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  • Recovery of Discoverer 14 return capsule (typical for the Corona series) The Corona program was a series of American strategic reconnaissance The first test launches for the Corona/Discoverer were carried out early in 1959. — “Corona (satellite) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Discoverer Enterprise is a fifth generation deepwater double hulled dynamically Discoverer Enterprise has two sister ships, Discoverer Spirit completed in 1999, and. — “Discoverer Enterprise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer 11g. Oracle Discoverer is a tool-set for ad-hoc querying, reporting, data analysis, and Web-publishing for the Oracle Database environment. Oracle Corporation markets it as a business intelligence product. — “Oracle Discoverer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The novelist, it has been said before, knows everything, and as I am in a situation to be able to tell the public how Crawley and his wife lived without any income, may I entreat the public newspapers which are in the habit of extracting portions of the various periodical works now published not to reprint the following exact narrative and calculations–of which I ought, as the discoverer (and at some expense, too), to have the benefit? My son, I would say, were I blessed with a child–you may by deep inquiry and constant intercourse with him learn how a man lives comfortably on nothing a year. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • In a fabulous conference between the Emperor Adrian and the philosopher Secundus, reported by Vincent of Beauvais, occurs the passage which Chaucer here paraphrases: – "Quid est Paupertas? Odibile bonum; sanitas mater; remotio Curarum; sapientae repertrix; negotium sine damno; possessio absque calumnia; sine sollicitudinae felicitas." (What is Poverty? A hateful good; a mother of health; a putting away of cares; a discoverer of wisdom; business without injury; ownership without calumny; happiness without anxiety)... — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The first cultivators of the medical art pretended to nothing beyond an acquaintance with the medicinal qualities of herbs and simples; it is not improbable that inasmuch as the vegetable world is nourished and raised to the surface of the earth in a great degree by the heat of the sun, a ground was thereby afforded for allegorically saying that Apollo, or the Sun, was the discoverer of the healing art.]... — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • O perpetual discoverer of the antipodes, torch of the world, eye of heaven, sweet stimulator of the water-coolers! Thimbraeus here, Phoebus there, now archer, now physician, father of poetry, inventor of music; thou that always risest and, notwithstanding appearances, never settest! To thee, O Sun, by whose aid man begetteth man, to thee I appeal to help me and lighten the darkness of my wit that I may be able to proceed with scrupulous exactitude in giving an account of the great Sancho Panza's government; for without thee I feel myself weak, feeble, and uncertain. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Zaccone,–son of a shipowner of Malta, discoverer of a mine in Thessaly, now visiting Paris for the first time,–what interest, I say, can he take in discovering a gloomy, mysterious, and useless fact like this? However, among all the incoherent details given to me by the Abbe Busoni and by Lord Wilmore, by that friend and that enemy, one thing appears certain and clear in my opinion–that in no period, in no case, in no circumstance, could there have been any contact between him and me." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • "Yes," my uncle replied, "the Liedenbrock Sea; and I don't suppose any other discoverer will ever dispute my claim to name it after myself as its first discoverer." — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne

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