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Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : Fromont and Risler, Entire

By: Alphonse Daudet

... by ALPHONSE DAUDET Immortals Crowned by the French Academy: Fromont and Risler, entire Alphonse Daudet Copyright © 2002 All Ri... ... 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access ... ...UE BLONDEL • CHAPTER IX. AT SAVIGNY • CHAPTER X. SIGISMOND PLANUS TREMBLES FOR HIS CASH-BOX • CHAPTER XI. THE INVENTORY • CHAPTER XII. A LETTER • CHAP... ...t with the Parisian romance 'Fromont jeune et Risler aine', crowned by the Academy (1874), he suddenly advanced into the foremost rank of French novel... ...softer white, and the crown of hair- beneath that other crown so carefully bestowed—would have told you of a tendency to rebel against life, of little... ...things as those. Next to Sidonie and Frantz, the person whom Risler loved best in the world was Madame Georges Fromont, whom he called "Madame Chorch... ... a child's; or else he would amuse himself by dazzling him with stories of actresses, would give him lessons in deportment and the addresses of outfit... ..., like a mirror, flowing at its feet, the high terraces shaded by ivy, the supporting wall of the park following the majestic slope of the ground, one... ...gismond a grudge." Risler accepted. He cared little about celebrating the award of his medal, but he desired to gain a few hours before opening the l...

...PTER VII. THE TRUE PEARL AND THE FALSE · CHAPTER VIII. THE BREWERY ON THE RUE BLONDEL · CHAPTER IX. AT SAVIGNY · CHAPTER X. SIGISMOND PLANUS TREMBLES FOR HIS CASH-BOX · CHAPTER XI. THE INVENTORY · CHAPTER XII. A LETTER · CHAPTER XIII. THE JUDGE · BOOK 3. · CHAPTER XIV. EXPLANATION · CHAPTER XV. POOR LITTLE MAM'ZELLE ZIZI · CHAPTER XVI. THE WAITING-ROOM · CHAPTER XVII. AN I...

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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...for Best Supporting Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress i... ... Supporting Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supp... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role ... ...ded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Country ... ... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ...ure Arts and Sciences First awarded 1937 (for performances in films rele... ... First awarded 1937 (for performances in films released in 1936) ... ... Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture... ...ception, however, the award has commonly been referred to as the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. While actresses are nominated for this award by Ac...

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Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : From Ont and Risler, Entire

By: Alphonse Daudet

...HONSE DAUDET Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ACADEMY: FROMONT AND RISLER, ENTIRE Title: IMMORTALS CROWNED BY THE ... ...DEMY: FROMONT AND RISLER, ENTIRE Title: IMMORTALS CROWNED BY THE FRENCH ACADEMY: FROMONT AND RISLER, ENTIRE Author: ALPHONSE DAUDET Language: Eng... .... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or use... ...cially. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete discl... ...ofter white, and the crown of hair− beneath that other crown so carefully bestowed would have told you of a tendency to rebel against life, of li... ...h things as those. Next to Sidonie and Frantz, the person whom Risler loved best in the world was Madame Georges Fromont, whom he called "Madame Ch... ... a child's; or else he would amuse himself by dazzling him with stories of actresses, would give him lessons in deportment and the addresses of ou... ... like a mirror, flowing at its feet, the high terraces shaded by ivy, the supporting wall of the park following the majestic slope of the ground, ... ...igismond a grudge." Risler accepted. He cared little about celebrating the award of his medal, but he desired to gain a few hours before opening t...

...Table of Contents: Immortals Crowned by the French Academy: Fromont and Risler, entire, 1 -- Alphonse Daudet, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- BOOK 1, 3 -- Chapter I. A WEDDING?PARTY AT THE CAFE VEFOUR, 3 -- Chapter II. LITTLE CHEBE'S STORY, 8 -- Chapter III. THE FALSE PEARLS, 16 -- Chapte...

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Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an annual award given to the... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an annual award given to the best... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an annual award given to the best Polish sup... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an annual award given to the best Polish supporting actress of th... ... Polish Film Awards: Eagles ... ... Best Film ... ... Best Actor Best Actress ... ... Best Actress Supporting Actor ... ... Categories Film awards for supporting actress Polish fil...

