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  • William Penn provided for the freedom of slaves after fourteen years' service.

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  • Now, however, a more logical and scholarly aspect was given to their literature by the writings of Barclay, especially his Apology for the True Christian Divinity published in Latin (1676) and in English (1678), and by the works of Penn, amongst which No Cross No Crown and the Maxims or Fruits of Solitude are the best known.

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  • Bristol was one of the first places to be settled in Pennsylvania after William Penn received his charter for the province in 1681, and from its settlement until 1725 it was the seat of government of the county.

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  • Sir William Penn Symons, the general commanding the British forces in Natal in September, decided to hold Glencoe.

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  • His fleet was allowed to become scattered, and the Dutchman brought his convoy back safe after a partial action with Penn, Blake's subordinate, on the 6th of August.

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  • It brought its fleet back, and then divided the ships, sending some to the north with Penn, and keeping the others, 40 in all, with Blake in the Downs.

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  • Previously, however, in August 1680, the duke of York had leased this territory for ro,000 years to William Penn, to whom he conveyed it by a deed of feoffment in August 1682; but differences in race and religion, economic rivalry between New Castle and the Pennsylvania towns, and petty political quarrels over representation and office holding, similar to those in the other American colonies, were so intense that Penn in 1691 appointed a special deputy governor for the " lower counties."

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  • Pleasant; Penn College (Friends, 1873) at Oskaloosa; St Joseph's College (Roman Catholic, 1873) at Dubuque; Parsons College (Presbyterian, 1875) at Fairfield; Coe College (Presbyterian, 1881) at Cedar Rapids; Drake University (Disciples of Christ, 1881) at Des Moines; Palmer College (Disciples of Christ, 1889) at Legrand; Buena Vista College (Presbyterian, 1891) at Storm Lake; Charles City College (Methodist Episcopal, 1891) at Charles City; Morningside College (Methodist Episcopal, 1894) at Sioux City; Graceland College (Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints, 1895) at Lamoni.

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  • As to the proprietors Franklin succeeded in 1760 in securing an understanding that the assembly should pass an act exempting from taxation the unsurveyed waste lands of the Penn estate, the surveyed waste lands being assessed at the usual rate for other property of that description.

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  • In the middle region between them religion had a large share in promoting the formation of Pennsylvania, which was founded by the Quaker William Penn.

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  • In the beginning of 1679 he stood for Guildford, and was warmly supported by William Penn, with whom he had long been intimate, and to whom he is said (as is now thought, erroneously) to have afforded assistance in drawing up the constitution of Pennsylvania.

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  • He now stood for Bramber (Sussex), again with Penn's support, and a double return was made.

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  • About this time also the north and east boundaries of the province were beginning to suffer from the aggressions of William Penn.

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  • The territory now forming the state of Delaware was within the boundaries defined by the Maryland charter, but in 1682 it was transferred by the duke of York to William Penn and in 1685 Lord Baltimore's claim to it was denied by an order in council, on the ground that it had been inhabited by Christians before the Maryland charter was granted.

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  • While the proprietor was absent defending his claims against Penn the English Revolution of 1688 was started.

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  • Norristown was founded in 1785, and was named in honour of Isaac Norris (c. 1671-1735), a friend of William Penn and a member of the Pennsylvania legislature, who had owned the land on which the borough is built.

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  • Penn (800 ft.), are pleasure resorts in the neighbourhood.

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  • Within the city is Penn Common, containing 50 acres, reserved by the Penns for the use of the town when it was first laid out, and since 1878 used as a public park.

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  • In Penn Common are a monument erected to the "First Defenders," to commemorate the fact that the "Ringgold Light Infantry," the first volunteer company to report at Washington for service in the Civil War, came from this city; a monument to President McKinley, and one to the volunteer fire companies of the city.

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  • Reading was surveyed and laid out as a town in 1748, in accordance with the plans of Thomas and Richard Penn, sons of William Penn, and was named Reading after the county town of Berkshire, England.

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  • General Fairfax and General Lambert are mentioned as occupants after his death, and later the property was let, William Penn of Pennsylvania being among those who leased it.

