Wellington's Victory

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  • The Symphony Of Beethoven Symphony

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    French in general. The victory at Vitoria therefore caused a universal sense of celebration and euphoria to spread throughout Vienna. Originally written for the panharmonicon, a large, automated organ capable of creating several different sound effects, Wellington’s “Victory” was changed for the orchestra. A friend of Beethoven’s, Johann Nepomuk Maelzle, an engineer best known for inventing the metronome, requested that he compose a piece that would commemorate the victory over Napoleon. Widely considered

  • Participation Backwards Argumentative Essay

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    or coming to practice. Until everyone got a trophy for just showing up, they truly meant something. The definition of a trophy is as follows, “something gained or given in victory or conquest especially when preserved or mounted as a memorial” (Merriam-Webster). When did trophies designed to be given as rewards for great victories become the means to get kids show up? Instead we should be giving them ice cream, cookies, or pizza as a reward for showing up. These would get them to participate but are

  • Speech : The Power Of Speech By George Washington

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    flowing in the sharp winds of the soon to be defeated. We were the underdogs and had to make an upset. We had a disadvantage in every way, but we can’t give up now. It was an inspiration for our people striving to the end and taste that warm flavor of victory. It pumped my heart with determination. I knew it was a time to win and couldn’t stop now. It was time to make a difference, it was time for an upset. It was inspiring words coming out of Washington’s mouth. Spitting words of Thomas Paine, motivating

  • Winston Churchill's 'Path To Victory'

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    Path to Victory “Victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror; victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival” (Churchill qtd. in Oxford Dictionary 67). For Winston Churchill, victory meant surviving other oppositions. For Winston Churchill and others, the word victory has been used since its roots to describe triumph over an opponent in a battle or war (“victory” Dictionary.com). The word victory has a rich history, relates to battle and

  • Poem Analysis : ' Beowulf '

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    His plan was to bring victory back to Herot and defeat the monstrous Grendel. Many people have seen Beowulf’s strengths and he is the best choice for this battle. In his past victories, he had chased five great giants who were tangled up in chains from the earth, he swims in the darkness of night, searching for monsters and driving them out of the ocean

  • The Nike of Samothrace, the Hellenestic Mystery

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    The Nike of Samothrace is one of those mysteries. This sculpture’s past is hidden and not much is known about it. However, what is known about it is quite fascinating. The Nike of Samothrace is a Hellenistic sculpture of Nike, the Greek goddess of Victory. The Nike’s past describes how it affected it’s civilization and it’s importance in history. The Nike of Samothrace’s history is quite fascinating, it brings questions about how or why it was created. But truth be told, we don’t really know why or

  • John Reynolds: The War Of The Austria Success

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    June of the year 1741, during the starting point of the Austria Success he was promoted to the fire ship HMS Vulcan located in the West Indies. He went on to being the first lieutenant on the HMS Jersey. (1) From that he was relocated to the HMS Victory in 1743-1744. In 1745 he was advanced to take the role as commander on the fire ship HMS Scipio up until 1746.Where he was short-term arranged to the HMS Ambuscade in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Later in the year he was rearranged to HMS Centurion in

  • Comparison Between Menkaure and His Wife, and Nike from Samothrace

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    Naturalism in art refers to the depiction of realistic objects in a natural setting. The Realism movements of the 19th century advocated naturalism in reaction to the stylized and idealized depictions of subjects in Romanticism, but many painters have adopted a similar approach over the centuries. One example of Naturalism is the artwork of American artist William Bliss Baker, whose landscape paintings are considered some of the best examples of the naturalist movement. Idealism is the attitude that

  • Urban Farming

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    of food was produced from the subsistence gardens during the Depression. By the time of the Second World War, the War/Food Administration set up a National Victory Garden Program that set out to systematically establish functioning agriculture within cities. With this new plan in action, as many as 5.5 million Americans took part in the victory garden movement and over 9 million pounds of fruit and vegetables were grown a year, accounting for 44% of U.S.-grown produce throughout that time.[citation

  • Encno-Tarzana Community Program Essay

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    Development of the Encnio-Tarzana Community Plan update involved a three year process engaging numerous community stakeholder, advocacy and constituent groups, as well as on-going coordination with numerous City, County and neighboring Municipal agencies. With over 8 Community outreach meetings conducted and twice that number of agency and staff coordination meetings, outreach regarding the Encino-Tarzana Community Plan Update was both on-going and comprehensive. As envisioned by the Department’s