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1) 21340. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:21340 QUOTATION:The Transcendentalist adopts the whole connection of spiritual doctrine. He believes in miracle, in the perpetual openness of the human mind...

2) 30140. Huxley, Thomas Henry. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:30140 QUOTATION:Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed. ATTRIBUTION:Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #71,...

3) adopt. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Children are adopted by parents, and one normally refers to an adopted child but to adoptive parents, families, and homes. When describing places, one can use either...

4) Pharaoh who Knew not Joseph. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Supposed to be Menephtah, son of Rameses the Great. Rider Haggard adopts this hypothesis. After Rameses the Great came a period of confusion in Egypt, and it is supposed...

5) 62074. Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], Mark. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. ATTRIBUTION:Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S....

6) conversion. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1a. The act of converting. b. The state of being converted. 2. A change in which one adopts a new religion, faith, or belief. 3. Something that is changed from one...

7) 5283. Baldwin, James. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the vesture of his adopted land. ATTRIBUTION:James Baldwin (1924-1987),...

8) Bolus. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Mrs. Suds is a washer-woman; Boots is the shoeblack of an inn, etc. 1 George Colman adopts the name for his apothecary, who wrote his labels in rhyme, one of which...

9) 59311. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...despairs of his country, when his country has more reason to despair of him. He forthwith adopts one of the candidates . as the only available one, thus proving that...

10) Bumppo, Natty. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Mohicans, where he is called Hawkeye. Natty, a settler, is taught by the Native Americans and adopts their way of life. 1...

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