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Art History: Northern Renaissance : Bruegel's The Dutch Proverbs

By: Beth Harris, Steven Zucker

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Northern (genre)

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...ice, and later the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, were often the heroes of Northern fiction ... ... The Yukon was a common setting for Northern fiction. The Northern or Nort... ... The Northern or Northwestern[1] is an American and Canadian genre in literature and film made popular by the writings of Rex Beach, Jac... ...m Dougall, Fran Striker, and Gaylord Du Bois. It is similar to the Western genre but the action occurs in the Canadian North and typically features Mo... ...ically features Mounties instead of, for example, cowboys or sheriffs. The genre was extremely popular in the inter-war years of the 20th century. ... ...n idea of lawlessness set in American towns was not a part of the Canadian Northern, though individual lawbreakers or uprisings by Canadians (Quebec),... ...tions, such as Riel and North West Mounted Police. The genre is parodied in the 1939 film The Frozen Limits and the 1933 W.C. Fiel... ... 1 Background of Canada 2 Examples of Northerns 2.1 Folklore of Canada ... ...ains Woods Examples of Northerns Folklore of Canada (Canadian oral stories) ...

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Critical and Historical Essays : Vol. 2

By: Thomas Babbington Macaulay

...es qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu’il n’est pas facile de definir l’essayist; mais l’exemp... ...facts, all fused together by a real genius for narrative, was the sort of genre-painting which Macaulay applied to history. . . . And to this day hi... ...say on Milton contributed to Edinburgh Review. 1826. Joined the Northern Circuit. 1830 @M.P. for Calne (gift of the Marquis of L... ...less there was many a jolly Popish priest in the old manor-houses of the northern counties, who would have admitted, in theory, the deposing power ... ...ar. Such were the authors of the great schism on the Continent and in the northern part of this island. The Elector of Saxony and the Landgrave of H... ... who took up arms for the reformed doctrines against Mary, and the great Northern Earls who displayed the banner of the Five Wounds against Elizabe... ...ir flight was the effect, not of cowardice, but of disaffection. The four northern counties of England were occupied by the Scotch army and the King...

...losophe, il est satirique, humoriste a ses heures; il reunit en sa personne des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu’il n’est pas facile de definir l’essayist; mais l’exemple suppleera a la definition. On connaitra exactement le sens du mot quand on aura etudie l’ecrivain qui, d’apres le jugement de ces compatriotes, est ...

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Genre

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...Genre ( or ; from French, genre French pronunciation: ​, "kind" or "sort", from Latin: genus (st... ...tten or spoken, audial or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria. Genres are formed by conventions that change over time as new genres are in... ...d and the use of old ones are discontinued. Often, works fit into multiple genres by way of borrowing and recombining these conventions. ... ...by way of borrowing and recombining these conventions. Genre began as an absolute classification system for ancient Greek literatu... ...d not be appropriate for tragedy, and even actors were restricted to their genre under the assumption that a type of person could tell one type of sto... ... northern ...

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Critical and Historical Essays : Vol. 1

By: Thomas Babbington Macaulay

...es qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu'il n'est pas facile de definir l'essayist; mais l'exemp... ...facts, all fused together by a real genius for narrative, was the sort of genre-painting which Macaulay applied to history. . . . And to this day hi... ...say on Milton contributed to Edinburgh Review. 1826. Joined the Northern Circuit. 1830 @M.P. for Calne (gift of the Marquis of L... ...less there was many a jolly Popish priest in the old manor-houses of the northern counties, who would have admitted, in theory, the deposing power ... ...ar. Such were the authors of the great schism on the Continent and in the northern part of this island. The Elector of Saxony and the Landgrave of H... ... who took up arms for the reformed doctrines against Mary, and the great Northern Earls who displayed the banner of the Five Wounds against Elizabe... ...ir flight was the effect, not of cowardice, but of disaffection. The four northern counties of England were occupied by the Scotch army and the King...

...losophe, il est satirique, humoriste a ses heures; il reunit en sa personne des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu?il n?est pas facile de definir l?essayist; mais l?exemple suppleera a la definition. On connaitra exactement le sens du mot quand on aura etudie l?ecrivain qui, d?apres le jugement de ces compatriotes, est ...

