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Old 25-05-2014, 05:33 PM   #17
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Donald "Lofty" Large (27 September 1930 – 22 October 2006) was a British soldier and author..Having joined the Army as a boy, Large fought in the Korean War and was wounded and taken prisoner at the Battle of Imjin. He spent 2 years in a POW camp, where his injuries went untreated and he lost more than a third of his body weight. After his release and rehabilitation, he joined the Special Air Service (SAS) and went on to serve in various conflicts around the world, hunting communist guerrillas in Malaya, suppressing rebellions in Oman and Aden, and conducting deniable cross-border reconnaissance and raids during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation..An imposing figure – he was almost 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall – he was given the nickname "Lofty" after joining the Army..After his retirement, Large wrote 2 books about his Army career, preceding such authors as Andy McNab and Chris Ryan. Andy McNab has said that Large and his books were "instrumental in Setting the Template for future members of the [SAS] Regiment...
In rhetoric, chiasmus (from the Greek χιάζω, chiázō, "to shape like the letter Χ") is the figure of speech in which 2 or more clauses are related to each other through a reversal of structures in order to make a larger point; that is, the clauses display inverted parallelism.. Chiasmus was particularly popular in the literature of the ancient world, including Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, where it was used to articulate the balance of order within the text. As a popular example, many long and complex chiasmi have been found in ShakeSpeare and the Greek and Hebrew texts of the Bible.. It is also found throughout the Book of Mormon..The elements of simple chiasmus are often labelled in the form A B B A, where the letters correspond to grammar, words, or meaning. For example John F. Kennedy said "Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country"..A "But many that are first B shall be last; B1 and the last A1 shall be first." Jesus (Bible: Matthew 19:30.)..In Christian poetry, chiasmus takes on added meaning since Chi is the first element of Chi Rho, the first letters of "Christ" in Greek, and since the "X" that characterizes chiasmus stands for the cross on which Christ was crucified.. In a very real sense, it is the other way round.. Human rights invented America!..The UNODC made a study in 2012 that includes most countries of the world. The following lists show only the most recent data. Rates are calculated per 100,000 inhabitants.. Intentional homicide in this case is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person The reliability of underlying national murder rate data may vary...United States 14,173 -Northern America..Who sheds the blood of a man, by a man shall his blood be shed..; Real Pain for my Sham Friends...Champagne for my Real Friends..In music, arch form is a sectional structure for a piece of music based on repetition, in reverse order, of all or most musical sections such that the overall form is symmetric, most often around a central movement..The most popular arch-form structure is ABCBA...G Of D...’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy..By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail..Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind..America did not invent human rights..What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight—it's the size of the fight in the DoG...
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