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Ernest Hemingway: Short Stories

Characters: Uncle George
Nick’s father- doctor
Young Indian woman
Young Indian woman’s husband
+ Few another Indians

Plot: In one Indian Camp a young Indian lady was going to have a baby. Her childbirth was very difficult, so for the reason the doctor came to the camp to help her. He came with his son Nick and another man- Uncle George. The childbirth was so complicated, that the doctor had to perform an operation. Doctor was doing Caesarean with only jack-knife and sewing it up with nin

My familyMy familyMy family

My great grandparents on my father’s side of the family met at the village dance and they fell in love. A year later they got married and they lived in a small house in Jasenovo. When their first son was born, they decided to move to a bigger house in this village. My grandfather was born in 1928. He made a career in a dairy shop. It was at this shop that my grandparents met and at this time they started dating. My father is their fourth child.

My grandparents on my mother’s side of the family got married when they were very y

Marlon Brando biography

Actor. Born April 3, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska. Brando grew up in Illinois, and after expulsion from a military academy, he dug ditches until his father offered to finance his education. Brando moved to New York to study with acting coach Stella Adler and at Lee Strasberg's Actors' Studio. Adler has often been credited as the principal inspiration in Brando’s early career, and with opening the actor to great works of literature, music, and theater. While at the Actors' Studio, Brando adopted the "method approach," whic

Kevin Spacey biography

Actor. Born Kevin Fowler, on July 26, 1959, in South Orange, New Jersey. He was the youngest of three children; his father wrote technical procedures and his mother was a private secretary. The family moved frequently and in 1963, they settled in Los Angeles, where young Kevin proceeded to become a self-described, “little terror.” After he burned down his sister’s treehouse, Kevin’s parents decided to enforce some extra discipline, and sent him to California’s Northridge Military Academy. He promptly won a leadership award, then got e

Anette Bening biography

Actress, born May 5, 1958, in Topeka, Kansas, to A. Grant Bening, an insurance salesman, and Shirley Bening, a church singer. The youngest of four children, Bening has two brothers and one sister. The family grew up in San Diego, where Bening completed studies at Patrick Henry High School in just three years. Bening was studying drama at a San Diego college when she got a job as a dancer in The Green Show outside San Diego's Old Globe Theatre. This experience led to a walk-on in a Shakespeare production and several plays with the San Diego

Australia - ENG

area: 7,686,848 sq km
population: 17,336,000
capital city: Canberra
other towns: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Newcastle
Australia = the smallest continent, 6th largest state 6 states and 2 territories
Western Australia - 1/3 of Australia, city of Perth
South Australia - middle, capital Adelaide
Queensland - tropical north-eastern corner
New South Wales - the most populous state
Victoria - 2nd smallest state
Tasmania - smallest and island state

Canada - ENG


area: 9,976,139
population: 27,297,000
capital city: Ottawa
other cities: Montreal, Quebec, Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, Halifax
Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world after Russia and occupies the northern part of North America, borders with the USA, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean
lakes: Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Great Bear Lake, Great Slave Lake, Lake Winnipeg
rivers: the St. Lawrence River, the Winnipeg, the Saskatche

The United States of America - ENG

area: 9,372,614 sq km
population: 253,887,000
the USA are situated in southern part of North America being the 4th largest state in the world after Russia, Canada and China; they border on Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, Canada and the Pacific Ocean; USA have two lying off the continental part - Alaska and Hawaii
the country can be divided into five parts:
Appalachian Highlands (Mt. Mitchell - 2,037 m)
Appalachian Plateau - river valleys
Mississippi Basin (Interior Plains)

The United kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - ENG


area: 244,872 sq kilometres
lies between 50° and 60° North latitude, prime meridian of 0° passes through the observatory of Greenwich
consists of England (capital London), Wales (Cardiff), Scotland (Edinburgh) and Northern Ireland (Belfast)
two larges islands: Great Britain and Ireland
otrher islands: Isle of Whight, Isles of Scilly, Anglesey, Isle of Man, The Hebrides, Orkneys, Shetlands, Channel Islands
mountains: Cornish Heights (south-wet England), the Cambrians (Wales), the Cumb

The Czech Capital Prague - ENG

the capital city of the Czech Republic, the seat of President, government, parliament
lies on the Vltava river in central Bohemia, has 1.2 million inhabitans
some important districts: the Old Town, The Lesser Town, the New Town, Josefov, Hradčany, Vyšehrad

a legend about Princess Libuše of Přemyslid dynasty - she prophesied the future glory of Prague which "would touch the stars"
9th century - Prince Bořivoj founded Prague Castle, the seat of Přemyslid dynasty
10th century

