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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “The Thoughts of Youth are Long, Long Thoughts” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

The Thoughts of Youth are Long, Long Thoughts This line is part of the refrain of Longfellow’s poem, “My Lost Youth”, in which he looks back with fond memories to the seaport of Portland, in Maine, where he was born. The poem begins thus :- “Often I think of the beautiful town That is seated by the sea; Often in thought go up and down The pleasant streets of the dear...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “How do we to Continue your Education When we Leave College ?” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

How do we to Continue your Education When we Leave College ? A father once proudly said to me, “My son has finished his education”. He did not mean to be funny ; but he was. Of course he meant that his son has taken his degree and left college ; as though it is only in schools and colleges that education is to be had. “Finished his education !” Why,...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “The Ideals of Democracy” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

The Ideals of Democracy The popular definition of the term democracy is that it is government of the people, by the people and for the people, though in actual practice we know that this is not always true. In large democracies it is not possible for millions of people to participate in the formulation of policies or in their execution ; it is largely left to their elected representatives. Though few...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “Peace Hath her Victories, no less renowned than war” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12

Peace Hath her Victories, no less renowned than war We generally associate the word “victory” with war and battle. We think of Trafalgar and Waterloo, and many a “famous victory”. We speak of “glorious” victories; but even the most glorious victory in a righteous cause must mean death and destruction, and misery to countless thousands. But the victories of peace, “no less renowned”, have brought men comfort and happiness, health and...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “Proverbs” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

Proverbs Proverbs have been well defined thus: “Short sentences founded on long experience”. They are brief, pithy sayings condensing in a witty or striking form the wisdom of experience. Most of them are anonymous; and many are very old, having been handed down by word of mouth from father to son for generations. Being short and striking, they are easily remembered. The use of rhyme (or of assonance) and alliteration helps...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “The Autobiography of a Rupee” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

The Autobiography of a Rupee I am now an old coin, and have been in circulation for many years. But I can still remember my early life. My active life began when I was paid over the counter of a bank, along with other new rupees, to a gentleman who cashed a cheque. I went off jingling in his pocket; but I was not long there, as he gave me to...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “Fashion” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

Fashion “Fashion” is thus defined in the dictionary: “The prevailing mode in such things as are subject to change in form or style, as in ornament and etiquette, and especially in dress.” It is the name given to the prevailing style of living among the upper classes and the rich. Among the members of the “smart set “of any country, certain styles of houses, furniture, foods and drinks, times of meals,...
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Essay, Paragraph, Speech on “A Rolling Stone Gathers no Moss” Long, Short Essay for School, College Students, essay for Class 8, 9, 10, 12 and Competitive Exams

A Rolling Stone Gathers no Moss Why a stone should want to gather moss, it is hard to say. But the proverb is an old one, and everyone knows what it means. The “rolling stone” is the man who is always changing his occupations and pursuits, and never settles down steady to anything. Popular wisdom says that such a fickle and unreliable person makes but little out of life. There is,...
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