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Philip Pullman and "The Golden Compass" - There are many great modern British authors today. One such author is Philip Pullman. His fantasies have been captivating readers in England for several years, and have been filtering there way across the pond and worldwide. Pullman was born on the 19 of October 1946 in Norwich. Because his father was in the Royal Air Force Philip spent much of his childhood traveling. His father died at age seven and he and his brother Francis were moved back to Norfolk to live with his grandfather while his mother went to London to find work....   [tags: The Golden Compass]
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The Golden Rectangle and Ratio - The Golden Ratio The Golden Rectangle and Ratio The Golden Rectangle and Golden Ratio have always existed in the physical universe. Nobody knows exactly when it was first discovered and applied to mankind. Many mathematicians assume that the Golden Rectangle has been discovered and rediscovered multiple times throughout history. This would explain why it is called many different names such as the Golden Mean, divine proportion, or the Golden Section. The first person who is believed to have used the Golden Ratio is Phidias when he used it to design the statues inside of the Parthenon....   [tags: Discovery, Mathematics, Golden Rectangle]
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The History of the Golden Gate Bridge - Stretching across the San Francisco Bay stands the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. The bridge is located in one of nature’s most beautiful settings, spanning the mile-wide bay from Fort Point in San Francisco to the Marin County Shore. Joseph Strauss, specializing in bridge building, was the leader of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The start of construction began on January 5, 1993 and, after four years, was completed on April 27, 1997. The bridge was needed to be built because of the growing population after the California Gold Rush....   [tags: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, ] 1431 words
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The Golden Mean in Anatomy - The Golden Mean in Anatomy The Golden Mean is a mysterious number that has been found in plants, humans, art and even architecture. It was first discovered and studied by ancient mathematicians in Egypt a very long time ago. In the study of mathematics one realizes that many patterns often occur. None have been more relevant or fascinating that the golden ratio. The golden ratio has many names and is often referred to as the golden section, golden mean, golden proportion and golden cut. The golden mean has been studied and taught for centuries and is still the most interesting and fascinating things to study....   [tags: Fibonacci sequence, phi, golden number] 957 words
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How to Revive the Golden Era of Islam - Introduction: I’m going to describe the briefly introduction of the golden era of islam.The golden era of Islam starts in the mid of 8th century by the ascension of the Abbasid caliphate. He claimed to belong to the same tribe oh prophet Muhammad (SAW) that’s why he followed Quran and suuah, during this period the Arab world became a center of science, philosophy, medicine and education. Is it possible to revive the golden era of Islam. As a Muslim we should believe that we can do this. But problem is that what way we adopt to do this....   [tags: Golden Era of Islam]
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Rembrandt van Rijn and the Dutch Golden Age - Rembrandt van Rijn is considered one of the most, if not the most, renowned artist from the Dutch Golden Age. His personal techniques and those he collected others created a successful art career. Through his life, his art evolves. Rembrandt constantly pushed towards something new, some different boundary. Rembrandt was born in Liedan on July 15, 1606 to a miller, Harmen Gerritsz and a baker’s daughter, Neeltgen van Zuybroeck who had nine or so other children as well. As her grew, before he became a painter, Rembrandt attended Latin school and continued onto the university soon after....   [tags: Dutch Golden Age]
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Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha is a wonderful novel and very informative on geisha life. The book is written by Arthur Golden. Golden earned a degree from Harvard College in art history and his M.A. at Columbia University in Japanese history and he also studied Mandarin Chinese. He worked at Beijing University in Tokyo. Golden studies, credentials, and experience all make him an experience all make him an expert on geisha and Japanese culture. The novel takes place in 1929 in a poor fishing village....   [tags: Arthur Golden Memoirs of a Geisha] 482 words
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Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples - Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples The review "Technique as Myth: The Structure of The Golden Apples" by Daniele Pitavy-Souques presents an easy and reasonable approach for reading Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples. Her ideas, which address structural unity, represent a sound foundation of simple fact, which in turn, provides a better understanding. The finished product, written with concise and understandable language speaks to a clearer vision of Welty's ever-present themes of fascination, mirroring and separateness....   [tags: Eudora Welty The Golden Apples]
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Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples - Other Subjectivity in Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples The language, meaning, and otherworldliness of Eudora Welty's The Golden Apples, like the golden apples in Yeats' Song of the Wandering Aengus, invite yet often defy grasping. Gratefully, Lowry Pei has offered an informed and lucid perception of this collection, enabling readers to gain that much more ground towards achieving a valuable understanding of the stories, individually and as a whole. Pei states initially that with The Golden Apples the reader, as an outside observer, must take on someone else's view of the world and "experience that other subjectivity, thinking thoughts he does not necessarily understand," in a reality tha...   [tags: Eudora Welty The Golden Apples]
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Centralization & the Ottoman Empire: An Integral Role in the Golden Age - Though, the use of superlatives is often incorporated with regards to understanding and defining many geopolitical structures that have existed since the dawn of tim. It is not an exaggeration to state that the Ottoman Empire was one of the longest lived, richest, and most successful empires that the world has ever seen. Beginning in 1299 and lasting up until the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1922, the 623 year span of time in nearly continual power that this Empire was able to exercise was unmatched at that time; either within Europe or elsewhere in the World....   [tags: golden age, ottom empire, osmin bey]
