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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... number made a journey to a certain ...   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
Years ago, in 1935, one of our number made a journey to a certain western city.


2.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... number many hundreds.(*)   BB A Vision For You, p.161  
Being a large place, we think that some day its Fellowship will number many hundreds.(*)


3.
View STEP TWO essay   ... number of A.A.'s can say to the ...   12&12 Step Two, p.28  
Any number of A.A.'s can say to the drifter, "Yes, we were diverted from our childhood faith, too.


4.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... number of drinks, never drinking alone, never ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.31  
Here are some of the methods we have tried: Drinking beer only, limiting the number of drinks, never drinking alone, never drinking in the morning, drinking only at home, never having it in the house, never drinking during business hours, drinking only at parties, switching from scotch to brandy, drinking only natural wines, agreeing to resign if ever drunk on the job, taking a trip, not taking a trip, swearing off forever (with and without a solemn oath), taking more physical exercise, reading inspirational books, going to health farms and sanitariums, accepting voluntary commitment to asylums -- we could increase the list ad infinitum.


5.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... number of eminent psychologists and doctors made ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
When A.A. was quite young, a number of eminent psychologists and doctors made an exhaustive study of a good-sized group of so-called problem drinkers.


6.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... number of ideas, people, and constructive projects.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.120  
In partnership with others -- women and men -- they can devote themselves to any number of ideas, people, and constructive projects.


7.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... number of members having substantial sobriety time ...   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
By late 1937, the number of members having substantial sobriety time behind them was sufficient to convince the membership that a new light had entered the dark world of the alcoholic.


8.
View FOREWORD TO FIRST EDITION   ... number of personal appeals which may result ...   BB Foreword to First Edition, p.xiii  
It is important that we remain anonymous because we are too few, at present to handle the overwhelming number of personal appeals which may result from this publication.


9.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... number of personal appeals which may result ...   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
Its foreword made this revealing statement: "It is important that we remain anonymous because we are too few, at present, to handle the overwhelming number of personal appeals which may result from this publication.


10.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... number of scrapes, perhaps pretty messy ones.   BB To Employers, p.140  
Your man has probably been trying to conceal a number of scrapes, perhaps pretty messy ones.


11.
View APPENDIX II, Spiritual Experience   ... number of sudden revolutionary changes are described.   BB Appendix II, Spiritual Experience, p.567  
In the first few chapters a number of sudden revolutionary changes are described.


12.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... number one.   BB Into Action, p.79  
Maybe we are divorced, and have remarried but haven't kept up the alimony to number one.


13.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number one.   BB To Wives, p.110  
Let's now go back to husband number one.


14.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... number one man.   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
He wants to be his country's number one man.


15.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... number one man, or even a first-rater ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
In later life he finds that real happiness is not to be found in just trying to be a number one man, or even a first-rater in the heartbreaking struggle for money, romance, or self-importance.


16.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... "number one" offender.   BB How It Works, p.64  
Resentment is the "number one" offender.


17.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... number one people to cover up our ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.123  
We simply had to be number one people to cover up our deep-lying inferiorities.


18.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number one should be practiced.   BB To Wives, p.112  
The same principles which apply to husband number one should be practiced.


19.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... number sixty or eighty as a rule.   BB A Vision For You, p.161  
Now, this house will hardly accommodate its weekly visitors, for they number sixty or eighty as a rule.


20.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... number three.   BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xvii  
Their very first case, a desperate one, recovered immediately and became A.A. number three.


21.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... Number Three.   BB A Vision For You (Note), p.156  
(*) This refers to Bill's and Dr. Bob's first visit to A.A. Number Three.


22.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number three husband, you may be in ...   BB To Wives, p.113  
If you have a number three husband, you may be in luck.


23.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number two.   BB To Wives, p.109  
Three: This husband has gone much further than husband number two.


24.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number two.   BB To Wives, p.112  
Suppose, however, that your husband fits the description of number two.


25.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number two he became worse.   BB To Wives, p.109  
Though once like number two he became worse.


26.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... number was a patient there.   BB A Vision For You, p.162  
Six years ago one of our number was a patient there.


27.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... number will become true alcoholics after a ...   BB To Wives, p.109  
Of those who keep on, a good number will become true alcoholics after a while.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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