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The House of Lords said the Borstal authorities owed a duty of care to the owners of the property near the camp

- 1. Did the Home Office, its servants, or agents owe a duty of care to Dorset Yacht Co. In this case, there were ten borstal trainees working on an island in a harbour in the custody and under the control of three officers. During the night, seven of them escaped, after the officers had gone to bed and left the trainees to their own devices. The seven got on board a yacht moored off the island, and set the boat in motion. They collided with another yacht, the property of the respondent, and damaged it....   [tags: Free Essays]

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frank sinatra

- Sinatra, Frank (1915-1998), American singer and motion-picture actor, one of the most famous American singers of his generation. Born Francis Albert Sinatra in Hoboken, New Jersey, he sang with the big bands of Harry James and Tommy Dorsey in the 1930s.Influenced by American singers Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday, Sinatra anticipated the decline of big-band instrumental jazz music and helped establish an enthusiastic climate for popular singers. In the 1940s Sinatra embarked on a solo career and became the idol of so-called bobby-soxers, teenage girls who swooned over his crooning, soft-voiced singing....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sybil Isabel Dorsett

- Sybil Isabel Dorsett I have been studying this case that involves a young woman, name Sybil Isabel Dorsett. She is a very smart, yet a very mentally ill person. Through therapy, I have been found that Sybil suffers from what is known as Multiple Personality Disorder. MPD or Multiple Personality Disorder is where a person's personality splits into different ones due to traumatic occurrences (sexual or physical abuse), in childhood. A rare form indeed, where she transfers back and forth in confusion between personalities....   [tags: Papers]

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Tootsie

- Tootsie Michael Dorsey is a young New York actor that’s very talented but has managed to turn every producer in the country against him because he likes to do things his way or no way. His agent can’t seem to find him anything after a tomato commercial that Michael lost because he didn’t feel the tomato wasn’t “properly motivated.” A popular soap opera has an opening for a woman part Michael auditions as “Miss Dorothy” and gets the part becoming widely known. He falls for a co-actor, Julie, on the show and they become very close, Julie’s father also becomes close to Dorothy and proposes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Late Anglo-saxon Period Kings

- Late Anglo-Saxon Period Kings of Wessex By the time Edward the Martyr took the throne in 975, Christianity was widespread throughout England and the rest of Britain. Edward was born in 963, and was just entering his teenage years when his father, Edgar, died. He made a claim to the throne, as the first son of the king. His half-brother Aethelred, son of the third wife, made another claim (qtd in Britannia 1). Edward was murdered when he rode to visit Aethelred at Corfe is Dorset. Aethelred’s vassals pretended to welcome Edward, and in doing so, stabbed him....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Impacts of Tourism in Swanage

- Impacts of Tourism in Swanage Tourism has the potential to create impacts on the environment and communities that it relies on to accommodate visitors. Its impacts are mitigated by the long history of tourism activity. Communities have become used to tourism activity, and management measures to limit some areas of environmental damage have been implemented. Nevertheless, some impacts are far ranging, and they are set out below: * Inappropriate Development An increase in visitors can lead to pressure for new developments to serve and capitilise on their needs, eg....   [tags: Papers]

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Thomas Hardy

- Thomas Hardy About Thomas Hardy and his Wessex Thomas hardy was born in 1840 and died 1928. During his 88-years old life he wrote fifteen novels and one he never published. He also wrote over 900 poems. He wrote and published four volumes of short stories. He was born, and lived the best part of his life, near Dorchester, the county town of Dorset and Devon, Somerset, Cornwall, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Oxford. To the section of south-west England he gave the fictional name Wessex, called his first book of poetry ‘Wessex poetry’ and his first collection of short stories he called ‘Wessex tails’....   [tags: History]

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Famous American Musician: Alton Glenn Miller

- Alton Glenn Miller was an American big band musician, arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was the best-selling recording artist from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known big bands. Glenn Miller has become an icon. For many people his orchestra and the string of hits they produced represent the essence of the swing era. Alton Glenn Miller did a lot in his short life he had a successful career, inspiring childhood, burning success and an inspiring musical talent. Glenn Miller was born in a small town in Iowa but by the time he was three his family had moved to Nebraska....   [tags: bandleader, swing era, artist]

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Bill Wilson: Leader of the Big Book

- “The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. It results in 2.5 million deaths each year. An intoxicated person can harm others or put them at risk of traffic accidents or violent behavior, or negatively affect co-workers, relatives, friends or strangers. Thus, the impact of the harmful use of alcohol reaches deep into society.” This is a scary statistic which figuratively states that every thirteen seconds someone dies in a death related to alcohol....   [tags: alcoholics anonymous, sober, 12-steps]

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The Role of Social Class in Thomas Hardy's Writing

- The Role of Social Class in Thomas Hardy's Writing The works of Thomas Hardy reflect the ideas of a man who was clearly obsessed with the issue of social class throughout his literary career. From his first novel, The Poor Man and the Lady (the very title of which indicates class differentiation), to his final work, Jude the Obscure, class issues are woven into every novel which Hardy wrote. Furthermore, his works are personal in the sense that they depict Hardy's own lifelong struggles with social mobility and the class structure as a whole throughout his life....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Bio-ethics and Cloning