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My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

By: Sarah Bernhardt

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ...tle Bohemian. Ah, the dear, good man, it is to him that I owe all that is best in me. I love him devotedly and have the greatest respect for him. Ho... ...rheard her words to the doctor: "This child," she said, "is one of the best we have here. She will be perfect when once she has received the holy... ... and repeated the outburst twice over. The second prize for tragedy was awarded me, to the great dissatisfaction of the public, as it was thought ... ...y appearance. The tragedy competition was over, and the prizes had been awarded. I had nothing at all, but mention was made of my last year's seco... ...opped abruptly and the wretched beast began to snort and put his back up, supporting himself on his four stiff, trembling legs. It had been a gloo... ...t play is a veritable masterpiece, and it took its author straight to the Academy. Porel, who played the part of Jean-Marie, met with an enormous su... ...Academician just at the time when he was hoping to become a member of the Academy. "Cut it out, cut it out--or you are done for!" brutally replied...

...XHIBITION--MY WILD ANIMALS--TROUBLE WITH THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE XXIX. THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE RETURNS TO PARIS--SARAH BERNHARDT'S COMMENTS ON ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF THE DAY XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPARATIONS FOR MY FIRST AMERICAN TOUR--ANOTHER VISIT TO LONDON XXXI. A TOUR IN DENMARK--ROYAL FAMILIES--THE TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS OF SARAH BERNHARDT XXXII. EXPE...

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List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by actress)

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... This is a list of all actresses nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (which pres... ... This is a list of all actresses nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (which presents a l... ... This is a list of all actresses nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (which presents a list sort... ... This is a list of all actresses nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (which presents a list sorted by year... ... This is a list of all actresses nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (which presents a list sorted by year), so... ...ed by year), sorted by actress. Winners are indicated in bold. Also see List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by film ti... ...ar), sorted by actress. Winners are indicated in bold. Also see List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by film title), wh... ...ted by actress. Winners are indicated in bold. Also see List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by film title), which pres... ...ress. Winners are indicated in bold. Also see List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by film title), which presents the s...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second,... ... essentially different from England than many parts of 4 America; for, in a sense, the first of these men re-created Scotland, and the sec... ... author would require a large habit of life among modern Americans. As for Yoshida, I have already disclaimed responsibility; it was but my han... ...forced, may degenerate at length into a grimace; and we have 7 at best something of a caricature, at worst a calumny. Hence, if they be re... ...ormity of the laughing man. This, then, is the last praise that we can award to these romances. The author has shown a power of just subordina... ...ches, and began to reach the ushers and monitors of this great Ayrshire academy. This arose in part from his lax views about religion; for at t... ...k upon his conscience; no one however fallen, but he finds a kindly and supporting welcome. IV. Nor has he been content with ... ... dancing, singing, and drinking, become his natural element; actors and actresses and drunken, roaring courtiers are to be found in his society;...

...ne in MACMILLAN’S, and the rest in the CORNHILL MAGAZINE. To the CORNHILL I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, that the proprietors have allowed me to republish so considerable an amount of copy....

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List of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (by film title)

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... The main article for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress presents the nominees and w... ... The main article for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress presents the nominees and winners... ... The main article for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress presents the nominees and winners by ... ... The main article for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress presents the nominees and winners by year.... ...s the nominees and winners by year. This is a list of films with a cast member nominated for the award sorted by film title (with the year the film wa... ...minees and winners by year. This is a list of films with a cast member nominated for the award sorted by film title (with the year the film was releas... ... following the film title). Winners of the award are indicated in bold. Also see List of Best Supporting Actress nominees for the same information sor... ... Academy Awards lists ... ... Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) ...

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My Old Students

By: Andrew Dickson White

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ... THIS RECORD OF MY LIFE IS INSCRIBED WITH MOST KINDLY RECOLLECTIONS AND BEST WISHES TABLE OF CONTENTS PART I--ENVIRONMENT AND EDUCATION CH... ...t. General character of my environment. My father and mother. Cortland Academy. Its twofold effect upon me. First schooling. Methods in primar... ...primary studies. Physical education. Removal to Syracuse. The Syracuse Academy. Joseph Allen and Professor Root; their influence; moral side of ... ...too, it began receiving young women and sending them forth to become the best of matrons. As my family left the place when I was seven years old I... ... to the entire university, the universal expectation was that it would be awarded to a senior, as had hitherto been the case, and speculations were ... ...ber of the graduating class would take it. When the committee made their award to the essay on ``The Greater Distinctions in Statesmanship,'' opene... ...in a political campaign as a speaker, going through central New York, and supporting the Republican candidate against the Democratic. The election ...

