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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) American writer, philosopher, poet, essayist


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In pictures: Peshawar school attack 
  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:48:19 GMT 
    Taliban gunmen open fire on school in Peshawar

In pictures: Sydney siege 
  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:53:06 GMT 
    Armed police seal off an area around a cafe

Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:09:27 GMT 
    Did Vladimir Putin gamble on high oil prices lasting for ever?

Quiz of the year pt 1: Who said that? 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:14:06 GMT 
    Do you remember who said what from 2014?

De-radicalising Sweden's neo-Nazis 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:19:01 GMT 
    Deradicalising Sweden's neo-Nazis

Is this Pakistan's watershed Taliban moment? 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:09:24 GMT 
    Has the real war on terror finally started in Pakistan?

Luxembourg speaks for the Dutch 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:26:12 GMT 
    How Luxembourg came to represent the Dutch

Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT 
    Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

The boats of guns for hire against pirates 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:30:04 GMT 
    The risks and rewards of storing guns at sea

Last orders for LA British boozer 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:33:47 GMT 
    LA's British ex-pat haven the Cat and Fiddle pub goes dark

The buildings that would have been impossible 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:11:52 GMT 
    The buildings that would once have been impossible

'Ringing' rock arches recorded 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:51:09 GMT 
    America's huge humming arches

VIDEO: 'Buddhist bug' art explores difference 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:19:02 GMT 
    Artist's colourful search for identity
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