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    military swords Or How to take proper care of your military sword Keywords: Military Swords, Military Sabers Military swords look great on the wall of your home, cabin or office, but they'll look their best when they're well taken care of in order to preserve their beauty as well as their value. Always use caution when cleaning and caring for swords, and make sure that you don’t use them in ways for which they aren’t designed. The following points are a guideline to keeping your sword in pristine condition. 1. Blades & other Metal Components Make sure that you keep all contaminants and salts away from the metal of your military swords as they might ruin the color of the blade. Another important point to remember…

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    Symbolism is when concrete things are used to represent, substitute, or parallel abstract ideas or themes. Authors can use symbolism to solidify the characters’ lives and background. Symbolism is often open to interpretation, as it is what the reader believes an object represents. Symbols are commonly used to show larger themes that run throughout the story. Objects for symbolism can be people, places, or things. In Terry Brooks’s The Sword of Shannara, the forest is used as a symbol of fear,…

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    Medieval Weapons Essay

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    carried a longer sword suitable for mounted soldiers—the spatha. The spatha, a double edged straight sword from 30 to 39 inches long, became the ancestor of the basic medieval blade, the arming sword, carried by medieval knights. Many swords were based on the arming sword, 27 to 32 inches long; other medieval or later swords developed in counterpoise to advances in medieval armor. This article considers the deadly swords of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Arming Sword While many students of…

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    Historical accounts give swords the status of legendary, mystical, impervious, and empowering. Swords were seen as giving the wieldier power, and the wieldier seen as being of high social standing, according to the quality of the sword. Both the Viking sword and Katana were masterfully designed according to the environment and materials available in both demographics. The Vikings were not one specific organized group of people. They started out as multiple smaller unorganized tribes. The…

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    Mikatsuki Blade made by Sanjo Kokaji Munechika By the Heian period (794-1185), Japan had become well renowned among the neighboring nations for its swordsmiths. Though for most of history prior, China had been the main producer of swords (and pretty much everything else) Japan had managed to make a name for itself by innovating on Chinese designs. Several swordsmith guilds appeared throughout the Heian period and were very wealthy and influential. One of those guilds was started by a man named…

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    The Warrior: A Short Story

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    ds daggers, and other weapons of farming community. They would slay the knights who came here. That was a certainty. They smiled grimly to themselves as they prepared for battle. They would first use their arrows, spears and stones to stop the knights. Than it would become armed conflict, they knew how to use their weapons of choice. They learned this as they learned to breath. The people were worried – no terrified. Saw the shadows of them by the full moon. The leader rider seemed to be a head…

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    Online Fraud Case Study

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    purchaser of a sword have a claim for actual fraud, when (1) the sword that the seller displayed online turned out to be a replica; (2) the seller was gifted the sword from his brother, and only pulled the sword from the sheathing once prior to placing it in storage; (3) the seller afforded the buyer the opportunity to inspect the sword prior to the sale but the buyer declined due to time constraints; (4) the seller purported himself to be credible as to having knowledge of East Asian weaponry…

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    Wait, Please, I just, I-I---," The hands at Casper's cheeks slowly faded away and Casper's would cam back into focus. The floating feeling dropped, and the color spilled back into the room. His mother's body lay in front of him, and he reeled back. The monster was still on top of his other, but this time, a large, glowing, white sword was stuck in its back, surrounded by bright turquoise liquid. Casper moved forward, and stood in an almost hypnotic state. He inched towards the sword, and he…

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    spinning up. The others on board stared at him, as they looked at him with fearful eyes, the stranger in dark cloak and rusty armor whose face they could not see and who they did not know showing up in there small fishing village before the ravenous creatures came from the sky, he did not blame them; he was like a dark corner in a bright room; the lights flickering around him. Especially with that huge sword next to him he had to unhook it from its harness just to sit down it lay beside him…

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    my family and had took that for granted and turned it into something “interesting”. Killing Jacque was only his first step, next thing you know, he will kill the whole race of humans. Destroying everything in his path. Sans had a small phrase that I thought was pretty chilling. “Do you want to have a bad time,” was what he said before you take a step forwards. I was thinking of using that quote, but found that I didn’t think it was right. That was his thing. I needed my own. Max spit on the…

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