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Feminist Readings of Welty's The Golden Apples - Feminist Readings of Welty's The Golden Apples Jennifer Thomas writes in her article about a study of short fiction done by Carol Ann Johnston. The study targets feminist readings of Welty's writings and focuses primarily on female characters of her works. When discussing The Golden Apples, Thomas determines it was the 'tour de force', or exceptional achievement, in Johnston's study of Welty's collections. In Johnston's study she writes of the 'self-realized women' of The Golden Apples, using character Virgie Rainey as her example....   [tags: Endora Welty The Golden Apples]
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Didion's Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream - Didion's "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" In "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream," the author Didion uses fiery imagery to parallel the San Bernardino Valley to hell.  It is a place where the "hills blaze up spontaneously," and "every voice seems a scream." (p.3)  Didions hellish descriptions of the geography reflect the culture of San Bernardino Valley.  It is "where the hot wind blows and the old ways do not seem relevant, where the divorce rate is double the national average." (p.4)  In this culture, the importance of  the "old ways," such as a long-lasting marriage, are devalued.  It is a society where the "dream [is] teaching the dreamers how to live," (p.17) and where reality doesn...   [tags: Didion Dreamers Golden Dream Essays] 723 words
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Themes of Dark They Were And Golden Eyed by Ray Bradbury - In the story Dark They Were And Golden Eyed, by Ray Bradbury, a great story that he develops themes of fear, change and symbol and label. The author uses techniques of similes, metaphors and personification that explain and convey them to the reader very powerfully. A clear and important theme developed in the story by Ray Bradbury through the use of personification is fear. In the sentence, ?The fear was never gone. it lay with Mr and Mrs Bittering, a third unbidden partner at every midnight talk?....   [tags: Dark They Were And Golden Eyed, by Ray Bradbury] 678 words
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The Golden Age - ... However, in the pre-war society, few rights were granted to women as they were meant to live very restricted lives . Women who were unmarried had lower social statuses. They were seen as women who had failed to fulfil natural duties required of her as a mother and a wife. Nonetheless, the World War 1 created opportunities for women to demonstrate and prove themselves (Ross, 1973). This resulted into multiple changes for the women. Besides, many men had been lost in the course of the war. It was estimated that about 2 million women in the United Kingdom who lacked husbands....   [tags: detective fiction, sub genre] 1574 words
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The Golden Rule - Those who consider themselves to be ethical are willing to practice self-restraint as well as self-sacrifice in yielding to the needs and interests of those around them. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”. This pretty much is a self explanation of what is considered to be The Golden Rule. This rule is based on the idea of shared interests. Dating back for centuries, the golden rule has been implemented in several different regions worldwide; although, it has been expressed in a variety of sentiments, the meaning remains intact....   [tags: Philosophy ]
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The Golden Apples - In Eudora Welty’s novel, The Golden Apples, the author presents a combination of short stories to give the readers an insight into the intricacies of human relationships. In doing so, in “June Recital,” Welty utilizes the separation technique, once again, to give multiple perspectives depending on the different time periods and characters. Moreover, by implementing the textual structure and significance of the MacLain house from the “Shower of Gold,” the two stories, although separate, have a strong bond and share similar significance to one another....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Welty] 1117 words
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The Golden Ass - In The Golden Ass, Lucius draws a strong parallel between the stepmother’s story and that of Meroe, the evil, old witch who kills Socrates when he tries to escape her lustful affections. The stepmother is metaphorically likened to a witch because doing so comments on the danger of a weak-natured woman who holds a position of power. Although no magical evils, such as the spells that Meroe casts upon Socrates, manifest themselves in the story of the stepmother, the emphasis on the unnatural transformation in her disposition and the perverse and sinful nature of her wanton affections symbolize her witchlike nature....   [tags: Literary Analysis ] 1424 words
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The Golden Ball for Portugal´s Golden Boy - The Golden Ball for Portugal´s Golden Boy Cristiano Ronaldo should win the Ballon D'or. The Ballon D'or (Golden Ball) is the most prestigious individual award a footballer can achieve. The award is given to the best player over the previous calendar year and is voted for by national team managers and captains alike. Cristiano Ronaldo is by far the most complete player to grace the club and international stage over the last year and that is only one of hundreds of reasons as to why deserves the most coveted award in world football....   [tags: award, footballer, player, team] 542 words
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Taking a Look at the Golden Ratio - ... He also explains how the golden ratio can be applied to create a regular pentagon. The golden ratio is also mentioned in Luca Pacioli’s book De divine proportine. Luca Pacioli wrote about how the golden ratio is used in art. He referred to the golden ratio as the divine proportion. Another figure that is associated with golden ratio is Plato. Plato theorized the golden ratio. He said there has to be a special relationship between the lines if they are two unequal pieces and the smaller part is related to the longer part as the longer part is to the whole length of the line....   [tags: Fibonacci series ]
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The Golden Parachute Option for CEO's - Imagine being in a world where people are paid in cash bonuses, stock options, or generous severance pay when fired from their job due to a company merger, are asked to leave, or choose to retire. This happens to be a reality for many CEO’s and top executives of companies. We live in an economy where mergers and take over’s have become common, and to allow this option for the highest paid employees of a company is arguably unfair. While researching golden parachutes, I formed questions due to the circumstances surrounding this executive option....   [tags: senior executive's compensation protection]