...athers and grandmothers. Growth of the new settlement. First recollections of it. General character of my environment. My father and mother. Cortland Academy. Its twofold effect upon me. First schooling. Methods in primary studies. Physical education. Removal to Syracuse. The Syracuse Academy. Joseph Allen and Professor Root; their influence; moral side of the education th...

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Academy Award for Best Actress

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...demy Award for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress i... ...rd for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role ... ... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... .orgoscars Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awar... ... Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture... ... Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts an... ...Awards ceremony (1976), this award was known as the Academy Award of Merit for Performance by an Actress. However, since its inception, the award has ... ... 9 Multiple awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress combined 10 Multipl...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...e and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the... ...sociated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an electr... ... owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, th... ...tinually forced, may de- generate at length into a grimace; and we have at best some- thing of a caricature, at worst a calumny. Hence, if they be rea... ... deformity of the laughing man. This, then, is the last praise that we can award to these romances. The author has shown a power of just subordination... ...benches, and began to reach the ushers and monitors of this great Ayrshire academy. This arose in part from his lax views about religion; for at this ... ...nock upon his conscience; no one however fallen, but he finds a kindly and supporting welcome. IV. NOR HAS HE BEEN CONTENT with merely blowing the tru... ...danc- ing, singing, and drinking, become his natural element; ac- tors and actresses and drunken, roaring courtiers are to be found in his society; un...

...ne in MacMillan?s, and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, that the proprietors have allowed me to republish so considerable an amount of copy....

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress

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...Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress ... ...Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress Awar... ...Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress Awarded f... ...for Best Supporting Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress i... ... Supporting Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supp... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role ... ... website http://www.criticschoice.com/movie-awards/ The Critics' Choice Movie Awar... ... § = indicates the performance was not nominated for the Academy Award †= indicates the performance won the Academy Award fo... ...d for Best Supporting Actress ‡= indicates the performance won the Academy Award for Best Actress Co...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...rary. With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or... ...mmercially. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete d... ...hill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and seco... ...on, continually forced, may degenerate at length into a grimace ; and we have at best something of a caricature, at worst a calumny. Hence, if they be... ...de the deformity of the laughing man. This, then, is the last praise that we can award to these romances. The author has shown a power of just subordi... ...n the benches, and began to reach the ushers and monitors of this great Ayrshire academy. This arose in part from his lax views about religion ; for a... ...s a knock upon his conscience ; no one however fallen, but he finds a kindly and supporting welcome. IV. Nor has he been content with merely blowing t... ... bobtail, dancing, singing, and drinking, become his natural element; actors and actresses and drunken, roaring courtiers are to be found in his socie...

...one in Macmillan's and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, that the proprietors have allowed me to republish so considerable an amount of copy....

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Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television

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...Melissa McBride is the first actress to win the award twice. The following is a list o... ...ce. The following is a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress on Television. ... ... The following is a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress on Television. The award is... ... The following is a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress on Television. The award is pre... ... The following is a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Supporting Actress on Television. The award is presente... ... on Television. The award is presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, honoring the work of ... ...– Salem's Lot Sonya Walger – The Librarian: Quest for the Spear 2005: Katee Sackhoff – Battlestar ... ... Best Science Fiction Film ... ...ss Best Supporting Actor ...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ary. With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or ... ...mercially. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete di... ...ill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors ; and sec-... ...n, continually forced, may degenerate at length into a grimace ; and we have at best something of a caricature, at worst a calumny. Hence, if they be ... ...e the deformity of the laughing man. This, then, is the last praise that we can award to these romances. The author has shown a power of just subordi-... ... the benches, and began to reach the ushers and monitors of this great Ayrshire academy. This arose in part from his lax views about religion ; for at... ...knock upon his conscience ; no one, how- ever fallen, but he finds a kindly and supporting welcome. IV Nor has he been content with merely blowing the... ...bobtail, dancing, singing, and drinking, become his natural element; actors and actresses and drunken, roaring courtiers are to be found in his societ...

...ne in Macmillan's, and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, that the proprietors have allowed me to republish so considerable an amount of copy....

