Throughout the six previous novels in the series, the titular character Harry Potter has struggled with the difficulties of adolescence along with being famous as the only wizard to survive the Killing Curse. The curse was cast by the evil Tom Riddle, better known as Lord Voldemort, a powerful evil wizard, who had murdered Harry's parents and attempted to kill Harry as a baby, in the belief this would frustrate a prophecy that Harry would become his equal. As an orphan, Harry was placed in the care of his Muggle (non-magical) relatives Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon.
For many years connected with the Anti-Slavery Office in Philidelphia, and Chairman, of the Acting Vigilent Committee of the Philadelphia Branch of the Underground Rail Road. Illustrated with 70 fine Engravings by Bensell, Schell and others, and Portraits from Photographs from Life.
While the guns roar from the North Sea to the Mediterranean, and the greatest armed host that history
known is still locked in a life-and-death struggle on a dozen fronts, another war, more potent and permanent
perhaps than the one which now engulfs Europe, lurks beyond the distant horizon of peace.
Its fighting line will be the boundaries of all human needs; its dynamic purpose a heroic rehabilitation
stupendous loss. It will be the far-flung struggle for the rich prize of International Trade, waiting at
the Crimson Lane that sooner or later will have a turning....
The struggle of man against his unseen and silent enemies, the lower or bacterial forms of life, once one
becomes alive to it, has an irresistible fascination. More dramatic than any novel, more sombre and terrifying
than a battle fought in the dark, would be the intimate picture of the battle of our bodies against the hosts of
My collaborating authors and I have, from the very beginning of this
project, struggled with the question of who is our audience and who
might benefit from the lessons that one can glean from such a story of
The Man Who Laughs VICTOR HUGO
PART 1 CHAPTER 6 Struggle Between Death and Night
Đây là một tác phẩm anh ngữ nổi tiếng với những từ vựng nâng cao chuyên ngành văn chương. Nhằm giúp các bạn yêu thich tiếng anh luyện tập và củng cố thêm kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh .
Bernard Shaw calls us a nation of villagers. To a large extent this appellation holds good. We are so
self-sufficient unto ourselves that the most important events in the world leave us cold if they take place
outside of the realm of the star-spangled banner.
A wonderful and terrible thing is happening in the largest empire on earth; a downtrodden people is engaged
in a death-grapple with its merciless rulers; and never were masters so inhuman, and never were people so
heroic. In comparison with this titanic struggle the French Revolution itself sinks into insignificance.
Because of these vulnerabilities, climate change is likely to reduce further already
low incomes and increase illness and death rates in developing countries. Falling
farm incomes will increase poverty and reduce the ability of households to invest in a
better future, forcing them to use up meagre savings just to survive. At a national
level, climate change will cut revenues and raise spending needs, worsening public
Many developing countries are already struggling to cope with their current climate.
A silent killer maneuvers just below the surface of almost all the
health issues that will lead to death and disease in the 21st century.
The U.S. population faces well-recognized health risks, including
chronic diseases, environmental degradation, and natural and manmade
disasters, but the silent killer is less diagnosed and remains
essentially untreated. The silent killer is low health literacy: the
reality that almost half of adults in the United States, over 90 million
people, struggle to find, understand, and correctly use health
Other high-rated concerns include sickness and potential damage from undergoing
adjuvant therapies, pain, and premature death. Concerns regarding personal relationships
include “not being able to live out important relationships, . . . having life with a partner
cut short” (Spencer et al., 1999).
he second in the series on South Africa's struggle heroes and heroines, this biography commemorates Ruth First, journalist, political activist and member of the Communist Party. The story of her life and untimely death is told primarily through her writings, which were banned in South Africa during the apartheid era.
Montana Territory in 1883 was a dangerous place--especially for a blind woman struggling to make her way through an early winter snowstorm. Undaunted, Noelle Kramer fought to remain independent. But then a runaway horse nearly plunged her into a rushing, ice-choked river, before a stranger’s strong, sure hand saved her from certain death.
Advocacy in India Inspires
Advocacy efforts around pneumonia are vital in
India, which has more child pneumonia deaths
each year than any other country in the world.
In 2008, approximately 370,000 Indian children
under the age of five died of pneumonia.
For the past five years, the small grant awardee
Swaasthya has been implementing a maternal
and newborn health initiative in the slums of
Malegaon, a small city in the state of Maharashtra,
India. Swaasthya noticed delays in community
members reporting to a health care provider
when babies came down with pneumonia.