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  • Statue
    520 words
    Augustus of Prima porta The statue of Augustus from Livia's villa at Prima Porta is a marble copy of the original bronze statue that celebrates the return of the Roman standards by the Parthians in 53 BCE. The statue was set up in the year after Augustus' death. It is 6 8 tall whereas Augustus was about 57 and shows him as a young man in military uniform. Augustus holds a scepter in his left hand, and his right hand is extended as he addresses his armies. His stance is that of the Doryphoros by ...
  • Left Hand Your Lead Hand
    527 words
    The Basics of Boxing Boxing is a very fun sport to learn. The skills you learn in boxing can help you in many ways. You can box at many different levels. Some people do it for exercise and others do it for a living. Boxing is basically a very easy spot to learn. In order to learn the basics of boxing it is necessary to discus the basic stance, the basic defensive moves, and the basic offensive moves. Everyone who boxes needs a good basic stance. The stance depends on whether you are right or lef...
  • Evil Like The Evil In Preacher's Soul
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    The Night of the Hunter: The Preacher When describing the preacher, John says, "His name is Harry Powell. Butt he names of his fingers are E and V and O and L and E and T and A and H and that story he tells about one hand being Hate and the other hand being Love is a lie because they are both hate and to watch them moving scares me worse than shadows, worse than the wind". This description shows the absolute essence of the preacher's character in Davis Grubb's The Night of the Hunter. The preach...
  • Your Opponent's Foot
    536 words
    LINE Training 2 - Response to the Front Kick The purpose of this document is to provide the reader with a clear explanation of the maneuvers contained in Series 2 of Marine Corps LINE Training. LINE stands for Linear Infighting Neuro-override Engagement. It is based on the principle of using the brain's involuntary reactions to traumatic injury to gain an advantage over an opponent. Despite its brutality, the technique is intended only to be used for self-defense. All LINE tactics begin with a q...
  • Front Support With Your Left Hand
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    The Origin of the Flare The first Flare was done by Canadian gymnast Phillip Delassal in the mid-1970's. It was seen and bit by American Kurt Thomas and competed at the World Gymnastics Championships. The skill is often referred to as a Thomas, or a Thomas Flare because he was the first to use the skill at the World Championships, but props need to be given where they are due and Delassal was the innovator of this now common trick. The Flare is a modification of the most basic element on Pommel ...
  • Enemy's Base
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    The Battle The sun was touching the tree tops as it slowly descended in the horizon. Shadows were cast on the ground. The air was still hot and humid from the midday. A bit of a breeze was beginning to blow from the east sending a slight chill through our spines. We stepped unto the grounds and surveyed our surroundings. The playing field was perfect just like we had all imagined it would be. In the far distance there was woods along with a wide shallow stream. In front there was a field scatter...
  • Greek Human Ideal The Athletic Body
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    The Doryphoros Description This stone sculpture is a naked human-like figure standing six feet tall. The body is in chiasmus stance with the left leg slightly bent and the left foot slightly behind the right. The head is turned slightly downward and to the right, and its size is approximately 1/6 of the body. The hair is cropped closely to the head with no part. The body has a defined musculature, however the forearms appear to be missing. There is an object behind and to the right of the right ...
  • One's Left Hand
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    1 1.1 1.2 1.3 2 2.1 2.2 2.3, 2... : ; , ., ., , . Apple of discord - -, . 2 2... , , , , ., , , : The apple of Sodom The beam (the mote) in one's eye The blind leading the blind By the sweat of one's brow The camel and the needle's eye Can the leopard change his spots A crown of glory Daily bread A drop in the bucket A fly in the ointment Loaves and fishes The prodigal son The promised land A prophet is not without honor, save in his own county: , : : , , - ( ), , : To bear one's cross To condem...
  • Joe's Room
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    The Sound of Silence I have attended to many deaths in my short career as a nurse. I guess that is the hardest part of geriatric nursing. I remember one man in particular, Joe. He was a veteran of World War II, and a retired mechanic. He was nearly 90 when I met him. His beloved wife of 45 years, Sara, had died only months earlier. He was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In this disease, the lungs lose their elasticity and begin to fill up with fluid. Eventually, a pe...
  • Henry's Automobiles
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    Henry was born in July 30, 1863 and was the oldest of 6 siblings. Henry grew up on a family farm in Michigan. Henry enjoyed attending school and doing farm chores. But when Henry grew older his interest in doing farm chores disappeared when he was introduced into the world of mechanics. When Henry turned 16 in 1879 he left the farm which he was most ashamed of and left for Detroit and joined the Detroit Edison company. In Detroit Henry worked their as a assistant mechanic. But Henry often visite...
  • Normal Way And The Left Twin
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    In the beginning there was no world, no land, no creatures of the kind that are around us now, and there were no men. But there was a great ocean which occupied space as far as anyone could see. Above the ocean was a great void of air. And in the air lived the birds of the sea; in the ocean lived the fish and the creatures of the deep. Far above this unpeopled world, there was a Sky-World. Here lived gods who were like people-like Iroquois. In this world there was a man who had a wife who was ex...
  • Equal To The Amount Of Left Hand
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    My project was to show the proportion of the population of students who are right-hand dominant, left-hand dominant, and ambidextrous, is able to use both right and left hands to write. I will also see if the proportion of each type of hand dominance is equal with the other two types of hand dominance. I used a stratified sample by choosing the students that were in each one of my classes. Because the sample is stratified and not a simple random sample, the results may not be precisely the same ...

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