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Bartleby the Scrivener
Bartleby the Scrivener
Bartleby the Scrivener “God be praised: there even Gimpel cannot be deceived” indicates that Gimpel finally realizes that God is the only being you can trust. The earthly world is full of deceitful people. Gimpel learned that by having faith in God and ignoring the ignorance of others, that he really is fooling them. Important advice from the rabbi would help Gimpel to overcome his hardest challenge close to the end of the story. “It is written, better to be a fool all of your life than for one
The invention of Horse Collar is the beginning of the second Agricultu
The invention of Horse Collar is the beginning of the second Agricultu
The invention of Horse Collar is the beginning of the second Agricultural Revolution. A horse collar similar to one used on camels was introduced from the East, perhaps from Bactria (ancient Afghanistan), reaching Europe around 800 or 900 AD. This device permitted the exploitation of the horse. It is hard to believe but neither the Greeks nor Romans (who represented the “Classic period” for historians) were able to fully exploit the horse because only a variation of the ox yoke was originally u
Gothic
Gothic
Gothic For nearly four hundred years Gothic style dominated the architecture of Western Europe. It originated in northern France in the twelfth century, and spread rapidly across England and the Continent, invading the old Viking empire of Scandinavia. It confronted the Byzantine provinces of Central Europe and even made appearances in the near East and the Americas. Gothic architects designed town halls, royal palaces, courthouses, and hospitals. They fortified cities and castles to defend land