• The Prince and the Pauper
    collections | The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County • Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance • Sketches New and Old • A True Story and the Recent Carnival of Crime • Punch, Brothers, Punch! and Other Sketches • Merry Tales • The £1,000,000 Bank Note and Other New Stories...
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  • Pu Yi
    formally pardoned by Chairman Mao Zedong and went to live in Beijing. He was assigned to work as a gardener and lived out his remaining years tending his plants. Granted full rights after his release from prison, he married Li Shuxian, a nurse, in 1962 and wrote his autobiography in 1964. Royal Palaces...
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  • Essay, Term Paper, or Research Paper
    Autobiography of a shoe Old, tattered and muddy, lying in the corner of a beggar's house, sometimes memories of my youth days creep in my mind. So bright and handsome I was when I was kept in that expensive showroom after being manufactured under the name of a very well known brand. It made me...
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  • Book Review on the Last Manchu
    Book Review: The Last Manchu Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China Edited by: Paul Kramer Submitted by: Tiffany Joy A. Candelaria 2 History I. Brief Summary This book is an autobiography of a man who became The Emperor of the Manchu Dynasty, at two years of age, named...
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  • Nelson Mandela
    ~NELSON MANDELA~ Nelson Mandela was born as Rolihlahla Mandela on July 18,1918 in Transkei, South Africa.Mandela's father had four wives and Mandela's mother, Nosekeni Fanny, was the third. His father died when Mandela was nine years-old and he was taken in by a high ranking chief. He was...
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  • Alex Ferguson- The Truth
    Alex Ferguson- The Truth "I apologize to all : Manchester United, my teammates, the fans, the federation ... and I also want to apologize to the prostitute who shared my bed last evening. " Eric Cantona (Jan25 1995) Eric Cantona issuing an apology for flying kicking a Crystal Palace fan...
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  • Conan Doyle
    was of the Roman Catholic religion. Doyle had a grandfather, John Doyle. He was political cartoonist, who financially supported the family. Doyle’s early education started when he was about seven years old. His mother spent lots of time reading with him and tutoring him, because this is what...
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  • west
    Chinese Images in Western Movies- Analyzing the movie The Last Emperor and comparing with the autobiography The First Half of My Life Claire Chiang 江欣樺, Lisa Lee 李顯洋 Taipei First Girls’ Senior High School 二年忠班 1 Ⅰ. Introduction 1. Motivation In recent decades, Chinese cultural images...
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  • Wilde's the Happy Prince and Other Tales and a House of Pomegranates.
    palace, with its many objects of art. In "The Young King," on the other hand, Christianity and aestheticism blend fully. The young king, the son of an artist, is disowned at first by his grandfather the old king, but is later acknowledged as heir to the throne and brought into the palace. "From the...
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  • Important
    .) Soon after the historic World Cup victory in 1983, President Gianni Zail Singh hosted a tea party for the Indian team in the plush lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace) in New Delhi. The President asked Kapil Dev, who had captained India to the famous win, as to what the team planned to...
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  • Marie Antoinette
    to an end. Her mother had arranged Marie Antoinette's marriage to the dauphin (crown prince) of France to cement an alliance between Austria and France. In 1770, at age fourteen, Marie Antoinette left her homeland and traveled to the French palace of Versailles to be married. Her fifteen -year-old...
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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    father was either too sick or drunk to fulfill his daily work at home. Doyle's mother, Mary Foley, was a homemaker who took care of her son Arthur and his brothers and sisters, and also worked and cleaned the house everyday.2 Doyle's early education started when he was about seven years old. His...
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  • Utopia
    very interested in other country's and their cultures. 8. Narrative Technique: Narrative prose. 9. a) Time lapse: Liliput ñ1 year Brobdingnag ñ2 years b)In what period is the story situated? 18th century. 10. Style:Language is quite difficult, old-English. 11...
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  • Ap Euro Dbq
    creating art. Since the old, conventional techniques were a thing of the past, artists were left confused (Doc. 3). Other artists benefitted from the circumstances and pioneered expressionism. Hitler reflected on the days following the Great War in his autobiography Mein Kampf, in which he sneers at the...
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  • Wallis Simpson
    propriety was essential as the elite of Baltimore society. Bessie's father died when she was five months old and throughout her formative years, she and her mother had to rely on irregular handouts from a wealthy relative. Because her father left them with no money so they relied charity from her...
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  • Christ
    Against Darwin “The Old Testament is a false history of the world. It should not be trusted” – Charles Darwin Archaeology has uncovered numerous cities, artifacts and inscriptions that validate the historical accuracy of the Old Testament. Sargon’s Palace, Sennacherib, Nebuchadnezzar...
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  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874, at Blenheim Palace, the famous palace near Oxford that was built by the nation for John Churchill, the first duke of Marlborough. Blenheim meant a lot to Winston Churchill. It was there that he became engaged to his wife, Clementine Ogilvy Hozier. He...
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  • Final Study Guide
    autobiography displays achievements and good conduct Address to the living Afterlife and Beyond Pyramid texts On walls of burial chambers of pyramids Late Old Kingdom kings Purpose Help king go into the sun, sky, stars Celestially-minded King joining gods Specifically laying out role of the...
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  • Books and Authors
    Person's Guide to Empire English Books - Indian Writers Important English Titles by Indian Authors Name of the Book Author Train to Pakistan Khuswant Singh Autobiography of an unknown Indian Nirad C Chaudhary Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard...
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  • Religion
    Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.[a]” Once he reads that verse, he goes to see Ambrose to get baptized at the age of 32 His son gets baptized with him (15 years old) 2 conflicts Manichees People who taught menchianism Says that evil is the...
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