Doris Day biography

Actress and singer, born Doris Mary Ann von Kappelhoff on April 3, 1924, in Cincinnati, Ohio. A brother, Richard, died before she was born. Another older brother, Paul, died in 1958.
Day was famous for her blond, fresh-faced, freckled, girl-next-door looks, which landed her numerous “good girl” roles in musicals and comedies in the 1950s and 1960s. Her parents divorced when she was a child, and Doris was raised by her mother. As a teenager, Day suffered injuries in an automobile accident and was hospitalized for a year, derailing an

Richard Nixon biography

Thirty-seventh President of the United States, and vice president under Dwight Eisenhower. Born January 9, 1913 on his father's lemon farm in Yorba Linda, California. Of the four other sons in the family, two died in childhood. Nixon's ancestors had emigrated from Ireland in the 18th century and settled principally in Pennsylvania and Indiana. His mother's family were Quakers; his Methodist father adopted the Quaker religion after his marriage. As a youth, Nixon regularly attended Quaker services in Whittier, California, where th

Development of production and services based on the utilisation of domestic resource of Velka Domasa

Table of contents

1. Basic Information

1.1 Location
1.2 Characterization
1.3 Basic details

2. Objectives

2.1 Overall Objective(s)
2.2 Project purpose
2.3 Rules of development

3. Description

3.1 Background
3.2 Linked activities
3.3 Results
3.4 Activities

4. Environment
5. Rates of return
6. Holiday resorts

6.1 Holiday resort Polany
6.2 Holiday resort Eva
6.3 H

Hobbies and Leisure Time

There are many types of hobbies. Some of them are rather expensive. For example some Hollywood actors like collecting cars, which is a very expensive hobby. Some of the hobbies are dangerous (rock climbing, bungee jumping or paragliding). Some are romantic and some very time/consuming. It also depends on do you mean by the world hobby. Somebody admires his work and says that it is his greatest hobby. But in general we can say that hobby is some activity, which we do for our pleasure and we like doing it. When we are bad tempered it cans change


Travelling is the method how to get from one place to another place. People have used travelling for along time. One hundred years ago they travelled on horses, by carriages and of course on foot. Then they used trains, steam cars and steam boats. It was something strange and something new for them. Now is travelling very popular, common and necessary. There are two main ways of travelling. You can use your own means of transport and the other is to rely on the public transport. People and goods can by transported by land, by air or by water. W

My Village, Town My

Prušánky is a small village in the edge of Hodonín district. It lies just between two district towns, Hodonín and Břeclav. Prušánky was founded many years ago by German tribe called Prusové. They built a small wooden village called Prusy. But there was a disaster and more than half of houses burnt in the fire. The settlement was recalled as Prusanky, which meant small Prusy. By the developing of Czech language, also this name developed from Prusanky to today’s name Prušánky.
Prušánky is a quite small village. It has about 2

Robert Redfort biography

Actor, director, producer. Born Charles Robert Redford Jr., on August 18, 1937, in Santa Monica, California. Redford’s father, Charles Redford Sr., worked as a milkman until after World War II, when he got a job as an accountant for the Standard Oil Company. A talented athlete, the younger Redford won a baseball scholarship to the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1955. That same year, however, his mother Martha died suddenly, leaving Redford extremely shaken. His performance in college and athletics rapidly deteriorated, and he began to d


Nowadays shopping has become a sophisticated art or science. It is a question of knowing what to buy, where and when. What to buy depends on your purse and you also have to decide, where you want to buy. There are big department stores, where you can buy almost every thing. Department store is a big building with many departures, such as Artist materials, Car-shop, Boys-wear, Girls-wear, Beds and bedding, Electronics, Furniture, China and glass, etc. and it is built in big city. The best known ones in London are Marks and Spenc


General information:
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and the biggest city in our republic. It is in the centre of Bohemia and it spreads out on both banks on river Vltava. It covers area of 500 square kilometres and has 1.2 million inhabitants. It is divided into 10 districts. It is seat of the President, government and it isn't only a political centre but also culture centre, traffic centre and the centre of industry.
Prague was founded in the 6th century by Slavs. This foundation is connected wit

My Family

My name is Blanka Kurková and I have one brother, mother and stepfather. I have been studying Grammar school in Hodonín. I was born on 12th May 1978. I am quite tall and not fat. I have brown hair, round face with brown eyes and small nose. I was wearing glasses but I was on operation, so I don't need them now. When I was a child, I was very cheeky and naughty. On primary schools I used to bring home notes from my teacher: "She fights on pauses." "She broke the window. Come and repair it, please." And so on