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Encomium of Jimmy Carter

There is an old Latin saying that reads, “Dimidum facti qui coepit habet sapere aude” (He who has begun has half done. Have the courage to be wise.). For proof of this, you need look no further than to our thirty-ninth president James Earl Carter Jr., more fondly known as Jimmy Carter. During his presidency,…

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Taunts

.. l Punch. Linker: Press Forward, Down, Back, any Punch. BONKER Bonker’s Moves “Get ’em Fifi!” Special Moves Ferris Wheel: Bonker does a roll, then kicks his opponent while yelling “Ferris Wheel!” Press Down, Down-forward, Forward, then any Kick. Get ’em, Fifi: Bonker’s cat attacks his opponent while yelling “Get ’em Fifi!” Press Down, Down-forward,…

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Araby

Araby “Araby” Lesson in Adolescence In his brief but complex story Araby, James Joyce concentrates on character rather than on plot to reveal the ironies within self-deception. On one level Araby is a story of initiation, of a boy’s quest for the ideal. The quest ends in failure but results in an inner awareness and…

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John Milton

John Milton On his blindness John Milton was born in 1608 to a Puritan family. During his service to the Commonwealth, in 1652, Milton became blind and it became necessary for others to share in his labors. His blindness occasioned one of the most moving of his sonnets, “On his blindness,” written in 1655. It…

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my favorite vavcation

My favorite vacation was when I was five years old and my Father took me to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. What made it even more memorable was the fact that it was my very first time on an airplane. I can never recall…

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Odyssey Hospitality

Hospitality In The Odyssey by Homer, hospitality plays a very important role. There are certain rules of hospitality needed, such as inviting a stranger into your home, not asking them their name before they have dined at your table, and sometimes even gift offerings. If these rules of hospitality are not carried out, the consequences…

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Darl

Darl Darl, the second child of Anse and Addie Bundren is the most prolific voice in the novel As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner. Darl Bundren, the next eldest of the Bundren children, delivers the largest number of interior monologues in the novel. An extremely sensitive and articulate young man, he is heartbroken by…

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Dracula And Evil

Dracula And Evil Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans. XII. 21 Evil often triumphs, but never conquers. Joseph Roux The two quotations from above explain that evil never conquers because good always overcomes it. A good example of this is the book Dracula by Bram Stoker because the author expresses…

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A Worn Path

A Worn Path The story A Worn Path, by Eudora Welty, tells the journey on foot of an elderly black women, Phoenix Jackson, from her home to the nearest town. She makes the journey to go to the doctor to get medicine for her sick grandson. On the trip, she runs into some trouble here…

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Catholism 19th century

The Sixers won their seventh straight game, 95-94 on Saturday as a late Wizards rally fizzled. Allen Iverson led Philly with 35 points, while Jerry Stackhouse poured in 38 for the Wizards. The Jazz failed in their attempt to reach seventh heaven, losing 107-85 to the Spurs. Kidd went crazy in the Crunch Vote for…

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