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  • A Lesson From Oliver - 5,155 words
    A Lesson From Oliver by David Jorgensen Like any other morning I was up at four, the day Oliver met with his violent death. At four in the morning the grass is wet. Now, it's still wet at 6 a.m. and even at seven, and these tend to be the hours of choice for most people wishing to appreciate the phenomenon of grass wetness. But it's a tragedy of economics that, when work starts at 5 a.m., one is not afforded the same time-options for grass appreciation as members of the sane world. Nor was this tragedy confined to my having to appreciate the wet grass while in a metabolic state more suited to hibernation. Four a.m. was my only chance to absorb all of northern Ontario's summer morning treasur ...
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  • Acts And Theophilus - 5,304 words
    Acts And Theophilus 1. Theophilus Lover of God, a Christian, probably a Roman, to whom Luke dedicated both his Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. Nothing beyond this is known of him. From the fact that Luke applies to him the title "most excellent", the same title Paul uses in addressing Felix and Festus, it has been concluded that Theophilus was a person of rank, perhaps a Roman officer (Henneke). 2. John the Baptist John was Jesus cousin. He was to prepare a way for the messiah by baptizing people into repentance. He is only mentioned in Acts in passing. He had been murdered by King Herod years before. 3. Jesus He is the suffering servant, the messiah. He is God in flesh. He is the main ...
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  • Analysis Of A Drawing For Art His Class - 1,321 words
    Analysis Of A Drawing For Art His Class Analysis of 'Chance Meeting' by Martin Lewis 'Chance Meeting' is a dry point etching print by Martin Lewis and was created in the early 1930's. The subjects are two figures, male and female, who have happened upon each other in the setting of a public sidewalk at the entrance of a storefront. It may be a dichotomy in terms to call the piece, Idealized Urban Realism, though Lewis' work does harmonize well with the Urban Realist movement surfacing in this period with artists such as Edward Hopper. It also has a very idealized and stylistic quality not unlike the work of artists like Roy Liechtenstein in a much later time period. At a glance, 'Chance Meet ...
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  • Basketball - 1,174 words
    Basketball Basketball is a simple and fun sport. Any number can pplay, up to the full complement of ten, and basketball is as satisfying, half court as much as full court, pavement as much as hardwood or Tartan. The invention and spread of basketball is a story of fortunate circumstances and coincidences. With in a few years basketball had caught on in many places throughout the country, largely under the auspices of the YMCA and through the game's immediate appeal to spectators, until by the turn of the century the colleges had begun to dominate the game for both men and women. The rules have evolved in a complex and dynamic way over the years. In another irony there have been many attempts ...
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  • Chance Meeting By Martin Lewis - 1,311 words
    "Chance Meeting" By Martin Lewis 'Chance Meeting' is a dry point etching print by Martin Lewis and was created in the early 1930's. The subjects are two figures, male and female, who have happened upon each other in the setting of a public sidewalk at the entrance of a storefront. It may be a dichotomy in terms to call the piece, "Idealized Urban Realism," though Lewis' work does harmonize well with the Urban Realist movement surfacing in this period with artists such as Edward Hopper. It also has a very idealized and stylistic quality not unlike the work of artists like Roy Liechtenstein in a much later time period. At a glance, 'Chance Meeting' is a simple work intended to tell a story wit ...
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  • Charles Goodyear - 976 words
    Charles Goodyear Charles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on December 29, 1800 to Amasa and Cynthia Goodyear. Charless father was a hardware manufacture and a merchant. Amasa Goodyear built mainly farming tools like hayforks and scythes, which he invented. When Charles was a teenager he wanted to go into the ministry and become a pastor, but his father convinced him that he was a good business man and placed him in the hardware store of the Rogers brothers in Philadelphia at the age of seventeen. He worked there until he was twenty-one years old. At that time he returned to New Haven to join his fathers business, making farm tools. For five years he worked for his father, building ...