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The Golden Bird: A Story Rewrite - ... The prince said to the fox,” Have no fear, I will not harm you.” The fox said.” I can help you travel more quickly to get the golden bird, get up on my back.” They came to the village and the prince went into the quiet inn to get a good night’s sleep. The next morning the fox said. “Go down this road until you come to a castle. The guards will be sleeping. Go into the castle, you will find the golden bird sitting on a perch. Close by is an empty golden cage, do not put the bird in the golden cage or it will wake up the guards.” The prince discovered the room with the golden bird sitting on the wooden perch....   [tags: Brothers Grimm fairy tales] 1117 words
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The Golden Gate Bridge: An Overview - ... (Strauss, Joseph B. The Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and Highway District, San Francisco (USA), 1937.) Almost all of the Golden Gate Bridge is situated inside the city and county of San Francisco. The two towers rise an inspiring 746 feet, which means that they are 191 feet taller than the Washington Monument. In 1884, a poet consequently saluted the Golden Gate: Wide Thy Golden Gate stands open to all Nations of the world, Free beneath its stately portals All flags are in peace unfurled....   [tags: San Francisco, Icon, Architecture] 658 words
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The Golden Age of Detective Fiction - ... For example, the elements of the mystery should be clearly presented to those readers at an initial stage of the proceeding. The nature of the work should arouse curiosity that is gratified at the end. This would be the pattern of the ‘cosy’ golden age detective fiction for the many writers to come (Rzepka, 2005). Some clichés and conventions were made to limit the surprises from the reader’s side to the plot details. This was basically relevant in identifying the murderer. Most of the novels of the golden age, and the different authors excelled after having their readers successfully mislead....   [tags: genre, literary analysis, novels] 1038 words
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Analysis of Jason and The Golden Fleece - ... A king named Pelias has stolen the crown from his brother and is told by an oracle that he will be murdered by a kinsman and is also told that he should be cautious of a man wearing only one sandal. Jason, the king’s nephew, came to town wearing only one sandal and came with the intent to claim his role as King. Pelias tells Jason that he would give him the throne only if Jason would go out and claim the golden fleece. Jason embarks on his quest and overcomes many obstacles and adventures as he makes his way to Colchis....   [tags: love, children, man, himself, conflict] 688 words
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The Taj Mahal or The Golden Temple - ... Folk and tribal art in India takes on different appearances through varied media such as pottery, painting, and metalwork. There is a deep the symbolic meaning that is attached to not only the objects themselves but also the materials and techniques used to make them. RELIGIOUS ART Christian Art Christian Art is one of the major arts in India. Christian sacred art is produced in an attempt to illustrate, supplement and portray in tangible form the principles of Christianity. The oldest surviving Christian paintings are from the site at Megiddo, dated to around the year 70, and the oldest Christian sculptures are from sarcophagi, dating to the beginning of the 2nd century....   [tags: india, art, culture, music] 811 words
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Deception in Apuleius´ The Golden Ass - Deception has been a ploy as long as time has been account for as what may use as an explanation of what they are unable to fully understand, or what may be deemed as inexplicable. It is to been believed by many of past, present and most likely our distant future, there are indeed powers, beings, at work that we can not understand. In Apuleius’ “The Golden Ass”, these deceptions, play an important role in the lives of these societies, in their everyday lives. There is one common thread in the stories shared with in “The Golden Ass”, where the practice of deception, which was referred to as magic and/or witchcraft, which seems points the finger a one member of the society, women, and their s...   [tags: role, magic, accusation, women, desires] 770 words
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The Golden Age: Is It in the Past or in the Future? - ... (Rigney 3) Clearly, this only decades-old invention has had the most profound impact on human life since penicillin, but already people want to abuse the internet's power for personal gain. Amoral Internet Service Providers such as Comcast and Time Warner have and likely will continue to restrict the internet for monetary or otherwise self-preserving gains. The most recent threat to the internet's capabilities is the United States Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Tom Wheeler's alleged proposal that will allow ISPs to charge more for various websites such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon to have “faster” connections....   [tags: internet, people, american government] 815 words
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Memoires of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - Each living being experiences the world in a proprietary way that, though capable of resembling another’s, can never be fully duplicated. These differing perspectives, in their inherent complexity, are a principal patron to the chaos and beauty that perpetually plague and gift mankind. With over seven billion individuals (Population Clock), it is intelligible to claim that with so vast a sea of differing vistas; the power of perspective is the most influential contributor to modern civilization and the human spirit....   [tags: Salvador Dali, Swans Reflecting Elephants]
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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - ... Keep your eyes down...men are to be looked at minimally and with respect. Address him, only if you are lucky enough to have him address you...” (Golden 43). From this, it becomes quite apparent that not only were Geisha expected to act with discernible frailty, but submission additionally. This directly correlates into the modern day world, especially within the Middle Eastern countries of today. While quite diverse in culture, one common theme is prevalent in nearly every Middle Eastern country; male superiority....   [tags: objecification of the female gender] 727 words
