valley of death

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valley of death

A grim place where death is or seems imminent. It appears in the Alfred, Lord Tennyson poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and is likely a shortened version of the Biblical phrase "valley of the shadow of death." Walking through that old, bombed-out neighborhood, Sam felt like he was in the valley of death. I would never be able to march into the valley of death like soldiers do.
See also: death, of, valley
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And so at last he came through the hills out of the valley of death into a land of park-like beauty, rich in game.
Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Among other terms are the Bayh-Dole effect, commercial readiness index, exogenous variable, the Henderson-Clark model, investment in knowledge, Luddite, non-linear innovation models, pre-venture capital, research and development park, start-up capital, and the valley of death.
Entrepreneurs should become self-teachers if they want to make it out of the valley of death.
When I was young, I left the ivory tower of Weatherford Hall on the Oregon State University campus for the valley of death, or the A Shau Valley in Vietnam.
Don Waters's second short-story collection, The Saints of Rattlesnake Mountain, is a literary exploration of what survives in the shadow of the Valley of Death.
What should innovation leaders do in this space, between pure research and commercialization, which has become known as the Valley of Death because it is filled with so many candidates and so few winners?
We had to manage the dangerous point called the Valley of Death the period between when a startup raises initial seed capital and when it starts generating sufficient revenue, says Davityan.
One year after that extraordinary, unprecedented reprieve that saved Mary Jane from the valley of death, we pause to ask: When is she coming home?
We encourage interested trekkers of the valley of death to seek such similar opportunities because a sustained capacity building for ensuring learning can be the most critical step to building a successful satellite-based system.
For a married couple, the Valley of Death might simply consist of horror stories featuring other couples who were left destitute after failing to take out life insurance.
WHEN I saw a super-fit 23-year-old footballer like Fabrice Muamba take a look into the valley of death, it really did remind me of my own mortality.
folks who asked directions to the valley of death, have talked to them
Prof Smith's email says: "There remains a terrible danger of the valley of death becoming a reality for all institutions and avoiding that is our core concern.