• Doomed to Die
    to be a good omen, the state of an animal’s liver, when observed by a specially trained haruspex (liver-looker), could tell whether the gods were in favour of undertakings such as a military expedition. Prophecy: Many ordinary Romans turned to prophecy to determine the will of...
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  • Journo
    Miguel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE I: ABOUT THIS TRANSLATION It was with considerable reluctance that I abandoned in favour of the present undertaking what had long been a favourite project: that of a new edition of Shelton's "Don Quixote," which has now become a somewhat ...
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  • Napoleon Bonaparte- Biography
    parallels, since Gustavus Adolphus, Frederick the Great, Cromwell, Washington, or Bolivar bear but a small resemblance to Bonaparte either in character, fortune, or extent of enterprise. For fourteen years, to say nothing of his projects in the East, the history of Bonaparte was the history of all Europe! With...
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  • Bacon As a Moralist
    of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. He goes on to Montaigne who said that, in telling a lie, a man was brave towards God but a coward towards his fellow-men. Concluding the essay, Bacon says that falsehood is wicked and such wickedness will duly receive...
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  • Please Invite Me!!
    and a hose should put up on a brave air to one wearing a petticoat. (b) It would be no trouble in carrying Celia. (c) If Rosalind cries like a woman she would discredit the man’s attire she is wearing. (v)___________________________ (vi)Touchstone was not in favour of coming to the Forest of Arden...
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  • Summaryyy
    without peace. It is how they respect people when it is always start in the way how a king ruled a city. In this story, it is showed that you should be brave, you should be fearless, and willing to sacrifice everything just for this common people. A warrior is willing to sacrifice everything especially his...
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  • The Prince
    to aim high. A prince has much less difficulty in holding a principality he won by his own ability than a prince that got a principality by good fortune. If you stay in your new principality, it is easier to keep than if you were to try and rule it from afar. Princes with high abilities can recognize...
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  • Heart of Man
    desires and cravings of the human nature. This is a true picture of the heart as God sees it. The bleary, red eyes speak of drunkenness as described in Proverbs 23:29-33: "Show me someone who drinks too much, who has to try out some new drink, and I will show you someone miserable and sorry for himself, always...
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  • Tatag Ng Wikang Filipino
    Wisdom YOUR GOALS This lesson allows you to appreciate the wisdom of our ancestors that continues to influence our experiences. Discover how their proverbs serve as guideposts towards strengthening our values. You must aim to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Express whether a statement is true or false...
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  • Scene 2
    any comer I have look'd on yet For my affection. MOROCCO  Even for that I thank you: Therefore, I pray you, lead me to the caskets To try my fortune. By this scimitar That slew the Sophy and a Persian prince That won three fields of Sultan Solyman, I would outstare the sternest eyes that look...
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  • English Proverbs
    CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL SURVEY ON PROVERBS § 1 Definition and Origin of Proverbs Linguists have been long intrigued by the remarkable capacity and internal structural complexity of proverbs. Indeed, despite their outward simplicity, proverbs and proverbial phrases are far from being simple...
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  • Amazing
    Paraphrase the Captain's description of the battle and the part played by Macbeth in securing victory. For brave Macbeth--well he deserves that name-- Disdaining fortune, with his brandish'd steel, Which smoked with bloody execution, Like valour's minion carved out his passage Till he...
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  • How Successful Is Chinua Achebe in Representing an Image of Africa That "Writes Back" to the European Coloniser?
    the effects of Western customs and beliefs on a traditional African society. A much praised African classic "a great book, that bespeaks a great, brave, kind human spirit," first published in 1958, Things Fall Apart is an early narrative about the European colonization of Africa told from the point...
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  • Macbeth
    foul is fair” * Equivocal sentence, inversion, defies logic * Is a set up to show Macbeths fate is sealed “For brave Macbeth – well he deserves that name – disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution, like valour’s minion carved out his passage till he faced...
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    Wisdom YOUR GOALS This lesson allows you to appreciate the wisdom of our ancestors that continues to influence our experiences. Discover how their proverbs serve as guideposts towards strengthening our values. You must aim to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Express whether a statement is true...
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  • Macbeth Analysis
    the audience would assume that Macbeth is a tragedy. The initial stages of the play set Macbeth up as a brave and noble character. "For brave Macbeth -- well he deserves that name --/ Disdaining Fortune, with brandished steel, . . . Like valor's minion . . . (I.ii.16-19)." The king later praises him, "O...
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  • Macbeth
    true, you have to be passionate whenever the time is and no matter what difficult situations you are facing. 3. "For brave Macbeth--well he deserves that name-- Disdaining fortune, with his brandish'd steel, Which smoked with bloody execution, Like valour's minion carved out his passage Till he faced...
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  • Gili Jewels
    smallest in the world – a technological breakthrough, created a buzz whose echo can still be heard. product under the Gili brand name. But fortune favours the brave and providence in the guise of coincidence came to the rescue. Shoppers Stop, which was then in the process of setting up its first retail...
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  • American English Literature
    banishment, must have brought you to Hrothgar.” For you I have traveled far from home. Then the man whose name was reknown for courage, If you are brave and courteous, the Geat leader, resolute in his helmet, You’ll be more glad and prosperous answered in return: „We are retainers, Than ever...
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  • Benjamin Franklin
    and conferr'd on what we read. Ralph was inclin'd to pursue the study of poetry, not doubting but he might become eminent in it, and make his fortune by it, alleging that the best poets must, when they first began to write, make as many faults as he did. Osborne dissuaded him, assur'd him he had...
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