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The Golden Age for Jews - The Golden Age for Jews was an age of great prosperity along with fluctuating tolerance. The Golden Age is a period in Jewish history when the Jews were living under Islamic Rule. The Golden Age started in about year 711 and went till approximately 1066 CE. Most of the prosperity in this age came through Islamic ruled Spain where many Jews lived. In this era the Jews had protection from being proselytized by Muslims through a set of laws called the Dhimmi laws. The laws provide a certain amount of toleration towards Jews living under Muslim leaders....   [tags: islam rule, dhimmi laws, christianity]
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The Golden Age of Athens - In 400 B.C, The Athenian civilization experienced a golden age. The Athens experienced a great amount of peace and prosperity due to their contact and trade with others, and rare warring. During this time, ideas and philosophies were produced. These ideas influenced western civilizations in the areas of politics, science, art and architecture. The Government of the Athenian people had a large impact on western civilizations. In document three, Pericles states his beliefs about democracy. Pericles states that he believes all men that have the opportunity to take a part in their government should....   [tags: World History] 544 words
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Happiness and the Golden Mean - In the Declaration of Independence, it states that all men, being equal by nature, have the equal right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is interesting from Thomas Jefferson’s point of view that he says that we have the right to pursue happiness. When he said this, what did he mean in ways of understanding it and pursing this happiness. To live, as we have experienced, is itself a means to living well. The same applies to freedom. We cannot pursue happiness if we cannot freely carry out the choices we make....   [tags: declaration of independence, equal rights]
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Story Of The Golden Snail - In a kingdom called Daha, there lived a wise king named Kertamarta. He lived with his two beautiful daughters, Galuh Ajeng and Candra Kirana, in his palace. Candra Kirana was happily engaged to Raden Inu Kertapati, prince of the Kahuripan Kingdom. Raden Inu Kertapati was a handsome man with a kind heart. All the girls were swooning over him, including the sister of his fiancée. Galuh Ajeng had been fuming when Raden Inu Kertapati got engaged to her beloved sister. That traitor. Her jealousy got the better of her, and she planned on getting her prince charming back....   [tags: Daha, Kertamarta]
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Knights of the Golden Circle - In 1854, a medical practitioner of ambiguous credentials, George W. L. Bickley, founded the Knights of the Golden Circle. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Golden Circle was complete with passwords, quasi-Masonic rituals, secret signs and symbols. The Knights of the Golden Circle (later called the Order of the American Knights and, by February 1864, the Sons of Liberty) (Bruce Tap, Over Lincoln Shoulder, 73) quickly hatched lodges throughout Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio....   [tags: American History, Bickley, Vallandigham] 1398 words
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The Golden Age of Comics - Comic books are a uniquely American cultural creation, making them a fitting subject for the study of American history. Comics not only mirror the interest and opinions of society, but they also often help to change society by spreading new ideas and widespread sentiments. Comics have influenced our desires, our attitudes, and even our fears. They began to peak in popularity in terms of commercial success and cultural significance during the 1930s, coined the “Golden Age of Comic Books” which lasted until the 1950s....   [tags: Culture, War, Diversion]
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The Golden Age of Athens - Greece’s Golden Age can be defined as a time of flourishing. Athens made the important decision of splitting itself from Sparta, who they constantly differed with. “It is from this split that the Athenian Empire was created” (Hunt 80). This split illustrates the certainty that the Athenians possessed in terms of creating a better nation. Athens developed an empire because democracy was expensive. In order for democracy to be created, you need an empire to raise money. Both Sparta and Athens created different leagues in an effort to intensify their dominance....   [tags: Pericles, Democracy, Aristotle, Virtue]
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The Golden Age of Hollywood - ... By 1910, the first motion picture was made in Hollywood, titled In Old California, and soon enough, Los Angeles became second to New York in producing films also because of it’s quintessential weather for movies to be made in all year long during this time. As Hollywood began to industrialize, filmmakers began to work on the image of a “star”; they would continuously use these highly-paid actors in order to achieve a form of comfort for the general audience of the movies. Seeing a common face onscreen would create familiarized fans, fans that would continue going to these movies regardless of the plot, but instead for the image of the star and the glamorized lifestyle they live....   [tags: movies, entertainment, sound]
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The Golden Age of Couture - Every day is a fashion show and the world is your runway” ~ Coco Chanel World War II changed fashion enormously by rationing clothes, this made it that after WW2 had ended, and the fashion of the war had lingered into some of the most popular trends in the 1950s. Fashion was a relief from worries and way to express themselves. So designers like Christian Dior wanted to start a new fresh look for women to kind of celebrate the war ending....   [tags: the fashion business]
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Elizabethan Era: The Golden Age - ... The start of Protestantism in England can be attributed to King Henry VIII as a result of the failure from the Catholic Church to legitimize his divorce to Catherine of Aragon. Religion affected the daily life of Elizabethans on many ways. First, daily activities and chores were based upon the timing of the church. Secondly, priests were considered leaders and forms of authority; much importance was given to them by the ordinary citizens. It also affected the people as those of the two religions did not trust each other and conflicts would break out, thus shaping the mind sets of the people....   [tags: English history, lives of nobles]
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The Golden Age of Piracy - ... However, it was not till Queen Elizabeth’s reign that England would heavily rely on “Sea Dogs.” Queen Elizabeth inherited the throne of England at a volatile time. Spain under King Philip the second, was the most powerful nation in Europe at the time and sought to weaken Elizabeth’s reign and have her replaced. So, for the Queen to keep her power and avoid open conflict with Spain, England engaged in an “aggressive para-naval policy towards Spain; and sought to counter Spanish expansion in the New World....   [tags: Antlantic Ocean and West Indies] 1213 words