- Bio-ethics and Cloning The idea that humans might someday be cloned-created from a single somatic cell without sexual reproduction-moved further away from science fiction and closer to a genuine scientific possibility on February 23, 1997. On that date, The Observer broke the news that Ian Wilmut and his colleagues at the Roslin Institute announced the successful cloning of a sheep by a new technique that had never before been fully successful in mammals. The scientists from Roslin Institute of Edinburgh isolated differentiated somatic cells of Finn Dorset sheep and fused them with unfertilized enucleated eggs....   [tags: Biology Science Genetics Essays]

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Coastal Features in the Gower

- Coastal Features in the Gower The Gower Peninsular is in Wales, near Swansea. [IMAGE] The coast is made up of many different coastal features which have altered the landscape. The rock on the map is a wave cut platform and that is where the original coast was but erosion has caused the coast to retreat. You will be able to see stacks, stumps and arches along the southern coast, these are caused by corrosion, corrosion and hydraulic action. Initially a cave is formed; there are many caves along the coast, including Worms Head Cave....   [tags: Papers]

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The Development of Travel and Tourism

- The Development of Travel and Tourism 1. Changing Socio-Economic Circumstances:- The first changes in socio-economic circumstances were when the industrial revolution took place. People were moving from the rural countryside into the bigger towns and cities to find regular employment in the factories, mills and mines. All over England work places were shutting down for a week (wakes week this was called). They were taking a paid holiday which was the first big break for most of the working population....   [tags: Papers]

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Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

- Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy “Far from the Madding Crowd” is one of Hardy’s most famous novels as it was published serially in Corn Hill Magazine in 1874. This won him widespread popularity as a writer and as you read the book you recognise that most of the chapters end leaving you in suspense. This keeps the readers buying the next issue of the magazine. This tale is set in a place called Wessex, a fictional place which is based on Dorset, as it was a place that Hardy new well....   [tags: Papers]

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The Life and Music of Gustav Holst

- The Life and Music of Gustav Holst Gustav Holst, born in Cheltenham in September 1847, is still today considered to be one of the greatest music composers of all time. He was not very fond of music when he was younger, but he enjoyed the piano. He was sent to Cheltenham Grammar School and forced to take long music lessons, even though he had neuritis in his hands. His first job was an organist and Choirmaster at the Choral Society, Bourbon on the Water. Impressed at his good ear for music, his father borrowed some money to send him to the Royal College of Music, which he had previously failed to enter....   [tags: Art]

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Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music

- Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music Gospel songs combined religious lyrics with melodies and rhythms inspired by early blues and jazz. Many churches rejected this new integration of religious conviction and popular song as devil's music that had no place in a house of worship. Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music" described gospel, saying, "It's evangelistic, it has a rhythm and carries a message with the feeling and fever that many sacred songs do not have, the gospel is good news." "Good News" is often used as a reference to the word of God....   [tags: Papers]

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Situational Irony in O’Henry’s The Ransom of Red Chief and The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant

- Situational irony is used in both O’Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief” and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant but the effect of the techniques on the tone of each story is very different. In O’Henry’s story, the protagonist, Red Chief, is being kidnapped by two criminals, Bill and Sam. There are many ironic events that occur in the story. For example, the reader expects Red Chief to want to go back home to his family but instead, he is having the time of his life. As hard as Bill tries, he cannot even send him home....   [tags: Tone, Comical, Depressing]

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Ian Wilmut and Cloning

- Ian Wilmut and Cloning Before Dolly the cloned sheep made news headlines, the same researchers had only the year before raised seven other sheep from oocytes whose nuclei had been replaced with nuclei from either fetal or embryonic tissue.1 This created a minor stir as this is the "first report to [their] knowledge, of live mammalian offspring following nuclear transfer from an established cell line."1 The implications of this is that they have provided techniques to analyze and modify gene functions in sheep (By providing clones of the same sheep).1 The key to their success is the "serum starvation" that the donor cell undergoes, to force the donor cell into a 'quiescent' state, so that i...   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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Cloning Customized Human Beings

- Cloning Customized Human Beings Advancement in genetic engineering has always been controversial. However, never before has it sparked more interest then with the advent of Dolly, which represents the possibility that human lives could change in more than conceivable ways, upsetting the whole dynamics of procreation. Dolly is an exact genetic duplicate of a 6-year old Finn Dorset ewe made by nuclear transfer technology (cloning). Although artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization has been around for some time, cloning differs in that only the cells of one species are needed....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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The Reasons for Aldeburgh Being Protected Differently than Dunwich

