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    Chapter One ~Humble beginnings~ My family came to Vermont with the French settlers of 1731 to 1734. Malora Duviux and Francois Denver were originally from Bordeaux in France. At the time, Bordeaux was a prospering town and this really was the ‘Golden Age’ for the town. Many people travelled to Bordeaux to see the beautiful buildings but for the French magical community times were very hard. Europe was in the middle of some pretty nasty ‘witch hunting’. Seems silly to look back now and…

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    individuals or organisms enduring this response. In years past, scientists have observed and concluded findings of anxiety-like behaviors in humans and different vertebrae species. For the first time in history, scientists from the University of Bordeaux have found traces of this same behavior in invertebrates. Science Daily has published an article on the twentieth of June in 2014 that is a representation of the actual study. Although it…

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    Would you protect your blind dog’s face with a hoop to help lead them? According to Sue Manning journalist for Teen Tribune, a woman named Silvie Bordeaux did! She decided to make a new invention for her cancer survivor, named Muffin. Muffin is a blind 14-year old dog who was saved by this wonderful creation. In Los Angeles, the volunteer for the American Maltese Association Rescue thought it was a good idea for the animals because the hoop slows the animal down and it minimizes trauma to the…

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    In 1763, a large statue of king Louis XV was erected at this site to celebrate the recovery of the king after a serious illness. The square surrounding the statue was created later, in 1772, by the architect Jacques-Ange Gabriel. It was known as the place Louis XV. In 1792, during the French revolution, the statue was replaced by a another, large statue, called 'Liberté' (freedom) and the square was called Place de la Révolution. A guillotine was installed at the center of the square and in…

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    Keats loses his vision when he says “I cannot see what flower are at my feet, / Nor what soft incense hangs upon the boughs,” (IV. 41). Afterward, he is granted a heightened sense of smell and invokes this sense with words such as embalmed, sweet, seasonable seasons (an intriguing play on words), hawthorn’s distinct odor, pastoral eglantine, violets’ indirect smell which is significantly “cover’d,” a musk-rose (sounds like some Spanish wine I know), and then tops it off with dewy wine. In stanza…

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    From the invasion of Northern France in 1339, to the surrender of Bordeaux in 1453, the Hundred Years’ War is considered one of the bloodiest wars of its time (Saunders, Turnbull 125, 142). The war lasted 116 years (125). The Hundred Years’ War illustrates turmoil in history where England tried to control France so that the English kings could expand their territorial holding in France. The Hundred Years War that started in 1337 was actually series of wars (Saunders, Turnbull 125). One of the…

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    Essay On Francisco Goya

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    Francisco Goya “The object of my work is to report the actuality of events.” —Francisco de Goya One of the reasons that I chose to write about Francisco Goya was that he is from Spain. I have heard my mother tell me many times that our ancestry comes from Spain. She says that our genealogy shows that we are descended from the great military leader from Spain, El Cid. My fascination with Spain does not disappoint as I have been able to learn more about the artist born on March 30, 1746,…

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    Jacaranda

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    Mashigo Millionaire Wine Farm in Bordeaux France Merlot thrives in cold soil, particularly ferrous clay. The vine tends to bud early which gives it some risk to cold frost and its thinner skin increases its susceptibility to the viticultural hazard of Botrytis bunch rot. If bad weather occurs during flowering, the Merlot vine is prone to develop coulure. The vine can also be susceptible to downy mildew (though it has better resistance to powdery mildew than other Bordeaux varieties) and to…

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    Norman F, Cantor is Emeritus Professor of History, Sociology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. Cantor sections his book to explain to his readers the effects of the plague that caused so much destruction. The Black Death was a pandemic that occurred in the 1300s and left civilizations destroyed from the massive amount of people it killed. Cantor explains that there will most likely always be a degree of uncertainty about the plague because of the limitations from the medical…

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    Saint Louis IX

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    Matt Gabello Mr. Casanova Theology 9 15 November 2014 Saint Louis IX Saint Louis IX was remembered in many ways but especially for his holy and virtuous life. His devotion to Christ began in his early years and continued to his death. Even though he was born into royalty, he treated all people equally. On April 25, 1214, Saint Louis IX was born in Poissy, France. He was born to the King of France, Louis VIII, and Blanche of Castile. He was baptized at La Collégiale Notre-Dame Church. At the…

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