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Western (genre)

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... Western (genre) amusement rides ... ... Western (genre) animation ... ... Western (genre) anime and manga ... ... Western (genre) characters ... ... Western (genre) comics ... ... Gunfighter N Northern (genre) P ... ... Gunfighter N Northern (genre) P ...

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Critical and Historical Essays : Vol. 1

By: Thomas Babington Macaulay

... des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu'il n'est pas facile de definir l'essayist; mais l'exempl... ... facts, all fused together by a real genius for narrative, was the sort of genre-painting which Macaulay applied to history. . . . And to this day his... ...ssay on Milton contributed to Edinburgh Review. 1826. Joined the Northern Circuit. 1830 @M.P. for Calne (gift of the Marquis of La... ...btless there was many a jolly Popish priest in the old manor-houses of the northern counties, who would have admitted, in theory, the deposing power o... ...ear. Such were the authors of the great schism on the Continent and in the northern part of this island. The Elector of Saxony and the Landgrave of He... ...en who took up arms for the reformed doctrines against Mary, and the great Northern Earls who displayed the banner of the Five Wounds against Elizabet... ...eir flight was the effect, not of cowardice, but of disaffection. The four northern counties of England were occupied by the Scotch army and the King ...

...losophe, il est satirique, humoriste a ses heures; il reunit en sa personne des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu'il n'est pas facile de definir l'essayist; mais l'exemple suppleera a la definition. On connaitra exactement le sens du mot quand on aura etudie l'ecrivain qui, d'apres le jugement de ces compatriotes, est ...

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Genre art

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...ct of several of Nicolaes Maes' works Genre art is the pictorial representation in any of various media of scenes... ... parties, inn scenes, and street scenes. Such representations (also called genre works, genre scenes, or genre views) may be realistic, imagined, or r... ...stic, imagined, or romanticized by the artist. Some variations of the term genre art specify the medium or type of visual work, as in genre painting, ... ...ify the medium or type of visual work, as in genre painting, genre prints, genre photographs, and so on. Rather confusingly, genre... ... of the Dutch Golden Age and Flemish Baroque painting—the great periods of genre works—may also be used as an umbrella term for painting in various sp... ...he subject of many of his paintings, and genre painting was to flourish in Northern Europe in Brueghel's wake. ...

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Critical and Historical Essays : Vol. 1

By: Thomas Babington Macaulay

...ne des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu'il n'est pas facile de definir l'essayist; mais l'exem... ...nd facts, all fused together by a real genius for narrative, was the sort of genre−painting which Macaulay applied to history. . . . And to this day h... ... Essay on Milton contributed to Edinburgh Review. 1826. Joined the Northern Circuit. 1830 @M.P. for Calne (gift of the Marquis of ... ...oubtless there was many a jolly Popish priest in the old manor−houses of the northern counties, who would have admitted, in theory, the deposing power... ... fear. Such were the authors of the great schism on the Continent and in the northern part of this island. The Elector of Saxony and the Landgrave of ... ...emen who took up arms for the reformed doctrines against Mary, and the great Northern Earls who displayed the banner of the Five Wounds against Elizab... ...their flight was the effect, not of cowardice, but of disaffection. The four northern counties of England were occupied by the Scotch army and the Kin...

...losophe, il est satirique, humoriste a ses heures; il reunit en sa personne des qualities multiples; il offre dans ses ecrits un specimen de tous les genres. On voit qu'il n'est pas facile de definir l'essayist; mais l'exemple suppleera a la definition. On connaitra exactement le sens du mot quand on aura etudie l'ecrivain qui, d'apres le jugement de ces compatriotes, est ...

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Music genre

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...d interchangeably. Music can be divided into different genres in many different ways. The artistic nature of music means that thes... ...hat these classifications are often subjective and controversial, and some genres may overlap. There are even varying academic definitions of the term... ...enres may overlap. There are even varying academic definitions of the term genre itself. In his book Form in Tonal Music, Douglass M. Green distinguis... .... In his book Form in Tonal Music, Douglass M. Green distinguishes between genre and form. He lists madrigal, motet, canzona, ricercar, and dance as e... ...orm. He lists madrigal, motet, canzona, ricercar, and dance as examples of genres from the Renaissance period. To further clarify the meaning of genre... ... Northern European ... ... Northern European ...