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  • Conservation And Preservation Of The Pompeiian Architecture - 1,866 words
    Conservation And Preservation Of The Pompeiian Architecture The ancient Roman city of Pompeii was buried by a volcano in 79 AD. That should be enough to destroy any town, but the city's buildings were in fact protected by this coating of ash, and although it would never be inhabited again, it now bears witness to an incredible period of history. For thousands of years, the city lay virtually undisturbed, and protected from the elements and erosion. Excavations carried out over the last centuries have allowed the city to be once again buzzing with people, and even if this notion may appear romantic, the city is also affected by the elements once again, and that is a major problem. Since it wa ...
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  • Death Returns To Formula One Racing - 1,178 words
    Death Returns To Formula One Racing Jesse Oleet !0/5/98 English 10 Short Story Death Returns to Formula One Racing My first hint that something was wrong came Sunday afternoon when I logged on to the BBS (bulletin board service, a central computer acting as a host for other users to exchange messages) for auto racing. Someone posted a short but gripping note, I think I just witnessed the death of Ayrton Senna, he said. My eyes widened as I exclaimed what, in shock and dismay. A few hours later, the facts became clearer. Senna had crashed on the sixth lap of the San Marino Grand Prix while leading the race. It happened at a section called Tamburello - a gentle bend taken at top speed, about 1 ...
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  • Derek - 4,128 words
    Derek Derek lifted the large plastic tub, which he had just filled with ice, level with the counter, dumped the ice into the stainless steel container, and sighed. He looked at his watch: 10:25, it said; almost mid-morning, and five eternal minutes left until his fifteen minute coffee break. Fuck it, he thought, I'll take it now. He bent down low with a much-practiced 'bowling' motion and sent the plastic tub whizzing down the tiled corridor into the dish room where it hit the surly dishwasher on the ankles. "'Bowling For Busboys'!" he yelled (out of habit, mostly, since it had been a while since he had found the consequences of that action really amusing), and paced off to the staff room. " ...
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  • Evironmentalism - 2,824 words
    ... lf quickly in reduced fuel costs and a warmer, more comfortable home. Unfortunately, the finer points of insulating a home are beyond the scope of this article. An excellent resource on maximizing your home's insulation is Home Insulation by Harry Yost. Your local library should have, if not this book, several books on insulation that will at least get you started. Beyond updating your furnace and insulating your home, consider your personal use of heat in the home. The average American household's temperature during the winter is slowly rising because of increasingly sedentary lifestyles and lighter dress. The healthier we eat and the more exercise we get, the more internal heat our bod ...
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  • Harley Davidaon Marketing Plan - 1,557 words
    ... room and tools they need to maintain our market leadership. Organization Goals By the year 2003, we will produce 200,000 motorcycles annually Complete the production of our Product Development Center in Milwaukee by the end of 1996 Meet the demand by expanding our existing distribution and manufacturing capacity, and where necessary, adding new production and retail distribution points Grow Parts and Accessories sales volume, as a percent of total revenue, for both new and used vehicle customers Drive financial results to the levels achieved by acknowledged high performing companies TARGET MARKETS THE HARLEY OWNERS GROUP The Harley Owners Group, or H.O.G., is the world's largest fa ...
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  • Harleydavidson - 1,549 words
    ... Organization Goals By the year 2003, we will produce 200,000 motorcycles annually Complete the production of our Product Development Center in Milwaukee by the end of 1996 Meet the demand by expanding our existing distribution and manufacturing capacity, and where necessary, adding new production and retail distribution points Grow Parts and Accessories sales volume, as a percent of total revenue, for both new and used vehicle customers Drive financial results to the levels achieved by acknowledged high performing companies TARGET MARKETS THE HARLEY OWNERS GROUP The Harley Owners Group, or H.O.G., is the world's largest factory-sponsored motorcycle organization, with more than 300,0 ...
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  • Hopeful Encounter - 1,469 words
    ... rs is ever going to turn this around. It's all downhill from here", Phil sobbed. He then took a long pull on his mug. Bill was surprised at the weakness that Phil just demonstrated. He looked at Phil sympathetically, "Phil, what you say is true, we have polluted our world extensively. But there is still hope. We can turn this around. As a parent I should be more concerned than you, because I have my childrens future to worry about. If we try hard, we'll pull through, I'm sure of this. But we have to Fight and fight hard. We may not do it this generation or even the next, but our children and our childrens children will carry on. We'll manage!" Phil looked to Stevens in shock. That was th ...
