• Porcupine Long Quills Lives
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    The word porcupine comes from the Latin words "p orcus spina," meaning "pig spines." The porcupine is a slow-moving, peaceful rodent. They are also vegetarians and mostly nocturnal. Their scientific name, Erethizon, means to 'irritate with back.' The Porcupine is the second largest of all rodents. It has a small head, large, chunky body with a high arching back and short legs. Its head and body are 25 to 40 inches long, with long, thick, muscular tail growing as long as 8 inches. It weighs from...
  • Pen'e Lop Long Odysseus Lines
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    Odyssey - Passage: Book V lines 224-233 "My lady goddess, here is no cause for anger. My quiet Pen'e lop^e -- - how well I know -- - would seem a shade before your majesty, death and old age being unknown to you, while she must die. Yet, it is true, each day I long for home, long for the sight of home. If any god has marked me out again for shipwreck, my tough heart can undergo it. What hardship have I not long since endured at sea, in battle! Let the trial come." (Book V lines 224-233) Odysseus...
  • Messiah Of The Masses
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    Glen Jeansonne, MESSIAH OF TH MASSES; HUEY LONG AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION, (Addison-Wesley Longman Publishers, N. Y. , 1993, 204 pp. ). Jeansonne was born into a Cajun family in 1946. He grew up in New Roads, Louisiana, and earned his bachelor's degree from the UL Lafayette (then- University of Southwestern Louisiana) in 1968. After relieving his Ph. D. in history at Florida State University in 1973, he taught at Williams College in Massachusetts and the University of Michigan before he became a...
  • Long Distance Relationship Relationships One
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    Short Distance for Long Distance Relationships Relationships have been around since the beginning of mankind. There are many goals in life that people pursue and having a soul mate is one of them. One type of relationship that is practiced most among teenagers is long distance relationships. Due to the fact that so many teenagers fall in love so quickly and are immature, they will not let go of partners even though they may have to separate. Many people find it difficult to stay in one relations...
  • Redistribution Of Wealth Huey Long
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    Ali Price Mr. Griffiths AP. US. History II 22, March 2005 Redistribution Of Wealth October 1929 the United States of America went into a state of great depression. Millions of Americans lost their jobs, their homes and went deeply in debt. The reasons for the great depression were the over production of goods, higher tariffs, over speculation of the stock market, unregulated banking and the mis distribution of wealth. The president of the time Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a solution called...
  • Long Term Care Age Home
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    web Where we Stand? Personal Retirement Accounts: The Opportunity to Choose and Control our Future: February 2001 working ratio 2: 1 by 2030 web for it. htm Long Term Health Care Are you likely to need long-term care? This year about seven million men and women over the age of 65 will need long-term care. By the year 2005, the number will increase to nine million. By the year 2020, 12 million older Americans will need long-term care. Most will be cared for at home; family members and friends are...
  • Government And The Long Island Sound
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    The Long Island Sound The Long Island Sound is a vital resource used by both humans and wildlife. The quality of its water is an issue that affects everyone and everything. Scientific studies and continuous monitoring provide evidence as to what actions need to be taken to improve and restore the water quality. In more ways than one, the United States government has devoted much of its time to ensure the revival and protection of the Long Island Sound. There are many ways to help in the protecti...
  • Long Run Inflation Economy Output
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    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan vows to promote low and stable inflation. The main goal of the U. S. economy is to maintain price stability. This reduces the likelihood that imbalances could develop that would ultimately undermine the record economic expansion that the U. S. is currently having. The United States has two basic goals for its economy: to promote maximum output and employment and to promote stable prices. In the long run, the level of output and employment in the eco...
  • Domestic Violence Effects Victim Term
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Surprisingly enough, domestic violence affects more than just the immediate victim. Domestic violence is a growing, widespread social problem in America. In the majority of all cases, the victim is spousal or intimate. Children that live in a household where domestic violence is prevalent are also affected. Domestic violence not only has short-term effects on the victim, it also has long-term effects. The long-term effect of this violent abuse is usually physical, psychological...
