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Wilder: Hold Fast to Dreams

Donald P. Baker

Wilder: Hold Fast to Dreams

A Biography of L. Douglas Wilder

by Donald P. Baker

  • 345 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Seven Locks Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virginia,
  • Politics and government,
  • U.S. State Government - South Atlantic States,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Wilder, Doug,
  • General,
  • 1951-,
  • Biography,
  • Governors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8385374M
    ISBN 10093202081X
    ISBN 109780932020819
    OCLC/WorldCa20458557

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    Dreams Sayings and Quotes. Dreams are the wishes of our subconscious. As we age, we tend to focus on what we should be doing rather than what we want to be doing. Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. Marsha Norman. The theme of the poem is stated in the first line, "Hold fast to dreams," and it is then developed through metaphors. If our dreams die, the poem says, life becomes a bird with a broken wing.

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fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties and was important in shaping the artistic contributions of the Harlem Renaissance.

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The importance of reading, studying, searching, and pondering the scriptures in general and the Book of Mormon in particular is highlighted in several elements of Lehi’s vision of the tree of life (see 1 Nephi 8). The central feature in Lehi’s dream is the tree of life—a representation of “the love of God” (see 1 Nephi –22).

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