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Religious Freedumb

Having been born in Rhode Island, perhaps I am biased against those whom I about to write. Rhode Island was founded as a colony in 1636, as Providence Plantations, by Roger Williams, a theologian, separatist, abolitionist, proponent of religious freedom and strong believer in “a hedge or wall of separation between the garden of the church and the wilderness of the world.” 406 woorden meer

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Averse

Averse my use averse,
“You’re wordy!” she exclaimed.
Terse as well inverse,
My diction she defamed.

Mislabeled my abuse,
Conciseness was to blame.
Accepting my correction,
My problem she renamed.

Review of George Orwell's "Charles Dickens" Essay

Orwell’s essays are extremely popular, and are constantly examined for their literary prowess. In his essay on the 19th century writer Charles Dickens, Orwell reviews Dickens’ writing, as well as the author’s life and how it applies to his stories. 186 woorden meer

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The Curious Case Of 66A

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed -if all records told the same tale — then the lie passed into history and became truth.”  819 woorden meer

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Welcome to my blog! I’m Siobhán Devoy, I’m a freelance journalist based in Dublin, Ireland and I will be using this blog to talk about all things literary. 95 woorden meer

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Ultimate nanny state New York City introduces new rules for day care centers

No more than four ounces of juice per day, and the little brats cannot remain sitting for more than thirty minutes. It is difficult to see how it could successfully be carried out at this point, but America is in urgent need of a lesson in what our founders intended the legitimate roles of government to be. 193 woorden meer

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