- The Reasons for Aldeburgh Being Protected Differently than Dunwich In this question, I will be looking at how Aldeburgh is protected more than Dunwich, and the reasons why. I will concentrate more on the reasons, and to answer this, I will look at the location, long shore drift, and nearby places. Types of Coastal Protection Dunwich is only 9 miles north of Aldeburgh, but the methods of coastal protection in these two places are very different. In Dunwich there is a small amount of 'soft' protection....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing the Suffering Between Rhoda in The Withered Arm and The Son's Veto

- Comparing the Suffering Between Rhoda in The Withered Arm and The Son's Veto in the tale 'The Withered Arm' in the story 'The Son's Veto' are both very lonely women. Both of these women and have been mistreated by men, but none of them ever speak out for themselves to tell the men that their behaviour is unacceptable. Women who were treated by men were just expected by their fathers (if the husband is rich) to just keep quiet and be happy that they are financially supported. Rhoda is a social reject....   [tags: Papers]

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Thomas Hardy's Writing

- Thomas Hardy's Writing "It is not Fate but the Way People Behave that Controls Events in Thomas Hardy's Writing." Thomas Hardy lived in the 19th century. He was born in 1840 and died in 1928 at the age of 88. Thomas Hardy wrote many books, and made a series of short stories in 3 volumes. He married his first wife Emma in 1874. He then remarried to Florence Dugdale in 1914, after Emma died in 1912....   [tags: Papers]

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The House of Mirth

- The House of Mirth Lily and Selden are on a walk together, Lily having broken her second planned meeting with Percy Gryce in order to see Selden. The excuse she gave Gryce was that she had a headache that first prevented her from going to church and second from going on a walk with him. She instead convinces him to join the other guests and go to the Van Osburgh home in Peekskill. Selden tells Lily that he views everything she does as having been premeditated. She disagrees, saying she is impulsive, but Selden argues that her genius is being able to convert impulse into intentions....   [tags: Papers]

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Differences and Similarities of Short Stories

- Differences and Similarities of Short Stories In this essay I will be comparing the differences and similarities of four short stories I have read, , 'The Signalman', The Red Room', 'The Man with the Twisted Lip' and 'The Withered Arm' also I will be looking at how the writers have created an atmosphere. The four stories are all of mystery and try to keep the reader gripped until the end, all have areas in which there is suspense. In 'The Signalman' Charles Dickens keeps the reader in suspense because when the ghost visits the signal man you don't really know who the haunting warning is for....   [tags: The Withered Arm The Red Room Essays]

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by THomas Hardy

- ... He "married down" because he was attracted to Tess's humble origins. Back then, men married down to lower classes if the women was beautiful because it would make the man look good. Obviously women were not well respected. But he is not prepared to accept the reality of her past. He leaves on a bizarre mission to South America. While he is on his mission to South America, Tess has to do rough manual labor for a few pennies an hour. She is eventually reunited with her cousin, who is not a complete bastard....   [tags: movie analysis, tess, victim, beauty]

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Thomas Hardy and His Religious Beliefs

- Thomas Hardy and His Religious Beliefs Thomas Hardy was born into a very active Christian family. He was the son of Orthodox Christians who made sure that he regularly attended services. Many of Hardy's relatives were involved in the church. Some were members of the clergy and some were musicians at the local church. Hardy, a member of the Stinsford parish, taught a Sunday school class when he was a young man. He even had aspirations of becoming a member of the clergy himself. He became very familiar with the teachings of the Bible and even memorized the psalms....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms

- The Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms Human activities add another layer of complexity to the natural processes of coastal lands and materials. These activities may have direct or indirect effects on our changing coastlines. They may effect sources of new sediment to the coast and the movement of sediment within the coastal environment. Sediment starvation caused by river and coastal management is one effect of human activities on the coast. For some coastal regions, such as the Pacific coast, a large part of their sediment is supplied by rivers....   [tags: Papers]

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Technology, Privacy and Credit Card Fraud

- Technology, Privacy and Credit Card Fraud The advancement of technology over the years appeared to be the greatest thing known to mankind.  With the Internet, the world is at one's finger tips and just about anything can be accessed using it.  This is not necessarily a good thing, with crimes like creidt card fraud going around.  The number of credit card fraud incidents is rapidly increasing as the years progress.  Anybody with a credit card could possibly be a victim of this crime and it should be taking seriously.  One’s life could be ruined if their information gets into the wrong hands.  Around the holidays, most consider shopping via Internet the most safe and convent way to go.  Y...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Concepts That Should Be Considered When Choosing A Philosophy

- The three concepts that should be considered when choosing a philosophy are the assumptions about how children learn, the values of the program planners and families involved, and the views of the planners on basic issues within education. Each of these concepts are very important in matching a philosophy to your own personal teaching strategy and what you feel is important in education (Sciarra, Dorsey, Lynch, & Adams, 2013, p. 25). When making assumptions about how children learn, three categories can be considered: environmental, maturational, and interactional....   [tags: Education, Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Thomas Hardy was an English man, who lived in England near Dorchester