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  • Hurricane - 826 words
    Hurricane Natural disasters are meant to cause destruction and to break thing apart. Sometimes they end up bringing people together. In September of 1996 Hurricane Fran swept through my town with the power of mother nature behind it all the way. Fran brought winds that reached speeds of close to 100 miles per hour, tornadoes, and golf ball sized hail. Needless to say that this storm did a lot of damage. All over the town people did not have any power, could not use their water. I remember how dark everything was without any light. I was scared but also kind of excited because I had never been in a hurricane before. The thing that scared me the most was the possibility that I would not have a ...
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  • I Know, I Know, I Was Just Kidding, Lindberg Lied Give Me A - 1,978 words
    ... cking. Floating in the back of my mind was an image of Mary Striker and my mom sitting in the staff lounge at the Thistle Shopper's Mall huddled around a direct line to Winnipeg. At that moment I rationalized I was far too new at this job to be handcuffed by anything so stuffy as professional pride. I ripped the bloody page off the machine and read it. From this Thistle and I learned that, in fact, there was a lone, masked gunman holding several hostages inside the Northern Isles Credit Union and that police were currently negotiating for their safe release. The suspect was also reported to have several sticks of dynamite strapped to his waist. Primer cord ran from these to a battery pac ...
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  • Imagine A Person With No Feelings, No Friends, Isolated Both Emotionally And Physically They Dont Feel Threatened By Normal T - 1,549 words
    Imagine a person with no feelings, no friends, isolated both emotionally and physically. They dont feel threatened by "normal" things, making the "normal" person threatened by him. In the book, The Stranger, by Albert Camus, we embark on a journey through the mind of an existentialist. So we meet Mersault, the main character in the book, and in my opinion, the epitome of existentialism. Throughout reading, we have observed Mersaults self-aware behavior in many scenes of the book. One instance was at the funeral. "Some of the women were crying. She was in the second row, hidden behind one of her companions, and I couldnt see her very well. She was crying softly, steadily in little sobs. I tho ...
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  • Introduction - 1,376 words
    ... nce, that large cities were marvelous places where only wealth existed; and everything I heard about them from other people confirmed that belief. They talked about the great city as if it were a wonderful paradise where everything was beautiful...I seemed to feel, from what they said that people there were more really people than those I saw around me in my town. Eva knew that the only place she could realistically become a star, was 150 miles across the pampas, in Buenos Aires. At fifteen she was determined to shake the pampas dust from her shoes and head to the concrete paradise of her dreams. Her chance came in the form of a young handsome tango singer named Agustin Magaldi. Magaldi ...
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  • Introduction To The Visual Arts - 879 words
    Introduction to the Visual Arts Throughout history art has played an intricate role in society's perception of life. Art is used as form of expressionism be it physical or emotional, religious or the mockery of religion. The birth of new artistic eras were due to the technological advancements of the world. Below are a few examples of works of art that from different era in our humanity. Francisco de Stefano's, named Pesellino during the renaissance, A Miracle of Saint Silvester is a scene representative of an episode of Saint Silvester's life who was pope during the reign of Constantine the Great. Originally this work forms the lower portion of an altarpiece. The scene may be recognized as ...
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  • Joseph Conrad - 2,002 words
    Joseph Conrad Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow's catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow's "change," as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by "the company", the organization for whom he works, to travel to the Congo river and report back to them about Mr. Kurtz, a top notch officer of theirs. When he sets sail, he doesn't know what to expect. When his journey is completed, this little "trip" will h ...
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  • Kurt Vonnegut: A Canary In A Coal Mine - 1,197 words
    Kurt Vonnegut: A Canary in a Coal Mine Kurt Vonnegut Served as a sensitive cell in the organism of American Society during the 1960's. His work alerted the public about the absurdity of modern warfare and an increasingly mechanized and impersonal society in which humans were essentially worthless and degenerated. The satirical tone and sardonic humor allowed people to read his works and laugh at their own misfortune. Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922, in Indianapolis, where he was reared. His father was an architect, as his grandfather had been. Though the family's fortune was eroded during the Depression-his father went without an architectural commission from 1929 to 1940-they were we ...
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