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IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, Vol. 1

By: Andrew Dickson White

... 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access ... ...NTS THIS RECORD OF MY LIFE IS INSCRIBED WITH MOST KINDLY RECOLLECTIONS AND BEST WISHES TABLE OF CONTENTS PART I—ENVIRONMENT AND EDUCATION CHAPTER I. ... ...of it. General character of my environment. My father and mother. Cortland Academy. Its twofold effect upon me. First schooling. Methods in primary st... ... in primary studies. Physical education. Removal to Syracuse. The Syracuse Academy. Joseph Allen and Professor Root; their influence; moral side of th... ...al school''; a catastrophe. James W. Hoyt and his influence. My early love for classical studies. Discovery of Scott's novels. ``The Gallery of Britis... ..., too, it began receiving young women and sending them forth to become the best of matrons. As my family left the place when I was seven years old I w... ...n to the entire university, the universal expectation was that it would be awarded to a senior, as had hitherto been the case, and speculations were r... ...- ber of the graduating class would take it. When the committee made their award to the essay on ``The Greater Distinctions in Statesmanship,'' opened... ... in a political campaign as a speaker, going through central New York, and supporting the Republican candidate against the Democratic. The election se...

...athers and grandmothers. Growth of the new settlement. First recollections of it. General character of my environment. My father and mother. Cortland Academy. Its twofold effect upon me. First schooling. Methods in primary studies. Physical education. Removal to Syracuse. The Syracuse Academy. Joseph Allen and Professor Root; their influence; moral side of the education th...

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Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

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...The following is a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Supporting Actress (in a film). Anne Ra... ...The following is a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Supporting Actress (in a film). Anne Ramsey is the only actress to... ...The following is a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Supporting Actress (in a film). Anne Ramsey is the only actress to win... ...The following is a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Supporting Actress (in a film). Anne Ramsey is the only actress to win this... ...upporting Actress (in a film). Anne Ramsey is the only actress to win this award multiple times (twice), while only Whoopi Goldberg and Mercedes Ruehl... ... Whoopi Goldberg and Mercedes Ruehl have won both the Saturn Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. ... ...rg and Mercedes Ruehl have won both the Saturn Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Cont... ...nd Mercedes Ruehl have won both the Saturn Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Contents... ... Winners and nominees †- indicates an Academy Award-winning performance in the same category. ...

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Chapters of Opera

By: Henry Edward Krehbiel

... 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access ... ...RS • CHAPTER III. THE FIRST ITALIAN COMPANY • CHAPTER IV. HOUSES BUILT FOR OPERA • CHAPTER V. MARETZEK, HIS RIVALS AND SINGERS • CHAPTER VI. T... ... CHAPTER V. MARETZEK, HIS RIVALS AND SINGERS • CHAPTER VI. THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MUSIC • CHAPTER VII. MAPLESON AND OTHER IMPRESARIOS • CHAPTE... ...MAN OPERA AT THE METROPOLITAN • CHAPTER XII. END OF ITALIAN OPERA AT THE ACADEMY • CHAPTER XIII. WAGNER HOLDS THE METROPOLITAN • CHAPTER XIV. WA... ...e never seen in the pit, and, although the excellence of the position (the best in the house) and the cheapness of admission (half a dollar) took gent... ...aring and German, French, and Italian opera sung in the vernacular, not by actresses who had tolerable voices, but by trained vocalists, was taking it... ...ead of living in affluence as the wife of a wealthy New York merchant, was supporting an unworthy husband, as well as herself, by singing in English a... ...ement Clark Moore, Hebrew lexicographer, trustee of Columbia College, and (best of all) author of "'Twas the Night before Christmas." Through Moore he... ...y for the reception of scores September 15th, 1910. On May 2nd the jury of award, composed of Alfred Hertz, Walter Damrosch, George W. Chadwick, and C...

...of twenty-five years. Through all this period at public representations I have occupied stall D-15 on the ground floor as reviewer of musical affairs for The New York Tribune newspaper. I have, therefore, been a witness of the vicissitudes through which the institution has passed in a quarter-century, and a chronicler of all significant musical things which were done withi...

