Making Both Ends Meet

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She asked as if nothing had happened: ``What are you thinking of, _amigo?_'' I turned about. Blunt's bullet---the arrow has found its mark. William Loftus, the first outsider in modern times to see these sights in 1849, was almost overwhelmed: "I know of nothing more exciting or impressive than the first sight of one of these Chaldaean piles, looming in solitary grandeur from the surrounding plains and marshes ... Many other letters are received on a regular basis that relate similar sentiments, such as the following: "Dear Sir, Some days back I chanced on your website whilst browsing the internet.

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Publisher: Ulan Press (August 31, 2012)


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