• The Sound And The Fury Madison Scouts
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    The roar of extreme sound emanates from a football field. It is clear that this is not an ordinary high school marching band playing at a football game. These are Drum and Bugle Corps, boasting an instrumentation of all brass and percussion instruments. This arrangement of instruments can create an enormous amount of sound, sometimes louder than a rock music concert. Due to their thorough auditioning processes, they have a group of musicians, who can play extremely well, all of whom are brought ...
  • Pantheon Dome Temple Roman
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    Pantheon, temple dedicated to all the gods. The Pantheon of Rome is the best-preserved major edifice of ancient Rome and one of the most significant buildings in architectural history. In shape it is an immense cylinder concealing eight piers, topped with a dome and fronted by a rectangular colonnaded porch. The great vaulted dome is 43. 2 m (142 ft) in diameter, and the entire structure is lighted through one aperture, called an oculus, in the center of the dome. The Pantheon was erected by the...
  • The Birthday Blue And White
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    The Perfect Birthday It was a nice warm summer day in China. It is the year of 1998. The sun was shinning and the birds were chirping. When I walked outside to meet my friend Lee all I could hear were little bells ringing. The sound was familiar and I then understood that it came from everybody riding his or her bikes. My friend Lee was coming with me to find a gift for my mother. Her birthday and my birthday were on the same day, about a week from now. We started out at a store called Great Sa...