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Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Entire

By: Gustave Droz

... 'L'Obole de Cesar'. He also exhibited a little later various 'tableaux de genre': 'Buffet de chemin de fer' (1863), 'A la Sacristie' and 'Un Succes d... ...ious! my wool! Oh! the wicked wretch! Monsieur—In summer my room with the northern aspect is, no doubt, very pleasant; but when autumn comes, when th... ...ost their mystery and the nightingale her voice—oh! then the room with the northern aspect has a very northern aspect, and— Madame—(continuing to win...

...ame quite a noted artist, coming out in the Salon of 1857 with the painting 'L'Obole de Cesar'. He also exhibited a little later various 'tableaux de genre': 'Buffet de chemin de fer' (1863), 'A la Sacristie' and 'Un Succes de Salon' (1864), 'Monsieur le Cure, vous avez Raison' and 'Un Froid Sec' (1865)....

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Film genre

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...narrative elements from which films are constructed. Most theories of film genre are borrowed from literary genre criticism. Besides the basic distinc... ...e borrowed from literary genre criticism. Besides the basic distinction in genre between fiction and documentary (from which hybrid forms emerged foun... ...en fiction and documentary (from which hybrid forms emerged founding a new genre, docufiction), film genres can be categorized in several ways. ... ...ation (e.g.: 35 mm, 16 mm or 8 mm). An additional way of categorizing film genres is by the target audience. Film genres often bra... ...nre of drama known as the legal drama. They can be combined to form hybrid genres, such as the melding of horror and comedy in the Evil Dead films. ... ... northern ...

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Immortals Crowned by the French Academy : Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Entire

By: Gustave Droz

...'L'Obole de Cesar'. He also exhibited a little later various 'tableaux de genre': 'Buffet de chemin de fer' (1863), 'A la Sacristie' and 'Un Succ... ...us! my wool! Oh! the wicked wretch! Monsieur In summer my room with the northern aspect is, no doubt, very pleasant; but when autumn comes, whe... ...ost their mystery and the nightingale her voice oh! then the room with the northern aspect has a very northern aspect, and Madame (continuing to...

...ame quite a noted artist, coming out in the Salon of 1857 with the painting ?L'Obole de Cesar'. He also exhibited a little later various ?tableaux de genre': ?Buffet de chemin de fer? (1863), ?A la Sacristie? and ?Un Succes de Salon? (1864), ?Monsieur le Cure, vous avez Raison? and ?Un Froid Sec? (1865). Toward this period, however, he abandoned the art of painting and lau...

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War film

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... Contents 1 Genre 2 History ... ... 6 External links Genre John Belton identified four narrative elements of ... ...ilm scholar Kathryn Kane has pointed out similarities between the war film genre and the Western. Both genres use opposing concepts like war and peace... ...merged in 1943. This subgenre depicts military action whereas the war film genre need not portray armed combat.[3] History ... ...ate American unity and demonize "the enemy." One of the conventions of the genre that developed during the period was of a cross-section of the Americ... ... northern ...

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Sir Charles Grandison

By: Samuel Richardson

...mpliment to the Scotish ladies? —I own, that I have heard the women of our Northern counties praised also. But are there not, think you, as pretty wom... ... continued he, that this unchristian custom owed its rise to the barbarous northern nations, who had, however, 196 some plea to make in excuse, which... ...s of this old Gothic tree. And yet (as I have before hinted) the barbarous northern nations had pleas to make in behalf of duelling, from their polity...

... by Sarah J. Richardson as told to Edward Hood, though it may in fact be completely fictional. It is clearly an anti-Catholic book, an example of the genre of fiction referred to as the convent horror story. Anti-Catholic sentiments were common in the United States during the middle part of the 1800s probably directed at the relatively large number of Catholic immigrants a...

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Northern

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... Geography Northern (country subdivision), various regions, states, territories, etc. ... ...sion), various regions, states, territories, etc. Northern Europe, the northern part or region of Europe ... ...ern Europe, the northern part or region of Europe Northern Highland, a region of Wisconsin, United States ... ...rn Highland, a region of Wisconsin, United States Northern Range, a range of hills in Trinidad Edu... ...Trinidad Education Northern Collegiate Institute and Vocational School (NCIVS), a school in Sa... ...tomobile), an early American automobile Northern (genre) A genre of Western films set in Canada or Alaska ...

