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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

...the haikus of The Silence Bell are quieted down lyric sparkling, delicate calligraphy, some pieces of uncommon quality”. We see in this more hasty f... ... some ideas/theses/ political, philosophical methods The tracing of some Latin expressions Non-biographical autobiography Puzzle in the novel ...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

... Alto, the alter ego of the affluent Palo Alto, since it consists mostly of Latinos and African Americans and not its rich, snobby counterpart. It's... ...am the walls, along with a myriad of bamboo wall scrolls written in ancient calligraphy typical inside an Asian house. Of course, a calendar with the... ... Americans is astronomically higher than Caucasians, African Americans, and Latin Americans. In fact, Asian Americans have the highest suicide rate ...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...she were now beginning to imitate the language of her son atavistically. Her calligraphy was composed of letters that were large, circular, and loosel... ...e porch to the Welcome Center. Gabriele handed him a pen and paper but his calligraphy was not legible. "Orita? Que significa "orita?" she asked.... ...ly. Once she had to translate Thuc's "New House Rules for Immigrants" to the Latinos as they sat before her on metal seats. They were lectured that t... ...he zoo animals in English, German, and Spanish. He couldn't sputter out the Latin so she had to give up on pushing that language into his head since ... ...ted the signs under the artifacts and became aware of the styles of Japanese calligraphy. When they pelted snow from the soles of their shoes before e... ...e American. An American is from everywhere." "I know English well, and I am Latino so I guess IチOm American as apple pie." "You seem to think we have...

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Two Penniless Princesses

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... That’s what a man is made for, without fashing him- self with letters and Latin and manners, no better than a monk; but my father would always have i... ...d sighed that she could not read the French, and only a very little of the Latin. ‘This you can read,’ said Henry, producing the Canterbury Tales; ‘th... ...to lend her some of the translations 64 Two Penniless Princesses from the Latin of Lydgate, the Monk of Bury, and sent them, wrapped in a silken neck... ...uald shared with two of the Cardinal’s chaplains, in a crooked and crabbed calligraphy and language much more resembling Anglo-Saxon than modern Engli... ...lder. Eleanor held her ro- sary, and though the words she conned over were Latin, all her heart was one silent prayer for protection and deliverance, ... ...to the good Franciscans. ‘Soevi et feroces,’ said the Prior to George, for Latin had turned out to be the most available medium of communica- tion. Sp...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...envelope, exhibiting in conjunction the post mark of Liverpool and the neat calligraphy of the quick fingered Henrietta, caused her some liveliness of... ...a classical education—he had been bred at Eton, where they study nothing but Latin and Whyte Melville, said Miss Stackpole—he would be a most useful c...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...- velope, exhibiting in conjunction the postmark of Liverpool and the neat calligraphy of the quick-fingered Henrietta, caused her some liveliness of ... ...ng than I am.” “It’s not your calculating I think ill of; it’s your calcu- lating wrong. You’ve done so in this case.” “You must have made extensive c... ...classical education—he had been bred at Eton, where they study nothing but Latin and Whyte-Melville, said Miss Stackpole—he would be a most useful com...

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中國傳統書籍三本(三百千) / Three Classic Chinese Texts

By: Various

...d unique characters. It is said that Emperor Wu of the Liang Dynasty (r. 502-549) made Zhou Xingsi (周興嗣) compose this poem for his prince to practice calligraphy. The original title of the poem was 《次韻王羲之書千字》 and it is sung in the same way in which children learning Latin alphabet writing do with the alphabet song. 《千字文》是用來教授兒童基本漢字的一首長韻文。它是一篇由一千個不重複的漢字組成的文章。據說是南朝梁(502年─549...

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Pygmalion

By: George Bernard Shaw

...at cheap, pretentious, and thoroughly inef- ficient schools, knew a little Latin. It was very little, but enough to make him appear to her a Porson or... ...thout utterly disgracing the estab- lishment. Freddy’s power of stating in Latin that Balbus built a wall and that Gaul was divided into three parts d... ...e- quest to Higgins, whose pet artistic fancy, next to Milton’s verse, was calligraphy, and who himself wrote a most beautiful Italian hand, that he w...

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