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By Mikel B. Classen

Skeleton send frames encompass Au Sable element, marking a mile-long sandstone reef that reached out into Lake more advantageous ready to snatch any and all ships that glided by. for you to finish this tragic lack of lives, the Au Sable aspect Lighthouse used to be built to warn mariners of its hidden reef. on the center of the famed “Shipwreck Coast,” Au Sable element used to be a beacon of desire and defense. Mikel B. Classen charts the heritage of the lighthouse and the harmful reef that waits six ft lower than the lake’s floor and serves because the ultimate resting position for therefore many sailors.

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Its civil and criminal statutes specify penalties for murder, theft, incest, adultery, kidnapping, assault and battery, and many other crimes. More important for our understanding of ancient culture, it is a storehouse of information concerning the nature of class divisions, family relations, and human rights. The Code informs us, for instance, on matters of inheritance (clauses 162 and 168), professional obligations (clauses 218, 219, 229, and 232), and the individual’s responsibilities to the community (clauses 109 and 152).

Do brothers divide an inheritance to keep for ever, does the flood-time of rivers endure? It is only the nymph of the dragon-fly who sheds her larva and sees the sun in his glory. From the days of old there is no permanence. The sleeping and the dead, how alike they are, they are like a painted death. What is there between the master and the servant when both have fulfilled their doom? When the Annunaki, the judges, 130 come together, and Mammetun the mother of destinies, together they decree the fates of men.

18Yahweh God said, “It is not right that the man should be alone. ” 19So from the soil Yahweh God fashioned all the wild animals and all the birds of heaven. These he brought to the man to see what he would call them; each one was to bear the name the man would give it. 20The man gave names to all the cattle, all the birds of heaven and all the wild animals. But no helper suitable for the man was found for him. 21Then, Yahweh God made the man fall into a deep sleep. And, while he was asleep, he took one of his ribs and closed the flesh up again forthwith.

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