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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor Hodgman Porter

...erature Collection World Public Library.org Title: POLLYANNA GROWS UP Author: ELEANOR H. PORTER Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literatur... ...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ... in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...... ...ard. "What is it? Did Jamie send you?" In her excitement she had almost flung herself with outstretched arms upon the boy when Mary intercepted a ... ...denly erect. Her face showed a curious change. Almost as if in appeal she flung out her hand toward Pollyanna. "Don't!" she cried. "Perhaps--she d... ...h--Aunt Polly was always more difficult on cloudy days. With a gay little song, however, that still sounded a bit forced--Pollyanna descended to the...

...Della Wetherby tripped up the somewhat imposing steps of her sister?s Commonwealth Avenue home and pressed an energetic finger against the electric-bell button. From the tip of her wing-trimmed hat to the toe of her low-heeled shoe she radiated hea...

...CONTENTS I. Della Speaks Her Mind II. Some Old Friends III. A Dose Of Pollyanna IV. The Game And Mrs. Carew V. Pollyanna Takes A Walk VI. Jerry To The Rescue VII. A New Acquaintance VIII. Jamie IX. Plans And Plottings X. In Murphy's Alley XI. A Surprise For Mrs. Carew XII. From Behind...

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My Life (Bill Clinton autobiography)

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... Giving My Life is a 2004 autobiography written by former President of the United States Bill ... ...ceived what was at the time the world's highest book advance fee, believed to have been worth US$12 million; at the announcement of media personality ... ... My Life covers chronologically the life of Bill Clinton, growing up in Hope, Arkansas, moving to Hot Springs, Arkansas where he attended sch... ...nologically the life of Bill Clinton, growing up in Hope, Arkansas, moving to Hot Springs, Arkansas where he attended school and had learned the tenor... ... school and had learned the tenor saxophone, which would find its way into a peripheral role in his public appearances. His interest in politics event... ...udgments can make hypocrites of us all; that a lot of life is just showing up and hanging on; that laughter is often the best, and sometimes the only,... ... theme song ... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer)... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer), Pet...

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

...... ...serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our missio... ...nce works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing publ... ... the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen th... ...Library.net Porter, Eleanor H. Pollyanna Grows Up Pollyanna Grows Up The Second Glad Book Eleanor H. P... ...own at the wistful, eager face." POLLYANNA GROWS UP The Second Glad Book By ELEANOR H. PORTER Author of ... ...g forward. " What is it? Did Jamie send you? In her excitement she had almost flung herself with outstretched arms upon the boy when Mary inter... ...w sat suddenly erect. Her face showed a curious change. Almost as if in appeal she flung out her hand toward Pollyanna. " Don't! " she cried. Pe... ...with a sigh-Aunt Polly was always more difficult on cloudy days. With a gay little song, however, that still sounded a bit forced- Pollyanna descende...

...Excerpt: DELLA SPEAKS HER MIND. DELLA WETHERBY tripped up the somewhat imposing steps of her sister's Commonwealth Avenue home and pressed an energetic finger against the electric-bell button. From the tip of her wing trimmed hat to the toe of her low-heeled shoe she radiated hea...

...Table of Contents: I. Della Speaks Her Mind, 1 -- II. Some Old Friends, 12 -- III. A Dose Of Pollyanna, 27 -- IV. The Game And Mrs. Carew, 38 -- V. Pollyanna Takes A Walk, 47 -- VI. Jerry To The Rescue, 66 -- VII. A New Acquaintance, 76 -- VII. Jamie, 85 -- IX. Plans and Plottings, 96 -- X. In Murphy's Alle...

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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...early years of African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou. The first in a seven-volume series, it is a coming-of-age story that illustrates how str... ...it is a coming-of-age story that illustrates how strength of character and a love of literature can help overcome racism and trauma. The book begins w... ...a. The book begins when three-year-old Maya and her older brother are sent to Stamps, Arkansas, to live with their grandmother and ends when Maya beco... ...racter, has been called "a symbolic character for every black girl growing up in America".Tate, p. 150. Angelou's description of being raped as an eig... ...t of a Woman (1981), All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986), and A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). Critics have often judged Angelou's subseq... ...a Woman (1981), All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986), and A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). Critics have often judged Angelou's subsequent ... ...n (1981), All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986), and A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). Critics have often judged Angelou's subsequent autobi... ...elou returned to Dunbar's poem for the title of her sixth autobiography, A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, Wh... ...returned to Dunbar's poem for the title of her sixth autobiography, A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002). I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When hi...

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

...iterature Collection World Public Library.org Title: POLLYANNA GROWS UP Author: ELEANOR H. PORTER Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...ks in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public acce... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...... ... forward. "What is it? Did Jamie send you?" In her excitement she had almost flung herself with outstretched arms upon the boy when Mary intercepted a... ...suddenly erect. Her face showed a curious change. Almost as if in appeal she flung out her hand toward Pollyanna. Pollyanna Grows Up CHAPTER X. IN MUR... ... sigh Aunt Polly was always more difficult on cloudy days. With a gay little song, however, that still sounded a bit forced Pollyanna descended to the...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. DELLA SPEAKS HER MIND Della Wetherby tripped up the somewhat imposing steps of her sister?s Commonwealth Avenue home and pressed an energetic finger against the electric?bell button. From the tip of her wing?trimmed hat to the toe of Pollyanna Grows Up 1 her low?heeled ...

...VIII): Of Human Traditions in the Church, 84 -- Part 21, 88 -- Article XVI: Of Political Order, 88 -- Part 22, 90 -- Article XVII: Of Christ's Return to Judgment, 90 -- Part 23, 90 -- Article XVIII: Of Free Will, 90 -- Part 24, 91 -- Article XIX: Of the Cause of Sin, 91 -- Part 25, 91 -- Article XX: Of Good Works, 91 -- Part 26, 93 -- Part 27, 98 -- The Apology of the Augs...

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Poetry of Mao Zedong

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...Tang Dynasty : poets Li Bai, Li Shangyin, and Li He . He is considered to be a romantic poet, in contrast to the realist poets represented by ... ...ynasty : poets Li Bai, Li Shangyin, and Li He . He is considered to be a romantic poet, in contrast to the realist poets represented by Du Fu... ...ch" (1935), "Snow" (1936.02), "The PLA Captures Nanjing" (1949.04), "Reply to Li Shuyi" (1957.05.11), and "Ode to the Plum Blossom" (1961.12). General... ...re-1949 works are superior. Poems Mao's poems are usually published as a list of twenty poems. Changsha (1925) Informal Translation: Changsha... ...se. Red Army was beaten several time by the pursuing KMT army. They used up all ammunitions and were starved. Then on the New Year of 1929 they foug... ...ght. Three Short Poems (1934-35) This poem is also known as "the Three Songs." It is written as three poems with sixteen characters each. This poe... ...ong ( Li Shimin ), the second Emperor of Tang Dynasty ; Emperor Taizu of Song, the Emperor who started Song Dynasty ; and Genghis Khan . Here Mao ... ...rn China: The vast frozen land is covered with ice. And the snow flits far-flung in the sky. On both sides of the Great Wall. The empty wilderness su... ...ng with the sky for height. When comes the sunny day, The land is dressed up with bright sun and clear white snow, What a gorgeous and attractive sce...

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Sun-Up and Other Poems

By: Lola Ridge

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SUN-UP AND OTHER POEMS Author: LOLA RIDGE Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...... ...ce so everything has to be still, and when she has finished singing her song goes up off the earth, higher and higher... till it is only as big a... ...out stars.... You have to be still when they look at you. They push your song inside of you with their song. Their long silvery rays sink into you... ...an inlet reach of blue water... if canaries (do they sing out of cages?) flung such luminous notes, they would sink in the spirit... lie germinal.... ...es, rushes, gouges her blocked pipes. Her feet beat a wild tattoo-- head flung back and pelvis lifting to the white body of the sun. Mates now, th...

...When God throws hailstones you cuddle in Celia?s shawl and press your feet on her belly high up like a stool. When Celia makes umbrella of her hand. Rain falls through big pink spokes of her fingers. When wind blows Celia?s gown up off her legs she runs under pillars of the bank?great round pillars of the bank have o...