...ODUCTION OF OPERA IN NEW YORK · CHAPTER II. EARLY THEATERS, MANAGERS, AND SINGERS · CHAPTER III. THE FIRST ITALIAN COMPANY · CHAPTER IV. HOUSES BUILT FOR OPERA · CHAPTER V. MARETZEK, HIS RIVALS AND SINGERS · CHAPTER VI. THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MUSIC · CHAPTER VII. MAPLESON AND OTHER IMPRESARIOS · CHAPTER VIII. THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE · CHAPTER IX. FIRST SEASON AT THE ...

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César Award for Best Supporting Actress

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... References Adapted from the article César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, from Wikinfo, licensed under t... ... References Adapted from the article César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, from Wikinfo, licensed under the GNU... ... References Adapted from the article César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, from Wikinfo, licensed under the GNU Fre... ... Adapted from the article César Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, from Wikinfo, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation Li... ...ntation License. See also Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Aw... ...License. See also Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for ... ...e. See also Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Best A... ... See also Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actre... ... See also Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in...

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What Is Property

By: Joseph Pierre Proudhon

... 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access ... ...of his correspondence, but the translator prefers to insert it here as the best method of introducing the author to the American public. He would, ho... ...ion of the remainder of Proudhon's writings, that they may form an opinion for themselves.—Translator. In an important work, which his habitual reade... ... flattering, and tolerably natural letters. Beranger furnishes us with the best example of this class. "Proudhon, however, is a man of entirely diffe... ...pension consisted of an income of fifteen hundred francs bequeathed to the Academy of Besancon by Madame Suard, the widow of the academician, to be gi... ...chelor of 5 letters or of science, and not possessing a fortune, whom the Academy of Besancon SHOULD DEEM BEST FITTED FOR A LITERARY OR SCIENTIFIC CA... ...ay. His memoir obtained honorable mention, together with a medal which was awarded him, in open session, on the 24th of August, 1839. The reporter of ... ...nd the opera. The nation was still aping the kings: like them it wished to award 27 the lucrative positions to its friends and flatterers. Unfortunat... ...s way, the proprietor of a farm finds: 1. In his crops, means, not only of supporting himself and his family, but of maintaining and improving his cap...

...dhon's works, the above sketch of his life is prefixed to the first volume of his correspondence, but the translator prefers to insert it here as the best method of introducing the author to the American public....

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Academy Award

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... The Academy Award Portal ... ... The Academy Award Portal ... ... The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and m... ... The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watc... ...granted by the PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor Price Waterhouse for 72 years, since close to the awards' inception. ... ...demy Award-winning American actress of film, television and theatre. Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly regard... ... The first movie to win a best picture award was the 1927 film Wings. ... .... Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Pygmalion in 1938) and a Nobel Prize (the Nobel... ... Best Picture • Best Leading Actor • Best Leading ActressBest Supporting Actor • Best Supporting ActressBest Animated Feature • Best A...

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Chapters of Opera

By: H. E. Krehbiel

.... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or use... ...cially. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete discl... ................................................25 CHAPTER VI. THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MUSIC ......................................................... .............................53 CHAPTER XII. END OF ITALIAN OPERA AT THE ACADEMY ...................................................60 CHAPTER XII... ...ere never seen in the pit, and, although the excellence of the position (the best in the house) and the cheapness of admission (half a dollar) took ge... ...pearing and German, French, and Italian opera sung in the vernacular, not by actresses who had tolerable voices, but by trained vocalists, was taking ... ...stead of living in affluence as the wife of a wealthy New York merchant, was supporting an unworthy husband, as well as herself, by singing in English... ...Clement Clark Moore, Hebrew lexicographer, trustee of Columbia College, and (best of all) author of "'Twas the Night before Christmas." Through Moore ... ...day for the reception of scores September 15th, 1910. On May 2nd the jury of award, composed of Alfred Hertz, Walter Damrosch, George W. Chadwick, and...

...of twenty?five years. Through all this period at public representations I have occupied stall D?15 on the ground floor as reviewer of musical affairs for The New York Tribune newspaper. I have, therefore, been a witness of the vicissitudes through which the institution has passed in a quarter?century, and a chronicler of all significant musical things which were done withi...

...PERA IN NEW YORK, 3 -- Chapter II. EARLY THEATERS, MANAGERS, AND SINGERS, 9 -- Chapter III. THE FIRST ITALIAN COMPANY, 14 -- Chapter IV. HOUSES BUILT FOR OPERA, 19 -- Chapter V. MARETZEK, HIS RIVALS AND SINGERS, 25 -- Chapter VI. THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MUSIC, 30 -- Chapter VII. MAPLESON AND OTHER IMPRESARIOS, 34 -- Chapter VIII. THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, 38 -- Chapter...