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  • In 1677 he visited Holland along with Barclay, Penn and seven others; and this visit he repeated (with five others) in 1684.

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  • William Penn has left on record an account of Fox from personal knowledge - a Brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People called Quakers, written as a preface to Fox's Journal.

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  • He was a man of strong personality, of measured utterance, "civil" (says Penn) "beyond all forms of breeding."

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  • The mere fact that he was able to attract to himself so considerable a body of respectable followers, including such men as Ellwood, Barclay, Penington and Penn, is sufficient to prove that he possessed in a very eminent degree the power of conviction, persuasion, and moral ascendancy; while of his personal uprightness, single-mindedness and sincerity there can be no question.

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  • The famous Friends' public school, founded in Philadelphia in 1689 and chartered in 1697, still exists as the William Penn charter school.

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  • William Penn (q.v.) became interested in the plan at least as early as 1666.

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  • For .his charters of1680-1682and the growth of the colony under him see Penn, William.

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  • During Penn's life the colony was involved in serious boundary disputes with Maryland, Virginia and New York.

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  • Upon William Penn's death, his widow became proprietary.

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  • Sir William Keith, her deputy, was hostile to the council, which he practically abolished, and was popular with the assembly, which he assiduously courted, but was discharged by Mrs Penn after he had quarrelled with James Logan, secretary of the province.

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  • His successors, Patrick Gordon and George Thomas, under the proprietorship of John, Thomas and Richard Penn, continued Keith's popular policy of issuing a plentiful paper currency; but with Thomas the assembly renewed its old struggle, refusing to grant him a salary or supplies because of his efforts to force the colony into supporting the Spanish War.

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  • It is served by the Pennsylvania, the Pittsburg and Lake Erie, and the Baltimore & Ohio railways, and by the interurban electric system of the West Penn Railway Co., which has a large power plant near Connellsville.

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  • In this year Lord Berkeley disposed of his share of the grant, which finally fell under the control of William Penn and his associates.

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  • He died in January 1680, and two years later his heirs disposed of his New Jersey holdings to Penn and other quakers.

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  • In a long despatch penn, of the 6th of March he discussed the general situation, aDo and pointed out that although the force at his disposal military was amply sufficient for raising the siege of Khartum Situation at end of and defeating the mahch, the conditions were changed operatloas.

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  • It was besieged more than once in the 17th century, and is said to have been the birthplace of Admiral Sir William Penn, whose more famous son founded Pennsylvania.

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  • The English colony of Maryland, planned by the Catholic George Calvert (1st Lord Baltimore), and founded (1634) by his son the Catholic Cecilius Calvert (2nd Lord Baltimore), and Pennsylvania, founded (1681) by the tolerant Quaker William Penn, first permitted the legal existence of Catholicism in English-speaking communities of the New World.

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  • The village is the seat of the Penn Yan Academy (18J9).

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  • Penn Yan is an important shipping point in the apple and grape-growing region of central New York, and winemaking is an important industry.

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  • The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799; the village became the county-seat in 1823, when Yates county was created, and was incorporated in 1833.

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  • His father, Ferdinand, was a teacher of philology and philosophy in the gymnasium, while his mother was a Hanoverian lady, a lineal descendant of the great Quaker William Penn.

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  • Chester has several interesting buildings dating from early in the 18th century - among them the city hall (1724), one of the oldest public buildings in the United States, and the house (1683) occupied for a time by William Penn.

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  • It was settled by the Swedes about 1645, was called Upland and was the seat of the Swedish courts until 1682, when William Penn, soon after his landing at a spot in the town now marked by a memorial stone, gave it its present name.

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  • To Byllynge Penn awarded nine-tenths of the territory and to Fenwicke one-tenth.

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  • Financial embarrassments a short time afterward caused Byllynge to assign his shares in trust for his creditors to three Quakers, William Penn, Gawen Lawrie and Nicholas Lucas.

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  • A very liberal frame of government for West Jersey, drafted presumably by William Penn, and entitled " the Concessions and Agreements of the Proprietors, Freeholders and Inhabitants of West Jersey in America," was adopted in March 1677.