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Fallen Angels

By: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and Michael Flynn

...rary.net CHAPTER ONE "Aspiring to Be Gods . . ." High over the northern hemisphere the scoopship's hull began to sing. The cabin was a so... ...his shoulder. "Great Ghu!" he said. "Yeah," Sherrine said quietly. The northern horizon glowed a pale, phosphorescent white, as if an artist had ... ...ill were entranced by the sight; and even Sherrine and the other hardened Northerners gazed in awe. It was one thing to live near the Ice, to see it... ... literature is about Being. For character studies, it's probably the best genre around; but nothing happens, nothing changes. Imaginative literature... ...s tired of watching patiently starving milch cows convert the last of the northern prairie into cow pats and methane. Every year, more and more wate... ...h his chin. Sherrine jerked her eyes upward. Black clouds huddled on the northern horizon. The wind blew cold and from the north. There was a taste...

...Excerpt: Chapter one aspiring to be gods . . . high over the northern hemisphere the scoopship's hull began to sing. The cabin was a sounding box for vibrations far below the threshold of hearing. Alex Macleod could feel his bones singing in sympathy....

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Northern Guangdong

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... Northern Guangdong ... ... Guangdong Northern Guangdong, commonly referred to as Yuebei (Chinese: 粤北; pinyin: Yu... ...mmonly referred to as Yuebei (Chinese: 粤北; pinyin: Yuèběi), is a region of northern Guangdong province, in southern China. It is a region encompassing... ... Guangdong music (genre) C... ...aphy stubs Northern Guangdong ... ... Northern Guangdong ... ... Guangdong music (genre) C...

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The Land of Midian, Volume 1

By: Sir Richard Francis Burton

...kabah to El Muwaylah--the Shipwreck Escaped--resume of the Northern Journey PART II The Mar... ...yria; and here they find treasure, like the Greeks upon the shores of the Northern Adriatic. Perhaps there may be a basis for the idea; oral traditi... ...aking, and matters became steadily worse. As a French writer says of the genre humain, we were placed, not entre le bien et le mal, but entre le ma... ...fines the lip and jaw of the Wady; and defending the townlet built on the northern slope and plain. The dimensions of the work are fifty-five mètres... ...gate"), were supported by one central as well as by angular bastions; the northern face had a cant of 32 degrees east (mag.); and the northwestern t... ...nts, from the rents in the reef that outcrops, like a castle-wall, on the northern and eastern flanks. There are still traces of roads or paths; whi...

...gani or Maknawis Chapter VII. Cruise from Makna to El'akabah Chapter VIII. Cruise from El'akabah to El Muwaylah--the Shipwreck Escaped--resume of the Northern Journey...

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Northern Ballet

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... General information Name Northern Ballet ... ... Previous names Northern Dance Theatre ... ... Laverne Meyer Website www.northernballet.com ... ... Other Associated schools Northern Ballet Academy ... ... Northern Ballet Academy Northern Ballet, formerly Northern Ballet Theatre, is a dance com... ... Ballet by genre ...

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Atlantic Monthly, Vol. Iv No. 26, December, 1859

By: Joshua Hutchinson

.........................................................................12 THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AND THE STARS. ......................................... ...XPERIENCE OF SAMUEL ABSALOM, FILIBUSTER. • THE MINISTER'S WOOING.[1] • THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AND THE STARS. • THOMAS PAINE IN ENGLAND AND IN FRANCE. ... ... exception of one stout building on the corner diagonally opposed to us. The northern side was inclosed by a long, low building, with its elevated doo... ...t of the address of a letter on which was written “Henri de Frontignac.” THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AND THE STARS. The stars are watching at their posts An... ... to the infernal jail. Atlantic Monthly, Vol. IV, No. 26, December, 1859 THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AND THE STARS. 36 The truths of God forever shine, Tho...

... Monthly, Vol. IV, No. 26, December, 1859, 1 -- Various, 1 -- THE EXPERIENCE OF SAMUEL ABSALOM, FILIBUSTER, 1 -- THE MINISTER'S WOOING.[1], 12 -- THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AND THE STARS, 36 -- THOMAS PAINE IN ENGLAND AND IN FRANCE, 37 -- ELKANAH BREWSTER'S TEMPTATION, 54 -- ?STRANGE COUNTRIES FOR TO SEE.?, 66 -- BEAUTY AT BILLIARDS, 77 -- THE PROFESSOR AT THE BREAKFAST?TABLE, 93...