CONTENTS I SUN UP SUN-UP II MONOLOGUES JAGUAR WILD DUCK THE DREAM ALTITUDE COMRADES NOCTURNE CACTUS SEED III WINDOWS TIME-STONE TRAIN WINDOW SCANDAL

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Maya Angelou

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... In 1981, Angelou and du Feu divorced. She returned to the southern United States in 1981, where she accepted the lifetime ... ...at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and she taught a variety of subjects that reflected her interests, including philosop... ... economic, and educational boundaries". The recording of the poem was awarded a Grammy Award . In June 1995, she delivered what Richard Long called... ...Angelou began writing her life story, she completed her sixth autobiography A Song Flung Up to Heaven, in 2002. In 2013, at the age of 85, she publi... ...ou began writing her life story, she completed her sixth autobiography A Song Flung Up to Heaven, in 2002. In 2013, at the age of 85, she published ... ...an writing her life story, she completed her sixth autobiography A Song Flung Up to Heaven, in 2002. In 2013, at the age of 85, she published the se... ... African American president of the United States. She stated, "We are growing up beyond the idiocies of racism and sexism". In late 2010, Angelou do... ...(1981): 1957–1962 All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986): 1962–1965 A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002): 1965–1968 Mom & Me & Mom (2013): over... ...): 1957–1962 All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986): 1962–1965 A Song Flung Up to Heaven (2002): 1965–1968 Mom & Me & Mom (2013): overview ...

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Five Little Peppers Grown Up

By: Margaret Sidney

... FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS GROWN UP by MARGARET SIDNEY Classic Lit... ...Collection World Public Library.org Title: FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS GROWN UP Author: MARGARET SIDNEY Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literatur... ...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...g stepped forward and began, “It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old”— And Phronsie drew a long breath, and folded her hands, not ... ...tte Chatterton had made a sensation. Alexia Rhys, angry at the effect of the song, still clapped steadily together her soft−gloved hands, looking at P... ...n the door; you are worrying us all so,” called Polly imploringly. Charlotte flung wide the door. Two red spots burned on her cheeks, and her pale blu... ... There, button up your coat,” as they were well out in the hall, and Johnson flung his hat on his head with a reckless hand. As they hurried down the ...

... GIVES MUSIC LESSONS. ?Miss Pepper?Miss Pepper!? Polly turned quickly, it was such an anxious little cry. ?What? Oh, Amy Loughead.? Amy threw herself up against Polly?s gown. ?Oh, if I may,? she began, flushing painfully. ?You see my brother is coming to?morrow?I've a letter?so if you will let me.?...

...Table of Contents: Five Little Peppers Grown Up, 1 -- Margaret Sidney, 1 -- Chapter I. POLLY GIVES MUSIC LESSONS, 1 -- Chapter II. GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS, 8 -- Chapter III. CHRISTMAS AT DUNRAVEN, 15 -- Chapter IV. THE FESTIVITIES, 23 -- Chapter V. BAD NEWS, 30 -- C...

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Gary Lucas

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...Gary Lucas is an American guitarist, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, a soundtrack composer for film and televisio... ...Gary Lucas is an American guitarist, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, a soundtrack composer for film and television, and an internati... ...n, and an international recording artist with more than twenty solo albums to date.Gary Lucas biography page, own website: http://garylucas.com/www/bi... ...page, own website: http://garylucas.com/www/bio2/ He has been described as a "guitarist with a global guitar" (Larry Rohter, 9 May 2011, New York Time... ... Monsters, a psychedelic rock band based around Lucas's guitar playing and songwriting. Other regular members of the band include Joe Hendel, Ernie B... ... presently lives in New York City. Musical career Early career According to his website, Lucas was encouraged by his father to try the guitar at the... ...o 2006. Their 2007 double album and DVD, 21st Century Mirror Men, followed up their debut album Back to the Front which was chosen as one of the best ... ...and, Gods and Monsters. Lucas composed solo guitar instrumentals for "Rise Up to Be" and "And You Will, " which later became the musical templates for... ... the BBC. Gary has performed DJ improv sets with Cosmo in a variety of far-flung locales, including high profile gigs in Romania and India, and recent...

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Sun-Up and Other Poems

By: Lola Ridge

...N-UP AND OTHER POEMS by LOLA RIDGE Sun-Up and Other Poems Lola Ridge Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wi... ...he World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 hel... ...Book Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments... ...aily). To join visit http://netLibrary.net/Join.htm • DEDICATION • SUN-UP • I. CELIA • II. THE ALLEY • III. MAMA • IV. BETTY • V. JUDE ... ... Let me stir the attar of unused air, Elusive... ironically fragrant As a dead queen's kerchief... Let me blow the dust from off you... Resurrect... ...ce so everything has to be still, and when she has finished singing her song goes up off the earth, higher and higher... till it is only as big a... ...out stars.... You have to be still when they look at you. They push your song inside of you with their song. 13 Their long silvery rays sink into... ...an inlet reach of blue water... if canaries (do they sing out of cages?) flung such luminous notes, they would sink in the spirit... lie germinal.... ...les, rushes, gouges her blocked pipes. Her feet beat a wild tattoo— head flung back and pelvis lifting to the white body of the sun. Mates now, th...

...Near the northeast corner of the old Common of Boston a section of ground was put apart long before the beginning of the eighteenth century to be a burying ground for some of the heroic dead of the city of the Puritans. For some quaint reason or caprice this acre of God was call...

...· DEDICATION · SUN-UP · I. CELIA · II. THE ALLEY · III. MAMA · IV. BETTY · V. JUDE · MONOLOGUES · JAGUAR · WILD DUCK · II · THE DREAM · ALTITUDE · COMRADES · NOCTURNE · CACTUS SEED · II · WINDOWS · TIME-STONE · TRAIN WINDOW · SCANDAL · ELECTRIC...

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Zed (Cirque du Soleil)

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... Florence Pot Make-up designer Eleni Uranis ... ...rences History Due to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, shows from March 11 through Apri... ...ties.[2] The troupe was able to start performances again on April 23 after a thorough safety inspection of the theatre and facilities had been underta... ...rass and copper components representing mechanical gears. Above the stage, a globe showed the meridians and lines of latitude, while the Milky Way and... ...e clubs. Banquine: A large group of acrobats were flung high in the air by porters, and created high human towers. ... ... Batons: A world champion baton twirler spun and threw up to three batons at a time, Hand to hand: A woma... ...or Zed was released on October 13, 2009.[14] The acts associated with each song are in parentheses below.[15] First Inca... ...e clubs. Banquine: A large group of acrobats were flung high in the air by porters, and created high human towers. ... ...or Zed was released on October 13, 2009.[14] The acts associated with each song are in parentheses below.[15] First Inca...

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Up the Hill and Over

By: Isabel Ecclestone Mackay

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: UP THE HILL AND OVER Author: ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY Language: English ... ...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...... ...lked sedately past, a woman's figure came out of one of the long windows and flung itself lightly, yet, even at that distance, with a certain suggesti... ...face had unaccountably changed and become forbidding. The girl sighed as she flung her hat upon a chair. “Esther,” Jane's voice, somewhat obscured by ... ... is giving a bonfire party. It is quite the fashionable thing. There will be songs and speeches with lemonade and cake. Oh, hurry! We shall be in time... ...leton, from Wombleton to Wimbleton, From Wimbleton to Wombleton,—” The song trailed off into silence as it had done before. The girl's closed ey...

...Excerpt: THE cheery singing ended abruptly with the collapse of the singer upon a particularly inviting slope of grass. He was very dusty. He was very hot. The way from Wimbleton to Wombleton seemed suddenly extraordinarily long and tiresome. The slope was green and cool. Just below it slept a cool, gree...

...Table of Contents: Up the Hill and Over, 1 -- Isabel Ecclestone Mackay, 1 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 5 -- Chapter III, 9 -- Chapter IV, 17 -- Chapter V, 22 -- Chapter VI, 27 -- Chapter VII, 33 -- Chapter VIII, 38 -- Chapter IX, 43 -- Chapte...

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Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album

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...9 the award was known as Best Performance, Documentary or Spoken WordFrom 1960 to 1961 it was awarded as Best Performance - Documentary or Spoken Word... ... as Best Performance - Documentary or Spoken Word (other than comedy)From 1962 to 1963 it was awarded as Best Documentary or Spoken Word Recording (ot... ...nton . Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for a recording released in the previous year. Winners are indicated in bol... ...on Stewart and The Daily Show staff Jon Stewart and The Daily Show staff A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future… Michael J. Fox Mic... ...lection Woody Allen Woody Allen rowspan=7 2010 (52nd) Always Looking Up Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox The Lincoln–Douglas Debates Ri... ... Year Album Performer Author rowspan=6 2009 (51st) Born Standing Up Steve Martin Steve Martin I Am America (and So Can You!) ... ... Liars Who Tell Them Al Franken Al Franken rowspan=3 2003 (45th) A Song Flung Up to Heaven Maya Angelou Maya Angelou Live 2002 Ro... ...s Who Tell Them Al Franken Al Franken rowspan=3 2003 (45th) A Song Flung Up to Heaven Maya Angelou Maya Angelou Live 2002 Robin W... ...s of 1974 Richard Harris for Jonathan Livingston Seagull Billie Holiday for Songs and ConversationsJohn Wayne for America, Why I Love HerKurt Vonn...