- Thomas Hardy was an English man, who lived in England near Dorchester Thomas Hardy was an English man, who lived in England near Dorchester. He lived from 1840-1928 most of what he wrote is set in Dorset and the neighboring countries. He gave these the fictional name Wessex. He wrote 17 novels which one was unpublished. And around a thousand poems the melancholy hussar and the withered arm are both from the Wessex tails book. He lived on the edge of a tract of a wild heath land, which was very isolated this may have resulted in his stories being set out in the country or being isolated....   [tags: English Literature]

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Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

- Students with Disabilities in Higher Education I have chosen to look at students with dyslexia. I have chosen this topic because this disability affects a great number of people, and it has become a lot more recognisably over the last fifteen years. It is not known how many people suffer from dyslexia but “Thomson (1984) gives a ‘conservative estimate’ of five per cent.” (Wolfendale and Corbett 1996). A lot of students used to struggle through without any help or they just drop out of further and higher education, not knowing what was wrong with the and why they found the work so hard....   [tags: Papers]

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Prevalence Rate Of Mental Illness

- Prevalence of Mental Illness. Analyzing the prevalence rate of mental illness in jail is highly significant because it informs individuals on old and new cases which can be used to narrow down the cause of this problem. In 2014, “a study found 64 percent of jail inmates, 54 percent of state prisoners and 45 percent of federal prisoners reporting mental health concerns (Collier, 2014, p 56) .” The rates of mental illness in jails and prisons are astronomical, yet there are no studies on why these rates are this high....   [tags: Mental disorder, Crime, Psychiatry, Mental health]

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Social, Historical and Cultural Pressures Revealed in Thomas Hardy's Writing

- Social, Historical and Cultural Pressures Revealed in Thomas Hardy's Writing Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset on the second of June 1840; he was born into the lower class. He was taught to read and write at an early age making him want to write stories in the future. After he wrote and got his first short story published he started to rise up the classes into the higher middle class taking his sense of responsibility over the rights for women of the era. His stories were based on his personal experiences as you can tell with all the detail he uses in his descriptions, one example is when he describes the hanging in the Withered Arm as he described it to...   [tags: Papers]

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The Life and Times of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

- The Life and Times of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) Thomas Hardy, an English poet and novelist, was most famous for his portrayal of the imaginary county "Wessex". Hardy's work reflected his negative view and sense of tragedy in human life. Hardy was born June 2, 1840 in Dorset near Dorchester. His father was a stonemason. Hardy's mother provided for his education. Her tastes included Latin poets and French romances. A year later his sister, Mary was born. At the age of 8 in 1948, Hardy attended a village school and in 1849 he went to a school in Dorchester, he studied there until the age of 16....   [tags: Papers]

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The Life and Work of Thomas Hardy

- Out of so many authors, writers, and poets, Thomas Hardy was far the most sincere and the most famous writer that made an impact in English literature during the Victorian times. He accomplished many things and wrote a lot of books, poems, and novels. Most of his stories were not really similar to the plot of his life, but his writing career lasted about fifty years long maybe more. At first publishers rejected some of his very first novels and poetry, but even though this occurred he kept doing what he did best and that was to write....   [tags: Thomas Hardy, authors,]

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The American Civil Liberties Union

- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Where do you go if someone is threatening your personal rights. Do you go to the police, or maybe to the government. What if the police and government are the parties threatening your rights. All you have to do is just call the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). Sounds like a commercial doesn't it. The ACLU blankets the United States with its legal protection. It is involved in so many aspects of the fight for civil liberties that it is difficult to cover it all....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Financial Report On The Corporation

- 4) Financial Report a. It was Motioned/Seconded/Approved to approve the September, October and November 2015 financial statements. It is noted that Quintet Phase 2 owners will reimburse 60% of the operating costs of the amenity facilities starting from inception of the strata corporation .The receivables will be included in the balance sheet. b. The Treasurer found some entry errors that expense charged to the Tower Section should be paid by the strata corporation. The entry error will be reconciled in the March financial report....   [tags: Income statement, Balance sheet, Expense]

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The Most Admirable Character in Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge

- The Most Admirable Character in Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge Introduction - Thomas Hardy Thomas HardyHardy was born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorsetshire, June 2, 1840, and educated in local schools and later privately. His father, a stonemason, apprenticed him early to a local architect engaged in restoring old churches. From 1862 to 1867 Hardy worked for an architect in London and later continued to practice architecture, despite ill health, in Dorset. Meanwhile, he was writing poetry with little success....   [tags: Papers]

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Frank Sinatra

- Frank Sinatra Francis Albert Sinatra born on December 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey later became known as Frank Sinatra and one of the greatest entertainers of his generation. American singers - Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday, influenced Frank Sinatra. Sinatra then developed a signature vocal phrasing in his music that influenced generations of popular vocalists. Sinatra anticipated the decline of big-band instrumental jazz music, and helped establish an enthusiastic climate for popular singers....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Political Participation Should be Required by Law

- I rang the doorbell of a two-story brick home in southwest Houston. "Hello sir, I am representing Republican, Dr. John Sanchez, who is running for Congress this November. Would you like some information concerning his platform?" The new Sanchez supporter enthusiastically volunteered to contribute to our campaign. Bouncing down his lawn, I felt I had contributed to our system of democracy in my small way. Each week during the summer of my junior year, I worked with Sanchez's committed team of volunteers....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]

