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  • The Golden Compass 'And Diamond As Big As The Ritz'

    In the “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” Kismine betrays her family because of her love for John, but in “The Golden Compass” Lord Asriel deceives Lyra for his own gain. Both characters feel no remorse for what they have done because they both think they have made the right decision. In Kismine’s case she did not realize that she would never see her parents and brother again, but even once she realizes it she is not that saddened by the thought. Whereas Lord Asriel never wanted Lyra to begin with and betraying her was another way to make sure she never wanted to be apart of a family. These two stories share the concept that objects and other people are more important than family. It was easier for both of these characters to betray their family because they were not the most important thing to…

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  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of Feudalism

    Feudalism, England’s alternative to a government during the Middle Ages, played a significant role in the age of war and monarchs, and in some ways continues to have a role in today’s government. The workings of feudalism are simple. A king, or lord, gives land, also known as fiefs, ownership to nobles, also known as vassals, and in return for the king’s overall protection, the vassals would be responsible for providing their support and defense in the form of knights. In reciprocation for their…

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  • Exegetical Essay On God In Genesis 22: 25-33

    David starts out by saying, “Trust in the LORD, and do good; so, you will live in the land, and enjoy security. Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” (Psalms 37:4-5). God doesn’t want anyone to struggle and worry. God wants us to trust that the Lord will always be there to guide us out of obstacles that may arise in life. Later throughout Psalm 37, God changes to being presumptuous because the Lord does know all. Verses 12 and 13 states, “The wicked plot…

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  • Kitchen Confidential By Jacques Pepin

    In Europe the way of passing down knowledge was through apprenticeship. From the middle-ages where they passed down blacksmith and butchery. To now where they do culinary apprenticeships. Jacques Pepin was one of the best to have emerge from this styles of learning. From starting right front the age of 13 with just learning how to work a wood stove to coming to America by himself and changing the entire cooking game. However in the other side only 30 some years later in America was a young boy…

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  • Knights In The Middle Ages Essay

    In the times of the Middle Ages, there was a very prominent social structure set into place. The Middle Ages had people such as; Kings, Lords, Nobles, Knights and, Peasants. During this time period, there was a Feudal system in place. This system meant that if someone like a peasant worked for a lord or the King, they would be rewarded with land. This system kept everyone satisfied. To be a knight meant that you were to fight, protect and work for the Lords of an area. Since the knights…

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  • Key Features Of Feudal Society

    What are the key features of a feuded society? Why is this important to know today? Feudal society What is feudal society? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (2016) "the system of political organization prevailing in Europe from the 9th to about the 15th centuries having as its basis the relation of lord to vassal with all land held in fee and as chief characteristics homage, the service of tenants under arms and in court, wardship, and forfeiture" Image source:pyramid of feudal…

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  • Jack London Chapter 1 Analysis

    However, the portrayal of the Lord Mayor also indicated that such deportment was expected when addressing an respected upper class figure. The interview displayed in the press maintained clear status and class elements throughout, always referring to Lord Mayor by his proper title and with a deferential tone. The interview concluded with the Mayor thoroughly chastising her for her decision to leave her father: ‘You have done him great wrong by abandoning him under any pretense…and I trust that…

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  • Glorifying The Lord Research Paper

    Glorifying the Lord! That is the main objective in my life. Following, trusting and listening to our Lord, Jesus Christ, is how I will accomplish this amazing gift of grace and mercy that I have been given as an adopted daughter of the Lord. I have been called to do something amazing in my life, not sure how it will all play out, but returning to college to reach a higher level of education is the path He has for me. I’m trusting God to reveal blessings and show me what I can do for Him with…

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  • The Purpose Of Joshua Cook

    I am Joshua Harry, a student currently enrolled at College of the Ozarks. I am currently in my junior year of college, and as such I have firmly decided upon a major that fits my desire to serve the Lord and my community. My major is Culinary Arts, or the study and practice of preparing food, so that it provides needed nutrition, tastes good, is pleasant to view, and above all, is safe to consume. Cooking has always been a major part of my life, and because of this, I have decided to dedicate my…

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  • Personal Narrative: Not A Day Sooner

    While visiting Percy in a nursing home, he proposed an unusual request of me. Very calmly and sincerely, he asked me to pray that he would die. He went on to express that he had been richly blessed over the years and that he was confident that through his personal relationship with Jesus Christ as his Saviour and Lord that a wonderful heavenly future awaited him. He also had run a good race and had overcome many obstacles, and he was ready to receive his crown of victory. Yet, here he was naming…

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