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Bab·bitt

(bab'it),
Isaac, U.S. inventor, 1799-1862. See: Babbitt metal.
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Paul Nicholls and Chris Fountain as Raymond and Charlie Babbitt
"There is no reason why children's authors should have to serve up the sherbet of the literary feast and be forced to apologize to our colleagues in the adult world because our creations melt on touch," Babbitt writes, bringing up a theme she revisits repeatedly in this collection.
(25) Of Babbitt's first generation of followers, none was more important than T.
Babbitt, though writing around a century before Kronman, was a much more ecumenical thinker.
Lewis was accused of practicing romanticism by various critics, who overemphasized the effects of his art, whereby he scourged, as in Babbitt, the deep ignorance of the typical American, who was regarded as being interested only in how to earn money, but never having any time to lose for "Milton and Shakespeare and Wordsworth and all these hasbeens." (Lewis 2014: 67) In his Minnesota diary (in a letter addressed to Marcella Powers, dated 24 June 1944), Lewis (2000: 207) put it bluntly: Babbitt was "drearily illiterate." Also, he was accused of negativism and anti-Americanism.
As participants had been used to one-on-one discussions with their annuity providers, Babbitt and Karton adopted a similar approach, meeting with each person to explain the new investments and how these cost less than the former annuities.
At the Charleston gathering, RAJA members elected COL (retired) Jim Mundt as president and COL (retired) Don Pierce as Secretary; Douglass and Babbitt (who had both served 20 years) stepped down from their inaugural leadership positions.
Turnovers: 18 (Evans 7, Cole 5, Davis 3, Asik, Babbitt, Gordon).
Coine and Babbitt provide a lot of insight as to what has worked well for companies and what hasn't.
It is extremely fitting that social media mavens Ted CoinA[c] and Mark Babbitt first met through Twitter.
"We're kind of evolving that whole platform to where vendors will be able to have a little bit more control of their integrations by building them themselves and maintain[ing] them themselves, and really focus[ing] on the value that they're delivering for our users," says David Babbitt, technical program manager.
Milton Babbitt, who passed away in January 2011, spent his life writing music adhering to the constraints of one specific compositional technique.