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James I and the Financial Problem

- James I and the Financial Problem a. A subsidy is a sum of money given to the monarch by Parliament. From 1588-1625, the value of a parliamentary subsidy fell by half, from about £140,000 to £70,000. In 1605, James would have needed the subsidy because he had a family, which therefore resulted in a higher personal spending compared to Elizabeth. The early 17th Century was also a time of inflation, and James could not really have lived off the Ordinary Revenue, as it was so low....   [tags: Papers]

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Growing Up By Russell Baker

- Growing Up by Russell Baker, a story about a boy becoming a man in the United states starting in the 1920’s during the World Wars. This book takes us through what life is like growing up in that time period and what it takes for Baker to be successful starting at a young age. The book was interesting and actually made me put myself in Baker’s position throughout the book as he grows us and molds into a man. He faces adversity and gets pushed by his Mother to make something of himself because she doesn’t want him to end up like his Father....   [tags: Family, Mother, Marriage, Uncle Tom's Cabin]

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Immigrants and Homeless Have Higher Risks of Health Problems

- ... “Some of these barriers include poverty, fear and stigma, high mobility, limited English proficiency, little information or misunderstandings about how the U.S. health care system works, and lack of insurance and/or access to care.” (Seaman, 2013) In the article written by Andrew Seaman (2013), he discusses the children of immigrant parents. They are brought into the world with difficulties. The parents tend to rely on them due to language barriers and have to represent for themselves and their family....   [tags: medication, insurance, poverty]

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Tim berners lee

- Tim Berners-Lee graduated from the Queen's College at Oxford University, England, 1976. Whilst there he built his first computer with a soldering iron, TTL gates, an M6800 processor and an old television. He spent two years with Plessey Telecommunications Ltd  (Poole, Dorset, UK) a major UK Telecom equipment manufacturer, working on distributed transaction systems, message relays, and bar code technology. In 1978 Tim left Plessey to join D.G Nash Ltd (Ferndown, Dorset, UK), where he wrote among other things typesetting software for intelligent printers, and a multitasking operating system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Humorous Wedding Speech Delivered by the Best Man

- Humorous Wedding Speech Delivered by the Best Man Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen. First of all, I’d like congratulate the groom (bridegroom) on a very enjoyable speech - which has raised the expectation of my speech to a level that I cannot possibly hope to fulfill now. Thanks for that. Now I know I’m expected to say this but it really is an honor being John’s best man. He’s a very popular person with many close friends, so when he asked me to do this job I was extremely pleased and very proud – and I hope he remembers that sentimental moment just as well as I do....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Constable: Weymouth Bay: Difficulty with Landscapes

- Constable: Weymouth Bay: Difficulty with Landscapes John Constable was born into a wealthy family in the English countryside. It was originally suspected that he would take over his father’s buisness because his older brother was mentally handicapped. However as his interest in painting grew his mother realized that this was a course he was choosing and he was good enough to pursue. Ironically when Constable turned to landscapes, his mother worried about his finances and urged him to turn to portraiture....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Work Spouse

- Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor’s Social Penetration Theory provides for a deeper analysis on how relational closeness develops. A multi-layered onion model is used to depict the personality structure of an individual. Each layer constitutes perspectives and beliefs about oneself, other individuals, and the world (Griffin 114). Self-disclosure, the process by which we “peel back the layers,” is a gradual process that is motivated by what we perceive as the outcome of an interaction. The depth, level of intimacy, and breadth, the extent of self-disclosed areas, are essential to forming an intimate relationship....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Multiple Personalities in Sybil

- Multiple Personalities in Sybil Do you ever feel as though you are acting as a different person in different situations. Do you ever feel as though acting "fake". You are definitely not alone in your thoughts and feelings, but do note that there is always something or someone more extreme than you are. One such person is the character of Sybil Dorsett, in Flora Rheta Schreiber's novel, Sybil. The novel, Sybil, takes a look at multiple personalities within a person. It is based on the research of Dr....   [tags: Papers]

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The Life and Contributions of Dr. Edgar F. Codd

- ... He advanced to the position of lieutenant of the Royal Air Force Coastal Command until the war ended. After the war ended, he returned to his studies at Oxford, changing his major to mathematics. He ultimately received his mathematics degree in 1948. During this period, Codd realized how much the United States had to offer an individual like himself (Date). As a part of his Royal Air Force service, he was stationed in the United States for a brief period for aviation training. This was when Codd found his love for recreational flying....   [tags: education, databases, theory]

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The English Patient Film Compared with the Novel

