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  • And when I did, when I finally put the music aside and slowed down the pace of my life, I began to discover the real me, who had been all but lost in the excitement, glory, and super-ambition of my earlier years.

    HOW EVIL WORKS

  • He was not an old manin fact, he was probably ten years younger than I ambut he moved at the pace of a wasp on a cold New England morning.

    The Italian Summer

  • Scurvy and semistarvation meant that the pace of work was appallingly slow, and there were of course a proportion of convicts—and marines—who objected to work on principle.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The 6-foot-3-inch, 250-pounder did, however, acknowledge that the pace of coach John

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • But on one thing Cap and I did agree: Throughout that spring and summer, he and George Shultz still disagreed about how we should interpret the ABM treaty and about the pace at which we should develop and deploy—if it proved practical—the hardware produced in the Strategic Defensive Initiative.

    An American Life

  • For example, Max Ways, the editor of Fortune magazine, proclaimed that the pace of change was “fifty times as great as the average pace of previous centuries.”

    The Time Paradox

  • The stalemates could shift into a deeper holding pattern in August during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, when the pace of daily life traditionally slows as the Islamic world observes a dawn-to-dusk fast and other customs such as temporary truces.

    Arab Spring hardening into summer of stalemates

  • However, the pace of Japanese investment is now rapidly building, as shown in Figure8.3.

    The Machine That Changed the World

  • In the 1960s, leadership guru Warren Bennis and sociologist-turned-playwright Philip Slater wrote The Temporary Society, in which they argued that the pace of change would continue to accelerate until everything was temporary.15 Substantial change that, in the past, had occurred only every fifty years or so was suddenly occurring constantly.

    The Time Paradox

  • Two weeks later in the Preakness Stakes, Affirmed set the pace early by immediately taking the lead, and felt the presence of his archrival when Alydar rushed near from the outside on the far turn.

    One Season

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