Joy said she hadn't really understood the meaning of life until Tyffanie had come along, but now she understood it perfectly. Well, great, I felt like saying. Make sure you share the news with Plato and Kierkegaard and all those other philosophers who'd banged their heads against the wall, trying to figure things out.
The beast was harmless and horrible; and the news must reach the others as soon as possible.
I discovered news of old horrors in old books; read intelligence of old atrocities in old periodicals; always in the back of my mind, every day a bit louder, I heard the seashell drone of some growing, coalescing force; I seemed to smell the bitter ozone aroma of lightings-to-come.
Your first impulse is to share good news, your second is to club someone with it.
It would be deplorable if the special interests had the power to silence those voices in the media that they find uncomfortable.
The vast majority of the inmates, however, heard the news, pretended to be shocked and sad, but actually felt relieved because once more the exterminating angel had passed over Villete, and they had been spared.
The paper landed on the table, but the news was stapled to his chest. A tattoo.
Or heÆd watch the news: more plagues, more famines, more floods, more insect or microbe or small-mammal outbreaks, more droughts, more chickenshit boy-soldier wars in distant countries. Why was everything so much like itself?
The umpire had comical news. The congregation had been theoretically spotted from the air by a theoretical enemy. They were all theoretically dead now. The theoretical corpses laughed and ate a hearty noontime meal.
HeÆs speaking in the tone of voice that everyone uses when theyÆre about to break you apart. Gentleùkind, evenùlike they can make the news sound better just by speaking in a lullaby voice.
What news? There's nothing to tell. I'm a nun.
There was something not quite right about her eagerness, an eerie kind of voyeurism in her need for bad news.
I observe, I write, I try not to remember the life that I didn't want to loose but lost and have to remember, being here fills my heart with so much joy, even if the joy isn't mine, and at the end of the day I fill the suitcase with old news.
Somehow, bad news, however ridden with static, however filled with echoes, always manages to be conveyed.
Actually, Justina, I didn't just ring you to chat about what an undead murderer I was...right, degenerate whore as well. Did I ever tell you my mum was one? No? Oh, blimey, I come from a long line of whores, in fact I called to give you the good news. I asked you daughter to marry me. Now, do you want me to call you Mum straightaway, or wait until after the wedding?
He was my mum and dad's best friend. He's a convicted murderer, but he's broken out of wizard prison and he's on the run. He likes to keep in touch with me, though...keep up with news...check if I'm happy...
Bad news, Harry. I've just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt. She - er, got a bit shirty with me. Told me I'd got my priorities wrong. Seemed to think I cared more about winning the Cup than I do about staying alive. Just because I told her I didn't care if it threw you off, as long as you caught the Snitch first.
Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like that on the news you tell yourself: That's it. That's my heart.
Reality's just the accumulation of ominous prophecies come to life. All you have to do is open a newspaper on any given day to weigh the good news versus the bad news, and you'll see what I mean.
Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date. In this way every prediction made by the Party could be shown by documentary evidence to have been correct; nor was any item of news, or any expression of opinion, which conflicted with the needs of the moment, ever allowed to remain on record. All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary.
Silvery dancing strands that seemed the pure play of light, light as evanescent news, ideas borne on light.
You come to me for advice, but you can't cope with anything you don't recognize. Hmmm. So we'll have to tell you something you already know but make it sound like news, eh Well, business as usual , I suppose.
The businessmen wondered if they could create such individuals not from the accidents of news events but from the deliberate manufactures of their own medium.
He sat by a gray window in the gray light in an abandoned house in the late afternoon and read old newspapers while the boy slept. The curious news. The quaint concerns.
The media is the right arm of anarchy.
At nearly two months,the idea of it as news was fading in the hearts of all but my family-and Ruth
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History is repeating itself because the calls for military protection for the state media were not heeded. Cte d'Ivoire's state media have again fallen into the hands of the proponents of violence, and no time should be lost in taking energetic measures. The installations of RTI and RCI should be made secure or, failing that, they should be taken off the air.
We wanted to break him in like any other player. To get him ready defensively is very important. There are a lot of different throws, angles and distances. The good news is he's swinging the bat and running.
The country is wasting its resources in trying to reach out to the Americans through their media. Such a strategy has turned out to be counter-productive.
As far as I know, the players haven't been talking about it maybe with their families at home, but not around here (the stadium, practice facility, etc.). The only people who have brought it up are the media.
It's the end-of-the-year foolishness time, where you can run it up and run it down 10 on no news. I think it's a sell. But the downside in gold is limited.
The basic news was they're looking to see how to tighten the budget in light of ongoing declines in circulation, which were described as about 4 percent a year... and what were described as flat revenues and increasing newsprint costs.
John is never at a loss for words. But when he heard the news, he was speechless.
The good news is 76,000 is manageable. When it gets beyond that, it becomes untenable in a competitive world.
outgrew the media ... The negativity felt like a disease.
The Chinese leadership has been more severe in the censorship of the media, its crackdown on underground churches, dissidents and the Internet.
In Stephen Davis, InfoSpace has found exactly the right leader to grow and expand our mobile entertainment business. Steve's success in running major production and content companies has given him insight that will be invaluable to InfoSpace as we focus more intently on media programming and consumer behavior. I am very pleased that Steve is joining us, and I look forward to the increased focus and drive his leadership will bring InfoSpace.
Today's Borland news is indicative that Serena's Change Governance strategy is the right one and validates what we see as critical in addressing changing customer needs.
As a player I was always labeled as Rambo or the guy who crushed people at the back, ... You never really knew how the media thought of you. The fact that they voted me in on the first time, it's a real honor.
I think it's fantastic news.
It's clearly good news. Clearly it means that the Fed is still free to ease as much as they are inclined to.
I worked in Bosnia, where 77 journalists were killed and 400 wounded, and at the BBC we have just lost a news producer in Africa.
Professionally, I'm on a roll. I have no doubts about the way my career has been going. I've never felt the need to name-drop or align myself with a particular project just to stay in the news. Regrettably, I've had to dissociate myself from quite a few projects.
Compared to a year ago, advertisers, media buyers and publishers are far more knowledgeable now about what behavioral targeting is, what it can do for an online campaign, and how it can deliver better financial returns to both sides of the ad publishing transaction. As we move into year two, we anticipate that advertisers and publishers will reap even greater rewards as audience segments are further refined, and they become more proficient at being able to focus their behaviorally targeted ads on content areas where high responses can be achieved.
Lucent has run up recently on media discussion of being a take-over target. We believe that in the current environment, this is a possibility.
Yeah, I think it could have been worse, without a doubt. After the MRIs, hopefully we're going to get good news. It's going to be hard to keep both of us out of the lineup. This time of year, it's hard to keep us out.
A decline at this point is not unexpected. We've pushed into territory where the market is only expecting the best-case scenario, so we're vulnerable to headline news.
This is good news, because many of the past studies of the effect of aspirin in preventing cardiovascular events looked only at men, so physicians were reluctant to prescribe aspirin for women because there was little data.
Buyers are letting the market fall as there is a slew of negative news.