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  • When, as if to test his authority, Byllynge, in 1682-1683, removed Jennings who had been a popular governor, the assembly, by the advice of William Penn, passed a series of resolutions in the form of a protest, and in 1684 two agents were sent to England to negotiate with Byllynge.

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  • Fenwicke, after his release by Andros, endeavoured to re-establish a government at Salem with himself as " Lord and Chief Proprietor " of West Jersey, but the duke's officers further contested his claims and in 1682 Penn effected a peaceful settlement with him.

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  • Early in 1682, after several unsuccessful attempts to effect a sale by other means, the province was offered for sale at public auction, and was purchased by William Penn and eleven associates for £3400.

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  • This combination threatened to monopolize traffic, and it was opposed by the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, and a branch of the North Pennsylvania (from Jenkintown to Yardley; sometimes called the " national " or " air-line "), and by the general public; and in 1873 the state passed a general railway law giving other railways than the United New Jersey holdings of the Penn, In 1864 a bill was introduced in the Federal House of Representatives making the Camden & Atlantic (now the Atlantic City) railway and the Raritan & Delaware Bay (now a part of the Central of New Jersey) a post route between New York and Philadelphia and authorizing these railways to carry passengers and freight between New York and Philadelphia.

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  • In November 1768, at a general council of the Six Nations with Sir William Johnson and representatives of Pennsylvania and Virginia, held at Fort Stanwix, on the site of the present Rome, New York (q.v.), at which was signed a treaty establishing the boundary line between the English possessions and the territory claimed by the Six Nations, the Indians sold for $io,000 to Thomas Penn (1702-1775) and Richard Penn (1706-1771), respectively, the second and third sons of William Penn - the founder of Pennsylvania - by his second wife, the remaining land in the province of Pennsylvania to which they claimed title, namely the tract lying south of the west branch of the Susquehanna river and of a straight line from the north-west corner of what is now Cambria county to the present Kittanning (in Armstrong county), and all of the territory east of the Allegheny river below Kittanning and south of the Ohio river.

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  • In January 1784 the sale of the land included in the " Manor of Pittsburgh " was begun by the grandsons of William Penn,, John Penn (1729-1795), the second son of Richard Penn and lieutenant-governor of Pennsylvania in1763-1771and in 1 7731776; and John Penn (1760-1834), the fourth son of Thomas Penn; and in the following June a new series of town lots was laid out in which was incorporated Colonel Campbell's survey, Thereafter, settlers, chiefly Scotch and Irish, came rapidly.

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  • In 1849 he wrote a preface to a new edition of Clarkson's Life of William Penn, defending the Quaker statesman against Macaulay's criticisms. In 1850 he married Jane Martha, eldest daughter of the famous Dr Arnold of Rugby.

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  • The dispute arose from the designation, in the grant to Penn, of the southern boundary of Pennsylvania mainly as the parallel marking the " beginning of the fortieth degree of Northerne Latitude," after the northern boundary of Maryland had been defined as a line " which lieth under the fortieth degree of north latitude from the equinoctial."

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  • She became the friend not only of More and Penn, but of Baron van Helmont and Valentine Greatrakes, mystical thaumaturgists of the 17th century.

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  • William Penn attended school at Chigwell from his home at Wanstead.

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  • His attack on the Quakers drew forth William Penn's book, The New Witnesses proved old Heretics (1672).

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  • They took the train from Penn Station, at that time a truly classical edifice, the journey taking up to four hours.

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  • He also cosponsors with the University of Chicago and Penn State University a certified series of courses on data warehousing and business intelligence.

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  • And Sally caught the large halibut with a bargain $ 39 Penn rod and reel combo.

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  • Newman portrays notorious outlaw Billy the Kid in director Arthur Penn's first feature, " The Left-Handed Gun " (1958 ).

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  • The white roundels on its wings are from the arms of the Penn family.

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  • Of this cession the part which lay in Pennsylvania was secured by purchase from the Indians for the proprietors Richard and Thomas Penn (see Pittsburg).

