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1. "Defending the library service from the predations of ideologically-motivated public schoolboys who had immensely privileged childhoods isn't ‘whining,' it is the pursuit of passionately held beliefs."
Author: Alan Gibson
2. "Depredations"
Author: David McCullough
3. "Special Circumstances had always been the Contact section's moral espionage weapon, the very cutting edge of the Culture's interfering diplomatic policy, the elite of the elite, in a society which abhorred elitism. Even before the war, its standing and its image within the Culture had been ambiguous. It was glamorous but dangerous, possessed of an aura of roguish sexiness - there was no other word for it - which implied predation, seduction and even violation…No other part of the Culture more exactly represented what the society as a whole really stood for, or was more militant in the application of he Culture's fundamental beliefs. Yet no other part embodied less of the society's day-to-day character."
Author: Iain Banks
4. "Without unscrambled eggs, there was no time travel, no more depredation of the Now, and we could look to a brighter future of long-term thought--and more reading."
Author: Jasper Fforde
5. ". . . in no instance has a system in regard to religion been ever established, but for the purpose, as well as with the effect of its being made an instrument of intimidation, corruption, and delusion, for the support of depredation and oppression in the hands of governments."
Author: Jeremy Bentham
6. "The culture of the Epic Fail, in its rituals of comic sacrifice, is a culture of sublimated predation."
Author: Mark O'Connell
7. "Experimental architecture by its very nature is more prone to the depredations of time and natural elements than buildings made from conventional materials through traditional methods. Avant-garde architects often simply do not know how the products of their imagination will perform when implemented, especially if untested components are involved."
Author: Martin Filler
8. "I pictured the mother whale, exhausted from labor, pushing her calf up to the skin of the water. The miracle of breath in the face of predation, life in the wake of whaling ships."
Author: Megan Mayhew Bergman
9. "Make no mistake; child predation on the Internet is a growing problem."
Author: Mike Fitzpatrick
10. "It would be an instructive exercise for the skeptical reader to try to frame a definition of taxation which does not also include theft. Like the robber, the State demands money at the equivalent of gunpoint; if the taxpayer refuses to pay, his assets are seized by force, and if he should resist such depredation, he will be arrested or shot if he should continue to resist."
Author: Murray Rothbard

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Author: Brigham Young

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