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  1. Past and present

    Past and Present is a book by Thomas Carlyle. It was published in April 1843 in England and the following month in the United States. It combines medieval history with criticism of 19th-century British society. Carlyle wrote it in seven weeks as a respite from the harassing labor of writing Cromwell. He was inspired by the recently published Chronicles of the Abbey of Saint Edmund's Bury, which had been written by Jocelin of Brakelond at the close of the 12th century. This account of a medieval monastery had taken Carlyle's fancy, and he drew upon it in order to contrast the monks' reverence for work and heroism with the sham leadership of his own day.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of past and present in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of past and present in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Reese:

    Officers certainly have a right to have and express their opinions but not using an official badge of the Portland Police Bureau, the badge represents all members of the organization, past and present, and is an important symbol in our community that must not be tarnished.

  2. Radu Jude:

    I was interested in making a film that explored the connection between past and present... and namely how past problems still shape mentalities today, i also wanted to pose the question, how do we judge the behavior of someone in the past, whose behavior was sanctioned by the laws and traditions of that age.

  3. Jan Harzan:

    Meanwhile, with the explosion of cell phones, video cameras, and print and online media reports, both past and present — as well as tens of thousands of paper UFO files collected by MUFON prior to 2006 — the need to be able to have all this data in one place and easily correlated is all the more important.

  4. Patrick Gallagher:

    Visitors to the new museum will experience stories of incredible heroism through exhibits and programs that will engage and inspire, through the stories of Medal recipients, visitors will feel a tangible connection with heroes of the past and present and, in doing so, leave inspired to make a difference in their own communities and around the world.

  5. Clark Bunting:

    Our national parks are a reflection of our nation, both past and present, and these seven new national park sites will further tell America's stories, bipartisan, congressional approval for protecting and preserving Harriet Tubman's heroic life and work, Columbian mammoths and Ice Age fossils at Tule Springs, and the complexity of the Manhattan Project continue to make our National Park System our country's best idea.

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