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  • Original Rags Scott Joplin 1899
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    Scott Joplin - 1896: In 1896, William George Crush, an agent of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas line (the Katy), noted how many spectators showed up at train wrecks. He convinced the line to stage a collision with him as the promoter. After months of hype on posters spread throughout northern Texas, the event came to pass on September 15, 1896. There were about 40,000 paid spectators who came by Katy excursion trains fora nice picnic lunch. It took hired law enforcement several hours to push the onloo...
  • Legendary Boxer Rocky Marciano
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    On Sept. 1, 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Pierino Marchegiano of Brockton, MA became the proud parents of a lively twelve pound baby boy. The child was named Rocco Marchegiano, but the world would one day know him as the legendary boxer Rocky Marciano. When 'bambino Rocco' was 18 months of age, he contracted pneumonia. Although the infection nearly killed him, his exceptionally strong constitution enabled him to survive without impairment. As a pre-teenager, Rocky relished his mother's Italian cooking so mu...
  • End Of My Story Im
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    Its mid-June. I graduated a few days earlier and here I am sitting nervously on a bench outside Lane Bryant, staring at the gate Its my first job interview ever. Im nervous as hell. I must have dried my hands fifty times on my dress but theyre still sticky with sweat. A woman comes to the front and opens the gate. She asks my name, I tell her. She nods, smiles, shakes my hand, introduces herself as Fran and tells me how cute I look. I beam and thank her. Im not used to compliments. One of the qu...
  • My Hand Back
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    From Salt Hill Manifest Destination A hot wind curls the leaves and chases the dogs digging deep into the dry soil. I live in the gut of the bright failure called America. I live in this hell named Nebraska. It's one hundred and seven today and grasshoppers from outer space are dancing in my brain. The air-conditioner is broke so I run a tub of cold water and submerge every half hour. There's a wet trail from the bath to the couch and nearby fan. The air is heavy with grain dust. The "wheaties" ...
  • My Den Offers
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    My Den is a great place to hang out, play some pool, or just get away from the stress of everyday life. My Den offers superior sound and entertainment. It has no stress related items such as a telephone, computer, desk, and no pagers are allowed. This room represents fun and relaxation for all that enter the room. My entertainment center offers a wood grain big screen TV. Complete with surround sound and multi-function remote. The picture within picture offers dual sport viewing, to bring live s...
  • Duck
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    Davis 1 Dewhitte H. DavisDanielsENG 1301 February 13, 2004 Philosophy of Duck Hunting Party by night, sleep by day, classes never before 11 am, this is the rule of thumb for most college students, but rules are meant to be broken, especially during duck season. For most people they think of duck hunting as the slaughtering of poor innocent animals, and the desecration of the environmental balance, but obviously, they have never been duck hunting. Life is full of monotony and too much time is spe...
  • My Hand In The Most Annoying Fashion
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    Personal Writing: An-Yang " Shua-ng ing!' (Children!) The sound of her strident voice reverberates down the narrow stairwell. I remember that musty, dark, winding stairwell that led to her second floor apartment in Glendale as vividly as I did the day I established a meaningful relationship with my grandmother. Through this relationship, I have come to know her as a friend, a confidante, and lastly, a woman I admire. I was only seven at the time, and the only thing I cared about was the fact tha...
  • Priest And Priestess
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    I arrived at the theatre at one thirty. Not many people were there yet. I noticed a couple of them sitting in the hallway. The priest of this congregation is Michael Es tell, whom I contacted prior to attending the mass. He told me that the Lodge Master and other officers were already inside. They were busy setting up the ritual area for this time's Ordo Templi Orientis Gnostic Mass. At that time, no one else was allowed inside the ritual room. All other members had to wait outside. Around me, p...
  • Stimulus Pattern With The Skilled Hand
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    Introduction The purpose of this laboratory experiment was to determine how the learning of new hand-eye coordination took place when a pattern of a star was traced by looking at its mirror image. It was first hypothesized that trial and error learning would occur, in which, one learns by repeating the procedure numerous times. It was also predicted that negative transfer would occur, where a long-standing habit in either hand would interfere with new motor skill learning. In addition, it was al...
  • Red Banner Over Ybor City Shall
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    Additional Poems By Joseph Freeman Essay, Research Additional Poems By Joseph Freeman TO THE OLD WORLD If your forefathers have been wise and brave, And lit a thousand lights, it little matters: You are an aged king before his grave Whom his own folly has reduced to tatters. While the world tumbles down about your head, Your royal cloak, inherited of old, Slips from your shoulders by a broken thread, And gathers dust into its woven gold. There let it lie, entangled in itself. Write the last foot...

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