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Northern soul

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... Cultural origins Northern England, English Midlands, Scotland, Wales ... ...own Records, Mod subculture, Skinhead Northern soul is a music and dance movement that emerged independently in N... ...lands, Scotland and Wales[1] in the late 1960s from the British mod scene. Northern soul mainly consists of a particular style of black American soul ... ...nd fast tempo of the mid-1960s Tamla Motown sound. The northern soul movement, however, generally eschews Motown or Motown-influen... ...tream commercial success. The recordings most prized by enthusiasts of the genre are usually by lesser-known artists, released only in limited numbers... ...d (Los Angeles) and Shout and Okeh (New York/Chicago). Northern soul is associated with particular dance styles and fashions that ... ...d My Life: the history of the DJ, the authors describe northern soul as "a genre built from failures", stating: "...Northern Soul was the music made b... ... Frank Broughton. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life. Chapter four, page 86, "A Genre Built From Failures" ^ Haslam, Dave, M... ...and Frank Broughton. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life. Chapter 4, page 86, "A Genre Built From Failures" ^ ...

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The Land of Midian, Volume 1

By: Sir Richard Francis Burton

...kabah to El Muwaylah--the Shipwreck Escaped--resume of the Northern Journey PART II The Mar... ...yria; and here they find treasure, like the Greeks upon the shores of the Northern Adriatic. Perhaps there may be a basis for the idea; oral traditi... ...aking, and matters became steadily worse. As a French writer says of the genre humain, we were placed, not entre le bien et le mal, but entre le ma... ...fines the lip and jaw of the Wady; and defending the townlet built on the northern slope and plain. The dimensions of the work are fifty-five metres... ...gate"), were supported by one central as well as by angular bastions; the northern face had a cant of 32 degrees east (mag.); and the northwestern t... ...nts, from the rents in the reef that outcrops, like a castle-wall, on the northern and eastern flanks. There are still traces of roads or paths; whi...

...gani or Maknawis Chapter VII. Cruise from Makna to El'akabah Chapter VIII. Cruise from El'akabah to El Muwaylah--the Shipwreck Escaped--resume of the Northern Journey...

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Northern Christian Radio

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...y Radio Broadcasting Genre Christian Adul... ...ebsite http://www.ncradio.org/ Northern Christian Radio, Inc is a not-for-profit o... ...tian Radio, Inc is a not-for-profit organization that operates non-commercial FM radio stations in Northern Michigan. Northern Christian Radio is base... ...FM radio stations in Northern Michigan. Northern Christian Radio is based in Gaylord, Michigan.[2] Northern Christian Radio's studios are located on h... ... group of Christian men began to explore the possibility of starting a Christian radio station for Northern Michigan. Through their efforts, Northern ... ... 5 External links The Promise FM Northern Christian Radio's main network changed its...

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The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

By: Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

...TS: The Judgment House Pierre and His People Romany of the Snows Northern Lights Mrs. Falchion Cumner & South Sea Folk Valmond Came to Po... ...ated land, with a people in pawn to the will of a rising power across the northern sea. That it had been prevented just in the nick of time was due ... ...en, who had no room to swing the hammer in the workshops of their far-off northern island homes; or who, having room, stood helpless before the furn... ...y trail, by day, by night, By distant sun, and by fire-fly pale, and northern light. The ride to the Hills of the Mighty Men, so swift the... ... no more!" They travelled beyond all bounds of civilisation; beyond the northernmost Indian villages, until the features of the landscape became m... ...aid of 'When Valmond Came to Pontiac', a tour de force. It belonged to a genre which compelled me to dispose of a thing in one continuous effort, o... ...the basis that dealing with a smaller subject--with what one might call a genre picture first, I should get well into my field, and acquire greater ...

...CONTENTS: The Judgment House Pierre and His People 2 Romany of the Snows Northern Lights Mrs. Falchion Cumner & South Sea Folk Valmond Came to Pontiac The Trail of the Sword Translation of a Savage Pomp of the Lavilettes At Sign of the Eagle The Trespasser March of White Guard Seats of the Mighty ...

