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Saint Efrasinnia (Euphrasinne) (1110-1173)

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: Young Pradslava - such was the name of Efrasinnia before she took the veil - seems to have inherited many traits of her grandfather's character, in particular his strong will, energy and determination to persevere a chosen path...


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: The term 'market' denotes a place where people buy and sell goods. There is, of course, no good reason why services should not also be sold in a market. For many years Lloyd's of London was the only place where representatives of buyers could meet sellers face to face but there are now similar markets in the United States...


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: Woodstock festival was the most famous outdoor rock music concert of the 1960's. It was also known as the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival. The festival became a symbol of the "Woodstock Nation," a group of young people during the late 1960's and early 1970's who were united by common beliefs, values, and lifestyles. These young people distrusted authority and standard American values, and they supported the freedom to openly experiment with drugs and sex...

Woodworking (MY HOBBY)

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: Woodworking is the forming and shaping of wood to make useful and decorative objects. It is one of the oldest crafts and ranks as a popular hobby and an important industry. A skilled woodworker with a well-equipped home workshop can build items as simple as a birdhouse or as complicated as decorative furniture. Tools for a workshop can be purchased at hardware and department stores. Lumber retail stores and hobby shops sell a wide variety of wood...

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: Wool is a fiber that comes from the fleece of sheep and some other animals. It is made into durable fabrics used in manufacturing blankets, clothing, rugs, and other items. Wool fabrics clean easily, and they resist wrinkles and hold their shape well. Wool also absorbs moisture and insulates against both cold and heat. All these features make wool popular for coats, sweaters, gloves, socks, and other clothing...

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: Woolf, Virginia (1882-1941), was a major British novelist, critic, and essayist. She was a leading figure in the literary movement called modernism. Woolf used a literary technique called stream of consciousness to reveal the inner lives of her characters and to criticize the social system of the day. See NOVEL (New directions in the novel)...


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: Word processing is the use of computers to type, edit, and print letters, reports, articles, and other documents. It has replaced typewriting for many tasks at home, in school, and in the office. Business people, authors, students, and lawyers turn to word processing as a tool for writing...

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: Wordsworth, William (1770-1850), is considered by many scholars to be the most important English romantic poet. In 1795, Wordsworth met Samuel Taylor Coleridge. They collaborated on Lyrical Ballads (1798), a collection of poems often regarded as the beginning of the English romantic movement. Wordsworth wrote most of the poems in the book...

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: Workers' compensation is an insurance program that provides pay and medical help for workers who are injured on the job or become ill because of work conditions. Workers' compensation also provides benefits to the dependents of such workers in cases where death occurs. Loss of income due to accidents on the job has been a major problem of workers since the introduction of machine methods to industry. Today, most industrialized countries have laws or private programs for workers' compensation...


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: World is the planet earth viewed especially as the home of human beings and other living things. The earth is just one of countless heavenly bodies in the universe. But it is the only one known to support life...


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