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The origin of…Fireman

“The funny thing about firemen is, night and day, they are always firemen. “ Gregory Widen, Backdraft

There is evidence that already in Ancient Egypt fire-fighting machinery was used, but organized firefighting started in Ancient Rome under the rule of Augustus. 706 more words

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The Fault In Our Stars Quote #013

“The world is not a wish-granting factory.”

- Augustus Waters

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AICE Classical Studies Overview: 4/21-4/25

This Week:

We will continue with our in-depth analysis of Augustus’ rise to power and accomplishments as Rome’s first emperor. Our readings will derive primarily from Suetonius’ biographical work, … 83 more words

AICE Classical Studies

Books!Books!Books!~ Booktastic Book week~

Day 1-Romance and Tears

I’ve never been that much of a reader but, if you’re anything like me, you may not always read unless it’s a good book and you’re not being forced into reading it! 110 more words

The Fault In Our Stars Quote #012

“I am in the midst of a soliloquy! I wrote this out and memorized it and if you interrupt me I will completely screw it up.

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Morreu Augustus died

Augustus, iconic Portuguese designer past away today.

I’m not home so I can’t publish a regular post. But here is my tribute.

R.I.P. Augustus

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The Fault In Our Stars Quote #011

“Where is my chance to be somebody’s Peter Van Houten? I hate myself I hate myself I hate this I hate this I disgust myself I hate it I hate it I hate it just let me ******* die.”

- Augustus Waters

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