  • History Of The Port Of Long Beach
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    History of the Port of Long Beach The San Pedro Bay breakwater began construction in 1899. This was to facilitate the building of the Port of Los Angeles. It served well as a breakwater for both ports. In 1909 the Los Angeles Dock and Terminal Company purchased about 800 acres of marshes and mudflats at the mouth of the Los Angeles River. On June 24, 1911, in a grant from the State of California, the City of Long Beach was given the tideland areas in trust for the people of the state. The theory...
  • Development Of Personal Computers
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    The Development of Personal Computers The history of the computer goes back hundreds of years. From the abacus through the modern era the evolution of computers has involved many innovative individuals. It was out of this desire to innovate many fascinating tabulating machines developed. The modern computer, therefore, evolved from an amalgamation of the genius of many individuals over a long period of history. Many people shaped the world by making the efforts to develop technology. An early co...
  • Health Care Long Term
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    The following statement was released today by Donald Young, M. D. , Interim President of the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA): For America s 77 million baby boomers, paying future long-term care costs remains as their largest looming expense. According to the Bureau of the Census, in 2020, one out of every six Americans will be age 65 or older roughly 20 million more seniors than today. Furthermore, by 2020, the number of Americans 85 and older the people most likely to use long-te...
  • Long Distance Relationship Are Hard
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    Long Distance Relationships Can Be Painful: But They Don't Have to Be I have fallen into a problem that many people have had to deal with during some part of their life, some more than others have. Long-distance relationships are hard on the heart, hard on the soul, and hard on the self. Many men and women meet in places that neither of the two will ever visit again, such as cruises, vacations, and visiting far-away relatives for long periods of time. These chance meetings sometimes spark flames...
  • Camel Hair Long Camels
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    More than 3, 000 years ago an ungainly but useful desert animal was domesticated in Arabia. It was the Arabian camel, a long-legged beast with one large hump on its back. It could cross hot deserts without needing much water, and it could carry heavy loads without tiring. The two-humped Bactrian camel of central Asia was also domesticated long ago. It is sturdier than the Arabian and can carry heavier loads. During the winter, its brownish hair is thick and long for protection from the cold nig...
  • Long Term Capital Funds Gse
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    There is a growing concern within the financial sector about companies using short-term funds to finance long-term projects instead of raising long-term capital through the GSE. A classic example is the case of Astek industries, producers of In su mineral water and Refresh fruit drink, which is in financial distress such that its assets are being auctioned to offset its indebtedness to a merchant bank. Its total debt is  14 billion and most of these debts are short-term funds which were ...
  • Telecommunication Wars Long Distance
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    I work for SBC Telecommunication which is the second largest telecommunication company in the world, and is ranked number 24 on Fortune's Magazine top 500 businesses in the world. SBC operates in thirteen states. SBC has been trying to enter the long distance market for over 18 years but to no avail. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) kept denying their request to provide long distance service. SBC was told on many occasions that they had an unfa...
  • Fixed On What They Plan As A Salesmen Long Force Star
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    Ode 2 Lucky is the man who never has been punished by the government's power! Where once the animosity of the white house has struck, that mansion is shaken. Eternally: Judgment comes up behind each American like a star shooting out of the dark galaxy. When the fast rushed star collides and burst drumming force upon the soiled earth. I have witnessed the building pain from wars long fought loom upon America's people: generation after generation takes the force of the enemy government. So lately ...
  • Sex Is The Best
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    i think sex is the best thing in the world i wish all i could do all day is have sex. i think we should all be able to have sex all day, dont you agree. people take too much time during other things when they should be having sex all day & night long. i wish i were the president of the united states, i would make a law that prohibits people from working long hours during the week. we need to take more time for sex. sex is the best thing since sliced bread dont you agree? we should also come toge...
  • Why The World Spins
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    The world spins because I need help obtaining a sample essay in order for me to write my own. This site is all about the "free" essays, yet you still have to submit something. Yeah, ok. So, here goes: blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, and so the ...
  • Sleep Speaker Long Death
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    The speaker uses the word "sleep's ix times in the poem. This repetition, along with additional words that connote sleeping or resting, comes to suggest the presence of death. The speaker has endured a long hard life, and his routine activity, no matter how fulfilling it must have been at first and throughout, has agonized him and brought exhaustion to his soul. Even the "rumbling of the loads and unloads of apples' disturbs his senses. The poem implies that rest, sleep, or death is necessary fo...