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Northern Renaissance

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...and the Low Countries, starting the Polish Renaissance. In some areas the Northern Renaissance was distinct from the Italian Renaissance in its centr... ...of Europe began emerging as nation-states or even unions of countries. The Northern Renaissance was also closely linked to the Protestant Reformation ... ...ad political ideas and generally impacted the course of the Renaissance in northern Europe. As in Italy, the printing press increased the availability... ... Elder developed styles that were imitated by many subsequent generations. Northern painters in the 16th century increasingly looked and travelled to ... ... many Italian painters to explore Greco-Roman themes more prominently than northern artists, and likewise the famous 15th-century German and Dutch pai... ...naissance painters, however, had new subject matter, such as landscape and genre painting. As Renaissance art styles moved through northern Europe,...

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Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Parkman Jr.

...WITH A VIEW OF EARLIER FRENCH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA, AND THE LEGENDS OF THE NORTHERN COASTS. • CHAPTER I. 1488-1543. EARLY FRENCH ADVENTURE IN NORTH A... ...ndred and eighty leagues [FN#5] of wandering, they found themselves on the northern shore of the Gulf of Mexico, and desperately put to sea in such cr... ...d, their fortunes would all be made. He found an ally in a gentleman named Genre, one of Laudonniere's confidants, who, while still professing fast ad... ... to his interests, is charged by him with plotting against his life. "This Genre," he says, "secretly enfourmed the Souldiers that were already suborn... ...erheating himself, he fell ill, and was confined to his quarters. On this, Genre made advances to the apothecary, urging him to put arsenic into his m... ...ing a keg of gunpowder under his bed; but here, too, they failed. Hints of Genre's machinations reaching the ears of Laudonniere, the culprit fled to ... ...ns. This alludes to the tradition that the Bretons and Basques visited the northern coasts of America before the voyage of Columbus. In several maps o... ...this western soil was not the mission of France. It was for her to rear in northern forests the banner of absolutism and of Rome; while among the rock... ...WITH A VIEW OF EARLIER FRENCH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA, AND THE LEGENDS OF THE NORTHERN COASTS. CHAPTER I. 1488-1543. EARLY FRENCH ADVENTURE IN NORTH AMER...

...3. DOMINIQUE DE GOURGUES. · Part 2 SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN AND HIS ASSOCIATES; WITH A VIEW OF EARLIER FRENCH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA, AND THE LEGENDS OF THE NORTHERN COASTS. · CHAPTER I. 1488-1543. EARLY FRENCH ADVENTURE IN NORTH AMERICA. · CHAPTER II. 1542-1604. LA ROCHE.—CHAMPLAIN.—DE MONTS. · CHAPTER III. 1604, 1605. ACADIA OCCUPIED. · CHAPTER IV. 1605-1607. LESCARBOT AND CHAM...

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Northern Crown (roleplaying game)

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...blication date August 2005 Genre(s) alter... ... d20 System, Dungeons & Dragons variant Northern Crown is a d20 System game of altern... ...erous elements common to the worlds of Dungeons & Dragons and related fantasy settings, the world of Northern Crown is more inspired by the real w... ... 2 Books 3 Continents 3.1 Northern Crown ... ... Although Atlas Games had ceased publication of its d20 lines in 2004, Atlas was excited enough about Northern Crown to publish it in 2005 even if ... ...in 2005 even if it would only break-even.[1] Books The setting of Northern Crown is initially detailed in two h...

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A Collection of Ballads

By: Andrew Lang

...ds of their own countryside, or, at most, of Great Britain. Teutonic and Northern parallels to our ballads were then adduced, as by Scott and Jamie... ...ve not yet evolved, or borrowed, the ampler and more polished and complex GENRES of literature. Thus, when a literary romance and a ballad have the... ...CHEN of the world, and occurs in a Romaic ballad, as well as in many from Northern Europe. The "local colour" - the Moor or Saracen - is derived fr... ...ar. Part of the poem (Mr. Child points out) occurs in Broome's play, THE NORTHERN LASS (1632). Though a popular favourite, the piece is clearly of... ...is, or lately was, a melancholy place hanging above a narrow lake, in the northern suburbs of Edinburgh, near the Water of Leith. Kincaid was the n...

