gold bug


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gold bug

leads to finding of Captain Kidd’s buried treasure. [Am. Lit.: Poe “The Gold Bug”]
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But central banks -- primarily those of the gold bug authoritarian states -- bought 116.5 tonnes of gold in the first three months of 2018, the most in any first quarter since 2014 and up 42 per cent year-on-year.
This is not to deny that "The Gold Bug" is a fine adventure story in its own right, in which suspense obtains by structuring intriguing details into a carefully-constructed narrative pattern consisting of two distinct sections: the former builds a mystery which the latter clarifies.
Observant financial advisors should be quick to point out this predicament to retirees who have converted to the gold bug religion.
For her "Gold Bug Drift" works of 2009, Ekblad trawled the streets of several cities (Copenhagen, New York, London, her home city of Oslo, and Paris) to produce work for different exhibitions.
The gold bug label itself goes back to master of the supernatural Edgar Allen Poe and his story of that name, a tale of golden beetle whose bite sends the hero to a chest of gold and jewels.
"You end up a big loser." Whether UTIMCO will end up as such is at the whims of many a gold bug, of course.
After the shooting, there was a lot of speculation about one of Loughner's comments on YouTube, "I won't pay debt with a currency that's not backed by gold and silver!" Writers at several outlets, including Reuters and The New York Times, noted that this sounds like something a gold bug would say.
The Basin Gulch project Montana, the Jungo property outside Winnemucca, Nevada, and the Gold Bug Mine in Oregon comprise the company's current portfolio.
While Poe may have employed racial stereotypes in his occasional portrayal of African Americans (as in 'the Gold Bug'), he was an opponent of the institution of slavery, Monnet concludes.
Knox is being emptied date back more than half a century (see "Gold Bug Variations," page 26).
Topics include Poe's literary cultural heritage, Poe's deluded detectives, the motive for murder in "The Cask of Amontillado," the problem of realism in "The Gold Bug," and Poe's transcendental racism.
One might expect such a statement from a hardcore gold bug, but from a former Fed chairman?