Economy on voters' minds
U.S. voters are likely to punish Democrats for the handing of the still fraglie U.S. economy, but Republicans won't have an easy rise back to power.
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U.S. voters are likely to punish Democrats for their handing of the still fraglie U.S. economy, but Republicans won't have an easy rise back to power.
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1.1 Background

Aberdulais Falls is under the control of the National Trust. It is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty that has attracted artists for centuries (Turner visited the ten-metre high waterfall in 1796). Aberdulais Falls also has a four-hundred-year history of industrial use, due to the opportunities it provides for water power. The industrial history of Aberdulais Falls goes back to 1584, when the availability of water power and fuel led to copper ore from Cornwall being smelted there. C
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10 Hold that space!

The caesura is the stress which falls at a moment of silence. It's the equivalent of a musical rest and is usually delineated by punctuation. Composers and poets recognise the importance of the space between notes.

The house that Jack or Jill might build

We know that poems

are made of lines

and lines need line-

breaks,

which we've already discussed.

These
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9 Metre

As we have seen, scansion is the act of mapping out stress patterns in order to ascertain the metre (rhythm). In the accentual-syllabic system, the dominant tradition in English, both accents (stresses) and syllables are measured and counted. In accentual metre, the stresses are counted and the syllables can vary. In syllabic metre, the syllables are counted, while the stresses can vary.

Here is pentameter, the line of f
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5.4 Tercets

The following poem is written in tercets.

There's no one here at the moment

It happens once, in his absence.

The bright hall rings, rings and, mid-ring,

clicks back over into silence.

It leaves two isolated sighs,

hers, momentarily frozen

before an ocean of blank space

that by nightfall he'll come across

and save against the backdrop of


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5.1 Lines and line-breaks

Poets are skilled at noticing things, and one of the things we should learn to notice is how other poets employ the various devices at their disposal. All poems, even those which don't conform to a pre-existing model or form, use technical elements, even if these may not be immediately apparent. In the next few sections we are going to study, discuss and try out certain technical aspects of poetic writing, starting with lines and line-breaks.

Is something poetry only if it rhymes and ha
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Ownership and trust
In unique research, Julian Franks, Professor of Finance has looked back at over 100 years of data on corporate ownership. Relationships of trust are as important as ever

Get off Chuck's back!
Get off Chuck's back! MSU professor of geological sciences Danita Brandt chats with TalkLansing.net's Walt Sorg on Oct. 27, 2010, about Charles Darwin's work. More information on Darwin and MSU at http://www.special.news.msu.edu/darwin/index.php.
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3.1 Barriers to planning

The planning stage of a project usually takes place before the activities start, but not always. In any case, planning always continues during the implementation of a project because there is always a need to change some aspects and to revise plans.

Activity 1


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Cambridge, England - Study Abroad
Cambridge, located 50 miles northeast of London is home to the University of Cambridge,the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Instruction dates back to the 12th century. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge, like Oxford, is a collegiate university. It is comprised of 31 colleges which are essentially self-governing units. King's College, founded in 1441, is where Notre Dame students will live and study. Contact the Office of International Studie
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Lower Intermediate S5 #22 - I Am Already Prepared for Our Japanese Adventure
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your roommate asks you in Japanese, “Are you sure?” You reply in Japanese, “For the millionth time, yes, I have everything I need.” Your roommate says in Japanese, “I just have to ask, because usually you forget something and then have to come back or I have to bring it to [...]
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News #54 - Behind the Scenes Part 2: Your Questions Answered!
In our last Innovative Language news lesson, we gave you our history and background. Was it glamorous as you hoped it’d be? Well, we’ve come a long way since recording our very first lesson back in 2005. Along the way, we’ve made some great friends, produced over 8,000 lessons and we [...]
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Socgen profits cover capital rules
Societe Generale made enough profits during Q3 to ensure it doesn't need to raise extra capital, BMW raises 2010 outlook on the back of demand for luxury vehicles, Santander's Horta-osorio heads for Lloyds and UK service growth is up in October
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The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part Two)

William Mitchell opens this session by describing MIT as an “enormously critical place.” The Stata Center, during its design and construction, fed the campus “attitude of not taking anything for granted and rethinking premises.” So it’s no surprise that debate and some sparring ensue during this spirited panel.
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Voices from New Orleans: Design and Planning Diaspora

There is general agreement that to call New Orleans home means “living with danger, dangerously,” as William Barry put it. You’re “relieved when you dodge the big one, but the big one was always going to come,” says Lawrence Jenkens. So now that it has come, what next?

There’s a consensus here that m

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Rebuilding New Orleans: An Opportunity to Re-Energize the Planning Profession?
There’s no love lost between Kristina Ford and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin; he made it clear that she was not welcome as the city’s main planner when he assumed office. The bone Ford has to pick is not merely with the current mayor and his notion of a casino- and hotel-dominated New Orleans, but with a wrongheaded plan
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Now and Then
The University of Arizona Beta Omicron Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi proudly presents "Now and Then," a documentary video in which our chapter members interviewed centenarians and other seniors about their memories of the Great Depression. The interviewees share their views about the hard times that they faced in the 1930s, and offer advice for young people today. It is interesting to compare and contrast conditions back then with conditions now -- thus the title "Now and Then." Video produced by
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Seasonal Migrations: Bald Eagle
Students join a biologist who uses satellite telemetry to track bald eagles back to their nests in Canada. They participate in an online contest and predict the location of each eagle's nest. Through these interrelated investigations, students discover that sunlight drives all living systems and they learn about the dynamic ecosystem that surrounds and connects them. Children follow the migrations of animals. They observe, research, and report their findings, and watch journeys progress on real-
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History of Boston Transportation
1630-1990

Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
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