Though young love usually involves sweet words and romance, Adoniram Judson wrote the most unromantic letter a parent could receive.
To the parents of Ann Hasseltine, Adoniram wrote: I have now to ask, whether you can consent to part with your daughter early next spring, to see her no more in this world; whether you can consent to her departure, and her subjection to the hardships and sufferings of a missionary life; whether you can consent to her exposure to the dangers of the ocean; to the fatal influence of the southern climate of India; to every kind of want and distress; to degradation, insult, persecution, and perhaps a violent death.
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The face is calibrated in 'feet MSL' and an adjustment ("Kollsman Window") that enables correcting for local atmospheric pressure, which is in turn given as 'inches of mercury' (29.92 being the so-call "Standard Atmosphere). The chord is simply the straight line that connects the leading edge of the wing with the trailing edge (longest dimension front-to-back).
The relative wind, not so simply, is the direction from which the air appears to be coming.
threatened to become a national scandal on the eve of America’s long struggle for civil rights.
It started in 1957 at Chicago’s most famous nightclub, Chez Paree.