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Short Story: A Golden Time - ... We couldn’t wait to drop a line in the water. We’re cruising along with the 250hp Yamaha outboard at full revs. The sun just crept out from behind a large sand hill, making a thick, blinding, golden strip on top of the glassy ocean as we approached our destination. I eased off the throttle trying not to spook the fish while Jack turned the sounder on. We were looking at the images on the sounder trying to distinguish where the rocks were scattered on the sea bed. We decided to anchor near a weed bed and cast lures beside the rocks to see if we couldn’t snag a Giant Trevally....   [tags: personal narrative] 730 words
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The Golden Age of Piracy - The Golden Age of Piracy began around 1650, and ended around 1730. Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea, but can include acts committed on land, in the air, or in other major bodies of water or on a shore. It does not normally include crimes committed against persons traveling on the same vessel as the criminal. The term has been used throughout history to refer to raids across land borders by non-state agents. A pirate is one who commits robberies at sea, usually without being allotted to do so by any particular nation....   [tags: criminal violence, greek, highjacks] 2368 words
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Greece's Golden Dawn Party - Introduction In September, a state used legal force to silence the nation's third most popular political party. Five democratically elected officials were arrested, including the party’s leader. The next week, fifteen more party officials were arrested along with thirty five party members, making it the largest persecution of a political party since 1964.  As the public officials were handcuffed, they implored reporters to heed the political motivations behind their arrest, and encouraged the public to support their “moral and just struggle against the corrupt system”....   [tags: politics in European nations] 3334 words
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Golden natural Hazard Report - Golden Natural Hazards Report Golden is a city located in Colorado, where mountains are the main geological feature of the state. Because of the mountainous location of Golden, Golden faces various hazards that threaten the residents of the city. The major hazards in Golden that are discussed in this report are the swelling soils, rockfall, flooding, and landslides. The reason why it is important to understand the risks behind each hazard is that buildings and people can be affected by the natural hazards....   [tags: soils, rockfall, flooding, landslides] 967 words
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The Golden Gate Bridge - Sometimes heralded as the most spectacular bridge in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge seemed like an impossible task a century ago. Around San Francisco, any kind of infrastructure built would have to withstand the fierce winds, fog, and any earthquake. Bridges around the area would also have to withstand the tides. Yet, to Joseph Strauss, none of these destructive powers bothered his willingness to create such a triumphant bridge. Completed only 5 months after the promised date in 1937 and a total cost of $27 million, the Golden Gate Bridge benefitted society not only around the San Francisco area, but also around the world....   [tags: San Francisco landmarks] 1303 words
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Pullman's The Golden Compass - Pullman's first novel from the His Dark Materials collection, The Golden Compass has many imaginary and realistic modern-day aspects of the world he envisions; such as Daemons, Dust, and the Alethiometer. The Golden Compass takes place in an alternate universe with definite similarities to that of our own Earth. Slight differences, however, define this innovative and beautiful world Pullman has created for his audience. A key difference between the two worlds is the existence and association of Daemons with Humans....   [tags: His Dark Materials collection, story analysis] 1683 words
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The Real Golden Rule - Why is it that we, humans, seek to follow the “golden rule”. We are told to “treat others the way you want to be treated”, but is this really the way to get ahead in life. The simple foundation of the golden rule is a key concept in most major religions around the world. In an ideal society, everyone would love, speak nothing but the truth, and look out for his or her neighbor. Cheating, stealing, and killing would be non-existent threats. However, as we look with a keen eye at the actual communities around us, we discover the hard truth, one that merely has an appearance of gold....   [tags: Leadership ]
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Golden Age of Aviation - The 1920s had an immeasurable impact on the history of aviation that led to the development of the state and operation of the modern aircraft industry as it exists today. There were many notable achievements such as Charles Lindberg’s solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean that propelled him into an instant National Hero status. Famous groups of Barnstormers distinguished this time period with their daring flying feats and the gripping fear they brought to their spectators. New safety regulations and operating procedures were set into place when the dangers of flying became fully understood by the public of this time period....   [tags: aircraft, government involvement, experimentation]
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The Golden Gate Bridge - ... An ethical dilemma does not have a distinct solution as no action is completely without an error in morality, in order to achieve a good outcome, it is essential to dissect the issue and identify the primary stakeholders. Before a good outcome to an ethical dilemma is achieved obstacles must be overcome through argumentation and analyzing the stakeholders. The primary obstacle that had to be overcome was the debate between the opponents and proponents of the suicide barrier that covered social, political, and economic factors....   [tags: design, suicide prevention system]
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The Islamic Golden Age - ... (Doc 7) The Muslims used modern tools and advancements in healthcare to treat their patients as well as recorded their findings in encyclopedias. (Doc 8) They had special diagrams of the human body (Doc 13) to track a specific spot on the body for treatment. Both Europeans and Muslims had some form of medical science to treat patients. The Europeans used leeches to suck the blood and disease out from the body of a person infected with the plague. Although leeches help blood flow to the infected areas of the body which helps the person heal faster, many Europeans died from blood loss....   [tags: a stark contrst to the European Dark Ages] 701 words