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Five Little Peppers Grown Up

By: Margaret Sidney

...DNEY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org GROWN UP Title: FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS GROWN UP Author: MARGARET SIDNEY Languag... ...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...... ...tepped forward and began, "It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old"-- And Phronsie drew a long breath, and folded her hands, no... ...hatterton had made a sensation. Alexia Rhys, angry at the effect of the song, still clapped steadily together her soft-gloved hands, looking at Po... ...oor; you are worrying us all so," called Polly imploringly. Charlotte flung wide the door. Two red spots burned on her cheeks, and her pale blue... ...ere, button up your coat," as they were well out in the hall, and Johnson flung his hat on his head with a reckless hand. As they hurried down the...

...r fingers together, drew her breath hard, and rushed on nervously; ?Jack?he?s my brother, you know?promised me?I never told you?if I would only learn to play on the piano, he?d take me to Europe with him next time, and now he?s coming to-morrow, and?and, oh! what shall I do?? Amy was far gone now, and she ended with a little howl of distress, that brought two or three of t...

...NEWS CHAPTER VI. OF MANY THINGS CHAPTER VII. PHRONSIE CHAPTER VIII. POLLY LOOKS OUT FOR CHARLOTTE CHAPTER IX. POLLY'S RECITAL CHAPTER X. PHRONSIE HAS A PLAN CHAPTER XI. THINGS ARE GETTING MIXED CHAPTER XII. POLLY TRIES TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT CHAPTER XIII. THE ACCIDENT CHAPTER XIV. JOEL CHAPTER XV. THE FARMHOUSE HOSPITAL CHAPTER XVI. ON THE BORDERLAND CHAPTER XVII. JASPER CHAP...

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Hilaire Belloc

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... Belloc (; ; 27 July 187016 July 1953) was an writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902, but kept his French citizenshi... ...rolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He was known as a writer, orator, poet, sailor, satirist, man of letters, soldier and p... ...8. He was President of the Oxford Union and later MP for Salford from 1906 to 1910. He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds,... ... his nurse, and was eaten by a lion" and "Matilda, who told lies and was burnt to death". 1907, in the Poetry Archive. Family and career Belloc wa... ...La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France to a French father and an English mother. He grew up in England where much of his boyhood was spent in Slindon, West Sus... ...esick in later life. This is evidenced in poems such as, "West Sussex Drinking Song", "The South Country", and even the more melancholy, "Ha'nacker Mi... ...land and a house called King's Land at Shipley, West Sussex, where he brought up his family and lived until shortly before his death. Elodie and Bell... ...he held to them. Once the battle was joined all his armoury was marshalled and flung into the fray. Dialectic, Scorn, Quip, Epigram, Sarcasm, Historic... ...erent facets of the author's personality. One of the four improvises a playful song at Christmastime, which includes the verse: :"May all good fellows...

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The U.P. Trail

By: Zane Grey

...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...uction roaring, impromptu cities, full of gold and lust and death, sprang up and then died away again, and are now but wayside stations in the deser... ...uffalo grazed and the wolf was lord and the camp-fire of the trapper sent up its curling blue smoke from beside some lonely stream; on and on over t... ...lley. Fires were blazing; columns of smoke were curling aloft; the merry song and reckless laugh of soldiers were ringing out, so clear in the stil... ...agons, the graves, the rocks over which the naked, gashed bodies had been flung, the three scraggy trees close together, and the ledge with the dark... ...he rod within twenty feet of where she sat. He whistled; he even hummed a song while he was rigging up the tackle. Then it became necessary to hunt ... ...rew perfectly white. "All this expert-commissioner business is rot," he flung at Lee. "Rot! Lodge knows it. Henney knows it. We all do. And so do ...

...In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-groved borders, for miles and miles out upon the grassy Nebraska plains, turning westward over the undulating prairie, with its swales and bill...

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Ymir

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... In Norse mythology, Ymir, Aurgelmir, Brimir, or Bláinn is a primeval being born of primordial elemental poison and the ancestor o... ...n together, several stanzas from four poems collected in the Poetic Edda refer to Ymir as a primeval being who was born from venom that dripped from t... ... several stanzas from four poems collected in the Poetic Edda refer to Ymir as a primeval being who was born from venom that dripped from the icy rive... ...th and sea). In the Prose Edda, a narrative is provided that draws from, adds to, and differs from the accounts in the Poetic Edda. According to the ... ... And so, when this ice came to a halt and stopped flowing, the vapor that rose up from the poison went in the same direction and froze to rime . This... ...s left arm and right arm grew a male and a female, and his left leg produced a song with his right leg, and from them came generations.Faulkes (1995:1... ...th and from it made the sky. They placed the sky above the earth, and, to hold up the sky, they placed four dwarfs— Norðri, Suðri, Austri and Vestri —... ...tus writes in his ethnographic work Germania that the Germanic peoples sing songs about a primeval god who was born of the Earth named Tuisto, and... ...Other Hilda Ellis Davidson further links accounts of the jötunn Þjazi 's eyes flung into the heavens by Odin and the frozen toe of Aurvandil tossed...

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The U.P. Trail

By: Zane Grey

...he World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 hel... ...Book Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments... ...ruction roaring, impromptu cities, full of gold and lust and death, sprang up and then died away again, and are now but wayside stations in the desert... ...at all this epical turmoil was conducted by gentlemen in frock-coats, with a view to nothing more extraordinary than a fortune and a subsequent visit ... ...buffalo grazed and the wolf was lord and the camp-fire of the trapper sent up its curling blue smoke from beside some lonely stream; on and on over th... ...valley. Fires were blazing; columns of smoke were curling aloft; the merry song and reckless laugh of soldiers were ringing out, so clear in the still... ...wagons, the graves, the rocks over which the naked, gashed bodies had been flung, the three scraggy trees close together, and the ledge with the dark ... ...the rod within twenty feet of where she sat. He whistled; he even hummed a song while he was rigging up the tackle. Then it became necessary to hunt f... ... grew perfectly white. "All this expert-commissioner business is rot," he flung at Lee. "Rot! Lodge knows it. Henney knows it. We all do. And so do y...

...In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-groved borders, for miles and miles out upon the grassy Nebraska plains, turning westward over the undulating prairie, with its swales and bill...

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Irving Berlin

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... Occupation(s) Songwriter, composer, lyricist ... ...rn in Tyumen,[1][2] Russian Empire). Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great ... ...dered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great American Songbook. He published his first song, "... ...l dance craze in places as far away as Berlin's native Russia, which also "flung itself into the ragtime beat with an abandon bordering on mania." Ove... ...an vernacular: uncomplicated, simple and direct, with his stated aim being to "reach the heart of the average American," whom he saw as the "real soul... ... He wrote hundreds of songs, many becoming major hits, which made him "a legend" before he turned thirty. During his 60-year career he wrote an es... ... along the Bowery where an entire subindustry of lodging houses had sprung up to shelter the thousands of homeless boys choking the Lower East Side st... ...iter at the Pelham Cafe in Chinatown. Besides serving drinks, he sang made-up "blue" parodies of hit songs to the delight of customers. Berlin biograp... ...ut the irony that Russia, the country Berlin's family was forced to leave, flung itself into "the ragtime beat with an abandon bordering on mania": ...

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The U.P. Trail

By: Zane Grey

...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...struction roaring, impromptu cities, full of gold and lust and death, sprang up and then died away again, and are now but wayside stations in the dese... ...f buffalo grazed and the wolf was lord and the camp−fire of the trapper sent up its curling blue smoke from beside some lonely stream; on and on over ... ...w valley. Fires were blazing; columns of smoke were curling aloft; the merry song and reckless laugh of soldiers were ringing out, so clear in the sti... ...d wagons, the graves, the rocks over which the naked, gashed bodies had been flung, the three scraggy trees close together, and the ledge with the dar... ...m the rod within twenty feet of where she sat. He whistled; he even hummed a song while he was rigging up the tackle. Then it became necessary to hunt... ... He grew perfectly white. "All this expert−commissioner business is rot," he flung at Lee. "Rot! Lodge knows it. Henney knows it. We all do. And so do...

