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    The Nymph Rejects the Shepherd "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" is Sir Walter Raleigh's poem of compassionate rejection in response to Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love." The reasons the nymph gives for her rejection are just excuses; her real reason for turning the shepherd down is her lack of love for him. The nymph responds to the shepherd's proposal to "come live with me and be my love" (1) by saying all of the things he wants to give her will fade, whither

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    INSECTS WITH PARENTAL INSTINCTS More than two centuries ago, a Swedish scientist named Modeer described what appeared to be maternal behavior in the acanthosomatid shield bug Elasmucha grisea. He noted that the female did not fly away when an intruding object threatened her compact egg mass; instead, she remained steadfast and tilted her body towards the object (Tallamy). Unfortunately, this evidence, no matter how well documented, was not enough to convince countless people of the possibility

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    set up allusion and other literary devices. Word choice also helps bring out the theme of relating women to cats with such phrases as "The hapless nymph with wonder saw:"(Gray 19) Nymphs are demigods, that are associated with nature and beauty. There is a second reference to nymphs, "No Dolphin came, no Nereid stirr'd:.."(Gray 34) Nereid is a sea nymph. One of the best parts in the poem is when Gray is describing the cat. "Her conscious tail her joy declar'd; The fair round face, the snowy beard,

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    Scabies

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    Scabies While sitting around your house, watching television, you notice that you have been scratching your arm and in between your fingers for a little while. After taking a closer look you notice something that you assume is a rash and just ignore it. The next day however you notice that the rash has spread and that you think you see burrows in your skin. Then it hits you, the weekend that you spent away on vacation in that not so expensive hotel to save a couple of dollars has now cost you more

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    In the short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, a Greek meaning of the character Connie has been presented in two ways, by her being a nymph and her breathing. Some researchers believe Connie to be a nymph from Greek mythology because the definition of a nymph follows suit with the character Connie. “In Greek mythology, nymphs were inferior divinities frequently

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    Contract Law

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    Contract Law Gertie places a notice in the trade journal ‘Mung Monthly' saying that she would pay £2000 against a ‘wood nymph' Mung vase with its authenticity certificate. The question is to know whether Gertie's proposal is an offer and could lead to a contract . The notice in the trade journal stays a proposal to the public. This proposal could amount to an offer if it is intended to result in a contract, if the other party accepts it, and if it contains sufficiently definite terms to form

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    Contrasting As You Like It, The Passionate shepherd to His Love, and The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd The pastoral settings in Shakespeare's As You Like It, "The Passionate shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh collectively portray contrasting ideas about nature. Marlowe idealizes pastoral life while Raleigh's companion piece shows its negative aspects. As You Like It explores both the positive and negative qualities.

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    The Weaving Contest

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    it all started when I was weaving in a forest in Rome. I was a young charming lady with glossy black hair, red shining eyes, and lushes pink lips, and my skin was as gleaming as a diamond. I just about finish my greatest tapestry when a young wood nymph came to me and said Minerva must have given you the gifts of making fine artworks. When I heard said that I asked her name she said the she was juniper. Juniper I said I did not learn from Minerva nor did not train me with these gifts, l had learned

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    destructive result of love is its role in the creation of both harmful powers and vicious creatures.Ê Echidna, daughter of Keto and Phorkys and great-granddaughter of Night, is one such monster.Ê Hesiod describes her as ?half fair-cheeked and bright-eyed nymph / and half huge and monstrous snake? (298-299).Ê Despite her dark nature, she is not immune to Eros? lure.Ê She ?[lies] in love / with Typhaon, that lawless and dreadful ravisher? (306-307) and ?[bears] a harsh-tempered brood? (308).Ê Evil begets evil

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    Love´s True Reply

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    through the passage of time. To begin with, the structure and creation of both poems alone are consistent and relative. The success of Ralegh's reply is dependant solely on the requests of the courtier. Without our shepherd pleading for love, the nymph can have no substance to direct her witty replies. Therefore the stanzas in each poem often mirror one another. Simply stated, Ralegh’s poem answers the request shepherd. Marlowe begins with the proposal for the maiden to "Come live with me and bee

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