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The Golden Gate Bridge - Study tour destination The whole world scrambles just to catch a glimpse of Los Angeles each time a movie from Hollywood or Universal studio shows. Do you know that Los Angeles is home to the two studios and has a larger GDP than countries such as Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Norway and Taiwan. It is also a world leader in tourism, aerospace, clean technology, entertainment as well as healthcare. Being a large sophisticated metropolis and its ability to host a large number of movie celebrities, clearly shows that this is one of the safest cities on earth in comparison to Taiwan....   [tags: los angeles, hollywood, universal studios]
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China's Golden Shield Project - The Golden Shield Project, colloquially known as the “Great Firewall of China”, is the Chinese government’s Internet surveillance and censorship campaign. OpenNet Initiative, a professional collaboration between the Cambridge Security Program, University of Toronto Citizen Lab, and Harvard Law School, declared the Firewall to be the most sophisticated content-filtering intranet regime in the world (Punyakumpol). The Ministry of Public Security, China’s principle security authority, initiated, developed, and operates the intranet project, policing both online and by human force....   [tags: Internet Censorship, Access to Information]
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Golden Sand - In the steely heart of a sailor lay an untouched, unspoken dream. His oppressed muscles worked on deck, his agonized mind worked at sea, his soul never moved enough for him to feel a purpose in life. A purpose in life. Why, he had never thought of such thing. The very idea seemed alien, foreign; for how could he, an overworked sailor, a phlegmatic man, an ostracized human being, have such a thing. The sailor wiped off a bead of sweat, listening to the roars of the men around him, unaffected by the laughter that penetrated the air....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]
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Golden Dagger - When he saw his husband for the first time, time slows to a stop. He was the epitome of perfect and he knew his life would never be the same. He was the one. The one he would kill. Well, he would if he ever saw him in person. It was good form to kill someone before they went out to have you executed. He raises his head up to look at his surroundings. The atrium is lined with eloquent pictures of beautiful women and men; subsequently Makoto felt out of place. It is a dark night in the desert yet the sky is embedded with incandescent ornaments....   [tags: personal narrative] 1131 words
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Golden Lion Tamarin - As one of the most endangered species of primate in the world today the Golden Lion Tamarin exists mainly in the areas of South America, more specifically the coasts boarding the country of brazil all the to Uruguay. Originating from the luscious and seemingly never-ending rainforests of Brazil the Golden Lion Tamarins have had to relocate over the years. Due to the interruption of man through out these spacious and lush forests, many species has been left homeless and even pushed to the brink of extinction....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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The Making of the Golden Age of Children's Literature - For children’s literature the Golden Age was a time of reform and new beginnings. The Golden Age opened the doors for an interesting read where adults are not present. The literature that was intended for children during this period introduced a world of literature in which children were the protagonist. These stories not only take children on remarkable journeys though time but they also address many issues of social class in regards to children. The Golden Age reflects greatly the Victorian era where children were left to become orphans because their parents could not support them financially or because their parents just did not want them....   [tags: children's literature,] 921 words
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Beauty: Golden Ratio on Human Face - ... In art and architecture, it is known that if one maintained the ratio of small distance to larger elements that was the same as the ratio of larger distance to the whole, at the end result will generally be visually perfect. As I mentioned before, the golden ratio can be seen in everywhere including human body and in this term homework I will explain and analyze the Golden Proportion on human body and human face. Golden Ratio on Human Face There are several golden ratios in the human face. However, you can’t calculate them with a ruler....   [tags: Marguart Beauty Analysis] 722 words
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Is The Golden Compass pointed in the wrong direction? - Every single day books are challenged and banned by schools and parent organizations. These organizations and schools are taking away children’s intellectual freedom. The American Library Association defines intellectual freedom as “the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction” (Ross, Caplan 1). When schools restrict their student’s intellectual freedom that is censorship, ALA defines censorship as “the suppression of ideas and information that certain persons, individuals, groups or government officials find objectionable or dangerous” (1)....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 699 words
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Golden Eagles and Gray Wolves Reproduction - ... The female does most of the babysitting, which is for warmth, protection, or cover young with the wings or body and feeding of the offsprings, while the male supply the female and the young with all the food they need, especially in the early stages of life for the offsprings. She baby sits the chicks almost non-stop for the first two weeks. After this, she will regularly leave the nest and share the hunting with the male. The Offspring will fledge when they are about 65-70 days old, and will become independent after 90-100 days....   [tags: offsprings, monogamous, eggs]
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Was the Colonial Period a Golden Age for Women? - The Colonial Period was partially a "golden age" for women, for, although it did possess some qualities of a golden age, it also had aspects that held it back from fully being a time of prosperity for women. As the Colonial period progress changes in population, lifestyles, and opportunities had effects that opened new doors for women as well as held them back from reaching their full potential. The inconsistent fluctuation of the population had a profound effect on women that could have both supported the idea that the Colonial period was a "golden age," as well as taken away from it....   [tags: population, lifestyles, opporunities, potential] 827 words
