest destiny, the United States embarked on a vigorous expansion across North America throughout the 19th century. This involved displacing native tribes (American Indian Wars), acquiring new territories (United States territorial acquisitions), and gradually admitting new states (List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union), until by 1848 the nation spanned the continent.

The United States is a developed country and has the world's largest national economy (List of countries by GDP (nominal)),

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