...understood, and was little practiced. Editors were content to study the ballads of their own countryside, or, at most, of Great Britain. Teutonic and Northern parallels to our ballads were then adduced, as by Scott and Jamieson. It was later that the ballads of Europe, from the Faroes to Modern Greece, were compared with our own, with European MARCHEN, or children?s tales,...

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Northern Star (Groove Armada album)

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... Recorded 1996–1997 Genre Tr... ... Northern Star (1998) ... ... Allmusic [1] Northern Star is the debut album by the... ...issue iTunes bonus track) References ^ Carlson, Dean. "Northern Star"Review: . allmusic. Retri...

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Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, Vol. I

By: Sarah Tytler

...irthday Greetings. XIX. Royal Visitors.--The Birth Of Prince Alfred.--A Northern Retreat. XX. Louis Philippe's Visit.--The Opening Of The Royal... ...r boys (who occupied seats at the extremity of the lower galleries on the northern and southern sides of the choir) chanted _Vivat Victoria Regina._... ...months. The fatal policy of English interference with the fiery tribes of Northern India in support of an unpopular ruler had ended in the murder of... ...ve wife, who carried it hidden in a bundle of yarn in her lap, out of the northern castle, which was in the hands of the enemy; and how it had been ... ...d in England, and married a Scotch gentleman named Campbell. But the grey northern skies and the bleak easterly winds were cruel to her, as they wou...

...yton, Chatsworth, And Belvoir. XVIII. Allies From Afar.--Death And Absence.--Birthday Greetings. XIX. Royal Visitors.--The Birth Of Prince Alfred.--A Northern Retreat. XX. Louis Philippe's Visit.--The Opening Of The Royal Exchange....

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Northern Soul (54-40 album)

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... Released September 30, 2008 Genre Al... ... Yes to Everything (2005) Northern Soul (2008) ... ... ChartAttack [1] Northern Soul is a 2008 album by Canadi... ... "Snap" - 4:02 "The Scare of Meaning Less" - 3:08 "Northern Soul" - 4:11 ... ... Yes to Everything Northern Soul ...

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Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen V. 1

By: Sarah Tytler

..........133 CHAPTER XIX. ROYAL VISITORS.—THE BIRTH OP PRINCE ALFRED.—A NORTHERN RETREAT. ......................................................... ...DAY GREETINGS. • CHAPTER XIX. ROYAL VISITORS.—THE BIRTH OP PRINCE ALFRED.—A NORTHERN RETREAT. • CHAPTER XX. LOUIS PHILIPPE'S VISIT.—THE OPENING OF T... ...Stanfield's sea−pieces were famous. Mulready and Leslie were in the front as genre painters. Maclise was making his reputation; Etty had struggled int... ...ster boys (who occupied seats at the extremity of the lower galleries on the northern and southern sides of the choir) chanted Vivat Victoria Regina. ... ...ew months. The fatal policy of English interference with the fiery tribes of Northern India in support of an unpopular ruler had ended in the murder o... ...brave wife, who carried it hidden in a bundle of yarn in her lap, out of the northern castle, which was in the hands of the enemy; and how it had been...

...28 -- Chapter XVIII. ALLIES FROM AFAR.?DEATH AND ABSENCE.?BIRTHDAY -- GREETINGS, 133 -- Chapter XIX. ROYAL VISITORS.?THE BIRTH OP PRINCE ALFRED.?A -- NORTHERN RETREAT, 136 -- Chapter XX. LOUIS PHILIPPE'S VISIT.?THE OPENING OF THE ROYAL -- EXCHANGE, 141 -- Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen V.1. -- i...

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Northern Hyperblast Live

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... 1998 Genre Death metal ... ...e (1996) Northern Hyperblast Live (1998) ... ... Northern Hyperblast Live is a live album by Canadian death metal band Katak... ... Northern Hyperblast Live (1998) ...