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The Byzantine Empire is and Example of the Golden Age - ... With a size of 300 feet by 250 feet and a dome that rises 185 feet above the ground, the Hagia Sophia made Christianity a well-known religion. The Hagia Sophia’s dome was the second largest in the world, which increased tourism to the capital as well as helping spread Christianity throughout the world (Mathews, “Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture”). As the biggest symbol of Christianity at the time, the Hagia Sophia united the empire under a single religion due to its fascinating structure....   [tags: culture, economic prosperity, achievements] 1676 words
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Analysis of King Midas and the Golden Touch - King Midas and the Golden Touch, is one of the most famous myths in western lore. It details the story of one man’s greed and lust for wealth leading to his ultimate downfall. Initially written by Ovid, in his Metamorphoses published in 8 A.D, it has been adapted and analyzed even in modern times. Written in Dactylic Hexameter, as customary of great mythological works of the time period, the poem effectively served as a part of a guide to life for the ancient Romans. The morals the story teaches are still applicable in this day and age....   [tags: myths, lore, romans]
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Rock’s Golden Age - Rock is derived from the genre Rock and Roll, and in the 1960’s passed through what many called the “golden age”. During this decade was when rock was reassured as a musical genre, and became due to the advances in the radio technologies on the last decade. During this period, several of the best rock bands and artists appeared like The Beatles or Jimmy Hendrix. First of all you must know the origins of the great musical genre that is the rock genre. Rock started as Rock and Roll on the United States in the 1950’s....   [tags: radio, technologies, bands, famous, society] 592 words
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Sales and Sponsorship for the Golden State Warriors - Hello Class, For this discussion, I have chosen the sports property of the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors play in the NBA within the Pacific Division and have a large local and regional fan base in the city of Oakland and state of California. Even though the Warriors have a large fan following, there are several ways of extending the Warriors brand reach beyond the basketball court with conventional sports minded consumers and non-sports fans. In order to accomplish this, the Warriors must think outside the box and look at attracting typically unaware markets and consumers that are missing the marketing and advertising plans that are currently being used....   [tags: sports industry and property]
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Golden Age Go - Go is a fascinating game that, although created in China, gained popularity and permanence in Japan. Go planted its roots in the Heian Period and grew from there. The Heian Period, known as the Golden Age of Japan, was a very stable time with the imperial court at the height of its reign, especially in its early and middle years. Go provided a leisurely pastime and an opportunity for casual conversation that was not only entertaining in a stimulating way, but at the same time maintained the cultivated decorum of the ruling elite of the time which were among its most common players: courtiers....   [tags: Gaming ]
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Captain America and the Golden Age of Comics - The Golden Age of Comics was perhaps the greatest era in comic book history. Many people loved the comics during this time period because they were all stories about good triumphing over evil. Many of these stories reflected over historical events over the time period. “Pro-American characters were popular due to the time period occuring mostly during World War II.” (PBS) “The precise era of the Golden Age is disputed, though most agree that it was born with the launch of Superman in 1938.” (PBS) The tremendous success that Superman had created many spinoff superheroes such as Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and Flash, who had superpowers and secret identities....   [tags: literary analysis, triumph over evil]
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The Golden Age of Sail in Saint John - ... Though, it brought the city together as everyone was required to work together to re-build what they had all collectively lost. In one short year they were able to re-build approximately 1300 buildings , in an effort to recreate the Golden Age Port of Saint John. Although the region’s industries varied regionally, a similar pattern of decline took place. The decline is notable given the considerable success beforehand as it was “a price paid for this last bold initiative, for the shaping fleets of Atlantic Canada declined, at least in part, because of factors in international trade over which the entrepreneurs of the region had no control over.” Saint John and its city’s economy of “woo...   [tags: Great Fire of Saint John] 1059 words
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Golden Screen Cinemas Evaluation Website - Overview Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) is the largest chain of cinemas in Malaysia. The biggest cinema is located at Mid Valley Megamall. It houses 18 screen cinemas and has 2899 seats which are the largest in Malaysia. Back to the history, GSC was founded by the Ms.Koh Mei Lee in 1981 as a Golden Communication Circuit, while the other, Cathay is one of the oldest Cinemas in Malaysia. Golden Screen Cinema was founded in 1998 as a merger of Golden Communications (GC) Circuit and Cathay Cinemas. In Malaysia, there are 28 GSC cinemas with 238 screens as at 11 April 2013....   [tags: largest chain of cinemas in Malaysia]
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Era of Heroes in the Golden Age of Sports - ... Though, Dempsey was not the most popular with the public. People viewed him as a slacker because he did not serve in the war. Later, I infamous photograph was revealed him hard at work supposedly, but at the same time wearing patent-leather shoes. "I forgot to duck" was a line said by Dempsey after his defeat against Gene Tunney. When the champion returned home to his wife, he was asked what happened, while she was shocked about his gruesome face. The response by Dempsey is legendary. This gained him popularity....   [tags: athletes, coaching, olympics] 1737 words
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Postwar America: The Golden Age of Television - The ‘Golden Age of Television’ is what many refer to as the period between the 1950s and 60s when the television began to establish itself as a prevalent medium in the United States. In 1947, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and the Du Mont Network were the four main television networks that ran stations with regular programming taking place. (Television, 2003) While regular television programming was a new innovation, the television itself had been commercially available for over twenty years prior to the 50s....   [tags: Television]