...Excerpt: In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green?groved borders, for miles and miles out upon the grassy Nebraska plains, turning westward over the undulating prairie, with its swales and bill...

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List of Russian-language poets

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...Pushkin Reciting His Poem Before Old Derzhavin, a painting by Ilya Repin, 1911 This is... ... painting by Ilya Repin, 1911 This is a list of authors who have written poetry in the Russian language. ... ...mpests upon ships do thrust. I do not want, at all, to know, what will befall to me the next – would I be... ...enty Annensky (1855–1909) Quiet Songs Cypress Box ... ... Forever cold, that starry desert, clouds out-topping, Is flung forth, alien to the end, on space, When tearing comet-fire... ...(1797–1837) Kabardinian song[4] "On Kazbek the clo... ...ouds are meeting, Like the mountain eagle-flock; Up to them, along the rock, Dash the wild Uzdens retreating; ... ... Autumn[1] Purple Autumn unloosened her tresses and flung them On the heavens and over the dew-heavy fields. ... ...the grasses with red; Through the garden she moved,- Up the balcony; scarcely she touched The fragile old rails. ...

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Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up

By: Clarence E. Mulford

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org RUSTLER ROUND-UP (BAR-20) Title: HOPALONG CASSIDY'S RUSTLER ROUND-UP (BAR-20) Author... ...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...... ...ot-foot get-a-way that vamoosed when we got Tamale." Curses were flung at him and only the humorous mood he was in saved trouble. One, b... ...eft," he said, pointing out with a gun the man he meant. "Yu sing us a song. Sing a nice little song." As the object of his remarks remain... ...rail, and although he was fired on he swung into the dusty trail with a song on his lips. Several hours later he stood dripping wet on the Amer... ...and hopeless garrison, and shortly before noon a soiled white shirt was flung from a window in the nearest cabin. Buck ran along the line and o...

...Buckskin: The town lay sprawled over half a square mile of alkali plain, its main Street depressing in its width, for those who were responsible for its inception had worked with a generosity born of the knowledge that they had at their immediate...

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And Still I Rise

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... Angelou's career; she had written three autobiographies and published two other volumes of poetry up to that point. Angelou considered herself a poet... ...gelou's career; she had written three autobiographies and published two other volumes of poetry up to that point. Angelou considered herself a poet an... ...biographies and published two other volumes of poetry up to that point. Angelou considered herself a poet and a playwright, but was best known for her... ...ssful. She began, early in her writing career, alternating the publication of an autobiography and a volume of poetry. Although her poetry collections... ...s, they have not received serious critical attention. And Still I Rise is made up of 32 short poems, divided into three parts. The... ...up of 32 short poems, divided into three parts. The poems' themes focus on a hopeful determination to rise above difficulty and discouragement, and on... ... I Rise occurred during one of the most productive periods of Angelou's career.[3] She had written songs for Roberta Flack and had composed movie scor... ...bert B. Stepto states that the poem "One More Round" is heavily influenced by the work and protest songs of the past. The even-number stanzas in the e... ...ren Need Traveling Shoes A Song Flung Up to Heaven ...

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The Round-Up : A Romance of Arizona

By: John Murray and Mills Miller

...THE ROUND-UP by JOHN MURRAY The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona John Murray and Mills Miller Copyright © 2002 All ... ... ROUND-UP by JOHN MURRAY The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona John Murray and Mills Miller Copyright © 2002 All Righ... ...he World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 hel... ...Book Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments... ...eart of a Girl • CHAPTER III. A Woman's Loyalty • CHAPTER IV. The Hold-up • CHAPTER V. Hoover Bows to Hymen • CHAPTER VI. A Tangled Web • CH... ...rapet arose a sahuaro, with branching arms, and against this the snake was flung. Wrapped around the thorny top by the momentum of the cast, it hung, ... ...and Echo embraced clingingly and kissed lingeringly. "It takes a crazy old song like that to express how foolish we lovers are," said Jack. "Why, I fe... ...dolin; after a few preliminary chords, the player, a Mexican, began a love-song in Spanish. The distant chimes of Mission bells sounded softly on the ... ... the soldiers rode on silently and determinedly. Hour after hour the troop flung itself across the plains and into the heart of the Lava Beds, each da...

...Down an old trail in the Ghost Range in northwestern Mexico, just across the Arizona border, a mounted prospector wound his way, his horse carefully picking its steps among the broken granite blocks which had tumbled upon the ancient path from the mountain wall above. A burro followed, laden heavily with pack, bed-ro...

...· CHAPTER I. The Cactus Cross · CHAPTER II. The Heart of a Girl · CHAPTER III. A Woman's Loyalty · CHAPTER IV. The Hold-up · CHAPTER V. Hoover Bows to Hymen · CHAPTER VI. A Tangled Web · CHAPTER VII. Josephine Opens the Sluices · CHAPTER VIII. The Sky Pilot · CHAPTER IX. What God H...

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Barrowhouse, County Laois

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...ouse (Irish: Theach na Bhearbha) is an area in southeast County Laois in Ireland. Barrowhouse is located close to the County Kildare border and the to... ...is in Ireland. Barrowhouse is located close to the County Kildare border and the town of Athy. Barrowhouse has a population of around 300 people and i... ... 10 See also Buildings Barrowhouse has a Roman Catholic church called St. Mary... ...n in existence since 1830. The school is officially known as Shanganamore National School however locals refer to it as Barrowhouse N.S. Students and ... ... And the wine of pleasure sickens ere we drain the poisoned bowl; Song is but a fairy's music that our sa... ...ewashed Schoolhouse of Shanganamore Through the bogs of Dunbrin, leaping pool after pool, "Up and follow the leader" 's the law of... ...ed through the laurels and saw the flat stones Lie like Druid cromlechs o'er our forefathers' bones. I glanced up the roadway and thought of the fun A... ...that swam from my ken, Like a lost planet, rose in its glory again. For memory, the wizard with magical power, Flung around me the past, and I stood a... ... Cannot throb to its wonder, its rapture, its pain, And catch the lark-song of its spirit again. ...

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Songs and Sonnets

By: Mathilde Blind

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SONGS AND SONNETS Author: MATHILDE BLIND Language: English Subject: Fict... ...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...... ...yielding sod, Till all the wandering airs were sweet With incense mounting up to God. A mighty rainbow shook, inclined Towards her, from the Occide... ...ght−bearing firmament. Lit showers flashed golden o'er the hills, And trees flung silver to the breeze, And, scattering diamonds, fleet−foot rills ... ...s path as the life in me shrivels consumed by despair. O Moon, when he lifts up his face, when he seeth the waning of thee, A memory of her who lies ... ...leaves fly thick and fast. The leaves, now driven before the blast, Now flung by fits on the curdling pool, Are tossed heaven−high and dropped a...

Excerpt: SHE stood against the Orient sun, Her face inscrutable for light; A myriad larks in unison Sang o?er her, soaring out of sight.

...Table of Contents: Songs and Sonnets, 1 -- Mathilde Blind, 1 -- LOVE IN EXILE, 3 -- I, 3 -- II, 3 -- III, 4 -- IV, 5 -- V, 5 -- VI, 6 -- VII, 6 -- VIII, 7 -- IX, 7 -- X, 8 -- XI, 8 -- XII, 9 -- XIII, 9 -- XIV, 10 -- XV, 10 -- XVI, 11 -- XVII, 1...

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Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie

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...e I Diiie The cover of Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie ... ... Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'fore I Diiie (1971) is Afric... ...riter and poet Maya Angelou's first collection of poems. Many of the poems in Diie were originally song lyrics, written during Angelou's career as a n... ...itical attention[1] and are more interesting when read aloud.[2] Diiie is made up of two sections of 38 poems. The 20 poems in the... ... Angelou uses the vernacular of African Americans, irony, understatement, and humor to make her statements about race and racism in Ame... ...acts as a spokesperson for her race in these poems, in which her use of irony and humor allows her to speak for the collective and to assume a distanc... ...er out her self-imposed muteness.[6] Angelou recorded two albums of poetry and songs she wrote during her career as a night club p... ...?' and he would do so'".[12] Angelou has said that if she "didn't believe that, [she] wouldn't get up in the morning".[12] Themes ... ...ren Need Traveling Shoes A Song Flung Up to Heaven ...

