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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

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What Is Four Wheel Steering?

Four wheel steering is a new car technology that results in increased maneuverability in cars and other four wheeled vehicles. It should be clarified that four wheel steering is totally different from four wheel drive, which is a technology that gives power to all four wheels of a vehicle. With...

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Lost Auction Includes Sets, Costumes, Props

A variety of Lost items from the hit series' six seasons will be on the block on August 21 and 22. Lost fans can begin viewing some of the auction items now, with more than 1,000 lots of props, set pieces and costumes to be available for bidding. Those interested in bidding on Lost items can do...

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Anna Faris Nude Pictures Making Waves

Anna Faris' nude pictures are making waves on the internet.  The House Bunny star was on the set of upcoming film What's Your Number with costar Chris Evans when she stripped.  Someone on set snuck a few pictures of the pair, including some steamy behind the scenes photos of Faris' form.In...

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What Is Minimum Wage?

Various kinds of jobs provide different methods of payment. Some jobs pay by the hour, by the week, or by the month. However, no matter what the job, there is a price floor or a minimum when it comes to how much an employer or company can pay its employees, given that they meet certain circumstances....

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What Is Illegal Immigration?

An individual is given the right to enter another country under the terms agreed upon by his or her country and the country he or she is entering. However, when the individual violates those terms of entry, he or she is said to have committed illegal immigration. Immigration refers to the movement...

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How Much Is a Kilowatt Hour?

People who are looking after their electricity costs (and their total household expenses in general) may want to know the cost of a kilowatt hour. Kilowatt hour is the unit if electricity. It means 1,000 watts and is generally how much it would take to operate a 1,000 watt appliance for an hour....

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Mexico City Welcomes Same-Sex Honeymooners

The officials in Mexico City are looking forward to welcome gay and lesbian honeymooners as the government relaxes its laws about same-sex marriages in the United States of America.