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  • Sea From The Atlantic Monthly
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    from the Atlantic Monthly, 1922 Jazz Theodore Maynard The band began its music, and I saw A hundred people in the cabaret Stand up in couples meekly to obey The arbitrary and remorseless law Of custom. And I wondered what could draw Their weary wills to this fulfillment. Gay They were not. They embraced without dismay, Lovers who showed an awful lack of awe. Then, as I sat and drank my wine apart, I pondered on this new religion, which Lay heavily on the faces of the rich, Who, occupied with rit...
  • Its Own Local Superstitions
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    Writing on the wall Superstitions exist everywhere in the world. Every country on the planet has its own local superstitions. Each country also has its own variations on common superstitions. Some of the most common superstitions have to do with cats, alcohol, and death. Cats have been domesticated longer than any other animal. Humans have even worshiped them; therefore, it makes sense that there are innumerable superstitions worldwide involving them. In the United States, there is a belief that...
  • Monkey Display
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    I'd love to go to the zoo in the spring. Not only is it good exercise but I would get to see my three favorite animals which are, the monkeys, white tigers, and penguins. Unfortunatly, from my house the drive is long to any zoo. I've heard Miluakee Zoo is a good place to see monkeys. Not to mention, baboons, chimpanzees, and gorillas. I like spider monkeys the best because they have little white faces, a lot of energy, and they are so cute. They have long think tails that they use really well to...
  • Prey Base Of The Jaguar
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    In appearance the Jaguar is often confused with the Leopard both cats, depending to a degree on sub-species have a similar brownish / yellow base fur colour which is distinctively marked with dark rosette markings. However, the jaguar can be distinguished by the presence of small dots or irregular shapes within the larger rosette markings, a more stocky and muscular body and a shorter tail. Melanistic or black jaguars (see below) are common in certain parts of its range and are often confusingly...
  • Middle Of A War
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    When I am 30, I will have a job that is like Dilbert's. I will not know what I do, but I will be some kind of engineer that works in a cubicle on a computer all day long. I hope I will be married, but I don't know about children, I will definitely have children so that I can leave something behind for when I go, but I don't know how soon I want to have them, they might mess up my clean house, which I would hate. I might travel, but only to very few places, like Japan and back, and other big citi...
  • Garage With My Dad
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    February 21, 2002 Curiosity Killed the Cat If I had to compare my personality to an animal, it would probably be a young cat, or a mountain lion rather. (that just sounds better... ) Cats are widely known for there curiosity, and I am always inquisitive when it comes to doing things. If someone says, "It can't be done", I find a way to do it. I am always looking for ways challenge myself to become better. I am an expert at finding loopholes, and I am driven by curiosity. Most of the things that ...
  • Cats And Dogs
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    "If you study balls to the wall from now on, you just might pass this class"- said my roommate when he saw me studying for the Financial Statement Analysis course, "Professor is a real ball breaker". When I heard that phrase, I assumed he was referring to testicles, but in fact he wasn't. Balls to the wall means to push to the limit, go all out, full speed. This is a very colorful phrase; one needs to be careful when using it. Although its real origin is very benign, most people assume it is a r...
  • Girl Interrupted By Susanna Kayson
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    The movie 'Girl Interrupted' is based on the biography by Susanna Kayson. In the story she tells of her two year stay in a mental hospital. The director uses many camera angles and techniques to carry on the story line. He wanted most of the setting to take place in the hospital. Throughout the stor, Kayson tells of her fears, friends, and herself. Growing and learning everyday, Susanna is finally declared healthy and is relapsed. Her final diagnosis: recovered boarder line. She meets a great fr...
  • My Sister Eating A Frog
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    My sister is 17 and loves to eat cats. Whenever she sees a cat she has the urge to eat it. I have no idea why she does this but it scares me. I'm afraid that maybe she will someday find other things to eat, like human beings. I'm not sure what to do about this. If anyone has any suggestions please tell me. My mother has tried to put her in mental hospitals but they always send her back, saying that there's nothing wrong with her. She eats cats!! There's obviously something wrong with her. Howeve...
  • Cat Superstitions
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    The Egyptians' civilization was based on religion where their beliefs were very important. They believed in polytheism, which was the belief in many deities. They worshipped as many as two-thousand gods and goddesses. Some gods were worshipped locally, others were worshipped nationally. Some of the various gods were part human and part animal. The god Horus had the head of a hawk and a body of a human. Bulls, cats, and crocodiles were considered very holy. The chief, immortal gods of the Egyptia...
  • Caterpillars Light Equipment Market
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    Caterpillar has been around for a long time and the company has been through a lot of ups and downs, but for some strange reason they have still held their ground in the heavy equipment industry. We have been hearing about Caterpillar; some of us can even remember having little toy tractors and cranes that we played with as kids that had that infamous Cat engraved on the sides. In this analysis, I will focus on the CEOs, Board of Directors, mission Identification, intent, corporate level strateg...
  • Cat
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    Help me I was about to go on a camping trip, I couldnt wait. I was incredibly excited. There was lots for me to do there, being young and all I was very excited. We finally left for Valley Heights, a secluded Valley filled with plants and lots of wildlife. There were lions, gemsbok, eland, elephants, giraffes, spring-buck and the list goes on. When we arrived there, we were greeted by a large wooden gate. We drove in. We followed a windy gravel road all the way upto the top of a hill. A man came...
  • Of The Female Cats
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    On a sunny afternoon a cat was strutting down the street without a care in the world. He was a good-looking cat, full of charisma and charm, but all he really wanted was to find that perfect female. He always thought that if there were someone in his life to make him happy, he would be happy. The only problem with this plan was he never looked past the outer layer. A not too shabby feline strolled up to him one day, nicest personality he had ever met, but she just wasn't beautiful enough for him...
  • Black Cat The Man
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    Born in 1809, Edgar Alan Poe is considered by many critics and fans of literature to be one of the greatest writers of all time. He was born into a strict religious environment. His father constantly abused him. His family was considered very dysfunctional, which is part of the reason his stories always have an evil tint to them (Basuray). Almost every one of Poe's stories tend to have a dark and macabre feel to them. His beliefs on God and morals also had much to do with the way he wrote. He di...
  • Floorboards In The Old Man's Room
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    Edgar Allen Poe In each of Edgar Allen Poe's stories of murder and madness, he takes us inside the mind of the murderer from the time he begins until after the deed has been done. Poe gives us a point of view not common in works of horror and suspense: the killers. We read the thoughts and follow the actions of the killer as he plots and follows through with his victim's demise. All three of his stories are alike, especially "The Black Cat' and "The Tell-Tale Heart. ' However, I found that "The ...

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