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  • In Alsace-Lorraine German-speaking immigrants are gradually displacing, under 1 Schemes of thinkers, like William Penn's European Parliament (1693); the Abbe St Pierre's elaboration (c. 1700) of Henry IV.'s " grand design " (see supra); Jeremy Bentham's International Tribunal (1786-1789); Kant's Permanent Congress of Nations and Perpetual Peace (1796); John Stuart Mill's Federal Supreme Court; Seeley's, Bluntschli's, David Dudley Field's, Professor Leone Levi's, Sir Edmund Hornby's co-operative schemes for promoting law and order among nations, have all contributed to popularizing in different countries the idea of a federation of mankind for the preservation of peace.

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  • They were Penn, Howard, and Mrs. Fry.

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  • John Penn vetoed two bills which had been passed by the Assembly.

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  • Magician and comedian Penn Jillette attracted similar attention when he named his daughter Moxie Crimefighter last year.

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  • Some popular schools that offer online degrees in interior design include Rhodec International, Penn Foster Career School, The Art Institute Online, and Westwood College.

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  • A career diploma is available at Penn Foster in interior decorating.

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  • As just one example of the many online programs available, Penn State has an accredited program resulting in a diploma from Penn State University.

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  • Depp co-owns a Paris restaurant/club, called Man Ray, with Sean Penn and John Malkovich.

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  • She's certainly experienced enough to be in the film, but most of us remember little Dakota Fanning from I Am Sam where she played Lucy opposite Sean Penn's Sam.

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  • Her first major movie role involved playing Sean Penn's daughter in the film I Am Sam.

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  • Sean Penn as a Stooge, as in the Three Stooges, just seems strange doesn't it?

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  • Super serious, award winning, brooding actor Sean Penn is slated to play the role of Larry in the upcoming Farrelly brothers' flick The Three Stooges.

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  • Yes, it does seem strange, but looking at pictures of Penn and then Larry, you can kind of see it.

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  • There are few other writers/directors that come to mind that can actually pull off Penn as Larry and Del Toro as Moe, then the Farrelly brothers.

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  • If you aren't a Stooges fan, this movie should definitely be one to check out…even if it is just to see Benicio Del Toro poke Sean Penn in the eyes.

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  • Into the Wild - Stewart was featured in Sean Penn's movie Into the Wild, playing a young singer who develops a crush on one of the lead characters.

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  • What Just Happened - Kristen Stewart plays a supporting role in this star-studded film that also includes Robert DeNiro, Bruce Willis, Sean Penn and Stanley Tucci.

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  • After working a few guest stints on soap operas like Search for Tomorrow and Guiding Light Bacon landed a role in the Broadway production Slab Boys, a production that also starred yet-to-be-discovered actors Sean Penn and Val Kilmer.

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  • His classmates and friends included Rob Lowe, Chad Lowe, and Christopher Penn.

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  • She also showed a lot of skin in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, where she starred alongside such notables (although they weren't famous at the time) as Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn and Forest Whitaker.

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  • Kal Penn - Kal Penn, who starred in House M.D., was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. in 2010.

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  • Penn State University is among the universities most often to appear in the top party schools annual rankings, often in the number one or number two slot.

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  • Penn State enjoys a large campus with tens of thousands of student, great bars and restaurants, and plenty of recreation for the average college student.

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  • For those who already have some work experience in a business environment, Penn State's online MBA program may be the best fit.

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  • Penn Foster Career School in Scranton, Pennsylvania offers a career diploma for students who want to become professional bridal consultants.

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  • Penn Foster specifically recommends its online curriculum to existing florists, event planners, or caterers who want to expand their businesses or find out more about the process of planning a wedding.

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  • Students can also use the distance learning program to connect with other readers for a virtual book group or audit another course in the Penn system.

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  • For example, Penn State is known for offering challenging, enriching classes and expecting a lot of its students.

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  • For something a little more affordable for Seniors, Penn Quarter in Washington, D.C.'s real estate runs around $350,000 to start for a one-bedroom.

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  • Colonial Penn is a popular life insurance provider.

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  • Health problems associated with severe insomnia are more than significant, with mortality rates looming in studies conducted by Penn State College of Medicine and the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, respectively.

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  • Massengale Eye Care has locations at both the Crossroads Mall and Penn Square Mall.

