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Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murder of her father and step mother in 1893, although there has since been speculation that she did indeed commit the crime. Andrew and Abby Borden were hacked to death with an axe som... More »

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The poem "Lizzie Borden Took an Axe" is true in so far as both Lizzie Borden's stepmother and father were killed with an axe. The rest of the poem contradicts both the facts of the case and the rulings given at the trial... More »

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The rhyme based on Lizzie Borden and the murder of her parents is: "Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one," as cited by History.com. More »

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The rhyme based on Lizzie Borden and the murder of her parents is: "Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one," as cited by History.com. More »

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The poem "Lizzie Borden Took an Axe" is true in so far as both Lizzie Borden's stepmother and father were killed with an axe. The rest of the poem contradicts both the facts of the case and the rulings given at the trial... More »

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ABC News reported that George Zimmerman was found not guilty of the crime of second degree murder. His trial ended on July 13, 2013 with a unanimous verdict of not guilty. More »

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According to the literary department of Ball State University, although Oedipus is not truly responsible for the murder of his father and marriage to this mother, he is the instigator of his own blindness and exile. It i... More »

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