- The English Patient Film Compared with the Novel The Novel: The English Patient is a fantastic novel and is one of the few truly great novels written in the last century. The author, Sri Lankan Michael Ondaatje, switches wonderfully between several scenes: the desert, the Villa San Girolamo in Tuscany, Italy, Dorset in England and Cairo. Each one of these perfectly crafted scenes is brought into being in an exciting and thought provoking way. The book is centred on four main characters: Hana, a Canadian nurse who has taken it upon herself to be separated from the other medical staff and remains behind in a mine-laden villa to tend to just one patient, the Engl...   [tags: Papers]

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A Brief Look at Sir Thomas Wyatt

- ... This was the beginning of Wyatt’s diplomatic carrier. Later in 1526 he accompanied Sir Thomas Chaney on a diplomatic mission to France. Wyatt returned home in May or June of 1527. Also in 1527 Wyatt accompanied Sir John Russell to Waller 3 Venice and the papal court in Rome. The following New Year he presented a tribute to Queen Katharine his translation of the De tranquillitate animi of Plutarch. These missions were important from the literary standpoint. Because of them he became acquainted with the work of French and Italian poets....   [tags: poetry under Henry VII and VIII, sonnets]

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The Tort of Negligence

- “The categories of negligence are never closed”. [Lord Macmillan in Donoghue v. Stevenson- (1932)] The tort of negligence is a relatively recent phenomenon, which has come to become the most dynamic and rapidly changing areas of liability in modern law. Lord Macmillan’s assertion that “ the categories of negligence are never closed” suggests how courts possess the power to expand the area of liability by bringing in new duty situations as a result of new set of facts coming is everyday....   [tags: Tort Law]

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A Comparison Between The Signalman by Charles Dickens and The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy

- A Comparison Between The Signalman by Charles Dickens and The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy 'The Signalman' written in 1866 by Charles Dickens and 'The Withered Arm' written in 1888 by Thomas Hardy. They were both written in the 19th century but 'The Signalman' was written earlier in the 19th century than 'The Withered Arm'. Both of the stories are mysteries but 'The Signalman' is also a ghost story and 'The Withered Arm' deals with the supernatural in a different way. Both 'The Signalman' and 'The Withered Arm' the stories are influenced by the writer's backgrounds....   [tags: Papers]

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HR Adaptations

- HR Adaptations As businesses strive to be competitive and successful, there is an increasing focus on methods that will attain this goal. Employers are realizing that their human capital is just as essential as their monetary capital. Employee contributions in terms of training, knowledge, insight and judgment add great economic value to an organization....   [tags: Human Resources Business Organization]

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Factors Influencing Coastal Processes

- Factors Influencing Coastal Processes In this essay I aim to describe and explain factors affecting coastal processes. I will focus and explore how waves, tides, winds and mass movement processes can change the form of the coasts within our lifetime. The three key questions I will focus on are: * What are the energy and sediment inputs into the coastal system. * What are the processes that erode coasts. * How is sediment transported and deposited. I will conclude by describing and explaining factors influencing coastal processes and how they make up the South Dorset coast....   [tags: Papers]

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The Language of The Neuromancer

- The Language of The Neuromancer    According to A Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature, formalistic approach represents "an approach with methodology, with a history, with practitioners and with some detractors" (73). "When all the words, phrases, metaphors, images, and symbols and examined in terms of each other and of the whole, any literary text worth our efforts will display its own internal logic" (75). However, peculiarity of language use remains one of the most prevalent aspects of the formalistic approach in literature....   [tags: Neuromancer Essays]

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Cloning

- For the last few decades, cloning was a fictitious idea that lay deep within the pages of some sci-fi novels. The very idea that cloning could one day become reality was thought to be a scientific impossibility by many experts but on one exhilarating day, what was thought to be "purely fiction" became reality. That fine day was February 22, 1997. A team from the Roslin Institute which was lead by Dr. Ian Wilmut changed the face of history forever by revealing what looked like an average sheep. That sheep was what was going to be one of the most famous if not the most famous sheep in modern day....   [tags: Biology Cloning]

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Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance)

- Emergency siren vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) Introduction Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should be hint from which vehicle the sound is approaching as sound exclusively cant give any clue from which direction the vehicle is arriving....   [tags: Technology ]

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Frank Sinatra

- Before Tim McGraw, Led Zeppelin, and even before Elvis Presley there was Frank Sinatra. The man some say "held the patent for the popular song". During his career Ol' Blue Eyes had cut some 1,800 recordings, gathered nine Grammys, and was considered by many critics to be the preeminent singer of this century (CNN, N.Pag). Durring his long career he became on e of the most successful pop music figures of the century. Sinatra’s sophisticated musicianship was evident in his many recordings....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Invention of Twitter

- A recent and popular social networking site called Twitter rapidly takes trend in today’s generation. Twitter is "a free social messaging tool that lets people stay connected through brief text message updates up to 140 characters in length called tweets"(Twitter Dictionary). Tweets are seen publically by everyone who is a follower. These followers can like, comment or retweet these tweets for their own followers to see. This process is an ongoing cycle which gives “everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers” (Twitter Executive team) globally....   [tags: social network, messages]

