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  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (i /ˌm æ səˈtʃuːsɪt s/) is a sovereign[5] state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Massachusetts is the most populous of the six New England states and ranks third among U.S. states in GDP per capita. — “Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in England, a nexus of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders.[1] Cambridge is home to two internationally prominent universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. — “Cambridge, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ma Ying-jeou (traditional Chinese: 馬英九; simplified Chinese: 马英九; pinyin: Mǎ Yīngjiǔ; born July 13, 1950) is the 12th term and current President of the Republic of China (ROC), commonly known as Taiwan, and the Chairman of the Kuomintang Party, also known as the Chinese Nationalist Party. — “Ma Ying-jeou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Hout na, sir, it's only bad folks that think sac. They find ma bits o' gibes come hame to their hearts wi' a kind o' yerk, an' that gars them wince." — “The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner” by James Hogg
  • Sullen and malign at times she used to look, and as suddenly she would pat me on the shoulder caressingly, and smile with a grotesque benignity, asking tenderly, 'Are you fatigue, ma chère?' or 'Are you cold-a, dear Maud?' — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • "Happily no," said the good sister, blushing a little. "Ce n'est pas ma partie. I teach nothing; I leave that to those who are wiser. We've an excellent drawing-master, Mr.–Mr.–what is his name?" she asked of her companion. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • "Yes, ma chere . — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • "Oh, no; I should find there people who would force me to understand things of which I would prefer to remain ignorant, and who would try to explain to me, in spite of myself, a mystery which even they do not understand. Ma foi, I should wish to keep my illusions concerning insects unimpaired; it is quite enough to have those dissipated which I had formed of my fellow-creatures. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • She wanted to learn, thinking that if she could read, as Paul said he could read, "Colomba", or the "Voyage autour de ma Chambre", the world would have a different face for her and a deepened respect. — “Sons and lovers” by D H Lawrence

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