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Songs and Sonnets

By: Mathilde Blind

...SONGS AND SONNETS by MATHILDE BLIND Songs and Sonnets Mathilde Blind Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World... ...he World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 hel... ...Book Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments... ...• XXI. • XXII. • XXIII. • XXIV. • XXV. • XXVI. • L'ENVOI. • SONGS • PAUPER POET'S SONG. • SNOW OR SNOWDROPS? • A SPRING SONG. • ... ... • L'ENVOI. • SONGS • PAUPER POET'S SONG. • SNOW OR SNOWDROPS? • A SPRING SONG. • "ALL MY HEART IS STIRRING LIGHTLY." • APRIL RAIN. • ... ...elding sod, Till all the wandering airs were sweet With incense mounting up to God. A mighty rainbow shook, inclined Towards her, from the Occiden... ...-bearing firmament. Lit showers flashed golden o'er the hills, And trees flung silver to the breeze, And, scattering diamonds, fleet-foot rills Fl... ...ath as the life in me shrivels consumed by despair. O Moon, when he lifts up his face, when he seeth the waning of thee, A memory of her who lies wa... ...ves fly thick and fast. 26 The leaves, now driven before the blast, Now flung by fits on the curdling pool, Are tossed heaven-high and dropped at ...

...tar of the morn, / That ye fall at the feet of my love with the sound of one weeping forlorn. / I charge you, O birds of the Air, O birds flying home to your nest, / That ye sing in his ears of the joy that for ever has fled from my breast....

...· VIII. · IX. · X. · XI. · XII. · XIII. · XIV. · XV. · XVI. · XVII. · XVIII. · XIX. · XX. · XXI. · XXII. · XXIII. · XXIV. · XXV. · XXVI. · L'ENVOI. · SONGS · PAUPER POET'S SONG. · SNOW OR SNOWDROPS? · A SPRING SONG. · ALL MY HEART IS STIRRING LIGHTLY. · APRIL RAIN. · APPLE-BLOSSOM....

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Tengboche Monastery

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...the Tengboche village in Khumjung in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community. Situated at 3,867 met... ...bu region of Nepal.[1] It was built in 1916 by Lama Gulu with strong links to its mother monastery known as the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet. In 1934, i... ... an earthquake and was subsequently rebuilt. In 1989, it was destroyed for a second time by a fire and then rebuilt with the help of volunteers and in... ...quently, Lama Gulu who had built it died. His successor, Umze Gelden, took up the task of rebuilding, with strong support from Ngawang Tenzin Norbu. T... ... Monastery buildings stand upon a knoll at the end of a big spur, which is flung out across the direct axis of the Imja river. Surrounded by satellite... ...es (26,000 ft); all these areas form part of the entire Kumbhu region up to Tibet border with an area of 1,148 square kilometres (443 sq&nbs... ... The monastery is mentioned in the lyrics to Kate Bush's song "Wild Man" on her album 50 Words for Snow. See als... ... Monastery buildings stand upon a knoll at the end of a big spur, which is flung out across the direct axis of the Imja river. Surrounded by satellite... ... The monastery is mentioned in the lyrics to Kate Bush's song "Wild Man" on her album 50 Words for Snow. See als...

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Songs and Sonnets

By: Mathilde Blind

... Songs and Sonnets by Mathilde Blind PAUPER POET'S SONG. SUN, moon, and stars, the ample air, The birds shrill whistling ev... ...arth, our myriad-bosomed nurse, This whole miraculous universe Belongs to him who loves it! Why fret then for the gold of this, The fame of tha... ...sing for aye, and aye rehearse, This whole miraculous universe Belongs to him who loves it! SNOW OR SNOWDROPS? IS it snow or snowdrops' shimmer... ... IS it snow or snowdrops' shimmer Whitens thus the bladed grass, With a faint aërial glimmer,-- Spring or winter, which did pass? For the... ...ly Iridescence, knowest thou? Did old Winter, grim and hoary, Aim a parting dart at Spring As she fled on azure wing, Or did she with... ...Or did she with rainbow glory In his face her snowdrops fling? A SPRING SONG. DARK sod pierced by flames of flowers, Dead wood freshly quick... ...r dun. For the year that's on the wane, Gathering all its fire, Flares up through the kindling world As, ere they expire, Flames leap ... ...ain. On and on, where woodlands hoary, In October's lavish fire, Flame up with unearthly glory, Beauteous summer's funeral pyre. On and on,... ...leaves fly thick and fast. The leaves, now driven before the blast, Now flung by fits on the curdling pool, Are tossed heaven-high and dropped a...

...Excerpt: Pauper Poet's Song // SUN, moon, and stars, the ample air, // The birds shrill whistling everywhere, // Fields white with lambs and daisies; // The pearls of eve, the jewelled morn, // The rose rich blowing on the thorn, // The glow of blu...

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John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

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...1941) was an American "BBC", 23 February 2007 aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II ... ...." Early life John Gillespie Magee, Junior was born in Shanghai, China, to an American father and a British mother who worked as Anglican mi... ...espie Magee, Junior was born in Shanghai, China, to an American father and a British mother who worked as Anglican missionaries . His father, ... ...spital and the Magee Building. Magee Senior, disregarding family wealth, chose to become an Episcopal priest and was sent as a missionary to China... ... he saw the Spitfire pilot struggling to push back the canopy. The pilot stood up to jump from the plane but was too close to the ground for his parac... ...a few months before his death, while he was based at No. 53 OTU. He had flown up to 33, 000 feet in a Spitfire Mk I, his seventh flight in a Spitfir... ...the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there, I’ve chased the shouting wind along, and flung My eager craft through footless halls of air.... Up, up the lo... ...he Air Force Band, which was broadcast on their radio show in the late 1940s. Songs and symphonic compositions have been based on Magee's text (inclu... ...e subtitle "Based on a poem by John Gillespie Magee, Jr." The 2011 Owl City song " Galaxies " includes a prelude with audio from Reagan's Challeng...

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The Treasure of Heaven

By: Marie Corelli

...... ..., bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to... ...rld's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the inst... ...ouded in a warm close mist of mingled human breath and acrid vapour steaming up from the clammy crowded streets, London, with a million twinkling ligh... ...anging scene of uneasy and impetuous excitation of movement, save where, far up in the clear depths of space, the glittering star−battalions of a wron... ... swallowed her tears into silence. And again, like the doubtful refrain of a song in a bad dream, her mother moaned and murmured 'What will he do wit... ...weir, it leaves an impression of melody on the soul like the echo of a sweet song just sweetly sung. High up the lanes run; low down on the shore−line... ...son after−glow spread across the horizon from west to east, the rich colours flung up from the centre of the golden orb merging by slow degrees into t... ...g brood of fowls were clucking contentedly round some scattered grain lately flung out from the window of the 'Trusty Man's' wash−house for their dele...

...Excerpt: AUTHOR?S NOTE. BY the special request of the Publishers, a portrait of myself, taken in the spring of this year, 1906, forms the Frontispiece to the present volume. I am somewhat reluctant to see it so placed, because it has nothing whatever to do with the story which is told in th...

...Table of Contents: The Treasure of Heaven, 1 -- Marie Corelli, 1 -- AUTHOR'S NOTE, 1 -- THE TREASURE OF HEAVEN, 2 -- Chapter I, 3 -- Chapter II, 12 -- Chapter III, 20 -- Chapter IV, 33 -- Chapter V, 37 -- Chapter VI, 46 -- Chapter VII, 58 -- Chapter VIII, 71 -...

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1985 in music

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...c . Philosophy . Science +... This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1985. ... ...tivals in the world begins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Rock in Rio, had a public of 1.5 million people at all, including artists like Iron Maiden, ... ... Willie Dixon sues Led Zeppelin over the song "Whole Lotta Love", on the grounds that it contains too many similarit... ... "Whole Lotta Love", on the grounds that it contains too many similarities to his own song "You Need Love". The lawsuit is settled out of court. ... ...ta Love", on the grounds that it contains too many similarities to his own song "You Need Love". The lawsuit is settled out of court. ... ...th African Broadcasting Corporation bans Stevie Wonder's music in response to Wonder dedicating the Oscar he had won the night before to Nelson Mandel... ... - Warming Up to the Ice Age John Hiatt ... ... - Up on the Sun Meat Puppets ... ... - Mud Will Be Flung Tonight Bette Midler ...