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Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is an annual award given to the b... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is an annual award given to the best P... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is an annual award given to the best Polish supporting actor of the ... ... Polish Film Awards: Eagles ... ... Best Film ... ... Best Actor Best Actress ... ... Best Actress Supporting Actor ... ...Supporting Actor Supporting Actress ... ... Categories Film awards for supporting actor Polish film ...

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Edison, His Life and Inventions

By: Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin

... Martin EDISON HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONS BY FRANK LEWIS DYER GENERAL COUNSEL FOR THE EDISON LABORATORY AND ALLIED INTERESTS AND THOMAS COMMERFORD MARTIN... ...ew achievement. An insistently expressed desire on the part of the public for a definitive biography of Edison was the reason for the following pages... ...y biography at all; while he has felt that, if it must be written, it were best done by the hands of friends and associates of long standing, whose ju... ...day were often taken in, and one dollar went every day to his mother. Thus supporting himself, he felt entitled to spend any other profit left over on... ...erous compensation in a graceful letter accompanying the gold Albert Medal awarded by the Royal Society of Arts. Another incident of the period is as... ... always trying to get them to do so. I think they couldn't. I remember the best explanation I got was from an old Scotch line repairer employed by the... ...his juror report at the Centennial Exposition of 1876, recommending it for award. This leading physicist of his age, afterward Lord Kelvin, was an ade... ...the modern speaking telephone was a paper read by Bell before the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Bos- ton in May of that year; while at the ... ...ally improved; so much so that after 1882 Prof. E. J. Marey, of the French Academy, who in 1874 had published a well-known treatise on "Animal Movemen...

... heredity, is very far from finished; and while it continues there will be new achievement. An insistently expressed desire on the part of the public for a definitive biography of Edison was the reason for the following pages. The present authors deem themselves happy in the confidence reposed in them, and in the constant assistance they have enjoyed from Mr. Edison while ...

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Academy Award for Best Actor

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...cademy Award for Best Actor Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in ... ...ward for Best Actor Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leadin... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role ... ... AMPAS First awarded 1929 ... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy ... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Pict... ... .org.oscarswww The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture ... ...formance in a leading role while working within the film industry. The 1st Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929 with Emil Jannings receiving the a... ...Actress Supporting Actor ...

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The Days before Yesterday

By: Lord Frederic Hamilton

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ...--His frescoes at Ardverikie--His latter days--A devoted friend--His last Academy picture CHAPTER II The "swells" of the "sixties"--Old Lord Cl... ...--His frescoes at Ardverikie--His latter days--A devoted friend--His last Academy picture. I was born the thirteenth child of a family of fourteen... ... "The Abercorn Children." Landseer was a most delightful person, and the best company that can be imagined. My father and mother were quite devoted... ...y covered the walls with frescoes in colour. The originals of some of his best-known engravings, "The Sanctuary," "The Challenge," "The Monarch of t... ...before our crew did, for they had to return to receive the judge's formal award. He ceremoniously decorated our boat's bows with a large laurel-wrea... ...een them agree To arbitrate all controversial cases And grant an award on an equable basis. A brilliant idea that promised to be a ... ...ed twelve owls in carved and silvered wood, each one about two feet high, supporting gas-standards. Rose-coloured silk was stretched from the panell...

...r-room of recollections. Those who expect startling revelations, or stale whiffs of forgotten scandals in these pages, will, I fear, be disappointed, for the book contains neither. It is merely a record of everyday events, covering different ground to those recounted in the former book, which may, or may not, prove of interest. I must tender my apologies for the insistent ...

...end--A live lion at a tea-party--Landseer as an artist--Some of his vagaries--His frescoes at Ardverikie--His latter days--A devoted friend--His last Academy picture...

