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This Day in History (June 14)

Kayhan 13 Jun 2021
In 1910, Algeria was declared as an extension of France ... until France had killed more than a million Algerian Muslim people ... He also read the works of Jawaharlal Nehru, Franz Kafka, Albert Camus, Vladimir Lenin, and Jean-Paul Sartre; as well as Anatole France, Friedrich Engels, H.
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Taking Play Seriously

The Epoch Times 11 May 2021
There is an old story retold a hundred times from Anatole France to Tomie dePaola about an old juggler who performs his very last act before a statue of the ...
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Rule of law, for all

The Scranton Times-Tribune 04 May 2021
The rule of law, the subject of this year’s Law Week, is a foundational tenet of an orderly and just society ... This is not new, nor is it totally unfounded. French Nobel Prize laureate Anatole France once observed, “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread.”.
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Wayne Greene: From Yogi Berra to Anatole France to the governor's office

Tulsa World 24 Apr 2021
"I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the wisdom of indifference," Anatole France once said, which is wisdom with interesting implications when applied to politics and government, the column argues ... .
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Today's thought for Apr. 16

Williston Herald 16 Apr 2021
“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” — Anatole France. .
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Reporters' Notebook: April 16, 2021 -- Reality check

Marietta Daily Journal 16 Apr 2021
Apr. 16—OLAF FUB SEZ. According to Nobel Prize-winning French author Anatole France, born on this date in 1844, "If 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing." . . GOOD TO GO — SS ... .
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Reporters' Notebook: April 16, 2021 – Reality check

The Buffalo News 16 Apr 2021
OLAF FUB SEZ. According to Nobel Prize-winning French author Anatole France, born on this date in 1844, “If 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.”. . GOOD TO GO – SS. Peter and Paul Church, 66 E. Main St., Hamburg, will offer a drive-through Polish dinner at its Pine Street entrance from 4.30 to 6.30 p.m. Saturday ... . ... . ... .
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Be kind to animals

Beatrice Daily Sun 16 Apr 2021
For many of us, every week is “Be Kind to Animals Week”. And that is as it should be. But the first week of May is a time set aside every year by the American Humane Association to give some special consideration to the matter ... As French poet Anatole France said so well, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”. .
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Book review: Art meets science for an unlikely friendship

The Florida Times Union 28 Feb 2021
"Radiant. The Dancer, the Scientist and a Friendship Forged in Light". Author. Liz Heinecke. Grand Central Publishing, 307 pages, $28 ... Half of the book, dealing with the dancer, describes the fascinating people Fuller met, in particular the celebrities in Paris such as Auguste Rodin, Anatole France, singer Emma Calve and many more ... .
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FICTION: THE MYSTERIES OF NAYYAR

Dawn 31 Jan 2021
Perhaps it would not be wrong to refer to what Franco-Czech novelist Milan Kundera, in his essay on Anatole France’s novel The Gods are Thirsty, writes ... engaged artist’… What captivated me in France’s novel was not its condemnation of Gamelin, but the mystery of Gamelin.
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100 years ago: 1921 in news, entertainment, American life, famous firsts, world affairs, more

Cleveland 19 Jan 2021
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Our eighth annual 100-year lookback covers famous firsts, births, deaths, inventions, milestones and more ... COMING WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20. 1921 in sports. Iris Apfel, shown in 2016 ... Sen ... Sen ... Anatole France wins in literature ... Texas native Bessie Coleman receives her international pilot’s license in France, the first African-American to do so.
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He who has the gold makes the rules ...

Moscow-Pullman Daily News 15 Jan 2021
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor, to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread.” — Anatole France ... .
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His View: He who has the gold makes the rules ...

Moscow-Pullman Daily News 15 Jan 2021
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor, to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread.” — Anatole France ... .
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‘Speaker for the God’: Historical fiction about Jeremiah illuminates enduring social issues

People's World 14 Dec 2020
Henry (Hank) Millstein is a long-time peace, interfaith, and labor activist living in Northern California. He’s a fiction writer and journalist whose work often appears in People’s World, and he’s a longtime member of the National Writers Union ... I’m thinking of Thaïs by Anatole France, and of course the Jules Massenet opera based on it ... PW ... HM ... PW ... HM ... .
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Gratitude: What We Owe to Our Country

National Review 26 Nov 2020
I have always thought Anatole France’s story of the juggler to be one of enduring moral resonance ... Oh, some sang like nightingales, others played their musical instruments as virtuosi, still others rhapsodized with the tongues of poets ... Advertisement. This account of the struggle to express gratitude is unsurpassed in devotional literature ... .
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