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“The Thai military is making the Chinese communist party look liberal right now,” Adams told The Daily Beast.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever peace and contentment Adams has found seldom finds its way into his music.
It is, to borrow the title of an old Adams record, a heartbreaker.
Like the other speakers, Adams recalled a dedicated friend, and one who was always dressed to the nines.
“We were exhausted, and I was so upset and wondered what I would do,” says Adams.
Adams left the problem as he found it, and came north to stumble over others, less picturesque but nearer.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
No bribe could seduce—no threat divert Mr. Adams from the path of duty.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
The message of the President was referred to a committee, of which Mr. Adams was appointed chairman.Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.|Josiah Quincy
In October Mrs. Adams again quotes the current prices, for which her husband frequently asks.Abigail Adams and Her Times|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Of that, Mr. Adams had little, as so many of his contemporaries had more.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
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Word Origin and History for adams
masc. proper name, Biblical name of the first man, from Hebrew adam "man," literally "(the one formed from the) ground" (Hebrew adamah "ground"); cf. Latin homo "man," humanus "human," humus "earth, ground, soil." To not know (someone) from Adam "not know him at all" is first recorded 1784.
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Idioms and Phrases with adams
see not know from Adam.