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Frank Sinatra

- My speech today is on not just a man, but a man who owns tens of millions of recordings, nine Grammy’s and two Academy Awards, some 60 films, worldwide tours, television specials, and hundreds of millions of dollars raised for charities. In sheer productivity, few popular artists could touch the hem of his tuxedo jacket. In pure, smoldering style, he was unexcelled. His rueful, macho star power ensured that the music and lyrics of the swing era would resonate throughout the later years of the 20th Century - despite a near-endless string of horror stories about his vulgarity, hot temper and alleged ties to organized crime....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Contribution of the Supernatural to Richard III

- The Contribution of the Supernatural to Richard III During the Renaissance period people were very superstitious and England on a whole was an extremely religious country; people believed in both God and the Devil and Heaven and Hell. They also believed in prophecies, supernatural and curses. A modern audience would have reacted very differently to the play than a Shakespearean audience. The events contained within Richard III must have seemed very real to a Shakespearean audience as it depicts the historical events of the rise and fall of Richard III....   [tags: Papers]

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Children Are Removed From Their Homes

- Children are removed from their homes to protect them from immediate physical harm(Effects of fostercare). Before a child is removed from a family, each case must be presented before a judge, and that judge must agree that the state is within its legal rights to remove the child. (Psychologytoday). CPS first offers support services to families such as parenting classes, family therapy, and supervised visits. When measures fail, a child is made a ward of the state.(PSYTODAY) However, foster care placement has implications for the healthy emotional development of young children....   [tags: Attachment theory, Foster care, Family]

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Cattle Dogs

- Cattle Dogs The cattle industry in the past as well as today would be nothing without the help of man's best friend. Herding dogs are the best known working dogs. These unique dogs have an instinct to herd and with the right training will help a farmer or rancher move his herd without any trouble, as long as the dog is responsive to the ranchers hand signals and whistles. The best way to train a dog is to have it work along side an already experienced dog. They are keen, alert, responsive, and extremely intelligent....   [tags: Farming Dogs Agriculture Essays Papers]

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Frank Sinatra

- Frank Sinatra As we inch towards the year 2000, we look back to the pre-dominant individuals of the 20th century. Time magazine voted Frank Sinatra as the world’s most influential vocalist of the 20th century. Frank Sinatra not only excelled but transcended music and became a true personality of our time. Whether you’re talking about recorded music, live performances, movies or simply living large, Frank Sinatra has done that all. He has become an international figure, having the reputation as a celebrity, icon, bad boy and the greatest singer of American popular songs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Billy Liar

- Billy Liar The play 'Billy Liar' was first produced in London on 13th September 1960. Originally a novel, it was adapted by Willis Hall and Keith Waterhouse for performance. Billy the main character in the performance lives in a lower middle class family and is subconsciously trapped by their social class. Billy is an imaginative youth who indulges in daydreams and escapism, but cannot fulfil his fantasies due to the restriction of his social culture. In modern society Billy would have been more likely to fulfil his dreams as generally family and social restrictions have changed since the 1960s and movement away from the family unit is more accepted....   [tags: Papers]

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Moores Ford Lynching

- Moores Ford Lynching On July 25, 1946, two young black couples- Roger and Dorothy Malcom, George and Mae Murray Dorsey-were killed by a lynch mob at the Moore's Ford Bridge over the Appalachee River connecting Walton and Oconee Counties (Brooks, 1). The four victims were tied up and shot hundreds of times in broad daylight by a mob of unmasked men; murder weapons included rifles, shotguns, pistols, and a machine gun. "Shooting a black person was like shooting a deer," George Dorsey's nephew, George Washington Dorsey said (Suggs C1)....   [tags: Papers]

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Social Networking : An Age Neutral Commodity

- There once was a time where Myspace and Facebook were the central source of social networking. Now, there are countless social media sites, including, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter. To have a better understanding of how social media works, the public should be aware of the fundamentals of what social media is and who is behind the screen running these sites/apps. According to Dick Stroud, author of Social networking: An age-neutral commodity -- Social networking becomes a mature web application defines social networking (2008) as, “The overarching thing about social networks is that they are driven by their members....   [tags: Twitter, Social network service, Facebook]

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Questions On Geographic Area Mapped

- Questions: 1) What geographic area was imaged by MODIS. List some of the features nearest to the image center (cities, rivers, lakes, or counties etc.) Its located in the Great Lakes Region. The lakes included Cooper Lake, Docker Lake and Wells Lake. The cities included Huntsville, Dwight, Baysville, Dorset which is part of District of Muskoka located in Central Ontario, Canada. 2) What is the coordinate system and cartographic projection of the raw data you downloaded (.HDF files). To answer this question you can either use web links for MODIS products you visited or by opening the “MOD13Q1….hdf” file you saved previously to the folder and examining its metadata....   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Mean, Standard deviation]

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Assessment of Marketing Activities

- Assessment of Marketing Activities My aim is to Asses David Lloyds marketing activities, which is a national company and compare it to the marketing activities of a local independent travel agent called Bath Travel. ====================================================================== I have chosen to study David Lloyd because it’s a successful leisure centre and it is close to where I live. I believe that one of the key factors in its success is/ has been its marketing. I am also going to compare the way in which these two companies advertise them selves....   [tags: Papers]