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  • You'll find wines made from Labrusca, French hybrid and Vinifera vines at this business, located in Penn Yan.

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  • Rooster Hill Vineyards - A family owned vineyard located in Penn Yan.

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  • While both nations had an impact on the state, it was the 1681 land grant to William Penn by Britain's King Charles II that would shape its destiny.

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  • Penn's development of Pennsylvania as a colony devoted to Quaker ideals and religious freedom would also be of grave importance to the infant United States.

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  • Tosca Cafe on Columbus in North Beach is an iconic bar that claims movie stars (think Penn, Coppola, Cage, and the like) as well as the hoi polloi for patrons.

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  • However, Alicia Thomas, a writer at Penn Live, is one of many against the idea of uniforms.

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  • If you didn't already know, Jeff Spicoli was a character played by Sean Penn in the 1982 classic teenage film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

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  • Yes, before Sean Penn became the award-winning actor, director and all around consummate actor he is today, he spout out lines like "All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz and I'm fine."

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  • Paquin's roles include films that put her opposite multiple stars from Sean Penn to Kevin Spacey (Hurlyburly), Diane Lane and Viggo Mortensen (A Walk on the Moon), Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry (X-Men, X2 and X-Men The Last Stand).

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  • The series boasted many familiar faces from soap operas past and present including Marcy Walker, A Martinez, Nancy Grahn, Gordon Thompson, Robin Wright Penn, Justin Deas, Sydney Penny, Kim Zimmer, Lane Davies and Robin Mattson.

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  • Sparks and moves fly when Carson, leader of the West High Sharks falls for Penn, a member of the Easy High Jets.

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  • Colonial Penn Life Insurance may be best known for the frequent television commercials aired with celebrity endorser Alex Trebek of the television show Jeopardy fame.

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  • Although this life insurance company has not been in business as long as some other companies offering comparable products, Colonial Penn is not a newcomer either.

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  • One of Colonial Penn's claims to fame is the fact that this company was one of the first life insurance companies to offer guaranteed acceptance life insurance policies for people over the age of 50.

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  • Colonial Penn Life Insurance can design a life insurance policy to a wide range of consumers who are age 18 and over.

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  • Guaranteed life insurance policies at Colonial Penn are only available to people who fall within the age range of 50 to 85.

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  • Colonial Penn will accept applicants who may have been turned away by other life insurance companies.

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  • Availability of life insurance policies through Colonial Penn vary from state to state and may not be available in all areas of the country.

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  • Visit the Colonial Penn website and request a quote online.

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  • The quote you initially receive from Colonial Penn will be a generalized quote for a monthly premium for a life insurance policy with the level of coverage you want to purchase.

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  • LionShare was developed at Penn State University.

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  • The episode created quite a stir of controversy but the Penn State cast found the subject property to be rather mundane compared to other haunts.

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  • Kinney Zalesne and Mark Penn, there are almost as many paid bloggers in the United States as there are lawyers.

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  • In December 1654 Penn and Venables sailed for the West Indies with orders to attack the Spanish colonies and the French shipping; and for the first time since the Plantagenets an English fleet appeared in the Mediterranean, where Blake upheld the supremacy of the English flag, made a treaty with the dey of Algiers, destroyed the castles and ships of the dey of Tunis at Porto Farina on the 4th of April 1655, and liberated the English prisoners captured by the pirates.

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  • In December 16 J4 Cromwell despatched Penn and Venables with a fleet of thirty-eight ships and 2500 soldiers to the West Indies, their numbers being raised by recruits at the islands to 7000 men.

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  • The attack on Hispaniola, however, was a disastrous failure, and though a landing at Jamaica and the capture of the capital, Santiago de la Vega, was effected, the expedition was almost annihilated by disease; and Penn and Venables returned to England, when Cromwell threw them into the Tower.

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  • Robert Barclay (q.v.), a descendant of an ancient Scottish family, who had received a liberal education, principally in Paris, at the Scots College, of which his uncle was rector, joined the Quakers about 1666, and William Penn (q.v.) came to them about two years later.

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  • Penn was recalled from the north, Richard Deane and George Monk were united with Blake as "admirals and generals at sea," and a competent force was collected by the middle of February.

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