Present, The

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Present, The

 
  1. The present, like a note in music, is nothing but as it appertains to what is past and what is to come —Walter Savage Landor
  2. The word ‘now’ is like a bomb through the window —Arthur Miller
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Instead of narrating the episodes of Margaret's past sequentially, Spark creates a spatial form by juxtaposing the present, the past and the future.
Although higher noise levels are present, the major infrared bands remain readily identifiable including the medium to strong intensity bands listed by ASTM (ref.