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  • The Attendant Members Of Justin 's Rugby Team

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    Following the presentation of the key, the attendant members of Justin’s rugby team performed Ka Mate, the Haka, or dance, made famous by the New Zealand All Blacks. The young men from his rugby club arranged themselves into a semi-circle two rows deep of about eight per row, and behind them a further twenty or so male and female, family members and friends. Haka is a term which refers to dancing and chanting as either a celebration or war dance or both. Men traditionally performed the haka with

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Dark Tower II '

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    unlike our own. Roland begins the tale alone, his most recent companion - a prepubescent boy, John “Jake” Chambers, from our own New York set in 1977- dead, and sacrificed by none other than Roland himself. Even though such a decision was necessary, and ka (destiny or

  • The Road To Winter Analysis

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    the characters in The Road to Winter exhibit their exceptional and awful capabilities when their survival is threatened. Despite characters living in seclusion, they will go to any means to protect their own survival. Furthermore, when Finn, Rose or Kas’ lives are threatened, alternate characters will rise to their assistance, completing formidable acts of bravery to save them. Finally, Ramage displays his awful capabilities, threatening others survival, if his own leadership is jeopardised. With

  • The Captain And The First Mate

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    night herself. The captain and the first mate settled into their positions on the bridge almost immediately, she at her station in front of the main viewport, he just a bit behind at the helm. The Doctor was no where to be seen of course, he mightn 't even be on the ship any more. Ruari on the other hand was being a nuisance, in the most endearing of ways; if she wasn 't trying to rest her head on the captain 's lap she was getting right under the first mate 's feet! Still, her presence was always

  • Arranged Marriages In The United States

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    learning in school, but education is how a person learns and what they enjoy learning about. I love to read. It is one of my favorite things to do, and when given a little free time I go read a book. My mom agreed with that attribute for a perfect mate for me, and adding that the should like to “discuss” the books as well. Another trait we agreed on is having the love of learning. I love to learn and am always trying to learn more things. A person who is perfect for me would always be trying to learn

  • The Heart Of The Sea By Nathaniel Philbrick

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    standing: Nantucketers, Non-Nantuketers, and African Americans. Nantucketers had the highest rankings captain, George Pollard, first mate, Owen Chase, and second mate, Matthew Joy. George Pollard has been on the water for almost three years now with little time off. After this trip Owen Chase will be able to the captain of his own ship. Although Chase was the first mate he, “felt he already mastered everything he needed to know to preform Pollards job,” 1which lead Pollard and Chase to disagree with

  • Summary Of ' The Strange Beach '

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    CHAPTER FOUR As Dark As His Tar Black Soul The strange beach was stifled as if the ghosts of notorious pirates maybe even Blackbeard himself had come back to silence the coastline. My imagination was chuck full of childhood tales—I could picture infamous pirates wielding silver cutlass swords and gallant king’s men battling at sea, but the sand was deserted and even the wind now held its breath. “Bro, we’ve fallen down the rabbit hole or something. I know were not in Pixie Dust anymore . . . but

  • Summary Of The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle

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    book are Mr. Andrew Jaggery, Charlotte Doyle, Mr. Samuel Hollybrass, and Mr. Keetch. Mr. Andrew Jaggery is the captain of the ship. Charlotte Doyle is the former lady passenger and shipmates of the Seahawk. Mr. Hollybrass is the first mate; Mr. Keetch is the second mate. One of the themes of this book that teaches hardship is that "Determination

  • Chapter Four Of The Strange Beach

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    CHAPTER FOUR As Dark As His Tar Black Soul The strange beach was stifled as if the ghosts of notorious pirates, maybe even Blackbeard himself had come back to silence the coastline. My imagination was chuck full of childhood tales—I could picture infamous pirates wielding silver cutlass swords and gallant king’s men battling at sea, but the sand was deserted and even the wind now held its breath. “Bro, we’ve fallen down the rabbit hole or something. I know were not in Pixie Dust anymore . . .

  • Samuel Crawford Kennedy : A Prosperous Maritime Career

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    He served as second mate aboard Inchgreen and aboard the steamship Gulf of Suez between 1881 and 1882. He returned to the Inchgreen as first mate between 1882 and 1884, before signing on with Gulf of Carpentaria. The Gulf vessels belonged to the Greenock Steamship Company, a relatively successful undertaking which Archibald had shares

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