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    His sister had been sent down to the village to ask Mistress Garlick the witch how you stopped spelling recommendation.

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    I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing

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    I am restless. I don't mind leaving this comfortable, static life. I could live a year on my own in a remote village.

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    If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.

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    I come from a very small rural village in northern Germany, and being an actor never even seemed like a possibility. I thought you would have to live in a big city, or be discovered somewhere, or be born into an artistic family, which I certainly wasn't.

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    I could never muster the courage to speak to girls in my college in Pune. Most of them were Parsis and spoke English. I came from a village and could barely converse in English.

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    I dont see a lot of movies that portray the East Village as well as I think they can.

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    If Henry Miller often sounded like a village idiot, it is because, like Whitman, he was the rest of the village as well.

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    I feel Polish. More specifically, I feel like I'm from the tiny village in the Northeast of Poland where I have a house and where I love to spend time. But I don't work there. I cut wood.

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    If we have to build the nation we have to start from the villages. I will present a complete blueprint of "Sānsad Adharsh Grām Yojana" where each MP, must establish model villages in their constituencies.

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    If we want Swaraj to be built on non-violence, we will have to give the villages their proper place.

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    If we want to impart education best suited to the needs of the villagers, we should take the vidyapith to the villages.

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    If you go to most third world countries, the older woman dispenses advice to the arguing couple while other members of the family, or even the village, sit around and listen. It is no big deal.

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    I live in the East Village, and occasionally people will recognize me there. When I'm in Williamsburg, I always get recognized. Midtown, not so much.

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    I'm grateful for a lot of things. One is not being a drunk wreck. Or losing all four limbs in some ridiculous East Village bus accident that I was so destined for.

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    Imagine the first Burmese "giraffe woman"; she was probably a local icon in her village in the way she put the rings around her neck to sell her craft. Then she became a celebrity, so all of the wannabes started following her in that uncomfortable and unhealthy trend. But is that so different from Pamela Anderson? I don't think so.

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    I'm every woman. It takes a village to make me who I am.

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    I'm doing a collaborative project with another artist, Mary Hamill. My project is to gather the oral history of war widows, starting with the women of my village, Kop Nymit.

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    Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.

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    India's way is not Europe's. India is not Calcutta and Bombay. India lives in her seven hundred thousand villages.

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    Information and images bump against each other every day in massive quantities, and the resonance of this interfacing is like the babble of a village or tavern gossip session.

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    I rode with four street-clothes cops in the East Village. I spent six weeks riding with them every day - in street clothes, with a vest underneath.

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    ...in the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in the streets or villages...in the woods we return to reason and faith.

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    It is a city of villages, closely connected, each village dedicated to a different way of life.

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    I saw the comics in the East Village Other, and they weren't superhero comics, they were all about hippies and all about things hippies were interested in. And there was one page in particular, a full page strip called "Gentle's Trip Out" signed "Panzika", and it was totally, totally psychedelic, and really, I don't know if it made any sense at all but it looked so great, and I thought, "This is what I want to do, this is my big influence," and it was.

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    I suppose, I hoped, by setting a particularly brutal ancient rite in the present and in my own village to shock the story's readers with a graphic dramatization of the pointless violence and general inhumanity in their own lives.

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    I think part of picking where you live in New York is accepting who you are. Really looking at yourself and going, 'Yeah, I'm not cool enough for the West Village.'

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    I want to build a treehouse village connected by bridges in the woods by my house so my friends have a place to stay.

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    It is my conviction that highways and I-ways have similar importance these days. My effort is to connect all 600,000 villages with optical fiber networks in the next five years.

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    I went to this tattoo parlor in the East Village and I got an outline of a violin on my lower back. They call them tramp stamps now.

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    My idea of village SWARAJ is that is a complete republic, independent of its neighbors for its own vital wants, and yet interdependent for many others which dependence is a necessity.

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    My only worry about tweeting and modern technology is how it has crept into even the darkest corners of the absolute global village we live in.

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    No sophistry, no jugglery in figures can explain away the evidence that the skeletons in many villages present to the naked eye.

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    New York is the biggest collection of villages in the world.

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    One cannot live on potatoes alone. It is said that one wants bread with potatoes. And when there's no bread, a Jew takes his stick, and goes through the village in search of business.

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    Now if you are condemned to life on welfare, I'm not so sure that being in a bigger welfare village is that much better than being in a smaller welfare village.

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    Now that Hillary [Clinton] has won Pennsylvania, it will take a village to help Obama escape from the suffocating embrace of his rival. Certainly Howard Dean will be of no use steering her to the exit. It’s like Micronesia telling Russia to denuke.

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    On 11 September, I was living in Greenwich Village, New York; my children learned to tell south from north by looking at the World Trade Center.

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    Now some folks say that we should be glad for what we have. Tell me, would you be happy in Village Ghetto Land?

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    Our exile organizations have been our way of replacing the cities and villages we have lost.

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    Railway stations can become growth points for the nearby villages.

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    Readers have no doubt noticed how seldom builders live in houses of their own construction. You will find a town or village expanding in all directions with their masterpieces of modernity in the way of houses and bungalows; but the builder himself you will usually find living nearer the heart of things, snugly and comfortably housed in some more substantial, if less convenient, building of less recent date.

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    Some of the very heroic and colourful figures in our history are sons of Sabaragamuwa - Parakramabahu I, born in Dedigama, the warrior King Rajasinghe I also known as Sitawaka Rajasingha, Edirille Rala born in Colombo and baptised Domingo Corea, who returned to the village of his ancestors Atulugama near Sitawaka and turned against the Portuguese.

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    The Internet is a far more speech-enhancing medium than print, the village green, or the mails. Because it would necessarily affect the Internet itself, the C.D.A. would necessarily reduce the speech available for adults on the medium. This is a constitutionally intolerable result.

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    The big downside to the global village that the Internet has created is that nothing has time to grow out of the public gaze and, even more dangerous, whatever your personal interests might be, there will always be someone somewhere to provide validation and encouragement.

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    The MPs are not adopting villages; it's the villages that are adopting the MPs.

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    The Maharashtra government is working out a package for the worst-affected villages of the state in the recent floods. But we know whenever such calamities occur; whatever we do is not enough...more has to be done.

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    The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.

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    The true India resides in its villages.

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    There are 18,500 villages in the country where electricity is yet to reach. We want to ensure these villages are electrified within the next 1000 days.