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Goya Award for Best Actress

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...Spanish: Premio Goya a la mejor interpretación femenina protagonista) is one of the Goya Awards, Spain's principal national film awards. ... ... principal national film awards. In the list below the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nom... ...ipal national film awards. In the list below the winner of the award for each year is shown first, followed by the other nominees.... ... Ángela Molina (San Sebastián International Film Festival Silver Shell for the best actress) Half of ... ... Ángela Molina (San Sebastián International Film Festival Silver Shell for the best actress) Half of Heaven ... ...88 (3rd) Carmen Maura (European Film Award for Best Actress) Women on the Ver... ... Penélope Cruz (Best Actress Award (Cannes Film Festival)) (nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress) (European Film Award for Best... ...6th) Elena Anaya (nominated for the Saturn Award for best supporting actress) The Skin I... ... la modelo Naomi Watts (nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress) (nominated for the Golden Glo...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

.... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or use... ...cially. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete discl... ...Gaunt House • CHAPTER XLVIII. In Which the Reader Is Introduced to the Very Best of Company • CHAPTER XLIX. In Which We Enjoy Three Courses and a De... ...y morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with tw... ...x it occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor. Now, Miss Amelia Sedley was a y... ...he city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr. Swishtail's academy upon what are called "mutual principles"−−that is to say, the exp... ...t she should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock−−that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom she... ...ure that all engagements between the families were at an end−−when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother ra... ...thy and intense raptures of motherly love, such as God's marvellous care has awarded to the female instinct−−joys how far higher and lower than reason...

...swick Mall While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton?s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three?cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour. A black servant, who repos...

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César Award for Best Actress

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...César de la meilleure actrice César Award for Best Actress Award... ...César de la meilleure actrice César Award for Best Actress Awarded for... ...César de la meilleure actrice César Award for Best Actress Awarded for ... ... Awarded for Best Actress in a Leading Role ... ... Techniques du Cinéma First awarded 1976 ... ... Currently held by Adèle Haenel for Love at First Fight (2015) ... ... Best Actress Best Supporting Actress Overall (inclu... ...ave received nominations for both the César Award for Best Actress and the Academy Award for Best Actress: Isabelle Adja... ...ctress to have been nominated for the César Award for Best Actress and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, in 2008 for The Artist; she won ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ...He is proud to think that his Puppets have given satisfaction to the very best company in this empire. The famous little Becky Puppet has been pron... ...orning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two... ...t occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor. Now, Miss Amelia Sedley was a yo... ...city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr. Swishtail's academy upon what are called "mutual principles"--that is to say, the expe... ...he should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock--that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom she ... ... that all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother rat... ... and intense raptures of motherly love, such as God's marvellous care has awarded to the female instinct-- joys how far higher and lower than reason...

...While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton?s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour. A black servant, who repos...

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Saturn Award for Best Actress

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...The Saturn Award for Best Actress is one of the annual awards given by the American professional organization, the Academy of Scie... ... of the annual awards given by the American professional organization, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The Saturn Awards a... ...on, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. The Saturn Awards are the oldest film-specialized awards to reward science fiction, fa... ...o reward science fiction, fantasy, and horror achievements (the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, awarded by the World Science Fiction Societ... ...ward science fiction, fantasy, and horror achievements (the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, awarded by the World Science Fiction Society wh... ... rewards science fiction and fantasy in various media, is the oldest award for science fiction and fantasy films) and included the Best Actress catego... ...s the oldest award for science fiction and fantasy films) and included the Best Actress category for the first time for the 1974 film year. ... ...es in science fiction, fantasy, and horror films: other awards such as the Academy and Golden Globe Awards, despite supposedly disregarding the genre,... ... §- indicates an Academy Award-nominated performance for Best Supporting Actress 1970s ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ... is proud to think that his Puppets have given satisfaction to the very best company in this empire. The famous little Becky Puppet has been pr... ...ning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with t... ...occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor. Now, Miss Amelia Sedley was a... ...y: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr. Swishtail's academy upon what are called "mutual principles"--that is to say, the... ... should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock--that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom sh... ...hat all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother ... ...d intense raptures of motherly love, such as God's marvellous care has awarded to the female instinct--joys how far higher and lower than re...

...While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton?s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour. A black servant, who repos...

