Five Thousand Men Enemy
783 wordsThe soldiers of my army were pounding at the walls of the enemy base, ramming into the thick stone and metal with tanks and bulldozers. There was little left on the interior of those walls, having been blown away by mortar shells or destroyed by howitzer fire. The few buildings that retained anything more than a foundation were scarred black and had walls that had fallen in. The base was completely lost, or so I thought. I was in command of the regiment that destroyed the base. I thought myself ...
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Basketball Game Long Time
514 wordsIt was just an other rainy day. I was going to a basketball game with some friends. As I was walking out of the door my mother said Drive carefully son its awfully slippery out there, I ignored her like always but just replied, Yes mother I will! After watching the basketball game we headed back to my friends house. The rain had picked up. The traffic was heavy in the small residential streets as the main road was under construction. I was maneuvering my way around the packed roads until I arriv...
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Dinner I Cleaned Sharp Pains In My Heart Smit
784 wordsIt seems like all of my life I have been changing homes. Even as a toddler, I never really knew what it was to have a Mom and Dad. I did have a lot of temporary parents, but they were never stable. The impact that it had on my life was pretty tremendous. I went from home to home, never really understanding what it was that I would do wrong to get kicked out. Finally, I have moved in with a white family. Its almost been a year now. This is my longest stay at a foster home. Mr. and Mrs. Smit have ...
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Shook Our Hands Blood Was On Our Hands Church
1,020 words... actuary. When the heat had finally receded from my face, I looked up and the pastor had moved to the front of the church and waited for everyone to calm down. He put his sun glasses on and asked everyone to tell at least ten people that we loved them and we were glad to see them there. We just stood stationary at our seats and waited. I guess we were too afraid to move and talk to all of the strangers again, but not moving did not work. They all came to shake our hands, and told us they were...
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End Of The Book Odyssey Odysseus
1,116 wordsIn the Odyssey, written by Homer, Odysseus learned a lot about himself and what he had to do to become a better overall human. The adventures he goes on, I think, opens his eyes to a world in which he thought he was invincible. With the Odyssey, Odysseus learned a big lesson in humility. The greatest example of this is in the last five books or so within the story. He has to dress, act, and live like a beggar in order to regain everything he had lost. While he was a beggar, the suitors treated h...
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One Of The Biggest Workers' Compensation
873 wordsHowever, the system's delays make workers wait to get medical treatment and benefits, some for months. Some workers, depending on the seriousness of their injury, receive as little as $ 39 a week. In 1993, the main goal of the new legislation was to reduce costs for employers and raise the benefits for workers. So far, costs have fallen 34 % for employers, and they save up to $ 3 billion a year (Morton). However, benefits for workers are the lowest in the United States, and ranks California 45 t...
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Hamlet Madness Shakespeare Hamlet
1,152 wordsDave Boston A Critical Analysis of Shakespeare? s Hamlet 19 September, 1996 Hamlet. Is he an insane madman or a revengeful, scheming, genius? There are many conflicting ideas and theories on this subject, and hopefully this paper may be of some assistance in clearing up the confusion. The paper is divided into three separate analytic sections beginning with the beginning of Hamlet? s so called madness, and why it may have occurred. Next, is an analysis of why Hamlet delays revenging his father? ...
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Fallen In Love Love Letters
1,386 wordsCyrano's Inevitable Destiny Who should take the blame for this tragedy? In Edmond Rostand s Cyrano de Bergerac, Cyrano is portrayed as a valiant hero who exhibits humorous intelligence as well as great generosity. However, if we examine the play more carefully, we would find that Cyrano is personally responsible for his downfall; his constant aspiration for perfection and excessive deception eventually leads to his death. Such ornery behavior is exhibited when he adamantly insists on being himse...
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Bill Gates Dining Hall
1,341 words[The time is the late 1990 s and the setting is an unidentified city in the northwest United States, in Washington. Three employees of Microsoft, the narrator, Encolpius, and his co-workers Giton and Ascyltus, have been invited to the illustrious mansion of billionaire Bill Gates, for a banquet. ] It was slightly drizzling as we approached the house. We were simply amazed at it s size, it was a good quarter mile in length and equally long in width. As we approached the enormous wooden door, ligh...
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Actions Of The Characters Ethan Frome
1,598 wordsEthan Frome as a Psychological Novel When Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote his novel, The Scarlet Letter, he was praised as being the father of the psychological novel. Since the completion of his landmark story, many other authors have taken their work in similar directions, and have tried to reveal human psychology through their writing. Authors have been trying to convey truths about human behavior and explain the human psyche, often unsuccessfully. Edith Wharton? s novel, Ethan From, is an excellen...