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Rural Tales, Ballads, And Songs

By: Robert Bloomfield

...MFIELD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND SONGS Title: RURAL TALES, BALLADS, AND SONGS Author: ROBERT BLOOMFIELD... ...... ...bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to s... ... in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access... ...d's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support and strengthen the instru... ...... ... A Suffolk Ballad. 'Come, Goody, stop your humdrum wheel, Sweep up your orts, and get your Hat; Old joys reviv'd once more I feel, 'Tis F... ...d his tott'ring Spouse to haste. _The Walk to the Fair._ The day was up, the air serene, The Firmament without a cloud; The Bee humm'd o'er th... ...'rs among: One hand the Bridle held behind; The other round my waist was flung: Sure never Youth spoke half so kind! The rising Lark I could but...

...Preface: The Poems here offered to the Public were chiefly written during the interval between the concluding and the publishing of THE FARMER?S BOY, an interval of nearly two years. The pieces of a later date are, the Widow to her Hour-Glass, the Fakenham ...

...CONTENTS. Richard and Kate: Ballad Walter and Jane: a Tale The Miller's Maid: a Tale The Widow to her Hour-Glass Market-Night: Ballad The Fakenham Ghost: Ballad The French Mariner: Ballad Dolly: Ballad A Visit to Whittlebury Forest A Highland Drover: Song A Word to Two Young L...

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Grand Canal (China)

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...Construction began Spring and Autumn period to Qing dynasty Geography ... ... Hangzhou Connects to Hai River, Yellow River, Hu... ... The Grand Canal (also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the longest canal or artificial river in t... ...d Heritage Site, is the longest canal or artificial river in the world and a famous tourist destination.[1] Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tia... ...evations after the pound lock was invented in the 10th century, during the Song dynasty (960–1279), by the government official and engineer Qiao Weiyo... ...ple supplies north in case his forces should engage the northern states of Song and Lu.[6] This canal became known as the Han Gou (邗沟 "Han-country Con... ...later Grand Canal since the Hong Gou ('Canal of the Flying Geese', or 'Far-Flung Canal') most likely preceded it.[8] It linked the Yellow River near K... ...ance south of Yangzhou. As the north shore of the Yangtze gradually silted up to create the sandbank island of Guazhou, it became necessary for boats ... ...uta traveled China and journeyed through the Abe Hayat river (Grand Canal) up to the capital Khanbalik (Beijing). In 1488, the shi...

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The Treasure of Heaven

By: Marie Corelli

...he World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 hel... ...Book Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments... ...APTER XXI • CHAPTER XXII • CHAPTER XXIII • CHAPTER XXIV TO BERTHA 'A faithful friend is better than gold.' AUTHOR'S NOTE BY the special reques... ...ded in a warm close mist of mingled human breath and acrid vapour steaming up from the clammy crowded streets,—London, with a million twinkling lights... ...ging scene of uneasy and impetuous excitation of movement, save where, far up in the clear depths of space, the glittering star-battalions of a wronge... ...wallowed her tears into silence. And again, like the doubtful refrain of a song in a bad dream, her mother moaned and murmured— 'What will he do with... ...ir, it leaves an impression of melody on the soul like the echo of a sweet song just sweetly sung. High up the lanes run;—low down on the shore-line t... ...n after-glow spread across the horizon from west to east, the rich colours flung up from the centre of the golden orb merging by slow degrees into tha... ...brood of fowls were clucking contentedly round some scattered grain lately flung out from the window of the 'Trusty Man's' wash-house for their delect...

...myself, as I truly am to-day, should now be issued, in order to prevent any further misleading of the public by fraudulent inventions. The original photograph from which Messrs. Constable and Co. have reproduced the present photogravure, was taken...

...· AUTHOR'S NOTE · THE TREASURE OF HEAVEN · CHAPTER I · CHAPTER II · CHAPTER III · CHAPTER IV · CHAPTER V · CHAPTER VI · CHAPTER VII · CHAPTER VIII · CHAPTER IX · CHAPTER X · CHAPTER XI · CHAPTER XII · CHAPTER XIII · CHAPTER XIV · CHAPTER XV · CHAPTER XVI · CH...

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List of songs about London

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...s about London. Instrumental pieces are tagged with an uppercase "[I]", or a lowercase "[i]" for quasi-instrumental including non-lyrics voice samples... ... Included are: Songs titled after London, or a location or feature of the city. ... ... Songs titled after London, or a location or feature of the city. Son... ...or a location or feature of the city. Songs whose lyrics are set in London. ... ...can Terrace" by Alan Holdsworth "5,6,7,8" by Shut Up and Dance (Hackney, Stoke Newington) "59 Lyndhu... ..."A Day in the Life" by The Beatles ("now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall") "A Day on the Town" by M... ...gh" (The Crowded River) by Runrig "A13 Trunk Road to the Sea" by Billy Bragg (Wapping, Barking, Dagenham) ... ...om Towerhill" by Bridget Storm "The Boy I Love Is up in the Gallery" by George Ware ("Johnny is a tradesman and he works in t... ...ers Liberation Front" by The Visitors (2001) "Far Flung Wastes of Harringay" by Tasmin Grey "Fear An...

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A Cider Song

By: Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, 1874-1936

...k in Paradise They make in Haute Lorraine; God brought it burning from the sod To be a sign and signal rod That they that drink the blood of God Shall... ...aradise They make in Haute Lorraine; God brought it burning from the sod To be a sign and signal rod That they that drink the blood of God Shall never... ...d, The apple wine of Herford, Of Hafod Hill and Herford, Where woods went down to Herford, And there I had a friend. The soft feet of the blessed go I... ..., Of Hafod Hill and Herford, Where woods went down to Herford, And there I had a friend. The soft feet of the blessed go In the soft western vales, Th... ...les . . . Chuck it, Smith! G. K. Chesterton A Song of Defeat THE line breaks and the guns go under, The lords and the... ...e strong, So while the City of Toil is gutted, I sit in the saddle and sing my song. For we that fight till the world is free, We have no comf... ... to men. The altars reeled, the heavens shook, Just as he read of in the book; Flung from his house went forth the youth Alone with tempests and the T... ...; Flung from his house went forth the youth Alone with tempests and the Truth. Up to the distant city and dim Where his papa had bought for him A part... ...te us and save us all; In ire and exultation Aflame with faith, and free, Lift up a living nation, A single sword to thee. G. K. Chesterton The Shakes...

...Excerpt: The wine they drink in Paradise // They make in Haute Lorraine; // God brought it burning from the sod // To be a sign and signal rod // That they that drink the blood of God // Shall never thirst again. // The wine they praise in Paradise // They make in Ponterey, // The purple wine of Paradise, // But we have better at the pric...

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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

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... Followed by The Heart of a Woman Singin... ...and 1955, the book spans Angelou's early twenties. In this volume, Angelou describes her struggles to support her young son, form meaningful relations... ...Angelou describes her struggles to support her young son, form meaningful relationships, and forge a successful career in the entertainment world. The... ...r as she travels Europe with the musical Porgy and Bess. Her depictions of her travels, which take up 40 percent of the book, have roots in the A... ...ic and musical concepts throughout Singin' and Swingin'; McPherson calls it Angelou's "praisesong" to Porgy and Bess.[4] Angelou's stereotypes about r... ... ambitions, but me, Marguerite Johnson, who had read about Verona and the sad lovers while growing up in a dusty Southern village poorer and more trag... ...ic appears throughout Angelou's third autobiography, starting with the title, which evokes a blues song and references the beginnings of Angelou's car... ... states, Porgy and Bess is Angelou's "foundation for her later performances in dance, theater, and song".[59] Conflict ... ...ren Need Traveling Shoes A Song Flung Up to Heaven ...

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List of artists who have covered Bob Dylan songs

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... Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer–songwriter, author, poet and painter who has been a major figure in popular... ...1) is an American singer–songwriter, author, poet and painter who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. Many major recording arti... ...cover version of "Mr. Tambourine Man". This article is a list of musicians who have recorded and released their own version of a s... ... a list of musicians who have recorded and released their own version of a song written by Dylan. Contents ... ... Wolfgang Ambros She Belongs to Me Recorded as "Sie G'hört Zu Mir" ... ... Jerry Garcia Band Tangled Up in Blue [217] ... ... Robyn Hitchcock Tangled up in Blue [247] ... ...p; ^ Eder, Bruce. "To All My Friends in Far-Flung Places"Dave Van Ronk: . AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-01-26.  ... ...p; ^ Eder, Bruce. "To All My Friends in Far-Flung Places"Dave Van Ronk: . AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-01-26.  ...

