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Many modern sculptors disclaim any attempt at symbolism in their work. When
symbolic images do play a part in modern sculpture, they are either derived from
obsolete classical, medieval, and other historical sources or they are private.
Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). Modern Standard Chinese is based on
the Peking dialect, which is of the Northern, or Mandarin, type. It employs about
1,300 different syllables. There are 22 initial consonants, including stops (made ...
In the new industrial societies of the 19th century, women still lacked many of the
civil rights (especially property rights) and political rights enjoyed by men, and
although they have now gained these rights in most modern societies, ...
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