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Cash Money Couldn T
617 wordsEvaluation Essays- Ruff Ryders And Cash Money Evaluation Essays- Ruff Ryders And Cash Money Millionaire Concert Grade B+ Evaluation Essay Ruff Ryders and Cash Money Millionaires This concert was held on Thursday March 2, 2000. Some of the hottest rap and r& b artists included in this mix were DMX, Juvenile, Ruff Ryders, Drag On, Hot Boyz, Eve, The Lox, Lil Wayne, Big Tymers, and B. G. It was hosted at the Marine Midland Arena in Downtown Buffalo. Tickets ran anywhere from $ 40. 00 to $ 55. 0...
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Men Are Equal Point Of View
1,666 wordsPoems About Experiences, Theme About Confessional Voices Poems About Experiences, Theme About Confessional Voices Poems about Experiences Theme on Confessional Voice Although these three poems are written by two very different authors, they both share a similarity in one aspect: they both confess to how the speakers truly look at their fathers. The first and second poems, Daddy and Happy Fathers Day, by Patrick Middleton, confess to feelings of regret, self-hatred, forgiveness, and a hidden love...
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Story Of Noah Length Of Time
1,767 wordsIn Judeo-Christian mythology, one of the best recognized stories from the Old Testament is the story of Noah and the Ark, and how they survived Gods great flood. This story is a common one throughout many mid-east cultures, both past and present. The most notable of these is in the ancient Mesopotamian mythology, with the story of Utnapishtim and his story of survival of the gods wrath. Though both are telling what is assumed to be a tale of the same event, there are many similarities as well as...
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Intersection I Realized Cross The Street Traffic
534 wordsMy traffic accident. It was just an other rainy day. I was going to the mall with my brother to get some batteries for his toy cars. As I was walking out of the door my mother said Drive carefully son it s awfully slippery out their, in her kind and gentle voice. I ignored her like always but just replied, Yes mother I will! After buying some energizer batteries from the mall we headed back home. The rain had picked up. The traffic was heavy in the small residential streets as the main road was ...
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Blackburn Told Dr Essay Two Poets Howe
960 wordsOf This Time, Of That place The story Of This Time, Of That Place, has many different conflicts. The main conflict is between Joseph Howe and a student named Tertan. Joseph Howe was going to his firs day of class. As he entered the classroom all of the students looked at him appraisingly. This gave Dr. Howe a sense of power. Dr. Howe quickly issued an assignment. As the class is working on the assignment, in comes Tertan. The class gave him a mocking cheer. Both Dr. Howe and Tertan ignored the c...
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Didn T O Clock
823 wordsNothing can bring you peace but yourself. ? Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Yourself, ? I am thinking about the time when my best friend died, and when I stopped being myself and my life started going to hell. It happened maybe two or three years ago. The day is very clear in my memory. The weather was cold and nasty. The monotonous rain made everything outside look gray. I was at home, waiting for my girlfriend to arrive. I was sitting on the couch drinking hot tea and feeling warm an...
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Patrick Henry Eighteenth Century
677 wordsPatrick Henrys Speech To The Virginia Convention Patrick Henrys Speech To The Virginia Convention Of 1775 Curry 1 Justin Curry Mrs. Davis English Lit 038; Comp. 11 - 28 - 01 Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved. W. J. Bryan Speech, 1899 What are the people of the United States really fighting for? What are we willing to give to protect the United States of America much like Patrick Henry so many years ago...
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Match Against Elon Big South Conference Tournament Ball
752 wordsOn April 17, 2000 the Radford University tennis team played a very important match against Elon college in North Carolina. The winner of this match would play as seed number two in the Big South Conference tournament. Eventually, our place in the Big South Conference tournament depended on the result of my match against Elon s number four player. During the match I knew that he was better than me and I didn t expect to win. However, I tried my hardest, and learned that even though my opponent wa...
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Dont Care Post Office
419 wordsLike all car accidents, one involving a postal truck a government vehicle is not much different. Rarely does an accident like this occur. They dont happen mainly because the postal drivers occupation is on the line. This topic is very straight forward and I doubt that there are any other ways to deal with this situation. using my research I visited the United States Post Office located at 38 th St. between 7 th and 8 th avenues. This Post Office just happens to be the closest to my job in Manhat...
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Special Friendship Kitten House
490 wordsI walked home from school, carrying a heavy load of books on my aching shoulders. Each step I took was accompanied with a wish that I was already at home, resting on my cozy bed. I walked on, my eyes stuck on the burnt black road. As I dragged my foot along, I could see small pieces of dried tar rolling on the rough surface. Upon reaching my doorstep, I heaved a heavy sigh of relieve and pleasure. At last, I have reached my long waited destination; home. My red, sticky palm reached out for the d...
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