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    Sam Bass Short Story

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    Sam Bass: The Story of a Felon who wanted to become Wealthy “I had enough of this job! There has to be more in this world for me. I want something more; something better than this.” exclaimed a young Sam Bass. Sam Bass was an adventurous soul, who always looking for excitement in the wrong places. He had an option give up his horse or quit his job, he decided to leave his job in search of a better paying job as an owner of a one-man racing stable he left Denton County in the spring of 1877. Sam Bass would put all bets in, despite the odds, he was a mastermind, he embodied everything you would think of a when thinking of a professional con-artist. Although he was crafty, in some way, Sam was afraid of what was coming towards him as his risks increased. Sam directed numerous horse races, but on one particular race, he wasn 't so lucky. On that day he could feel the sweat, dripping down his dry cracking skin, as if it was a desert getting rain for the first time in years. He was not one to sweat for any reason, but his emotions had other plans that day. He could feel the blazing hot sun beating down on his brow that day, adding to his anxiety over the situation at hand. His focus was on himself, until he was confronted by another person with a dispute over a horse race. In response, he stuttered, but not in…

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    Essay On Drum Set

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    instrument in countless genres of music (Fidyk). In the late 1800’s, the most popular bands in the United States were American brass bands. During the Civil War every military unit had its own band and after the war the bands stayed together and continued to play together. The traditional parade style they played before was moved inside. Since most venues were smaller it was harder to fit as many instruments inside, so to make room drummers would experiment with trying to play the Snare Drum…

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    stage personality. He keeps the crowd amused with jokey commentary and hilarious song selections. A cover of Rodney Carrington’s “In Her Day” and his take on Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “ I Like Big Butts”, for an example. Falana, usually joined by Josh Mayer (Call Me Lemon), sang a few covers as well. “Stay with Me” by Sam Smith was the more notable song of choice. The reach in his voice was impressive, as it appeared perfectly effortless. His…

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    The Book of Yaak by Rick Bass I hate “The Book of Yaak”. This book should not have been written. The fault, however, does not lie with author Rick Bass. Bass’ style is clear and poetic, intermingling of his not-quite-stream-of-consciousness prose seamlessly with the scientific data and information that illustrates the dire situation for his place, the Yaak Valley of Northern Montana, and all of his fellow citizens, lynx, deer, wolves, wood thrush, owls, and grizzlies. “The Book of Yaak” is Rick…

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    overhears Epps’ conversations with Bass about the evils of slavery. Platt, doubtfully, asks Bass to help him send letters to his friends in Saratoga Springs. Bass accepts this as they both wait for the reply to the letters. As summer goes on, Platt becomes weary that his escape might not be possible but Bass promises to return during Christmas time to discuss what can done. Bass is faithful on his promise and returns to check on Platt during December. However, there has been no response to the…

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    Dragonetti spent much of his life experimenting on the bass, working to perfect its capabilities. In his younger days he had sampled both the four string and the three string basses but preferred the three string which he would tune in various ways. He was one of the first to drop the tuning from A- D- G to G- D- G, giving him access to lower pitches. When he played Der Freischütz he would lower the A string down to F# for the first two movements. His hard work and experimentations with the bass…

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    First, the harmony consists of a repeated eleven chord group, which is played through most of the song. This repetition is called an ostinato. Throughout a majority of the song, the rhythm is comprised of a bass drum beat with extravagant riffs included between the lines. Next, the melody is a combination of singing and shouting. Commonly, there are numerous repeated notes at the start of the line with a downward formula at the end of the line when the words are sung. The timbre is prominent in…

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    “Peyton are you ready to go catch a mamagal?” is just one of the many things I am asked from dad when the spawn is about to begin. My family has fished on Lake Sam Rayburn for many decades and I guess you could say it’s a tradition. We each have our favorite rods and reels and equipment that we believe is “lucky,” but sometimes it’s about more than luck. Nothing can compare to the wind that flowed through your hair as the boat darted across the water heading to your favorite spot. The smoky air…

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    Problems Of Pennies

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    The Problems of Pennies MaKenzi Bowden Snow College English 2010 October 27, 2016 The Problem of Pennies The writers grandparents know that a penny is worth more than one cent even though it only costs one cent. They always pick up pennies whenever they see them and never leave them on the ground. Benjamin Franklin once said, “A penny saved is a penny earned” (BrainyQuote 2016). If you pick up every penny that you find, they eventually will add up sooner or later. Nowadays, there is nothing that…

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    There are all types of bass, largemouth, smallmouth, striped, Japanese sea bass, European sea bass, white bass, and black sea bass. Of the different types of bass the freshwater largemouth bass is by far the most exciting fish to catch. The Largemouth bass is a freshwater game fish in the sunfish family, a species of black bass native to North America. The scientific name is micropterus salmoides. Full grown, a largemouth bass averages fifteen pounds. Largemouth bass can be found in most…

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