Young Adult (18-35)
North American (General)
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Angel Haven Ray audiobook narration. Since I'm not supposed to remember him, I can ask a lot of questions and among them, whether he has a girlfriend, something I should have done immediately last time. Instead of believing that because a man flirts with me and makes me dream of a future together. He must be single. No, no girlfriend, spouse or even a partner. He answers without hesitation. A partner, I start to ask and I blush as I realize what he talking about. Seeing his immune look, I pull myself together. Perfect. Then you have the green light to flirt with me. I'm not going to say no to a handsome man who wants to woo me. He gives me a smile and the beating of my heart accelerates. I spoke too soon. He's the one who has the cars in hand right now. I didn't anticipate how much his smile would make me melt again. Computer scientists should have invented an app that would make us immune to the liars and manipulators of this world. Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate, rough flys. Do shake the darling buds. Of may and summer's lease hath all too short a date. Some too hot. The eye of heaven shines and often is his gold complexion dimmed and every fare from fair sometime declines by chance or nature's changing course untrimmed. But thy eternal summer shall not fade nor lose possession of that fair. Thou ost nor shall death brag thou wanders in his shade when in eternal lines to time, thou gross. So long as men can breathe or eyes can see so long lives. This and this gives life to thee decline of classical empires. By 600 ce many of the great classical empires were losing or had lost their unity and political power. As a result, people faced growing problems that they could not agree on how to address each unsolved problem then made peace and prosperity. More precarious challenges, collecting taxes, weakened government declines in trade, decreased access to foreign goods and markets spread of disease, reduced urban populations increases in the gap between rich and poor created social conflict. Lack of broad support for leadership made solving problems, harder attacks by outside groups led to a need for more spending on defense. In some areas. The spread of a common religion helped keep society unified even as a government failed in later centuries. This unity would help new empires arise. For example, in Europe, the Roman Empire broke apart in the fifth century, but Christianity held society together. Confucianism filled a similar role in China while Hinduism and Buddhism did the same in South Asia, Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into the house, it was a very old house. It had an attic under the roof and a cellar under the ground and an overgrown garden with huge old trees in it. Corine's family didn't own all of the house. It was too big for that. Instead they owned part of it. There were other people who lived in the old house, Miss Pink and Miss Forcible lived in the flat below core lines on the ground floor. They were both old and round and they lived in their flat with a number of aging highland terriers who had names like Hamish and Andrew and Jock. Once upon a time, Miss Spin and Miss Forcible had been actresses as Miss Spin told Caroline the first time she met her, you see Caroline, Miss Pink said getting Caroline's name wrong. Both myself and Miss Forcible were famous actresses. In our time we drop the boards lovey. Oh, don't let Hamish eat the fruit cake or he'll be up all night with his tummy. It's Coraline, not Caroline. Caroline said Caroline.