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As old as a brontosaurus
Puzzled, he looked several times from the brontosaurus to __________________.
And then came the __________________ moment of my life. My son said, "But …when you were a girl ... it was alive then, right?"
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Why do we sleep?
A recent study may have an answer to one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science - what is the purpose of sleep? The work suggests it’s __________________ about making animals function more efficiently in their environments.
__________________ from the University of California, Los Angeles, conducted a study of the sleep times of a broad range of animals. They discovered much variation.
You may think it __________________ but some migrating birds can fly non-stop for up to 90 hours.
Pythons and bats are among the longest __________________ at over 18 hours a day.
Human babies need 16 hours and their health and intellectual __________________ depend on sleeping properly.
Most of us probably feel we need around eight hours sleep to function well. Some people have __________________ in getting enough sleep and this may lead to serious health problems.
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It was a hard winter for Mother. She sometimes pleaded with Father but no one could ever tell Father anything. He continued to stand like a rock against stopping my music lessons.
To A22 ______ the truth, Father had certain natural gifts for debate. In the first place his voice was powerful and stormy, and he A23 ______ to let it out at full strength. As a second gift, he was convinced at all times that his opponents were wrong. Hence, even if they won a point or two, it A24 ______ them no good, for he dragged the issue to some other ground then, where he and Truth could prevail. When Mother said it surely was plain enough that I had no ear for music, what was his reply? Why, he said that the violin was the noblest instrument A25 ______ by man. Having silenced her with this solid premise he declared no boy should expect to learn it immediately. It required persistence. Everything, he had found out, required persistence. His motto was, “Never giveA26 ______ ”.
He said that Mother should be stricter with me, if necessary, and make me try harder. He also said that none of us realized what he had had to go A27 ______ . Mother started to cry and said, “But you’re downtown, you don’t have to hear it”.
Father was outraged. His final argument, I remember, was that my violin had cost twenty-five dollars, if I didn’t learn it, the money would be wasted, and he couldn’t afford it. But it was put to him that my younger brother Julian could learn it instead. Father was defeated, though he didn’t A28 ______ it, and I was set free.