• The Ghostly Ally of Disaster
    The Ghostly Ally of Disaster
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n allies an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
    • n Allies in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
    • n Allies the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945
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  • Leonard Cohen
    “A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.”
  • Alan Dickey
    Alan Dickey
    “If the copying machines that came along later had been here during the war, I'm not sure the allies would have won. We'd all have drowned in paper.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.”
  • Sydney Hook
    Sydney Hook
    “Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.”


In literature:

Of course this summons was not the flat failure which Allied reports led the West to believe at the time.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
We have sent his robe to our allies who are distant more than three moons' journey from our country.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
The labors of the Mason bees, and their allies, terminate after the cell is once constructed and filled with pollen.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
The Allied Commanders were full of hope and confidence.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
The campaign of 1703 closed disastrously for the allies.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Naturally, this result was most gratifying to the manufacturer and his dependents and allies.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
He was falsely accused of having promoted the surrender of Mentz to the Allies.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
In many ways the presence of the Allies grieved the C.N.I.
"The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2" by Henry Baerlein
The debates in the allied fleet came to an end with the appearance of the Persians.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
An analogous succession of allied forms had been previously observed in Australia.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
Allie, what have you done?
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Allie's got to come, too.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
We pray God, that he will keep your Majesty, our Great, Faithful and Beloved Friend and Ally, in his holy protection.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
So far from finding in him an ally of my yet hypothetical enemy, in all likelihood I should have him on my die.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
It was necessary to subsidize such allies largely.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
At all events, the Britons, now allied with the Hwiccan, defeated Ceawlin at Wanborough.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Now the allied armies in the west were to face a test second only to that of the Marne.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
The allies, surprised and enraged at the suddenness of the attack, took the field, in the spring of 1757, at the head of an enormous force.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
That does not mean that for the help Americans have given France and her Allies, the Allies are ungrateful.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
France had struck Great Britain deadly blows in the annihilation of her allies ashore, and was to do so again.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane

In poetry:

I know not by what name beside
I shall it call: if 'twas not pride,
It was a joy to that allied,
She did inherit.
"Hester" by Charles Lamb
Antes que tu me morire: y mi espiritu
En su empeno tenaz,
Sentandose a las puertas de la muerte,
Alli te esperara.
"Rimas XXXVII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Child of neither land nor sea,
Yet to both of them allied;
Offspring of a fair ladye,
Who in depths of ocean died.
"The Mermaid" by William Crafts
Alli, donde el sepulcro que se cierra
Abre una eternidad...
Todo cuanto los dos hemos callado
iLo tenemos que hablar!
"Rimas XXXVII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Ne'er had Hector press'd the plain
By a trick of Pallas slain,
Nor the Chief to Jove allied
By Achilles' phantom died.
"On The Death Of The Vice-Chancellor, A Physician (Translated From Milton)" by William Cowper
But when Freedom's champions rally
'Gainst the despot's sway,
Then they mourn the friend and ally
That has passed away.
"N. P. Rogers" by Effie Afton

In news:

