24 Carat Gold

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  • Ecstasy Of Life: A Short Story

    has haunted and addles my consciousness for days. I cannot comprehend this. I 'm the one? Why? I will shed light on this injustice? Whats injustice? What second war? Light bringer? It probably a coincidence. Anyways, I can 't give it too much attention about it right now, Its already 5 in the morning. Thus, I must prepare for school. I brush up my teeth and prepare breakfast. Afterward, I took a salmon fillet out and sear it till pink. While the coffee brew , I took out a white dress shirt and a crimson tie from my closet. I always wear this at the beginning of the week since it shows both formality and casualness at the same time. I put on my dark wash blue jean, my black vest, and my ring. Its a golden medium size 24 carat gold ring with a ruby crystal in the middle. This ruby is, however darker red than any ruby I had ever seen, the color was a deep blood crimson red. It was a gift from my dad before he left the house. He received it after serving in the Vietnam war. I currently live by myself as my dad has to be gone out of the state for a while. Hence he sends money every month to cover all the expense of living. Although it 's lonely sometime, I admit, living alone isn 't that terrible. I walk out of my apartment with my backpack and a handbag that carries all the handbook I need for class. The bus stop is right around the street. It arrives 20 minutes later as I sat there and waited. Oh my, it 's already 6:23. I arrive 30 minutes later at…

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  • Alchemist Essay

    Ancient and Modern."). Ancient Egypt, Alexandria, had become a cultural hub for commerce, tradesmen, and all manner of people and ideas (Principe 9). The idea of alchemists stumbling toward their next discovery is refuted by the existence of techniques and operations that were fundamental to an alchemist’s primary goal of transmutation. The smelting of metals and the making of alloys was a fundamental and already established framework in Egypt…

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  • Greenback Argumentative Analysis

    answer is clear and concise; governing officials would no longer be hired on a salary, instead they would be paid in food for their families and even housing for them to stay in. I would even go so far as to argue that incumbents hired under these pretenses would be less corruptible and more morally driven. Government owned mines and farms would bring in the precious metals, livestock, and crops needed to feed and fund a needy society. Farm workers in my utopia are given housing, precious…

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  • War, Karma By David R. Loy: The Suffering Of Self

    Even though Midas was a very wealthy king he still wasn’t satisfied with the riches he had, so he asked to have a golden touch, turning everything into gold, literally food and everything he touched, which he soon realized he couldn’t even eat anything without it turning to gold. Loy states, “today this simple yet profound story is even more relevant than it was an ancient Greece”(Loy 26). To bring his point across, I agree with Loy, because today no matter how much money some people have and…

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  • Moon Shadow In China

    In China, there was a boy named Moon Shadow. Moon Shadow has never seen his dad before because, when he was born his father was in the land of the golden mountain. One day one of the family's cousins came to bring a letter from Moon Shadows dad, saying that he wants Moon Shadow to come back with Hand Clap to the land of the Golden Mountain( San Francisco). When he gets to San Francisco Moon Shadow, his father Windrider, his uncle's, Hand Clap, And Bright Star start a company. The company is a…

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  • Anne Bradstreet's The Flesh And The Spirit

    Illustrating that no amount of wealth was going to shift her way of thinking and pursuing her faith. Spirit was all for living in the way of how god wanted. She explains that by living in the puritan lifestyle there was a place that they could acquire. Spirit remarks a place typified as heaven and she describes “the streets are thereof transparent Gold” (224). Coming to the conclusion that whatever the world had there was to be much greater goods in heaven. The recompense would be worth it, if…

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  • Badger And Otter Compare And Contrast

    One day Badger and Otter where in the cherry orchard. They were searching for food when they noticed a young man going into a shed with a basket full of freshly picked cherries. They both wanted those cherries, but they knew that the man would not just give them the cherries. So they came up with a plan to trick the man into giving them the cherries. They took pieces of wood, carved them to look like coins and painted them gold. Badger and Otter approached the man and ask for the basket of…

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  • Theme Of The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho

    food and water. he says in the book that he could kill them one by one and they would not notice as they are so trusting towards him.“If I became a monster today, and decided to kill them, one by one, they would become aware only after most of the flock had been slaughtered, thought the boy. They trust me, and they’ve forgotten how to rely on their own instincts, because I lead them to nourishment.” they symbolize people like the crystal merchant and the baker who do not pursue their own…

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  • Theme Of Pride In Gililded Six-Bits, Sweat, And Spunk

    her such as hiding treats in his pockets “for her to find” (Hurston, “Gilded” 671). When Joe initially talks about Slemmons, she is uninterested, telling her husband that she “is satisfied wid [Joe] jes lak [he] is” (Hurston, “Gilded” 672) and does not want him to change. But after hearing Joe talk about gold and money, Missy May cheats with Slemmons, betraying Joe. Literature set in this time period rarely features wives cheating on their husbands. This unusual twist is enough for Missy May to…

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  • Baker's Yeast Lab Report

    3.1. Green photosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Baker’s yeast: One aim of the present study is the development of an improved method for derivatization of metabolites existed in aqueous extract of Baker’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). This procedure facilitates identification of metabolites in Baker’s yeast extract and its utility for the synthesis of nanomaterials. The preparation of trimethylsilylenol ethers of metabolites was performed by treatment of the extract…

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