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William Harvey and Robert Boyle Give the Knowledge of Science and Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment

- Research Paper: Scientific revelation and Enlightenment The Scientific revolution and enlightenment were the most important time periods of all. The scientific revolution began in Europe towards the end of the renaissance era until the late 18th century it's also when all the developments n mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, biology, and physics which changed the way we look at society and nature. The scientific revolution had introduced many things that we couldn't really comprehend. For example, The human body, atoms, cells, technology, and other fantastic things that made us what we are now....   [tags: society, nature, vacuum]

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jane austen

- Jane Austen lived from 1775 until 1817, a span of four decades that saw significant changes in English social, political, and economic life. At the time her birth, England was embroiled in a bitter struggle with its American colonies, the loss of which, several years later, proved to be a tremendous blow to English political and military prestige. Under the rule of George III, England's political climate became increasingly unstable with constant struggles between the King and Whig politicians....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Life of Women in The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy

- The Life of Women in The Withered Arm and Other Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy was a writer in the late 19th century. He lived in Dorset for most his life. Most of his stories were set in Dorset and other neighbouring counties. Hardy got most of his ideas from his parents and grandmother. They used to tell him stories and tales of things and events that had once taken place. He also got his ideas from things that he heard from the locals and things that happened in his village....   [tags: Papers]

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JP Morgan Chase & Co

- JPMC, also known as JP Morgan Chase & Co., is one of the oldest financial institutions. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the name of the holding company and the firm serves its customers and clients under its Chase and J.P. Morgan brands. Global Influence: JPMC has a history of over 200 years, operates in more than 60 countries. It has its corporate headquarters in New York City, which is currently a leading global financial services firm serving millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients....   [tags: JPMC]

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Gospel music

- Gospel Music Gospel music began in the cotton fields of the old south. It originates from slaves singing songs of freedom about Jesus and has integrated into today’s music. Gospel music is a standard version of sanctified music that has encouraged Christian beliefs and stimulated the practice of Christian ethical principles, both inside the context of worship services and as music entertainment. Gospel music began with Thomas A. Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music. Gospel, mean "good news," it was given the name because of the books of the Old Testament with the gospels.1 Gospel music is mostly American music reflected by significant songs....   [tags: Music History, The SOuth, Black Gospel]

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The Representation of Teenagers in the Media

- The Representation of Teenagers in the Media Throughout the media we see representation of teenagers. This can show teenagers in positive and negative lights. Teenagers are found in magazines, advertising, television and films, and they are targeted by newspapers and magazines etc. There are two different newspapers reports from the ‘Daily Mail’ and the ‘Dorset Echo’ that are part of this representation. “Perverted tennis club coach jailed for seducing pupil of 15." This report is written by a tabloid called the Daily Mail and is about a perverted tennis club coach who has been jailed for seducing and under-age, pupil protégé....   [tags: Papers]

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Instrumental Romantic By William Wordsworth

- Instrumental Romantic William Wordsworth was one of the most influential of all the Romantic poets. To most people Wordsworth did not look like a poet. He had nothing of a delicate feature. He almost had a rugged look. His facial expression still could be romanticized. There was something powerful about his facial expression, the wide slash of mouth, the commanding nose, and the fierce eyes, “half burning, and half smoldering, with a bitter fixture of regard.” Though capable of utmost delicacy in feeling and affection, his character was independent, craggy, intense, brooding, and inward....   [tags: William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

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Charles Babbage

- Charles Babbage Charles Babbage was born at Walworth, Surrey England in December 26,1791. He achieved many great feats and belonged to many very distinguished groups before he died in October 18, 1871. Many people consider him to be the grandfather of computer science due to his great works with his Difference Engine (1821), which printed tables of polynomials, and his Analytical Engine (1856), which was intended as a general symbol manipulator. These inventions were far more complex than the work of any of his fellow inventors....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Comparing Poe’s Fall of the House of Usher and Taylor’s Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time

- Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher and Peter Taylor’s Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time Various authors develop their stories using gothic themes and characterizations of this type to lay the foundation for their desired reader response. Although Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” and Peter Taylor’s “Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time” are two completely different narratives, both of these stories share a commonality of gothic text representations. The stories take slightly different paths, with Poe’s signifying traditional gothic literature and Taylor approaching his story in a more contemporary manner....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Negative Leadership Behavior

- For my example of a negative leadership behavior I have encountered, I am going to use an example from my current position, and will therefore mask certain details to protect all involved. However, I assure you the pertinent facts are here and are not embellished. The experience: Unfortunately I cannot pinpoint just one example, as this has been an ongoing problem for me. In a nutshell, my direct supervisor, who has a reactive personality, has a tendency to view all situations with an attitude of “how does this make me look good or bad,” or “why should I have to deal with this.” A situation will arise, namely someone requesting funds from our office, and her response will be to fly off the...   [tags: Management]

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