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The Land of Midian, Volume 1

By: Sir Richard Francis Burton

... from El−'Akabah to El−Muwaylah—the Shipwreck Escaped−Resume of the Northern Journey. ......................................................... ...I. Cruise from El−'Akabah to El−Muwaylah—the Shipwreck Escaped−Resume of the Northern Journey. • Chapter IX. Work in and Around El−Muwaylah. • Chapt... ...d Syria; and here they find treasure, like the Greeks upon the shores of the Northern Adriatic. Perhaps there may be a basis for the idea; oral tradit... ...r leaking, and matters became steadily worse. As a French writer says of the genre humain, we were placed, not entre le bien et le mal, but entre le m... ... defines the lip and jaw of the Wady; and defending the townlet built on the northern slope and plain. The dimensions of the work are fifty−five metre... ...ea gate"), were supported by one central as well as by angular bastions; the northern face had a cant of 32 degrees east (mag.); and the northwestern ...

..., 59 -- Chapter VII. Cruise from Maknato El?'Akabah, 68 -- Chapter VIII. Cruise from El?'Akabah to El?Muwaylah?the Shipwreck Escaped?Resume of the -- Northern Journey, 79 -- Chapter IX. Work in and Around El?Muwaylah, 86 -- Chapter X. Through East Midian to the Hisma, 92 -- Endnotes, 105...

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Northern Songs: Canada's Best and Brightest

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... Released September 2, 2008 Genre Va... ... Label Rhino/Hear Music Northern Songs: Canada's Best and Brigh... ... Leonard Cohen - "Anthem" References ^ "Northern Songs: Canada's Best & Bri...

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The Lovels of Arden

By: Mary E. Braddon

...ogue, to be sent (post free). CHAPTER I. COMING HOME. The lamps of the Great Northern Terminus at King's Cross had not long been lighted, when a cab d... ...uburban village just outside Paris, and having arrived to−night at the Great Northern Station, King's Cross, had still a long journey before her. Mr. ... ...urhood. In days gone by, the Lovels had been people of high standing in this northern region, and Clarissa had yet to learn how far that standing was ... ... beautiful and gifted. I wonder what my mother would say if she knew that my northern journey had brought me for half−a−dozen hours tete−a−tete with a... ...There was very little of what Mr. Wemmick called “portable property” in this northern drawing−room. There were blue−satin divans running along the wal... ...ches at a decent price. Look here, Clary, how do you like this little bit of genre? 'Forbidden Fruit'—a chubby six−year−old girl, on tiptoe, trying to...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. COMING HOME. The lamps of the Great Northern Terminus at King?s Cross had not long been lighted, when a cab deposited a young lady and her luggage at the departure platform. It was an October twilight, cold and gray, and the place had a cheerless and dismal asp...

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Northern Wisconsin State Fair

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... Genre State fair ... ... Website http://www.northernwistatefair.com/ The Northern ... ...It was started in 1897 when the state government recognized the difficulty northern Wisconsin citizens had in trying to reach the Wisconsin State Fair... ... References ^ "Northern WI State Fair Attendance" (Press release). Northern Wisconsin Stat... ... ^ Chuck Rupnow (15 July 2012). "Attendance boost expected at Northern Wisconsin State Fair, director says". Leader-Telegram. Retrieved 1... ... External links Official website of Northern Wisconsin State Fair ...

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Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia

By: Phillip Parker King

...ing Sir George Hope's Islands and Alligator Rivers. Survey of the Northern Shore of Melville Island, and Apsley Strait. Interview ... ...ulf, including Sir George Hope's Islands and Alligator Rivers. Survey of the Northern Shore of Melville Island, and Apsley Strait. Interview with the ... ...ville Island and Hobart Town in Van Diemen's Land, the former being the most northern, and the latter the most southern, establishment under the gover... ...open and exposed to easterly winds for large ships, yet it has a cove on its northern side, in which small vessels find secure anchorage and a conveni... ...ck we were near Three Hummock Island, and steered so as to pass close to its northern point, in order that we might obtain a correct latitude for sigh... ... et que depuis lors encore, nous n'y avons jamais trouve aucun produit de ce genre; mais notre commandant, sans s'inquieter d'une phenomene qui se rat...

...in -- Popham Bay. Visit from the Malays. Examination of Van Diemen's Gulf, including Sir George -- Hope's Islands and Alligator Rivers. Survey of the Northern Shore of Melville Island, and -- Apsley Strait. Interview with the Natives of Luxmore Head. Procure wood at Port Hurd. Natives. -- Clarence Strait. Leave the Coast, and arrival at Timor, 28 -- Chapter 3. Transactions...

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