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Sidney Poitier

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... Ambassador of the Bahamas to Japan Incumbent ... ... Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE[1] ( or ; born February 20, 1927), is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat. ... ...mat. In 1964,[2] Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor,[3] for his role in Lilies of the Fi... ..., ranking 22nd on the list of 25. Poitier has directed a number of popular movies, such as A Piece of the Action, Uptown Saturday ... ...emained in Miami for three months to nurse him to health.[10] Poitier grew up in the Bahamas (then a British colony) but, because of his birth in the ... ... Award for his performance as Uncle Remus in the Walt Disney production of Song of the South in 1948, while Hattie McDaniel predated them both, winnin... ... are in your debt". Poitier gave a small speech telling his peers to "keep up the wonderful work" to emotional applause. Directori... ...askett won an Honorary Academy Award, for his performance in Walt Disney's Song of the South (1946). The award was not competitive. See Awards for Jam... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer), Pet...

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Battle of New Orleans

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... The Battle of New Orleans was a series of engagements fought between December 24, 1814, and January 8, 18... ...Navy, commanded by Admiral Alexander Cochrane, from seizing New Orleans as a strategic tool to end the war.[8][9][10][11] The Treaty of Ghent was sign... ...y Admiral Alexander Cochrane, from seizing New Orleans as a strategic tool to end the war.[8][9][10][11] The Treaty of Ghent was signed on December 24... ...ostilities would continue in Louisiana, without knowing about and contrary to the Treaty,[12] until January 18 when all of the British forces had retr... ...leans.[19] Keane could have attacked the city by advancing for a few hours up the river road, which was undefended all the way to New Orleans, but he ... ...were dead. In the main attack on the right, the British infantrymen either flung themselves to the ground, huddled in the canal, or were mowed down by... ...le was over, around 500 British soldiers who had pretended to be dead rose up and surrendered to the Americans. One bugle boy climbed a tree within 20... ...than a century later, the melody was used by Jimmie Driftwood to write the song "The Battle of New Orleans", which was a hit for Johnny Horton and Lon... ...General Andrew Jackson are mentioned in Zip Coon", a popular minstrel show song. The Buccaneer was a 1938 American adventure ...

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Knight

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...David I of Scotland knighting a squire Royal, noble and ... ...ights at the Battle of Crécy in 1346. A knight ([1]) is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a mon... ...ary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the Monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically,... ... monarch, as in the British honours system, often for non-military service to the country. Historically, the ideals of chivalry we... ... These mobile mounted warriors made Charlemagne’s far-flung conquests possible, and to secure their service he rewarded them with... ...f God), the banner is regni celestis desiderium (desire for the kingdom of heaven), the horse is bona voluntas (good will), the saddle is christiana r... ...g the values of gentility, nobility and treating others reasonably. In The Song of Roland (c. 1100), Roland is portrayed as the ideal knight, demonstr... ...abound, particularly notable literary portrayals of knighthood include The Song of Roland, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Knight's Tale, Baldassare Castiglion... ...history of nobility is separate for each of the eleven provinces that make up the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In each of these, there were in the earl...

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Gone with the Wind

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...Butler's People Gone with the Wind is a novel written by Sherman's March to the Sea. A historical novel, the stor... ... Gone with the Wind is a novel written by Sherman's March to the Sea. A historical novel, the story is a Bildungsroman or coming-of-a... ...el written by Sherman's March to the Sea. A historical novel, the story is a Bildungsroman or coming-of-age story, with the title taken from a poem wr... ...garet Mitchell was a writer and a Southerner throughout her life. She grew up hearing stories about the American Civil War and the Reconstruction from... ...ll wrote the book's final moments first and then wrote the events that led up to it.[5] Gone With the Wind was released to the public in June 1936. ... ... I have forgot much, Cynara! gone with the wind, Flung roses, roses riotously with the throng, Dancing, to put thy pa... ... The Bonnie Blue Flag, is an 1861 marching song that refers to the first unofficial flag of the Confederacy. ... ..."feminine sensitivity".[74] Scarlett is angered by the "slur of effeminacy flung at Ashley" when her father tells her the Wilkes family was "born quee... ...ng Sad and Lonely sung by Elizabeth Foster from the documentary "Civil War Songs and Stories", Copyright Nashville Public Television, 2011 ...

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History of film

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...motion picture cameras were invented and film production companies started to be established. Because of the limits of technology, films of the 1890s ... ...lished. Because of the limits of technology, films of the 1890s were under a minute long and until 1927 motion pictures were produced without sound. T... ...ced without sound. The first decade of motion picture saw film moving from a novelty to an established large-scale entertainment industry. The films b... ...t sound. The first decade of motion picture saw film moving from a novelty to an established large-scale entertainment industry. The films became seve... ...tinuity of action across successive shots was achieved and the first close-up shot was introduced (that some claim D. W. Griffith invented). Most film... ...n to audiences around the world. Travelogues would bring the sights of far-flung places, with movement, directly to spectators' hometowns. Movies woul... ... technical problems were resolved by 1923. Illustrated songs were a notable exception to this trend that began in 1894 in vaudevil... ...s slides projected through stereopticons and similar devices. In this way, song narrative was illustrated through a series of slides whose changes wer... ...ndian Chief and the Seidlitz Powder (1901). The Chief's movements are sped up by cranking the camera much faster than 16 frames per second. This gives...

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Black holes in fiction

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... The study of black holes, gravitational sources so massive that even light cannot escape from them, goes back to the late 18th centu... ...icists, though the term black hole was only coined in 1964. With the development of general relativity other properties related to these entities came... ... Literature Early works The Sword of Rhiannon (1950): a novel written by Lei... ...shed as "The Sea-Kings of Mars" in Thrilling Wonder Stories (June 1949). Greed entices the archaeologist looter Matt Carse into a forgotten tomb of th... ...Wheeler in 1969 and adopted immediately and enthusiastically by science fiction writers.[14] In science fiction stories written up to this date (Early... ...or atoms to fall into it. Its gravity is ferocious, and it's falling back and forth, through the center of the planet, sweeping up mass. The more it e... ...perimentally stripped of its Killing vector and thereby exposed as a naked singularity; as soon as he taps the ergosphere he is flung into another dim... ... Phoenix, who used her vast powers to repair it. Music The "Cygnus X-1" song series by Rush te... ... appears at first to be destroyed, but eventually re-emerges in a troubled world resembling the setting of Greek mythology. The song cyle begins at th...

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Comet

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...Earth orbit A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the S... ... A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere ... ... an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere or coma, and somet... ..., when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere or coma, and sometimes also a tail. These phenomena ar... ...ble atmosphere or coma, and sometimes also a tail. These phenomena are due to the effects of solar radiation and the solar wind upon the nucleus of th... ...yperbolic comets may pass once through the inner Solar System before being flung out to interstellar space. Comets are distinguish... ...r outgassing processes.[22] Comet nuclei with radii of up to 30 kilometres (19 mi) have been observed,[23] but ascertaining t... ...gs or noble men, or coming catastrophes, or even interpreted as attacks by heavenly beings against terrestrial inhabitants.[132][133] ... ...)[179] and Eudora Welty, to whose life Mary Chapin Carpenter dedicated the song Halley Came to Jackson.[179] In times past, bright...

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Robin Williams

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...ause of death Asphyxia due to suicidal hanging Occupati... ... Medium Stand-up comedy, film, television ... ...1, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he i... ...– August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credit... ... credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.[1] After rising to fame as Mork in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–82), Williams went ... ...in the TV series Mork & Mindy (1978–82), Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for ... ...audience join them in a sing-along of "Friend Like Me", an Oscar-nominated song originally sung by Williams in the 1992 film.[146] Fans of Williams cr... ...a (August 14, 2014). "Broadway's 'Aladdin' cast honors Robin Williams with song". Cleveland.com. The Plain Dealer. Retrieved October 29, 2014.  ... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer), Pet...

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Russian jokes

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...opular form of Russian humour, are short fictional stories or dialogs with a punch line. Russian joke culture includes a series of categories with fi... ...s-in-law. This article discusses Russian joke subjects that are particular to Russian or Soviet culture. Every category has a host of untranslatable ... ...ects that are particular to Russian or Soviet culture. Every category has a host of untranslatable jokes that rely on linguistic puns, wordplay, and ... ...es Berlin. The city is veiled in smoke from the fires."Must have forgotten to turn off my iron, " Stierlitz thought with slight irritation. Stierlitz ... ...n off my iron, " Stierlitz thought with slight irritation. Stierlitz wakes up in a cell."Which identity should I use?" he wonders. "Let's see. If a pe... ...pens and a person in grey uniform comes in saying, "You really should ease up on vodka, Comrade Tikhonov!" Stierlitz walked in the forest and saw ligh... ...rn, taciturn and especially slow. The Estonian accent, especially its sing-song tune and the lack of genders in grammar, forms part of the humour. The... ...rate midsummer. At -200, hell freezes over and Finland wins the Eurovision Song Contest. At -273 absolute zero temperature is reached, all atom moveme... ...ourself") is a made-up "Chinese name" that is analogous of the English Who Flung Dung. Most suitable English imitation sounds like "Dip Dick Tea, Back...