According to Joshua Wise, an analyst with Allied Business Intelligence Inc (ABI), Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Rebels have blamed the reported massacre of at least 25 civilians including women and children on militias allied with embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, whose government alleges "terrorists" were behind the bloodbath.
Only eight months earlier the Allied powers and Germany had signed an armistice ending World War I, a conflict that is today synonymous with savage trench fighting, the chilling call to 'fix bayonets'.
But one can recall tableaux of idiocy that will never be repeated: the old Allied Passport Office in the Pots-damerstrasse refusing travel documents to East German scientists, actors, and journalists who wanted to visit London or New York.
Pictured with their trophy after winning the ECC Tournament to improve to 15-0 are: (front, from left) Ally Whitman, Kassidy Graham, Kate Horner, Megan Ray, Emily Griebel.
The Secret Service is investigating a bar owner in West Allis after a statue of President Obama was burned in effigy at Yester Years bar on Greenfield Avenue in West Allis.
Global eXchange Services, ChinaECNet ally to establish e-Hub to improve information exchange among OEMs.
UMass Lowell has added an Irish ally to its network of global education partners, announcing Tuesday that it will join forces with the University of Ulster to help trans-Atlantic entrepreneurs develop medical devices.
Thought former President George W Bush's embattled war doctrine of striking a potential foe before it strikes the US or its allies died in Iraq last decade.
Meet the Texas governor's eyebrow-raising new allies in the Granite State.
In his determination to dismember Britain, Scotland's leader has some surprising allies.
Bush Calls Iraq War Moral Equivalent Of Allies' WWII Fight Against the Axis.
Specialized Hispanic male seeking late night sex I dont re ladys looking for sex nsa Espoo ally get a lot of time for myself hence finding sex might be difficult.
The financial firms that Gov Jim Florio 's chief aide and another Florio ally established eight years ago have grown to become the biggest and most influential advisory concerns in New Jersey's municipal bond business.
The Shah's Last Ride: The Fate of an Ally by William Shawcross Simon and Schuster, 463 pp.

In science:

As another first result in this direction we note that generic ally the tropical variety of an ideal is empty if and only if dim(SL/I ) = 0, the proof of which works exactly as the one of the analogous statement in [21, Lemma 2.5] for the constant coefficient case.
Generic Tropical Varieties on Subvarieties and in the Non-constant Coefficient Case
Addition ally, the light time effect cannot explain the complex medium-term period variations observed in CU Vir (see Sec. 4.1, Fig. 2).
Surprising variations in the rotation of the chemically peculiar stars CU Virginis and V901 Orionis
Then, the artificial loss is, actually, turning a greatest enemy of the non-classical state generators into their biggest ally.
Nonlinear coherent loss for generating non-classical states
This provides strong constraints on the SUSY breaking mechanism, speci fic ally we distinguish the constrained CMSSM a SUSY-GUT with soft breaking masses universal at the GUT scale.
Implications of low and high energy measurements on SUSY models
In all these and allied cases, a form of agency, external to the underlying graph, is responsible for long-range proliferation of an otherwise locally diffusive contagion, and it is the effect of this external agency that we wish to investigate.
Epidemic Spreading with External Agents
It is the element of music most closely allied to body movement, to physical action, and is called the heartbeat of music, the pulse that betokens life.
Music in Terms of Science
Moreover, a deeper understanding of what quantum theory “re ally is ”, is an important objective in its own right.
Reverse Engineering Quantum Field Theory
It is usu ally presented as a magnitude correction and was originally designed to place galaxies on a Hubble diagram [201]; these galaxies were measured in similar filters but at di fferent (and moderate) redshifts.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
Formulated as above, the fraction of states that are co-optimal with a maximally entangled state, which we can take without loss of generality to be |φ1 i is closely allied to the question of the fraction of 2 × 2 real matrices that have real eigenvalues.
On the number of real eigenvalues of products of random matrices and an application to quantum entanglement
Our allies in government work on the time scale of an election cycle; our colleagues in industry measure progress in ‘Internet time’.
Theoretical Summary Lecture for EPS HEP99
Volume 3: Test ally, substantial parts of the implementation work Data Documentation.
TSNLP - Test Suites for Natural Language Processing
ALLiS generates a regular expression grammar which describes the phrase structure (NP or VP).
Applying System Combination to Base Noun Phrase Identification
Based on the tuning data performance, the classifiers ALLiS, igtree, MaxEnt, MBL and SNoW were selected for being combined with ma jority voting.
Applying System Combination to Base Noun Phrase Identification
The standard method of ranking search results deterministically according to popularity has a significant flaw: high-quality Web pages that happen to be new are drastic ally undervalued.
Shuffling a Stacked Deck: The Case for Partially Randomized Ranking of Search Engine Results
Goebel K and Kirk W A, A fixed point theorem for asymptotic ally nonexpansive mappings, Proc.
Strong convergence of modified Ishikawa iterations for nonlinear mappings