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IIFA Award for Best Actress

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...IIFA Award for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress i... ...rd for Best Actress Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead... ... Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role ... ... Presented by International Indian Film Academy First awarded ... ...l Indian Film Academy First awarded 2000 (for performances in films rele... ... First awarded 2000 (for performances in films released around 1999) ... ... IIFA Awards The IIFA Award for Best Actress is given by the International Indian Film Academy as part of i... ... The IIFA Award for Best Actress is given by the International Indian Film Academy as part of its annual award ceremony for Hindi films, to recognise ... ...07). Actresses who have won both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards include Rani Mukerji, Anushka Sharma and Kangana ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two ... ...in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat hors... ...g almost as a haystack; I have put up two bottles of the gillyflower water for Mrs. Sedley, and the receipt for making it, in Amelia's box." "And I t... ...it occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor. Now, Miss Amelia Sedley was a you... ...k, Miss Sedley (whom we have selected for the very reason that she was the best-natured of all, otherwise what on earth was to have prevented us from ... ... city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr. Swishtail's academy upon what are called "mutual principles"--that is to say, the expen... ...she should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock--that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom she h... ...e that all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother rath... ...y and intense raptures of motherly love, such as God's marvellous care has awarded to the female instinct--joys how far higher and lower than reason--...

...While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour. A black servant, who repos...

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Polish Academy Award for Best Actress

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... The Polish Academy Award for Best Actress is an annual award given to the best Polis... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Actress is an annual award given to the best Polish lea... ... The Polish Academy Award for Best Actress is an annual award given to the best Polish lead actress of the year... ... Polish Film Awards: Eagles ... ... Best Film ... ... Best Actor Best Actress ... ... Best Actress Supporting Actor ... ... Supporting Actor Supporting Actress ... ... Categories Film awards for lead actress Polish film awar...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or used ... ...ally. Prohibited distribution includes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclai... ...He is proud to think that his Puppets have given satisfaction to the very best company in this empire. The famous little Becky Puppet has been pron... ...orning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two... ...t occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully worthy of the praises bestowed by the disinterested instructor. Now, Miss Amelia Sedley was a ... ...city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr. Swishtail's academy upon what are called "mutual principles"--that is to say, the exp... ...he should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock--that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom she ... ... that all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother ra... ... that all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother ra...

...While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton?s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour. A black servant, who repos...

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Academy Award for Best Story

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...The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1957, wh... ...The Academy Award for Best Story was an Academy Award given from the beginning of the Academy Awards until 1957, when it wa... ...g of the Academy Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in... ... Academy Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in 1940. ... ...my Awards until 1957, when it was eliminated in favor of the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, which had been introduced in 1940. ... ... A Star Is Born, winner of the 1937 Best Original Story Oscar ... ...- Laszlo Gorog, Thomas Monroe A Medal for Benny - John Steinbeck, Jack Wagner ... ... Best Picture ... ...Actress Supporting Actor ...

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Vivian Grey

By: Benjamin Disraeli

... 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access ... ...Why then the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open." TO THE BEST AND GREATEST OF MEN I DEDICATE THESE VOLUMES. HE, FOR WHOM IT IS INT... ...l open." TO THE BEST AND GREATEST OF MEN I DEDICATE THESE VOLUMES. HE, FOR WHOM IT IS INTENDED, WILL ACCEPT AND APPRECIATE THE COMPLIMENT: THOSE... ...ionate of mothers, and the care of the most attentive of nurses, did their best to injure an excellent constitution. But Vivian was an only child, and... ...magined horrors of a public school, forget that, in having recourse to "an Academy for Young Gentlemen," they are necessarily placing their children u... ...r, was one of his most favourite theories, and one which, this day, he was supporting with very pleasant and facetious reasoning. His Lordship was del... ...never be retrieved. He was indeed a man—a real man; and when I say this, I award him, in my opinion, the most splendid character which human nature ne... ...t or a Cossack shall encamp upon the Rhine or the Elbe, for the purpose of supporting the unadulterated tyranny of their new-fangled Grand Dukes, that... ...her.—Oh! these antiquaries! Count Cicognara, the President of the Venetian Academy, has lately summed up the merits of the long-agitated question, and...

...tinguished by any extraordinary incident. The solicitude of the most affectionate of mothers, and the care of the most attentive of nurses, did their best to injure an excellent constitution. But Vivian was an only child, and these exertions were therefore excusable. For the first five years of his life, Master Vivian, with his curly locks and his fancy dress, was the prid...

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Academy Award for Best Cinematography

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... Presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year... ... http://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a ci... ...tp://www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinemato... .../www.oscars.org The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematograp... ... Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture. ... ... In its first film season, 1927–28, this award (like others such as the acting awards) was not tied to a specific fi... ... See also BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography References ... ...Actress Supporting Actor ...

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