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Richard I of England

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...Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior.[1] He was also known in Occitan as Oc ... ...army, putting down rebellions in Poitou against his father.[1] Richard was a central Christian commander during the Third Crusade, leading the campaig... ... very little time, perhaps as little as six months, in England, preferring to use his kingdom as a source of revenue to support his armies.[5] Neverth... ...ony.[10] As the third legitimate son of King Henry II, he was not expected to ascend the throne.[11] He was also an elder brother of Duke Geoffrey II ... ... about Richard's education.[15] Although he was born in Oxford and brought up in England up to his eighth year, it is not known to what extent he used... ...£1,000 and several castles. The brothers also had supporters ready to rise up in England. Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester, joined forces wit... ...o Ralph of Diceto, Richard's courtiers stripped and flogged the Jews, then flung them out of court.[50] When a rumour spread that ... ..."), which is addressed to his half-sister Marie de Champagne. He wrote the song, in French and Occitan versions, to express his feelings of abandonmen... ... minstrel Blondel travelled Europe from castle to castle, loudly singing a song known only to the two of them (they had composed it together).[116] Ev...

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Sound film

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...ms. The Chronomégaphone, designed for large halls, employed compressed air to amplify the recorded sound.[1] ... ...ecorded sound.[1] A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technolo... ...a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film. The first known public exhibition of... ...nchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film. The first known public exhibition of projected sound films t... ...al dramatic film shot as a talking picture—the two-reeler Love's Old Sweet Song, directed by J. Searle Dawley and featuring Una Merkel.[21] However, p... ...ound sequences to D. W. Griffith's failed silent film Dream Street. A love song, performed by star Ralph Graves, was recorded, as was a sequence of li... ...r. Has it remained for the Great Age of Science to snub the Art by setting up in its place a pale and feeble shadow of itself? ... ...he initial successes of a new art form", in André Bazin's description. "It flung the whole earth onto the screen in a jigsaw of visual images and soun... ...ted by Jean Vigo; the earliest Hollywood sound film to qualify is Bringing Up Baby (1938), directed by Howard Hawks.[151] ...

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Kubla Khan

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...Title page of Kubla Khan (1816) Kubla Khan is a poem written by George Gordon Byron, it was published. Some... ...d his story of its origin. It was not until years later that critics began to openly admire the poem. Most modern critics now view Kubla Khan as one o... ...nsidered one of the most famous examples of Romanticism in English poetry. A copy of the manuscript is a permanent exhibit at the British Museum in Lo... ...nd rested at Ash Farm, located at Culbone Church and one of the few places to seek shelter on his route.[2] Coleridge described ho... ...nes; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before him as things, with a parallel production of the correspondent ex... ... Poor youth! who scarcely dar'st lift up thine eyes-- The stream will ... ...s the narrator's response to the power and effects of an Abyssinian maid's song, which enraptures him but leaves him unable to act on her inspiration ... ... And 'mid these dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles mea... ... Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me, ...

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Charlemagne

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...e A coin of Charlemagne with the inscription KAROLVS IMP AVG (Karolus Imperat... ...ding an incursion into Muslim Spain. He also campaigned against the Saxons to his east, Christianizing them upon penalty of death, leading to events s... ...time since the Roman Empire. His rule spurred the Carolingian Renaissance, a period of energetic cultural and intellectual activity within the Church.... ...he Church. Both the French and German monarchies considered their kingdoms to be descendants of Charlemagne's empire. Charlemagne ... ... was to be disqualified as an heir in favor of his cousin Charles. He took up arms in opposition to the decision and was joined by Grifo, a half-broth... ...ther who died was never definitely settled by the Frankish people. It came up repeatedly over the succeeding decades until the grandsons of Charlemagn... ...rden of the Breton March, Roland, inspiring the subsequent creation of the Song of Roland (La Chanson de Roland). Contact with the... ...pire is to be explained by specific local circumstances rather than by far-flung theories.[62] According to Werner Ohnsorge, for a... ... In 1964, the young French singer France Gall released the hit song "Sacré Charlemagne" in which the lyrics blame the great king for impos...

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Jimmy Carter

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...atic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Car... ...obel Peace Prize. Carter, raised in rural Georgia, was a peanut farmer who served two terms as a Department of Energy and the Depa... ... as a Department of Energy and the Department of Education. He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new... ...ategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II), and returned the Panama Canal Zone to Panama. On the economic front he confronted persistent "stagflation", a ... ... Carter was highly active after leaving the White House. He set up the Carter Center in 1982, as his base for advancing human rights. He ha... ...eral lines of credit to keep the farm afloat. Carter took classes and read up on agriculture while Rosalynn learned accounting to manage the business'... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer)... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer), Pet... ... Maya Angelou, Charles B. Potter (producer) - A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer), Peter Asher (pr...

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Counterculture of the 1960s

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... Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, later became synonymous with opposition to the Vietnam War.[1][2] ... ... the rise of hippie and other alternative lifestyles. As the era unfolded, a dynamic subculture celebrating creativity, experimentation and modern inc... ...ber of potentially disaffected young people as prospective participants in a rethinking of the direction of American and other democratic societies.[8... ...1958,[101] in an act of civil disobedience, 60,000-100,000 protesters made up of students and pacifists converged in what was to become the "ban the B... ...ulture was fully activated.[117] In 1967 Scott McKenzie's rendition of the song "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" brought as many... ...ll over the world to celebrate San Francisco's "Summer of Love." While the song had originally been written by John Phillips of The Mamas & the Pa... ... Alternative media Underground newspapers sprang up in most cities and college towns, serving to define and communicate the ... ...international terminal of Kennedy Airport, not to embark on flights to far-flung places but rather, well, it isn’t entirely clear or relevant. The gat... ...international terminal of Kennedy Airport, not to embark on flights to far-flung places but rather, well, it isn’t entirely clear or relevant. The gat...

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Sexuality in ancient Rome

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...nt Rome are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and... ...Rome are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and a... ...l license and abuse.Beert C. Verstraete and Vernon Provencal, introduction to Same-Sex Desire and Love in Greco-Roman Antiquity and in the Classical ... ...(Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), pp. 1–88. However, sexuality was not excluded as a concern of the mos maiorum , Rebecca Langlands, Sexual Morality in Anc... ...your left hand and release it while it’s still alive. Keep the tail closed up in the palm of the same hand until it dies and touch the woman and her p... ...ple of an unnatural and unnecessary desire as acquiring crowns and setting up statues for oneself; see J.M. Rist, Epicurus: An Introduction (Cambrid... ...e prohibent te ludere mammae, 2.15.21; Thomas Habinek, The World of Roman Song: From Ritualized Speech to Social Order (Johns Hopkins University Pre... ...wedding night as a time of ripe eroticism, spiced with humorous and bawdy songs from the guests. "Look inside, " the poet advises the bride, who bur... ...til, thinking himself alone, he undressed to bathe in her waters. She then flung herself upon him, and prayed that they might never be parted. The god...

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Titus Andronicus

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...published in 1623 Titus Andronicus is a revenge plays of his contemporaries, which were extremely popular with au... ...he latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the fictional story of Titus, a general in the Roman army, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamo... ...torian era, it was disapproved of primarily because of what was considered to be a distasteful use of graphic violence, but from around the middle of ... ..., but from around the middle of the twentieth century its reputation began to improve. Contents ... ...lthough Lavinia is already betrothed to Bassianus, who refuses to give her up. Titus's sons tell Titus that Bassianus is in the right under Roman law,... ...ive, and rapes the wife. Her screams bring her husband, but the Moor pulls up the drawbridge before he can gain entry. The Moor then kills both childr... ...o be merely physical. Shakespeare discovered the moral hell. He discovered heaven as well. But he remained on earth.[59] In his 198... ... the end of the play, Saturninus has Aaron chained to a tree, and his baby flung into the Tiber. Aaron frees himself however and leaps into the river ... ...aged as a farce, the production included moments such as Lavinia singing a song entitled "At least I can still sing" after having her hands cut off, b...

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