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Animals Rights Should Be The Golden Rules - ... About 100 million rats and mice are used in experiments and these numbers are just the experiments conducted in the US. 2009 Canada, 3.38 million animals are used in experiments. 145,632 animals were subjected to severe pain that were near, at, or above the pain tolerance. The pain endured was so high that many animals went unconscious. 2012 United Kingdom, 4.11 million experiments on animals. 2.95 million tests were without anesthesia used. Millions of animals are subjects to tests and used in experiments....   [tags: slaughter, torture, neglected] 845 words
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China Golden Age: Song Dynasty - ... This invention started to grow more until it reached the hands of the Europeans and Arabs who later copied the model of the gun. The Invention of Gunpowder is what led to many weapons and items used for defense. This led to more protection and safety of the citizens who lived in China during the Song Dynasty. Overtime, Agriculture became a very important and large part of the Chinese culture during the Song Dynasty. In China, most of the people lived in the south were they used skill of the Rice Cultivation....   [tags: agriculture, prosperity, gun powder] 1291 words
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The Golden Ratio - The Golden Ratio Certain pictures, objects, and animals appeal to the human mind more than others. Proportions and images of symmetry often contribute to our fascination with them. Often, when examined carefully, you may find a common “coincidence” between man made objects and those found naturally in nature. This fluke, however, may be used to ascertain various mathematical relationships between these objects. This paper will introduce the golden ratio and weigh its significance on math, art, and nature....   [tags: Mathematics Numbers Phi Essays]
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The Golden Girls - The Golden Girls I am going to be writing about the lifetime television show, “ The Golden Girls”. There are many different episodes and I have probably seen them all, at least twice. I first started watching the show with my mom. My curfew when I was in high school was 11:00 or 11:30. While I was going into detail about the many things that had happened that night, “The Golden Girls” would be on. At first I did not enjoy them, but as I got to know the characters I was addicted. First, and most important there is Blanch Devereaux, played by Rue McClananan, born 1935, in Healdton, Oklahoma....   [tags: essays research papers] 1105 words
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The Golden Greek - The Golden Greek One April morning Spring became intoxicated She is intoxicated and is singing and is dancing madly She has become intoxicated by her joy, by her flowers the bee hive too has buzzed, oh. this spring intoxication. One afternoon in April, you fell in love, oh heart. You fell in love and you are weeping, you're ashamed but don't admit it You became intoxicated by the moon and your intoxication does not subside, you became intoxicated by the nightingales by the sweet swallows, One eve in April I will turn into a night bird so that I can see your shadow and all your carryings on....   [tags: Running Yiannis Kouros Papers]
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The Golden Rule - The Golden Rule ‘The Golden Rule and The Greatest Good’ what can they do. It was around 4 pm that Tosin Olumito and I got to the main campus of Ahmadu Bello University Samaru, Zaria after a long journey from Ilorin, Kwara State. Our mission was to process our admission having finished the Interim Joint Matriculation board Examination of which we obtained a very good result. In Ilorin, we had been directed to a friend who was a student in the school to put us through and to offer us accommodation for timeous processing and efficient follow up of the admission but alas....   [tags: social issues] 1760 words
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Essay on Tomas Friedman's Ideas on Globalization - The United States used to be a place of dreams, a country where any willing body in the world envied. The opportunity to escape the old world and start anew, the chance to buy a home to your name, raise a family with little worries, have a secure job that would provide enough, and ultimately the right to say to the other nations, “I am free”. Sadly today, that opportunity is closing, the chance is slipping and that free America is being chained by the very same people robbing others of a life. The last time in history anyone saw this large of a robbery was during the French Revolution....   [tags: the golden straightjacket] 1446 words
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Medea and Jason and the Golden Fleece - Medea and Jason and the Golden Fleece “Medea and “Jason and the Golden Fleece” are two well known Greek stories. In both these stories the Olympian gods in the stories play important roles that affect the lives of both Jason and Medea. The behaviors of these two character also have a great contrast between them. In the story of “Jason and the Golden Fleece”, Jason is the son of Aeson who is the legitimate king of Iolcus, in Thessaly. Aeson’s half brother Pelias steals the throne away from Aeson making himself the new king of Iolcus....   [tags: Greek Stories Greece Olympian Gods Essays] 667 words
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Aaron's Role in The Golden Calf - Aaron's Role in The Golden Calf When the Jews left the land of Egypt they were on the 49th level of Tuma. When the Jews came to Mount Sinai, they had reached the 49th level of purity. So how can The Jews descend to the level of The Golden Calf. How is it possible that Aaron the high priest was capable in leading these people to make a golden calf. In addition how come Aaron wasn't punished like the rest of the people who were involved in this worship. The Bible states (Exodus 32:1-6) that The people saw that Moses had delayed in descending from the mountain, and the people gather around Aaron....   [tags: Papers] 923 words
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Golden Corral versus Piccadilly: The Battle of the Steam Tables - ... Piccadilly does however, have meal deals that include a meat, two vegetables, and a bread option all at one set price. Since the food portions at Piccadilly are usually predetermined some customers are usually hungry soon after they eat their meal. Both restaurants offer its customers an affordable dining experience, but Golden Corrals all inclusive, endless buffet and abundant variety of delicious family favorites provide the best value for the money. Golden Corral and Piccadilly are family restaurants that serve fresh, high quality home-style cooking....   [tags: restaurants, affordable, buttet] 625 words
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