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'Of Studies' by Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, the first major English essayist, comments forcefully in Of Studies on the value of reading, writing, and learning. Notice Bacon's reliance on parallel structures (in particular, tricolons) throughout this concise, aphoristic essay. Then, compare the essay to Samuel Johnson's treatment of the same theme more than a century later in On Studies .
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Indicative Mood (Verbs)

In traditional English grammar, indicative mood is the form-or mood-of the verb used in ordinary statements: stating a fact, expressing an opinion, asking a question. The majority of English sentences are in the indicative mood. Also called (primarily in 19th-century grammars) indicative mode . In modern English, as a result of the loss of inflections (word endings), verbs are no longer marked to indicate mood.
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A Streetcar Named Desire: Act One, Scene One

A Streetcar Named Desire written by Tennessee Williams is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The year is 1947 - the same year in which the play was written. All of the action of A Streetcar Named Desire takes place in on the first floor of a two-bedroom apartment. The set is designed so that the audience can also see "outside" and observe characters on the street.
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Brick Wall Strategies for Dead-End Family Trees

When it comes to family trees things are rarely straightforward. Families often disappear between one census and the next; records are lost or destroyed through mishandling, fire, war, and flood; and sometimes the facts you do find just don't make sense. When your family history research hits a dead-end, organize your facts and try one of these popular brick wall-busting tactics.
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Where to Buy Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

Copper sulfate pentahydrate (also known as copper sulphate pentahydrate or simply copper sulfate or copper sulphate) is the chemical used to grow bright blue copper sulfate crystals. It's easy to find online, but there are shipping restrictions to some locations, plus the weight of the chemical typically makes shipping comparable to the price of the chemical.
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How to Order Pizza at the "Pizza al taglio" Shop in Italy

I really like pasta (cacio e pepe is my favorite), gelato (fragola, every day all day), and cheese (pecorino forever and ever), but pizza? I love pizza. For the first few weeks of living in Rome, the only people I knew were the ones who sold pizza. If you're not familiar with a “pizza al taglio” shop, it's basically a place where they make large sheets of varieties of pizza and when you walk in, they cut a piece off for you, hence the “al taglio - to the cut” part.
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